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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.05
NAS:ERS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
91% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. NAS:ERS: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NAS:ERS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.03 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.05
Equity to Asset 0.25
NAS:ERS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
83% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. NAS:ERS: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NAS:ERS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.57  Med: 0.2 Max: 1
Current: 0.25
-0.57
1
Interest Coverage 1.69
NAS:ERS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
87% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 27.09 vs. NAS:ERS: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:ERS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 2.85 Max: 7.74
Current: 1.69
1.39
7.74
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.07
M-Score: -4.65
WACC vs ROIC
1.23%
2.31%
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 (%) 1.66
NAS:ERS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. NAS:ERS: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NAS:ERS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 2.67 Max: 5.37
Current: 1.66
1.6
5.37
Net-margin (%) 0.67
NAS:ERS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. NAS:ERS: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NAS:ERS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.96 Max: 2.66
Current: 0.67
0.5
2.66
ROE (%) 6.17
NAS:ERS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.88 vs. NAS:ERS: 6.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NAS:ERS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.45  Med: 13.87 Max: 45.25
Current: 6.17
5.45
45.25
ROA (%) 1.30
NAS:ERS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. NAS:ERS: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NAS:ERS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 2.26 Max: 7.62
Current: 1.3
1
7.62
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.05
NAS:ERS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 11.00 vs. NAS:ERS: 4.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NAS:ERS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.66  Med: 8.82 Max: 22.64
Current: 4.05
3.66
22.64
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -0.10
NAS:ERS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. NAS:ERS: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:ERS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 9.4 Max: 253
Current: -0.1
0
253
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -9.00
NAS:ERS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. NAS:ERS: -9.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:ERS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.3  Med: 8.9 Max: 203.4
Current: -9
-20.3
203.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -21.90
NAS:ERS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. NAS:ERS: -21.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:ERS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.6  Med: -3.5 Max: 61
Current: -21.9
-24.6
61
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Business Description

Industry: Industrial Distribution » Industrial Distribution
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Empire Resources Inc is engaged in the purchase, sale and distribution of semi-finished aluminum and steel products to customer base located in the Americas, Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

Empire Resources Inc was incorporated in the State of Delaware in 1990 under the name Integrated Technology USA, Inc. On September 17, 1999, the Company merged with Empire Resources, Inc. a distributor of value added, semi-finished aluminum products. Since the merger, the Company has continued the business of Empire under the name of Empire Resources, Inc. The Company is engaged in the purchase, sale and distribution of semi-finished aluminum and steel products to customer base located in the Americas, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. The Company sells its products through its own marketing and sales personnel and its independent sales agents who are located in North America and in Europe. The Company's semi-finished aluminum and steel products which are produced by processing aluminum or steel and/or aluminum scrap. A product is considered 'semi-finished' if it has not yet been converted into a final end product. Semi-finished aluminum products include aluminum sheet, coil, plate and foil, rod, bar and wire, extruded and cast products. The Company provides many of these forms of semi-finished aluminum products to its customers. The Company sells its products mainly through its own marketing and sales personnel. In addition, it sells less than 10% of its products through independent sales agents. The Company serves more than 300 customers in industries, such as distribution, transportation, automobile, housing, appliances and packaging. Its competitors include aluminum producers and rolling mills. Its competitors include: Alcoa Inc. and Aleris Rolled Products, Inc. The Company is subject to governmental regulations governing imports, in particular regulations governing the imposition of tariffs and antidumping and other duties.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 21.58
ERS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
63% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 15.68 vs. ERS: 21.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ERS' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 11.85 Max: 47.03
Current: 21.58
0.89
47.03
PE(NRI) 21.58
ERS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
60% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 16.50 vs. ERS: 21.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ERS' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 11.85 Max: 47.03
Current: 21.58
0.89
47.03
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 0.68
ERS's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
98% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 16.08 vs. ERS: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
ERS' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.12 Max: 26.35
Current: 0.68
0.38
26.35
P/B 0.87
ERS's P/B is ranked higher than
58% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. ERS: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ERS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.8 Max: 16.8
Current: 0.87
0.1
16.8
P/S 0.11
ERS's P/S is ranked higher than
92% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. ERS: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ERS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.08 Max: 1.21
Current: 0.11
0.01
1.21
PFCF 0.87
ERS's PFCF is ranked higher than
99% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 12.46 vs. ERS: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ERS' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.38 Max: 15.48
Current: 0.87
0.38
15.48
POCF 0.79
ERS's POCF is ranked higher than
99% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 10.02 vs. ERS: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ERS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.24 Max: 15.39
Current: 0.79
0.36
15.39
EV-to-EBIT 20.07
ERS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
67% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 13.83 vs. ERS: 20.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ERS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 13.7 Max: 26.7
Current: 20.07
2.1
26.7
EV-to-EBITDA 18.15
ERS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
66% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 11.94 vs. ERS: 18.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ERS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2  Med: 13.05 Max: 26.5
Current: 18.15
2
26.5
Shiller P/E 9.67
ERS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
80% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 25.04 vs. ERS: 9.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ERS' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 7.65 Max: 217.24
Current: 9.67
0.77
217.24
Current Ratio 1.32
ERS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. ERS: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ERS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.27 Max: 102
Current: 1.32
0.6
102
Quick Ratio 0.53
ERS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. ERS: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ERS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.58 Max: 102
Current: 0.53
0.35
102
Days Inventory 116.09
ERS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
73% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 72.13 vs. ERS: 116.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ERS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 74.48  Med: 103.46 Max: 127.7
Current: 116.09
74.48
127.7
Days Sales Outstanding 51.42
ERS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
61% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 56.67 vs. ERS: 51.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ERS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.3  Med: 49.71 Max: 56.22
Current: 51.42
36.3
56.22
Days Payable 22.21
ERS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
78% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 39.32 vs. ERS: 22.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ERS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.21  Med: 31.89 Max: 47.26
Current: 22.21
22.21
47.26

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.50
ERS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
51% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. ERS: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ERS' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 2.83 Max: 60.61
Current: 2.5
0.43
60.61
Dividend Payout 0.57
ERS's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
76% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. ERS: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ERS' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.29 Max: 2.5
Current: 0.57
0.12
2.5
Forward Dividend Yield 3.07
ERS's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
66% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. ERS: 3.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.52
ERS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
80% of the 226 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. ERS: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ERS' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 1.73 Max: 37
Current: 1.52
0.26
37
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.20
ERS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. ERS: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ERS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -74.3  Med: -0.3 Max: 15.3
Current: 0.2
-74.3
15.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.03
ERS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. ERS: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
ERS' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.08 Max: 13.94
Current: 1.03
0.55
13.94
Price/Tangible Book 0.88
ERS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
57% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. ERS: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ERS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1 Max: 10.17
Current: 0.88
0.53
10.17
Price/Median PS Value 1.48
ERS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
75% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. ERS: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ERS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.31 Max: 150
Current: 1.48
0.65
150
Price/Graham Number 0.92
ERS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
55% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. ERS: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ERS' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.81 Max: 3.58
Current: 0.92
0.41
3.58
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.00
ERS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. ERS: 5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ERS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.7  Med: 7.3 Max: 47.6
Current: 5
3.7
47.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -0.51
ERS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Industrial Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.77 vs. ERS: -0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ERS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -522.9  Med: -35.35 Max: 40.1
Current: -0.51
-522.9
40.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $455.3
EPS (TTM) $ 0.24
Beta0.54
Short Percentage of Float0.12%
52-Week Range $3.02 - 5.49
Shares Outstanding (Mil)8.40
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