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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.18
ZINC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
60% of the 2436 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. ZINC: 0.18 )
ZINC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.18

Equity to Asset 0.42
ZINC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
68% of the 1372 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. ZINC: 0.42 )
ZINC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.83
Current: 0.42

0.03
0.83
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.33
M-Score: -3.47
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

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history
Operating margin (%) -33.75
ZINC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1467 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. ZINC: -33.75 )
ZINC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -49.38   Max: 26.83
Current: -33.75

-49.38
26.83
Net-margin (%) -5.29
ZINC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1467 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -2.42 vs. ZINC: -5.29 )
ZINC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -48.27   Max: 16.62
Current: -5.29

-48.27
16.62
ROE (%) -5.57
ZINC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 2398 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.53 vs. ZINC: -5.57 )
ZINC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -8.76   Max: 202.5
Current: -5.57

-8.76
202.5
ROA (%) -2.41
ZINC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 2456 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -5.78 vs. ZINC: -2.41 )
ZINC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -46.81   Max: 34.84
Current: -2.41

-46.81
34.84
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -20.49
ZINC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 2420 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -6.85 vs. ZINC: -20.49 )
ZINC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -166.77   Max: 98.01
Current: -20.49

-166.77
98.01
Revenue Growth (%) 3.80
ZINC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. ZINC: 3.80 )
ZINC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 19.9
Current: 3.8

0
19.9
EBITDA Growth (%) -43.80
ZINC's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1547 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -12.60 vs. ZINC: -43.80 )
ZINC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 35.8
Current: -43.8

0
35.8
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

ZINC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2,612,300 sh (+39.23%)
Mohnish Pabrai 6,333,296 sh (+24.92%)
RS Investment Management 4,935,716 sh (+23.88%)
Donald Smith Sold Out
Chuck Royce 3,248,650 sh (-20.32%)
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Q1 2014

ZINC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 10,975 sh (New)
Mohnish Pabrai 6,333,296 sh (unchged)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2,588,300 sh (-0.92%)
RS Investment Management 4,649,622 sh (-5.8%)
Chuck Royce 2,756,850 sh (-15.14%)
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Q2 2014

ZINC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Pioneer Investments 127,540 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2,764,700 sh (+6.82%)
Mohnish Pabrai 6,333,296 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management 4,617,176 sh (-0.7%)
Chuck Royce 2,523,850 sh (-8.45%)
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Q3 2014

ZINC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Mohnish Pabrai 6,333,296 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
RS Investment Management 4,162,748 sh (-9.84%)
Chuck Royce 2,078,462 sh (-17.65%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,367,800 sh (-50.53%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ZINC

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-09-30 Reduce -50.53%0.09%$16.8 - $20.7 $ 14.21-26%1367800
Mohnish Pabrai 2013-12-31 Add 24.92%3.77%$12.19 - $16.53 $ 14.213%6333296
Donald Smith 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.09%$12.19 - $16.53 $ 14.213%0
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2013-12-31 Add 39.23%0.05%$12.19 - $16.53 $ 14.213%2612300
Donald Smith 2013-09-30 Reduce -27.95%0.04%$10.94 - $13.93 $ 14.2114%349952
Mohnish Pabrai 2013-06-30 Add 141.97%9.04%$9.5 - $12.81 $ 14.2127%5070000
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2013-03-31 Add 69.23%0.04%$9.8 - $11.27 $ 14.2135%1725100
Mohnish Pabrai 2012-12-31 New Buy6.7%$8.36 - $10.16 $ 14.2153%2095281
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2012-12-31 Add 25.23%0.01%$8.36 - $10.16 $ 14.2153%1019400
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2012-09-30 New Buy0.05%$8.66 - $10.38 $ 14.2151%814000
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.1%$9.74 - $12.47 $ 14.2136%0
Mohnish Pabrai 2011-12-31 Add 36.65%1.9%$6.47 - $9.52 $ 14.2169%1855001
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 New Buy0.1%$6.47 - $9.52 $ 14.2169%95113
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Horsehead Seems to Be Pabrai's Most Active Investment… But Why?
On Dec.11, Mohnish Pabrai added Horsehead Holding Corp. (ZINC). It was the 13th time he added the stock during 2013, which makes me feel that Pabrai is making a bet that zinc is about to get a lot more valuable. So let's take a look at this company and try to explain to investors the reasons this is an apparently appealing investment opportunity. Read more...

