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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.25
LNXSF's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
54% of the 1465 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. LNXSF: 0.25 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.25   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.25

Equity to Asset 0.27
LNXSF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
56% of the 1293 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. LNXSF: 0.27 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 0.33
Current: 0.27

0.27
0.33
Interest Coverage 3.03
LNXSF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
58% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 21.43 vs. LNXSF: 3.03 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 11.39
Current: 3.03

0.58
11.39
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.84
M-Score: -2.98
WACC vs ROIC
9.06%
3.84%
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 (%) 2.57
LNXSF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1459 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.77 vs. LNXSF: 2.57 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -20.54   Max: 8.88
Current: 2.57

-20.54
8.88
Net-margin (%) 0.55
LNXSF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1459 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.87 vs. LNXSF: 0.55 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -15.77   Max: 5.77
Current: 0.55

-15.77
5.77
ROE (%) 2.04
LNXSF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1444 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.99 vs. LNXSF: 2.04 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -7.56   Max: 26.6
Current: 2.04

-7.56
26.6
ROA (%) 0.60
LNXSF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1475 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. LNXSF: 0.60 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.22   Max: 8.07
Current: 0.6

-2.22
8.07
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.69
LNXSF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1468 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.54 vs. LNXSF: 4.69 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2.13   Max: 24.13
Current: 4.69

-2.13
24.13
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -5.00
LNXSF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1195 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. LNXSF: -5.00 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -9.5   Max: 21.6
Current: -5

-9.5
21.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -20.60
LNXSF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. LNXSF: -20.60 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -20.6   Max: 63.3
Current: -20.6

-20.6
63.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -55.70
LNXSF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. LNXSF: -55.70 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -55.7   Max: 133.5
Current: -55.7

-55.7
133.5
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 100.90
LNXSF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 29.90 vs. LNXSF: 100.90 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.64   Max: 728.67
Current: 100.9

5.64
728.67
Forward P/E 16.75
LNXSF's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LNXSF: 16.75 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 100.70
LNXSF's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 29.90 vs. LNXSF: 100.70 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.63   Max: 728.67
Current: 100.7

5.63
728.67
P/B 2.30
LNXSF's P/B is ranked higher than
62% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. LNXSF: 2.30 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.44   Max: 2.83
Current: 2.3

1.44
2.83
P/S 0.59
LNXSF's P/S is ranked higher than
79% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. LNXSF: 0.59 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 1.33
Current: 0.59

0.35
1.33
PFCF 18.00
LNXSF's PFCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 120.30 vs. LNXSF: 18.00 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.22   Max: 345.47
Current: 18

4.22
345.47
POCF 5.67
LNXSF's POCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.86 vs. LNXSF: 5.67 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.52   Max: 11.98
Current: 5.67

1.52
11.98
EV-to-EBIT 27.39
LNXSF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
68% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 23.63 vs. LNXSF: 27.39 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1404.5   Max: 313.1
Current: 27.39

-1404.5
313.1
PEG 71.93
LNXSF's PEG is ranked higher than
78% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LNXSF: 71.93 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 5.73
Current: 71.93

0.28
5.73
Shiller P/E 17.00
LNXSF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LNXSF: 17.00 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.56   Max: 34.28
Current: 17

11.56
34.28
Current Ratio 1.81
LNXSF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 1301 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. LNXSF: 1.81 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.61   Max: 2.4
Current: 1.81

1.61
2.4
Quick Ratio 1.04
LNXSF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 1301 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. LNXSF: 1.04 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 1.64
Current: 1.04

0.96
1.64
Days Inventory 81.89
LNXSF's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
62% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 72.99 vs. LNXSF: 81.89 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 65.9   Max: 87.51
Current: 81.89

65.9
87.51
Days Sales Outstanding 55.34
LNXSF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
77% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 70.03 vs. LNXSF: 55.34 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 40.24   Max: 61.27
Current: 55.34

40.24
61.27

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.98
LNXSF's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
69% of the 1153 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. LNXSF: 0.98 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 3.02
Current: 0.98

0.59
3.02
Dividend Payout 1.03
LNXSF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
61% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. LNXSF: 1.03 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 9.09
Current: 1.03

0.23
9.09
Dividend growth (3y) -10.60
LNXSF's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
62% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. LNXSF: -10.60 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 39.5
Current: -10.6

0
39.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.58
LNXSF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1158 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. LNXSF: 1.58 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 4.78
Current: 1.58

0.93
4.78
Share Buyback Rate -2.10
LNXSF's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
63% of the 804 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. LNXSF: -2.10 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.6   Max: -2.1
Current: -2.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.70
LNXSF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
62% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. LNXSF: 2.70 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 3.2
Current: 2.7

0.96
3.2
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.90
LNXSF's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LNXSF: 1.90 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 1.91
Current: 1.9

0.36
1.91
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
LNXSF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. LNXSF: 1.20 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 1.95
Current: 1.2

0.68
1.95
Price/Graham Number 3.70
LNXSF's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
60% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. LNXSF: 3.70 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 3.54
Current: 3.7

0.67
3.54
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.70
LNXSF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1453 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. LNXSF: 3.70 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 34
Current: 3.7

0.3
34
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -11.24
LNXSF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
56% of the 833 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.95 vs. LNXSF: -11.24 )
LNXSF' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -11.3   Max: 40.7
Current: -11.24

-11.3
40.7

Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals
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Traded in other countries:0H7I.UK, LXS.Switzerland, LXS.Germany,
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.
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