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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.27
KMG's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
68% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. KMG: 0.27 )
KMG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.27

Equity to Asset 0.55
KMG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. KMG: 0.55 )
KMG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 0.83
Current: 0.55

0.38
0.83
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 4.78
M-Score: -3.30
WACC vs ROIC
3.36%
3.27%
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

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 2.45
KMG's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.02 vs. KMG: 2.45 )
KMG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 22.05
Current: 2.45

1.12
22.05
Net-margin (%) 2.05
KMG's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. KMG: 2.05 )
KMG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.28   Max: 14.1
Current: 2.05

-0.28
14.1
ROE (%) 5.93
KMG's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 955 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.91 vs. KMG: 5.93 )
KMG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -0.83   Max: 36.36
Current: 5.93

-0.83
36.36
ROA (%) 2.89
KMG's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.45 vs. KMG: 2.89 )
KMG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.39   Max: 21.69
Current: 2.89

-0.39
21.69
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.49
KMG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 977 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.79 vs. KMG: 6.49 )
KMG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.8   Max: 229.27
Current: 6.49

2.8
229.27
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.00
KMG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. KMG: 11.00 )
KMG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -0.9   Max: 31.2
Current: 11

-0.9
31.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -2.90
KMG's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. KMG: -2.90 )
KMG' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -14.8   Max: 39
Current: -2.9

-14.8
39
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

KMG Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Keeley Sold Out
Chuck Royce 138,100 sh (-0.86%)
Jim Simons 55,000 sh (-21.57%)
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Q3 2014

KMG Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Chuck Royce 138,100 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 53,500 sh (-2.73%)
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Q4 2014

KMG Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 112,600 sh (+110.47%)
Chuck Royce 138,100 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2015

KMG Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 146,200 sh (+29.84%)
Chuck Royce 138,100 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 49.00
KMG's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 38.80 vs. KMG: 49.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
KMG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.76   Max: 335.96
Current: 49

4.76
335.96
Forward P/E 18.73
KMG's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
67% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. KMG: 18.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 48.40
KMG's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 56.10 vs. KMG: 48.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
KMG' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.63   Max: 349.4
Current: 48.4

4.63
349.4
P/B 2.90
KMG's P/B is ranked lower than
65% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. KMG: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
KMG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 5.43
Current: 2.9

0.44
5.43
P/S 1.00
KMG's P/S is ranked higher than
50% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. KMG: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
KMG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 3.5
Current: 1

0.15
3.5
PFCF 14.50
KMG's PFCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 95.00 vs. KMG: 14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
KMG' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.67   Max: 911.67
Current: 14.5

1.67
911.67
POCF 9.85
KMG's POCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 28.65 vs. KMG: 9.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
KMG' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.35   Max: 182.33
Current: 9.85

1.35
182.33
EV-to-EBIT 44.03
KMG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
51% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 42.36 vs. KMG: 44.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
KMG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.7   Max: 76.1
Current: 44.03

5.7
76.1
Shiller P/E 31.30
KMG's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
66% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 271.60 vs. KMG: 31.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
KMG' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.13   Max: 65.12
Current: 31.3

5.13
65.12
Current Ratio 1.96
KMG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. KMG: 1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KMG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.62   Max: 3.94
Current: 1.96

1.62
3.94
Quick Ratio 1.14
KMG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. KMG: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KMG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 3.94
Current: 1.14

0.88
3.94
Days Inventory 70.67
KMG's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
55% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 76.38 vs. KMG: 70.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
KMG' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 34.72   Max: 91.86
Current: 70.67

34.72
91.86
Days Sales Outstanding 39.23
KMG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
82% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 80.24 vs. KMG: 39.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
KMG' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 37.1   Max: 87.77
Current: 39.23

37.1
87.77

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.40
KMG's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
83% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. KMG: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
KMG' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 3.32
Current: 0.4

0.26
3.32
Dividend Payout 0.20
KMG's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
87% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. KMG: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
KMG' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.75
Current: 0.2

0.05
0.75
Dividend growth (3y) 10.10
KMG's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. KMG: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
KMG' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 49.4
Current: 10.1

0
49.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.65
KMG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
78% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. KMG: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
KMG' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 5.42
Current: 0.65

0.42
5.42
Share Buyback Rate -0.40
KMG's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
83% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. KMG: -0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
KMG' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1   Max: -13.1
Current: -0.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 4.00
KMG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
64% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. KMG: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KMG' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 78.45
Current: 4

0.87
78.45
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.30
KMG's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 358.30 vs. KMG: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Projected) only.
KMG' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 95.5
Current: 1.3

0.5
95.5
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
KMG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. KMG: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
KMG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 3.12
Current: 1.2

0.3
3.12
Price/Graham Number 2.90
KMG's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
50% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. KMG: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
KMG' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 9.48
Current: 2.9

0.56
9.48
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.30
KMG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. KMG: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
KMG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 17.7
Current: 2.3

1.3
17.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -3.45
KMG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. KMG: -3.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
KMG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -18.9   Max: 38
Current: -3.45

-18.9
38

Analyst Estimate

Jul15 Jul16 Jul17 Jul18
Revenue(Mil) 326 321 322 335
EPS($) 0.99 1.56 1.50 1.70
EPS without NRI($) 0.99 1.56 1.50 1.70

Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals
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KMG Chemicals Inc was incorporated in Texas. The Company is involved in the manufacture and sale of specialty chemicals in carefully focused markets through its two wholly-owned subsidiaries, KMG-Bernuth, Inc. and KMG Electronic Chemicals, Inc. The Company has two reportable segments namely Electronic Chemicals and Wood Treating Chemicals. Its electronic chemicals business sells high purity wet process chemicals to the semiconductor industry. The electronic chemicals business sells high purity and ultra-purity wet process chemicals to the semiconductor industry. These chemicals are used to clean and etch silicon wafers in the production of semiconductors. The business was acquired in December 2007 from Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (Air Products), and expanded with its purchases in May 2013 and in March 2010 of the electronic chemicals businesses of OM Group, Inc. (OM Group) and General Chemical Performance Products LLP (General Chemical), respectively. Its products include sulfuric, phosphoric, and nitric and hydrofluoric acids, ammonium hydroxide, hydrogen peroxide, isopropyl alcohol, other specialty organic solvents and various blends of chemicals. The Wood Treating Chemicals supply penta and creosote to industrial customers who use these products to extend the useful life of wood, utility poles and railroad crossties. The penta products include solid blocks and concentrated solutions. Penta is used to treat utility poles, protecting them from insect damage and decay. It manufactures solid penta blocks at facility in Matamoros, Mexico. The Company sells solid penta to its customers, or dissolves it to make concentrated solutions of penta at its Matamoros, Mexico and Tuscaloosa, Alabama facilities. The Company sells penta products in the United States and in Canada. The hydrochloric acid it produces as a byproduct of penta production is sold in Mexico for use in the steel and oil well service industries. The Companys operations are subject to extensive federal, state and local laws, regulations and ordinances in the United States and abroad relating to the protection of the environment and human health and to safety, including those pertaining to chemical manufacture and distribution, waste generation, storage and disposal, discharges to waterways, and air emissions and various other health and safety matters.
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