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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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.26
CBI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
75% of the 1030 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. CBI: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CBI' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.72 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.26
Equity to Asset 0.24
CBI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
77% of the 980 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. CBI: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CBI' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.3 Max: 0.44
Current: 0.24
0.17
0.44
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.42
M-Score: -2.87
WACC vs ROIC
11.75%
-10.42%
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 (%) -4.73
CBI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1014 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.73 vs. CBI: -4.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CBI' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.29  Med: 6.54 Max: 8.33
Current: -4.73
-3.29
8.33
Net-margin (%) -4.81
CBI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1017 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. CBI: -4.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CBI' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.9  Med: 3.96 Max: 5.62
Current: -4.81
-3.9
5.62
ROE (%) -24.99
CBI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 7.24 vs. CBI: -24.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CBI' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.23  Med: 22.82 Max: 26.1
Current: -24.99
-21.23
26.1
ROA (%) -5.96
CBI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 1033 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. CBI: -5.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CBI' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.43  Med: 6.67 Max: 8.24
Current: -5.96
-5.43
8.24
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -88.88
CBI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 1022 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 17.75 vs. CBI: -88.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CBI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.6  Med: 100.93 Max: 131.47
Current: -88.88
-60.6
131.47
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 29.40
CBI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. CBI: 29.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CBI' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 13.8 Max: 41.7
Current: 29.4
0
41.7
» CBI's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-05)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

CBI Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 7,000 sh (New)
David Dreman 22,205 sh (+4019.67%)
Joel Greenblatt 906,116 sh (+26.93%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 835,243 sh (+23.93%)
David Einhorn 7,481,471 sh (+11.27%)
David Tepper 1,254,461 sh (+4.38%)
Francis Chou 67,446 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 2,000 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 120,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Russo 10,575 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 5,800 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Richard Snow 317,560 sh (-3.88%)
Warren Buffett 1,983,190 sh (-78.74%)
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Q4 2015

CBI Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 175,930 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 1,032,339 sh (+13.93%)
David Tepper 1,391,088 sh (+10.89%)
Francis Chou 67,446 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 2,000 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 120,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Warren Buffett Sold Out
Arnold Van Den Berg 722,853 sh (-13.46%)
Richard Snow 254,355 sh (-19.90%)
Tom Russo 7,725 sh (-26.95%)
David Einhorn 3,450,330 sh (-53.88%)
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Q1 2016

CBI Guru Trades in Q1 2016

David Dreman 1,528 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 391,300 sh (New)
Jim Simons 320,130 sh (+81.96%)
Chuck Royce 2,000 sh (unchged)
Francis Chou 67,446 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 120,000 sh (unchged)
David Tepper Sold Out
David Einhorn Sold Out
Tom Russo 7,475 sh (-3.24%)
Richard Snow 186,690 sh (-26.60%)
Joel Greenblatt 412,936 sh (-60.00%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 970 sh (-99.87%)
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Q2 2016

CBI Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 26,405 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,324,800 sh (+238.56%)
Jim Simons 562,830 sh (+75.81%)
Joel Greenblatt 443,849 sh (+7.49%)
Francis Chou 67,446 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 120,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Russo Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Arnold Van Den Berg Sold Out
Richard Snow 181,360 sh (-2.86%)
David Dreman 899 sh (-41.16%)
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Chicago Bridge & Iron Company provides conceptual design, technology, engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction and commissioning services to customers in the energy, petrochemical and natural resource industries.

Chicago Bridge & Iron Company was founded in 1889. It provides conceptual design, technology, engineering, procurement, fabrication, modularization, construction, commissioning, maintenance, program management and environmental services to customers in the energy infrastructure market throughout the world, and is a provider of diversified government services. The Company's reporting segments are comprised of four operating groups: Engineering, Construction and Maintenance; Fabrication Services; Technology; and Government Solutions. Engineering, Construction and Maintenance operating group provides engineering, procurement, and construction for major energy infrastructure facilities, as well as comprehensive and integrated maintenance services. This segment includes Oil and Gas business unit (formerly Project Engineering and Construction segment) and Shaw's former Power and Plant Services segments. Fabrication Services operating group provides fabrication of piping systems, process and nuclear modules, and fabrication and erection of steel plate storage tanks and pressure vessels for the oil and gas, water and wastewater, mining, mineral processing and power generation industries. This segment includes former Steel Plate Structures segment and Shaw's former Fabrication and Manufacturing segment. Technology operating group provides licensed process technologies, catalysts, specialized equipment and engineered products for use in petrochemical facilities, oil refineries and gas processing plants and offers process planning and project development services, and a comprehensive program of aftermarket support. This segment primarily consists of former Lummus Technology segment. There are numerous regional, national and global competitors that offer similar services to those offered by each of the operating groups. The Company is subject to environmental laws and regulations, including those concerning emissions into the air; discharge into waterways; generation, storage, handling, treatment and disposal of waste materials; and health and safety.

