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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.38
OLN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
65% of the 1108 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. OLN: 0.38 )
OLN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 1.28
Current: 0.38

0.01
1.28
Equity to Asset 0.41
OLN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
54% of the 1099 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. OLN: 0.41 )
OLN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 0.52
Current: 0.41

0.12
0.52
Interest Coverage 7.42
OLN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
55% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 18.53 vs. OLN: 7.42 )
OLN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 18.89
Current: 7.42

0.6
18.89
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.32
M-Score: -2.57
WACC vs ROIC
10.50%
9.29%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 9.23
OLN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1119 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.94 vs. OLN: 9.23 )
OLN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.87   Max: 16.12
Current: 9.23

-0.87
16.12
Net-margin (%) 5.11
OLN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1119 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.95 vs. OLN: 5.11 )
OLN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.44   Max: 15.93
Current: 5.11

-2.44
15.93
ROE (%) 10.59
OLN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.04 vs. OLN: 10.59 )
OLN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -12.35   Max: 34.07
Current: 10.59

-12.35
34.07
ROA (%) 4.21
OLN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1120 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.71 vs. OLN: 4.21 )
OLN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.35   Max: 12.14
Current: 4.21

-2.35
12.14
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 18.19
OLN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1118 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.96 vs. OLN: 18.19 )
OLN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1.68   Max: 47.83
Current: 18.19

-1.68
47.83
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 16.10
OLN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. OLN: 16.10 )
OLN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -20.5   Max: 20.2
Current: 16.1

-20.5
20.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 30.30
OLN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. OLN: 30.30 )
OLN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -35   Max: 30.3
Current: 30.3

-35
30.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 39.70
OLN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. OLN: 39.70 )
OLN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -82.3   Max: 454
Current: 39.7

-82.3
454
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

OLN Guru Trades in Q4 2013

RS Investment Management 1,151,485 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,035,600 sh (+78.24%)
Joel Greenblatt 411,828 sh (+51.15%)
David Dreman 378,330 sh (+13.84%)
Mario Gabelli 130,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q1 2014

OLN Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 9,300 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 1,427,985 sh (+24.01%)
Joel Greenblatt 472,807 sh (+14.81%)
David Dreman 391,670 sh (+3.53%)
Mario Gabelli 130,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 868,000 sh (-16.18%)
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Q2 2014

OLN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 13,900 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,800 sh (+59.14%)
RS Investment Management 2,070,900 sh (+45.02%)
Joel Greenblatt 488,279 sh (+3.27%)
Mario Gabelli 130,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 382,095 sh (-2.44%)
Jim Simons 502,900 sh (-42.06%)
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Q3 2014

OLN Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Chuck Royce 47,200 sh (+239.57%)
David Dreman 387,200 sh (+1.34%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
RS Investment Management 2,033,592 sh (-1.8%)
Mario Gabelli 125,000 sh (-3.85%)
Joel Greenblatt 445,303 sh (-8.8%)
Jim Simons 193,500 sh (-61.52%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with OLN

(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
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 51.15%0.09%$22.05 - $29.03 $ 24.870%411828
David Dreman 2013-09-30 Reduce -71.45%0.55%$22.6 - $25.04 $ 24.875%332346
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 2292.41%0.19%$22.6 - $25.04 $ 24.875%272472
David Dreman 2013-06-30 Reduce -15.16%0.14%$23.09 - $25.99 $ 24.871%1163974
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 New Buy0.01%$23.09 - $25.99 $ 24.871%11389
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.05%$19.58 - $23.19 $ 24.8717%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.05%$18.51 - $22.14 $ 24.8722%29143
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 16.80
OLN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 26.80 vs. OLN: 16.80 )
OLN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.29   Max: 658.86
Current: 16.8

4.29
658.86
Forward P/E 13.37
OLN's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 25.77 vs. OLN: 13.37 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 16.90
OLN's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 26.80 vs. OLN: 16.90 )
OLN' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.3   Max: 74.79
Current: 16.9

4.3
74.79
P/B 1.73
OLN's P/B is ranked higher than
69% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. OLN: 1.73 )
OLN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 4.89
Current: 1.73

0.95
4.89
P/S 0.86
OLN's P/S is ranked higher than
74% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. OLN: 0.86 )
OLN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 1.59
Current: 0.86

0.4
1.59
PFCF 19.13
OLN's PFCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 88.23 vs. OLN: 19.13 )
OLN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.4   Max: 598.67
Current: 19.13

6.4
598.67
POCF 11.41
OLN's POCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 13.59 vs. OLN: 11.41 )
OLN' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.92   Max: 55.56
Current: 11.41

