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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

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.02
CLF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
87% of the 1379 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. CLF: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CLF' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.77 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.02
Equity to Asset -0.99
CLF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
98% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. CLF: -0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CLF' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.99  Med: 0.41 Max: 0.62
Current: -0.99
-0.99
0.62
Interest Coverage 0.33
CLF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
95% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. CLF: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CLF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 11.14 Max: 101.58
Current: 0.33
0.66
101.58
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: -1.91
M-Score: -2.92
WACC vs ROIC
1.65%
14.49%
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 4.22
CLF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.29 vs. CLF: 4.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CLF' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.26  Med: 17.90 Max: 35.48
Current: 4.22
-5.26
35.48
Net-margin (%) 6.33
CLF's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 765 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.93 vs. CLF: 6.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CLF' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -214.16  Med: 11.25 Max: 24.67
Current: 6.33
-214.16
24.67
ROA (%) 5.11
CLF's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1395 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -8.53 vs. CLF: 5.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CLF' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -88.81  Med: 7.73 Max: 16.43
Current: 5.11
-88.81
16.43
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.12
CLF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1352 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -11.41 vs. CLF: 6.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CLF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.81  Med: 20.03 Max: 43.15
Current: 6.12
-2.81
43.15
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -31.80
CLF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -3.50 vs. CLF: -31.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CLF' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.8  Med: 15.00 Max: 34.4
Current: -31.8
-31.8
34.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 6.40
CLF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 948 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -15.30 vs. CLF: 6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CLF' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -65  Med: 0.70 Max: 302.8
Current: 6.4
-65
302.8
» CLF's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-29)


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

CLF Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 1,722,800 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 305,988 sh (+80.34%)
Mario Gabelli 16,400 sh (+46.43%)
David Dreman Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q2 2015

CLF Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 149,516 sh (New)
Jim Simons 3,846,900 sh (+123.29%)
Mario Gabelli 11,400 sh (-30.49%)
Joel Greenblatt 150,836 sh (-50.71%)
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Q3 2015

CLF Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 5,073,900 sh (+31.90%)
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 29,017 sh (-80.59%)
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Q4 2015

CLF Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Joel Greenblatt 193,644 sh (New)
Mairs and Power 15,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 6,826,800 sh (+34.55%)
Paul Tudor Jones 30,790 sh (+6.11%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 8.07
CLF's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.53 vs. CLF: 8.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CLF' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.84  Med: 9.71 Max: 67.35
Current: 8.07
2.84
67.35
PE(NRI) 14.97
CLF's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
78% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.53 vs. CLF: 14.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CLF' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 8.49 Max: 45.02
Current: 14.97
0.89
45.02
P/S 0.34
CLF's P/S is ranked higher than
78% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. CLF: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CLF' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.23 Max: 4.58
Current: 0.34
0.11
4.58
PFCF 8.11
CLF's PFCF is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.94 vs. CLF: 8.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CLF' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.86  Med: 13.30 Max: 174.06
Current: 8.11
1.86
174.06
POCF 4.20
CLF's POCF is ranked lower than
69% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.14 vs. CLF: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CLF' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.41  Med: 5.44 Max: 42.19
Current: 4.2
1.41
42.19
EV-to-EBIT 42.53
CLF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
73% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.99 vs. CLF: 42.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CLF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -85.9  Med: 7.20 Max: 73.1
Current: 42.53
-85.9
73.1
EV-to-EBITDA 15.64
CLF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
62% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.13 vs. CLF: 15.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CLF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2  Med: 6.60 Max: 95
Current: 15.64
2
95
Current Ratio 1.80
CLF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 1332 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. CLF: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CLF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 1.86 Max: 3.35
Current: 1.8
0.97
3.35
Quick Ratio 0.64
CLF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 1332 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. CLF: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CLF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.06 Max: 2.78
Current: 0.64
0.46
2.78
Days Inventory 110.42
CLF's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
64% of the 631 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 73.36 vs. CLF: 110.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CLF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 47.81  Med: 61.82 Max: 101.09
Current: 110.42
47.81
101.09
Days Sales Outstanding 8.17
CLF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 623 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 29.88 vs. CLF: 8.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CLF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.38  Med: 14.82 Max: 29.23
Current: 8.17
5.38
29.23
Days Payable 16.71
CLF's Days Payable is ranked lower than
74% of the 500 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 43.90 vs. CLF: 16.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CLF' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.84  Med: 32.14 Max: 52.41
Current: 16.71
21.84
52.41

Valuation & Return

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Price/Projected FCF 0.91
CLF's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. CLF: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CLF' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.68 Max: 120.36
Current: 0.91
0.06
120.36
Price/Median PS Value 0.29
CLF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. CLF: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CLF' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.77 Max: 3.5
Current: 0.29
0.1
3.5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.35
CLF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1371 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -5.20 vs. CLF: 2.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CLF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 12.90 Max: 40.1
Current: 2.35
1.4
40.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -8.11
CLF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -2.76 vs. CLF: -8.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CLF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.7  Med: 15.00 Max: 123
Current: -8.11
-22.7
123

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $2013
EPS $ -5.14
Beta0.61
Short Percentage of Float32.99%
52-Week Range $1.20 - 6.87
Shares Outstanding(Mil)181.92

Analyst Estimate

Dec17
Revenue(Mil)
EPS($) -0.04
EPS without NRI($) -0.04

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Industrial Metals & Minerals
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Traded in other countries:CLF.France, CVA.Germany, CLF.Mexico,
Cliffs Natural Resources Inc, was founded in 1847, is a producer of iron ore pellets in North America. It is a mining and natural resources company. The Company supply's iron ore pellets to the North American steel industry from its mines and pellet plants located in Michigan and Minnesota. It also produces low-volatile metallurgical coal in the U.S. from its mines located in Alabama and West Virginia. Additionally, the Company operates an iron ore mining complex in Western Australia and owns two non-operating iron ore mines in Eastern Canada. The Company operates five iron ore mines in Michigan and Minnesota and two metallurgical coal operations located in Alabama and West Virginia. The Asia Pacific operations consist solely of its Koolyanobbing iron ore mining complex in Western Australia. It also owns two iron ore mines in Eastern Canada. The Company's competitors include Anglo, BHP Billiton, Fortescue Metals Group Ltd., Rio Tinto plc and Vale, among others. The Company's mining and limited exploration activities are subject to various laws and regulations governing the protection of the environment.
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