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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.

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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.

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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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Q2 2014

GSOL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 163,821 sh (+28.73%)
Mario Gabelli 457,218 sh (-5.81%)
Chuck Royce 13,404 sh (-11.23%)
Diamond Hill Capital 874,073 sh (-15.04%)
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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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Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Traded in other countries:GL3.Germany,
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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