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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
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history
Equity to Asset 0.54
NAS:CRMT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
60% of the 1234 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. NAS:CRMT: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NAS:CRMT' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.59 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.54
0.2
0.96
Interest Coverage 9.57
NAS:CRMT's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
62% of the 1102 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 18.59 vs. NAS:CRMT: 9.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:CRMT' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.55  Med: 14.74 Max: 24.14
Current: 9.57
2.55
24.14
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 4.58
M-Score: -1.52
WACC vs ROIC
10.33%
6.47%
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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Operating margin (%) 6.07
NAS:CRMT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1246 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. NAS:CRMT: 6.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NAS:CRMT' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 9.56 Max: 13.17
Current: 6.07
3.9
13.17
Net-margin (%) 3.33
NAS:CRMT's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1246 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 3.77 vs. NAS:CRMT: 3.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NAS:CRMT' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.76  Med: 5.78 Max: 7.92
Current: 3.33
1.76
7.92
ROE (%) 8.48
NAS:CRMT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1222 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 8.55 vs. NAS:CRMT: 8.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NAS:CRMT' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.48  Med: 12.75 Max: 17.75
Current: 8.48
3.48
17.75
ROA (%) 4.67
NAS:CRMT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1260 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. NAS:CRMT: 4.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NAS:CRMT' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.41  Med: 8.29 Max: 11.4
Current: 4.67
2.41
11.4
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.10
NAS:CRMT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1257 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 13.98 vs. NAS:CRMT: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NAS:CRMT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.76  Med: 16.29 Max: 22.17
Current: 10.1
5.76
22.17
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 10.50
NAS:CRMT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. NAS:CRMT: 10.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:CRMT' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 13.9 Max: 1279.9
Current: 10.5
0.1
1279.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -20.10
NAS:CRMT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 vs. NAS:CRMT: -20.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:CRMT' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.8  Med: 6.5 Max: 102.6
Current: -20.1
-37.8
102.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -26.60
NAS:CRMT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 907 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. NAS:CRMT: -26.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS: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
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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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Q3 2016

CRMT Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 9,972 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 375,100 sh (unchged)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 37,576 sh (-2.17%)
Donald Yacktman 523,921 sh (-9.82%)
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Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto & Truck Dealerships    NAICS: 441120    SIC: 5521
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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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P/E(ttm) 18.64
CRMT's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1001 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 17.20 vs. CRMT: 18.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CRMT' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.04  Med: 13.47 Max: 73.26
Current: 18.64
5.04
73.26
PE(NRI) 18.64
CRMT's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1007 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 17.41 vs. CRMT: 18.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CRMT' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.04  Med: 13.47 Max: 73.26
Current: 18.64
5.04
73.26
P/B 1.48
CRMT's P/B is ranked higher than
53% of the 1210 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. CRMT: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CRMT' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.56 Max: 2.43
Current: 1.48
0.63
2.43
P/S 0.66
CRMT's P/S is ranked higher than
58% of the 1218 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. CRMT: 0.66 )
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: 0.66
0.31
1.15
EV-to-EBIT 13.53
CRMT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
50% of the 1041 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 13.50 vs. CRMT: 13.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CRMT' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.1  Med: 9.6 Max: 32.8
Current: 13.53
4.1
32.8
EV-to-EBITDA 12.02
CRMT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
59% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 9.81 vs. CRMT: 12.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CRMT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 9.2 Max: 28
Current: 12.02
3.9
28
Shiller P/E 17.76
CRMT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
75% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 30.43 vs. CRMT: 17.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CRMT' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.69  Med: 19.66 Max: 27.42
Current: 17.76
7.69
27.42
Current Ratio 5.33
CRMT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 1238 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. CRMT: 5.33 )
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: 5.33
1.08
53.75
Quick Ratio 4.90
CRMT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 1238 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. CRMT: 4.90 )
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: 4.9
1
53.75
Days Inventory 40.40
CRMT's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
70% of the 1206 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 56.20 vs. CRMT: 40.40 )
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: 40.4
34.01
45.87
Days Sales Outstanding 226.61
CRMT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
97% of the 996 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 61.32 vs. CRMT: 226.61 )
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: 226.61
215.29
229.54
Days Payable 15.13
CRMT's Days Payable is ranked lower than
89% of the 933 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 52.58 vs. CRMT: 15.13 )
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: 15.13
Current: 15.13
7.22
15.13

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 3.60
CRMT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 566 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 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: -5  Med: 3.6 Max: 12.5
Current: 3.6
-5
12.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.72
CRMT's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 5.99 vs. CRMT: 1.72 )
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: 1.72
0.71
14.41
Price/Tangible Book 1.47
CRMT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
57% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. CRMT: 1.47 )
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: 3.3
Current: 1.47
0.45
3.3
Price/Projected FCF 1.42
CRMT's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. CRMT: 1.42 )
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: 1.42
0.16
6.74
Price/Median PS Value 0.78
CRMT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 1098 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. CRMT: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CRMT' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.99 Max: 168
Current: 0.78
0.19
168
Price/Graham Number 1.10
CRMT's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
56% of the 927 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. CRMT: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CRMT' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.97 Max: 2.86
Current: 1.1
0.23
2.86
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.39
CRMT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1232 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. CRMT: 7.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CRMT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3  Med: 10.4 Max: 24.5
Current: 7.39
3
24.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -6.60
CRMT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 6.86 vs. CRMT: -6.60 )
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: 11.6 Max: 42.3
Current: -6.6
-13
42.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $588.3
EPS (TTM) $ 2.36
Beta1.40
Short Percentage of Float14.76%
52-Week Range $19.49 - 47.75
Shares Outstanding (Mil)7.90
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