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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 43.23
POWL's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
78% of the 1941 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. POWL: 43.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
POWL' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 1.21 Max: No Debt
Current: 43.23
0.03
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.77
POWL's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
85% of the 1893 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. POWL: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
POWL' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.65 Max: 0.78
Current: 0.77
0.35
0.78
Debt-to-Equity 0.01
POWL's Debt-to-Equity is ranked higher than
100% of the 1492 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. POWL: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
POWL' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.08 Max: 0.72
Current: 0.01
0.01
0.72
Debt-to-EBITDA -0.14
POWL's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1500 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. POWL: -0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
POWL' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.5  Med: 0.08 Max: 0.76
Current: -0.14
-0.5
0.76
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: 4.87
Beneish M-Score: -2.01
WACC vs ROIC
10.32%
-7.95%
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 % -7.14
POWL's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
88% of the 1929 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.49 vs. POWL: -7.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
POWL' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.14  Med: 5.59 Max: 9.65
Current: -7.14
-7.14
9.65
Net Margin % -4.66
POWL's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
85% of the 1929 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.87 vs. POWL: -4.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
POWL' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.66  Med: 4.17 Max: 6.57
Current: -4.66
-4.66
6.57
ROE % -5.44
POWL's ROE % is ranked lower than
86% of the 1886 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. POWL: -5.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
POWL' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.44  Med: 8.8 Max: 17.51
Current: -5.44
-5.44
17.51
ROA % -4.20
POWL's ROA % is ranked lower than
86% of the 1953 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. POWL: -4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
POWL' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.2  Med: 5.83 Max: 9.9
Current: -4.2
-4.2
9.9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -15.28
POWL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
89% of the 1944 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.86 vs. POWL: -15.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
POWL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.28  Med: 21.46 Max: 37.68
Current: -15.28
-15.28
37.68
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -13.70
POWL's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
86% of the 1760 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. POWL: -13.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
POWL' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 3.9 Max: 38
Current: -13.7
0
38
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Guru Trades

Q2 2017

POWL Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Jim Simons 279,100 sh (+5.20%)
Chuck Royce 115,900 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2017

POWL Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Arnold Van Den Berg 160,418 sh (New)
Jim Simons 317,400 sh (+13.72%)
Chuck Royce 116,242 sh (+0.30%)
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Q4 2017

POWL Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Jim Simons 355,000 sh (+11.85%)
Chuck Royce 116,264 sh (+0.02%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 157,918 sh (-1.56%)
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Q1 2018

POWL Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Arnold Van Den Berg 240,949 sh (+52.58%)
Chuck Royce 116,252 sh (-0.01%)
Jim Simons 339,600 sh (-4.34%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with POWL

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Arnold Van Den Berg 2017-12-31 Reduce -1.56%0.01%$26.85 - $30.59 $ 35.0922%157,918
Arnold Van Den Berg 2017-09-30 New Buy0.68%$27.28 - $33.47 $ 35.0915%160,418
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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
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history
PB Ratio 1.30
POWL's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 1880 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. POWL: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
POWL' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.44 Max: 3.25
Current: 1.3
0.83
3.25
PS Ratio 1.06
POWL's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 1876 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. POWL: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
POWL' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.74 Max: 1.29
Current: 1.06
0.33
1.29
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 220.67
POWL's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
52% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 21.27 vs. POWL: 220.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
POWL' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 9.45 Max: 227.61
Current: 220.67
3.4
227.61
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 61.35
POWL's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
61% of the 783 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 13.55 vs. POWL: 61.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
POWL' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.18  Med: 9.3 Max: 201.02
Current: 61.35
3.18
201.02
EV-to-EBIT -13.57
POWL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1603 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 17.21 vs. POWL: -13.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
POWL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -83.3  Med: 12.8 Max: 634.8
Current: -13.57
-83.3
634.8
EV-to-EBITDA -28.46
POWL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1669 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 13.44 vs. POWL: -28.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
POWL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -62.7  Med: 9.1 Max: 34.1
Current: -28.46
-62.7
34.1
EV-to-Revenue 0.88
POWL's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
76% of the 1911 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. POWL: 0.88 )
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: 0.88
0.3
1.1
Shiller PE Ratio 19.87
POWL's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 28.47 vs. POWL: 19.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
POWL' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.31  Med: 24.49 Max: 58.49
Current: 19.87
12.31
58.49
Current Ratio 2.75
POWL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 1788 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. POWL: 2.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
POWL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.74  Med: 2.56 Max: 3.48
Current: 2.75
1.74
3.48
Quick Ratio 2.50
POWL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 1786 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. POWL: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
POWL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.29  Med: 2.12 Max: 3.11
Current: 2.5
1.29
3.11
Days Inventory 21.79
POWL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
93% of the 1874 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 95.05 vs. POWL: 21.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
POWL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.58  Med: 23.7 Max: 42.92
Current: 21.79
21.58
42.92
Days Sales Outstanding 66.69
POWL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
54% of the 1498 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 81.09 vs. POWL: 66.69 )
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: 75.69
Current: 66.69
49.65
75.69
Days Payable 38.99
POWL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
82% of the 1446 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 70.70 vs. POWL: 38.99 )
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: 38.99
27.82
49.06

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield % 2.96
POWL's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
89% of the 1911 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. POWL: 2.96 )
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: 2.96
0.37
4.35
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 1.30
POWL's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
60% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. POWL: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
POWL' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 1.3
Current: 1.3
0
1.3
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.96
POWL's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
85% of the 1859 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. POWL: 2.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.97
POWL's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
80% of the 2371 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. POWL: 2.97 )
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: 2.97
0.37
4.35
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.70
POWL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 1056 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. POWL: 1.70 )
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: -1.9  Med: -0.4 Max: 1.7
Current: 1.7
-1.9
1.7

Valuation & Return

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history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 2.83
POWL's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.12 vs. POWL: 2.83 )
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: 1.35  Med: 2.58 Max: 6.93
Current: 2.83
1.35
6.93
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.32
POWL's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
75% of the 1775 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. POWL: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
POWL' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.61 Max: 3.65
Current: 1.32
0.48
3.65
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.31
POWL's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 1006 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. POWL: 1.31 )
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: 0.57  Med: 1.39 Max: 3.38
Current: 1.31
0.57
3.38
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.46
POWL's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 1631 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. POWL: 1.46 )
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: 0.17  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.63
Current: 1.46
0.17
1.63
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -7.40
POWL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
91% of the 1950 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. POWL: -7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
POWL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.2  Med: 6.8 Max: 27.4
Current: -7.4
-10.2
27.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -18.20
POWL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
87% of the 1123 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.95 vs. POWL: -18.20 )
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: -18.2  Med: 3.2 Max: 29.2
Current: -18.2
-18.2
29.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $372.58
EPS (TTM) $ -1.51
Beta1.25
Volatility32.16%
52-Week Range $22.80 - 38.17
Shares Outstanding (Mil)11.46

Analyst Estimate

Sep18
Revenue (Mil $)
EBIT (Mil $)
EBITDA (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.58
EPS without NRI ($) 0.58
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 1.04

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 33
Positive ROAN
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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