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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 No Debt
LIWA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
86% of the 2530 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 30.92 vs. LIWA: No Debt )
LIWA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.78   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.95
LIWA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
95% of the 1337 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. LIWA: 0.95 )
LIWA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 0.95
Current: 0.95

0.61
0.95
Interest Coverage No Debt
LIWA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
95% of the 1434 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. LIWA: No Debt )
LIWA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 27.57   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

27.57
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 5.03
M-Score: -2.29
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 (%) 8.36
LIWA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1457 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. LIWA: 8.36 )
LIWA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 8.36   Max: 28.39
Current: 8.36

8.36
28.39
Net-margin (%) 6.23
LIWA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1457 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: -3.04 vs. LIWA: 6.23 )
LIWA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 6.23   Max: 23.64
Current: 6.23

6.23
23.64
ROE (%) 16.23
LIWA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 2491 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: -8.47 vs. LIWA: 16.23 )
LIWA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -76.47   Max: 40.48
Current: 16.23

-76.47
40.48
ROA (%) 15.36
LIWA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 2555 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: -6.56 vs. LIWA: 15.36 )
LIWA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -43.33   Max: 25.68
Current: 15.36

-43.33
25.68
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 60.80
LIWA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 2500 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: -8.43 vs. LIWA: 60.80 )
LIWA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 60.8   Max: 117.37
Current: 60.8

60.8
117.37
Revenue Growth (%) 32.50
LIWA's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1007 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. LIWA: 32.50 )
LIWA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 86.6
Current: 32.5

0
86.6
EBITDA Growth (%) 11.60
LIWA's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1588 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: -11.30 vs. LIWA: 11.60 )
LIWA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 42.3
Current: 11.6

0
42.3
EPS Growth (%) 11.70
LIWA's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1488 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: -12.50 vs. LIWA: 11.70 )
LIWA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 11.7   Max: 38.9
Current: 11.7

11.7
38.9
» LIWA's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

LIWA Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 573,800 sh (+23.93%)
Chuck Royce 4,400 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2013

LIWA Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 769,880 sh (+34.17%)
Chuck Royce 4,400 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2014

LIWA Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 868,572 sh (+12.82%)
Chuck Royce 4,400 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2014

LIWA Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 4,400 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Ratios

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industry
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history
EV-to-EBIT -2.68
LIWA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
81% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 14.02 vs. LIWA: -2.68 )
LIWA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 8.8
Current: -2.68

0.1
8.8
Current Ratio 15.06
LIWA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 1795 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. LIWA: 15.06 )
LIWA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.46   Max: 15.22
Current: 15.06

1.46
15.22
Quick Ratio 14.43
LIWA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 1792 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. LIWA: 14.43 )
LIWA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.22   Max: 14.43
Current: 14.43

1.22
14.43

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 0.01
LIWA's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
100% of the 829 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. LIWA: 0.01 )
LIWA' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 10.05
Current: 0.01

0.93
10.05
Price/Net Current Asset Value 0.01
LIWA's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
100% of the 924 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. LIWA: 0.01 )
LIWA' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 5.94
Current: 0.01

0.73
5.94
Price/Tangible Book 0.01
LIWA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
100% of the 2185 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. LIWA: 0.01 )
LIWA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 3.08
Current: 0.01

0.47
3.08
Price/Median PS Value 0.01
LIWA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
100% of the 1061 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. LIWA: 0.01 )
LIWA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 5.33
Current: 0.01

0.59
5.33
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 868060.30
LIWA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
100% of the 1120 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. LIWA: 868060.30 )
LIWA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 11.3   Max: 23795.8
Current: 868060.3

11.3
23795.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 502.97
LIWA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
100% of the 2094 Companies
in the Global Copper industry.

( Industry Median: -13.00 vs. LIWA: 502.97 )
LIWA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 579.1
Current: 502.97

2.4
579.1

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Copper
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Traded in other countries:J7L.Germany
Lihua International, Inc is a Delaware Corporation. The Company develops, designs, manufactures, markets and distributes low cost, high quality refined copper products including copper anode, copper rod, pure superfine copper wire, and copper-clad aluminum superfine wire (CCA), which is an alternative to pure superfine copper wire. It also uses recycled scrap copper as a raw material to produce refined copper products including copper anode and copper rod. Copper anode is the raw material for copper cathode, which is the fundamental building block for most pure copper products. It currently uses copper rod produced internally for the production of pure copper superfine wire. Primarily because of its high electrical conductivity, pure copper wire is used in many components in a wide variety of motorized and electrical appliances such as dishwashers, microwaves and automobiles. In most instances, its CCA wire and refined copper rod and wire products are an excellent, less costly substitute for pure copper cable and wire products. In the first quarter of 2009, it began production of copper rod from recycled scrap copper. The copper rod it produces meets the national purity standard for pure copper cable and wire. In August of 2010, it began production and sales of copper anode, another refined copper product produced from recycled scrap copper, and increased its refined copper smelting capacity to 50,000 tons per annum. The Company's copper recycling pre-treatment phase utilizes its proprietary cleaning technology with respect to which it has applied for an invention patent. The process involves manually or mechanically sorting, stripping, shredding and magnetically separating the scrap copper. The scrap copper is then compacted and pre-treated with chemicals. Following the pre-treatment phase, the metal is smelted and fire refined in a furnace. The furnace refining process commences with loading the furnace with the pre-treated metal, smelting it, and then refining and reducing it. The Company's fine and superfine wire drawing process utilizes either its recycled copper rod or CCA and involves drawing the wire to the desired final diameter. Whether using recycled copper rod or CCA, the drawing process entails multiple steps, including heat treating, annealing, baking, cooling, quenching and spooling, as may be necessary to achieve the desired wire diameter and other customer specifications. The Company's products consist of high purity copper products refined from scrap and bi-metallic copper products. An anode is an electrode through which electric current flows into a polarized electrical device. Copper anode is the raw material for the production of copper cathode, which is the fundamental building block of most of the pure copper products. The copper anode it produces is in a very heavy, dull looking copper pallet form. In March 2009, it launched the manufacturing of copper rod from its newly acquired continuous production syst
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