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Q1 2016

CX Guru Trades in Q1 2016

RS Investment Management 347,231 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 11,680,250 sh (+42.86%)
Charles Brandes 38,958,382 sh (+16.74%)
Richard Snow 1,335,205 sh (+10.02%)
Dodge & Cox 47,104,125 sh (+9.12%)
Howard Marks 6,570,759 sh (+7.44%)
Ken Fisher 5,444,720 sh (+0.13%)
Chris Davis Sold Out
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Q2 2016

CX Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 4,107,751 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 7,181,335 sh (+26.82%)
Jeremy Grantham 12,548,588 sh (+3.30%)
Richard Snow 1,421,459 sh (+2.37%)
RS Investment Management 361,120 sh (unchged)
Howard Marks 6,772,156 sh (-0.90%)
Charles Brandes 40,152,003 sh (-0.90%)
Dodge & Cox 45,899,590 sh (-6.30%)
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Q3 2016

CX Guru Trades in Q3 2016

George Soros 514,216 sh (New)
John Burbank 8,151,628 sh (New)
Jim Simons 5,957,051 sh (+45.02%)
Richard Snow 1,457,839 sh (+2.56%)
Howard Marks 6,786,681 sh (+0.21%)
George Soros 592,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 7,172,703 sh (-0.12%)
Charles Brandes 37,395,522 sh (-6.87%)
Jeremy Grantham 11,009,189 sh (-12.27%)
Dodge & Cox 35,521,790 sh (-22.61%)
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Q4 2016

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Ken Fisher 8,110,094 sh (+13.07%)
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Business Description

Industry: Building Materials » Building Materials    NAICS: 327310 
Traded in other countries:CX.Argentina, CEXB.Germany, CEMEX CPO.Mexico, CXMSF.USA,
Cemex SAB de CV is engaged in the production, marketing, distribution and sale of cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates and other construction materials.

Cemex SAB de CV was founded in 1906. The Company is engaged in the production, marketing, distribution and sale of cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates and other construction materials. It manufactures cement through a closely controlled chemical process, which begins with the mining and crushing of limestone and clay, and, in some instances, other raw materials. It owns the registered trademarks for its brands in Mexico, such as Tolteca, Monterrey, Maya, Anahuac, Campana, Gallo, Centenario, Impercem and Tolteca Extra, Monterrey Extra, Maya Extra, Anáhuac Extra, Campana Extra, Gallo Extra, and Centenario Extra. The Company's competitors include Lafarge Tarmac, Heidelberg, Aggregate Industries, Hope Construction Materials, Dyckerhoff, Holcim, Schwenk Lafarge, Italcementi and Vicat. The Company's operations are subject to laws and regulations relating to the protection of the environment in the various jurisdictions in which it operates, such as regulations regarding the release of cement dust into the air or emissions of greenhouse gases.



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Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $14,028
EPS (TTM) $ 0.55
Short Percentage of Float7.53%
52-Week Range $3.50 - 9.35
Shares Outstanding (Mil)448.92

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 13,275 14,441 16,291
EPS ($) 0.21 0.44 0.48
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.21 0.44 0.48
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