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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.21
TX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
67% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.25 vs. TX: 0.21 )
TX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.15   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.21

Equity to Asset 0.51
TX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
73% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. TX: 0.51 )
TX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 0.54
Current: 0.51

0.21
0.54
Interest Coverage 9.23
TX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
69% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 6.17 vs. TX: 9.23 )
TX' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.8   Max: 28.16
Current: 9.23

2.8
28.16
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 2.59
M-Score: -2.58
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 13.36
TX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. TX: 13.36 )
TX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.98   Max: 32.16
Current: 13.36

5.98
32.16
Net-margin (%) 5.94
TX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. TX: 5.94 )
TX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.62   Max: 33.18
Current: 5.94

1.62
33.18
ROE (%) 9.61
TX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. TX: 9.61 )
TX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.49   Max: 49.1
Current: 9.61

2.49
49.1
ROA (%) 4.93
TX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. TX: 4.93 )
TX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.29   Max: 18.92
Current: 4.93

1.29
18.92
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 17.74
TX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 5.01 vs. TX: 17.74 )
TX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.77   Max: 65.3
Current: 17.74

4.77
65.3
Revenue Growth (%) 5.70
TX's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. TX: 5.70 )
TX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -10   Max: 54.5
Current: 5.7

-10
54.5
EBITDA Growth (%) -3.60
TX's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -7.00 vs. TX: -3.60 )
TX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -20.8   Max: 30.2
Current: -3.6

-20.8
30.2
EPS Growth (%) -9.20
TX's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -9.20 vs. TX: -9.20 )
TX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -36.1   Max: 44.9
Current: -9.2

-36.1
44.9
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

TX Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 62,100 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 13,023 sh (+15.01%)
Pioneer Investments 64,184 sh (unchged)
Charles Brandes 1,155,089 sh (-6.91%)
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Q1 2014

TX Guru Trades in Q1 2014

RS Investment Management 7,066 sh (New)
Jim Simons 79,300 sh (+27.7%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Charles Brandes 648,555 sh (-43.85%)
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Q2 2014

TX Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 20,000 sh (New)
Charles Brandes Sold Out
RS Investment Management 6,122 sh (-13.36%)
Jim Simons 35,900 sh (-54.73%)
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Q3 2014

TX Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Charles Brandes 636,134 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 30,000 sh (+50%)
RS Investment Management 6,122 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with TX

(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
Charles Brandes 2014-09-30 New Buy0.2%$24 - $29.83 $ 17.56-35%636134
Charles Brandes 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.24%$26.36 - $30.52 $ 17.56-39%0
Charles Brandes 2014-03-31 Reduce -43.85%0.19%$27.4 - $32.24 $ 17.56-41%648555
Charles Brandes 2012-12-31 Reduce -23.66%0.09%$18.2 - $23.21 $ 17.56-17%1128209
Charles Brandes 2012-09-30 Add 65.56%0.14%$17.63 - $21.63 $ 17.56-10%1477960
Charles Brandes 2012-06-30 Add 56.03%0.06%$18.18 - $24.27 $ 17.56-16%892700
Charles Brandes 2011-12-31 New Buy0.1%$15.54 - $26.2 $ 17.56-16%584660
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 6.40
TX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
96% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 33.70 vs. TX: 6.40 )
TX' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 45.76
Current: 6.4

0.9
45.76
P/B 0.60
TX's P/B is ranked higher than
80% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. TX: 0.60 )
TX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 1.81
Current: 0.6

0.2
1.81
P/S 0.40
TX's P/S is ranked higher than
76% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. TX: 0.40 )
TX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 1.55
Current: 0.4

0.12
1.55
PFCF 67.70
TX's PFCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 123.65 vs. TX: 67.70 )
TX' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 310.75
Current: 67.7

0.29
310.75
EV-to-EBIT 5.26
TX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
97% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 26.91 vs. TX: 5.26 )
TX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 29.1
Current: 5.26

1.8
29.1
PEG 1.51
TX's PEG is ranked higher than
90% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TX: 1.51 )
TX' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 8.76
Current: 1.51

0.68
8.76
Shiller P/E 7.80
TX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TX: 7.80 )
TX' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.48   Max: 13.59
Current: 7.8

4.48
13.59
Current Ratio 1.71
TX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. TX: 1.71 )
TX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.33   Max: 4.34
Current: 1.71

1.33
4.34
Quick Ratio 0.68
TX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. TX: 0.68 )
TX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 3.18
Current: 0.68

0.58
3.18

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 4.30
TX's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
84% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. TX: 4.30 )
TX' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 9.03
Current: 4.3

1.12
9.03
Dividend Payout 0.29
TX's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
98% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. TX: 0.29 )
TX' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 1.5
Current: 0.29

0.24
1.5
Dividend growth (3y) 9.10
TX's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
89% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -5.90 vs. TX: 9.10 )
TX' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 14.5
Current: 9.1

0
14.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.30
TX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
81% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. TX: 4.30 )
TX' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 9.03
Current: 4.3

1.12
9.03
Share Buyback Rate 0.70
TX's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. TX: 0.70 )
TX' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.7   Max: -19.7
Current: 0.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.80
TX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
78% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. TX: 0.80 )
TX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 2.68
Current: 0.8

0.41
2.68
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.40
TX's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
94% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. TX: 0.40 )
TX' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 0.89
Current: 0.4

0.36
0.89
Price/Median PS Value 0.60
TX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. TX: 0.60 )
TX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 2.4
Current: 0.6

0.28
2.4
Price/Graham Number 0.40
TX's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
95% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. TX: 0.40 )
TX' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 1.21
Current: 0.4

0.25
1.21
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 18.30
TX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
96% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. TX: 18.30 )
TX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.4   Max: 56.9
Current: 18.3

3.4
56.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 1.22
TX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
80% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -6.10 vs. TX: 1.22 )
TX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -3.5   Max: 46.3
Current: 1.22

-3.5
46.3

Business Description

Industry: Steel » Steel
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Traded in other countries:T5Z.Germany, TX.Mexico, TXR.Argentina,
Ternium SA is incorporated in Luxembourg December 22, 2003. The Company is a steel company in Latin America. The Company is engaged in manufacturing and processing flat and long steel products for customers active in the construction, home appliances, capital goods, container, food, energy and automotive industries. The Company manufacture and processes value-added steel products, including galvanized and electro-galvanized sheets, pre-painted sheets, tinplate, welded pipes, hot-rolled flat products, cold-rolled products, bars and wire rods as well as slit and cut-to-length offerings through our service centers. Our customers range from large global companies to small businesses operating in the construction, automotive, home appliances, capital goods, container, food and energy industries. The Company sells its steel products in the regional markets of the Americas. The Company's operations are subject to a broad range of environmental laws, regulations, permit requirements and decrees relating to the protection of human health and the environment, including laws and regulations relating to land use; air emissions; wastewater treatment and discharges; the use, handling and disposal of hazardous or toxic materials and the handling and disposal of solid wastes.
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