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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
CREAF's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 2189 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. CREAF: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CREAF' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.8  Med: 10.03 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.66
CREAF's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
68% of the 2102 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 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
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
97% of the 1293 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 339.33 vs. CREAF: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CREAF' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
0.27
9999.99
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -0.94
M-Score: -2.79
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 (%) -27.13
CREAF's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 2180 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. CREAF: -27.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CREAF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -34.15  Med: -5.60 Max: 14.72
Current: -27.13
-34.15
14.72
Net-margin (%) -33.62
CREAF's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 2180 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. CREAF: -33.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CREAF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -43.78  Med: -2.45 Max: 16.47
Current: -33.62
-43.78
16.47
ROE (%) -27.19
CREAF's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 2164 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 6.04 vs. CREAF: -27.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CREAF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -43.11  Med: -2.18 Max: 42.26
Current: -27.19
-43.11
42.26
ROA (%) -18.45
CREAF's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 2203 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. CREAF: -18.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CREAF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -29.14  Med: -1.29 Max: 23.91
Current: -18.45
-29.14
23.91
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -611.79
CREAF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 2198 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 9.85 vs. CREAF: -611.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CREAF' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -441.7  Med: 19.67 Max: 357.08
Current: -611.79
-441.7
357.08
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -20.60
CREAF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 1551 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. CREAF: -20.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CREAF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -28.4  Med: -14.35 Max: 16.1
Current: -20.6
-28.4
16.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -13.80
CREAF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 1223 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. CREAF: -13.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CREAF' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -60.3  Med: -13.20 Max: 177.3
Current: -13.8
-60.3
177.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -23.00
CREAF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 1092 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. CREAF: -23.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CREAF' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -46.2  Med: -13.90 Max: 41.5
Current: -23
-46.2
41.5
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 0.47
CREAF's P/B is ranked higher than
92% of the 2137 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. CREAF: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CREAF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.93 Max: 2.02
Current: 0.47
0.42
2.02
P/S 0.50
CREAF's P/S is ranked higher than
68% of the 2200 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. CREAF: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CREAF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.75 Max: 1.64
Current: 0.5
0.37
1.64
EV-to-EBIT 1.56
CREAF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
98% of the 1571 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 12.33 vs. CREAF: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CREAF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -55.1  Med: -0.20 Max: 20.5
Current: 1.56
-55.1
20.5
Current Ratio 3.10
CREAF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 2126 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. CREAF: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CREAF' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.61  Med: 2.56 Max: 3.57
Current: 3.1
1.61
3.57
Quick Ratio 2.45
CREAF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 2126 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. CREAF: 2.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CREAF' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.82  Med: 1.84 Max: 3.19
Current: 2.45
0.82
3.19
Days Inventory 138.83
CREAF's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
85% of the 2142 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 71.67 vs. CREAF: 138.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CREAF' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 47.91  Med: 81.76 Max: 119.52
Current: 138.83
47.91
119.52
Days Sales Outstanding 38.98
CREAF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
85% of the 1866 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 72.78 vs. CREAF: 38.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CREAF' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 26.87  Med: 35.46 Max: 48.65
Current: 38.98
26.87
48.65

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 5.40
CREAF's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
82% of the 1948 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. CREAF: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CREAF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 3.21 Max: 6.58
Current: 5.4
1.1
6.58
Dividend growth (3y) 1.70
CREAF's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
54% of the 631 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. CREAF: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
CREAF' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 1.7
Current: 1.7
0
1.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.40
CREAF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1984 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. CREAF: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CREAF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 3.21 Max: 6.58
Current: 5.4
1.1
6.58
Share Buyback Rate -0.30
CREAF's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
67% of the 1508 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. CREAF: -0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
CREAF' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 7.4  Med: 1.50 Max: -5.3
Current: -0.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 1.29
CREAF's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
96% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 8.58 vs. CREAF: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
CREAF' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.43  Med: 3.11 Max: 354.17
Current: 1.29
1.43
354.17
Price/Net Current Asset Value 0.63
CREAF's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 1574 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. CREAF: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
CREAF' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.77  Med: 2.76 Max: 8.04
Current: 0.63
0.77
8.04
Price/Tangible Book 0.47
CREAF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
93% of the 2058 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. CREAF: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CREAF' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.36 Max: 4.48
Current: 0.47
0.53
4.48
Price/Median PS Value 0.66
CREAF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 2060 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. CREAF: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CREAF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.09 Max: 2.78
Current: 0.66
0.46
2.78
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 64.26
CREAF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 2194 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. CREAF: 64.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CREAF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.9  Med: 94.50 Max: 347541.1
Current: 64.26
4.9
347541.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -58.60
CREAF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Computer Systems industry.

( Industry Median: 6.01 vs. CREAF: -58.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CREAF' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -34.6  Med: 0.50 Max: 19
Current: -58.6
-34.6
19

Analyst Estimate

Jun15
EPS($) -0.09
EPS without NRI($) -0.09

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Computer Systems
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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.
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