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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 14.18
GAI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
68% of the 2488 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 4.04 vs. GAI: 14.18 )
GAI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 2.75   Max: No Debt
Current: 14.18

Equity to Asset 0.72
GAI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
79% of the 2478 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. GAI: 0.72 )
GAI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 0.9
Current: 0.72

0.65
0.9
Interest Coverage No Debt
GAI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
94% of the 1547 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 76.29 vs. GAI: No Debt )
GAI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 6.88   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

6.88
9999.99
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.76
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 : 2/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -7.39
GAI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 2464 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. GAI: -7.39 )
GAI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -46.85   Max: 7
Current: -7.39

-46.85
7
Net-margin (%) -2.42
GAI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 2465 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. GAI: -2.42 )
GAI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -44.5   Max: 11.58
Current: -2.42

-44.5
11.58
ROE (%) -2.56
GAI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 2428 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 5.17 vs. GAI: -2.56 )
GAI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -20.63   Max: 7.11
Current: -2.56

-20.63
7.11
ROA (%) -1.81
GAI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 2466 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. GAI: -1.81 )
GAI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -17.9   Max: 6.25
Current: -1.81

-17.9
6.25
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -13.51
GAI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 2460 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 10.23 vs. GAI: -13.51 )
GAI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -51.29   Max: 13.38
Current: -13.51

-51.29
13.38
Revenue Growth (%) -7.40
GAI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1668 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. GAI: -7.40 )
GAI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -21.3   Max: 36.1
Current: -7.4

-21.3
36.1
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Ratios

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P/B 0.30
GAI's P/B is ranked higher than
98% of the 2370 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. GAI: 0.30 )
GAI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 1.12
Current: 0.3

0.13
1.12
P/S 0.30
GAI's P/S is ranked higher than
85% of the 2534 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. GAI: 0.30 )
GAI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 2.5
Current: 0.3

0.19
2.5
EV-to-EBIT 2.80
GAI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
98% of the 1925 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 15.73 vs. GAI: 2.80 )
GAI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 57.9
Current: 2.8

1.1
57.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 1.70
GAI's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
92% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. GAI: 1.70 )
GAI' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.11   Max: 33.51
Current: 1.7

1.11
33.51
Price/Net Current Asset Value 0.70
GAI's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. GAI: 0.70 )
GAI' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 2.67
Current: 0.7

0.36
2.67
Price/Tangible Book 0.20
GAI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
100% of the 2297 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. GAI: 0.20 )
GAI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 1.61
Current: 0.2

0.14
1.61
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.70
GAI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
84% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. GAI: 0.70 )
GAI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 1.34
Current: 0.7

0.44
1.34
Price/Median PS Value 1.50
GAI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
70% of the 2361 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. GAI: 1.50 )
GAI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 2.8
Current: 1.5

0.41
2.8
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 35.10
GAI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
97% of the 2081 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. GAI: 35.10 )
GAI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.7   Max: 92.4
Current: 35.1

1.7
92.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -21.30
GAI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1318 Companies
in the Global Consumer Electronics industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. GAI: -21.30 )
GAI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -37.3   Max: 11.8
Current: -21.3

-37.3
11.8

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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