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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
Equity to Asset 0.54
CRMT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. CRMT: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CRMT' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.63 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.54
0.2
0.96
Interest Coverage 7.65
CRMT's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
64% of the 1094 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 17.51 vs. CRMT: 7.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CRMT' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.55  Med: 14.74 Max: 24.14
Current: 7.65
2.55
24.14
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 4.32
M-Score: -1.72
WACC vs ROIC
9.29%
4.89%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 4.68
CRMT's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1248 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 5.21 vs. CRMT: 4.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CRMT' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 9.56 Max: 13.17
Current: 4.68
3.9
13.17
Net-margin (%) 2.47
CRMT's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1248 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. CRMT: 2.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CRMT' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.76  Med: 5.78 Max: 7.92
Current: 2.47
1.76
7.92
ROE (%) 6.11
CRMT's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 8.29 vs. CRMT: 6.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CRMT' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.48  Med: 12.75 Max: 17.75
Current: 6.11
3.48
17.75
ROA (%) 3.40
CRMT's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1265 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 3.81 vs. CRMT: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CRMT' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.41  Med: 8.29 Max: 11.4
Current: 3.4
2.41
11.4
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.59
CRMT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 1258 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 13.23 vs. CRMT: 7.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CRMT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.76  Med: 16.29 Max: 21.59
Current: 7.59
5.76
21.59
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 10.50
CRMT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1111 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. CRMT: 10.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CRMT' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 13.9 Max: 1163.8
Current: 10.5
2.9
1163.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -20.10
CRMT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 1018 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 vs. CRMT: -20.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CRMT' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.9  Med: 6.5 Max: 102.6
Current: -20.1
-37.9
102.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -26.60
CRMT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. CRMT: -26.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CRMT' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.6  Med: 7.8 Max: 183.2
Current: -26.6
-35.6
183.2
» CRMT's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-06)


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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

CRMT Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 90,372 sh (+313.15%)
Donald Yacktman 19,200 sh (+31.51%)
Chuck Royce 412,900 sh (-3.82%)
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Q4 2015

CRMT Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Donald Yacktman 249,229 sh (+1198.07%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce 394,800 sh (-4.38%)
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Q1 2016

CRMT Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 45,593 sh (New)
Donald Yacktman 572,336 sh (+129.64%)
Chuck Royce 375,100 sh (-4.99%)
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Q2 2016

CRMT Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Donald Yacktman 580,959 sh (+1.51%)
Chuck Royce 375,100 sh (unchged)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 38,408 sh (-15.76%)
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Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto & Truck Dealerships
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America's Car-Mart Inc is an automotive retailing company. It sells older model used vehicles & provides financing for customers.

America's Car-Mart Inc is a Texas corporation formed in 1981. The Company is an automotive retailing company in the United States. The Company operates in the Integrated Auto Sales and Finance segment of the used car market, also referred to as the Integrated Auto Sales and Finance industry. It sells older model used vehicles & provides financing for substantially all of its customers. The Company operated approximately 134 dealerships located in small cities throughout the South-Central United States. The Company competes principally with other independent Integrated Auto Sales and Finance dealers, and to a lesser but increasing degree with the used vehicle retail operations of franchised automobile dealerships, independent used vehicle dealers, and individuals who sell used vehicles in private transactions. The Company's operations are subject to various federal, state and local laws, ordinances and regulations pertaining to the sale and financing of vehicles.

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 21.93
CRMT's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1004 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 16.56 vs. CRMT: 21.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CRMT' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.04  Med: 13.33 Max: 73.26
Current: 21.93
5.04
73.26
PE(NRI) 21.93
CRMT's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1010 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 16.78 vs. CRMT: 21.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CRMT' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.04  Med: 13.33 Max: 73.26
Current: 21.93
5.04
73.26
P/B 1.29
CRMT's P/B is ranked higher than
58% of the 1142 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. CRMT: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CRMT' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.58 Max: 2.43
Current: 1.29
0.63
2.43
P/S 0.55
CRMT's P/S is ranked higher than
61% of the 1221 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. CRMT: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CRMT' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.8 Max: 1.15
Current: 0.55
0.31
1.15
PFCF 52.93
CRMT's PFCF is ranked lower than
89% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 15.00 vs. CRMT: 52.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CRMT' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.77  Med: 45.07 Max: 416.19
Current: 52.93
9.77
416.19
POCF 32.72
CRMT's POCF is ranked lower than
93% of the 634 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. CRMT: 32.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CRMT' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.11  Med: 27.03 Max: 205.36
Current: 32.72
8.11
205.36
EV-to-EBIT 15.72
CRMT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
59% of the 1034 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 13.38 vs. CRMT: 15.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CRMT' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.1  Med: 9.4 Max: 32.8
Current: 15.72
4.1
32.8
EV-to-EBITDA 13.48
CRMT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
66% of the 1081 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 9.60 vs. CRMT: 13.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CRMT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 9 Max: 28
Current: 13.48
3.9
28
Shiller P/E 15.51
CRMT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 29.21 vs. CRMT: 15.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CRMT' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.69  Med: 19.82 Max: 27.26
Current: 15.51
7.69
27.26
Current Ratio 4.94
CRMT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. CRMT: 4.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CRMT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 9.17 Max: 53.75
Current: 4.94
1.08
53.75
Quick Ratio 4.51
CRMT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. CRMT: 4.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CRMT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 8.45 Max: 53.75
Current: 4.51
1
53.75
Days Inventory 42.65
CRMT's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
67% of the 1209 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 56.96 vs. CRMT: 42.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CRMT' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.01  Med: 39.67 Max: 45.87
Current: 42.65
34.01
45.87
Days Sales Outstanding 226.72
CRMT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
98% of the 939 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 61.41 vs. CRMT: 226.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CRMT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 215.29  Med: 221.24 Max: 229.54
Current: 226.72
215.29
229.54
Days Payable 17.30
CRMT's Days Payable is ranked lower than
86% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 51.82 vs. CRMT: 17.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CRMT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.22  Med: 12.32 Max: 17.3
Current: 17.3
7.22
17.3

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 3.60
CRMT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. CRMT: 3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CRMT' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.4  Med: 3.5 Max: 11.5
Current: 3.6
-4.4
11.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.51
CRMT's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 5.58 vs. CRMT: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
CRMT' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.88 Max: 14.41
Current: 1.51
0.71
14.41
Price/Tangible Book 1.29
CRMT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
60% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. CRMT: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CRMT' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.47 Max: 3.18
Current: 1.29
0.45
3.18
Price/Projected FCF 1.19
CRMT's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
51% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CRMT: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CRMT' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.64 Max: 6.74
Current: 1.19
0.16
6.74
Price/Median PS Value 0.68
CRMT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 1131 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. CRMT: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CRMT' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.05 Max: 168
Current: 0.68
0.2
168
Price/Graham Number 1.12
CRMT's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
52% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. CRMT: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CRMT' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.96 Max: 2.86
Current: 1.12
0.19
2.86
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.40
CRMT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1240 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. CRMT: 6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CRMT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3  Med: 10.6 Max: 24.5
Current: 6.4
3
24.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -5.47
CRMT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. CRMT: -5.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CRMT' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13  Med: 11.8 Max: 42.3
Current: -5.47
-13
42.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $571.1
EPS (TTM) $ 1.68
Beta1.38
Short Percentage of Float19.52%
52-Week Range $19.49 - 43.07
Shares Outstanding (Mil)7.84
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Donald Yacktman Buys 1 New Stocks, Adds to 6 Holdings Nov 09 2015 
Donald Yacktman's Holdings That Are Repurchasing Shares Jun 17 2015 
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