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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
CREAF's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 2242 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. CREAF: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CREAF' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 104 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.67
CREAF's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
68% of the 2209 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. CREAF: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CREAF' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.65 Max: 0.82
Current: 0.67
0.19
0.82
Interest Coverage No Debt
CREAF's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
98% of the 1799 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 55.20 vs. CREAF: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CREAF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: -0.62
Beneish M-Score: -2.46
WACC vs ROIC
5.96%
-681.88%
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 : 2/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -27.81
CREAF's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
92% of the 2217 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. CREAF: -27.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
CREAF' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34  Med: -22.14 Max: -6.68
Current: -27.81
-34
-6.68
Net Margin % -10.91
CREAF's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
86% of the 2219 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. CREAF: -10.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
CREAF' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.78  Med: -16.44 Max: 17.4
Current: -10.91
-43.78
17.4
ROE % -8.84
CREAF's ROE % is ranked lower than
83% of the 2195 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 5.68 vs. CREAF: -8.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
CREAF' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.11  Med: -13.68 Max: 28.93
Current: -8.84
-43.11
28.93
ROA % -5.92
CREAF's ROA % is ranked lower than
84% of the 2247 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. CREAF: -5.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
CREAF' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.14  Med: -9.59 Max: 17.16
Current: -5.92
-29.14
17.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -788.26
CREAF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
98% of the 2238 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 10.55 vs. CREAF: -788.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
CREAF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1756.27  Med: -192.74 Max: 89.86
Current: -788.26
-1756.27
89.86
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -20.00
CREAF's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
90% of the 1986 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. CREAF: -20.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
CREAF' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.4  Med: -7.8 Max: 176.2
Current: -20
-28.4
176.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 33.80
CREAF's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
84% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. CREAF: 33.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
CREAF' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.2  Med: -4.6 Max: 164.5
Current: 33.8
-36.2
164.5
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -45.00
CREAF's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
93% of the 1481 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. CREAF: -45.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
CREAF' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.2  Med: 0.4 Max: 437.2
Current: -45
-46.2
437.2
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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Computer Systems  
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Traded in other countries:CTL.Germany, C76.Singapore,
Headquarter Location:Singapore
Creative Technology Ltd, together with its subsidiaries is engaged in design, manufacture and distribution of digitised sound and video boards, computers and related multimedia and personal digital entertainment products.

Creative Technology manufactures multimedia products for personal computers. The company's primary product is its Sound Blaster line of audio cards, which are used in more than 70 percent of PC's. Creative Technology also manufactures graphics, DVD, communications, and videoconferencing technology. The company's corporate headquarters are in Singapore, and has regional headquarters on Asia, Europe, Australia, and North and South America.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PB Ratio 0.59
CREAF's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 2184 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. CREAF: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CREAF' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.79 Max: 1.61
Current: 0.59
0.48
1.61
PS Ratio 0.66
CREAF's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 2190 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CREAF: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CREAF' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.72 Max: 2.39
Current: 0.66
0.24
2.39
EV-to-EBIT 1.45
CREAF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
99% of the 2054 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. CREAF: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CREAF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.7  Med: 0.3 Max: 7.9
Current: 1.45
-8.7
7.9
EV-to-EBITDA 1.47
CREAF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
99% of the 2194 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 11.64 vs. CREAF: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CREAF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.6  Med: 0.3 Max: 6.1
Current: 1.47
-13.6
6.1
Current Ratio 3.69
CREAF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 2158 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. CREAF: 3.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CREAF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 2.71 Max: 5.4
Current: 3.69
1.23
5.4
Quick Ratio 2.93
CREAF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 2158 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. CREAF: 2.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CREAF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 2.01 Max: 4.27
Current: 2.93
0.5
4.27
Days Inventory 170.62
CREAF's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
90% of the 2159 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 71.67 vs. CREAF: 170.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CREAF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 65  Med: 88.71 Max: 159.77
Current: 170.62
65
159.77
Days Sales Outstanding 46.97
CREAF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 1832 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 77.75 vs. CREAF: 46.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CREAF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.34  Med: 34.86 Max: 44.09
Current: 46.97
31.34
44.09
Days Payable 61.17
CREAF's Days Payable is ranked higher than
51% of the 1756 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 60.05 vs. CREAF: 61.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CREAF' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.67  Med: 41.88 Max: 80.37
Current: 61.17
28.67
80.37

Buy Back

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industry
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history
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 5.32
CREAF's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
77% of the 2210 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. CREAF: 5.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
CREAF' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 3.65 Max: 14.41
Current: 5.32
1.1
14.41
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.10
CREAF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. CREAF: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CREAF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.8  Med: -0.5 Max: 7.4
Current: 2.1
-13.8
7.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Net-Cash 1.29
CREAF's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked higher than
95% of the 485 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 9.42 vs. CREAF: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
CREAF' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 2.7 Max: 354.33
Current: 1.29
1.04
354.33
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 0.69
CREAF's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 1601 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 3.95 vs. CREAF: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
CREAF' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 2.64 Max: 9.63
Current: 0.69
0.59
9.63
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.59
CREAF's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
90% of the 2121 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. CREAF: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
CREAF' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.34 Max: 8.65
Current: 0.59
0.52
8.65
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.92
CREAF's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
67% of the 1941 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. CREAF: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CREAF' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.2 Max: 6.65
Current: 0.92
0.48
6.65
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 68.97
CREAF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
99% of the 2702 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. CREAF: 68.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CREAF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.7  Med: 73.8 Max: 230462.4
Current: 68.97
12.7
230462.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -51.12
CREAF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
99% of the 1191 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. CREAF: -51.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
CREAF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.6  Med: 0.9 Max: 19
Current: -51.12
-34.6
19

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $74.97
EPS (TTM) $ -0.11
Beta0.61
Short Percentage of Float0.02%
52-Week Range $0.61 - 0.91
Shares Outstanding (Mil)70.33

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