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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.20
HCMLF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
73% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. HCMLF: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
HCMLF' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.22 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.2
Equity to Asset 0.43
HCMLF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
65% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. HCMLF: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
HCMLF' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.39 Max: 0.44
Current: 0.43
0.26
0.44
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.71
M-Score: -2.01
WACC vs ROIC
9.86%
-3.70%
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -3.07
HCMLF's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.29 vs. HCMLF: -3.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
HCMLF' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.13  Med: 12.03 Max: 18.57
Current: -3.07
-3.13
18.57
Net-margin (%) -6.21
HCMLF's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. HCMLF: -6.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
HCMLF' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.23  Med: 7.17 Max: 16.8
Current: -6.21
-6.23
16.8
ROE (%) -6.40
HCMLF's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.07 vs. HCMLF: -6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
HCMLF' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.02  Med: 7.72 Max: 22.76
Current: -6.4
-6.02
22.76
ROA (%) -2.78
HCMLF's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.22 vs. HCMLF: -2.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
HCMLF' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.6  Med: 3.40 Max: 9.78
Current: -2.78
-2.6
9.78
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -1.47
HCMLF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.44 vs. HCMLF: -1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
HCMLF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.06  Med: 12.57 Max: 26.01
Current: -1.47
-0.06
26.01
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -7.10
HCMLF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. HCMLF: -7.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HCMLF' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.9  Med: -2.70 Max: 20.5
Current: -7.1
-11.9
20.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -6.60
HCMLF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. HCMLF: -6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HCMLF' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.8  Med: -6.60 Max: 27.3
Current: -6.6
-20.8
27.3
» HCMLF's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-29)


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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 18.12
HCMLF's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
85% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.14 vs. HCMLF: 18.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
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Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 26.40
HCMLF's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
66% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 18.04 vs. HCMLF: 26.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
HCMLF' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.71  Med: 33.42 Max: 126.94
Current: 26.4
17.71
126.94
P/B 0.94
HCMLF's P/B is ranked higher than
63% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. HCMLF: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
HCMLF' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.25 Max: 1.65
Current: 0.94
0.68
1.65
P/S 0.77
HCMLF's P/S is ranked higher than
59% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. HCMLF: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
HCMLF' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.06 Max: 3.53
Current: 0.77
0.56
3.53
PFCF 93.40
HCMLF's PFCF is ranked lower than
94% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.70 vs. HCMLF: 93.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
HCMLF' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.88  Med: 27.07 Max: 100.96
Current: 93.4
7.88
100.96
POCF 8.14
HCMLF's POCF is ranked higher than
59% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9.52 vs. HCMLF: 8.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
HCMLF' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.76  Med: 7.67 Max: 25.35
Current: 8.14
4.76
25.35
EV-to-EBITDA 12.73
HCMLF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
64% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9.81 vs. HCMLF: 12.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HCMLF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 8.40 Max: 18.2
Current: 12.73
3.9
18.2
Current Ratio 0.90
HCMLF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 646 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. HCMLF: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HCMLF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.14 Max: 1.38
Current: 0.9
0.9
1.38
Quick Ratio 0.69
HCMLF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. HCMLF: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HCMLF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 0.87 Max: 1.15
Current: 0.69
0.69
1.15
Days Inventory 52.34
HCMLF's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
73% of the 670 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 79.64 vs. HCMLF: 52.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
HCMLF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 54.1  Med: 61.36 Max: 70.21
Current: 52.34
54.1
70.21
Days Sales Outstanding 65.18
HCMLF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
58% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 57.42 vs. HCMLF: 65.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HCMLF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.66  Med: 46.77 Max: 65.34
Current: 65.18
43.66
65.34
Days Payable 81.66
HCMLF's Days Payable is ranked higher than
68% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 61.86 vs. HCMLF: 81.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
HCMLF' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 62.52  Med: 69.21 Max: 81.74
Current: 81.66
62.52
81.74

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.48
HCMLF's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
62% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. HCMLF: 2.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
HCMLF' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.25  Med: 1.83 Max: 10.21
Current: 2.48
1.25
10.21
Dividend Growth (3y) 9.20
HCMLF's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
54% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. HCMLF: 9.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
HCMLF' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -20.20 Max: 38.2
Current: 9.2
0
38.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.92
HCMLF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
62% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. HCMLF: 2.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
HCMLF' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.47  Med: 2.14 Max: 12.01
Current: 2.92
1.47
12.01
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -11.60
HCMLF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. HCMLF: -11.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
HCMLF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.6  Med: -5.10 Max: 1.1
Current: -11.6
-11.6
1.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.19
HCMLF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
65% of the 664 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. HCMLF: 2.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
HCMLF' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.99  Med: 2.62 Max: 4.94
Current: 2.19
1.99
4.94
Price/Projected FCF 0.69
HCMLF's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. HCMLF: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
HCMLF' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.06
Current: 0.69
0.71
1.06
Price/Median PS Value 0.72
HCMLF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 646 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. HCMLF: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
HCMLF' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.18
Current: 0.72
0.73
1.18
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -0.80
HCMLF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. HCMLF: -0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
HCMLF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 7.55 Max: 13.6
Current: -0.8
2.9
13.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 1.35
HCMLF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.61 vs. HCMLF: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
HCMLF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.6  Med: -0.40 Max: 10
Current: 1.35
-21.6
10

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $24123
EPS $ -3.35
Beta1.47
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $34.52 - 77.00
Shares Outstanding(Mil)605.57

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue(Mil) 22,978 23,939 29,084
EPS($) 1.30 2.03 3.09
EPS without NRI($) 1.30 2.03 3.09

Business Description

Industry: Building Materials » Building Materials
Compare:XPAR:SGO, DUB:CRG, TSE:6367, OSTO:ASSA B, XTER:HEI » details
Traded in other countries:LHN.France, HLBN.Germany, LHN.Switzerland, 0KXZ.UK,
LafargeHolcim Ltd was founded in 1912 in Switzerland. The Company is engaged in the manufacture and distribution of cement and aggregates. The Group has three product lines: Cement, which comprises clinker, cement and other cementitious materials, Aggregates, and Other construction materials and services, which comprises ready-mix concrete, concrete products, asphalt, construction and paving, trading and other products and services. The Company's Cement segment offers Portland cement, white cement, oilwell cement, cementitious materials, and clinker. Its product line includes Cement, Aggregates and construction material and services. The Cement comprises of clinker, cement and other cementitious materials. Aggregates include crushed stone, gravel and sand. Aggregates are mainly used in the manufacturing of ready-mix concrete, concrete products and asphalt as well as for road building and railway track beds. The construction material and services comprises of ready-mix concrete, concrete products, asphalt, construction and paving, trading and other products and services. The Company serves companies in the Asia Pacific, Latin America, Europe, North America, Africa, and the Middle East.
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