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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 0.38
ZINC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
60% of the 2400 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 170.20 vs. ZINC: 0.38 )
ZINC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.38

Equity to Asset 0.44
ZINC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
64% of the 1248 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. ZINC: 0.44 )
ZINC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.73   Max: 0.8
Current: 0.44

-0.73
0.8
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.53
M-Score: -3.34
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
70% of the 1267 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 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
73% of the 1267 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.19 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
82% of the 2322 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -9.21 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
84% of the 2398 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.73 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
83% of the 2327 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -10.19 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
74% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 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
57% of the 1407 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.20 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

Q1 2013

ZINC Guru Trades in Q1 2013

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,725,100 sh (+69.23%)
RS Investment Management 3,655,597 sh (+1.59%)
Mohnish Pabrai 2,095,281 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Donald Smith 485,692 sh (-0.05%)
Chuck Royce 4,946,662 sh (-6.24%)
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Q2 2013

ZINC Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Mohnish Pabrai 5,070,000 sh (+141.97%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 1,775,100 sh (+2.9%)
RS Investment Management 3,680,272 sh (+0.67%)
Donald Smith 485,721 sh (+0.01%)
Chuck Royce 4,509,850 sh (-8.83%)
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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%)
» More
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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ZINC

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 $ 16.3518%0
Donald Smith 2013-09-30 Reduce -27.95%0.04%$10.94 - $13.93 $ 16.3531%349952
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.1%$9.74 - $12.47 $ 16.3557%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 New Buy0.1%$6.47 - $9.52 $ 16.3594%95113
George Soros 2011-06-30 Sold Out $10.71 - $17.61 $ 16.3520%0
Donald Smith 2011-03-31 Reduce -62.94%0.44%$11.98 - $17.78 $ 16.3512%493682
George Soros 2011-03-31 New Buy$11.98 - $17.78 $ 16.3512%13400
Mario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Sold Out $11.98 - $17.78 $ 16.3512%0
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Ratios

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industry
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P/B 1.80
ZINC's P/B is ranked higher than
56% of the 2296 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. ZINC: 1.80 )
ZINC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 3.78
Current: 1.8

0.31
3.78
P/S 1.70
ZINC's P/S is ranked higher than
56% of the 1295 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. ZINC: 1.70 )
ZINC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 2.41
Current: 1.7

0.18
2.41
EV-to-EBIT 14.70
ZINC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
57% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 11.90 vs. ZINC: 14.70 )
ZINC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 34
Current: 14.7

0.1
34
Shiller P/E 206.60
ZINC's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
61% of the 538 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.47 vs. ZINC: 206.60 )
ZINC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.93   Max: 224.5
Current: 206.6

5.93
224.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.90
ZINC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
53% of the 2267 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. ZINC: 1.90 )
ZINC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 2.44
Current: 1.9

0.58
2.44
Price/Median PS Value 1.50
ZINC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
64% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. ZINC: 1.50 )
ZINC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 2.07
Current: 1.5

0.35
2.07
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.80
ZINC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1064 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.90 vs. ZINC: 6.80 )
ZINC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 1132.4
Current: 6.8

2.9
1132.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 1.47
ZINC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1970 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -13.54 vs. ZINC: 1.47 )
ZINC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 5.1
Current: 1.47

1.6
5.1

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Industrial Metals & Minerals
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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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