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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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.05
OLN's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
94% of the 985 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. OLN: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
OLN' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.47 Max: 1.28
Current: 0.05
0.05
1.28
Equity-to-Asset 0.26
OLN's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
87% of the 944 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: 0.35 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.26
0.12
0.52
Interest Coverage 0.80
OLN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
96% of the 979 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 38.42 vs. OLN: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
OLN' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 6.31 Max: 18.89
Current: 0.8
0.8
18.89
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 1.34
Beneish M-Score: -2.40
WACC vs ROIC
7.10%
1.76%
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 % 2.75
OLN's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
71% of the 961 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.82 vs. OLN: 2.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
OLN' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.75  Med: 10.24 Max: 14.24
Current: 2.75
2.75
14.24
Net Margin % -0.07
OLN's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
80% of the 962 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.56 vs. OLN: -0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
OLN' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.72  Med: 5.79 Max: 12.32
Current: -0.07
-0.72
12.32
ROE % -0.17
OLN's ROE % is ranked lower than
81% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. OLN: -0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
OLN' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.52  Med: 12.54 Max: 26.62
Current: -0.17
-1.52
26.62
ROA % -0.04
OLN's ROA % is ranked lower than
78% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. OLN: -0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
OLN' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.55  Med: 4.78 Max: 10.75
Current: -0.04
-0.55
10.75
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 3.57
OLN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
78% of the 979 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.65 vs. OLN: 3.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
OLN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.57  Med: 23.9 Max: 46.79
Current: 3.57
3.57
46.79
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 2.60
OLN's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
55% of the 909 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. OLN: 2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
OLN' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.7  Med: 1.5 Max: 20.2
Current: 2.6
-19.7
20.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -7.20
OLN's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
81% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. OLN: -7.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
OLN' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.9  Med: 5.7 Max: 30.3
Current: -7.2
-28.9
30.3
GuruFocus has detected 6 Warning Signs with Olin Corp $OLN.
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» OLN's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-01 Est.)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

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%)
Steven Cohen 50,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 125,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Steven Cohen 763,000 sh (-38.96%)
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Q2 2016

OLN Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Louis Moore Bacon 90,000 sh (New)
First Eagle Investment 2,830,804 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%)
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Q3 2016

OLN Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Joel Greenblatt 10,592 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 125,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
First Eagle Investment 2,531,289 sh (-10.58%)
Chuck Royce 614,400 sh (-23.67%)
Seth Klarman 6,181,302 sh (-42.44%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 18,497 sh (-85.20%)
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Q4 2016

OLN Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Steven Cohen 419,401 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 31,265 sh (+195.18%)
Mario Gabelli 125,000 sh (unchged)
Seth Klarman Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 17,304 sh (-6.45%)
First Eagle Investment 2,295,579 sh (-9.31%)
Chuck Royce 539,400 sh (-12.21%)
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Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals    NAICS: 325998    SIC: 2899
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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 manufactures and sells a variety of chemicals and chemical-based products. The company organizes itself into three segments based on product type. The chlor alkali products and vinyls segment, which generates the majority of revenue, sells chlorine and caustic soda, which are used in a variety of industries including cosmetics, textiles, crop protection, and fire protection products. The epoxy segment sells epoxy resins used in paints and coatings. The Winchester segment sells sporting ammunition and ammunition accessories under the Winchester brand. The majority of revenue comes from the United States.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
Forward PE Ratio 27.78
OLN's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.67 vs. OLN: 27.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 12.38
OLN's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
70% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 18.64 vs. OLN: 12.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
OLN' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.71  Med: 11.68 Max: 91.96
Current: 12.38
4.71
91.96
PB Ratio 2.38
OLN's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 1206 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. OLN: 2.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
OLN' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 1.83 Max: 3.57
Current: 2.38
0.89
3.57
PS Ratio 0.98
OLN's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1177 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. OLN: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
OLN' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.87 Max: 1.56
Current: 0.98
0.4
1.56
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 16.71
OLN's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
51% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.88 vs. OLN: 16.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
OLN' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.17  Med: 20.58 Max: 513.14
Current: 16.71
7.17
513.14
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 9.00
OLN's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
52% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. OLN: 9.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
OLN' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.87  Med: 8.18 Max: 20.29
Current: 9
4.87
20.29
EV-to-EBIT 56.14
OLN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
92% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.79 vs. OLN: 56.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
OLN' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.8  Med: 9.3 Max: 646.1
Current: 56.14
2.8
646.1
EV-to-EBITDA 12.81
OLN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
61% of the 1247 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.65 vs. OLN: 12.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
OLN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.3  Med: 6.3 Max: 18.4
Current: 12.81
2.3
18.4
Shiller PE Ratio 23.78
OLN's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 36.92 vs. OLN: 23.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
OLN' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.19  Med: 16.2 Max: 38.36
Current: 23.78
8.19
38.36
Current Ratio 1.68
OLN's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. OLN: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
OLN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.68  Med: 1.98 Max: 2.77
Current: 1.68
1.68
2.77
Quick Ratio 0.99
OLN's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. OLN: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
OLN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 1.42 Max: 2.37
Current: 0.99
0.99
2.37
Days Inventory 48.16
OLN's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
69% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 64.70 vs. OLN: 48.16 )
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: 65.7
Current: 48.16
31.55
65.7
Days Sales Outstanding 44.39
OLN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
72% of the 781 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 58.95 vs. OLN: 44.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
OLN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.99  Med: 42.73 Max: 100.18
Current: 44.39
36.99
100.18
Days Payable 42.31
OLN's Days Payable is ranked lower than
58% of the 740 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 49.46 vs. OLN: 42.31 )
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: 42.31
26.69
89.27

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 2.44
OLN's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
70% of the 1115 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. OLN: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
OLN' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.42  Med: 3.85 Max: 8.62
Current: 2.44
2.42
8.62
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.44
OLN's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
68% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. OLN: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.44
OLN's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
55% of the 1273 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. OLN: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
OLN' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.41  Med: 3.85 Max: 8.62
Current: 2.44
2.41
8.62
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -27.70
OLN's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. OLN: -27.70 )
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: -27.7  Med: -2.3 Max: 3.4
Current: -27.7
-27.7
3.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.79
OLN's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. OLN: 1.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
OLN' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.62 Max: 25.31
Current: 1.79
0.63
25.31
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.13
OLN's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 1127 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. OLN: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
OLN' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.69
Current: 1.13
0.61
1.69
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 1.78
OLN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
79% of the 1334 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.06 vs. OLN: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
OLN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 10.8 Max: 35.2
Current: 1.78
0.2
35.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -1.35
OLN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
71% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.16 vs. OLN: -1.35 )
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: -2.3  Med: 10.7 Max: 22
Current: -1.35
-2.3
22

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $5,551
EPS (TTM) $ -0.02
Beta1.30
Short Percentage of Float6.15%
52-Week Range $15.79 - 33.35
Shares Outstanding (Mil)165.61

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 6,093 6,308 6,841
EPS ($) 1.18 1.83 1.85
EPS without NRI ($) 1.18 1.83 1.85
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 0.80 0.80 0.80
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