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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.02
WMS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
97% of the 1234 Companies
in the Global Rubber & Plastics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. WMS: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
WMS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.02 Max: N/A
Current: 0.02
Equity to Asset 0.22
WMS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 1234 Companies
in the Global Rubber & Plastics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. WMS: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
WMS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.53  Med: 0.19 Max: 0.22
Current: 0.22
-0.53
0.22
Interest Coverage 5.40
WMS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
72% of the 1102 Companies
in the Global Rubber & Plastics industry.

( Industry Median: 18.59 vs. WMS: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WMS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.74  Med: 3.1 Max: 5.4
Current: 5.4
2.74
5.4
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.61
M-Score: 2.92
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 7.85
WMS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1246 Companies
in the Global Rubber & Plastics industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. WMS: 7.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
WMS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.82  Med: 5.65 Max: 9.38
Current: 7.85
4.82
9.38
Net-margin (%) 3.00
WMS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1246 Companies
in the Global Rubber & Plastics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.77 vs. WMS: 3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
WMS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.39 Max: 4.27
Current: 3
0.72
4.27
ROE (%) 15.42
WMS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1222 Companies
in the Global Rubber & Plastics industry.

( Industry Median: 8.55 vs. WMS: 15.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WMS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.8  Med: 7.8 Max: 15.42
Current: 15.42
7.8
15.42
ROA (%) 3.64
WMS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1260 Companies
in the Global Rubber & Plastics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. WMS: 3.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WMS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 1.3 Max: 4.55
Current: 3.64
0.82
4.55
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 15.75
WMS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1257 Companies
in the Global Rubber & Plastics industry.

( Industry Median: 13.98 vs. WMS: 15.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
WMS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.03  Med: 9.96 Max: 21.83
Current: 15.75
7.03
21.83
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Q4 2015

WMS Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 31,100 sh (New)
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Q2 2016

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Joel Greenblatt 164,361 sh (New)
Jim Simons 10,200 sh (New)
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Business Description

Industry: Autos » Rubber & Plastics    NAICS: 326122    SIC: 3084
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Advanced Drainage Systems Inc designs, manufactures and markets high performance thermoplastic corrugated pipe and related water management products.

Advanced Drainage Systems Inc is incorporated in Delaware in 1966. The Company is a manufacturer of high performance thermoplastic corrugated pipe, providing water management products and superior drainage solutions for use in the construction and infrastructure marketplace. Its products are used across various end markets and applications, including non-residential, residential, agriculture and infrastructure applications. Its product line includes corrugated high density polyethylene (or HDPE) pipe, polypropylene (or PP) pipe and related water management products. The Company has a domestic network of 61 manufacturing plants and 31 distribution centers. The Company's raw materials include Virgin and recycled resins, which are derived either directly or indirectly from crude oil derivatives and natural gas liquids. Its competitors include concrete pipe producers, including Cemex, Hanson and Oldcastle CRH Precast, as well as smaller, regional competitors. The Company is subject to federal, state and local environmental, health and safety laws and regulations, including those pertaining to air emissions, water discharges, the handling, disposal and transport of solid and hazardous materials and wastes, the investigation and remediation of contamination and otherwise relating to health and safety and the protection of the environment and natural resources.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 39.99
WMS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
82% of the 1001 Companies
in the Global Rubber & Plastics industry.

( Industry Median: 17.47 vs. WMS: 39.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
WMS' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.63  Med: 82.5 Max: 809.25
Current: 39.99
32.63
809.25
Forward P/E 29.07
WMS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
97% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Rubber & Plastics industry.

( Industry Median: 11.35 vs. WMS: 29.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 39.99
WMS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
82% of the 1007 Companies
in the Global Rubber & Plastics industry.

( Industry Median: 17.52 vs. WMS: 39.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
WMS' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.63  Med: 82.5 Max: 809.25
Current: 39.99
32.63
809.25
P/B 5.65
WMS's P/B is ranked lower than
90% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Rubber & Plastics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. WMS: 5.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WMS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.6  Med: 6.28 Max: 8.61
Current: 5.65
4.6
8.61
P/S 1.04
WMS's P/S is ranked lower than
61% of the 1218 Companies
in the Global Rubber & Plastics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. WMS: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WMS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.95 Max: 1.47
Current: 1.04
0.31
1.47
PFCF 11.03
WMS's PFCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Rubber & Plastics industry.

