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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.09
SCHN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
71% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.23 vs. SCHN: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SCHN' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.08 Max: 2.65
Current: 0.09
0.01
2.65
Equity to Asset 0.58
SCHN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
69% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. SCHN: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SCHN' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.60 Max: 0.82
Current: 0.58
0.51
0.82
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.72
M-Score: -5.31
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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -12.12
SCHN's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. SCHN: -12.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SCHN' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.5  Med: 3.50 Max: 11.05
Current: -12.12
-12.5
11.05
Net-margin (%) -11.86
SCHN's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. SCHN: -11.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SCHN' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.73  Med: 1.86 Max: 7.71
Current: -11.86
-10.73
7.71
ROE (%) -34.64
SCHN's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. SCHN: -34.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SCHN' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.31  Med: 4.79 Max: 28.53
Current: -34.64
-30.31
28.53
ROA (%) -18.97
SCHN's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. SCHN: -18.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SCHN' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.76  Med: 3.31 Max: 18.38
Current: -18.97
-17.76
18.38
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -29.87
SCHN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 5.96 vs. SCHN: -29.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SCHN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.15  Med: 12.20 Max: 55.5
Current: -29.87
-39.15
55.5
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -16.40
SCHN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. SCHN: -16.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SCHN' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49.6  Med: 6.40 Max: 99.1
Current: -16.4
-49.6
99.1
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

SCHN Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 551,837 sh (+190.75%)
Richard Pzena 1,045,126 sh (+38.41%)
Joel Greenblatt 30,129 sh (-2.84%)
Paul Tudor Jones 32,913 sh (-10.25%)
Chuck Royce 640,810 sh (-75.00%)
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Q2 2015

SCHN Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Richard Pzena 1,044,251 sh (-0.08%)
Chuck Royce 622,110 sh (-2.92%)
Jim Simons 511,100 sh (-7.38%)
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Q3 2015

SCHN Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 14,689 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 29,017 sh (New)
Jim Simons 733,200 sh (+43.46%)
Richard Pzena 1,014,551 sh (-2.84%)
Chuck Royce 272,310 sh (-56.23%)
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Q4 2015

SCHN Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Richard Pzena 1,024,051 sh (+0.94%)
Chuck Royce 205,910 sh (-24.38%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 32.47
SCHN's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
87% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 11.04 vs. SCHN: 32.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.69
SCHN's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.67 vs. SCHN: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SCHN' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.32 Max: 3.6
Current: 0.69
0.55
3.6
P/S 0.22
SCHN's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. SCHN: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SCHN' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.53 Max: 1.57
Current: 0.22
0.15
1.57
PFCF 2.14
SCHN's PFCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 6.62 vs. SCHN: 2.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SCHN' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.9  Med: 12.60 Max: 1761.33
Current: 2.14
1.9
1761.33
POCF 1.81
SCHN's POCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.95 vs. SCHN: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SCHN' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.61  Med: 6.86 Max: 27.29
Current: 1.81
1.61
27.29
EV-to-EBIT -2.73
SCHN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 11.46 vs. SCHN: -2.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SCHN' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.1  Med: 7.80 Max: 176.9
Current: -2.73
-35.1
176.9
EV-to-EBITDA -4.00
SCHN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 631 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 8.66 vs. SCHN: -4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SCHN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.1  Med: 6.30 Max: 132.8
Current: -4
-7.1
132.8
Shiller P/E 19.28
SCHN's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
75% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. SCHN: 19.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SCHN' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.25  Med: 16.02 Max: 43.16
Current: 19.28
6.25
43.16
Current Ratio 2.68
SCHN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. SCHN: 2.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SCHN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 3.10 Max: 4.47
Current: 2.68
0.81
4.47
Quick Ratio 1.16
SCHN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. SCHN: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SCHN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.20 Max: 1.94
Current: 1.16
0.33
1.94
Days Inventory 48.29
SCHN's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
76% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 80.85 vs. SCHN: 48.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SCHN' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.5  Med: 39.96 Max: 62.86
Current: 48.29
34.5
62.86
Days Sales Outstanding 15.40
SCHN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
87% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 57.36 vs. SCHN: 15.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SCHN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15  Med: 23.77 Max: 31.57
Current: 15.4
15
31.57
Days Payable 11.86
SCHN's Days Payable is ranked lower than
89% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 46.39 vs. SCHN: 11.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SCHN' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.96  Med: 15.45 Max: 19.53
Current: 11.86
11.96
19.53

