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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1404.13
SIM's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
87% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.23 vs. SIM: 1404.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SIM' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 1892.42 Max: N/A
Current: 1404.13
Equity to Asset 0.78
SIM's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
88% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. SIM: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SIM' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.68 Max: 0.78
Current: 0.78
0.23
0.78
Interest Coverage 37.06
SIM's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
72% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 8.29 vs. SIM: 37.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SIM' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.99  Med: 107.20 Max: 9999.99
Current: 37.06
8.99
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.44
M-Score: -2.55
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 3.80
SIM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. SIM: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SIM' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.09  Med: 8.61 Max: 12.89
Current: 3.8
-4.09
12.89
Net-margin (%) 2.22
SIM's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. SIM: 2.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SIM' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.68  Med: 6.48 Max: 10.18
Current: 2.22
-1.68
10.18
ROE (%) 2.10
SIM's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. SIM: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SIM' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.8  Med: 9.96 Max: 22.81
Current: 2.1
-1.8
22.81
ROA (%) 1.60
SIM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. SIM: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SIM' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.12  Med: 6.61 Max: 12.93
Current: 1.6
-1.12
12.93
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.54
SIM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 5.96 vs. SIM: 7.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SIM' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.66  Med: 14.52 Max: 25.1
Current: 7.54
-4.66
25.1
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.50
SIM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. SIM: -2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SIM' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64  Med: 23.10 Max: 285.9
Current: -2.5
-64
285.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -23.50
SIM's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. SIM: -23.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SIM' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.1  Med: 5.00 Max: 287.6
Current: -23.5
-60.1
287.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -25.80
SIM's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -6.30 vs. SIM: -25.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SIM' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.8  Med: 5.00 Max: 280.2
Current: -25.8
-64.8
280.2
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

SIM Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 144,700 sh (+9.29%)
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Q1 2015

SIM Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 169,900 sh (+17.42%)
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Q2 2015

SIM Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 178,100 sh (+4.83%)
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Q3 2015

SIM Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 184,000 sh (+3.31%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 47.10
SIM's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
83% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 13.30 vs. SIM: 47.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SIM' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.92  Med: 13.09 Max: 395.68
Current: 47.1
3.92
395.68
Forward P/E 11.36
SIM's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
52% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 11.57 vs. SIM: 11.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 22.70
SIM's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
67% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 13.20 vs. SIM: 22.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SIM' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 10.99 Max: 39.31
Current: 22.7
1.8
39.31
P/B 0.67
SIM's P/B is ranked higher than
53% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. SIM: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SIM' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.94 Max: 3.16
Current: 0.67
0.45
3.16
P/S 0.74
SIM's P/S is ranked lower than
75% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. SIM: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SIM' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.73 Max: 1.81
Current: 0.74
0.22
1.81
EV-to-EBIT 9.12
SIM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
64% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 11.80 vs. SIM: 9.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SIM' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.2  Med: 9.10 Max: 40.6
Current: 9.12
-24.2
40.6
EV-to-EBITDA 4.89
SIM's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
80% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9.27 vs. SIM: 4.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SIM' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 6.60 Max: 28.4
Current: 4.89
1.5
28.4
Shiller P/E 10.86
SIM's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
51% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 10.83 vs. SIM: 10.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SIM' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.44  Med: 17.40 Max: 50
Current: 10.86
9.44
50
Current Ratio 3.63
SIM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. SIM: 3.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SIM' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 3.29 Max: 5.05
Current: 3.63
0.27
5.05
Quick Ratio 2.20
SIM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. SIM: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SIM' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.92 Max: 3.33
Current: 2.2
0.16
3.33
Days Inventory 105.40
SIM's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
66% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 80.85 vs. SIM: 105.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SIM' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 78.36  Med: 86.46 Max: 163.75
Current: 105.4
78.36
163.75
Days Sales Outstanding 40.32
SIM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
68% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 57.36 vs. SIM: 40.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SIM' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.39  Med: 37.65 Max: 69.95
Current: 40.32
27.39
69.95
Days Payable 55.87
SIM's Days Payable is ranked higher than
59% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 46.39 vs. SIM: 55.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SIM' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.76  Med: 38.82 Max: 52.36
Current: 55.87
32.76
52.36

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.72
SIM's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. SIM: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
SIM' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.84  Med: 3.52 Max: 491.67
Current: 1.72
1.84
491.67
Price/Tangible Book 0.75
SIM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
50% of the 505 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. SIM: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SIM' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.15 Max: 3.45
Current: 0.75
0.31
3.45
Price/Projected FCF 0.73
SIM's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. SIM: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SIM' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.79 Max: 3.36
Current: 0.73
0.11
3.36
Price/Median PS Value 1.01
SIM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
59% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. SIM: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SIM' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.23 Max: 8.12
Current: 1.01
0.32
8.12
Price/Graham Number 0.87
SIM's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
62% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. SIM: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SIM' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.86 Max: 1.88
Current: 0.87
0.24
1.88
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 11.00
SIM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. SIM: 11.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SIM' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.5  Med: 10.00 Max: 50.5
Current: 11
2.5
50.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -9.92
SIM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -5.34 vs. SIM: -9.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SIM' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.7  Med: 4.10 Max: 53.7
Current: -9.92
-12.7
53.7

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $1687
EPS $ 0.16
Beta1.21
Short Percentage of Float0.04%
52-Week Range $5.93 - 9.69
Shares Outstanding(Mil)165.90

Analyst Estimate

Dec15
Revenue(Mil)
EPS($) 0.71
EPS without NRI($) 0.71

Business Description

Industry: Steel » Steel
Compare:TS, NSSMY, SID, PKX, GGB » details
Traded in other countries:4FV.Germany, SIMEC B.Mexico,
Grupo Simec, S.A.B. de C.V. was incorporated in 1990. The Company is a producer, processor and distributor of SBQ steel in North America and structural steel in Mexico. The Company owns and operates approximately fourteen steel making, processing and/or finishing facilities with a combined annual crude steel installed production capacity of 4.5 million tons and a combined annual installed rolling capacity of 3.8 million tons. It operates both mini-mill and integrated steel making facilities. It produces value-added SBQ steel, long steel and medium-sized structural steel products. In its Mexican facilities, it produces I-beams, channels, structural and commercial angles, hot rolled bars (round, square and hexagonals), flat bars, rebars, cold finished bars and wire rods. In its U.S. facilities, it produces hot rolled bars, cold finished bars, semi-finished tube rounds and other semi-finished trade products. Scrap metal, electricity, iron ore coke, ferroalloys, electrodes and refractory products are the principal materials that it uses to manufacture its steel products. The Company's operations are subject to a broad range of environmental laws and regulations.

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