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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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.01
NAS:WLFC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
97% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. NAS:WLFC: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NAS:WLFC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.02 Max: 0.14
Current: 0.01
0
0.14
Equity-to-Asset 0.15
NAS:WLFC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. NAS:WLFC: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NAS:WLFC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.19 Max: 0.45
Current: 0.15
0.15
0.45
Interest Coverage 0.53
NAS:WLFC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
96% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.62 vs. NAS:WLFC: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:WLFC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.54 Max: 1.07
Current: 0.53
0.03
1.07
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 0.55
Beneish M-Score: -2.70
WACC vs ROIC
3.12%
1.20%
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 % 10.51
NAS:WLFC's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
69% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.75 vs. NAS:WLFC: 10.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NAS:WLFC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.83  Med: 8.33 Max: 27.05
Current: 10.51
-10.83
27.05
Net Margin % 6.68
NAS:WLFC's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
69% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. NAS:WLFC: 6.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NAS:WLFC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 9.56 Max: 20.76
Current: 6.68
1.04
20.76
ROE % 6.71
NAS:WLFC's ROE % is ranked lower than
52% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.18 vs. NAS:WLFC: 6.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NAS:WLFC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.74  Med: 5.86 Max: 12.8
Current: 6.71
-1.74
12.8
ROA % 1.06
NAS:WLFC's ROA % is ranked lower than
61% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. NAS:WLFC: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NAS:WLFC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 1.23 Max: 2.87
Current: 1.06
0.19
2.87
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 5.74
NAS:WLFC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
60% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.82 vs. NAS:WLFC: 5.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NAS:WLFC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 5.42 Max: 9.49
Current: 5.74
0.94
9.49
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 17.30
NAS:WLFC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
86% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. NAS:WLFC: 17.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NAS:WLFC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.2  Med: 6.6 Max: 44.6
Current: 17.3
-23.2
44.6
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 14.30
NAS:WLFC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
72% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. NAS:WLFC: 14.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NAS:WLFC' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.6  Med: 7.1 Max: 69.7
Current: 14.3
-37.6
69.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 2.70
NAS:WLFC's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
61% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. NAS:WLFC: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NAS:WLFC' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.9  Med: -4 Max: 91.8
Current: 2.7
-31.9
91.8
GuruFocus has detected 6 Warning Signs with Willis Lease Finance Corp $NAS:WLFC.
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-06-07 Est.)


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Business Description

Industry: Consulting & Outsourcing » Rental & Leasing Services    NAICS: 532411    SIC: 3721
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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
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history
PE Ratio 11.15
WLFC's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.59 vs. WLFC: 11.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
WLFC' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.91  Med: 10.75 Max: 60.97
Current: 11.15
2.91
60.97
PE Ratio without NRI 11.15
WLFC's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
79% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.00 vs. WLFC: 11.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
WLFC' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.91  Med: 10.75 Max: 60.97
Current: 11.15
2.91
60.97
PB Ratio 0.75
WLFC's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. WLFC: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
WLFC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.65 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.75
0.45
0.94
PS Ratio 0.74
WLFC's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. WLFC: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
WLFC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.86 Max: 2.18
Current: 0.74
0.47
2.18
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 1.51
WLFC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
93% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.20 vs. WLFC: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
WLFC' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.17  Med: 1.8 Max: 406.36
Current: 1.51
1.17
406.36
EV-to-EBIT 15.99
WLFC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
50% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.02 vs. WLFC: 15.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WLFC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.4  Med: 14.4 Max: 90.8
Current: 15.99
6.4
90.8
EV-to-EBITDA 7.86
WLFC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
65% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.73 vs. WLFC: 7.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WLFC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 7.9 Max: 36
Current: 7.86
3.4
36
PEG Ratio 0.97
WLFC's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. WLFC: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
WLFC' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.66 Max: 4.52
Current: 0.97
0.11
4.52
Shiller PE Ratio 14.92
WLFC's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.57 vs. WLFC: 14.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
WLFC' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.05  Med: 11.47 Max: 18.77
Current: 14.92
7.05
18.77
Current Ratio 0.65
WLFC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 226 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. WLFC: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WLFC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 4.36 Max: 8.29
Current: 0.65
0.57
8.29
Quick Ratio 0.65
WLFC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. WLFC: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WLFC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 4.01 Max: 8.29
Current: 0.65
0.57
8.29
Days Sales Outstanding 29.05
WLFC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
82% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 60.60 vs. WLFC: 29.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WLFC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.69  Med: 29.03 Max: 31.83
Current: 29.05
18.69
31.83

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 8.20
WLFC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. WLFC: 8.20 )
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: -6.6  Med: -0.1 Max: 8.2
Current: 8.2
-6.6
8.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.83
WLFC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
85% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. WLFC: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
WLFC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.66 Max: 2.3
Current: 0.83
0.4
2.3
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.86
WLFC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. WLFC: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
WLFC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.06 Max: 3.48
Current: 0.86
0.62
3.48
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.81
WLFC's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. WLFC: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
WLFC' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.76 Max: 2.19
Current: 0.81
0.14
2.19
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.64
WLFC's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
89% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. WLFC: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
WLFC' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.53 Max: 1.38
Current: 0.64
0.28
1.38
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.27
WLFC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
62% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.13 vs. WLFC: 6.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
WLFC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 6.9 Max: 15.7
Current: 6.27
1.1
15.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -20.50
WLFC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
89% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.81 vs. WLFC: -20.50 )
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: -137.3  Med: -50.5 Max: 7.6
Current: -20.5
-137.3
7.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $207.1
EPS (TTM) $ 2.02
Beta0.59
Short Percentage of Float1.42%
52-Week Range $21.10 - 28.06
Shares Outstanding (Mil)6.40
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Insider Sells at 52-Week Highs Apr 12 2014 
Willis Lease Finance Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-K) Mar 15 2011 
Willis Lease Finance Corp. (wlfc) EVP, COO Donald A Nunemaker sells 2,100 Shares Dec 17 2010 
The Hardest Hit Aircraft Leasing Companies are Beginning to Rebound: Aercap Holdings, Aircastle, FLY Sep 25 2010 
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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