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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.16
HW's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
75% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. HW: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
HW' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.11 Max: N/A
Current: 0.16
Equity to Asset 0.27
HW's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 679 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. HW: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
HW' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.02  Med: 0.32 Max: 0.71
Current: 0.27
-0.02
0.71
Interest Coverage 3.39
HW's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
77% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.46 vs. HW: 3.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HW' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.44 Max: 5.34
Current: 3.39
0.28
5.34
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.83
M-Score: -2.14
WACC vs ROIC
8.44%
30.58%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 11.98
HW's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.29 vs. HW: 11.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
HW' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -70.22  Med: 6.59 Max: 16.21
Current: 11.98
-70.22
16.21
Net-margin (%) 16.60
HW's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.13 vs. HW: 16.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
HW' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -63.85  Med: -3.72 Max: 16.6
Current: 16.6
-63.85
16.6
ROE (%) 70.51
HW's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.03 vs. HW: 70.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
HW' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -232.24  Med: -6.93 Max: 76.87
Current: 70.51
-232.24
76.87
ROA (%) 16.64
HW's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 729 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. HW: 16.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
HW' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.13  Med: -2.27 Max: 16.64
Current: 16.64
-37.13
16.64
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 42.23
HW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.70 vs. HW: 42.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
HW' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -115.35  Med: 23.67 Max: 54.29
Current: 42.23
-115.35
54.29
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.50
HW's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. HW: 4.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HW' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.9  Med: 20.5 Max: 246.4
Current: 4.5
-29.9
246.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 13.50
HW's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. HW: 13.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HW' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.4  Med: 13.75 Max: 89.6
Current: 13.5
-20.4
89.6
» HW's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-03)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

HW Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 14,405 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 4,692,048 sh (+28.03%)
Jim Simons 149,128 sh (-39.21%)
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Q4 2015

HW Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Joel Greenblatt 16,083 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 148,900 sh (New)
Jim Simons 387,358 sh (+159.75%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,700 sh (-11.84%)
RS Investment Management 4,057,578 sh (-13.52%)
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Q1 2016

HW Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Joel Greenblatt 152,182 sh (+846.23%)
Steven Cohen 240,100 sh (+61.25%)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,532 sh (+22.30%)
RS Investment Management 2,687,340 sh (-33.77%)
Jim Simons 178,814 sh (-53.84%)
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Q2 2016

HW Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 16,292 sh (+4.89%)
Joel Greenblatt 146,710 sh (-3.60%)
RS Investment Management 2,574,446 sh (-4.20%)
Steven Cohen 124,500 sh (-48.15%)
Jim Simons 55,214 sh (-69.12%)
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Business Description

Industry: Building Materials » Building Materials
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Traded in other countries:CV6.Germany,
Headwaters Inc is a building materials company operating in the building products & construction materials sectors. The Company sells building products such as manufactured architectural stone, siding accessory products, roof products and concrete block.

