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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
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.23
NYSE:MRC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
64% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. NYSE:MRC: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:MRC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.04 Max: N/A
Current: 0.23
Equity-to-Asset 0.34
NYSE:MRC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
73% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. NYSE:MRC: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:MRC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.43
Current: 0.34
0.22
0.43
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 2.12
Beneish M-Score: -2.95
WACC vs ROIC
11.90%
-3.25%
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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Operating Margin % -1.22
NYSE:MRC's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
57% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -7.64 vs. NYSE:MRC: -1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:MRC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.74  Med: 2.88 Max: 7.31
Current: -1.22
-6.74
7.31
Net Margin % -2.21
NYSE:MRC's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
64% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -11.10 vs. NYSE:MRC: -2.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:MRC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.28  Med: -0.38 Max: 2.91
Current: -2.21
-9.28
2.91
ROE % -10.59
NYSE:MRC's ROE % is ranked lower than
59% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -7.60 vs. NYSE:MRC: -10.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:MRC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.67  Med: -1.56 Max: 12.37
Current: -10.59
-45.67
12.37
ROA % -2.99
NYSE:MRC's ROA % is ranked higher than
54% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -3.92 vs. NYSE:MRC: -2.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:MRC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.02  Med: -0.39 Max: 4.54
Current: -2.99
-11.02
4.54
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -4.63
NYSE:MRC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
53% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -5.13 vs. NYSE:MRC: -4.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:MRC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.96  Med: 12.92 Max: 24.23
Current: -4.63
-23.96
24.23
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -15.10
NYSE:MRC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
56% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -9.60 vs. NYSE:MRC: -15.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:MRC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -8.3 Max: 3.8
Current: -15.1
0
3.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -66.70
NYSE:MRC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
98% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -12.30 vs. NYSE:MRC: -66.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:MRC' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -30.3 Max: 31.4
Current: -66.7
0
31.4
GuruFocus has detected 2 Warning Signs with MRC Global Inc $NYSE:MRC.
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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

MRC Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Pioneer Investments 276,840 sh (New)
Fairholme Fund Sold Out
Tweedy Browne 5,722,341 sh (-0.16%)
Arnold Schneider 1,952,954 sh (-0.75%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,798,332 sh (-21.19%)
Jim Simons 1,217,200 sh (-26.43%)
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Q3 2016

MRC Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Pioneer Investments 384,477 sh (+38.88%)
Tweedy Browne 4,464,901 sh (-21.97%)
Jim Simons 887,200 sh (-27.11%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,136,690 sh (-36.79%)
Arnold Schneider 968,454 sh (-50.41%)
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Q4 2016

MRC Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 1,246,000 sh (+40.44%)
Tweedy Browne 4,805,543 sh (+7.63%)
Pioneer Investments 235,917 sh (-38.64%)
Joel Greenblatt 578,436 sh (-49.11%)
Arnold Schneider 370,697 sh (-61.72%)
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Q1 2017

MRC Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Jeremy Grantham 15,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,000 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Tweedy Browne 4,501,936 sh (-6.32%)
Arnold Schneider 289,851 sh (-21.81%)
Jim Simons 566,700 sh (-54.52%)
Joel Greenblatt 111,836 sh (-80.67%)
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Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - Services » Oil & Gas Equipment & Services    NAICS: 333911    SIC: 3494
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Traded in other countries:37M.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
MRC Global Inc along with its subsidiaries is an industrial distributor of pipe, valves and fittings and related products and services to the upstream, midstream and downstream energy industries.

MRC Global Inc distributes pipes, valves, fittings, and related products and services to the energy industry. Products are often used in the construction, maintenance, repair, and overhaul of equipment used in extreme operating conditions. In these conditions and other environments, MRC's valve products give the customer the ability to control direction, velocity, and pressure of fluids and gases within transmission networks. In addition, other products can be used to regulate flow and on/off service. MRC's other products, which include pipe, steel fitting, and tubular goods, are used across all of the industries in which the company operates. Specialized services are delivered alongside this array of products to enhance the client relationship.

Guru Investment Theses on MRC Global Inc

Weitz Funds Comments on MRC Global - Apr 25, 2016

MRC Global (NYSE:MRC) - Conditions in the oil patch have continued to worsen over the past six months, with several oil field service executives describing the downturn as the worst they have seen in over 30 years. Despite a dour forecast for each of MRC’s end markets during 2016, the company’s stock rallied in late February on news that an activist investor had taken significant positions in MRC and competitor Now, Inc. (with hopes of convincing the two companies to merge). Additional diligence led us to believe that the combination was unlikely, so we elected to close our position at a modest discount to our lower business value estimate.



