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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

Cash to Debt No Debt
GAIA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 1083 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. GAIA: No Debt )
GAIA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.63   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.73
GAIA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
82% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. GAIA: 0.73 )
GAIA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 0.89
Current: 0.73

F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 3.76
M-Score: -2.97
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 : 4/10

Revenue Growth (%) -16.90
GAIA's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 786 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. GAIA: -16.90 )
GAIA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -22.2   Max: 26.8
Current: -16.9

» GAIA's 10-Y Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

GAIA Guru Trades in Q1 2013

John Rogers 1,823,682 sh (+75.28%)
Jim Simons 100,800 sh (+2.54%)
Columbia Wanger 1,487,595 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 977,004 sh (-0.1%)
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Q2 2013

GAIA Guru Trades in Q2 2013

John Rogers 2,056,903 sh (+12.79%)
Jim Simons 102,600 sh (+1.79%)
Columbia Wanger 1,487,595 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 965,505 sh (-1.18%)
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Q3 2013

GAIA Guru Trades in Q3 2013

John Rogers 2,379,427 sh (+15.68%)
Chuck Royce 965,505 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 1,487,595 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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P/B 1.60
GAIA's P/B is ranked higher than
67% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. GAIA: 1.60 )
GAIA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 3.61
Current: 1.6

P/S 1.04
GAIA's P/S is ranked lower than
57% of the 1107 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. GAIA: 1.04 )
GAIA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 2.79
Current: 1.04


Valuation & Return

Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.10
GAIA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
75% of the 983 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. GAIA: 0.10 )
GAIA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 7.2
Current: 0.1

Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -3.23
GAIA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
52% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.63 vs. GAIA: -3.23 )
GAIA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -4.2   Max: 1.4
Current: -3.23


Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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Traded in other countries:GA6.Germany
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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