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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 0.29
SORL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
64% of the 1255 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. SORL: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SORL' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 2.27 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.29
Equity to Asset 0.48
SORL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
51% of the 1245 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. SORL: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SORL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.7 Max: 0.86
Current: 0.48
0.36
0.86
Interest Coverage 19.01
SORL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
50% of the 1111 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 18.38 vs. SORL: 19.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SORL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.12  Med: 11.81 Max: 45.48
Current: 19.01
7.12
45.48
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.54
M-Score: -2.31
WACC vs ROIC
13.67%
10.38%
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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Operating margin (%) 7.57
SORL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1260 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.21 vs. SORL: 7.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SORL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.74  Med: 10.46 Max: 12.32
Current: 7.57
6.74
12.32
Net-margin (%) 6.85
SORL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1260 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. SORL: 6.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SORL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.49  Med: 8.38 Max: 10.22
Current: 6.85
4.49
10.22
ROE (%) 9.69
SORL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1239 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.53 vs. SORL: 9.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SORL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.35  Med: 12.35 Max: 20.99
Current: 9.69
5.35
20.99
ROA (%) 5.66
SORL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.85 vs. SORL: 5.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SORL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.77  Med: 9.14 Max: 13.97
Current: 5.66
3.77
13.97
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 13.56
SORL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1273 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 13.56 vs. SORL: 13.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SORL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.6  Med: 17.12 Max: 25.38
Current: 13.56
8.6
25.38
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.40
SORL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. SORL: 4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SORL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 4.4 Max: 35.2
Current: 4.4
0
35.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -1.00
SORL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 1023 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. SORL: -1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SORL' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.2 Max: 27.7
Current: -1
0
27.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 1.50
SORL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 907 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. SORL: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SORL' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -1.75 Max: 33.1
Current: 1.5
0
33.1
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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

SORL Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Mario Gabelli 95,000 sh (-5.09%)
Jim Simons 46,149 sh (-11.08%)
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Q1 2016

SORL Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 54,600 sh (+18.31%)
Mario Gabelli 95,000 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2016

SORL Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 65,300 sh (+19.60%)
Mario Gabelli 95,000 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2016

SORL Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Howard Marks 63,000 sh (unchged)
Howard Marks 3,000,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 95,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 46,700 sh (-28.48%)
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Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto Manufacturers
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SORL Auto Parts Inc develops, manufactures and distributes automotive air brake systems, air controlling systems and other related components to automotive original equipment manufacturers, and related aftermarket.

