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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.09
NX's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
86% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. NX: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NX' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 28.42 Max: N/A
Current: 0.09
Equity to Asset 0.46
NX's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
63% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. NX: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NX' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.65 Max: 0.86
Current: 0.46
0.38
0.86
Interest Coverage 3.83
NX's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
70% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 10.58 vs. NX: 3.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 36.70 Max: 84.77
Current: 3.83
1
84.77
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.31
M-Score: -3.04
WACC vs ROIC
5.73%
4.12%
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 (%) 3.91
NX's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.32 vs. NX: 3.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NX' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.78  Med: 2.17 Max: 12.37
Current: 3.91
-30.78
12.37
Net-margin (%) 1.66
NX's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. NX: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NX' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.43  Med: 2.49 Max: 7.88
Current: 1.66
-23.43
7.88
ROE (%) 3.10
NX's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.06 vs. NX: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NX' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.26  Med: 3.48 Max: 22.64
Current: 3.1
-28.26
22.64
ROA (%) 2.05
NX's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.32 vs. NX: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NX' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.39  Med: 2.55 Max: 13.83
Current: 2.05
-22.39
13.83
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.54
NX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.47 vs. NX: 11.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -85.88  Med: 8.32 Max: 98.37
Current: 11.54
-85.88
98.37
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -6.20
NX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 630 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. NX: -6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NX' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.8  Med: -2.60 Max: 15.1
Current: -6.2
-32.8
15.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 69.60
NX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. NX: 69.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NX' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51.2  Med: 0.70 Max: 69.6
Current: 69.6
-51.2
69.6
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Business Description

Industry: Building Materials » Building Materials
Compare:NSE:JKCEMENT, TSE:3110, BOM:513375, TSE:5301, SHSE:900918 » details
Traded in other countries:4Q2.Germany,
Quanex Building Products Corp manufactures engineered products such as window components that include flexible insulating glass spacers, extruded vinyl profiles, window & door screens, solar panel sealants & precision-formed metal & wood products.

