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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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 2.14
GAI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 2175 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. GAI: 2.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GAI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.53  Med: 41.91 Max: No Debt
Current: 2.14
Equity to Asset 0.63
GAI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
60% of the 2087 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. GAI: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GAI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.63  Med: 0.79 Max: 0.9
Current: 0.63
0.63
0.9
Interest Coverage No Debt
GAI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 1272 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 271.97 vs. GAI: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GAI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 6.88  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
6.88
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.68
M-Score: -2.46
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 : 3/10

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Operating margin (%) -11.88
GAI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 2167 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.46 vs. GAI: -11.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GAI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -46.85  Med: -3.61 Max: 7
Current: -11.88
-46.85
7
Net-margin (%) -8.23
GAI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 2167 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. GAI: -8.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GAI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -44.5  Med: -3.24 Max: 11.58
Current: -8.23
-44.5
11.58
ROE (%) -21.49
GAI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 2144 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.85 vs. GAI: -21.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GAI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -18.6  Med: -2.80 Max: 13.86
Current: -21.49
-18.6
13.86
ROA (%) -13.52
GAI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 2188 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. GAI: -13.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GAI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -16.46  Med: -2.37 Max: 11.93
Current: -13.52
-16.46
11.93
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -38.18
GAI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 2184 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9.52 vs. GAI: -38.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GAI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -47.07  Med: -2.63 Max: 44.28
Current: -38.18
-47.07
44.28
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.80
GAI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1467 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. GAI: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GAI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -21.3  Med: -3.60 Max: 36.1
Current: 3.8
-21.3
36.1
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Ratios

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P/B 0.14
GAI's P/B is ranked higher than
99% of the 2118 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. GAI: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GAI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.38 Max: 1.05
Current: 0.14
0.13
1.05
P/S 0.11
GAI's P/S is ranked higher than
95% of the 2149 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. GAI: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GAI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.32 Max: 2.25
Current: 0.11
0.11
2.25
Current Ratio 1.90
GAI's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 2110 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. GAI: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GAI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.9  Med: 3.43 Max: 7.12
Current: 1.9
1.9
7.12
Quick Ratio 1.72
GAI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 2110 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. GAI: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GAI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.72  Med: 3.00 Max: 6.48
Current: 1.72
1.72
6.48
Days Inventory 15.65
GAI's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
95% of the 2124 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 71.74 vs. GAI: 15.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GAI' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 33.11  Med: 57.01 Max: 104.49
Current: 15.65
33.11
104.49
Days Sales Outstanding 70.79
GAI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
52% of the 1861 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 71.67 vs. GAI: 70.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GAI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 28.32  Med: 57.73 Max: 156.67
Current: 70.79
28.32
156.67

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 0.27
GAI's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
100% of the 1543 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.39 vs. GAI: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
GAI' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.79 Max: 1.59
Current: 0.27
0.3
1.59
Price/Tangible Book 0.16
GAI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
100% of the 2061 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. GAI: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
GAI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.52 Max: 1.11
Current: 0.16
0.21
1.11
Price/Projected FCF 0.26
GAI's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
98% of the 916 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. GAI: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
GAI' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.79 Max: 3.75
Current: 0.26
0.27
3.75
Price/Median PS Value 0.35
GAI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 2061 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. GAI: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GAI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.63 Max: 6.37
Current: 0.35
0.49
6.37
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -3427.19
GAI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the 2152 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. GAI: -3427.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GAI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -3427.19  Med: 135.60 Max: 30830.2
Current: -3427.19
-3427.19
30830.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 13.49
GAI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.66 vs. GAI: 13.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
GAI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -74.1  Med: -12.95 Max: -0.8
Current: 13.49
-74.1
-0.8

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components
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Global-Tech Advanced Innovations Inc was organized as an international business company under the laws of the British Virgin Islands on May 2, 1991 and became a publicly traded entity on April 7, 1998. The Company was an exporter of small electrical appliances to North American and European markets. The Company produces complementary metal oxide semiconductor camera modules for sale to cellular phone manufacturers. The Company also comprises immaterial product lines and development programs. It continues to acquire new technologies in an effort to expand its capabilities in manufacturing finished products and components. Its patents are registered in various jurisdictions, including the United States, the United Kingdom, China and France. It competes with established companies in Hong Kong and China, a number of which have substantially greater technical, financial and marketing resources. Competition for contract manufacturing products is based on unit price, product quality and availability and service. Its operations and assets in China are subject to significant political, economic, legal and other uncertainties.

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