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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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Cash to Debt 0.61
XLS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 647 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. XLS: 0.61 )
XLS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.1   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.61

Equity to Asset 0.36
XLS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
54% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 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: 5
Z-Score: 2.27
M-Score: -2.56
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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history
Operating margin (%) 10.28
XLS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.69 vs. XLS: 10.28 )
XLS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 9.16   Max: 11.7
Current: 10.28

9.16
11.7
Net-margin (%) 5.99
XLS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. XLS: 5.99 )
XLS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 5.58   Max: 9.96
Current: 5.99

5.58
9.96
ROE (%) 15.70
XLS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. XLS: 15.70 )
XLS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 16.87   Max: 36.51
Current: 15.7

16.87
36.51
ROA (%) 5.70
XLS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.02 vs. XLS: 5.70 )
XLS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 5.75   Max: 13.67
Current: 5.7

5.75
13.67
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 58.96
XLS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 649 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.02 vs. XLS: 58.96 )
XLS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 65.66   Max: 105.19
Current: 58.96

65.66
105.19
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

XLS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 32,400 sh (+165.57%)
Jim Simons 934,100 sh (+110.43%)
Steven Cohen 45,851 sh (+58.6%)
John Keeley 12,170 sh (+9.94%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 20,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 83,236 sh (-1.26%)
Mario Gabelli 1,897,144 sh (-4.36%)
Jeremy Grantham 44,851 sh (-41.12%)
James Barrow 4,147,625 sh (-77.33%)
Pioneer Investments 13,775 sh (-91.57%)
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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%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
James Barrow 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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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
Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 Add 21.35%0.03%$16.11 - $19.17 $ 18.243%2009792
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 38.23%$16.11 - $19.17 $ 18.243%47373
David Dreman 2014-06-30 Add 37.19%$16.11 - $19.17 $ 18.243%4674
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -76.02%0.05%$18.28 - $21.29 $ 18.24-8%34272
David Dreman 2014-03-31 Add 40.73%$18.28 - $21.29 $ 18.24-8%3407
James Barrow 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.1%$15.16 - $19.15 $ 18.247%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 71.73%0.03%$15.16 - $19.15 $ 18.247%142942
David Dreman 2013-12-31 New Buy$15.16 - $19.15 $ 18.247%2421
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-12-31 Reduce -75%$15.16 - $19.15 $ 18.247%5000
James Barrow 2013-09-30 Reduce -77.33%0.32%$13.72 - $16.04 $ 18.2422%4147625
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 13.00
XLS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
90% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 51.00 vs. XLS: 13.00 )
XLS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.02   Max: 14.17
Current: 13

5.02
14.17
P/B 2.00
XLS's P/B is ranked higher than
68% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. XLS: 2.00 )
XLS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.65   Max: 2.48
Current: 2

1.65
2.48
P/S 0.80
XLS's P/S is ranked higher than
79% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. XLS: 0.80 )
XLS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 0.88
Current: 0.8

0.28
0.88
PFCF 15.60
XLS's PFCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. XLS: 15.60 )
XLS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.83   Max: 27.52
Current: 15.6

3.83
27.52
EV-to-EBIT 7.89
XLS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
94% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 53.81 vs. XLS: 7.89 )
XLS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.1   Max: 9.2
Current: 7.89

4.1
9.2
Current Ratio 1.76
XLS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. XLS: 1.76 )
XLS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 1.76
Current: 1.76

1.15
1.76
Quick Ratio 1.49
XLS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. XLS: 1.49 )
XLS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 1.49
Current: 1.49

0.93
1.49

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.30
XLS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
63% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. XLS: 2.30 )
XLS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 4.01
Current: 2.3

0.97
4.01
Dividend Payout 0.29
XLS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
89% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. XLS: 0.29 )
XLS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 0.45
Current: 0.29

0.22
0.45
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.30
XLS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
60% of the 360 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. XLS: 2.30 )
XLS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 4.01
Current: 2.3

0.97
4.01

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 1.90
XLS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
50% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. XLS: 1.90 )
XLS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 1.96
Current: 1.9

0.72
1.96
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 12.70
XLS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
91% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. XLS: 12.70 )
XLS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 10.9   Max: 24.7
Current: 12.7

10.9
24.7

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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Traded in other countries:6EX.Germany
Exelis Inc was incorporated in Indiana on May 4, 2011. The Company provides Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) related products and systems and information and technical services, to military, government and commercial customers in the United States and globally. The Company provides mission-critical systems in the areas of network communications, sensing and surveillance, electronic warfare, navigation, air traffic solutions and information systems with growing positions in cyber security, composite aerostructures, logistics and technical services. Its customers include the United States Department of Defense, including U.S. Army, Navy, Marines and Air Force, and its prime contractors, U.S. Government intelligence agencies, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), allied foreign governments and domestic and foreign commercial customers. It operates in two segments: C4ISR Electronics and Systems, and Information and Technical Services. The C4ISR Electronics and Systems segment provides communications, electronic warfare, imaging and image-processing, radar and sonar systems, space systems, and aerostructures for government and commercial customers. The Information and Technical Services segment provides systems integration, network design and development, cyber, intelligence, operations, sustainment, advanced engineering, logistics, space launch and range-support solutions for U.S. military and government agency customers. The Company competes against many companies in the U.S. defense industry, but mainly against 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 compete against these same companies as well as Thales Group, EADS N.V., Finmeccanica S.p.A. and many others. The Company is subject to stringent federal, state and local environmental laws and regulations.
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