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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.76
GSM's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
70% of the 2685 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. GSM: 0.76 )
GSM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.76   Max: N/A
Current: 0.76

Equity to Asset 0.54
GSM's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
74% of the 1545 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. GSM: 0.54 )
GSM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 0.7
Current: 0.54

0.51
0.7
Interest Coverage 1.85
GSM's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
55% of the 1498 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. GSM: 1.85 )
GSM' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.85   Max: 29.63
Current: 1.85

1.85
29.63
F-Score: 9
Z-Score: 4.23
M-Score: -2.93
WACC vs ROIC
14.97%
7.60%
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 9.19
GSM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1653 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. GSM: 9.19 )
GSM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -7.71   Max: 14.76
Current: 9.19

-7.71
14.76
Net-margin (%) 3.52
GSM's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1653 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.38 vs. GSM: 3.52 )
GSM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -9.85   Max: 8.23
Current: 3.52

-9.85
8.23
ROE (%) 6.59
GSM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2628 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -8.62 vs. GSM: 6.59 )
GSM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -12.98   Max: 11.71
Current: 6.59

-12.98
11.71
ROA (%) 3.41
GSM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2716 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -6.31 vs. GSM: 3.41 )
GSM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -8.22   Max: 8.22
Current: 3.41

-8.22
8.22
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 12.78
GSM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 2678 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.89 vs. GSM: 12.78 )
GSM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -24.76   Max: 28.87
Current: 12.78

-24.76
28.87
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.30
GSM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1282 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -2.90 vs. GSM: 6.30 )
GSM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 6.3   Max: 16.8
Current: 6.3

6.3
16.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -12.50
GSM's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1750 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -16.60 vs. GSM: -12.50 )
GSM' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -23.4   Max: 12.5
Current: -12.5

-23.4
12.5
» GSM's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

GSM Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 354,000 sh (+15.07%)
Chuck Royce 8,745,283 sh (+5.63%)
Ron Baron 4,000,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Q3 2014

GSM Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 46,696 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 19,349 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 8,856,743 sh (+1.27%)
Ron Baron 4,000,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 274,500 sh (-22.46%)
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Q4 2014

GSM Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 27,766 sh (+43.50%)
Ron Baron 4,000,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 7,577,508 sh (-14.44%)
Chuck Royce 7,577,508 sh (-14.44%)
Joel Greenblatt 36,317 sh (-22.23%)
Jim Simons 121,500 sh (-55.74%)
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Q1 2015

GSM Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Steven Cohen 246,900 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 32,415 sh (+16.74%)
Ron Baron 4,573,600 sh (+14.34%)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 4,000,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce 2,247,438 sh (-70.34%)
Chuck Royce 2,247,438 sh (-70.34%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 52.20
GSM's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
90% of the 2996 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GSM: 52.20 )
GSM' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 13.35   Max: 109.74
Current: 52.2

13.35
109.74
Forward P/E 13.66
GSM's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 2996 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GSM: 13.66 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 54.70
GSM's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
91% of the 2996 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GSM: 54.70 )
GSM' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 13.38   Max: 107.55
Current: 54.7

13.38
107.55
P/B 3.60
GSM's P/B is ranked higher than
61% of the 2996 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. GSM: 3.60 )
GSM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.53   Max: 3.96
Current: 3.6

1.53
3.96
P/S 1.81
GSM's P/S is ranked higher than
80% of the 2993 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 527.43 vs. GSM: 1.81 )
GSM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 3.16
Current: 1.81

1.07
3.16
PFCF 122.90
GSM's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 2996 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GSM: 122.90 )
GSM' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 14.7   Max: 132.31
Current: 122.9

14.7
132.31
POCF 21.43
GSM's POCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 2996 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GSM: 21.43 )
GSM' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 7.4   Max: 88.64
Current: 21.43

7.4
88.64
EV-to-EBIT 22.24
GSM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
91% of the 2996 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GSM: 22.24 )
GSM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -177.2   Max: 133.3
Current: 22.24

-177.2
133.3
Shiller P/E 50.80
GSM's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 2994 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GSM: 50.80 )
GSM' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 41.54   Max: 120.35
Current: 50.8

41.54
120.35
Current Ratio 3.34
GSM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 2643 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. GSM: 3.34 )
GSM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.95   Max: 4.16
Current: 3.34

1.95
4.16
Quick Ratio 1.97
GSM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 2641 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. GSM: 1.97 )
GSM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.21   Max: 2.94
Current: 1.97

