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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 : 9/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
TAOM's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 959 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. TAOM: No Debt )
TAOM' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: No Debt   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.80
TAOM's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
91% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. TAOM: 0.80 )
TAOM' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 0.82
Current: 0.8

0.43
0.82
Interest Coverage No Debt
TAOM's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
98% of the 675 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.89 vs. TAOM: No Debt )
TAOM' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 5.80
M-Score: -1.98
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 : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) 8.36
TAOM's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 950 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.12 vs. TAOM: 8.36 )
TAOM' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -710.74   Max: 51.29
Current: 8.36

-710.74
51.29
Net-margin (%) 22.04
TAOM's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 950 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.59 vs. TAOM: 22.04 )
TAOM' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -706.04   Max: 59.97
Current: 22.04

-706.04
59.97
ROE (%) 7.80
TAOM's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.28 vs. TAOM: 7.80 )
TAOM' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -649.38   Max: 138.2
Current: 7.8

-649.38
138.2
ROA (%) 6.34
TAOM's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.48 vs. TAOM: 6.34 )
TAOM' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -98.59   Max: 34.16
Current: 6.34

-98.59
34.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 257.27
TAOM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 960 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 33.29 vs. TAOM: 257.27 )
TAOM' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -347.21   Max: 620.07
Current: 257.27

-347.21
620.07
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Guru Trades

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TAOM Guru Trades in Q1 2013

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TAOM Guru Trades in Q4 2013

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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with TAOM

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Julian Robertson 2011-09-30 Sold Out 1.3721%$5.87 - $16.4 $ 5.85-44%0
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 59.10
TAOM's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
67% of the 766 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.70 vs. TAOM: 59.10 )
TAOM' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.11   Max: 74.75
Current: 59.1

6.11
74.75
P/B 1.70
TAOM's P/B is ranked higher than
71% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. TAOM: 1.70 )
TAOM' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 5.84
Current: 1.7

1.1
5.84
P/S 4.50
TAOM's P/S is ranked lower than
79% of the 948 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. TAOM: 4.50 )
TAOM' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 3.13   Max: 10.59
Current: 4.5

3.13
10.59
EV-to-EBIT 71.40
TAOM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
79% of the 843 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.40 vs. TAOM: 71.40 )
TAOM' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.3   Max: 548.3
Current: 71.4

2.3
548.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 2.50
TAOM's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
92% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.30 vs. TAOM: 2.50 )
TAOM' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 4.61
Current: 2.5

1.4
4.61
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.40
TAOM's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. TAOM: 2.40 )
TAOM' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.36   Max: 4.61
Current: 2.4

1.36
4.61
Price/Tangible Book 1.80
TAOM's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
72% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. TAOM: 1.80 )
TAOM' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 4.08
Current: 1.8

1.12
4.08
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
TAOM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 897 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. TAOM: 1.20 )
TAOM' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 1.46
Current: 1.2

0.76
1.46
Price/Graham Number 2.20
TAOM's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
51% of the 567 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. TAOM: 2.20 )
TAOM' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 2.21
Current: 2.2

0.96
2.21
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.40
TAOM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
70% of the 848 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. TAOM: 1.40 )
TAOM' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 44.1
Current: 1.4

0.2
44.1

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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Traded in other countries:TA5A.Germany
Taomee Holdings Limited, was incorporated under the laws of the Cayman Islands in September 2008. The company provides a diverse portfolio of services and products through two business segments: online business and offline business. The online business includes developing and operating online virtual worlds and providing other online products and services. Its offline business focuses on merchandise licensing, publishing, and the development of media and entertainment products, such as animated television series, films and live performance. The company's mission is to create exceptional entertainment experiences for children that are fun, safe and trusted by parents. It attribute its position to content development capabilities that leverage innovative culture, experience in the children's entertainment market in China, and knowledge of virtual worlds to create enduring and iconic characters, images and story lines that attract a loyal following among children of the targeted age groups. The company offers a wide range of children's books and magazines, based on franchises developed either by staff writers or by partnering with authors and publishers. Two books based on franchises were among the top five selling children's books sold in 2010 according to a ranking compiled by Beijing OpenBook, an independent information services provider for the publishing industry in China. The children's entertainment and media market consists of print, television, film, online entertainment and other media formats specifically targeting children. These market sectors of children's entertainment and media have achieved significant growth over the past decade in China. The company is intend to pursue the following strategies: Extending Position in Children's Online Entertainment in China: It plans to further capitalize on existing portfolio of virtual worlds and franchises, with frequent updates to characters, story lines and virtual items, to retain existing users and attract new users, enhance user experience, and optimize ARPU by virtual world; Strengthening Content Development Capabilities: The company plans to enhance production and creative capability across online and offline media formats, by adding more writers, animation and graphic artists, and other creative personnel, and by improving content development process; Enhancing Brand and Diversifying Franchises Portfolio Across Multiple Media Formats: In order to further strengthen its brand and generate multiple streams of revenues, it plans to further leverage to diversify its franchises across multiple media formats. Specifically, it plans to increase exposure through further licensing, co-development, or investment in, traditional media such as books, television and film. The company generates its revenues from online business primarily through two revenue streams— Time-based model—Users pay RMB10 ($1.5) for a 30-day subscription per virtual world to access premium features in ea

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