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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.65
TRW's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
66% of the 1770 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. TRW: 0.65 )
TRW' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.19   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.65

Equity to Asset 0.34
TRW's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
52% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. TRW: 0.34 )
TRW' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.34
Current: 0.34

0.07
0.34
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.07
M-Score: -3.04
WACC vs ROIC
5.94%
7.83%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.86
TRW's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1769 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 5.38 vs. TRW: 2.86 )
TRW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -3.12   Max: 8.23
Current: 2.86

-3.12
8.23
Net-margin (%) 1.67
TRW's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1770 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 4.23 vs. TRW: 1.67 )
TRW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -5.2   Max: 7.12
Current: 1.67

-5.2
7.12
ROE (%) 7.07
TRW's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1757 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 10.62 vs. TRW: 7.07 )
TRW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -36.04   Max: 51.75
Current: 7.07

-36.04
51.75
ROA (%) 2.45
TRW's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1790 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 4.51 vs. TRW: 2.45 )
TRW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -7.23   Max: 11.84
Current: 2.45

-7.23
11.84
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 17.30
TRW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1786 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 14.63 vs. TRW: 17.30 )
TRW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -17.24   Max: 59.48
Current: 17.3

-17.24
59.48
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.80
TRW's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1455 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. TRW: 6.80 )
TRW' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 8.5
Current: 6.8

0
8.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -14.50
TRW's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1314 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. TRW: -14.50 )
TRW' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 120.9
Current: -14.5

0
120.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -34.20
TRW's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1178 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. TRW: -34.20 )
TRW' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 147.9
Current: -34.2

0
147.9
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Q1 2014

TRW Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Ray Dalio 8,700 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 220,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 154,161 sh (+1048.14%)
Steven Cohen 95,767 sh (+144.67%)
Jim Simons 355,664 sh (+83.43%)
Richard Pzena 3,624,742 sh (+18.84%)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Charles Brandes Sold Out
Ken Fisher 55,292 sh (-6.13%)
RS Investment Management 733,989 sh (-6.26%)
Richard Snow 93,075 sh (-31.11%)
Paul Tudor Jones 113,049 sh (-36.70%)
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Q2 2014

TRW Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Robert Olstein 23,800 sh (New)
Richard Snow 128,325 sh (+37.87%)
Richard Pzena 3,944,455 sh (+8.82%)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 40,000 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Ken Heebner Sold Out
RS Investment Management 549,267 sh (-25.17%)
Ken Fisher 37,717 sh (-31.79%)
Paul Tudor Jones 73,237 sh (-35.22%)
Jim Simons 130,700 sh (-63.25%)
Joel Greenblatt 5,879 sh (-96.19%)
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Q3 2014

TRW Guru Trades in Q3 2014

David Dreman 557 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 1,147,850 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 13,999 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 297,400 sh (New)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Robert Olstein Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 5,873 sh (-0.10%)
Richard Pzena 3,361,631 sh (-14.78%)
RS Investment Management 271,112 sh (-50.64%)
Richard Snow 32,275 sh (-74.85%)
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Q4 2014

TRW Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jeff Auxier 4,000 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 25,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 300,100 sh (New)
Ruane Cunniff 7,500 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 349,773 sh (+5855.61%)
Jeremy Grantham 836,020 sh (+181.11%)
Mario Gabelli 1,323,150 sh (+15.27%)
Caxton Associates 13,999 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
Richard Snow Sold Out
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Richard Pzena 2,932,176 sh (-12.78%)
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Robert Olstein Comments on TRW Automotive Holdings - Nov 21, 2014

Positions eliminated during the past quarter include: ABB Ltd. (ABB), Ann Inc. (ANN), Baxter International (BAX), International Game Technology (IGT), TRW Automotive Holdings (TRW), and URS Corporation (URS).

