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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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Cash to Debt No Debt
CTHR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 1282 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. CTHR: No Debt )
CTHR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 9.48   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.92
CTHR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
100% of the 1268 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. CTHR: 0.92 )
CTHR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 0.97
Current: 0.92

0.88
0.97
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 4.06
M-Score: -3.28
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 (%) -23.63
CTHR's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1284 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.07 vs. CTHR: -23.63 )
CTHR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -5300   Max: 23.16
Current: -23.63

-5300
23.16
Net-margin (%) -37.78
CTHR's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1284 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. CTHR: -37.78 )
CTHR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -4900   Max: 56.97
Current: -37.78

-4900
56.97
ROE (%) -18.91
CTHR's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1258 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 9.22 vs. CTHR: -18.91 )
CTHR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -23.46   Max: 24.18
Current: -18.91

-23.46
24.18
ROA (%) -17.21
CTHR's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1287 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.19 vs. CTHR: -17.21 )
CTHR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -21.32   Max: 23.17
Current: -17.21

-21.32
23.17
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -31.77
CTHR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1282 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 17.09 vs. CTHR: -31.77 )
CTHR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -5300   Max: 28.98
Current: -31.77

-5300
28.98
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 30.10
CTHR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1118 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. CTHR: 30.10 )
CTHR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -41.3   Max: 256.6
Current: 30.1

-41.3
256.6
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Ratios

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P/B 0.60
CTHR's P/B is ranked higher than
95% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. CTHR: 0.60 )
CTHR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 8.02
Current: 0.6

0.07
8.02
P/S 1.07
CTHR's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. CTHR: 1.07 )
CTHR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 12.04
Current: 1.07

0.19
12.04
EV-to-EBIT -4.07
CTHR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
55% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 17.38 vs. CTHR: -4.07 )
CTHR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -136.2   Max: 3848.9
Current: -4.07

-136.2
3848.9
Current Ratio 7.40
CTHR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 1280 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. CTHR: 7.40 )
CTHR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 4.79   Max: 55.63
Current: 7.4

4.79
55.63
Quick Ratio 2.71
CTHR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 1280 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. CTHR: 2.71 )
CTHR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 2.04   Max: 55.25
Current: 2.71

2.04
55.25

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.86
CTHR's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CTHR: 2.86 )
CTHR' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 11.2
Current: 2.86

0.56
11.2
Price/Tangible Book 0.61
CTHR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
96% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. CTHR: 0.61 )
CTHR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 7.01
Current: 0.61

0.07
7.01
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.86
CTHR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. CTHR: 0.86 )
CTHR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 102.58
Current: 0.86

0.09
102.58
Price/Median PS Value 0.30
CTHR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. CTHR: 0.30 )
CTHR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 41.95
Current: 0.3

0.07
41.95
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -24.60
CTHR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1275 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. CTHR: -24.60 )
CTHR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 4370.8
Current: -24.6

0.1
4370.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 13.70
CTHR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
79% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Luxury Goods industry.

( Industry Median: 11.36 vs. CTHR: 13.70 )
CTHR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -18   Max: 55.7
Current: 13.7

-18
55.7

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Luxury Goods
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Traded in other countries:CDR.Germany,
Charles & Colvard Ltd was founded in June 1995. The Company manufactures, markets, and distributes Charles & Colvard Created Moissanite jewels, finished jewelry featuring moissanite, and fashion finished jewelry for sale in the international jewelry market. Moissanite, also known by its chemical name of silicon carbide, or SiC, a rare mineral first discovered in a meteor crater. Since naturally occurring SiC crystals are too small for commercial use, larger crystals are grown in the laboratory. The Company along with its subsidiaries sells loose moissanite jewels and finished jewelry at wholesale to distributors, manufacturers, and retailers and at retail to end consumers. The Company's reporting segments are Wholesale Distribution and Direct-to-Consumer Distribution. Finished jewelry featuring moissanite is sold through Wholesale Distribution segment to consumers through a range of channels, including single and multiple location independent jewelry stores, jewelry store chains, online retailers, television shopping networks, department stores, and catalogs. In addition, the Company has allowed loose moissanite jewel and finished jewelry inventory to be placed in stores on a consignment basis. The international wholesale distribution is currently comprised of loose moissanite jewels that are sold to international distributors for resale to jewelry manufacturers and retailers in their local markets. The Company currently has over 30 international wholesale distributors for loose moissanite jewels covering portions of Western Europe, Australia, India, Southeast Asia, and the Middle East. All of the Company's direct-to-consumer distribution is domestic. The Company sells its product lines through two distribution channels namely loose jewels and finished jewelry. It sources the metals used for finished jewelry, including white and yellow gold, sterling silver, and palladium from manufacturers located primarily in the U.S. or internationally in China, India, Mexico, or Thailand. The Company is subject to governmental regulations in the manufacture and sale of moissanite jewels and finished jewelry.
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Charles & Colvard Ltd (CTHR) CEO Randy N Mccullough buys 2,500 Shares Dec 20 2010 
Charles & Colvard Ltd Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 12 2010 
Charles & Colvard Ltd (CTHR) CEO Randy N Mccullough buys 2,500 Shares Nov 03 2010 
Charles & Colvard Ltd Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 13 2010 
Charles & Colvard Ltd Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 14 2010 
Charles & Colvard Ltd (CTHR) CEO Randy N Mccullough buys 9,400 Shares Mar 18 2010 
Charles & Colvard Ltd (CTHR) CFO Timothy L Krist buys 4,800 Shares Nov 24 2009 
Charles & Colvard Ltd Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 16 2009 
Charles & Colvard Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results Aug 14 2009 
Charles & Colvard Ltd Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 14 2009 

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