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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.15
TX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
58% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

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

Equity to Asset 0.51
TX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
71% of the 533 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
66% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 7.08 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: 2.55
M-Score: -2.41
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 (%) 12.91
TX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. TX: 12.91 )
TX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.98   Max: 32.16
Current: 12.91

5.98
32.16
Net-margin (%) 5.83
TX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. TX: 5.83 )
TX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.65   Max: 33.18
Current: 5.83

1.65
33.18
ROE (%) 9.37
TX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. TX: 9.37 )
TX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.55   Max: 49.1
Current: 9.37

2.55
49.1
ROA (%) 4.78
TX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. TX: 4.78 )
TX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.31   Max: 18.92
Current: 4.78

1.31
18.92
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 17.06
TX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.68 vs. TX: 17.06 )
TX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.77   Max: 65.3
Current: 17.06

4.77
65.3
Revenue Growth (%) 5.90
TX's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. TX: 5.90 )
TX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -10   Max: 54.5
Current: 5.9

-10
54.5
EBITDA Growth (%) -3.40
TX's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 407 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -6.20 vs. TX: -3.40 )
TX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -20.8   Max: 30.2
Current: -3.4

-20.8
30.2
EPS Growth (%) -9.20
TX's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -9.30 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


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

TX Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 11,323 sh (New)
Charles Brandes 1,240,889 sh (-7.72%)
Pioneer Investments 64,184 sh (-38.65%)
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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%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 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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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 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.24%$26.36 - $30.52 $ 19.78-32%0
Charles Brandes 2014-03-31 Reduce -43.85%0.19%$27.4 - $32.24 $ 19.78-34%648555
Charles Brandes 2012-12-31 Reduce -23.66%0.09%$18.2 - $23.21 $ 19.78-7%1128209
Charles Brandes 2012-09-30 Add 65.56%0.14%$17.63 - $21.63 $ 19.781%1477960
Charles Brandes 2012-06-30 Add 56.03%0.06%$18.18 - $24.27 $ 19.78-6%892700
Charles Brandes 2011-12-31 New Buy0.1%$15.54 - $26.2 $ 19.78-5%584660
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 7.50
TX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
92% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 30.60 vs. TX: 7.50 )
TX' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 45.76
Current: 7.5

0.9
45.76
P/B 0.73
TX's P/B is ranked higher than
74% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. TX: 0.73 )
TX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 1.81
Current: 0.73

0.2
1.81
P/S 0.45
TX's P/S is ranked higher than
71% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. TX: 0.45 )
TX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 1.55
Current: 0.45

0.12
1.55
EV-to-EBIT 6.22
TX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
95% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 29.96 vs. TX: 6.22 )
TX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 29.1
Current: 6.22

1.8
29.1
PEG 1.75
TX's PEG is ranked higher than
91% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TX: 1.75 )
TX' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 20.49
Current: 1.75

0.69
20.49
Shiller P/E 8.24
TX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
93% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TX: 8.24 )
TX' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.49   Max: 13.59
Current: 8.24

4.49
13.59
Current Ratio 1.56
TX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. TX: 1.56 )
TX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.33   Max: 4.34
Current: 1.56

1.33
4.34
Quick Ratio 0.62
TX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. TX: 0.62 )
TX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 3.18
Current: 0.62

0.58
3.18

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 3.79
TX's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
81% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. TX: 3.79 )
TX' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 4.25
Current: 3.79

1.12
4.25
Dividend Payout 0.29
TX's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
98% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9.86 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
88% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -11.20 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) 3.80
TX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
76% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. TX: 3.80 )
TX' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 4.25
Current: 3.8

1.12
4.25
Share Buyback Rate 0.70
TX's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 303 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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Price/Tangible Book 0.89
TX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
71% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. TX: 0.89 )
TX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 2.68
Current: 0.89

0.41
2.68
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.51
TX's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
91% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. TX: 0.51 )
TX' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 0.89
Current: 0.51

0.4
0.89
Price/Median PS Value 0.69
TX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. TX: 0.69 )
TX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 2.33
Current: 0.69

0.27
2.33
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.73
TX's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TX: 0.73 )
TX' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 6.01
Current: 0.73

0.72
6.01
Price/Graham Number 0.48
TX's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
91% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. TX: 0.48 )
TX' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 1.21
Current: 0.48

0.24
1.21
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 16.10
TX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
93% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. TX: 16.10 )
TX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.4   Max: 57.1
Current: 16.1

3.4
57.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 18.64
TX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
92% of the 386 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. TX: 18.64 )
TX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 6   Max: 83.7
Current: 18.64

6
83.7

Business Description

Industry: Steel » Steel
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Traded in other countries:T5Z.Germany, TX.Mexico, TXR.Argentina
Ternium SA is steel company in Latin America, manufacturing and processing flat and long steel products for customers active in the construction, home appliances, capital goods, container, food, energy and automotive industries. It is a low-cost steel producer due to its integrated operations, state-of-the-art steel production facilities, access to diversified sources of raw materials and other production inputs and operating efficiencies. The Company produces and distributes a range of semi-finished and finished steel products, including value-added steel products such as tinplate, cold rolled coils and sheets, galvanized and electro-galvanized sheets, pre-painted sheets, welded pipes, hot rolled pickled and annealed and tailor-made flat products. It also produces long steel products such as bars and wire rod. Galvanized and pre-painted sheets could be further processed into a variety of corrugated sheets, trapezoidal sheets, corrugated and galvanized steel guard rails and drains and other tailor-made products to serve its customers' requirements. Long steel products include billets (steel in its basic, semi-finished state), wire rod and bars. Slabs are semi-finished steel forms that are used as inputs for the production of flat steel products such as hot rolled coils, cold rolled coils, and the coated and tailor-made products. Hot rolled products are used by a variety of industrial consumers in applications such as the manufacturing of wheels, auto parts, pipes, gas cylinders and containers. Cold rolled products are applied mainly to the automotive, home appliance and capital goods industries, as well as to galvanizers, drummers, distributors and service centres. Hot dipped galvanized sheets are produced by adding a layer of zinc to cold rolled coils, which are afterwards cut into sheets. Electro-galvanized and pre-painted sheets are sold not only to customers in the automotive and home appliance industries, but also to clients working in the construction of road-defences, sewage systems, bridges and other infrastructure projects. Rods are round thin, semi-finished steel products that are rolled from a billet and coiled for further processing. Bars are long steel products that are rolled from billets. Billets are semi-finished steel forms that are used as inputs in the production of long steel products such as bars, channels or other structural shapes. Welded steel pipe is typically used for the transport of water, air, gas and other liquids. Tubular products include galvanized pipes for liquid conduction, structural and industrial applications and light structural shapes which could be used for a variety of applications, including the transport of other forms of gas and liquids under high pressure, pipe for electrical cable conduits and also for oil and gas applications. It mainly sells its steel products in the regional markets of North, Central and South America, where its manufacturing facilities are located, allowing it to
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