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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.01
KNL's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
99% of the 1858 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. KNL: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
KNL' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.05 Max: N/A
Current: 0.01
Equity-to-Asset 0.36
KNL's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
77% of the 1805 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. KNL: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
KNL' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.29  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.36
-0.29
0.52
Interest Coverage 23.09
KNL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
55% of the 1581 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 36.05 vs. KNL: 23.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
KNL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.71  Med: 9.44 Max: 25.22
Current: 23.09
3.71
25.22
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 3.50
Beneish M-Score: -2.72
WACC vs ROIC
6.16%
16.62%
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
vs
history
Operating Margin % 11.22
KNL's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
76% of the 1849 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.12 vs. KNL: 11.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
KNL' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.8  Med: 9.67 Max: 13.47
Current: 11.22
4.8
13.47
Net Margin % 7.02
KNL's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
66% of the 1849 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. KNL: 7.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
KNL' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.69  Med: 5.85 Max: 7.58
Current: 7.02
2.69
7.58
ROE % 26.93
KNL's ROE % is ranked higher than
92% of the 1800 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.93 vs. KNL: 26.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
KNL' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.26  Med: 29.12 Max: 180.63
Current: 26.93
11.26
180.63
ROA % 9.36
KNL's ROA % is ranked higher than
85% of the 1872 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. KNL: 9.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
KNL' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.38  Med: 7.56 Max: 12
Current: 9.36
3.38
12
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 46.20
KNL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
89% of the 1862 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.95 vs. KNL: 46.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
KNL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.23  Med: 46.79 Max: 75.51
Current: 46.2
24.23
75.51
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 9.60
KNL's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
79% of the 1672 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. KNL: 9.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
KNL' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -0.3 Max: 16.3
Current: 9.6
0
16.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 35.40
KNL's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
88% of the 1460 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. KNL: 35.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
KNL' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -6.75 Max: 35.4
Current: 35.4
0
35.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 50.80
KNL's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
89% of the 1315 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. KNL: 50.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
KNL' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -9.95 Max: 50.8
Current: 50.8
0
50.8
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Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Business Equipment    NAICS: 337214    SIC: 2599
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Traded in other countries:KK6.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Knoll Inc along with its subsidiaries is engaged in the design, manufacture and sale of furniture products and accessories, modern outdoor furniture. It is also engaged in the sale of fine leather, and textiles.

