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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 0.01
RKT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
68% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.25 vs. RKT: 0.01 )
RKT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.35
Current: 0.01

0
0.35
Equity to Asset 0.40
RKT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. RKT: 0.40 )
RKT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.62
Current: 0.4

0.2
0.62
Interest Coverage 8.97
RKT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
59% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.07 vs. RKT: 8.97 )
RKT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 9.05
Current: 8.97

1.01
9.05
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.39
M-Score: -2.76
WACC vs ROIC
10.61%
7.64%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 8.63
RKT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.37 vs. RKT: 8.63 )
RKT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.37   Max: 14.88
Current: 8.63

2.37
14.88
Net-margin (%) 4.93
RKT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.13 vs. RKT: 4.93 )
RKT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.09   Max: 7.9
Current: 4.93

-1.09
7.9
ROE (%) 11.27
RKT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.21 vs. RKT: 11.27 )
RKT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -3.89   Max: 31.37
Current: 11.27

-3.89
31.37
ROA (%) 4.58
RKT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. RKT: 4.58 )
RKT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.37   Max: 8.99
Current: 4.58

-1.37
8.99
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 12.71
RKT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 11.87 vs. RKT: 12.71 )
RKT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.04   Max: 44.74
Current: 12.71

5.04
44.74
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.20
RKT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. RKT: 8.20 )
RKT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -0.9   Max: 20.5
Current: 8.2

-0.9
20.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 19.80
RKT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. RKT: 19.80 )
RKT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -14.5   Max: 40.2
Current: 19.8

-14.5
40.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 33.00
RKT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. RKT: 33.00 )
RKT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -33.9   Max: 99.4
Current: 33

-33.9
99.4
» RKT's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

RKT Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Ray Dalio 15,736 sh (New)
Richard Perry 881,762 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 65,990 sh (New)
David Dreman 1,183 sh (+355.00%)
Joel Greenblatt 6,812 sh (+234.09%)
Louis Moore Bacon 88,701 sh (+70.58%)
Pioneer Investments 70,508 sh (+10.76%)
John Keeley 28,030 sh (+6.42%)
John Paulson 800,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Steven Cohen 135,100 sh (-35.71%)
Jeremy Grantham 14,642 sh (-40.53%)
Paul Tudor Jones 2,786 sh (-73.93%)
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Q2 2014

RKT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 6,700 sh (New)
Robert Olstein 42,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 97,363 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,185 sh (+157.90%)
Joel Greenblatt 15,981 sh (+134.60%)
John Keeley 28,980 sh (+106.78%)
Richard Perry 1,463,562 sh (+65.98%)
RS Investment Management 84,215 sh (+27.62%)
David Dreman 1,265 sh (+6.93%)
Steven Cohen 10,000 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 800,000 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon 85,678 sh (-3.41%)
Jeremy Grantham 8,847 sh (-39.58%)
Pioneer Investments 16,599 sh (-76.46%)
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Q3 2014

RKT Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Howard Marks 588,832 sh (New)
Zeke Ashton 70,000 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 6,582 sh (New)
Jim Simons 470,426 sh (+141.58%)
David Dreman 4,480 sh (+77.08%)
Chuck Royce 20,200 sh (+50.75%)
Robert Olstein 116,000 sh (+38.10%)
Richard Perry 3,562,444 sh (+21.70%)
RS Investment Management 169,730 sh (+0.77%)
John Paulson 1,600,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
John Keeley 57,090 sh (-1.50%)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,509 sh (-26.87%)
Joel Greenblatt 8,928 sh (-72.07%)
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Q4 2014

RKT Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Steven Cohen 288,500 sh (New)
Larry Robbins 1,092,900 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,630 sh (+58.25%)
RS Investment Management 176,043 sh (+3.72%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
John Paulson Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Zeke Ashton Sold Out
John Keeley 50,970 sh (-10.72%)
Howard Marks 502,832 sh (-14.61%)
Robert Olstein 94,000 sh (-18.97%)
Richard Perry 2,812,444 sh (-21.05%)
Jim Simons 301,626 sh (-35.88%)
David Dreman 2,865 sh (-36.05%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 19.10
RKT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
73% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 22.10 vs. RKT: 19.10 )
RKT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.99   Max: 158.4
Current: 19.1

5.99
158.4
Forward P/E 13.70
RKT's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. RKT: 13.70 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 18.70
RKT's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
75% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 22.10 vs. RKT: 18.70 )
RKT' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.94   Max: 148.9
Current: 18.7

5.94
148.9
P/B 2.10
RKT's P/B is ranked higher than
56% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. RKT: 2.10 )
RKT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 2.76
Current: 2.1

0.82
2.76
P/S 0.90
RKT's P/S is ranked higher than
61% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. RKT: 0.90 )
RKT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 1.03
Current: 0.9

0.23
1.03
PFCF 15.20
RKT's PFCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 48.00 vs. RKT: 15.20 )
RKT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.18   Max: 28.46
Current: 15.2

3.18
28.46
POCF 7.86
RKT's POCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 12.03 vs. RKT: 7.86 )
RKT' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.49   Max: 10.28
Current: 7.86

2.49
10.28
EV-to-EBIT 13.52
RKT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
75% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 18.63 vs. RKT: 13.52 )
RKT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.3   Max: 32
Current: 13.52

