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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 0.11
ARCI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
85% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. ARCI: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ARCI' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.18 Max: N/A
Current: 0.11
Equity to Asset 0.24
ARCI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
83% of the 935 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. ARCI: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ARCI' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.25 Max: 0.64
Current: 0.24
0.15
0.64
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.08
M-Score: -3.17
WACC vs ROIC
1.69%
-6.93%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) -2.01
ARCI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 948 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. ARCI: -2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ARCI' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.67  Med: 2.4 Max: 5.72
Current: -2.01
-3.67
5.72
Net-margin (%) -2.20
ARCI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. ARCI: -2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ARCI' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.37  Med: 0.46 Max: 3.52
Current: -2.2
-3.37
3.52
ROE (%) -21.40
ARCI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.95 vs. ARCI: -21.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ARCI' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.97  Med: 4.99 Max: 44.53
Current: -21.4
-48.97
44.53
ROA (%) -5.16
ARCI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 955 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. ARCI: -5.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ARCI' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.69  Med: 1.34 Max: 10.29
Current: -5.16
-9.69
10.29
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -7.93
ARCI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 12.26 vs. ARCI: -7.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ARCI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.57  Med: 12.01 Max: 25.87
Current: -7.93
-14.57
25.87
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.40
ARCI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 793 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. ARCI: -2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ARCI' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.5  Med: 4.5 Max: 35.8
Current: -2.4
-48.5
35.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 10.50
ARCI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 665 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. ARCI: 10.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ARCI' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.1  Med: 6.9 Max: 83.2
Current: 10.5
-38.1
83.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -12.00
ARCI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. ARCI: -12.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ARCI' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.7  Med: -12 Max: 30.3
Current: -12
-44.7
30.3
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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Appliance Recycling Centers Of America Inc and its subsidiaries are engaged in the business of selling and recycling household appliances in North America. It also provides turnkey appliance recycling services for electric utilities.

Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc. was incorporated in Minnesota in 1983. The Company is involved in the business of selling new major household appliances through a chain of company-owned factory outlet stores under the name ApplianceSmart. The Company also provides turnkey appliance recycling services for electric utilities and other sponsors of energy efficiency programs. It is a retailer and recycler of major household appliances and generates revenues from: Retail sales of appliances at its ApplianceSmart factory outlets, fees charged for collecting and recycling appliances for utilities and other sponsors of energy efficiency programs; and selling byproduct materials from appliances that it recycles, including appliances collected through its ApplianceSmart factory outlets & Sale of carbon offsets created by the destruction of ozone-depleting refrigerants acquired through various recycling programs. It operates two reportable segments: retail and recycling. The retail segment is comprised of income generated through its ApplianceSmart factory outlet stores. The Company's recycling segment includes all fees charged and costs incurred for collecting, recycling and installing appliances for utilities and other customers and include byproduct revenue, which is mainly generated through the recycling of appliances. It uses a variety of methods to promote awareness of its products and services. Each ApplianceSmart Factory Outlet competes with local and national retail appliance chains, as well as with independently owned retailers. Its appliance recycling centers are subject to various federal, state and local laws, regulations and licensing requirements related to providing turnkey services for energy efficiency programs.

Ratios

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Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 2.54
ARCI's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
96% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 19.74 vs. ARCI: 2.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
ARCI' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.08  Med: 8.6 Max: 108.33
Current: 2.54
2.08
108.33
P/B 0.61
ARCI's P/B is ranked higher than
84% of the 915 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. ARCI: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ARCI' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.57 Max: 7.63
Current: 0.61
0.34
7.63
P/S 0.06
ARCI's P/S is ranked higher than
97% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. ARCI: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ARCI' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.13 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.06
0.03
0.52
PFCF 3.03
ARCI's PFCF is ranked higher than
95% of the 392 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 16.34 vs. ARCI: 3.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ARCI' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.18  Med: 7.53 Max: 677.5
Current: 3.03
2.18
677.5
POCF 2.56
ARCI's POCF is ranked higher than
95% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. ARCI: 2.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ARCI' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.82  Med: 7.31 Max: 168.8
Current: 2.56
1.82
168.8
Shiller P/E 36.46
ARCI's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
73% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 22.21 vs. ARCI: 36.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ARCI' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.33  Med: 97.5 Max: 388
Current: 36.46
28.33
388
Current Ratio 1.10
ARCI's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 933 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. ARCI: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ARCI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.26 Max: 1.97
Current: 1.1
0.42
1.97
Quick Ratio 0.50
ARCI's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 933 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. ARCI: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ARCI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.54 Max: 1.86
Current: 0.5
0.21
1.86
Days Inventory 76.48
ARCI's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
56% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 89.52 vs. ARCI: 76.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ARCI' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 60.95  Med: 73.32 Max: 89.18
Current: 76.48
60.95
89.18
Days Sales Outstanding 33.76
ARCI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
72% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 12.85 vs. ARCI: 33.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ARCI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.31  Med: 20.72 Max: 37.65
Current: 33.76
11.31
37.65
Days Payable 34.12
ARCI's Days Payable is ranked lower than
72% of the 653 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 52.13 vs. ARCI: 34.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ARCI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.84  Med: 21.67 Max: 34.12
Current: 34.12
16.84
34.12

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.00
ARCI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 499 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. ARCI: -2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ARCI' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.3  Med: -6.5 Max: -0.4
Current: -2
-26.3
-0.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Tangible Book 0.61
ARCI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
87% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. ARCI: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ARCI' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.65 Max: 6.06
Current: 0.61
0.55
6.06
Price/Projected FCF 0.67
ARCI's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. ARCI: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ARCI' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.18 Max: 66.29
Current: 0.67
0.63
66.29
Price/Median PS Value 0.46
ARCI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. ARCI: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ARCI' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.21 Max: 10
Current: 0.46
0.42
10
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -9.30
ARCI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 932 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. ARCI: -9.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ARCI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.3  Med: 11.05 Max: 21
Current: -9.3
-9.3
21

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $103.5
EPS (TTM) $ -0.39
Beta0.46
Short Percentage of Float0.37%
52-Week Range $0.64 - 1.80
Shares Outstanding (Mil)6.66
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