Knoll designs and manufactures appliances for use both in the workplace and at home. The company's product portfolio includes furniture, textiles, leathers, accessories, and architectural and acoustical elements, via the brands Knoll Office, KnollStudio, KnollTextiles, KnollExtra, Spinneybeck, Edelman Leather, and Holly Hunt. Knoll operates through three segments: office, studio, and coverings. The office segment includes systems, seating, storage, tables, ergonomic accessories, and international sales of its North American office products. The studio segment primarily sells KnollStudio products, including lounge seating; side, cafe, and dining chairs; and barstools. The coverings segment provides a portfolio of office supplies and specialty products.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 12.40
KNL's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 1454 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 23.16 vs. KNL: 12.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
KNL' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.33  Med: 16.63 Max: 37.24
Current: 12.4
3.33
37.24
Forward PE Ratio 12.44
KNL's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. KNL: 12.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 12.40
KNL's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
82% of the 1456 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 23.17 vs. KNL: 12.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
KNL' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.33  Med: 16.63 Max: 37.24
Current: 12.4
3.33
37.24
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 70.11
KNL's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
84% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 20.60 vs. KNL: 70.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
KNL' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.84  Med: 15.73 Max: 134.82
Current: 70.11
2.84
134.82
PB Ratio 3.23
KNL's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 1763 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. KNL: 3.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
KNL' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.13  Med: 4.89 Max: 261
Current: 3.23
3.13
261
PS Ratio 0.90
KNL's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 1810 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. KNL: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
KNL' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.88 Max: 1.23
Current: 0.9
0.24
1.23
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 22.85
KNL's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
63% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 17.52 vs. KNL: 22.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
KNL' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.29  Med: 13.6 Max: 102.92
Current: 22.85
3.29
102.92
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 11.37
KNL's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
54% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.01 vs. KNL: 11.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
KNL' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.74  Med: 10.23 Max: 22.6
Current: 11.37
2.74
22.6
EV-to-EBIT 9.81
KNL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 1508 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.97 vs. KNL: 9.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
KNL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.2  Med: 11.7 Max: 24.2
Current: 9.81
4.2
24.2
EV-to-EBITDA 8.25
KNL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
75% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.95 vs. KNL: 8.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
KNL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.6  Med: 9.9 Max: 18
Current: 8.25
3.6
18
PEG Ratio 1.73
KNL's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. KNL: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
KNL' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 2.27 Max: 92.21
Current: 1.73
0.15
92.21
Shiller PE Ratio 16.55
KNL's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 386 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 27.55 vs. KNL: 16.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
KNL' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.35  Med: 14.15 Max: 23.12
Current: 16.55
3.35
23.12
Current Ratio 1.40
KNL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 1833 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. KNL: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KNL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 1.53 Max: 2.11
Current: 1.4
0.85
2.11
Quick Ratio 0.65
KNL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. KNL: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KNL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.42
Current: 0.65
0.61
1.42
Days Inventory 75.75
KNL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
62% of the 1792 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 98.30 vs. KNL: 75.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
KNL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 44.39  Med: 59.04 Max: 75.75
Current: 75.75
44.39
75.75
Days Sales Outstanding 26.68
KNL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
93% of the 1419 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 80.37 vs. KNL: 26.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
KNL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.47  Med: 43.47 Max: 57.17
Current: 26.68
26.47
57.17
Days Payable 46.72
KNL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
66% of the 1384 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 66.65 vs. KNL: 46.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
KNL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.49  Med: 50.18 Max: 67.77
Current: 46.72
39.49
67.77

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 2.96
KNL's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
81% of the 1811 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. KNL: 2.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
KNL' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 2.52 Max: 8.63
Current: 2.96
0.48
8.63
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.37
KNL's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. KNL: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
KNL' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.98
Current: 0.37
0.2
0.98
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 7.70
KNL's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
56% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. KNL: 7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
KNL' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -17.8 Max: 58.7
Current: 7.7
0
58.7
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.99
KNL's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
79% of the 1711 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. KNL: 2.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 4.53
KNL's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
81% of the 2240 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. KNL: 4.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
KNL' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 3.86 Max: 13.22
Current: 4.53
0.74
13.22
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.40
KNL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 1010 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. KNL: -1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
KNL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.7  Med: -0.65 Max: 0
Current: -1.4
-5.7
0

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.24
KNL's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 1067 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. KNL: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
KNL' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.22 Max: 1.82
Current: 1.24
0.37
1.82
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.99
KNL's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 1739 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. KNL: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
KNL' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.07 Max: 1.53
Current: 0.99
0.3
1.53
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.29
KNL's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. KNL: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
KNL' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.73 Max: 4.15
Current: 1.29
0.17
4.15
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 10.22
KNL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
81% of the 1867 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.56 vs. KNL: 10.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
KNL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.1  Med: 8.6 Max: 24
Current: 10.22
4.1
24
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 14.44
KNL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
71% of the 1053 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.87 vs. KNL: 14.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
KNL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.1  Med: 5.6 Max: 42
Current: 14.44
-12.1
42

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,136.48
EPS (TTM) $ 1.63
Beta0.84
Short Percentage of Float2.53%
52-Week Range $19.32 - 28.40
Shares Outstanding (Mil)49.36

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 1,171 1,227
EPS ($) 1.62 1.89
EPS without NRI ($) 1.62 1.89
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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