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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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.04
CEA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
97% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. CEA: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CEA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.04

Equity to Asset 0.17
CEA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
72% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.29 vs. CEA: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CEA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.18   Max: 0.26
Current: 0.17

-0.18
0.26
Interest Coverage 3.10
CEA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
68% of the 38 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. CEA: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CEA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 9999.99
Current: 3.1

0.06
9999.99
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 0.84
M-Score: -2.72
WACC vs ROIC
7.39%
11.38%
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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 13.52
CEA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.48 vs. CEA: 13.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CEA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -36.13   Max: 7.65
Current: 13.52

-36.13
7.65
Net-margin (%) 5.67
CEA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. CEA: 5.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CEA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -36.58   Max: 7.4
Current: 5.67

-36.58
7.4
ROE (%) 18.90
CEA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 11.04 vs. CEA: 18.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CEA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -77.49   Max: 60.08
Current: 18.9

-77.49
60.08
ROA (%) 3.29
CEA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. CEA: 3.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CEA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -21.69   Max: 5.66
Current: 3.29

-21.69
5.66
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.60
CEA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.69 vs. CEA: 10.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CEA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -30.18   Max: 9.08
Current: 10.6

-30.18
9.08
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.30
CEA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. CEA: -1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CEA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.9   Max: 41.4
Current: -1.3

-8.9
41.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 0.60
CEA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. CEA: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CEA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 50.3
Current: 0.6

0
50.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -13.00
CEA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 35 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. CEA: -13.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CEA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -38.3   Max: 215.5
Current: -13

-38.3
215.5
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

CEA Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 181,300 sh (-7.07%)
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Q3 2014

CEA Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 174,400 sh (-3.81%)
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Q4 2014

CEA Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Steven Cohen 13,441 sh (New)
Jim Simons 196,400 sh (+12.61%)
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Q1 2015

CEA Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 216,900 sh (+10.44%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 21.80
CEA's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
64% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 15.20 vs. CEA: 21.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CEA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.32   Max: 1506
Current: 21.8

9.32
1506
Forward P/E 400.00
CEA's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
57% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.99 vs. CEA: 400.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 21.70
CEA's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
70% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 14.70 vs. CEA: 21.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CEA' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 9.21   Max: 1506
Current: 21.7

9.21
1506
P/B 3.90
CEA's P/B is ranked lower than
78% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. CEA: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CEA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 52.38
Current: 3.9

1.07
52.38
P/S 0.66
CEA's P/S is ranked lower than
67% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. CEA: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CEA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 5.43
Current: 0.66

0.26
5.43
PFCF 16.70
CEA's PFCF is ranked lower than
55% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 14.50 vs. CEA: 16.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CEA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.36   Max: 253.44
Current: 16.7

2.36
253.44
POCF 8.46
CEA's POCF is ranked lower than
82% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 4.63 vs. CEA: 8.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CEA' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.25   Max: 681
Current: 8.46

2.25
681
EV-to-EBIT 12.08
CEA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
51% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 12.08 vs. CEA: 12.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CEA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -814.3   Max: 16474.3
Current: 12.08

-814.3
16474.3
Shiller P/E 31.30
CEA's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
67% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 22.60 vs. CEA: 31.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CEA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 17.15   Max: 485
Current: 31.3

17.15
485
Current Ratio 0.32
CEA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. CEA: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CEA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 0.88
Current: 0.32

0.18
0.88
Quick Ratio 0.28
CEA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. CEA: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CEA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 0.79
Current: 0.28

0.16
0.79
Days Inventory 27.49
CEA's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
82% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 11.21 vs. CEA: 27.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CEA' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 8.58   Max: 42.83
Current: 27.49

8.58
42.83
Days Sales Outstanding 14.82
CEA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
63% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 18.31 vs. CEA: 14.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CEA' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 2.73   Max: 80.54
Current: 14.82

2.73
80.54

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 6.40
CEA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
92% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. CEA: 6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CEA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.84   Max: 392.5
Current: 6.4

1.84
392.5
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.50
CEA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
67% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. CEA: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Projected) only.
CEA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 358
Current: 2.5

0.95
358
Price/Median PS Value 1.40
CEA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
60% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CEA: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CEA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 9.55
Current: 1.4

0.51
9.55
Price/Graham Number 2.40
CEA's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
79% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. CEA: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CEA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.03   Max: 43.61
Current: 2.4

1.03
43.61
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.20
CEA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
55% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. CEA: 8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
CEA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 11
Current: 8.2

0.1
11
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -11.46
CEA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
82% of the 39 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 15.86 vs. CEA: -11.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
CEA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -22.3   Max: 2.1
Current: -11.46

-22.3
2.1

Business Description

Industry: Airlines » Airlines
Compare:CPA, RYAAY, LFL, ALNPY, LUV » details
Traded in other countries:600115.China, K3CD.Singapore, 00670.Hongkong, CIAH.Germany, CIA.Germany,
China Eastern Airlines Corp Ltd was established on April 14, 1995 under the laws of China. In February 1997, the Company completed its initial public offering. The Company operates as a air carriers in China and is an important domestic airline based in and serving Shanghai, which is considered to be the international financial center and the international shipping center of China. It serves a route network that covers 1024 domestic and foreign destinations in 178 countries through Skyteam. The Company operates primarily from its core hub in Shanghai and regional hubs in Kunming and Xi'an. The Company is engaged in provision of domestic, regional and international passenger airline services. It operated approximately 24 flight routes between mainland China and Hong Kong and approximately 25 routes between mainland China and Taiwan and three routes between China and Macau. The Company faces competition in each of the domestic, regional and international markets that it serves. In its domestic markets, it competes against all airline companies that have the same routes, including smaller domestic airline companies that operate with costs that are lower than the Company's costs. In its regional and international markets, it competes against international airline companies that have significantly longer operating histories, greater name recognition, more resources or larger sales networks than the Company does, or utilize more developed reservation systems than The Company's reservation systems.
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