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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.30
CE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
60% of the 1105 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. CE: 0.30 )
CE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.11   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.3

Equity to Asset 0.32
CE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
54% of the 1102 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. CE: 0.32 )
CE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.02   Max: 0.38
Current: 0.32

-0.02
0.38
Interest Coverage 5.16
CE's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
53% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 20.76 vs. CE: 5.16 )
CE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 9999.99
Current: 5.16

0.26
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.76
M-Score: -3.14
WACC vs ROIC
9.79%
9.35%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 11.14
CE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1118 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.98 vs. CE: 11.14 )
CE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -9.67   Max: 23.16
Current: 11.14

-9.67
23.16
Net-margin (%) 9.17
CE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1120 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.19 vs. CE: 9.17 )
CE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -9.51   Max: 16.91
Current: 9.17

-9.51
16.91
ROE (%) 21.93
CE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1102 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.36 vs. CE: 21.93 )
CE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -20.49   Max: 450.41
Current: 21.93

-20.49
450.41
ROA (%) 6.78
CE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. CE: 6.78 )
CE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.56   Max: 12.22
Current: 6.78

-3.56
12.22
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 17.41
CE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.96 vs. CE: 17.41 )
CE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 7.21   Max: 36.76
Current: 17.41

7.21
36.76
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.80
CE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. CE: 0.80 )
CE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -24.2   Max: 9.6
Current: 0.8

-24.2
9.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 3.10
CE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 881 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. CE: 3.10 )
CE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -9.1   Max: 26.1
Current: 3.1

-9.1
26.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 2.00
CE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. CE: 2.00 )
CE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -19.1   Max: 37
Current: 2

-19.1
37
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

CE Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Joel Greenblatt 127,672 sh (New)
John Hussman 150,000 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 4,500 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,043 sh (New)
Jim Simons 219,399 sh (+1008.08%)
Private Capital 270,810 sh (+100.34%)
PRIMECAP Management 682,000 sh (+15.40%)
John Buckingham 117,798 sh (+3.11%)
Dodge & Cox 16,002,670 sh (+1.03%)
David Tepper 1,356,268 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 15,839,670 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Mariko Gordon 65,163 sh (-2.66%)
Steven Cohen 4,668 sh (-98.27%)
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Q2 2014

CE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Buckingham 118,623 sh (+0.70%)
Steven Cohen 129,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 150,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Mariko Gordon 65,107 sh (-0.09%)
PRIMECAP Management 681,000 sh (-0.15%)
Dodge & Cox 15,773,420 sh (-1.43%)
Private Capital 265,100 sh (-2.11%)
Jim Simons 144,800 sh (-34.00%)
David Tepper 782,768 sh (-42.29%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,100 sh (-70.80%)
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Q3 2014

CE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Ray Dalio 7,426 sh (New)
David Dreman 833 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 29,972 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,800 sh (+90.24%)
John Hussman 250,000 sh (+66.67%)
Steven Cohen 197,202 sh (+52.87%)
PRIMECAP Management 707,800 sh (+3.94%)
John Buckingham 120,119 sh (+1.26%)
Mariko Gordon 65,107 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 171,825 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
David Tepper Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 15,676,536 sh (-0.61%)
Private Capital 258,879 sh (-2.35%)
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Q4 2014

CE Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Ronald Muhlenkamp 268,235 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 152,200 sh (+407.81%)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,795 sh (+102.50%)
Pioneer Investments 302,973 sh (+76.33%)
Dodge & Cox 15,733,381 sh (+0.36%)
John Buckingham 120,345 sh (+0.19%)
PRIMECAP Management 707,800 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 833 sh (unchged)
John Hussman Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Mariko Gordon Sold Out
Private Capital 254,129 sh (-1.83%)
Ray Dalio 3,426 sh (-53.86%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 14.00
CE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 28.60 vs. CE: 14.00 )
CE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.95   Max: 67.46
Current: 14

1.95
67.46
Forward P/E 9.46
CE's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
92% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 25.51 vs. CE: 9.46 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.60
CE's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 28.20 vs. CE: 13.60 )
CE' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 1.76   Max: 61.74
Current: 13.6

1.76
61.74
P/B 3.00
CE's P/B is ranked higher than
55% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. CE: 3.00 )
CE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 69.87
Current: 3

1.06
69.87
P/S 1.30
CE's P/S is ranked higher than
58% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. CE: 1.30 )
CE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 1.55
Current: 1.3

0.17
1.55
PFCF 30.80
CE's PFCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 80.71 vs. CE: 30.80 )
CE' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.5   Max: 286.83
Current: 30.8

5.5
286.83
POCF 8.90
CE's POCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.54 vs. CE: 8.90 )
CE' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.03   Max: 24.46
Current: 8.9

2.03
24.46
EV-to-EBIT 13.99
CE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 20.83 vs. CE: 13.99 )
CE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.6   Max: 239.7
Current: 13.99

4.6
239.7
PEG 0.89
CE's PEG is ranked higher than
94% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CE: 0.89 )
CE' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 46
Current: 0.89

