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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.55
ROC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 1007 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. ROC: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ROC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.13 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.55
Equity to Asset 0.49
ROC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
56% of the 866 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. ROC: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ROC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.49
0.1
0.52
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.71
M-Score: -2.08
WACC vs ROIC
3.50%
9.18%
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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 14.04
ROC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 992 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. ROC: 14.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ROC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -14.48  Med: 11.21 Max: 15.46
Current: 14.04
-14.48
15.46
Net-margin (%) 43.07
ROC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 993 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. ROC: 43.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ROC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -17.41  Med: 3.71 Max: 120.47
Current: 43.07
-17.41
120.47
ROE (%) 23.12
ROC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 980 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.99 vs. ROC: 23.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ROC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -145.44  Med: 11.84 Max: 73.47
Current: 23.12
-145.44
73.47
ROA (%) 11.59
ROC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. ROC: 11.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ROC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -12.56  Med: 1.97 Max: 28.75
Current: 11.59
-12.56
28.75
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.88
ROC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1009 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.92 vs. ROC: 8.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ROC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -22.02  Med: 15.41 Max: 25.36
Current: 8.88
-22.02
25.36
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -24.20
ROC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. ROC: -24.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ROC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -24.2  Med: 0.40 Max: 11.5
Current: -24.2
-24.2
11.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -20.50
ROC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. ROC: -20.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ROC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -21.6  Med: -1.80 Max: 94.3
Current: -20.5
-21.6
94.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -36.60
ROC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 634 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. ROC: -36.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ROC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -59.3  Med: 38.10 Max: 264.7
Current: -36.6
-59.3
264.7
» ROC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

ROC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jana Partners 50,000 sh (New)
Eric Mindich 270,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,931 sh (+20.64%)
James Barrow 2,863,900 sh (+3.88%)
Jana Partners 200,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 100,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 564,100 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 3,577,793 sh (-2.11%)
Chuck Royce 441,900 sh (-7.53%)
Jim Simons 309,000 sh (-57.84%)
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Q3 2014

ROC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 50,000 sh (New)
Eric Mindich 882,000 sh (+226.67%)
Mario Gabelli 164,850 sh (+64.85%)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (unchged)
Jana Partners 200,000 sh (unchged)
Jana Partners Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 8,192 sh (-17.51%)
James Barrow 1,322,541 sh (-53.82%)
Jim Simons 117,030 sh (-62.13%)
Steven Cohen 75,000 sh (-86.70%)
Chuck Royce 58,400 sh (-86.78%)
First Eagle Investment 245,100 sh (-93.15%)
» More
Q4 2014

ROC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jeremy Grantham 7,300 sh (New)
George Soros 67,600 sh (New)
Eric Mindich Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
James Barrow 1,315,098 sh (-0.56%)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,844 sh (-4.25%)
Mario Gabelli 156,950 sh (-4.79%)
Chuck Royce 29,400 sh (-49.66%)
First Eagle Investment 90,000 sh (-63.28%)
First Eagle Investment 90,000 sh (-63.28%)
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Q1 2015