From Weitz Funds' Research Fund commentary 1st quarter.



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Weitz Funds Comments on MRC Global - Apr 25, 2016

MRC Global (NYSE:MRC) - Conditions in the oil patch have continued to worsen over the past six months, with several oil field service executives describing the downturn as the worst they have seen in over 30 years. Despite a dour forecast for each of MRC’s end markets during 2016, the company’s stock rallied in late February on news that an activist investor had taken significant positions in MRC and competitor Now, Inc. (with hopes of convincing the two companies to merge). Additional diligence led us to believe that the combination was unlikely, so we elected to close our position at a modest discount to our lower business value estimate.



From Weitz Funds' Research Fund commentary 1st quarter.



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Weitz Funds Comments on MRC Global - Nov 16, 2015

MRC Global (NYSE:MRC) is a distributor of pipes, valves, fittings and related products to the upstream, midstream and downstream energy industries. A glut of global oil supply, growing demand uncertainty and a more discerning credit market have resulted in continued declines in oil field activity levels and fears of delays in larger pipeline and petrochemical projects. In August, MRC management sounded a more cautious tone about the possibility of a pickup in demand during 2016. Despite a challenging near-term outlook, we believe MRC’s competitive position in the industry continues to improve and that its earnings and cash flows will be significantly higher when activity levels return to more normal levels.





From Weitz Funds' Balanced Fund third quarter 2015 commentary.



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Ratios

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Forward PE Ratio 140.85
MRC's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.45 vs. MRC: 140.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 14.47
MRC's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
56% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.96 vs. MRC: 14.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
MRC' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.85  Med: 8.89 Max: 70.34
Current: 14.47
2.85
70.34
PB Ratio 2.48
MRC's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. MRC: 2.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
MRC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 2.14 Max: 5.12
Current: 2.48
0.79
5.12
PS Ratio 0.61
MRC's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. MRC: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
MRC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.44 Max: 0.7
Current: 0.61
0.19
0.7
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 10.26
MRC's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
57% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.68 vs. MRC: 10.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
MRC' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.41  Med: 8.53 Max: 110.79
Current: 10.26
1.41
110.79
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 8.61
MRC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
51% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. MRC: 8.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
MRC' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.33  Med: 7.95 Max: 190.23
Current: 8.61
1.33
190.23
EV-to-EBIT -58.17
MRC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.89 vs. MRC: -58.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MRC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.76  Med: 10.75 Max: 16.8
Current: -58.17
-60.76
16.8
EV-to-EBITDA 69.43
MRC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
98% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.53 vs. MRC: 69.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MRC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.6  Med: 9.8 Max: 211.4
Current: 69.43
-10.6
211.4
Current Ratio 2.32
MRC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. MRC: 2.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MRC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.32  Med: 2.61 Max: 3.23
Current: 2.32
2.32
3.23
Quick Ratio 1.21
MRC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. MRC: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MRC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 1.28 Max: 1.52
Current: 1.21
1.11
1.52
Days Inventory 86.05
MRC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
69% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 54.02 vs. MRC: 86.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MRC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 73.65  Med: 86.34 Max: 102.17
Current: 86.05
73.65
102.17
Days Sales Outstanding 55.69
MRC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 73.92 vs. MRC: 55.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MRC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.96  Med: 55.28 Max: 59.95
Current: 55.69
42.96
59.95
Days Payable 53.82
MRC's Days Payable is ranked lower than
51% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 48.46 vs. MRC: 53.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
MRC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.89  Med: 41.23 Max: 53.82
Current: 53.82
31.89
53.82

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.40
MRC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -4.50 vs. MRC: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
MRC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.5  Med: -0.2 Max: 0
Current: 2.4
-6.5
0

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.77
MRC's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. MRC: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
MRC' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.55 Max: 0.81
Current: 0.77
0
0.81
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.37
MRC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
72% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. MRC: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
MRC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.48
Current: 1.37
0
1.48
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -1.74
MRC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
56% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas Equipment & Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.68 vs. MRC: -1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
MRC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.75  Med: 7.7 Max: 13.1
Current: -1.74
-1.75
13.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,120
EPS (TTM) $ -1.11
Beta1.81
Short Percentage of Float6.16%
52-Week Range $11.50 - 22.52
Shares Outstanding (Mil)94.47

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 3,650 4,217
EPS ($) 0.14 0.65
EPS without NRI ($) 0.14 0.65
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Arnold Schneider Adds to Approach Resources Sep 16 2016 
Fairholme Fund Exited 4 Positions in 2nd Quarter Aug 04 2016 
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Weitz Funds Comments on MRC Global Apr 25 2016 
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