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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.24
SWHC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
62% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. SWHC: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SWHC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.28 Max: 2.31
Current: 0.24
0
2.31
Equity to Asset 0.39
SWHC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
52% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. SWHC: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SWHC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.58  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.55
Current: 0.39
-0.58
0.55
Interest Coverage 7.91
SWHC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
60% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 12.12 vs. SWHC: 7.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SWHC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.76  Med: 6.42 Max: 22.98
Current: 7.91
0.76
22.98
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 4.21
M-Score: -1.11
WACC vs ROIC
5.28%
19.91%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 16.24
SWHC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.46 vs. SWHC: 16.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SWHC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -19553.85  Med: 8.89 Max: 24.1
Current: 16.24
-19553.85
24.1
Net-margin (%) 8.99
SWHC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. SWHC: 8.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SWHC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -19553.85  Med: 4.17 Max: 17.23
Current: 8.99
-19553.85
17.23
ROE (%) 29.41
SWHC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.12 vs. SWHC: 29.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SWHC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -99.95  Med: 25.44 Max: 248.29
Current: 29.41
-99.95
248.29
ROA (%) 10.90
SWHC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. SWHC: 10.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SWHC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -899.82  Med: 5.93 Max: 26.74
Current: 10.9
-899.82
26.74
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 39.18
SWHC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 9.54 vs. SWHC: 39.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SWHC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -14952.94  Med: 34.46 Max: 109.37
Current: 39.18
-14952.94
109.37
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 17.70
SWHC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. SWHC: 17.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SWHC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 12.40 Max: 27.2
Current: 17.7
0
27.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 33.50
SWHC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. SWHC: 33.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SWHC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16  Med: 32.15 Max: 80.1
Current: 33.5
-16
80.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 31.00
SWHC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. SWHC: 31.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SWHC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -23.4  Med: 24.15 Max: 149.3
Current: 31
-23.4
149.3
» SWHC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

SWHC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Burbank 31,096 sh (New)
Robert Olstein 1,172,000 sh (+217.33%)
Paul Tudor Jones 53,755 sh (+95.21%)
Chuck Royce 1,341,465 sh (+55.12%)
Jim Simons 400,556 sh (+39.52%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Q4 2014

SWHC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Steven Cohen 939,691 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,740,565 sh (+29.75%)
Robert Olstein 1,255,000 sh (+7.08%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q1 2015

SWHC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Steven Cohen 1,181,464 sh (+25.73%)
Chuck Royce 1,488,365 sh (-14.49%)
Robert Olstein 996,800 sh (-20.57%)
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2015

SWHC Guru Trades in 2015

Steven Cohen 2,698,899 sh (+187.21%)
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Steven Cohen Buys Trillium Therapeutics and Boosts Stake in Smith & Wesson Corp
After Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) of Point72 (formerly SAC Capital Advisors) started a new position in Conn’s Inc. (CONN) on April 21, he started a new position in Trillium Therapeutics Inc. (TRIL) and boosted his stake in Smith & Wesson Holding Corp (SWHC) on April 22. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 18.40
SWHC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
66% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 21.20 vs. SWHC: 18.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SWHC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.07  Med: 19.67 Max: 110
Current: 18.4
6.07
110
Forward P/E 17.76
SWHC's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
68% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 14.99 vs. SWHC: 17.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 18.30
SWHC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
66% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 21.20 vs. SWHC: 18.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SWHC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.13  Med: 20.59 Max: 93.5
Current: 18.3
6.13
93.5
P/B 4.58
SWHC's P/B is ranked lower than
77% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. SWHC: 4.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SWHC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.31  Med: 3.63 Max: 22.39
Current: 4.58
1.31
22.39
P/S 1.65
SWHC's P/S is ranked lower than
63% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. SWHC: 1.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SWHC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.26  Med: 1.02 Max: 3.44
Current: 1.65
0.26
3.44
PFCF 10.56
SWHC's PFCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 20.19 vs. SWHC: 10.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SWHC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.92  Med: 14.85 Max: 334.5
Current: 10.56
2.92
334.5
POCF 7.92
SWHC's POCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 12.71 vs. SWHC: 7.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SWHC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.43  Med: 11.07 Max: 283.5
Current: 7.92
2.43
283.5
EV-to-EBIT 11.39
SWHC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 16.67 vs. SWHC: 11.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SWHC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -7.3  Med: 11.10 Max: 40.4
Current: 11.39
-7.3
40.4
PEG 0.56
SWHC's PEG is ranked higher than
85% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. SWHC: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SWHC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.56 Max: 2.1
Current: 0.56
0.19
2.1
Shiller P/E 33.80
SWHC's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
67% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 23.12 vs. SWHC: 33.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SWHC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12.62  Med: 116.83 Max: 499.67
Current: 33.8
12.62
499.67
Current Ratio 2.43
SWHC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. SWHC: 2.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SWHC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 1.92 Max: 2.78
Current: 2.43
0.03
2.78
Quick Ratio 1.48
SWHC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. SWHC: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SWHC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 1.32 Max: 2.02
Current: 1.48
0.03
2.02
Days Inventory 94.33
SWHC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
59% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 109.94 vs. SWHC: 94.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SWHC' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 58.14  Med: 69.89 Max: 91.67
Current: 94.33
58.14
91.67
Days Sales Outstanding 36.56
SWHC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
85% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 65.32 vs. SWHC: 36.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SWHC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 28.63  Med: 54.63 Max: 80.24
Current: 36.56
28.63
80.24

