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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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 1.31
MELI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
72% of the 1455 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. MELI: 1.31 )
MELI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.31

Equity to Asset 0.37
MELI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
60% of the 1381 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. MELI: 0.37 )
MELI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.7   Max: 0.68
Current: 0.37

-1.7
0.68
Interest Coverage 10.33
MELI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
58% of the 964 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 31.83 vs. MELI: 10.33 )
MELI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.78   Max: 9999.99
Current: 10.33

1.78
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 7.54
M-Score: -2.42
WACC vs ROIC
20.03%
44.22%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 21.65
MELI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1455 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.62 vs. MELI: 21.65 )
MELI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -170.59   Max: 34.7
Current: 21.65

-170.59
34.7
Net-margin (%) 13.04
MELI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1455 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. MELI: 13.04 )
MELI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -147.06   Max: 27.1
Current: 13.04

-147.06
27.1
ROE (%) 21.04
MELI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1435 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9.24 vs. MELI: 21.04 )
MELI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 20.33   Max: 39.78
Current: 21.04

20.33
39.78
ROA (%) 9.11
MELI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1459 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. MELI: 9.11 )
MELI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -18.31   Max: 24.77
Current: 9.11

-18.31
24.77
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 115.82
MELI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1455 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 16.90 vs. MELI: 115.82 )
MELI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 69.28   Max: 942.7
Current: 115.82

69.28
942.7
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 23.00
MELI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1191 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. MELI: 23.00 )
MELI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 94.3
Current: 23

0
94.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 8.10
MELI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1007 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. MELI: 8.10 )
MELI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 66.9
Current: 8.1

0
66.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -2.00
MELI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. MELI: -2.00 )
MELI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 321.7
Current: -2

0
321.7
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

MELI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 186,500 sh (+51.87%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Frank Sands 1,390,425 sh (-39.52%)
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Q2 2014

MELI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 118,540 sh (New)
Wasatch International Growth 220,802 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 135,000 sh (New)
Frank Sands 1,418,450 sh (+2.02%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q3 2014

MELI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 125,570 sh (+5.93%)
Frank Sands 1,447,195 sh (+2.03%)
Wasatch International Growth 220,802 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q4 2014

MELI Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Steven Cohen 28,800 sh (New)
Jim Simons 165,500 sh (New)
Frank Sands 1,590,280 sh (+9.89%)
Frank Sands 1,590,280 sh (+9.89%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Wasatch International Growth 98,128 sh (-55.56%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 78.30
MELI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 32.00 vs. MELI: 78.30 )
MELI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 24.33   Max: 404.43
Current: 78.3

24.33
404.43
Forward P/E 30.96
MELI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
72% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 43.29 vs. MELI: 30.96 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 80.20
MELI's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 30.90 vs. MELI: 80.20 )
MELI' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 24   Max: 291.89
Current: 80.2

24
291.89
P/B 16.00
MELI's P/B is ranked lower than
64% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. MELI: 16.00 )
MELI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.98   Max: 38.07
Current: 16

3.98
38.07
P/S 10.40
MELI's P/S is ranked lower than
68% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. MELI: 10.40 )
MELI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 3.04   Max: 19.75
Current: 10.4

3.04
19.75
PFCF 35.40
MELI's PFCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 81.83 vs. MELI: 35.40 )
MELI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.22   Max: 365.85
Current: 35.4

10.22
365.85
POCF 29.57
MELI's POCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 18.70 vs. MELI: 29.57 )
MELI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 9.33   Max: 226.48
Current: 29.57

9.33
226.48
EV-to-EBIT 47.82
MELI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
62% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.57 vs. MELI: 47.82 )
MELI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 11.1   Max: 165
Current: 47.82

11.1
165
PEG 3.58
MELI's PEG is ranked higher than
85% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MELI: 3.58 )
MELI' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 4.07
Current: 3.58

0.8
4.07
Shiller P/E 72.30
MELI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
65% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 278.65 vs. MELI: 72.30 )
MELI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 49.77   Max: 172.64
Current: 72.3

49.77
172.64
Current Ratio 1.82
MELI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 1393 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. MELI: 1.82 )
MELI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 2.51
Current: 1.82

