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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 0.55
ROC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
72% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. ROC: 0.55 )
ROC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.55

Equity to Asset 0.49
ROC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
63% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. ROC: 0.49 )
ROC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.1   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
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history
Operating margin (%) 14.04
ROC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1125 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.98 vs. ROC: 14.04 )
ROC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -14.48   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 1127 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.97 vs. ROC: 43.07 )
ROC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -17.41   Max: 120.47
Current: 43.07

-17.41
120.47
ROE (%) 23.12
ROC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.84 vs. ROC: 23.12 )
ROC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -145.44   Max: 73.47
Current: 23.12

-145.44
73.47
ROA (%) 11.59
ROC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1128 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.51 vs. ROC: 11.59 )
ROC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -12.56   Max: 28.75
Current: 11.59

-12.56
28.75
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.88
ROC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.58 vs. ROC: 8.88 )
ROC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -22.02   Max: 25.36
Current: 8.88

-22.02
25.36
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -24.20
ROC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 942 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. ROC: -24.20 )
ROC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -24.2   Max: 11.5
Current: -24.2

-24.2
11.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -20.50
ROC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. ROC: -20.50 )
ROC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -21.6   Max: 94.3
Current: -20.5

-21.6
94.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -36.60
ROC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. ROC: -36.60 )
ROC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -59.3   Max: 264.7
Current: -36.6

-59.3
264.7
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

ROC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 8,232 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 477,900 sh (+104.67%)
Mario Gabelli 100,000 sh (unchged)
John Keeley Sold Out
Eric Mindich Sold Out
Julian Robertson Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
James Barrow 2,757,000 sh (-5.1%)
Jim Simons 732,900 sh (-9.34%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 3,655,068 sh (-27.16%)
Steven Cohen 209,213 sh (-78.07%)
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Q2 2014

ROC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Eric Mindich 270,000 sh (New)
Jana Partners 50,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,931 sh (+20.64%)
James Barrow 2,863,900 sh (+3.88%)
Jana Partners 200,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 564,100 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 100,000 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 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 (-86.7%)
Chuck Royce 58,400 sh (-86.78%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 245,100 sh (-93.15%)
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Q4 2014

ROC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

George Soros 67,600 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 7,300 sh (New)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Eric Mindich 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%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 90,000 sh (-63.28%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ROC

(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
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-12-31 Reduce -63.28%0.03%$71.64 - $79.73 $ 79.23%90000
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-09-30 Reduce -93.15%0.61%$75.49 - $83.61 $ 79.2-1%245100
James Barrow 2014-09-30 Reduce -53.82%0.16%$75.49 - $83.61 $ 79.2-1%1322541
Mario Gabelli 2014-09-30 Add 64.85%0.03%$75.49 - $83.61 $ 79.2-1%164850
Julian Robertson 2014-03-31 Sold Out 3.3%$67.22 - $81.65 $ 79.28%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-03-31 Reduce -27.16%0.27%$67.22 - $81.65 $ 79.28%3655068
John Keeley 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.08%$67.22 - $81.65 $ 79.28%0
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$67.22 - $81.65 $ 79.28%0
Julian Robertson 2013-12-31 New Buy3.3%$62.78 - $73.33 $ 79.216%150826
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-12-31 Add 26.54%0.21%$62.78 - $73.33 $ 79.216%5017758
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Add 45.41%$62.78 - $73.33 $ 79.216%12169
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-09-30 Add 97.36%0.38%$63.36 - $68.69 $ 79.220%3965483
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 New Buy$63.36 - $68.69 $ 79.220%8369
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-06-30 Reduce -21.84%0.12%$60.04 - $68.04 $ 79.222%2009268
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-03-31 Add 51.55%0.19%$49.46 - $65.44 $ 79.236%2570671
James Barrow 2012-12-31 New Buy0.32%$42.53 - $49.65 $ 79.270%3175600
John Keeley 2012-09-30 Add 34.73%0.02%$41.33 - $50.4 $ 79.274%77900
Ron Baron 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.003%$41.33 - $50.4 $ 79.274%0
John Keeley 2012-06-30 New Buy0.06%$41.44 - $56.22 $ 79.262%57820
Ron Baron 2012-06-30 Reduce -70.83%0.01%$41.44 - $56.22 $ 79.262%10833
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.09%$40.52 - $55.3 $ 79.268%0
Ron Baron 2011-12-31 Reduce -95.16%0.17%$31.79 - $48.78 $ 79.289%37516
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 New Buy0.09%$31.79 - $48.78 $ 79.289%19769
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 9.60
ROC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 27.50 vs. ROC: 9.60 )
ROC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.12   Max: 93.64
Current: 9.6

2.12
93.64
Forward P/E 27.70
ROC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
74% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 25.77 vs. ROC: 27.70 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 47.10
ROC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 27.50 vs. ROC: 47.10 )
ROC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.78   Max: 424.5
Current: 47.1

4.78
424.5
P/B 2.26
ROC's P/B is ranked higher than
64% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. ROC: 2.26 )
ROC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 3.77
Current: 2.26

0.28
3.77
P/S 4.11
ROC's P/S is ranked lower than
52% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. ROC: 4.11 )
ROC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 4.43
Current: 4.11

0.11
4.43
PFCF 46.59
ROC's PFCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 79.05 vs. ROC: 46.59 )
ROC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 47.86
Current: 46.59

3.3
47.86
POCF 19.32
ROC's POCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.39 vs. ROC: 19.32 )
ROC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.09   Max: 19.85
Current: 19.32

1.09
19.85
EV-to-EBIT 31.83
ROC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
65% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 20.51 vs. ROC: 31.83 )
ROC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -7.1   Max: 37.8
Current: 31.83

-7.1
37.8
Shiller P/E 17.32
ROC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 47.68 vs. ROC: 17.32 )
ROC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 15.47   Max: 149.7
Current: 17.32

15.47
149.7
Current Ratio 3.67
ROC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 1123 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. ROC: 3.67 )
ROC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.48   Max: 4.8
Current: 3.67

1.48
4.8
Quick Ratio 3.37
ROC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 1123 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. ROC: 3.37 )
ROC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 4.5
Current: 3.37

0.88
4.5
Days Inventory 107.59
ROC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
53% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 73.22 vs. ROC: 107.59 )
ROC' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 27.56   Max: 219.61
Current: 107.59

27.56
219.61
Days Sales Outstanding 60.76
ROC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
74% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 73.71 vs. ROC: 60.76 )
ROC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 45.17   Max: 111.31
Current: 60.76

45.17
111.31

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 2.30
ROC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
68% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. ROC: 2.30 )
ROC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 2.51
Current: 2.3

0.72
2.51
Dividend Payout 1.12
ROC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
54% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. ROC: 1.12 )
ROC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.03   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
56% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. ROC: 2.30 )
ROC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 2.51
Current: 2.3

0.72
2.51
Share Buyback Rate 0.30
ROC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 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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industry
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history
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.10
ROC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1119 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. ROC: 3.10 )
ROC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.6   Max: 12
Current: 3.1

2.6
12
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -12.34
ROC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
56% of the 748 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. ROC: -12.34 )
ROC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -12.4   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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