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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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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.88
LNXSF's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
51% of the 1082 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. LNXSF: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LNXSF' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: N/A Max: No Debt
Current: 0.88
Equity to Asset 0.28
LNXSF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
86% of the 969 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. LNXSF: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LNXSF' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.31 Max: 0.33
Current: 0.28
0.27
0.33
Interest Coverage 6.71
LNXSF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
74% of the 945 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 32.82 vs. LNXSF: 6.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LNXSF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.66  Med: 6.52 Max: 11.39
Current: 6.71
1.66
11.39
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 1.90
M-Score: -2.85
WACC vs ROIC
7.63%
7.45%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 6.32
LNXSF's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.52 vs. LNXSF: 6.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LNXSF' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.12  Med: 5.08 Max: 8.88
Current: 6.32
-1.12
8.88
Net-margin (%) 2.41
LNXSF's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1060 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.43 vs. LNXSF: 2.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LNXSF' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.92  Med: 2.44 Max: 5.77
Current: 2.41
-1.92
5.77
ROE (%) 8.09
LNXSF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1048 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.81 vs. LNXSF: 8.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LNXSF' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.56  Med: 10.31 Max: 26.6
Current: 8.09
-7.56
26.6
ROA (%) 2.47
LNXSF's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1085 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.87 vs. LNXSF: 2.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LNXSF' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.22  Med: 3.48 Max: 8.07
Current: 2.47
-2.22
8.07
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.26
LNXSF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1078 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.23 vs. LNXSF: 9.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LNXSF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3  Med: 10.97 Max: 21.51
Current: 9.26
-3
21.51
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -7.60
LNXSF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. LNXSF: -7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LNXSF' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.5  Med: 1.15 Max: 21.6
Current: -7.6
-9.5
21.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -15.90
LNXSF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 830 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. LNXSF: -15.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LNXSF' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.6  Med: 16.4 Max: 63.2
Current: -15.9
-20.6
63.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -33.50
LNXSF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 741 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. LNXSF: -33.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LNXSF' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -55.7  Med: 3.4 Max: 133.5
Current: -33.5
-55.7
133.5
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Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals
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Traded in other countries:LXS.Germany, LXS.Switzerland, 0H7I.UK,
Lanxess AG is a specialty chemicals company. It develops, manufactures and markets plastics, rubber, intermediates and specialty chemicals. It supplies biocides for coatings in the growing Asia-Pacific region.

Lanxess AG was established in 2005. The Company is a specialty chemicals company. It develops, manufactures and markets plastics, rubber, intermediates and specialty chemicals. It suppliers of biocides for coatings in the growing Asia-Pacific region. It is structured in the following segments: Performance Polymers, Advanced Intermediates and Performance Chemicals. The Performance Polymers segment manufactures special-purpose rubbers for high-quality rubber products, e.g. for use in vehicles, tires, construction and footwear; engineering plastics, polyamide compounds. The Advanced Intermediates segment manufactures intermediates for the agrochemicals and coatings industries; ; fine chemicals as precursors and intermediates for pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and specialty chemicals; custom manufacturing. The Performance Chemicals segment manufactures material protection products; inorganic pigments for the coloring of concrete, emulsion paints and other coatings; finishing agents for the leather industry; rubber chemicals; reverse osmosis membrane elements s and ion exchange resins for water treatment; plastics additives such as flame retardants and plasticizers. The Company serves the following industries in particular: tires, chemicals, automotive, plastics, electronics, agrochemicals, leather and footwear, pharmaceuticals, food, water treatment, construction and furniture.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 24.23
LNXSF's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
61% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.79 vs. LNXSF: 24.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
LNXSF' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.54  Med: 11.37 Max: 110.6
Current: 24.23
5.54
110.6
Forward P/E 14.66
LNXSF's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
61% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.31 vs. LNXSF: 14.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 24.23
LNXSF's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
62% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.67 vs. LNXSF: 24.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
LNXSF' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.54  Med: 11.37 Max: 110.6
Current: 24.23
5.54
110.6
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 77.06
LNXSF's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
86% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.02 vs. LNXSF: 77.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
LNXSF' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.02  Med: 27.67 Max: 752.96
Current: 77.06
13.02
752.96
P/B 1.92
LNXSF's P/B is ranked lower than
51% of the 960 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. LNXSF: 1.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LNXSF' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.35  Med: 1.97 Max: 2.83
Current: 1.92
1.35
2.83
P/S 0.58
LNXSF's P/S is ranked higher than
75% of the 1037 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. LNXSF: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LNXSF' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.52 Max: 1.33
Current: 0.58
0.35
1.33
PFCF 13.07
LNXSF's PFCF is ranked higher than
59% of the 390 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.73 vs. LNXSF: 13.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
LNXSF' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.54  Med: 17.35 Max: 359.86
Current: 13.07
6.54
359.86
POCF 5.80
LNXSF's POCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.85 vs. LNXSF: 5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LNXSF' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.85  Med: 5.87 Max: 11.98
Current: 5.8
3.85
11.98
EV-to-EBIT 13.63
LNXSF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
54% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.18 vs. LNXSF: 13.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LNXSF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -200.6  Med: 6.9 Max: 46.6
Current: 13.63
-200.6
46.6
EV-to-EBITDA 6.85
LNXSF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
74% of the 898 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.86 vs. LNXSF: 6.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LNXSF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.2  Med: 5.7 Max: 25.1
Current: 6.85
2.2
25.1
Current Ratio 2.36
LNXSF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. LNXSF: 2.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LNXSF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.55  Med: 2.03 Max: 2.4
Current: 2.36
1.55
2.4
Quick Ratio 1.59
LNXSF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. LNXSF: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LNXSF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 1.13 Max: 1.64
Current: 1.59
0.86
1.64
Days Inventory 85.22
LNXSF's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
67% of the 1018 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 65.04 vs. LNXSF: 85.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LNXSF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 65.9  Med: 73.76 Max: 87.51
Current: 85.22
65.9
87.51
Days Sales Outstanding 53.25
LNXSF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
60% of the 786 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 60.66 vs. LNXSF: 53.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LNXSF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40.24  Med: 46.66 Max: 53.25
Current: 53.25
40.24
53.25
Days Payable 42.51
LNXSF's Days Payable is ranked lower than
56% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 47.80 vs. LNXSF: 42.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LNXSF' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.54  Med: 41.43 Max: 46.2
Current: 42.51
34.54
46.2

