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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 0.99
COSI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
75% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. COSI: 0.99 )
COSI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.63   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.99

Equity to Asset -0.17
COSI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
63% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. COSI: -0.17 )
COSI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.19   Max: 0.78
Current: -0.17

-0.19
0.78
Interest Coverage No Debt
COSI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
98% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.02 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: -22.57
M-Score: -1.74
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 : 2/10

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Operating margin (%) -20.14
COSI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.66 vs. COSI: -20.14 )
COSI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -93.31   Max: -2.87
Current: -20.14

-93.31
-2.87
Net-margin (%) -20.72
COSI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. COSI: -20.72 )
COSI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -92.58   Max: -2.86
Current: -20.72

-92.58
-2.86
ROE (%) -2719.20
COSI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 10.08 vs. COSI: -2719.20 )
COSI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -136.61   Max: -23.08
Current: -2719.2

-136.61
-23.08
ROA (%) -91.22
COSI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.38 vs. COSI: -91.22 )
COSI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -135.71   Max: -9.98
Current: -91.22

-135.71
-9.98
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -203.86
COSI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 18.03 vs. COSI: -203.86 )
COSI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -127.41   Max: -16.99
Current: -203.86

-127.41
-16.99
Revenue Growth (%) -17.90
COSI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 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 220 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. COSI: 36.80 )
COSI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -64.3   Max: 62.9
Current: 36.8

-64.3
62.9
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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

Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Q2 2014

COSI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 23,800 sh (New)
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Q3 2014

COSI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons Sold Out
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Ratios

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P/S 0.41
COSI's P/S is ranked higher than
92% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. COSI: 0.41 )
COSI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 3.35
Current: 0.41

0.06
3.35
EV-to-EBIT -2.75
COSI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
59% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 21.63 vs. COSI: -2.75 )
COSI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -28   Max: -0.2
Current: -2.75

-28
-0.2
Current Ratio 0.86
COSI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. COSI: 0.86 )
COSI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 4.64
Current: 0.86

0.46
4.64
Quick Ratio 0.78
COSI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. COSI: 0.78 )
COSI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 4.54
Current: 0.78

0.38
4.54

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.82
COSI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. COSI: 0.82 )
COSI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 6.7
Current: 0.82

0.17
6.7
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -36.40
COSI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
63% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. COSI: -36.40 )
COSI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: -36.4

Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants
Compare:BH, CMG, MCD, DIN, SBUX » details
Traded in other countries:XO2N.Germany,
Cosi Inc 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. As of December 30, 2013, there were 122 Company-owned and franchised restaurants operating in 16 states, the District of Columbia, the United Arab Emirates, and Costa Rica. 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 healthy alternatives including its lighter side menu options featuring lower-calorie versions of popular menu items and other salads, bowls, and sandwiches that are lower in calorie content than other items in the same menu categories. It provides beer and wine at many 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 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 operate a catering call center in New York City which coordinates the ordering and fulfillment process for 35 catering hub locations in seven of the markets in which it operates. It provides set up and delivery by Cosi personnel to all of its catering customers. The Company competes with 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 departments relating to the development and operation of restaura
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