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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 0.06
MEA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
91% of the 1727 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. MEA: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
MEA' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.04 Max: N/A
Current: 0.06
Equity to Asset 0.56
MEA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
56% of the 1698 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. MEA: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
MEA' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.51 Max: 0.72
Current: 0.56
0.33
0.72
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 0.72
M-Score: -5.52
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 : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) -9.38
MEA's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 1722 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 5.48 vs. MEA: -9.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
MEA' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.42  Med: 4.82 Max: 9.53
Current: -9.38
-7.42
9.53
Net-margin (%) -17.59
MEA's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 1723 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 4.07 vs. MEA: -17.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
MEA' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.32  Med: 0.63 Max: 4.97
Current: -17.59
-9.32
4.97
ROE (%) -56.52
MEA's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 1680 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 6.64 vs. MEA: -56.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
MEA' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.85  Med: 2.93 Max: 16.05
Current: -56.52
-36.85
16.05
ROA (%) -29.00
MEA's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 1740 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. MEA: -29.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
MEA' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.09  Med: 1.62 Max: 9.4
Current: -29
-17.09
9.4
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -31.54
MEA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 1731 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 11.64 vs. MEA: -31.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
MEA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.76  Med: 14.33 Max: 36.24
Current: -31.54
-35.76
36.24
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -12.30
MEA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1520 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. MEA: -12.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MEA' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.4  Med: 8.05 Max: 56.9
Current: -12.3
-25.4
56.9
» MEA's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

MEA Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Howard Marks 5,534,605 sh (New)
Jim Simons 386,000 sh (+59.83%)
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Q1 2015

MEA Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 532,100 sh (+37.85%)
Howard Marks 3,766,505 sh (-31.95%)
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Q2 2015

MEA Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 585,800 sh (+10.09%)
Howard Marks 3,766,505 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2015

MEA Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Howard Marks Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Ratios

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P/B 0.48
MEA's P/B is ranked higher than
89% of the 2179 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. MEA: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
MEA' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 1.22 Max: 3.93
Current: 0.48
0.13
3.93
P/S 0.09
MEA's P/S is ranked higher than
97% of the 2179 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. MEA: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MEA' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.39 Max: 1.24
Current: 0.09
0.03
1.24
PFCF 1.13
MEA's PFCF is ranked higher than
99% of the 1246 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 19.11 vs. MEA: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
MEA' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 6.92 Max: 634
Current: 1.13
0.68
634
POCF 0.91
MEA's POCF is ranked higher than
98% of the 1690 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 11.62 vs. MEA: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
MEA' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 5.21 Max: 52
Current: 0.91
0.54
52
Current Ratio 0.98
MEA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 1681 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. MEA: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MEA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 2.55 Max: 5.39
Current: 0.98
0.98
5.39
Quick Ratio 0.57
MEA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 1680 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. MEA: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MEA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.71 Max: 3.46
Current: 0.57
0.53
3.46
Days Inventory 43.81
MEA's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
83% of the 1676 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 98.25 vs. MEA: 43.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MEA' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.63  Med: 47.09 Max: 64.26
Current: 43.81
19.63
64.26
Days Sales Outstanding 25.87
MEA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
94% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 80.68 vs. MEA: 25.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MEA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.15  Med: 35.35 Max: 45.51
Current: 25.87
9.15
45.51
Days Payable 7.52
MEA's Days Payable is ranked lower than
97% of the 1449 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 67.09 vs. MEA: 7.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
MEA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 7.52

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.65
MEA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
84% of the 2092 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. MEA: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
MEA' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 2.83 Max: 34.71
Current: 0.65
0.28
34.71
Price/Projected FCF 0.41
MEA's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 1363 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. MEA: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
MEA' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.78 Max: 2.32
Current: 0.41
0.26
2.32
Price/Median PS Value 0.23
MEA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 2179 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. MEA: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
MEA' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.04 Max: 3.01
Current: 0.23
0.09
3.01
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -114.90
MEA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 1713 Companies
in the Global Metal Fabrication industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. MEA: -114.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MEA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -114.9  Med: 8.90 Max: 24.4
Current: -114.9
-114.9
24.4

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $385
EPS $ -1.10
Short Percentage of Float3.76%
52-Week Range $0.26 - 1.25
Shares Outstanding(Mil)73.69

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 370 370
EPS($) -0.14 -0.07
EPS without NRI($) -0.14 -0.07

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Metal Fabrication
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Traded in other countries:MT5.Germany,
Metalico Inc was originally organized as a Delaware corporation in August 1997. The Company along with its subsidiaries operates in two distinct business segments; scrap metal recycling and lead metal product fabricating. The Companys operating facilities include thirty-one scrap metal recycling facilities, including a combined aluminum de-oxidizing plant and four lead product manufacturing and fabricating plants. In the Scrap Metal Recycling segment, its operations mainly involves the collection and processing of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. It collects industrial and obsolete scrap metal, process it into reusable forms and supply the recycled metals to its consumers that include electric arc furnace mills, integrated steel mills, foundries, secondary smelters, aluminum recyclers and metal brokers. The Company acquires unprocessed scrap metals mainly in its local and regional markets and sells to consumers nationally and in Canada as well as to exporters and international brokers. Some of the metal commodities it recycles include steel, copper, aluminum, stainless steel, molybdenum, tantalum, platinum, lead and many others. In Lead Fabricating segment, through four physical operations located in three states, the Company consumes approximately 40 to 45 million pounds of lead metal per year that are utilized in more than one hundred different base products. Its products are sold nationally into diverse industries such as roofing, plumbing, radiation shielding for pharmaceutical and power generation, electronic solders, ammunition, automotive, Department of Defense contractors, and others. The Company sells its lead fabrications nationally. Products are sold to distributors, wholesalers, the plumbing and building trades, equipment manufacturers and other consumers. Its lead fabrication facilities compete against two fabricators of similar, but limited products based in the Southwest who distribute nationally and several smaller regional producers of similar products. To a lesser extent, it also competes against products imported from South America, Canada, Europe and Asia. The Company is subject to comprehensive and frequently changing Federal, state and local laws and regulations.
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Metalico Inc (MEA) CEO & President, 10% Owner Carlos E Aguero sells 100,000 Shares Mar 08 2011 
Metalico Inc (MEA) CEO & President, 10% Owner Carlos E Aguero sells 100,000 Shares Feb 08 2011 
Metalico Inc (MEA) CEO & President, 10% Owner Carlos E Aguero sells 100,000 Shares Dec 07 2010 
Metalico Inc (MEA) CEO & President, 10% Owner Carlos E Aguero sells 23,333 Shares Nov 05 2010 
Metalico Inc (MEA) SVP & CFO Eric W Finlayson sells 10,000 Shares Nov 04 2010 
Metalico Inc (MEA) SVP & CFO Eric W Finlayson sells 20,000 Shares Mar 24 2010 

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