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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

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.20
ZINC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
82% of the 1307 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. ZINC: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ZINC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: N/A
Current: 0.2

Equity to Asset 0.47
ZINC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
66% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. ZINC: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ZINC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.83
Current: 0.47

0.03
0.83
F-Score: 1
Z-Score: 1.40
M-Score: -3.15
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -35.55
ZINC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 758 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. ZINC: -35.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ZINC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -49.38   Max: 26.83
Current: -35.55

-49.38
26.83
Net-margin (%) -7.78
ZINC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 758 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -0.36 vs. ZINC: -7.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ZINC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -48.27   Max: 16.62
Current: -7.78

-48.27
16.62
ROE (%) -7.77
ZINC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1265 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -9.53 vs. ZINC: -7.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ZINC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -8.76   Max: 202.5
Current: -7.77

-8.76
202.5
ROA (%) -3.47
ZINC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1329 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -7.42 vs. ZINC: -3.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ZINC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -46.81   Max: 34.84
Current: -3.47

-46.81
34.84
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -19.84
ZINC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1301 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -10.42 vs. ZINC: -19.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ZINC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -166.77   Max: 98.01
Current: -19.84

-166.77
98.01
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -4.30
ZINC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. ZINC: -4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ZINC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 19.9
Current: -4.3

0
19.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -24.20
ZINC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -15.70 vs. ZINC: -24.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ZINC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 35.8
Current: -24.2

0
35.8
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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 (-0.70%)
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)
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%)
» More
Q4 2014

ZINC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2,127,700 sh (+55.56%)
RS Investment Management 4,532,054 sh (+8.87%)
Chuck Royce 2,154,562 sh (+3.66%)
RS Investment Management 4,532,054 sh (unchged)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2,127,700 sh (unchged)
Mohnish Pabrai 6,333,296 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 2,154,562 sh (unchged)
» More
Q1 2015

ZINC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 223,500 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 5,303,900 sh (+149.28%)
Mohnish Pabrai 6,333,296 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management 4,209,304 sh (-7.12%)
Chuck Royce 1,981,962 sh (-8.01%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 17.09
ZINC's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
65% of the 812 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 13.09 vs. ZINC: 17.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.50
ZINC's P/B is ranked lower than
65% of the 1393 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. ZINC: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ZINC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 3.78
Current: 1.5

0.31
3.78
P/S 1.40
ZINC's P/S is ranked higher than
53% of the 1394 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. ZINC: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ZINC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 2.41
Current: 1.4

0.18
2.41
Current Ratio 2.02
ZINC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 1274 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. ZINC: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ZINC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 5.06
Current: 2.02

1.06
5.06
Quick Ratio 1.50
ZINC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 1272 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. ZINC: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ZINC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 4.41
Current: 1.5

0.7
4.41
Days Inventory 35.34
ZINC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
78% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 73.80 vs. ZINC: 35.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ZINC' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 17.47   Max: 70.3
Current: 35.34

17.47
70.3
Days Sales Outstanding 47.03
ZINC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
60% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 35.17 vs. ZINC: 47.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ZINC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 24.92   Max: 68.53
Current: 47.03

24.92
68.53

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.50
ZINC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
62% of the 1392 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. ZINC: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ZINC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 3.51
Current: 1.5

0.58
3.51
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
ZINC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
74% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. ZINC: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ZINC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 1.97
Current: 1.3

0.33
1.97
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -15.20
ZINC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
77% of the 1394 Companies
in the Global Industrial Metals & Minerals industry.

( Industry Median: -3.90 vs. ZINC: -15.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
ZINC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -15.8   Max: 1132.4
Current: -15.2

-15.8
1132.4

Business Description

Industry: Metals & Mining » Industrial Metals & Minerals
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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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