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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 : 4/10

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Cash to Debt 0.03
MTL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
63% of the 518 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. MTL: 0.03 )
MTL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.03

Equity to Asset 0.04
MTL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
64% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. MTL: 0.04 )
MTL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 0.64
Current: 0.04

0.04
0.64
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.01
M-Score: -3.89
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 : 6/10

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Operating margin (%) -6.17
MTL's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. MTL: -6.17 )
MTL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -6.17   Max: 25.69
Current: -6.17

-6.17
25.69
Net-margin (%) -34.14
MTL's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. MTL: -34.14 )
MTL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -34.14   Max: 36.93
Current: -34.14

-34.14
36.93
ROE (%) -565.83
MTL's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. MTL: -565.83 )
MTL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -565.83   Max: 65.26
Current: -565.83

-565.83
65.26
ROA (%) -21.16
MTL's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 500 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. MTL: -21.16 )
MTL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -21.16   Max: 36.5
Current: -21.16

-21.16
36.5
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -7.12
MTL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.69 vs. MTL: -7.12 )
MTL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -7.12   Max: 46.23
Current: -7.12

-7.12
46.23
Revenue Growth (%) -4.20
MTL's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. MTL: -4.20 )
MTL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -4.2   Max: 36.3
Current: -4.2

-4.2
36.3
» MTL's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

MTL Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 2,636,289 sh (+411.45%)
Jeremy Grantham 17,620 sh (-40.71%)
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Q3 2013

MTL Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Jim Simons 1,792,700 sh (-32%)
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Q4 2013

MTL Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 1,796,500 sh (+0.21%)
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Q1 2014

MTL Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 25,531 sh (New)
Jim Simons 798,123 sh (-55.57%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with MTL

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Preferred stocks of Mechel OAO

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
MHSE.Germany0.160.51ADR
MTL.P0.000.16ADR
MTLRP.country0.000.04
MTLRP.Italy16.400.28

Ratios

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P/B 1.80
MTL's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. MTL: 1.80 )
MTL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 5.84
Current: 1.8

0.3
5.84
P/S 0.09
MTL's P/S is ranked higher than
97% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. MTL: 0.09 )
MTL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 3.16
Current: 0.09

0.08
3.16
EV-to-EBIT -19.31
MTL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
58% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 30.27 vs. MTL: -19.31 )
MTL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 66.2
Current: -19.31

2.2
66.2
Current Ratio 0.79
MTL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. MTL: 0.79 )
MTL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 2.37
Current: 0.79

0.43
2.37
Quick Ratio 0.41
MTL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. MTL: 0.41 )
MTL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 1.73
Current: 0.41

0.22
1.73

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 9.10
MTL's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
98% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. MTL: 9.10 )
MTL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 7.37
Current: 9.1

0.13
7.37
Dividend growth (3y) -100.00
MTL's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
56% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -11.70 vs. MTL: -100.00 )
MTL' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: -100
Current: -100

Yield on cost (5-Year) 9.10
MTL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
97% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. MTL: 9.10 )
MTL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 7.37
Current: 9.1

0.13
7.37

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.10
MTL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. MTL: 0.10 )
MTL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 2.43
Current: 0.1

0.15
2.43
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.00
MTL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
71% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. MTL: 6.00 )
MTL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 44.5
Current: 6

1.5
44.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -19.39
MTL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
51% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. MTL: -19.39 )
MTL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 86.5
Current: -19.39

0.6
86.5

Business Description

Industry: Steel » Steel
Compare:TS, NSSMY, SID, PKX, GGB » details
Traded in other countries:MHSA.Germany, MHSE.Germany, MTLR.Italy, MTLRP.Italy
Mechel OAO, formerly Mechel Steel Group OAO was incorporated on March 19, 2003, under the laws of the Russian Federation. It is a vertically integrated mining, steel, ferroalloys and power group. The Group operates in four business segments: steel (comprising steel and steel products), mining (comprising coal and iron ore), ferroalloy (comprising nickel, chrome and ferrosilicon) and power (comprising electricity and heat power), and conducts operations in Russia, Lithuania, Kazakhstan and Central and Eastern Europe. The Group sells its products within Russia and foreign markets. The Company's mining business consists of coal and iron ore mines in Russia. The Company's subsidiary Southern Kuzbass Coal Company and its subsidiaries operate coal mines located in the Kuznetsky Basin, near the city of Mezhdurechensk in southwestern Siberia. It has four open pit mines - Krasnogorsk, Tomusinsk, Olzherassk and Sibirginsk - and three underground mines - Lenin, Sibirginsk and New-Olzherassk. In the Sakha Republic in eastern Siberia, its subsidiary Yakutugol operates the Nerungrinsk and Kangalassk open pit mines and the Dzhebariki-Khaya underground mine, and also holds the license rights to mine the undeveloped Elga coal deposit, which it plans to mine using the open pit method after the completion of the construction of a private rail branch line of approximately 315 kilometers in length, which would connect the Elga coal deposit to the Baikal-Amur Mainline. It also provides coal washing services, both to its coal-mining subsidiaries and to third parties. The Company's steel business comprises the production and sale of semi-finished steel products, carbon and specialty long products, carbon and stainless flat products and value-added downstream metal products including hardware, stampings and forgings. It also produces significant amounts of coke, both for internal use and for sales to third parties. It is required to obtain numerous licenses, authorizations and permits from Russian governmental authorities for its operations.
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