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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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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 : 2/10

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Q4 2012

ASCA Guru Trades in Q4 2012

Ron Baron 3,230,613 sh (+2.51%)
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ASCA Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Mario Gabelli 50,000 sh (New)
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Q2 2013

ASCA Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jean-Marie Eveillard 260,000 sh (New)
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Jeremy Grantham 109,877 sh (+41.78%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Ron Baron 2,920,871 sh (-7.75%)
Jim Simons 443,700 sh (-39.43%)
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Q3 2013

ASCA Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Mario Gabelli Sold Out
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Ron Baron Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
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GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Ron Baron 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.4%$26.38 - $26.5 $ 26.50%0
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.06%$26.38 - $26.5 $ 26.50%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.02%$26.38 - $26.5 $ 26.50%0
Mario Gabelli 2013-06-30 Add 616%0.05%$25.91 - $26.455 $ 26.51%358000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.02%$25.91 - $26.455 $ 26.51%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-06-30 New Buy0.02%$25.91 - $26.455 $ 26.51%260000
Mario Gabelli 2013-03-31 New Buy0.01%$26.15 - $27.07 $ 26.50%50000
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Reduce -74.46%0.06%$16.85 - $26.56 $ 26.536%17483
Ron Baron 2012-09-30 Add 30.36%0.08%$15.98 - $18.06 $ 26.554%3151557
Ron Baron 2012-06-30 Add 131.83%0.15%$17.58 - $19.82 $ 26.544%2417515
Ron Baron 2012-03-31 Add 208%0.08%$17.35 - $21.02 $ 26.545%1042808
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 26.95%0.03%$17.35 - $21.02 $ 26.545%93613
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Add 23.42%0.03%$14.9 - $19.21 $ 26.549%73739
Ron Baron 2011-12-31 Add 100.99%0.02%$14.9 - $19.21 $ 26.549%338574
Ron Baron 2011-09-30 Add 1858.72%0.02%$16.4 - $24.06 $ 26.533%168450
George Soros 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$16.4 - $24.06 $ 26.533%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Add 38.71%0.06%$18.35 - $23.15 $ 26.526%66794
George Soros 2011-06-30 Add 169.37%0.01%$18.35 - $23.15 $ 26.526%29900
Ron Baron 2011-06-30 New Buy$18.35 - $23.15 $ 26.526%8600
Joel Greenblatt 2011-03-31 Add 146.43%0.15%$15.07 - $18.07 $ 26.563%48152
George Soros 2011-03-31 New Buy$15.07 - $18.07 $ 26.563%11100
James Barrow 2011-03-31 Sold Out $15.07 - $18.07 $ 26.563%0
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Industry: Travel & Leisure » Resorts & Casinos
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