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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 : 6/10

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Cash to Debt 0.48
AKZOF's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 1013 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. AKZOF: 0.48 )
AKZOF' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.09   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.48

Equity to Asset 0.37
AKZOF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
54% of the 1006 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. AKZOF: 0.37 )
AKZOF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 0.49
Current: 0.37

0.16
0.49
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.04
M-Score: -2.50
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

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Operating margin (%) 6.57
AKZOF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 959 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.85 vs. AKZOF: 6.57 )
AKZOF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -7.78   Max: 11.9
Current: 6.57

-7.78
11.9
Net-margin (%) 4.96
AKZOF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 960 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.79 vs. AKZOF: 4.96 )
AKZOF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -13.59   Max: 91.32
Current: 4.96

-13.59
91.32
ROE (%) 12.02
AKZOF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 954 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.91 vs. AKZOF: 12.02 )
AKZOF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -33.59   Max: 84.57
Current: 12.02

-33.59
84.57
ROA (%) 4.51
AKZOF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 964 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.41 vs. AKZOF: 4.51 )
AKZOF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -11.73   Max: 48.49
Current: 4.51

-11.73
48.49
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 26.69
AKZOF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 959 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 11.44 vs. AKZOF: 26.69 )
AKZOF' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -30.77   Max: 33.82
Current: 26.69

-30.77
33.82
Revenue Growth (%) -1.30
AKZOF's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 868 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. AKZOF: -1.30 )
AKZOF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -6.5   Max: 19.3
Current: -1.3

-6.5
19.3
EBITDA Growth (%) -7.00
AKZOF's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. AKZOF: -7.00 )
AKZOF' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -51   Max: 103.5
Current: -7

-51
103.5
EPS Growth (%) -4.80
AKZOF's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. AKZOF: -4.80 )
AKZOF' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -35.4   Max: 24.4
Current: -4.8

-35.4
24.4
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 17.30
AKZOF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 23.70 vs. AKZOF: 17.30 )
AKZOF' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.25   Max: 62.42
Current: 17.3

6.25
62.42
P/B 2.40
AKZOF's P/B is ranked higher than
55% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. AKZOF: 2.40 )
AKZOF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 4.56
Current: 2.4

0.17
4.56
P/S 0.90
AKZOF's P/S is ranked higher than
68% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. AKZOF: 0.90 )
AKZOF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 72.43
Current: 0.9

0.19
72.43
EV-to-EBIT 16.14
AKZOF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 18.45 vs. AKZOF: 16.14 )
AKZOF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 17.9
Current: 16.14

1.4
17.9
Shiller P/E 109.30
AKZOF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AKZOF: 109.30 )
AKZOF' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.8   Max: 120.4
Current: 109.3

6.8
120.4
Current Ratio 1.11
AKZOF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 1010 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. AKZOF: 1.11 )
AKZOF' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.09   Max: 2.54
Current: 1.11

1.09
2.54
Quick Ratio 0.81
AKZOF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 1010 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. AKZOF: 0.81 )
AKZOF' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 1.92
Current: 0.81

0.65
1.92

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.80
AKZOF's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
70% of the 810 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. AKZOF: 1.80 )
AKZOF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.04   Max: 6.89
Current: 1.8

2.04
6.89
Dividend growth (3y) 1.90
AKZOF's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
70% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. AKZOF: 1.90 )
AKZOF' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 134.3
Current: 1.9

0
134.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.34
AKZOF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
55% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. AKZOF: 1.34 )
AKZOF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.52   Max: 5.14
Current: 1.34

1.52
5.14
Share Buyback Rate -1.20
AKZOF's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
65% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. AKZOF: -1.20 )
AKZOF' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 6.6   Max: -1.2
Current: -1.2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 8.40
AKZOF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
60% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. AKZOF: 8.40 )
AKZOF' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 27.78
Current: 8.4

0.6
27.78
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.70
AKZOF's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AKZOF: 2.70 )
AKZOF' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 43.63
Current: 2.7

0.22
43.63
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
AKZOF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. AKZOF: 1.20 )
AKZOF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 81.41
Current: 1.2

0.26
81.41
Price/Graham Number 2.70
AKZOF's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
58% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. AKZOF: 2.70 )
AKZOF' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 6.37
Current: 2.7

1.01
6.37
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.20
AKZOF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
70% of the 911 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. AKZOF: 6.20 )
AKZOF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.6   Max: 73.8
Current: 6.2

5.6
73.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 3.33
AKZOF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
68% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.09 vs. AKZOF: 3.33 )
AKZOF' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -2   Max: 37
Current: 3.33

-2
37

Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals
Compare:NEU, SCL, VAL, POL, CYT » details
Traded in other countries:0LND.country, AKZA.Netherlands, AKU.Germany
Akzo Nobel NV manufactures paints, coatings and specialty chemicals. The company's products include surfactants, polymer chemicals, pulp and paper chemicals, as well as lacquers and varnishes. Its brands are Dulux, Eka among others. It sells products and services into four main end-user segments - Buildings and Infrastructure, Transportation, Consumer Goods and Industrial. The Buildings and Infrastructure end-user segment use a variety of products to build, decorate, protect, maintain and renovate building interiors and exteriors. Various products are also used for the construction and maintenance of infrastructure, such as airports, bridges and roads. The segment can be divided into three specific sub-segments: New build projects includes Residential, Commercial and Infrastructure; Maintenance, renovation and repair includes Residential, Commercial and Infrastructure and Building products and components includes Windows, Doors, Joinery, Flooring, Roofing and siding and Structural components. The Transportation segment covers parts manufacture, assembly and maintenance of cars, trucks, ships, airplanes, trains and all other products that facilitate movement. It recognizes the following three sub-segments in Transportation: Automotive OEM, parts and assembly; Automotive repair and Marine and air transport. The Consumer Goods segment covers products such as consumer electronics, furniture, domestic appliances, food and beverage, personal care and cleaning products. Its specialty chemicals are either vital to the process that makes components (e.g. for making plastics used in consumer electronics), or they are key functional ingredients (e.g. chelates in dishwashing). The Company recognizes two sub-segments in Consumer Goods: Consumer durables and Consumer packaged goods. Consumer durables include Consumer electronics, Domestic appliances, Wood furniture, Metal furniture and Toys, recreational and sports equipment. Consumer packaged goods include: Packaged (particularly canned) food and beverage, Personal care products such as hair care and body care, Industrial cleaning, Household cleaning, Micronutrients and Pharmaceutical.
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