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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 : 6/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt 0.16
HCMLF's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
51% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. HCMLF: 0.16 )
HCMLF' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.16   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.16

Equity to Asset 0.49
HCMLF's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
63% of the 667 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. HCMLF: 0.49 )
HCMLF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 0.49
Current: 0.49

0.45
0.49
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.27
M-Score: -2.70
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 : 5/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 11.88
HCMLF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. HCMLF: 11.88 )
HCMLF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 8.27   Max: 18.57
Current: 11.88

8.27
18.57
Net-margin (%) 6.20
HCMLF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.18 vs. HCMLF: 6.20 )
HCMLF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.33   Max: 16.8
Current: 6.2

1.33
16.8
ROE (%) 6.29
HCMLF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.46 vs. HCMLF: 6.29 )
HCMLF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 1.35   Max: 26.77
Current: 6.29

1.35
26.77
ROA (%) 3.04
HCMLF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. HCMLF: 3.04 )
HCMLF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 9.78
Current: 3.04

0.63
9.78
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.42
HCMLF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.54 vs. HCMLF: 10.42 )
HCMLF' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 7.7   Max: 27.04
Current: 10.42

7.7
27.04
Revenue Growth (%) -3.60
HCMLF's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. HCMLF: -3.60 )
HCMLF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -13.1   Max: 20.5
Current: -3.6

-13.1
20.5
EBITDA Growth (%) -8.60
HCMLF's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. HCMLF: -8.60 )
HCMLF' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -21.9   Max: 27.3
Current: -8.6

-21.9
27.3
EPS Growth (%) 1.90
HCMLF's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. HCMLF: 1.90 )
HCMLF' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -49.8   Max: 53.5
Current: 1.9

-49.8
53.5
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 18.90
HCMLF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
70% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 23.10 vs. HCMLF: 18.90 )
HCMLF' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.63   Max: 215.93
Current: 18.9

11.63
215.93
P/B 1.18
HCMLF's P/B is ranked higher than
71% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. HCMLF: 1.18 )
HCMLF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 1.42
Current: 1.18

0.73
1.42
P/S 1.18
HCMLF's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. HCMLF: 1.18 )
HCMLF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 3.53
Current: 1.18

0.67
3.53
PFCF 37.83
HCMLF's PFCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 55.53 vs. HCMLF: 37.83 )
HCMLF' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.04   Max: 45.49
Current: 37.83

8.04
45.49
EV-to-EBIT 15.66
HCMLF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
69% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 17.03 vs. HCMLF: 15.66 )
HCMLF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.9   Max: 46.6
Current: 15.66

8.9
46.6
Shiller P/E 21.35
HCMLF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. HCMLF: 21.35 )
HCMLF' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 19.94   Max: 25.79
Current: 21.35

19.94
25.79
Current Ratio 1.03
HCMLF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. HCMLF: 1.03 )
HCMLF' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 1.29
Current: 1.03

0.97
1.29
Quick Ratio 0.79
HCMLF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. HCMLF: 0.79 )
HCMLF' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 1.01
Current: 0.79

0.73
1.01

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.03
HCMLF's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
61% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. HCMLF: 2.03 )
HCMLF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 4.14
Current: 2.03

1.02
4.14
Dividend Payout 0.36
HCMLF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
74% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. HCMLF: 0.36 )
HCMLF' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 1.34
Current: 0.36

0.63
1.34
Dividend growth (3y) -8.50
HCMLF's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
66% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. HCMLF: -8.50 )
HCMLF' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 38.2
Current: -8.5

0
38.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.00
HCMLF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
61% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. HCMLF: 2.00 )
HCMLF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 4.14
Current: 2

1.02
4.14
Share Buyback Rate -0.50
HCMLF's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
69% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. HCMLF: -0.50 )
HCMLF' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -0.5   Max: -7.8
Current: -0.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.97
HCMLF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
64% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. HCMLF: 1.97 )
HCMLF' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.42   Max: 2.23
Current: 1.97

1.42
2.23
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.29
HCMLF's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
80% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. HCMLF: 1.29 )
HCMLF' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.46   Max: 2.74
Current: 1.29

1.46
2.74
Price/Median PS Value 1.11
HCMLF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. HCMLF: 1.11 )
HCMLF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 2.34
Current: 1.11

0.72
2.34
Price/Graham Number 1.15
HCMLF's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
72% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. HCMLF: 1.15 )
HCMLF' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 1.58
Current: 1.15

0.87
1.58
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.40
HCMLF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
64% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. HCMLF: 6.40 )
HCMLF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 11.2
Current: 6.4

2.1
11.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -11.25
HCMLF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
51% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.79 vs. HCMLF: -11.25 )
HCMLF' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -12.4   Max: 2.1
Current: -11.25

-12.4
2.1

Business Description

Industry: Building Materials » Building Materials
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Traded in other countries:0KXZ.UK, HOLN.Switzerland, HLBN.Germany, 0QKY.UK
Holcim Ltd is incorporated in Switzerland. The Company is involved in the manufacture and distribution of cement and aggregates. 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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