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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.16
RTK's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 1110 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. RTK: 0.16 )
RTK' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.16

Equity to Asset 0.15
RTK's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
62% of the 1102 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. RTK: 0.15 )
RTK' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.16   Max: 0.97
Current: 0.15

-0.16
0.97
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -0.10
M-Score: -2.40
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
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history
Operating margin (%) -8.65
RTK's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1122 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.85 vs. RTK: -8.65 )
RTK' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2016.98   Max: 16.55
Current: -8.65

-2016.98
16.55
Net-margin (%) -11.95
RTK's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1122 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.99 vs. RTK: -11.95 )
RTK' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2437.86   Max: -0.01
Current: -11.95

-2437.86
-0.01
ROE (%) -34.72
RTK's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1102 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.11 vs. RTK: -34.72 )
RTK' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -702.85   Max: -0.08
Current: -34.72

-702.85
-0.08
ROA (%) -6.77
RTK's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1123 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.75 vs. RTK: -6.77 )
RTK' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -70.13   Max: -0.01
Current: -6.77

-70.13
-0.01
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -8.38
RTK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.06 vs. RTK: -8.38 )
RTK' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -649.4   Max: 32.09
Current: -8.38

-649.4
32.09
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 39.60
RTK's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 954 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. RTK: 39.60 )
RTK' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -58.5   Max: 402.7
Current: 39.6

-58.5
402.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -63.20
RTK's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 798 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. RTK: -63.20 )
RTK' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 99
Current: -63.2

0
99
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Guru Trades

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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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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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 2014-09-30 Reduce -71.01%0.03%$1.75 - $2.52 $ 1.21-44%300000
John Burbank 2014-09-30 New Buy$1.75 - $2.52 $ 1.21-44%31250
John Rogers 2014-06-30 Reduce -28.56%0.11%$1.79 - $2.61 $ 1.21-46%12251324
John Keeley 2014-06-30 Add 417.5%0.04%$1.79 - $2.61 $ 1.21-46%1035000
John Keeley 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$1.73 - $2.04 $ 1.21-35%200000
John Rogers 2013-12-31 Add 63.27%0.14%$1.59 - $2.2 $ 1.21-34%16495310
John Rogers 2013-09-30 Add 37.19%0.08%$1.9 - $2.35 $ 1.21-42%10103227
John Rogers 2013-06-30 Add 208.51%0.17%$1.85 - $2.42 $ 1.21-44%7364188
John Rogers 2013-03-31 Add 108.13%0.05%$2.32 - $3.15 $ 1.21-56%2386993
John Rogers 2012-12-31 Reduce -21.53%0.02%$2.47 - $2.99 $ 1.21-55%1146853
John Rogers 2012-09-30 Add 20.73%0.01%$1.88 - $2.64 $ 1.21-45%1461436
John Burbank 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.0028%$1.72 - $2.38 $ 1.21-39%0
John Rogers 2012-03-31 New Buy0.05%$1.31 - $2.14 $ 1.21-28%1114848
John Burbank 2012-03-31 New Buy$1.31 - $2.14 $ 1.21-28%39800
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 2.28
RTK's P/B is ranked higher than
63% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. RTK: 2.28 )
RTK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.36   Max: 83.33
Current: 2.28

1.36
83.33
P/S 0.64
RTK's P/S is ranked higher than
80% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. RTK: 0.64 )
RTK' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 254.5
Current: 0.64

0.33
254.5
EV-to-EBIT -17.68
RTK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
56% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.49 vs. RTK: -17.68 )
RTK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -599.1   Max: 287.9
Current: -17.68

-599.1
287.9
Current Ratio 1.07
RTK's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 1116 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. RTK: 1.07 )
RTK' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 10
Current: 1.07

0.33
10
Quick Ratio 0.83
RTK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 1116 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. RTK: 0.83 )
RTK' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 9.67
Current: 0.83

0.33
9.67

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 13.44
RTK's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
55% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. RTK: 13.44 )
RTK' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.49   Max: 231
Current: 13.44

1.49
231
Price/Median PS Value 0.34
RTK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. RTK: 0.34 )
RTK' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 63.25
Current: 0.34

0.21
63.25
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -5.70
RTK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1108 Companies
in the Global Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. RTK: -5.70 )
RTK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 15.1
Current: -5.7

0.3
15.1

Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Chemicals
Compare:BASFY, DD, SHECY, URALL, APD » details
Traded in other countries:RN9.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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