Headwaters Inc was incorporated in Delaware in 1995 under the name Covol Technologies, Inc. In September 2000, its name was changed to Headwaters Incorporated. It is a building products company providing products and services in the light and heavy building materials sectors. It sells building products such as manufactured architectural stone, siding accessory products and concrete block. The Company's business segments are building products, construction materials, and energy technology. The Light Building Products segment designs, manufactures and markets siding accessories used in residential home improvement and construction which includes decorative window shutters, gable vents, and mounting blocks for exterior fixtures, roof ventilation, window and door trim products. The Heavy Construction Materials segment markets coal combustion products, including fly ash, a mineral admixture that may be used as a partial replacement for portland cement in concrete. The Energy Technology segment owns coal cleaning facilities that are capable of separating ash from waste coal to provide a refined coal product. Its customer base for its light building products in the residential home improvement and new home construction markets that include many retail customers and siding wholesalers across North America and to a lesser extent, in Europe and Asia. The Company's competition for resin-based siding products includes Ply Gem, Royal, and Alpha in the siding accessories market, Azek in the trimboard market, and CertainTeed in the specialty siding market. With respect to concrete masonry units, national and regional competition includes Featherlite, IPC Building Products, Pavestone, Revels Block & Brick and Jewell Concrete Products. Its Brands include Tapco Integrated Tool Systems, Mid-America Siding Components, Builders Edge, Atlantic Premium Shutters, Vantage, The Foundry, InSpire, and WellCraft. The raw materials purchased for resin-based siding products include polypropylene and styrene pellets as well as PVC. The Company's operations and those of suppliers and customers involved in coal-based energy generation, utilities, are subject to federal, state and local environmental regulation.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 7.99
HW's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
83% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 15.80 vs. HW: 7.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
HW' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.85  Med: 12.39 Max: 180.91
Current: 7.99
5.85
180.91
Forward P/E 12.05
HW's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
75% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 15.80 vs. HW: 12.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 7.95
HW's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
83% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 15.84 vs. HW: 7.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
HW' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.85  Med: 12.39 Max: 165.83
Current: 7.95
5.85
165.83
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 6.29
HW's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
88% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 15.92 vs. HW: 6.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
HW' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.23  Med: 12.12 Max: 215.28
Current: 6.29
5.23
215.28
P/B 4.55
HW's P/B is ranked lower than
87% of the 667 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. HW: 4.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
HW' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 2.01 Max: 336.67
Current: 4.55
0.13
336.67
P/S 1.32
HW's P/S is ranked lower than
59% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. HW: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
HW' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.73 Max: 1.82
Current: 1.32
0.08
1.82
PFCF 13.19
HW's PFCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 15.56 vs. HW: 13.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
HW' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.09  Med: 17.05 Max: 90.64
Current: 13.19
2.09
90.64
POCF 9.18
HW's POCF is ranked higher than
53% of the 394 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9.81 vs. HW: 9.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
HW' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 7.89 Max: 49.87
Current: 9.18
0.47
49.87
EV-to-EBIT 14.94
HW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
53% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.17 vs. HW: 14.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HW' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -103.4  Med: 16.5 Max: 90.5
Current: 14.94
-103.4
90.5
EV-to-EBITDA 9.97
HW's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
51% of the 630 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. HW: 9.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HW' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15  Med: 9.9 Max: 28.8
Current: 9.97
-15
28.8
PEG 0.87
HW's PEG is ranked higher than
67% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. HW: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
HW' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.52 Max: 33.03
Current: 0.87
0.14
33.03
Current Ratio 2.23
HW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 658 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. HW: 2.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HW' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.85 Max: 3.3
Current: 2.23
0.5
3.3
Quick Ratio 1.75
HW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 657 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. HW: 1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HW' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.48 Max: 3.07
Current: 1.75
0.16
3.07
Days Inventory 34.17
HW's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
83% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 80.12 vs. HW: 34.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
HW' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.68  Med: 29.54 Max: 34.17
Current: 34.17
24.68
34.17
Days Sales Outstanding 51.98
HW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
59% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 61.13 vs. HW: 51.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HW' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.84  Med: 55.74 Max: 58.84
Current: 51.98
42.84
58.84
Days Payable 13.08
HW's Days Payable is ranked lower than
94% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 57.43 vs. HW: 13.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
HW' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.4  Med: 15.12 Max: 17.67
Current: 13.08
11.4
17.67

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -6.50
HW's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. HW: -6.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
HW' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42  Med: -12.7 Max: 0
Current: -6.5
-42
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Projected FCF 3.09
HW's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
82% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. HW: 3.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
HW' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.83 Max: 20.38
Current: 3.09
0.14
20.38
Price/Median PS Value 1.81
HW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
79% of the 647 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. HW: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
HW' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.67 Max: 49.37
Current: 1.81
0.2
49.37
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.45
HW's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. HW: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
HW' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.54 Max: 30.57
Current: 0.45
0.27
30.57
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.71
HW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. HW: 6.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
HW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 5.1 Max: 14.4
Current: 6.71
1.1
14.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 20.01
HW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.35 vs. HW: 20.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
HW' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.5  Med: 16.2 Max: 151.2
Current: 20.01
-2.5
151.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $955.9
EPS (TTM) $ 2.10
Beta1.42
Short Percentage of Float2.83%
52-Week Range $13.62 - 21.25
Shares Outstanding (Mil)74.11

Analyst Estimate

Sep16 Sep17 Sep18 Sep19
Revenue (Mil $) 934 1,127 1,237 1,241
EPS ($) 1.02 1.38 1.44 1.69
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.02 1.38 1.44 1.69
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
6 Worst Performing Stocks Among Guru Portfolios Sep 14 2016 
Headwaters Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Feb 02 2011 
Headwaters Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 04 2010 
Headwaters Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 04 2010 
Headwaters Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Feb 03 2010 
Headwaters Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 05 2009 
Headwaters Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 07 2009 
Headwaters Inc. (HW) CEO Kirk A Benson buys 2,000 Shares Mar 17 2009 
Headwaters Inc. (HW) CEO Kirk A Benson buys 7,300 Shares Mar 03 2009 
Headwaters Inc. (HW) CEO Kirk A Benson buys 25,000 Shares Mar 03 2009 

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