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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.04
TRS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
63% of the 2029 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. TRS: 0.04 )
TRS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.04

Equity to Asset 0.36
TRS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
52% of the 2012 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. TRS: 0.36 )
TRS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.56
Current: 0.36

0.06
0.56
Interest Coverage 8.29
TRS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
51% of the 1268 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 28.68 vs. TRS: 8.29 )
TRS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 9999.99
Current: 8.29

0.93
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.89
M-Score: -2.56
WACC vs ROIC
11.03%
8.52%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 8.29
TRS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 2034 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. TRS: 8.29 )
TRS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -8.59   Max: 17.83
Current: 8.29

-8.59
17.83
Net-margin (%) 4.56
TRS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 2034 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.59 vs. TRS: 4.56 )
TRS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -14.83   Max: 10.22
Current: 4.56

-14.83
10.22
ROE (%) 11.88
TRS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 2020 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.85 vs. TRS: 11.88 )
TRS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -103.41   Max: 51.94
Current: 11.88

-103.41
51.94
ROA (%) 4.88
TRS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2045 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.76 vs. TRS: 4.88 )
TRS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -13.23   Max: 9.35
Current: 4.88

-13.23
9.35
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 25.80
TRS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2043 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 13.29 vs. TRS: 25.80 )
TRS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -31.3   Max: 71.41
Current: 25.8

-31.3
71.41
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.00
TRS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1779 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. TRS: 2.00 )
TRS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -22.1   Max: 1159.4
Current: 2

-22.1
1159.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -7.30
TRS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1573 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. TRS: -7.30 )
TRS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -34   Max: 172.6
Current: -7.3

-34
172.6
» TRS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

TRS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jeremy Grantham 154,037 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 434,974 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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Q3 2014

TRS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 189,821 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 29,655 sh (New)
Richard Pzena 410,202 sh (New)
Jim Simons 136,200 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 1,018,986 sh (+32.04%)
Jeremy Grantham 179,309 sh (+14.26%)
Diamond Hill Capital 470,085 sh (+13.44%)
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Q4 2014

TRS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Joel Greenblatt 388,111 sh (+104.46%)
Richard Pzena 812,107 sh (+97.98%)
Diamond Hill Capital 471,260 sh (+0.25%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
RS Investment Management 988,608 sh (-2.98%)
Paul Tudor Jones 20,281 sh (-31.61%)
Jeremy Grantham 8,618 sh (-95.19%)
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Guru Investment Theses on TriMas Corp

Diamond Hill Capital Comments on TriMas Corp - Oct 17, 2014

Shares of diversified industrial company TriMas Corp. (TRS) fell during the quarter as it lowered earnings guidance for the remainder of the year primarily due to weakness in Cequent North America, which makes high quality, customized engineered towing, trailer and cargo management products. The company also experienced weakness in its Energy and Aerospace segments.

From Diamond Hill Capital (Trades, Portfolio)'s Small Cap Fund Third Quarter 2014 Commentary.

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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.



From Diamond Hill Capital's Small Cap Fund Commentary – First Quarter 2014.



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Top Ranked Articles about TriMas Corp

Diamond Hill Capital Comments on TriMas Corp
Shares of diversified industrial company TriMas Corp. (TRS) fell during the quarter as it lowered earnings guidance for the remainder of the year primarily due to weakness in Cequent North America, which makes high quality, customized engineered towing, trailer and cargo management products. The company also experienced weakness in its Energy and Aerospace segments. Read more...
Diamond Hill Capital Comments on TriMas Corp
Diversified industrial company TriMas Corp. (TRS) underperformed as a result of weak earnings during the previous quarter. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 20.60
TRS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
74% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 26.00 vs. TRS: 20.60 )
TRS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.14   Max: 38.97
Current: 20.6

9.14
38.97
Forward P/E 12.66
TRS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 44.44 vs. TRS: 12.66 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 20.80
TRS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
74% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 25.80 vs. TRS: 20.80 )
TRS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 9.35   Max: 37.15
Current: 20.8

9.35
37.15
P/B 2.30
TRS's P/B is ranked higher than
58% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. TRS: 2.30 )
TRS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 6.8
Current: 2.3

