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Also traded in: Argentina, Germany, Mexico

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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.04
CAR's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
88% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. CAR: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CAR' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.06 Max: N/A
Current: 0.04
Equity to Asset 0.02
CAR's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
97% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. CAR: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CAR' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.17 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.02
0
0.52
Interest Coverage 6.72
CAR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
64% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.90 vs. CAR: 6.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CAR' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 1.79 Max: 6.72
Current: 6.72
0.15
6.72
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.47
M-Score: -3.25
WACC vs ROIC
5.49%
-0.65%
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

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history
Operating margin (%) 11.57
CAR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.29 vs. CAR: 11.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CAR' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.44  Med: 6.27 Max: 13.76
Current: 11.57
-22.44
13.76
Net-margin (%) 1.91
CAR's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.34 vs. CAR: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CAR' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.05  Med: -0.15 Max: 3.94
Current: 1.91
-35.05
3.94
ROE (%) 34.97
CAR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.26 vs. CAR: 34.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CAR' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -144.29  Med: -2.49 Max: 56.7
Current: 34.97
-144.29
56.7
ROA (%) 0.85
CAR's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. CAR: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CAR' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.45  Med: -0.08 Max: 2.06
Current: 0.85
-9.45
2.06
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.61
CAR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.28 vs. CAR: 3.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CAR' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.45  Med: 5.33 Max: 9.28
Current: 3.61
-23.45
9.28
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 10.20
CAR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. CAR: 10.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CAR' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.4  Med: 6.4 Max: 44.5
Current: 10.2
-31.4
44.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 9.00
CAR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. CAR: 9.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CAR' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37  Med: 9 Max: 64.5
Current: 9
-37
64.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 7.20
CAR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. CAR: 7.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CAR' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -70.6  Med: -7.6 Max: 379.7
Current: 7.2
-70.6
379.7
» CAR's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-03)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

CAR Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Arnold Schneider 76,960 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 120,000 sh (+194.84%)
PRIMECAP Management 305,000 sh (+110.34%)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,276,453 sh (+26.29%)
Larry Robbins 9,433,220 sh (+12.87%)
Columbia Wanger 2,874,014 sh (+7.14%)
Whitney Tilson 73,491 sh (+2.11%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Steven Cohen 619,100 sh (-70.67%)
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Q4 2015

CAR Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Steven Cohen 1,115,300 sh (+80.15%)
Arnold Schneider 108,509 sh (+40.99%)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,689,378 sh (+32.35%)
PRIMECAP Management 330,000 sh (+8.20%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Larry Robbins 9,393,116 sh (-0.43%)
Columbia Wanger 2,144,236 sh (-25.39%)
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Q1 2016

CAR Guru Trades in Q1 2016

David Dreman 292 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 655,800 sh (New)
Diamond Hill Capital 6,562,518 sh (+288.46%)
PRIMECAP Management 445,000 sh (+34.85%)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Arnold Schneider 97,472 sh (-10.17%)
Larry Robbins 8,298,004 sh (-11.66%)
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Q2 2016

CAR Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Mario Gabelli 8,745 sh (New)
George Soros 10,800 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 1,116,350 sh (New)
Jim Simons 133,400 sh (New)
Seth Klarman 1,787,227 sh (New)
PRIMECAP Management 500,100 sh (+12.38%)
Larry Robbins 8,298,004 sh (unchged)
Arnold Schneider Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital 5,850,944 sh (-10.84%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 564,500 sh (-13.92%)
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Business Description

Industry: Consulting & Outsourcing » Rental & Leasing Services
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Avis Budget Group Inc provides car and truck rentals and ancillary services to businesses and consumers in North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and certain other regions.