0.26
46
Shiller P/E 14.50
CE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 44.67 vs. CE: 14.50 )
CE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.35   Max: 24.54
Current: 14.5

11.35
24.54
Current Ratio 2.02
CE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 1111 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. CE: 2.02 )
CE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.28   Max: 2.1
Current: 2.02

1.28
2.1
Quick Ratio 1.43
CE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 1111 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. CE: 1.43 )
CE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 1.57
Current: 1.43

0.95
1.57
Days Inventory 56.15
CE's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
77% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 70.49 vs. CE: 56.15 )
CE' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 36.48   Max: 56.94
Current: 56.15

36.48
56.94
Days Sales Outstanding 42.98
CE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 68.11 vs. CE: 42.98 )
CE' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 33.76   Max: 82.62
Current: 42.98

33.76
82.62

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.80
CE's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
54% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. CE: 1.80 )
CE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 2.11
Current: 1.8

0.21
2.11
Dividend Payout 0.23
CE's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
86% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. CE: 0.23 )
CE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.23
Current: 0.23

0.05
0.23
Dividend growth (3y) 61.70
CE's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
97% of the 610 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. CE: 61.70 )
CE' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 61.7
Current: 61.7

0
61.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 10.32
CE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
97% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. CE: 10.32 )
CE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 12.1
Current: 10.32

1.2
12.1
Share Buyback Rate 0.60
CE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
88% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. CE: 0.60 )
CE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.9   Max: -44
Current: 0.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 4.50
CE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
54% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. CE: 4.50 )
CE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 4.75   Max: 18.07
Current: 4.5

4.75
18.07
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.00
CE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. CE: 2.00 )
CE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 2.44
Current: 2

2.1
2.44
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
CE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CE: 1.30 )
CE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 1.42
Current: 1.3

0.31
1.42
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.80
CE's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CE: 0.80 )
CE' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 0.84
Current: 0.8

0.38
0.84
Price/Graham Number 1.70
CE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
72% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. CE: 1.70 )
CE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.32   Max: 3.03
Current: 1.7

1.32
3.03
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.00
CE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1110 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. CE: 7.00 )
CE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 21.5
Current: 7

0.4
21.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 20.80
CE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
93% of the 752 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.73 vs. CE: 20.80 )
CE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -1.6   Max: 27.9
Current: 20.8

-1.6
27.9

Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Chemicals
Compare:BASFY, DD, SHECY, URALL, APD » details
Traded in other countries:DG3.Germany,
Celanese Corp is a Delaware corporation formed in 2004. The Company is a global technology and specialty materials company that engineers and manufactures a variety of products essential to everyday living. Its one of the producers of acetyl products, which are intermediate chemicals for nearly all major industries. It is also a global producer of high performance engineered polymers that are used in a variety of high-value applications. The Company's product portfolio serves a range of end-use applications including paints and coatings, textiles, automotive applications, consumer and medical applications, performance industrial applications, filter media, paper and packaging, chemical additives, construction, consumer and industrial adhesives, and food and beverage applications. It operates mainly through four business segments: Advanced Engineered Materials, Consumer Specialties, Industrial Specialties and Acetyl Intermediates. The Advanced Engineered Materials segment develops, produces and supplies a portfolio of technical polymers for application in automotive and electronics products, as well as other consumer and industrial applications. The main products of Advanced Engineered Materials are POM, PPS, LFRT, PBT, PET, GUR(r) and LCP. The Consumer Specialties segment consists of its Acetate products and Nutrinova businesses. Its Acetate products business mainly produces and supplies acetate tow, which is used in the production of filter products. The Company also produce acetate flake which is processed into acetate fiber in the form of a tow band. The Nutrinova business produces and sells Sunett(r), a sweetener, and food protection ingredients, such as sorbates, for the food, beverage and pharmaceuticals industries. The Industrial Specialties segment includes the Company's Emulsions, PVOH and EVA Performance Polymers businesses. Emulsions business produces a product portfolio, specializing in vinyl acetate ethylene emulsions, and is a recognized authority on low volatile organic compounds, an environmentally-friendly technology. The Company's PVOH business produces a portfolio of performance EVA Performance Polymers offers a complete line of low-density polyethylene and specialty ethylene vinyl acetate resins and compounds. The Acetyl Intermediates segment produces and supplies acetyl products, including acetic acid, VAM, acetic anhydride and acetate esters. These products are generally used as starting materials for colorants, paints, adhesives, coatings, and medicines. Other chemicals produced in this segment are organic solvents and intermediates for pharmaceutical, agricultural and chemical products. The Company's competitors for Advanced Engineered Materials are BASF AG, E. I. DuPont de Nemours and Company, DSM N.V., Sabic Innovative Plastics and Solvay S.A., L.P., Braskem S.A., Lanxess AG, Teijin, Sumitomo, Inc. and Toray Industries Inc. Acetate products are Daicel Chemical Industries Ltd, Eastman Chemical Corporation
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