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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.34
GY's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
75% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. GY: 0.34 )
GY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 0.65
Current: 0.34

0.04
0.65
Equity to Asset -0.09
GY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. GY: -0.09 )
GY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.43   Max: 0.22
Current: -0.09

-0.43
0.22
Interest Coverage 0.25
GY's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
59% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 12.95 vs. GY: 0.25 )
GY' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 10.17
Current: 0.25

0.25
10.17
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.28
M-Score: -3.28
WACC vs ROIC
5.72%
44.59%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 0.83
GY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 7.52 vs. GY: 0.83 )
GY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -27.76   Max: 9.81
Current: 0.83

-27.76
9.81
Net-margin (%) -3.32
GY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. GY: -3.32 )
GY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -80.34   Max: 14.38
Current: -3.32

-80.34
14.38
ROA (%) -3.01
GY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.27 vs. GY: -3.01 )
GY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -23.4   Max: 12.56
Current: -3.01

-23.4
12.56
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.56
GY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 20.41 vs. GY: 3.56 )
GY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -91.91   Max: 48.78
Current: 3.56

-91.91
48.78
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 20.80
GY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. GY: 20.80 )
GY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -32.2   Max: 20.8
Current: 20.8

-32.2
20.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 6.50
GY's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. GY: 6.50 )
GY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -69.5   Max: 103
Current: 6.5

-69.5
103
» GY's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

GY Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 19,035 sh (New)
David Dreman 2,406 sh (New)
John Keeley 2,241,713 sh (+2.88%)
Mario Gabelli 5,537,336 sh (+0.02%)
Michael Price 763,794 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 184,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 516,382 sh (-6.99%)
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Q2 2014

GY Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Private Capital 80,775 sh (New)
David Dreman 3,145 sh (+30.71%)
Jeremy Grantham 194,000 sh (+5.43%)
Mario Gabelli 5,571,843 sh (+0.62%)
Michael Price 763,794 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 2,169,353 sh (-3.23%)
Jim Simons 20,650 sh (-96.00%)
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Q3 2014

GY Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Private Capital 812,889 sh (+906.36%)
Jeremy Grantham 568,000 sh (+192.78%)
Michael Price 763,794 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 5,551,903 sh (-0.36%)
John Keeley 2,131,943 sh (-1.72%)
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Q4 2014

GY Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jeremy Grantham 1,137,132 sh (+100.20%)
Michael Price 763,794 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 2,101,413 sh (-1.43%)
Private Capital 793,904 sh (-2.34%)
Mario Gabelli 5,322,458 sh (-4.13%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 26.04
GY's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
65% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 17.01 vs. GY: 26.04 )
N/A
P/S 0.83
GY's P/S is ranked higher than
82% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. GY: 0.83 )
GY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 1.88
Current: 0.83

0.16
1.88
PFCF 12.00
GY's PFCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 45.40 vs. GY: 12.00 )
GY' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.66   Max: 124.93
Current: 12

1.66
124.93
POCF 8.62
GY's POCF is ranked higher than
91% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. GY: 8.62 )
GY' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.31   Max: 181.86
Current: 8.62

1.31
181.86
EV-to-EBIT 147.84
GY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
69% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 17.11 vs. GY: 147.84 )
GY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -248.9   Max: 12166.5
Current: 147.84

-248.9
12166.5
Shiller P/E 65.94
GY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
66% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 30.09 vs. GY: 65.94 )
GY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 15.68   Max: 142.85
Current: 65.94

15.68
142.85
Current Ratio 1.17
GY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. GY: 1.17 )
GY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 1.86
Current: 1.17

0.95
1.86
Quick Ratio 0.93
GY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. GY: 0.93 )
GY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 1.53
Current: 0.93

0.5
1.53
Days Inventory 33.61
GY's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
95% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 121.14 vs. GY: 33.61 )
GY' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 20.23   Max: 135.17
Current: 33.61

20.23
135.17
Days Sales Outstanding 10.60
GY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
97% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 60.41 vs. GY: 10.60 )
GY' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 10.6   Max: 93.07
Current: 10.6

10.6
93.07

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 1.78
GY's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. GY: 1.78 )
GY' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 4.57
Current: 1.78

0.69
4.57
Price/Median PS Value 1.26
GY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. GY: 1.26 )
GY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 2.43
Current: 1.26

0.18
2.43
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.70
GY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
65% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. GY: 0.70 )
GY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 13.2
Current: 0.7

0.7
13.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -2.69
GY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
70% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 11.83 vs. GY: -2.69 )
GY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -33.3   Max: 39.5
Current: -2.69

-33.3
39.5

Business Description

Industry: Aerospace & Defense » Aerospace & Defense
Compare:BA, ERJ, EADSY, RYCEY, HON » details
Traded in other countries:GCY.Germany,
GenCorp Inc was incorporated in Ohio in 1915. It is a manufacturer of aerospace and defense products and systems with a real estate segment that includes activities related to the re-zoning, entitlement, sale, and leasing of the Company's excess real estate assets. Its continuing operations are organized into two segments namely Aerospace and Defense and Real Estate. Aerospace and Defense includes the operations of Aerojet-General Corporation, or Aerojet, which develops and manufactures propulsion systems for defense and space applications, armament systems for precision tactical weapon systems and munitions applications. Its defense system products include liquid, solid, and air-breathing propulsion systems and components. Product applications for the Company's defense systems include strategic, tactical and precision strike missiles, missile defense systems, maneuvering propulsion systems, precision war-fighting systems, and specialty metal products. The Company's space systems products include liquid, solid, and electric propulsion systems and components. The Company owns approximately 11,900 acres of land adjacent to U.S. Highway 50 between Rancho Cordova and Folsom, California east of Sacramento. The end user customers of the Company's products and technology are agencies of the U.S. government, U.S. prime contractors, and government agencies. The diversity of its technologies and synergy of its product lines offer Aerojet customers advanced solutions available in the domestic propulsion market. The Company's business operations are subject to, and affected by, federal, state, local, and foreign environmental laws and regulations relating to the discharge, treatment, storage, disposal, investigation, and remediation of certain materials, substances, and wastes.
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