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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.03
GFN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
60% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. GFN: 0.03 )
GFN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.03

Equity to Asset 0.23
GFN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
54% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. GFN: 0.23 )
GFN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 0.45
Current: 0.23

0.21
0.45
Interest Coverage 3.35
GFN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
59% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.82 vs. GFN: 3.35 )
GFN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 9999.99
Current: 3.35

0.22
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 0.98
M-Score: -2.93
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 16.15
GFN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.55 vs. GFN: 16.15 )
GFN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.29   Max: 13.95
Current: 16.15

2.29
13.95
Net-margin (%) 3.60
GFN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.75 vs. GFN: 3.60 )
GFN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -8.62   Max: 4.3
Current: 3.6

-8.62
4.3
ROE (%) 7.30
GFN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.28 vs. GFN: 7.30 )
GFN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -16.13   Max: 5.61
Current: 7.3

-16.13
5.61
ROA (%) 1.85
GFN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.22 vs. GFN: 1.85 )
GFN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.28   Max: 2.96
Current: 1.85

-4.28
2.96
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 12.02
GFN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.38 vs. GFN: 12.02 )
GFN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1.18   Max: 50.02
Current: 12.02

-1.18
50.02
Revenue Growth (%) 10.60
GFN's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. GFN: 10.60 )
GFN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 10.6
Current: 10.6

0
10.6
EBITDA Growth (%) 19.10
GFN's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. GFN: 19.10 )
GFN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 107
Current: 19.1

0
107
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
GFNCP102.009.00Class C

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 29.90
GFN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
61% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.80 vs. GFN: 29.90 )
GFN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 15.25   Max: 65.55
Current: 29.9

15.25
65.55
P/B 1.80
GFN's P/B is ranked higher than
67% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. GFN: 1.80 )
GFN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 2.13
Current: 1.8

0.19
2.13
P/S 0.70
GFN's P/S is ranked higher than
78% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. GFN: 0.70 )
GFN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 27.57
Current: 0.7

0.1
27.57
EV-to-EBIT 13.44
GFN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
80% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.94 vs. GFN: 13.44 )
GFN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -327.9   Max: 83.1
Current: 13.44

-327.9
83.1
PEG 1.75
GFN's PEG is ranked higher than
83% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GFN: 1.75 )
GFN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.79   Max: 6.76
Current: 1.75

1.79
6.76
Current Ratio 1.61
GFN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. GFN: 1.61 )
GFN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 40.79
Current: 1.61

0.27
40.79
Quick Ratio 1.06
GFN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. GFN: 1.06 )
GFN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: -0.76   Max: 40.79
Current: 1.06

-0.76
40.79

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Median PS Value 1.90
GFN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
52% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. GFN: 1.90 )
GFN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 57.14
Current: 1.9

0.27
57.14
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.40
GFN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GFN: 2.40 )
GFN' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.83   Max: 6.55
Current: 2.4

1.83
6.55
Price/Graham Number 2.20
GFN's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
67% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. GFN: 2.20 )
GFN' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 3.49
Current: 2.2

0.95
3.49
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.40
GFN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
78% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. GFN: 7.40 )
GFN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 9.6
Current: 7.4

1.2
9.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -9.96
GFN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
52% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.07 vs. GFN: -9.96 )
GFN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -13.3   Max: 68.5
Current: -9.96

-13.3
68.5

Analyst Estimate

Jun15 Jun16
Revenue(Mil) 335 368
EPS($) 0.29 0.49
EPS without NRI($) 0.29 0.49
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