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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.02
CALI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
61% of the 1359 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. CALI: 0.02 )
CALI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.02

Equity to Asset 0.16
CALI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
60% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. CALI: 0.16 )
CALI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.52   Max: 0.56
Current: 0.16

-1.52
0.56
Interest Coverage 2.93
CALI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
52% of the 912 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 17.79 vs. CALI: 2.93 )
CALI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.93   Max: 669.24
Current: 2.93

2.93
669.24
F-Score: 1
Z-Score: 1.37
M-Score: 0.37
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 : 6/10

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industry
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Operating margin (%) -0.29
CALI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1372 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 5.73 vs. CALI: -0.29 )
CALI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -342.86   Max: 4.35
Current: -0.29

-342.86
4.35
Net-margin (%) -1.59
CALI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1372 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. CALI: -1.59 )
CALI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -350   Max: 3.1
Current: -1.59

-350
3.1
ROE (%) -11.31
CALI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1360 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 10.16 vs. CALI: -11.31 )
CALI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 37.48
Current: -11.31

0.87
37.48
ROA (%) -2.36
CALI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1379 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 4.53 vs. CALI: -2.36 )
CALI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 19.41
Current: -2.36

0.25
19.41
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -0.62
CALI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1378 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 14.75 vs. CALI: -0.62 )
CALI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.01   Max: 41.45
Current: -0.62

2.01
41.45
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 13.30
CALI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1201 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. CALI: 13.30 )
CALI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 13.3   Max: 880.3
Current: 13.3

13.3
880.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -37.30
CALI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. CALI: -37.30 )
CALI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -37.3   Max: 4.3
Current: -37.3

-37.3
4.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -62.40
CALI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 973 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. CALI: -62.40 )
CALI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -62.4   Max: 7.4
Current: -62.4

-62.4
7.4
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Ratios

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P/B 0.09
CALI's P/B is ranked higher than
100% of the 1426 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. CALI: 0.09 )
CALI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 4.03
Current: 0.09

0.08
4.03
P/S 0.01
CALI's P/S is ranked higher than
100% of the 1426 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. CALI: 0.01 )
CALI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.5
Current: 0.01

0.01
0.5
EV-to-EBIT -146.64
CALI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
56% of the 1426 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 14.59 vs. CALI: -146.64 )
CALI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1519   Max: 516.2
Current: -146.64

-1519
516.2
Shiller P/E 1.09
CALI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
100% of the 1426 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 41.34 vs. CALI: 1.09 )
CALI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 3.05
Current: 1.09

0.74
3.05
Current Ratio 1.06
CALI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 1367 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. CALI: 1.06 )
CALI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 2.45
Current: 1.06

0.07
2.45
Quick Ratio 0.98
CALI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 1367 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. CALI: 0.98 )
CALI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 1.67
Current: 0.98

0.07
1.67

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Tangible Book 0.15
CALI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
100% of the 1426 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. CALI: 0.15 )
CALI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 4.1
Current: 0.15

0.09
4.1
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.17
CALI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
100% of the 1426 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. CALI: 0.17 )
CALI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 0.61
Current: 0.17

0.1
0.61
Price/Median PS Value 0.30
CALI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 1426 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. CALI: 0.30 )
CALI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 12.72
Current: 0.3

0.22
12.72
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -0.70
CALI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1362 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. CALI: -0.70 )
CALI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 21.3
Current: -0.7

0.2
21.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -52.81
CALI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
54% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 7.63 vs. CALI: -52.81 )
CALI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -54.9   Max: 66.1
Current: -52.81

-54.9
66.1

Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto & Truck Dealerships
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Traded in other countries:92A1.Germany,
China Auto Logistics Inc., formerly Fresh Ideas Media, Inc., was incorporated on February 22, 2005 in the State of Nevada. The Company operates through its wholly-owned subsidiary Ever Auspicious International Limited, a Hong Kong corporation and its wholly-owned subsidiary Tianjin Seashore New District Shisheng Business Trading Group Co. Ltd., a company established under the laws of the People's Republic of China. The Company's main business is to provide imported automobile sales and trading service and a web-based automobile sales and trading information platform to its customers. In addition to sales of imported automobiles, Shisheng, through its majority owned subsidiary Hengjia, provides customized services such as financing services and customs clearance, storage and nationwide delivery services to imported automobile distributors and agents as well as individual customers in China. Shisheng, through its majority owned subsidiary Ganghui, also operates two websites which provides subscribers with up-to-date sales and trading information for imported and domestically manufactured automobiles. The Company is currently the only one-stop service provider in Tianjin for Financing Services and Automobile Import Value Added Services. The Company conducts its sales operations of imported automobiles mainly through Shisheng and Zhengji. It is a general agent and wholesaler authorized by the Chinese government to import vehicles into the PRC. The Company sells approximately 25% of its vehicles to authorized dealers like Ford or Lexus as they are not able to import all models directly, 70% to free traders or wholesalers located in inland China or non-port cities, and 5% to government agencies and individual customers. The Company's Financing Services include letter of credit issuance services, purchase deposit financing, and import duty advance services. The Company provides Financing Services to its customers using its facility lines of credit with its banks. The Company has a customer base in its Automobile Import Value Added Services. The Company has stable relationships with both Chinese domestic and foreign international manufacturers. The Chinese automobile market is competitive for both imported and domestically manufactured automobiles.
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