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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
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Cash to Debt No Debt
COSI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
97% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. COSI: No Debt )
COSI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.63   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset -0.02
COSI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
68% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. COSI: -0.02 )
COSI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.02   Max: 0.78
Current: -0.02

-0.02
0.78
Interest Coverage No Debt
COSI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
98% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 16.79 vs. COSI: No Debt )
COSI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 2
Z-Score: -24.58
M-Score: -3.41
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 (%) -13.35
COSI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.41 vs. COSI: -13.35 )
COSI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -93.31   Max: -2.87
Current: -13.35

-93.31
-2.87
Net-margin (%) -13.26
COSI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.61 vs. COSI: -13.26 )
COSI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -92.58   Max: -2.86
Current: -13.26

-92.58
-2.86
ROE (%) -420.89
COSI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 10.09 vs. COSI: -420.89 )
COSI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -420.89   Max: -23.35
Current: -420.89

-420.89
-23.35
ROA (%) -61.52
COSI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.22 vs. COSI: -61.52 )
COSI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -133.42   Max: -10.02
Current: -61.52

-133.42
-10.02
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -140.66
COSI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.93 vs. COSI: -140.66 )
COSI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -140.66   Max: -21
Current: -140.66

-140.66
-21
Revenue Growth (%) -17.90
COSI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. COSI: -17.90 )
COSI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -41.2   Max: 45
Current: -17.9

-41.2
45
EPS Growth (%) 36.80
COSI's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. COSI: 36.80 )
COSI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -64.3   Max: 62.9
Current: 36.8

-64.3
62.9
» COSI's 10-Y Financials

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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

COSI Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Chuck Royce 1,578,441 sh (-76.9%)
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Q3 2013

COSI Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 14,600 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,578,441 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2013

COSI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q2 2014

COSI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 23,800 sh (New)
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Ratios

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P/S 0.30
COSI's P/S is ranked higher than
94% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. COSI: 0.30 )
COSI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 3.35
Current: 0.3

0.06
3.35
Current Ratio 0.54
COSI's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. COSI: 0.54 )
COSI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 4.64
Current: 0.54

0.46
4.64
Quick Ratio 0.47
COSI's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. COSI: 0.47 )
COSI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 4.54
Current: 0.47

0.38
4.54

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.60
COSI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. COSI: 0.60 )
COSI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 6.51
Current: 0.6

0.17
6.51
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -20.68
COSI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
59% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.38 vs. COSI: -20.68 )
COSI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -57.1   Max: -19.8
Current: -20.68

-57.1
-19.8

Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants
Compare:BH, CMG, MCD, DIN, SBUX » details
Cosi, Inc., was incorporated in Delaware on May 15, 1998. The Company owns, operates and franchises premium convenience restaurants which sell high-quality hot and cold sandwiches, freshly-tossed salads, breakfast wraps, Cosi Squagels, hot melts, flatbread pizzas, S'mores and other desserts, and a variety of 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 a range of markets and trade areas, including business districts and residential communities in both urban and suburban locations. As of December 31, 2012, there were 125 Company-owned and franchised restaurants operating in 16 states, the District of Columbia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Costa Rica. The Company offers proprietary food and beverage products for four major 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, its original Rustica and its Etruscan Whole Grain. Its beverage menu features a variety of house coffees and other espresso-based beverages, seasonal fruit smoothies and specialty drinks, soft drinks, flavored teas and bottled beverages, which include premium still and sparkling waters. For its health-conscious guests, it have "lighter side" menu options featuring lower-calorie versions of popular menu items and other unique salads, bowls, and sandwiches that are lower in calorie content than other items in the same menu categories. It offer beer and wine at many of its locations and an additional limited selection of alcoholic beverages in some locations. For its young guests, it offers its Parent Magazine award-winning Kids Menu which includes an activity page and crayons. Its restaurants offer 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 most of its menu offerings. It operate a catering call center in New York City which coordinates the ordering and fulfillment process for 14 catering hub locations in seven of the markets in which Cosi operates. It offers set up and delivery by Cosi personnel to all of its catering customers. The Company competes with many well-established food service companies, including other sandwich retailers, specialty coffee retailers, bagel shops, fast food and casual dining restaurants, delicatessens, cafes, bars, take-out food service companies, supermarkets and convenience stores. Its restaurants are subject to regulation by federal agencies and to licensing and regulation by state, local and, where applicable, foreign health, sanitation, building, zoning, safety, fire and other depa
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