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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 : 7/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
GAIA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
94% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. GAIA: No Debt )
GAIA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.63   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.75
GAIA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
92% of the 1151 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. GAIA: 0.75 )
GAIA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 0.89
Current: 0.75

0.28
0.89
Interest Coverage No Debt
GAIA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
95% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 33.71 vs. GAIA: No Debt )
GAIA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

3
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.76
M-Score: -3.67
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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Operating margin (%) -18.93
GAIA's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.22 vs. GAIA: -18.93 )
GAIA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -34.66   Max: 7.86
Current: -18.93

-34.66
7.86
Net-margin (%) -28.02
GAIA's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. GAIA: -28.02 )
GAIA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -14.63   Max: 4.89
Current: -28.02

-14.63
4.89
ROE (%) -31.76
GAIA's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 8.97 vs. GAIA: -31.76 )
GAIA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -20.92   Max: 18.52
Current: -31.76

-20.92
18.52
ROA (%) -22.47
GAIA's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. GAIA: -22.47 )
GAIA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -16.09   Max: 7.82
Current: -22.47

-16.09
7.82
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -36.13
GAIA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 17.67 vs. GAIA: -36.13 )
GAIA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -126.21   Max: 80.18
Current: -36.13

-126.21
80.18
Revenue Growth (%) -16.90
GAIA's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1029 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. GAIA: -16.90 )
GAIA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -22.2   Max: 26.8
Current: -16.9

-22.2
26.8
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

GAIA Guru Trades in Q3 2013

John Rogers 2,379,427 sh (+15.68%)
Columbia Wanger 1,487,595 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 965,505 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 98,000 sh (-4.48%)
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Q4 2013

GAIA Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Rogers 2,615,725 sh (+9.93%)
Columbia Wanger 1,616,229 sh (+8.65%)
Chuck Royce 961,005 sh (-0.47%)
Jim Simons 86,600 sh (-11.63%)
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Q1 2014

GAIA Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 998,763 sh (+3.93%)
Columbia Wanger 1,616,229 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 2,558,400 sh (-2.19%)
Jim Simons 82,500 sh (-4.73%)
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Q2 2014

GAIA Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 1,625,270 sh (+62.73%)
Columbia Wanger 2,177,229 sh (+34.71%)
Jim Simons 93,000 sh (+12.73%)
John Rogers 881,145 sh (-65.56%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with GAIA

(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
John Rogers 2014-06-30 Reduce -65.56%0.15%$6.2 - $8.74 $ 7.676%881145
John Rogers 2013-03-31 Add 75.28%0.06%$3.07 - $4.2 $ 7.67120%1823682
John Rogers 2012-12-31 Add 126.36%0.04%$2.48 - $3.45 $ 7.67154%1040455
John Rogers 2012-09-30 Add 27.01%0.01%$3.3 - $3.88 $ 7.67114%459640
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Ratios

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P/B 1.87
GAIA's P/B is ranked higher than
63% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. GAIA: 1.87 )
GAIA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 3.61
Current: 1.87

0.41
3.61
P/S 1.45
GAIA's P/S is ranked lower than
52% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. GAIA: 1.45 )
GAIA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 2.79
Current: 1.45

0.25
2.79
EV-to-EBIT -6.76
GAIA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
54% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 16.05 vs. GAIA: -6.76 )
GAIA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -2337.3   Max: 128.3
Current: -6.76

-2337.3
128.3
Current Ratio 2.97
GAIA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. GAIA: 2.97 )
GAIA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 7.25
Current: 2.97

1.19
7.25
Quick Ratio 2.35
GAIA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. GAIA: 2.35 )
GAIA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 5.89
Current: 2.35

0.7
5.89

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 7.75
GAIA's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GAIA: 7.75 )
GAIA' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.36   Max: 86
Current: 7.75

2.36
86
Price/Tangible Book 2.36
GAIA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
69% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. GAIA: 2.36 )
GAIA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 14.23
Current: 2.36

0.67
14.23
Price/DCF (Projected) 7.37
GAIA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. GAIA: 7.37 )
GAIA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.31   Max: 18.64
Current: 7.37

1.31
18.64
Price/Median PS Value 1.66
GAIA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
54% of the 1208 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. GAIA: 1.66 )
GAIA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 4.6
Current: 1.66

0.35
4.6
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -14.80
GAIA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
80% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. GAIA: -14.80 )
GAIA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 6.1
Current: -14.8

0.8
6.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -2.39
GAIA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
55% of the 963 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9.31 vs. GAIA: -2.39 )
GAIA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -20.8   Max: 2.5
Current: -2.39

-20.8
2.5

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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Gaiam, Inc., is a lifestyle media and products company providing information, media, products and services to customers who value yoga, fitness, wellness, personal development, and responsible media. The Company has two reportable segments: the business segment, which includes sales to businesses, retailers, international licenses, corporate accounts and media outlets; and the direct to consumer segment, which includes DRTV, catalogs, ecommerce, and subscription services. It develops, produces, and licenses information and programming targeted to consumers who value personal development, wellness, spirituality, and inspirational entertainment. It use direct response television ('DRTV') marketing to promote LOHAS products and services, particularly those aimed at the fitness/wellness market. DRTV marketing is a highly-scalable distribution channel for segments of its LOHAS product suite, and also provides marketing support for its retail partners, as well as creating new direct customers to which it cross-market a wide range of LOHAS products and services via the Internet, and subscription segments. As of the end of 2012, its media titles could be found in over 60,000 stores in the United States. It currently distributes for independent studios and sells its proprietary media and other products across a variety of retailers, including mass merchants such as: Target, its largest customer, and Walmart; e-tailers such as Amazon.com and Drugstore.com; wholesale clubs such as Costco and Sam's Club; media stores such as Best Buy; beauty stores such as Ulta; home furnishing stores such as Bed, Bath and Beyond, and Kohl's; natural food stores such as Whole Foods Market; sporting goods stores such as Dick's and Sports Authority; and bookstores such as Barnes & Noble. It uses ecommerce to sell its products and to provide information on the LOHAS lifestyle. It offers subscription paid services. These services include online subscription clubs. It currently offers subscription services under the following clubs: Spiritual Cinema Circle, Gaiam TV, The Firm, Kettlenetics, and Gaiam Yoga Club. It promotes green energy through its 37.5% equity method investment in Real Goods Solar, who offers turnkey solar energy services, including the design, procurement, installation, grid connection, maintenance and referrals for third-party financing of solar energy systems. It market its content, media and products through a multi-channel approach including digital media channels, direct to consumers via catalogs, the Internet, direct response television, broadband, and subscriptions, as well as traditional retail stores. The Company operates in the United States and several foreign countries including Canada, Mexico, Japan, and the U.K. The Company markets its products and services across three segments: business, direct to consumer, and solar.
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