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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
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
CREAF's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 2256 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 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: 13.29 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.66
CREAF's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
67% of the 2198 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. CREAF: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CREAF' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.65 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.66
0.43
0.74
Interest Coverage No Debt
CREAF's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
98% of the 1767 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 56.06 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
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.01
M-Score: -2.79
WACC vs ROIC
6.82%
-570.81%
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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -37.81
CREAF's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 2241 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 3.54 vs. CREAF: -37.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CREAF' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.83  Med: -18.61 Max: -6.68
Current: -37.81
-33.83
-6.68
Net-margin (%) -0.66
CREAF's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 2242 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. CREAF: -0.66 )
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: -0.66
-43.78
17.4
ROE (%) -0.61
CREAF's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 2212 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 5.67 vs. CREAF: -0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CREAF' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.11  Med: -16.24 Max: 28.93
Current: -0.61
-43.11
28.93
ROA (%) -0.39
CREAF's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 2271 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. CREAF: -0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CREAF' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.14  Med: -11.26 Max: 17.16
Current: -0.39
-29.14
17.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -2362.33
CREAF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 2262 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 9.93 vs. CREAF: -2362.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CREAF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -687.02  Med: -163.76 Max: 89.86
Current: -2362.33
-687.02
89.86
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -19.90
CREAF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 2018 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. CREAF: -19.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CREAF' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.4  Med: -14.6 Max: 16.1
Current: -19.9
-28.4
16.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -31.20
CREAF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. CREAF: -31.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CREAF' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.7  Med: -13.75 Max: 80.3
Current: -31.2
-32.7
80.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -26.80
CREAF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 1442 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. CREAF: -26.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CREAF' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.2  Med: -18.45 Max: 437.2
Current: -26.8
-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,
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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P/B 0.51
CREAF's P/B is ranked higher than
91% of the 2160 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. CREAF: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CREAF' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.83 Max: 1.61
Current: 0.51
0.48
1.61
P/S 0.55
CREAF's P/S is ranked higher than
68% of the 2212 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. CREAF: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CREAF' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.71 Max: 2.39
Current: 0.55
0.24
2.39
EV-to-EBIT 1.44
CREAF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
98% of the 1594 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 13.99 vs. CREAF: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CREAF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.9  Med: 0.1 Max: 7.9
Current: 1.44
-48.9
7.9
EV-to-EBITDA 1.47
CREAF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
98% of the 1765 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 10.28 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: 0.2 Max: 56.8
Current: 1.47
-13.6
56.8
Current Ratio 3.46
CREAF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 2185 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. CREAF: 3.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CREAF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.61  Med: 2.66 Max: 3.57
Current: 3.46
1.61
3.57
Quick Ratio 2.81
CREAF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 2185 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. CREAF: 2.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CREAF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 2.05 Max: 3.19
Current: 2.81
0.82
3.19
Days Inventory 154.98
CREAF's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
87% of the 2184 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 72.96 vs. CREAF: 154.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CREAF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 65  Med: 88.71 Max: 148.53
Current: 154.98
65
148.53
Days Sales Outstanding 32.63
CREAF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
87% of the 1846 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 72.53 vs. CREAF: 32.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CREAF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.34  Med: 37.17 Max: 44.09
Current: 32.63
31.34
44.09
Days Payable 52.64
CREAF's Days Payable is ranked lower than
52% of the 1784 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 54.36 vs. CREAF: 52.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CREAF' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.67  Med: 40.57 Max: 80.37
Current: 52.64
28.67
80.37

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Dividend Growth (3y) -0.90
CREAF's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1010 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. CREAF: -0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
CREAF' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 1.7
Current: -0.9
0
1.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.32
CREAF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
74% of the 2124 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. CREAF: 5.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CREAF' s Yield on cost (5-Year) 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 -0.20
CREAF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 1309 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. CREAF: -0.20 )
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: -5.3  Med: -0.1 Max: 7.4
Current: -0.2
-5.3
7.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 1.01
CREAF's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
98% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 9.08 vs. CREAF: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
CREAF' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 2.76 Max: 354.33
Current: 1.01
1.04
354.33
Price/Net Current Asset Value 0.57
CREAF's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 1605 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 3.71 vs. CREAF: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
CREAF' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 2.63 Max: 8.04
Current: 0.57
0.59
8.04
Price/Tangible Book 0.51
CREAF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
92% of the 2102 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. CREAF: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CREAF' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.33 Max: 4.06
Current: 0.51
0.52
4.06
Price/Median PS Value 0.78
CREAF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 2013 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. CREAF: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CREAF' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.16 Max: 2.96
Current: 0.78
0.48
2.96
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 69.40
CREAF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 2235 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. CREAF: 69.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CREAF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.7  Med: 86 Max: 230462.4
Current: 69.4
12.7
230462.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -52.11
CREAF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 1187 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 6.87 vs. CREAF: -52.11 )
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: 0.8 Max: 19
Current: -52.11
-34.6
19

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $88.63
Beta0.70
Short Percentage of Float0.02%
52-Week Range $0.65 - 0.96
Shares Outstanding (Mil)70.33
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