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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 : 5/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
GME's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
83% of the 1083 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. GME: No Debt )
GME' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.08   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.45
GME's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
60% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. GME: 0.45 )
GME' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.01   Max: 0.77
Current: 0.45

-0.01
0.77
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.96
M-Score: -2.25
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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Operating margin (%) -0.47
GME's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1074 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.56 vs. GME: -0.47 )
GME' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.47   Max: 7.67
Current: -0.47

-0.47
7.67
Net-margin (%) -3.03
GME's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. GME: -3.03 )
GME' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.03   Max: 4.52
Current: -3.03

-3.03
4.52
ROE (%) -11.80
GME's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1056 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9.28 vs. GME: -11.80 )
GME' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -11.8   Max: 29.16
Current: -11.8

-11.8
29.16
ROA (%) -6.52
GME's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1072 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. GME: -6.52 )
GME' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -6.52   Max: 8.88
Current: -6.52

-6.52
8.88
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -7.93
GME's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1073 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.54 vs. GME: -7.93 )
GME' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -7.93   Max: 127.31
Current: -7.93

-7.93
127.31
Revenue Growth (%) 9.10
GME's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. GME: 9.10 )
GME' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 39.2
Current: 9.1

0
39.2
EBITDA Growth (%) -38.80
GME's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 669 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. GME: -38.80 )
GME' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 141.7
Current: -38.8

0
141.7
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

GME Guru Trades in Q1 2013

John Hussman 650,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 573,402 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 542,610 sh (+3698.99%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,000 sh (+45.3%)
Jeremy Grantham 248,316 sh (+29.11%)
Joel Greenblatt 660,492 sh (+8.47%)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Chuck Royce 4,896,655 sh (-22.37%)
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Q2 2013

GME Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 1,269,402 sh (+121.38%)
Steven Cohen 544,797 sh (+0.4%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 218,190 sh (-12.13%)
Joel Greenblatt 471,726 sh (-28.58%)
Chuck Royce 3,380,680 sh (-30.96%)
John Hussman 200,000 sh (-69.23%)
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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%)
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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%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with GME

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 253.91%0.37%$45.08 - $57.59 $ 41.47-19%435943
John Hussman 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.27%$45.08 - $57.59 $ 41.47-19%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce -73.89%0.63%$42.17 - $52.62 $ 41.47-13%123179
John Hussman 2013-09-30 Reduce -50%0.19%$42.17 - $52.62 $ 41.47-13%100000
John Hussman 2013-06-30 Reduce -69.23%0.46%$29.76 - $42.03 $ 41.4717%200000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Reduce -28.58%0.27%$29.76 - $42.03 $ 41.4717%471726
John Hussman 2013-03-31 New Buy0.67%$22.61 - $27.97 $ 41.4768%650000
John Hussman 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.38%$15.75 - $23.15 $ 41.47124%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Add 26.14%0.21%$17.26 - $22.71 $ 41.47105%737563
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 30.44%0.26%$22.3 - $25.26 $ 41.4786%584702
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Add 15.22%0.17%$21.51 - $26.2 $ 41.4772%448241
Ronald Muhlenkamp 2011-09-30 Sold Out 2.0612%$20.46 - $27.4 $ 41.4777%0
John Hussman 2011-09-30 Add 48.27%0.13%$20.46 - $27.4 $ 41.4777%1112000
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Add 392.94%1.14%$22.57 - $28.21 $ 41.4759%383910
Leon Cooperman 2011-06-30 Sold Out 0.0497%$22.57 - $28.21 $ 41.4759%0
Ronald Muhlenkamp 2011-03-31 New Buy1.51%$19.5 - $22.91 $ 41.47101%460245
Joel Greenblatt 2011-03-31 Reduce -36.25%0.3%$19.5 - $22.91 $ 41.47101%77882
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 12.90
GME's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
81% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 17.70 vs. GME: 12.90 )
GME' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.76   Max: 47.67
Current: 12.9

6.76
47.67
P/B 2.20
GME's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. GME: 2.20 )
GME' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 6
Current: 2.2

0.71
6
P/S 0.54
GME's P/S is ranked higher than
64% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 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 6.70
GME's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 19.33 vs. GME: 6.70 )
GME' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.12   Max: 304.17
Current: 6.7

4.12
304.17
EV-to-EBIT 7.00
GME's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
86% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.30 vs. GME: 7.00 )
GME' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.6   Max: 30.8
Current: 7

3.6
30.8
Shiller P/E 23.50
GME's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
57% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 21.42 vs. GME: 23.50 )
GME' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.94   Max: 87.75
Current: 23.5

6.94
87.75

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.79
GME's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
71% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. GME: 2.79 )
GME' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 3.44
Current: 2.79

0.66
3.44
Dividend Payout 0.37
GME's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
59% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 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) 2.80
GME's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
60% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. GME: 2.80 )
GME' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 3.44
Current: 2.8

0.66
3.44
Share Buyback Rate 9.00
GME's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
98% of the 654 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. GME: 9.00 )
GME' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -18.8
Current: 9

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 7.70
GME's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
75% of the 953 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. GME: 7.70 )
GME' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.21   Max: 65.04
Current: 7.7

2.21
65.04
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.70
GME's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
83% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. GME: 0.70 )
GME' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 4.11
Current: 0.7

0.28
4.11
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
GME's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
74% of the 1025 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. GME: 0.90 )
GME' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 2.5
Current: 0.9

0.41
2.5
Price/Graham Number 2.00
GME's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
57% of the 788 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. GME: 2.00 )
GME' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.94   Max: 9.24
Current: 2

0.94
9.24
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 14.20
GME's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
87% of the 983 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. GME: 14.20 )
GME' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.2   Max: 27.9
Current: 14.2

3.2
27.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 6.29
GME's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
69% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.57 vs. GME: 6.29 )
GME' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 5.4   Max: 45.9
Current: 6.29

5.4
45.9

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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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.

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