0.2
6.8
P/S 0.90
TRS's P/S is ranked higher than
66% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. TRS: 0.90 )
TRS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 1.22
Current: 0.9

0.04
1.22
PFCF 16.00
TRS's PFCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 52.50 vs. TRS: 16.00 )
TRS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.5   Max: 58.24
Current: 16

2.5
58.24
POCF 11.17
TRS's POCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.85 vs. TRS: 11.17 )
TRS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 19.64
Current: 11.17

1.15
19.64
EV-to-EBIT 15.98
TRS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
73% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 18.22 vs. TRS: 15.98 )
TRS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -53.8   Max: 17.6
Current: 15.98

-53.8
17.6
PEG 34.67
TRS's PEG is ranked higher than
79% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. TRS: 34.67 )
TRS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 193.38   Max: 259.5
Current: 34.67

193.38
259.5
Shiller P/E 25.00
TRS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 58.99 vs. TRS: 25.00 )
TRS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 21.77   Max: 166.92
Current: 25

21.77
166.92
Current Ratio 1.80
TRS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 2026 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. TRS: 1.80 )
TRS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 4.65
Current: 1.8

1.15
4.65
Quick Ratio 0.85
TRS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 2026 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. TRS: 0.85 )
TRS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 3.07
Current: 0.85

0.42
3.07
Days Inventory 88.85
TRS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
72% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 100.68 vs. TRS: 88.85 )
TRS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 32.52   Max: 34697.58
Current: 88.85

32.52
34697.58
Days Sales Outstanding 47.69
TRS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
91% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 87.71 vs. TRS: 47.69 )
TRS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 17.06   Max: 48.89
Current: 47.69

17.06
48.89

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 1.30
TRS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
80% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. TRS: 1.30 )
TRS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 11.5
Current: 1.3

1.3
11.5
Price/Median PS Value 1.50
TRS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. TRS: 1.50 )
TRS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 1.91
Current: 1.5

0.07
1.91
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.20
TRS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
71% of the 2039 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. TRS: 6.20 )
TRS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.7   Max: 13.5
Current: 6.2

5.7
13.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 3.58
TRS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1261 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.24 vs. TRS: 3.58 )
TRS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -16.9   Max: 13.6
Current: 3.58

-16.9
13.6

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
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Traded in other countries:MQ1.Germany,
TriMas Corp 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 six operating segments: Packaging, Energy, Aerospace & Defense, Engineered Components, Cequent APEA and Cequent Americas. The Packaging Systems is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of specialty, 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. The competitors include Aptar, Berger, Bericap, Calmar, Greif, Phoenix Closures, Self Industries and Technocraft. The Energy segment is a manufacturer and distributor of metallic and non-metallic gaskets, bolts, industrial fasteners and specialty products for the petroleum refining, petrochemical, oil field and industrial markets. The competitors include Flexitallic Group, Garlock (EnPro), Klinger, Lone Star and Teadit. The Aerospace & Defense is a designer and manufacturer of products use in focused markets within the aerospace and defense industries. This segment's products include aerospace fasteners and military munitions components. It competes with Alcoa Fastening Systems, Allfast Fastening Systems, Cherry Aerospace (PCC) and LISI Aerospace in aerospace products, and General Dynamics and Sloboda in munitions products. Engineered Components is a designer, manufacturer and distributor of high-pressure and low-pressure cylinders for the transportation, storage and dispensing of compressed gases, as well as a variety of natural gas powered engines and parts, gas compressors, gas production equipment, meter runs, engine electronics and chemical pumps. The competitors include Caterpillar, Chevy, Cummins and Ford industrial engines and electric motors. Cequent APEA and Cequent Americas segments, is designer, manufacturer and distributor of quality, custom-engineered towing, trailer and cargo management products and other accessories. The Company's products are subject to increasingly stringent environmental laws and regulations, including those relating to air emissions, wastewater discharges and chemical and hazardous waste management and disposal.
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Wintrust Financial Corporation Announces Semi-Annual Dividend Jul 30 2009 
TriMas Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 07 2009 
TriMas Corp. (TRS) CEO David M Wathen buys 21,000 Shares Mar 18 2009 

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