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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 0.20
CZZ's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
75% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. CZZ: 0.20 )
CZZ' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.15   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.2

Equity to Asset 0.20
CZZ's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
58% of the 898 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. CZZ: 0.20 )
CZZ' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 0.49
Current: 0.2

0.17
0.49
Interest Coverage 1.43
CZZ's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
57% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. CZZ: 1.43 )
CZZ' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 5.43
Current: 1.43

0.32
5.43
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.73
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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history
Operating margin (%) 11.67
CZZ's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 933 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 13.25 vs. CZZ: 11.67 )
CZZ' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -9.26   Max: 65.86
Current: 11.67

-9.26
65.86
Net-margin (%) 3.02
CZZ's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 933 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.99 vs. CZZ: 3.02 )
CZZ' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -6.64   Max: 25.78
Current: 3.02

-6.64
25.78
ROE (%) 3.21
CZZ's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 932 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.76 vs. CZZ: 3.21 )
CZZ' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -18.65   Max: 34.8
Current: 3.21

-18.65
34.8
ROA (%) 0.88
CZZ's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. CZZ: 0.88 )
CZZ' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.91   Max: 6.14
Current: 0.88

-3.91
6.14
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 52.74
CZZ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 939 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.47 vs. CZZ: 52.74 )
CZZ' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -6.95   Max: 49.05
Current: 52.74

-6.95
49.05
Revenue Growth (%) -35.50
CZZ's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. CZZ: -35.50 )
CZZ' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -35.5   Max: 69.2
Current: -35.5

-35.5
69.2
EBITDA Growth (%) -16.90
CZZ's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 793 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. CZZ: -16.90 )
CZZ' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -16.9   Max: 54.7
Current: -16.9

-16.9
54.7
EPS Growth (%) -22.20
CZZ's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. CZZ: -22.20 )
CZZ' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -24   Max: 191.6
Current: -22.2

-24
191.6
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

CZZ Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 65,712 sh (+321.85%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,791,000 sh (+197.31%)
Jim Simons 676,175 sh (-47.13%)
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Q1 2014

CZZ Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 216,979 sh (+230.2%)
Jim Simons 1,157,492 sh (+71.18%)
Jeremy Grantham 2,537,200 sh (+41.66%)
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Q2 2014

CZZ Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jeremy Grantham 2,826,100 sh (+11.39%)
Steven Cohen 254,900 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 834,800 sh (-27.88%)
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Q3 2014

CZZ Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 2,675,800 sh (-5.32%)
Jim Simons 359,700 sh (-56.91%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CZZ

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

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John Burbank 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.02%$15.34 - $20.95 $ 9.8-48%0
John Burbank 2012-09-30 New Buy0.01%$12.27 - $15.86 $ 9.8-28%19100
John Burbank 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.0027%$11.42 - $15.23 $ 9.8-24%0
John Burbank 2012-03-31 Reduce -95.19%0.09%$11.1 - $15.11 $ 9.8-22%5300
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 48.40
CZZ's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
67% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 20.40 vs. CZZ: 48.40 )
CZZ' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.96   Max: 149.89
Current: 48.4

2.96
149.89
P/B 1.09
CZZ's P/B is ranked higher than
88% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. CZZ: 1.09 )
CZZ' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 2.08
Current: 1.09

0.27
2.08
P/S 0.88
CZZ's P/S is ranked higher than
87% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. CZZ: 0.88 )
CZZ' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 28.41
Current: 0.88

0.2
28.41
PFCF 17.82
CZZ's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CZZ: 17.82 )
CZZ' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 12.52   Max: 51.64
Current: 17.82

12.52
51.64
EV-to-EBIT 24.16
CZZ's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
72% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.91 vs. CZZ: 24.16 )
CZZ' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -65.1   Max: 490.8
Current: 24.16

-65.1
490.8
PEG 3.93
CZZ's PEG is ranked higher than
86% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CZZ: 3.93 )
CZZ' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 0.93
Current: 3.93

0.51
0.93
Shiller P/E 8.56
CZZ's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
98% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 24.01 vs. CZZ: 8.56 )
CZZ' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.89   Max: 12.95
Current: 8.56

7.89
12.95
Current Ratio 1.58
CZZ's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 918 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. CZZ: 1.58 )
CZZ' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 6.38
Current: 1.58

1.1
6.38
Quick Ratio 1.44
CZZ's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 918 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. CZZ: 1.44 )
CZZ' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 4.71
Current: 1.44

0.81
4.71

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.06
CZZ's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
53% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. CZZ: 3.06 )
CZZ' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.09   Max: 4.11
Current: 3.06

1.09
4.11
Dividend Payout 0.84
CZZ's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
64% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. CZZ: 0.84 )
CZZ' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 5.78
Current: 0.84

0.53
5.78
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.00
CZZ's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
51% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. CZZ: 3.00 )
CZZ' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.09   Max: 4.11
Current: 3

1.09
4.11
Share Buyback Rate 0.70
CZZ's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
91% of the 616 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. CZZ: 0.70 )
CZZ' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.7   Max: -19.6
Current: 0.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 1.97
CZZ's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
86% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.73 vs. CZZ: 1.97 )
CZZ' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 31.45
Current: 1.97

1.5
31.45
Price/Median PS Value 0.95
CZZ's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. CZZ: 0.95 )
CZZ' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 18.66
Current: 0.95

0.21
18.66
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.10
CZZ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
70% of the 910 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. CZZ: 4.10 )
CZZ' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 12.5
Current: 4.1

0.2
12.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -20.73
CZZ's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
58% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.57 vs. CZZ: -20.73 )
CZZ' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -22.1   Max: 55.1
Current: -20.73

-22.1
55.1

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Diversified
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Traded in other countries:C3Q1.Germany, CZLT33.Brazil
Cosan Ltd was incorporated in Bermuda on April 30, 2007. The Company's primary activities are in the following business segments: (i) Piped natural gas distribution to part of the State of São Paulo through its subsidiary Companhia de Gás de São Paulo - COMGÁS ("COMGÁS"), which is consolidated since November 2012; (ii) Logistics services including transportation, port loading and storage of sugar, through its subsidiary Rumo Logística Operadora Multimodal S.A. ("Rumo"); (iii) Purchase, sale and leasing of agricultural land through its subsidiary, Radar Propriedades Agrícolas S.A. ("Radar"); (iv) Production and distribution of lubricants under the Mobil licensed trademark in Brazil, Bolivia, Uruguay and Paraguay, in addition to the European and Asian market using the Comma brand and corporate activities; and (v) other investments, in addition to the corporate structures of the Company ("Cosan's other business"). The Company also holds interests in two jointly controlled entities ("Joint Ventures" or "JVs"): (i) Raízen Combustíveis S.A. ("Raízen Combustíveis"), fuel distribution business, and (ii) Raízen Energia S.A. ("Raízen Energia"), production and marketing of sugar, ethanol and energy cogeneration, produced from sugar cane bagasse. The Company's competitors include service stations of large integrated oil companies, independent gasoline service stations, convenience stores, fast food stores, and other similar retail outlets, some of which are well-recognized national or regional retail systems. It also faces competition from international ethanol producers that use other ethanol sources, such as corn and sugar beet for the generation of fuel ethanol. It also faces competition from international sugar producers.
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