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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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
FF's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
97% of the 1108 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. FF: No Debt )
FF' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 11.86   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.78
FF's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
90% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. FF: 0.78 )
FF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 0.81
Current: 0.78

0.73
0.81
Interest Coverage 3760.58
FF's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
79% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 21.08 vs. FF: 3760.58 )
FF' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 20.59   Max: 3760.58
Current: 3760.58

20.59
3760.58
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 5.72
M-Score: -1.83
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 : 8/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 13.88
FF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1120 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.86 vs. FF: 13.88 )
FF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 3.31   Max: 20.29
Current: 13.88

3.31
20.29
Net-margin (%) 13.09
FF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1120 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.99 vs. FF: 13.09 )
FF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 4.95   Max: 16.64
Current: 13.09

4.95
16.64
ROE (%) 15.09
FF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.11 vs. FF: 15.09 )
FF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 5.08   Max: 25.14
Current: 15.09

5.08
25.14
ROA (%) 11.78
FF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.78 vs. FF: 11.78 )
FF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 4.01   Max: 19.24
Current: 11.78

4.01
19.24
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 29.92
FF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1119 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.06 vs. FF: 29.92 )
FF' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 16.6   Max: 51.44
Current: 29.92

16.6
51.44
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 20.40
FF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 953 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. FF: 20.40 )
FF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 1.7   Max: 110.5
Current: 20.4

1.7
110.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 30.50
FF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. FF: 30.50 )
FF' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 96
Current: 30.5

0.9
96
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 40.20
FF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 795 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. FF: 40.20 )
FF' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 86.1
Current: 40.2

0.8
86.1
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

FF Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 43,100 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,506,003 sh (+39.23%)
Jim Simons 615,300 sh (+35.08%)
Joel Greenblatt 166,620 sh (+3.61%)
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Q1 2014

FF Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 795,770 sh (+29.33%)
Chuck Royce 1,506,003 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 73,222 sh (-56.05%)
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Q2 2014

FF Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 26,600 sh (New)
Jim Simons 794,000 sh (-0.22%)
Chuck Royce 1,475,803 sh (-2.01%)
Joel Greenblatt 66,223 sh (-9.56%)
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Q3 2014

FF Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Steven Cohen 364,200 sh (New)
John Burbank 10,858 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 45,000 sh (+69.17%)
Jim Simons 1,115,000 sh (+40.43%)
Chuck Royce 1,549,915 sh (+5.02%)
Joel Greenblatt 18,242 sh (-72.45%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with FF

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

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Reduce -72.45%0.01%$12.14 - $17.18 $ 13.09-10%18242
John Burbank 2014-09-30 New Buy$12.14 - $17.18 $ 13.09-10%10858
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -56.05%0.04%$15.26 - $21.28 $ 13.09-24%73222
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Reduce -20.92%0.03%$11.83 - $14.7 $ 13.09-2%156631
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 102.47%0.07%$11.1 - $12.43 $ 13.0911%190682
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add 119.37%0.04%$9.39 - $12.64 $ 13.0926%94177
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.03%$9.24 - $11.44 $ 13.0930%42930
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 11.60
FF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 26.40 vs. FF: 11.60 )
FF' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.58   Max: 24.18
Current: 11.6

5.58
24.18
P/B 1.70
FF's P/B is ranked higher than
68% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. FF: 1.70 )
FF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 2.8
Current: 1.7

0.7
2.8
P/S 1.50
FF's P/S is ranked higher than
60% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. FF: 1.50 )
FF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 2.32
Current: 1.5

0.64
2.32
PFCF 29.10
FF's PFCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 76.13 vs. FF: 29.10 )
FF' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.57   Max: 102.86
Current: 29.1

6.57
102.86
EV-to-EBIT 7.17
FF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
93% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.46 vs. FF: 7.17 )
FF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.7   Max: 13.7
Current: 7.17

1.7
13.7
PEG 0.55
FF's PEG is ranked higher than
97% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FF: 0.55 )
FF' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 2.14
Current: 0.55

0.32
2.14
Shiller P/E 14.10
FF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 51.79 vs. FF: 14.10 )
FF' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12   Max: 23.08
Current: 14.1

