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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.96
SYNL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
86% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.25 vs. SYNL: 0.96 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.96

Equity to Asset 0.66
SYNL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
85% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. SYNL: 0.66 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 0.85
Current: 0.66

0.46
0.85
Interest Coverage 1.34
SYNL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
53% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 6.17 vs. SYNL: 1.34 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 114.67
Current: 1.34

0.01
114.67
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.34
M-Score: -3.14
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 (%) 3.54
SYNL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 591 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. SYNL: 3.54 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -3.1   Max: 16.43
Current: 3.54

-3.1
16.43
Net-margin (%) 0.17
SYNL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 591 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. SYNL: 0.17 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -6.51   Max: 9.84
Current: 0.17

-6.51
9.84
ROE (%) 0.37
SYNL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 591 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.39 vs. SYNL: 0.37 )
SYNL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -13.3   Max: 34
Current: 0.37

-13.3
34
ROA (%) 0.22
SYNL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. SYNL: 0.22 )
SYNL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -7.46   Max: 20.34
Current: 0.22

-7.46
20.34
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.21
SYNL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.96 vs. SYNL: 7.21 )
SYNL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -4.67   Max: 73.22
Current: 7.21

-4.67
73.22
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 9.90
SYNL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. SYNL: 9.90 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -18.9   Max: 23.2
Current: 9.9

-18.9
23.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -10.30
SYNL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -7.10 vs. SYNL: -10.30 )
SYNL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -50.8   Max: 101.5
Current: -10.3

-50.8
101.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -26.90
SYNL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -9.20 vs. SYNL: -26.90 )
SYNL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -82.8   Max: 180.2
Current: -26.9

-82.8
180.2
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

SYNL Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Arnold Van Den Berg 578,537 sh (+4395.24%)
Chuck Royce 670,583 sh (+3.15%)
Tom Gayner 785,343 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2014

SYNL Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 739,568 sh (+10.29%)
Tom Gayner 785,343 sh (unchged)
Arnold Van Den Berg 575,604 sh (-0.51%)
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Q2 2014

SYNL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 828,501 sh (+12.02%)
Tom Gayner 785,343 sh (unchged)
Arnold Van Den Berg 572,924 sh (-0.47%)
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Q3 2014

SYNL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Tom Gayner 785,343 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 820,850 sh (-0.92%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 553,201 sh (-3.44%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SYNL

(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
Arnold Van Den Berg 2013-12-31 Add 4395.24%0.82%$14.75 - $16.59 $ 16.936%578537
Tom Gayner 2013-09-30 Add 61.81%0.17%$15.21 - $16.8 $ 16.936%785343
Arnold Van Den Berg 2013-09-30 New Buy0.02%$15.21 - $16.8 $ 16.936%12870
Tom Gayner 2013-06-30 New Buy0.27%$13.36 - $16 $ 16.9319%485343
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 502.40
SYNL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
61% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 35.80 vs. SYNL: 502.40 )
SYNL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.09   Max: 763.57
Current: 502.4

3.09
763.57
P/B 1.30
SYNL's P/B is ranked higher than
62% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. SYNL: 1.30 )
SYNL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 5.1
Current: 1.3

0.37
5.1
P/S 0.70
SYNL's P/S is ranked higher than
62% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. SYNL: 0.70 )
SYNL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 1.67
Current: 0.7

0.13
1.67
PFCF 13.30
SYNL's PFCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 123.35 vs. SYNL: 13.30 )
SYNL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.22   Max: 94.47
Current: 13.3

2.22
94.47
EV-to-EBIT 19.72
SYNL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
76% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 26.74 vs. SYNL: 19.72 )
SYNL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -214.7   Max: 163.8
Current: 19.72

-214.7
163.8
PEG 1.18
SYNL's PEG is ranked higher than
92% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SYNL: 1.18 )
SYNL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 15.2
Current: 1.18

0.08
15.2
Shiller P/E 33.70
SYNL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SYNL: 33.70 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.15   Max: 135.8
Current: 33.7

4.15
135.8
Current Ratio 3.66
SYNL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. SYNL: 3.66 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.56   Max: 6.89
Current: 3.66

1.56
6.89
Quick Ratio 2.01
SYNL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. SYNL: 2.01 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 3.01
Current: 2.01

0.65
3.01

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.80
SYNL's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
52% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. SYNL: 1.80 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 6.61
Current: 1.8

0.34
6.61
Dividend Payout 0.25
SYNL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
82% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. SYNL: 0.25 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 25
Current: 0.25

0.11
25
Dividend growth (3y) -19.60
SYNL's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
68% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -5.90 vs. SYNL: -19.60 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 49.4
Current: -19.6

0
49.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.32
SYNL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
72% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. SYNL: 3.32 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 12.18
Current: 3.32

0.63
12.18
Share Buyback Rate -3.30
SYNL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
65% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. SYNL: -3.30 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 14   Max: -10.9
Current: -3.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 15.09
SYNL's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SYNL: 15.09 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.52   Max: 608
Current: 15.09

2.52
608
Price/Tangible Book 1.74
SYNL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
59% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. SYNL: 1.74 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 4.19
Current: 1.74

0.36
4.19
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.50
SYNL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
77% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. SYNL: 1.50 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 7.19
Current: 1.5

0.19
7.19
Price/Median PS Value 1.36
SYNL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. SYNL: 1.36 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 2.69
Current: 1.36

0.3
2.69
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.07
SYNL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SYNL: 1.07 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 12.58
Current: 1.07

0.2
12.58
Price/Graham Number 1.24
SYNL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
72% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. SYNL: 1.24 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 16.2
Current: 1.24

0.33
16.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.20
SYNL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
75% of the 588 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. SYNL: 5.20 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 33
Current: 5.2

0.6
33
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 15.44
SYNL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
90% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -6.10 vs. SYNL: 15.44 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -28.9   Max: 53.4
Current: 15.44

-28.9
53.4

Business Description

Industry: Steel » Steel
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Synalloy Corp is a Delaware corporation incorporated in 1958. The Company's business is divided into two segments, the Metals Segment and the Specialty Chemicals Segment. The Metals Segment, operating as Bristol Metals, LLC, manufactures pipe and piping systems from stainless steel and other alloys for the chemical, petrochemical, pulp and paper, mining, power generation, wastewater treatment, liquid natural gas, brewery, food processing, petroleum, pharmaceutical and other industries. The Specialty Chemicals operates as Manufacturers Chemicals, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Manufacturers Soap and Chemical Company, located in Cleveland, Tennessee and Dalton, Georgia. The Specialty Chemicals Segment produces specialty chemicals, pigments and dyes for the carpet, chemical, paper, metals, photographic, pharmaceutical, agricultural, fiber, paint, textile, automotive, petroleum, cosmetics, mattress, furniture and other industries. The Metals Segment utilizes separate sales organizations for its different product groups. Stainless steel pipe is sold nationwide under the Brismet trade name through authorized stocking distributors at warehouse locations throughout the country. In addition, large quantity orders are shipped directly from Bristol's plant to end-user customers. Specialty chemicals are sold directly to various industries nationwide by five full-time outside sales employees and eleven manufacturers' representatives. The Company and its subsidiaries are subject to U.S. federal income tax as well as income tax of multiple state jurisdictions.
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