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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 0.29
OLN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
67% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. OLN: 0.29 )
OLN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 1.28
Current: 0.29

0.01
1.28
Equity to Asset 0.38
OLN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
71% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. OLN: 0.38 )
OLN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 0.52
Current: 0.38

0.12
0.52
Interest Coverage 4.64
OLN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
83% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 36.99 vs. OLN: 4.64 )
OLN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 18.89
Current: 4.64

0.6
18.89
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.36
M-Score: -2.63
WACC vs ROIC
9.16%
7.48%
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 (%) 7.89
OLN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.02 vs. OLN: 7.89 )
OLN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.87   Max: 16.12
Current: 7.89

-0.87
16.12
Net-margin (%) 4.09
OLN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. OLN: 4.09 )
OLN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.44   Max: 15.93
Current: 4.09

-2.44
15.93
ROE (%) 8.29
OLN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 955 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.91 vs. OLN: 8.29 )
OLN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -12.35   Max: 34.07
Current: 8.29

-12.35
34.07
ROA (%) 3.26
OLN's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.45 vs. OLN: 3.26 )
OLN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.35   Max: 10.75
Current: 3.26

-2.35
10.75
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 14.72
OLN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 977 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.79 vs. OLN: 14.72 )
OLN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1.68   Max: 48.67
Current: 14.72

-1.68
48.67
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.00
OLN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. OLN: 5.00 )
OLN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -19.7   Max: 20.2
Current: 5

-19.7
20.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -11.70
OLN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. OLN: -11.70 )
OLN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -35   Max: 30.3
Current: -11.7

-35
30.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -23.90
OLN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. OLN: -23.90 )
OLN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -82.3   Max: 454
Current: -23.9

-82.3
454
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Financials


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Guru Trades

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 (-1.80%)
Mario Gabelli 125,000 sh (-3.85%)
Joel Greenblatt 445,303 sh (-8.80%)
Jim Simons 193,500 sh (-61.52%)
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Q4 2014

OLN Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 20,016 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 56,400 sh (+19.49%)
Joel Greenblatt 455,303 sh (+2.25%)
RS Investment Management 2,036,739 sh (+0.15%)
Mario Gabelli 125,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
David Dreman 269,204 sh (-30.47%)
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Q1 2015

OLN Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Louis Moore Bacon 269,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 227,900 sh (New)
Jim Simons 63,700 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 2,060,581 sh (+1.17%)
Chuck Royce 56,400 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 125,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 214,955 sh (-20.15%)
Joel Greenblatt 291,280 sh (-36.03%)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,633 sh (-41.88%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 26.00
OLN's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
66% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 18.90 vs. OLN: 26.00 )
OLN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.29   Max: 658.86
Current: 26

4.29
658.86
Forward P/E 14.06
OLN's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
54% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 13.79 vs. OLN: 14.06 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 26.50
OLN's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
60% of the 741 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 20.10 vs. OLN: 26.50 )
OLN' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.3   Max: 74.79
Current: 26.5

4.3
74.79
P/B 2.20
OLN's P/B is ranked lower than
65% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. OLN: 2.20 )
OLN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 4.89
Current: 2.2

0.95
4.89
P/S 1.06
OLN's P/S is ranked lower than
58% of the 960 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. OLN: 1.06 )
OLN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 1.59
Current: 1.06

0.4
1.59
PFCF 29.40
OLN's PFCF is ranked lower than
75% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. OLN: 29.40 )
OLN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.4   Max: 598.67
Current: 29.4

6.4
598.67
POCF 15.08
OLN's POCF is ranked lower than
63% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.62 vs. OLN: 15.08 )
OLN' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.89   Max: 55.56
Current: 15.08

4.89
55.56
EV-to-EBIT 16.14
OLN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
53% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.20 vs. OLN: 16.14 )
OLN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 48.9
Current: 16.14

3.1
48.9
PEG 3.19
OLN's PEG is ranked lower than
59% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. OLN: 3.19 )
OLN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 136.11
Current: 3.19

0.34
136.11
Shiller P/E 15.90
OLN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
67% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.83 vs. OLN: 15.90 )
OLN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.08   Max: 77.39
Current: 15.9

7.08
77.39
Current Ratio 2.17
OLN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. OLN: 2.17 )
OLN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.17   Max: 2.85
Current: 2.17

1.17
2.85
Quick Ratio 1.59
OLN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. OLN: 1.59 )
OLN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 2.37
Current: 1.59

0.68
2.37
Days Inventory 41.66
OLN's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
74% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 65.48 vs. OLN: 41.66 )
OLN' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 31.55   Max: 139.08
Current: 41.66

31.55
139.08
Days Sales Outstanding 50.82
OLN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
59% of the 812 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 58.66 vs. OLN: 50.82 )
OLN' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 36.99   Max: 112.75
Current: 50.82

36.99
112.75

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.74
OLN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
62% of the 753 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. OLN: 2.74 )
OLN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.49   Max: 8.62
Current: 2.74

2.49
8.62
Dividend Payout 0.72
OLN's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
91% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. OLN: 0.72 )
OLN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 25
Current: 0.72

0.12
25
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.70
OLN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
51% of the 758 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. OLN: 2.70 )
OLN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.49   Max: 8.62
Current: 2.7

2.49
8.62
Share Buyback Rate 0.50
OLN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
77% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. OLN: 0.50 )
OLN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.1   Max: -16.3
Current: 0.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 15.00
OLN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
118% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. OLN: 15.00 )
OLN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 17.55
Current: 15

1.05
17.55
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.30
OLN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
55% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. OLN: 1.30 )
OLN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 166.67
Current: 1.3

0.96
166.67
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
OLN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. OLN: 1.20 )
OLN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 1.7
Current: 1.2

0.27
1.7
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 4.10
OLN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
70% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. OLN: 4.10 )
OLN' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 4.67
Current: 4.1

0.34
4.67
Price/Graham Number 4.10
OLN's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
97% of the 674 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. OLN: 4.10 )
OLN' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 4.52
Current: 4.1

0.54
4.52
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.40
OLN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
61% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. OLN: 6.40 )
OLN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2   Max: 32.2
Current: 6.4

2
32.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 9.64
OLN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
69% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. OLN: 9.64 )
OLN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -20   Max: 24.1
Current: 9.64

-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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