Switch to:

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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.90
GME's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
65% of the 1151 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. GME: 0.90 )
GME' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.08   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.9

Equity to Asset 0.58
GME's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
78% of the 1139 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. GME: 0.58 )
GME' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.01   Max: 0.77
Current: 0.58

-0.01
0.77
Interest Coverage 102.41
GME's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
76% of the 801 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 35.18 vs. GME: 102.41 )
GME' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.74   Max: 9999.99
Current: 102.41

1.74
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 5.71
M-Score: -2.20
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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 6.41
GME's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1158 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. GME: 6.41 )
GME' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.47   Max: 7.67
Current: 6.41

-0.47
7.67
Net-margin (%) 4.01
GME's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1158 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.54 vs. GME: 4.01 )
GME' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.03   Max: 4.52
Current: 4.01

-3.03
4.52
ROE (%) 17.50
GME's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1141 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 8.77 vs. GME: 17.50 )
GME' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -11.8   Max: 29.16
Current: 17.5

-11.8
29.16
ROA (%) 10.14
GME's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1158 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.22 vs. GME: 10.14 )
GME' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -6.97   Max: 8.88
Current: 10.14

-6.97
8.88
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 100.11
GME's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1157 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 17.35 vs. GME: 100.11 )
GME' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -7.93   Max: 127.31
Current: 100.11

-7.93
127.31
Revenue Growth (%) 7.50
GME's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1017 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. GME: 7.50 )
GME' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 39.2
Current: 7.5

0
39.2
EBITDA Growth (%) 5.00
GME's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 843 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. GME: 5.00 )
GME' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 141.7
Current: 5

0
141.7
EPS Growth (%) 4.10
GME's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. GME: 4.10 )
GME' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 80.6
Current: 4.1

0
80.6

» Details

Guru Trades

Q3 2013

GME Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Columbia Wanger 865,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,800 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 201,995 sh (-7.42%)
Chuck Royce 2,531,966 sh (-25.1%)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (-50%)
Joel Greenblatt 123,179 sh (-73.89%)
Jim Simons 286,402 sh (-77.44%)
Steven Cohen 88,384 sh (-83.78%)
» More
Q4 2013

GME Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Eric Mindich 93,520 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 435,943 sh (+253.91%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,809 sh (+166.85%)
Steven Cohen 181,860 sh (+105.76%)
Chuck Royce 2,648,566 sh (+4.61%)
Columbia Wanger 865,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 179,202 sh (-11.28%)
» More
Q1 2014

GME Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 793,002 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 11,990 sh (New)
John Burbank 6,180 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 32,621 sh (+154.67%)
Chuck Royce 3,296,366 sh (+24.46%)
Joel Greenblatt 510,721 sh (+17.15%)
Paul Singer 2,000,000 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Eric Mindich Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 79,609 sh (-55.58%)
Steven Cohen 5,522 sh (-96.96%)
» More
Q2 2014

GME Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Richard Snow 14,000 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 101,900 sh (New)
John Hussman 100,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 763,088 sh (+49.41%)
Chuck Royce 3,304,284 sh (+0.24%)
Paul Singer 3,300,000 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 37,321 sh (-53.12%)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,500 sh (-70.88%)
Jim Simons 116,502 sh (-85.31%)
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with GME

(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 Hussman 2014-06-30 New Buy0.31%$35.84 - $44.39 $ 43.9912%100000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 49.41%0.13%$35.84 - $44.39 $ 43.9912%763088
Ray Dalio 2014-06-30 New Buy0.03%$35.84 - $44.39 $ 43.9912%101900
John Burbank 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$35.84 - $44.39 $ 43.9912%0
John Burbank 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$33.83 - $49.65 $ 43.9914%6180
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 253.91%0.37%$45.08 - $57.59 $ 43.99-14%435943
John Hussman 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.27%$45.08 - $57.59 $ 43.99-14%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce -73.89%0.63%$42.17 - $52.62 $ 43.99-8%123179
John Hussman 2013-09-30 Reduce -50%0.19%$42.17 - $52.62 $ 43.99-8%100000
John Hussman 2013-06-30 Reduce -69.23%0.46%$29.76 - $42.03 $ 43.9924%200000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Reduce -28.58%0.27%$29.76 - $42.03 $ 43.9924%471726
John Hussman 2013-03-31 New Buy0.67%$22.61 - $27.97 $ 43.9978%650000
John Hussman 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.38%$15.75 - $23.15 $ 43.99138%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Add 26.14%0.21%$17.26 - $22.71 $ 43.99117%737563
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 30.44%0.26%$22.3 - $25.26 $ 43.9997%584702
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Add 15.22%0.17%$21.51 - $26.2 $ 43.9982%448241
Ronald Muhlenkamp 2011-09-30 Sold Out 2.0612%$20.46 - $27.4 $ 43.9988%0
John Hussman 2011-09-30 Add 48.27%0.13%$20.46 - $27.4 $ 43.9988%1112000
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Add 392.94%1.14%$22.57 - $28.21 $ 43.9968%383910
Leon Cooperman 2011-06-30 Sold Out 0.0497%$22.57 - $28.21 $ 43.9968%0
Premium More recent guru trades are included for Premium Members only!!
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Top Ranked Articles about GameStop Corp

