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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 0.12
POL's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
86% of the 1122 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. POL: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
POL' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.16 Max: N/A
Current: 0.12
Equity-to-Asset 0.26
POL's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
89% of the 1083 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. POL: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
POL' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.29 Max: 0.41
Current: 0.26
0.14
0.41
Interest Coverage 4.88
POL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
80% of the 1010 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 35.29 vs. POL: 4.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
POL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 3.65 Max: 6.02
Current: 4.88
0.66
6.02
Piotroski F-Score: 8
Altman Z-Score: 2.67
Beneish M-Score: -2.48
WACC vs ROIC
10.57%
12.32%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 8.61
POL's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
56% of the 1102 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.62 vs. POL: 8.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
POL' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.72  Med: 5.48 Max: 8.61
Current: 8.61
-4.72
8.61
Net Margin % 5.10
POL's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
53% of the 1102 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.57 vs. POL: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
POL' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.96  Med: 3.4 Max: 6.46
Current: 5.1
-9.96
6.46
ROE % 23.78
POL's ROE % is ranked higher than
87% of the 1088 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.76 vs. POL: 23.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
POL' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -66.13  Med: 19.04 Max: 37.22
Current: 23.78
-66.13
37.22
ROA % 6.41
POL's ROA % is ranked higher than
63% of the 1130 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.65 vs. POL: 6.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
POL' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.08  Med: 4.59 Max: 10.53
Current: 6.41
-19.08
10.53
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 33.25
POL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
84% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.31 vs. POL: 33.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
POL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.93  Med: 24.87 Max: 36.03
Current: 33.25
-19.93
36.03
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 0.30
POL's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
53% of the 990 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. POL: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
POL' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.2  Med: 4.7 Max: 13
Current: 0.3
-9.2
13
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 8.90
POL's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
51% of the 888 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. POL: 8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
POL' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.2  Med: 16.8 Max: 249.3
Current: 8.9
-52.2
249.3
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 26.20
POL's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.60 vs. POL: 26.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
POL' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27  Med: -6.65 Max: 141.5
Current: 26.2
-27
141.5
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Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals    NAICS: 325998    SIC: 2821
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Traded in other countries:PY9.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
PolyOne Corp is engaged in providing specialized polymer materials, services and solutions with operations in specialty polymer formulations, color and additive systems, plastic sheet and packaging solutions and polymer distribution.

PolyOne manufactures and sells a variety of chemicals, plastics, and chemical-based products. The firm organizes itself into five segments based on product type. The distribution segment, which generates the majority of revenues, sell plastic resins to molders and extruders that produce custom plastic parts. The color, additives, and inks segment sells concentrated color and ink blends used to color plastic used for food packaging and personal-care products. The specialty engineered materials and designed structures and solutions segments sell a variety of plastic packaging products. The performance products and solutions segment sells vinyl products used in wire, cable, and building and construction. The majority of revenue comes from the United States.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 18.23
POL's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 916 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.83 vs. POL: 18.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
POL' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.7  Med: 16.92 Max: 75.88
Current: 18.23
3.7
75.88
Forward PE Ratio 16.31
POL's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 18.25 vs. POL: 16.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 18.23
POL's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
55% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 20.22 vs. POL: 18.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
POL' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.7  Med: 21.63 Max: 77.4
Current: 18.23
3.7
77.4
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 24.61
POL's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
54% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 23.13 vs. POL: 24.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
POL' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.58  Med: 14.73 Max: 115.28
Current: 24.61
3.58
115.28
PB Ratio 4.13
POL's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. POL: 4.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
POL' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 2.36 Max: 4.74
Current: 4.13
0.41
4.74
PS Ratio 0.94
POL's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 1078 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. POL: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
POL' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.49 Max: 1.05
Current: 0.94
0.05
1.05
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 22.56
POL's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
60% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 18.78 vs. POL: 22.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
POL' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 20.96 Max: 151.51
Current: 22.56
1.39
151.51
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 14.34
POL's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
64% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.86 vs. POL: 14.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
POL' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.16  Med: 12.5 Max: 282.26
Current: 14.34
1.16
282.26
EV-to-EBIT 14.38
POL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
55% of the 958 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.97 vs. POL: 14.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
POL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.5  Med: 14.7 Max: 95.1
Current: 14.38
-6.5
95.1
EV-to-EBITDA 10.58
POL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
57% of the 978 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.01 vs. POL: 10.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
POL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.3  Med: 10.2 Max: 18.9
Current: 10.58
-13.3
18.9
PEG Ratio 1.45
POL's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. POL: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
POL' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.53 Max: 16.93
Current: 1.45
0.24
16.93
Shiller PE Ratio 38.84
POL's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 29.62 vs. POL: 38.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
POL' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.09  Med: 50.12 Max: 1621
Current: 38.84
29.09
1621
Current Ratio 1.90
POL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. POL: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
POL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 1.77 Max: 2.2
Current: 1.9
0.97
2.2
Quick Ratio 1.25
POL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. POL: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
POL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.25 Max: 1.72
Current: 1.25
0.45
1.72
Days Inventory 43.82
POL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
71% of the 1060 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 63.77 vs. POL: 43.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
POL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.48  Med: 37.21 Max: 43.82
Current: 43.82
31.48
43.82
Days Sales Outstanding 48.81
POL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
69% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 62.01 vs. POL: 48.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
POL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.93  Med: 40.53 Max: 48.81
Current: 48.81
34.93
48.81
Days Payable 54.69
POL's Days Payable is ranked higher than
56% of the 840 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 50.50 vs. POL: 54.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
POL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.91  Med: 45.91 Max: 54.69
Current: 54.69
23.91
54.69

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 1.41
POL's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
62% of the 1099 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. POL: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
POL' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 1 Max: 1.7
Current: 1.41
0.27
1.7
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.25
POL's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 734 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. POL: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
POL' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.41
Current: 0.25
0.1
0.41
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 23.90
POL's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
80% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. POL: 23.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
POL' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 28.6
Current: 23.9
0
28.6
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.45
POL's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
64% of the 1076 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. POL: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 4.51
POL's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
82% of the 1317 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. POL: 4.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
POL' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 3.2 Max: 5.44
Current: 4.51
0.86
5.44
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 4.60
POL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 567 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. POL: 4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
POL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.5  Med: -0.2 Max: 4.6
Current: 4.6
-23.5
4.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.20
POL's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
69% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. POL: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
POL' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.99 Max: 15.3
Current: 2.2
0.49
15.3
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.89
POL's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
75% of the 1047 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. POL: 1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
POL' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.74 Max: 2.1
Current: 1.89
0.18
2.1
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.73
POL's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. POL: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
POL' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 1.43 Max: 4.21
Current: 0.73
0.26
4.21
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.92
POL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
62% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.25 vs. POL: 6.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
POL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.5  Med: 5.9 Max: 32.6
Current: 6.92
-37.5
32.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 28.11
POL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
87% of the 631 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.83 vs. POL: 28.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
POL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 10.5 Max: 28.4
Current: 28.11
1.3
28.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,391.60
EPS (TTM) $ 2.06
Beta1.83
Short Percentage of Float3.70%
52-Week Range $28.77 - 40.88
Shares Outstanding (Mil)81.76

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 3,499 3,644 3,683
EPS ($) 2.28 2.64 2.85
EPS without NRI ($) 2.28 2.64 2.85
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
12.00%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.53 0.58
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Donald Yacktman's Holdings That Are Repurchasing Shares Jun 17 2015 
POL Reports Dividend Growth, Increased Guru Ownership and Insider Ownership May 14 2013 
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