( Industry Median: 14.68 vs. WMS: 11.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
WMS' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.01  Med: 14.11 Max: 45.71
Current: 11.03
9.01
45.71
POCF 7.90
WMS's POCF is ranked higher than
54% of the 630 Companies
in the Global Rubber & Plastics industry.

( Industry Median: 8.39 vs. WMS: 7.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WMS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.43  Med: 9.54 Max: 23.64
Current: 7.9
6.43
23.64
EV-to-EBIT 16.66
WMS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
61% of the 1040 Companies
in the Global Rubber & Plastics industry.

( Industry Median: 13.51 vs. WMS: 16.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WMS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.4  Med: 34.3 Max: 69
Current: 16.66
14.4
69
EV-to-EBITDA 15.37
WMS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
72% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Rubber & Plastics industry.

( Industry Median: 9.91 vs. WMS: 15.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WMS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.3  Med: 28.7 Max: 50.5
Current: 15.37
13.3
50.5
Current Ratio 1.92
WMS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 1238 Companies
in the Global Rubber & Plastics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. WMS: 1.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WMS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.81  Med: 2.28 Max: 2.75
Current: 1.92
1.81
2.75
Quick Ratio 0.98
WMS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 1238 Companies
in the Global Rubber & Plastics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. WMS: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WMS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.32
Current: 0.98
0.85
1.32
Days Inventory 84.86
WMS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
71% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Rubber & Plastics industry.

( Industry Median: 56.23 vs. WMS: 84.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WMS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 51.15  Med: 93.32 Max: 102.65
Current: 84.86
51.15
102.65
Days Sales Outstanding 61.56
WMS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
50% of the 997 Companies
in the Global Rubber & Plastics industry.

( Industry Median: 61.32 vs. WMS: 61.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WMS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 47.72  Med: 51.63 Max: 61.56
Current: 61.56
47.72
61.56
Days Payable 36.26
WMS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
69% of the 935 Companies
in the Global Rubber & Plastics industry.

( Industry Median: 52.58 vs. WMS: 36.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
WMS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.26  Med: 44.85 Max: 48.53
Current: 36.26
36.26
48.53

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.96
WMS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
79% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Rubber & Plastics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. WMS: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
WMS' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.77 Max: 1.14
Current: 0.96
0.15
1.14
Dividend Payout 0.57
WMS's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
80% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Rubber & Plastics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. WMS: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
WMS' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 0.74 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.57
0.57
0.74
Forward Dividend Yield 1.01
WMS's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
80% of the 1245 Companies
in the Global Rubber & Plastics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. WMS: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.95
WMS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
82% of the 1623 Companies
in the Global Rubber & Plastics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. WMS: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
WMS' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.77 Max: 1.14
Current: 0.95
0.15
1.14

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 17.67
WMS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
97% of the 1165 Companies
in the Global Rubber & Plastics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. WMS: 17.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
WMS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.98  Med: 29.4 Max: 81.58
Current: 17.67
16.98
81.58
Price/Median PS Value 1.08
WMS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Rubber & Plastics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. WMS: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WMS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.09 Max: 1.39
Current: 1.08
0.36
1.39
Price/Graham Number 5.64
WMS's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
96% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Rubber & Plastics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. WMS: 5.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
WMS' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.42  Med: 10.6 Max: 33.25
Current: 5.64
5.42
33.25
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.96
WMS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1232 Companies
in the Global Rubber & Plastics industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. WMS: 5.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WMS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 2.9 Max: 7
Current: 5.96
1.4
7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,277
EPS (TTM) $ 0.59
Short Percentage of Float17.50%
52-Week Range $17.72 - 28.49
Shares Outstanding (Mil)55.11

Analyst Estimate

Mar17 Mar18
Revenue (Mil $) 1,239 1,290
EPS ($) 0.83 0.82
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.83 0.82
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.22 0.27
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