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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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.32
RTK's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
61% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. RTK: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
RTK' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.6 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.32
Equity to Asset 0.59
RTK's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
63% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. RTK: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
RTK' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.16  Med: 0.43 Max: 0.97
Current: 0.59
-0.16
0.97
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: -1.46
M-Score: 2.49
WACC vs ROIC
8.29%
-65.95%
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -77.81
RTK's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 4.74 vs. RTK: -77.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
RTK' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -88.55  Med: -29.72 Max: 32.66
Current: -77.81
-88.55
32.66
Net-margin (%) 91.49
RTK's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 3.85 vs. RTK: 91.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
RTK' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -86.82  Med: -30.89 Max: -0.01
Current: 91.49
-86.82
-0.01
ROE (%) 222.24
RTK's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 7.09 vs. RTK: 222.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
RTK' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -702.85  Med: -74.66 Max: -0.08
Current: 222.24
-702.85
-0.08
ROA (%) 43.89
RTK's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. RTK: 43.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
RTK' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -54.96  Med: -18.33 Max: -0.01
Current: 43.89
-54.96
-0.01
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -83.95
RTK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 10.94 vs. RTK: -83.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
RTK' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -138.91  Med: -43.88 Max: 60.28
Current: -83.95
-138.91
60.28
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.30
RTK's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. RTK: 4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RTK' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 11.6 Max: 487.1
Current: 4.3
0
487.1
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Business Description

Industry: Agriculture » Agricultural Inputs
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Traded in other countries:RN91.Germany,
Rentech Inc is engaged in producing nitrogen fertilizer products including ammonia and UAN. It is also engaged in providing wood fibre processing services including wood chips and wood pellets.

Rentech Inc was incorporated on December 18, 1981 in the state of Colorado. The Company, through its subsidiary, Rentech Nitrogen Partners, L.P., or RNP, produces nitrogen fertilizer products in the United States for sale in North and South America. It also has operations and conduct development activities in the wood fibre processing industry in North and South America. It offers a range of integrated fibre services including, wood chipping, operations, marketing, trading and vessel loading. It transforms wood fibre into wood chips and wood pellets and natural gas and other products into nitrogen fertilizer. At its facility in East Dubuque, Illinois, or the East Dubuque Facility, RNP manufactures nitrogen fertilizer products, primarily anhydrous ammonia, or ammonia, and urea ammonium nitrate solution, or UAN, using natural gas as its primary feedstock. At its facility in Pasadena, Texas, or the Pasadena Facility, RNP manufactures ammonium sulfate, ammonium thiosulfate and sulfuric acid, using ammonia and sulfur as its primary feedstocks. The Company operates in five business segments; East Dubuque, Pasadena, Fulghum Fibres, Wood Pellets, and Energy technologies. Its East Dubuque segment is designed to produce ammonia, UAN, liquid and granular urea, nitric acid and CO2 using natural gas as a feedstock. Its Pasadena segment produces ammonium sulfate, sulfuric acid and ammonium thiosulfate. The Fulghum Fibres segment provides wood fibre processing services and wood yard operations, sells wood chips to the pulp, paper and packaging industry, and owns and manages forestland and sells bark to industrial consumers in South America. The Wood Pellets segment includes wood pellet projects owned by the Company, currently the Atikokan Project and Wawa Project, equity in the Rentech/Graanul JV and wood pellet development costs. The wood pellet development costs represent the Company's personnel costs for employees dedicated to the wood pellet business and other supporting third party costs. The Energy technologies segment owns technologies designed to convert low-value, carbon-bearing solids or gases into valuable hydrocarbons and electric power, when combined with certain third party technologies. This segment includes the Company's research and development activities. The Company competes with a number of domestic and foreign producers of nitrogen fertilizer products. The Company's business is subject to extensive and frequently changing federal, state and local, environmental, health and safety regulations governing a range of matters, including the emission of air pollutants, the release of hazardous substances into the environment, the treatment and discharge of waste water and the storage, handling, use and transportation of its fertilizer products, raw materials, and other substances that are part of its operations.

