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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 : 6/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
NINE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
93% of the 1702 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 20.91 vs. NINE: No Debt )
NINE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: No Debt   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.71
NINE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
78% of the 1664 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. NINE: 0.71 )
NINE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 0.96
Current: 0.71

0.04
0.96
Interest Coverage No Debt
NINE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
75% of the 1085 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 434.43 vs. NINE: No Debt )
NINE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.98
M-Score: -2.72
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 : 4/10

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Operating margin (%) -36.49
NINE's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1673 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.43 vs. NINE: -36.49 )
NINE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -283.95   Max: 69.3
Current: -36.49

-283.95
69.3
Net-margin (%) -12.87
NINE's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1672 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. NINE: -12.87 )
NINE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -222.82   Max: 75.84
Current: -12.87

-222.82
75.84
ROE (%) -1.42
NINE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1630 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.75 vs. NINE: -1.42 )
NINE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -21.49   Max: 263.41
Current: -1.42

-21.49
263.41
ROA (%) -1.01
NINE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1690 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. NINE: -1.01 )
NINE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -19.68   Max: 48.81
Current: -1.01

-19.68
48.81
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -11.07
NINE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1673 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 30.08 vs. NINE: -11.07 )
NINE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -154.8   Max: 3073.03
Current: -11.07

-154.8
3073.03
Revenue Growth (%) 13.70
NINE's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1401 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. NINE: 13.70 )
NINE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -21.9   Max: 39
Current: 13.7

-21.9
39
EBITDA Growth (%) -13.50
NINE's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1136 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. NINE: -13.50 )
NINE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -51.7   Max: 116.6
Current: -13.5

-51.7
116.6
» NINE's 10-Y Financials

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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

NINE Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 618,000 sh (+0.29%)
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Q4 2013

NINE Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 618,300 sh (+0.05%)
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Q1 2014

NINE Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 620,300 sh (+0.32%)
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Q2 2014

NINE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons Sold Out
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Ratios

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P/B 0.41
NINE's P/B is ranked higher than
99% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. NINE: 0.41 )
NINE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 2.98
Current: 0.41

0.23
2.98
P/S 3.66
NINE's P/S is ranked lower than
51% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. NINE: 3.66 )
NINE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.91   Max: 13.26
Current: 3.66

1.91
13.26
EV-to-EBIT -0.39
NINE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
64% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 34.84 vs. NINE: -0.39 )
NINE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 25.4
Current: -0.39

1.3
25.4
Current Ratio 1.66
NINE's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
102% of the 1308 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. NINE: 1.66 )
NINE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.66   Max: 21.13
Current: 1.66

1.66
21.13
Quick Ratio 1.65
NINE's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
102% of the 1308 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. NINE: 1.65 )
NINE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.65   Max: 21.07
Current: 1.65

1.65
21.07

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 7.82
NINE's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
93% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NINE: 7.82 )
NINE' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 7.91
Current: 7.82

0.4
7.91
Price/Net Current Asset Value 6.61
NINE's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NINE: 6.61 )
NINE' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 6.69
Current: 6.61

0.38
6.69
Price/Tangible Book 0.42
NINE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
100% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.48 vs. NINE: 0.42 )
NINE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 3.46
Current: 0.42

0.25
3.46
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.84
NINE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 8.28 vs. NINE: 0.84 )
NINE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 1.33
Current: 0.84

0.31
1.33
Price/Median PS Value 0.78
NINE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. NINE: 0.78 )
NINE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 2.67
Current: 0.78

0.41
2.67
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 188.70
NINE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1445 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. NINE: 188.70 )
NINE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.9   Max: 74.8
Current: 188.7

3.9
74.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -16.39
NINE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1267 Companies
in the Global Software - Infrastructure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. NINE: -16.39 )
NINE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -16   Max: 58.4
Current: -16.39

-16
58.4

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Infrastructure
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Traded in other countries:NQU.Germany
Ninetowns Internet Technology Group Company Limited was incorporated in the Cayman Islands as a limited liability company on February 8, 2002 as Ninetowns Digital World Trade Technology Holdings Limited. It changed its name to Ninetowns Digital World Trade One Technology Holdings Limited on June 14, 2002 and then to Ninetowns Digital World Trade Holdings Limited on April 7, 2003. It is a software company that enables enterprises and trade-related PRC government agencies to streamline the import/export process in China. As of December 31, 2012, it operated in four business segments: enterprise software and related customer maintenance services, software development services, B2C e-commerce and real estate development. The Company's software enables: electronic application to the PRC Inspections Administration for an Origin Certificate; electronic application to the PRC Inspections Administration for goods inspection; electronic transfer of various import/export documents between the local inspection agency branch office where an international trade enterprise is located and the branch office at the discharging port or station through which the relevant goods are being imported into or exported from the PRC; and electronic transfer of documents from the PRC Inspections Administration to PRC Customs. Through its software development services, it assists in the development and maintenance of the software systems used to process electronic filings by the PRC Inspections Administration and; the data exchange platforms which serve as the interface between such systems and its enterprise software users. The Company provides software development services to PRC government agencies, their related entities and their third party service providers in order to enhance their electronic data exchange, processing and monitoring capabilities. Its software development services consist of the design, development and maintenance of, and enhancement to: the internal software systems used by PRC government agencies and their related entities to process electronic filings made with its enterprise software, and the data exchange platforms which serve as the interface between these systems and users of its enterprise software. The Company competes with several software developers in bidding for software development projects. As of December 31, 2012, the Company had 46 registered software copyrights and 22 registered trademarks in China and one registered trademark for its name 'Ninetowns' in the United States.

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