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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 0.10
TRS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
61% of the 1970 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. TRS: 0.10 )
TRS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.1

Equity to Asset 0.43
TRS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 1964 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. TRS: 0.43 )
TRS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.43
Current: 0.43

0.05
0.43
Interest Coverage 6.58
TRS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
53% of the 1265 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 29.14 vs. TRS: 6.58 )
TRS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 9999.99
Current: 6.58

0.93
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.26
M-Score: -2.30
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 9.08
TRS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1978 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.53 vs. TRS: 9.08 )
TRS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -8.59   Max: 17.83
Current: 9.08

-8.59
17.83
Net-margin (%) 5.53
TRS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1978 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.67 vs. TRS: 5.53 )
TRS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -14.83   Max: 10.22
Current: 5.53

-14.83
10.22
ROE (%) 15.57
TRS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1965 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.48 vs. TRS: 15.57 )
TRS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -103.41   Max: 51.94
Current: 15.57

-103.41
51.94
ROA (%) 6.00
TRS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1983 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. TRS: 6.00 )
TRS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -13.23   Max: 9.35
Current: 6

-13.23
9.35
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 28.01
TRS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1982 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.78 vs. TRS: 28.01 )
TRS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -31.3   Max: 70.8
Current: 28.01

-31.3
70.8
Revenue Growth (%) 8.70
TRS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1738 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. TRS: 8.70 )
TRS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -88.9   Max: 1159.4
Current: 8.7

-88.9
1159.4
EBITDA Growth (%) -1.70
TRS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1520 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. TRS: -1.70 )
TRS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -66.4   Max: 172.6
Current: -1.7

-66.4
172.6
EPS Growth (%) 17.00
TRS's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. TRS: 17.00 )
TRS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 470.3
Current: 17

0
470.3
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

TRS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 15,877 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,400 sh (New)
Jim Simons 98,200 sh (+218.83%)
Diamond Hill Capital 416,140 sh (-0.77%)
NWQ Managers 1,181,608 sh (-13.51%)
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Q4 2013

TRS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 125,500 sh (+27.8%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital 413,950 sh (-0.53%)
NWQ Managers 902,009 sh (-23.66%)
Steven Cohen 9,100 sh (-42.68%)
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Q1 2014

TRS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Pioneer Investments 434,974 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 154,037 sh (New)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital 413,870 sh (-0.02%)
NWQ Managers 708,422 sh (-21.46%)
Jim Simons 46,502 sh (-62.95%)
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Q2 2014

TRS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

RS Investment Management 771,719 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 665,859 sh (+53.08%)
Jeremy Grantham 156,937 sh (+1.88%)
Diamond Hill Capital 414,390 sh (+0.13%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
NWQ Managers Sold Out
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Insider Trades

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Diamond Hill Capital Comments on TriMas Corp - Jun 26, 2014

Diversified industrial company TriMas Corp. (TRS) underperformed as a result of weak earnings during the previous quarter.



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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 13.50
TRS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
86% of the 2060 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 23.90 vs. TRS: 13.50 )
TRS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.14   Max: 38.97
Current: 13.5

9.14
38.97
P/B 1.91
TRS's P/B is ranked higher than
62% of the 2060 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. TRS: 1.91 )
TRS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 6.8
Current: 1.91

0.2
6.8
P/S 0.75
TRS's P/S is ranked higher than
74% of the 2060 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. TRS: 0.75 )
TRS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 1.22
Current: 0.75

0.04
1.22
PFCF 17.46
TRS's PFCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 2060 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TRS: 17.46 )
TRS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.5   Max: 58.24
Current: 17.46

2.5
58.24
EV-to-EBIT 11.13
TRS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
83% of the 2060 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 17.21 vs. TRS: 11.13 )
TRS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.4   Max: 17.4
Current: 11.13

7.4
17.4
PEG 8.44
TRS's PEG is ranked higher than
79% of the 2060 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TRS: 8.44 )
TRS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0   Max: 236.75
Current: 8.44

0
236.75
Shiller P/E 79.32
TRS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
75% of the 2060 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 147.77 vs. TRS: 79.32 )
TRS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 80.45   Max: 166.92
Current: 79.32

80.45
166.92
Current Ratio 2.16
TRS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 1971 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. TRS: 2.16 )
TRS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.36   Max: 2.71
Current: 2.16

