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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 0.35
KMG's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
62% of the 1110 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. KMG: 0.35 )
KMG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.35

Equity to Asset 0.47
KMG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
59% of the 1102 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. KMG: 0.47 )
KMG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 0.83
Current: 0.47

0.38
0.83
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 3.31
M-Score: -3.46
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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Operating margin (%) 1.06
KMG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1122 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.85 vs. KMG: 1.06 )
KMG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 22.05
Current: 1.06

1.12
22.05
Net-margin (%) -0.33
KMG's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1122 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.99 vs. KMG: -0.33 )
KMG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.28   Max: 14.1
Current: -0.33

-0.28
14.1
ROE (%) -0.96
KMG's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1102 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.11 vs. KMG: -0.96 )
KMG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -0.83   Max: 36.36
Current: -0.96

-0.83
36.36
ROA (%) -0.46
KMG's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1123 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.75 vs. KMG: -0.46 )
KMG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.39   Max: 21.69
Current: -0.46

-0.39
21.69
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2.68
KMG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.06 vs. KMG: 2.68 )
KMG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.8   Max: 229.27
Current: 2.68

2.8
229.27
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.00
KMG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 954 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 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 higher than
63% of the 883 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 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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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

KMG Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 67,024 sh (+26.94%)
Chuck Royce 109,400 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 39,857 sh (-57.49%)
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Q1 2014

KMG Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 139,300 sh (+27.33%)
Jim Simons 70,128 sh (+4.63%)
John Keeley 23,100 sh (-42.04%)
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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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with KMG

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Keeley 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$15.25 - $17.98 $ 20.9328%0
John Keeley 2014-03-31 Reduce -42.04%$14.67 - $16.94 $ 20.9334%23100
John Keeley 2013-12-31 Reduce -57.49%0.02%$16.44 - $23.76 $ 20.938%39857
John Keeley 2013-06-30 Add 43.89%0.01%$17.35 - $23.19 $ 20.933%93770
John Keeley 2013-03-31 Add 41.34%0.01%$17.57 - $20.79 $ 20.937%65170
John Keeley 2011-09-30 Add 26.07%$12.1 - $17.875 $ 20.9340%27610
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Ratios

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P/B 2.10
KMG's P/B is ranked higher than
68% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. KMG: 2.10 )
KMG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 5.43
Current: 2.1

0.44
5.43
P/S 0.70
KMG's P/S is ranked higher than
81% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. KMG: 0.70 )
KMG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 3.5
Current: 0.7

0.15
3.5
PFCF 7.10
KMG's PFCF is ranked higher than
96% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 70.88 vs. KMG: 7.10 )
KMG' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.67   Max: 911.67
Current: 7.1

1.67
911.67
EV-to-EBIT 75.62
KMG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
56% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.49 vs. KMG: 75.62 )
KMG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.7   Max: 74.3
Current: 75.62

5.7
74.3
Shiller P/E 23.80
KMG's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 54.17 vs. KMG: 23.80 )
KMG' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.13   Max: 65.12
Current: 23.8

5.13
65.12
Current Ratio 1.79
KMG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 1116 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. KMG: 1.79 )
KMG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.62   Max: 3.94
Current: 1.79

1.62
3.94
Quick Ratio 1.07
KMG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 1116 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. KMG: 1.07 )
KMG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 3.94
Current: 1.07

0.88
3.94

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.60
KMG's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
83% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. KMG: 0.60 )
KMG' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 3.32
Current: 0.6

0.26
3.32
Dividend Payout 2.46
KMG's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
53% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. KMG: 2.46 )
KMG' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.75
Current: 2.46

0.05
0.75
Dividend growth (3y) 10.10
KMG's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
82% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. KMG: 10.10 )
KMG' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 49.4
Current: 10.1

0
49.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.04
KMG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
67% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. KMG: 1.04 )
KMG' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 5.75
Current: 1.04

0.45
5.75
Share Buyback Rate -0.40
KMG's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 669 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. KMG: -0.40 )
KMG' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1   Max: -13.1
Current: -0.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 3.10
KMG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
63% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. KMG: 3.10 )
KMG' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 78.45
Current: 3.1

0.87
78.45
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.90
KMG's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. KMG: 0.90 )
KMG' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 95.5
Current: 0.9

0.5
95.5
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
KMG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. KMG: 0.80 )
KMG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 3.12
Current: 0.8

0.3
3.12
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.30
KMG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1108 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. KMG: 1.30 )
KMG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 17.7
Current: 1.3

1.3
17.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -2.53
KMG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
66% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.67 vs. KMG: -2.53 )
KMG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -18.9   Max: 38
Current: -2.53

-18.9
38

Analyst Estimate


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Revenue(Mil) 350 359 370
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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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