1.07
2.51
Quick Ratio 1.82
MELI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 1393 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. MELI: 1.82 )
MELI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 2.51
Current: 1.82

1.07
2.51
Days Sales Outstanding 30.61
MELI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
70% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 27.12 vs. MELI: 30.61 )
MELI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 13.9   Max: 138.81
Current: 30.61

13.9
138.81

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.50
MELI's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
89% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. MELI: 0.50 )
MELI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 0.71
Current: 0.5

0.09
0.71
Dividend Payout 0.40
MELI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
99% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. MELI: 0.40 )
MELI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 0.41
Current: 0.4

0.19
0.41
Dividend growth (3y) 27.50
MELI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
94% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. MELI: 27.50 )
MELI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 27.5
Current: 27.5

0
27.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.50
MELI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1041 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. MELI: 0.50 )
MELI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 0.71
Current: 0.5

0.09
0.71

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 22.00
MELI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
60% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. MELI: 22.00 )
MELI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 14.41   Max: 51.73
Current: 22

14.41
51.73
Price/DCF (Projected) 3.90
MELI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. MELI: 3.90 )
MELI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 3.19   Max: 6.43
Current: 3.9

3.19
6.43
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
MELI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. MELI: 1.00 )
MELI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 1.74
Current: 1

0.5
1.74
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.90
MELI's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MELI: 3.90 )
MELI' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.38   Max: 3.76
Current: 3.9

1.38
3.76
Price/Graham Number 8.80
MELI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
57% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. MELI: 8.80 )
MELI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 4.87   Max: 26.77
Current: 8.8

4.87
26.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.10
MELI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1430 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. MELI: 2.10 )
MELI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 9
Current: 2.1

0.6
9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 22.23
MELI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
90% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 8.73 vs. MELI: 22.23 )
MELI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 51.5
Current: 22.23

0.5
51.5

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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Traded in other countries:MLB1.Germany, MELI N.Mexico, MELI.Argentina,
Mercadolibre Inc was a Delaware corporation incorporated on October 15, 1999. The Company together with its subsidiaries hosts the online commerce platform in Latin America, which is focused on enabling e-commerce and its related services. Its platforms are designed to provide its users a portfolio of services facilitating e-commerce transactions. The Company's segment reporting is based on geography. Its geographic segments include Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, Venezuela and other countries (including Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, Portugal, Uruguay and the United States of America. The Company offer its users an eco-system of six related e-commerce services: the MercadoLibre Marketplace, The MercadoLibre Classifieds Service, the MercadoPago payments solution, the MercadoLibre Advertising program, the MercadoShops on-line stores solution and the Mercado Envios shipping service. The MercadoLibre Marketplace, is a fully-automated, topically-arranged and user-friendly online commerce service. This service permits both businesses and individuals to list general merchandising items and conduct their sales and purchases online in either a fixed-price or auction-based format. To complement the MercadoLibre Marketplace, it developed MercadoPago, an integrated online payments solution. MercadoPago is designed to facilitate transactions both on and off the MercadoLibre Marketplace by providing a mechanism that allows its users to securely, easily and promptly send, receive and finance payments online. Through its MercadoLibre Classified Service, its users can offer for sale and generate leads on listings in the motors, real estate and services categories. Through MercadoLibre Advertising, users and advertisers are able to place display and/or text advertisements on its web pages in order to promote their brands and offerings. MercadoLibre Advertising offers advertisers a cost efficient and automated platform that enables them to acquire traffic through advertisements placed on the Company's platform. Through MercadoShops, users can set-up, manage and promote their own on-line webstores. These webstores are hosted by MercadoLibre and offer integration with the marketplace, payments and advertising services the Company offers. Through MercadoEnvios, the Company offers cost efficient integration with existing logistics and shipping carriers to sellers on its platforms. Its registered trademarks include MercadoLibre, MercadoLivre, MercadoPago and MercadoSocios. The Company competes with Mas Oportunidades, Rakuten, NovoaPontocom, Netshoes, Casas Bahia, Wallmart and Falabella, Google, Yahoo and Microsoft. The Company is subject to various laws, decrees and regulations that affect companies conducting business on the Internet in some of the countries where it operate related to e-commerce, electronic or mobile payments, data collection, data protection, privacy, information requirements for Internet provider
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