1.36
2.71
Quick Ratio 1.20
TRS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 1971 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. TRS: 1.20 )
TRS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 1.73
Current: 1.2

0.61
1.73

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 17.47
TRS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
57% of the 2060 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. TRS: 17.47 )
TRS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 26.98   Max: 88.64
Current: 17.47

26.98
88.64
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.19
TRS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2060 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. TRS: 1.19 )
TRS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 7
Current: 1.19

0.54
7
Price/Median PS Value 1.26
TRS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 2060 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. TRS: 1.26 )
TRS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 1.97
Current: 1.26

0.08
1.97
Price/Graham Number 3.22
TRS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
60% of the 2060 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. TRS: 3.22 )
TRS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 4.98   Max: 9.45
Current: 3.22

4.98
9.45
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.00
TRS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1854 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. TRS: 9.00 )
TRS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.7   Max: 13.5
Current: 9

5.7
13.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 3.82
TRS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1516 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.49 vs. TRS: 3.82 )
TRS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -3.5   Max: 4.9
Current: 3.82

-3.5
4.9

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
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Traded in other countries:MQ1.Germany
TriMas Corporation was incorporated in Delaware. The Company is a manufacturer of engineered and applied products serving focused markets in a range of commercial, industrial and consumer applications. The Company has five operating segments: Packaging Systems, Energy Products, Industrial Specialties, RV & Trailer Products and Recreational Accessories. Packaging Systems is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of specialty, highly engineered closure and dispensing systems for a range of end markets, including steel and plastic industrial and consumer packaging applications. Packaging Systems manufactures high performance, value-added products that are designed to enhance its customers' ability to store, ship, process and dispense various products in the industrial, agricultural, consumer, personal care and pharmaceutical markets. This segment's products include steel and plastic closure caps, drum enclosures, rings and levers, and dispensing systems, such as pumps and specialty sprayers. Energy Products is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of a number of engines and engine replacement parts and accessory fabricated steel products used at well sites for the oil and gas industry as well as metallic and non-metallic industrial sealant products and fasteners for the petroleum refining, petrochemical and other industrial markets. Industrial Specialties is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of a range of industrial products for use in focused markets within the aerospace, industrial, defense and medical device and instrument markets. This segment's products include aerospace fasteners, medical implants for spinal and trauma applications, high-pressure and low-pressure cylinders for the transportation, storage and dispensing of compressed gases, precision tools for medical and industrial applications, tube nuts and fittings, military ordnance components and steel cartridge cases. RV & Trailer Products is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of a number of high-quality, custom-engineered trailer products, lighting accessories and roof racks for the trailer original equipment manufacturer, recreational vehicle, agricultural/utility, marine and industrial trailer markets. Recreational Accessories is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of a range of aftermarket cargo management products, towing and hitch systems and accessories and vehicle protection products used to outfit and accessorize light trucks, sport utility vehicles and passenger cars. Each of the Company's operating groups designs and manufactures products for focused markets under various trade names and trademarks including Draw-Tite(r), Reese(r), Hidden Hitch(r), Bulldog(r), Tekonsha(r), Highland "The Pro's Brand"(r), Fulton(r), Wesbar(r), Visu-Lok(r), ViseGrip(r) and FlexSpout(r), among others. Many of its products are sold in competitive markets. The main points of competition in its markets are product quality and price, design and engineering capab
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Diamond Hill Capital Comments on TriMas Corp Jun 26 2014 
TRIMAS CORPORATION Reports Operating Results (10-K) Feb 28 2011 
TRIMAS CORPORATION (TRS) Chairman Samuel Iii Valenti sells 16,000 Shares Sep 02 2010 
TRIMAS CORPORATION (TRS) Chairman Samuel Iii Valenti sells 44,000 Shares Aug 20 2010 
TRIMAS CORPORATION (TRS) CFO A Mark Zeffiro buys 1,500 Shares May 11 2010 
Wintrust Financial Corporation Announces Semi-Annual Dividend Jul 30 2009 
TriMas Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 06 2009 
TriMas Corp. (TRS) CEO David M Wathen buys 21,000 Shares Mar 18 2009 
TriMas Corp. (TRS) CFO A Mark Zeffiro buys 7,000 Shares Mar 13 2009 
TriMas Corp. (TRS) CEO David M Wathen buys 84,000 Shares Mar 13 2009 

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