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 5.57
SCHN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
81% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. SCHN: 5.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
SCHN' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.19 Max: 6.29
Current: 5.57
0.06
6.29
Dividend Payout 2.30
SCHN's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
95% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. SCHN: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
SCHN' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.06 Max: 6.27
Current: 2.3
0
6.27
Dividend Growth (3y) 22.40
SCHN's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
86% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -12.60 vs. SCHN: 22.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
SCHN' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 122.6
Current: 22.4
0
122.6
Forward Dividend Yield 5.57
SCHN's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
77% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. SCHN: 5.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 94.50
SCHN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
99% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. SCHN: 94.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
SCHN' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 3.22 Max: 106.52
Current: 94.5
1.02
106.52
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.70
SCHN's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. SCHN: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SCHN' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -82.7  Med: 1.10 Max: 44.9
Current: 0.7
-82.7
44.9

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.06
SCHN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
62% of the 676 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. SCHN: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SCHN' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.65 Max: 5.06
Current: 1.06
0.29
5.06
Price/Projected FCF 0.29
SCHN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. SCHN: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SCHN' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.73 Max: 2.49
Current: 0.29
0.36
2.49
Price/Median PS Value 0.41
SCHN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. SCHN: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SCHN' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.10 Max: 3.84
Current: 0.41
0.35
3.84
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -36.60
SCHN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. SCHN: -36.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SCHN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 10.10 Max: 50.1
Current: -36.6
0.6
50.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 14.07
SCHN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -5.34 vs. SCHN: 14.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SCHN' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.9  Med: 9.40 Max: 72.4
Current: 14.07
-10.9
72.4

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $1685
EPS $ -7.40
Beta1.45
Short Percentage of Float6.23%
52-Week Range $11.70 - 20.65
Shares Outstanding(Mil)26.75

Analyst Estimate

Aug16 Aug17
Revenue(Mil) 1,422 1,518
EPS($) 0.13 0.42
EPS without NRI($) 0.13 0.42

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Business Description

Industry: Steel » Steel
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Traded in other countries:SS1A.Germany,
Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc was founded in 1906 as an Oregon Corporation. It is a recycler of ferrous and nonferrous scrap metal, a recycler of used and salvaged vehicles and a manufacturer of finished steel products. The Company operates in three segments that include the Metals Recycling Business (MRB), the Auto Parts Business (APB) and the Steel Manufacturing Business (SMB). MRB buys, collects, processes, recycles, sells and brokers ferrous scrap metal (containing iron) to foreign and domestic steel producers, including SMB, and nonferrous scrap metal (not containing iron) to both foreign and domestic markets. MRB processes mixed pieces of scrap metal into smaller pieces by crushing, sorting, shearing, shredding, and torching, resulting in scrap metal pieces of a size, density and metal content required by customers to meet their production needs. MRB sells both ferrous and nonferrous scrap metal. MRB sells its products to steel mills, foundries and smelters, and is the sole supplier of the ferrous scrap metal required by SMB. MRB competes domestically for the purchase of scrap metal with well-financed recyclers of scrap metal, steel mills that own scrap yards and smaller metal facilities and dealers. APB procures used and salvaged vehicles and sells serviceable used auto parts from these vehicles through its 61 self-service auto parts stores which are located across the U.S. and Western Canada. The remaining portions of the vehicles, autobodies and parts containing ferrous and nonferrous materials such as engines, transmissions, alternators and catalytic converters, are sold to metals recyclers, including MRB where geographically feasible. APB competes for the purchase of vehicles with other auto dismantlers, used car dealers, auto auctions and metal recyclers. In general, the main competitive factors impacting the purchase of vehicles are the price offered by the purchaser and the proximity of the purchaser to the source of the vehicle. SMB operates a steel mini-mill in McMinnville, Oregon that produces finished steel products using recycled metal and other raw materials. MRB is the sole supplier for SMBs scrap metal requirements, which SMB purchases at rates that approximate export market prices for shipments from the West Coast of the U.S. SMB produces semi-finished goods (billets) and finished goods, consisting of rebar, coiled rebar, wire rod, merchant bar and other specialty products. Semi-finished goods are predominantly used for SMBs finished products, but also have been produced for sale to other steel mills. Rebar is produced in either straight length steel bars or coils and used to increase the tensile strength of poured concrete. SMBs primary domestic competitors for the sale of finished steel products include Nucor Corporations manufacturing facilities. In addition to domestic competition, SMB competes with foreign steel producers, principally located in Asia, Canada, Mexico and Central and South America in sh
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