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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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.18
HCMLF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
73% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. HCMLF: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
HCMLF' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.22 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.18
Equity to Asset 0.42
HCMLF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
67% of the 708 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. HCMLF: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
HCMLF' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.41 Max: 0.44
Current: 0.42
0.38
0.44
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.66
M-Score: -2.15
WACC vs ROIC
8.13%
-5.18%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -2.95
HCMLF's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.42 vs. HCMLF: -2.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
HCMLF' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.13  Med: 12.11 Max: 18.57
Current: -2.95
-3.13
18.57
Net-margin (%) -7.33
HCMLF's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.24 vs. HCMLF: -7.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
HCMLF' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.23  Med: 7.11 Max: 16.8
Current: -7.33
-6.23
16.8
ROE (%) -7.38
HCMLF's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. HCMLF: -7.38 )
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: -7.38
-6.02
22.76
ROA (%) -3.18
HCMLF's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. HCMLF: -3.18 )
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: -3.18
-2.6
9.78
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -1.44
HCMLF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.42 vs. HCMLF: -1.44 )
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: -1.44
-0.06
26.01
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -7.60
HCMLF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. HCMLF: -7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HCMLF' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.9  Med: -3.30 Max: 20.5
Current: -7.6
-11.9
20.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -7.30
HCMLF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. HCMLF: -7.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
HCMLF' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.8  Med: -7.30 Max: 27.3
Current: -7.3
-20.8
27.3
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-29)


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Business Description

Industry: Building Materials » Building Materials
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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 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.

Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 26.46
HCMLF's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
94% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.31 vs. HCMLF: 26.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 22.90
HCMLF's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
62% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.67 vs. HCMLF: 22.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
HCMLF' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.36  Med: 33.65 Max: 334.41
Current: 22.9
11.36
334.41
P/B 0.81
HCMLF's P/B is ranked higher than
70% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. HCMLF: 0.81 )
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: 0.81
0.68
1.65
P/S 0.66
HCMLF's P/S is ranked higher than
64% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. HCMLF: 0.66 )
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: 0.66
0.56
3.53
PFCF 43.39
HCMLF's PFCF is ranked lower than
84% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.40 vs. HCMLF: 43.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
HCMLF' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.88  Med: 27.40 Max: 100.38
Current: 43.39
7.88
100.38
POCF 6.64
HCMLF's POCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9.53 vs. HCMLF: 6.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
HCMLF' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.76  Med: 7.71 Max: 25.35
Current: 6.64
4.76
25.35
EV-to-EBITDA 9.46
HCMLF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
53% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9.94 vs. HCMLF: 9.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
HCMLF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 8.30 Max: 18.2
Current: 9.46
3.9
18.2
Current Ratio 0.92
HCMLF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 654 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. HCMLF: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
HCMLF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.08 Max: 1.3
Current: 0.92
0.9
1.3
Quick Ratio 0.73
HCMLF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 653 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. HCMLF: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
HCMLF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 0.84 Max: 1.09
Current: 0.73
0.69
1.09
Days Inventory 51.80
HCMLF's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
72% of the 676 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 80.35 vs. HCMLF: 51.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
HCMLF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 54.1  Med: 61.19 Max: 70.21
Current: 51.8
54.1
70.21
Days Sales Outstanding 62.17
HCMLF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
54% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 59.28 vs. HCMLF: 62.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
HCMLF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.66  Med: 46.55 Max: 65.34
Current: 62.17
43.66
65.34
Days Payable 64.40
HCMLF's Days Payable is ranked higher than
54% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 61.02 vs. HCMLF: 64.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
HCMLF' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 61.42  Med: 69.21 Max: 81.74
Current: 64.4
61.42
81.74

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.97
HCMLF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
63% of the 672 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. HCMLF: 1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
HCMLF' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.9  Med: 2.48 Max: 2.94
Current: 1.97
1.9
2.94
Price/Projected FCF 0.76
HCMLF's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. HCMLF: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
HCMLF' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.2
Current: 0.76
0.49
1.2
Price/Median PS Value 0.63
HCMLF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. HCMLF: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
HCMLF' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 0.99 Max: 2.31
Current: 0.63
0.69
2.31
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -1.19
HCMLF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.97 vs. HCMLF: -1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
HCMLF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.2  Med: 7.90 Max: 13.6
Current: -1.19
-1.2
13.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 2.96
HCMLF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.86 vs. HCMLF: 2.96 )
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: 9.9
Current: 2.96
-21.6
9.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $26,442
EPS (TTM) $ -4.31
Beta1.62
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $34.52 - 75.60
Shares Outstanding (Mil)605.57

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 22,932 23,802 29,698
EPS ($) 1.32 1.97 3.15
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.32 1.97 3.15
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
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Headlines

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Longleaf Partners Comments on LafargeHolcim Feb 15 2016 
Longleaf Partners International Fund's Shareholder Letter Jan 25 2016 
Uber IPO May Be The Next Big Celebration In Wall Street Mar 23 2015 
Holcim And Lafarge To Tie The Knot And Claim The Title Of World’s Biggest Cement Manufacturer Mar 23 2015 
Davis International Fund 2015 Annual Review Feb 17 2015 
Oakmark International Fund's Top Second Quarter Increases Aug 21 2013 
Holcim is a very good buy below $48 Mar 16 2012 
Value in cement: Holcim and its management Mar 10 2012 
Value in Cement - Financial Strength Feb 27 2012 
Investing Mistakes and What Not to Do (End 2009-Mid 2010) Jan 27 2012 

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