Switch to:
Also traded in: Germany

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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.02
OLN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
97% of the 1082 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. OLN: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
OLN' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.4 Max: 1.28
Current: 0.02
0.01
1.28
Equity to Asset 0.26
OLN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 959 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. OLN: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
OLN' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.37 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.26
0.12
0.52
Interest Coverage 0.05
OLN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
100% of the 942 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 32.11 vs. OLN: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
OLN' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 6.78 Max: 18.89
Current: 0.05
0.05
18.89
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.98
M-Score: -1.28
WACC vs ROIC
7.44%
-0.27%
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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 0.20
OLN's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 1057 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.52 vs. OLN: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
OLN' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 11.41 Max: 14.24
Current: 0.2
0.2
14.24
Net-margin (%) -2.12
OLN's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 1060 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.53 vs. OLN: -2.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
OLN' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.12  Med: 6.98 Max: 14.4
Current: -2.12
-2.12
14.4
ROE (%) -5.19
OLN's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 1049 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.83 vs. OLN: -5.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
OLN' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.19  Med: 16.05 Max: 30.87
Current: -5.19
-5.19
30.87
ROA (%) -1.46
OLN's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.88 vs. OLN: -1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
OLN' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.46  Med: 6.06 Max: 10.75
Current: -1.46
-1.46
10.75
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 0.39
OLN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1077 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.23 vs. OLN: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
OLN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 27.75 Max: 46.79
Current: 0.39
0.39
46.79
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.80
OLN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. OLN: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
OLN' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.7  Med: 0.8 Max: 20.2
Current: 0.8
-19.7
20.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -10.40
OLN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 831 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. OLN: -10.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
OLN' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35  Med: 5.7 Max: 30.3
Current: -10.4
-35
30.3
» OLN's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

» Details

Guru Trades

Q3 2015

OLN Guru Trades in Q3 2015

George Soros 310,400 sh (New)
Seth Klarman 7,000,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 44,735 sh (+129.41%)
Jim Simons 750,745 sh (+105.46%)
Chuck Royce 90,900 sh (+61.17%)
David Dreman 266,050 sh (+13.71%)
Mario Gabelli 125,000 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Steven Cohen 1,202,600 sh (-21.62%)
» More
Q4 2015

OLN Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Louis Moore Bacon 250,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 59,691 sh (New)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 118,548 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 602,400 sh (+562.71%)
Steven Cohen 1,249,900 sh (+3.93%)
Steven Cohen 100,000 sh (unchged)
Seth Klarman 7,000,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 125,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 32,200 sh (-28.02%)
» More
Q1 2016

OLN Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Caxton Associates 110,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 77,700 sh (New)
David Dreman 262,005 sh (New)
Seth Klarman 10,739,202 sh (+53.42%)
Chuck Royce 785,900 sh (+30.46%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 125,465 sh (+5.83%)
Mario Gabelli 125,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 50,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Steven Cohen 763,000 sh (-38.96%)
» More
Q2 2016

OLN Guru Trades in Q2 2016

First Eagle Investment 2,830,804 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 90,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 858,200 sh (+12.48%)
Chuck Royce 804,900 sh (+2.42%)
Seth Klarman 10,739,202 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 125,000 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 124,999 sh (-0.37%)
» More
» Details

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%)

No Entry found in the selected group of Gurus. You can
  • 1. Modify your Personalized List of Gurus, or
  • 2. Click on Premium Premium Tools above to check out all the Gurus, or
  • 3. Click on Premium Plus Premium Plus above for the stocks picks of all the institutional investment advisors (>4000)
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals
Compare:OTCPK:TINLY, NYSE:SXT, NYSE:CBT, OTCPK:OCLDY, NYSE:POL, NYSE:FUL, NYSE:CC, OTCPK:LNXSF, NYSE:GCP, NYSE:PAH, NYSE:NEU, NYSE:CHMT, NYSE:NGVT, OTCPK:DICCF, NAS:WDFC, OTCPK:VTXPF, NYSE:GRA, NYSE:SCL, OTCPK:CLZNY, NAS:IOSP » details
Traded in other countries:OLN.Germany,
Olin Corp is manufactures and sells chlor alkali products. It is engaged in three segments Chlor Alkali Products, Chemical Distribution and Winchester.

Olin Corp is a Virginia corporation, incorporated in 1892. The Company reports through three business segments: Chlor Alkali Products, Epoxy 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.

Top Ranked Articles about Olin Corp

Cohen Ups Stake in Olin After Company Announces Merger With Dow Chemical Segments Investor has a 6.34% holding in Olin Corp.
Steven Cohen (Trades, Portfolio) of Point72 Asset Management increased his stake in Olin Corp. (NYSE:OLN) on Sept. 18 by about 22%, three days after the company's shareholders approved a merger with certain business segments of Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE:DOW). Read more...