On July 10, 2014, TRW Automotive Holdings (TRW) confirmed that it has received a preliminary, non-binding proposal from ZF Friedrichshafen AG to acquire the company. Although TRW did not disclose terms at the time of the July announcement, Bloomberg News reported the acquisition value at $110 to $112.50 per TRW share. As value investors who usually have to wait patiently for a company to improve operating results and for the market to ultimately recognize the value we see, these acquisitions not only came as a pleasant surprise, they allowed us to reach our value in each of these companies over a much shorter holding period.

From Robert Olstein (Trades, Portfolio)’s All Cap Value Fund Q3 2014 Letter to Shareholders - When Boring Becomes Exciting.





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Mario Gabelli Comments on TRW Automotive Holdings Corp - Oct 28, 2014

TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (2.7%) (TRW)($101.30 - NYSE) is a Michigan based supplier of automotive systems and components with a focus on active and passive safety applications. On July 10, 2014, TRW was the subject of speculation, later confirmed by the company, regarding a possible transaction with ZF Friedrichshafen AG of Germany. After months of negotiations and the divestiture of a joint venture by ZF to facilitate the transaction, a $105.60 per share cash merger deal was announced on September 15, 2014. The merger is subject to approval from a majority of TRW’s shareholders as well as antitrust approvals in several jurisdictions. The deal is also subject to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) review and is expected to close by the first half of 2015.

From Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio)’s ABC Fund Q3 2014 Commentary.

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Bill Nygren Comments on TRW Automotive Holdings Corp - Oct 07, 2014

On the morning of September 15, TRW Automotive Holdings (TRW) announced it was going to be acquired by ZF Friedrichshafen for $105.60 per share. This was of more than a passing interest to us because at the time TRW was the largest holding in Oakmark Select. It was also the culmination of a process we applauded because TRW stock began 2012 at $33 per share, and was only up to $74 at the end of 2013. Over the years, takeovers have contributed significantly to Oakmark and Oakmark Select’s returns. In 2014 both Funds benefited when AT&T offered to buy DirecTV and when Actavis purchased Forest Laboratories. Additionally, Oakmark Fund owned Covidien, which increased from $72 to $92 after announcing its merger with Medtronic. Obviously, we welcome takeover activity in any of our holdings.

But when TRW announced news of the acquisition at 8:16 a.m. Chicago time, it took less than an hour – 9:04 to be exact – for the first law firm to announce its threat to sue TRW for accepting too low a price. Within 10 days I had counted at least 27 similar press releases from various law firms purporting to represent shareholders, threatening legal action to block the takeover. How do you square the law firms all jumping in to protect the shareholders while as a large shareholder ourselves, we were cheering the news?

Merger objection lawsuits aren’t unique to the TRW deal. In fact, each of the takeovers we were invested in had multiple law firms trying to block the deals, alleging that shareholders weren’t getting paid a high enough price. And it isn’t just those takeovers. Within minutes of almost any takeover announcement, many law firms race to file press releases. Ten years ago, less than 10% of announced acquisitions of public companies were followed by merger objection suits. Today, almost every deal produces multiple suits. The overwhelming majority of these suits result in zero benefit to the shareholders, but almost all result in payments to law firms. Effectively, these suits have now become just another unfortunate cost of doing business.

Though we believe these suits are mostly frivolous, it is definitely worth recognizing that executives of selling companies may be conflicted and in a position to capture benefits for themselves that don’t get passed through to other shareholders. Those may include higher-than-market compensation, job security for redundant positions, or a slew of perks that make their new jobs more rewarding. So I’d like to take the opportunity to discuss how we at Oakmark analyze acquisition proposals.

When we first purchased TRW in late 2011, our belief was that the stock was worth about $63. We developed that estimate of value in several ways. We looked at acquisition prices of other industrial businesses. We looked at the value of discounted cash flows based on our estimate of future earnings. And we looked at historical stock market valuations for businesses that had similar fundamental characteristics. It is a process we use for all companies we purchase, and it attempts to get us into the right ballpark for estimating value. It is definitely not an exercise in precision – when we say we estimate value at $63, it really means we believe the right range is something like $57 to $70. We would mock any of our analysts who tried to show precision to the right of the decimal point; we believe that if we are within 10% we are doing a good job. We simply don’t believe you can get more accurate based on public data. But fortunately, lack of precision was no problem with TRW because at the time we purchased it the stock traded at $32.

