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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.14
TDG's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
64% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. TDG: 0.14 )
TDG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.14

Equity to Asset -0.21
TDG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. TDG: -0.21 )
TDG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.24   Max: 0.33
Current: -0.21

-0.24
0.33
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.21
M-Score: -2.64
WACC vs ROIC
4.35%
13.27%
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 39.41
TDG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 7.12 vs. TDG: 39.41 )
TDG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -26.58   Max: 44.04
Current: 39.41

-26.58
44.04
Net-margin (%) 13.01
TDG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. TDG: 13.01 )
TDG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -25.82   Max: 21.39
Current: 13.01

-25.82
21.39
ROA (%) 4.78
TDG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. TDG: 4.78 )
TDG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -8.82   Max: 6.92
Current: 4.78

-8.82
6.92
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 130.85
TDG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 18.17 vs. TDG: 130.85 )
TDG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 87.42   Max: 136.82
Current: 130.85

87.42
136.82
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 22.60
TDG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. TDG: 22.60 )
TDG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -83.5   Max: 30.7
Current: 22.6

-83.5
30.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 26.30
TDG's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. TDG: 26.30 )
TDG' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -82.3   Max: 28
Current: 26.3

-82.3
28
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 4.10
TDG's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. TDG: 4.10 )
TDG' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -85   Max: 84.8
Current: 4.1

-85
84.8
» TDG's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

TDG Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Caxton Associates 9,800 sh (New)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 21,700 sh (New)
Chris Davis 104,246 sh (+9.34%)
PRIMECAP Management 38,200 sh (+8.52%)
Wallace Weitz 602,232 sh (+1.69%)
Chuck Akre 10,000 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 1,000,000 sh (unchged)
Chase Coleman 2,622,972 sh (unchged)
Alan Fournier 2,274,110 sh (unchged)
Steve Mandel 2,768,629 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Lee Ainslie 1,680,460 sh (-5.63%)
Steven Cohen 3,198 sh (-24.07%)
Steve Mandel 1,033,918 sh (-62.66%)
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Q2 2014

TDG Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 1,737 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 2,004,352 sh (+19.27%)
Chris Davis 108,556 sh (+4.13%)
Chuck Akre 10,000 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 38,200 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Wallace Weitz 597,821 sh (-0.73%)
Chase Coleman 2,548,688 sh (-2.83%)
Ron Baron 950,000 sh (-5.00%)
Steve Mandel 979,395 sh (-5.27%)
Alan Fournier 2,138,251 sh (-5.97%)
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Q3 2014

TDG Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Burbank 1,239 sh (New)
Jim Simons 21,300 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 59,391 sh (+3319.17%)
Steve Mandel 1,786,836 sh (+82.44%)
Signature Select Canadian Fund 27,300 sh (+25.81%)
Alan Fournier 2,138,251 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 38,200 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 950,000 sh (unchged)
Chase Coleman 2,548,688 sh (unchged)
Chuck Akre 10,000 sh (unchged)
Chris Davis 108,257 sh (-0.28%)
Wallace Weitz 590,666 sh (-1.20%)
Lee Ainslie 1,556,152 sh (-22.36%)
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Q4 2014

TDG Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 399,000 sh (+1773.24%)
PRIMECAP Management 45,200 sh (+18.32%)
Wallace Weitz 600,125 sh (+1.60%)
Joel Greenblatt 60,135 sh (+1.25%)
Steve Mandel 1,786,836 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Chuck Akre Sold Out
Chase Coleman 2,543,612 sh (-0.20%)
Chris Davis 105,490 sh (-2.56%)
Ron Baron 875,000 sh (-7.89%)
Lee Ainslie 1,432,382 sh (-7.95%)
Alan Fournier 1,898,251 sh (-11.22%)
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Guru Investment Theses on TransDigm Group Inc

Baron Funds Comments on TransDigm Group - May 05, 2014

TransDigm Group, Inc. (TDG), a commercial aircraft manufacturer focusing on the aftermarket, gained 15% in the quarter. Commercial airlines are much more healthy and are spending more to maintain their fleets. Transdigm reported terrific results, featuring 9% organic revenue growth and 23% total growth. They announced another interesting acquisition during the quarter. We expect continued solid organic growth and accretive acquisitions and/or shareholder-friendly return of capital.





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Top Ranked Articles about TransDigm Group Inc

Baron Funds Comments on TransDigm Group
TransDigm Group, Inc. (TDG), a commercial aircraft manufacturer focusing on the aftermarket, gained 15% in the quarter. Commercial airlines are much more healthy and are spending more to maintain their fleets. Transdigm reported terrific results, featuring 9% organic revenue growth and 23% total growth. They announced another interesting acquisition during the quarter. We expect continued solid organic growth and accretive acquisitions and/or shareholder-friendly return of capital. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 65.00
TDG's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
63% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 28.10 vs. TDG: 65.00 )
TDG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.28   Max: 181.93
Current: 65

10.28
181.93
Forward P/E 22.88
TDG's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
57% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 20.41 vs. TDG: 22.88 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 66.10
TDG's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
74% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 28.20 vs. TDG: 66.10 )
TDG' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 10.28   Max: 182.79
Current: 66.1

