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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.51
THRM's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. THRM: 0.51 )
THRM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.51

Equity to Asset 0.51
THRM's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. THRM: 0.51 )
THRM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.69   Max: 0.9
Current: 0.51

-0.69
0.9
Interest Coverage 13.99
THRM's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. THRM: 13.99 )
THRM' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 5.07   Max: 9999.99
Current: 13.99

5.07
9999.99
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 6.14
M-Score: -2.23
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 (%) 10.67
THRM's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. THRM: 10.67 )
THRM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -44122.22   Max: 12.11
Current: 10.67

-44122.22
12.11
Net-margin (%) 6.99
THRM's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. THRM: 6.99 )
THRM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -42800   Max: 46.31
Current: 6.99

-42800
46.31
ROE (%) 19.32
THRM's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. THRM: 19.32 )
THRM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -453.18   Max: 57.76
Current: 19.32

-453.18
57.76
ROA (%) 9.85
THRM's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. THRM: 9.85 )
THRM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -296.31   Max: 44.42
Current: 9.85

-296.31
44.42
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 39.93
THRM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. THRM: 39.93 )
THRM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1633.33   Max: 81.9
Current: 39.93

-1633.33
81.9
Revenue Growth (%) 57.10
THRM's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. THRM: 57.10 )
THRM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -90.6   Max: 418
Current: 57.1

-90.6
418
EBITDA Growth (%) 58.10
THRM's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. THRM: 58.10 )
THRM' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -64.3   Max: 175.9
Current: 58.1

-64.3
175.9
EPS Growth (%) 28.80
THRM's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. THRM: 28.80 )
THRM' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -68   Max: 135.1
Current: 28.8

-68
135.1
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

THRM Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 21,800 sh (-9.54%)
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Q4 2013

THRM Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Bill Frels 109,685 sh (New)
Jim Simons 19,500 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 15,376 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,505 sh (-42.64%)
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Q1 2014

THRM Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 44,100 sh (+126.15%)
Bill Frels 119,185 sh (+8.66%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 10,514 sh (-15.92%)
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Q2 2014

THRM Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons Sold Out
Bill Frels 92,885 sh (-22.07%)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,199 sh (-31.53%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with THRM

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GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0531%$11.96 - $18.02 $ 47.72227%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 New Buy0.05%$13.32 - $17.35 $ 47.72207%21836
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Guru Investment Theses on Gentherm Inc

Mairs & Power Small Cap Fund Comments on Gentherm - Jul 31, 2014



Gentherm (THRM), a manufacturer of automobile seat heating and cooling equipment, contributed the most to outperformance for the six-month and second-quarter periods, through June 30, returning 65.80% and 28.02%, respectively. Gentherm continues to benefit from increased inclusion of its products on Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) auto platforms as well as from other applications of its proprietary technology (consider how welcome heated seats would have been during Minnesota’s brush with the Polar Vortex last winter).

From Bill Frels (Trades, Portfolio)’ Small Cap Fund Second Quarter 2014 Commentary.

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Mairs & Power Small Cap Fund Comments on Gentherm
Gentherm (THRM), a manufacturer of automobile seat heating and cooling equipment, contributed the most to outperformance for the six-month and second-quarter periods, through June 30, returning 65.80% and 28.02%, respectively. Gentherm continues to benefit from increased inclusion of its products on Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) auto platforms as well as from other applications of its proprietary technology (consider how welcome heated seats would have been during Minnesota’s brush with the Polar Vortex last winter).

