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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

Cash to Debt No Debt
GAI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 2543 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.46 vs. GAI: No Debt )
GAI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 2.75   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

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 : 1/10

Revenue Growth (%) 2.90
GAI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1831 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. GAI: 2.90 )
GAI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -21.3   Max: 36.1
Current: 2.9

EBITDA Growth (%) 59.90
GAI's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1488 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. GAI: 59.90 )
GAI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 59.9
Current: 59.9

EPS Growth (%) 30.60
GAI's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1341 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. GAI: 30.60 )
GAI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -49   Max: 30.6
Current: 30.6

» GAI's 10-Y Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

GAI Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 23,700 sh (+41.92%)
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Q3 2013

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Q4 2013

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Q1 2014

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Valuation & Return

Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -21.52
GAI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1579 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. GAI: -21.52 )
GAI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -37.3   Max: -2.9
Current: -21.52


Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Consumer Electronics
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Global-Tech Advanced Innovations, Inc. was formerly known as Global-Tech Appliances Inc. The Company 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 a wide range of small electrical appliances to North American and European markets. The Company operates in three business segments: electronic components; electronic manufacturing services ('EMS'); and others. The Electronic Components segment produces complementary metal oxide semiconductor camera modules for sale to cellular phone manufacturers. The Electronic Manufacturing Services deals with surface mount technology processing of printed circuit boards and assembly services for cellular phone marketers. The Others segment comprises immaterial product lines and development programs that have yet to be full product businesses. It continues to acquire new technologies in an effort to expand its capabilities in manufacturing finished products and components. It currently holds approx. 66 patents registered in the PRC. 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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