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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 0.11
AXL's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
87% of the 1245 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. AXL: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
AXL' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.1 Max: 0.6
Current: 0.11
0
0.6
Equity-to-Asset 0.22
AXL's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
89% of the 1232 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. AXL: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
AXL' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.38  Med: 0.16 Max: 0.4
Current: 0.22
-0.38
0.4
Debt-to-Equity 2.12
AXL's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
93% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. AXL: 2.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
AXL' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.6  Med: 0.99 Max: 38.5
Current: 2.12
-33.6
38.5
Debt-to-EBITDA 3.34
AXL's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
62% of the 1032 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. AXL: 3.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
AXL' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.75  Med: 3.08 Max: 5.1
Current: 3.34
-13.75
5.1
Interest Coverage 3.30
AXL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
80% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 16.92 vs. AXL: 3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AXL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.54  Med: 2.67 Max: 4.36
Current: 3.3
1.54
4.36
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 1.57
Beneish M-Score: -2.40
WACC vs ROIC
9.26%
13.18%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 9.86
AXL's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
76% of the 1248 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. AXL: 9.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
AXL' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49.81  Med: 8.07 Max: 10.43
Current: 9.86
-49.81
10.43
Net Margin % 5.62
AXL's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
66% of the 1248 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 3.84 vs. AXL: 5.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
AXL' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.05  Med: 5.22 Max: 12.55
Current: 5.62
-58.05
12.55
ROE % 24.18
AXL's ROE % is ranked higher than
91% of the 1228 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 8.97 vs. AXL: 24.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
AXL' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -528.06  Med: 58.38 Max: 182.07
Current: 24.18
-528.06
182.07
ROA % 5.08
AXL's ROA % is ranked higher than
60% of the 1259 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. AXL: 5.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
AXL' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.48  Med: 5.8 Max: 14.16
Current: 5.08
-45.48
14.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 22.61
AXL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
72% of the 1256 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 14.10 vs. AXL: 22.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
AXL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -73.79  Med: 22.02 Max: 31.96
Current: 22.61
-73.79
31.96
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 7.80
AXL's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
68% of the 1190 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. AXL: 7.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
AXL' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23  Med: 3.8 Max: 12.4
Current: 7.8
-23
12.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 14.30
AXL's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
67% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. AXL: 14.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
AXL' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 4.1 Max: 40.6
Current: 14.3
0
40.6
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 20.20
AXL's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
71% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. AXL: 20.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
AXL' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -2.9 Max: 209
Current: 20.2
0
209
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Guru Trades

Q4 2017

AXL Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Pioneer Investments 120,900 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,216,145 sh (+17.88%)
Steven Cohen 2,854,299 sh (+266.50%)
Jim Simons 1,275,899 sh (+136.19%)
Steven Cohen 125,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 14,210 sh (-11.65%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 15,400 sh (-5.52%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 4,814,377 sh (-3.78%)
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Q1 2018

AXL Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Joel Greenblatt 19,893 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 550,000 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,244,145 sh (+2.30%)
David Dreman 14,210 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 100,000 sh (unchged)
Jana Partners 100,000 sh (unchged)
Ronald Muhlenkamp Sold Out
Steven Cohen 1,988,881 sh (-30.32%)
Jim Simons 193,699 sh (-84.82%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 4,766,743 sh (-0.99%)
Pioneer Investments 80,800 sh (-33.17%)
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Q2 2018

AXL Guru Trades in Q2 2018

Jeremy Grantham 105,170 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,319,145 sh (+6.03%)
Jim Simons 391,438 sh (+102.09%)
Caxton Associates 100,000 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 80,800 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Steven Cohen 116,700 sh (-94.13%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 4,460,835 sh (-6.42%)
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Q3 2018

AXL Guru Trades in Q3 2018

Jim Chanos 166,716 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 135,000 sh (New)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 5,254,081 sh (+17.78%)
Jeremy Grantham 106,370 sh (+1.14%)
Steven Cohen 126,226 sh (+8.16%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,232,645 sh (-6.56%)
Pioneer Investments 37,900 sh (-53.09%)
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Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto Parts    NAICS: 336390    SIC: 3714
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Traded in other countries:AYA.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
American Axle & Mfg Holdings Inc manufactures, engineers, designs and validates driveline systems and drivetrain components and chassis modules. Its products are mostly used in light trucks, Sports Utility Vehicles, commercial vehicles and passenger cars.

