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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.08
NYSE:ICL's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
92% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. NYSE:ICL: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:ICL' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.1 Max: 0.57
Current: 0.08
0.03
0.57
Equity-to-Asset 0.44
NYSE:ICL's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
75% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. NYSE:ICL: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:ICL' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.37 Max: 0.47
Current: 0.44
0.29
0.47
Debt-to-Equity 0.63
NYSE:ICL's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
77% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. NYSE:ICL: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
NYSE:ICL' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.39
Current: 0.63
0.44
1.39
Debt-to-EBITDA 1.18
NYSE:ICL's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
51% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. NYSE:ICL: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
NYSE:ICL' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.36 Max: 8.19
Current: 1.18
0.88
8.19
Interest Coverage 7.49
NYSE:ICL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
71% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 27.73 vs. NYSE:ICL: 7.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:ICL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.75  Med: 21.99 Max: 49.54
Current: 7.49
2.75
49.54
Piotroski F-Score: 8
Altman Z-Score: 2.41
Beneish M-Score: -2.23
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 % 28.00
NYSE:ICL's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
74% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 5.54 vs. NYSE:ICL: 28.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:ICL' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.06  Med: 19.38 Max: 34.39
Current: 28
9.06
34.39
Net Margin % 23.84
NYSE:ICL's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
61% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. NYSE:ICL: 23.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:ICL' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.27  Med: 14.99 Max: 29.03
Current: 23.84
-2.27
29.03
ROE % 38.76
NYSE:ICL's ROE % is ranked higher than
69% of the 226 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 7.66 vs. NYSE:ICL: 38.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:ICL' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.36  Med: 30.67 Max: 223.31
Current: 38.76
-4.36
223.31
ROA % 14.75
NYSE:ICL's ROA % is ranked higher than
58% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 3.41 vs. NYSE:ICL: 14.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:ICL' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.38  Med: 13.69 Max: 86.51
Current: 14.75
-1.38
86.51
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 30.00
NYSE:ICL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
52% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 11.52 vs. NYSE:ICL: 30.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:ICL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 30.92 Max: 185.06
Current: 30
0.23
185.06
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -4.10
NYSE:ICL's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
63% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. NYSE:ICL: -4.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:ICL' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.9  Med: 7.65 Max: 32
Current: -4.1
-5.9
32
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -0.80
NYSE:ICL's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
65% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. NYSE:ICL: -0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:ICL' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35  Med: 7.75 Max: 50.6
Current: -0.8
-35
50.6
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -7.40
NYSE:ICL's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
67% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. NYSE:ICL: -7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NYSE:ICL' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 5.8 Max: 67.6
Current: -7.4
0
67.6
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Q3 2017

ICL Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Jim Simons 461,900 sh (+56.15%)
Francisco García Paramés 13,155,248 sh (+11.73%)
First Eagle Investment 26,215,367 sh (+1.37%)
Jeremy Grantham 607,941 sh (-9.31%)
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Q4 2017

ICL Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Pioneer Investments 42,241 sh (New)
Jim Simons 841,700 sh (+82.23%)
Jeremy Grantham 850,806 sh (+39.95%)
Francisco García Paramés Sold Out
First Eagle Investment 26,070,912 sh (-0.55%)
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Q1 2018

ICL Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Pioneer Investments 74,848 sh (+77.19%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,073,958 sh (+26.23%)
First Eagle Investment 26,077,473 sh (+0.03%)
Jim Simons 684,300 sh (-18.70%)
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Q2 2018

ICL Guru Trades in Q2 2018

Pioneer Investments 202,303 sh (+170.29%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,776,805 sh (+65.44%)
Jim Simons 757,600 sh (+10.71%)
First Eagle Investment 25,926,333 sh (-0.58%)
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Business Description

Industry: Agriculture » Agricultural Inputs    NAICS: 325312 
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Traded in other countries:ICL.Israel,
Headquarter Location:Israel
Israel Chemicals Ltd is a specialty minerals company. The company develops, manufactures, markets and sells fertilizers. Its business segments are the Essential Minerals Segment and the Specialty Solutions Segment.