12
23.08
Current Ratio 6.01
FF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. FF: 6.01 )
FF' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 4.75   Max: 9.67
Current: 6.01

4.75
9.67
Quick Ratio 4.84
FF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. FF: 4.84 )
FF' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 3.63   Max: 8.13
Current: 4.84

3.63
8.13

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.70
FF's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
87% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. FF: 3.70 )
FF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 4.43
Current: 3.7

0.74
4.43
Dividend Payout 0.41
FF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
68% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. FF: 0.41 )
FF' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 1
Current: 0.41

0.18
1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.70
FF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
75% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. FF: 3.70 )
FF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 4.43
Current: 3.7

0.74
4.43
Share Buyback Rate -5.20
FF's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
58% of the 667 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. FF: -5.20 )
FF' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.8   Max: -14.1
Current: -5.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Net Cash 5.90
FF's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
97% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FF: 5.90 )
FF' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 3.88   Max: 14.01
Current: 5.9

3.88
14.01
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.80
FF's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FF: 3.80 )
FF' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.59   Max: 5.67
Current: 3.8

2.59
5.67
Price/Tangible Book 1.70
FF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
71% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. FF: 1.70 )
FF' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 2.67
Current: 1.7

0.77
2.67
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.90
FF's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. FF: 0.90 )
FF' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 1.4
Current: 0.9

0.85
1.4
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
FF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. FF: 1.00 )
FF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 1.42
Current: 1

0.5
1.42
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.60
FF's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FF: 0.60 )
FF' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 1.83
Current: 0.6

0.48
1.83
Price/Graham Number 0.90
FF's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
83% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. FF: 0.90 )
FF' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 1.26
Current: 0.9

0.5
1.26
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 13.90
FF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. FF: 13.90 )
FF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 7.3   Max: 58.9
Current: 13.9

7.3
58.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 23.97
FF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
94% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.33 vs. FF: 23.97 )
FF' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 12.1   Max: 44.4
Current: 23.97

12.1
44.4

Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Chemicals
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Traded in other countries:3FF.Germany,
FutureFuel Corp., is a Delaware corporation incorporated on August 12, 2005 under the name Viceroy Acquisition Corporation. On July 12, 2006, it completed its initial public offering. On October 31, 2006, the acquisition of Eastman SE, Inc. was consummated and Eastman SE, Inc. became its wholly-owned subsidiary. In connection with such closing, it changed its name to FutureFuel Corp. The Company, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, FutureFuel Chemical Company, owns and operates a chemical production facility located on approximately 2,200 acres of land six miles southeast of Batesville in north central Arkansas fronting the White River. Approximately 500 acres of the sites are occupied with batch and continuous manufacturing facilities, laboratories, and associated infrastructure, including on-site liquid waste treatment. FutureFuel Chemical Company manufactures diversified chemical products, biobased products comprised of biofuels, and biobased specialty chemical products. FutureFuel Chemical Company operates in two reporting segments; chemicals and biofuels. The chemicals segment manufactures a diversified listing of chemical products that are sold to third party customers. This segment comprises two components; custom manufacturing (manufacturing specialty chemicals for specific customers); and performance chemicals (multi-customer specialty chemicals). Custom manufacturing involves producing products for individual customers, generally under long-term contracts. Its plant's custom manufacturing product portfolio includes products that are used in the agricultural chemical, coatings, chemical intermediates, industrial and consumer cleaning, oil and gas and specialty polymers. The biofuels segment redesigned its continuous line to produce biodiesel from feedstock with high free fatty acids. It sells petrodiesel in blends with its biodiesel and, from time to time, with no biodiesel added. It currently markets its biodiesel products by truck, rail and barge directly to customers in the United States. Its chemical products are used in a variety of markets and end uses, including detergent, agrochemical, automotive, oil and gas, coatings, nutrition, and polymer additives. The Company competes with Renewable Energy Group, Inc., RBF Port Neches LLC, GreenHunter BioFuels LLC, Imperium Grays Harbor, Green Earth Fuels of Houston LLC, Archer Daniels Midland Co., Delta BioFuels Inc., Louis Dreyfus Agricultural Industries LLC, Felda IFFCO LLC, and Peter Cremer North America LP. The Company's operations is subject to regulation by state and federal agencies.
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