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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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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.19
CZZ's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
59% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. CZZ: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CZZ' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.23 Max: N/A
Current: 0.19
Equity to Asset 0.12
CZZ's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
92% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. CZZ: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CZZ' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.49
Current: 0.12
0.11
0.49
Interest Coverage 0.87
CZZ's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
92% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. CZZ: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CZZ' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.65 Max: 2.38
Current: 0.87
0.32
2.38
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 0.67
M-Score: -2.85
WACC vs ROIC
11.57%
11.70%
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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history
Operating margin (%) 20.67
CZZ's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 12.44 vs. CZZ: 20.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CZZ' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.26  Med: 7.24 Max: 13.97
Current: 20.67
-9.26
13.97
Net-margin (%) 4.09
CZZ's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.31 vs. CZZ: 4.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CZZ' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.64  Med: 2.61 Max: 10.52
Current: 4.09
-6.64
10.52
ROE (%) 9.05
CZZ's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.23 vs. CZZ: 9.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CZZ' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.97  Med: 11.12 Max: 34.02
Current: 9.05
-18.97
34.02
ROA (%) 1.14
CZZ's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 657 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. CZZ: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CZZ' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.99  Med: 2.36 Max: 6
Current: 1.14
-3.99
6
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 53.66
CZZ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.66 vs. CZZ: 53.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CZZ' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.13  Med: 25.48 Max: 49.69
Current: 53.66
7.13
49.69
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -31.50
CZZ's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. CZZ: -31.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CZZ' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.5  Med: 44.20 Max: 80.3
Current: -31.5
-31.5
80.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -15.50
CZZ's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. CZZ: -15.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CZZ' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.5  Med: 7.20 Max: 68.7
Current: -15.5
-15.5
68.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -40.60
CZZ's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. CZZ: -40.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CZZ' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.6  Med: -21.60 Max: 195.7
Current: -40.6
-40.6
195.7
» CZZ's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

CZZ Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 10,600 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 2,980,500 sh (-13.55%)
Jim Simons 306,500 sh (-45.16%)
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Q3 2015

CZZ Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Third Avenue Management 1,011,834 sh (New)
Jim Simons 812,900 sh (+165.22%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 1,624,900 sh (-45.48%)
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Q4 2015

CZZ Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Third Avenue Management 1,131,119 sh (+11.79%)
Jim Simons 898,000 sh (+10.47%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
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Q1 2016

CZZ Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Steven Cohen 224,800 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,313,600 sh (+46.28%)
Third Avenue Management 1,180,246 sh (+4.34%)
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Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Diversified
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Traded in other countries:CZLT33.Brazil, C3Q1.Germany,
Cosan Ltd is engaged in piped natural gas distribution, logistics services including transportation, port loading and storage of sugar, purchase, sale and leasing of agricultural land, production and distribution of lubricants and other investments.

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.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 11.32
CZZ's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
68% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.25 vs. CZZ: 11.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CZZ' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.85  Med: 12.95 Max: 142.56
Current: 11.32
1.85
142.56
PE(NRI) 11.11
CZZ's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
70% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.28 vs. CZZ: 11.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CZZ' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.06  Med: 13.32 Max: 131.82
Current: 11.11
3.06
131.82
P/B 0.96
CZZ's P/B is ranked higher than
68% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. CZZ: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CZZ' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.07 Max: 1.97
Current: 0.96
0.29
1.97
P/S 0.43
CZZ's P/S is ranked higher than
80% of the 625 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. CZZ: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CZZ' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.39 Max: 3.02
Current: 0.43
0.2
3.02
PFCF 3.98
CZZ's PFCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.50 vs. CZZ: 3.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CZZ' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.02  Med: 15.70 Max: 91.2
Current: 3.98
2.02
91.2
POCF 1.54
CZZ's POCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. CZZ: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CZZ' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 4.05 Max: 250
Current: 1.54
0.77
250
EV-to-EBIT 7.15
CZZ's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.67 vs. CZZ: 7.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CZZ' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.5  Med: 11.10 Max: 52.1
Current: 7.15
2.5
52.1
EV-to-EBITDA 5.39
CZZ's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
80% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.06 vs. CZZ: 5.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CZZ' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 6.20 Max: 15.4
Current: 5.39
2.1
15.4
PEG 1.14
CZZ's PEG is ranked higher than
75% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. CZZ: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CZZ' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.87 Max: 20.72
Current: 1.14
0.36
20.72
Current Ratio 0.83
CZZ's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. CZZ: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CZZ' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.69 Max: 6.38
Current: 0.83
0.83
6.38
Quick Ratio 0.74
CZZ's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. CZZ: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CZZ' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.19 Max: 4.71
Current: 0.74
0.74
4.71
Days Inventory 21.48
CZZ's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
51% of the 568 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 22.25 vs. CZZ: 21.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CZZ' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.89  Med: 44.62 Max: 97.69
Current: 21.48
11.89
97.69
Days Sales Outstanding 24.00
CZZ's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
86% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 50.04 vs. CZZ: 24.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CZZ' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12  Med: 19.77 Max: 34.84
Current: 24
12
34.84
Days Payable 76.50
CZZ's Days Payable is ranked higher than
55% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 68.89 vs. CZZ: 76.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CZZ' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.31  Med: 18.06 Max: 63.31
Current: 76.5
10.31
63.31

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.51
CZZ's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
89% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.57 vs. CZZ: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CZZ' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 2.20 Max: 8.05
Current: 1.51
1.09
8.05
Dividend Payout 0.16
CZZ's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
92% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. CZZ: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CZZ' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.82 Max: 5.78
Current: 0.16
0.51
5.78
Dividend Growth (3y) -2.30
CZZ's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
63% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. CZZ: -2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
CZZ' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: -2.3
Current: -2.3
Forward Dividend Yield 1.51
CZZ's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
90% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. CZZ: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.49
CZZ's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
100% of the 912 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.44 vs. CZZ: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CZZ' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 2.20 Max: 8.05
Current: 1.49
1.09
8.05

Valuation & Return

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Price/Projected FCF 0.57
CZZ's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. CZZ: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CZZ' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.62 Max: 22.28
Current: 0.57
0.35
22.28
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
CZZ's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
53% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. CZZ: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CZZ' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.97 Max: 7.43
Current: 1.1
0.51
7.43
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 14.00
CZZ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. CZZ: 14.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CZZ' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.9  Med: 9.00 Max: 40.2
Current: 14
1.9
40.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 0.87
CZZ's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. CZZ: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CZZ' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.8  Med: -3.60 Max: 55.1
Current: 0.87
-13.8
55.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,715
EPS (TTM) $ 0.53
Beta2.94
Short Percentage of Float0.65%
52-Week Range $2.47 - 6.70
Shares Outstanding (Mil)264.69
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