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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.01
RKT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
71% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.27 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 0.41
RKT's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
51% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. RKT: 0.41 )
RKT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.69
Current: 0.41

0.2
0.69
Interest Coverage 7.62
RKT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
57% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 9.26 vs. RKT: 7.62 )
RKT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 9.05
Current: 7.62

1.01
9.05
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.18
M-Score: -2.79
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 8.93
RKT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.65 vs. RKT: 8.93 )
RKT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.37   Max: 14.88
Current: 8.93

2.37
14.88
Net-margin (%) 5.14
RKT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.45 vs. RKT: 5.14 )
RKT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.09   Max: 7.9
Current: 5.14

-1.09
7.9
ROE (%) 11.66
RKT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. RKT: 11.66 )
RKT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -3.89   Max: 31.37
Current: 11.66

-3.89
31.37
ROA (%) 4.69
RKT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. RKT: 4.69 )
RKT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.37   Max: 8.99
Current: 4.69

-1.37
8.99
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 13.02
RKT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 12.61 vs. RKT: 13.02 )
RKT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.04   Max: 44.74
Current: 13.02

5.04
44.74
Revenue Growth (%) 19.40
RKT's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. RKT: 19.40 )
RKT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -0.9   Max: 20.5
Current: 19.4

-0.9
20.5
EBITDA Growth (%) 12.20
RKT's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. RKT: 12.20 )
RKT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -14.5   Max: 40.2
Current: 12.2

-14.5
40.2
EPS Growth (%) 19.90
RKT's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. RKT: 19.90 )
RKT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -33.9   Max: 99.4
Current: 19.9

-33.9
99.4
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

RKT Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 182,263 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 29,800 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,600 sh (+112%)
Jeremy Grantham 77,537 sh (+36.4%)
John Paulson 600,000 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Ken Heebner 627,500 sh (-36.46%)
Pioneer Investments 41,470 sh (-42.24%)
Steven Cohen 48,198 sh (-75.31%)
John Keeley 27,010 sh (-85.55%)
John Burbank 9,212 sh (-90.99%)
David Dreman 940 sh (-98.78%)
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Q4 2013

RKT Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 2,039 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 52,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 210,147 sh (+336.01%)
Pioneer Investments 63,661 sh (+53.51%)
John Paulson 800,000 sh (+33.33%)
Jim Simons 185,963 sh (+2.03%)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,686 sh (+0.81%)
John Burbank Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
John Keeley 26,340 sh (-2.48%)
Jeremy Grantham 24,620 sh (-68.25%)
David Dreman 260 sh (-72.34%)
Ken Heebner 25,000 sh (-96.02%)
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Q1 2014

RKT Guru Trades in Q1 2014

RS Investment Management 65,990 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 15,736 sh (New)
Richard Perry 881,762 sh (New)
David Dreman 1,183 sh (+355%)
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)
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Jim Simons 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)
Jim Simons 97,363 sh (New)
Robert Olstein 42,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,185 sh (+157.9%)
Joel Greenblatt 15,981 sh (+134.6%)
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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with RKT

(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
Richard Perry 2014-06-30 Add 65.98%1.71%$47.53 - $53.53 $ 49.39-2%2927124
Robert Olstein 2014-06-30 New Buy0.6%$47.53 - $53.53 $ 49.39-2%84000
John Keeley 2014-06-30 Add 106.78%0.03%$47.53 - $53.53 $ 49.39-2%28980
Ray Dalio 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$47.53 - $53.53 $ 49.39-2%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 134.6%0.01%$47.53 - $53.53 $ 49.39-2%31962
Richard Perry 2014-03-31 New Buy2.6%$48.08 - $57.25 $ 49.39-6%1763524
Ken Heebner 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.07%$48.08 - $57.25 $ 49.39-6%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 234.09%0.01%$48.08 - $57.25 $ 49.39-6%13624
David Dreman 2014-03-31 Add 355%0.01%$48.08 - $57.25 $ 49.39-6%2366
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$48.08 - $57.25 $ 49.39-6%31472
Ken Heebner 2013-12-31 Reduce -96.02%1.63%$46.63 - $54.71 $ 49.39-2%50000
John Paulson 2013-12-31 Add 33.33%0.1%$46.63 - $54.71 $ 49.39-2%1600000
John Burbank 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.03%$46.63 - $54.71 $ 49.39-2%0
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.03%$46.63 - $54.71 $ 49.39-2%0
David Dreman 2013-12-31 Reduce -72.34%0.01%$46.63 - $54.71 $ 49.39-2%520
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.01%$46.63 - $54.71 $ 49.39-2%4078
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Guru Investment Theses on Rock-Tenn Company

