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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

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.25
HCMLF's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
67% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. HCMLF: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
HCMLF' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.23 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.25
Equity-to-Asset 0.44
HCMLF's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
64% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. HCMLF: 0.44 )
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: 0.44
0.26
0.44
Interest Coverage 3.29
HCMLF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
77% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.15 vs. HCMLF: 3.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HCMLF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 3.29 Max: 4.99
Current: 3.29
1.6
4.99
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 1.13
Beneish M-Score: -2.64
WACC vs ROIC
8.15%
2.55%
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 % 10.54
HCMLF's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
66% of the 673 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.98 vs. HCMLF: 10.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
HCMLF' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.13  Med: 11.94 Max: 18.57
Current: 10.54
-3.13
18.57
Net Margin % 6.66
HCMLF's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
61% of the 676 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.75 vs. HCMLF: 6.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
HCMLF' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.23  Med: 6.75 Max: 16.8
Current: 6.66
-6.23
16.8
ROE % 5.90
HCMLF's ROE % is ranked lower than
58% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.27 vs. HCMLF: 5.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
HCMLF' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.02  Med: 7.01 Max: 22.76
Current: 5.9
-6.02
22.76
ROA % 2.51
HCMLF's ROA % is ranked lower than
58% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. HCMLF: 2.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
HCMLF' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.6  Med: 3.28 Max: 9.78
Current: 2.51
-2.6
9.78
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 10.31
HCMLF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
55% of the 673 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.17 vs. HCMLF: 10.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
HCMLF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.06  Med: 11.71 Max: 26.01
Current: 10.31
-0.06
26.01
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -9.80
HCMLF's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
85% of the 631 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. HCMLF: -9.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
HCMLF' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.9  Med: -3.8 Max: 20.5
Current: -9.8
-11.9
20.5
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -5.30
HCMLF's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
75% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. HCMLF: -5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
HCMLF' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.8  Med: -5.95 Max: 27.3
Current: -5.3
-20.8
27.3
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -9.60
HCMLF's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
70% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. HCMLF: -9.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
HCMLF' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.4  Med: 0 Max: 64.3
Current: -9.6
-48.4
64.3
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Business Description

Industry: Building Materials » Building Materials    NAICS: 327310 
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Traded in other countries:LHN.France, HLBN.Germany, LHN.Switzerland, 0KXZ.UK,
LafargeHolcim Ltd manufactures and distributes cement. It is also engaged in the production, processing and distribution of aggregates, ready-mix concrete and asphalt. It also offers consulting, research, trading, engineering and other services.

LafargeHolcim is a leading producer of cement, aggregates, and concrete, with operations in 90 countries. Cement is LafargeHolcim's main product, with 374 million metric tons of capacity worldwide. Geographic diversification is one of the firm's key strategies, as it focuses investment in emerging markets.

