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Financial Strength : 5/10

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Profitability & Growth : 4/10

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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
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Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Metal Fabrication
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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Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $384.9
EPS (TTM) $ -1.10
Short Percentage of Float3.76%
52-Week Range $0.26 - 1.25
Shares Outstanding (Mil)73.69

Analyst Estimate

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Dec15 Dec16
Revenue (Mil $) 370 370
EPS ($) -0.14 -0.07
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.14 -0.07
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Articles On GuruFocus.com
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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Metalico Closes Sale to Total Merchant Sep 11 2015
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METALICO INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events Jul 14 2015
METALICO INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Financial Statements... Jun 26 2015
Metalico Sets March 13 Call for 2014 and 4th Quarter Review Feb 26 2015
Metalico Hires Gordian for Strategic Review Feb 23 2015
Metalico Names Cary Grossman to its Board of Directors Dec 10 2014
Metalico Sells Lead Division Dec 02 2014
Metalico Addresses Recent Stock Downturn Oct 29 2014
Metalico Closes Debt Restructure, Expects Improved 3rd Quarter Results Oct 21 2014
Metalico Sets August 13 Call, Anticipates Improved Results Jul 15 2014
Metalico Resets Convertible Debt Jun 30 2014

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