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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.03
CACC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
56% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.22 vs. CACC: 0.03 )
CACC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.03

Equity to Asset 0.25
CACC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
73% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.25 vs. CACC: 0.25 )
CACC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 0.63
Current: 0.25

0.22
0.63
Interest Coverage 7.81
CACC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
81% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.42 vs. CACC: 7.81 )
CACC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.19   Max: 7.81
Current: 7.81

2.19
7.81
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.22
M-Score: -2.63
WACC vs ROIC
6.64%
12.32%
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 : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 54.13
CACC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.34 vs. CACC: 54.13 )
CACC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -16.12   Max: 61.19
Current: 54.13

-16.12
61.19
Net-margin (%) 36.79
CACC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.20 vs. CACC: 36.79 )
CACC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -10.92   Max: 38.79
Current: 36.79

-10.92
38.79
ROE (%) 37.09
CACC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.85 vs. CACC: 37.09 )
CACC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -4.68   Max: 37.82
Current: 37.09

-4.68
37.82
ROA (%) 10.13
CACC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. CACC: 10.13 )
CACC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.8   Max: 13.5
Current: 10.13

-1.8
13.5
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 593.33
CACC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.22 vs. CACC: 593.33 )
CACC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -96.14   Max: 1789.66
Current: 593.33

-96.14
1789.66
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 18.00
CACC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. CACC: 18.00 )
CACC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 25.6
Current: 18

0.8
25.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 17.20
CACC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. CACC: 17.20 )
CACC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -77.2   Max: 324.5
Current: 17.2

-77.2
324.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 19.00
CACC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.50 vs. CACC: 19.00 )
CACC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8   Max: 160.4
Current: 19

-8
160.4
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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

CACC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Mario Gabelli 1,540 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 5,583 sh (+37.11%)
Jim Simons 327,600 sh (+0.03%)
Chuck Royce 848 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 1,593 sh (-5.91%)
Joel Greenblatt 2,540 sh (-18.43%)
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Q2 2014

CACC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Mario Gabelli 24,540 sh (+1493.51%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,793 sh (+200.88%)
Murray Stahl 6,340 sh (+13.56%)
Jim Simons 331,600 sh (+1.22%)
Chuck Royce 848 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Q3 2014

CACC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Murray Stahl 6,610 sh (+4.26%)
Mario Gabelli 24,600 sh (+0.24%)
Chuck Royce 848 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 296,900 sh (-10.46%)
Paul Tudor Jones 2,196 sh (-54.18%)
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Q4 2014

CACC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 3,810 sh (+73.5%)
Chuck Royce 848 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 293,745 sh (-1.06%)
Murray Stahl 6,183 sh (-6.46%)
Mario Gabelli 6,900 sh (-71.95%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CACC

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Mario Gabelli 2014-12-31 Reduce -71.95%0.01%$123.04 - $162.02 $ 183.2329%6900
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$123.51 - $143.81 $ 183.2339%0
Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 Add 1493.51%0.01%$123.51 - $143.81 $ 183.2339%24540
Mario Gabelli 2014-03-31 New Buy$128.42 - $146.89 $ 183.2335%1540
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 28.9%$104.05 - $115.3 $ 183.2365%2966
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 New Buy0.01%$96.75 - $120.71 $ 183.2370%2301
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 15.20
CACC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
77% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.10 vs. CACC: 15.20 )
CACC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.34   Max: 29.52
Current: 15.2

6.34
29.52
Forward P/E 11.66
CACC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.10 vs. CACC: 11.66 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 15.20
CACC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
76% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.60 vs. CACC: 15.20 )
CACC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.34   Max: 29.75
Current: 15.2

6.34
29.75
P/B 5.50
CACC's P/B is ranked higher than
55% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. CACC: 5.50 )
CACC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 5.5
Current: 5.5

1.2
5.5
P/S 5.70
CACC's P/S is ranked higher than
59% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. CACC: 5.70 )
CACC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.35   Max: 6.44
Current: 5.7

1.35
6.44
PFCF 11.30
CACC's PFCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CACC: 11.30 )
CACC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.86   Max: 23.03
Current: 11.3

2.86
23.03
POCF 11.15
CACC's POCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.80 vs. CACC: 11.15 )
CACC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.74   Max: 14.09
Current: 11.15

2.74
14.09
EV-to-EBIT 12.48
CACC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
85% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.47 vs. CACC: 12.48 )
CACC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.9   Max: 18
Current: 12.48

6.9
18
PEG 0.74
CACC's PEG is ranked higher than
92% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CACC: 0.74 )
CACC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 0.86
Current: 0.74

0.25
0.86
Shiller P/E 22.20
CACC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 39.17 vs. CACC: 22.20 )
CACC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.75   Max: 43.63
Current: 22.2

7.75
43.63
Current Ratio 0.93
CACC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. CACC: 0.93 )
CACC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 0.99
Current: 0.93

0.34
0.99
Quick Ratio 0.93
CACC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. CACC: 0.93 )
CACC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 0.99
Current: 0.93

0.34
0.99

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 5.40
CACC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
60% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. CACC: 5.40 )
CACC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 4.77
Current: 5.4

0.64
4.77
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.90
CACC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
88% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.14 vs. CACC: 0.90 )
CACC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 1.38
Current: 0.9

0.2
1.38
Price/Median PS Value 1.40
CACC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CACC: 1.40 )
CACC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 2.86
Current: 1.4

0.33
2.86
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.70
CACC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CACC: 0.70 )
CACC' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 0.94
Current: 0.7

0.37
0.94
Price/Graham Number 1.80
CACC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
69% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. CACC: 1.80 )
CACC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 4.23
Current: 1.8

0.59
4.23
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.00
CACC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
84% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. CACC: 8.00 )
CACC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.5   Max: 14.5
Current: 8

5.5
14.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 27.45
CACC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
88% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Credit Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.68 vs. CACC: 27.45 )
CACC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 5.2   Max: 45.4
Current: 27.45

5.2
45.4

Business Description

Industry: Credit Services » Credit Services
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Credit Acceptance Corp is a financing company. The Company offers automobile dealers financing programs that enable them to sell vehicles to consumers regardless of their credit history. The company's product is offered through a nationwide network of automobile dealers who benefit from sales of vehicles to consumers who otherwise could not obtain financing; from repeat and referral sales generated by these same customers; and from sales to customers responding to advertisements for its product, but who actually end up qualifying for traditional financing. The company refers to dealers who participate in its programs, and upon enrollment in its programs, the dealer-partner enters into a dealer servicing agreement with the company that defines their legal relationship. The dealer servicing agreement assigns the responsibilities for administering, servicing, and collecting the amounts due on retail installment contracts from the dealer-partners to the company. A consumer who does not qualify for conventional automobile financing could purchase a used vehicle from a Credit Acceptance dealer-partner and finance the purchase through the Company. It is an indirect lender from a legal perspective, meaning the consumer loan is originated by the dealer-partner and immediately assigned to it. The company has two main programs: the Portfolio Program and the Purchase Program. Under the Portfolio Program, it advances money to dealer-partners in exchange for the right to service the underlying Consumer Loan. Under the Purchase Program, it buys the Consumer Loan from the dealer-partner and keeps all amounts collected from the consumer. Dealer Loans and Purchased Loans are collectively referred to as 'Loans'. The Company mainly competes with dealerships, banks, captive finance affiliates of automobile manufacturers, credit unions and independent finance companies both publicly and privately owned. The Company's business is subject to laws and regulations, including the Truth in Lending Act, the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act and other various state and federal laws and regulations.
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