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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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
NYSE:ATV's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
96% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. NYSE:ATV: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:ATV' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.08  Med: 185.95 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.77
NYSE:ATV's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
88% of the 933 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. NYSE:ATV: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:ATV' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.82 Max: 0.89
Current: 0.77
0.36
0.89
Interest Coverage No Debt
NYSE:ATV's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
97% of the 828 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 26.28 vs. NYSE:ATV: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:ATV' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 117.36  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Altman Z-Score: 0.15
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 % -32.05
NYSE:ATV's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
96% of the 945 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. NYSE:ATV: -32.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:ATV' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -85.93  Med: -6.69 Max: 3
Current: -32.05
-85.93
3
Net Margin % 14.75
NYSE:ATV's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
94% of the 945 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. NYSE:ATV: 14.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:ATV' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -84.46  Med: -4.79 Max: 14.75
Current: 14.75
-84.46
14.75
ROE % 5.07
NYSE:ATV's ROE % is ranked lower than
53% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.03 vs. NYSE:ATV: 5.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:ATV' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.07  Med: -6.43 Max: 12.63
Current: 5.07
-39.07
12.63
ROA % 3.84
NYSE:ATV's ROA % is ranked higher than
59% of the 950 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. NYSE:ATV: 3.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:ATV' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.45  Med: -5.27 Max: 9.18
Current: 3.84
-29.45
9.18
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -81.06
NYSE:ATV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
95% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 12.28 vs. NYSE:ATV: -81.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:ATV' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -121.59  Med: -30.02 Max: 48.15
Current: -81.06
-121.59
48.15
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -39.40
NYSE:ATV's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
96% of the 786 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. NYSE:ATV: -39.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:ATV' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.4  Med: -4.95 Max: 35.4
Current: -39.4
-39.4
35.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 52.10
NYSE:ATV's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 663 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. NYSE:ATV: 52.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:ATV' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 52.1 Max: 80.6
Current: 52.1
0
80.6
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 36.60
NYSE:ATV's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
88% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. NYSE:ATV: 36.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NYSE:ATV' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39  Med: 36.6 Max: 79.4
Current: 36.6
-39
79.4
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail    NAICS: 454113    SIC: 5961
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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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PE Ratio 13.03
ATV's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 21.00 vs. ATV: 13.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
ATV' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 16.98 Max: 309.28
Current: 13.03
0.55
309.28
PE Ratio without NRI 13.03
ATV's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
74% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.41 vs. ATV: 13.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
ATV' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 22.83 Max: 300
Current: 13.03
0.55
300
PB Ratio 0.31
ATV's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. ATV: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ATV' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.54 Max: 3.76
Current: 0.31
0.09
3.76
PS Ratio 1.23
ATV's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. ATV: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ATV' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.46 Max: 2.62
Current: 1.23
0.17
2.62
Current Ratio 2.91
ATV's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. ATV: 2.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ATV' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.72  Med: 5.15 Max: 9.84
Current: 2.91
1.72
9.84
Quick Ratio 2.63
ATV's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 912 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. ATV: 2.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ATV' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.49  Med: 4.34 Max: 9.34
Current: 2.63
1.49
9.34
Days Inventory 63.36
ATV's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
64% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 88.95 vs. ATV: 63.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ATV' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.1  Med: 68.47 Max: 94.35
Current: 63.36
33.1
94.35
Days Sales Outstanding 33.78
ATV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
71% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.41 vs. ATV: 33.78 )
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: 43.19
Current: 33.78
12.05
43.19
Days Payable 51.52
ATV's Days Payable is ranked lower than
51% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 52.41 vs. ATV: 51.52 )
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: 51.52
18.35
66.72

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.40
ATV's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. ATV: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ATV' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.8  Med: 0.35 Max: 2.7
Current: 2.4
-25.8
2.7

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 4.57
ATV's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.67 vs. ATV: 4.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
ATV' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.86 Max: 5.33
Current: 4.57
0.52
5.33
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.33
ATV's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
97% of the 932 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. ATV: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
ATV' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.59 Max: 3.25
Current: 0.33
0.12
3.25
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.39
ATV's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. ATV: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
ATV' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.59 Max: 1.12
Current: 0.39
0.15
1.12
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.71
ATV's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
95% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. ATV: 2.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
ATV' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.96 Max: 4.67
Current: 2.71
0.51
4.67
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.44
ATV's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
95% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. ATV: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
ATV' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.1 Max: 2.91
Current: 0.44
0.09
2.91
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -117.28
ATV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
99% of the 1047 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.27 vs. ATV: -117.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
ATV' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -117.28  Med: 84.5 Max: 129487.9
Current: -117.28
-117.28
129487.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $27.52
EPS (TTM) $ 0.68
Beta-0.67
Short Percentage of Float0.42%
52-Week Range $4.02 - 12.35
Shares Outstanding (Mil)3.83
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