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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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Cash to Debt 0.40
TECUB's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
68% of the 1632 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. TECUB: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
TECUB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.28 Max: 15.25
Current: 0.4
0.16
15.25
Equity to Asset 0.34
TECUB's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
79% of the 1476 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. TECUB: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
TECUB' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.34  Med: 0.57 Max: 0.66
Current: 0.34
0.34
0.66
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.94
M-Score: -3.13
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 : 3/10

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Operating margin (%) -2.46
TECUB's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 1622 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.61 vs. TECUB: -2.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
TECUB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -12.76  Med: 0.44 Max: 10.43
Current: -2.46
-12.76
10.43
Net-margin (%) -3.52
TECUB's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 1622 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. TECUB: -3.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
TECUB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -24.17  Med: 0.29 Max: 7.83
Current: -3.52
-24.17
7.83
ROE (%) -14.41
TECUB's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 1599 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.75 vs. TECUB: -14.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
TECUB' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -24.39  Med: 0.01 Max: 14.13
Current: -14.41
-24.39
14.13
ROA (%) -5.71
TECUB's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 1641 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. TECUB: -5.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
TECUB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -12.08  Med: -2.00 Max: 9.13
Current: -5.71
-12.08
9.13
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -7.15
TECUB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 1634 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 10.90 vs. TECUB: -7.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
TECUB' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -27.07  Med: 2.61 Max: 44.68
Current: -7.15
-27.07
44.68
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -5.70
TECUB's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 1346 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. TECUB: -5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TECUB' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -17.4  Med: -4.10 Max: 8.7
Current: -5.7
-17.4
8.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -26.50
TECUB's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1041 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. TECUB: -26.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TECUB' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -85.7  Med: -12.80 Max: 112.6
Current: -26.5
-85.7
112.6
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

TECUB Guru Trades in Q3 2013

David Nierenberg 34,500 sh (New)
Jim Simons 15,700 sh (+31.93%)
Donald Smith 463,239 sh (-4.14%)
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Q4 2013

TECUB Guru Trades in Q4 2013

David Nierenberg 57,000 sh (+65.22%)
Donald Smith 463,389 sh (+0.03%)
Donald Smith 463,389 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 15,000 sh (-4.46%)
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Q1 2014

TECUB Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Donald Smith 472,912 sh (+2.06%)
David Nierenberg 56,800 sh (-0.35%)
Jim Simons 14,400 sh (-4.00%)
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Q2 2014

TECUB Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Donald Smith Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
David Nierenberg Sold Out
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Ratios

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Forward P/E 26.18
TECUB's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
76% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.29 vs. TECUB: 26.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.36
TECUB's P/B is ranked higher than
95% of the 1591 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. TECUB: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
TECUB' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.45 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.36
0.17
0.96
P/S 0.06
TECUB's P/S is ranked higher than
99% of the 1696 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. TECUB: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
TECUB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.56
Current: 0.06
0.06
0.56
POCF 8.68
TECUB's POCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.88 vs. TECUB: 8.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
TECUB' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.66  Med: 10.71 Max: 163.46
Current: 8.68
1.66
163.46
EV-to-EBIT -5.17
TECUB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
154% of the 1320 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 15.14 vs. TECUB: -5.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
TECUB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -53  Med: -1.75 Max: 318.9
Current: -5.17
-53
318.9
Current Ratio 1.34
TECUB's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 1497 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. TECUB: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TECUB' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.34  Med: 2.11 Max: 3.42
Current: 1.34
1.34
3.42
Quick Ratio 0.76
TECUB's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 1497 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. TECUB: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TECUB' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.45 Max: 2.38
Current: 0.76
0.73
2.38
Days Inventory 67.69
TECUB's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
66% of the 1594 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 92.24 vs. TECUB: 67.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
TECUB' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 56.25  Med: 68.93 Max: 164.34
Current: 67.69
56.25
164.34
Days Sales Outstanding 41.19
TECUB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 1311 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 76.47 vs. TECUB: 41.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TECUB' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 30.46  Med: 45.96 Max: 83.33
Current: 41.19
30.46
83.33

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.36
TECUB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
95% of the 1526 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. TECUB: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
TECUB' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.82 Max: 1.54
Current: 0.36
0.2
1.54
Price/Median PS Value 0.26
TECUB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 1586 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. TECUB: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
TECUB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.75 Max: 3.53
Current: 0.26
0.3
3.53
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -19.30
TECUB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 1622 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. TECUB: -19.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
TECUB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 2.70 Max: 23.4
Current: -19.3
0.3
23.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 8.39
TECUB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 795 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.23 vs. TECUB: 8.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
TECUB' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -80.7  Med: -12.80 Max: -0.1
Current: 8.39
-80.7
-0.1

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
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Tecumseh Products Co is a Michigan corporation organized in 1934. The Company is a manufacturer of hermetically sealed compressors for residential and specialty air conditioning, household refrigerators and freezers and commercial refrigeration applications. Its products include air conditioning and refrigeration compressors, as well as condensing units, heat pumps and complete refrigeration systems. Products range from fractional horsepower reciprocating compressors used in small refrigerators and dehumidifiers to large reciprocating, rotary and scroll compressors used in commercial air conditioning and refrigeration systems. It sells compressors for three primary applications such as commercial refrigeration, including walk-in coolers and freezers, ice makers, dehumidifiers, water coolers, food service equipment and refrigerated display cases and vending machines; household refrigerators and freezers; and residential and specialty air conditioning and heat pumps, including window air conditioners, packaged terminal air conditioners and recreational vehicle and mobile air conditioners. The Company's products are sold to original equipment manufacturers and authorized wholesale distributors. The Company's current compressor line consists primarily of reciprocating, rotary, and scroll designs. Its lines of compressors include: reciprocating piston models ranging from 145 to 1,100 BTU/hour used in household refrigerators and freezers, reciprocating piston models ranging from 250 to 81,000 BTU/hour used in commercial refrigeration applications, such as ice makers, vending machines, food service equipment, display cases and refrigerated walk-in coolers and freezers, rotary compressors ranging from approximately 5,000 to 32,000 BTU/hour used in stationary and mobile air conditioning applications, and scroll compressors ranging from 9,000 to 120,000 BTU/hour that are designed specifically for demanding commercial refrigeration applications. It manufactures its products in facilities located in the U.S., Brazil, France and India. It markets compressor and condensing unit products under the following brand names: "Tecumseh," "Masterflux," "Silensys," "Celseon" and "Vector." The Company competes with other compressor producers, including manufacturers of end products and other manufacturers that have internal compressor manufacturing operations.
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