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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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history
Cash to Debt 0.18
SXC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
64% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.25 vs. SXC: 0.18 )
SXC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.16   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.18

Equity to Asset 0.25
SXC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
52% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. SXC: 0.25 )
SXC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.3
Current: 0.25

0.2
0.3
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.33
M-Score: -3.11
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 : 5/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 0.67
SXC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 591 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. SXC: 0.67 )
SXC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 4.39   Max: 18.48
Current: 0.67

4.39
18.48
Net-margin (%) -3.31
SXC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 591 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. SXC: -3.31 )
SXC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.52   Max: 16.57
Current: -3.31

1.52
16.57
ROE (%) -9.08
SXC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 591 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.39 vs. SXC: -9.08 )
SXC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 4.56   Max: 25.05
Current: -9.08

4.56
25.05
ROA (%) -2.32
SXC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. SXC: -2.32 )
SXC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.18   Max: 8.53
Current: -2.32

1.18
8.53
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 0.65
SXC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.96 vs. SXC: 0.65 )
SXC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.13   Max: 29.53
Current: 0.65

5.13
29.53
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

SXC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Third Avenue Management 1,228,631 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 34,305 sh (+224.24%)
Jim Simons 393,000 sh (+128.36%)
Louis Moore Bacon 400,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon 122,500 sh (-29.04%)
Ron Baron 564,907 sh (-44.22%)
Joel Greenblatt 49,237 sh (-49.48%)
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Q1 2014

SXC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Julian Robertson 81,700 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 664,024 sh (+442.06%)
Ron Baron 1,024,717 sh (+81.4%)
Jim Simons 691,900 sh (+76.06%)
Third Avenue Management 1,431,916 sh (+16.55%)
Joel Greenblatt 44,220 sh (-10.19%)
Steven Cohen 10,751 sh (-68.66%)
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Q2 2014

SXC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Julian Robertson 112,700 sh (+37.94%)
Ron Baron 1,030,217 sh (+0.54%)
Louis Moore Bacon 664,819 sh (+0.12%)
Louis Moore Bacon 200,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Third Avenue Management 1,314,216 sh (-8.22%)
Jim Simons 490,900 sh (-29.05%)
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Q3 2014

SXC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Ron Baron 1,032,217 sh (+0.19%)
Third Avenue Management 1,314,216 sh (unchged)
Julian Robertson 112,700 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon 425,000 sh (-36.07%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SXC

(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
Julian Robertson 2014-06-30 Add 37.94%0.24%$19.89 - $23.61 $ 19.05-9%112700
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.02%$19.89 - $23.61 $ 19.05-9%0
Julian Robertson 2014-03-31 New Buy0.61%$20.94 - $23.56 $ 19.05-14%81700
Ron Baron 2014-03-31 Add 81.4%0.04%$20.94 - $23.56 $ 19.05-14%1024717
Third Avenue Management 2013-12-31 New Buy0.51%$17.15 - $23.16 $ 19.05-8%1228631
Ron Baron 2013-12-31 Reduce -44.22%0.03%$17.15 - $23.16 $ 19.05-8%564907
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -49.48%0.03%$17.15 - $23.16 $ 19.05-8%49237
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce -44.89%0.05%$13.71 - $17.14 $ 19.0520%97468
John Keeley 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.7%$14.02 - $16.41 $ 19.0524%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 New Buy0.11%$14.02 - $16.41 $ 19.0524%176863
Ron Baron 2013-03-31 New Buy0.09%$15.59 - $17.47 $ 19.0515%1002751
John Keeley 2012-09-30 Add 34.78%0.17%$14.54 - $17.48 $ 19.0518%1835825
Michael Price 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.13%$14.54 - $17.48 $ 19.0518%0
John Keeley 2012-06-30 Add 50.16%0.15%$13.18 - $15.23 $ 19.0534%1362125
Leon Cooperman 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.1%$13.18 - $15.23 $ 19.0534%0
Daniel Loeb 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.4%$11.25 - $15.65 $ 19.0546%0
John Keeley 2012-03-31 New Buy0.26%$11.25 - $15.65 $ 19.0546%907126
Michael Price 2012-03-31 New Buy0.13%$11.25 - $15.65 $ 19.0546%63655
Leon Cooperman 2012-03-31 New Buy0.1%$11.25 - $15.65 $ 19.0546%360414
Daniel Loeb 2011-09-30 New Buy0.47%$11.47 - $17.65 $ 19.0533%900000
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Guru Investment Theses on SunCoke Energy Inc

