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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 : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.19
JHX's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
73% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. JHX: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
JHX' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.41 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.19
Equity to Asset -0.11
JHX's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
99% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. JHX: -0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
JHX' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.23  Med: 0.03 Max: 0.57
Current: -0.11
-0.23
0.57
Interest Coverage 13.41
JHX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
55% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 10.58 vs. JHX: 13.41 )
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: 13.41
5.36
34.18
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.89
M-Score: -2.34
WACC vs ROIC
8.25%
177.58%
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 (%) 20.67
JHX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.32 vs. JHX: 20.67 )
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: 20.67
-5.61
20.48
Net-margin (%) 14.31
JHX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. JHX: 14.31 )
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: 14.31
-29.73
48.83
ROA (%) 12.37
JHX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.32 vs. JHX: 12.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
JHX' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.86  Med: 6.45 Max: 27.78
Current: 12.37
-15.86
27.78
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 39.02
JHX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.47 vs. JHX: 39.02 )
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: 39.02
-7.6
42.35
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 21.10
JHX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 630 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. JHX: 21.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
JHX' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.5  Med: 3.60 Max: 21.4
Current: 21.1
-13.5
21.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 80.90
JHX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. JHX: 80.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
JHX' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.8  Med: 19.80 Max: 80.9
Current: 80.9
-50.8
80.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 94.20
JHX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. JHX: 94.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
JHX' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.6  Med: 40.70 Max: 94.2
Current: 94.2
-13.6
94.2
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Business Description

Industry: Building Materials » Building Materials
Compare:XSWX:LHN, XPAR:SGO, TSE:6367, OSTO:ASSA B, XTER:HEI, NYSE:VMC » 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 Industries PLC was originally incorporated in 1998. The Company manufactures and sells fibre cement building products such as Lap Siding, Boards, Panels, Exterior Design products & weather barriers, in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, the Philippines and Europe. The Company market its fibre cement products and systems under various Hardie brand names, such as HardieBacker boards, and other brand names such as Artisan Lap and ArtisanTM Accent Trim by James Hardie, Cemplank and Prevail siding. The Company's fibre cement products are used in a number of markets, including new residential construction (single and multi-family housing), manufactured housing (mobile and pre-fabricated homes), repair and remodeling and a variety of commercial and industrial applications (stores, warehouses, offices, hotels, motels, schools, libraries, museums, dormitories, hospitals, detention facilities, religious buildings and gymnasiums). The Company manufacture numerous types of fibre cement products with a variety of patterned profiles and surface finishes for a range of applications, including external siding and soffit lining, internal linings, facades, and floor and tile underlayments. The Company's products are classified into various segments, namely, exterior products, colorplus technology products, interior products and weather barriers. Some of its products are HardiePlank Lap Siding, HardieShingle Siding, HardiePanel Vertical Siding, HardieTrim Boards, HardieSoffit Panels, HardieBacker 1/4" Cement Board, HardieBacker 500 Cement Board, HardieWrap weather barrier, HardieWrap Pro-Flashing, HardieWrap Flex Flashing and HardieWrap Seam Tape.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 28.02
JHX's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
71% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.42 vs. JHX: 28.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
JHX' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.91  Med: 22.60 Max: 104.93
Current: 28.02
4.91
104.93
Forward P/E 24.75
JHX's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
93% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 13.87 vs. JHX: 24.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 28.42
JHX's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
72% of the 577 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. JHX: 28.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
JHX' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.9  Med: 22.34 Max: 106.93
Current: 28.42
4.9
106.93
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 41.03
JHX's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
75% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.97 vs. JHX: 41.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
JHX' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.22  Med: 25.84 Max: 170.69
Current: 41.03
8.22
170.69
P/S 4.02
JHX's P/S is ranked lower than
88% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. JHX: 4.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
JHX' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 2.42 Max: 4.22
Current: 4.02
0.85
4.22
PFCF 37.65
JHX's PFCF is ranked lower than
83% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.42 vs. JHX: 37.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
JHX' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.48  Med: 27.87 Max: 330
Current: 37.65
6.48
330
POCF 26.59
JHX's POCF is ranked lower than
86% of the 407 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9.36 vs. JHX: 26.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
JHX' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.89  Med: 18.21 Max: 171.57
Current: 26.59
5.89
171.57
EV-to-EBIT 19.95
JHX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
69% of the 607 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 13.43 vs. JHX: 19.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
JHX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -422.8  Med: 14.70 Max: 210.6
Current: 19.95
-422.8
210.6
EV-to-EBITDA 16.33
JHX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
73% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9.91 vs. JHX: 16.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
JHX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -168.3  Med: 13.75 Max: 695.3
Current: 16.33
-168.3
695.3
PEG 0.95
JHX's PEG is ranked higher than
59% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. JHX: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
JHX' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.28  Med: 1.71 Max: 3.23
Current: 0.95
1.28
3.23
Shiller P/E 74.58
JHX's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
89% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 25.02 vs. JHX: 74.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
JHX' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 54.23  Med: 181.00 Max: 724
Current: 74.58
54.23
724
Current Ratio 1.34
JHX's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. JHX: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
JHX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.12  Med: 1.53 Max: 2.16
Current: 1.34
1.12
2.16
Quick Ratio 0.86
JHX's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. JHX: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
JHX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.05 Max: 1.7
Current: 0.86
0.76
1.7
Days Inventory 65.88
JHX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
62% of the 672 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 81.22 vs. JHX: 65.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
JHX' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 53.23  Med: 67.84 Max: 83.82
Current: 65.88
53.23
83.82
Days Sales Outstanding 34.96
JHX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
75% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 58.29 vs. JHX: 34.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
JHX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.68  Med: 35.65 Max: 50.31
Current: 34.96
28.68
50.31
Days Payable 25.25
JHX's Days Payable is ranked lower than
87% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 60.64 vs. JHX: 25.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
JHX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.71  Med: 30.01 Max: 34.75
Current: 25.25
21.71
34.75

