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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 2.75
SINA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
62% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 12.90 vs. SINA: 2.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SINA' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.08  Med: 6.08 Max: No Debt
Current: 2.75
Equity to Asset 0.59
SINA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
52% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. SINA: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SINA' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.75 Max: 0.95
Current: 0.59
0.4
0.95
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.81
WACC vs ROIC
8.27%
2.06%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 3.23
SINA's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.65 vs. SINA: 3.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SINA' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.97  Med: 6.89 Max: 23.9
Current: 3.23
-6.97
23.9
Net-margin (%) 5.73
SINA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. SINA: 5.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SINA' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -62.57  Med: 12.77 Max: 114.87
Current: 5.73
-62.57
114.87
ROE (%) 2.28
SINA's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 6.36 vs. SINA: 2.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SINA' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.33  Med: 7.24 Max: 44.72
Current: 2.28
-26.33
44.72
ROA (%) 1.29
SINA's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. SINA: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SINA' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.96  Med: 3.79 Max: 33.81
Current: 1.29
-19.96
33.81
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 53.39
SINA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 35.49 vs. SINA: 53.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SINA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -62.45  Med: 79.36 Max: 341.83
Current: 53.39
-62.45
341.83
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 22.40
SINA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. SINA: 22.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SINA' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.1  Med: 18.50 Max: 72.9
Current: 22.4
6.1
72.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 36.70
SINA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. SINA: 36.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SINA' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31  Med: 2.95 Max: 158.2
Current: 36.7
-31
158.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -3.80
SINA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. SINA: -3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SINA' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.1  Med: 1.10 Max: 160.9
Current: -3.8
-59.1
160.9
» SINA's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-18)


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

SINA Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 418,300 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Matthews China Fund 272,200 sh (-19.32%)
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Q2 2015

SINA Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 7,482 sh (New)
John Burbank 25,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 596,900 sh (+42.70%)
Matthews China Fund 272,200 sh (unchged)
John Burbank 25,000 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2015

SINA Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 279,025 sh (+3629.28%)
John Burbank Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Matthews China Fund Sold Out
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Q4 2015

SINA Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Online Media » Internet Content & Information
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Traded in other countries:YIN.Germany, SINAN.Mexico,
SINA Corp is an online media company and MVAS provider in the People's Republic of China and for the Chinese communities.

SINA Corp was founded in March 1999 through the merger of Beijing SINA Information Technology Co Ltd. and California-based SINANET.com. In April 2000, the Company completed the initial public offering. The Company is an online media company serving China and the Chinese communities. The Company's digital media network of SINA.com (portal), SINA mobile (mobile portal and mobile apps) and Weibo (social media) enables Internet users to access professional media and user generated content ("UGC") in multi-media formats from desktop personal computers and mobile devices and share their interests with friends and acquaintances. SINA.com offers distinct and targeted professional content on each of its region-specific websites and a full range of complementary offerings. Over the years, it has built a broad content network with thousands of professional media partners and accumulated a mainstream user base, including well-educated, white-collar professionals. The Company's mobile portal, SINA.cn, provides news information and entertainment content from SINA.com customized for mobile users in WAP (mobile browser) and mobile application format, such as SINA News, SINA Sports, SINA Finance, SINA Entertainment and SINA Blog. Weibo is a social media platform for people to create, distribute and discover Chinese-language content. The Company offers both brand advertising services in display ad formats on SINA portal and Weibo, as well as performance-based online marketing solutions on Weibo, such as promoted feeds. SINA.com offers a variety of free interest-based channels that provide region-focused format and content. The popular channels include: SINA Sports, SINA Auto, SINA Finance, SINA Entertainment, SINA News, SINA Technology, SINA Digital, SINA eLadies, SINA Luxury, SINA Collectibles and SINA Video.

Guru Investment Theses on SINA Corp

Matthews China Fund Comments on Sina - Jul 24, 2014

So far this year, our holdings in this area did not work well and the overall IT sector performance was dragged down especially by two small-cap companies—Sina Corp (SINA) and Digital China Holdings. Sina, one of China’s most popular web portals, came under selling pressure due to market concerns that its Twitter-like online communications services Weibo, may be losing its growth momentum to a main competitor. However, we continue to hold Sina as we believe the target market for its competitor is different from Weibo and we also believe Sina’s current valuation does not reflect its other attractive underlying assets.

From Matthews China Fund (Trades, Portfolio)’s Second Quarter 2014 Commentary.