4.92
55.56
EV-to-EBIT 11.17
OLN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
86% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. OLN: 11.17 )
OLN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 48.9
Current: 11.17

3.1
48.9
PEG 1.21
OLN's PEG is ranked higher than
93% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. OLN: 1.21 )
OLN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 136.11
Current: 1.21

0.34
136.11
Shiller P/E 12.58
OLN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
93% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 53.57 vs. OLN: 12.58 )
OLN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.08   Max: 77.39
Current: 12.58

7.08
77.39
Current Ratio 2.19
OLN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 1112 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. OLN: 2.19 )
OLN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.17   Max: 2.85
Current: 2.19

1.17
2.85
Quick Ratio 1.68
OLN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 1112 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. OLN: 1.68 )
OLN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 2.37
Current: 1.68

0.68
2.37
Days Inventory 37.53
OLN's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
88% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 69.64 vs. OLN: 37.53 )
OLN' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 31.55   Max: 139.08
Current: 37.53

31.55
139.08
Days Sales Outstanding 53.51
OLN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
78% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 69.06 vs. OLN: 53.51 )
OLN' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 36.99   Max: 112.75
Current: 53.51

36.99
112.75

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.22
OLN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
83% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. OLN: 3.22 )
OLN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.74   Max: 8.62
Current: 3.22

2.74
8.62
Dividend Payout 0.55
OLN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
62% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. OLN: 0.55 )
OLN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 25
Current: 0.55

0.12
25
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.20
OLN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
70% of the 905 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. OLN: 3.20 )
OLN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.74   Max: 8.62
Current: 3.2

2.74
8.62
Share Buyback Rate -0.40
OLN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 709 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. OLN: -0.40 )
OLN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.1   Max: -16.3
Current: -0.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 7.87
OLN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
52% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. OLN: 7.87 )
OLN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 15.76
Current: 7.87

1.05
15.76
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.05
OLN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. OLN: 1.05 )
OLN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 166.67
Current: 1.05

0.96
166.67
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
OLN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
74% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. OLN: 1.00 )
OLN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 1.72
Current: 1

0.27
1.72
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.62
OLN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. OLN: 1.62 )
OLN' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 4.67
Current: 1.62

0.34
4.67
Price/Graham Number 2.41
OLN's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
66% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. OLN: 2.41 )
OLN' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 3.92
Current: 2.41

0.59
3.92
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.00
OLN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1112 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. OLN: 9.00 )
OLN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2   Max: 32.2
Current: 9

2
32.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 14.71
OLN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
86% of the 693 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.33 vs. OLN: 14.71 )
OLN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -20   Max: 24.1
Current: 14.71

-20
24.1

Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals
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Traded in other countries:OLN.Germany,
Olin Corp is a Virginia corporation, incorporated in 1892. The Company reports through three business segments: Chlor Alkali Products, Chemical Distribution and Winchester. Chlor Alkali Products manufactures and sells chlorine and caustic soda, hydrochloric acid, hydrogen, bleach products and potassium hydroxide. Winchester products include sporting ammunition, reloading components, small caliber military ammunition and components, and industrial cartridges. The Company also manufactures and sells other chlor alkali-related products. These products include chemically processed salt, hydrochloric acid, sodium hypochlorite (bleach), hydrogen, and potassium hydroxide. Chlorine, caustic soda and hydrogen are co-produced commercially by the electrolysis of salt. These co-products are produced simultaneously, and in a fixed ratio of 1.0 ton of chlorine to 1.1 tons of caustic soda and 0.03 tons of hydrogen. Winchester is a developer and manufacturer of small caliber ammunition for sale to domestic and international retailers (commercial customers), law enforcement agencies and domestic and international militaries. The Company's manufacturing facilities are in Augusta, GA; McIntosh, AL; Charleston, TN; St. Gabriel, LA; Henderson, NV; Becancour, Quebec; and Niagara Falls, NY are ISO 14001 certified. Winchester purchases raw materials such as copper-based strip and ammunition cartridge case cups and lead from vendors based on a conversion charge or premium. The Company markets its products and services mainly through sales force and sell directly to various industrial customers, mass merchants, retailers, wholesalers, other distributors, and the U.S. Government and its prime contractors. The Company competes with Dow and OxyChem. Olin's production facilities are subject to hazards associated with the manufacture, handling, storage and transportation of chemical materials and products and ammunition, including leaks and ruptures, explosions, fires, inclement weather and natural disasters, unexpected utility disruptions or outages, unscheduled downtime and environmental hazards.
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