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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
NPD's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
94% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. NPD: No Debt )
NPD' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 27.67   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.55
NPD's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
84% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. NPD: 0.55 )
NPD' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.87
Current: 0.55

0
0.87
Interest Coverage No Debt
NPD's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
97% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 13.31 vs. NPD: No Debt )
NPD' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 17.73   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

17.73
9999.99
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 3.44
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 0.85
NPD's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. NPD: 0.85 )
NPD' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2.92   Max: 9.25
Current: 0.85

-2.92
9.25
Net-margin (%) 0.44
NPD's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. NPD: 0.44 )
NPD' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.75   Max: 8.04
Current: 0.44

-2.75
8.04
ROE (%) 1.40
NPD's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.64 vs. NPD: 1.40 )
NPD' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -2587.18   Max: 8.78
Current: 1.4

-2587.18
8.78
ROA (%) 0.68
NPD's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.41 vs. NPD: 0.68 )
NPD' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5.86   Max: 5.51
Current: 0.68

-5.86
5.51
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.65
NPD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 20.04 vs. NPD: 10.65 )
NPD' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -28.68   Max: 105.02
Current: 10.65

-28.68
105.02
Revenue Growth (%) 10.00
NPD's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 435 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. NPD: 10.00 )
NPD' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -11.5   Max: 58.9
Current: 10

-11.5
58.9
EBITDA Growth (%) -16.20
NPD's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. NPD: -16.20 )
NPD' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 122.4
Current: -16.2

0
122.4
EPS Growth (%) -6.50
NPD's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. NPD: -6.50 )
NPD' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -52.1   Max: -6.5
Current: -6.5

-52.1
-6.5
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 1.70
NPD's P/B is ranked higher than
72% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. NPD: 1.70 )
NPD' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.69   Max: 4.77
Current: 1.7

0.69
4.77
P/S 0.50
NPD's P/S is ranked higher than
62% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. NPD: 0.50 )
NPD' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 6.68
Current: 0.5

0.37
6.68
EV-to-EBIT -71.97
NPD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
54% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 15.38 vs. NPD: -71.97 )
NPD' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 142.3
Current: -71.97

0.7
142.3
Shiller P/E 23.90
NPD's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 56.23 vs. NPD: 23.90 )
NPD' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.07   Max: 43.5
Current: 23.9

10.07
43.5
Current Ratio 2.02
NPD's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 499 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. NPD: 2.02 )
NPD' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.17   Max: 6.94
Current: 2.02

1.17
6.94
Quick Ratio 1.11
NPD's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 499 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. NPD: 1.11 )
NPD' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 6.33
Current: 1.11

0.49
6.33

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 13.00
NPD's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
99% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. NPD: 13.00 )
NPD' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 16.15
Current: 13

0.86
16.15
Dividend growth (3y) 3.70
NPD's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
78% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. NPD: 3.70 )
NPD' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 3.7
Current: 3.7

0
3.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 13.00
NPD's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
98% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. NPD: 13.00 )
NPD' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 16.15
Current: 13

0.86
16.15
Share Buyback Rate 2.10
NPD's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
90% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. NPD: 2.10 )
NPD' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.6   Max: -27.1
Current: 2.1

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 117.00
NPD's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. NPD: 117.00 )
NPD' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.94   Max: 119.55
Current: 117

1.94
119.55
Price/Tangible Book 1.90
NPD's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
77% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.45 vs. NPD: 1.90 )
NPD' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 4.59
Current: 1.9

0.96
4.59
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.80
NPD's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
85% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.25 vs. NPD: 1.80 )
NPD' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 31.92
Current: 1.8

0.79
31.92
Price/Median PS Value 0.50
NPD's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. NPD: 0.50 )
NPD' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 5.2
Current: 0.5

0.3
5.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.50
NPD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
54% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. NPD: 3.50 )
NPD' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 153.3
Current: 3.5

0.7
153.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -27.37
NPD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
54% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Pharmaceutical Retailers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.71 vs. NPD: -27.37 )
NPD' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -26.7   Max: -0.5
Current: -27.37

-26.7
-0.5

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Defensive » Pharmaceutical Retailers
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Traded in other countries:4CSA.Germany
China Nepstar Chain Drugstore Ltd. is incorporated in the Cayman Islands on August 20, 2004. Since its inception, the Company has conducted its operations in China mainly through Nepstar Pharmaceutical, which became a wholly foreign-owned enterprise in China in August 2004 as the result of its restructuring in 2004. The Company and its subsidiaries are mainly engaged in the business of operating retail drugstores in the People's Republic of China (PRC). It provides its customers with quality, professional and convenient pharmacy services and a variety of other merchandise, including OTC drugs, nutritional supplements, herbal products, personal care products, family care products, as well as convenience products including consumable, seasonal and promotional items. It offers various types of drinkable herbal remedies and packages of assorted herbs for making soup, which are used by consumers as health supplements. its other products include personal care products such as skin care, hair care and beauty products, family care products such as portable medical devices for family use, birth control and early pregnancy test products and convenience products, including soft drinks, packaged snacks, and other consumables, cleaning agents and stationery. Its merchandise could be classified into the following categories: Prescription Drugs, OTC Drugs, Nutritional Supplements, Herbal Products and Other Products. The Company currently sources its merchandise from regional manufacturers and wholesalers. Its typical customers are urban residents in major Chinese cities. Its sales to retail customers are paid by cash or debit or credit cards, or by medical insurance cards under the national medical insurance program. The drugstore industry in China is intensely competitive, rapidly evolving and fragmented. The Company mainly competes with other retail drugstore chains or independent drugstores. As a distributor and retailer of pharmaceutical products, the Company is subject to regulation and oversight by different levels of the food and drug administration in China, in particular, the SFDA.
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