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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.25
OTCPK:LNXSF's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
53% of the 1115 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. OTCPK:LNXSF: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
OTCPK:LNXSF' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 0.25
Equity-to-Asset 0.22
OTCPK:LNXSF's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
90% of the 1071 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. OTCPK:LNXSF: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
OTCPK:LNXSF' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.3 Max: 0.33
Current: 0.22
0.22
0.33
Debt-to-Equity 1.38
OTCPK:LNXSF's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
83% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. OTCPK:LNXSF: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
OTCPK:LNXSF' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 0.88 Max: 1.38
Current: 1.38
0.57
1.38
Interest Coverage 4.89
OTCPK:LNXSF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
74% of the 1005 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 35.29 vs. OTCPK:LNXSF: 4.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
OTCPK:LNXSF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.66  Med: 6.44 Max: 8
Current: 4.89
1.66
8
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 1.57
Beneish M-Score: -2.07
WACC vs ROIC
5.30%
5.31%
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 4.69
OTCPK:LNXSF's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
57% of the 1094 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.85 vs. OTCPK:LNXSF: 4.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
OTCPK:LNXSF' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.12  Med: 5.08 Max: 8.88
Current: 4.69
-1.12
8.88
Net Margin % 1.66
OTCPK:LNXSF's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
71% of the 1094 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.68 vs. OTCPK:LNXSF: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
OTCPK:LNXSF' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.92  Med: 2.29 Max: 5.77
Current: 1.66
-1.92
5.77
ROE % 5.93
OTCPK:LNXSF's ROE % is ranked higher than
50% of the 1083 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.97 vs. OTCPK:LNXSF: 5.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
OTCPK:LNXSF' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.56  Med: 7.8 Max: 26.6
Current: 5.93
-7.56
26.6
ROA % 1.53
OTCPK:LNXSF's ROA % is ranked lower than
67% of the 1122 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.71 vs. OTCPK:LNXSF: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
OTCPK:LNXSF' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.22  Med: 2.5 Max: 8.07
Current: 1.53
-2.22
8.07
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 8.19
OTCPK:LNXSF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
63% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.66 vs. OTCPK:LNXSF: 8.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
OTCPK:LNXSF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3  Med: 8.87 Max: 21.51
Current: 8.19
-3
21.51
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -5.50
OTCPK:LNXSF's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
72% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. OTCPK:LNXSF: -5.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
OTCPK:LNXSF' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.5  Med: -0.6 Max: 21.6
Current: -5.5
-9.5
21.6
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 11.40
OTCPK:LNXSF's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
57% of the 889 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. OTCPK:LNXSF: 11.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
OTCPK:LNXSF' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.6  Med: 12.3 Max: 63.2
Current: 11.4
-20.6
63.2
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Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals  
Compare:XTER:BNR, XTER:SY1, XTER:UZU, XTER:EVK, XTER:1COV » details
Traded in other countries:LXS.Austria, LXS.Germany, LXS.Switzerland, 0H7I.UK,
Headquarter Location:Germany
Lanxess AG is a chemical company which is engaged in the development, manufacturing and marketing of chemical intermediates, specialty chemicals and plastics.

Lanxess is a German chemical company spun out of Bayer. Known as the inventor and world leader in synthetic rubber, the company sold half that business to Saudi Aramco in 2016 to form the ARLANXEO joint venture. Remaining operations cover a wide variety of chemical businesses including intermediates, additives and engineering plastics. Around 45% of sales are based in Europe with 25% in Asia and 20% in North America.

