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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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 2.10
SYMX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
83% of the 1410 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. SYMX: 2.10 )
SYMX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.27   Max: No Debt
Current: 2.1

Equity to Asset 0.80
SYMX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
92% of the 1335 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. SYMX: 0.80 )
SYMX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 0.91
Current: 0.8

0.7
0.91
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.39
M-Score: -2.32
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 : 2/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -197.00
SYMX's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1405 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.92 vs. SYMX: -197.00 )
SYMX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -8555.18   Max: -77.96
Current: -197

-8555.18
-77.96
Net-margin (%) -196.83
SYMX's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1407 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.98 vs. SYMX: -196.83 )
SYMX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -8366.46   Max: -81.36
Current: -196.83

-8366.46
-81.36
ROE (%) -51.78
SYMX's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1393 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.84 vs. SYMX: -51.78 )
SYMX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -119.58   Max: -15.3
Current: -51.78

-119.58
-15.3
ROA (%) -45.26
SYMX's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1424 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. SYMX: -45.26 )
SYMX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -63.05   Max: -13.41
Current: -45.26

-63.05
-13.41
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -140.56
SYMX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1418 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.49 vs. SYMX: -140.56 )
SYMX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -176.03   Max: -42.56
Current: -140.56

-176.03
-42.56
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.40
SYMX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1156 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. SYMX: 7.40 )
SYMX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 175.9
Current: 7.4

0
175.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -12.10
SYMX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1054 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. SYMX: -12.10 )
SYMX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -31.6   Max: 44.2
Current: -12.1

-31.6
44.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -11.70
SYMX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 974 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. SYMX: -11.70 )
SYMX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -26.3   Max: 46.7
Current: -11.7

-26.3
46.7
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Guru Trades

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SYMX Guru Trades in Q3 2014

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Top Ranked Articles about Synthesis Energy Sys Inc

John Paulson Buys 12% Stake in Synthesis Energy Systems
John Paulson (Trades, Portfolio), hedge fund manager of the $19.3 billion Paulson & Co. hedge fund, has established a stake in a new position, Synthesis Energy Systems Inc. (SYMX). Read more...

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/B 2.20
SYMX's P/B is ranked higher than
77% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. SYMX: 2.20 )
SYMX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 3.2
Current: 2.2

0.15
3.2
P/S 5.11
SYMX's P/S is ranked lower than
69% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. SYMX: 5.11 )
SYMX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.41   Max: 1320
Current: 5.11

2.41
1320
EV-to-EBIT -3.25
SYMX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
50% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 23.92 vs. SYMX: -3.25 )
SYMX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -13.4   Max: 2.1
Current: -3.25

-13.4
2.1
Current Ratio 1.25
SYMX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. SYMX: 1.25 )
SYMX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 10.91
Current: 1.25

0.5
10.91
Quick Ratio 1.21
SYMX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. SYMX: 1.21 )
SYMX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 10.84
Current: 1.21

0.5
10.84
Days Inventory 10.16
SYMX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
98% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 75.19 vs. SYMX: 10.16 )
SYMX' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 5.6   Max: 39.3
Current: 10.16

5.6
39.3
Days Sales Outstanding 12.59
SYMX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
96% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 70.26 vs. SYMX: 12.59 )
SYMX' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 1.26   Max: 231.47
Current: 12.59

1.26
231.47

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 142.00
SYMX's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
93% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SYMX: 142.00 )
SYMX' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 94.7
Current: 142

0.4
94.7
Price/Net Current Asset Value 71.00
SYMX's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SYMX: 71.00 )
SYMX' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 19.56
Current: 71

0.38
19.56
Price/Tangible Book 2.00
SYMX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
76% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. SYMX: 2.00 )
SYMX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 6.89
Current: 2

0.24
6.89
Price/Median PS Value 0.40
SYMX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 1564 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. SYMX: 0.40 )
SYMX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 75
Current: 0.4

0.29
75
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -40.00
SYMX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
72% of the 1399 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. SYMX: -40.00 )
SYMX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -40   Max: 8874.9
Current: -40

-40
8874.9

Analyst Estimate

Jun15
EPS($) -0.14
EPS without NRI($) -0.14

Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals
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Traded in other countries:3KB.Germany,
Synthesis Energy Sys Inc was founded in 2003 and incorporated in Delaware. The Company is an energy and gasification technology company that provides proprietary gasification technology systems and solutions to the energy and chemical industries. The Company's business is to create value by supplying its technology, equipment and services into global projects where lower cost low quality coals, coal wastes, municipal wastes, agricultural biomass, and other biomass feedstocks can be profitably converted through its proprietary gasification technology into clean synthesis gas, or syngas (a mixture of hydrogen, carbon monoxide, and methane), which is then used to produce a variety of high value energy and chemical products. The Company has begun its gasification activities by obtaining license for the U-GAS gasification technology, developed by the Gas Technology Institute, or GTI, a not-for-profit research and development organization located near Chicago, Illinois. Its technology is originally based on the U-GAS process developed by the Gas Technology Institute and the Company have augmented and differentiated the technology through newly developed intellectual property related to design, detailed engineering, constructing, starting up and operating its two commercial joint venture plants in China. The first commercial scale coal gasification plant is located in Shandong Province, China. It also has additional projects in various stages of development in Henan Province, China and in the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region of China. The Company is in development stage. The Company's competitors include General Electric, Shell, CB&I and Siemens, and smaller Chinese firms offer coal gasification equipment and services. Its operations are subject to stringent federal, state and local laws and regulations governing the discharge of materials into the environment or otherwise relating to environmental protection.
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