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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 : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
GSOL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
74% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 42.81 vs. GSOL: No Debt )
GSOL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.93   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.54
GSOL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
53% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. GSOL: 0.54 )
GSOL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.62
Current: 0.54

0.13
0.62
Interest Coverage No Debt
GSOL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
72% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 10000.00 vs. GSOL: No Debt )
GSOL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 19.68   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

19.68
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.59
M-Score: -2.60
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 (%) 18.27
GSOL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 6.35 vs. GSOL: 18.27 )
GSOL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -53.99   Max: 18.27
Current: 18.27

-53.99
18.27
Net-margin (%) 16.57
GSOL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.19 vs. GSOL: 16.57 )
GSOL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -66.2   Max: 17.82
Current: 16.57

-66.2
17.82
ROE (%) 16.05
GSOL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 6.36 vs. GSOL: 16.05 )
GSOL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -835.94   Max: 192.1
Current: 16.05

-835.94
192.1
ROA (%) 9.65
GSOL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. GSOL: 9.65 )
GSOL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -122.47   Max: 24.66
Current: 9.65

-122.47
24.66
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 72.61
GSOL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 72.14 vs. GSOL: 72.61 )
GSOL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -239.78   Max: 271.41
Current: 72.61

-239.78
271.41
Revenue Growth (%) 5.10
GSOL's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 10.20 vs. GSOL: 5.10 )
GSOL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -7.2   Max: 21.1
Current: 5.1

-7.2
21.1
EBITDA Growth (%) 17.50
GSOL's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. GSOL: 17.50 )
GSOL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -13.4   Max: 36.8
Current: 17.5

-13.4
36.8
EPS Growth (%) 14.30
GSOL's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 11.50 vs. GSOL: 14.30 )
GSOL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -57.5   Max: 164.5
Current: 14.3

-57.5
164.5
» GSOL's 10-Y Financials

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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

GSOL Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Diamond Hill Capital 1,401,398 sh (+13.26%)
Mario Gabelli 349,001 sh (+0.29%)
Chuck Royce 6,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 61,508 sh (-2.84%)
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Q3 2013

GSOL Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Mario Gabelli 405,522 sh (+16.2%)
Jim Simons 62,108 sh (+0.98%)
Chuck Royce 6,000 sh (unchged)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,400,638 sh (-0.05%)
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Q4 2013

GSOL Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 73,036 sh (+17.6%)
Mario Gabelli 475,022 sh (+17.14%)
Chuck Royce 6,000 sh (unchged)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,386,209 sh (-1.03%)
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Q1 2014

GSOL Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 15,100 sh (+151.67%)
Jim Simons 127,262 sh (+74.25%)
Mario Gabelli 485,422 sh (+2.19%)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,028,849 sh (-25.78%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 8.20
GSOL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
98% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 86.50 vs. GSOL: 8.20 )
GSOL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.28   Max: 63.88
Current: 8.2

5.28
63.88
P/B 1.28
GSOL's P/B is ranked higher than
90% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.22 vs. GSOL: 1.28 )
GSOL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 26.97
Current: 1.28

1.07
26.97
P/S 1.34
GSOL's P/S is ranked higher than
79% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. GSOL: 1.34 )
GSOL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 7.73
Current: 1.34

0.76
7.73
EV-to-EBIT 3.45
GSOL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
97% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 48.40 vs. GSOL: 3.45 )
GSOL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 79.7
Current: 3.45

1.4
79.7
PEG 0.30
GSOL's PEG is ranked higher than
99% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GSOL: 0.30 )
GSOL' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 8.12
Current: 0.3

0.17
8.12
Shiller P/E 10.40
GSOL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
99% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GSOL: 10.40 )
GSOL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.22   Max: 85.5
Current: 10.4

8.22
85.5
Current Ratio 1.26
GSOL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. GSOL: 1.26 )
GSOL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 2.53
Current: 1.26

0.78
2.53
Quick Ratio 1.26
GSOL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. GSOL: 1.26 )
GSOL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 2.52
Current: 1.26

0.77
2.52

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.56
GSOL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
93% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9.29 vs. GSOL: 1.56 )
GSOL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.21   Max: 50.37
Current: 1.56

1.21
50.37
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.05
GSOL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
96% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. GSOL: 1.05 )
GSOL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 2.6
Current: 1.05

0.54
2.6
Price/Median PS Value 0.66
GSOL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. GSOL: 0.66 )
GSOL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 5.66
Current: 0.66

0.38
5.66
Price/Graham Number 0.79
GSOL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
97% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 19.73 vs. GSOL: 0.79 )
GSOL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 9.4
Current: 0.79

0.58
9.4
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 29.00
GSOL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
94% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. GSOL: 29.00 )
GSOL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 72.9
Current: 29

1.3
72.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 33.59
GSOL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
92% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 6.94 vs. GSOL: 33.59 )
GSOL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.7   Max: 36.7
Current: 33.59

1.7
36.7

Business Description

Industry: Online Media » Internet Content & Information
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Traded in other countries:GL3.Germany
Global Sources, Ltd., is incorporated under the laws of Bermuda. The Company is a business-to-business media company that provides information and integrated marketing services. It provides services that allow global buyers to identify suppliers and products, and enable suppliers to market their products to a number of buyers. Suppliers using its three channels: online marketplaces, print magazines and trade shows which are supported by its advertising creative services, education programs and online content management applications. The Company's online service is creating and hosting marketing websites that present suppliers' product and company information in a consistent, easily searchable manner on Global Sources Online. It publishes printed trade magazines, which consist of advertisements from suppliers and its independent editorial reports and product surveys. The Company also derives a small amount of revenue from buyers that subscribe to its trade magazines and from marketing services provided to suppliers. Its main revenue stream is selling booths to suppliers. Its exhibitions offer international and domestic buyers direct access to manufacturers based in China and other Asian countries. The Company's services are or may be 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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