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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.04
NOR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
54% of the 2685 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. NOR: 0.04 )
NOR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: N/A
Current: 0.04

Equity to Asset 0.05
NOR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 1545 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. NOR: 0.05 )
NOR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.17   Max: 0.24
Current: 0.05

-0.17
0.24
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.22
M-Score: -3.09
WACC vs ROIC
2.80%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.84
NOR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1653 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. NOR: 2.84 )
NOR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -19.49   Max: 15.68
Current: 2.84

-19.49
15.68
Net-margin (%) -0.90
NOR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1653 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -1.38 vs. NOR: -0.90 )
NOR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -5.85   Max: 13.17
Current: -0.9

-5.85
13.17
ROE (%) -12.70
NOR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 2628 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -8.62 vs. NOR: -12.70 )
NOR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -405.14   Max: 165.11
Current: -12.7

-405.14
165.11
ROA (%) -0.95
NOR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 2716 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -6.31 vs. NOR: -0.95 )
NOR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.13   Max: 10.09
Current: -0.95

-4.13
10.09
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.86
NOR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2678 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -7.89 vs. NOR: 4.86 )
NOR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -17.08   Max: 35.69
Current: 4.86

-17.08
35.69
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -4.70
NOR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1282 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -2.90 vs. NOR: -4.70 )
NOR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 4.5
Current: -4.7

0
4.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -29.70
NOR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1750 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -16.60 vs. NOR: -29.70 )
NOR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   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

Q2 2014

NOR Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 15,872 sh (+46.56%)
Chuck Royce 3,183,398 sh (+22.83%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 7,085,054 sh (+12.88%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 7,085,054 sh (+12.88%)
Third Avenue Management 1,500,000 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Jim Simons 143,800 sh (-44.76%)
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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%)
» More
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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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 18.21
NOR's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 2996 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NOR: 18.21 )
N/A
P/B 2.20
NOR's P/B is ranked higher than
67% of the 2996 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. NOR: 2.20 )
NOR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.17   Max: 5.12
Current: 2.2

1.17
5.12
P/S 0.10
NOR's P/S is ranked higher than
99% of the 2993 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 527.43 vs. NOR: 0.10 )
NOR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 0.72
Current: 0.1

0.1
0.72
POCF 1.85
NOR's POCF is ranked higher than
98% of the 2996 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NOR: 1.85 )
NOR' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.85   Max: 31.04
Current: 1.85

0.85
31.04
EV-to-EBIT 20.15
NOR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
91% of the 2996 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NOR: 20.15 )
NOR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -91.7   Max: 53.9
Current: 20.15

-91.7
53.9
Shiller P/E 2.80
NOR's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
99% of the 2994 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NOR: 2.80 )
NOR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 1.66   Max: 5.52
Current: 2.8

1.66
5.52
Current Ratio 1.66
NOR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 2643 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. NOR: 1.66 )
NOR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.25   Max: 4.17
Current: 1.66

1.25
4.17
Quick Ratio 0.78
NOR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 2641 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. NOR: 0.78 )
NOR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 3.07
Current: 0.78

0.63
3.07
Days Inventory 55.49
NOR's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
93% of the 2996 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NOR: 55.49 )
NOR' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 51.9   Max: 75.2
Current: 55.49

51.9
75.2
Days Sales Outstanding 29.59
NOR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
90% of the 2996 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NOR: 29.59 )
NOR' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 21.46   Max: 40.89
Current: 29.59

21.46
40.89

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.90
NOR's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
54% of the 787 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. NOR: 1.90 )
NOR' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 6.93
Current: 1.9

0.24
6.93
Dividend growth (3y) 10.10
NOR's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
90% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -17.80 vs. NOR: 10.10 )
NOR' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 10.1
Current: 10.1

0
10.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.90
NOR's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
58% of the 802 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. NOR: 1.90 )
NOR' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 6.93
Current: 1.9

0.24
6.93
Share Buyback Rate -0.20
NOR's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 2041 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -7.90 vs. NOR: -0.20 )
NOR' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -16.7
Current: -0.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.30
NOR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
100% of the 2996 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NOR: 0.30 )
NOR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 0.6
Current: 0.3

0.24
0.6
Price/Median PS Value 0.40
NOR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 2996 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NOR: 0.40 )
NOR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 2.33
Current: 0.4

0.43
2.33
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.00
NOR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2657 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -4.90 vs. NOR: 5.00 )
NOR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.9   Max: 19.5
Current: 5

1.9
19.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -19.46
NOR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
72% of the 783 Companies
in the Global Aluminum industry.

( Industry Median: -3.16 vs. NOR: -19.46 )
NOR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -30.3   Max: 71.9
Current: -19.46

-30.3
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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