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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.28
MELI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
55% of the 898 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. MELI: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
MELI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.02  Med: 19.53 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.28
Equity to Asset 0.34
MELI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
73% of the 841 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. MELI: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
MELI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.96  Med: 0.61 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.34
-0.96
0.74
Interest Coverage 10.33
MELI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
70% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 42.72 vs. MELI: 10.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MELI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.78  Med: 10.33 Max: 9999.99
Current: 10.33
1.78
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 7.21
M-Score: -3.50
WACC vs ROIC
17.12%
27.81%
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 (%) 19.02
MELI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 897 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. MELI: 19.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
MELI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -170.59  Med: 26.42 Max: 34.7
Current: 19.02
-170.59
34.7
Net-margin (%) 7.47
MELI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 897 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. MELI: 7.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
MELI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -147.06  Med: 13.04 Max: 27.1
Current: 7.47
-147.06
27.1
ROE (%) 12.86
MELI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.98 vs. MELI: 12.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
MELI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 20.33  Med: 36.98 Max: 39.78
Current: 12.86
20.33
39.78
ROA (%) 5.04
MELI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. MELI: 5.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
MELI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -18.31  Med: 11.76 Max: 24.77
Current: 5.04
-18.31
24.77
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 123.37
MELI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.69 vs. MELI: 123.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
MELI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 95.73  Med: 348.65 Max: 943.3
Current: 123.37
95.73
943.3
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 23.00
MELI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 728 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. MELI: 23.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MELI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 26.10 Max: 94.3
Current: 23
0
94.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 8.10
MELI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 603 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. MELI: 8.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MELI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 35.70 Max: 66.9
Current: 8.1
0
66.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -2.00
MELI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. MELI: -2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MELI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 47.95 Max: 321.7
Current: -2
0
321.7
» MELI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

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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Q1 2015

MELI Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Lee Ainslie 1,960 sh (New)
Jim Simons 217,000 sh (+31.12%)
Frank Sands 1,657,155 sh (+4.21%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Wasatch International Growth 97,987 sh (-0.14%)
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Q2 2015

MELI Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Ken Fisher 3,100 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 135,090 sh (New)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 133.34
MELI's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
93% of the 664 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 21.90 vs. MELI: 133.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
MELI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 24.33  Med: 54.04 Max: 404.43
Current: 133.34
24.33
404.43
Forward P/E 36.23
MELI's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
89% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 14.95 vs. MELI: 36.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 132.70
MELI's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
94% of the 662 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 21.80 vs. MELI: 132.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
MELI' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 24  Med: 53.88 Max: 291.89
Current: 132.7
24
291.89
P/B 17.67
MELI's P/B is ranked lower than
97% of the 867 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. MELI: 17.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
MELI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.98  Med: 15.97 Max: 38.07
Current: 17.67
3.98
38.07
P/S 9.78
MELI's P/S is ranked lower than
96% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. MELI: 9.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MELI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 3.04  Med: 10.69 Max: 19.75
Current: 9.78
3.04
19.75
PFCF 34.21
MELI's PFCF is ranked lower than
71% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.46 vs. MELI: 34.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
MELI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.22  Med: 50.45 Max: 365.85
Current: 34.21
10.22
365.85
POCF 28.26
MELI's POCF is ranked lower than
78% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.45 vs. MELI: 28.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
MELI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 9.33  Med: 34.14 Max: 226.48
Current: 28.26
9.33
226.48
EV-to-EBIT 50.30
MELI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
88% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 15.25 vs. MELI: 50.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MELI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 11.1  Med: 36.40 Max: 165
Current: 50.3
11.1
165
PEG 5.92
MELI's PEG is ranked lower than
79% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. MELI: 5.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
MELI' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.21 Max: 8.85
Current: 5.92
0.8
8.85
Shiller P/E 74.04
MELI's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
92% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 21.95 vs. MELI: 74.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
MELI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 49.48  Med: 81.19 Max: 172.45
Current: 74.04
49.48
172.45
Current Ratio 1.82
MELI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. MELI: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MELI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.92  Med: 1.57 Max: 2.97
Current: 1.82
0.92
2.97
Quick Ratio 1.82
MELI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. MELI: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MELI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.92  Med: 1.57 Max: 2.97
Current: 1.82
0.92
2.97
Days Sales Outstanding 33.48
MELI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
71% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.34 vs. MELI: 33.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MELI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 13.9  Med: 25.30 Max: 138.81
Current: 33.48
13.9
138.81

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.41
MELI's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
93% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. MELI: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
MELI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.47 Max: 0.71
Current: 0.41
0.09
0.71
Dividend Payout 0.60
MELI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
93% of the 602 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. MELI: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
MELI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.22 Max: 2.58
Current: 0.6
0.13
2.58
Dividend growth (3y) 27.50
MELI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
90% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. MELI: 27.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
MELI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 27.5
Current: 27.5
0
27.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.41
MELI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
92% of the 1016 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. MELI: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
MELI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.47 Max: 0.71
Current: 0.41
0.09
0.71

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 23.76
MELI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
97% of the 800 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. MELI: 23.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
MELI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 14.41  Med: 25.80 Max: 51.73
Current: 23.76
14.41
51.73
Price/Projected FCF 3.78
MELI's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
85% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. MELI: 3.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
MELI' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 3.12  Med: 4.15 Max: 9.62
Current: 3.78
3.12
9.62
Price/Median PS Value 0.92
MELI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
66% of the 828 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. MELI: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
MELI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.73
Current: 0.92
0.5
1.73
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 7.83
MELI's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
97% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. MELI: 7.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
MELI' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.29  Med: 2.09 Max: 7.34
Current: 7.83
1.29
7.34
Price/Graham Number 11.76
MELI's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
98% of the 564 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. MELI: 11.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
MELI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 4.54  Med: 8.00 Max: 26.77
Current: 11.76
4.54
26.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.96
MELI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. MELI: 1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MELI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.6  Med: 2.70 Max: 9
Current: 1.96
0.6
9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 18.43
MELI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.61 vs. MELI: 18.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
MELI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 28.65 Max: 51.5
Current: 18.43
0.5
51.5

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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Traded in other countries:MELI.Argentina, MELI N.Mexico, MLB1.Germany,
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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