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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.17
JHX's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
75% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. JHX: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
JHX' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.44 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.17
Equity-to-Asset -0.14
JHX's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
98% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. JHX: -0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
JHX' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.23  Med: 0.01 Max: 0.61
Current: -0.14
-0.23
0.61
Interest Coverage 13.43
JHX's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
51% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.15 vs. JHX: 13.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
JHX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.36  Med: 13.31 Max: 34.18
Current: 13.43
5.36
34.18
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 2.95
Beneish M-Score: -2.72
WACC vs ROIC
8.94%
154.33%
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 : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 19.97
JHX's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
87% of the 673 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.98 vs. JHX: 19.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
JHX' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.61  Med: 6.26 Max: 20.48
Current: 19.97
-5.61
20.48
Net Margin % 14.05
JHX's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
85% of the 676 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.75 vs. JHX: 14.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
JHX' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.73  Med: 8.25 Max: 48.83
Current: 14.05
-29.73
48.83
ROA % 13.16
JHX's ROA % is ranked higher than
89% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. JHX: 13.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
JHX' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.86  Med: 6.44 Max: 27.78
Current: 13.16
-15.86
27.78
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 41.45
JHX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
91% of the 673 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.17 vs. JHX: 41.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
JHX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.6  Med: 10.13 Max: 42.35
Current: 41.45
-7.6
42.35
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 21.10
JHX's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 631 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. JHX: 21.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
JHX' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.5  Med: 3.6 Max: 21.4
Current: 21.1
-13.5
21.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 80.90
JHX's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
97% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. JHX: 80.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
JHX' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51  Med: 19.8 Max: 80.9
Current: 80.9
-51
80.9
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 96.40
JHX's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. JHX: 96.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
JHX' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.7  Med: 41.3 Max: 96.4
Current: 96.4
-13.7
96.4
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Q1 2016

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Jim Simons 150,200 sh (+3.93%)
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Business Description

Industry: Building Materials » Building Materials    NAICS: 327310 
Compare:NAS:BECN » details
Traded in other countries:JHX.Australia, JHA.Germany, JHIUF.USA,
James Hardie Industries PLC manufactures and sells fibre cement products. It offers products in the building & construction markets, including new residential construction, manufactured housing, repair & remodelling & commercial building applications.

James Hardie is the world leader in fibre cement products, accounting for more than 80% of all fibre cement building materials sold in the U.S. It has nine manufacturing plants in eight U.S. states and five across the Asia-Pacific. Fibre cement competes with vinyl, wood, and engineered wood products with superior durability and moisture-, fire-, and termite-resistant qualities. The firm is a highly focused single-product company based on primary demand growth, cost-efficient production, and continual upgrades to its differentiated range.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 25.44
JHX's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 17.08 vs. JHX: 25.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
JHX' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.91  Med: 24.28 Max: 105.02
Current: 25.44
4.91
105.02
Forward PE Ratio 22.42
JHX's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 17.30 vs. JHX: 22.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 25.44
JHX's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
67% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.67 vs. JHX: 25.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
JHX' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.9  Med: 24.47 Max: 107.03
Current: 25.44
4.9
107.03
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 29.60
JHX's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
76% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. JHX: 29.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
JHX' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.22  Med: 26.34 Max: 170.69
Current: 29.6
8.22
170.69
PS Ratio 3.58
JHX's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. JHX: 3.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
JHX' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 2.57 Max: 4.21
Current: 3.58
0.85
4.21
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 27.05
JHX's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
69% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.92 vs. JHX: 27.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
JHX' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.48  Med: 27.73 Max: 330
Current: 27.05
6.48
330
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 20.30
JHX's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
81% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9.77 vs. JHX: 20.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
JHX' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.89  Med: 19.91 Max: 171.57
Current: 20.3
5.89
171.57
EV-to-EBIT 19.06
JHX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
67% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.21 vs. JHX: 19.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
JHX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -422.8  Med: 17.4 Max: 210.6
Current: 19.06
-422.8
210.6
EV-to-EBITDA 15.44
JHX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
74% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 10.28 vs. JHX: 15.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
JHX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -169.1  Med: 14.4 Max: 695.3
Current: 15.44
-169.1
695.3
PEG Ratio 0.86
JHX's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. JHX: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
JHX' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 1.37 Max: 3.23
Current: 0.86
0.79
3.23
Shiller PE Ratio 57.97
JHX's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 30.00 vs. JHX: 57.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
JHX' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 50.36  Med: 150.5 Max: 724
Current: 57.97
50.36
724
Current Ratio 1.12
JHX's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 607 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. JHX: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
JHX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.58 Max: 3.08
Current: 1.12
0.8
3.08
Quick Ratio 0.69
JHX's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 606 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. JHX: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
JHX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.12 Max: 2.74
Current: 0.69
0.47
2.74
Days Inventory 58.16
JHX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
65% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 79.21 vs. JHX: 58.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
JHX' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 53.23  Med: 67.86 Max: 83.85
Current: 58.16
53.23
83.85
Days Sales Outstanding 27.97
JHX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
81% of the 480 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 55.05 vs. JHX: 27.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
JHX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.97  Med: 35.65 Max: 50.31
Current: 27.97
27.97
50.31

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 2.53
JHX's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
58% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. JHX: 2.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
JHX' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 2.47 Max: 5.87
Current: 2.53
0.52
5.87
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.66
JHX's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. JHX: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
JHX' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.62 Max: 4.33
Current: 0.66
0.03
4.33
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 2.60
JHX's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
62% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. JHX: 2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
JHX' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -31.3 Max: 171.7
Current: 2.6
0
171.7
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.50
JHX's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
54% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. JHX: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.53
JHX's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
53% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. JHX: 2.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
JHX' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 2.47 Max: 5.87
Current: 2.53
0.52
5.87
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.30
JHX's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. JHX: -0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
JHX' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4  Med: -0.3 Max: 2.3
Current: -0.3
-4
2.3

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 4.25
JHX's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
84% of the 505 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. JHX: 4.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
JHX' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.36  Med: 5.36 Max: 170.5
Current: 4.25
3.36
170.5
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.39
JHX's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
59% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. JHX: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
JHX' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.92 Max: 1.53
Current: 1.39
0.46
1.53
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.02
JHX's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. JHX: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
JHX' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.61 Max: 6.9
Current: 1.02
0.74
6.9
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.25
JHX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
59% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.64 vs. JHX: 5.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
JHX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 4.9 Max: 15.3
Current: 5.25
0.5
15.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 32.16
JHX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
91% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.63 vs. JHX: 32.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
JHX' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.8  Med: 2.4 Max: 33.2
Current: 32.16
-1.8
33.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,863
EPS (TTM) $ 0.59
Beta1.53
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $13.22 - 17.30
Shares Outstanding (Mil)440.84

Analyst Estimate

Mar17 Mar18 Mar19
Revenue (Mil $) 1,895 2,126 2,298
EPS ($) 0.58 0.68 0.78
EPS without NRI ($) 0.58 0.68 0.78
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 0.39 0.44 0.43
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