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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

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.20
KMG's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
70% of the 1033 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. KMG: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
KMG' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.27 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.2
Equity to Asset 0.54
KMG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
53% of the 1004 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. KMG: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
KMG' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.60 Max: 0.83
Current: 0.54
0.38
0.83
Interest Coverage 138.75
KMG's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
66% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 26.35 vs. KMG: 138.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
KMG' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.3  Med: 7.29 Max: 15.43
Current: 138.75
4.3
15.43
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.94
M-Score: -2.58
WACC vs ROIC
3.28%
8.79%
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 (%) 6.88
KMG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1017 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. KMG: 6.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
KMG' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.12  Med: 8.39 Max: 16.24
Current: 6.88
1.12
16.24
Net-margin (%) 5.07
KMG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1021 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. KMG: 5.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
KMG' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.28  Med: 4.44 Max: 9.86
Current: 5.07
-0.28
9.86
ROE (%) 12.78
KMG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1007 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.52 vs. KMG: 12.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
KMG' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.83  Med: 10.35 Max: 19.68
Current: 12.78
-0.83
19.68
ROA (%) 6.71
KMG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1040 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. KMG: 6.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
KMG' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.39  Med: 5.51 Max: 11.5
Current: 6.71
-0.39
11.5
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 17.73
KMG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1031 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 11.64 vs. KMG: 17.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
KMG' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.8  Med: 20.66 Max: 65.8
Current: 17.73
2.8
65.8
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.80
KMG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. KMG: 4.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KMG' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.9  Med: 14.40 Max: 31.2
Current: 4.8
-0.9
31.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 2.50
KMG's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. KMG: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KMG' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.8  Med: 6.15 Max: 39
Current: 2.5
-14.8
39
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -6.00
KMG's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. KMG: -6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KMG' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20  Med: 10.60 Max: 53.2
Current: -6
-20
53.2
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Guru Trades

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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Q2 2015

KMG Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 243,394 sh (+66.48%)
Chuck Royce 101,800 sh (-26.29%)
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Q3 2015

KMG Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 253,700 sh (+4.23%)
Chuck Royce 7,900 sh (-92.24%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 14.93
KMG's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
54% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.30 vs. KMG: 14.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
KMG' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.76  Med: 18.72 Max: 335.96
Current: 14.93
4.76
335.96
Forward P/E 11.70
KMG's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
61% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 13.21 vs. KMG: 11.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 14.93
KMG's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
54% of the 793 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.30 vs. KMG: 14.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
KMG' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.63  Med: 18.46 Max: 349.4
Current: 14.93
4.63
349.4
P/B 1.80
KMG's P/B is ranked lower than
58% of the 992 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. KMG: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
KMG' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.96 Max: 5.43
Current: 1.8
0.44
5.43
P/S 0.76
KMG's P/S is ranked higher than
58% of the 1011 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. KMG: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
KMG' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.84 Max: 3.5
Current: 0.76
0.15
3.5
PFCF 89.82
KMG's PFCF is ranked lower than
90% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.05 vs. KMG: 89.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
KMG' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.67  Med: 14.93 Max: 911.67
Current: 89.82
1.67
911.67
POCF 14.75
KMG's POCF is ranked lower than
60% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.45 vs. KMG: 14.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
KMG' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.35  Med: 10.32 Max: 182.33
Current: 14.75
1.35
182.33
EV-to-EBIT 12.95
KMG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
52% of the 843 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 13.56 vs. KMG: 12.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
KMG' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.8  Med: 12.80 Max: 76.7
Current: 12.95
5.8
76.7
EV-to-EBITDA 6.75
KMG's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
72% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.23 vs. KMG: 6.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
KMG' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.2  Med: 8.60 Max: 18.4
Current: 6.75
4.2
18.4
Shiller P/E 22.89
KMG's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
58% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 25.23 vs. KMG: 22.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
KMG' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.92  Med: 24.58 Max: 59.46
Current: 22.89
4.92
59.46
Current Ratio 2.15
KMG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 1004 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. KMG: 2.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KMG' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.62  Med: 2.29 Max: 3.94
Current: 2.15
1.62
3.94
Quick Ratio 1.25
KMG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 1004 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. KMG: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KMG' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.39 Max: 3.94
Current: 1.25
0.88
3.94
Days Inventory 77.14
KMG's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
59% of the 984 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 66.54 vs. KMG: 77.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
KMG' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 57.37  Med: 75.83 Max: 91.86
Current: 77.14
57.37
91.86
Days Sales Outstanding 42.38
KMG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
74% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 60.92 vs. KMG: 42.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
KMG' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.73  Med: 49.49 Max: 87.77
Current: 42.38
38.73
87.77
Days Payable 51.00
KMG's Days Payable is ranked higher than
51% of the 875 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 50.54 vs. KMG: 51.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
KMG' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40.78  Med: 52.01 Max: 78.1
Current: 51
40.78
78.1

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.61
KMG's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
86% of the 1172 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. KMG: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
KMG' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.62 Max: 3.32
Current: 0.61
0.26
3.32
Dividend Payout 0.09
KMG's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
94% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. KMG: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
KMG' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.75
Current: 0.09
0.05
0.75
Dividend Growth (3y) 2.90
KMG's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
51% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. KMG: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
KMG' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 8.90 Max: 49.4
Current: 2.9
0
49.4
Forward Dividend Yield 0.61
KMG's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
87% of the 1064 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. KMG: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.92
KMG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. KMG: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
KMG' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.95 Max: 5.08
Current: 0.92
0.4
5.08
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.70
KMG's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. KMG: -0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
KMG' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.1  Med: -0.75 Max: 1
Current: -0.7
-13.1
1

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 3.31
KMG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
73% of the 948 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. KMG: 3.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KMG' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 2.81 Max: 78.45
Current: 3.31
0.87
78.45
Price/Projected FCF 0.95
KMG's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. KMG: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
KMG' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.06 Max: 95.5
Current: 0.95
0.5
95.5
Price/Median PS Value 0.91
KMG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. KMG: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
KMG' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.99 Max: 3.08
Current: 0.91
0.29
3.08
Price/Graham Number 1.48
KMG's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
64% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. KMG: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
KMG' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.41 Max: 8.9
Current: 1.48
0.56
8.9
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.69
KMG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1021 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. KMG: 7.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
KMG' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 7.80 Max: 17.4
Current: 7.69
1.3
17.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 5.36
KMG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. KMG: 5.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
KMG' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.7  Med: 17.40 Max: 40.8
Current: 5.36
-7.7
40.8

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $306
EPS $ 1.32
Beta0.28
Short Percentage of Float3.66%
52-Week Range $18.45 - 31.90
Shares Outstanding(Mil)11.72

Analyst Estimate

Jul16 Jul17 Jul18
Revenue(Mil) 303 316 328
EPS($) 1.51 1.69 1.85
EPS without NRI($) 1.51 1.69 1.85

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Business Description

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KMG Chemicals Inc was incorporated in 1992 as a Texas corporation. 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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