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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
Cash to Debt 0.13
CST's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
84% of the 954 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. CST: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CST' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.38 Max: N/A
Current: 0.13
Equity to Asset 0.28
CST's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
80% of the 932 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. CST: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CST' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.25 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.28
0.2
0.74
Interest Coverage 8.79
CST's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
67% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 24.51 vs. CST: 8.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CST' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.6  Med: 8.81 Max: 322
Current: 8.79
4.6
322
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.83
M-Score: -2.51
WACC vs ROIC
8.21%
11.63%
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 5.13
CST's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. CST: 5.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CST' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.86  Med: 2.38 Max: 5.13
Current: 5.13
1.86
5.13
Net-margin (%) 3.07
CST's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. CST: 3.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CST' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 1.57 Max: 3.07
Current: 3.07
1.09
3.07
ROE (%) 33.69
CST's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.95 vs. CST: 33.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CST' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.65  Med: 22.54 Max: 33.69
Current: 33.69
14.65
33.69
ROA (%) 8.01
CST's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 955 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. CST: 8.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CST' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4  Med: 6.83 Max: 24.02
Current: 8.01
4
24.02
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 24.21
CST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 12.11 vs. CST: 24.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CST' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.63  Med: 19.07 Max: 45.02
Current: 24.21
13.63
45.02
» CST's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

CST Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 22,430 sh (+124.30%)
Mario Gabelli 1,707,637 sh (+7.41%)
Jeff Auxier 43,312 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 144 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Keeley Asset Management Corp 1,573,131 sh (-0.68%)
Third Avenue Management 162,381 sh (-8.55%)
Jim Simons 737,800 sh (-18.99%)
Alan Fournier 2,665,341 sh (-23.19%)
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Q1 2016

CST Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Steven Cohen 126,850 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 1,999,047 sh (+17.07%)
Alan Fournier 3,007,568 sh (+12.84%)
David Dreman 144 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 42,512 sh (-1.85%)
Third Avenue Management 147,683 sh (-9.05%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 1,291,045 sh (-17.93%)
Jim Simons 564,100 sh (-23.54%)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,170 sh (-59.12%)
» More
Q2 2016

CST Guru Trades in Q2 2016

First Eagle Investment 939,170 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 235,700 sh (+85.81%)
Alan Fournier 3,429,716 sh (+14.04%)
Mario Gabelli 2,102,493 sh (+5.17%)
Jeff Auxier 42,512 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 144 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 122,300 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Keeley Asset Management Corp 1,137,085 sh (-11.93%)
Third Avenue Management 97,481 sh (-33.99%)
Jim Simons 370,800 sh (-34.27%)
» More
Q3 2016

CST Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 750,052 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 2,680,722 sh (+27.50%)
David Dreman 144 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Alan Fournier Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 41,968 sh (-1.28%)
Third Avenue Management 60,534 sh (-37.90%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 361,828 sh (-68.18%)
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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Traded in other countries:CBU.Germany, CST.Mexico,
CST Brands Inc is an independent retailer of motor fuel and convenience merchandise in the U.S. and eastern Canada. Its retail operations include the sale of motor fuel and convenience merchandise items and services at convenience stores.

CST Brands Inc is a retailer of transportation fuels and convenience goods in North America. In the United States, each of Company's Corner Stores sells approximately 5,000 gallons of Valero fuels. The Company also offers snack foods, tobacco products, beverages and fresh foods including its own signature brands. Its offerings include fresh choices sandwiches, salads, and packaged goods; U Force energy drinks; Cibolo Mountain coffees; Transit Cafe coffee and bakery; FC bottled sodas, and Flavors 2 Go fountain sodas.

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 11.06
CST's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
85% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 21.70 vs. CST: 11.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CST' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.97  Med: 16.72 Max: 23.73
Current: 11.06
10.97
23.73
Forward P/E 25.32
CST's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
74% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 17.61 vs. CST: 25.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 11.06
CST's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
84% of the 728 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.92 vs. CST: 11.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CST' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.97  Med: 16.72 Max: 23.73
Current: 11.06
10.97
23.73
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 8.45
CST's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
84% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.92 vs. CST: 8.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
CST' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.4  Med: 8.44 Max: 8.48
Current: 8.45
8.4
8.48
P/B 3.02
CST's P/B is ranked lower than
68% of the 1170 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. CST: 3.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CST' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.66  Med: 3.84 Max: 4.74
Current: 3.02
2.66
4.74
P/S 0.34
CST's P/S is ranked higher than
74% of the 1149 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. CST: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CST' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.23 Max: 0.34
Current: 0.34
0.17
0.34
POCF 10.99
CST's POCF is ranked higher than
53% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.72 vs. CST: 10.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CST' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.15  Med: 7.95 Max: 11.01
Current: 10.99
4.15
11.01
EV-to-EBIT 9.50
CST's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
80% of the 1021 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 15.16 vs. CST: 9.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CST' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.5  Med: 14.3 Max: 18.7
Current: 9.5
9.5
18.7
EV-to-EBITDA 6.68
CST's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
83% of the 1076 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.75 vs. CST: 6.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CST' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.67  Med: 9.15 Max: 10.7
Current: 6.68
6.67
10.7
Current Ratio 0.89
CST's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 911 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. CST: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CST' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.47 Max: 2.1
Current: 0.89
0.75
2.1
Quick Ratio 0.56
CST's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 911 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. CST: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CST' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.35
Current: 0.56
0.48
1.35
Days Inventory 9.17
CST's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
95% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 89.73 vs. CST: 9.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CST' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.04  Med: 6.74 Max: 9.17
Current: 9.17
3.04
9.17
Days Sales Outstanding 5.58
CST's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
70% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 12.73 vs. CST: 5.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CST' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.2  Med: 3.53 Max: 5.58
Current: 5.58
3.2
5.58
Days Payable 8.30
CST's Days Payable is ranked lower than
94% of the 649 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 50.84 vs. CST: 8.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CST' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.89  Med: 4.04 Max: 8.3
Current: 8.3
2.89
8.3

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.39
CST's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
95% of the 985 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. CST: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CST' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.61 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.39
0.19
0.79
Dividend Payout 0.04
CST's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
98% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. CST: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CST' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.16 Max: 0.45
Current: 0.04
0.04
0.45
Forward Dividend Yield 0.52
CST's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
95% of the 939 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. CST: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.39
CST's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
95% of the 1206 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. CST: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CST' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.61 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.39
0.19
0.79

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 16.40
CST's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
95% of the 1102 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. CST: 16.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CST' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.16  Med: 4.73 Max: 39.57
Current: 16.4
4.16
39.57
Price/Median PS Value 1.47
CST's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
81% of the 1084 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. CST: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CST' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1 Max: 1.48
Current: 1.47
0.76
1.48
Price/Graham Number 2.84
CST's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
74% of the 800 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. CST: 2.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CST' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.58  Med: 2.04 Max: 5.4
Current: 2.84
1.58
5.4
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 10.50
CST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1246 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.61 vs. CST: 10.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CST' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.3  Med: 7 Max: 10.5
Current: 10.5
5.3
10.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $10,797
EPS (TTM) $ 4.35
Beta1.06
Short Percentage of Float2.02%
52-Week Range $29.73 - 48.31
Shares Outstanding (Mil)75.69

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 9,099 9,289 9,719 10,189
EPS ($) 1.75 1.90 2.20 2.70
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.75 1.90 2.20 2.70
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
9.00%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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