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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 : 4/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt N/A
ATV's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
84% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. ATV: N/A )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ATV' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.08  Med: 46.08 Max: No Debt
Current: N/A
Equity to Asset 0.73
ATV's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
83% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. ATV: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ATV' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.74 Max: 0.86
Current: 0.73
0.36
0.86
WACC vs ROIC
-2.14%
-68.52%
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 : 1/10

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Operating margin (%) -47.36
ATV's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.37 vs. ATV: -47.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ATV' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -85.93  Med: -6.40 Max: 3
Current: -47.36
-85.93
3
Net-margin (%) -46.78
ATV's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 945 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. ATV: -46.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ATV' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -84.46  Med: -4.79 Max: 7.12
Current: -46.78
-84.46
7.12
ROE (%) -38.84
ATV's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. ATV: -38.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ATV' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.07  Med: -6.43 Max: 12.63
Current: -38.84
-39.07
12.63
ROA (%) -29.86
ATV's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. ATV: -29.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ATV' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.45  Med: -5.27 Max: 9.18
Current: -29.86
-29.45
9.18
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -88.89
ATV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.35 vs. ATV: -88.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ATV' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -121.59  Med: -34.67 Max: 48.15
Current: -88.89
-121.59
48.15
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -39.40
ATV's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. ATV: -39.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ATV' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.4  Med: -4.95 Max: 35.4
Current: -39.4
-39.4
35.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 32.90
ATV's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 667 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. ATV: 32.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ATV' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 32.90 Max: 296.2
Current: 32.9
0
296.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 36.50
ATV's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 603 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. ATV: 36.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ATV' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.5  Med: 36.50 Max: 81
Current: 36.5
-31.5
81
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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Traded in other countries:FEMA.Germany,
Acorn International Inc and its subsidiaries operates as an integrated multi-platform marketing company in the People's Republic of China. Its divisions include direct-sales platforms and our nationwide distribution network.

Acorn International Inc was incorporated on December 20, 2005. It is a media and branding company in China. It has strong media resources and has built a proven track record of developing, promoting and selling a diverse portfolio of proprietary-branded products, as well as products from established third parties. The Company has two operating and reportable segments, which are direct sales, net and distribution sales, net. Its media resources consist mainly of airtime purchased from both national and local TV channels in China. In 2013, its TV direct sales programs, which were typically five to ten minutes in length, were broadcast on two CCTV channels and 16 national satellite TV channels, and eight local TV channels in China. It has established its other direct sales platform consisting of outbound calls, Internet sales and catalog sales. It also maintains a nationwide distribution network across all provinces in China, which allows the Company to reach over 6,900 retail outlets across China. The Company typically grants its distributors the exclusive right to distribute selected products in their respective territories. The Company work closely with its distributors to expand their retail outlet reach, extend its product lifecycles and maximize its sales by promoting its brands through its TV direct sales platform, advertising in local print media and other joint promotional efforts. It has developed several proprietary-branded product lines, including Yierjian and Vibrashape fitness products, Ozing electronic learning products, Rose kitchen and household products, and Babaka posture-correction products. Its TV airtime presence allows it to test-market, promote and sell products in China's geographically dispersed and fragmented consumer market. The Company currently operate call centers in Shanghai, Beijing and Wuxi which process telephone orders generated by its TV and other direct sales platforms and gather real-time data to help analyze the effectiveness of its advertising spending and to adjust its product offerings. Its call centers operate 24 hours per day. Its call centers also places outbound calls to selected customers to market its products. The Company currently offers over 3,200 products which are sold mainly through its TV direct sales platform, other direct sales platform comprising of outbound calls, Internet sales, and catalogs sales as well as its nationwide distribution network. Its recently featured product categories include electronic learning products, fitness products, collectibles products, kitchen and household products and mobile phone products, all of which are mainly sold through its TV direct sales platform, nationwide distribution network, or both. The Company currently maintains approximately 380 trademark registrations and are in the process of applying for registrations or transfer for approximately 130 trademarks in China. It owns 22 invention, utilities and packaging design patents in China

Ratios

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P/B 0.24
ATV's P/B is ranked higher than
97% of the 994 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. ATV: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ATV' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.54 Max: 3.76
Current: 0.24
0.15
3.76
Current Ratio 1.72
ATV's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. ATV: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ATV' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.72  Med: 4.32 Max: 7.43
Current: 1.72
1.72
7.43
Quick Ratio 1.49
ATV's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. ATV: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ATV' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.49  Med: 3.82 Max: 6.97
Current: 1.49
1.49
6.97
Days Inventory 96.08
ATV's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
54% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 89.58 vs. ATV: 96.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ATV' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.1  Med: 68.33 Max: 94.35
Current: 96.08
33.1
94.35
Days Sales Outstanding 27.31
ATV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
68% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 12.94 vs. ATV: 27.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ATV' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.05  Med: 21.56 Max: 40.35
Current: 27.31
12.05
40.35
Days Payable 66.72
ATV's Days Payable is ranked higher than
65% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 49.39 vs. ATV: 66.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ATV' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.35  Med: 34.65 Max: 66.72
Current: 66.72
18.35
66.72

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 178.33
ATV's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.13 vs. ATV: 178.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
ATV' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.95  Med: 1.62 Max: 373.33
Current: 178.33
0.95
373.33
Price/Net Current Asset Value 0.48
ATV's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.17 vs. ATV: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
ATV' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.86 Max: 1.34
Current: 0.48
0.53
1.34
Price/Tangible Book 0.25
ATV's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
97% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. ATV: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ATV' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.59 Max: 1.25
Current: 0.25
0.12
1.25

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $94.75
EPS (TTM) $ -25.53
Beta-0.60
Short Percentage of Float1.12%
52-Week Range $1.77 - 20.85
Shares Outstanding (Mil)3.83
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