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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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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
GSOL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. GSOL: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GSOL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.93  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.60
GSOL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
66% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. GSOL: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GSOL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.51 Max: 0.62
Current: 0.6
0.13
0.62
Interest Coverage 108.44
GSOL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
56% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 44.88 vs. GSOL: 108.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GSOL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 19.68  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: 108.44
19.68
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.20
M-Score: -2.68
WACC vs ROIC
12.76%
44.65%
WACC
ROIC
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 15.74
GSOL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.51 vs. GSOL: 15.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GSOL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -53.99  Med: 12.62 Max: 18.27
Current: 15.74
-53.99
18.27
Net-margin (%) 13.27
GSOL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 741 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.84 vs. GSOL: 13.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GSOL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -66.2  Med: 12.08 Max: 17.82
Current: 13.27
-66.2
17.82
ROE (%) 18.66
GSOL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 709 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.33 vs. GSOL: 18.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GSOL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -983.65  Med: 19.05 Max: 142.49
Current: 18.66
-983.65
142.49
ROA (%) 10.09
GSOL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 752 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. GSOL: 10.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GSOL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -133.31  Med: 10.12 Max: 23.44
Current: 10.09
-133.31
23.44
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 64.90
GSOL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 728 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.08 vs. GSOL: 64.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GSOL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -401.34  Med: 48.28 Max: 260.34
Current: 64.9
-401.34
260.34
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.40
GSOL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 568 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. GSOL: -2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GSOL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -7.2  Med: 7.85 Max: 21.1
Current: -2.4
-7.2
21.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -1.90
GSOL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. GSOL: -1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GSOL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -13.4  Med: 10.60 Max: 34.1
Current: -1.9
-13.4
34.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -12.80
GSOL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. GSOL: -12.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GSOL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -57.5  Med: 14.30 Max: 164.5
Current: -12.8
-57.5
164.5
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

GSOL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Mario Gabelli 550,221 sh (+20.34%)
Chuck Royce 13,404 sh (unchged)
Diamond Hill Capital 873,353 sh (-0.08%)
Jim Simons 141,621 sh (-13.55%)
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Q4 2014

GSOL Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Mario Gabelli 553,421 sh (+0.58%)
Diamond Hill Capital 862,217 sh (-1.28%)
Jim Simons 105,521 sh (-25.49%)
Chuck Royce 5,090 sh (-62.03%)
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Q1 2015

GSOL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Mario Gabelli 624,748 sh (+12.89%)
Chuck Royce 5,090 sh (unchged)
Diamond Hill Capital 819,303 sh (-4.98%)
Jim Simons 16,831 sh (-84.05%)
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Q2 2015

GSOL Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 36,532 sh (+117.05%)
Mario Gabelli 641,024 sh (+2.61%)
Chuck Royce 5,090 sh (unchged)
Diamond Hill Capital 818,973 sh (-0.04%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 10.15
GSOL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
83% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. GSOL: 10.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
GSOL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.28  Med: 16.34 Max: 56.28
Current: 10.15
5.28
56.28
PE(NRI) 10.00
GSOL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
83% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.70 vs. GSOL: 10.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
GSOL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.29  Med: 16.13 Max: 57.38
Current: 10
5.29
57.38
P/B 1.39
GSOL's P/B is ranked higher than
67% of the 679 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. GSOL: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GSOL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.91  Med: 2.14 Max: 9.47
Current: 1.39
0.91
9.47
P/S 1.33
GSOL's P/S is ranked lower than
52% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. GSOL: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GSOL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.80 Max: 7.73
Current: 1.33
0.76
7.73
EV-to-EBIT 5.00
GSOL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
89% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.12 vs. GSOL: 5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GSOL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.4  Med: 9.20 Max: 53.1
Current: 5
1.4
53.1
PEG 0.64
GSOL's PEG is ranked higher than
83% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. GSOL: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
GSOL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.25 Max: 427.83
Current: 0.64
0.2
427.83
Shiller P/E 10.43
GSOL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.99 vs. GSOL: 10.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
GSOL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.87  Med: 13.89 Max: 85.5
Current: 10.43
6.87
85.5
Current Ratio 1.25
GSOL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. GSOL: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GSOL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.54 Max: 2.53
Current: 1.25
0.78
2.53
Quick Ratio 1.24
GSOL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. GSOL: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GSOL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.53 Max: 2.52
Current: 1.24
0.77
2.52
Days Inventory 0.67
GSOL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
92% of the 435 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.40 vs. GSOL: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GSOL' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 0.89  Med: 4.43 Max: 8.62
Current: 0.67
0.89
8.62
Days Sales Outstanding 1.66
GSOL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
98% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 57.90 vs. GSOL: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GSOL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 4.18  Med: 15.09 Max: 52.83
Current: 1.66
4.18
52.83

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 29.03
GSOL's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
89% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.39 vs. GSOL: 29.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
GSOL' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.9  Med: 7.91 Max: 129.6
Current: 29.03
2.9
129.6
Price/Tangible Book 1.64
GSOL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
68% of the 539 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. GSOL: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
GSOL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.21  Med: 3.87 Max: 50.37
Current: 1.64
1.21
50.37
Price/Projected FCF 1.72
GSOL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
65% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. GSOL: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
GSOL' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.31 Max: 2.6
Current: 1.72
0.44
2.6
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 0.71
GSOL's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
91% of the 55 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. GSOL: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.74
GSOL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 665 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. GSOL: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GSOL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.00 Max: 6.42
Current: 0.74
0.43
6.42
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.20
GSOL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. GSOL: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
GSOL' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.71 Max: 5.55
Current: 1.2
0.23
5.55
Price/Graham Number 0.82
GSOL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
79% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. GSOL: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
GSOL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.63 Max: 7.28
Current: 0.82
0.58
7.28
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 19.95
GSOL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. GSOL: 19.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GSOL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.9  Med: 10.85 Max: 72.9
Current: 19.95
1.9
72.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 8.37
GSOL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.42 vs. GSOL: 8.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
GSOL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 1.9  Med: 11.60 Max: 28.5
Current: 8.37
1.9
28.5

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Global Sources Ltd was incorporated in 1970. The Company is a B2B media company that provides information and integrated marketing services, with a focus on the Greater China market. It facilitates international trade between buyers and suppliers by providing export marketing services and sourcing information. The Company connects international buyers with suppliers in Asia. The Company provides B2B media products and services to stimulate and streamline the marketing and sourcing processes of trade. With online, print and trade show offerings, the Company offers suppliers with a virtual one-stop shop for their export marketing communication needs. Its online service creates and hosts websites that present suppliers' product and company information on Global Sources Online. It publishes printed trade magazines, which consist of advertisements from suppliers and its independent editorial reports and product surveys. It publishes 19 industry specific Global Sources trade magazines which include market reports, advice for buyers and surveys. The Company offers its customers advertising and marketing creative services, which assist them in communicating their selling propositions and in executing integrated marketing campaigns across online services, trade magazines and trade shows. The Company's services are subject to government regulations in various jurisdictions where it or its operations, businesses or activities are located or conducted, where its clients or users are located or where its services are provided, supplied, transmitted, accessed, used or received.
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