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Top Ranked Articles about SINA Corp

Matthews China Fund Comments on Kingdee International Software Group and SINA Corp
Within information technology, our long-term approach of investing in smaller, quality companies has done well. Kingdee International Software Group (HKSE:00268), a firm focused on enterprise resource planning systems, and Sina (NASDAQ:SINA), a Chinese version of Twitter, are among two such companies that contributed most to Fund performance. Both companies belong to the small-capitalization category and fell under much selling pressure last year amid concerns that smaller companies would struggle under a slowing and uncertain business environment. However, the two companies were able to withstand the headwinds and eventually boost their underlying business. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 63.67
SINA's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
81% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 29.65 vs. SINA: 63.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SINA' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.8  Med: 35.91 Max: 3035.67
Current: 63.67
2.8
3035.67
Forward P/E 68.03
SINA's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
92% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 24.10 vs. SINA: 68.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 61.24
SINA's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
77% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 30.37 vs. SINA: 61.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SINA' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.8  Med: 35.97 Max: 1821.4
Current: 61.24
2.8
1821.4
P/B 1.36
SINA's P/B is ranked higher than
79% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. SINA: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SINA' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.95  Med: 3.50 Max: 7.02
Current: 1.36
0.95
7.02
P/S 3.44
SINA's P/S is ranked lower than
64% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. SINA: 3.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SINA' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.69  Med: 7.06 Max: 20.86
Current: 3.44
2.69
20.86
EV-to-EBIT 83.21
SINA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
92% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 18.71 vs. SINA: 83.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SINA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10605.2  Med: 32.90 Max: 7462.4
Current: 83.21
-10605.2
7462.4
EV-to-EBITDA 83.21
SINA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
91% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 15.54 vs. SINA: 83.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SINA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11993.5  Med: 26.70 Max: 7340.5
Current: 83.21
-11993.5
7340.5
Shiller P/E 30.84
SINA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
68% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 41.60 vs. SINA: 30.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SINA' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.36  Med: 34.94 Max: 79.37
Current: 30.84
19.36
79.37
Current Ratio 2.01
SINA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. SINA: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SINA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.97  Med: 5.36 Max: 16.77
Current: 2.01
1.97
16.77
Quick Ratio 2.01
SINA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. SINA: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SINA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.97  Med: 5.36 Max: 16.73
Current: 2.01
1.97
16.73
Days Sales Outstanding 71.92
SINA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
72% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 50.63 vs. SINA: 71.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SINA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 76.34  Med: 84.57 Max: 123.42
Current: 71.92
76.34
123.42
Days Payable 91.88
SINA's Days Payable is ranked higher than
70% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 57.15 vs. SINA: 91.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SINA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.39  Med: 6.13 Max: 15.01
Current: 91.88
3.39
15.01

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 8.20
SINA's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
58% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 9.67 vs. SINA: 8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
SINA' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 8.08 Max: 56.99
Current: 8.2
0.62
56.99
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.85
SINA's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
70% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.88 vs. SINA: 3.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
SINA' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 5.90 Max: 16.61
Current: 3.85
0.58
16.61
Price/Tangible Book 1.38
SINA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
87% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.35 vs. SINA: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SINA' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 3.80 Max: 13.77
Current: 1.38
0.43
13.77
Price/Projected FCF 1.69
SINA's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
51% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. SINA: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SINA' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.17  Med: 2.87 Max: 6.06
Current: 1.69
1.17
6.06
Price/Median PS Value 0.48
SINA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. SINA: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SINA' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.04 Max: 3.7
Current: 0.48
0.24
3.7
Price/Graham Number 1.94
SINA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
64% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. SINA: 1.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SINA' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 2.94 Max: 18.04
Current: 1.94
0.62
18.04
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.18
SINA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. SINA: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SINA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 2.40 Max: 10.1
Current: 1.18
0.4
10.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 8.44
SINA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 18.29 vs. SINA: 8.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SINA' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.1  Med: 1.50 Max: 15.9
Current: 8.44
-4.1
15.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $894.8
EPS (TTM) $ 0.78
Beta1.15
Short Percentage of Float2.85%
52-Week Range $32.61 - 58.35
Shares Outstanding (Mil)69.84

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 957 1,134 1,330
EPS ($) 0.67 1.32 1.56
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.67 1.32 1.56
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
39.30%
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
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Matthews China Fund Comments on Kingdee International Software Group and SINA Corp Jul 30 2015 
Matthews China Fund Q2 2015 Commentary Jul 30 2015 
Here's Why Sina Corporation Is A Sell Jun 12 2015 
The Amazing Long Sina and Short Weibo Arbitrage (Part 3) Jun 01 2015 
Is it Time to Bail on Sina Corporation? May 02 2015 
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Asset-Based Valuation vs. Income-Based Valuation Apr 08 2015 
Weekly 3-Year Low Highlights: PM, TSU, SINA, HMSY Mar 30 2015 
Long Sina and Short Weibo (part 2) Dec 24 2014 

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