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 34.36
OLN's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
96% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.57 vs. OLN: 34.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 20.40
OLN's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
54% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.56 vs. OLN: 20.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
OLN' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.71  Med: 11.55 Max: 91.96
Current: 20.4
4.71
91.96
P/B 1.52
OLN's P/B is ranked higher than
55% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. OLN: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
OLN' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 1.85 Max: 3.6
Current: 1.52
0.89
3.6
P/S 0.60
OLN's P/S is ranked higher than
72% of the 1032 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. OLN: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
OLN' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.87 Max: 1.6
Current: 0.6
0.4
1.6
PFCF 16.81
OLN's PFCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.75 vs. OLN: 16.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
OLN' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.4  Med: 20.58 Max: 513.14
Current: 16.81
6.4
513.14
POCF 7.23
OLN's POCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 480 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.19 vs. OLN: 7.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
OLN' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.87  Med: 8.06 Max: 20.29
Current: 7.23
4.87
20.29
EV-to-EBIT 587.70
OLN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.16 vs. OLN: 587.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
OLN' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.8  Med: 8.5 Max: 646.1
Current: 587.7
2.8
646.1
EV-to-EBITDA 16.52
OLN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
67% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.70 vs. OLN: 16.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
OLN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.3  Med: 6.1 Max: 18.4
Current: 16.52
2.3
18.4
Shiller P/E 14.44
OLN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 32.01 vs. OLN: 14.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
OLN' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.19  Med: 15.78 Max: 38.36
Current: 14.44
8.19
38.36
Current Ratio 1.70
OLN's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. OLN: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
OLN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.17  Med: 2.03 Max: 2.85
Current: 1.7
1.17
2.85
Quick Ratio 1.01
OLN's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. OLN: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
OLN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.38 Max: 2.37
Current: 1.01
0.68
2.37
Days Inventory 44.58
OLN's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
71% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 66.10 vs. OLN: 44.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
OLN' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.55  Med: 38.31 Max: 79.2
Current: 44.58
31.55
79.2
Days Sales Outstanding 63.93
OLN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
55% of the 812 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 60.38 vs. OLN: 63.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
OLN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.99  Med: 43.72 Max: 104.38
Current: 63.93
36.99
104.38
Days Payable 48.70
OLN's Days Payable is ranked higher than
53% of the 780 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 45.67 vs. OLN: 48.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
OLN' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.69  Med: 35.79 Max: 89.27
Current: 48.7
26.69
89.27

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.73
OLN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
82% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. OLN: 3.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
OLN' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.49  Med: 3.9 Max: 8.62
Current: 3.73
2.49
8.62
Forward Dividend Yield 3.73
OLN's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
80% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. OLN: 3.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.71
OLN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. OLN: 3.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
OLN' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.49  Med: 3.9 Max: 8.62
Current: 3.71
2.49
8.62
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -27.20
OLN's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. OLN: -27.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
OLN' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.2  Med: -2.2 Max: 4.8
Current: -27.2
-27.2
4.8

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.26
OLN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
51% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. OLN: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
OLN' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.52 Max: 166.67
Current: 1.26
0.63
166.67
Price/Median PS Value 0.69
OLN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. OLN: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
OLN' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.9 Max: 1.7
Current: 0.69
0.38
1.7
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 0.20
OLN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 1057 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. OLN: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
OLN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 11.8 Max: 35.2
Current: 0.2
0.2
35.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -1.43
OLN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 568 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. OLN: -1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
OLN' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.5  Med: 10.7 Max: 22
Current: -1.43
-4.5
22

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $4,513
EPS (TTM) $ -0.96
Beta1.34
Short Percentage of Float11.10%
52-Week Range $12.29 - 26.46
Shares Outstanding (Mil)165.15

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 5,511 5,710 5,848
EPS ($) 0.63 1.27 1.78
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.63 1.27 1.78
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.80 0.80 0.80
» More Articles for OLN

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
3 Investment Opportunities Both Insiders and Gurus Are Buying Nov 27 2015 
Cohen Ups Stake in Olin After Company Announces Merger With Dow Chemical Segments Sep 22 2015 
Steven Cohen Sells Portion of Stake in Olin Corporation Jul 23 2015 
Steven Cohen Adds to His Position in Olin Corporation Jul 13 2015 
Dow Divest Chlorine Business For $5 Billion Mar 30 2015 
Big Solutions to Improve Dow's Balance Sheet Apr 04 2014 
3 Promising Specialty Chemical Stocks Sep 12 2011 
Olin Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-K) Feb 24 2011 
Olin Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Jul 26 2010 
Olin Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Apr 28 2010 

More From Other Websites
OLIN CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers Aug 23 2016
OLIN CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits Aug 16 2016
Olin to Attend RBC, UBS, KeyBanc and Credit Suisse Conferences in September Aug 16 2016
ETF’s with exposure to Olin Corp. : August 16, 2016 Aug 16 2016
OLIN CORP Financials Aug 10 2016
ETF’s with exposure to Olin Corp. : August 4, 2016 Aug 04 2016
Olin Corp. :OLN-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 3, 2016 Aug 03 2016
Olin posts loss on depreciation, restructuring and integration costs Aug 03 2016
Edited Transcript of OLN earnings conference call or presentation 2-Aug-16 2:00pm GMT Aug 02 2016
Value-Oriented Corsair Capital Comments on Strong Q2, 5 Key Positions Aug 02 2016
OLIN CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits Aug 02 2016
Olin Announces Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Aug 01 2016
Olin reports 2Q loss Aug 01 2016
Olin reports 2Q loss Aug 01 2016
Olin Announces Second Quarter 2016 Earnings Aug 01 2016
Q2 2016 Olin Corp Earnings Release - After Market Close Aug 01 2016
OLIN CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits Jul 29 2016
What to Look for When Olin (OLN) Reports Q2 Results Jul 29 2016
Chemical Stocks Q2 Earnings on Aug 1: OLN, GRA, IPHS, TSE Jul 29 2016
Olin Declares 359th Consecutive Quarterly Dividend Jul 28 2016

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)