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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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.34
CZZ's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
64% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.23 vs. CZZ: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CZZ' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.24 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.34
0.16
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.10
CZZ's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
96% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. CZZ: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CZZ' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.21 Max: 0.49
Current: 0.1
0.1
0.49
Debt-to-Equity 3.99
CZZ's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
96% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. CZZ: 3.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
CZZ' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.52 Max: 4.04
Current: 3.99
0.54
4.04
Debt-to-EBITDA 2.97
CZZ's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
61% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. CZZ: 2.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
CZZ' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.06  Med: 3.29 Max: 4.59
Current: 2.97
1.06
4.59
Interest Coverage 1.17
CZZ's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
95% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.89 vs. CZZ: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CZZ' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.24 Max: 2.29
Current: 1.17
0.56
2.29
Piotroski F-Score: 8
Altman Z-Score: 0.96
Beneish M-Score: -3.02
WACC vs ROIC
11.98%
8.35%
WACC
ROIC
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
vs
history
Operating Margin % 22.26
CZZ's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
74% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.76 vs. CZZ: 22.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
CZZ' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.26  Med: 9.55 Max: 23.98
Current: 22.26
-9.26
23.98
Net Margin % 3.43
CZZ's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
67% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.05 vs. CZZ: 3.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
CZZ' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 2.95 Max: 10.52
Current: 3.43
1.11
10.52
ROE % 8.82
CZZ's ROE % is ranked higher than
60% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 8.66 vs. CZZ: 8.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
CZZ' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.34  Med: 8.06 Max: 34.02
Current: 8.82
1.34
34.02
ROA % 0.97
CZZ's ROA % is ranked lower than
75% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. CZZ: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
CZZ' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.27 Max: 6
Current: 0.97
0.39
6
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 37.69
CZZ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
88% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.73 vs. CZZ: 37.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
CZZ' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.84  Med: 30.99 Max: 55.49
Current: 37.69
6.84
55.49
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 6.40
CZZ's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
72% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. CZZ: 6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
CZZ' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.2  Med: 12.7 Max: 78.1
Current: 6.4
-37.2
78.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 36.50
CZZ's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 503 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. CZZ: 36.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
CZZ' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.7  Med: 17 Max: 68.8
Current: 36.5
-24.7
68.8
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 60.60
CZZ's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. CZZ: 60.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
CZZ' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -25.1 Max: 196.6
Current: 60.6
0
196.6
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Guru Trades

Q4 2017

CZZ Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Pioneer Investments 1,115,425 sh (New)
Jim Simons 11,425,499 sh (+5.92%)
Third Avenue Management 563,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 250,000 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2018

CZZ Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Jeremy Grantham 37,600 sh (New)
John Hussman Sold Out
Third Avenue Management 504,937 sh (-10.31%)
Jim Simons 9,634,599 sh (-15.67%)
Pioneer Investments 1,002,825 sh (-10.09%)
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Q2 2018

CZZ Guru Trades in Q2 2018

John Hussman 260,000 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 67,224 sh (New)
Third Avenue Management Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 936,425 sh (-6.62%)
Jim Simons 6,288,299 sh (-34.73%)
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Q3 2018

CZZ Guru Trades in Q3 2018

Pioneer Investments 1,028,525 sh (+9.84%)
John Hussman 260,000 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Jim Simons 3,499,696 sh (-44.35%)
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Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Diversified  
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Traded in other countries:CZLT33.Brazil, C3Q1.Germany,
Headquarter Location:Brazil
Cosan Ltd is engaged in piped natural gas distribution, logistics services including transportation, port loading and storage of sugar, purchase, sale and leasing of agricultural land, production and distribution of lubricants and other investments.

Cosan Limited is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and is the majority shareholder of Cosan S.A., which is one of the largest producers of sugar and ethanol in the world. In fiscal 2008, Cosan crushed 40 million tons of sugar cane and produced almost 6 million tons of sugar equivalents. Cosan S.A.'s operations are in Brazil, and parent company Cosan Limited is headquartered in Bermuda.

