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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.42
CST's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
63% of the 1282 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. CST: 0.42 )
CST' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.35   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.42

Equity to Asset 0.29
CST's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
53% of the 1268 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. CST: 0.29 )
CST' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 0.74
Current: 0.29

0.24
0.74
Interest Coverage 8.81
CST's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
58% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 32.43 vs. CST: 8.81 )
CST' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 8.81   Max: 322
Current: 8.81

8.81
322
Z-Score: 6.95
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 1.96
CST's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1284 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.07 vs. CST: 1.96 )
CST' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.86   Max: 2.5
Current: 1.96

1.86
2.5
Net-margin (%) 1.12
CST's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1284 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. CST: 1.12 )
CST' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.09   Max: 1.69
Current: 1.12

1.09
1.69
ROE (%) 21.96
CST's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1258 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9.22 vs. CST: 21.96 )
CST' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 14.65   Max: 32.76
Current: 21.96

14.65
32.76
ROA (%) 5.94
CST's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1287 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.19 vs. CST: 5.94 )
CST' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 6.89   Max: 24.02
Current: 5.94

6.89
24.02
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 18.31
CST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1282 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 17.09 vs. CST: 18.31 )
CST' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 17.49   Max: 44.87
Current: 18.31

17.49
44.87
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

CST Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 44,023 sh (New)
Jim Simons 180,500 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 818,341 sh (+85.44%)
Jeff Auxier 78,608 sh (+49.42%)
John Keeley 1,874,501 sh (+5.31%)
David Abrams 3,000,000 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Donald Smith Sold Out
Third Avenue Management 493,587 sh (-0.32%)
Jeremy Grantham 16,183 sh (-60.02%)
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Q1 2014

CST Guru Trades in Q1 2014

John Burbank 13,424 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,550 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 13,206 sh (New)
Jim Simons 288,607 sh (+59.89%)
Mario Gabelli 1,010,590 sh (+23.49%)
Jeff Auxier 87,819 sh (+11.72%)
John Keeley 1,888,481 sh (+0.75%)
Third Avenue Management 493,587 sh (unchged)
David Abrams 3,000,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 13,804 sh (-68.64%)
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Q2 2014

CST Guru Trades in Q2 2014

David Dreman 283,057 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 49,126 sh (+255.88%)
Mario Gabelli 1,467,755 sh (+45.24%)
Steven Cohen 100,000 sh (unchged)
David Abrams 3,000,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 84,619 sh (-3.64%)
John Keeley 1,763,331 sh (-6.63%)
Third Avenue Management 431,150 sh (-12.65%)
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Q3 2014

CST Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 100,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 553,200 sh (+453.2%)
David Abrams 3,740,304 sh (+24.68%)
Mario Gabelli 1,763,400 sh (+20.14%)
Third Avenue Management 431,150 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 84,519 sh (-0.12%)
John Keeley 1,753,661 sh (-0.55%)
David Dreman 217,839 sh (-23.04%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CST

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
David Abrams 2014-09-30 Add 24.68%1.58%$32.67 - $36.57 $ 44.3228%3740304
David Dreman 2014-09-30 Reduce -23.04%0.17%$32.67 - $36.57 $ 44.3228%217839
Mario Gabelli 2014-09-30 Add 20.14%0.06%$32.67 - $36.57 $ 44.3228%1763400
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.02%$32.67 - $36.57 $ 44.3228%0
David Dreman 2014-06-30 New Buy0.74%$30.02 - $34.9 $ 44.3237%283057
Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 Add 45.24%0.08%$30.02 - $34.9 $ 44.3237%1467755
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 255.88%0.02%$30.02 - $34.9 $ 44.3237%49126
John Burbank 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$30.02 - $34.9 $ 44.3237%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -68.64%0.03%$30 - $36.72 $ 44.3239%13804
Mario Gabelli 2014-03-31 Add 23.49%0.03%$30 - $36.72 $ 44.3239%1010590
John Burbank 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$30 - $36.72 $ 44.3239%13424
Mario Gabelli 2013-12-31 Add 85.44%0.07%$29.19 - $36.68 $ 44.3235%818341
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.04%$29.19 - $36.68 $ 44.3235%44023
Donald Smith 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.04%$29.19 - $36.68 $ 44.3235%0
George Soros 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$29.19 - $36.68 $ 44.3235%0
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 23.10
CST's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 25.10 vs. CST: 23.10 )
CST' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 13.29   Max: 23.1
Current: 23.1

13.29
23.1
P/B 4.80
CST's P/B is ranked higher than
56% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. CST: 4.80 )
CST' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.66   Max: 4.82
Current: 4.8

3.66
4.82
P/S 0.27
CST's P/S is ranked higher than
87% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. CST: 0.27 )
CST' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 0.3
Current: 0.27

0.17
0.3
PFCF 49.30
CST's PFCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 45.81 vs. CST: 49.30 )
CST' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.65   Max: 49.3
Current: 49.3

6.65
49.3
EV-to-EBIT 15.99
CST's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
74% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 17.38 vs. CST: 15.99 )
CST' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10.3   Max: 15.8
Current: 15.99

10.3
15.8
Current Ratio 1.50
CST's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 1280 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. CST: 1.50 )
CST' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 2.1
Current: 1.5

1.5
2.1
Quick Ratio 1.14
CST's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 1280 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. CST: 1.14 )
CST' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 1.35
Current: 1.14

0.91
1.35

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.56
CST's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
88% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. CST: 0.56 )
CST' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 0.76
Current: 0.56

0.19
0.76
Dividend Payout 0.14
CST's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
95% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. CST: 0.14 )
CST' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 0.45
Current: 0.14

0.08
0.45
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.60
CST's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
86% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. CST: 0.60 )
CST' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 0.76
Current: 0.6

0.19
0.76

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 5.10
CST's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
62% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. CST: 5.10 )
CST' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 4.15   Max: 4.79
Current: 5.1

4.15
4.79
Price/Median PS Value 1.40
CST's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. CST: 1.40 )
CST' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 1.15
Current: 1.4

0.92
1.15
Price/Graham Number 2.30
CST's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
71% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. CST: 2.30 )
CST' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.59   Max: 2.06
Current: 2.3

1.59
2.06
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.30
CST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1275 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. CST: 6.30 )
CST' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.3   Max: 9.7
Current: 6.3

6.3
9.7

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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Traded in other countries:CBU.Germany,
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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