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 19.62
SWHC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
96% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. SWHC: 19.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SWHC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.48  Med: 4.43 Max: 17.7
Current: 19.62
2.48
17.7
Price/Projected FCF 1.26
SWHC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. SWHC: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SWHC' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.14  Med: 1.79 Max: 29.05
Current: 1.26
1.14
29.05
Price/Median PS Value 1.62
SWHC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
74% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. SWHC: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SWHC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.98 Max: 2.35
Current: 1.62
0.45
2.35
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.73
SWHC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 47 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. SWHC: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
SWHC' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.12 Max: 1.72
Current: 0.73
0.54
1.72
Price/Graham Number 3.96
SWHC's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
72% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. SWHC: 3.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SWHC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.73 Max: 3.57
Current: 3.96
0.54
3.57
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.80
SWHC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. SWHC: 8.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SWHC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.5  Med: 8.45 Max: 26.1
Current: 8.8
2.5
26.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 53.59
SWHC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 7.65 vs. SWHC: 53.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SWHC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -4.4  Med: 4.30 Max: 64.9
Current: 53.59
-4.4
64.9

Business Description

Industry: Aerospace & Defense » Aerospace & Defense
Compare:BA, ERJ, EADSY, RYCEY, HON » details
Traded in other countries:SWS.Germany,
Smith & Wesson Holding Corp is a Nevada corporation. The Company manufactures firearms. It manufactures an array of handguns, modern sporting rifles, hunting rifles, black powder firearms, handcuffs, and firearm-related products and accessories for sale to a variety of customers, including gun enthusiasts, collectors, hunters, sportsmen, competitive shooters, individuals desiring home and personal protection, law enforcement and security agencies and officers, and military agencies in the United States and throughout the world. It is one of the manufacturers of handguns, modern sporting rifles, and handcuffs in the United States, and an active participant in the hunting rifle market. The Company sells its products products under the Smith & Wesson brand, the M&P brand, the Thompson/Center Arms brand, and the Performance Center brand. It manufactures its firearm products at its facilities in Springfield, Massachusetts and Houlton, Maine. In addition, it pursues opportunities to license its name and trademarks to third parties for use in association with their products and services. The Company sells its products and services through a variety of distribution channels. Its competitors are Ruger and Taurus in the revolver market and Beretta, Glock, Ruger, Sig Sauer, and Springfield Armory in the pistol market. The Company competes with Bushmaster, Rock River, Stag Arms, and DPMS in the modern sporting rifle market; and Browning, Marlin, Remington, Ruger, Savage, Weatherby, CVA, Traditions, and Winchester in the hunting rifle market. It is regulated by the ATF, which licenses the manufacture and sale of firearms.
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