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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

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industry
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history
Equity to Asset 0.16
ESSX's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. ESSX: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ESSX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.22 Max: 0.26
Current: 0.16
0.16
0.26
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: -0.46
M-Score: -2.20
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 (%) -3.27
ESSX's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.24 vs. ESSX: -3.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ESSX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -136.25  Med: -7.05 Max: 15.08
Current: -3.27
-136.25
15.08
Net-margin (%) -11.10
ESSX's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.27 vs. ESSX: -11.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ESSX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -80.13  Med: -12.88 Max: 2.3
Current: -11.1
-80.13
2.3
ROE (%) -20.00
ESSX's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.21 vs. ESSX: -20.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ESSX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -20.9  Med: -15.23 Max: 4.24
Current: -20
-20.9
4.24
ROA (%) -3.56
ESSX's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. ESSX: -3.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ESSX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -6.07  Med: -3.41 Max: 3.31
Current: -3.56
-6.07
3.31
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -1.34
ESSX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.21 vs. ESSX: -1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ESSX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -10.33  Med: -1.72 Max: 2.93
Current: -1.34
-10.33
2.93
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.50
ESSX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. ESSX: 3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ESSX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 5.05 Max: 50.6
Current: 3.5
0
50.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 36.90
ESSX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. ESSX: 36.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ESSX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 1.70 Max: 36.9
Current: 36.9
0
36.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -14.50
ESSX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. ESSX: -14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ESSX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -16.30 Max: -6.5
Current: -14.5
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

ESSX Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Arnold Van Den Berg 207,916 sh (+5.84%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q3 2014

ESSX Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Arnold Van Den Berg 207,356 sh (-0.27%)
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Q4 2014

ESSX Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 23,900 sh (New)
Arnold Van Den Berg 207,356 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2015

ESSX Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 26,300 sh (+10.04%)
Arnold Van Den Berg Sold Out
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Ratios

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history
P/B 0.27
ESSX's P/B is ranked higher than
98% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. ESSX: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ESSX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.17 Max: 1.95
Current: 0.27
0.27
1.95
P/S 0.14
ESSX's P/S is ranked higher than
98% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. ESSX: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ESSX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.02 Max: 5.61
Current: 0.14
0.14
5.61
EV-to-EBIT -59.82
ESSX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
161% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.44 vs. ESSX: -59.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ESSX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -136.6  Med: -42.95 Max: 175.8
Current: -59.82
-136.6
175.8
Current Ratio 0.25
ESSX's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
96% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. ESSX: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ESSX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.15  Med: 1.21 Max: 61.76
Current: 0.25
0.15
61.76
Quick Ratio 0.16
ESSX's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. ESSX: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ESSX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 1.21 Max: 61.76
Current: 0.16
0.12
61.76
Days Inventory 47.21
ESSX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
54% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 53.62 vs. ESSX: 47.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ESSX' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 16.42  Med: 26.21 Max: 41.9
Current: 47.21
16.42
41.9
Days Sales Outstanding 62.36
ESSX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
52% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 63.85 vs. ESSX: 62.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ESSX' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 34.86  Med: 58.31 Max: 278.57
Current: 62.36
34.86
278.57

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.29
ESSX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
98% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. ESSX: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ESSX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.26 Max: 1.92
Current: 0.29
0.62
1.92
Price/Median PS Value 0.13
ESSX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. ESSX: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ESSX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.00 Max: 3
Current: 0.13
0.31
3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -1.70
ESSX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. ESSX: -1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ESSX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.6  Med: 0.60 Max: 3.6
Current: -1.7
0.6
3.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -76.37
ESSX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.29 vs. ESSX: -76.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ESSX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -76.4  Med: -13.80 Max: -10.2
Current: -76.37
-76.4
-10.2

Business Description

Industry: Consulting & Outsourcing » Rental & Leasing Services
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Essex Rental Corp was incorporated in Delaware on August 21, 2006 as a blank check company whose objective was to effect a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition or other similar business combination with an operating business. On October 31, 2008, the Company consummated the acquisition of Holdings and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Essex Crane. Through its operating subsidiaries, Essex Crane and Coast Crane, it is one of North America's providers of lifting equipment including lattice-boom crawler cranes, truck cranes and rough terrain cranes, tower cranes, and other lifting equipment used in construction projects. Its products and services as grouped within the Company's three defined operating segments; equipment rentals; equipment distribution; and parts and service. It offers for rent, crawler cranes and attachments, rough terrain cranes, boom trucks, tower cranes, and other construction related rental equipment. Most attachments are rented separately and increase either the lifting capacity or the reach capabilities of the base crawler cranes and tower cranes. It also offers transportation, rigging and repair and maintenance services while equipment is on rent. It also provides repairs and maintenance services for customers that own their own equipment and request its services at one of its service center locations. Its target customers for these ancillary services are its current rental customers, customers that own their own equipment and those who purchase new and used equipment from the Company. Its parts and services operations are conducted through its Coast Crane subsidiary. Its operations are also subject to federal, state and local laws and regulations pertaining to occupational safety and health, most notably standards promulgated by OSHA. It is subject to various OSHA regulations that primarily deal with maintaining a safe work-place environment.
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