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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.07
TXI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
60% of the 658 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. TXI: 0.07 )
TXI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.51
Current: 0.07

0.01
0.51
Equity to Asset 0.46
TXI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. TXI: 0.46 )
TXI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 0.58
Current: 0.46

0.38
0.58
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.51
M-Score: -1.91
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 : 4/10

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industry
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Operating margin (%) -3.48
TXI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.45 vs. TXI: -3.48 )
TXI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -19.82   Max: 14.66
Current: -3.48

-19.82
14.66
Net-margin (%) 3.52
TXI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 623 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.98 vs. TXI: 3.52 )
TXI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -11.35   Max: 14.92
Current: 3.52

-11.35
14.92
ROE (%) 3.26
TXI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.76 vs. TXI: 3.26 )
TXI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -9.33   Max: 19.05
Current: 3.26

-9.33
19.05
ROA (%) 1.50
TXI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 623 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. TXI: 1.50 )
TXI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.19   Max: 9.99
Current: 1.5

-4.19
9.99
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -1.79
TXI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.95 vs. TXI: -1.79 )
TXI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -8.8   Max: 24.45
Current: -1.79

-8.8
24.45
Revenue Growth (%) 3.40
TXI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 564 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. TXI: 3.40 )
TXI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -18.4   Max: 17.9
Current: 3.4

-18.4
17.9
EBITDA Growth (%) 7.60
TXI's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. TXI: 7.60 )
TXI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -36.5   Max: 25.5
Current: 7.6

-36.5
25.5
EPS Growth (%) -35.80
TXI's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. TXI: -35.80 )
TXI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -70.3   Max: 177.3
Current: -35.8

-70.3
177.3
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

TXI Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Mason Hawkins 8,183,457 sh (-0.12%)
Mario Gabelli 352,145 sh (-1.61%)
Chuck Royce 238,577 sh (-14.94%)
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Q3 2013

TXI Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 62,700 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 350,695 sh (-0.41%)
Mason Hawkins 8,073,457 sh (-1.34%)
Chuck Royce 176,077 sh (-26.2%)
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Q4 2013

TXI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 315,645 sh (+79.27%)
Mario Gabelli 375,495 sh (+7.07%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mason Hawkins 8,060,157 sh (-0.16%)
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Q1 2014

TXI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Mason Hawkins 8,060,157 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 172,801 sh (-53.98%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with TXI

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Mario Gabelli 2014-03-31 Reduce -53.98%0.08%$64.89 - $88.62 $ 92.118%172801
Wallace Weitz 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.77%$39.81 - $51.92 $ 92.1103%0
Wallace Weitz 2012-09-30 Reduce -34.01%0.37%$38.05 - $44.81 $ 92.1120%405830
John Keeley 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.64%$22.49 - $33.57 $ 92.1215%0
Mario Gabelli 2011-12-31 Add 43.76%0.02%$22.49 - $33.57 $ 92.1215%326795
Mason Hawkins 2011-09-30 Add 31.05%0.28%$30.74 - $41.78 $ 92.1151%7787800
Wallace Weitz 2011-09-30 Add 27.14%0.24%$30.74 - $41.78 $ 92.1151%727151
John Keeley 2011-09-30 Reduce -25.89%0.21%$30.74 - $41.78 $ 92.1151%884750
Wallace Weitz 2011-06-30 Add 368.78%0.83%$36.16 - $46 $ 92.1128%571915
Mason Hawkins 2011-06-30 Add 26.03%0.2%$36.16 - $46 $ 92.1128%5942500
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Guru Investment Theses on Texas Industries Inc

Mason Hawkins Comments on Texas Industries - Aug 13, 2013

The Fund's largest holding, Texas Industries (TXI), continued to add meaningfully to performance and is the largest contributor YTD with its 28% gain. The Dallas-based cement and aggregates company has had large volume growth and improved pricing in Texas, with demand exceeding capacity in some local markets. As we mentioned in the first quarter, the company is bringing additional capacity on line to capture the incremental demand and has additional upside potential when a recovery in California generates additional earnings.

From Mason Hawkins' semi annual 2013 report.
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Mason Hawkins Comments on Texas Industries
The Fund's largest holding, Texas Industries (TXI), continued to add meaningfully to performance and is the largest contributor YTD with its 28% gain. The Dallas-based cement and aggregates company has had large volume growth and improved pricing in Texas, with demand exceeding capacity in some local markets. As we mentioned in the first quarter, the company is bringing additional capacity on line to capture the incremental demand and has additional upside potential when a recovery in California generates additional earnings. Read more...

Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 503.30
TXI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
51% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 24.60 vs. TXI: 503.30 )
TXI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.97   Max: 515.25
Current: 503.3

5.97
515.25
P/B 3.60
TXI's P/B is ranked higher than
50% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. TXI: 3.60 )
TXI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 3.84
Current: 3.6

0.45
3.84
P/S 3.06
TXI's P/S is ranked lower than
53% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. TXI: 3.06 )
TXI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 17.77
Current: 3.06

0.28
17.77
EV-to-EBIT -169.25
TXI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
57% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.88 vs. TXI: -169.25 )
TXI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 12.1   Max: 137.2
Current: -169.25

12.1
137.2
Current Ratio 2.59
TXI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. TXI: 2.59 )
TXI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.45   Max: 4.45
Current: 2.59

1.45
4.45
Quick Ratio 1.67
TXI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. TXI: 1.67 )
TXI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 3.68
Current: 1.67

0.32
3.68

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 3.80
TXI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
54% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. TXI: 3.80 )
TXI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 4.44
Current: 3.8

0.53
4.44
Price/Median PS Value 1.70
TXI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
50% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. TXI: 1.70 )
TXI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 9.49
Current: 1.7

0.13
9.49
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.10
TXI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
64% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. TXI: 0.10 )
TXI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 8.3
Current: 0.1

0.1
8.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -2.20
TXI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
55% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Building Materials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.45 vs. TXI: -2.20 )
TXI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -13.6   Max: 6.7
Current: -2.2

-13.6
6.7

Business Description

Industry: Building Materials » Building Materials
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Traded in other countries:TLB.Germany
Texas Industries Inc was incorporated in Delaware in 1951. The Company is a supplier of heavy construction materials in the United States through its three business segments: cement, aggregates and consumer products. The Company's cement segment produces gray portland cement and specialty cements. The Company's cement production and distribution facilities are concentrated mainly in Texas and California, the two largest cement markets in the United States. It also produces specialty cements such as masonry and oil well cements. The Company's aggregates segment produces natural aggregates, including sand, gravel and crushed limestone, and specialty lightweight aggregates. The Company's natural aggregate operations, which produce sand, gravel and crushed limestone, are conducted from facilities mainly serving the Dallas/Fort Worth, Austin and Houston areas in Texas; the southern Oklahoma area; and the Alexandria and Monroe areas in Louisiana. The Company's consumer products segment produces mainly ready-mix concrete and, to a lesser extent, packaged products. It is a major supplier of natural aggregates and ready-mix concrete in Texas and northern Louisiana and, to a lesser extent, in Oklahoma and Arkansas. The Company's ready-mix concrete operations are situated in three areas in Texas (Dallas/Fort Worth/Denton, Houston and east Texas), in north and central Louisiana, and at one location in southern Arkansas. It manufactures and markets packaged concrete mix, mortar, sand and related products from plant or distribution sites it owns in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Austin and Houston areas in Texas. It also markets its Maximizer packaged concrete mix in southern California. It owns trademarks such as TXI(r) and certain process patents. All of the product segments and markets in which it participates are competitive. The Company's competitors in the cement markets include domestic subsidiaries of Holcim Ltd. and Cemex S.A. de C. V., other domestic producers and importers of foreign cement. The Company is subject to various federal, state and local environmental, health and safety laws and regulations.
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Longleaf Partners Funds 2013 Annual Shareholder Letter Jan 28 2014 
Activist Mason Hawkins Reduces Oil & Gas, Aggregates and More Sep 11 2013 
Mason Hawkins Comments on Texas Industries Aug 13 2013 
Bill Nygren of Oakmark Discusses Stock Picks, Says Stocks Are 'Modestly Undervalued' Jun 13 2013 
Wallace Weitz Third Quarter Letter to Shareholders Oct 10 2012 
Weekly Top Insider Buys: AA, CMC, PRGS, TXI, AIR Jan 16 2012 
Stock Earnings Review for January 4, 2012 Jan 05 2012 
Mason Hawkins Continues to Add Texas Industries Jul 14 2011 
Tehre is a big state Jun 13 2011 
Mason Hawkins Buys and Sells Jun 08 2011 

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