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Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 42.26
LNXSF's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 920 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.63 vs. LNXSF: 42.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
LNXSF' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.54  Med: 13.26 Max: 110.6
Current: 42.26
5.54
110.6
Forward PE Ratio 13.91
LNXSF's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 18.18 vs. LNXSF: 13.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 42.26
LNXSF's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
64% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.93 vs. LNXSF: 42.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
LNXSF' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.54  Med: 13.26 Max: 110.6
Current: 42.26
5.54
110.6
PB Ratio 2.54
LNXSF's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 1065 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. LNXSF: 2.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
LNXSF' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.35  Med: 2.01 Max: 2.83
Current: 2.54
1.35
2.83
PS Ratio 0.70
LNXSF's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 1072 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. LNXSF: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
LNXSF' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.53 Max: 1.33
Current: 0.7
0.35
1.33
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 41.22
LNXSF's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
73% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.42 vs. LNXSF: 41.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
LNXSF' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.54  Med: 19.81 Max: 359.86
Current: 41.22
6.54
359.86
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 9.81
LNXSF's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
61% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.94 vs. LNXSF: 9.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
LNXSF' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.88  Med: 6.01 Max: 11.98
Current: 9.81
3.88
11.98
EV-to-EBIT 24.24
LNXSF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
50% of the 954 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.68 vs. LNXSF: 24.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LNXSF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -200.6  Med: 8.3 Max: 46.6
Current: 24.24
-200.6
46.6
EV-to-EBITDA 10.45
LNXSF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
74% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.03 vs. LNXSF: 10.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LNXSF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.2  Med: 6 Max: 25.1
Current: 10.45
2.2
25.1
EV-to-Revenue 1.12
LNXSF's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
72% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. LNXSF: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
LNXSF' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.6 Max: 1.3
Current: 1.12
0.3
1.3
Current Ratio 1.88
LNXSF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 1091 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. LNXSF: 1.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LNXSF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 2.02 Max: 3.28
Current: 1.88
1.11
3.28
Quick Ratio 1.13
LNXSF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 1091 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. LNXSF: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LNXSF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.13 Max: 2.41
Current: 1.13
0.62
2.41
Days Inventory 78.90
LNXSF's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
65% of the 1052 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 63.90 vs. LNXSF: 78.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LNXSF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 65.9  Med: 76.19 Max: 87.51
Current: 78.9
65.9
87.51
Days Sales Outstanding 57.88
LNXSF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
53% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 62.15 vs. LNXSF: 57.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LNXSF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40.24  Med: 46.66 Max: 57.88
Current: 57.88
40.24
57.88
Days Payable 49.85
LNXSF's Days Payable is ranked higher than
54% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 49.97 vs. LNXSF: 49.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LNXSF' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.54  Med: 43.18 Max: 54.58
Current: 49.85
34.54
54.58

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 0.99
LNXSF's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
72% of the 1122 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. LNXSF: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
LNXSF' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.29 Max: 3.02
Current: 0.99
0.81
3.02
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.44
LNXSF's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.29 vs. LNXSF: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
LNXSF' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.28 Max: 1.04
Current: 0.44
0.11
1.04
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -15.70
LNXSF's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
74% of the 539 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. LNXSF: -15.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
LNXSF' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -15.7 Max: 26
Current: -15.7
0
26
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.04
LNXSF's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
76% of the 1105 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. LNXSF: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.64
LNXSF's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
83% of the 1339 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. LNXSF: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
LNXSF' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.83 Max: 1.95
Current: 0.64
0.52
1.95
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.20
LNXSF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. LNXSF: -3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
LNXSF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.4  Med: 0 Max: 0.6
Current: -3.2
-4.4
0.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 10.17
LNXSF's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
60% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. LNXSF: 10.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
LNXSF' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 2.24 Max: 10.17
Current: 10.17
0.97
10.17
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.94
LNXSF's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
60% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. LNXSF: 1.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
LNXSF' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.64 Max: 2.35
Current: 1.94
0.73
2.35
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.33
LNXSF's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. LNXSF: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
LNXSF' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.91
Current: 1.33
0.67
1.91
Price-to-Graham-Number 4.37
LNXSF's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
63% of the 842 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. LNXSF: 4.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
LNXSF' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.24 Max: 4.37
Current: 4.37
0.34
4.37
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.13
LNXSF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
57% of the 1118 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.33 vs. LNXSF: 4.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
LNXSF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.5  Med: 8 Max: 32.9
Current: 4.13
-3.5
32.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -1.66
LNXSF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
77% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.16 vs. LNXSF: -1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
LNXSF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.1  Med: -1.6 Max: 33
Current: -1.66
-12.1
33

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $9,577.67
EPS (TTM) $ 1.74
Beta1.60
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $52.38 - 79.55
Shares Outstanding (Mil)91.52

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 11,735 10,768 8,711
EPS ($) 4.30 5.69 5.90
EPS without NRI ($) 4.30 5.69 5.90
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
15.95%
Dividends per Share ($) 1.07 1.40 2.35
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Headlines

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Bernard Horn's Polaris Global Value Fund 3rd Quarter Commentary Oct 14 2016 
Polari Global Value Fund: Second-Quarter Commentary Jul 30 2015 
Bernard Horn Comments on LANXESS Aug 07 2014 
Bernard Horn’s Polaris Global Value Fund Second Quarter 2014 Shareholder Letter Aug 07 2014 
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