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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 : 3/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.23
ARCI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
55% of the 1484 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. ARCI: 0.23 )
ARCI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 2.19
Current: 0.23

0
2.19
Equity to Asset 0.29
ARCI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
53% of the 1421 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. ARCI: 0.29 )
ARCI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 0.64
Current: 0.29

0.09
0.64
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.12
M-Score: -3.04
WACC vs ROIC
2.79%
5.20%
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 (%) 1.95
ARCI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1489 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.74 vs. ARCI: 1.95 )
ARCI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -49.17   Max: 10.84
Current: 1.95

-49.17
10.84
Net-margin (%) 0.59
ARCI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1489 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. ARCI: 0.59 )
ARCI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -51.81   Max: 6.04
Current: 0.59

-51.81
6.04
ROE (%) 5.04
ARCI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1464 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9.75 vs. ARCI: 5.04 )
ARCI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -146.19   Max: 64.95
Current: 5.04

-146.19
64.95
ROA (%) 1.68
ARCI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1492 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.05 vs. ARCI: 1.68 )
ARCI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -56.15   Max: 16.75
Current: 1.68

-56.15
16.75
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.54
ARCI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1488 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 16.81 vs. ARCI: 8.54 )
ARCI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -185.98   Max: 40.78
Current: 8.54

-185.98
40.78
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.30
ARCI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1247 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. ARCI: 1.30 )
ARCI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -48.5   Max: 35.8
Current: 1.3

-48.5
35.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -22.50
ARCI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. ARCI: -22.50 )
ARCI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -38.1   Max: 83.4
Current: -22.5

-38.1
83.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -44.70
ARCI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 964 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. ARCI: -44.70 )
ARCI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -44.7   Max: 41.5
Current: -44.7

-44.7
41.5
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 13.90
ARCI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1641 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 30.50 vs. ARCI: 13.90 )
ARCI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.82   Max: 615.38
Current: 13.9

3.82
615.38
Forward P/E 4.83
ARCI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
98% of the 1641 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 38.61 vs. ARCI: 4.83 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.70
ARCI's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1641 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 30.30 vs. ARCI: 13.70 )
ARCI' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.81   Max: 800
Current: 13.7

3.81
800
P/B 0.76
ARCI's P/B is ranked higher than
91% of the 1641 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. ARCI: 0.76 )
ARCI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 7.62
Current: 0.76

0.56
7.62
P/S 0.08
ARCI's P/S is ranked higher than
98% of the 1641 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. ARCI: 0.08 )
ARCI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.52
Current: 0.08

0.05
0.52
PFCF 3.71
ARCI's PFCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 1641 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 83.34 vs. ARCI: 3.71 )
ARCI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.19   Max: 211.5
Current: 3.71

2.19
211.5
POCF 2.87
ARCI's POCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 1641 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 19.00 vs. ARCI: 2.87 )
ARCI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.83   Max: 99999999.99
Current: 2.87

1.83
99999999.99
EV-to-EBIT 9.50
ARCI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
91% of the 1641 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.90 vs. ARCI: 9.50 )
ARCI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -311.8   Max: 84.6
Current: 9.5

-311.8
84.6
Shiller P/E 29.98
ARCI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 1641 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 96.22 vs. ARCI: 29.98 )
ARCI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12.73   Max: 285
Current: 29.98

12.73
285
Current Ratio 1.39
ARCI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 1433 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. ARCI: 1.39 )
ARCI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 1.97
Current: 1.39

0.45
1.97
Quick Ratio 0.74
ARCI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 1433 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. ARCI: 0.74 )
ARCI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 1.86
Current: 0.74

0.2
1.86
Days Inventory 61.63
ARCI's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
82% of the 1641 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 103.36 vs. ARCI: 61.63 )
ARCI' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 13.65   Max: 101.54
Current: 61.63

13.65
101.54
Days Sales Outstanding 30.54
ARCI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
70% of the 1641 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 26.72 vs. ARCI: 30.54 )
ARCI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 9.01   Max: 36.9
Current: 30.54

9.01
36.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 9.37
ARCI's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 1641 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ARCI: 9.37 )
ARCI' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 14.02   Max: 99.96
Current: 9.37

14.02
99.96
Price/Tangible Book 0.76
ARCI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
92% of the 1641 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. ARCI: 0.76 )
ARCI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 6.05
Current: 0.76

0.19
6.05
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.74
ARCI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1641 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. ARCI: 0.74 )
ARCI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 1.6
Current: 0.74

1.15
1.6
Price/Median PS Value 0.53
ARCI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 1641 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. ARCI: 0.53 )
ARCI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 5.08
Current: 0.53

0.43
5.08
Price/Graham Number 0.66
ARCI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
96% of the 1641 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. ARCI: 0.66 )
ARCI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 1.98
Current: 0.66

0.38
1.98
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 10.50
ARCI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. ARCI: 10.50 )
ARCI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 19.4
Current: 10.5

1.2
19.4

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