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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.16
JHX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
54% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. JHX: 0.16 )
JHX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.16

Equity to Asset -0.14
JHX's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
63% of the 734 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. JHX: -0.14 )
JHX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.23   Max: 0.61
Current: -0.14

-0.23
0.61
Interest Coverage 11.80
JHX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
63% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.65 vs. JHX: 11.80 )
JHX' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.89   Max: 26.88
Current: 11.8

1.89
26.88
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.79
M-Score: -3.01
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

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 1.58
JHX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.81 vs. JHX: 1.58 )
JHX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -5.61   Max: 17.54
Current: 1.58

-5.61
17.54
Net-margin (%) 3.95
JHX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. JHX: 3.95 )
JHX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -34.04   Max: 48.83
Current: 3.95

-34.04
48.83
ROA (%) 3.15
JHX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 769 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. JHX: 3.15 )
JHX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -41.3   Max: 27.77
Current: 3.15

-41.3
27.77
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.16
JHX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.49 vs. JHX: 3.16 )
JHX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -8.12   Max: 25.44
Current: 3.16

-8.12
25.44
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.80
JHX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. JHX: 11.80 )
JHX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -13.6   Max: 15
Current: 11.8

-13.6
15
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -7.60
JHX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. JHX: -7.60 )
JHX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -50   Max: 68.1
Current: -7.6

-50
68.1
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 83.60
JHX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
58% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 24.20 vs. JHX: 83.60 )
JHX' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.9   Max: 104.96
Current: 83.6

4.9
104.96
P/S 3.34
JHX's P/S is ranked higher than
50% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. JHX: 3.34 )
JHX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 4.23
Current: 3.34

0.85
4.23
EV-to-EBIT 224.10
JHX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
51% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.39 vs. JHX: 224.10 )
JHX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -266.5   Max: 224.5
Current: 224.1

-266.5
224.5
PEG 6.97
JHX's PEG is ranked higher than
78% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. JHX: 6.97 )
JHX' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 6.59
Current: 6.97

0.1
6.59
Shiller P/E 85.12
JHX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
75% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 177.02 vs. JHX: 85.12 )
JHX' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 19.44   Max: 135.38
Current: 85.12

19.44
135.38
Current Ratio 1.58
JHX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. JHX: 1.58 )
JHX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 3.08
Current: 1.58

0.8
3.08
Quick Ratio 1.02
JHX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. JHX: 1.02 )
JHX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 2.74
Current: 1.02

0.47
2.74

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.68
JHX's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
83% of the 601 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. JHX: 3.68 )
JHX' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 5.87
Current: 3.68

0.37
5.87
Dividend Payout 2.87
JHX's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
57% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. JHX: 2.87 )
JHX' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 9.25
Current: 2.87

0.17
9.25
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.70
JHX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
78% of the 607 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. JHX: 3.70 )
JHX' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 5.87
Current: 3.7

0.37
5.87
Share Buyback Rate -0.70
JHX's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
67% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. JHX: -0.70 )
JHX' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.4   Max: -4
Current: -0.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 15.30
JHX's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
70% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. JHX: 15.30 )
JHX' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 3.37   Max: 170.5
Current: 15.3

3.37
170.5
Price/Median PS Value 1.53
JHX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. JHX: 1.53 )
JHX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 1.8
Current: 1.53

0.54
1.8
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.40
JHX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
52% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. JHX: 0.40 )
JHX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 10.5
Current: 0.4

0.4
10.5

Analyst Estimate

Mar15 Mar16 Mar17
Revenue(Mil) 1,666 1,897 2,072
EPS($) 0.48 0.58 0.72
EPS without NRI($) 0.48 0.58 0.72

Business Description

Industry: Building Materials » Building Materials
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Traded in other countries:JHIUF.USA, JHX.Australia, JHA.Germany,
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.
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