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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
NAS:WMAR's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. NAS:WMAR: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NAS: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
NAS:WMAR's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
84% of the 777 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. NAS:WMAR: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NAS: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
NAS:WMAR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
55% of the 819 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 25.29 vs. NAS:WMAR: 19.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS: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
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 3.92
Beneish M-Score: -2.97
WACC vs ROIC
14.38%
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 % 1.23
NAS:WMAR's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
66% of the 789 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. NAS:WMAR: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NAS: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
NAS:WMAR's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
62% of the 788 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. NAS:WMAR: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NAS: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
NAS:WMAR's ROE % is ranked lower than
65% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. NAS:WMAR: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NAS: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
NAS:WMAR's ROA % is ranked lower than
60% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. NAS:WMAR: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NAS: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
NAS:WMAR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
69% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.32 vs. NAS:WMAR: 3.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NAS: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
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 0.10
NAS:WMAR's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
57% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. NAS:WMAR: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NAS:WMAR' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.8  Med: 0.1 Max: 14
Current: 0.1
-7.8
14
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -12.40
NAS:WMAR's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
78% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. NAS:WMAR: -12.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NAS:WMAR' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.2  Med: 4.8 Max: 31.8
Current: -12.4
-36.2
31.8
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -33.80
NAS:WMAR's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
90% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. NAS:WMAR: -33.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NAS:WMAR' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -61.6  Med: 4.1 Max: 134.1
Current: -33.8
-61.6
134.1
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Guru Trades

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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Q4 2016

WMAR Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 289,301 sh (+152.00%)
John Rogers 552,196 sh (+41.93%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 111,498 sh (+38.03%)
Chuck Royce 1,306,947 sh (-16.69%)
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail    NAICS: 441222    SIC: 5088
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Traded in other countries:WEW.Germany,
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
vs
history
PE Ratio 49.37
WMAR's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 580 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.47 vs. WMAR: 49.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
WMAR' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.09  Med: 29.98 Max: 546.5
Current: 49.37
6.09
546.5
PE Ratio without NRI 49.37
WMAR's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
86% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.25 vs. WMAR: 49.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
WMAR' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.09  Med: 29.98 Max: 546.5
Current: 49.37
6.09
546.5
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 8.53
WMAR's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
81% of the 407 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.50 vs. WMAR: 8.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
WMAR' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.96  Med: 16.48 Max: 404.81
Current: 8.53
3.96
404.81
PB Ratio 0.74
WMAR's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. WMAR: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
WMAR' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.5
Current: 0.74
0.36
1.5
PS Ratio 0.35
WMAR's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 787 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. WMAR: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
WMAR' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.37 Max: 0.55
Current: 0.35
0.12
0.55
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 7.21
WMAR's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
83% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 16.20 vs. WMAR: 7.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
WMAR' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.19  Med: 13.89 Max: 621.33
Current: 7.21
3.19
621.33
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 4.31
WMAR's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
86% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.39 vs. WMAR: 4.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
WMAR' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.46  Med: 7.91 Max: 27.89
Current: 4.31
2.46
27.89
EV-to-EBIT 16.21
WMAR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
61% of the 634 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 14.93 vs. WMAR: 16.21 )
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: 103.4
Current: 16.21
-667.5
103.4
EV-to-EBITDA 4.61
WMAR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
87% of the 672 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.64 vs. WMAR: 4.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WMAR' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.7  Med: 7.2 Max: 60.7
Current: 4.61
-39.7
60.7
Current Ratio 3.37
WMAR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 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
65% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 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 744 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 90.17 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
75% of the 592 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.31 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
67% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 52.96 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
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.30
WMAR's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 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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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 1.02
WMAR's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.64 vs. WMAR: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
WMAR' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.77 Max: 10.91
Current: 1.02
0.62
10.91
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.74
WMAR's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
80% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. WMAR: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
WMAR' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.12 Max: 6.46
Current: 0.74
0.42
6.46
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.73
WMAR's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. WMAR: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
WMAR' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.82 Max: 13.31
Current: 0.73
0.35
13.31
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.90
WMAR's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 652 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. WMAR: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
WMAR' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.09 Max: 4.34
Current: 0.9
0.38
4.34
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.27
WMAR's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
53% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. WMAR: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
WMAR' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.21 Max: 4.13
Current: 1.27
0.48
4.13
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.16
WMAR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
53% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. WMAR: 6.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
WMAR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 6.1 Max: 16.8
Current: 6.16
1
16.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -2.72
WMAR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
64% of the 534 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. WMAR: -2.72 )
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: -2.72
-28.9
28.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $704.1
EPS (TTM) $ 0.19
Beta1.60
Short Percentage of Float0.81%
52-Week Range $7.77 - 11.42
Shares Outstanding (Mil)24.95
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