During the ensuing three years, TRW earned about $20 per share cumulatively and used some of that capital to buy back undervalued stock. Over that time our forecast of future earnings grew. By last month our best estimate of value had grown to $109. The acquisition price of $105.60 was a little bit below our best guess, but well within 10%. That left us with two important questions: Was the bidding process open to other interested buyers? Were the board and management incentivized to achieve the maximum price?

Let’s take the second question first. Did the management own enough stock and options that they were beneficiaries of a higher price? This is a question that is important to us not just when a company is getting acquired, but throughout our term of ownership. We believe it is too much to expect that people will act against their own economic interests, so we like to see management do well when their shareholders also do well. Fortunately, their incentives are easily quantifiable because the information is readily available in the proxy statement and 10K. As of year-end, management and directors owned or held rights to purchase over $500 million of TRW stock, valued at the acquisition price. Each dollar by which they could increase the price benefited them by just over $5 million. Clearly, by acting in their own economic interest, they were also acting in the interest of all the shareholders.

Finally, was it an open process? Again, the publicly available filings help answer this question. Any time a public company is acquired it is required to make a filing that details how potential buyers were identified and that discloses what took place during negotiations, including whether or not other offers were received. That document for TRW is not available yet, but will be by the time you read this letter. But here’s what we know so far. On the morning of July 10 Bloomberg reported that ZF was considering purchasing TRW for $11 billion to $12 billion ($95 - $103 per share). Within a couple of hours of that report TRW publicly confirmed the rumor; it had received a bid but did not disclose the price or the suitor. TRW said it was “evaluating the bid as well as other options.” Translating from legalese, this was an open invitation to anyone interested in acquiring the company to come forward. In press releases later that day, ZF was identified as the suitor. Nine weeks later the deal was announced several dollars above the high end of the rumored range. In the interim negotiations, TRW must have had some leverage to extract a few more dollars.

We know that TRW management would have profited handsomely from a higher-priced deal and that any interested parties had nine full weeks to indicate their interest. We conclude that ZF’s offer is highly likely to have been the best available. Despite the price being slightly below our estimate of value, when the facts line up like that, we would always prefer to have the deal accepted. That way, we can sell our stock at a much higher percentage of our value estimate, even if it isn’t quite 100%, and redeploy the funds into stocks that we believe are selling at much larger discounts to our estimate of value. (Note: In the highly unlikely event that the proxy statement discloses that a credible, higher bidder was shut out from the process, our position will change 180 degrees, and we will be vocal. But given the circumstances, I think that is less likely than a snowless winter in Chicago.)

Congratulations on a job well done to TRW Chief Executive Officer John Plant and Chief Financial Officer Joe Cantie. Congratulations also to Mike White of DirecTV, Brent Saunders of Forest Labs, and Joe Almeida of Covidien. Our Funds have benefited tremendously from your stewardship. Speaking on behalf of all our shareholders, thank you!

From Bill Nygren (Trades, Portfolio)'s Third Quarter 2014 Market Commentary.

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Top Ranked Articles about TRW Automotive Holdings Corp

