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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.67
XLS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
82% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. XLS: 0.67 )
XLS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.1   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.67

Equity to Asset 0.36
XLS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
72% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. XLS: 0.36 )
XLS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 0.61
Current: 0.36

0.18
0.61
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.18
M-Score: -1.52
WACC vs ROIC
7.95%
13.69%
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 9.62
XLS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 7.59 vs. XLS: 9.62 )
XLS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 9.16   Max: 11.7
Current: 9.62

9.16
11.7
Net-margin (%) 5.46
XLS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.79 vs. XLS: 5.46 )
XLS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 5.58   Max: 9.96
Current: 5.46

5.58
9.96
ROE (%) 14.86
XLS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 12.92 vs. XLS: 14.86 )
XLS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 18.61   Max: 34.57
Current: 14.86

18.61
34.57
ROA (%) 5.00
XLS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.65 vs. XLS: 5.00 )
XLS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 5.57   Max: 13.35
Current: 5

5.57
13.35
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 53.60
XLS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 24.02 vs. XLS: 53.60 )
XLS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 65.97   Max: 210.38
Current: 53.6

65.97
210.38
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

XLS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

David Dreman 2,421 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 85,525 sh (+86.53%)
Joel Greenblatt 142,942 sh (+71.73%)
John Keeley 13,170 sh (+8.22%)
James Barrow Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Jim Simons 869,100 sh (-6.96%)
Mario Gabelli 1,758,924 sh (-7.29%)
Jeremy Grantham 39,547 sh (-11.83%)
Paul Tudor Jones 24,200 sh (-25.31%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 5,000 sh (-75%)
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Q1 2014

XLS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 429,245 sh (+401.89%)
David Dreman 3,407 sh (+40.73%)
Paul Tudor Jones 26,923 sh (+11.25%)
Jim Simons 960,300 sh (+10.49%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 5,000 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 13,170 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 1,656,164 sh (-5.84%)
Jeremy Grantham 37,100 sh (-6.19%)
Joel Greenblatt 34,272 sh (-76.02%)
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Q2 2014

XLS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 59,552 sh (+121.19%)
Joel Greenblatt 47,373 sh (+38.23%)
David Dreman 4,674 sh (+37.19%)
Jim Simons 1,233,700 sh (+28.47%)
Mario Gabelli 2,009,792 sh (+21.35%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 5,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
John Keeley 12,670 sh (-3.8%)
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Q3 2014

XLS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Burbank 115,624 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 149,820 sh (+216.26%)
Mario Gabelli 2,022,896 sh (+0.65%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 5,000 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 12,670 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 3,508 sh (-24.95%)
Paul Tudor Jones 19,080 sh (-67.96%)
Jim Simons 86,400 sh (-93%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with XLS

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Burbank 2014-09-30 New Buy0.03%$15.101 - $17.415 $ 17.115%115624
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Add 216.26%0.02%$15.101 - $17.415 $ 17.115%149820
David Dreman 2014-09-30 Reduce -24.95%$15.101 - $17.415 $ 17.115%3508
Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 Add 21.35%0.03%$15.04 - $17.9 $ 17.114%2009792
David Dreman 2014-06-30 Add 37.19%$15.04 - $17.9 $ 17.114%4674
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 38.23%$15.04 - $17.9 $ 17.114%47373
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -76.02%0.05%$17.07 - $19.88 $ 17.11-7%34272
David Dreman 2014-03-31 Add 40.73%$17.07 - $19.88 $ 17.11-7%3407
James Barrow 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.1%$14.15 - $17.88 $ 17.118%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 71.73%0.03%$14.15 - $17.88 $ 17.118%142942
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-12-31 Reduce -75%$14.15 - $17.88 $ 17.118%5000
David Dreman 2013-12-31 New Buy$14.15 - $17.88 $ 17.118%2421
James Barrow 2013-09-30 Reduce -77.33%0.32%$12.81 - $14.98 $ 17.1122%4147625
John Keeley 2013-06-30 New Buy$9.62 - $13.03 $ 17.1156%11070
Michael Price 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.16%$9.6 - $10.9 $ 17.1166%0
John Keeley 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.0024%$9.75 - $11.03 $ 17.1165%0
Michael Price 2012-09-30 Reduce -75.93%0.46%$8.56 - $10.44 $ 17.1182%103000
James Barrow 2012-09-30 Add 28.72%0.09%$8.56 - $10.44 $ 17.1182%19213113
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2012-06-30 Reduce -69.23%$8.8 - $11.42 $ 17.1170%20000
Michael Price 2012-03-31 Reduce -41.21%0.45%$8.59 - $11.89 $ 17.1182%428000
Brian Rogers 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.1%$8.59 - $11.89 $ 17.1182%0
Michael Price 2011-12-31 New Buy1.1%$7.79 - $10.92 $ 17.1185%728000
James Barrow 2011-12-31 New Buy0.26%$7.79 - $10.92 $ 17.1185%13012553
Mario Gabelli 2011-12-31 New Buy0.18%$7.79 - $10.92 $ 17.1185%2470534
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 New Buy0.12%$7.79 - $10.92 $ 17.1185%110036
Brian Rogers 2011-12-31 New Buy0.1%$7.79 - $10.92 $ 17.1185%2146705
John Keeley 2011-12-31 New Buy$7.79 - $10.92 $ 17.1185%10150
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2011-12-31 New Buy$7.79 - $10.92 $ 17.1185%61700
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Ratios

