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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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
AGX's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
100% of the 1076 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. AGX: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
AGX' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 36.09 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.44
AGX's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
54% of the 1042 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. AGX: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
AGX' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.52 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.44
0.02
0.88
Interest Coverage No Debt
AGX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 20.37 vs. AGX: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AGX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.32  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 3.89
Beneish M-Score: -3.50
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 15.69
AGX's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
86% of the 1060 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 5.18 vs. AGX: 15.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
AGX' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.04  Med: 11.01 Max: 28.99
Current: 15.69
-2.04
28.99
Net Margin % 10.16
AGX's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
82% of the 1064 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. AGX: 10.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
AGX' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.55  Med: 7.25 Max: 17.64
Current: 10.16
-1.55
17.64
ROE % 28.93
AGX's ROE % is ranked higher than
92% of the 1053 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.16 vs. AGX: 28.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
AGX' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.42  Med: 17.19 Max: 28.95
Current: 28.93
-7.42
28.95
ROA % 13.79
AGX's ROA % is ranked higher than
94% of the 1078 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. AGX: 13.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
AGX' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.4  Med: 7.83 Max: 14.38
Current: 13.79
-2.4
14.38
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 917.27
AGX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
98% of the 1072 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 18.03 vs. AGX: 917.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
AGX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.73  Med: 859.4 Max: 1198.64
Current: 917.27
-29.73
1198.64
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 39.90
AGX's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
96% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. AGX: 39.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
AGX' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -12.6 Max: 41.2
Current: 39.9
0
41.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 16.90
AGX's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
67% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. AGX: 16.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
AGX' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -4.35 Max: 202.4
Current: 16.9
0
202.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 17.40
AGX's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
65% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. AGX: 17.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
AGX' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -27.45 Max: 90.4
Current: 17.4
0
90.4
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Business Description

Industry: Engineering & Construction » Engineering & Construction    NAICS: 237130    SIC: 1629
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Traded in other countries:1AW.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Argan Inc through its subsidiary operates in the power industry services segment. It provides a full range of engineering, procurement and construction services for power-generating projects. It also engages in industrial fabrication and field services.

Argan is a United States-based company that primarily operates in the power industry services segment through its wholly owned subsidiaries. Gemma Power Systems and affiliates, one of Argan's subsidiaries, contributed almost all Argan's sales. GPS is a contractor that provides a full range of engineering, procurement and construction services for power-generating projects. GPS' works encompass complete plant design, construction, electrical interconnection, plant testing, and commissioning. Argan also generates a small portion of sales from industrial fabrication and field services, as well as telecommunication infrastructure services.

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Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 12.07
AGX's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 841 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. AGX: 12.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
AGX' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.9  Med: 15.4 Max: 466.67
Current: 12.07
6.9
466.67
PE Ratio without NRI 12.07
AGX's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
63% of the 843 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 16.11 vs. AGX: 12.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
AGX' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.96  Med: 14.67 Max: 466.67
Current: 12.07
6.96
466.67
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 3.93
AGX's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
89% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 14.29 vs. AGX: 3.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
AGX' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.71  Med: 5.03 Max: 128.64
Current: 3.93
1.71
128.64
PB Ratio 2.99
AGX's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 1032 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. AGX: 2.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
AGX' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 2.17 Max: 4.16
Current: 2.99
0.68
4.16
PS Ratio 1.23
AGX's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 1034 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.67 vs. AGX: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
AGX' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.93 Max: 2.3
Current: 1.23
0.25
2.3
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 3.77
AGX's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
85% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 12.26 vs. AGX: 3.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
AGX' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.77  Med: 4.95 Max: 266.67
Current: 3.77
1.77
266.67
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 3.71
AGX's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
83% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9.14 vs. AGX: 3.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
AGX' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.72  Med: 4.67 Max: 147.22
Current: 3.71
1.72
147.22
EV-to-EBIT 3.12
AGX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
91% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 11.67 vs. AGX: 3.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AGX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2516.2  Med: 3.2 Max: 456.9
Current: 3.12
-2516.2
456.9
EV-to-EBITDA 3.04
AGX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
90% of the 911 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9.72 vs. AGX: 3.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AGX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.3  Med: 3.4 Max: 17.3
Current: 3.04
-7.3
17.3
PEG Ratio 0.28
AGX's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. AGX: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
AGX' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.42 Max: 3.73
Current: 0.28
0.24
3.73
Shiller PE Ratio 33.88
AGX's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 18.68 vs. AGX: 33.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
AGX' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.76  Med: 51.25 Max: 337.88
Current: 33.88
11.76
337.88
Current Ratio 1.67
AGX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1022 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. AGX: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AGX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.84 Max: 12.23
Current: 1.67
0.73
12.23
Quick Ratio 1.67
AGX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 1022 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. AGX: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AGX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.55 Max: 10.59
Current: 1.67
0.27
10.59
Days Sales Outstanding 33.59
AGX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
79% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 72.24 vs. AGX: 33.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AGX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.51  Med: 31.12 Max: 56.69
Current: 33.59
4.51
56.69
Days Payable 69.89
AGX's Days Payable is ranked lower than
54% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 75.52 vs. AGX: 69.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
AGX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.35  Med: 54.72 Max: 173.04
Current: 69.89
20.35
173.04

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield % 1.15
AGX's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
80% of the 1136 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. AGX: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
AGX' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 1.49 Max: 2.42
Current: 1.15
0.94
2.42
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.14
AGX's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. AGX: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
AGX' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.22 Max: 0.29
Current: 0.14
0.16
0.29
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.15
AGX's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
84% of the 1062 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. AGX: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.17
AGX's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
80% of the 1421 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. AGX: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
AGX' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 1.49 Max: 2.42
Current: 1.17
0.94
2.42
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.70
AGX's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. AGX: -2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
AGX' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -98.1  Med: -2.1 Max: 0
Current: -2.7
-98.1
0

Valuation & Return

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history
Price-to-Net-Cash 5.59
AGX's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked higher than
64% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.93 vs. AGX: 5.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
AGX' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.36  Med: 4.13 Max: 45.81
Current: 5.59
1.36
45.81
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 3.79
AGX's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
55% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. AGX: 3.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
AGX' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 2.58 Max: 15.9
Current: 3.79
0.7
15.9
Price-to-Tangible-Book 3.46
AGX's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
79% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. AGX: 3.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
AGX' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 2.6 Max: 195.83
Current: 3.46
0.45
195.83
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.59
AGX's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. AGX: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
AGX' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.14 Max: 6.89
Current: 0.59
0.28
6.89
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.33
AGX's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. AGX: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
AGX' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.96 Max: 3.55
Current: 1.33
0.27
3.55
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.48
AGX's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
74% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. AGX: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
AGX' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.62 Max: 19.84
Current: 0.48
0.42
19.84
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.36
AGX's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
64% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. AGX: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
AGX' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.21 Max: 11.57
Current: 1.36
0.35
11.57
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 32.05
AGX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
93% of the 1075 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.56 vs. AGX: 32.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
AGX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1628.6  Med: 27.2 Max: 3442.4
Current: 32.05
-1628.6
3442.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 41.07
AGX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
92% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.57 vs. AGX: 41.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
AGX' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.8  Med: 19.6 Max: 62.1
Current: 41.07
-8.8
62.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $775.19
EPS (TTM) $ 5.03
Beta1.21
Short Percentage of Float2.90%
52-Week Range $38.83 - 76.70
Shares Outstanding (Mil)15.52

Analyst Estimate

Jan18
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 3.86
EPS without NRI ($) 3.86
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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