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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.14
UFS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
71% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. UFS: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
UFS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: -0.03  Med: 0.04 Max: 0.87
Current: 0.14
-0.03
0.87
Equity to Asset 0.46
UFS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
53% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. UFS: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
UFS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.42 Max: 0.73
Current: 0.46
0.27
0.73
Interest Coverage 3.71
UFS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
70% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 8.18 vs. UFS: 3.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
UFS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 2.80 Max: 6.73
Current: 3.71
0.16
6.73
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.98
M-Score: -2.78
WACC vs ROIC
11.32%
14.05%
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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 6.45
UFS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. UFS: 6.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
UFS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -17.69  Med: 6.55 Max: 23.07
Current: 6.45
-17.69
23.07
Net-margin (%) 7.76
UFS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. UFS: 7.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
UFS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -18.42  Med: 3.15 Max: 13.78
Current: 7.76
-18.42
13.78
ROE (%) 15.14
UFS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.03 vs. UFS: 15.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
UFS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -30.94  Med: 5.66 Max: 20.63
Current: 15.14
-30.94
20.63
ROA (%) 6.89
UFS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. UFS: 6.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
UFS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -14.39  Med: 2.07 Max: 9.65
Current: 6.89
-14.39
9.65
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.91
UFS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.33 vs. UFS: 8.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
UFS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -15.84  Med: 6.65 Max: 14.06
Current: 8.91
-15.84
14.06
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.10
UFS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. UFS: 7.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UFS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -24  Med: 5.50 Max: 25.7
Current: 7.1
-24
25.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -1.70
UFS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. UFS: -1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UFS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -46.9  Med: -0.10 Max: 242.5
Current: -1.7
-46.9
242.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 13.50
UFS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. UFS: 13.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UFS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -42.1  Med: 0.35 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

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%)
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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%)
» More
Q1 2015

UFS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Steven Cohen 447,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 37,331 sh (+56.73%)
Dodge & Cox 6,796 sh (unchged)
David Winters Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce 509,900 sh (-3.08%)
Joel Greenblatt 125,214 sh (-29.23%)
John Burbank 1,000,000 sh (-71.15%)
» More
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 6.12
UFS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
89% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 16.30 vs. UFS: 6.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
UFS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.24  Med: 13.64 Max: 83.86
Current: 6.12
4.24
83.86
Forward P/E 12.64
UFS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
56% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 13.44 vs. UFS: 12.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 6.00
UFS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
89% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 16.30 vs. UFS: 6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
UFS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.24  Med: 13.62 Max: 84.35
Current: 6
4.24
84.35
P/B 0.96
UFS's P/B is ranked higher than
55% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. UFS: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
UFS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.75
Current: 0.96
0.15
1.75
P/S 0.46
UFS's P/S is ranked higher than
61% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. UFS: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
UFS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.53 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.46
0.05
0.96
PFCF 7.25
UFS's PFCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 14.60 vs. UFS: 7.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
UFS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.02  Med: 7.45 Max: 66
Current: 7.25
2.02
66
POCF 4.23
UFS's POCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 8.68 vs. UFS: 4.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
UFS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.31  Med: 4.85 Max: 86.33
Current: 4.23
1.31
86.33
EV-to-EBIT 10.66
UFS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
62% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 14.96 vs. UFS: 10.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
UFS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -386.3  Med: 8.70 Max: 1165.4
Current: 10.66
-386.3
1165.4
Shiller P/E 8.60
UFS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 18.63 vs. UFS: 8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
UFS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.36  Med: 21.64 Max: 498.67
Current: 8.6
8.36
498.67
Current Ratio 1.83
UFS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. UFS: 1.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
UFS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.16  Med: 2.00 Max: 3.32
Current: 1.83
1.16
3.32
Quick Ratio 1.05
UFS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. UFS: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
UFS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.94 Max: 2.23
Current: 1.05
0.47
2.23
Days Inventory 60.09
UFS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
59% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 68.72 vs. UFS: 60.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
UFS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 53.58  Med: 66.33 Max: 79.84
Current: 60.09
53.58
79.84
Days Sales Outstanding 43.67
UFS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
60% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 50.70 vs. UFS: 43.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
UFS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 13.92  Med: 40.81 Max: 63.45
Current: 43.67
13.92
63.45

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.84
UFS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
81% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. UFS: 3.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
UFS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.34  Med: 2.48 Max: 57.99
Current: 3.84
0.34
57.99
Dividend Payout 0.23
UFS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
72% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. UFS: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
UFS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 1.27 Max: 70.36
Current: 0.23
0.03
70.36
Dividend growth (3y) 29.10
UFS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
89% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: -2.90 vs. UFS: 29.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
UFS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: -2.70 Max: 45.9
Current: 29.1
0
45.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.94
UFS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
71% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. UFS: 3.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
UFS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.34  Med: 2.48 Max: 57.99
Current: 3.94
0.34
57.99
Share Buyback Rate 6.90
UFS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
95% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. UFS: 6.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
UFS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 23.1  Med: -4.30 Max: -50.4
Current: 6.9

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.60
UFS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
63% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. UFS: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
UFS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.33 Max: 2.46
Current: 1.6
0.24
2.46
Price/Projected FCF 0.34
UFS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. UFS: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
UFS' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.68 Max: 80.28
Current: 0.34
0.15
80.28
Price/Median PS Value 0.87
UFS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. UFS: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
UFS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.15  Med: 1.23 Max: 2.24
Current: 0.87
0.15
2.24
Price/Graham Number 0.64
UFS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
71% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. UFS: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
UFS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.00 Max: 3.62
Current: 0.64
0.42
3.62
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 9.37
UFS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. UFS: 9.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
UFS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 9.00 Max: 25.3
Current: 9.37
0.1
25.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 11.40
UFS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Paper & Paper Products industry.

( Industry Median: -1.13 vs. UFS: 11.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
UFS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -18.3  Med: 10.40 Max: 38.5
Current: 11.4
-18.3
38.5

Business Description

Industry: Forest Products » Paper & Paper Products
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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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