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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.58
SYNL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
81% of the 676 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. SYNL: 0.58 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 0.8
Current: 0.58

0.48
0.8
Interest Coverage 14.96
SYNL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
69% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 8.43 vs. SYNL: 14.96 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 114.67
Current: 14.96

0.01
114.67
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.43
M-Score: -3.34
WACC vs ROIC
3.66%
8.36%
WACC
ROIC
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 (%) 7.16
SYNL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 802 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. SYNL: 7.16 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -3.1   Max: 16.43
Current: 7.16

-3.1
16.43
Net-margin (%) 2.56
SYNL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 802 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. SYNL: 2.56 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -6.51   Max: 9.84
Current: 2.56

-6.51
9.84
ROE (%) 5.04
SYNL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 798 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. SYNL: 5.04 )
SYNL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -13.3   Max: 19.24
Current: 5.04

-13.3
19.24
ROA (%) 3.16
SYNL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 810 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. SYNL: 3.16 )
SYNL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -7.46   Max: 10.89
Current: 3.16

-7.46
10.89
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 14.50
SYNL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.55 vs. SYNL: 14.50 )
SYNL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -4.67   Max: 39.54
Current: 14.5

-4.67
39.54
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -5.10
SYNL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 674 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. SYNL: -5.10 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -18.9   Max: 23.2
Current: -5.1

-18.9
23.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 13.10
SYNL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -3.60 vs. SYNL: 13.10 )
SYNL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -50.8   Max: 101.5
Current: 13.1

-50.8
101.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 16.80
SYNL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -5.90 vs. SYNL: 16.80 )
SYNL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -82.8   Max: 180.2
Current: 16.8

-82.8
180.2
» SYNL's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

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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Q4 2014

SYNL Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 20,600 sh (New)
Arnold Van Den Berg 706,221 sh (+29.17%)
Chuck Royce 844,750 sh (+2.91%)
Chuck Royce 844,750 sh (+2.91%)
Tom Gayner 785,343 sh (unchged)
Arnold Van Den Berg 546,745 sh (-1.17%)
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Q1 2015

SYNL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Arnold Van Den Berg 499,813 sh (-8.58%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 23.30
SYNL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
73% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 51.90 vs. SYNL: 23.30 )
SYNL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.09   Max: 763.57
Current: 23.3

3.09
763.57
Forward P/E 11.92
SYNL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SYNL: 11.92 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 10.50
SYNL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
88% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 50.20 vs. SYNL: 10.50 )
SYNL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 1060
Current: 10.5

3.1
1060
P/B 1.10
SYNL's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. SYNL: 1.10 )
SYNL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 5.1
Current: 1.1

0.37
5.1
P/S 0.60
SYNL's P/S is ranked higher than
52% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. SYNL: 0.60 )
SYNL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 1.67
Current: 0.6

0.13
1.67
PFCF 6.00
SYNL's PFCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SYNL: 6.00 )
SYNL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.21   Max: 94.47
Current: 6

2.21
94.47
POCF 4.40
SYNL's POCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 12.96 vs. SYNL: 4.40 )
SYNL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.88   Max: 92.45
Current: 4.4

1.88
92.45
EV-to-EBIT 10.32
SYNL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
86% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 36.19 vs. SYNL: 10.32 )
SYNL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -73.3   Max: 261.6
Current: 10.32

-73.3
261.6
PEG 0.41
SYNL's PEG is ranked higher than
98% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SYNL: 0.41 )
SYNL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 17.44
Current: 0.41

0.08
17.44
Shiller P/E 25.80
SYNL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SYNL: 25.80 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.15   Max: 135.8
Current: 25.8

4.15
135.8
Current Ratio 2.59
SYNL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. SYNL: 2.59 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.24   Max: 4.7
Current: 2.59

2.24
4.7
Quick Ratio 0.92
SYNL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. SYNL: 0.92 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 2.46
Current: 0.92

0.75
2.46
Days Inventory 111.61
SYNL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
59% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 87.82 vs. SYNL: 111.61 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 80.8   Max: 130.56
Current: 111.61

80.8
130.56
Days Sales Outstanding 49.93
SYNL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
77% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 65.58 vs. SYNL: 49.93 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 38.75   Max: 60.73
Current: 49.93

38.75
60.73

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.10
SYNL's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
54% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. SYNL: 2.10 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 6.61
Current: 2.1

0.34
6.61
Dividend Payout 0.21
SYNL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
88% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SYNL: 0.21 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 40
Current: 0.21

0.09
40
Dividend growth (3y) 6.30
SYNL's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
84% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -14.50 vs. SYNL: 6.30 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 49.4
Current: 6.3

0
49.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.48
SYNL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
75% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. SYNL: 3.48 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 10.94
Current: 3.48

0.56
10.94
Share Buyback Rate -11.10
SYNL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
53% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. SYNL: -11.10 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 14   Max: -11.1
Current: -11.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.80
SYNL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
56% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. SYNL: 1.80 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 4.19
Current: 1.8

0.36
4.19
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.30
SYNL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SYNL: 1.30 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 3.12
Current: 1.3

0.32
3.12
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
SYNL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. SYNL: 1.10 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 1.94
Current: 1.1

0.34
1.94
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.60
SYNL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SYNL: 0.60 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 3.74
Current: 0.6

0.2
3.74
Price/Graham Number 0.90
SYNL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
82% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. SYNL: 0.90 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 5.79
Current: 0.9

0.34
5.79
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.70
SYNL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
83% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. SYNL: 9.70 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 33
Current: 9.7

0.4
33
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 15.39
SYNL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
92% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -8.29 vs. SYNL: 15.39 )
SYNL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -28.6   Max: 53.4
Current: 15.39

-28.6
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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