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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 0.05
CEA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
68% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. CEA: 0.05 )
CEA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.05

Equity to Asset 0.17
CEA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
75% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.26 vs. CEA: 0.17 )
CEA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.18   Max: 0.26
Current: 0.17

-0.18
0.26
Interest Coverage 1.02
CEA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
70% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.26 vs. CEA: 1.02 )
CEA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 9999.99
Current: 1.02

0.06
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.66
M-Score: -2.74
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.69
CEA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 4.82 vs. CEA: 2.69 )
CEA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -36.13   Max: 7.65
Current: 2.69

-36.13
7.65
Net-margin (%) 0.87
CEA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. CEA: 0.87 )
CEA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -36.58   Max: 7.4
Current: 0.87

-36.58
7.4
ROE (%) 2.98
CEA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.94 vs. CEA: 2.98 )
CEA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -77.49   Max: 60.08
Current: 2.98

-77.49
60.08
ROA (%) 0.56
CEA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. CEA: 0.56 )
CEA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -21.69   Max: 5.66
Current: 0.56

-21.69
5.66
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2.34
CEA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.39 vs. CEA: 2.34 )
CEA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -30.18   Max: 9.08
Current: 2.34

-30.18
9.08
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.00
CEA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. CEA: 4.00 )
CEA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.9   Max: 41.4
Current: 4

-8.9
41.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -7.00
CEA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: -6.80 vs. CEA: -7.00 )
CEA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 50.3
Current: -7

0
50.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -23.10
CEA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. CEA: -23.10 )
CEA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -38.3   Max: 215.5
Current: -23.1

-38.3
215.5
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CEA Guru Trades in Q4 2013

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 62.90
CEA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
80% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 30.10 vs. CEA: 62.90 )
CEA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.32   Max: 1506
Current: 62.9

9.32
1506
P/B 2.50
CEA's P/B is ranked higher than
79% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. CEA: 2.50 )
CEA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 52.38
Current: 2.5

1.07
52.38
P/S 0.70
CEA's P/S is ranked higher than
80% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. CEA: 0.70 )
CEA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 5.43
Current: 0.7

0.26
5.43
PFCF 27.20
CEA's PFCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CEA: 27.20 )
CEA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.11   Max: 253.44
Current: 27.2

3.11
253.44
EV-to-EBIT 43.89
CEA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 17.50 vs. CEA: 43.89 )
CEA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -814.3   Max: 16474.3
Current: 43.89

-814.3
16474.3
Current Ratio 0.25
CEA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. CEA: 0.25 )
CEA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 0.88
Current: 0.25

0.18
0.88
Quick Ratio 0.20
CEA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. CEA: 0.20 )
CEA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 0.79
Current: 0.2

0.16
0.79

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.50
CEA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
78% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. CEA: 2.50 )
CEA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.84   Max: 392.5
Current: 2.5

1.84
392.5
Price/DCF (Projected) 12.40
CEA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
85% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CEA: 12.40 )
CEA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.24   Max: 20.5
Current: 12.4

1.24
20.5
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
CEA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CEA: 0.70 )
CEA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 9.68
Current: 0.7

0.52
9.68
Price/Graham Number 2.20
CEA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
82% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. CEA: 2.20 )
CEA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 43.61
Current: 2.2

1.04
43.61
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.30
CEA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
78% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. CEA: 2.30 )
CEA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 9.8
Current: 2.3

0.1
9.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -21.01
CEA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
72% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 4.81 vs. CEA: -21.01 )
CEA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -25.1   Max: 2.1
Current: -21.01

-25.1
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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