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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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.04
CAR's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
86% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 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: 23.54
Current: 0.04
0.01
23.54
Equity to Asset 0.02
CAR's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
98% of the 257 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: 0.01  Med: 0.15 Max: 0.51
Current: 0.02
0.01
0.51
Interest Coverage 2.21
CAR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
78% of the 226 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.45 vs. CAR: 2.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CAR' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 2.35 Max: 4.49
Current: 2.21
0.15
4.49
WACC vs ROIC
5.05%
4.01%
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 8.80
CAR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. CAR: 8.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CAR' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.44  Med: 9.46 Max: 13.76
Current: 8.8
-22.44
13.76
Net-margin (%) 1.88
CAR's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.48 vs. CAR: 1.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CAR' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.78  Med: 0.62 Max: 3.94
Current: 1.88
-18.78
3.94
ROE (%) 44.20
CAR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.29 vs. CAR: 44.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CAR' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -144.29  Med: 9.59 Max: 56.7
Current: 44.2
-144.29
56.7
ROA (%) 0.85
CAR's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. CAR: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CAR' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.45  Med: 0.32 Max: 2.06
Current: 0.85
-9.45
2.06
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.32
CAR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.05 vs. CAR: 5.32 )
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: 5.32
-23.45
9.28
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 9.20
CAR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. CAR: 9.20 )
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: 9.2
-31.4
44.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 10.90
CAR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. CAR: 10.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CAR' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37  Med: 9.9 Max: 64.5
Current: 10.9
-37
64.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 126.80
CAR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. CAR: 126.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CAR' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -70.6  Med: -0.2 Max: 379.7
Current: 126.8
-70.6
379.7
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

CAR Guru Trades in Q1 2016

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 655,800 sh (New)
David Dreman 292 sh (New)
Diamond Hill Capital 6,562,518 sh (+288.46%)
PRIMECAP Management 445,000 sh (+34.85%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 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

George Soros 10,800 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 1,116,350 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 8,745 sh (New)
Seth Klarman 1,787,227 sh (New)
Jim Simons 133,400 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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Q3 2016

CAR Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 176,000 sh (+31.93%)
PRIMECAP Management 510,100 sh (+2.00%)
Larry Robbins 8,298,004 sh (unchged)
Seth Klarman Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 8,325 sh (-4.80%)
Diamond Hill Capital 5,183,086 sh (-11.41%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 428,500 sh (-24.09%)
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Q4 2016

CAR Guru Trades in Q4 2016

David Dreman 13,175 sh (New)
Jim Simons 251,980 sh (+43.17%)
Mario Gabelli 9,025 sh (+8.41%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 430,900 sh (+0.56%)
Larry Robbins 8,298,004 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 510,100 sh (unchged)
Diamond Hill Capital 5,126,032 sh (-1.10%)
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Business Description

Industry: Consulting & Outsourcing » Rental & Leasing Services    NAICS: 532111    SIC: 7514
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Traded in other countries:CAR.Argentina, CUCA.Germany, CAR.Mexico,
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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history
P/E(ttm) 18.97
CAR's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
57% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.22 vs. CAR: 18.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CAR' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.53  Med: 20.28 Max: 671.29
Current: 18.97
1.53
671.29
Forward P/E 9.88
CAR's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 47 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.69 vs. CAR: 9.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 18.97
CAR's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
57% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.92 vs. CAR: 18.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CAR' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.25  Med: 21.16 Max: 671.29
Current: 18.97
5.25
671.29
P/B 13.42
CAR's P/B is ranked lower than
97% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. CAR: 13.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CAR' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 3.92 Max: 16.09
Current: 13.42
0.1
16.09
P/S 0.36
CAR's P/S is ranked higher than
90% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. CAR: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CAR' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.93
Current: 0.36
0.01
0.93
PFCF 2.13
CAR's PFCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.28 vs. CAR: 2.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CAR' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 2.38 Max: 5.01
Current: 2.13
0.25
5.01
POCF 1.19
CAR's POCF is ranked higher than
95% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.49 vs. CAR: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CAR' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 1.2 Max: 5.55
Current: 1.19
0.02
5.55
EV-to-EBIT 23.14
CAR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
64% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.13 vs. CAR: 23.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CAR' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -244  Med: 19.6 Max: 404.3
Current: 23.14
-244
404.3
EV-to-EBITDA 5.06
CAR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
87% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.89 vs. CAR: 5.06 )
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: 21.7
Current: 5.06
-9.8
21.7
PEG 2.04
CAR's PEG is ranked lower than
62% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. CAR: 2.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CAR' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 2.28 Max: 32.86
Current: 2.04
0.73
32.86
Days Sales Outstanding 34.65
CAR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
78% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 62.86 vs. CAR: 34.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CAR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.96  Med: 27.44 Max: 67.51
Current: 34.65
21.96
67.51
Days Payable 142.68
CAR's Days Payable is ranked higher than
85% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 51.71 vs. CAR: 142.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CAR' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.79  Med: 29.16 Max: 142.68
Current: 142.68
18.79
142.68

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 6.20
CAR's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. CAR: 6.20 )
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: -22.2  Med: -0.4 Max: 6.2
Current: 6.2
-22.2
6.2

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 13.40
CAR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
95% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. CAR: 13.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CAR' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 7.15 Max: 14.58
Current: 13.4
0.28
14.58
Price/Median PS Value 1.03
CAR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. CAR: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CAR' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.97 Max: 2.46
Current: 1.03
0.03
2.46
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.92
CAR's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
80% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. CAR: 1.92 )
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: 0.1  Med: 0.96 Max: 28.27
Current: 1.92
0.1
28.27
Price/Graham Number 3.36
CAR's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
86% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. CAR: 3.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CAR' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 2.41 Max: 3.69
Current: 3.36
0.69
3.69
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.30
CAR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. CAR: 4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CAR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 4.3 Max: 8.5
Current: 4.3
0.2
8.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -180.30
CAR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.52 vs. CAR: -180.30 )
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: -231 Max: 84.2
Current: -180.3
-8266.5
84.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $8,659
EPS (TTM) $ 1.78
Beta2.51
Short Percentage of Float16.12%
52-Week Range $21.73 - 41.53
Shares Outstanding (Mil)87.89

Analyst Estimate

Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 3.42
EPS w/o NRI ($) 3.42
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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