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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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.01
WLFC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
96% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. WLFC: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
WLFC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.02 Max: 0.18
Current: 0.01
0
0.18
Equity to Asset 0.15
WLFC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. WLFC: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
WLFC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.19 Max: 0.28
Current: 0.15
0.15
0.28
Interest Coverage 0.65
WLFC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
96% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.90 vs. WLFC: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WLFC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.55 Max: 1.84
Current: 0.65
0.03
1.84
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 0.57
M-Score: -3.28
WACC vs ROIC
3.34%
1.37%
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 12.54
WLFC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.68 vs. WLFC: 12.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
WLFC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 13.47 Max: 54.93
Current: 12.54
0.63
54.93
Net-margin (%) 7.22
WLFC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. WLFC: 7.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
WLFC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 9.56 Max: 17.47
Current: 7.22
1.04
17.47
ROE (%) 7.29
WLFC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.18 vs. WLFC: 7.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WLFC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.74  Med: 6.25 Max: 12.8
Current: 7.29
-1.74
12.8
ROA (%) 1.17
WLFC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. WLFC: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WLFC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.33 Max: 2.87
Current: 1.17
0.14
2.87
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.02
WLFC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. WLFC: 6.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
WLFC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 5.7 Max: 9.63
Current: 6.02
3.4
9.63
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 14.10
WLFC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. WLFC: 14.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WLFC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.1  Med: 5.2 Max: 34.1
Current: 14.1
-8.1
34.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 15.80
WLFC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. WLFC: 15.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WLFC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.2  Med: 5.9 Max: 35.9
Current: 15.8
-10.2
35.9
» WLFC's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-03-07)


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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

WLFC Guru Trades in Q4 2015

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Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Q1 2016

WLFC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

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Q2 2016

WLFC Guru Trades in Q2 2016

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Q3 2016

WLFC Guru Trades in Q3 2016

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Business Description

Industry: Consulting & Outsourcing » Rental & Leasing Services
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Willis Lease Finance Corp is a provider of aviation services, specializing in leasing spare commercial aircraft engines and other aircraft-related equipment to commercial airlines, aircraft engine manufacturers, and maintenance.

Willis Lease Finance Corp was incorporated in 1996. The Company is a lessor of commercial aircraft engines. It provides aviation services, specializing in leasing spare commercial aircraft engines and other aircraft-related equipment to commercial airlines, aircraft engine manufacturers, and maintenance, repair, and overhaul facilities. The Company operates in two segments Equipment Leasing and Spare Parts Sales. ur engine portfolio consists of noise-compliant Stage III commercial jet engines manufactured by CFMI, General Electric, Pratt & Whitney, Rolls Royce and International Aero Engines. These engines generally may be used on one or more aircraft types and are the widely used engines in the world, powering Airbus, Boeing, McDonnell Douglas, Bombardier and Embraer aircraft. As of December 31, 2013, the Company had a total lease portfolio of 202 aircraft engines and related equipment, 5 spare parts packages, 4 aircraft and various parts and other engine-related equipment. The Company competes with aircraft engine manufacturers as well as with other aircraft engine lessors.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 12.04
WLFC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
73% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.83 vs. WLFC: 12.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
WLFC' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.91  Med: 10.53 Max: 59.06
Current: 12.04
2.91
59.06
PE(NRI) 12.04
WLFC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
71% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.86 vs. WLFC: 12.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
WLFC' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.91  Med: 10.53 Max: 59.06
Current: 12.04
2.91
59.06
P/B 0.86
WLFC's P/B is ranked higher than
76% of the 263 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. WLFC: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WLFC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.65 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.86
0.45
0.94
P/S 0.88
WLFC's P/S is ranked higher than
59% of the 263 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. WLFC: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WLFC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.83 Max: 1.29
Current: 0.88
0.47
1.29
POCF 1.64
WLFC's POCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.26 vs. WLFC: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WLFC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 1.8 Max: 4.33
Current: 1.64
0.96
4.33
EV-to-EBIT 15.43
WLFC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
50% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.44 vs. WLFC: 15.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WLFC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.7  Med: 14.35 Max: 29.4
Current: 15.43
8.7
29.4
EV-to-EBITDA 7.76
WLFC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
63% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.72 vs. WLFC: 7.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WLFC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.8  Med: 7.8 Max: 10.3
Current: 7.76
5.8
10.3
PEG 2.10
WLFC's PEG is ranked lower than
61% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. WLFC: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
WLFC' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 1.04 Max: 26.68
Current: 2.1
0.12
26.68
Shiller P/E 17.43
WLFC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
64% of the 47 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.26 vs. WLFC: 17.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
WLFC' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.05  Med: 11.27 Max: 18.65
Current: 17.43
7.05
18.65
Current Ratio 0.43
WLFC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. WLFC: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WLFC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 5.05 Max: 17.54
Current: 0.43
0.09
17.54
Quick Ratio 0.43
WLFC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. WLFC: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WLFC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 4.53 Max: 12.59
Current: 0.43
0.09
12.59
Days Sales Outstanding 21.24
WLFC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
89% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 63.08 vs. WLFC: 21.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WLFC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.26  Med: 24.92 Max: 31.83
Current: 21.24
17.26
31.83

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 4.70
WLFC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. WLFC: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WLFC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.9  Med: -0.6 Max: 4.7
Current: 4.7
-10.9
4.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Tangible Book 0.86
WLFC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
77% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. WLFC: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
WLFC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.66 Max: 4.32
Current: 0.86
0.33
4.32
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.13
WLFC's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
57% of the 14 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. WLFC: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.05
WLFC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
54% of the 226 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. WLFC: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WLFC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.09 Max: 3.61
Current: 1.05
0.64
3.61
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.09
WLFC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
53% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. WLFC: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
WLFC' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.96 Max: 7.19
Current: 1.09
0.15
7.19
Price/Graham Number 0.68
WLFC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
79% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. WLFC: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
WLFC' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.56 Max: 2.38
Current: 0.68
0.28
2.38
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.51
WLFC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. WLFC: 6.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WLFC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 7 Max: 11.5
Current: 6.51
3.4
11.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -14.72
WLFC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.56 vs. WLFC: -14.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
WLFC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -137.6  Med: -54.95 Max: -13.6
Current: -14.72
-137.6
-13.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $208.4
EPS (TTM) $ 2.12
Beta0.64
Short Percentage of Float2.11%
52-Week Range $17.04 - 27.51
Shares Outstanding (Mil)6.49
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Willis Lease Finance Corp. (wlfc) President & CEO, 10% Owner Charles F Iv Willis sells 6,942 Shares Sep 13 2010 
Willis Lease Finance Corp. (wlfc) President, CEO, 10% Owner Charles F Iv Willis sells 31,700 Shares Sep 09 2010 
Willis Lease Finance Corp. (wlfc) President & CEO, 10% Owner Charles F Iv Willis sells 8,200 Shares Sep 08 2010 
Willis Lease Finance Corp. (wlfc) President & CEO, 10% Owner Charles F Iv Willis sells 8,200 Shares Sep 08 2010 
Willis Lease Finance Corp. (wlfc) President and CEO, 10% Owner Charles F Iv Willis sells 15,003 Shar Sep 03 2010 

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