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.24
LNXSF's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
69% of the 1034 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. LNXSF: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
LNXSF' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.32 Max: 3.02
Current: 1.24
0.59
3.02
Dividend Payout 0.30
LNXSF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
57% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. LNXSF: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
LNXSF' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.63 Max: 9.09
Current: 0.3
0.23
9.09
Dividend Growth (3y) -16.20
LNXSF's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
74% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. LNXSF: -16.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
LNXSF' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 39.5
Current: -16.2
0
39.5
Forward Dividend Yield 1.24
LNXSF's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
72% of the 1003 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. LNXSF: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.37
LNXSF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1203 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. LNXSF: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
LNXSF' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.46 Max: 3.33
Current: 1.37
0.65
3.33
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.20
LNXSF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. LNXSF: -3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
LNXSF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.4  Med: 0 Max: 0.6
Current: -3.2
-4.4
0.6

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.20
LNXSF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
53% of the 916 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. LNXSF: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
LNXSF' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.76  Med: 2.24 Max: 3.23
Current: 2.2
1.76
3.23
Price/Projected FCF 1.52
LNXSF's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. LNXSF: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
LNXSF' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.6 Max: 2.35
Current: 1.52
0.73
2.35
Price/Median PS Value 1.13
LNXSF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 970 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. LNXSF: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LNXSF' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 0.96 Max: 1.95
Current: 1.13
0.68
1.95
Price/Graham Number 1.54
LNXSF's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
57% of the 676 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. LNXSF: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
LNXSF' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.21 Max: 3.5
Current: 1.54
0.67
3.5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.30
LNXSF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1064 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.14 vs. LNXSF: 7.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LNXSF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 11.55 Max: 32.9
Current: 7.3
2.1
32.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -9.53
LNXSF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.05 vs. LNXSF: -9.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
LNXSF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.1  Med: 5.15 Max: 33
Current: -9.53
-12.1
33

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $8,480
EPS (TTM) $ 2.25
Beta1.57
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $38.03 - 55.43
Shares Outstanding (Mil)91.52

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 8,527 8,727 9,044
EPS ($) 2.71 3.73 4.45
EPS w/o NRI ($) 2.71 3.73 4.45
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.84 1.06 1.41
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Polari Global Value Fund: Second-Quarter Commentary Jul 30 2015 
Bernard Horn Comments on LANXESS Aug 07 2014 
Bernard Horn’s Polaris Global Value Fund Second Quarter 2014 Shareholder Letter Aug 07 2014 
David Einhorn’s Hedge Fund Exits African Barrick Gold, Foster Wheeler, Lanxess Jan 20 2011 

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