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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.13
ARCO's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
80% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. ARCO: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ARCO' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.28 Max: N/A
Current: 0.13
Equity to Asset 0.22
ARCO's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
86% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. ARCO: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ARCO' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.32 Max: 0.39
Current: 0.22
0.22
0.39
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.49
M-Score: -2.51
WACC vs ROIC
7.05%
21.85%
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 (%) 2.93
ARCO's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. ARCO: 2.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ARCO' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.94  Med: 6.51 Max: 7.76
Current: 2.93
1.94
7.76
Net-margin (%) -1.47
ARCO's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. ARCO: -1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ARCO' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.99  Med: 3.01 Max: 3.51
Current: -1.47
-2.99
3.51
ROE (%) -11.81
ARCO's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.54 vs. ARCO: -11.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ARCO' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.99  Med: 16.06 Max: 21.19
Current: -11.81
-18.99
21.19
ROA (%) -2.88
ARCO's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.16 vs. ARCO: -2.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ARCO' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.5  Med: 5.83 Max: 6.49
Current: -2.88
-5.5
6.49
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.14
ARCO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 15.84 vs. ARCO: 9.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ARCO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6  Med: 19.57 Max: 31.48
Current: 9.14
6
31.48
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.80
ARCO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. ARCO: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ARCO' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.80 Max: 15.4
Current: 0.8
0
15.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -9.50
ARCO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. ARCO: -9.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ARCO' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -9.50 Max: 24.7
Current: -9.5
0
24.7
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

ARCO Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Charles Brandes 9,638,478 sh (+62.54%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 469,740 sh (+21.33%)
Bill Gates 3,060,500 sh (unchged)
Third Avenue Management 1,461,176 sh (-1.22%)
Jeff Auxier 69,766 sh (-22.58%)
Jeff Auxier 32,450 sh (-63.99%)
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Q2 2015

ARCO Guru Trades in Q2 2015

James Barrow 84,530 sh (New)
Charles Brandes 12,255,635 sh (+27.15%)
Bill Gates 3,060,500 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Third Avenue Management 1,381,502 sh (-5.45%)
Jeff Auxier 19,998 sh (-71.34%)
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Q3 2015

ARCO Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Charles Brandes 15,654,067 sh (+27.73%)
Third Avenue Management 1,743,763 sh (+26.22%)
James Barrow 99,160 sh (+17.31%)
Charles Brandes 13,001,985 sh (+6.09%)
Bill Gates 3,060,500 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 19,998 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2015

ARCO Guru Trades in Q4 2015

James Barrow 159,130 sh (+60.48%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 14.97
ARCO's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
68% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.27 vs. ARCO: 14.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.88
ARCO's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. ARCO: 1.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ARCO' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.81  Med: 3.64 Max: 9.26
Current: 1.88
1.81
9.26
P/S 0.19
ARCO's P/S is ranked higher than
97% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. ARCO: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ARCO' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.62 Max: 1.77
Current: 0.19
0.17
1.77
PFCF 4.85
ARCO's PFCF is ranked higher than
96% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 27.99 vs. ARCO: 4.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ARCO' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.64  Med: 14.43 Max: 316.89
Current: 4.85
4.64
316.89
POCF 3.15
ARCO's POCF is ranked higher than
96% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.50 vs. ARCO: 3.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ARCO' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.06  Med: 11.38 Max: 21.77
Current: 3.15
3.06
21.77
EV-to-EBIT 12.56
ARCO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
76% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.92 vs. ARCO: 12.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ARCO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.7  Med: 17.30 Max: 47.5
Current: 12.56
10.7
47.5
EV-to-EBITDA 9.55
ARCO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
68% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 11.92 vs. ARCO: 9.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ARCO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.1  Med: 10.65 Max: 31.5
Current: 9.55
7.1
31.5
Current Ratio 0.55
ARCO's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. ARCO: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ARCO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 0.92 Max: 1.28
Current: 0.55
0.55
1.28
Quick Ratio 0.48
ARCO's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. ARCO: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ARCO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.83 Max: 1.18
Current: 0.48
0.48
1.18
Days Inventory 2.38
ARCO's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
95% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.07 vs. ARCO: 2.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ARCO' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.04  Med: 8.42 Max: 9.02
Current: 2.38
6.04
9.02
Days Sales Outstanding 10.51
ARCO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
54% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.66 vs. ARCO: 10.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ARCO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.89  Med: 4.26 Max: 9.37
Current: 10.51
2.89
9.37
Days Payable 22.19
ARCO's Days Payable is ranked lower than
72% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 38.20 vs. ARCO: 22.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ARCO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.57  Med: 27.05 Max: 32.7
Current: 22.19
20.57
32.7

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.20
ARCO's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
56% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. ARCO: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ARCO' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 2.14 Max: 4.7
Current: 2.2
0.25
4.7
Dividend Growth (3y) 10.00
ARCO's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
51% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 11.90 vs. ARCO: 10.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
ARCO' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 10
Current: 10
0
10
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.20
ARCO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
52% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. ARCO: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ARCO' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 2.14 Max: 4.7
Current: 2.2
0.25
4.7
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.80
ARCO's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. ARCO: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ARCO' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 4.60 Max: 0
Current: 0.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.25
ARCO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
63% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. ARCO: 2.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ARCO' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.27  Med: 4.08 Max: 8.19
Current: 2.25
2.27
8.19
Price/Median PS Value 0.29
ARCO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. ARCO: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ARCO' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.01 Max: 2.33
Current: 0.29
0.29
2.33
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.95
ARCO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. ARCO: 7.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ARCO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 5.80 Max: 9.4
Current: 7.95
2.1
9.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -4.37
ARCO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.98 vs. ARCO: -4.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ARCO' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.3  Med: -7.10 Max: 0.9
Current: -4.37
-8.3
0.9

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $3201
EPS $ -0.22
Beta1.91
Short Percentage of Float1.71%
52-Week Range $2.52 - 6.60
Shares Outstanding(Mil)210.54

Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants
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Traded in other countries:AD8.Germany, ARCO N.Mexico,
Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc was incorporated on December 9, 2010 under the laws of the British Virgin Islands as a direct, wholly-owned subsidiary of Arcos Dorados Limited, the prior holding company for the Arcos Dorados business. The Company operates its McDonald's-branded restaurants under two basic structures: Company-operated restaurants operated by it and franchised restaurants operated by franchisees. As of December 31, 2013, it operated or franchised 2062 McDonald's branded restaurants, which represented 7.2% of McDonald's total franchised restaurants worldwide. It divides its operations into four geographical divisions: Brazil; the Caribbean division, consisting of Aruba, Colombia, Curaçao, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, the U.S. Virgin Islands of St. Croix and St. Thomas and Venezuela; North Latin America division, or NOLAD, consisting of Costa Rica, Mexico and Panama; and South Latin America division, or SLAD, consisting of Argentina, Chile, Ecuador, Peru and Uruguay. It conducts substantially all its business through its indirect, wholly-owned Dutch subsidiary Arcos Dorados B.V. As of December 31, 2013, 39.4% of our restaurants were located in Brazil, 18.3% in South Latin America division, or SLAD, 24.6% in North Latin America division, or NOLAD and 17.7% in the Caribbean division. The Company's main competitors include Burger King, Yum! Brands (which operates KFC restaurants and Pizza Hut and Pizza Hut Express restaurants) and Subway. In Brazil, it also compete with Habib's, a Brazilian QSR chain that focuses on Middle Eastern food, and Bob's, a mainly Brazilian QSR chain that focuses on hamburger product offerings.
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