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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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.38
NYSE:ARCO's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
59% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.67 vs. NYSE:ARCO: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:ARCO' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.54
Current: 0.38
0.09
0.54
Equity-to-Asset 0.26
NYSE:ARCO's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
80% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. NYSE:ARCO: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:ARCO' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.3 Max: 0.39
Current: 0.26
0.19
0.39
Debt-to-Equity 1.54
NYSE:ARCO's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
81% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. NYSE:ARCO: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
NYSE:ARCO' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.35 Max: 2.82
Current: 1.54
0.67
2.82
Debt-to-EBITDA 2.06
NYSE:ARCO's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
53% of the 226 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. NYSE:ARCO: 2.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
NYSE:ARCO' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.66  Med: 2.21 Max: 4.26
Current: 2.06
1.66
4.26
Interest Coverage 3.05
NYSE:ARCO's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
87% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 23.34 vs. NYSE:ARCO: 3.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:ARCO' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 3.31 Max: 10.22
Current: 3.05
0.97
10.22
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 3.77
Beneish M-Score: -2.86
WACC vs ROIC
14.55%
12.00%
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 % 6.88
NYSE:ARCO's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
63% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. NYSE:ARCO: 6.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:ARCO' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.94  Med: 6.17 Max: 7.76
Current: 6.88
1.94
7.76
Net Margin % 1.76
NYSE:ARCO's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
60% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.91 vs. NYSE:ARCO: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:ARCO' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.99  Med: 2.85 Max: 3.51
Current: 1.76
-2.99
3.51
ROE % 15.04
NYSE:ARCO's ROE % is ranked higher than
73% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.82 vs. NYSE:ARCO: 15.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:ARCO' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.99  Med: 16.87 Max: 24.73
Current: 15.04
-18.99
24.73
ROA % 3.70
NYSE:ARCO's ROA % is ranked higher than
50% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.71 vs. NYSE:ARCO: 3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:ARCO' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.5  Med: 5.41 Max: 6.49
Current: 3.7
-5.5
6.49
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 25.21
NYSE:ARCO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
61% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.30 vs. NYSE:ARCO: 25.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:ARCO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.06  Med: 20.06 Max: 26.32
Current: 25.21
6.06
26.32
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -10.30
NYSE:ARCO's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
90% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. NYSE:ARCO: -10.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:ARCO' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -7.1 Max: 15.4
Current: -10.3
0
15.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -7.60
NYSE:ARCO's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
78% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. NYSE:ARCO: -7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:ARCO' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -14.8 Max: 24.6
Current: -7.6
0
24.6
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 12.50
NYSE:ARCO's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
59% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. NYSE:ARCO: 12.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NYSE:ARCO' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -16.1 Max: 12.5
Current: 12.5
0
12.5
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Guru Trades

Q3 2016

ARCO Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 97,640 sh (New)
Bill Gates 3,060,500 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 92,798 sh (-0.54%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 171,950 sh (-11.74%)
Third Avenue Management 1,186,027 sh (-26.59%)
Charles Brandes 8,778,811 sh (-40.76%)
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Q4 2016

ARCO Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 238,440 sh (+144.20%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 171,950 sh (unchged)
Bill Gates 3,060,500 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 92,398 sh (-0.43%)
Third Avenue Management 1,163,100 sh (-1.93%)
Charles Brandes 7,482,978 sh (-14.76%)
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Q1 2017

ARCO Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Chuck Royce 46,800 sh (New)
Jim Simons 953,439 sh (+299.87%)
Third Avenue Management 1,262,600 sh (+8.55%)
Jeff Auxier 92,798 sh (+0.43%)
Bill Gates 3,060,500 sh (unchged)
Charles Brandes 7,262,116 sh (-2.95%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 162,350 sh (-5.58%)
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Q2 2017

ARCO Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Ken Fisher 12,663 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,388,940 sh (+45.68%)
Jeff Auxier 130,882 sh (+41.04%)
Chuck Royce 46,800 sh (unchged)
Bill Gates 3,060,500 sh (unchged)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 149,939 sh (-7.64%)
Third Avenue Management 989,700 sh (-21.61%)
Charles Brandes 1,186,602 sh (-83.66%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ARCO

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

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Charles Brandes 2017-06-30 Reduce -83.66%0.73%$7.6 - $9.45 $ 10.0020%1,186,602
Third Avenue Management 2017-06-30 Reduce -21.61%0.1%$7.6 - $9.45 $ 10.0020%989,700
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2017-06-30 Reduce -7.64%$7.6 - $9.45 $ 10.0020%149,939
Ken Fisher 2017-06-30 New Buy$7.6 - $9.45 $ 10.0020%12,663
Charles Brandes 2017-03-31 Reduce -2.95%0.02%$5.6 - $8.15 $ 10.0058%7,262,116
Third Avenue Management 2017-03-31 Add 8.55%0.04%$5.6 - $8.15 $ 10.0058%1,262,600
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 2017-03-31 Reduce -5.58%$5.6 - $8.15 $ 10.0058%162,350
Charles Brandes 2016-12-31 Reduce -11.86%0.08%Premium Member Access $5.4 $ 10.0085%7,737,320
Charles Brandes 2016-12-31 Reduce -14.76%0.1%$5.25 - $6.45 $ 10.0071%7,482,978
Third Avenue Management 2016-12-31 Reduce -1.93%0.01%$5.25 - $6.45 $ 10.0071%1,163,100
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Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants    NAICS: 722310    SIC: 5812
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Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc operates and franchises McDonald's restaurants. It operates in the QSR sub-segment of the fast food segment of the Latin American and Caribbean food service industry.

Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc. is a McDonald's franchisee which operates McDonald's-branded restaurants in approximately 20 countries and territories in Latin America and the Caribbean. It functions through two segments which include company-operated restaurants and franchised restaurants segment. Their menu includes hamburgers, McNuggets, salad , sandwiches, French fries and others.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 38.46
ARCO's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 25.04 vs. ARCO: 38.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
ARCO' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.02  Med: 33.81 Max: 59.42
Current: 38.46
13.02
59.42
PE Ratio without NRI 38.46
ARCO's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
72% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 24.68 vs. ARCO: 38.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
ARCO' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.02  Med: 33.81 Max: 59.42
Current: 38.46
13.02
59.42
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 32.56
ARCO's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
67% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 24.86 vs. ARCO: 32.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
ARCO' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.6  Med: 26.38 Max: 311
Current: 32.56
14.6
311
PB Ratio 5.13
ARCO's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. ARCO: 5.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ARCO' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.63  Med: 3.59 Max: 9.26
Current: 5.13
1.63
9.26
PS Ratio 0.67
ARCO's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. ARCO: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ARCO' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.55 Max: 1.77
Current: 0.67
0.15
1.77
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 20.08
ARCO's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
60% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 26.64 vs. ARCO: 20.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
ARCO' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.53  Med: 25.28 Max: 352.1
Current: 20.08
5.53
352.1
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 9.01
ARCO's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
63% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 11.51 vs. ARCO: 9.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
ARCO' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.51  Med: 9.86 Max: 21.7
Current: 9.01
2.51
21.7
EV-to-EBIT 11.53
ARCO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.54 vs. ARCO: 11.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ARCO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7  Med: 13.9 Max: 47.5
Current: 11.53
7
47.5
EV-to-EBITDA 8.11
ARCO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
84% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 13.53 vs. ARCO: 8.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ARCO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.9  Med: 9.2 Max: 31.5
Current: 8.11
4.9
31.5
EV-to-Revenue 0.79
ARCO's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
70% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. ARCO: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
ARCO' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.7 Max: 1.8
Current: 0.79
0.3
1.8
Current Ratio 0.98
ARCO's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. ARCO: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ARCO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 0.91 Max: 1.28
Current: 0.98
0.55
1.28
Quick Ratio 0.88
ARCO's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. ARCO: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ARCO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.82 Max: 1.18
Current: 0.88
0.48
1.18
Days Inventory 6.59
ARCO's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
74% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.85 vs. ARCO: 6.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ARCO' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.94  Med: 7.73 Max: 8.87
Current: 6.59
5.94
8.87
Days Sales Outstanding 11.16
ARCO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
56% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.17 vs. ARCO: 11.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ARCO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.27  Med: 7.6 Max: 11.16
Current: 11.16
3.27
11.16
Days Payable 28.03
ARCO's Days Payable is ranked lower than
70% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 39.76 vs. ARCO: 28.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ARCO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.57  Med: 27.05 Max: 33.31
Current: 28.03
20.57
33.31

Buy Back

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history
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -100.00
ARCO's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
97% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. ARCO: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
ARCO' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -100 Max: 10
Current: -100
0
10
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.64
ARCO's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
51% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. ARCO: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
ARCO' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 1.64
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.10
ARCO's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. ARCO: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ARCO' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.2  Med: -0.1 Max: 0
Current: -0.1
-0.2
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 5.71
ARCO's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
78% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. ARCO: 5.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
ARCO' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.26  Med: 4.06 Max: 8.2
Current: 5.71
2.26
8.2
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 8.13
ARCO's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
90% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. ARCO: 8.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
ARCO' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.06  Med: 10.03 Max: 12.95
Current: 8.13
6.06
12.95
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.22
ARCO's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
60% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. ARCO: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
ARCO' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.02 Max: 2.65
Current: 1.22
0.33
2.65
Price-to-Graham-Number 3.13
ARCO's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
80% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. ARCO: 3.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
ARCO' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.55  Med: 2.5 Max: 4.19
Current: 3.13
1.55
4.19
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 8.66
ARCO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
83% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. ARCO: 8.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
ARCO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 7.2 Max: 14.3
Current: 8.66
2.1
14.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -4.98
ARCO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
74% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.96 vs. ARCO: -4.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
ARCO' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.8  Med: -7.4 Max: 0.9
Current: -4.98
-10.8
0.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,162.99
EPS (TTM) $ 0.26
Beta2.12
Short Percentage of Float0.39%
52-Week Range $5.20 - 10.35
Shares Outstanding (Mil)211.07

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 77
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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