Israel Chemicals Ltd is a global specialty minerals company. The firm extracts raw materials in three operating segments: fertilizers, industrial products, and performance products. The majority of revenue and operating income comes from the fertilizer segment, which produces potash, phosphates, and specialty fertilizers for the agricultural industry. The industrial products segment extracts bromine and produces flame-retardant products for electronics manufacturers. The performance products segment produces phosphate-based food preservatives. Israel Chemicals sells its products throughout the world. Most of its potash and bromine is extracted from the Dead Sea.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 6.02
ICL's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 22.87 vs. ICL: 6.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
ICL' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.11  Med: 14.56 Max: 29.19
Current: 6.02
4.11
29.19
PE Ratio without NRI 6.02
ICL's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
68% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 23.15 vs. ICL: 6.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
ICL' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.11  Med: 14.56 Max: 29.19
Current: 6.02
4.11
29.19
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 8.67
ICL's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
53% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 26.78 vs. ICL: 8.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
ICL' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.51  Med: 22.96 Max: 73.61
Current: 8.67
5.51
73.61
PB Ratio 2.12
ICL's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. ICL: 2.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ICL' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.34  Med: 3.03 Max: 8.11
Current: 2.12
1.34
8.11
PS Ratio 1.43
ICL's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 226 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. ICL: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ICL' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 1.68 Max: 17.24
Current: 1.43
0.87
17.24
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 57.21
ICL's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
50% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 14.94 vs. ICL: 57.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
ICL' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.72  Med: 29.37 Max: 215.33
Current: 57.21
9.72
215.33
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 11.88
ICL's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
64% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 10.09 vs. ICL: 11.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
ICL' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.3  Med: 9.06 Max: 46.46
Current: 11.88
5.3
46.46
EV-to-EBIT 6.39
ICL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
63% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 17.18 vs. ICL: 6.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ICL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.6  Med: 15.65 Max: 145.9
Current: 6.39
4.6
145.9
EV-to-EBITDA 5.11
ICL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
75% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 14.01 vs. ICL: 5.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ICL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.7  Med: 11.05 Max: 62.8
Current: 5.11
3.7
62.8
EV-to-Revenue 1.86
ICL's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
52% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. ICL: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
ICL' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 2.1 Max: 17.2
Current: 1.86
1.3
17.2
Current Ratio 1.34
ICL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. ICL: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ICL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.17  Med: 1.48 Max: 2.31
Current: 1.34
1.17
2.31
Quick Ratio 0.73
ICL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. ICL: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ICL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 0.85 Max: 1.95
Current: 0.73
0.65
1.95
Days Inventory 96.56
ICL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
67% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 92.14 vs. ICL: 96.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ICL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.98  Med: 8.64 Max: 131.43
Current: 96.56
1.98
131.43
Days Sales Outstanding 66.28
ICL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
53% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 68.58 vs. ICL: 66.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ICL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 58.36  Med: 62.79 Max: 77.71
Current: 66.28
58.36
77.71
Days Payable 67.11
ICL's Days Payable is ranked higher than
58% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 65.46 vs. ICL: 67.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ICL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 54.54  Med: 63.24 Max: 76.98
Current: 67.11
54.54
76.98

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 2.91
ICL's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
78% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. ICL: 2.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
ICL' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.17  Med: 3.82 Max: 22.93
Current: 2.91
1.17
22.93
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.17
ICL's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. ICL: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
ICL' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.69 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.17
0.17
0.79
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -20.40
ICL's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
63% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: -7.20 vs. ICL: -20.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
ICL' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.8  Med: 2.8 Max: 117
Current: -20.4
-29.8
117
Forward Dividend Yield % 3.22
ICL's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
80% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. ICL: 3.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.53
ICL's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
83% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. ICL: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
ICL' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.69 Max: 4.17
Current: 0.53
0.21
4.17
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.10
ICL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: -4.50 vs. ICL: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ICL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.3  Med: -0.1 Max: 0.5
Current: -0.1
-1.3
0.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.58
ICL's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
63% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. ICL: 2.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
ICL' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.68  Med: 3.64 Max: 10.34
Current: 2.58
1.68
10.34
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.64
ICL's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. ICL: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
ICL' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 1.15 Max: 2.31
Current: 1.64
0.87
2.31
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.87
ICL's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. ICL: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
ICL' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.96 Max: 7.98
Current: 0.87
0.53
7.98
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.83
ICL's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
54% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. ICL: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
ICL' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.48 Max: 2.8
Current: 0.83
0.56
2.8
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 15.74
ICL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
71% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 4.67 vs. ICL: 15.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
ICL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 6.4 Max: 21.6
Current: 15.74
0.7
21.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -0.69
ICL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
81% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. ICL: -0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
ICL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.8  Med: 3.9 Max: 38.7
Current: -0.69
-3.8
38.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $5,507.00
EPS (TTM) $ 1.04
Beta1.09
Volatility24.42%
52-Week Range $3.85 - 6.90
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1,280.20

Analyst Estimate

Dec18
Revenue (Mil $)
EBIT (Mil $)
EBITDA (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.11
EPS without NRI ($) 0.11
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

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

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