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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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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.04
NOR's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
96% of the 1242 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 5.76 vs. NOR: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NOR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.10 Max: N/A
Current: 0.04
Equity to Asset 0.05
NOR's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
95% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. NOR: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NOR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.17  Med: 0.10 Max: 0.24
Current: 0.05
-0.17
0.24
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.17
M-Score: -3.09
WACC vs ROIC
0.14%
3.58%
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 2.84
NOR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. NOR: 2.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NOR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -19.49  Med: 3.51 Max: 15.68
Current: 2.84
-19.49
15.68
Net-margin (%) -0.90
NOR's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -0.06 vs. NOR: -0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NOR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -5.85  Med: 3.55 Max: 13.17
Current: -0.9
-5.85
13.17
ROE (%) -12.70
NOR's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1189 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -9.04 vs. NOR: -12.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NOR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -405.14  Med: 14.61 Max: 165.11
Current: -12.7
-405.14
165.11
ROA (%) -0.95
NOR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1264 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -7.20 vs. NOR: -0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NOR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.13  Med: 2.50 Max: 10.09
Current: -0.95
-4.13
10.09
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.90
NOR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1233 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -9.50 vs. NOR: 4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NOR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -13.31  Med: 12.49 Max: 25.29
Current: 4.9
-13.31
25.29
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -4.70
NOR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -2.30 vs. NOR: -4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NOR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -3.45 Max: 4.5
Current: -4.7
0
4.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -29.70
NOR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 777 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -14.20 vs. NOR: -29.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NOR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -19.05 Max: -29.7
Current: -29.7
» NOR's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

NOR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 216,500 sh (+50.56%)
Paul Tudor Jones 23,743 sh (+49.59%)
Chuck Royce 3,325,798 sh (+4.47%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 7,097,531 sh (+0.18%)
Third Avenue Management 1,500,000 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2014

NOR Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 26,572 sh (+11.92%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 7,067,333 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Third Avenue Management Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 7,067,333 sh (-0.43%)
Chuck Royce 3,277,798 sh (-1.44%)
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Q1 2015

NOR Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 36,780 sh (+38.42%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 8,032,948 sh (+13.66%)
Chuck Royce 3,262,036 sh (-0.48%)
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2015

NOR Guru Trades in 2015

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 12,319,892 sh (+53.37%)
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Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp. Insider Buys 196,000 shares
Layle Smith (Insider Trades), President and CEO of Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp. (NOR), bought 196,000 shares on July 23, 2015. The average price per share was $0.51, for a total transaction of $99,960. Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp. is a North American producer of aluminum products with a market cap of 37.20 million and a P/S ratio of 0.03. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 129.87
NOR's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
94% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 12.97 vs. NOR: 129.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.68
NOR's P/B is ranked higher than
70% of the 1144 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. NOR: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
NOR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.55  Med: 2.58 Max: 5.12
Current: 0.68
0.55
5.12
P/S 0.03
NOR's P/S is ranked higher than
99% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. NOR: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
NOR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.29 Max: 0.72
Current: 0.03
0.03
0.72
POCF 0.57
NOR's POCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 6.75 vs. NOR: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
NOR' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.45  Med: 5.15 Max: 31.04
Current: 0.57
0.45
31.04
EV-to-EBIT 17.46
NOR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
62% of the 431 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 12.57 vs. NOR: 17.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NOR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -91.7  Med: 8.90 Max: 53.9
Current: 17.46
-91.7
53.9
Shiller P/E 0.83
NOR's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
98% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 16.22 vs. NOR: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
NOR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 0.67  Med: 3.12 Max: 5.47
Current: 0.83
0.67
5.47
Current Ratio 1.66
NOR's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 1205 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. NOR: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NOR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.25  Med: 1.99 Max: 4.17
Current: 1.66
1.25
4.17
Quick Ratio 0.78
NOR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 1205 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. NOR: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NOR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.01 Max: 3.07
Current: 0.78
0.63
3.07
Days Inventory 55.49
NOR's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
64% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 73.45 vs. NOR: 55.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
NOR' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 51.21  Med: 54.02 Max: 75.2
Current: 55.49
51.21
75.2
Days Sales Outstanding 29.59
NOR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
53% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 33.04 vs. NOR: 29.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NOR' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 21.46  Med: 27.61 Max: 40.89
Current: 29.59
21.46
40.89

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 6.15
NOR's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
78% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. NOR: 6.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
NOR' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 2.25 Max: 7.69
Current: 6.15
0.24
7.69
Dividend growth (3y) 10.10
NOR's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
74% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -20.60 vs. NOR: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
NOR' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 10.1
Current: 10.1
0
10.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.16
NOR's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
71% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. NOR: 6.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
NOR' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 2.25 Max: 7.69
Current: 6.16
0.24
7.69
Share Buyback Rate -0.20
NOR's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
88% of the 889 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -8.60 vs. NOR: -0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
NOR' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0  Med: -0.10 Max: -16.7
Current: -0.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Projected FCF 0.10
NOR's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
98% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. NOR: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
NOR' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.42 Max: 0.6
Current: 0.1
0.24
0.6
Price/Median PS Value 0.11
NOR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. NOR: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
NOR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.99 Max: 2.33
Current: 0.11
0.43
2.33
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.70
NOR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1226 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -5.10 vs. NOR: 5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
NOR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.9  Med: 5.80 Max: 19.5
Current: 5.7
1.9
19.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 14.69
NOR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -3.29 vs. NOR: 14.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
NOR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -28.3  Med: 23.40 Max: 71.9
Current: 14.69
-28.3
71.9

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Aluminum
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Traded in other countries:NAF.Germany,
Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp was incorporated in Delaware on March 27, 2007. The Company is a North American integrated producer of value-added primary aluminum products and high quality rolled aluminum coils. The Company has two businesses: its upstream business and downstream business. Its upstream business produces primary aluminum, and consists of three reportable segments: Primary Aluminum, Alumina and Bauxite. These three segments are closely integrated and consist of a smelter near New Madrid, Missouri, which it refer to as New Madrid' and supporting operations at the Company's bauxite mining operation ('St. Ann') and alumina refinery ('Gramercy'). In 2013, New Madrid produced approximately 586 million pounds of primary aluminum, representing approximately 14% of total 2013 U.S. primary aluminum production, based on statistics from CRU. The Company's downstream business comprises its Flat-Rolled Products segment, which produces aluminum foil in North America, and consists of four rolling mill facilities with a combined aximum annual production capacity of 410 to 495 million pounds, depending on production mix. The Company competes with J.W. Aluminum Company, Aleris International Inc. and Novelis North America and among others. The Company's operations are subject to various U.S. federal, state, local and foreign environmental laws and regulations, including those governing emissions to air, discharges to waters, generation, use, storage, transportation, treatment and disposal of hazardous materials and wastes, land reclamation and employee health and safety.
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Headlines

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Noranda Aluminum Holding Corp. Insider Buys 196,000 shares Jul 24 2015 
Hotchkis & Wiley keeps on buying Noranda Aluminum Jun 11 2015 
Weekly 3-Year Low Highlights: BRCM, SQM, STRA, NOR Jul 30 2013 
Noranda Aluminum Holding (NOR) CFO Robert B Mahoney buys 10,000 Shares Dec 15 2010 
Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: LUB, PG, LEG, BGCP, NOR Nov 07 2010 

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