1.21
2.94
Days Inventory 55.34
GSM's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
93% of the 2996 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GSM: 55.34 )
GSM' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 52.28   Max: 75.5
Current: 55.34

52.28
75.5
Days Sales Outstanding 34.48
GSM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
89% of the 2996 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GSM: 34.48 )
GSM' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 20.63   Max: 48.89
Current: 34.48

20.63
48.89

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 1.55
GSM's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
61% of the 787 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. GSM: 1.55 )
GSM' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 2.34
Current: 1.55

0.6
2.34
Dividend Payout 0.80
GSM's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
93% of the 2996 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GSM: 0.80 )
GSM' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 3.75
Current: 0.8

0.25
3.75
Dividend growth (3y) 24.30
GSM's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
95% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -17.80 vs. GSM: 24.30 )
GSM' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 24.3
Current: 24.3

0
24.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.50
GSM's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
65% of the 802 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. GSM: 1.50 )
GSM' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 2.34
Current: 1.5

0.6
2.34
Share Buyback Rate 0.80
GSM's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
97% of the 2041 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.90 vs. GSM: 0.80 )
GSM' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.8   Max: -6
Current: 0.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 3.80
GSM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
60% of the 2996 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. GSM: 3.80 )
GSM' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.94   Max: 4.2
Current: 3.8

1.94
4.2
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.40
GSM's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
91% of the 2996 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GSM: 2.40 )
GSM' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 2.06   Max: 3.01
Current: 2.4

2.06
3.01
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
GSM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 2996 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GSM: 1.00 )
GSM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 1.63
Current: 1

0.62
1.63
Price/Graham Number 2.80
GSM's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
88% of the 2996 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GSM: 2.80 )
GSM' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 3.92
Current: 2.8

1.15
3.92
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.70
GSM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
88% of the 2657 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -4.90 vs. GSM: 4.70 )
GSM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 13
Current: 4.7

0.8
13
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 1.45
GSM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
86% of the 783 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -3.16 vs. GSM: 1.45 )
GSM' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -4.5   Max: 1.9
Current: 1.45

-4.5
1.9

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Industrial Metals & Minerals
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Globe Specialty Metals Inc was incorporated in Delaware on December 23, 2004, under the name International Metal Enterprises, Inc., to serve as a vehicle for the acquisition of operating Companies in the metals and mining industry. In November 2006, the company changed its name to 'Globe Specialty Metals, Inc.' It produces silicon metal and silicon-based alloys, important ingredients in different industrial and consumer products. The Company's customers include silicone chemical, aluminum and steel manufacturers, auto companies and their suppliers, ductile iron foundries, manufacturers of photovoltaic solar cells and computer chips, and concrete producers. It currently owns and operates seven manufacturing facilities mainly in three reportable business segments: GMI, its U.S. operations; Globe Metais, its Brazilian operations; and, Globe Metales, its Argentine operations. Each of its reportable segments distributes its products in both its country of domicile as well as to other international customers. Its products are currently produced in four main operating facilities located in the United States, Brazil and Argentina. Additionally, the company operates facilities in Poland and China. Its flexible manufacturing capabilities allow optimizing production and focusing on products that enhance profitability. It has manufacturing facilities in the U.S. states of Ohio, West Virginia, Alabama and New York, as well as in Mendoza province Argentina and Ningxia province China. The Company produces high-purity chemical and metallurgical grade silicon metal in its Ohio, West Virginia, Alabama and Niagara Falls, New York US plants. Globe Metallurgical subsidiary is the largest producer of silicon metal in North America. It produces specialty foundry alloys at Ohio, USA and Mendoza, Argentina facilities. It is the main suppliers of magnesium ferrosilicon 'nodularizers' and ferrosilicon 'inoculants' worldwide. It manufactures alloys for the global steel industry in its Mendoza, Argentina and Ohio, USA facilities. Its Yonvey unit produces carbon and graphite electrodes for use in submerged arc metallurgical furnaces. The Company's competitors are Elkem AS, owned by Orkla ASA, and Grupo Ferroatlantica S.L. In addition, it also faces competition from other companies, such as, Becancour Silicon, Inc., Rima Industrial SA and Ligas de Alumino SA as well as producers in China and the former republics of the Soviet Union. The Company operates facilities in the U.S. and abroad which are subject to foreign, federal, national, state, provincial and local environmental, health and safety laws and regulations, including, among others, those governing the discharge of materials into the environment, hazardous substances, land use, reclamation and remediation and the health and safety of its employees.
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