NYSE:ESI (USA) Also trade in: Delisted Germany

Element Solutions Inc

$ 9.55 -0.21 (-2.15%)
Volume: 3,184,809 Avg Vol (1m): 2,763,476
Market Cap $: 2.46 Bil Enterprise Value $: 3.87 Bil
P/E (TTM): 0.00 P/B: 1.10
Earnings Power Value 6.9
Net Current Asset Value -4.9
Tangible Book -3.49
Projected FCF 9.54
Median P/S Value 12.41
Graham Number 0
Peter Lynch Value -1.25
DCF (FCF Based) 0
DCF (Earnings Based) 0
1Y (-%)

Financial Strength : 5/10

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.
Current vs industry vs history
Cash-to-Debt 0.14
Cash-To-Debt ranked lower than
90.37% of 1122 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 33470, Med: 0.72, Min: 0.01
ESI: 0.14
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-To-Debt only.
Cash-To-Debt range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.04, Med: 0.08, Max: 0.86
Current: 0.14
0.04
0.86
Equity-to-Asset 0.49
Equity-to-Asset ranked lower than
91.94% of 1092 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 0.98, Med: 0.57, Min: -3.61
ESI: 0.49
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
Equity-to-Asset range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.21, Med: 0.27, Max: 0.55
Current: 0.49
0.21
0.55
Debt-to-Equity 0.73
Debt-to-Equity ranked lower than
94.95% of 931 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 119, Med: 0.39, Min: 0.01
ESI: 0.73
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
Debt-to-Equity range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.49, Med: 1.88, Max: 2.64
Current: 0.73
0.49
2.64
Debt-to-EBITDA 3.72
Debt-to-EBITDA ranked lower than
92.88% of 913 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 405.11, Med: 2.12, Min: 0.01
ESI: 3.72
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
Debt-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 3.72, Med: 15.77, Max: 23.43
Current: 3.72
3.72
23.43
Interest Coverage 1.07
Interest Coverage ranked lower than
95.69% of 1021 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 6110101.5, Med: 29.84, Min: 0.06
ESI: 1.07
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
Interest Coverage range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.25, Med: 0.59, Max: 2.35
Current: 1.07
0.25
2.35
Piotroski F-Score 6
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3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Altman Z-Score 1.06
DISTRESS
GREY
SAFE
Beneish M-Score -3.32
Not Manipulator
Manipulator
WACC vs ROIC %
ROIC 0.85%
WACC 9.12%

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company's business will stay that way.
Current vs industry vs history
Operating Margin % 11.94
Operating Margin ranked higher than
59.80% of 1107 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 469.95, Med: 8.34, Min: -685674.44
ESI: 11.94
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin only.
Operating Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.13, Med: 7.8, Max: 15.78
Current: 11.94
1.13
15.78
Net Margin % -13.82
Net Margin ranked lower than
90.33% of 1106 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 8294.93, Med: 5.82, Min: -760520.33
ESI: -13.82
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin only.
Net Margin range over the past 10 years
Min: -16.54, Med: -4.16, Max: 6.29
Current: -13.82
-16.54
6.29
ROE % -14.34
ROE ranked lower than
91.24% of 1107 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 834.58, Med: 9.43, Min: -632.7
ESI: -14.34
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE only.
ROE range over the past 10 years
Min: -15.1, Med: -12.09, Max: 1.03
Current: -14.34
-15.1
1.03
ROA % -3.86
ROA ranked lower than
87.74% of 1134 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 253.45, Med: 4.78, Min: -2284.37
ESI: -3.86
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA only.
ROA range over the past 10 years
Min: -4.19, Med: -1.9, Max: 7.46
Current: -3.86
-4.19
7.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 17.39
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) ranked lower than
52.65% of 1130 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 1816.36, Med: 14.65, Min: -69927.08
ESI: 17.39
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) only.
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: -1.34, Med: 9.24, Max: 104.33
Current: 17.39
-1.34
104.33
3-Year Total Revenue Growth Rate -8.30
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate ranked higher than
94.20% of 1052 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 343.1, Med: 1.7, Min: -100
ESI: -18.4
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
N/A
3-Year Total EBITDA Growth Rate 9.90
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate ranked higher than
80.82% of 980 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 674.5, Med: 7.6, Min: -545
ESI: -2.2
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
N/A
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate 43.80
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate ranked higher than
61.95% of 904 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 912.7, Med: 11.1, Min: -498.8
ESI: 43.8
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate only.
3-Year EPS w/o NRI Growth Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: 0, Med: 0, Max: 43.8
Current: 43.8
0
43.8

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Business Description

Industry Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals    NAICS : 325998    SIC : 2899
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Traded in other countries PAH.Delisted PLQ.Germany
Address 1450 Centrepark Boulevard, Suite 210, West Palm Beach, FL, USA, 33401
Platform Specialty Products Corp manufactures and sells a variety of chemicals and chemical-based products. The company organizes itself into two segments based on product type. The agricultural solutions segment, which generates the majority of revenue, sells fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, and seed treatments to the agriculture industry. The performance solutions segment sells chemicals used in the production of circuit boards, as well as metal and plastic finishes for the automotive and oil and gas industries. The segment also sells printing plates used for the commercial packaging of food products, boxes, and labels. More revenue is generated in the United States than any other geography.

