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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 : 9/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 1219.69
SIM's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
82% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. SIM: 1219.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
SIM' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 777.23 Max: 2092.46
Current: 1219.69
0.01
2092.46
Equity-to-Asset 0.79
SIM's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
90% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. SIM: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
SIM' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.69 Max: 0.85
Current: 0.79
0.23
0.85
Interest Coverage 193.66
SIM's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
73% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 10.44 vs. SIM: 193.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SIM' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.8  Med: 108.25 Max: 145601.13
Current: 193.66
17.8
145601.13
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 4.42
Beneish M-Score: -2.18
WACC vs ROIC
13.21%
8.13%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 34.07
SIM's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
98% of the 554 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. SIM: 34.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
SIM' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.86  Med: 6.65 Max: 34.07
Current: 34.07
-10.86
34.07
Net Margin % 9.53
SIM's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
80% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. SIM: 9.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
SIM' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.32  Med: 5.66 Max: 15.78
Current: 9.53
-13.32
15.78
ROE % 8.52
SIM's ROE % is ranked lower than
54% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 5.54 vs. SIM: 8.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
SIM' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.16  Med: 7.63 Max: 14.5
Current: 8.52
-12.16
14.5
ROA % 6.93
SIM's ROA % is ranked higher than
64% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. SIM: 6.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
SIM' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.57  Med: 5.56 Max: 11.76
Current: 6.93
-9.57
11.76
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 16.61
SIM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
79% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 8.09 vs. SIM: 16.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
SIM' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.49  Med: 10.51 Max: 26.58
Current: 16.61
-14.49
26.58
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 4.80
SIM's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
85% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -5.40 vs. SIM: 4.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
SIM' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -82.3  Med: 7.45 Max: 283.3
Current: 4.8
-82.3
283.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 56.60
SIM's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. SIM: 56.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
SIM' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -82.7  Med: 4.85 Max: 294.6
Current: 56.6
-82.7
294.6
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 24.70
SIM's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
67% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. SIM: 24.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
SIM' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -67.6  Med: 4.6 Max: 284.8
Current: 24.7
-67.6
284.8
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Business Description

Industry: Steel » Steel    NAICS: 331110    SIC: 3354
Compare:MEX:ICHB » details
Traded in other countries:4FV.Germany, SIMECB.Mexico,
Headquarter Location:Mexico
Grupo Simec SAB de CV is a diversified manufacturer, processor and distributor of SBQ steel and structural steel products. It also offers hot rolled bars, cold finished bars, semi-finished tube rounds and other semi-finished trade products.

Grupo Simec SAB de CV is a diversified manufacturer, processor and distributor of special bar quality, or SBQ, steel and structural steel products. North America and Mexico are the two biggest markets for the company, jointly accounting for the majority of the company's sales. The company's SBQ products are used across a broad range of highly engineered end-user applications, including axles, hubs and crankshafts for automobiles and light trucks, machine tools and off-highway equipment. The company's structural steel products are mainly used in the nonresidential construction market and other construction applications.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 13.90
SIM's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 14.25 vs. SIM: 13.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
SIM' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.5  Med: 12.7 Max: 189.67
Current: 13.9
3.5
189.67
PE Ratio without NRI 21.69
SIM's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
66% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 14.32 vs. SIM: 21.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
SIM' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.13  Med: 15.02 Max: 39.97
Current: 21.69
4.13
39.97
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 90.05
SIM's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 14.45 vs. SIM: 90.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
SIM' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4  Med: 13.78 Max: 372.7
Current: 90.05
4
372.7
PB Ratio 0.96
SIM's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 501 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. SIM: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SIM' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.96 Max: 3.16
Current: 0.96
0.45
3.16
PS Ratio 1.05
SIM's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. SIM: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SIM' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.83 Max: 1.77
Current: 1.05
0.23
1.77
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 9.63
SIM's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
56% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 8.18 vs. SIM: 9.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
SIM' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.08  Med: 9.82 Max: 37.92
Current: 9.63
4.08
37.92
EV-to-EBIT 6.31
SIM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
87% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 12.52 vs. SIM: 6.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SIM' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.2  Med: 6.8 Max: 430.4
Current: 6.31
-29.2
430.4
EV-to-EBITDA 4.47
SIM's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
89% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9.64 vs. SIM: 4.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SIM' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.6  Med: 6.2 Max: 59.2
Current: 4.47
-23.6
59.2
EV-to-Revenue 0.83
SIM's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
59% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. SIM: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
SIM' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.7 Max: 1.5
Current: 0.83
0.3
1.5
Shiller PE Ratio 15.70
SIM's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 15.75 vs. SIM: 15.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
SIM' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.49  Med: 13.4 Max: 53.45
Current: 15.7
6.49
53.45
Current Ratio 3.75
SIM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. SIM: 3.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SIM' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 3.39 Max: 5.05
Current: 3.75
0.27
5.05
Quick Ratio 2.55
SIM's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. SIM: 2.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SIM' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 2 Max: 3.33
Current: 2.55
0.16
3.33
Days Inventory 102.51
SIM's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
82% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 72.68 vs. SIM: 102.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SIM' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 78.36  Med: 90.38 Max: 163.75
Current: 102.51
78.36
163.75
Days Sales Outstanding 44.07
SIM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
53% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 58.40 vs. SIM: 44.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SIM' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.39  Med: 36.63 Max: 69.95
Current: 44.07
27.39
69.95
Days Payable 51.30
SIM's Days Payable is ranked higher than
64% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 47.81 vs. SIM: 51.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SIM' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.76  Med: 40.91 Max: 52.36
Current: 51.3
32.76
52.36

Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.30
SIM's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. SIM: -0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SIM' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -115.4  Med: -0.95 Max: 21.9
Current: -0.3
-115.4
21.9

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 2.16
SIM's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 3.13 vs. SIM: 2.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
SIM' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.66  Med: 3.37 Max: 491.67
Current: 2.16
1.66
491.67
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.03
SIM's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
55% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. SIM: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
SIM' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.13 Max: 3.45
Current: 1.03
0.31
3.45
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.30
SIM's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
68% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. SIM: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
SIM' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.88 Max: 4.32
Current: 1.3
0.38
4.32
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.27
SIM's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
67% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SIM: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SIM' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.08 Max: 4.72
Current: 1.27
0.37
4.72
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.00
SIM's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
57% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. SIM: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
SIM' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.82 Max: 1.88
Current: 1
0.32
1.88
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 15.84
SIM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
90% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 5.84 vs. SIM: 15.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SIM' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.1  Med: 8.4 Max: 31.8
Current: 15.84
-25.1
31.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -4.55
SIM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
58% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Steel industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. SIM: -4.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
SIM' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.7  Med: 5.25 Max: 50.9
Current: -4.55
-6.7
50.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,542.80
EPS (TTM) $ 0.72
Beta1.22
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $8.67 - 15.20
Shares Outstanding (Mil)165.90 (ADR)

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