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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 2.55
CAAS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
80% of the 1812 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. CAAS: 2.55 )
CAAS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.4   Max: No Debt
Current: 2.55

Equity to Asset 0.46
CAAS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
66% of the 1595 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. CAAS: 0.46 )
CAAS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 1
Current: 0.46

0.17
1
Interest Coverage 24.85
CAAS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
66% of the 1014 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 21.53 vs. CAAS: 24.85 )
CAAS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 7.89   Max: 9999.99
Current: 24.85

7.89
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.24
M-Score: -2.52
WACC vs ROIC
13.16%
15.05%
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 : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 9.25
CAAS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1809 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 5.45 vs. CAAS: 9.25 )
CAAS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 8.27   Max: 20.56
Current: 9.25

8.27
20.56
Net-margin (%) 7.41
CAAS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1809 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 4.13 vs. CAAS: 7.41 )
CAAS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -10.31   Max: 14.91
Current: 7.41

-10.31
14.91
ROE (%) 13.61
CAAS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1796 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 10.69 vs. CAAS: 13.61 )
CAAS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -38.87   Max: 61.97
Current: 13.61

-38.87
61.97
ROA (%) 5.77
CAAS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1832 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 4.43 vs. CAAS: 5.77 )
CAAS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -9.7   Max: 32.53
Current: 5.77

-9.7
32.53
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 16.95
CAAS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1824 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 14.39 vs. CAAS: 16.95 )
CAAS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -0.7   Max: 68.15
Current: 16.95

-0.7
68.15
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 15.30
CAAS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1522 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. CAAS: 15.30 )
CAAS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 32
Current: 15.3

0
32
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 0.60
CAAS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1384 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. CAAS: 0.60 )
CAAS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 33.5
Current: 0.6

0
33.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 20.30
CAAS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1225 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. CAAS: 20.30 )
CAAS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 56.6
Current: 20.3

0
56.6
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Q2 2014

CAAS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

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CAAS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

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CAAS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 6.70
CAAS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1997 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 21.50 vs. CAAS: 6.70 )
CAAS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.79   Max: 92.95
Current: 6.7

3.79
92.95
Forward P/E 5.59
CAAS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
98% of the 1997 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CAAS: 5.59 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 6.70
CAAS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1997 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 21.30 vs. CAAS: 6.70 )
CAAS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.01   Max: 92.33
Current: 6.7

3.01
92.33
P/B 0.85
CAAS's P/B is ranked higher than
85% of the 1997 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. CAAS: 0.85 )
CAAS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 12.12
Current: 0.85

0.54
12.12
P/S 0.50
CAAS's P/S is ranked higher than
74% of the 1997 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. CAAS: 0.50 )
CAAS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 6.03
Current: 0.5

0.3
6.03
PFCF 6.52
CAAS's PFCF is ranked higher than
95% of the 1997 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CAAS: 6.52 )
CAAS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.17   Max: 624.6
Current: 6.52

3.17
624.6
POCF 4.12
CAAS's POCF is ranked higher than
91% of the 1997 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 13.08 vs. CAAS: 4.12 )
CAAS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.44   Max: 112.5
Current: 4.12

2.44
112.5
EV-to-EBIT 4.45
CAAS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
97% of the 1997 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 17.58 vs. CAAS: 4.45 )
CAAS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.7   Max: 40.2
Current: 4.45

2.7
40.2
Shiller P/E 14.55
CAAS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 1997 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 100.25 vs. CAAS: 14.55 )
CAAS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.03   Max: 395.83
Current: 14.55

6.03
395.83
Current Ratio 1.61
CAAS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 1615 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. CAAS: 1.61 )
CAAS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 1.8
Current: 1.61

1.05
1.8
Quick Ratio 1.40
CAAS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 1615 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. CAAS: 1.40 )
CAAS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.94   Max: 1.48
Current: 1.4

0.94
1.48
Days Inventory 61.13
CAAS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
69% of the 1997 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 61.50 vs. CAAS: 61.13 )
CAAS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 44.17   Max: 118.42
Current: 61.13

44.17
118.42
Days Sales Outstanding 121.10
CAAS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
56% of the 1997 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 69.08 vs. CAAS: 121.10 )
CAAS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 107.26   Max: 263.28
Current: 121.1

107.26
263.28

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.31
CAAS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 1997 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CAAS: 1.31 )
CAAS' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.22   Max: 477.5
Current: 1.31

1.22
477.5
Price/Tangible Book 0.86
CAAS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
86% of the 1997 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. CAAS: 0.86 )
CAAS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 14.23
Current: 0.86

0.54
14.23
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.70
CAAS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1997 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CAAS: 0.70 )
CAAS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 7.4
Current: 0.7

0.4
7.4
Price/Median PS Value 0.48
CAAS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 1997 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. CAAS: 0.48 )
CAAS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 6.71
Current: 0.48

0.29
6.71
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.59
CAAS's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 1997 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CAAS: 0.59 )
CAAS' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 1.14
Current: 0.59

0.14
1.14
Price/Graham Number 0.49
CAAS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
96% of the 1997 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. CAAS: 0.49 )
CAAS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 8.63
Current: 0.49

0.22
8.63
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 22.50
CAAS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1810 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. CAAS: 22.50 )
CAAS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.5   Max: 36.7
Current: 22.5

2.5
36.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 14.84
CAAS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1079 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 6.11 vs. CAAS: 14.84 )
CAAS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -1.7   Max: 37.4
Current: 14.84

-1.7
37.4

Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto Parts
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Traded in other countries:RYV.Germany,
China Automotive Systems Inc was incorporated in the State of Delaware on June 29, 1999 under the name of Visions-In-Glass, Inc. It is a holding company. The Company through its subsidiaries is engaged in manufacturing and sale of automotive systems and components. The Company has 12 product sectors, five of its sectors are engaged in the production and sales of power steering; and other seven sectors are engaged in the production and sale of sensor modular, column, providing after sales and R&D services, production and sale of power steering, trade, commercial vehicle repacking and sales, and manufacture and sales of automobile electronic systems and parts. The Company has business relationships with approximately more than sixty vehicle manufacturers. The Company purchases manufactured components and raw materials for use in its manufacturing processes. The components and raw materials the Company purchases include castings, finished sub-components, aluminum, steel, fabricated metal electronic parts and molded plastic parts. The Company's sells its products to the original equipment manufacturing including Chrysler North America, Dongfeng Auto Group Co., Ltd., Beiqi Foton, SAIC Motor, Baoding Great Wall Automobile Holding Co., Ltd., Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, Shengyang Brilliance Jinbei Automobile Co., Ltd., China FAW Group Corporation, BYD Auto Co., Ltd, and Chery Automobile Co., Ltd. The Company's competitors include Shanghai ZF and First Auto FKS, FKS. The Company is subject to the requirements of U.S. federal, state, local and non-U.S., including Chinas, environmental and occupational safety and health laws and regulations.
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