From Bill Frels (Trades, Portfolio)’ Small Cap Fund Second Quarter 2014 Commentary. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 32.60
THRM's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. THRM: 32.60 )
THRM' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.13   Max: 555.17
Current: 32.6

5.13
555.17
P/B 6.20
THRM's P/B is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. THRM: 6.20 )
THRM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.08   Max: 36.08
Current: 6.2

1.08
36.08
P/S 2.30
THRM's P/S is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. THRM: 2.30 )
THRM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 7.66
Current: 2.3

0.54
7.66
PFCF 71.80
THRM's PFCF is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. THRM: 71.80 )
THRM' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.26   Max: 450
Current: 71.8

9.26
450
EV-to-EBIT 21.99
THRM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. THRM: 21.99 )
THRM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.5   Max: 215.5
Current: 21.99

4.5
215.5
PEG 0.30
THRM's PEG is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. THRM: 0.30 )
THRM' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 3.52
Current: 0.3

0.24
3.52
Shiller P/E 100.40
THRM's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. THRM: 100.40 )
THRM' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.48   Max: 202.3
Current: 100.4

8.48
202.3
Current Ratio 1.90
THRM's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. THRM: 1.90 )
THRM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 10
Current: 1.9

0.5
10
Quick Ratio 1.47
THRM's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. THRM: 1.47 )
THRM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 10
Current: 1.47

0.5
10

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 11.26
THRM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. THRM: 11.26 )
THRM' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 62.5
Current: 11.26

0.79
62.5
Price/DCF (Projected) 4.18
THRM's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. THRM: 4.18 )
THRM' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.09   Max: 27.6
Current: 4.18

1.09
27.6
Price/Median PS Value 1.12
THRM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. THRM: 1.12 )
THRM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 43
Current: 1.12

0.28
43
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.32
THRM's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. THRM: 1.32 )
THRM' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 5.55
Current: 1.32

0.56
5.55
Price/Graham Number 4.05
THRM's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. THRM: 4.05 )
THRM' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 10.18
Current: 4.05

0.9
10.18
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.60
THRM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. THRM: 4.60 )
THRM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 22.3
Current: 4.6

0.5
22.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 118.67
THRM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. THRM: 118.67 )
THRM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -84.3   Max: 119
Current: 118.67

-84.3
119

Business Description

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Gentherm Inc formerly known as Amerigon Inc, was incorporated in 1991 under the laws of the State of Michigan. The Company is a supplier of thermal seat comfort and cable systems to the global automotive industry. It designs, develops, manufactures and markets proprietary thermal seat comfort systems and cable systems for sale to automobile and truck original equipment manufacturers ('OEMs'). Since the initial introduction of CCS it has introduced new designs that incorporated improvements in electrical efficiency, size, weight, noise and versatility. These include its Micro Thermal Module ('MTM') technology, its CCS II configuration, and a heated and ventilated only variant of the CCS ('HV'). The HV relies on the use of ambient cabin air to provide cooling comfort instead of a thermo electric device ('TED'), like that found on its MTM and CCS II products. The Company has also introduced an automotive heated and cooled cup holder and a heated and cooled suite of luxury mattresses to its product portfolio based on technology similar to that of the CCS system. The cup holder has been designed to be packaged in multiple configurations to accommodate different console environments. In addition to requiring low power consumption, it has proven automotive grade ruggedness, high reliability and drink retention features. The Company is also engaged in a program to improve the efficiency of TEDs and to develop market and distribute new products based on this technology. Included in this initiative is the development and testing of new materials that show increased thermoelectric efficiency. On May 16, 2011, it acquired a majority interest in W.E.T., a German publicly traded company based in Odelzhausen, Germany. W.E.T.'s primary product categories include automotive seat comfort systems and specialized automotive cable systems. The automotive seat comfort systems category includes automotive seat heaters, climate comfort systems (similar to Gentherm's climate controlled seat technology) for automotive seats, automotive steering wheel heater systems and integrated electronic components. The specialized automotive cable systems category includes ready-made wire harnesses and related wiring products. W.E.T.'s primary customers are also Tier 1 suppliers and automotive OEMs. W.E.T. also offers product solutions to other customer groups, namely customer groups related to seat heating equipment for the automotive aftermarket, ski lifts and sports stadiums and the production of ventilation systems for the automotive and various other industries. It mainly sells directly to seat manufacturers. Its five largest customers are Johnson Controls, Lear Corporation, Magna, Sanyo and Dymos. Its business exists mainly in the major automotive markets of North America, Europe and Asia.
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