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 14.24
CZZ's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.12 vs. CZZ: 14.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
CZZ' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.85  Med: 14.28 Max: 356.75
Current: 14.24
1.85
356.75
PE Ratio without NRI 14.24
CZZ's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
78% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.23 vs. CZZ: 14.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
CZZ' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.85  Med: 15.12 Max: 113.32
Current: 14.24
1.85
113.32
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 8.61
CZZ's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
81% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 19.03 vs. CZZ: 8.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
CZZ' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.78  Med: 12.12 Max: 768.67
Current: 8.61
1.78
768.67
PB Ratio 1.48
CZZ's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. CZZ: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CZZ' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.08 Max: 1.97
Current: 1.48
0.29
1.97
PS Ratio 0.48
CZZ's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. CZZ: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CZZ' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.45 Max: 1.75
Current: 0.48
0.2
1.75
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 2.96
CZZ's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
96% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.65 vs. CZZ: 2.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
CZZ' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.93  Med: 14.06 Max: 139.42
Current: 2.96
1.93
139.42
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 1.44
CZZ's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
97% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 7.95 vs. CZZ: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
CZZ' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 2.83 Max: 250
Current: 1.44
0.78
250
EV-to-EBIT 6.52
CZZ's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
89% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.93 vs. CZZ: 6.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CZZ' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.7  Med: 7.8 Max: 43.4
Current: 6.52
-39.7
43.4
EV-to-EBITDA 4.49
CZZ's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
89% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.53 vs. CZZ: 4.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CZZ' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -145.3  Med: 5.5 Max: 156.9
Current: 4.49
-145.3
156.9
EV-to-Revenue 1.88
CZZ's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
58% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. CZZ: 1.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
CZZ' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.8 Max: 2.9
Current: 1.88
0.4
2.9
Shiller PE Ratio 8.32
CZZ's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 263 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 20.93 vs. CZZ: 8.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
CZZ' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.34  Med: 8.32 Max: 12.01
Current: 8.32
6.34
12.01
Current Ratio 1.60
CZZ's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. CZZ: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CZZ' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.58 Max: 6.38
Current: 1.6
0.66
6.38
Quick Ratio 1.49
CZZ's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. CZZ: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CZZ' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 1.34 Max: 4.71
Current: 1.49
0.07
4.71
Days Inventory 22.60
CZZ's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
52% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 21.52 vs. CZZ: 22.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CZZ' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.89  Med: 25.1 Max: 79.17
Current: 22.6
11.89
79.17
Days Sales Outstanding 32.42
CZZ's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
76% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 48.56 vs. CZZ: 32.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CZZ' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12  Med: 23.64 Max: 38.32
Current: 32.42
12
38.32
Days Payable 76.04
CZZ's Days Payable is ranked higher than
66% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 61.37 vs. CZZ: 76.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CZZ' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.59  Med: 25.01 Max: 96.23
Current: 76.04
10.59
96.23

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.98
CZZ's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
95% of the 1105 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. CZZ: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
CZZ' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.94 Max: 8.05
Current: 0.98
0.64
8.05
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.14
CZZ's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. CZZ: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
CZZ' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.27 Max: 1.76
Current: 0.14
0.11
1.76
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -34.30
CZZ's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
88% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. CZZ: -34.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
CZZ' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: -2.3
Current: -34.3
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.98
CZZ's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
94% of the 1081 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.53 vs. CZZ: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.22
CZZ's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
100% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.95 vs. CZZ: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
CZZ' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.44 Max: 1.81
Current: 0.22
0.14
1.81
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 3.50
CZZ's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -2.70 vs. CZZ: 3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CZZ' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29  Med: 0 Max: 3.5
Current: 3.5
-29
3.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.44
CZZ's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
98% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. CZZ: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
CZZ' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.55 Max: 3.16
Current: 0.44
0.26
3.16
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.07
CZZ's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. CZZ: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CZZ' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.01 Max: 6.45
Current: 1.07
0.45
6.45
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.76
CZZ's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. CZZ: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
CZZ' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.42 Max: 13.57
Current: 0.76
0.54
13.57
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 15.34
CZZ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
90% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.37 vs. CZZ: 15.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CZZ' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.8  Med: 11.95 Max: 43.3
Current: 15.34
-31.8
43.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 36.39
CZZ's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
99% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. CZZ: 36.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
CZZ' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.9  Med: 4.5 Max: 36.39
Current: 36.39
-14.9
36.39

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $4,452.26
EPS (TTM) $ 0.59
Beta0.42
Volatility43.41%
52-Week Range $6.21 - 11.89
Shares Outstanding (Mil)244.68

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 88
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyY
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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