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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
97% of the 1280 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. GAIA: No Debt )
GAIA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.63   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.74
GAIA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
92% of the 1270 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. GAIA: 0.74 )
GAIA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 0.89
Current: 0.74

0.28
0.89
Interest Coverage No Debt
GAIA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
96% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 32.43 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: 3.67
M-Score: -3.94
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 (%) -11.98
GAIA's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1283 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.07 vs. GAIA: -11.98 )
GAIA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -34.66   Max: 7.86
Current: -11.98

-34.66
7.86
Net-margin (%) -23.44
GAIA's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1283 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.39 vs. GAIA: -23.44 )
GAIA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -14.63   Max: 4.89
Current: -23.44

-14.63
4.89
ROE (%) -36.41
GAIA's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1256 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9.26 vs. GAIA: -36.41 )
GAIA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -20.92   Max: 18.52
Current: -36.41

-20.92
18.52
ROA (%) -26.27
GAIA's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.22 vs. GAIA: -26.27 )
GAIA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -16.09   Max: 7.82
Current: -26.27

-16.09
7.82
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -32.69
GAIA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1280 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 17.09 vs. GAIA: -32.69 )
GAIA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -126.21   Max: 80.18
Current: -32.69

-126.21
80.18
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -16.90
GAIA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. GAIA: -16.90 )
GAIA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -22.2   Max: 26.8
Current: -16.9

-22.2
26.8
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Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

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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Q3 2014

GAIA Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 105,100 sh (+13.01%)
Columbia Wanger 2,216,229 sh (+1.79%)
Chuck Royce 1,635,470 sh (+0.63%)
John Rogers 880,320 sh (-0.09%)
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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 $ 7-4%881145
John Rogers 2013-03-31 Add 75.28%0.06%$3.07 - $4.2 $ 7101%1823682
John Rogers 2012-12-31 Add 126.36%0.04%$2.48 - $3.45 $ 7132%1040455
John Rogers 2012-09-30 Add 27.01%0.01%$3.3 - $3.88 $ 795%459640
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Ratios

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P/B 1.75
GAIA's P/B is ranked higher than
73% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. GAIA: 1.75 )
GAIA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 3.61
Current: 1.75

0.41
3.61
P/S 1.04
GAIA's P/S is ranked higher than
65% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. GAIA: 1.04 )
GAIA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 2.79
Current: 1.04

0.25
2.79
EV-to-EBIT -7.83
GAIA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
55% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 17.48 vs. GAIA: -7.83 )
GAIA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -2337.3   Max: 128.3
Current: -7.83

-2337.3
128.3
Current Ratio 2.76
GAIA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. GAIA: 2.76 )
GAIA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 7.25
Current: 2.76

1.19
7.25
Quick Ratio 2.07
GAIA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. GAIA: 2.07 )
GAIA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 5.89
Current: 2.07

0.7
5.89

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 9.86
GAIA's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GAIA: 9.86 )
GAIA' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.36   Max: 86
Current: 9.86

2.36
86
Price/Tangible Book 2.31
GAIA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
73% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. GAIA: 2.31 )
GAIA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 14.23
Current: 2.31

0.67
14.23
Price/DCF (Projected) 5.74
GAIA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. GAIA: 5.74 )
GAIA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.31   Max: 85.29
Current: 5.74

1.31
85.29
Price/Median PS Value 1.19
GAIA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 1353 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. GAIA: 1.19 )
GAIA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 4.58
Current: 1.19

0.34
4.58
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -12.80
GAIA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1271 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. GAIA: -12.80 )
GAIA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 6.1
Current: -12.8

0.8
6.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -14.45
GAIA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
54% of the 869 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.98 vs. GAIA: -14.45 )
GAIA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -15.7   Max: 1.5
Current: -14.45

-15.7
1.5

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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Gaiam Inc was founded in 1988. The Company is engaged in the design, creation, and marketing of products and media for consumers who are interested in yoga, fitness, and wellbeing. Additionally, it operates a subscription video on-demand service, Gaiam TV, which is dedicated to creating, acquiring, and delivering conscious media. Its distribution network includes retail, online, and digital channels. At the end of 2013, its brands were carried by over 38,000 retail stores. Its business is vertically integrated from product design and content creation through product development and sourcing, to customer service and distribution. This efficient supply chain enables the Company to provide quality products at competitive prices for all of its channels. In the fourth quarter of 2013, the Company sold its non-branded entertainment media distribution operations (GVE) and discontinued its direct response television marketing operations (DRTV). The Company conducts its business across two segments. Business segment and Direct to Consumer segment. Its Business Segment customers are mainly national retailers, corporate accounts and digital media marketers. Its business segment encompasses both wholesale trade relationships as well digital content sales through third parties. Its currently sells its proprietary media and other products across various 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 Sams Club; media stores such as Best Buy; home furnishing stores such as Bed, Bath and Beyond; natural food stores such as Whole Foods Market; sporting goods stores such as Sports Authority and Dicks Sporting Goods; and bookstores such as Barnes & Noble. It also distributes its digital media content over the Internet and on mobile devices, such as iPads and other tablets. Its media partners include Google, YouTube, Amazon, Vudu, and iTunes. The Company conducts its Direct to Consumer business through its digital streaming, e-commerce, and catalog channels. It uses e-commerce to sell its products and to provide information on LOHAS (lifestyles of health and sustainability). The Company promotes its website through its visual media, catalogs, print publications, product packaging and Internet links. It provides customer support for e-commerce sales from its in-house call center, which is a key benefit for its e-commerce customers. Its products are marketed mainly under the brands Gaiam and SPRI. Gaiams products include yoga mats, blocks, and other yoga accessories, restorative products such as foam rollers and massage sticks, balance balls and rubber resistance products. Its professional brand, SPRI, encompasses a full line of fitness accessories including its newest line SPRI Cross Train that targets the rapidly growing high-intensity training market. Its media business model revolves around content production and acquisition.
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