Quanex Building Products Corp was incorporated in Delaware on December 12, 2007 as Quanex Building Products Corporation. The Company is engaged in the production of aluminum flat-rolled products, flexible insulating glass spacer systems, extruded vinyl profiles, thin film solar panel sealants, and precision-formed metal and wood products which serve the North American building products markets. The Company uses low-cost production processes, and engineering and metallurgical expertise to provide customers with specialized products for specific applications. The Company's businesses are managed on a decentralized basis and operate in two reportable business segments: Engineered Products and Aluminum Sheet Products. The Engineered Products segment is comprised of four fabricated metal components operations, two facilities producing wood fenestration components, one facility producing engineered wood flooring, four polyvinyl chloride extrusion facilities, and four flexible IG spacer facilities. The segment's operations produce window and door components for Original Equipment Manufacturers that mainly serve the residential construction, commercial construction, and remodeling markets. Products include insulating glass spacer systems, window and patio door screens, aluminum cladding and other roll formed metal window components, door components such as thresholds and astragals, residential exterior products, patio doors, window profiles and custom window grilles, trim and architectural moldings in a variety of woods, thin film solar panel sealants, and engineered wood flooring. The Aluminum Sheet Products segment is comprised of an aluminum mini-mill operation and three stand-alone aluminum sheet cold finishing operations. Aluminum sheet finishing capabilities include reducing reroll coil to specific gauge, annealing, slitting and custom coating. Customer end-use applications of the finished sheet include residential windows and screens, patio doors, exterior home trim, fascias, roof edgings, soffits, downspouts and gutters. Some of the main competitors of the Engineered Products business include Royal Group, Veka, Deceuninck, Axiall, Vision Extrusions, GED Integrated Solutions, Technoform, Swiss Spacer, Thermix, Rite Screen, Allmetal and Endura.. The Company has 20 manufacturing facilities in 9 states in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Germany. The Company is subject to federal, state and local laws and regulations concerning the discharge of materials into the environment and the remediation of chemical contamination.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 55.35
NX's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
86% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.42 vs. NX: 55.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
NX' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.25  Med: 36.99 Max: 98.98
Current: 55.35
7.25
98.98
Forward P/E 16.81
NX's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
61% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 13.87 vs. NX: 16.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 56.97
NX's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
86% of the 577 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. NX: 56.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
NX' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14  Med: 49.28 Max: 119.47
Current: 56.97
14
119.47
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 18.10
NX's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
52% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.97 vs. NX: 18.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
NX' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.57  Med: 20.53 Max: 230.42
Current: 18.1
7.57
230.42
P/B 1.70
NX's P/B is ranked lower than
58% of the 708 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. NX: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
NX' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.55 Max: 1.95
Current: 1.7
0.47
1.95
P/S 0.90
NX's P/S is ranked higher than
53% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. NX: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
NX' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.93 Max: 2.01
Current: 0.9
0.26
2.01
PFCF 15.73
NX's PFCF is ranked higher than
50% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.42 vs. NX: 15.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
NX' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.99  Med: 20.81 Max: 141.23
Current: 15.73
6.99
141.23
POCF 9.01
NX's POCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 407 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9.36 vs. NX: 9.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
NX' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.21  Med: 12.44 Max: 39.13
Current: 9.01
6.21
39.13
EV-to-EBIT 37.62
NX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
86% of the 607 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 13.43 vs. NX: 37.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -364.2  Med: 12.50 Max: 715.2
Current: 37.62
-364.2
715.2
EV-to-EBITDA 14.65
NX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
66% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 9.91 vs. NX: 14.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.9  Med: 11.40 Max: 29.5
Current: 14.65
-2.9
29.5
PEG 18.10
NX's PEG is ranked lower than
91% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. NX: 18.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
NX' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.41  Med: 8.40 Max: 27.68
Current: 18.1
7.41
27.68
Shiller P/E 35.81
NX's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
64% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 25.02 vs. NX: 35.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
NX' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.99  Med: 11.55 Max: 38.61
Current: 35.81
1.99
38.61
Current Ratio 2.31
NX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. NX: 2.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 1.98 Max: 3.68
Current: 2.31
1.11
3.68
Quick Ratio 1.20
NX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. NX: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 1.36 Max: 3.01
Current: 1.2
0.69
3.01
Days Inventory 47.02
NX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
78% of the 672 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 81.22 vs. NX: 47.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
NX' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.85  Med: 27.89 Max: 44.02
Current: 47.02
5.85
44.02
Days Sales Outstanding 33.38
NX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
77% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 58.29 vs. NX: 33.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.27  Med: 36.23 Max: 50.02
Current: 33.38
14.27
50.02
Days Payable 28.60
NX's Days Payable is ranked lower than
84% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 60.64 vs. NX: 28.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
NX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.14  Med: 34.94 Max: 49.98
Current: 28.6
17.14
49.98

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.83
NX's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
85% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. NX: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
NX' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.83 Max: 1.53
Current: 0.83
0.17
1.53
Dividend Payout 0.48
NX's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
59% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. NX: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
NX' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.21 Max: 1.33
Current: 0.48
0.07
1.33
Forward Dividend Yield 0.85
NX's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
86% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. NX: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.91
NX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
82% of the 881 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. NX: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
NX' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.91 Max: 1.68
Current: 0.91
0.19
1.68
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.80
NX's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. NX: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
NX' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.5  Med: 0.00 Max: 2.8
Current: 2.8
-38.5
2.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.40
NX's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. NX: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
NX' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.64 Max: 1.43
Current: 1.4
0.21
1.43
Price/Median PS Value 0.99
NX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 679 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. NX: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
NX' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.03 Max: 1.93
Current: 0.99
0.43
1.93
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 8.69
NX's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
95% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. NX: 8.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
NX' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.19  Med: 4.50 Max: 8.3
Current: 8.69
1.19
8.3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.67
NX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. NX: 2.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
NX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 3.30 Max: 12.5
Current: 2.67
0.1
12.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 7.53
NX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.41 vs. NX: 7.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
NX' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.4  Med: 7.50 Max: 52.8
Current: 7.53
-20.4
52.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $719.1
EPS (TTM) $ 0.35
Beta0.54
Short Percentage of Float4.26%
52-Week Range $15.33 - 21.93
Shares Outstanding (Mil)34.22

Analyst Estimate

Oct16 Oct17 Oct18
Revenue (Mil $) 971 1,021 1,066
EPS ($) 0.77 1.12 1.40
EPS without NRI ($) 0.77 1.12 1.40
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
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