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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.24
TX's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
56% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. TX: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
TX' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.39 Max: N/A
Current: 0.24
Equity to Asset 0.52
TX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
59% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. TX: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
TX' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.5 Max: 0.54
Current: 0.52
0.21
0.54
Interest Coverage 13.20
TX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
56% of the 435 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9.62 vs. TX: 13.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
TX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.8  Med: 9.2 Max: 14.49
Current: 13.2
2.8
14.49
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.98
M-Score: -2.86
WACC vs ROIC
6.95%
14.84%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 15.13
TX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. TX: 15.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
TX' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.98  Med: 13.39 Max: 24.91
Current: 15.13
5.98
24.91
Net-margin (%) 4.89
TX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. TX: 4.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
TX' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.28  Med: 7.06 Max: 14.47
Current: 4.89
-2.28
14.47
ROE (%) 8.42
TX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. TX: 8.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
TX' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.96  Med: 10.02 Max: 28.41
Current: 8.42
-3.96
28.41
ROA (%) 4.24
TX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 565 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. TX: 4.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
TX' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.98  Med: 5.28 Max: 9.13
Current: 4.24
-1.98
9.13
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 15.57
TX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. TX: 15.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
TX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.36  Med: 12.07 Max: 21.28
Current: 15.57
5.36
21.28
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.90
TX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -5.80 vs. TX: -2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TX' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10  Med: 7.55 Max: 54.5
Current: -2.9
-10
54.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -6.60
TX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. TX: -6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TX' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.9  Med: -5 Max: 30.2
Current: -6.6
-20.9
30.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -61.20
TX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. TX: -61.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TX' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -61.2  Med: -20.6 Max: 44.9
Current: -61.2
-61.2
44.9
GuruFocus has detected 6 Warning Signs with Ternium SA $TX.
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-02-21)


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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

TX Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Charles Brandes 7,367,108 sh (+3.54%)
Jim Simons 635,000 sh (+2.54%)
Howard Marks 103,500 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2016

TX Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 778,000 sh (+22.52%)
Howard Marks Sold Out
Charles Brandes 5,441,515 sh (-26.14%)
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Q3 2016

TX Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 936,300 sh (+20.35%)
Charles Brandes 3,255,130 sh (-40.18%)
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Q4 2016

TX Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 1,205,900 sh (+28.79%)
Charles Brandes 2,569,145 sh (-21.07%)
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Business Description

Industry: Steel » Steel    NAICS: 331110    SIC: 3312
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Traded in other countries:TXR.Argentina, T5Z.Germany, TX.Mexico,
Ternium SA is engaged in manufacturing & processing of flat and long steel products for construction, home appliances, capital goods, container, food, energy & automotive industries. Its products include Flat rolled, Welded tubes & beams, among others.

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 is organized into two reportable segments: Steel and Mining. The Steel segment includes the sales of steel products and the Mining segment includes the sales of iron ore products, which are inter-company. 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 its service centers. Its customers range from companies to businesses operating in the construction, automotive, home appliances, capital goods, and 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.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 12.89
TX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
61% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 16.02 vs. TX: 12.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
TX' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 10.13 Max: 144.75
Current: 12.89
0.91
144.75
Forward P/E 9.26
TX's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 35 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 15.72 vs. TX: 9.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 12.89
TX's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
61% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 16.14 vs. TX: 12.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
TX' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.74  Med: 11.26 Max: 145.79
Current: 12.89
1.74
145.79
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 25.72
TX's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
76% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 11.26 vs. TX: 25.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
TX' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.39  Med: 24.25 Max: 264.49
Current: 25.72
3.39
264.49
P/B 1.08
TX's P/B is ranked lower than
51% of the 539 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. TX: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
TX' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.82
Current: 1.08
0.2
1.82
P/S 0.64
TX's P/S is ranked lower than
56% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. TX: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
TX' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.63 Max: 1.55
Current: 0.64
0.12
1.55
PFCF 6.88
TX's PFCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. TX: 6.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
TX' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.42  Med: 10.19 Max: 292.47
Current: 6.88
2.42
292.47
POCF 4.10
TX's POCF is ranked higher than
68% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 6.67 vs. TX: 4.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
TX' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.47  Med: 4.86 Max: 45.74
Current: 4.1
1.47
45.74
EV-to-EBIT 7.39
TX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 13.67 vs. TX: 7.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
TX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -139  Med: 7.6 Max: 53.3
Current: 7.39
-139
53.3
EV-to-EBITDA 5.04
TX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
84% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 10.44 vs. TX: 5.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
TX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 5.5 Max: 57.8
Current: 5.04
2.1
57.8
Shiller P/E 9.62
TX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
70% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 19.65 vs. TX: 9.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
TX' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.11  Med: 6.45 Max: 10.54
Current: 9.62
4.11
10.54
Current Ratio 1.46
TX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. TX: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.33  Med: 1.88 Max: 4.34
Current: 1.46
1.33
4.34
Quick Ratio 0.61
TX's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. TX: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.11 Max: 3.18
Current: 0.61
0.57
3.18
Days Inventory 104.47
TX's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
68% of the 518 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 77.68 vs. TX: 104.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
TX' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 95.1  Med: 108.71 Max: 141.06
Current: 104.47
95.1
141.06
Days Sales Outstanding 34.57
TX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
70% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 57.73 vs. TX: 34.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.7  Med: 29.71 Max: 53.49
Current: 34.57
23.7
53.49
Days Payable 39.72
TX's Days Payable is ranked lower than
58% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 48.11 vs. TX: 39.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
TX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.13  Med: 37.64 Max: 84.76
Current: 39.72
26.13
84.76

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.80
TX's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
84% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. TX: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
TX' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.12  Med: 3.21 Max: 9.03
Current: 3.8
1.12
9.03
Dividend Payout 0.52
TX's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
88% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. TX: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
TX' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.29 Max: 21.95
Current: 0.52
0.16
21.95
Dividend Growth (3y) 6.30
TX's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
66% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -5.90 vs. TX: 6.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
TX' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 14.5
Current: 6.3
0
14.5
Forward Dividend Yield 3.82
TX's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
82% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. TX: 3.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.66
TX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
84% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. TX: 5.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
TX' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.67  Med: 4.78 Max: 13.45
Current: 5.66
1.67
13.45

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.34
TX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
58% of the 519 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. TX: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
TX' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.21 Max: 2.68
Current: 1.34
0.41
2.68
Price/Projected FCF 0.74
TX's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. TX: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
TX' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.62 Max: 0.93
Current: 0.74
0.4
0.93
Price/Median PS Value 1.03
TX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. TX: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
TX' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.89 Max: 2.42
Current: 1.03
0.29
2.42
Price/Graham Number 0.88
TX's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
50% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. TX: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
TX' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.79 Max: 2.54
Current: 0.88
0.23
2.54
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 13.55
TX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.18 vs. TX: 13.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
TX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.9  Med: 12.9 Max: 35.2
Current: 13.55
1.9
35.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -1.39
TX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -3.79 vs. TX: -1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
TX' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10  Med: 2.5 Max: 21.5
Current: -1.39
-10
21.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $7,184
EPS (TTM) $ 1.84
Beta1.28
Short Percentage of Float0.14%
52-Week Range $12.00 - 27.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)196.31

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 6,986 7,701 7,709
EPS ($) 2.93 2.55 3.08
EPS w/o NRI ($) 2.93 2.55 3.08
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
79.33%
Dividends Per Share ($) 5.60 5.67 0.65
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