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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 : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.78
CPA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
89% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. CPA: 0.78 )
CPA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.24   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.78

Equity to Asset 0.52
CPA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
97% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.24 vs. CPA: 0.52 )
CPA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 0.52
Current: 0.52

0.27
0.52
Interest Coverage 17.15
CPA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
93% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 4.14 vs. CPA: 17.15 )
CPA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.28   Max: 9999.99
Current: 17.15

2.28
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.31
M-Score: -2.77
WACC vs ROIC
7.19%
22.88%
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 : 9/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 19.77
CPA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. CPA: 19.77 )
CPA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 8.61   Max: 21.03
Current: 19.77

8.61
21.03
Net-margin (%) 13.65
CPA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. CPA: 13.65 )
CPA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 5.1   Max: 19.83
Current: 13.65

5.1
19.83
ROE (%) 18.22
CPA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.92 vs. CPA: 18.22 )
CPA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 20.39   Max: 53.09
Current: 18.22

20.39
53.09
ROA (%) 9.25
CPA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. CPA: 9.25 )
CPA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 5.72   Max: 12.32
Current: 9.25

5.72
12.32
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 22.12
CPA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.03 vs. CPA: 22.12 )
CPA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 17.04   Max: 89.47
Current: 22.12

17.04
89.47
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 21.80
CPA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. CPA: 21.80 )
CPA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 11.2   Max: 36.3
Current: 21.8

11.2
36.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 22.10
CPA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. CPA: 22.10 )
CPA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 10.4   Max: 62.5
Current: 22.1

10.4
62.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 20.20
CPA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. CPA: 20.20 )
CPA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 9   Max: 66
Current: 20.2

9
66
» CPA's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

CPA Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 5,200 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 245,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 3,568 sh (New)
Ron Baron Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
NWQ Managers Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 1,281,061 sh (-8.10%)
RS Investment Management 29,460 sh (-8.75%)
Pioneer Investments 92,165 sh (-17.99%)
Louis Moore Bacon 17,850 sh (-30.41%)
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Q2 2014

CPA Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 6,300 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Ken Heebner Sold Out
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 3,841 sh (-26.13%)
Jeremy Grantham 814,804 sh (-36.40%)
Pioneer Investments 1,703 sh (-98.15%)
» More
Q3 2014

CPA Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Charles Brandes 402,847 sh (New)
Jim Simons 59,800 sh (+849.21%)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,889 sh (+105.39%)
Pioneer Investments 3,898 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 806,104 sh (-1.07%)
» More
Q4 2014

CPA Guru Trades in Q4 2014

NWQ Managers 404,020 sh (New)
Charles Brandes 623,489 sh (+54.77%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 5,600 sh (-29.02%)
Jeremy Grantham 275,286 sh (-65.85%)
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Top Ranked Articles about Copa Holdings SA

Copa Airlines - Fast Growing Airline Selling At Big Discount
Copa Holdings SA or "Copa" (CPA) is a Panama-based airline company operating through its two subsidiaries, Copa Airlines and Copa Colombia. Copa came to my attention recently when I was screening for high growth stocks with at least 10 years of financial history and selling at low P/E multiples. Read more...
Copa Airlines’ Stock Has Stalled, But Earnings Keep Soaring
In my search for stable companies with growing earnings and trading at a discount, I found Copa Holdings SA (CPA). The airline company has been steadily growing throughout the years. The value of the stock has been increasing along with the company’s growth until this year. There is now a disconnect between Copa’s growth and the movement of its stock. The stock is now down 10 percent year-to-date while its earnings are up 35.5 percent for the past twelve months. One thought is that the stock has outrun its earnings and was due for a pullback, but it is only trading at a P/E of 13.20. I decided to take a closer look at the company to see if its stock was worth buying. Read more...

