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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.20
KMG's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
75% of the 996 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. KMG: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
KMG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.28 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.2
Equity to Asset 0.57
KMG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
58% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. KMG: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
KMG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.61 Max: 0.83
Current: 0.57
0.38
0.83
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 4.64
M-Score: -2.98
WACC vs ROIC
3.88%
4.49%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 3.08
KMG's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 980 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.18 vs. KMG: 3.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
KMG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.12  Med: 10.18 Max: 22.05
Current: 3.08
1.12
22.05
Net-margin (%) 2.38
KMG's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 981 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. KMG: 2.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
KMG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.28  Med: 5.38 Max: 14.1
Current: 2.38
-0.28
14.1
ROE (%) 6.67
KMG's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 969 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.09 vs. KMG: 6.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
KMG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -0.83  Med: 13.16 Max: 36.36
Current: 6.67
-0.83
36.36
ROA (%) 3.38
KMG's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.53 vs. KMG: 3.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
KMG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.39  Med: 6.83 Max: 21.69
Current: 3.38
-0.39
21.69
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.27
KMG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 996 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.89 vs. KMG: 8.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
KMG' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.8  Med: 26.82 Max: 229.27
Current: 8.27
2.8
229.27
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.00
KMG's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 786 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. KMG: 11.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KMG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -0.9  Med: 16.30 Max: 31.2
Current: 11
-0.9
31.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -2.90
KMG's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. KMG: -2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
KMG' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -14.8  Med: 6.50 Max: 39
Current: -2.9
-14.8
39
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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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
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 36.10
KMG's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
72% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.70 vs. KMG: 36.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
KMG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.76  Med: 18.69 Max: 335.96
Current: 36.1
4.76
335.96
Forward P/E 16.42
KMG's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
59% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.37 vs. KMG: 16.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 36.00
KMG's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
72% of the 758 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.90 vs. KMG: 36.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
KMG' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.63  Med: 18.48 Max: 349.4
Current: 36
4.63
349.4
P/B 2.36
KMG's P/B is ranked lower than
62% of the 954 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. KMG: 2.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
KMG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.96 Max: 5.43
Current: 2.36
0.44
5.43
P/S 0.86
KMG's P/S is ranked higher than
56% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. KMG: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
KMG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.84 Max: 3.5
Current: 0.86
0.15
3.5
PFCF 29.85
KMG's PFCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 24.57 vs. KMG: 29.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
KMG' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.67  Med: 14.21 Max: 911.67
Current: 29.85
1.67
911.67
POCF 12.62
KMG's POCF is ranked higher than
53% of the 672 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 13.35 vs. KMG: 12.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
KMG' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.35  Med: 9.60 Max: 182.33
Current: 12.62
1.35
182.33
EV-to-EBIT 30.49
KMG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
71% of the 774 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.48 vs. KMG: 30.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
KMG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.7  Med: 12.70 Max: 76.1
Current: 30.49
5.7
76.1
Shiller P/E 26.22
KMG's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
60% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 22.18 vs. KMG: 26.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
KMG' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.13  Med: 20.25 Max: 65.12
Current: 26.22
5.13
65.12
Current Ratio 1.90
KMG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 863 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. KMG: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
KMG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.62  Med: 2.32 Max: 3.94
Current: 1.9
1.62
3.94
Quick Ratio 1.11
KMG's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 863 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. KMG: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
KMG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.41 Max: 3.94
Current: 1.11
0.88
3.94
Days Inventory 70.34
KMG's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
55% of the 957 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 65.62 vs. KMG: 70.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
KMG' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 34.72  Med: 71.33 Max: 91.86
Current: 70.34
34.72
91.86
Days Sales Outstanding 41.79
KMG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
71% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 58.28 vs. KMG: 41.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
KMG' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 37.1  Med: 51.74 Max: 87.77
Current: 41.79
37.1
87.77

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.49
KMG's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
89% of the 1096 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. KMG: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
KMG' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.65 Max: 3.32
Current: 0.49
0.26
3.32
Dividend Payout 0.18
KMG's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
81% of the 691 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. KMG: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
KMG' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.75
Current: 0.18
0.05
0.75
Dividend growth (3y) 10.10
KMG's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
66% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. KMG: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
KMG' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 10.10 Max: 49.4
Current: 10.1
0
49.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.80
KMG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. KMG: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
KMG' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.06 Max: 5.42
Current: 0.8
0.42
5.42
Share Buyback Rate -0.40
KMG's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
56% of the 505 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. KMG: -0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
KMG' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1  Med: -0.80 Max: -13.1
Current: -0.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 136.00
KMG's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
97% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.89 vs. KMG: 136.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
KMG' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.76  Med: 7.23 Max: 484.67
Current: 136
2.76
484.67
Price/Tangible Book 3.21
KMG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
67% of the 912 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. KMG: 3.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
KMG' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.87  Med: 2.81 Max: 78.45
Current: 3.21
0.87
78.45
Price/Projected FCF 1.13
KMG's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
61% of the 435 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. KMG: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
KMG' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.07 Max: 95.5
Current: 1.13
0.5
95.5
Price/Median PS Value 1.02
KMG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
67% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. KMG: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
KMG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.00 Max: 3.08
Current: 1.02
0.29
3.08
Price/Graham Number 2.26
KMG's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
70% of the 600 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. KMG: 2.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
KMG' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.38 Max: 9.48
Current: 2.26
0.56
9.48
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.30
KMG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 981 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. KMG: 3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
KMG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.3  Med: 7.90 Max: 17.7
Current: 3.3
1.3
17.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -1.11
KMG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. KMG: -1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
KMG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -18.9  Med: 17.10 Max: 38
Current: -1.11
-18.9
38

Analyst Estimate

Jul15 Jul16 Jul17 Jul18
Revenue(Mil) 321 319 329 345
EPS($) 1.21 1.49 1.65 1.85
EPS without NRI($) 1.21 1.49 1.65 1.85

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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