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industry
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P/E(ttm) 13.80
XLS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
93% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 21.50 vs. XLS: 13.80 )
XLS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.69   Max: 14.26
Current: 13.8

4.69
14.26
Forward P/E 12.48
XLS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 15.53 vs. XLS: 12.48 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.70
XLS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
93% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 21.30 vs. XLS: 13.70 )
XLS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.7   Max: 14.2
Current: 13.7

4.7
14.2
P/B 1.80
XLS's P/B is ranked higher than
82% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. XLS: 1.80 )
XLS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.54   Max: 2.31
Current: 1.8

1.54
2.31
P/S 0.80
XLS's P/S is ranked higher than
87% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. XLS: 0.80 )
XLS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 0.82
Current: 0.8

0.26
0.82
PFCF 16.50
XLS's PFCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 39.12 vs. XLS: 16.50 )
XLS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.57   Max: 25.68
Current: 16.5

3.57
25.68
POCF 12.93
XLS's POCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 15.41 vs. XLS: 12.93 )
XLS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.93   Max: 252.93
Current: 12.93

2.93
252.93
EV-to-EBIT 8.19
XLS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
96% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 16.82 vs. XLS: 8.19 )
XLS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.8   Max: 8.7
Current: 8.19

3.8
8.7
Current Ratio 1.94
XLS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. XLS: 1.94 )
XLS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 1.94
Current: 1.94

1.15
1.94
Quick Ratio 1.66
XLS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. XLS: 1.66 )
XLS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 1.66
Current: 1.66

0.93
1.66
Days Inventory 27.54
XLS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
96% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 122.11 vs. XLS: 27.54 )
XLS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 22.73   Max: 25.96
Current: 27.54

22.73
25.96
Days Sales Outstanding 76.69
XLS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
73% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 62.52 vs. XLS: 76.69 )
XLS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 28.36   Max: 36.8
Current: 76.69

28.36
36.8

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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Dividend Yield 2.40
XLS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
66% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. XLS: 2.40 )
XLS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 4.3
Current: 2.4

1.04
4.3
Dividend Payout 0.33
XLS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
78% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. XLS: 0.33 )
XLS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 0.45
Current: 0.33

0.22
0.45
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.40
XLS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
53% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. XLS: 2.40 )
XLS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 4.3
Current: 2.4

1.04
4.3

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Median PS Value 1.50
XLS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. XLS: 1.50 )
XLS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 1.51
Current: 1.5

0.56
1.51
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 12.20
XLS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
95% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. XLS: 12.20 )
XLS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 11.5   Max: 26
Current: 12.2

11.5
26

Business Description

Industry: Aerospace & Defense » Aerospace & Defense
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Exelis Inc was incorporated in the state of Indiana on May 4, 2011. The Company is a diversified aerospace, defense, information and services Company. The Company operates in two segments: Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) Electronics and Systems and Information and Technical Services to military, government and commercial customers in the United States and internationally. The C4ISR Electronics and Systems segment provides engineered systems and solutions, including: ISR systems; integrated electronic warfare systems; radar and sonar systems; electronic attack and release systems; communications solutions; space systems; and composite aerostructures, for government and commercial customers. The Information and Technical Services segment provides a broad range of service solutions, including: systems integration; network design and development; air traffic management; cyber; intelligence; operations; sustainment; advanced engineering; logistics; and space launch and range-support, for U.S. military and U.S. Government customers. The C4ISR Electronics and Systems' products are classified into Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Systems, Integrated Electronic Warfare Systems, Electronic Attack and Release Systems, Radar, Reconnaissance and Undersea Systems, Communications Solutions, Night Vision, Positioning, Navigation and Timing, Aerostructures, and Specialty Applications. Information and Technical Services product lines are classified into Advanced Information Solutions, Civil and Aerospace Systems, Command, Control and Communications Systems, Infrastructure Asset Management, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, and Information Technology and Network Communication Services. The Company's customers include the United States Department of Defense, including U.S. Army, Navy, Marines and Air Force, U.S. Government intelligence agencies, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Federal Aviation Administration. The Company competes against companies such as Lockheed Martin Corporation, The Boeing Company, Raytheon Company, General Dynamics Corporation, L-3 Communications Corporation, SAIC Inc., Northrop Grumman Corporation, Harris Corporation and BAE Systems, Inc. Internationally, it also competes against these same companies as well as Thales Group, EADS N.V., Finmeccanica S.p.A., among others The Company is subject to federal, state and local environmental laws and regulations.
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