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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.12
RTK's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
84% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. RTK: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
RTK' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.66 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.12
Equity to Asset 0.08
RTK's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
95% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. RTK: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
RTK' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.16  Med: 0.50 Max: 0.97
Current: 0.08
-0.16
0.97
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: -0.25
M-Score: -3.27
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 (%) -14.29
RTK's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 4.96 vs. RTK: -14.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
RTK' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -146.97  Med: -61.76 Max: 16.55
Current: -14.29
-146.97
16.55
Net-margin (%) -12.18
RTK's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 3.71 vs. RTK: -12.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
RTK' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -250  Med: -75.11 Max: 620.33
Current: -12.18
-250
620.33
ROE (%) -62.35
RTK's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 8.04 vs. RTK: -62.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
RTK' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -702.85  Med: -69.86 Max: 10.98
Current: -62.35
-702.85
10.98
ROA (%) -7.51
RTK's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 3.32 vs. RTK: -7.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
RTK' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -108.11  Med: -28.60 Max: 1.32
Current: -7.51
-108.11
1.32
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -11.71
RTK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 9.15 vs. RTK: -11.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
RTK' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -929.31  Med: -95.91 Max: 28.54
Current: -11.71
-929.31
28.54
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 36.70
RTK's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. RTK: 36.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RTK' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -17.5  Med: 20.30 Max: 154.9
Current: 36.7
-17.5
154.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -13.10
RTK's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. RTK: -13.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
RTK' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -63.2  Med: -8.70 Max: 95.7
Current: -13.1
-63.2
95.7
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

RTK Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Burbank 31,250 sh (New)
John Rogers 13,857,864 sh (+13.11%)
John Keeley 300,000 sh (-71.01%)
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Q4 2014

RTK Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 398,943 sh (New)
John Rogers 18,857,659 sh (+36.08%)
John Rogers 18,857,659 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
John Keeley Sold Out
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Q1 2015

RTK Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 697,234 sh (+74.77%)
John Rogers 22,976,844 sh (+21.84%)
John Rogers 22,976,844 sh (+21.84%)
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Q2 2015

RTK Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 2,276,327 sh (+226.48%)
John Rogers 23,675,039 sh (+3.04%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 13.89
RTK's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
51% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 13.87 vs. RTK: 13.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 2.90
RTK's P/B is ranked lower than
69% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. RTK: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
RTK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.37  Med: 4.76 Max: 78.13
Current: 2.9
1.37
78.13
P/S 0.33
RTK's P/S is ranked higher than
82% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. RTK: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
RTK' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.83 Max: 339.33
Current: 0.33
0.29
339.33
POCF 3.12
RTK's POCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 11.70 vs. RTK: 3.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
RTK' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.71  Med: 11.40 Max: 86.52
Current: 3.12
2.71
86.52
EV-to-EBIT -9.53
RTK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
158% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 14.36 vs. RTK: -9.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
RTK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -717.9  Med: -11.50 Max: 31.2
Current: -9.53
-717.9
31.2
Current Ratio 1.47
RTK's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. RTK: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
RTK' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.51 Max: 10
Current: 1.47
0.33
10
Quick Ratio 1.04
RTK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. RTK: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
RTK' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.27 Max: 9.67
Current: 1.04
0.33
9.67
Days Inventory 40.02
RTK's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
81% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 84.59 vs. RTK: 40.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
RTK' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 13.41  Med: 40.51 Max: 62.29
Current: 40.02
13.41
62.29
Days Sales Outstanding 21.12
RTK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
74% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 57.87 vs. RTK: 21.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
RTK' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 9.36  Med: 46.32 Max: 122.17
Current: 21.12
9.36
122.17

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Median PS Value 0.18
RTK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. RTK: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
RTK' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 2.32 Max: 93.7
Current: 0.18
0.22
93.7
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -10.50
RTK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. RTK: -10.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
RTK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.2  Med: 8.60 Max: 15.1
Current: -10.5
3.2
15.1

Analyst Estimate

Dec15
EPS($) 0.09
EPS without NRI($) 0.09

Business Description

Industry: Agriculture » Agricultural Inputs
Compare:BASFY, DD, SHECY, URALL, APD » details
Traded in other countries:RN91.Germany,
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.
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