Ratios

Current vs industry vs history
Forward PE Ratio 11.30
Forward P/E ranked higher than
70.18% of 114 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 69.44, Med: 16.29, Min: 3.87
ESI: 11.3
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PB Ratio 1.10
PB Ratio ranked higher than
61.06% of 1099 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 474.06, Med: 1.83, Min: 0.01
ESI: 1.1
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PB Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.65, Med: 1.34, Max: 2.71
Current: 1.1
0.65
2.71
PS Ratio 1.09
PS Ratio ranked higher than
63.59% of 1085 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 3971.43, Med: 1.27, Min: 0.01
ESI: 1.09
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PS Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.48, Med: 1.46, Max: 8.72
Current: 1.09
0.48
8.72
EV-to-EBIT 17.48
EV-to-EBIT ranked lower than
90.47% of 986 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 8127.7, Med: 14.73, Min: 0.1
ESI: 17.48
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EV-to-EBIT range over the past 10 years
Min: -7489.8, Med: 57.7, Max: 1143.1
Current: 17.48
-7489.8
1143.1
EV-to-EBITDA 8.76
EV-to-EBITDA ranked lower than
65.37% of 1002 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 6596.67, Med: 11.5, Min: 0.1
ESI: 8.76
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EV-to-EBITDA range over the past 10 years
Min: 8.76, Med: 28.4, Max: 774.9
Current: 8.76
8.76
774.9
EV-to-Revenue 1.53
EV-to-Revenue ranked lower than
66.48% of 1098 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 38643.75, Med: 1.45, Min: 0.01
ESI: 1.53
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EV-to-Revenue range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.7, Med: 3.9, Max: 10.1
Current: 1.53
1.7
10.1
Current Ratio 2.20
Current Ratio ranked higher than
57.71% of 1116 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 6206.34, Med: 1.9, Min: 0.01
ESI: 2.2
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
Current Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.66, Med: 2.14, Max: 7.71
Current: 2.2
1.66
7.71
Quick Ratio 1.75
Quick Ratio ranked higher than
59.50% of 1116 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 6206.34, Med: 1.37, Min: 0.01
ESI: 1.75
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
Quick Ratio range over the past 10 years
Min: 1.3, Med: 1.75, Max: 7.02
Current: 1.75
1.3
7.02
Days Inventory 92.58
Days Inventory ranked lower than
69.86% of 1075 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 755.99, Med: 64.18, Min: 0.02
ESI: 92.58
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
Days Inventory range over the past 10 years
Min: 36.92, Med: 92.3, Max: 165.63
Current: 92.58
36.92
165.63
Days Sales Outstanding 56.68
Days Sales Outstanding ranked lower than
85.30% of 1082 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 840.31, Med: 68.33, Min: 0.01
ESI: 56.68
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
Days Sales Outstanding range over the past 10 years
Min: 56.68, Med: 109.68, Max: 217.5
Current: 56.68
56.68
217.5
Days Payable 28.35
Days Payable ranked higher than
66.07% of 1061 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 850.06, Med: 56.72, Min: 1
ESI: 28.35
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
Days Payable range over the past 10 years
Min: 28.35, Med: 69.52, Max: 141.03
Current: 28.35
28.35
141.03

Dividend & Buy Back

Current vs industry vs history
3-Year Share Buyback Rate -7.90
3-Year Share Buyback Rate ranked lower than
86.12% of 627 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 100, Med: -3.8, Min: -364.2
ESI: -7.9
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Share Buyback Rate only.
3-Year Share Buyback Rate range over the past 10 years
Min: -47.5, Med: -27.2, Max: -7.9
Current: -7.9
-47.5
-7.9

Valuation & Return

Current vs industry vs history
Price-to-Projected-FCF 1.00
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF ranked lower than
100.00% of 622 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 266.39, Med: 1.43, Min: 0.03
ESI: 1
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF range over the past 10 years
Min: 1, Med: 1.14, Max: 1.38
Current: 1
1
1.38
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.77
Price-to-Median-PS-Value ranked higher than
63.95% of 1029 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 266.29, Med: 1.08, Min: 0.01
ESI: 0.77
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
Price-to-Median-PS-Value range over the past 10 years
Min: 0.39, Med: 0.97, Max: 6.03
Current: 0.77
0.39
6.03
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % 5.74
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) ranked lower than
78.82% of 1133 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 1000, Med: 5.92, Min: -400
ESI: 5.74
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) range over the past 10 years
Min: -1.1, Med: 1.6, Max: 5.74
Current: 5.74
-1.1
5.74
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 23.53
Forward Rate of Return ranked higher than
94.59% of 702 companies
in the Specialty Chemicals industry.
Industry Max: 208.19, Med: 9.68, Min: -6041.34
ESI: 23.53
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return only.
Forward Rate of Return range over the past 10 years
Min: 23.3, Med: 24.2, Max: 24.9
Current: 23.53
23.3
24.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $ 2,449.2
EPS (TTM) $ -1.17
Beta 2.06
Volatility % 35.63
52-Week Range $ 9.26 - 13.54
Shares Outstanding (Mil) 257.55

Analyst Estimate

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score 6
Positive ROA N
Positive CFROA Y
Higher ROA yoy N
CFROA > ROA Y
Lower Leverage yoy Y
Higher Current Ratio yoy Y
Less Shares Outstanding yoy Y
Higher Gross Margin yoy N
Higher Asset Turnover yoy Y