Avis Budget Group Inc was founded in 1946. It provides vehicle rental and car sharing services in North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and certain other regions it serve. It categorizes its operations into two reporting segments; Americas and International. Americas segment provides and licenses the Company's brands to third parties for vehicle rentals and ancillary products and services in North America, South America, Central America and the Caribbean, and operates the Company's car sharing business in certain of these markets. The International segment provides and licenses the Company's brands to third parties for vehicle rentals and ancillary products and services in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, and operates the Company's car sharing business in certain of these markets. The Company's brands include Avis, Budget, Budget Truck and Zipcar. It supports its Avis, Budget, Budget Truck, Zipcar and other brands through a range of marketing channels and campaigns, including traditional media, such as television, radio and print advertising, as well as Internet and email marketing and wireless mobile device applications. The car rental and car sharing operations compete with Enterprise Holdings, Inc., which operates the Enterprise, National and Alamo car rental brands; Europcar Group; Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., which operates the Hertz, Dollar and Thrifty brands; and Sixt AG. It also competes with smaller regional car rental and car sharing companies. Its truck rental operations compete with U-Haul International, Inc., Penske Truck Leasing Corporation, Ryder Systems, Inc., and Enterprise as well as other smaller regional companies. The Company is subject to various laws and regulations in the United States and internationally.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 22.28
CAR's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
69% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.00 vs. CAR: 22.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CAR' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.53  Med: 16.33 Max: 671.29
Current: 22.28
1.53
671.29
Forward P/E 11.47
CAR's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
53% of the 53 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.50 vs. CAR: 11.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 22.28
CAR's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
69% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.00 vs. CAR: 22.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CAR' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.25  Med: 21.03 Max: 671.29
Current: 22.28
5.25
671.29
P/B 9.67
CAR's P/B is ranked lower than
95% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. CAR: 9.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CAR' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 3.65 Max: 12.3
Current: 9.67
0.1
12.3
P/S 0.41
CAR's P/S is ranked higher than
83% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CAR: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CAR' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.34 Max: 1.72
Current: 0.41
0.01
1.72
POCF 1.37
CAR's POCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.68 vs. CAR: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CAR' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 1.22 Max: 5.55
Current: 1.37
0.02
5.55
EV-to-EBIT 37.84
CAR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
82% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.02 vs. CAR: 37.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CAR' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -244  Med: 17.8 Max: 404.3
Current: 37.84
-244
404.3
EV-to-EBITDA 6.45
CAR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
70% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.49 vs. CAR: 6.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CAR' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.8  Med: 5.4 Max: 42.8
Current: 6.45
-9.8
42.8
PEG 2.03
CAR's PEG is ranked lower than
60% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. CAR: 2.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CAR' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 2.75 Max: 32.86
Current: 2.03
0.73
32.86
Current Ratio 1.21
CAR's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. CAR: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CAR' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.12 Max: 4.5
Current: 1.21
0.58
4.5
Quick Ratio 1.21
CAR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. CAR: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CAR' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.12 Max: 4.5
Current: 1.21
0.58
4.5
Days Sales Outstanding 32.24
CAR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 59.06 vs. CAR: 32.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CAR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.96  Med: 26.61 Max: 67.51
Current: 32.24
21.96
67.51
Days Payable 145.62
CAR's Days Payable is ranked higher than
84% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 50.43 vs. CAR: 145.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CAR' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.79  Med: 28.68 Max: 145.62
Current: 145.62
18.79
145.62

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.90
CAR's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. CAR: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CAR' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.1  Med: -0.9 Max: 2.9
Current: 2.9
-36.1
2.9

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Median PS Value 1.22
CAR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
64% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. CAR: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CAR' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.96 Max: 5.03
Current: 1.22
0.04
5.03
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.20
CAR's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
89% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. CAR: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
CAR' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.53 Max: 28.27
Current: 2.2
0.06
28.27
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.60
CAR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 263 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. CAR: 2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CAR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 4.7 Max: 8.5
Current: 2.6
0.2
8.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -233.68
CAR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.42 vs. CAR: -233.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CAR' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8266.5  Med: -227.55 Max: 100.9
Current: -233.68
-8266.5
100.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $8,603
EPS (TTM) $ 1.60
Beta2.56
Short Percentage of Float13.82%
52-Week Range $21.73 - 53.04
Shares Outstanding (Mil)90.79

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 8,696 8,872
EPS ($) 3.11 3.50
EPS w/o NRI ($) 3.11 3.50
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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