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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 : 6/10

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Interest Coverage 0.98
LFRGY's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
93% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 10.17 vs. LFRGY: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LFRGY' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 0.98
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 : 4/10

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Dividend Yield 1.91
LFRGY's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
54% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. LFRGY: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
LFRGY' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 1.91
Current: 1.91
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Dividend Payout 1.58
LFRGY's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
92% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. LFRGY: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
LFRGY' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 1.58
Forward Dividend Yield 1.91
LFRGY's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
55% of the 656 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. LFRGY: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
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Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.91
LFRGY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
60% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. LFRGY: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
LFRGY' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 1.91
Current: 1.91
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Valuation & Return

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More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $14789
EPS $ -0.39
Short Percentage of Float0.02%
52-Week Range $14.77 - 18.96
Shares Outstanding(Mil)1153.26

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue(Mil) 17,129 16,844
EPS($) 0.57 0.85 1.08 1.33
EPS without NRI($) 0.57 0.85 1.08 1.33

Business Description

Industry: Building Materials » Building Materials
Compare:XSWX:LHN, XPAR:SGO, DUB:CRG, OSTO:ASSA B, TSE:6367, XTER:HEI » details
Traded in other countries:LG.France, LG.Switzerland, 0HAP.UK,
Lafarge SA is a French limited liability company governed by French law and was founded in France in 1833 and was incorporated in 1884 under the name "J. et A. Pavin de Lafarge". The Company provides building materials. It is engaged in producing & selling cement, aggregates and ready-mix concrete, mostly under the "Lafarge" brand name. Its building products and solutions are used to construct and renovate homes, buildings and infrastructures. At year-end 2013, Company cement production operated, in 56 countries, 113 cement plants and 42 grinding plants, with an annual production capacity of 221 million tons. It also manages cement trading activities. The Company aggregates and concrete are used as raw materials for concrete, masonry, asphalt, and other industrial processes, and as base materials for roads, landfills, and building. As of December 31, 2013, Company had approximately 437 production facilities for aggregates in 23 countries. The Company's Ready-mix concrete had 1,026 concrete plants in 33 countries as of December 31, 2014. The Company also produces asphalt in North America and the United Kingdom, and sells either as a stand-alone product, or in conjunction with contracted paving. The Company operates in Western Europe, North America, Central & Eastern Europe, Middle East & Africa, and Asia.

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