Ratios

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history
PE Ratio 19.42
HCMLF's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 17.08 vs. HCMLF: 19.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
HCMLF' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.83  Med: 18.37 Max: 73.09
Current: 19.42
4.83
73.09
Forward PE Ratio 21.19
HCMLF's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 17.30 vs. HCMLF: 21.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 19.83
HCMLF's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
57% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.67 vs. HCMLF: 19.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
HCMLF' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.82  Med: 18.45 Max: 72.12
Current: 19.83
4.82
72.12
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 14.00
HCMLF's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
59% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. HCMLF: 14.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
HCMLF' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.96  Med: 28.77 Max: 128.91
Current: 14
4.96
128.91
PB Ratio 1.13
HCMLF's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 828 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. HCMLF: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
HCMLF' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.22 Max: 1.79
Current: 1.13
0.68
1.79
PS Ratio 1.29
HCMLF's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. HCMLF: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
HCMLF' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.07 Max: 3.53
Current: 1.29
0.66
3.53
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 23.03
HCMLF's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
64% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.92 vs. HCMLF: 23.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
HCMLF' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.88  Med: 28.36 Max: 116.15
Current: 23.03
7.88
116.15
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 10.57
HCMLF's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
54% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9.77 vs. HCMLF: 10.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
HCMLF' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.76  Med: 8.11 Max: 25.35
Current: 10.57
4.76
25.35
EV-to-EBIT 14.24
HCMLF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
50% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.21 vs. HCMLF: 14.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
HCMLF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2580.9  Med: 13.7 Max: 1683.1
Current: 14.24
-2580.9
1683.1
EV-to-EBITDA 8.67
HCMLF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
63% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 10.28 vs. HCMLF: 8.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HCMLF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 9 Max: 18.2
Current: 8.67
3.9
18.2
Current Ratio 1.15
HCMLF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 607 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. HCMLF: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HCMLF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.15 Max: 1.38
Current: 1.15
0.9
1.38
Quick Ratio 0.94
HCMLF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 606 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. HCMLF: 0.94 )
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: 0.94
0.69
1.15
Days Inventory 67.07
HCMLF's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
58% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 79.21 vs. HCMLF: 67.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
HCMLF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 54.1  Med: 62.02 Max: 70.21
Current: 67.07
54.1
70.21
Days Sales Outstanding 55.27
HCMLF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
51% of the 480 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 55.05 vs. HCMLF: 55.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HCMLF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.66  Med: 47.28 Max: 65.34
Current: 55.27
43.66
65.34
Days Payable 71.17
HCMLF's Days Payable is ranked higher than
60% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 59.50 vs. HCMLF: 71.17 )
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: 71.17
62.52
81.74

Buy Back

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3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 11.10
HCMLF's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
58% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. HCMLF: 11.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
HCMLF' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -8.2 Max: 38.2
Current: 11.1
0
38.2
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.41
HCMLF's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
60% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. HCMLF: 3.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
HCMLF' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 2.66 Max: 12.07
Current: 3.41
1.5
12.07
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -21.00
HCMLF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. HCMLF: -21.00 )
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: -21  Med: -5.55 Max: 0.3
Current: -21
-21
0.3

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.56
HCMLF's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
64% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. HCMLF: 2.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
HCMLF' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.99  Med: 2.61 Max: 4.94
Current: 2.56
1.99
4.94
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.07
HCMLF's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 505 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. HCMLF: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
HCMLF' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.07
Current: 1.07
0.71
1.07
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.20
HCMLF's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. HCMLF: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
HCMLF' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1 Max: 1.21
Current: 1.2
0.73
1.21
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.50
HCMLF's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
60% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. HCMLF: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
HCMLF' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 1.46 Max: 2.27
Current: 1.5
1.03
2.27
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 7.02
HCMLF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
56% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.64 vs. HCMLF: 7.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
HCMLF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 7.2 Max: 13.6
Current: 7.02
0.1
13.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 0.27
HCMLF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
64% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.63 vs. HCMLF: 0.27 )
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: -0.15 Max: 10
Current: 0.27
-21.6
10

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $27,319
EPS (TTM) $ 3.00
Beta1.85
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $37.35 - 59.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)605.76

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 26,303 27,506 27,674
EPS ($) 2.70 3.07 3.92
EPS without NRI ($) 2.70 3.07 3.92
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
13.01%
Dividends per Share ($) 2.03 2.06 1.99
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Southeastern Asset Management Comments on LafargeHolcim Oct 14 2016 
Longleaf Partners 3rd Quarter Fund Commentary Oct 14 2016 
David Herro's Oakmark Global Fund 3rd Quarter Commentary Oct 28 2016 
Bill Nygren and David Herro Comment on LafargeHolcim Oct 10 2016 
Bill Nygren and David Herro's Oakmark Global Select Fund 3rd Quarter Commentary Oct 10 2016 
Longleaf Partners 2nd Quarter Fund Commentary Jul 13 2016 
Longleaf Partners Comments on LafargeHolcim Feb 15 2016 
Longleaf Partners International Fund's Shareholder Letter Jan 25 2016 
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Holcim And Lafarge To Tie The Knot And Claim The Title Of World’s Biggest Cement Manufacturer Mar 23 2015 

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