SORL Auto Parts Inc was incorporated in Delaware in March 24, 1982. Through its joint venture, Ruili Group Ruian Auto Parts Co., Ltd., a Sino-Foreign joint venture, the Company develops, manufactures and distributes automotive brake systems and other key safety related auto parts to automotive original equipment manufacturers, or OEMs, and the related aftermarket both in China and aboard. The Company's products are used in different types of commercial vehicles, such as trucks and buses. Its three market segments are: domestic OEM, domestic aftermarket and the international market. In OEM segment, the Company sells its products to approximately 70 vehicle manufacturers, including all of the key truck manufacturers in China. In addition to heavy-duty trucks, its products are also widely used in brake systems for buses. In domestic aftermarket segment, The Company's Chinese sales network consists of 26 authorized distributors covering the following seven regions throughout China: Northeast Region, North Region, Northwest Region, Southwest Region, Central Region, East Region and South Region. In international markets, the Company is selling its products into more than 104 countries and regions. Its main products include spring brake chambers, clutch servos, air dryers, and main valves and manual valves, which are widely used in the brake systems for various types of commercial vehicles, mostly vehicles such as trucks and buses weighing over three tons. The raw materials used by the Company in the manufacture of its products include steel, aluminum, other metals, rubber and various manufactured components. Its competitors include: Dongfeng Motors Group, Beiqi Foton Motor Co., Ltd., Baotou North-Benz Heavy Duty Truck Co., Ltd., among others. The Company is subject to the requirements of U.S. federal, state, local and non-U.S., including China's, environmental and occupational safety and health laws and regulations.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 4.40
SORL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1007 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 16.51 vs. SORL: 4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SORL' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.05  Med: 6.15 Max: 23.72
Current: 4.4
2.05
23.72
Forward P/E 5.10
SORL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
95% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.78 vs. SORL: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 4.40
SORL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1011 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 16.52 vs. SORL: 4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SORL' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.05  Med: 6.15 Max: 23.72
Current: 4.4
2.05
23.72
P/B 0.54
SORL's P/B is ranked higher than
89% of the 1221 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. SORL: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SORL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.5 Max: 6.71
Current: 0.54
0.14
6.71
P/S 0.29
SORL's P/S is ranked higher than
80% of the 1231 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. SORL: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SORL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.38 Max: 1.88
Current: 0.29
0.13
1.88
POCF 20.38
SORL's POCF is ranked lower than
88% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.99 vs. SORL: 20.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SORL' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 5.95 Max: 434.8
Current: 20.38
0.68
434.8
EV-to-EBIT 5.50
SORL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
90% of the 1042 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 13.13 vs. SORL: 5.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SORL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.8  Med: 5.1 Max: 19.9
Current: 5.5
-0.8
19.9
EV-to-EBITDA 4.12
SORL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
90% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 9.44 vs. SORL: 4.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SORL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.6  Med: 3.7 Max: 17.5
Current: 4.12
-0.6
17.5
Shiller P/E 4.97
SORL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
96% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 28.51 vs. SORL: 4.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SORL' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 3.18 Max: 6.93
Current: 4.97
0.17
6.93
Current Ratio 1.80
SORL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 1244 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. SORL: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SORL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 3.78 Max: 8.48
Current: 1.8
0.25
8.48
Quick Ratio 1.28
SORL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 1244 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. SORL: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SORL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 2.4 Max: 7.73
Current: 1.28
0.25
7.73
Days Inventory 136.00
SORL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
88% of the 1221 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 56.27 vs. SORL: 136.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SORL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.58  Med: 91.52 Max: 180.9
Current: 136
19.58
180.9
Days Sales Outstanding 125.31
SORL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
90% of the 1001 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 61.41 vs. SORL: 125.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SORL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 96.44  Med: 107.36 Max: 125.31
Current: 125.31
96.44
125.31
Days Payable 95.77
SORL's Days Payable is ranked higher than
79% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 51.78 vs. SORL: 95.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SORL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.36  Med: 29.63 Max: 95.77
Current: 95.77
17.36
95.77

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Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 0.99
SORL's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.86 vs. SORL: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
SORL' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.15 Max: 30.95
Current: 0.99
0.23
30.95
Price/Tangible Book 0.58
SORL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
88% of the 1176 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. SORL: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SORL' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.77 Max: 12.92
Current: 0.58
0.18
12.92
Price/Projected FCF 0.34
SORL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
96% of the 628 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. SORL: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SORL' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.76 Max: 31.16
Current: 0.34
0.12
31.16
Price/Median PS Value 0.79
SORL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 1072 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. SORL: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SORL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.14 Max: 5.12
Current: 0.79
0.4
5.12
Price/Graham Number 0.34
SORL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
98% of the 895 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. SORL: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SORL' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.41 Max: 2.13
Current: 0.34
0.16
2.13
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 18.15
SORL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1250 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. SORL: 18.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SORL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5  Med: 18.7 Max: 23763.6
Current: 18.15
5
23763.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 13.07
SORL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Auto Manufacturers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.99 vs. SORL: 13.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SORL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.4  Med: 9 Max: 45.2
Current: 13.07
-31.4
45.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $246.1
EPS (TTM) $ 0.87
Beta1.85
Short Percentage of Float2.08%
52-Week Range $1.39 - 5.05
Shares Outstanding (Mil)19.30

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 254 260
EPS ($) 0.75 0.77
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.75 0.77
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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