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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

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Cash-to-Debt 0.02
CALI's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
91% of the 1262 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. CALI: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CALI' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.07 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.02
Equity-to-Asset 0.15
CALI's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
93% of the 1243 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. CALI: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CALI' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.52  Med: 0.28 Max: 0.56
Current: 0.15
-1.52
0.56
Debt-to-Equity 3.73
CALI's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
95% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. CALI: 3.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
CALI' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.17  Med: 1.55 Max: 8.55
Current: 3.73
-2.17
8.55
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 3.24
Beneish M-Score: -2.15
WACC vs ROIC
2.09%
-0.24%
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 : 4/10

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Operating Margin % -0.06
CALI's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
84% of the 1268 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 5.58 vs. CALI: -0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
CALI' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -342.86  Med: 0.63 Max: 4.35
Current: -0.06
-342.86
4.35
Net Margin % -0.13
CALI's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
75% of the 1268 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 4.05 vs. CALI: -0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
CALI' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -350  Med: 0.64 Max: 3.1
Current: -0.13
-350
3.1
ROE % -2.57
CALI's ROE % is ranked higher than
83% of the 1242 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. CALI: -2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
CALI' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -445.45  Med: 10.55 Max: 37.48
Current: -2.57
-445.45
37.48
ROA % -0.39
CALI's ROA % is ranked lower than
64% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. CALI: -0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
CALI' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -163.33  Med: 1.59 Max: 19.41
Current: -0.39
-163.33
19.41
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 0.15
CALI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
85% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 14.48 vs. CALI: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
CALI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.59  Med: 3.49 Max: 42.02
Current: 0.15
-11.59
42.02
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -2.10
CALI's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
69% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. CALI: -2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
CALI' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.6  Med: 13.3 Max: 895.2
Current: -2.1
-11.6
895.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -36.40
CALI's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
95% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. CALI: -36.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
CALI' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.3  Med: -28.85 Max: 4.3
Current: -36.4
-37.3
4.3
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Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto & Truck Dealerships    NAICS: 423110    SIC: 5012
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Traded in other countries:92A1.Germany,
Headquarter Location:China
China Auto Logistics Inc is engaged in providing imported automobile sales and trading services and web-based automobile trading sales and information platform to its customers.

China Auto Logistics Inc., formerly Fresh Ideas Media, Inc., was incorporated on February 22, 2005 in the State of Nevada. The Company operates through its wholly-owned subsidiary Ever Auspicious International Limited, a Hong Kong corporation and its wholly-owned subsidiary Tianjin Seashore New District Shisheng Business Trading Group Co. Ltd., a company established under the laws of the People's Republic of China. The Company's main business is to provide imported automobile sales and trading service and a web-based automobile sales and trading information platform to its customers. In addition to sales of imported automobiles, Shisheng, through its majority owned subsidiary Hengjia, provides customized services such as financing services and customs clearance, storage and nationwide delivery services to imported automobile distributors and agents as well as individual customers in China. Shisheng, through its majority owned subsidiary Ganghui, also operates two websites which provides subscribers with up-to-date sales and trading information for imported and domestically manufactured automobiles. The Company is currently the only one-stop service provider in Tianjin for Financing Services and Automobile Import Value Added Services. The Company conducts its sales operations of imported automobiles mainly through Shisheng and Zhengji. It is a general agent and wholesaler authorized by the Chinese government to import vehicles into the PRC. The Company sells approximately 25% of its vehicles to authorized dealers like Ford or Lexus as they are not able to import all models directly, 70% to free traders or wholesalers located in inland China or non-port cities, and 5% to government agencies and individual customers. The Company's Financing Services include letter of credit issuance services, purchase deposit financing, and import duty advance services. The Company provides Financing Services to its customers using its facility lines of credit with its banks. The Company has a customer base in its Automobile Import Value Added Services. The Company has stable relationships with both Chinese domestic and foreign international manufacturers. The Chinese automobile market is competitive for both imported and domestically manufactured automobiles.

Ratios

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PB Ratio 0.38
CALI's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 1223 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. CALI: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CALI' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.34 Max: 4.03
Current: 0.38
0.08
4.03
PS Ratio 0.02
CALI's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
100% of the 1239 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. CALI: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CALI' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.03 Max: 0.5
Current: 0.02
0.01
0.5
EV-to-EBIT 598.96
CALI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
98% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 13.69 vs. CALI: 598.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CALI' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -697  Med: 9.2 Max: 603.5
Current: 598.96
-697
603.5
EV-to-EBITDA 383.33
CALI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
98% of the 1129 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 10.32 vs. CALI: 383.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CALI' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.2  Med: 9.6 Max: 386.2
Current: 383.33
-30.2
386.2
EV-to-Revenue 0.20
CALI's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
98% of the 1255 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. CALI: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
CALI' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.3 Max: 0.7
Current: 0.2
0.1
0.7
Shiller PE Ratio 24.96
CALI's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 24.71 vs. CALI: 24.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
CALI' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.78  Med: 39.89 Max: 61.8
Current: 24.96
17.78
61.8
Current Ratio 1.18
CALI's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 1252 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. CALI: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CALI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 1.3 Max: 2.45
Current: 1.18
0.07
2.45
Quick Ratio 1.09
CALI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 1252 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. CALI: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CALI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 1.12 Max: 1.67
Current: 1.09
0.07
1.67
Days Inventory 11.38
CALI's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
94% of the 1225 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 55.99 vs. CALI: 11.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CALI' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.91  Med: 17.14 Max: 29.43
Current: 11.38
9.91
29.43
Days Sales Outstanding 43.89
CALI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
99% of the 1044 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 62.89 vs. CALI: 43.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CALI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 37.44 Max: 92.76
Current: 43.89
0.02
92.76
Days Payable 4.40
CALI's Days Payable is ranked lower than
99% of the 997 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 57.71 vs. CALI: 4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CALI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.7 Max: 228.13
Current: 4.4
0.09
228.13

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Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 0.37
CALI's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 606 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 6.27 vs. CALI: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
CALI' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.57 Max: 4.18
Current: 0.37
0.09
4.18
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.36
CALI's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
98% of the 1184 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. CALI: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
CALI' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.35 Max: 4.1
Current: 0.36
0.09
4.1
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.59
CALI's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 1192 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. CALI: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CALI' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.96 Max: 16.9
Current: 0.59
0.27
16.9
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 0.17
CALI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
83% of the 1278 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 6.24 vs. CALI: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CALI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.6  Med: 3.5 Max: 21.4
Current: 0.17
-14.6
21.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -90.87
CALI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
99% of the 778 Companies
in the Global Auto & Truck Dealerships industry.

( Industry Median: 8.41 vs. CALI: -90.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
CALI' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -143.4  Med: -11.5 Max: 11.8
Current: -90.87
-143.4
11.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $485.47
EPS (TTM) $ -0.15
Beta1.98
Short Percentage of Float8.64%
52-Week Range $1.30 - 4.69
Shares Outstanding (Mil)4.03

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