10.28
182.79
P/S 5.10
TDG's P/S is ranked lower than
66% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. TDG: 5.10 )
TDG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.92   Max: 5.79
Current: 5.1

1.92
5.79
PFCF 21.60
TDG's PFCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 98.60 vs. TDG: 21.60 )
TDG' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.65   Max: 29.29
Current: 21.6

7.65
29.29
POCF 20.59
TDG's POCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 17.49 vs. TDG: 20.59 )
TDG' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 7.2   Max: 310
Current: 20.59

7.2
310
EV-to-EBIT 18.76
TDG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 20.10 vs. TDG: 18.76 )
TDG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.6   Max: 28.7
Current: 18.76

8.6
28.7
PEG 2.82
TDG's PEG is ranked higher than
89% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. TDG: 2.82 )
TDG' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 6.87
Current: 2.82

0.66
6.87
Shiller P/E 59.60
TDG's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
63% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 36.51 vs. TDG: 59.60 )
TDG' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 33.89   Max: 60.82
Current: 59.6

33.89
60.82
Current Ratio 2.91
TDG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. TDG: 2.91 )
TDG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.88   Max: 7.07
Current: 2.91

2.88
7.07
Quick Ratio 2.18
TDG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 360 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. TDG: 2.18 )
TDG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.81   Max: 5.05
Current: 2.18

1.81
5.05
Days Inventory 148.72
TDG's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
71% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 121.80 vs. TDG: 148.72 )
TDG' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 71.56   Max: 183.5
Current: 148.72

71.56
183.5
Days Sales Outstanding 50.09
TDG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
85% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 65.32 vs. TDG: 50.09 )
TDG' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 49.2   Max: 61.98
Current: 50.09

49.2
61.98

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 3.80
TDG's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
73% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. TDG: 3.80 )
TDG' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.53   Max: 3.9
Current: 3.8

1.53
3.9
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
TDG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
74% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. TDG: 1.30 )
TDG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 1.47
Current: 1.3

0.57
1.47
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.60
TDG's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. TDG: 2.60 )
TDG' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 6.25
Current: 2.6

0.98
6.25
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.40
TDG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
72% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. TDG: 5.40 )
TDG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.5   Max: 11.6
Current: 5.4

3.5
11.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 29.87
TDG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
94% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 11.54 vs. TDG: 29.87 )
TDG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 4   Max: 40.8
Current: 29.87

4
40.8

Analyst Estimate

Sep15 Sep16 Sep17
Revenue(Mil) 2,631 2,890 3,146
EPS($) 8.27 9.71 11.15
EPS without NRI($) 8.27 9.71 11.15

Business Description

Industry: Aerospace & Defense » Aerospace & Defense
Compare:BA, ERJ, EADSY, RYCEY, HON » details
Traded in other countries:T7D.Germany,
TransDigm Group Inc was formed in 2003. The Company is designer, producer and supplier of engineered aircraft components for use on commercial and military aircraft in service. The Company's products include mechanical/electro-mechanical actuators and controls, ignition systems and engine technology, specialized pumps and valves, power conditioning devices, specialized AC/DC electric motors and generators, NiCad batteries and chargers, engineered latching and locking devices, rods and locking devices, engineered connectors and elastomers, cockpit security components and systems, specialized cockpit displays, aircraft audio systems, specialized lavatory components, seatbelts and safety restraints, engineered interior surfaces, lighting and control technology and military personnel parachutes and cargo delivery systems. The Company's business segments are Power & Control, Airframe and Non-aviation. The Power & Control segment includes operations to develop produce and market systems and components that provide power to or control power of the aircraft utilizing electronic, fluid, power and mechanical motion control technologies. The Airframe segment includes operations to develop, produce and market systems and components that are used in non-power airframe applications utilizing airframe and cabin structure technologies. The Non-aviation segment includes operations to develop, produce and market products for non-aviation markets. The customers include distributors of aerospace components, worldwide commercial airlines, including national and regional airlines, large commercial transport and regional and business aircraft OEMs, various armed forces of the United States and friendly foreign governments, defense OEMs, system suppliers, various other industrial customers. The Company's operations and facilities are subject to a number of federal, state, local and foreign environmental laws and regulations that govern, among other things, discharges of pollutants into the air and water, the generation, handling, storage and disposal of hazardous materials and wastes, the remediation of contamination and the health and safety of its employees.
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TransDigm to Acquire Telair Cargo for $725 Million Feb 26 2015 
Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: TDG, OPK, QNST, PVA, CIO Sep 02 2014 
Baron Funds Comments on TransDigm Group May 05 2014 
Weekly Insider Sells Highlight: BPZ, IMS, TDG, GIS, UNP Apr 14 2014 
Weitz Funds - A Perspective on TransDigm Group Oct 23 2013 
Alan Fournier's Top Five Positions Aug 22 2013 
Daniel Loeb's Top Three Increases of the First Quarter May 24 2013 
Guru Chuck Akre Buys Jefferies Group and TransDigm in Quarter Four Feb 13 2013 
TransDigm Boosts Earnings with Debt, Acquisitions and Estimates Oct 15 2012 
Baron Funds Comments on TransDigm Group Aug 23 2012 


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