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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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
WMAR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. WMAR: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
WMAR' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.14 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.72
WMAR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
84% of the 935 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. WMAR: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
WMAR' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.6 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.72
0.45
0.79
Interest Coverage 19.68
WMAR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
54% of the 779 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 26.18 vs. WMAR: 19.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WMAR' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.36  Med: 23.37 Max: 36.27
Current: 19.68
10.36
36.27
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.86
M-Score: -2.97
WACC vs ROIC
14.07%
2.27%
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 1.23
WMAR's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 948 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. WMAR: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
WMAR' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.52  Med: 1.43 Max: 3.75
Current: 1.23
-7.52
3.75
Net-margin (%) 0.75
WMAR's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. WMAR: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
WMAR' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.35  Med: 0.91 Max: 5.09
Current: 0.75
-7.35
5.09
ROE (%) 1.72
WMAR's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.95 vs. WMAR: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WMAR' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.27  Med: 2.16 Max: 13.72
Current: 1.72
-20.27
13.72
ROA (%) 1.24
WMAR's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 955 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. WMAR: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WMAR' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.52  Med: 1.68 Max: 10.16
Current: 1.24
-12.52
10.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.41
WMAR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 12.26 vs. WMAR: 3.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
WMAR' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.68  Med: 3.85 Max: 11.62
Current: 3.41
-18.68
11.62
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.10
WMAR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 793 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. WMAR: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WMAR' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.8  Med: 0.1 Max: 14
Current: 0.1
-7.8
14
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -12.40
WMAR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 665 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. WMAR: -12.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WMAR' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.2  Med: 4.8 Max: 31.8
Current: -12.4
-36.2
31.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -33.80
WMAR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. WMAR: -33.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WMAR' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -61.6  Med: 4.1 Max: 134.1
Current: -33.8
-61.6
134.1
» WMAR's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

WMAR Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Chuck Royce 2,024,503 sh (+3.08%)
Jim Simons 97,000 sh (+1.36%)
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Q1 2016

WMAR Guru Trades in Q1 2016

John Rogers 230,231 sh (New)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 28,494 sh (New)
Jim Simons 132,526 sh (+36.62%)
Chuck Royce 1,937,423 sh (-4.30%)
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Q2 2016

WMAR Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 51,757 sh (+81.64%)
John Rogers 309,631 sh (+34.49%)
Chuck Royce 1,774,676 sh (-8.40%)
Jim Simons 118,600 sh (-10.51%)
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Q3 2016

WMAR Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 80,781 sh (+56.08%)
John Rogers 389,064 sh (+25.65%)
Jim Simons 114,800 sh (-3.20%)
Chuck Royce 1,568,784 sh (-11.60%)
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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West Marine Inc is a specialty retailer. It offers a selection of core boating and water recreation products, primarily serving the needs of boat owners and professionals who provide services to them.

