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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
70% of the 402 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
52% of the 377 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
57% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 11.64 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: 2.35
M-Score: -2.76
WACC vs ROIC
11.10%
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
80% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.07 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
74% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.85 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
77% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.95 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 415 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 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 414 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.46 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
80% of the 324 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 286 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 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 251 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 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

RS Investment Management 65,990 sh (New)
Richard Perry 881,762 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 15,736 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)
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 (+157.90%)
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%)
John Paulson 800,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 10,000 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

Ray Dalio 6,582 sh (New)
Zeke Ashton 70,000 sh (New)
Howard Marks 588,832 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)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 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

Larry Robbins 1,092,900 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 288,500 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,630 sh (+58.25%)
RS Investment Management 176,043 sh (+3.72%)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Zeke Ashton Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
John Paulson Sold Out
Chuck Royce 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%)
» More
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 17.60
RKT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
76% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 31.50 vs. RKT: 17.60 )
RKT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.99   Max: 158.4
Current: 17.6

5.99
158.4
Forward P/E 13.18
RKT's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. RKT: 13.18 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 17.80
RKT's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
77% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 31.30 vs. RKT: 17.80 )
RKT' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.94   Max: 148.9
Current: 17.8

5.94
148.9
P/B 1.90
RKT's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. RKT: 1.90 )
RKT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 2.76
Current: 1.9

0.82
2.76
P/S 0.88
RKT's P/S is ranked higher than
61% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. RKT: 0.88 )
RKT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 1.03
Current: 0.88

0.23
1.03
PFCF 14.20
RKT's PFCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. RKT: 14.20 )
RKT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.18   Max: 28.46
Current: 14.2

3.18
28.46
POCF 7.48
RKT's POCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 14.74 vs. RKT: 7.48 )
RKT' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.49   Max: 10.28
Current: 7.48

2.49
10.28
EV-to-EBIT 13.02
RKT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 23.82 vs. RKT: 13.02 )
RKT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.3   Max: 32
Current: 13.02

6.3
32
PEG 2.14
RKT's PEG is ranked higher than
91% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. RKT: 2.14 )
RKT' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 76.39
Current: 2.14

0.17
76.39
Shiller P/E 20.30
RKT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. RKT: 20.30 )
RKT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.58   Max: 43.29
Current: 20.3

13.58
43.29
Current Ratio 1.82
RKT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 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
64% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 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 486 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 65.21 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
95% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 75.99 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
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.18
RKT's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
72% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. RKT: 1.18 )
RKT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 3.47
Current: 1.18

0.61
3.47
Dividend Payout 0.21
RKT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
89% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 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
89% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 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) 3.36
RKT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
64% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. RKT: 3.36 )
RKT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.71   Max: 9.73
Current: 3.36

1.71
9.73
Share Buyback Rate -13.10
RKT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
56% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 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 4.80
RKT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
50% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. RKT: 4.80 )
RKT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.84   Max: 46.86
Current: 4.8

1.84
46.86
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.90
RKT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. RKT: 0.90 )
RKT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 1.1
Current: 0.9

0.33
1.1
Price/Median PS Value 1.60
RKT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. RKT: 1.60 )
RKT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 1.63
Current: 1.6

0.32
1.63
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.50
RKT's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. RKT: 1.50 )
RKT' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 12.55
Current: 1.5

0.29
12.55
Price/Graham Number 1.90
RKT's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
70% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. RKT: 1.90 )
RKT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 6.5
Current: 1.9

1.04
6.5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.50
RKT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
71% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. RKT: 7.50 )
RKT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 16
Current: 7.5

3.1
16
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 17.41
RKT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
94% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.98 vs. RKT: 17.41 )
RKT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 2.7   Max: 48.1
Current: 17.41

2.7
48.1

Analyst Estimate

Sep15 Sep16 Sep17
Revenue(Mil) 10,429 10,879 10,874
EPS($) 4.11 4.65 5.04
EPS without NRI($) 4.11 4.65 5.04

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 engaged in manufacturing and sale of containerboard and paperboard products. The Company's business segments are Corrugated Packaging Segment, Consumer Packaging Segment, Merchandising Displays Segment and Recycling Segment. In Corrugated Packaging Segment , the Company operates an integrated system that manufactures containerboard, corrugated sheets, corrugated packaging and preprinted linerboard for sale to consumer and industrial products manufacturers and corrugated box manufacturer. In Consumer Packaging Segment, the Company operates paperboard mills and consumer packaging converting operations. The Consumer Packaging converting operations include folding carton converting operations as well as its 65% owned solid fiber interior packaging converting operations. It operates an integrated system of recycled mills and a bleached paperboard mill that produce paperboard for its converting operations and third parties. In Merchandising Displays Segment, the Company manufactures temporary promotional point-of-purchase displays in North America measured by net sales. It manufactures and assembles (pack out) temporary and permanent point-of-purchase displays. It designs, manufactures and packs temporary displays for sale to consumer products companies and retailers. In Recycling Segment, the Company provides the recycled fiber to its mills and sells to third parties. Its recycling operations procure recovered paper (from its converting facilities and from third parties such as factories, warehouses, commercial printers, office complexes, grocery and retail stores, document storage facilities, paper converters and other wastepaper collectors. The Company operates recycling facilities that collect, sort, grade and bale recovered paper and after sorting and baling. The Company also collects aluminum and plastics for resale to manufacturers of these products. The Company operates in United States, Canada, Mexico, Chile, Argentina and Puerto Rico. The raw materials that our mill operations use are recycled fiber. The Company markets the products through its own sales force. It also markets products through independent sales representatives, independent distributors or both. Its packaging products compete with plastic, corrugated packaging and packaging made from other materials. The Company's operations are subject to federal, state, local and foreign laws and regulations relating to workplace safety and worker health including OSHA and related regulations.
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