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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.34
GAME's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
50% of the 1702 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 20.91 vs. GAME: 1.34 )
GAME' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.26   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.34

Equity to Asset 0.17
GAME's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
62% of the 1664 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. GAME: 0.17 )
GAME' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.65
Current: 0.17

0.05
0.65
Interest Coverage 34.44
GAME's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
52% of the 1085 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 434.43 vs. GAME: 34.44 )
GAME' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9.9   Max: 9999.99
Current: 34.44

9.9
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.52
M-Score: -3.74
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 39.77
GAME's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1673 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 5.43 vs. GAME: 39.77 )
GAME' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 26.89   Max: 39.77
Current: 39.77

26.89
39.77
Net-margin (%) 36.55
GAME's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1672 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. GAME: 36.55 )
GAME' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 23.78   Max: 36.55
Current: 36.55

23.78
36.55
ROE (%) 266.89
GAME's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 1630 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 6.75 vs. GAME: 266.89 )
GAME' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 26.19   Max: 266.89
Current: 266.89

26.19
266.89
ROA (%) 30.97
GAME's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1690 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. GAME: 30.97 )
GAME' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 13.72   Max: 38.28
Current: 30.97

13.72
38.28
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 904.72
GAME's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1673 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 30.08 vs. GAME: 904.72 )
GAME' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 167.44   Max: 1244.12
Current: 904.72

167.44
1244.12
Revenue Growth (%) 3.80
GAME's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1401 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. GAME: 3.80 )
GAME' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 2.5   Max: 26.9
Current: 3.8

2.5
26.9
EBITDA Growth (%) 11.90
GAME's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1136 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. GAME: 11.90 )
GAME' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 4.4   Max: 39
Current: 11.9

4.4
39
EPS Growth (%) 12.50
GAME's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 7.60 vs. GAME: 12.50 )
GAME' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 10.4   Max: 32.2
Current: 12.5

10.4
32.2
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

GAME Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 1,133,800 sh (-37.04%)
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Q4 2013

GAME Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Sarah Ketterer 795,400 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 74,200 sh (New)
Jim Simons 799,000 sh (-29.53%)
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Q1 2014

GAME Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Mario Gabelli 18,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,621,545 sh (+102.95%)
Sarah Ketterer Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
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Q2 2014

GAME Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 3,071,890 sh (+89.44%)
Mario Gabelli 20,900 sh (+16.11%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with GAME

(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
Mario Gabelli 2014-03-31 New Buy$4.22 - $6.77 $ 6.427%18000
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 7.00
GAME's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 48.90 vs. GAME: 7.00 )
GAME' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.65   Max: 20.29
Current: 7

3.65
20.29
P/B 12.11
GAME's P/B is ranked lower than
62% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. GAME: 12.11 )
GAME' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 34.21
Current: 12.11

1.02
34.21
P/S 2.53
GAME's P/S is ranked higher than
59% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. GAME: 2.53 )
GAME' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 6.07
Current: 2.53

1.06
6.07
PFCF 6.83
GAME's PFCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GAME: 6.83 )
GAME' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.88   Max: 10.7
Current: 6.83

2.88
10.7
EV-to-EBIT 6.67
GAME's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
93% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 34.84 vs. GAME: 6.67 )
GAME' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.7   Max: 15.9
Current: 6.67

1.7
15.9
PEG 0.81
GAME's PEG is ranked higher than
94% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GAME: 0.81 )
GAME' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 0.92
Current: 0.81

0.19
0.92
Shiller P/E 8.08
GAME's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
98% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GAME: 8.08 )
GAME' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.13   Max: 8.53
Current: 8.08

8.13
8.53
Current Ratio 1.00
GAME's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 1308 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. GAME: 1.00 )
GAME' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 2.7
Current: 1

0.81
2.7
Quick Ratio 1.00
GAME's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 1308 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. GAME: 1.00 )
GAME' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 2.7
Current: 1

0.81
2.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 58.36
GAME's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
53% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 7.48 vs. GAME: 58.36 )
GAME' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.41   Max: 59
Current: 58.36

1.41
59
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.63
GAME's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 8.28 vs. GAME: 0.63 )
GAME' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 0.64
Current: 0.63

0.51
0.64
Price/Median PS Value 1.18
GAME's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. GAME: 1.18 )
GAME' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 2.95
Current: 1.18

0.53
2.95
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.88
GAME's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GAME: 0.88 )
GAME' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 0.89
Current: 0.88

0.19
0.89
Price/Graham Number 4.31
GAME's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
73% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 10.14 vs. GAME: 4.31 )
GAME' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 4.36
Current: 4.31

0.55
4.36
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 15.00
GAME's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1445 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. GAME: 15.00 )
GAME' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.3   Max: 57.2
Current: 15

6.3
57.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 18.44
GAME's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1267 Companies
in the Global Electronic Gaming & Multimedia industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. GAME: 18.44 )
GAME' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 9.8   Max: 25.1
Current: 18.44

9.8
25.1

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Electronic Gaming & Multimedia
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Traded in other countries:S84A.Germany
Shanda Games Ltd. was incorporated in the Cayman Islands on June 12, 2008. The Company is an online game company in China in terms of the size, diversity of its game portfolio, game revenues and game player base. Its online games are Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games (MMORPGs), which are action adventure-based and draw upon themes including martial arts adventure, fantasy, strategy and historical events. In addition, it has established a separate brand identity, 'Shanda Games'. The Company develops and sources game content through multiple channels, including in-house development, licensing, investment, acquisition, joint development and joint operation. Through these channels, it has built a diversified game portfolio and a game pipeline. It operates 52 online games and mobile games. The Company's in-house development capabilities consist of over 1,600 game development personnel and its proprietary game development platform. It competes with other online game developers and operators in China, including Tencent Holdings Limited, NetEase, Inc., Changyou.com Limited, Perfect World Co., Ltd., Giant Interactive, Kingsoft, KongZhong Corporation, NetDragon Websoft, Inc. and The9 Limited.
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