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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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
FINL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
90% of the 1280 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. FINL: No Debt )
FINL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.11   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.69
FINL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
90% of the 1270 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. FINL: 0.69 )
FINL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 0.8
Current: 0.69

0.51
0.8
Interest Coverage No Debt
FINL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
94% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 32.43 vs. FINL: No Debt )
FINL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 18.89   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

18.89
9999.99
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 5.70
M-Score: -3.79
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 6.93
FINL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1283 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.07 vs. FINL: 6.93 )
FINL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -5.31   Max: 9.81
Current: 6.93

-5.31
9.81
Net-margin (%) 4.71
FINL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1283 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.39 vs. FINL: 4.71 )
FINL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -4.76   Max: 6.19
Current: 4.71

-4.76
6.19
ROE (%) 14.72
FINL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1256 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9.26 vs. FINL: 14.72 )
FINL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -13.98   Max: 17.34
Current: 14.72

-13.98
17.34
ROA (%) 10.41
FINL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.22 vs. FINL: 10.41 )
FINL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -9.36   Max: 12.32
Current: 10.41

-9.36
12.32
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 29.43
FINL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1280 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 17.09 vs. FINL: 29.43 )
FINL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -16.92   Max: 60.51
Current: 29.43

-16.92
60.51
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 14.50
FINL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. FINL: 14.50 )
FINL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.2   Max: 49.4
Current: 14.5

-8.2
49.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -0.90
FINL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 925 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. FINL: -0.90 )
FINL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -22.4   Max: 68.6
Current: -0.9

-22.4
68.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 7.00
FINL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 872 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. FINL: 7.00 )
FINL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -46.1   Max: 130.5
Current: 7

-46.1
130.5
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

FINL Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 37,859 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 123,000 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 5,980,924 sh (-0.65%)
Robert Olstein 40,000 sh (-6.98%)
Steven Cohen 43,694 sh (-63.25%)
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Q1 2014

FINL Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Joel Greenblatt 36,261 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,384,657 sh (+3068.99%)
Robert Olstein 40,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Chuck Royce 5,915,400 sh (-1.1%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,123 sh (-54.77%)
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Q2 2014

FINL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Scott Black 228,788 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 5,972,700 sh (+0.97%)
Steven Cohen 346,100 sh (unchged)
Robert Olstein Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 26,415 sh (-27.15%)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,200 sh (-34.59%)
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Q3 2014

FINL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 343,432 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 39,896 sh (+256.21%)
Scott Black 246,813 sh (+7.88%)
Chuck Royce 6,007,360 sh (+0.58%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Steven Cohen 49,000 sh (-85.84%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with FINL

(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
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$25.11 - $31.52 $ 23.21-19%0
Scott Black 2014-06-30 New Buy0.99%$25.88 - $30.16 $ 23.21-18%228788
Robert Olstein 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.15%$25.88 - $30.16 $ 23.21-18%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -27.15%$25.88 - $30.16 $ 23.21-18%26415
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy0.02%$24.56 - $28.59 $ 23.21-13%36261
Robert Olstein 2013-03-31 Add 157.89%0.1%$17.15 - $19.59 $ 23.2127%49000
Robert Olstein 2012-12-31 Add 26.67%0.01%$17.82 - $22.52 $ 23.2114%19000
Robert Olstein 2012-09-30 Reduce -31.82%0.03%$20.21 - $24.51 $ 23.216%15000
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.02%$20.21 - $24.51 $ 23.216%0
Robert Olstein 2012-06-30 Add 83.33%0.04%$18.23 - $22.83 $ 23.2111%22000
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 New Buy0.03%$19.04 - $25.38 $ 23.2110%13849
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 13.60
FINL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 25.60 vs. FINL: 13.60 )
FINL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.24   Max: 193.33
Current: 13.6

10.24
193.33
P/B 1.96
FINL's P/B is ranked higher than
71% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. FINL: 1.96 )
FINL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 2.86
Current: 1.96

0.19
2.86
P/S 0.64
FINL's P/S is ranked higher than
74% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. FINL: 0.64 )
FINL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 1
Current: 0.64

0.06
1
PFCF 9.63
FINL's PFCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 46.64 vs. FINL: 9.63 )
FINL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.72   Max: 489.75
Current: 9.63