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 10.60
CPA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
96% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 56.30 vs. CPA: 10.60 )
CPA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.49   Max: 20.48
Current: 10.6

4.49
20.48
Forward P/E 10.07
CPA's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
73% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 12.94 vs. CPA: 10.07 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 10.60
CPA's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
96% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 59.90 vs. CPA: 10.60 )
CPA' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.49   Max: 20.48
Current: 10.6

4.49
20.48
P/B 2.29
CPA's P/B is ranked higher than
77% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. CPA: 2.29 )
CPA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.31   Max: 7.26
Current: 2.29

1.31
7.26
P/S 1.73
CPA's P/S is ranked lower than
57% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. CPA: 1.73 )
CPA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 3.31
Current: 1.73

0.51
3.31
PFCF 6.46
CPA's PFCF is ranked higher than
95% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CPA: 6.46 )
CPA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.75   Max: 34.08
Current: 6.46

5.75
34.08
POCF 5.73
CPA's POCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.02 vs. CPA: 5.73 )
CPA' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.63   Max: 52.24
Current: 5.73

3.63
52.24
EV-to-EBIT 9.10
CPA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
95% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 18.76 vs. CPA: 9.10 )
CPA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.6   Max: 46.8
Current: 9.1

4.6
46.8
PEG 0.51
CPA's PEG is ranked higher than
98% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CPA: 0.51 )
CPA' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 3.96
Current: 0.51

0.29
3.96
Shiller P/E 14.05
CPA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
96% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CPA: 14.05 )
CPA' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12.01   Max: 24.98
Current: 14.05

12.01
24.98
Current Ratio 1.32
CPA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. CPA: 1.32 )
CPA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 1.48
Current: 1.32

0.73
1.48
Quick Ratio 1.25
CPA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. CPA: 1.25 )
CPA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 1.42
Current: 1.25

0.73
1.42
Days Inventory 18.50
CPA's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
79% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 14.11 vs. CPA: 18.50 )
CPA' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 2.18   Max: 24.23
Current: 18.5

2.18
24.23
Days Sales Outstanding 15.16
CPA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
89% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 19.64 vs. CPA: 15.16 )
CPA' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 18.59   Max: 37.97
Current: 15.16

18.59
37.97

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.47
CPA's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
79% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. CPA: 3.47 )
CPA' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 4.53
Current: 3.47

0.29
4.53
Dividend Payout 0.36
CPA's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
88% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CPA: 0.36 )
CPA' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 2.92
Current: 0.36

0.26
2.92
Dividend growth (3y) 10.20
CPA's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
91% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: -11.00 vs. CPA: 10.20 )
CPA' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 127.4
Current: 10.2

0
127.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 28.49
CPA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
99% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. CPA: 28.49 )
CPA' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.36   Max: 36.88
Current: 28.49

2.36
36.88
Share Buyback Rate -0.60
CPA's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
85% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. CPA: -0.60 )
CPA' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.2   Max: -0.8
Current: -0.6

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.35
CPA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
81% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. CPA: 2.35 )
CPA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.9   Max: 7.87
Current: 2.35

1.9
7.87
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.27
CPA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
92% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CPA: 1.27 )
CPA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.27   Max: 680.88
Current: 1.27

1.27
680.88
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
CPA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. CPA: 0.80 )
CPA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 1.51
Current: 0.8

0.31
1.51
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.42
CPA's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CPA: 0.42 )
CPA' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 3.33
Current: 0.42

0.42
3.33
Price/Graham Number 1.04
CPA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
93% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. CPA: 1.04 )
CPA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 2.6
Current: 1.04

0.7
2.6
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 11.00
CPA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
92% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. CPA: 11.00 )
CPA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 22
Current: 11

2.1
22
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 37.77
CPA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
98% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.11 vs. CPA: 37.77 )
CPA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -0.5   Max: 38.4
Current: 37.77

-0.5
38.4

Business Description

Industry: Airlines » Airlines
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Traded in other countries:C2H.Germany, CPAN.Mexico,
Copa Holdings SA was established in 1947. The Company is a Latin American provider of airline passenger and cargo service through its two main operating subsidiaries, Copa Airlines and Copa Colombia. It operates from its strategically located position in the Republic of Panama, and Copa Colombia provides service within Colombia and international flights from various cities in Colombia to Panama, Venezuela, Ecuador, México, Cuba, Guatemala and Costa Rica. It operates a fleet of 90 aircraft, 64 Boeing 737-Next Generation aircraft and 26 Embraer 190 aircraft. The Company offers approximately 327 daily scheduled flights among 66 destinations in 29 countries in North, Central and South America and the Caribbean from its Panama City hub. Through its Panama City hub, the Company is able to consolidate passenger traffic from multiple points to serve each destination effectively. The Company competes with other airlines that serve the routes on which it operates, including Avianca-Taca, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, AeroMexico and the LAN Group, among others. Its operations are covered by various local, national, and international environmental regulations.
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