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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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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.46
AKZOF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
60% of the 1082 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. AKZOF: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
AKZOF' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.43 Max: N/A
Current: 0.46
Equity to Asset 0.44
AKZOF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
65% of the 969 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. AKZOF: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
AKZOF' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.57
Current: 0.44
0.16
0.57
Interest Coverage 15.37
AKZOF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
62% of the 945 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 32.82 vs. AKZOF: 15.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AKZOF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.82  Med: 5.31 Max: 31.26
Current: 15.37
1.82
31.26
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.33
M-Score: -2.60
WACC vs ROIC
8.25%
13.67%
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 : 5/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 11.27
AKZOF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.52 vs. AKZOF: 11.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
AKZOF' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.78  Med: 7.11 Max: 10.65
Current: 11.27
-7.78
10.65
Net-margin (%) 7.19
AKZOF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1060 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.43 vs. AKZOF: 7.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
AKZOF' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.59  Med: 4.39 Max: 91.32
Current: 7.19
-13.59
91.32
ROE (%) 15.44
AKZOF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1048 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.81 vs. AKZOF: 15.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
AKZOF' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.28  Med: 9.3 Max: 122.96
Current: 15.44
-28.28
122.96
ROA (%) 6.43
AKZOF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1085 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.87 vs. AKZOF: 6.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
AKZOF' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.96  Med: 3.62 Max: 58.26
Current: 6.43
-10.96
58.26
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 36.77
AKZOF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1078 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.23 vs. AKZOF: 36.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
AKZOF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.91  Med: 24.75 Max: 38.63
Current: 36.77
-25.91
38.63
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.50
AKZOF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. AKZOF: -2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AKZOF' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.5  Med: 0.1 Max: 19.3
Current: -2.5
-6.5
19.3
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-10-22)


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Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals
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Traded in other countries:AKU.Germany, AKZA.Netherlands, AKZ.Switzerland, 0LND.UK,
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.

Akzo Nobel NV manufactures paints, coatings and specialty chemicals. The Company operates various business segments: Decorative Paints offer mixing machines, color concepts and training courses for the building and renovation industry. This business operates three units Decorative Paints Europe, Decorative Paints Asia, Decorative Paints Latin America; Performance Coatings segment is a supplier of performance coatings. It operates Automotive and Aerospace Coatings, Industrial Coatings (e.g. coil, wood and packaging), Marine and Protective Coatings, Powder Coatings units; Specialty Chemicals include products used in paints, detergents, foods, plastics, cosmetics, construction, pulp and paper, pharmaceuticals, electronics, agro and oilfield applications. 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 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 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.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 14.89
AKZOF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
61% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.79 vs. AKZOF: 14.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
AKZOF' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 16.62 Max: 36.58
Current: 14.89
0.7
36.58
Forward P/E 13.91
AKZOF's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
64% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.31 vs. AKZOF: 13.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 15.00
AKZOF's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
60% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.67 vs. AKZOF: 15.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
AKZOF' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.71  Med: 20.52 Max: 52.57
Current: 15
5.71
52.57
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 21.97
AKZOF's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
59% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.02 vs. AKZOF: 21.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
AKZOF' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 21.64 Max: 183.61
Current: 21.97
0.67
183.61
P/B 2.12
AKZOF's P/B is ranked lower than
55% of the 960 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. AKZOF: 2.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
AKZOF' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.96 Max: 4.56
Current: 2.12
0.53
4.56
P/S 1.06
AKZOF's P/S is ranked higher than
54% of the 1037 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. AKZOF: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
AKZOF' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.86 Max: 1.56
Current: 1.06
0.15
1.56
PFCF 19.17
AKZOF's PFCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 390 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.73 vs. AKZOF: 19.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
AKZOF' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.71  Med: 45.69 Max: 331.87
Current: 19.17
3.71
331.87
POCF 10.48
AKZOF's POCF is ranked lower than
60% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.85 vs. AKZOF: 10.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
AKZOF' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.17  Med: 18.77 Max: 70.22
Current: 10.48
2.17
70.22
EV-to-EBIT 10.17
AKZOF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
67% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.18 vs. AKZOF: 10.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AKZOF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.8  Med: 11.8 Max: 24.3
Current: 10.17
-37.8
24.3
EV-to-EBITDA 7.44
AKZOF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
69% of the 898 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.86 vs. AKZOF: 7.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AKZOF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.6  Med: 8.2 Max: 48.6
Current: 7.44
-30.6
48.6
Shiller P/E 11.86
AKZOF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 31.63 vs. AKZOF: 11.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
AKZOF' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.67  Med: 8.93 Max: 21.08
Current: 11.86
3.67
21.08
Current Ratio 1.40
AKZOF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. AKZOF: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AKZOF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 1.38 Max: 3.38
Current: 1.4
1.09
3.38
Quick Ratio 1.04
AKZOF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. AKZOF: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AKZOF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.01 Max: 3.11
Current: 1.04
0.65
3.11
Days Inventory 68.53
AKZOF's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
53% of the 1018 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 65.04 vs. AKZOF: 68.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AKZOF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 55  Med: 65.83 Max: 99.41
Current: 68.53
55
99.41

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.46
AKZOF's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
67% of the 1034 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. AKZOF: 2.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
AKZOF' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 2.99 Max: 8.44
Current: 2.46
0.38
8.44
Dividend Payout 0.38
AKZOF's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
54% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. AKZOF: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
AKZOF' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.85 Max: 16.5
Current: 0.38
0.12
16.5
Dividend Growth (3y) 7.50
AKZOF's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
54% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. AKZOF: 7.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
AKZOF' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.1 Max: 134.3
Current: 7.5
0
134.3
Forward Dividend Yield 2.46
AKZOF's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
64% of the 1003 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. AKZOF: 2.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.68
AKZOF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1203 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. AKZOF: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
AKZOF' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 2.05 Max: 5.78
Current: 1.68
0.26
5.78
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.40
AKZOF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. AKZOF: -1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
AKZOF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.6  Med: -0.1 Max: 6.8
Current: -1.4
-1.6
6.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 4.77
AKZOF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
76% of the 916 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. AKZOF: 4.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
AKZOF' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 4.97 Max: 27.85
Current: 4.77
1.39
27.85
Price/Projected FCF 2.27
AKZOF's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
73% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. AKZOF: 2.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
AKZOF' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.66 Max: 33.65
Current: 2.27
0.24
33.65
Price/Median PS Value 1.24
AKZOF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
53% of the 970 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. AKZOF: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
AKZOF' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.79
Current: 1.24
0.19
1.79
Price/Graham Number 1.78
AKZOF's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
62% of the 676 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. AKZOF: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
AKZOF' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 1.97 Max: 3.21
Current: 1.78
1.02
3.21
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 9.80
AKZOF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1064 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.14 vs. AKZOF: 9.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
AKZOF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.1  Med: 7.9 Max: 19.4
Current: 9.8
4.1
19.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 17.63
AKZOF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.05 vs. AKZOF: 17.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
AKZOF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23  Med: 2.2 Max: 27.2
Current: 17.63
-23
27.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $16,086
EPS (TTM) $ 4.61
Beta1.18
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $56.55 - 73.05
Shares Outstanding (Mil)251.60

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 16,410 16,972 17,022
EPS ($) 4.66 4.86 5.56
EPS w/o NRI ($) 4.66 4.86 5.56
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
0.58%
Dividends Per Share ($) 1.81 1.91 2.13
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