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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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Cash to Debt 1.18
ROC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
69% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. ROC: 1.18 )
ROC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.18

Equity to Asset 0.52
ROC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
58% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. ROC: 0.52 )
ROC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 0.52
Current: 0.52

0.09
0.52
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.81
M-Score: -0.90
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 : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) 15.29
ROC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 969 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.76 vs. ROC: 15.29 )
ROC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -14.48   Max: 15.46
Current: 15.29

-14.48
15.46
Net-margin (%) 120.47
ROC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 969 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.76 vs. ROC: 120.47 )
ROC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -17.41   Max: 120.47
Current: 120.47

-17.41
120.47
ROE (%) 57.32
ROC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 961 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.54 vs. ROC: 57.32 )
ROC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -72.72   Max: 57.32
Current: 57.32

-72.72
57.32
ROA (%) 30.00
ROC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 974 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.39 vs. ROC: 30.00 )
ROC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -11.36   Max: 30
Current: 30

-11.36
30
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.44
ROC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 970 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.99 vs. ROC: 9.44 )
ROC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -20.72   Max: 25.3
Current: 9.44

-20.72
25.3
Revenue Growth (%) -24.20
ROC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 788 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. ROC: -24.20 )
ROC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -24.2   Max: 11.5
Current: -24.2

-24.2
11.5
EBITDA Growth (%) -20.50
ROC's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. ROC: -20.50 )
ROC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -21.6   Max: 94.3
Current: -20.5

-21.6
94.3
EPS Growth (%) -36.60
ROC's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. ROC: -36.60 )
ROC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -59.3   Max: 264.7
Current: -36.6

-59.3
264.7
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

ROC Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Steven Cohen 368,579 sh (+255.53%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2,570,671 sh (+51.55%)
Mario Gabelli 101,400 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
RS Investment Management Sold Out
John Keeley 80,170 sh (-3.64%)
James Barrow 2,946,347 sh (-7.22%)
Jim Simons 89,900 sh (-68.1%)
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Q2 2013

ROC Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Steven Cohen 1,134,706 sh (+207.86%)
Jim Simons 122,900 sh (+36.71%)
Mario Gabelli 101,000 sh (-0.39%)
James Barrow 2,651,098 sh (-10.02%)
John Keeley 71,470 sh (-10.85%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2,009,268 sh (-21.84%)
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Q3 2013

ROC Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 150,000 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 8,369 sh (New)
Jim Simons 351,700 sh (+186.17%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 3,965,483 sh (+97.36%)
James Barrow 2,851,183 sh (+7.55%)
Mario Gabelli 101,000 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 70,120 sh (-1.89%)
Steven Cohen 202,716 sh (-82.13%)
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Q4 2013

ROC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Eric Mindich 283,000 sh (New)
Julian Robertson 150,826 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 954,096 sh (+370.66%)
Jim Simons 808,400 sh (+129.85%)
Chuck Royce 233,500 sh (+55.67%)
Ray Dalio 12,169 sh (+45.41%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 5,017,758 sh (+26.54%)
James Barrow 2,905,272 sh (+1.9%)
Eric Mindich 2,000,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 100,000 sh (-0.99%)
John Keeley 68,965 sh (-1.65%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ROC

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Julian Robertson 2013-12-31 New Buy3.3%$62.78 - $73.33 $ 73.318%150826
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-12-31 Add 26.54%0.21%$62.78 - $73.33 $ 73.318%5017758
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Add 45.41%$62.78 - $73.33 $ 73.318%12169
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-09-30 Add 97.36%0.38%$63.36 - $68.69 $ 73.3111%3965483
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 New Buy$63.36 - $68.69 $ 73.3111%8369
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-06-30 Reduce -21.84%0.12%$60.04 - $68.04 $ 73.3113%2009268
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-03-31 Add 51.55%0.19%$49.46 - $65.44 $ 73.3126%2570671
James Barrow 2012-12-31 New Buy0.32%$42.53 - $49.65 $ 73.3157%3175600
John Keeley 2012-09-30 Add 34.73%0.02%$41.33 - $50.4 $ 73.3161%77900
Ron Baron 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.003%$41.33 - $50.4 $ 73.3161%0
John Keeley 2012-06-30 New Buy0.06%$41.44 - $56.22 $ 73.3150%57820
Ron Baron 2012-06-30 Reduce -70.83%0.01%$41.44 - $56.22 $ 73.3150%10833
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.09%$40.52 - $55.3 $ 73.3155%0
Ron Baron 2011-12-31 Reduce -95.16%0.17%$31.79 - $48.78 $ 73.3175%37516
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 New Buy0.09%$31.79 - $48.78 $ 73.3175%19769
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0484%$36.64 - $61.12 $ 73.3143%0
Ron Baron 2011-09-30 Add 23.26%0.03%$36.64 - $61.12 $ 73.3143%775418
Ron Baron 2011-06-30 Add 77.28%0.08%$46.88 - $56.74 $ 73.3145%629093
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2011-06-30 Add 31.33%0.08%$46.88 - $56.74 $ 73.3145%1289270
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Reduce -39.08%0.06%$46.88 - $56.74 $ 73.3145%6261
George Soros 2011-06-30 Sold Out $46.88 - $56.74 $ 73.3145%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2011-03-31 Add 77.58%0.1%$38.42 - $49.47 $ 73.3166%981670
Ron Baron 2011-03-31 New Buy0.09%$38.42 - $49.47 $ 73.3166%354859
Joel Greenblatt 2011-03-31 Add 37.72%0.04%$38.42 - $49.47 $ 73.3166%10278
Mario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Reduce -46.19%0.03%$38.42 - $49.47 $ 73.3166%113000
George Soros 2011-03-31 New Buy$38.42 - $49.47 $ 73.3166%7800
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 3.30
ROC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
99% of the 808 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 18.40 vs. ROC: 3.30 )
ROC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.12   Max: 93.64
Current: 3.3

