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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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Cash to Debt 0.10
CLV's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 2647 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. CLV: 0.10 )
CLV' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.1

Equity to Asset -0.45
CLV's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
56% of the 1535 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. CLV: -0.45 )
CLV' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.45   Max: 0.61
Current: -0.45

-0.45
0.61
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: -10.00
M-Score: -13.65
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
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Operating margin (%) -204.28
CLV's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. CLV: -204.28 )
CLV' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -204.28   Max: 34.99
Current: -204.28

-204.28
34.99
Net-margin (%) -156.24
CLV's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.93 vs. CLV: -156.24 )
CLV' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -156.24   Max: 26.9
Current: -156.24

-156.24
26.9
ROE (%) -216.09
CLV's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 2596 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -8.27 vs. CLV: -216.09 )
CLV' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -311.51   Max: 99.25
Current: -216.09

-311.51
99.25
ROA (%) -76.20
CLV's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 2684 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -5.99 vs. CLV: -76.20 )
CLV' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -88.72   Max: 31.68
Current: -76.2

-88.72
31.68
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -119.88
CLV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 2648 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.88 vs. CLV: -119.88 )
CLV' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -144.5   Max: 118.78
Current: -119.88

-144.5
118.78
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -13.40
CLV's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1248 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. CLV: -13.40 )
CLV' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -13.4   Max: 34.4
Current: -13.4

-13.4
34.4
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Ratios

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Forward P/E 37.74
CLV's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 2967 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CLV: 37.74 )
N/A
P/S 0.20
CLV's P/S is ranked higher than
98% of the 2967 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 472.87 vs. CLV: 0.20 )
CLV' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 4.6
Current: 0.2

0.14
4.6
PFCF 12.51
CLV's PFCF is ranked higher than
95% of the 2967 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CLV: 12.51 )
CLV' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.89   Max: 174.92
Current: 12.51

1.89
174.92
POCF 2.62
CLV's POCF is ranked higher than
98% of the 2967 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CLV: 2.62 )
CLV' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.53   Max: 43.05
Current: 2.62

1.53
43.05
EV-to-EBIT -0.43
CLV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
85% of the 2967 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CLV: -0.43 )
CLV' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -115.4   Max: 41
Current: -0.43

-115.4
41
Current Ratio 1.51
CLV's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 2641 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. CLV: 1.51 )
CLV' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 3.09
Current: 1.51

1.02
3.09
Quick Ratio 0.97
CLV's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 2640 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. CLV: 0.97 )
CLV' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 2.42
Current: 0.97

0.5
2.42
Days Inventory 61.44
CLV's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
92% of the 2967 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CLV: 61.44 )
CLV' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 45.83   Max: 115.49
Current: 61.44

45.83
115.49
Days Sales Outstanding 16.23
CLV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
93% of the 2967 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CLV: 16.23 )
CLV' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 4.2   Max: 82.69
Current: 16.23

4.2
82.69

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 29.26
CLV's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
99% of the 763 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. CLV: 29.26 )
CLV' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 13.95
Current: 29.26

0.13
13.95
Dividend Payout 4.58
CLV's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
91% of the 2967 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CLV: 4.58 )
CLV' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 3.48
Current: 4.58

0.01
3.48
Dividend growth (3y) -10.60
CLV's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
83% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -12.30 vs. CLV: -10.60 )
CLV' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 115.4
Current: -10.6

0
115.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 66.47
CLV's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
99% of the 778 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. CLV: 66.47 )
CLV' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 31.64
Current: 66.47

0.29
31.64
Share Buyback Rate -2.80
CLV's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
88% of the 1988 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -8.10 vs. CLV: -2.80 )
CLV' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.9   Max: -11.2
Current: -2.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 0.42
CLV's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
98% of the 2967 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CLV: 0.42 )
CLV' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 120.35
Current: 0.42

0.06
120.35
Price/Median PS Value 0.15
CLV's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 2967 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CLV: 0.15 )
CLV' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 1.92
Current: 0.15

0.18
1.92
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -232.60
CLV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
58% of the 2619 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -4.70 vs. CLV: -232.60 )
CLV' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 49.9
Current: -232.6

2.4
49.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 17.61
CLV's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
93% of the 738 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -5.07 vs. CLV: 17.61 )
CLV' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -25.2   Max: 62.1
Current: 17.61

-25.2
62.1

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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