6.3
32
PEG 2.25
RKT's PEG is ranked higher than
89% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. RKT: 2.25 )
RKT' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 76.39
Current: 2.25

0.17
76.39
Shiller P/E 21.60
RKT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 41.39 vs. RKT: 21.60 )
RKT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.58   Max: 43.29
Current: 21.6

13.58
43.29
Current Ratio 1.82
RKT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. RKT: 1.82 )
RKT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 2.88
Current: 1.82

0.51
2.88
Quick Ratio 1.01
RKT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. RKT: 1.01 )
RKT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 1.9
Current: 1.01

0.31
1.9
Days Inventory 44.24
RKT's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
82% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 62.39 vs. RKT: 44.24 )
RKT' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 32   Max: 49.69
Current: 44.24

32
49.69
Days Sales Outstanding 36.94
RKT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
93% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 66.39 vs. RKT: 36.94 )
RKT' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 32.5   Max: 75.01
Current: 36.94

32.5
75.01

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.10
RKT's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
79% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. RKT: 1.10 )
RKT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 3.47
Current: 1.1

0.61
3.47
Dividend Payout 0.21
RKT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
88% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. RKT: 0.21 )
RKT' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 9
Current: 0.21

0.05
9
Dividend growth (3y) 20.50
RKT's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
91% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. RKT: 20.50 )
RKT' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 26
Current: 20.5

0
26
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.08
RKT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
63% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. RKT: 3.08 )
RKT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.71   Max: 9.73
Current: 3.08

1.71
9.73
Share Buyback Rate -13.10
RKT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
53% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. RKT: -13.10 )
RKT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.4   Max: -23.3
Current: -13.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 5.10
RKT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
55% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. RKT: 5.10 )
RKT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.84   Max: 46.86
Current: 5.1

1.84
46.86
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.00
RKT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
84% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. RKT: 1.00 )
RKT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 1.1
Current: 1

0.33
1.1
Price/Median PS Value 1.70
RKT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
53% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. RKT: 1.70 )
RKT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 1.63
Current: 1.7

0.32
1.63
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.60
RKT's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. RKT: 1.60 )
RKT' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 12.55
Current: 1.6

0.29
12.55
Price/Graham Number 2.00
RKT's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
64% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. RKT: 2.00 )
RKT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.03   Max: 6.5
Current: 2

1.03
6.5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.30
RKT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
74% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. RKT: 7.30 )
RKT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 16
Current: 7.3

3.1
16
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 17.15
RKT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
93% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. RKT: 17.15 )
RKT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 2.7   Max: 48.1
Current: 17.15

2.7
48.1

Analyst Estimate

Sep15 Sep16 Sep17
Revenue(Mil) 10,461 10,905 10,874
EPS($) 4.27 4.67 5.10
EPS without NRI($) 4.27 4.67 5.10

Business Description

Industry: Packaging & Containers » Packaging & Containers
Compare:SON, BMBLY, AMCRY, BLL, REXMY » details
Traded in other countries:RTG.Germany,
Rock-Tenn Company was incorporated in Georgia. The Company is a manufacturer of packaging products, recycled paperboard, containerboard, bleached paperboard and merchandising displays. It operates in United States, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Argentina, Puerto Rico and China. The Company reports its operations in 3 segments: (1) Corrugated Packaging, consisting of its containerboard mills and its corrugated converting operations; (2) Consumer Packaging, consisting of its coated and uncoated paperboard mills, consumer packaging converting operations and merchandising display facilities; and (3) Recycling, which consists of its recycled fiber brokerage and collection operations. Corrugated Packaging Segment operates an integrated system that manufactures primarily containerboard, corrugated sheets, corrugated packaging and preprinted linerboard for sale to industrial and consumer products manufacturers and corrugated box manufacturers. Consumer Packaging Segment operate an integrated system of coated recycled mills and a bleached paperboard mill that produce paperboard for folding carton operations and third parties. It is also manufacturers of folding cartons in North America measured by net sales. They also manufacture express mail envelopes for the overnight courier industry. It operate one of the lowest cost coated recycled paperboard mill systems in North America and are North American manufacturers of 100% coated recycled paperboard measured by tons produced. They also design, manufacture and, in some cases, pre-assemble permanent displays for the same categories of customers. They make temporary displays primarily from corrugated paperboard. Recycling Segment is one of the largest paper recyclers in North America. Their recycled fiber brokerage and collection operations provide a strategic advantage to their mills. Rock-Tenn Company's recycling operations procure recovered paper (or recycled fiber) for its paper mills as well as for third parties from factories, warehouses, commercial printers, office complexes, grocery and retail stores, document storage facilities, paper converters and other wastepaper collectors they transfer recovered paper to its paperboard mills for processing, or sell it, mainly to United States manufacturers of paperboard as well as manufacturers of tissue, newsprint, roofing products and insulation and to export markets. They also collect aluminum and plastics for resale to manufacturers of these products. Its trademarks include: AngelCote, AngelBrite, CartonMate, Millennium, MillMask, BlueCuda, EcoMAX, MAXPDQ, ShopperGauge, AdvantaEdge, Clik Top, Formations, Bio-Pak, Bio-Plus, Fold-Pak, CaseMate, CitruSaver, WineGuard, and Pop-N-Shop. Paperboard packaging products compete with plastic and corrugated packaging and packaging made from other materials.
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