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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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.55
QTWW's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
69% of the 1351 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. QTWW: 0.55 )
QTWW' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.55

Equity to Asset 0.41
QTWW's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
59% of the 1356 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. QTWW: 0.41 )
QTWW' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.41   Max: 0.95
Current: 0.41

-0.41
0.95
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -8.81
M-Score: -1.61
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 : 2/10

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Operating margin (%) -25.47
QTWW's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 5.76 vs. QTWW: -25.47 )
QTWW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -213.48   Max: -14.28
Current: -25.47

-213.48
-14.28
Net-margin (%) -49.32
QTWW's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 4.37 vs. QTWW: -49.32 )
QTWW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -481.98   Max: -14.28
Current: -49.32

-481.98
-14.28
ROE (%) -67.78
QTWW's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1352 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 10.14 vs. QTWW: -67.78 )
QTWW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -327.87   Max: -8.27
Current: -67.78

-327.87
-8.27
ROA (%) -24.32
QTWW's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1371 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 4.55 vs. QTWW: -24.32 )
QTWW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -142.28   Max: -6.87
Current: -24.32

-142.28
-6.87
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -86.45
QTWW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 14.85 vs. QTWW: -86.45 )
QTWW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -359.77   Max: -53.82
Current: -86.45

-359.77
-53.82
Revenue Growth (%) -28.40
QTWW's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1188 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. QTWW: -28.40 )
QTWW' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 40.6
Current: -28.4

0
40.6
EBITDA Growth (%) -67.50
QTWW's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1076 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. QTWW: -67.50 )
QTWW' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 138
Current: -67.5

0
138
EPS Growth (%) -63.70
QTWW's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. QTWW: -63.70 )
QTWW' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 4.1
Current: -63.7

0
4.1
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Q4 2013

QTWW Guru Trades in Q4 2013

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QTWW Guru Trades in Q1 2014

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QTWW Guru Trades in Q2 2014

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QTWW Guru Trades in Q3 2014

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Ronald Muhlenkamp 2014-06-30 Add 1756.46%0.22%$3.04 - $9.97 $ 3.39-40%230015
Ronald Muhlenkamp 2013-12-31 Reduce -35.49%0.01%$3.86 - $8.34 $ 3.39-43%14990
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Ratios

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P/B 2.80
QTWW's P/B is ranked higher than
53% of the 1420 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. QTWW: 2.80 )
QTWW' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 43.14
Current: 2.8

0.31
43.14
P/S 2.00
QTWW's P/S is ranked higher than
51% of the 1420 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. QTWW: 2.00 )
QTWW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 9.88
Current: 2

0.18
9.88
EV-to-EBIT -9.67
QTWW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
62% of the 1420 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 14.22 vs. QTWW: -9.67 )
QTWW' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -44   Max: -0.4
Current: -9.67

-44
-0.4
Current Ratio 2.01
QTWW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. QTWW: 2.01 )
QTWW' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 15.8
Current: 2.01

0.21
15.8
Quick Ratio 1.33
QTWW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. QTWW: 1.33 )
QTWW' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 14.65
Current: 1.33

0.18
14.65

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 5.10
QTWW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
51% of the 1420 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. QTWW: 5.10 )
QTWW' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.42   Max: 76.92
Current: 5.1

1.42
76.92
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
QTWW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 1420 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. QTWW: 0.90 )
QTWW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 4.36
Current: 0.9

0.14
4.36
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -10.30
QTWW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1348 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. QTWW: -10.30 )
QTWW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -10.3   Max: 0
Current: -10.3

-10.3
0
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -157.88
QTWW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1056 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 6.27 vs. QTWW: -157.88 )
QTWW' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -1461.3   Max: 49.4
Current: -157.88

-1461.3
49.4

Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto Parts
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