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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 0.01
BXC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
73% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. BXC: 0.01 )
BXC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.01

Equity to Asset -0.01
BXC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
73% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. BXC: -0.01 )
BXC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.04   Max: 0.82
Current: -0.01

-0.04
0.82
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 3.74
M-Score: -2.43
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 : 3/10

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Operating margin (%) -0.99
BXC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.93 vs. BXC: -0.99 )
BXC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1.32   Max: 2.14
Current: -0.99

-1.32
2.14
Net-margin (%) -1.89
BXC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. BXC: -1.89 )
BXC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.73   Max: 1.31
Current: -1.89

-3.73
1.31
ROA (%) -7.66
BXC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. BXC: -7.66 )
BXC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -11.24   Max: 6.88
Current: -7.66

-11.24
6.88
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -4.96
BXC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 16.15 vs. BXC: -4.96 )
BXC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -6.35   Max: 15.38
Current: -4.96

-6.35
15.38
Revenue Growth (%) -23.00
BXC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. BXC: -23.00 )
BXC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -11.8
Current: -23

EBITDA Growth (%) -10.10
BXC's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. BXC: -10.10 )
BXC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -10.1
Current: -10.1

EPS Growth (%) -33.40
BXC's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. BXC: -33.40 )
BXC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 23.9
Current: -33.4

0
23.9
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

BXC Guru Trades in Q1 2013

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Insider Trades

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Ratios

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P/S 0.10
BXC's P/S is ranked lower than
77% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. BXC: 0.10 )
BXC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.11
Current: 0.1

0
0.11
EV-to-EBIT 142.90
BXC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
87% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 14.30 vs. BXC: 142.90 )
BXC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.9   Max: 150.3
Current: 142.9

7.9
150.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.80
BXC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. BXC: 0.80 )
BXC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 1.61
Current: 0.8

0.35
1.61
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.70
BXC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
78% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. BXC: 0.70 )
BXC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 12.7
Current: 0.7

0.7
12.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 54.85
BXC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
98% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.71 vs. BXC: 54.85 )
BXC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 47.9   Max: 79.4
Current: 54.85

47.9
79.4

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Distribution » Industrial Distribution
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Bluelinx Holdings, Inc., was created on March 8, 2004 as a Georgia corporation named ABP Distribution Holdings Inc. On May 7, 2004, Georgia-Pacific sold the assets of the Division to ABP. ABP subsequently merged into BlueLinx Holdings Inc. The Company, operating through its wholly-owned subsidiary, BlueLinx Corporation, is a distributor of building products in the United States. It operates in all of the major metropolitan areas in the United States and the Company distributed approximately 10,000 products from over 750 suppliers to service more than 11,500 customers nationwide, including dealers, industrial manufacturers, manufactured housing producers and home improvement retailers. It operates its distribution business from sales centers in Atlanta and Denver, and its network of approximately 55 distribution centers. The Company distributes products in two principal categories: structural products and specialty products. Structural products, which represented approximately 39%, 46% and 44% of the Company fiscal 2011, fiscal 2010, and fiscal 2009 gross sales, respectively, include plywood, oriented strand board, rebar and remesh, lumber and other wood products primarily used for structural support, walls and flooring in construction projects. The Company's customers include building materials dealers, industrial users of building products, manufactured housing builders and home improvement centers. The Company sells products through three main distribution channels: Warehouse Sales, Reload Sales and Direct Sales. The U.S. building products distribution market is a highly fragmented market, served by a small number of multi-regional distributors, several regionally focused distributors and a large number of independent local distributors. The Company's operations are subject to various federal, state, provincial and local laws, rules and regulations.

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