Robert Olstein Comments on TRW Automotive Holdings
Positions eliminated during the past quarter include: ABB Ltd. (ABB), Ann Inc. (ANN), Baxter International (BAX), International Game Technology (IGT), TRW Automotive Holdings (TRW), and URS Corporation (URS). Read more...
Mario Gabelli Comments on TRW Automotive Holdings Corp
TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (2.7%) (TRW)($101.30 - NYSE) is a Michigan based supplier of automotive systems and components with a focus on active and passive safety applications. On July 10, 2014, TRW was the subject of speculation, later confirmed by the company, regarding a possible transaction with ZF Friedrichshafen AG of Germany. After months of negotiations and the divestiture of a joint venture by ZF to facilitate the transaction, a $105.60 per share cash merger deal was announced on September 15, 2014. The merger is subject to approval from a majority of TRW’s shareholders as well as antitrust approvals in several jurisdictions. The deal is also subject to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) review and is expected to close by the first half of 2015. Read more...
Bill Nygren Comments on TRW Automotive Holdings Corp
On the morning of September 15, TRW Automotive Holdings (TRW) announced it was going to be acquired by ZF Friedrichshafen for $105.60 per share. This was of more than a passing interest to us because at the time TRW was the largest holding in Oakmark Select. It was also the culmination of a process we applauded because TRW stock began 2012 at $33 per share, and was only up to $74 at the end of 2013. Over the years, takeovers have contributed significantly to Oakmark and Oakmark Select’s returns. In 2014 both Funds benefited when AT&T offered to buy DirecTV and when Actavis purchased Forest Laboratories. Additionally, Oakmark Fund owned Covidien, which increased from $72 to $92 after announcing its merger with Medtronic. Obviously, we welcome takeover activity in any of our holdings. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 44.90
TRW's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 21.40 vs. TRW: 44.90 )
TRW' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 108.18
Current: 44.9

1.15
108.18
Forward P/E 12.50
TRW's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. TRW: 12.50 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 45.60
TRW's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 21.30 vs. TRW: 45.60 )
TRW' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 109.61
Current: 45.6

1.15
109.61
P/B 3.00
TRW's P/B is ranked higher than
52% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. TRW: 3.00 )
TRW' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 3.63
Current: 3

0.08
3.63
P/S 0.71
TRW's P/S is ranked higher than
64% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. TRW: 0.71 )
TRW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.72
Current: 0.71

0.01
0.72
PFCF 46.20
TRW's PFCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. TRW: 46.20 )
TRW' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 312.11
Current: 46.2

0.76
312.11
POCF 12.84
TRW's POCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 13.33 vs. TRW: 12.84 )
TRW' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 12.86
Current: 12.84

0.26
12.86
EV-to-EBIT 25.36
TRW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
65% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 18.43 vs. TRW: 25.36 )
TRW' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -5.8   Max: 25.9
Current: 25.36

-5.8
25.9
PEG 26.82
TRW's PEG is ranked higher than
77% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. TRW: 26.82 )
TRW' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 157.55
Current: 26.82

0.13
157.55
Shiller P/E 18.10
TRW's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 709.08 vs. TRW: 18.10 )
TRW' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 17.09   Max: 215.87
Current: 18.1

17.09
215.87
Current Ratio 1.17
TRW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 1575 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. TRW: 1.17 )
TRW' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 1.22
Current: 1.17

0.86
1.22
Quick Ratio 0.95
TRW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1575 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. TRW: 0.95 )
TRW' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 0.98
Current: 0.95

0.64
0.98
Days Inventory 24.79
TRW's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
92% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 60.16 vs. TRW: 24.79 )
TRW' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 11.91   Max: 23.48
Current: 24.79

11.91
23.48
Days Sales Outstanding 50.61
TRW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 67.65 vs. TRW: 50.61 )
TRW' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 38.22   Max: 61.06
Current: 50.61

38.22
61.06

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 6.40
TRW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
55% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. TRW: 6.40 )
TRW' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.97   Max: 8.82
Current: 6.4

3.97
8.82
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.70
TRW's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. TRW: 1.70 )
TRW' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 1.65
Current: 1.7

0.12
1.65
Price/Median PS Value 2.80
TRW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
58% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. TRW: 2.80 )
TRW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 2.77
Current: 2.8

0.1
2.77
Price/Graham Number 3.30
TRW's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
61% of the 1958 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. TRW: 3.30 )
TRW' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 3.2
Current: 3.3

