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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
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 31.10
NAS:POWL's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
83% of the 1822 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. NAS:POWL: 31.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NAS:POWL' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 1.16 Max: 47.59
Current: 31.1
0.05
47.59
Equity-to-Asset 0.70
NAS:POWL's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
82% of the 1805 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. NAS:POWL: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NAS:POWL' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.65 Max: 0.77
Current: 0.7
0.35
0.77
Debt-to-Equity 0.01
NAS:POWL's Debt-to-Equity is ranked higher than
100% of the 1513 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. NAS:POWL: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
NAS:POWL' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.09 Max: 0.72
Current: 0.01
0.01
0.72
Debt-to-EBITDA 0.30
NAS:POWL's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1430 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. NAS:POWL: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
NAS:POWL' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.5  Med: 0.08 Max: 0.3
Current: 0.3
-0.5
0.3
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 3.71
Beneish M-Score: -1.85
WACC vs ROIC
14.93%
-3.20%
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 : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % -1.86
NAS:POWL's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
88% of the 1818 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.08 vs. NAS:POWL: -1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NAS:POWL' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.55  Med: 4.41 Max: 9.65
Current: -1.86
-4.55
9.65
Net Margin % -1.59
NAS:POWL's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
86% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.85 vs. NAS:POWL: -1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NAS:POWL' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.4  Med: 3.52 Max: 6.57
Current: -1.59
-2.4
6.57
ROE % -2.32
NAS:POWL's ROE % is ranked lower than
87% of the 1786 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. NAS:POWL: -2.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NAS:POWL' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.89  Med: 6.35 Max: 17.51
Current: -2.32
-2.89
17.51
ROA % -1.74
NAS:POWL's ROA % is ranked lower than
87% of the 1835 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. NAS:POWL: -1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NAS:POWL' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.16  Med: 4.39 Max: 9.9
Current: -1.74
-2.16
9.9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -4.77
NAS:POWL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
90% of the 1829 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.80 vs. NAS:POWL: -4.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NAS:POWL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.63  Med: 17.16 Max: 37.68
Current: -4.77
-10.63
37.68
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -11.10
NAS:POWL's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
89% of the 1737 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. NAS:POWL: -11.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NAS:POWL' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 3.9 Max: 38
Current: -11.1
0
38
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -46.60
NAS:POWL's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1578 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. NAS:POWL: -46.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NAS:POWL' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -7.6 Max: 79.7
Current: -46.6
0
79.7
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Q4 2017

POWL Guru Trades in Q4 2017

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Jim Simons 355,000 sh (+11.85%)
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Q3 2018

POWL Guru Trades in Q3 2018

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Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials    NAICS: 335313    SIC: 3613
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Traded in other countries:PW2.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Powell Industries Inc develops industrial goods. Its custom engineered equipment and systems find use in control of electrical energy and other critical processes.

Powell Industries is a United States-based company that develops, designs, manufactures, and services custom-engineered equipment and systems for electrical energy distribution, control, and monitoring. The company's principal products comprise integrated power control room substations, custom-engineered modules, electrical houses, traditional and arc-resistant distribution switchgear and control gear, and so on. These products are applied in oil and gas refining, offshore oil and gas production, petrochemical, pipeline, terminal, mining and metals, light-rail traction power, electric utility, pulp and paper, and other heavy industrial markets. The company generates the majority of its sales from North America.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PB Ratio 0.96
POWL's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 1774 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. POWL: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
POWL' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.42 Max: 3.25
Current: 0.96
0.83
3.25
PS Ratio 0.65
POWL's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 1787 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. POWL: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
POWL' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.75 Max: 1.29
Current: 0.65
0.33
1.29
EV-to-EBIT -32.84
POWL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1516 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.14 vs. POWL: -32.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
POWL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -83.3  Med: 12.2 Max: 634.8
Current: -32.84
-83.3
634.8
EV-to-EBITDA 45.45
POWL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.68 vs. POWL: 45.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
POWL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -100.4  Med: 8.95 Max: 71.8
Current: 45.45
-100.4
71.8
EV-to-Revenue 0.54
POWL's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
62% of the 1798 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. POWL: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
POWL' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.6 Max: 1.1
Current: 0.54
0.3
1.1
Shiller PE Ratio 15.77
POWL's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 25.55 vs. POWL: 15.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
POWL' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.38  Med: 23.75 Max: 58.49
Current: 15.77
12.38
58.49
Current Ratio 2.35
POWL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 1809 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. POWL: 2.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
POWL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.75  Med: 2.48 Max: 3.19
Current: 2.35
1.75
3.19
Quick Ratio 2.17
POWL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 1808 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. POWL: 2.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
POWL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.29  Med: 2.09 Max: 2.81
Current: 2.17
1.29
2.81
Days Inventory 19.65
POWL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
94% of the 1771 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 96.74 vs. POWL: 19.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
POWL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.95  Med: 23.19 Max: 41.68
Current: 19.65
18.95
41.68
Days Sales Outstanding 75.28
POWL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
70% of the 1785 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 85.82 vs. POWL: 75.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
POWL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 49.65  Med: 63.24 Max: 75.28
Current: 75.28
49.65
75.28
Days Payable 38.76
POWL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
84% of the 1760 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 73.49 vs. POWL: 38.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
POWL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.82  Med: 36.28 Max: 49.06
Current: 38.76
27.82
49.06

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 4.07
POWL's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
71% of the 2026 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. POWL: 4.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
POWL' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 2.99 Max: 4.35
Current: 4.07
0.37
4.35
Forward Dividend Yield % 4.26
POWL's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
65% of the 1948 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. POWL: 4.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 4.07
POWL's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
58% of the 2007 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. POWL: 4.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
POWL' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 2.99 Max: 4.35
Current: 4.07
0.37
4.35
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.10
POWL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 1096 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: -3.10 vs. POWL: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
POWL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.7  Med: -0.4 Max: 1.7
Current: -0.1
-1.7
1.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 1.98
POWL's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 1236 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.33 vs. POWL: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
POWL' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 2.62 Max: 6.12
Current: 1.98
1.6
6.12
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.98
POWL's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
59% of the 1681 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. POWL: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
POWL' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.54 Max: 2.96
Current: 0.98
0.9
2.96
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.88
POWL's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
52% of the 1044 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. POWL: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
POWL' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.38 Max: 3.38
Current: 0.88
0.64
3.38
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.88
POWL's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
78% of the 1681 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. POWL: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
POWL' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.53
Current: 0.88
0.49
1.53
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -3.03
POWL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
88% of the 1832 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.24 vs. POWL: -3.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
POWL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.2  Med: 6.7 Max: 27.4
Current: -3.03
-10.2
27.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -17.20
POWL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
87% of the 1123 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.45 vs. POWL: -17.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
POWL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.1  Med: 3.2 Max: 29.2
Current: -17.2
-18.1
29.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $448.72
EPS (TTM) $ -0.61
Beta2.01
Volatility38.46%
52-Week Range $23.25 - 41.42
Shares Outstanding (Mil)11.50

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 44
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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