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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.11
TDG's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
64% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. TDG: 0.11 )
TDG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 0.14
Current: 0.11

0.02
0.14
Equity to Asset -0.23
TDG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. TDG: -0.23 )
TDG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.23   Max: 0.33
Current: -0.23

-0.23
0.33
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.10
M-Score: -2.43
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 (%) 39.10
TDG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 7.53 vs. TDG: 39.10 )
TDG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -26.58   Max: 44.04
Current: 39.1

-26.58
44.04
Net-margin (%) 12.93
TDG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.79 vs. TDG: 12.93 )
TDG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -25.82   Max: 21.39
Current: 12.93

-25.82
21.39
ROA (%) 4.75
TDG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. TDG: 4.75 )
TDG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -8.82   Max: 6.92
Current: 4.75

-8.82
6.92
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 126.66
TDG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 22.79 vs. TDG: 126.66 )
TDG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 86.48   Max: 136.82
Current: 126.66

86.48
136.82
Revenue Growth (%) 22.60
TDG's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. TDG: 22.60 )
TDG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -83.5   Max: 30.7
Current: 22.6

-83.5
30.7
EBITDA Growth (%) 26.30
TDG's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. TDG: 26.30 )
TDG' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -82.3   Max: 28.6
Current: 26.3

-82.3
28.6
EPS Growth (%) 4.10
TDG's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. TDG: 4.10 )
TDG' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -85   Max: 84.8
Current: 4.1

-85
84.8
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

TDG Guru Trades in Q4 2013

PRIMECAP Management 35,200 sh (New)
George Soros 86,046 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 4,585 sh (+177.04%)
Chase Coleman 2,622,972 sh (+45.72%)
Wallace Weitz 592,205 sh (+17.17%)
Chris Davis 95,339 sh (+15.35%)
Steve Mandel 2,768,629 sh (+8.31%)
Alan Fournier 2,274,110 sh (+7.14%)
Chuck Akre 10,000 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 1,000,000 sh (unchged)
Lee Ainslie 1,780,740 sh (-0.75%)
Jim Simons 33,417 sh (-11.13%)
Steven Cohen 4,212 sh (-99.23%)
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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%)
Chase Coleman 2,622,972 sh (unchged)
Chuck Akre 10,000 sh (unchged)
Alan Fournier 2,274,110 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 1,000,000 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%)
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%)
Chuck Akre 10,000 sh (unchged)
Chase Coleman 2,548,688 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 38,200 sh (unchged)
Alan Fournier 2,138,251 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 950,000 sh (unchged)
Chris Davis 108,257 sh (-0.28%)
Wallace Weitz 590,666 sh (-1.2%)
Lee Ainslie 1,556,152 sh (-22.36%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with TDG

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Lee Ainslie 2014-09-30 Reduce -22.36%1.07%$165.33 - $190.17 $ 196.3310%1556152
Steve Mandel 2014-09-30 Add 82.44%0.59%$165.33 - $190.17 $ 196.3310%1786836
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Add 3319.17%0.11%$165.33 - $190.17 $ 196.3310%59391
John Burbank 2014-09-30 New Buy$165.33 - $190.17 $ 196.3310%1239
Lee Ainslie 2014-06-30 Add 19.27%0.78%$167.37 - $197 $ 196.339%2004352
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 New Buy$167.37 - $197 $ 196.339%1737
Steve Mandel 2014-03-31 Reduce -62.66%1.19%$159.57 - $185.21 $ 196.3313%1033918
Lee Ainslie 2014-03-31 Reduce -5.63%0.21%$159.57 - $185.21 $ 196.3313%1680460
George Soros 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.12%$159.57 - $185.21 $ 196.3313%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$159.57 - $185.21 $ 196.3313%0
Wallace Weitz 2013-12-31 Add 17.17%0.47%$137.86 - $160.93 $ 196.3332%592205
Steve Mandel 2013-12-31 Add 8.31%0.15%$137.86 - $160.93 $ 196.3332%2768629
George Soros 2013-12-31 New Buy0.12%$137.86 - $160.93 $ 196.3332%86046
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 177.04%0.01%$137.86 - $160.93 $ 196.3332%4585
PRIMECAP Management 2013-12-31 New Buy0.01%$137.86 - $160.93 $ 196.3332%35200
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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.





From Baron Funds' first quarter 2014 commentary.



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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) 61.80
TDG's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
72% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 19.50 vs. TDG: 61.80 )
TDG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.28   Max: 181.93
Current: 61.8

10.28
181.93
P/S 4.70
TDG's P/S is ranked higher than
62% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. TDG: 4.70 )
TDG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.92   Max: 5.79
Current: 4.7

1.92
5.79
PFCF 22.00
TDG's PFCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 33.19 vs. TDG: 22.00 )
TDG' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.65   Max: 29.2
Current: 22

7.65
29.2
EV-to-EBIT 18.23
TDG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 15.27 vs. TDG: 18.23 )
TDG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.6   Max: 28.7
Current: 18.23

8.6
28.7
PEG 2.40
TDG's PEG is ranked higher than
87% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.52 vs. TDG: 2.40 )
TDG' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 6.91
Current: 2.4

0.66
6.91
Shiller P/E 55.40
TDG's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
75% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 25.00 vs. TDG: 55.40 )
TDG' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 33.89   Max: 57.69
Current: 55.4

33.89
57.69
Current Ratio 2.88
TDG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. TDG: 2.88 )
TDG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.85   Max: 5.44
Current: 2.88

1.85
5.44
Quick Ratio 2.10
TDG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. TDG: 2.10 )
TDG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 3.82
Current: 2.1

1.3
3.82

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 3.89
TDG's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
75% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. TDG: 3.89 )
TDG' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.53   Max: 3.66
Current: 3.89

1.53
3.66
Price/Median PS Value 1.22
TDG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. TDG: 1.22 )
TDG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 1.16
Current: 1.22

0.62
1.16
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.47
TDG's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TDG: 2.47 )
TDG' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 2.41
Current: 2.47

0.98
2.41
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.50
TDG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
78% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. TDG: 5.50 )
TDG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.5   Max: 11.6
Current: 5.5

3.5
11.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 30.15
TDG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
94% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 13.46 vs. TDG: 30.15 )
TDG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 4   Max: 40.9
Current: 30.15

4
40.9

Analyst Estimate

Sep15 Sep16 Sep17
Revenue(Mil) 2,584 2,730 2,885
EPS($) 8.29 9.51 10.64
EPS without NRI($) 8.29 9.51 10.64

Business Description

Industry: Aerospace & Defense » Aerospace & Defense
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Traded in other countries:T7D.Germany,
TransDigm Group Inc was formed in July 2003. The Company is a designer, producer and supplier of engineered aircraft components for use on nearly all commercial and military aircraft in service today. The Company designs, produces and supplies engineered proprietary aerospace components (and certain systems/subsystems) with significant aftermarket content. Its business is diversified due to various products it offers to its customers. Some of its product offerings, substantially all of which are provided to end-users in the aerospace industry, 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, engineered interior surfaces and lighting and control technology. Each of these product offerings is composed of many individual products that are typically customized to meet the needs of a particular aircraft platform or customer. The Company's customers include: distributors of aerospace components; international 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; and 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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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 
Weekly CFO Sells Highlight: TDG, GNBT, ADGE, HFC, AMSWA Jul 02 2012 

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