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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 0.17
RTK's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
55% of the 1031 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. RTK: 0.17 )
RTK' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.17

Equity to Asset 0.17
RTK's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
65% of the 1021 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. RTK: 0.17 )
RTK' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.16   Max: 0.97
Current: 0.17

-0.16
0.97
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -0.07
M-Score: -1.82
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -11.45
RTK's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1032 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.84 vs. RTK: -11.45 )
RTK' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -13.6   Max: 16.55
Current: -11.45

-13.6
16.55
Net-margin (%) -13.24
RTK's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1032 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. RTK: -13.24 )
RTK' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -250   Max: -0.41
Current: -13.24

-250
-0.41
ROE (%) -40.92
RTK's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.83 vs. RTK: -40.92 )
RTK' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -89.29   Max: -0.97
Current: -40.92

-89.29
-0.97
ROA (%) -6.97
RTK's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1033 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. RTK: -6.97 )
RTK' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -71.43   Max: -0.22
Current: -6.97

-71.43
-0.22
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -9.44
RTK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1029 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.87 vs. RTK: -9.44 )
RTK' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2.25   Max: 22.16
Current: -9.44

-2.25
22.16
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

RTK Guru Trades in Q3 2013

John Rogers 10,103,227 sh (+37.19%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons 4,861,200 sh (-45.4%)
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Q4 2013

RTK Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Rogers 16,495,310 sh (+63.27%)
Jim Simons 1,516,700 sh (-68.8%)
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Q1 2014

RTK Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 24,985 sh (New)
John Keeley 200,000 sh (New)
John Rogers 17,148,965 sh (+3.96%)
Jim Simons 627,700 sh (-58.61%)
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Q2 2014

RTK Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Keeley 1,035,000 sh (+417.5%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Rogers 12,251,324 sh (-28.56%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with RTK

(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
John Keeley 2014-06-30 Add 417.5%0.04%$1.79 - $2.61 $ 2.05-8%1035000
John Keeley 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$1.73 - $2.04 $ 2.0511%200000
John Burbank 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.0028%$1.72 - $2.38 $ 2.054%0
John Burbank 2012-03-31 New Buy$1.31 - $2.14 $ 2.0522%39800
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 3.40
RTK's P/B is ranked higher than
50% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. RTK: 3.40 )
RTK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.36   Max: 83.33
Current: 3.4

1.36
83.33
P/S 1.10
RTK's P/S is ranked higher than
66% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. RTK: 1.10 )
RTK' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 254.5
Current: 1.1

0.33
254.5
EV-to-EBIT -17.01
RTK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
59% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 18.51 vs. RTK: -17.01 )
RTK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.6   Max: 1167.6
Current: -17.01

6.6
1167.6
Current Ratio 1.53
RTK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. RTK: 1.53 )
RTK' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 10
Current: 1.53

0.33
10
Quick Ratio 1.14
RTK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. RTK: 1.14 )
RTK' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 9.67
Current: 1.14

0.33
9.67

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 14.64
RTK's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
58% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. RTK: 14.64 )
RTK' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.49   Max: 231
Current: 14.64

1.49
231
Price/Median PS Value 0.56
RTK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. RTK: 0.56 )
RTK' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 63.25
Current: 0.56

0.2
63.25
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.80
RTK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
61% of the 918 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. RTK: 0.80 )
RTK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 15.1
Current: 0.8

0.1
15.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -6.83
RTK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
50% of the 788 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.45 vs. RTK: -6.83 )
RTK' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -12.7   Max: -2.7
Current: -6.83

-12.7
-2.7

Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Chemicals
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Traded in other countries:RN9.Germany
Rentech Inc. was incorporated in December 18, 1981. The Company is a producer of nitrogen-based fertilizer products at the East Dubuque Facility and sells such products to customers located in the Mid Corn Belt region of the United States. In addition, RNP, through its wholly owned subsidiary, RNPLLC, manufactures fertilizer products and sulfuric acid and sells, through distributors, to customers in the United States and Brazil. The principal raw materials used to produce nitrogen fertilizer products at its Pasadena Facility are ammonia and sulfur. The Company competes with a number of domestic and foreign producers of nitrogen fertilizer products. As of February 28, 2013, the Company owned or licensed 50 issued and 38 pending United States utility patents and patent applications pertaining to the Rentech Process, the Rentech-SilvaGas Technology, the Rentech-ClearFuels Technology, and related processes, including the applications of these processes, the products made by the Rentech Processes and the materials used in connection with the Rentech Processes. The Company's business is subject to extensive and frequently changing federal, state and local, environmental, health and safety regulations governing a wide 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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