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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 : 5/10

F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -3.46
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 : 3/10

ROA (%) -30.50
USFC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. USFC: -30.50 )
USFC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -426400   Max: -31.58
Current: -30.5

ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -179.95
USFC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.11 vs. USFC: -179.95 )
USFC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -721.56   Max: -147.5
Current: -179.95

EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 31.50
USFC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: -0.10 vs. USFC: 31.50 )
USFC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 31.5
Current: 31.5

EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 44.20
USFC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. USFC: 44.20 )
USFC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -93.1   Max: 44.2
Current: 44.2

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EV-to-EBIT -5.42
USFC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
57% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 42.01 vs. USFC: -5.42 )
USFC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: -5.42

Valuation & Return

Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -18.50
USFC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
63% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. USFC: -18.50 )
USFC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -29   Max: 0
Current: -18.5


Business Description

Industry: Waste Management » Waste Management
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