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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.07
MWA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
92% of the 1673 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. MWA: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
MWA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.11 Max: N/A
Current: 0.07
Equity to Asset 0.27
MWA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 1516 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. MWA: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
MWA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.44
Current: 0.27
0.18
0.44
Interest Coverage 620.50
MWA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
65% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 58.70 vs. MWA: 620.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MWA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 1.52 Max: 620.5
Current: 620.5
0.06
620.5
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.06
M-Score: -2.38
WACC vs ROIC
9.89%
10.82%
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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Operating margin (%) 9.95
MWA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1662 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.65 vs. MWA: 9.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
MWA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -70.1  Med: 6.67 Max: 11.36
Current: 9.95
-70.1
11.36
Net-margin (%) 3.09
MWA's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1662 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. MWA: 3.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
MWA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -69.8  Med: 0.26 Max: 4.68
Current: 3.09
-69.8
4.68
ROE (%) 11.02
MWA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1637 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.93 vs. MWA: 11.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
MWA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -112.93  Med: -3.27 Max: 16.37
Current: 11.02
-112.93
16.37
ROA (%) 2.93
MWA's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1682 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. MWA: 2.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
MWA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -41.27  Med: -0.56 Max: 4.27
Current: 2.93
-41.27
4.27
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.10
MWA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1673 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 10.99 vs. MWA: 7.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
MWA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -123.7  Med: 12.99 Max: 36.48
Current: 7.1
-123.7
36.48
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.50
MWA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1368 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. MWA: 5.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MWA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -27.2  Med: -16.10 Max: 5.5
Current: 5.5
-27.2
5.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 2.20
MWA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1188 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. MWA: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MWA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -39.2  Med: -13.50 Max: 5.7
Current: 2.2
-39.2
5.7
» MWA's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

MWA Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 1,080,313 sh (+1512.74%)
Paul Tudor Jones 29,264 sh (+37.47%)
Mario Gabelli 576,600 sh (+16.70%)
Chuck Royce 3,255,479 sh (+9.20%)
John Burbank Sold Out
Richard Pzena 2,088,783 sh (-3.05%)
David Tepper 2,116,510 sh (-30.18%)
Jim Simons 1,746,163 sh (-39.40%)
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Q3 2014

MWA Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Mario Cibelli 435,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 60,325 sh (+106.14%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,592,156 sh (+47.38%)
Mario Gabelli 648,268 sh (+12.43%)
David Tepper Sold Out
Richard Pzena 2,080,258 sh (-0.41%)
Chuck Royce 3,224,099 sh (-0.96%)
Jim Simons 1,536,663 sh (-12.00%)
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Q4 2014

MWA Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Joel Greenblatt 2,311,081 sh (+45.15%)
Paul Tudor Jones 73,401 sh (+21.68%)
Chuck Royce 3,451,246 sh (+7.05%)
Mario Cibelli 460,000 sh (+5.75%)
Jim Simons 1,608,963 sh (+4.71%)
Mario Gabelli 650,673 sh (+0.37%)
Richard Pzena 1,955,158 sh (-6.01%)
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Q1 2015

MWA Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jeremy Grantham 793,281 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 680,473 sh (+4.58%)
Chuck Royce 3,539,476 sh (+2.56%)
Mario Cibelli 460,000 sh (unchged)
Richard Pzena 1,777,821 sh (-9.07%)
Jim Simons 1,031,163 sh (-35.91%)
Joel Greenblatt 629,997 sh (-72.74%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,900 sh (-75.61%)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 40.59
MWA's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
76% of the 1293 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. MWA: 40.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
MWA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.32  Med: 34.56 Max: 64.52
Current: 40.59
11.32
64.52
Forward P/E 16.26
MWA's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
50% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.26 vs. MWA: 16.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 41.60
MWA's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
75% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. MWA: 41.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
MWA' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 11.38  Med: 33.96 Max: 85
Current: 41.6
11.38
85
P/B 4.40
MWA's P/B is ranked lower than
82% of the 1612 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. MWA: 4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
MWA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.59 Max: 5.11
Current: 4.4
0.27
5.11
P/S 1.21
MWA's P/S is ranked lower than
59% of the 1659 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. MWA: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MWA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.62 Max: 1.41
Current: 1.21
0.13
1.41
PFCF 22.46
MWA's PFCF is ranked lower than
52% of the 798 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 22.22 vs. MWA: 22.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
MWA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.37  Med: 16.04 Max: 83.15
Current: 22.46
3.37
83.15
POCF 14.49
MWA's POCF is ranked higher than
52% of the 1088 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 15.13 vs. MWA: 14.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
MWA' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.92  Med: 10.43 Max: 149
Current: 14.49
1.92
149
EV-to-EBIT 60.89
MWA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
85% of the 1346 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.69 vs. MWA: 60.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MWA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -2209  Med: 17.20 Max: 450
Current: 60.89
-2209
450
Current Ratio 3.40
MWA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 1537 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. MWA: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MWA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.55  Med: 3.51 Max: 4.74
Current: 3.4
2.55
4.74
Quick Ratio 1.92
MWA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 1537 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. MWA: 1.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MWA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.61  Med: 2.00 Max: 2.52
Current: 1.92
1.61
2.52
Days Inventory 90.23
MWA's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
51% of the 1635 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 92.24 vs. MWA: 90.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MWA' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 87.06  Med: 107.24 Max: 125.02
Current: 90.23
87.06
125.02
Days Sales Outstanding 57.17
MWA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
70% of the 1345 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 76.80 vs. MWA: 57.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MWA' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 55.26  Med: 58.54 Max: 60.96
Current: 57.17
55.26
60.96