West Marine Inc was incorporated in Delaware in September 1993 as the holding company for West Marine Products, Inc. The Company is a specialty retailer. It offers a selection of core boating and water recreation products, serving the needs of boat owners and professionals who provide services to them. The Company's merchandise mix include Core boating products and Merchandise expansion products. Core boating products are comprised of maintenance, electronics, sailboat hardware, anchors/docking/moorings, engine systems, safety, electrical, plumbing, boats/outboards, ventilation, deck hardware/fasteners, navigation, trailering, seating/boat covers and barbecues/appliances. Core boating products are comprised of maintenance, electronics, sailboat hardware, anchors/docking/moorings, engine systems, safety, electrical, plumbing, boats/outboards, ventilation, deck hardware/fasteners, navigation, trailering, seating/boat covers and barbecues/appliances. The Company operates two full-service, multi-channel distribution centers. The Company's stores compete with other specialty boating supply stores, and a variety of local and regional specialty stores, sporting goods stores and mass merchants. It owns the trademarks and service marks West Marine and Port Supply, among others. The Company is subject to a wide variety of laws and regulations in the United States and the other countries and jurisdictions in which it operates.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 48.11
WMAR's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
84% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.30 vs. WMAR: 48.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
WMAR' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.09  Med: 28.31 Max: 546.5
Current: 48.11
6.09
546.5
PE(NRI) 48.11
WMAR's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
85% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.36 vs. WMAR: 48.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
WMAR' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.09  Med: 28.31 Max: 546.5
Current: 48.11
6.09
546.5
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 8.31
WMAR's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
82% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 19.74 vs. WMAR: 8.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
WMAR' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.96  Med: 17.43 Max: 404.81
Current: 8.31
3.96
404.81
P/B 0.72
WMAR's P/B is ranked higher than
79% of the 915 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. WMAR: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WMAR' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.9 Max: 1.5
Current: 0.72
0.36
1.5
P/S 0.30
WMAR's P/S is ranked higher than
71% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. WMAR: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WMAR' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.37 Max: 0.55
Current: 0.3
0.12
0.55
PFCF 7.03
WMAR's PFCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 392 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 16.34 vs. WMAR: 7.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
WMAR' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.19  Med: 14.56 Max: 621.33
Current: 7.03
3.19
621.33
POCF 4.19
WMAR's POCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. WMAR: 4.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WMAR' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.46  Med: 7.91 Max: 27.89
Current: 4.19
2.46
27.89
EV-to-EBIT 15.52
WMAR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
57% of the 729 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 14.74 vs. WMAR: 15.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WMAR' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -667.5  Med: 12.75 Max: 273.9
Current: 15.52
-667.5
273.9
EV-to-EBITDA 4.42
WMAR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
89% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.35 vs. WMAR: 4.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WMAR' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.7  Med: 7.3 Max: 60.7
Current: 4.42
-39.7
60.7
Current Ratio 3.37
WMAR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 933 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. WMAR: 3.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WMAR' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.07  Med: 3.27 Max: 5.31
Current: 3.37
2.07
5.31
Quick Ratio 1.15
WMAR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 933 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. WMAR: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WMAR' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.46 Max: 1.46
Current: 1.15
0.24
1.46
Days Inventory 177.73
WMAR's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
82% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 89.52 vs. WMAR: 177.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WMAR' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 149.33  Med: 161.4 Max: 190.22
Current: 177.73
149.33
190.22
Days Sales Outstanding 4.60
WMAR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
73% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 12.85 vs. WMAR: 4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WMAR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.91  Med: 3.5 Max: 4.6
Current: 4.6
2.91
4.6
Days Payable 40.50
WMAR's Days Payable is ranked lower than
64% of the 653 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 52.13 vs. WMAR: 40.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
WMAR' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.45  Med: 22.54 Max: 40.5
Current: 40.5
16.45
40.5

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.30
WMAR's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 499 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. WMAR: -1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WMAR' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.1  Med: -1.9 Max: -1
Current: -1.3
-5.1
-1

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.01
WMAR's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.33 vs. WMAR: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
WMAR' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.77 Max: 10.91
Current: 1.01
0.62
10.91
Price/Tangible Book 0.73
WMAR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
81% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. WMAR: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
WMAR' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.12 Max: 6.46
Current: 0.73
0.42
6.46
Price/Projected FCF 0.72
WMAR's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. WMAR: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
WMAR' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.82 Max: 13.31
Current: 0.72
0.35
13.31
Price/Median PS Value 0.89
WMAR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. WMAR: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WMAR' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.09 Max: 4.34
Current: 0.89
0.38
4.34
Price/Graham Number 1.26
WMAR's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
56% of the 566 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. WMAR: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
WMAR' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.21 Max: 4.13
Current: 1.26
0.48
4.13
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.40
WMAR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 932 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. WMAR: 6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WMAR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 5.9 Max: 16.8
Current: 6.4
0.4
16.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -2.43
WMAR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.22 vs. WMAR: -2.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
WMAR' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.9  Med: 6.05 Max: 28.5
Current: -2.43
-28.9
28.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $704.1
EPS (TTM) $ 0.19
Beta1.56
Short Percentage of Float1.92%
52-Week Range $7.70 - 10.14
Shares Outstanding (Mil)24.95
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