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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 0.24
CZZ's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
50% of the 631 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.24 vs. CZZ: 0.24 )
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: 0.24
Equity to Asset 0.12
CZZ's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
91% of the 641 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 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 0.78
CZZ's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
94% of the 602 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.99 vs. CZZ: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CZZ' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.79 Max: N/A
Current: 0.78
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 0.77
M-Score: -2.89
WACC vs ROIC
17.60%
8.32%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 22.79
CZZ's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 647 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 12.81 vs. CZZ: 22.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CZZ' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.26  Med: 11.9 Max: 65.86
Current: 22.79
-9.26
65.86
Net-margin (%) 5.30
CZZ's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 647 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.25 vs. CZZ: 5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CZZ' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.64  Med: 3.69 Max: 25.78
Current: 5.3
-6.64
25.78
ROE (%) 11.71
CZZ's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.27 vs. CZZ: 11.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CZZ' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.97  Med: 6.98 Max: 34.02
Current: 11.71
-18.97
34.02
ROA (%) 1.38
CZZ's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. CZZ: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CZZ' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.99  Med: 1.88 Max: 6.41
Current: 1.38
-3.99
6.41
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 52.64
CZZ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 653 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.65 vs. CZZ: 52.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CZZ' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.71  Med: 49.69 Max: 98.23
Current: 52.64
6.71
98.23
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.60
CZZ's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 579 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. CZZ: 8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CZZ' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -11.45 Max: 67.4
Current: 8.6
0
67.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -17.70
CZZ's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. CZZ: -17.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CZZ' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -16.2 Max: 48.6
Current: -17.7
0
48.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -43.20
CZZ's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. CZZ: -43.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CZZ' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -32.95 Max: 126.2
Current: -43.2
0
126.2
» CZZ's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

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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Q2 2016

CZZ Guru Trades in Q2 2016

RS Investment Management 489,604 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 138,920 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,016,000 sh (+351.96%)
Jim Simons 3,024,500 sh (+130.25%)
Third Avenue Management 902,110 sh (-23.57%)
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Q3 2016

CZZ Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 4,638,900 sh (+53.38%)
Steven Cohen 1,447,700 sh (+42.49%)
Jeremy Grantham 129,420 sh (-6.84%)
Third Avenue Management 651,014 sh (-27.83%)
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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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history
P/E(ttm) 11.49
CZZ's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
75% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.96 vs. CZZ: 11.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CZZ' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.06  Med: 8.25 Max: 115.27
Current: 11.49
3.06
115.27
PE(NRI) 11.49
CZZ's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
75% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.96 vs. CZZ: 11.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CZZ' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.06  Med: 8.19 Max: 116.47
Current: 11.49
3.06
116.47
P/B 1.09
CZZ's P/B is ranked higher than
70% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. CZZ: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CZZ' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.08 Max: 1.92
Current: 1.09
0.29
1.92
P/S 0.54
CZZ's P/S is ranked higher than
76% of the 629 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. CZZ: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CZZ' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.49 Max: 3.02
Current: 0.54
0.2
3.02
PFCF 4.86
CZZ's PFCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.51 vs. CZZ: 4.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CZZ' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.02  Med: 28.69 Max: 190.47
Current: 4.86
2.02
190.47
POCF 1.87
CZZ's POCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.79 vs. CZZ: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CZZ' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 4.47 Max: 250
Current: 1.87
0.77
250
EV-to-EBIT 6.66
CZZ's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
86% of the 566 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.11 vs. CZZ: 6.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CZZ' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.3  Med: 7.7 Max: 64.8
Current: 6.66
2.3
64.8
EV-to-EBITDA 5.15
CZZ's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
84% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.49 vs. CZZ: 5.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CZZ' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 5.3 Max: 15.4
Current: 5.15
1.8
15.4
Current Ratio 1.50
CZZ's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. CZZ: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CZZ' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.63 Max: 6.38
Current: 1.5
0.83
6.38
Quick Ratio 1.40
CZZ's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. CZZ: 1.40 )
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: 1.4
0.74
4.71
Days Inventory 27.43
CZZ's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
58% of the 567 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 21.77 vs. CZZ: 27.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CZZ' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.92  Med: 25.15 Max: 79.16
Current: 27.43
14.92
79.16
Days Sales Outstanding 31.50
CZZ's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
77% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 47.52 vs. CZZ: 31.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CZZ' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12  Med: 26.49 Max: 68.22
Current: 31.5
12
68.22
Days Payable 90.11
CZZ's Days Payable is ranked higher than
61% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 68.67 vs. CZZ: 90.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CZZ' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.41  Med: 31.04 Max: 90.87
Current: 90.11
9.41
90.87

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.15
CZZ's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
94% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. CZZ: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CZZ' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 2.12 Max: 8.05
Current: 1.15
1.02
8.05
Dividend Payout 0.12
CZZ's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
95% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CZZ: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CZZ' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 2.01 Max: 8.13
Current: 0.12
0.12
8.13
Dividend Growth (3y) -28.40
CZZ's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
82% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. CZZ: -28.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
CZZ' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: -2.3
Current: -28.4
Forward Dividend Yield 1.18
CZZ's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
92% of the 1031 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. CZZ: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.15
CZZ's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1030 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.68 vs. CZZ: 1.15 )
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: 1.02  Med: 2.12 Max: 8.05
Current: 1.15
1.02
8.05

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 0.78
CZZ's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. CZZ: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CZZ' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.54 Max: 8.63
Current: 0.78
0.44
8.63
Price/Median PS Value 1.12
CZZ's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CZZ: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CZZ' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.73 Max: 5.99
Current: 1.12
0.41
5.99
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 14.99
CZZ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. CZZ: 14.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CZZ' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 13 Max: 43.3
Current: 14.99
1.5
43.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 3.81
CZZ's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. CZZ: 3.81 )
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: -17  Med: -8.4 Max: 3.81
Current: 3.81
-17
3.81

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,730
EPS (TTM) $ 0.69
Beta2.66
Short Percentage of Float1.50%
52-Week Range $2.47 - 9.50
Shares Outstanding (Mil)264.69
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