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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 0.06
TRS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
94% of the 1709 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. TRS: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
TRS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.03 Max: N/A
Current: 0.06
Equity to Asset 0.45
TRS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
61% of the 1545 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. TRS: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
TRS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.45
Current: 0.45
0.05
0.45
Interest Coverage 8.29
TRS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
77% of the 1035 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 63.18 vs. TRS: 8.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
TRS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.93  Med: 6.91 Max: 9999.99
Current: 8.29
0.93
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.83
M-Score: -2.96
WACC vs ROIC
10.05%
5.68%
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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Operating margin (%) 7.15
TRS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1699 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.72 vs. TRS: 7.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
TRS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -8.59  Med: 9.24 Max: 17.83
Current: 7.15
-8.59
17.83
Net-margin (%) 2.98
TRS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1699 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.13 vs. TRS: 2.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
TRS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -14.83  Med: 2.66 Max: 10.22
Current: 2.98
-14.83
10.22
ROE (%) 6.61
TRS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1675 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.09 vs. TRS: 6.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
TRS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -103.41  Med: 0.63 Max: 51.94
Current: 6.61
-103.41
51.94
ROA (%) 2.67
TRS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1719 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. TRS: 2.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
TRS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -13.23  Med: 0.22 Max: 9.35
Current: 2.67
-13.23
9.35
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 17.43
TRS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1710 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.26 vs. TRS: 17.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
TRS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -35.16  Med: 26.62 Max: 76.28
Current: 17.43
-35.16
76.28
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.00
TRS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1402 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. TRS: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TRS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -22.1  Med: 5.25 Max: 1159.4
Current: 2
-22.1
1159.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -7.30
TRS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. TRS: -7.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TRS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -34  Med: -0.95 Max: 172.6
Current: -7.3
-34
172.6
» TRS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

TRS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 136,200 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 189,821 sh (New)
Richard Pzena 410,202 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 29,655 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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Q1 2015

TRS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Murray Stahl 12,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 101,000 sh (New)
James Barrow 58,190 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 23,466 sh (+15.70%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Richard Pzena 788,937 sh (-2.85%)
Diamond Hill Capital 445,000 sh (-5.57%)
Joel Greenblatt 349,445 sh (-9.96%)
RS Investment Management 813,821 sh (-17.68%)
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Q2 2015

TRS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Steven Cohen 410,100 sh (+306.04%)
Richard Pzena 958,435 sh (+21.48%)
RS Investment Management 873,261 sh (+7.30%)
RS Investment Management 873,261 sh (+7.30%)
Paul Tudor Jones 24,867 sh (+5.97%)
James Barrow 61,334 sh (+5.40%)
Murray Stahl 12,000 sh (unchged)
Diamond Hill Capital 444,205 sh (-0.18%)
Joel Greenblatt 78,729 sh (-77.47%)
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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...

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 20.40
TRS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1311 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 18.70 vs. TRS: 20.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
TRS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.28  Med: 15.04 Max: 31.04
Current: 20.4
7.28
31.04
Forward P/E 12.67
TRS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
66% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 15.95 vs. TRS: 12.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 18.30
TRS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1310 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 18.60 vs. TRS: 18.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
TRS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.45  Med: 15.82 Max: 29.59
Current: 18.3
7.45
29.59
P/B 1.34
TRS's P/B is ranked higher than
54% of the 1595 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. TRS: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
TRS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 2.26 Max: 5.42
Current: 1.34
0.16
5.42
P/S 0.61
TRS's P/S is ranked higher than
66% of the 1694 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. TRS: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
TRS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.52 Max: 1.07
Current: 0.61
0.03
1.07
PFCF 11.11
TRS's PFCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 20.96 vs. TRS: 11.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
TRS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.99  Med: 12.62 Max: 46.4
Current: 11.11
1.99
46.4
POCF 7.53
TRS's POCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.29 vs. TRS: 7.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
TRS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.91  Med: 7.27 Max: 15.64
Current: 7.53
0.91
15.64
EV-to-EBIT 15.06
TRS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
56% of the 1358 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 13.46 vs. TRS: 15.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
TRS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -48.7  Med: 8.80 Max: 17.6
Current: 15.06
-48.7
17.6
PEG 30.50
TRS's PEG is ranked lower than
95% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. TRS: 30.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
TRS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 36.21  Med: 46.79 Max: 48.6
Current: 30.5
36.21
48.6
Shiller P/E 13.70
TRS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
73% of the 842 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 21.02 vs. TRS: 13.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
TRS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12.61  Med: 72.12 Max: 138.75
Current: 13.7
12.61
138.75
Current Ratio 2.20
TRS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 1571 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. TRS: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TRS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.36  Med: 1.75 Max: 2.71
Current: 2.2
1.36
2.71
Quick Ratio 1.18
TRS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. TRS: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TRS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.61  Med: 0.87 Max: 1.73
Current: 1.18
0.61
1.73
Days Inventory 96.55
TRS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
52% of the 1672 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 92.90 vs. TRS: 96.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
TRS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 32.52  Med: 83.19 Max: 34697.58
Current: 96.55
32.52
34697.58
Days Sales Outstanding 38.69
TRS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
86% of the 1372 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 77.27 vs. TRS: 38.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TRS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 17.06  Med: 43.12 Max: 48.89
Current: 38.69
17.06
48.89

Valuation & Return

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Price/Projected FCF 0.79
TRS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 869 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. TRS: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
TRS' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.69  Med: 1.51 Max: 9.16
Current: 0.79
0.69
9.16
Price/Median PS Value 1.18
TRS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
58% of the 1565 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. TRS: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
TRS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.94 Max: 2.03
Current: 1.18
0.07
2.03
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.60
TRS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1679 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. TRS: 6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
TRS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.7  Med: 9.20 Max: 15.4
Current: 6.6
5.7
15.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 0.54
TRS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.72 vs. TRS: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
TRS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -21.3  Med: 4.30 Max: 17.1
Current: 0.54
-21.3
17.1

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 890 918 969
EPS($) 1.19 1.40 1.71
EPS without NRI($) 1.19 1.40 1.71

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
Compare:UTX, MMM, ARG, AP, EMR » details
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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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 

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