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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 0.15
ZINC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
56% of the 2482 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 285.90 vs. ZINC: 0.15 )
ZINC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.15

Equity to Asset 0.45
ZINC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
67% of the 1302 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. ZINC: 0.45 )
ZINC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.83
Current: 0.45

0.03
0.83
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.70
M-Score: -3.59
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -5.60
ZINC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1314 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. ZINC: -5.60 )
ZINC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -49.38   Max: 26.83
Current: -5.6

-49.38
26.83
Net-margin (%) -3.16
ZINC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1313 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -3.18 vs. ZINC: -3.16 )
ZINC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -48.27   Max: 16.62
Current: -3.16

-48.27
16.62
ROE (%) -3.17
ZINC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 2408 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -10.66 vs. ZINC: -3.17 )
ZINC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -8.06   Max: 108.93
Current: -3.17

-8.06
108.93
ROA (%) -1.39
ZINC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 2488 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -8.51 vs. ZINC: -1.39 )
ZINC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -43.26   Max: 28.81
Current: -1.39

-43.26
28.81
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -3.50
ZINC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 2406 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -10.79 vs. ZINC: -3.50 )
ZINC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -83.39   Max: 84.69
Current: -3.5

-83.39
84.69
Revenue Growth (%) 3.80
ZINC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 959 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 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
59% of the 1551 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -11.30 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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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

ZINC Guru Trades in Q3 2013

RS Investment Management 3,984,375 sh (+8.26%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,876,300 sh (+5.7%)
Mohnish Pabrai 5,070,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 4,077,250 sh (-9.59%)
Donald Smith 349,952 sh (-27.95%)
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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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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
Donald Smith 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.09%$12.19 - $16.53 $ 20.1946%0
Donald Smith 2013-09-30 Reduce -27.95%0.04%$10.94 - $13.93 $ 20.1962%349952
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.1%$9.74 - $12.47 $ 20.1994%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 New Buy0.1%$6.47 - $9.52 $ 20.19140%95113
George Soros 2011-06-30 Sold Out $10.71 - $17.61 $ 20.1948%0
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Top Ranked Articles about Horsehead Holding Corp

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...
Mohnish Pabrai Bumps Up Ownership of Horsehead Holding to 11.5%
In his sixth increase to the company in the past quarter, Mohnish Pabrai added 2,300 shares of Horsehead Holding Corp. (ZINC) bringing his total ownership of the company to 11.5% of shares outstanding, as reported by GuruFocus Real Time Picks on Oct. 28. The Warren Buffett-style investor now holds 5,072,300 shares of the company. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 2.33
ZINC's P/B is ranked higher than
62% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. ZINC: 2.33 )
ZINC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 3.78
Current: 2.33

0.31
3.78
P/S 2.19
ZINC's P/S is ranked higher than
81% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ZINC: 2.19 )
ZINC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 2.41
Current: 2.19

0.18
2.41
EV-to-EBIT -8.89
ZINC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
71% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ZINC: -8.89 )
ZINC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 34.3
Current: -8.89

0.1
34.3
Current Ratio 1.26
ZINC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 1812 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. ZINC: 1.26 )
ZINC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 5.06
Current: 1.26

1.06
5.06
Quick Ratio 0.96
ZINC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 1809 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. ZINC: 0.96 )
ZINC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 4.41
Current: 0.96

0.7
4.41

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.39
ZINC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
73% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. ZINC: 2.39 )
ZINC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 3.51
Current: 2.39

0.58
3.51
Price/Median PS Value 1.99
ZINC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 2675 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ZINC: 1.99 )
ZINC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 2.03
Current: 1.99

0.34
2.03
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.60
ZINC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. ZINC: 5.60 )
ZINC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 1132.4
Current: 5.6

2.9
1132.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -0.38
ZINC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2095 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -13.46 vs. ZINC: -0.38 )
ZINC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 5.1
Current: -0.38

1.6
5.1

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Industrial Metals & Minerals
Compare:BHP, RIO, CLF, XSRAY, AAUKY » details
Traded in other countries:35H.Germany
Horsehead Holding Corporation is a zinc producer in the United States and manufactures value-added zinc products including zinc oxide and zinc powder. It's electrothermic smelting facility, the only one of its type is in the Western Hemisphere.
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
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 
Featured in Grant's. Apr 25 2013 

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