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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

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


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Q3 2013

EPI Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Sarah Ketterer 1,170,700 sh (+11.75%)
Murray Stahl 34,100 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2013

EPI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Sarah Ketterer 2,152,300 sh (+83.85%)
Murray Stahl 34,100 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2014

EPI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Eric Mindich 1,000,000 sh (unchged)
Sarah Ketterer 2,144,300 sh (-0.37%)
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Q2 2014

EPI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Burbank 45,000 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 147,200 sh (New)
Sarah Ketterer 2,541,700 sh (+18.53%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with EPI

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John Burbank 2014-06-30 New Buy0.02%$18.93 - $23.45 $ 22.789%45000
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EV-to-EBIT 2.80
EPI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. EPI: 2.80 )
EPI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 2.8

PEG 1.20
EPI's PEG is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. EPI: 1.20 )
EPI' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0   Max: 1.2
Current: 1.2


Valuation & Return

Price/Tangible Book 0.60
EPI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. EPI: 0.60 )
EPI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 0.6

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