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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.13
UFS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
56% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.22 vs. UFS: 0.13 )
UFS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: -0.02   Max: 0.62
Current: 0.13

-0.02
0.62
Equity to Asset 0.47
UFS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
68% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. UFS: 0.47 )
UFS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 0.73
Current: 0.47

0.31
0.73
Interest Coverage 3.53
UFS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
51% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 7.68 vs. UFS: 3.53 )
UFS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 7.79
Current: 3.53

0.16
7.79
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 1.96
M-Score: -2.43
WACC vs ROIC
11.22%
14.21%
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 (%) 6.54
UFS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 503 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. UFS: 6.54 )
UFS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -17.69   Max: 23.07
Current: 6.54

-17.69
23.07
Net-margin (%) 7.75
UFS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 503 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. UFS: 7.75 )
UFS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -18.42   Max: 13.78
Current: 7.75

-18.42
13.78
ROE (%) 15.17
UFS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.33 vs. UFS: 15.17 )
UFS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -30.94   Max: 20.63
Current: 15.17

-30.94
20.63
ROA (%) 6.87
UFS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 505 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. UFS: 6.87 )
UFS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -14.39   Max: 9.65
Current: 6.87

-14.39
9.65
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.11
UFS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 503 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.76 vs. UFS: 9.11 )
UFS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -15.84   Max: 13.93
Current: 9.11

-15.84
13.93
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.10
UFS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 431 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. UFS: 7.10 )
UFS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -24   Max: 25.7
Current: 7.1

-24
25.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -1.00
UFS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. UFS: -1.00 )
UFS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -46.9   Max: 241
Current: -1

-46.9
241
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 13.50
UFS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. UFS: 13.50 )
UFS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -42.1   Max: 107.6
Current: 13.5

-42.1
107.6
» UFS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

UFS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 23,647 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,100 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 6,190 sh (+78.75%)
John Burbank 371,747 sh (+58.34%)
Pioneer Investments 79,997 sh (+28.85%)
Chuck Royce 212,000 sh (+13.37%)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Steven Cohen 625 sh (-92.15%)
Dodge & Cox 21,057 sh (-98.61%)
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Q2 2014

UFS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 636,342 sh (New)
John Burbank 2,941,936 sh (+295.69%)
Paul Tudor Jones 26,428 sh (+63.14%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Chuck Royce 421,000 sh (-0.71%)
Dodge & Cox 37,470 sh (-11.03%)
Joel Greenblatt 8,771 sh (-29.15%)
» More
Q3 2014

UFS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Burbank 3,412,802 sh (+16.01%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce 414,200 sh (-1.62%)
Paul Tudor Jones 20,284 sh (-23.25%)
Jim Simons 230,642 sh (-63.76%)
Dodge & Cox 7,316 sh (-80.48%)
» More
Q4 2014

UFS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

David Winters 48,800 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 176,935 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 526,100 sh (+27.02%)
Paul Tudor Jones 23,818 sh (+17.42%)
John Burbank 3,465,801 sh (+1.55%)
John Burbank 3,465,801 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 6,796 sh (-7.11%)
Jim Simons 96,042 sh (-58.36%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 6.50
UFS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
96% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 42.00 vs. UFS: 6.50 )
UFS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.24   Max: 83.86
Current: 6.5

4.24
83.86
Forward P/E 13.46
UFS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. UFS: 13.46 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 6.50
UFS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
96% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 43.00 vs. UFS: 6.50 )
UFS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.24   Max: 84.35
Current: 6.5

4.24
84.35
P/B 0.96
UFS's P/B is ranked higher than
73% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. UFS: 0.96 )
UFS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 1.89
Current: 0.96

0.15
1.89
P/S 0.50
UFS's P/S is ranked higher than
71% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. UFS: 0.50 )
UFS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.99
Current: 0.5

0.05
0.99
PFCF 7.02
UFS's PFCF is ranked higher than
91% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 105.56 vs. UFS: 7.02 )
UFS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.02   Max: 66
Current: 7.02

2.02
66
POCF 4.41
UFS's POCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 10.96 vs. UFS: 4.41 )
UFS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.31   Max: 86.33
Current: 4.41

1.31
86.33
EV-to-EBIT 10.81
UFS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
86% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 32.85 vs. UFS: 10.81 )
UFS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -386.3   Max: 1165.4
Current: 10.81

-386.3
1165.4
Shiller P/E 9.78
UFS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
96% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. UFS: 9.78 )
UFS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.36   Max: 498.67
Current: 9.78