Keeley Funds Comments on Rock-Tenn Co. - Dec 11, 2012

The top performing position in the Fund was Rock-Tenn Co. (RKT), which rose over 32 percent and added 41 basis points of return to the portfolio during the third quarter. A leader in consumer packaging and recycling, Rock-Tenn posted strong earnings during the quarter and has realized synergies from their 2011 acquisition of Smurfit-Stone.

From Keeley Funds’ 2012 annual report.


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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 14.40
RKT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
75% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. RKT: 14.40 )
RKT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.99   Max: 158.4
Current: 14.4

5.99
158.4
P/B 1.57
RKT's P/B is ranked higher than
57% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. RKT: 1.57 )
RKT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 2.76
Current: 1.57

0.82
2.76
P/S 0.74
RKT's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. RKT: 0.74 )
RKT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 0.97
Current: 0.74

0.23
0.97
PFCF 13.21
RKT's PFCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. RKT: 13.21 )
RKT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.18   Max: 28.46
Current: 13.21

3.18
28.46
EV-to-EBIT 11.52
RKT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 16.54 vs. RKT: 11.52 )
RKT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.3   Max: 32
Current: 11.52

6.3
32
PEG 2.40
RKT's PEG is ranked higher than
85% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. RKT: 2.40 )
RKT' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 50.93
Current: 2.4

0.17
50.93
Shiller P/E 17.13
RKT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 41.49 vs. RKT: 17.13 )
RKT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.58   Max: 43.29
Current: 17.13

13.58
43.29
Current Ratio 1.87
RKT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. RKT: 1.87 )
RKT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 2.88
Current: 1.87

0.51
2.88
Quick Ratio 1.11
RKT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. RKT: 1.11 )
RKT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 1.9
Current: 1.11

0.31
1.9

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.42
RKT's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
72% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. RKT: 1.42 )
RKT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 3.47
Current: 1.42

0.62
3.47
Dividend Payout 0.20
RKT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
87% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.67 vs. RKT: 0.20 )
RKT' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 9
Current: 0.2

0.05
9
Dividend growth (3y) 11.20
RKT's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
80% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. RKT: 11.20 )
RKT' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 26
Current: 11.2

0
26
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.34
RKT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
64% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. RKT: 3.34 )
RKT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.48   Max: 8.28
Current: 3.34

1.48
8.28
Share Buyback Rate -23.20
RKT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
59% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. RKT: -23.20 )
RKT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.4   Max: -23.3
Current: -23.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 3.69
RKT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
54% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. RKT: 3.69 )
RKT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.84   Max: 46.86
Current: 3.69

1.84
46.86
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.83
RKT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
86% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. RKT: 0.83 )
RKT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 1.09
Current: 0.83

0.33
1.09
Price/Median PS Value 1.41
RKT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. RKT: 1.41 )
RKT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 1.65
Current: 1.41

0.33
1.65
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.80
RKT's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. RKT: 1.80 )
RKT' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 12.55
Current: 1.8

0.29
12.55
Price/Graham Number 1.52
RKT's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
62% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. RKT: 1.52 )
RKT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 6.5
Current: 1.52

0.96
6.5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.70
RKT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
77% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. RKT: 8.70 )
RKT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 16
Current: 8.7

3.1
16
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 13.29
RKT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
82% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.21 vs. RKT: 13.29 )
RKT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 45.1
Current: 13.29

0.8
45.1

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 a total of 95 facilities located in 27 states, Canada, Mexico, Chile and Argentina. 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 one of the largest manufacturers of folding cartons in North America measured by net sales. They also manufacture express mail envelopes for the overnight courier industry. operate one of the lowest cost coated recycled paperboard mill systems in North America and are one of the largest 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, principally to United States ("U.S.") 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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