Joel Greenblatt’s High-Impact Reductions
The recent portfolio of “Magic Formula” Joel Greenblatt, Gotham Capital, lists 881stocks, 181 of them new, with a total value of $3.07 billion, and a quarter-over-quarter turnover of 35%. His portfolio is weighted with industrials at 24.1%, consumer cyclical at 21.2% and technology at 18.6%. The stocks bought by Joel Greenblatt in the past 12 months have an average return of 22.76%. Here are the major decreases made by Joel Greenblatt in the third quarter of 2013, starting with his highest-impact reduction of GameStop, the world's largest multichannel video game retailer, reporting an 18.8% increase in global sales for the third quarter. Read more...

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 13.40
GME's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 22.80 vs. GME: 13.40 )
GME' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.76   Max: 47.67
Current: 13.4

6.76
47.67
P/B 2.30
GME's P/B is ranked higher than
64% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. GME: 2.30 )
GME' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 6
Current: 2.3

0.71
6
P/S 0.54
GME's P/S is ranked higher than
74% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. GME: 0.54 )
GME' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 1.55
Current: 0.54

0.24
1.55
PFCF 11.79
GME's PFCF is ranked higher than
93% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 148.64 vs. GME: 11.79 )
GME' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.12   Max: 304.17
Current: 11.79

4.12
304.17
EV-to-EBIT 8.00
GME's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
90% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 16.16 vs. GME: 8.00 )
GME' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.6   Max: 30.8
Current: 8

3.6
30.8
Shiller P/E 23.11
GME's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 45.86 vs. GME: 23.11 )
GME' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.91   Max: 87.75
Current: 23.11

6.91
87.75
Current Ratio 1.10
GME's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. GME: 1.10 )
GME' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 1.95
Current: 1.1

1.06
1.95
Quick Ratio 0.36
GME's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. GME: 0.36 )
GME' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 1.09
Current: 0.36

0.17
1.09

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.90
GME's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
73% of the 801 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. GME: 2.90 )
GME' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 3.44
Current: 2.9

0.66
3.44
Dividend Payout 0.37
GME's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
76% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. GME: 0.37 )
GME' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 3.06
Current: 0.37

0.12
3.06
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.90
GME's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
63% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. GME: 2.90 )
GME' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 3.44
Current: 2.9

0.66
3.44
Share Buyback Rate 8.40
GME's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
97% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. GME: 8.40 )
GME' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -18.8
Current: 8.4

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 9.30
GME's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
53% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.22 vs. GME: 9.30 )
GME' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.21   Max: 65.04
Current: 9.3

2.21
65.04
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.77
GME's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. GME: 0.77 )
GME' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 4.11
Current: 0.77

0.28
4.11
Price/Median PS Value 0.96
GME's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. GME: 0.96 )
GME' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 2.63
Current: 0.96

0.43
2.63
Price/Graham Number 2.32
GME's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
68% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. GME: 2.32 )
GME' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.94   Max: 9.24
Current: 2.32

0.94
9.24
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 12.50
GME's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. GME: 12.50 )
GME' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.2   Max: 27.9
Current: 12.5

3.2
27.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 7.55
GME's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
73% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.98 vs. GME: 7.55 )
GME' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 5.3   Max: 45.9
Current: 7.55

