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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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.13
NAS:ARCI's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
87% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. NAS:ARCI: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NAS:ARCI' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.18 Max: N/A
Current: 0.13
Equity-to-Asset 0.38
NAS:ARCI's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
84% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. NAS:ARCI: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NAS:ARCI' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.27 Max: 0.71
Current: 0.38
0.15
0.71
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 3.27
Beneish M-Score: -2.90
WACC vs ROIC
7.21%
-5.74%
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 : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % -1.45
NAS:ARCI's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
83% of the 924 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. NAS:ARCI: -1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NAS:ARCI' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.67  Med: 2.31 Max: 5.72
Current: -1.45
-3.67
5.72
Net Margin % 1.19
NAS:ARCI's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
81% of the 924 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. NAS:ARCI: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NAS:ARCI' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.37  Med: 0.46 Max: 3.52
Current: 1.19
-3.37
3.52
ROE % 11.21
NAS:ARCI's ROE % is ranked lower than
91% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.04 vs. NAS:ARCI: 11.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NAS:ARCI' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.97  Med: 5.29 Max: 44.53
Current: 11.21
-48.97
44.53
ROA % 2.98
NAS:ARCI's ROA % is ranked lower than
86% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. NAS:ARCI: 2.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NAS:ARCI' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.69  Med: 1.32 Max: 10.29
Current: 2.98
-9.69
10.29
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -6.85
NAS:ARCI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
84% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 12.00 vs. NAS:ARCI: -6.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NAS:ARCI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.21  Med: 10.38 Max: 25.96
Current: -6.85
-15.21
25.96
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -9.20
NAS:ARCI's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
68% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. NAS:ARCI: -9.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NAS:ARCI' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.7  Med: 0.2 Max: 35.8
Current: -9.2
-22.7
35.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -48.10
NAS:ARCI's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
67% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. NAS:ARCI: -48.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NAS:ARCI' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.1  Med: 6.1 Max: 90.5
Current: -48.1
-48.1
90.5
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail    NAICS: 453998    SIC: 5731
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Traded in other countries:5AR.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Appliance Recycling Centers Of America Inc and its subsidiaries are engaged in the business of selling and recycling household appliances in North America. It also provides turnkey appliance recycling services for electric utilities.

Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc. was incorporated in Minnesota in 1983. The Company is involved in the business of selling new major household appliances through a chain of company-owned factory outlet stores under the name ApplianceSmart. The Company also provides turnkey appliance recycling services for electric utilities and other sponsors of energy efficiency programs. It is a retailer and recycler of major household appliances and generates revenues from: Retail sales of appliances at its ApplianceSmart factory outlets, fees charged for collecting and recycling appliances for utilities and other sponsors of energy efficiency programs; and selling byproduct materials from appliances that it recycles, including appliances collected through its ApplianceSmart factory outlets & Sale of carbon offsets created by the destruction of ozone-depleting refrigerants acquired through various recycling programs. It operates two reportable segments: retail and recycling. The retail segment is comprised of income generated through its ApplianceSmart factory outlet stores. The Company's recycling segment includes all fees charged and costs incurred for collecting, recycling and installing appliances for utilities and other customers and include byproduct revenue, which is mainly generated through the recycling of appliances. It uses a variety of methods to promote awareness of its products and services. Each ApplianceSmart Factory Outlet competes with local and national retail appliance chains, as well as with independently owned retailers. Its appliance recycling centers are subject to various federal, state and local laws, regulations and licensing requirements related to providing turnkey services for energy efficiency programs.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 5.44
ARCI's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 21.22 vs. ARCI: 5.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
ARCI' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.75  Med: 8.21 Max: 800
Current: 5.44
3.75
800
PE Ratio without NRI 5.44
ARCI's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 679 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.85 vs. ARCI: 5.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
ARCI' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.87  Med: 7.81 Max: 800
Current: 5.44
3.87
800
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 0.83
ARCI's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
97% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 18.91 vs. ARCI: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
ARCI' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 9.02 Max: 113.04
Current: 0.83
0.8
113.04
PB Ratio 0.44
ARCI's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. ARCI: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ARCI' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.46 Max: 7.63
Current: 0.44
0.34
7.63
PS Ratio 0.05
ARCI's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. ARCI: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ARCI' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.13 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.05
0.03
0.52
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 3.26
ARCI's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
97% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 17.41 vs. ARCI: 3.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
ARCI' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.18  Med: 6.79 Max: 542
Current: 3.26
2.18
542
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 2.77
ARCI's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
96% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.04 vs. ARCI: 2.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
ARCI' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.82  Med: 6.98 Max: 1940
Current: 2.77
1.82
1940
EV-to-EBIT -7.76
ARCI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 14.87 vs. ARCI: -7.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ARCI' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -448.7  Med: 6.4 Max: 124.9
Current: -7.76
-448.7
124.9
EV-to-EBITDA -50.40
ARCI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.23 vs. ARCI: -50.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ARCI' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -166.1  Med: 6.7 Max: 422.6
Current: -50.4
-166.1
422.6
Shiller PE Ratio 10.13
ARCI's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.72 vs. ARCI: 10.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
ARCI' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.33  Med: 89.75 Max: 388
Current: 10.13
9.33
388
Current Ratio 1.28
ARCI's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 876 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. ARCI: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ARCI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.29 Max: 4.86
Current: 1.28
0.42
4.86
Quick Ratio 0.56
ARCI's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 875 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. ARCI: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ARCI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.59 Max: 4.71
Current: 0.56
0.21
4.71
Days Inventory 77.04
ARCI's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
56% of the 868 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 89.83 vs. ARCI: 77.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ARCI' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 60.95  Med: 73.96 Max: 89.18
Current: 77.04
60.95
89.18
Days Sales Outstanding 31.69
ARCI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
71% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.59 vs. ARCI: 31.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ARCI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.33  Med: 26 Max: 37.65
Current: 31.69
15.33
37.65
Days Payable 25.57
ARCI's Days Payable is ranked lower than
75% of the 657 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 53.24 vs. ARCI: 25.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ARCI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.84  Med: 22.11 Max: 29.93
Current: 25.57
16.84
29.93

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -6.10
ARCI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. ARCI: -6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ARCI' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.2  Med: -6.5 Max: -0.4
Current: -6.1
-26.2
-0.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 2.90
ARCI's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 435 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.55 vs. ARCI: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
ARCI' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.39  Med: 17.41 Max: 120
Current: 2.9
3.39
120
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.45
ARCI's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
88% of the 827 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. ARCI: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
ARCI' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.74 Max: 15.1
Current: 0.45
0.54
15.1
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.40
ARCI's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. ARCI: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
ARCI' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.15 Max: 66.29
Current: 0.4
0.49
66.29
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.42
ARCI's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 729 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. ARCI: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
ARCI' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.51 Max: 35.95
Current: 0.42
0.42
35.95
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.33
ARCI's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. ARCI: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
ARCI' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.79 Max: 15.44
Current: 0.33
0.4
15.44
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -12.89
ARCI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
90% of the 1260 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. ARCI: -12.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
ARCI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 10.3 Max: 19.6
Current: -12.89
0.8
19.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $101.5
EPS (TTM) $ 0.16
Beta0.92
Short Percentage of Float0.04%
52-Week Range $0.80 - 1.75
Shares Outstanding (Mil)6.66

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