Ratios

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P/B 1.66
ZINC's P/B is ranked higher than
75% of the 2662 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. ZINC: 1.66 )
ZINC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 3.78
Current: 1.66

0.31
3.78
P/S 1.59
ZINC's P/S is ranked higher than
88% of the 2662 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ZINC: 1.59 )
ZINC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 2.41
Current: 1.59

0.18
2.41
EV-to-EBIT -7.04
ZINC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
85% of the 2662 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ZINC: -7.04 )
ZINC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -125.9   Max: 34.3
Current: -7.04

-125.9
34.3
Current Ratio 1.48
ZINC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 2440 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. ZINC: 1.48 )
ZINC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 5.06
Current: 1.48

1.06
5.06
Quick Ratio 1.13
ZINC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 2439 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. ZINC: 1.13 )
ZINC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 4.41
Current: 1.13

0.7
4.41

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.70
ZINC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
77% of the 2662 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. ZINC: 1.70 )
ZINC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 3.51
Current: 1.7

0.58
3.51
Price/Median PS Value 1.43
ZINC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 2662 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ZINC: 1.43 )
ZINC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 2.01
Current: 1.43

0.34
2.01
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -14.20
ZINC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
68% of the 2403 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -5.30 vs. ZINC: -14.20 )
ZINC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 1132.4
Current: -14.2

2.9
1132.4

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Industrial Metals & Minerals
Compare:BHP, RIO, CLF, XSRAY, AAUKY » details
Traded in other countries:35H.Germany, ZINC.Mexico,
Horsehead Holding Corp was incorporated in the state of Delaware in May 2003. The Company, through its subsidiaries, is a producer of specialty zinc and zinc-based products and a recycler of electric arc furnace "EAF" dust "Horsehead", The International Metals Reclamation Company, Inc., a recycler of nickel-bearing wastes and nickel-cadmium "Ni-Cd" batteries in North America "INMETCO" and Zochem Inc. "Zochem", a producer of zinc oxide in North America. The Company's products are used in variety of applications, including in the galvanizing of fabricated steel products, as components in rubber tires, alkaline batteries, paint, chemicals and pharmaceuticals and as a remelt alloy in the production of stainless steel. It operates as two business segments; zinc products and services and nickel products and services. Its zinc recycling facilities recycle EAF dust into WOX and zinc calcine, which it then use as raw material feedstocks in the production of zinc metal and value-added zinc products. The zinc metal produced at the Monaca facility is purchased by galvanizers and brass producers. Its competitor in the zinc oxide segment is U.S. Zinc Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Votorantim Metals, Ltda. Its nickel facility recycles a range of nickel-bearing wastes into a remelt alloy product used in the production of stainless steel. Its INMETCO facility located in Ellwood City, Pennsylvania, operates a temperature metals recovery facility, which utilizes a combination rotary hearth furnace and electric arc smelting furnace to recover nickel, chromium and iron, along with smaller amounts of other metals, from a variety of metal-bearing waste materials, generated by the specialty steel industry. The Company's facilities and operations are subject to various federal, state and local governmental laws and regulations with respect to the protection of the environment, including regulations relating to air and water quality and solid and hazardous waste management and disposal.
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Management Quality of Horsehead Holding Corporation - A Mohnish Pabrai Investment Feb 20 2014 
Horsehead Seems to Be Pabrai's Most Active Investment… But Why? Dec 26 2013 
Cohen, Royce, Pabrai – Trade Basic Materials Nov 06 2013 
Mohnish Pabrai Bumps Up Ownership of Horsehead Holding to 11.5% Oct 31 2013 
Mohnish Pabrai Increases Two During the Second Quarter Aug 14 2013 
Hedge Fund Manager Mohnish Pabrai Buys Horsehead Holding Corporation, Chesapeake Energy Corp Aug 13 2013 
In Warren Buffett’s Footsteps - Mohnish Pabrai’s Top Five Jul 16 2013 
What the Gurus Did This Week - Weekly Update on Guru Real Time Activity Jun 28 2013 
Mohnish Pabrai's Increase in Zinc Producing Horsehead Holdings Jun 26 2013 
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