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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

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

» ROC's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 0)

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

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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%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 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%)
Jana Partners 200,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (unchged)
Jana Partners Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 8,192 sh (-17.51%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 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%)
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Q4 2014

ROC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jeremy Grantham 7,300 sh (New)
George Soros 67,600 sh (New)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Eric Mindich Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 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%)
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Q1 2015

ROC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

George Soros Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals
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.



Dividend & Buy Back

Dividend Yield 2.30
ROC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
55% of the 1055 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. ROC: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ROC' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 2.3
Dividend Payout 1.12
ROC's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
93% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. ROC: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ROC' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 1.12
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.30
ROC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1204 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. ROC: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ROC' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 2.3

Valuation & Return


More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,420
EPS (TTM) $ 8.24
Short Percentage of Float2.15%
52-Week Range $66.35 - 86.18
Shares Outstanding (Mil)71.27

Analyst Estimate

Dec14 Dec15
Revenue (Mil $) 1,441 1,600
EPS ($) 2.16 2.76
EPS w/o NRI ($) 2.16 2.76
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
Dividends Per Share ($) 1.80 1.85

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