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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

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.03
CBPX's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
59% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. CBPX: 0.03 )
CBPX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.03

Equity to Asset 0.41
CBPX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
54% of the 734 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. CBPX: 0.41 )
CBPX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 0.41
Current: 0.41

0.38
0.41
Z-Score: 1.90
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 : 2/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 14.01
CBPX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.81 vs. CBPX: 14.01 )
CBPX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -24.24   Max: -4.1
Current: 14.01

-24.24
-4.1
Net-margin (%) 5.51
CBPX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. CBPX: 5.51 )
CBPX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -24.01   Max: -4.12
Current: 5.51

-24.01
-4.12
ROE (%) 12.95
CBPX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.59 vs. CBPX: 12.95 )
CBPX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -5.03   Max: -5.03
Current: 12.95

ROA (%) 5.11
CBPX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 769 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. CBPX: 5.11 )
CBPX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.61   Max: -4.61
Current: 5.11

ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 22.29
CBPX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.49 vs. CBPX: 22.29 )
CBPX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -6.34   Max: -6.34
Current: 22.29

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Guru Trades

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Q1 2014

CBPX Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 83,290 sh (New)
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Q2 2014

CBPX Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 96,513 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 28,300 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2014

CBPX Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Steven Cohen Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon 67,528 sh (-30.03%)
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Continental Building Product: A Cyclical Industrial Player With a 30% Upside Potential
As of my writing about Continental Building Product (NYSE:CBPX), it has already risen more than 3% today. I would like to further present my analysis about the company's business and valuation to show why CBPX deserves to trade an additional 30% higher. Read more...

Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 160.00
CBPX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
56% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 24.20 vs. CBPX: 160.00 )
CBPX' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 121.45   Max: 160
Current: 160

121.45
160
P/B 2.64
CBPX's P/B is ranked higher than
56% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. CBPX: 2.64 )
CBPX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2   Max: 3.16
Current: 2.64

2
3.16
P/S 2.48
CBPX's P/S is ranked higher than
53% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. CBPX: 2.48 )
CBPX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.88   Max: 9.1
Current: 2.48

1.88
9.1
PFCF 20.95
CBPX's PFCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 38.35 vs. CBPX: 20.95 )
CBPX' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 15.9   Max: 105.56
Current: 20.95

15.9
105.56
EV-to-EBIT 28.95
CBPX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
61% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.39 vs. CBPX: 28.95 )
CBPX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 16.8   Max: 36.2
Current: 28.95

16.8
36.2
Current Ratio 2.62
CBPX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. CBPX: 2.62 )
CBPX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.57   Max: 2.63
Current: 2.62

2.57
2.63
Quick Ratio 1.72
CBPX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CBPX: 1.72 )
CBPX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.55   Max: 1.72
Current: 1.72

1.55
1.72

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 13.03
CBPX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
51% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. CBPX: 13.03 )
CBPX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 10.96   Max: 22.16
Current: 13.03

10.96
22.16
Price/Median PS Value 0.77
CBPX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. CBPX: 0.77 )
CBPX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 2.67
Current: 0.77

0.65
2.67
Price/Graham Number 4.50
CBPX's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
58% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. CBPX: 4.50 )
CBPX' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 3.78   Max: 6.78
Current: 4.5

3.78
6.78
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.50
CBPX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
58% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. CBPX: 3.50 )
CBPX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.8   Max: 5.9
Current: 3.5

2.8
5.9

Business Description

Industry: Building Materials » Building Materials
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Traded in other countries:71C.Germany,
Continental Building Products Inc manufactures gypsum wallboard and complementary finishing products. Gypsum wallboard, is also known as drywall, is a primary building material used in new residential and commercial construction and in repair and remodel, or R&R. The Company operates manufacturing facilities in Silver Grove (Kentucky), Palatka (Florida) and Buchanan (New York) that produces a range of gypsum wallboard products for its diversified customer. It offers a range of gypsum wallboard products, including LiftLite, its lightweight product designed to be easier to lift and install; Mold Defense line of products designed for enhanced protection against mold and mildew; Weather Defense line of moisture and mold-resistant exterior sheathing. The Company also operates finishing products business that manufactures a line of joint compounds at its plant in Silver Grove (Kentucky) and Chambly (Quebec). The Company sells its products in the new residential, R&R and commercial construction markets. Its trademark for wallboard and finishing products includes LiftLite, Firecheck, Mold Defense and Rapid Coat among others. The competitors of the Company include USG, National Gypsum, Georgia-Pacific, CertainTeed, Eagle Materials, and Pabco Gypsum. The Company is subject to federal, state, local and foreign laws and regulations governing the protection of the environment and occupational health and safety.
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