2.12
93.64
P/B 1.90
ROC's P/B is ranked higher than
57% of the 960 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. ROC: 1.90 )
ROC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 3.77
Current: 1.9

0.28
3.77
P/S 4.12
ROC's P/S is ranked lower than
79% of the 1003 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. ROC: 4.12 )
ROC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 4.1
Current: 4.12

0.11
4.1
PFCF 29.50
ROC's PFCF is ranked lower than
51% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.52 vs. ROC: 29.50 )
ROC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 31.68
Current: 29.5

3.3
31.68
EV-to-EBIT 21.70
ROC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
54% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.90 vs. ROC: 21.70 )
ROC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.8   Max: 32.6
Current: 21.7

7.8
32.6
Shiller P/E 16.40
ROC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 441 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 22.21 vs. ROC: 16.40 )
ROC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 15.3   Max: 142.57
Current: 16.4

15.3
142.57

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 2.39
ROC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
74% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. ROC: 2.39 )
ROC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 2.51
Current: 2.39

0.72
2.51
Dividend Payout 2.36
ROC's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
75% of the 625 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. ROC: 2.36 )
ROC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 0.22
Current: 2.36

0.08
0.22
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.40
ROC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
66% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. ROC: 2.40 )
ROC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 2.51
Current: 2.4

0.72
2.51
Share Buyback Rate 0.30
ROC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
82% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. ROC: 0.30 )
ROC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.3   Max: -53.5
Current: 0.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.60
ROC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
53% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. ROC: 2.60 )
ROC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.52   Max: 3937
Current: 2.6

2.52
3937
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.30
ROC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
71% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. ROC: 1.30 )
ROC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 1.29
Current: 1.3

1.13
1.29
Price/Median PS Value 2.80
ROC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
81% of the 915 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. ROC: 2.80 )
ROC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 2.7
Current: 2.8

0.28
2.7
Price/Graham Number 3.30
ROC's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
73% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. ROC: 3.30 )
ROC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 36.79
Current: 3.3

1.8
36.79
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.60
ROC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
51% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. ROC: 4.60 )
ROC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 12.9
Current: 4.6

3.1
12.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 3.15
ROC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
70% of the 596 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.16 vs. ROC: 3.15 )
ROC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 3.4   Max: 7.8
Current: 3.15

3.4
7.8

Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals
Compare:NEU, SCL, VAL, POL, CYT » details
Traded in other countries:R6H.Germany
Rockwood Holdings, Inc. was incorporated in Delaware in September 2000. It is a developer, manufacturer and marketer of value-added specialty chemicals and materials used for industrial and commercial purposes. The Company operates through five business segments: Specialty Chemicals; Performance Additives; Titanium Dioxide Pigments; Advanced Ceramics. Its Specialty Chemicals segment operates under the Chemetall brand name and develops and manufactures metal surface treatment products and services, lithium chemicals and fine chemicals for a range of industries and end markets. This segment is comprised of two business lines: Surface Treatment, which supplies surface treatment products and solutions for metal processing industries; and Fine Chemicals, which supplies lithium products across the entire value chain from raw materials to specialty lithium compounds and advanced metal-based specialty chemicals to niche markets. The Company's Performance Additives segment consists of business lines which develop and manufacture a range of specialty chemicals used in industrial and consumer products and processes to enhance performance or create unique characteristics. This segment manufactures and markets products that are based on a focused research and development effort and a strong technology base. The Titanium Dioxide Pigments segment operates under the Sachtleben brand name and is a producer of high quality chemical products with a unique range of small inorganic particles that add significant value to customers' products and reduce the cost of customers' production processes. Titanium Dioxide Pigments comprises two business lines: Titanium Dioxide and Functional Additives. The Company's Advanced Ceramics segment operates under the CeramTec brand name and is a global producer of high-performance advanced ceramics materials and products. Advanced Ceramics serves four main end-markets: medical, electronics, industrial, and automotive, with strong market positions in various niche markets such as medical products, cutting tools and mechanical applications. The Company operates globally, manufacturing its products in 81 facilities in 23 countries and selling its products and providing its services to more than 60,000 customers, including some of the world's preeminent companies. The Company faces competition from major international producers as well as smaller regional competitors. Its competitors include major chemicals and materials manufacturers and diversified companies, a number of which have revenues and capital resources exceeding its. In addition, there is increasing competition from market participants in China. The Company's operations are subject to environmental, health and safety laws and regulations at national, international and local levels in numerous jurisdictions.

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