American Axle & Mfg Holdings Inc is engaged in manufacturing, engineering, designing and validation of driveline systems and related components and chassis modules for light trucks, SUVs, crossover vehicles, passenger cars and commercial vehicles. Its product portfolio consist of vehicle architectures, driveline systems, drivetrain systems, powertrain components, chassis system components, and metal formed products. The Company generates majority of its revenue from the United States.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 3.18
AXL's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 1032 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 15.55 vs. AXL: 3.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
AXL' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 5.4 Max: 34.45
Current: 3.18
2.1
34.45
Forward PE Ratio 4.52
AXL's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 10.89 vs. AXL: 4.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 3.18
AXL's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
97% of the 1039 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 15.71 vs. AXL: 3.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
AXL' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 5.4 Max: 34.45
Current: 3.18
2.1
34.45
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 3.09
AXL's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
95% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 18.64 vs. AXL: 3.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
AXL' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.92  Med: 8.81 Max: 636.19
Current: 3.09
2.92
636.19
PB Ratio 0.63
AXL's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 1218 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. AXL: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
AXL' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 2.7 Max: 38.71
Current: 0.63
0.62
38.71
PS Ratio 0.19
AXL's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 1225 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. AXL: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
AXL' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.32 Max: 0.53
Current: 0.19
0.01
0.53
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 8.92
AXL's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
51% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 17.77 vs. AXL: 8.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
AXL' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.48  Med: 8.64 Max: 36.49
Current: 8.92
4.48
36.49
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 1.75
AXL's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
92% of the 734 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 10.35 vs. AXL: 1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
AXL' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.66  Med: 3.66 Max: 35.33
Current: 1.75
1.66
35.33
EV-to-EBIT 7.30
AXL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 1071 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 12.56 vs. AXL: 7.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AXL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.1  Med: 8.4 Max: 315.7
Current: 7.3
-11.1
315.7
EV-to-EBITDA 4.03
AXL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
87% of the 1129 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 9.72 vs. AXL: 4.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AXL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -69.2  Med: 5 Max: 11.4
Current: 4.03
-69.2
11.4
EV-to-Revenue 0.66
AXL's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
61% of the 1234 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. AXL: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
AXL' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.7 Max: 1.2
Current: 0.66
0.3
1.2
PEG Ratio 0.17
AXL's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. AXL: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
AXL' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.35 Max: 2.09
Current: 0.17
0.17
2.09
Shiller PE Ratio 6.71
AXL's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 20.26 vs. AXL: 6.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
AXL' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.32  Med: 16.83 Max: 26.41
Current: 6.71
6.32
26.41
Current Ratio 1.63
AXL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 1238 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. AXL: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AXL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.24 Max: 3.33
Current: 1.63
0.31
3.33
Quick Ratio 1.31
AXL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 1238 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. AXL: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AXL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.94 Max: 3.04
Current: 1.31
0.24
3.04
Days Inventory 24.67
AXL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
90% of the 1215 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 61.24 vs. AXL: 24.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AXL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.36  Med: 25.05 Max: 32.51
Current: 24.67
20.36
32.51
Days Sales Outstanding 63.50
AXL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
51% of the 1222 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 64.43 vs. AXL: 63.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AXL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.44  Med: 51.09 Max: 63.5
Current: 63.5
23.44
63.5
Days Payable 56.62
AXL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
54% of the 1204 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 61.95 vs. AXL: 56.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
AXL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.79  Med: 53.07 Max: 58.51
Current: 56.62
30.79
58.51

Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -13.70
AXL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. AXL: -13.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
AXL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.7  Med: -2.2 Max: 1.1
Current: -13.7
-13.7
1.1

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.43
AXL's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. AXL: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
AXL' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.87 Max: 71.48
Current: 0.43
0.4
71.48
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.56
AXL's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 1171 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. AXL: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
AXL' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.83
Current: 0.56
0.11
1.83
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.21
AXL's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. AXL: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
AXL' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.37 Max: 2.03
Current: 0.21
0.2
2.03
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 13.65
AXL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
80% of the 1257 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. AXL: 13.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
AXL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -134.1  Med: 9.5 Max: 20.1
Current: 13.65
-134.1
20.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 31.21
AXL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
97% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 8.28 vs. AXL: 31.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
AXL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59  Med: -6.4 Max: 48.1
Current: 31.21
-59
48.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $7,310.20
EPS (TTM) $ 3.57
Beta2.03
Volatility30.11%
52-Week Range $10.82 - 19.63
Shares Outstanding (Mil)111.70

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Revenue (Mil $) 7,227 7,091 7,135
EBIT (Mil $) 743 682 682
EBITDA (Mil $) 1,263 1,203 1,213
EPS ($) 3.89 3.25 3.25
EPS without NRI ($) 3.89 3.25 3.25
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

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

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