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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.09
CST's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
90% of the 861 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. CST: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CST' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.33 Max: N/A
Current: 0.09
Equity-to-Asset 0.28
CST's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
80% of the 846 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: 0.23  Med: 0.27 Max: 0.73
Current: 0.28
0.23
0.73
Interest Coverage 8.12
CST's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
68% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 22.94 vs. CST: 8.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CST' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.6  Med: 8.41 Max: 322
Current: 8.12
4.6
322
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 3.89
Beneish M-Score: -2.00
WACC vs ROIC
7.03%
11.18%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 4.82
CST's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
61% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.26 vs. CST: 4.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
CST' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.86  Med: 2.44 Max: 4.83
Current: 4.82
1.86
4.83
Net Margin % 2.91
CST's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
59% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. CST: 2.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
CST' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 1.58 Max: 2.92
Current: 2.91
1.09
2.92
ROE % 30.83
CST's ROE % is ranked higher than
93% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.67 vs. CST: 30.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
CST' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.65  Med: 27.78 Max: 32.76
Current: 30.83
14.65
32.76
ROA % 7.68
CST's ROA % is ranked higher than
78% of the 863 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. CST: 7.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
CST' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4  Med: 6.89 Max: 24.02
Current: 7.68
4
24.02
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 21.96
CST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
66% of the 861 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.48 vs. CST: 21.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
CST' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.63  Med: 20.35 Max: 45.02
Current: 21.96
13.63
45.02
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -4.90
CST's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
77% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. CST: -4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
CST' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.9  Med: -4.9 Max: -0.6
Current: -4.9
-4.9
-0.6
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 30.30
CST's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
88% of the 647 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. CST: 30.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
CST' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3  Med: 4.3 Max: 30.3
Current: 30.3
3
30.3
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 32.10
CST's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
86% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. CST: 32.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
CST' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.9  Med: -3.1 Max: 32.1
Current: 32.1
-10.9
32.1
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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%)
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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%)
David Dreman 144 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 122,300 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 42,512 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%)
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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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Q4 2016

CST Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 5,800 sh (New)
Third Avenue Management Sold Out
Keeley Asset Management Corp Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 740,052 sh (-1.33%)
Jeff Auxier 40,064 sh (-4.54%)
Mario Gabelli 2,293,546 sh (-14.44%)
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail    NAICS: 447110    SIC: 5541
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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
vs
history
PE Ratio 11.40
CST's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 21.67 vs. CST: 11.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
CST' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.97  Med: 16.56 Max: 23.73
Current: 11.4
10.97
23.73
PE Ratio without NRI 11.40
CST's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
82% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.80 vs. CST: 11.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
CST' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.97  Med: 16.56 Max: 23.73
Current: 11.4
10.97
23.73
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 9.74
CST's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
80% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 19.35 vs. CST: 9.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
CST' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.59  Med: 9.72 Max: 9.76
Current: 9.74
8.59
9.76
PB Ratio 2.97
CST's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 1085 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. CST: 2.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CST' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.66  Med: 3.79 Max: 4.74
Current: 2.97
2.66
4.74
PS Ratio 0.33
CST's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 1067 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. CST: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CST' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.34
Current: 0.33
0.17
0.34
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 12.78
CST's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
51% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 12.40 vs. CST: 12.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
CST' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.15  Med: 8.19 Max: 12.81
Current: 12.78
4.15
12.81
EV-to-EBIT 10.20
CST's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
75% of the 1063 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 15.73 vs. CST: 10.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CST' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.5  Med: 13.5 Max: 18.7
Current: 10.2
9.5
18.7
EV-to-EBITDA 6.93
CST's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
78% of the 1112 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 12.61 vs. CST: 6.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CST' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.7  Med: 8.9 Max: 10.7
Current: 6.93
6.7
10.7
PEG Ratio 1.03
CST's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. CST: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
CST' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 1.03
Current: 1.03
0
1.03
Current Ratio 1.02
CST's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. CST: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CST' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 1.43 Max: 1.79
Current: 1.02
1.02
1.79
Quick Ratio 0.61
CST's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 808 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. CST: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CST' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 0.91 Max: 1.19
Current: 0.61
0.61
1.19
Days Inventory 9.15
CST's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
95% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 91.46 vs. CST: 9.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CST' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.04  Med: 6.96 Max: 9.15
Current: 9.15
3.04
9.15
Days Sales Outstanding 4.33
CST's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
74% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.84 vs. CST: 4.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CST' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.84  Med: 3.51 Max: 4.34
Current: 4.33
2.84
4.34
Days Payable 8.41
CST's Days Payable is ranked lower than
94% of the 606 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 53.19 vs. CST: 8.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CST' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.89  Med: 4.99 Max: 8.42
Current: 8.41
2.89
8.42

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.26
CST's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
98% of the 964 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. CST: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
CST' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.59 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.26
0.19
0.79
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.03
CST's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. CST: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
CST' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.08 Max: 0.13
Current: 0.03
0.03
0.13
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.52
CST's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
94% of the 936 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. CST: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.26
CST's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
97% of the 1190 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. CST: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
CST' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.59 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.26
0.19
0.79
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.20
CST's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 500 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. CST: -0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CST' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.8  Med: -0.2 Max: -0.1
Current: -0.2
-0.8
-0.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 14.44
CST's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
92% of the 1008 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. CST: 14.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
CST' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.79  Med: 18.51 Max: 39.57
Current: 14.44
4.79
39.57
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.37
CST's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
74% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. CST: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CST' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.09 Max: 1.38
Current: 1.37
0.9
1.38
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.70
CST's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
70% of the 734 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. CST: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
CST' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.06  Med: 3.6 Max: 5.4
Current: 2.7
2.06
5.4
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 9.80
CST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
79% of the 1240 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.35 vs. CST: 9.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CST' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.3  Med: 7.4 Max: 10.5
Current: 9.8
5.3
10.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $11,117
EPS (TTM) $ 4.23
Beta0.84
Short Percentage of Float2.62%
52-Week Range $36.02 - 48.50
Shares Outstanding (Mil)75.79

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 9,289 9,719 10,189
EPS ($) 1.90 2.20 2.70
EPS without NRI ($) 1.90 2.20 2.70
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
9.00%
Dividends per Share ($)
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