GrafTech International Ltd.

  • Which Industry Is a Better Investment: Aluminum or Steel?

    By Zain Abbas - July 7, 2013 | Tickers: AA, GTI, X

    Both the steel and aluminum industries have seen some of the worst days recently as both groups have seen profitability decline miserably in the face of overcapacity problems. Supply seems to keep increasing whereas the demand has not been strong enough to cover up for excess inventories. And above all that, both have been hit by a prisoner’s dilemma where none of the players is willing to cut its more »

  • This Stock Should Not Trade Below Book Value

    By Mark Lin - April 12, 2013 | Tickers: ABB, GTI, UTX

    GrafTech International (NYSE: GTI) is not justified trading at a significant discount to its peers, give its status as the market leader in graphite electrodes, a need-to-have product in  electric arc furnaces business. Furthermore it is trading below its book value, the type of valuation reserved for unprofitable and heavily leveraged companies. This is not the case with GrafTech International.

    Headquartered in Parma, Ohio, GrafTech provides graphite material solutions for more »

  • This Stock Could be a Bargain after Sell-Off

    By Alex Bastardas - March 25, 2013 | Tickers: ABB, GTI, UTX

    In a bullish market that trades near historical highs, investors are constantly in the look-out for bargains: Graf-Tech International Ltd. (NYSE: GTI) might just be what they are looking for. The company is a manufacturer and provider of synthetic and natural graphite and carbon-based products. It operates in two segments: On one hand, the Industrial Materials segment, the main clients of which being steel companies, and, on the other, the more »

  • Don't Overthink It: 3 Undervalued Turnaround Stocks

    By Josh Kohn-Lindquist - March 1, 2013 | Tickers: GTI, TAP, SKUL

    Despite the S&P 500 recently nearing all-time highs, a Foolish investor can still find many underappreciated stocks in this otherwise bullish market.  Regardless of new highs and generous valuations, I have managed to find a wide variety of stocks that appear cheap.  While the concept of finding cheap stocks is simple enough, it only tells half the story, as many great investments are not necessarily cheap, but simply undervalued more »

  • The Future of Energy May Literally Be in your Child's Hand

    By John Licata - December 21, 2012 | Tickers: AIXG, GTI, INTC, IBM, OLED | Editor's Choice

    Being in the research business for north of a decade, it’s always exciting for me to focus on emerging technologies and next-generation materials that could advance energy solutions and also open new doors for a variety of applications. This has me keyed up to discuss graphene, especially for the promise it holds in the future of energy conversion and storage.

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    First things first. What the heck is graphene anyway more »