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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.54
ROC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
64% of the 1031 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. ROC: 0.54 )
ROC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.54

Equity to Asset 0.50
ROC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 1021 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. ROC: 0.50 )
ROC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 0.52
Current: 0.5

0.1
0.52
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 2.64
M-Score: -1.63
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 15.20
ROC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1032 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.84 vs. ROC: 15.20 )
ROC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -14.48   Max: 15.46
Current: 15.2

-14.48
15.46
Net-margin (%) 116.08
ROC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1032 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. ROC: 116.08 )
ROC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -17.41   Max: 120.47
Current: 116.08

-17.41
120.47
ROE (%) 61.73
ROC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.83 vs. ROC: 61.73 )
ROC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -72.72   Max: 57.32
Current: 61.73

-72.72
57.32
ROA (%) 31.12
ROC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 1033 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. ROC: 31.12 )
ROC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -11.36   Max: 30
Current: 31.12

-11.36
30
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.33
ROC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1029 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.87 vs. ROC: 9.33 )
ROC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -20.72   Max: 25.3
Current: 9.33

-20.72
25.3
Revenue Growth (%) -24.20
ROC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 897 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 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
55% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 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
55% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 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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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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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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)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
John Keeley Sold Out
Eric Mindich Sold Out
Julian Robertson 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)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,931 sh (+20.64%)
James Barrow 2,863,900 sh (+3.88%)
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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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
Julian Robertson 2014-03-31 Sold Out 3.3%$67.22 - $81.65 $ 81.611%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-03-31 Reduce -27.16%0.27%$67.22 - $81.65 $ 81.611%3655068
John Keeley 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.08%$67.22 - $81.65 $ 81.611%0
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$67.22 - $81.65 $ 81.611%0
Julian Robertson 2013-12-31 New Buy3.3%$62.78 - $73.33 $ 81.620%150826
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-12-31 Add 26.54%0.21%$62.78 - $73.33 $ 81.620%5017758
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Add 45.41%$62.78 - $73.33 $ 81.620%12169
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-09-30 Add 97.36%0.38%$63.36 - $68.69 $ 81.624%3965483
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 New Buy$63.36 - $68.69 $ 81.624%8369
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-06-30 Reduce -21.84%0.12%$60.04 - $68.04 $ 81.626%2009268
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-03-31 Add 51.55%0.19%$49.46 - $65.44 $ 81.640%2570671
James Barrow 2012-12-31 New Buy0.32%$42.53 - $49.65 $ 81.675%3175600
John Keeley 2012-09-30 Add 34.73%0.02%$41.33 - $50.4 $ 81.680%77900
Ron Baron 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.003%$41.33 - $50.4 $ 81.680%0
John Keeley 2012-06-30 New Buy0.06%$41.44 - $56.22 $ 81.666%57820
Ron Baron 2012-06-30 Reduce -70.83%0.01%$41.44 - $56.22 $ 81.666%10833
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.09%$40.52 - $55.3 $ 81.673%0
Ron Baron 2011-12-31 Reduce -95.16%0.17%$31.79 - $48.78 $ 81.695%37516
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 New Buy0.09%$31.79 - $48.78 $ 81.695%19769
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0484%$36.64 - $61.12 $ 81.659%0
Ron Baron 2011-09-30 Add 23.26%0.03%$36.64 - $61.12 $ 81.659%775418
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2011-06-30 Add 31.33%0.08%$46.88 - $56.74 $ 81.662%1289270
Ron Baron 2011-06-30 Add 77.28%0.08%$46.88 - $56.74 $ 81.662%629093
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Reduce -39.08%0.06%$46.88 - $56.74 $ 81.662%6261
George Soros 2011-06-30 Sold Out $46.88 - $56.74 $ 81.662%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 3.80
ROC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 24.40 vs. ROC: 3.80 )
ROC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.12   Max: 93.64
Current: 3.8

2.12
93.64
P/B 2.23
ROC's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. ROC: 2.23 )
ROC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 3.77
Current: 2.23

0.28
3.77
P/S 4.32
ROC's P/S is ranked lower than
57% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. ROC: 4.32 )
ROC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 4.43
Current: 4.32

0.11
4.43
PFCF 42.06
ROC's PFCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ROC: 42.06 )
ROC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 43.1
Current: 42.06

3.3
43.1
EV-to-EBIT 27.55
ROC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
64% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 18.51 vs. ROC: 27.55 )
ROC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.3   Max: 37.8
Current: 27.55

8.3
37.8
Shiller P/E 18.70
ROC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 59.47 vs. ROC: 18.70 )
ROC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 15.37   Max: 142.57
Current: 18.7

15.37
142.57
Current Ratio 3.79
ROC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. ROC: 3.79 )
ROC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.48   Max: 4.8
Current: 3.79

1.48
4.8
Quick Ratio 3.49
ROC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. ROC: 3.49 )
ROC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 4.5
Current: 3.49

0.88
4.5

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.20
ROC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
70% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. ROC: 2.20 )
ROC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 2.51
Current: 2.2

0.72
2.51
Dividend Payout 1.81
ROC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
53% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. ROC: 1.81 )
ROC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 1.82
Current: 1.81

0.03
1.82
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.20
ROC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
56% of the 837 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. ROC: 2.20 )
ROC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 2.51
Current: 2.2

0.72
2.51
Share Buyback Rate 0.30
ROC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
82% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 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
Price/Tangible Book 3.16
ROC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
58% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. ROC: 3.16 )
ROC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.52   Max: 3937
Current: 3.16

2.52
3937
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.46
ROC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.77 vs. ROC: 1.46 )
ROC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 1.67
Current: 1.46

0.87
1.67
Price/Median PS Value 5.03
ROC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
62% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. ROC: 5.03 )
ROC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 4.71
Current: 5.03

0.22
4.71
Price/Graham Number 3.24
ROC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
58% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. ROC: 3.24 )
ROC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.46   Max: 36.79
Current: 3.24

1.46
36.79
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.60
ROC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
56% of the 918 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. ROC: 3.60 )
ROC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.6   Max: 12
Current: 3.6

2.6
12
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 2.94
ROC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
65% of the 788 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.45 vs. ROC: 2.94 )
ROC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 3.4   Max: 7.8
Current: 2.94

3.4
7.8

Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals
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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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