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 6.23
CBI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
95% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 13.97 vs. CBI: 6.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.31
CBI's P/B is ranked lower than
53% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. CBI: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CBI' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 3.06 Max: 8.23
Current: 1.31
0.77
8.23
P/S 0.25
CBI's P/S is ranked higher than
80% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. CBI: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CBI' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.75 Max: 1.37
Current: 0.25
0.08
1.37
PFCF 7.69
CBI's PFCF is ranked higher than
59% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9.68 vs. CBI: 7.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CBI' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.85  Med: 12.95 Max: 306.03
Current: 7.69
2.85
306.03
POCF 6.50
CBI's POCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 7.74 vs. CBI: 6.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CBI' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.85  Med: 10.38 Max: 171.34
Current: 6.5
1.85
171.34
EV-to-EBIT -8.57
CBI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 11.04 vs. CBI: -8.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CBI' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -168.5  Med: 10.3 Max: 357.5
Current: -8.57
-168.5
357.5
EV-to-EBITDA -11.38
CBI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 829 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 8.96 vs. CBI: -11.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CBI' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.7  Med: 8.85 Max: 71.4
Current: -11.38
-25.7
71.4
Shiller P/E 14.43
CBI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
62% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CBI: 14.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CBI' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.19  Med: 32.68 Max: 112.45
Current: 14.43
9.19
112.45
Current Ratio 0.71
CBI's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. CBI: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CBI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.16 Max: 1.78
Current: 0.71
0.6
1.78
Quick Ratio 0.66
CBI's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. CBI: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CBI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.16 Max: 1.78
Current: 0.66
0.43
1.78
Days Inventory 9.73
CBI's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
71% of the 850 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 27.20 vs. CBI: 9.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CBI' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 7.69 Max: 9.34
Current: 9.73
1.23
9.34
Days Sales Outstanding 44.10
CBI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
71% of the 729 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 70.49 vs. CBI: 44.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CBI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.13  Med: 38.99 Max: 57.11
Current: 44.1
36.13
57.11
Days Payable 38.10
CBI's Days Payable is ranked lower than
72% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 77.14 vs. CBI: 38.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CBI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.15  Med: 43.33 Max: 125.52
Current: 38.1
37.15
125.52

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.00
CBI's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
85% of the 1020 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. CBI: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CBI' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.45 Max: 2.8
Current: 1
0.12
2.8
Dividend Growth (3y) 11.90
CBI's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
64% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. CBI: 11.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
CBI' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 7.7 Max: 74.7
Current: 11.9
0
74.7
Forward Dividend Yield 1.00
CBI's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
85% of the 984 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. CBI: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.00
CBI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
85% of the 1251 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. CBI: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CBI' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.45 Max: 2.8
Current: 1
0.12
2.8
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.50
CBI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. CBI: -2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CBI' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.2  Med: -2.5 Max: 6.4
Current: -2.5
-29.2
6.4

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 0.77
CBI's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CBI: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CBI' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.39 Max: 3.45
Current: 0.77
0.28
3.45
Price/Median PS Value 0.33
CBI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. CBI: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CBI' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.82 Max: 1.9
Current: 0.33
0.14
1.9
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -11.70
CBI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 996 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. CBI: -11.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CBI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 8.8 Max: 33.5
Current: -11.7
0.3
33.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 15.21
CBI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. CBI: 15.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CBI' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.2  Med: 24.9 Max: 42.1
Current: 15.21
3.2
42.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $11,960
EPS (TTM) $ -5.48
Beta2.39
Short Percentage of Float4.53%
52-Week Range $26.12 - 46.39
Shares Outstanding (Mil)103.16

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 10,894 10,966 10,699
EPS ($) 4.97 4.67 4.45
EPS w/o NRI ($) 4.97 4.67 4.45
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.29 0.27 0.26
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