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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 : 5/10

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Cash to Debt 0.20
MCP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
61% of the 2345 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.72 vs. MCP: 0.20 )
MCP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.11   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.2

Equity to Asset 0.37
MCP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
65% of the 1326 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. MCP: 0.37 )
MCP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 0.94
Current: 0.37

0.37
0.94
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -0.54
M-Score: -3.21
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 : 3/10

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Operating margin (%) -70.89
MCP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1414 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. MCP: -70.89 )
MCP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -402.85   Max: 38.52
Current: -70.89

-402.85
38.52
Net-margin (%) -97.16
MCP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1414 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.81 vs. MCP: -97.16 )
MCP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -403.03   Max: 29.62
Current: -97.16

-403.03
29.62
ROE (%) -37.92
MCP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 2306 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.48 vs. MCP: -37.92 )
MCP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -46.69   Max: 18.17
Current: -37.92

-46.69
18.17
ROA (%) -15.93
MCP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 2363 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -5.77 vs. MCP: -15.93 )
MCP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -22.66   Max: 13.54
Current: -15.93

-22.66
13.54
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -18.18
MCP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 2331 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -6.91 vs. MCP: -18.18 )
MCP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -88.98   Max: 42.48
Current: -18.18

-88.98
42.48
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

MCP Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Arnold Van Den Berg 56,560 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 46,990 sh (New)
John Keeley 40,200 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,015,893 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 70,384 sh (+1161.81%)
Mario Gabelli 106,300 sh (+0.95%)
John Griffin 2,864,700 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Chris Davis Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,847,400 sh (-10.91%)
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Q1 2014

MCP Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 2,282,300 sh (+23.54%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 56,560 sh (unchged)
John Griffin 2,864,700 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 106,300 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Keeley Sold Out
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Q2 2014

MCP Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 2,588,500 sh (+13.42%)
Arnold Van Den Berg Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 83,300 sh (-21.64%)
John Griffin 920,000 sh (-67.88%)
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Q3 2014

MCP Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 1,757,374 sh (New)
John Griffin 920,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 41,300 sh (-50.42%)
Chuck Royce 1,088,500 sh (-57.95%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with MCP

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Mario Gabelli 2014-09-30 Reduce -50.42%$1.23 - $2.44 $ 0.77-59%41300
John Griffin 2014-06-30 Reduce -67.88%0.1%$2.5 - $5 $ 0.77-79%920000
Arnold Van Den Berg 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.02%$2.5 - $5 $ 0.77-79%0
Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 Reduce -21.64%$2.5 - $5 $ 0.77-79%83300
John Keeley 2014-03-31 Sold Out $4.65 - $6.29 $ 0.77-85%0
George Soros 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.16%$4.53 - $7.36 $ 0.77-85%0
Arnold Van Den Berg 2013-12-31 New Buy0.03%$4.53 - $7.36 $ 0.77-85%56560
John Keeley 2013-12-31 New Buy$4.53 - $7.36 $ 0.77-85%40200
Chris Davis 2013-12-31 Sold Out $4.53 - $7.36 $ 0.77-85%0
George Soros 2013-09-30 New Buy0.16%$5.71 - $7.91 $ 0.77-89%2200000
John Griffin 2012-12-31 New Buy0.38%$6.06 - $11.62 $ 0.77-92%2864700
George Soros 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$6.06 - $11.62 $ 0.77-92%0
John Burbank 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$6.06 - $11.62 $ 0.77-92%0
Mario Gabelli 2012-12-31 Reduce -22.06%$6.06 - $11.62 $ 0.77-92%97300
John Griffin 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.71%$9.61 - $22.21 $ 0.77-95%0
John Burbank 2012-09-30 New Buy0.02%$9.61 - $22.21 $ 0.77-95%45143
George Soros 2012-09-30 New Buy0.02%$9.61 - $22.21 $ 0.77-95%80000
Ron Baron 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$9.61 - $22.21 $ 0.77-95%0
John Griffin 2012-06-30 New Buy0.71%$19.29 - $35.21 $ 0.77-97%2170000
Chris Davis 2012-06-30 Add 52.39%$19.29 - $35.21 $ 0.77-97%244430
Ron Baron 2012-03-31 Reduce -69.36%0.02%$24.55 - $34.26 $ 0.77-97%50412
Chris Davis 2012-03-31 New Buy0.01%$24.55 - $34.26 $ 0.77-97%160400
Ron Baron 2011-12-31 Reduce -94.23%0.62%$23.46 - $42.29 $ 0.77-98%164541
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Ratios