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.80
MWA's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
80% of the 1754 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. MWA: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
MWA' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.17 Max: 3.64
Current: 0.8
0.11
3.64
Dividend Payout 0.31
MWA's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
53% of the 1129 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. MWA: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
MWA' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.21 Max: 1.8
Current: 0.31
0.1
1.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.80
MWA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1769 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. MWA: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
MWA' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.17 Max: 3.64
Current: 0.8
0.11
3.64
Share Buyback Rate -1.50
MWA's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
57% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. MWA: -1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
MWA' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -1.3  Med: -7.45 Max: -10.4
Current: -1.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Projected FCF 1.80
MWA's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
67% of the 828 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. MWA: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
MWA' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.21 Max: 1.99
Current: 1.8
0.45
1.99
Price/Median PS Value 1.97
MWA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
86% of the 1520 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. MWA: 1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
MWA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.93 Max: 2.25
Current: 1.97
0.36
2.25
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 6.11
MWA's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
95% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. MWA: 6.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
MWA' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 2.64  Med: 4.67 Max: 6.7
Current: 6.11
2.64
6.7
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.63
MWA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1648 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. MWA: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MWA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 5.30 Max: 10.4
Current: 1.63
0.2
10.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 9.49
MWA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 804 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.61 vs. MWA: 9.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
MWA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 3.4  Med: 9.50 Max: 23.9
Current: 9.49
3.4
23.9

Analyst Estimate

Sep15 Sep16 Sep17 Sep18
Revenue(Mil) 1,214 1,305 1,379 1,459
EPS($) 0.42 0.56 0.68 0.79
EPS without NRI($) 0.42 0.56 0.68 0.79

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
Compare:UTX, MMM, ARG, AP, EMR » details
Traded in other countries:JT5.Germany,
Mueller Water Products, Inc. is a Delaware corporation that was incorporated on September 22, 2005 under the name Mueller Holding Company, Inc. It is the surviving corporation of the merger on February 2, 2006 of Mueller Water Products, LLC and Mueller Water Products Co-Issuer, Inc. with and into Mueller Holding Company, Inc. It changed its name to Mueller Water Products, Inc. on February 2, 2006. On June 1, 2006, it completed its initial public offering. The Company is a manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of water infrastructure, flow control and piping component system products for use in water distribution networks and water treatment facilities in North America. It also acts as a wholesale distributor, especially in Canada, for products it manufactures and products that are manufactured by other companies. The Company's product portfolio includes engineered valves, fire hydrants, pipe fittings, water meters and ductile iron pipe, which are used by municipalities, as well as the residential and non-residential construction for heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC), fire protection, industrial, energy and oil & gas industries. It manages its businesses and report operations through three business segments, based largely upon the products sold and the customers served; Mueller Co., U.S. Pipe and Anvil. Mueller Co. manufactures valves for water and gas systems, including iron gate, butterfly, tapping, check, plug and ball valves, as well as dry-barrel and wet-barrel fire hydrants and a full line of metering and pipe repair products such as clamps and couplings used to repair leaks in water and gas distribution systems. U.S. Pipe manufactures a broad line of ductile iron pipe, restraint joint products, fittings and other ductile iron products. U.S. Pipe products are sold primarily to waterworks distributors, contractors, municipalities, utilities and other governmental agencies. Anvil manufactures and sources products including a variety of fittings, couplings, hangers, nipples, valves and related pipe products for use in non-residential construction for HVAC, fire protection, industrial, energy and oil & gas applications. The Company's competitors are McWane, Inc., Griffin Ductile Iron Pipe Company and American Cast Iron Pipe Company. The Company's primary competitors in the United States are Ward Manufacturing L.L.C. for cast iron and malleable iron fittings, Victaulic Company and the Tyco Engineered Products and Services segment of Tyco International Ltd. It is subject to a variety of laws and regulations concerning the protection of the environment, both with respect to the operation of many of its plants and with respect to remediating environmental conditions that may exist at its own and other properties.
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