0.83
3.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.90
TRW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1764 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. TRW: 3.90 )
TRW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.9   Max: 28.5
Current: 3.9

3.9
28.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 3.74
TRW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1018 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 6.66 vs. TRW: 3.74 )
TRW' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 3.6   Max: 110.9
Current: 3.74

3.6
110.9

Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto Parts
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TRW Automotive Holdings Corp is a Delaware corporation formed in 2002. The Company is a supplier of automotive systems, modules and components to automotive original equipment manufacturers and related aftermarkets. It conducts substantially all of its operations through subsidiaries. These operations encompass the design, manufacture and sale of active and passive safety related products and systems. Active safety related products and systems principally refer to vehicle dynamic controls (braking and steering) and electronics (driver assistance systems), and passive safety related products and systems principally refer to occupant restraints (airbags and seat belts) and electronics (airbag electronic control units, and crash and occupant weight sensors). It operates its business in four segments: Chassis Systems, Occupant Safety Systems, Electronics and Automotive Components. The Chassis Systems segment focuses on the design, manufacture and sale of products and systems relating to braking, steering, modules, and linkage and suspension. It sells its Chassis Systems products and systems to OEMs and other Tier 1 suppliers. The Occupant Safety Systems segment focuses on the design, manufacture and sale of products and systems relating to airbags, seat belts, and steering wheels. It sells its Occupant Safety Systems products and systems to OEMs and other Tier 1 suppliers. It also sells these products and systems to OEM service organizations. The Electronics segment focuses on the design, manufacture and sale of electronics components and systems in the areas of safety, chassis, radio frequency, powertrain, and driver assistance systems, including cameras and radars. It sells its Electronics products and systems to OEMs and to its Chassis Systems segment (braking and steering applications). It also sells these products and systems to OEM service organizations. The Automotive Components segment focuses on the design, manufacture and sale of body controls, engine valves, and engineered fasteners and components. It sells its Automotive Components products to OEMs and other Tier 1 suppliers, and to certain non-automotive markets and customers. It also sells these products to OEM service organizations. In addition, it sells some engine valve and body control products to independent distributors for the automotive aftermarket. The Company's principal competitors include Advics, Bosch, Continental, JTEKT, Nexteer and ZF in the Chassis Systems segment; Autoliv, Key Safety, and Takata in the Occupant Safety Systems segment; Autoliv, Bosch, Continental, Delphi, Denso, and Magna in the Electronics segment; and Delphi, Eaton, ITW, Kostal, Nifco, Raymond, Tokai Rika, and Valeo in the Automotive Components segment. Its operations are subject to a variety of federal, state, local and international laws and regulations which may have a direct or indirect effect on its business.
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Robert Olstein Comments on TRW Automotive Holdings Nov 21 2014 
The Olstein All Cap Value Fund Q3 2014 Letter to Shareholders - When Boring Becomes Exciting Nov 21 2014 
Mario Gabelli Comments on TRW Automotive Holdings Corp Oct 28 2014 
Mario Gabelli's ABC Fund Q3 2014 Commentary Oct 28 2014 
Bill Nygren Comments on TRW Automotive Holdings Corp Oct 07 2014 
Bill Nygren’s Third Quarter 2014 Market Commentary Oct 07 2014 
Technological Innovation Will Ensure a Profitable Future for This Auto Parts Supplier Apr 18 2014 
An Auto Parts Supplier With a Great Outlook Feb 24 2014 
TRW Continues to Shine in the Auto Parts Industry Jan 04 2014 
Richard Pzena's Top 5 Quarter Three Buys Nov 11 2013 


