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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.42
MEOH's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
67% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. MEOH: 0.42 )
MEOH' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 1.26
Current: 0.42

0.19
1.26
Equity to Asset 0.43
MEOH's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
56% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. MEOH: 0.43 )
MEOH' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 0.66
Current: 0.43

0.38
0.66
Interest Coverage 8.22
MEOH's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
55% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 21.02 vs. MEOH: 8.22 )
MEOH' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 15.55
Current: 8.22

0.89
15.55
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 3.08
WACC vs ROIC
12.21%
23.28%
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 21.84
MEOH's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1125 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.98 vs. MEOH: 21.84 )
MEOH' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -15.23   Max: 32.88
Current: 21.84

-15.23
32.88
Net-margin (%) 14.14
MEOH's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1127 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.97 vs. MEOH: 14.14 )
MEOH' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -21.57   Max: 22.91
Current: 14.14

-21.57
22.91
ROE (%) 26.09
MEOH's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.84 vs. MEOH: 26.09 )
MEOH' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -14.16   Max: 44.61
Current: 26.09

-14.16
44.61
ROA (%) 10.72
MEOH's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1128 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.51 vs. MEOH: 10.72 )
MEOH' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -8.49   Max: 21.12
Current: 10.72

-8.49
21.12
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 27.03
MEOH's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.58 vs. MEOH: 27.03 )
MEOH' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -7.89   Max: 42.24
Current: 27.03

-7.89
42.24
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 16.30
MEOH's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 942 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. MEOH: 16.30 )
MEOH' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -15.1   Max: 28.1
Current: 16.3

-15.1
28.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 29.00
MEOH's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. MEOH: 29.00 )
MEOH' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -48.5   Max: 87.9
Current: 29

-48.5
87.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 51.70
MEOH's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. MEOH: 51.70 )
MEOH' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -87.3   Max: 301.2
Current: 51.7

-87.3
301.2
» MEOH's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

MEOH Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Mario Gabelli 3,200 sh (New)
Jim Simons 355,578 sh (+171.02%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce 310,710 sh (-0.64%)
Pioneer Investments 110,643 sh (-2.68%)
Scott Black 190,679 sh (-2.98%)
Jeremy Grantham 170,307 sh (-24.16%)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (-42.86%)
Steven Cohen 129,400 sh (-46.11%)
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Q2 2014

MEOH Guru Trades in Q2 2014

George Soros 221,534 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 7,550 sh (+135.94%)
Louis Moore Bacon 200,000 sh (+100%)
Jeremy Grantham 181,173 sh (+6.38%)
Jim Simons 357,398 sh (+0.51%)
Chuck Royce 310,710 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 256,100 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Scott Black 164,899 sh (-13.52%)
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Q3 2014

MEOH Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 250,000 sh (+25%)
Pioneer Investments 117,034 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 310,710 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Scott Black 155,054 sh (-5.97%)
Mario Gabelli 6,850 sh (-9.27%)
Jeremy Grantham 101,635 sh (-43.9%)
Steven Cohen 75,000 sh (-70.71%)
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Q4 2014

MEOH Guru Trades in Q4 2014

David Dreman 417 sh (New)
Jim Simons 465,496 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 310,710 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Scott Black 153,783 sh (-0.82%)
Mario Gabelli 6,600 sh (-3.65%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with MEOH

(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
David Dreman 2014-12-31 New Buy$43.23 - $66.13 $ 54.30%417
George Soros 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.1%$61.65 - $70.31 $ 54.3-18%0
Scott Black 2014-06-30 Reduce -13.52%0.18%$57 - $67.48 $ 54.3-12%164899
George Soros 2014-06-30 New Buy0.1%$57 - $67.48 $ 54.3-12%221534
Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 Add 135.94%$57 - $67.48 $ 54.3-12%7550
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.04%$55.39 - $73.01 $ 54.3-14%0
Mario Gabelli 2014-03-31 New Buy$55.39 - $73.01 $ 54.3-14%3200
Scott Black 2013-12-31 Reduce -15.82%0.22%$51.002 - $64.87 $ 54.3-6%196532
John Burbank 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.09%$51.002 - $64.87 $ 54.3-6%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -38.67%0.03%$51.002 - $64.87 $ 54.3-6%25720
John Burbank 2013-09-30 Reduce -73.95%0.21%$42.58 - $51.76 $ 54.314%51484
John Burbank 2013-06-30 Reduce -90.18%2.98%$37.4 - $45.91 $ 54.328%197635
John Burbank 2013-03-31 Add 14.59%0.42%$31.87 - $41.54 $ 54.351%2012500
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add 30.6%0.03%$31.87 - $41.54 $ 54.351%52062
John Burbank 2012-12-31 Add 97.44%1.09%$28.38 - $32.1 $ 54.380%1756200
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 New Buy0.07%$28.38 - $32.1 $ 54.380%39865
John Burbank 2012-06-30 Reduce -35.97%0.5%$26.23 - $35.24 $ 54.379%829500
John Burbank 2012-03-31 New Buy1.4%$23.3 - $33.67 $ 54.396%1295400
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.0043%$20.5 - $26.71 $ 54.3130%0
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Guru Investment Theses on Methanex Corp

Bernard Horn Comments on Methanex - Oct 30, 2014

One bright spot in the sector was Methanex (MEOH), which was the third largest individual contributor to overall performance this quarter. Methanex saw its stock price rebound from June quarter lows, while simultaneously benefitting from stabilizing methanol prices.