8.36
498.67
Current Ratio 1.80
UFS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. UFS: 1.80 )
UFS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.16   Max: 3.32
Current: 1.8

1.16
3.32
Quick Ratio 1.03
UFS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. UFS: 1.03 )
UFS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 1.96
Current: 1.03

0.47
1.96
Days Inventory 59.22
UFS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
78% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 78.59 vs. UFS: 59.22 )
UFS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 53.58   Max: 79.84
Current: 59.22

53.58
79.84
Days Sales Outstanding 41.20
UFS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
79% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 58.06 vs. UFS: 41.20 )
UFS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 13.92   Max: 63.45
Current: 41.2

13.92
63.45

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.54
UFS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
77% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. UFS: 3.54 )
UFS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 57.99
Current: 3.54

0.34
57.99
Dividend Payout 0.21
UFS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
95% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. UFS: 0.21 )
UFS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 11.54
Current: 0.21

0.05
11.54
Dividend growth (3y) 29.10
UFS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
94% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. UFS: 29.10 )
UFS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 45.9
Current: 29.1

0
45.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.60
UFS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
69% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. UFS: 3.60 )
UFS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 57.99
Current: 3.6

0.34
57.99
Share Buyback Rate 6.90
UFS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. UFS: 6.90 )
UFS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 23.1   Max: -50.4
Current: 6.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.67
UFS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
64% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. UFS: 1.67 )
UFS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 2.46
Current: 1.67

0.24
2.46
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.36
UFS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
96% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. UFS: 0.36 )
UFS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 11.07
Current: 0.36

0.27
11.07
Price/Median PS Value 0.95
UFS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. UFS: 0.95 )
UFS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 2.04
Current: 0.95

0.25
2.04
Price/Graham Number 0.69
UFS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
88% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. UFS: 0.69 )
UFS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 1.79
Current: 0.69

0.48
1.79
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.30
UFS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
84% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. UFS: 9.30 )
UFS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 25.3
Current: 9.3

0.1
25.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 8.31
UFS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
81% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. UFS: 8.31 )
UFS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -18.3   Max: 38.5
Current: 8.31

-18.3
38.5

Business Description

Industry: Forest Products » Paper & Paper Products
Compare:SWM, UPMKF, WPP, FBR, SEOAY » details
Traded in other countries:UFS.Canada, G2K1.Germany,
Domtar Corp was formed in 1848 and was incorporated in Delaware. It is an integrated manufacturer and marketer of uncoated freesheet paper in North America. The Company designs, manufactures, markets and distributes a wide variety of fiber-based products including communications papers, specialty and packaging papers and absorbent hygiene products. The foundation of its business is the efficient operation of pulp mills, converting fiber into paper grade, fluff and specialty pulps. The Company is an integrated marketer and manufacturer of uncoated freesheet paper in North America, serving a variety of customers, including merchants, retail outlets, stationers, printers, publishers, converters and end-users. In addition it is a marketer and producer of a broad line of incontinence care products marketed under the Attends brand names as well as baby diapers. The Company also owns and operates Ariva, a network of strategically located paper distribution facilities in Canada. It owns and operates Domtar Distribution Group, an extensive network of strategically located paper distribution facilities. It also produces lumber and other specialty and industrial wood products. The Company has three business segments namely Pulp and Paper and Personal Care. The Pulp and Paper segment comprises the design, manufacturing, sale and distribution of communication and specialty and packaging papers, as well as softwood, fluff and hardwood market pulp. Personal Care segment consists of the design, manufacturing, marketing and distribution of adult incontinence products, infant diapers and absorbent hygiene products. In the paper business the Company competes on the basis of product quality, breadth of offering, service solutions and competitively priced paper products. The pulp market is fragmented with many manufacturers. Competition is on the basis of access to low-cost wood fiber, product quality and competitively priced pulp products. Competition is along the line of four product categories—protective underwear, light pads, briefs and underpads with customers split between retail and institutional channels. Many of the brand name products are protected by registered trademarks. The key trademarks include Cougar, Lynx Opaque Ultra, Husky Opaque Offset, First Choice , Domtar EarthChoice , Attends , NovaThin , NovaZorb and Ariva. These brand names and trademarks have been registered in the United States and/or in other countries where the products are sold. The Company is subject to various general and industry-specific laws and regulations in the United States and other countries where it has operations, relating to the protection of the environment and natural resources. In particular, the pulp and paper industry in the United States is subject to the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Cluster Rules.
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