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ZF Merger With TRW Gets Green Light Mar 12 2015
TRW Launches Dual Stage Transmission Oil Pumps Mar 12 2015
Exclusive - ZF, TRW set to win EU approval for $13.5 billion deal Mar 04 2015
TRW Heavy Duty Electric Park Brake For High Volume Light Truck Platform Mar 04 2015
TRW Heavy Duty Electric Park Brake For High Volume Light Truck Platform Mar 04 2015
Thermo Fisher Scientific, Ingersoll-Rand plc: Billionaires Are Piling Into These 5 Capital Goods... Feb 24 2015
TRW AUTOMOTIVE HOLDINGS CORP Financials Feb 20 2015
TRW Beats on Q4 Earnings, Shares Down as Revenues Fall - Analyst Blog Feb 17 2015
10-K for TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. Feb 15 2015
TRW AUTOMOTIVE HOLDINGS CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers,... Feb 13 2015
TRW Automotive Holdings (TRW) Earnings Report: Q4 2014 Conference Call Transcript Feb 13 2015
TRW Automotive tops Q4 profit estimates, aids Takata on air bag parts Feb 13 2015
TRW 4th-quarter profit tops estimates Feb 13 2015
TRW reports 4Q loss Feb 13 2015
TRW reports 4Q loss Feb 13 2015
TRW Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Financial Results Feb 13 2015
TRW Closes Engine Valve Divestiture Feb 09 2015
More than 2M vehicles recalled 2nd time for faulty air bags Jan 31 2015
TRW-made circuits to be replaced in air bag vehicle recall - NHTSA Jan 31 2015
TRW hires 650 for self-driving car tech - Automobilwoche Jan 25 2015
TRW to Release Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2014 Financial Results on February 13, 2015; Schedules... Jan 13 2015
TRW Chosen As PSA's Driver Assist Systems Partner For All Peugeot Citroen Vehicles Beginning In 2017 Jan 06 2015
TRW Expands Electronics Business To Meet Growing Demand For Automated Vehicles Jan 06 2015
Exclusive - GM develops contingency plans in case Takata recalls widen Dec 19 2014
TRW SIGNS PENSION BUYOUT AGREEMENT WITH METLIFE Dec 16 2014
TRW Highlights Advanced Rear Seat Airbag Safety Technologies At Airbag 2014 Dec 03 2014
TRW Introduces New Version Of Inflator With Weight And Size Advantages At Airbag 2014 Dec 03 2014
L&G wins 2.5 billion-pound defined benefit pension deal Nov 27 2014
L&G wins 2.5 bln stg defined benefit pension deal Nov 27 2014
London pre-open: All eyes on the OPEC meeting, stocks inch higher Nov 27 2014
Legal & General wins £2.5bn bulk annuity contract with TRW pension scheme Nov 27 2014
Honda in talks with other suppliers for Takata air bag fix - WSJ Nov 21 2014
TRW Automotive shareholders approve ZF acquisition Nov 20 2014
EU mergers and takeovers (Nov 12) Nov 12 2014
Making cars safer: have the driver do less Nov 11 2014
Making cars safer - have the driver do less Nov 11 2014
TRW beats 3Q profit forecasts Oct 28 2014
TRW Reports Third Quarter Financial Results Oct 28 2014
TRW's Latest Generation Column Drive Electrically Powered Steering Launches In Europe And China Oct 27 2014
Exclusive - Takata engineers struggled to maintain air bag quality, documents reveal Oct 17 2014
Details emerge on 12.5 billion euro loan for ZF's TRW acquisition Sep 26 2014
Germany's ZF takeover hunger not sated by TRW buy Sep 23 2014
Deutsche Bank underwrites SAP's acquisition financing - sources Sep 19 2014
ZF net debt seen at $11 billion after TRW deal - source Sep 18 2014
Germany's ZF to take over TRW Automotive for $13.5 billion Sep 15 2014
US STOCKS-Auto part makers getting no lift from TRW deal Sep 15 2014
Germany's ZF to take over TRW Automotive for $13.5 billion Sep 15 2014
ZF buying TRW Automotive for about $11.74B Sep 15 2014
German car parts maker ZF Friedrichshafen to buy TRW for $11.7 bn Sep 15 2014
TRW to Release Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results on July 29, 2014; Schedules Conference Call and... Jun 27 2014

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