Guru Investment Theses on Rentech Inc

John Rogers Comments on Rentech Inc. - Apr 21, 2016

Also, clean energy solutions provider Rentech, Inc. (NASDAQ:RTK) dropped -36.93% amidst disappointing short-term earnings. Specifically, the company posted a loss of $0.48 after analysts predicted a loss of $0.08. As long-term owners of the stock, we know the business can be relatively lumpy and are comfortable with it. We continue to believe the market misunderstands the company, it structure and its promise.

From John Rogers (Trades, Portfolio)' first quarter 2016 Ariel Discovery Fund Commentary.

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John Rogers Comments on Rentech Inc. Guru stock highlight
Also, clean energy solutions provider Rentech, Inc. (NASDAQ:RTK) dropped -36.93% amidst disappointing short-term earnings. Specifically, the company posted a loss of $0.48 after analysts predicted a loss of $0.08. As long-term owners of the stock, we know the business can be relatively lumpy and are comfortable with it. We continue to believe the market misunderstands the company, it structure and its promise. Read more...

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 0.15
RTK's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
99% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 18.93 vs. RTK: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
RTK' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 76.83 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 0.15
0.15
99999999.99
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 0.16
RTK's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
99% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 16.98 vs. RTK: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
RTK' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.29 Max: 0.41
Current: 0.16
0.16
0.41
P/B 0.13
RTK's P/B is ranked higher than
98% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. RTK: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
RTK' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 4.09 Max: 19.23
Current: 0.13
0.13
19.23
P/S 0.12
RTK's P/S is ranked higher than
97% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. RTK: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
RTK' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 1.65 Max: 65.31
Current: 0.12
0.13
65.31
EV-to-EBIT -0.55
RTK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 14.01 vs. RTK: -0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
RTK' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6750.7  Med: -6.3 Max: 38.3
Current: -0.55
-6750.7
38.3
EV-to-EBITDA -0.63
RTK's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 11.20 vs. RTK: -0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
RTK' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -101.2  Med: -6.1 Max: 124.7
Current: -0.63
-101.2
124.7
Current Ratio 1.64
RTK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. RTK: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
RTK' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.52 Max: 10
Current: 1.64
0.4
10
Quick Ratio 1.13
RTK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. RTK: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
RTK' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.24 Max: 9.67
Current: 1.13
0.33
9.67
Days Inventory 43.69
RTK's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
84% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 92.58 vs. RTK: 43.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
RTK' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.82  Med: 48.26 Max: 61.46
Current: 43.69
32.82
61.46
Days Sales Outstanding 11.43
RTK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
85% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 61.09 vs. RTK: 11.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
RTK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.36  Med: 26.79 Max: 122.17
Current: 11.43
9.36
122.17
Days Payable 13.38
RTK's Days Payable is ranked lower than
92% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 59.46 vs. RTK: 13.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
RTK' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.93  Med: 32.89 Max: 46.91
Current: 13.38
15.93
46.91

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.90
RTK's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: -3.60 vs. RTK: -0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
RTK' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.7  Med: -13.4 Max: -0.9
Current: -0.9
-48.7
-0.9

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.17
RTK's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
98% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. RTK: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
RTK' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 8.32 Max: 203.64
Current: 0.17
0.26
203.64
Price/Median PS Value 0.07
RTK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
100% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. RTK: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
RTK' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 2.34 Max: 115
Current: 0.07
0.1
115
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -181.80
RTK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. RTK: -181.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
RTK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.6  Med: 8.85 Max: 14.1
Current: -181.8
2.6
14.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $287.0
EPS (TTM) $ 10.31
Beta1.96
Short Percentage of Float3.21%
52-Week Range $1.50 - 4.15
Shares Outstanding (Mil)23.19
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
John Rogers Comments on Rentech Inc. Apr 21 2016 
John Rogers Comments on Rentech Inc. Nov 20 2015 
Weekly CEO Sells Highlight: Zagg Inc, Delek US Holdings, Rentech Inc, Performant Financial Aug 18 2012 
Weekly CFO Sells: GPS, SCHL, LXP, FIO, RTK Mar 26 2012 
Rentech Inc Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Feb 09 2011 

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