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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 : 2/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 2.03
COSI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
65% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. COSI: 2.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
COSI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.63  Med: 9999.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 2.03
Equity to Asset 0.30
COSI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
72% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. COSI: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
COSI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.19  Med: 0.44 Max: 0.78
Current: 0.3
-0.19
0.78
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -12.76
M-Score: 1.11
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 : 2/10

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Operating margin (%) -21.42
COSI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.84 vs. COSI: -21.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
COSI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -93.31  Med: -13.35 Max: -2.87
Current: -21.42
-93.31
-2.87
Net-margin (%) -23.05
COSI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. COSI: -23.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
COSI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -92.58  Med: -15.45 Max: -2.86
Current: -23.05
-92.58
-2.86
ROE (%) -634.85
COSI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.75 vs. COSI: -634.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
COSI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -220.34  Med: -64.61 Max: -23.08
Current: -634.85
-220.34
-23.08
ROA (%) -80.91
COSI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. COSI: -80.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
COSI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -135.71  Med: -35.18 Max: -9.98
Current: -80.91
-135.71
-9.98
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -231.56
COSI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 14.42 vs. COSI: -231.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
COSI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -208.4  Med: -44.41 Max: -16.91
Current: -231.56
-208.4
-16.91
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -21.50
COSI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. COSI: -21.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
COSI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -41.2  Med: -17.05 Max: 45
Current: -21.5
-41.2
45
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 55.70
COSI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. COSI: 55.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
COSI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -64.3  Med: -37.15 Max: 67.5
Current: 55.7
-64.3
67.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 17.20
COSI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. COSI: 17.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
COSI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -64.3  Med: -24.30 Max: 62.9
Current: 17.2
-64.3
62.9
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

COSI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

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Q2 2014

COSI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

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Q3 2014

COSI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q1 2015

COSI Guru Trades in Q1 2015

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Ratios

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P/B 7.17
COSI's P/B is ranked lower than
83% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. COSI: 7.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
COSI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.48  Med: 4.45 Max: 14.47
Current: 7.17
0.48
14.47
P/S 0.47
COSI's P/S is ranked higher than
91% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. COSI: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
COSI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.50 Max: 3.35
Current: 0.47
0.06
3.35
Current Ratio 1.90
COSI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. COSI: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
COSI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.98 Max: 4.64
Current: 1.9
0.46
4.64
Quick Ratio 1.82
COSI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. COSI: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
COSI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.93 Max: 4.54
Current: 1.82
0.38
4.54
Days Inventory 3.71
COSI's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
88% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.10 vs. COSI: 3.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
COSI' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 2.95  Med: 3.39 Max: 4.59
Current: 3.71
2.95
4.59
Days Sales Outstanding 3.74
COSI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
74% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.22 vs. COSI: 3.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
COSI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 0.61  Med: 2.07 Max: 6.54
Current: 3.74
0.61
6.54

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 6.86
COSI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
78% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. COSI: 6.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
COSI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.76  Med: 4.53 Max: 12.71
Current: 6.86
0.76
12.71
Price/Median PS Value 0.86
COSI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. COSI: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
COSI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.17  Med: 1.07 Max: 6.64
Current: 0.86
0.17
6.64
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -26.57
COSI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. COSI: -26.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
COSI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -28.9  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: -26.57
-28.9
0

Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants
Compare:BH, CMG, MCD, DIN, SBUX » details
Traded in other countries:XO2N.Germany,
Cosi Inc is a Delaware corporation incorporated on May 15, 1998. The Company owns, operates and franchises fast-casual restaurants which sell made-to-order hot and cold sandwiches, hand-tossed salads, bowls, breakfast wraps, Cosi Squagels, hot melts, flatbread pizzas, S'mores and other desserts, coffees and specialty coffees along with other soft drink beverages, bottled beverages including premium still and sparkling water, teas and beer and wine in some locations. Its restaurants are located in markets and trade areas, including business districts and residential communities in both urban and suburban locations. It provides proprietary food and beverage products for four dayparts: breakfast, lunch, snacking and dinner. Its food menu includes Cosi Squagels, sandwiches, salads, bowls, soups, appetizers, melts, flatbread pizzas, breakfast wraps, S'mores and other desserts. It features its authentic hearth-baked signature Cosi bread in two varieties: Original and Multi-Grain. Its beverage menu features house coffees and other espresso-based beverages, seasonal fruit smoothies and hand-crafted specialty drinks, soft drinks, flavored teas and bottled beverages, which include premium still and sparkling waters. Core to the Cosi menu is a commitment to healthier alternatives, including Smart Fit and lighter side menu options. Smart Fit menu items provides supplement a balanced diet and active lifestyle while "lighter side menu features lower-calorie versions of popular menu items. It offers beer and wine at many of its locations and an additional limited selection of alcoholic beverages in some locations. For young guests, it offers Parent Magazine Kids Menu which includes an activity page and crayons. Its restaurants provide catering service for breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snacking. Its catering offerings include breakfast baskets, lunch buffets, box lunches, dessert platters, parfait bars, hot soups, steel-cut oatmeal, and its menu offerings. It operates a catering call center in New York City which coordinates the ordering and fulfillment process for all Company-owned restaurants. It offers set up and delivery services by Cosi personnel to all of its catering customers. The Company has approximately 64 Company-owned and 47 franchised restaurants operating in 16 states, the District of Columbia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Costa Rica. The Company has registered the trademark COSÌ in twenty-three foreign jurisdictions with respect to restaurant services. Also it has registered the following trademarks with respect to restaurant services; COSI (& HEARTH DESIGN) in two foreign jurisdictions; (HEARTH DESIGN) in six foreign jurisdictions; SIMPLY GOOD TASTE in two foreign jurisdictions; COSI (& SUN & MOON DESIGN) in two foreign jurisdictions, COSI (in Russian) in one foreign jurisdiction, LIFE SHOULD BE DELICIOUS in two foreign jurisdictions, (SUN & MOON DESIGN) in one foreign jurisdiction, and COSITICO in one foreign jurisdic
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