Baron Funds Comments on SunCoke Energy Partners - Jun 10, 2013

SunCoke Energy Partners, LP (SXC) is a neat special situation. The company is a leading manufacturer of metallurgical coke, a key ingredient sold to the steel industry. Though it serves cyclical end markets, SunCoke's business is annuity-like and stable. It's interesting to us because SunCoke was a spinout (so not well known) which itself just created an MLP to hold certain assets, so it's kind of a special situation squared. We believe that when it is better understood the stock should trade much higher since its capital structure should garner a higher multiple and it will benefit from enhanced growth opportunities.

From Baron Funds’ first quarter 2013 commentary.
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Ratios

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P/B 2.50
SXC's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. SXC: 2.50 )
SXC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 3.27
Current: 2.5

1.2
3.27
P/S 0.90
SXC's P/S is ranked higher than
57% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. SXC: 0.90 )
SXC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 1.11
Current: 0.9

0.48
1.11
EV-to-EBIT 207.15
SXC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
59% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 26.74 vs. SXC: 207.15 )
SXC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -283.7   Max: 248.1
Current: 207.15

-283.7
248.1
Current Ratio 2.12
SXC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. SXC: 2.12 )
SXC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 2.43
Current: 2.12

0.18
2.43
Quick Ratio 1.37
SXC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. SXC: 1.37 )
SXC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 1.77
Current: 1.37

0.08
1.77

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.30
SXC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
92% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. SXC: 0.30 )
SXC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 0.3

Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.30
SXC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
85% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. SXC: 0.30 )
SXC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 0.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.73
SXC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
52% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. SXC: 2.73 )
SXC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.52   Max: 3.36
Current: 2.73

1.52
3.36
Price/Median PS Value 1.41
SXC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
53% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. SXC: 1.41 )
SXC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 1.68
Current: 1.41

0.81
1.68
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.50
SXC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
57% of the 588 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. SXC: 0.50 )
SXC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 10.8
Current: 0.5

0.4
10.8

Business Description

Industry: Steel » Steel
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Traded in other countries:S01.Germany,
SunCoke Energy, Inc. was incorporated in the state of Delaware on December 2010. The Company is an independent producer of coke in the Americas as measured by tons of coke produced each year. The Company has designed, developed, built, owns and operates five cokemaking facilities in the United States and designed and operates one cokemaking facility in Brazil and have a joint venture interest in the operations of one cokemaking facility in India. The capacity of five U.S. cokemaking facilities is approximately 4.2 million tons of coke per year. The cokemaking facility that the Company operates in Brazil has cokemaking capacity of approximately 1.7 million tons of coke per year. The Company owns and operates coal mining operations in Virginia and West Virginia with more than 111 million tons of proven and probable reserves at December 31, 2013. In 2013, the Company sold approximately 1.5 million tons of metallurgical coal, including internal sales to its cokemaking operations and 0.1 million tons of thermal coal. The Company's business segments are; Domestic Coke; Brazil Coke; India Coke; Coal Logistics; and Coal Mining. Metallurgical coal is the principal raw material for the Company's cokemaking operations. Except for Jewell cokemaking facility the metallurgical coal used to produce coke at domestic cokemaking facilities is purchased from third parties. Each ton of coke produced requires approximately 1.4 tons of metallurgical coal. In 2013 the Company purchased 5.1 million tons of metallurgical coal. The Company directs its marketing efforts towards steelmaking customers that require coke for use in their blast furnaces.
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