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P/B 0.17
MCP's P/B is ranked higher than
98% of the 2640 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. MCP: 0.17 )
MCP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 9.98
Current: 0.17

0.16
9.98
P/S 0.35
MCP's P/S is ranked higher than
96% of the 2639 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MCP: 0.35 )
MCP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 131.52
Current: 0.35

0.33
131.52
EV-to-EBIT -4.36
MCP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 2640 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MCP: -4.36 )
MCP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -123.7   Max: 246.8
Current: -4.36

-123.7
246.8
Current Ratio 3.88
MCP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 2348 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. MCP: 3.88 )
MCP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 23.11
Current: 3.88

0.64
23.11
Quick Ratio 2.72
MCP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 2347 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. MCP: 2.72 )
MCP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 22.28
Current: 2.72

0.3
22.28

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.34
MCP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
96% of the 2640 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. MCP: 0.34 )
MCP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 9.17
Current: 0.34

0.54
9.17
Price/Median PS Value 0.18
MCP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 2640 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MCP: 0.18 )
MCP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 52.39
Current: 0.18

0.28
52.39
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -22.90
MCP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
63% of the 2314 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -5.30 vs. MCP: -22.90 )
MCP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 11.9
Current: -22.9

0.4
11.9

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Industrial Metals & Minerals
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Traded in other countries:9MO.Germany,
Molycorp, Inc., formerly known as Rare Earth Acquisitions LLC, was formed on March 4, 2010 as a new Delaware corporation. The Company manufactures custom engineered rare earth and rare metal products. Its business is organized into four reportable segments: Resources; Chemicals and Oxides; Magnetic Materials and Alloys; and Rare Metals. The Resources segment includes its operations at the Molycorp Mountain Pass Rare Earth Facility, where it conducts rare earth minerals extraction to produce: rare earth concentrates; REO, including lanthanum, cerium, neodymium, praseodymium, and yttrium; heavy rare earth concentrates, which include samarium, europium, gadolinium, terbium, dysprosium, and others; and SorbXTM, a line of proprietary rare earth-based water treatment products. The Chemicals and Oxides segment includes: production of REO at its operations at Molycorp Silmet; separated heavy rare earth oxides and other custom engineered materials from its facilities in Jiangyin, Jiangsu Province, China; and production of REO, salts of rare earth elements, or REEs, zirconium-based engineered materials and mixed rare earth/zirconium oxides from its facilities in Zibo, Shandong Province, China. The Magnetic Materials and Alloys segment includes: the production of Neo Powders through its wholly-owned manufacturing facilities in Tianjin, China, and Korat, Thailand, under the Molycorp Magnequench brand. This operating segment also includes manufacturing of neodymium and samarium magnet alloys, other specialty alloy products and rare earth metals at its MMA facility, located in Tolleson, Arizona. The Rare Metals segment produces, reclaims, refines and markets high value niche metals and their compounds that include gallium, indium, rhenium, tantalum, and niobium. Applications from products made in this segment include wireless technologies, LED, flat panel display, turbine, solar, catalyst, steel additive, electronics applications, and others. The Company's operations are subject to numerous and detailed international, national, federal, state and local laws, regulations and permits affecting the mining and mineral processing industry, including those pertaining to employee health and safety, environmental permitting and licensing, air quality standards, greenhouse gas, or GHG, emissions, water usage and disposal, pollution, waste management, plant and wildlife protection, handling and disposal of radioactive substances, remediation of soil and groundwater contamination, land use, reclamation and restoration of properties, the discharge of materials into the environment and groundwater quality and availability.
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