3.72
489.75
EV-to-EBIT 8.27
FINL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
93% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 17.48 vs. FINL: 8.27 )
FINL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -11.5   Max: 15.3
Current: 8.27

-11.5
15.3
PEG 1.97
FINL's PEG is ranked higher than
91% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FINL: 1.97 )
FINL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 21.98
Current: 1.97

0.21
21.98
Shiller P/E 17.62
FINL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 50.31 vs. FINL: 17.62 )
FINL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.16   Max: 48.41
Current: 17.62

2.16
48.41
Current Ratio 2.53
FINL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. FINL: 2.53 )
FINL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.54   Max: 4.9
Current: 2.53

1.54
4.9
Quick Ratio 0.62
FINL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. FINL: 0.62 )
FINL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 2.91
Current: 0.62

0.1
2.91

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 1.38
FINL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
62% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. FINL: 1.38 )
FINL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 2.86
Current: 1.38

0.14
2.86
Dividend Payout 0.18
FINL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
91% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. FINL: 0.18 )
FINL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 1.6
Current: 0.18

0.04
1.6
Dividend growth (3y) 19.50
FINL's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
88% of the 665 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. FINL: 19.50 )
FINL' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 89.5
Current: 19.5

0
89.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.78
FINL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
72% of the 907 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. FINL: 3.78 )
FINL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 7.73
Current: 3.78

0.38
7.73
Share Buyback Rate 3.20
FINL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. FINL: 3.20 )
FINL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 19.1   Max: -8.5
Current: 3.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 44.63
FINL's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FINL: 44.63 )
FINL' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 112.8
Current: 44.63

3.3
112.8
Price/Tangible Book 2.08
FINL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
76% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. FINL: 2.08 )
FINL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 4.71
Current: 2.08

0.33
4.71
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.88
FINL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. FINL: 0.88 )
FINL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 30.12
Current: 0.88

0.31
30.12
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
FINL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. FINL: 0.90 )
FINL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 2.8
Current: 0.9

0.15
2.8
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.71
FINL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FINL: 1.71 )
FINL' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 2.1
Current: 1.71

0.46
2.1
Price/Graham Number 1.11
FINL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
84% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. FINL: 1.11 )
FINL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 3.28
Current: 1.11

0.42
3.28
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 12.10
FINL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1271 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. FINL: 12.10 )
FINL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.5   Max: 46
Current: 12.1

6.5
46
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 12.64
FINL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
82% of the 869 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.98 vs. FINL: 12.64 )
FINL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 57
Current: 12.64

0.2
57

Analyst Estimate

Feb15 Feb16 Feb17 Feb18
Revenue(Mil) 1,824 1,948 2,043 2,212
EPS($) 1.65 1.93 2.32 2.95
EPS without NRI($) 1.65 1.93 2.32 2.95

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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Traded in other countries:TF3A.Germany,
Finish Line Inc is an Indiana corporation. The Company is a mall-based specialty retailer in the United States, and operates two retail divisions under the Finish Line brand name or Finish Line and Running Specialty Group or Running Specialty. Finish Line is a premium retailer of athletic shoes, apparel and accessories. As of April 4, 2014, the Company operated 644 Finish Line stores, averaging approximately 5,444 square feet, in 46 states. In addition, the Company operates an e-commerce site, www.finishline.com, as well as mobile commerce via m.finishline.com. Finish Line stores carry a large selection of men's, women's and kids' performance and athletic casual shoes, as well as an assortment of apparel and accessories. Brand names offered by Finish Line include Nike, Brand Jordan, Reebok, adidas, Under Armour, Asics, Brooks, New Balance, Mizuno, The North Face and many others. As of April 4, 2014, the Company operated branded shops in 211 department stores. Finish Line began managing the athletic footwear assortment and inventory for all Macy's locations on April 14, 2013. Running Specialty is a specialty running retailer of precision-fitted running shoes, apparel and accessories. As of April 4, 2014, the Company operated 49 Running Specialty stores in 11 states and the District of Columbia. In addition, Running Specialty launched its e-commerce, www.run.com, in August 2012. Running Specialty stores generally carry men's and women's performance running shoes, as well as an assortment of performance apparel and accessories. Brand names offered include Nike, Mizuno, Saucony, Asics, Brooks, New Balance, adidas, ON and Newton. The Company is subject to U.S. federal income tax as well as income tax by multiple state jurisdictions.
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