ROC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Mario Gabelli Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
James Barrow Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 9.60
ROC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
86% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 20.30 vs. ROC: 9.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ROC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.12  Med: 11.49 Max: 93.64
Current: 9.6
2.12
93.64
Forward P/E 27.70
ROC's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
82% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 13.97 vs. ROC: 27.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 47.10
ROC's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
78% of the 763 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 20.40 vs. ROC: 47.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ROC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.78  Med: 25.25 Max: 424.5
Current: 47.1
4.78
424.5
P/B 2.26
ROC's P/B is ranked lower than
60% of the 948 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. ROC: 2.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ROC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.99 Max: 3.77
Current: 2.26
0.28
3.77
P/S 4.11
ROC's P/S is ranked lower than
84% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. ROC: 4.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ROC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.88 Max: 4.43
Current: 4.11
0.11
4.43
PFCF 46.59
ROC's PFCF is ranked lower than
73% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 23.96 vs. ROC: 46.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ROC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.3  Med: 14.74 Max: 47.86
Current: 46.59
3.3
47.86
POCF 19.32
ROC's POCF is ranked lower than
64% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 13.56 vs. ROC: 19.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ROC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.09  Med: 7.24 Max: 19.85
Current: 19.32
1.09
19.85
EV-to-EBIT 31.83
ROC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
73% of the 782 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.74 vs. ROC: 31.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ROC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -7.1  Med: 14.30 Max: 37.8
Current: 31.83
-7.1
37.8
Shiller P/E 17.32
ROC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
64% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 21.70 vs. ROC: 17.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ROC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 15.47  Med: 44.97 Max: 149.7
Current: 17.32
15.47
149.7
Current Ratio 3.67
ROC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. ROC: 3.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ROC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.48  Med: 2.30 Max: 4.8
Current: 3.67
1.48
4.8
Quick Ratio 3.37
ROC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. ROC: 3.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ROC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.42 Max: 4.5
Current: 3.37
0.88
4.5
Days Inventory 107.59
ROC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
80% of the 969 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 65.62 vs. ROC: 107.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ROC' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 27.56  Med: 88.78 Max: 219.61
Current: 107.59
27.56
219.61
Days Sales Outstanding 60.76
ROC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
53% of the 831 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 58.66 vs. ROC: 60.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ROC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 45.17  Med: 56.66 Max: 111.31
Current: 60.76
45.17
111.31

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.30
ROC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
64% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. ROC: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ROC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.72  Med: 2.27 Max: 2.51
Current: 2.3
0.72
2.51
Dividend Payout 1.12
ROC's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
91% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ROC: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ROC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.47 Max: 1.82
Current: 1.12
0.03
1.82
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.30
ROC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. ROC: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ROC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.72  Med: 2.27 Max: 2.51
Current: 2.3
0.72
2.51
Share Buyback Rate 0.30
ROC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
77% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. ROC: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
ROC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.3  Med: -4.90 Max: -53.5
Current: 0.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.10
ROC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 996 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. ROC: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ROC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.6  Med: 6.90 Max: 12
Current: 3.1
2.6
12
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -12.34
ROC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. ROC: -12.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ROC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -12.4  Med: 4.60 Max: 9.6
Current: -12.34
-12.4
9.6

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 two business segments: Lithium and Surface Treatment. The Lithium segment operates under the Rockwood Lithium brand name and develops lithium chemicals for industries and end markets. It develops and manufactures basic lithium compounds, including lithium carbonate, lithium hydroxide, lithium chloride, and value-added lithium specialties and reagents, including butyllithium and lithium aluminum hydride. It operates lithium business along the following five business divisions reflecting its core end-markets: Lithium Salts; Special Salts; Butyllithium/Lithium Metal; Battery Products and Lithium Specialties. Lithium segment obtains lithium brine which it uses to produce lithium products through evaporation in the Salar de Atacama, Chile and Silver Peak, Nevada. Lithium's customers include Bayer CropScience (a division of Bayer AG), Syngenta AG, Umicore S.A., Samsung SDI Co. Ltd. and Royal DSM N.V. Surface Treatment segment operates under the Chemetall brand name and develops and manufactures metal surface treatment products and services for industries and end market. Surface Treatment's products are used for a variety of applications and serve the automotive, aerospace and general industrial markets, including steel and metal-working industries. The customers include ArcelorMittal, Daimler AG, European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS) N.V., Ford, Renault-Nissan and Volkswagen AG. The competitors in this segment includes: Dow Corning Corporation, Catalise Industria e Comercio de Metals Ltda and Nachmann S.r.I. The Company's operations are subject to regulation by the FDA with respect to certain products produced, marketed and sold by its Lithium segment, which includes pharmaceutical intermediates.
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