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.78
JHX's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
54% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. JHX: 1.78 )
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: 1.78
0.52
5.87
Dividend Payout 0.49
JHX's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
61% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. JHX: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
JHX' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.44 Max: 4.2
Current: 0.49
0.03
4.2
Dividend Growth (3y) 2.60
JHX's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
62% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. JHX: 2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
JHX' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -31.30 Max: 171.7
Current: 2.6
0
171.7
Forward Dividend Yield 2.31
JHX's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
54% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. JHX: 2.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.79
JHX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
57% of the 881 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. JHX: 1.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
JHX' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 2.47 Max: 5.87
Current: 1.79
0.52
5.87
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.30
JHX's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 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: -0.30 Max: 2.3
Current: -0.3
-4
2.3

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 6.52
JHX's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
90% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. JHX: 6.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
JHX' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.36  Med: 6.90 Max: 8.54
Current: 6.52
3.36
8.54
Price/Median PS Value 1.66
JHX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
76% of the 679 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. JHX: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
JHX' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.62
Current: 1.66
0.49
1.62
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.52
JHX's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
62% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. JHX: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
JHX' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.29 Max: 2.24
Current: 1.52
0.74
2.24
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.99
JHX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. JHX: 4.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
JHX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 4.95 Max: 15.3
Current: 4.99
0.5
15.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 20.28
JHX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.41 vs. JHX: 20.28 )
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: 2.30 Max: 23.4
Current: 20.28
-1.8
23.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,728
EPS (TTM) $ 0.54
Beta1.26
Short Percentage of Float0.01%
52-Week Range $10.19 - 15.41
Shares Outstanding (Mil)445.58

Analyst Estimate

Mar17 Mar18
Revenue (Mil $) 1,903 2,182
EPS ($) 0.61 0.69
EPS without NRI ($) 0.61 0.69
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
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