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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1598.24
SIM's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
95% of the 592 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.25 vs. SIM: 1598.24 )
SIM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 1598.24

Equity to Asset 0.74
SIM's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
92% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. SIM: 0.74 )
SIM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 0.77
Current: 0.74

0.23
0.77
Interest Coverage 27.26
SIM's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
79% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 6.11 vs. SIM: 27.26 )
SIM' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 9999.99
Current: 27.26

0.67
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.50
M-Score: -2.45
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

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.17
SIM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. SIM: 2.17 )
SIM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -4.09   Max: 31.84
Current: 2.17

-4.09
31.84
Net-margin (%) 5.18
SIM's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. SIM: 5.18 )
SIM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -47.61   Max: 24.75
Current: 5.18

-47.61
24.75
ROE (%) 5.23
SIM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. SIM: 5.23 )
SIM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -11.03   Max: 26.82
Current: 5.23

-11.03
26.82
ROA (%) 3.89
SIM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. SIM: 3.89 )
SIM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.2   Max: 18.83
Current: 3.89

-4.2
18.83
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.19
SIM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.96 vs. SIM: 3.19 )
SIM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -4.66   Max: 29.75
Current: 3.19

-4.66
29.75
Revenue Growth (%) -0.10
SIM's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. SIM: -0.10 )
SIM' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -80.5   Max: 285.9
Current: -0.1

-80.5
285.9
EBITDA Growth (%) -6.30
SIM's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -4.80 vs. SIM: -6.30 )
SIM' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -81.2   Max: 326.7
Current: -6.3

-81.2
326.7
EPS Growth (%) 17.60
SIM's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 373 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -9.20 vs. SIM: 17.60 )
SIM' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -67.8   Max: 278.3
Current: 17.6

-67.8
278.3
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

SIM Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 113,900 sh (+6.45%)
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Q1 2014

SIM Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 113,700 sh (-0.18%)
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Q2 2014

SIM Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 114,400 sh (+0.62%)
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Q3 2014

SIM Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 132,400 sh (+15.73%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 16.90
SIM's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
77% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 29.90 vs. SIM: 16.90 )
SIM' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 16.83   Max: 20.01
Current: 16.9

16.83
20.01
P/B 1.00
SIM's P/B is ranked higher than
68% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. SIM: 1.00 )
SIM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 1.15
Current: 1

0.97
1.15
P/S 1.00
SIM's P/S is ranked higher than
55% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. SIM: 1.00 )
SIM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 1.18
Current: 1

0.99
1.18
EV-to-EBIT 36.91
SIM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
68% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 27.53 vs. SIM: 36.91 )
SIM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 36.2   Max: 44.9
Current: 36.91

36.2
44.9
Shiller P/E 10.00
SIM's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
93% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SIM: 10.00 )
SIM' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 0   Max: 11.3
Current: 10

0
11.3
Current Ratio 2.94
SIM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. SIM: 2.94 )
SIM' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 5.05
Current: 2.94

0.28
5.05
Quick Ratio 1.78
SIM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. SIM: 1.78 )
SIM' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 3.33
Current: 1.78

0.16
3.33

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 8.72
SIM's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SIM: 8.72 )
SIM' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 10.11   Max: 10.11
Current: 8.72

Price/Tangible Book 1.10
SIM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
68% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. SIM: 1.10 )
SIM' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.28   Max: 1.28
Current: 1.1

Price/DCF (Projected) 0.89
SIM's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
84% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.21 vs. SIM: 0.89 )
SIM' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.03   Max: 1.03
Current: 0.89

Price/Median PS Value 0.90
SIM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. SIM: 0.90 )
SIM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 1.04
Current: 0.9

Price/Graham Number 1.08
SIM's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
73% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. SIM: 1.08 )
SIM' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.25   Max: 1.25
Current: 1.08

Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.70
SIM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
66% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. SIM: 2.70 )
SIM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 2.8
Current: 2.7

2.2
2.8

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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