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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
WMAR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 939 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 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: 0.13 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.70
WMAR's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
81% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. WMAR: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
WMAR' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.59 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.7
0.45
0.79
Interest Coverage 23.77
WMAR's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
54% of the 805 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 18.73 vs. WMAR: 23.77 )
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: 23.77
10.36
36.27
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.73
M-Score: -2.92
WACC vs ROIC
11.55%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 1.50
WMAR's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. WMAR: 1.50 )
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: 3.73
Current: 1.5
-7.52
3.73
Net-margin (%) 0.80
WMAR's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 936 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. WMAR: 0.80 )
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: 4.61
Current: 0.8
-7.35
4.61
ROE (%) 1.91
WMAR's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.32 vs. WMAR: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WMAR' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.27  Med: 2.16 Max: 12.43
Current: 1.91
-20.27
12.43
ROA (%) 1.38
WMAR's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. WMAR: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WMAR' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.52  Med: 1.68 Max: 9.2
Current: 1.38
-12.52
9.2
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.89
WMAR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 938 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 12.53 vs. WMAR: 3.89 )
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: 11.56
Current: 3.89
-18.68
11.56
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.10
WMAR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 796 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: 0.10 Max: 13.3
Current: 0.1
-7.8
13.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -12.30
WMAR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 672 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. WMAR: -12.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WMAR' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.6  Med: 7.40 Max: 29.8
Current: -12.3
-35.6
29.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -34.80
WMAR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. WMAR: -34.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WMAR' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.2  Med: 5.70 Max: 160.1
Current: -34.8
-60.2
160.1
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Q2 2015

WMAR Guru Trades in Q2 2015

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WMAR Guru Trades in Q1 2016

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Jim Simons 132,526 sh (+36.62%)
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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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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 38.88
WMAR's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
79% of the 843 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 19.38 vs. WMAR: 38.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
WMAR' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.09  Med: 27.37 Max: 546.5
Current: 38.88
6.09
546.5
PE(NRI) 38.88
WMAR's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
78% of the 735 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 19.64 vs. WMAR: 38.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
WMAR' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.09  Med: 27.37 Max: 546.5
Current: 38.88
6.09
546.5
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 23.13
WMAR's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
53% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 21.69 vs. WMAR: 23.13 )
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: 22.23 Max: 404.81
Current: 23.13
3.96
404.81
P/B 0.77
WMAR's P/B is ranked higher than
79% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. WMAR: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WMAR' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.91 Max: 1.5
Current: 0.77
0.36
1.5
P/S 0.32
WMAR's P/S is ranked higher than
74% of the 1035 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. WMAR: 0.32 )
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: 0.32
0.12
0.55
PFCF 14.44
WMAR's PFCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 18.94 vs. WMAR: 14.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
WMAR' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.19  Med: 15.49 Max: 621.33
Current: 14.44
3.19
621.33
POCF 6.00
WMAR's POCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 588 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.88 vs. WMAR: 6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WMAR' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.46  Med: 8.03 Max: 27.89
Current: 6
2.46
27.89
EV-to-EBIT 18.84
WMAR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
63% of the 881 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.95 vs. WMAR: 18.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WMAR' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -667.5  Med: 12.90 Max: 273.9
Current: 18.84
-667.5
273.9
EV-to-EBITDA 6.29
WMAR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
77% of the 929 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.86 vs. WMAR: 6.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WMAR' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.7  Med: 7.50 Max: 60.7
Current: 6.29
-39.7
60.7
Current Ratio 3.00
WMAR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. WMAR: 3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WMAR' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.07  Med: 3.26 Max: 5.31
Current: 3
2.07
5.31
Quick Ratio 0.54
WMAR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. WMAR: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WMAR' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.44 Max: 1.46
Current: 0.54
0.24
1.46
Days Inventory 181.44
WMAR's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
82% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 89.69 vs. WMAR: 181.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WMAR' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 146.38  Med: 160.61 Max: 189.9
Current: 181.44
146.38
189.9
Days Sales Outstanding 4.68
WMAR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
72% of the 740 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 12.19 vs. WMAR: 4.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WMAR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.91  Med: 3.50 Max: 3.7
Current: 4.68
2.91
3.7
Days Payable 48.82
WMAR's Days Payable is ranked higher than
51% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 48.11 vs. WMAR: 48.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
WMAR' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.12  Med: 22.54 Max: 27.83
Current: 48.82
16.12
27.83

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.11
WMAR's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. WMAR: 1.11 )
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: 1.93 Max: 11.5
Current: 1.11
0.62
11.5
Price/Tangible Book 0.76
WMAR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
81% of the 968 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. WMAR: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
WMAR' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.15 Max: 7.69
Current: 0.76
0.42
7.69
Price/Projected FCF 0.75
WMAR's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. WMAR: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
WMAR' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.87 Max: 13.31
Current: 0.75
0.35
13.31
Price/Median PS Value 0.84
WMAR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 956 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. WMAR: 0.84 )
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: 1.10 Max: 5.76
Current: 0.84
0.38
5.76
Price/Graham Number 1.15
WMAR's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
61% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. WMAR: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
WMAR' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.22 Max: 4.13
Current: 1.15
0.48
4.13
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.30
WMAR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1088 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. WMAR: 5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WMAR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 5.70 Max: 16.8
Current: 5.3
0.4
16.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -8.54
WMAR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. WMAR: -8.54 )
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: 6.10 Max: 28.5
Current: -8.54
-28.9
28.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $708.2
EPS (TTM) $ 0.23
Beta1.33
Short Percentage of Float3.27%
52-Week Range $7.65 - 10.39
Shares Outstanding (Mil)24.83
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