From Bernard Horn (Trades, Portfolio)’s Polaris Global Value Fund Q3 2014 Shareholder Letter.

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Bernard Horn Comments on Methanex
One bright spot in the sector was Methanex (MEOH), which was the third largest individual contributor to overall performance this quarter. Methanex saw its stock price rebound from June quarter lows, while simultaneously benefitting from stabilizing methanol prices. Read more...

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 13.30
MEOH's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 27.50 vs. MEOH: 13.30 )
MEOH' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.29   Max: 99.2
Current: 13.3

3.29
99.2
Forward P/E 8.76
MEOH's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 25.77 vs. MEOH: 8.76 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.20
MEOH's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 27.50 vs. MEOH: 13.20 )
MEOH' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 99.35
Current: 13.2

3.3
99.35
P/B 3.03
MEOH's P/B is ranked higher than
57% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. MEOH: 3.03 )
MEOH' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 4.23
Current: 3.03

0.44
4.23
P/S 1.75
MEOH's P/S is ranked higher than
60% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. MEOH: 1.75 )
MEOH' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 2.38
Current: 1.75

0.29
2.38
PFCF 92.60
MEOH's PFCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 79.05 vs. MEOH: 92.60 )
MEOH' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.76   Max: 2625.33
Current: 92.6

3.76
2625.33
POCF 7.86
MEOH's POCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.39 vs. MEOH: 7.86 )
MEOH' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.17   Max: 20.2
Current: 7.86

2.17
20.2
EV-to-EBIT 9.80
MEOH's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
92% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 20.51 vs. MEOH: 9.80 )
MEOH' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -220.9   Max: 149.7
Current: 9.8

-220.9
149.7
PEG 3.88
MEOH's PEG is ranked higher than
81% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MEOH: 3.88 )
MEOH' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 52.02
Current: 3.88

0.12
52.02
Shiller P/E 41.50
MEOH's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
74% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 47.68 vs. MEOH: 41.50 )
MEOH' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.91   Max: 106.87
Current: 41.5

2.91
106.87
Current Ratio 1.47
MEOH's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1123 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. MEOH: 1.47 )
MEOH' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.29   Max: 6.56
Current: 1.47

1.29
6.56
Quick Ratio 1.15
MEOH's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 1123 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. MEOH: 1.15 )
MEOH' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 5.72
Current: 1.15

0.97
5.72
Days Inventory 44.19
MEOH's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
84% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 73.22 vs. MEOH: 44.19 )
MEOH' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 30.27   Max: 67.15
Current: 44.19

30.27
67.15
Days Sales Outstanding 47.50
MEOH's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
82% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 73.71 vs. MEOH: 47.50 )
MEOH' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 33.66   Max: 119.34
Current: 47.5

33.66
119.34

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 1.75
MEOH's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
52% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. MEOH: 1.75 )
MEOH' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 9.33
Current: 1.75

1.05
9.33
Dividend Payout 0.19
MEOH's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
89% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. MEOH: 0.19 )
MEOH' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 1.03
Current: 0.19

0.08
1.03
Dividend growth (3y) 10.10
MEOH's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
82% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. MEOH: 10.10 )
MEOH' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 45.1
Current: 10.1

0
45.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.03
MEOH's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
68% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. MEOH: 3.03 )
MEOH' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.77   Max: 15.72
Current: 3.03

1.77
15.72
Share Buyback Rate -1.00
MEOH's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. MEOH: -1.00 )
MEOH' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 10.3   Max: -1
Current: -1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 3.03
MEOH's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
63% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.64 vs. MEOH: 3.03 )
MEOH' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 3.62
Current: 3.03

0.36
3.62
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.69
MEOH's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. MEOH: 2.69 )
MEOH' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 3.76
Current: 2.69

0.24
3.76
Price/Median PS Value 1.44
MEOH's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. MEOH: 1.44 )
MEOH' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 1.64
Current: 1.44

0.37
1.64
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.75
MEOH's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MEOH: 0.75 )
MEOH' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 15.6
Current: 0.75

0.19
15.6
Price/Graham Number 1.27
MEOH's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
78% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. MEOH: 1.27 )
MEOH' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 2.98
Current: 1.27

0.36
2.98
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 10.20
MEOH's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1119 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. MEOH: 10.20 )
MEOH' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 34.7
Current: 10.2

0.7
34.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 19.77
MEOH's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
92% of the 748 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. MEOH: 19.77 )
MEOH' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -24.7   Max: 51
Current: 19.77

-24.7
51

Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Chemicals
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Traded in other countries:MX.Canada, MX5.Germany,
Methanex Corp was incorporated under the laws of Alberta on March 11, 1968 and was continued under the Canada Business Corporations Act on March 5, 1992. The Company produces and markets methanol, a chemical that is used to make a range of industrial, consumer and energy products. The Company is the supplier of methanol to the international markets of North America, Asia Pacific and Europe and Latin America. The company owns and operates methanol production facilities in Chile, Trinidad and New Zealand and Egypt. The Company's production hubs in Chile, Trinidad, Egypt, Canada and New Zealand have a total annual production capacity of approximately 7.3 million tonnes. In addition to the methanol it produces, the company purchases methanol produced by others under methanol purchase contracts and on the spot market. It currently owns a fleet of 18 ocean-going vessels to ship methanol. The Company sells methanol on a worldwide basis to every major market through marketing and distribution system with marketing offices in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East.
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