5.3
45.9

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
Compare:TSCO, AMZN, EBAY, FIVE, AZO » details
Traded in other countries:GS2C.Germany
GameStop Corp is a Delaware corporation which, through a predecessor, began operations in November 1996. The Company is a multichannel video game retailer. It sells new and pre-owned video game hardware, physical and digital video game software, accessories, as well as PC entertainment software, new and pre-owned mobile and consumer electronics products and other merchandise. As of February 2, 2013, the Company's retail network and family of brands include approximately 6,602 Company-operated stores in the United States, Australia, Canada and Europe, primarily under the names GameStop, EB Games and Micromania. It also operate electronic commerce Web sites under the names www.gamestop.com, www.ebgames.com.au, www.ebgames.co.nz, www.gamestop.ca, www.gamestop.it, www.gamestop.es, www.gamestop.ie, www.gamestop.de, www.gamestop.co.uk and www.micromania.fr. In the fiscal year ended February 2, 2013, we operated our business in the following segments: United States, Canada, Australia and Europe. Of our 6,602 stores, 4,425 stores are included in the United States segment and 336, 416, and 1,425 stores are included in the Canadian, Australian and European segments, respectively. Each of the operating segments consists primarily of retail operations, with all stores engaged in the sale of new and pre-owned video game systems, software and accessories, which it refer to as video game products, and PC entertainment software and related accessories. It also sells digital products, including downloadable content, network points cards, prepaid digital and online timecards and digitally downloadable software. Its mobile business consists primarily of pre-owned mobile devices, tablets and related accessories. It competes with Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.; Target Corporation; Amazon.com, Inc.; and Best Buy Co., Inc.
» More Articles for GME

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
A Few Reasons to Invest in Gamestop's Revival Aug 19 2014 
GameStop: Buy This Retailer to Benefit From Console Growth May 26 2014 
Should You Buy Best Buy or GameStop? Apr 29 2014 
Can GameStop Adapt to New Challenges? Mar 27 2014 
Wal-Mart Offering More of Everything Mar 26 2014 
GameStop Corp: A Company Needing to Adapt in a Changing Industry Mar 19 2014 
Gamestop Shares Are Down 40% - Royce Funds Jay Kaplan Thinks They Are Attractive Feb 07 2014 
These 5 Cheap Stocks Are Down 25% Or More In 2014 - Time to Buy? Feb 06 2014 
Joel Greenblatt’s High-Impact Reductions Nov 23 2013 
The Royce Funds Jay Kaplan - Gamestop and Our Long Term Contrarian Investment Approach Nov 14 2013 


More From Other Websites
GameStop to Exit Spain, Deploy Resources in Gainful Areas Sep 16 2014
GameStop Corp. -- Moody's assigns new ratings to GameStop; Corporate Family Rating at Ba1; outlook... Sep 16 2014
GAMESTOP CORP. Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Other Events, Financial Statements and... Sep 16 2014
12:00 pm Gamestop announces $250 mln private offering of senior notes Sep 16 2014
GameStop Announces $250 Million Private Offering of Senior Notes Sep 16 2014
GameStop says it will exit the Spanish market Sep 15 2014
GameStop says it will exit the Spanish market Sep 15 2014
[$$] GameStop to Exit Spain Market Sep 15 2014
GameStop Announces Strategic Update Regarding Its European Operations Sep 15 2014
GameStop Announces Strategic Update Regarding Its European Operations Sep 15 2014
Where to sell your old iPhone: A comprehensive guide Sep 13 2014
GAMESTOP CORP. Financials Sep 13 2014
GameStop’s Trade-In Weekend Combines Best Value, Greatest Flexibility and Most Convenience Sep 12 2014
Activision game 'Destiny' comes out with guns blazing Sep 11 2014
Destiny Launch Adding Handily to Winter Sales at GameStop Sep 11 2014
[video] Death by a thousand downloads? Sep 10 2014
GameStop and Alliance Data Give Gamers More Buying and Playing Power with Launch of New GameStop... Sep 10 2014
GameStop Goes Deeper into Mobile with Cricket Wireless Sep 09 2014
GAMESTOP CORP. Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report Sep 08 2014
GameStop will start selling Cricket phones and plans in 2,800 stores Sep 08 2014

Personalized Checklist








Within your circle of competence?
Macro economic environment favorable?
High quality business?
Enough margin of safety with stocks?
Gurus are buying?
Insiders are buying?
Management capable and shareholder friendly?
Catalyst for stock price to appreciate?
Your level of confidence with the research?

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
Free 7-day Trial
FEEDBACK