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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.60
AKZOF's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
55% of the 985 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. AKZOF: 0.60 )
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: 0.6
Equity-to-Asset 0.40
AKZOF's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
69% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. AKZOF: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
AKZOF' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.57
Current: 0.4
0.16
0.57
Interest Coverage 21.67
AKZOF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
57% of the 979 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 38.42 vs. AKZOF: 21.67 )
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: 21.67
1.82
31.26
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 2.59
Beneish M-Score: -2.68
WACC vs ROIC
7.39%
13.85%
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
vs
history
Operating Margin % 11.52
AKZOF's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
72% of the 961 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.82 vs. AKZOF: 11.52 )
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: 11.52
-7.78
10.65
Net Margin % 7.27
AKZOF's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
66% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.56 vs. AKZOF: 7.27 )
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: 7.27
-13.59
91.32
ROE % 15.46
AKZOF's ROE % is ranked higher than
76% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. AKZOF: 15.46 )
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: 15.46
-28.28
122.96
ROA % 6.44
AKZOF's ROA % is ranked higher than
67% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. AKZOF: 6.44 )
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: 6.44
-10.96
58.26
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 38.00
AKZOF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
87% of the 979 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.65 vs. AKZOF: 38.00 )
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: 38
-25.91
38.63
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -2.50
AKZOF's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
65% of the 909 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. AKZOF: -2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
AKZOF' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 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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Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals    NAICS: 325510 
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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.

Netherlands-based AkzoNobel is one of the world's largest paint and coatings producers. In addition, the company has a sizeable chemicals business focused on polymers, surfactants, bleaching chemicals, and salt-chlorine-based products. About 35% of sales are generated in Western Europe, while its Asia-Pacific division has grown quickly to nearly 30% of sales. More than 40% of sales are destined for construction-related end markets, while the industrial, consumer goods, and transportation markets each contribute about 20% to sales.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 18.81
AKZOF's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.29 vs. AKZOF: 18.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
AKZOF' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 17.38 Max: 38.35
Current: 18.81
0.7
38.35
Forward PE Ratio 17.83
AKZOF's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.30 vs. AKZOF: 17.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 19.00
AKZOF's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
54% of the 942 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.60 vs. AKZOF: 19.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
AKZOF' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.97  Med: 21.04 Max: 49.28
Current: 19
9.97
49.28
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 26.92
AKZOF's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
66% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 18.62 vs. AKZOF: 26.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
AKZOF' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 21.05 Max: 183.61
Current: 26.92
0.67
183.61
PB Ratio 3.08
AKZOF's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 1030 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. AKZOF: 3.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
AKZOF' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.96 Max: 4.56
Current: 3.08
0.53
4.56
PS Ratio 1.36
AKZOF's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 1020 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. AKZOF: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
AKZOF' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.56
Current: 1.36
0.4
1.56
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 22.85
AKZOF's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
65% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.55 vs. AKZOF: 22.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
AKZOF' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.41  Med: 42.59 Max: 335.56
Current: 22.85
12.41
335.56
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 13.12
AKZOF's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
66% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.54 vs. AKZOF: 13.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
AKZOF' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.18  Med: 18.83 Max: 70.22
Current: 13.12
7.18
70.22
EV-to-EBIT 12.41
AKZOF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
60% of the 916 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.14 vs. AKZOF: 12.41 )
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: 12.41
-37.8
24.3
EV-to-EBITDA 9.12
AKZOF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
61% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.77 vs. AKZOF: 9.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AKZOF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.6  Med: 8.3 Max: 48.6
Current: 9.12
-30.6
48.6
Shiller PE Ratio 17.13
AKZOF's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 37.53 vs. AKZOF: 17.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
AKZOF' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.64  Med: 10.24 Max: 21.15
Current: 17.13
3.64
21.15
Current Ratio 1.47
AKZOF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. AKZOF: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AKZOF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 1.39 Max: 3.38
Current: 1.47
1.09
3.38
Quick Ratio 1.10
AKZOF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. AKZOF: 1.10 )
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: 1.1
0.65
3.11
Days Inventory 68.96
AKZOF's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
53% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 64.39 vs. AKZOF: 68.96 )
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: 68.96
55
99.41

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 2.10
AKZOF's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
75% of the 1112 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. AKZOF: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
AKZOF' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 2.92 Max: 8.44
Current: 2.1
0.38
8.44
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.38
AKZOF's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AKZOF: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
AKZOF' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.53 Max: 1.34
Current: 0.38
0.13
1.34
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 7.50
AKZOF's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
51% of the 539 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. AKZOF: 7.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
AKZOF' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.1 Max: 134.3
Current: 7.5
0
134.3
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.10
AKZOF's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
72% of the 1091 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. AKZOF: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.44
AKZOF's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
60% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. AKZOF: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
AKZOF' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 2 Max: 5.78
Current: 1.44
0.26
5.78
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.40
AKZOF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 483 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 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-to-Tangible-Book 8.25
AKZOF's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
89% of the 970 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. AKZOF: 8.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
AKZOF' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 5.11 Max: 27.85
Current: 8.25
1.39
27.85
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 3.08
AKZOF's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
77% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. AKZOF: 3.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
AKZOF' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.71 Max: 33.65
Current: 3.08
0.75
33.65
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.53
AKZOF's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
55% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. AKZOF: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
AKZOF' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.92 Max: 1.73
Current: 1.53
0.42
1.73
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.64
AKZOF's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
75% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. AKZOF: 2.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
AKZOF' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 1.98 Max: 7.3
Current: 2.64
1.02
7.3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 8.06
AKZOF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
67% of the 1043 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.71 vs. AKZOF: 8.06 )
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: 8.06
4.1
19.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 19.44
AKZOF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
76% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.04 vs. AKZOF: 19.44 )
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: -27.7  Med: -0.3 Max: 19.3
Current: 19.44
-27.7
19.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $15,907
EPS (TTM) $ 4.60
Beta1.00
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $59.48 - 84.25
Shares Outstanding (Mil)251.60

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 14,968 15,685 16,228 16,839
EPS ($) 4.54 4.61 4.89 5.11
EPS without NRI ($) 4.54 4.61 4.89 5.11
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
2.71%
Dividends per Share ($) 1.68 1.79 1.90 2.11
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