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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 0.05
CAR's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
82% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. CAR: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CAR' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.1 Max: N/A
Current: 0.05
Equity-to-Asset 0.01
CAR's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
97% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. CAR: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CAR' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.22  Med: 0.17 Max: 0.65
Current: 0.01
-0.22
0.65
Interest Coverage 1.83
CAR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
80% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.99 vs. CAR: 1.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CAR' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 1.79 Max: 2.35
Current: 1.83
0.15
2.35
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 0.50
Beneish M-Score: -2.56
WACC vs ROIC
4.98%
3.73%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 10.00
CAR's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
66% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. CAR: 10.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
CAR' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.44  Med: 9.46 Max: 13.76
Current: 10
-22.44
13.76
Net Margin % 0.86
CAR's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
65% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. CAR: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
CAR' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.78  Med: 0.62 Max: 3.94
Current: 0.86
-18.78
3.94
ROE % 27.97
CAR's ROE % is ranked higher than
96% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.22 vs. CAR: 27.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
CAR' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -144.29  Med: 9.59 Max: 56.7
Current: 27.97
-144.29
56.7
ROA % 0.38
CAR's ROA % is ranked lower than
65% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. CAR: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
CAR' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.45  Med: 0.32 Max: 2.06
Current: 0.38
-9.45
2.06
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 4.88
CAR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
62% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.35 vs. CAR: 4.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
CAR' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.45  Med: 6.85 Max: 9.28
Current: 4.88
-23.45
9.28
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 9.20
CAR's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. CAR: 9.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
CAR' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.4  Med: 10.2 Max: 44.5
Current: 9.2
-31.4
44.5
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 14.60
CAR's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
75% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. CAR: 14.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
CAR' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37  Med: 12.9 Max: 64.5
Current: 14.6
-37
64.5
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 126.80
CAR's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
96% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. CAR: 126.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
CAR' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -70.6  Med: 6.8 Max: 379.7
Current: 126.8
-70.6
379.7
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-11-07 Est.)


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Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
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Guru Trades

Q3 2016

CAR Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 176,000 sh (+31.93%)
PRIMECAP Management 510,100 sh (+2.00%)
Larry Robbins 8,298,004 sh (unchged)
Seth Klarman Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 8,325 sh (-4.80%)
Diamond Hill Capital 5,183,086 sh (-11.41%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 428,500 sh (-24.09%)
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Q4 2016

CAR Guru Trades in Q4 2016

David Dreman 13,175 sh (New)
Jim Simons 251,980 sh (+43.17%)
Mario Gabelli 9,025 sh (+8.41%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 430,900 sh (+0.56%)
Larry Robbins 8,298,004 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 510,100 sh (unchged)
Diamond Hill Capital 5,126,032 sh (-1.10%)
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Q1 2017

CAR Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Paul Tudor Jones 10,136 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 20,000 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 869,400 sh (+101.76%)
Diamond Hill Capital 5,729,931 sh (+11.78%)
Larry Robbins 8,298,004 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 510,100 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 13,175 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 7,775 sh (-13.85%)
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Q2 2017

CAR Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Seth Klarman 4,000,000 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 11,100 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 74,994 sh (+274.97%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 993,900 sh (+14.32%)
Diamond Hill Capital 6,131,332 sh (+7.01%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 7,725 sh (-0.64%)
PRIMECAP Management 480,000 sh (-5.90%)
Larry Robbins 7,798,004 sh (-6.03%)
David Dreman 11,279 sh (-14.39%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CAR

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

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Seth Klarman 2017-06-30 New Buy1.25%$21.44 - $32.29 $ 32.2725%4,000,000
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2017-06-30 Add 14.32%0.01%$21.44 - $32.29 $ 32.2725%993,900
David Dreman 2017-06-30 Reduce -14.39%0.03%$21.44 - $32.29 $ 32.2725%11,279
Mario Gabelli 2017-06-30 Reduce -0.64%$21.44 - $32.29 $ 32.2725%7,725
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2017-03-31 Add 101.76%0.05%$28.23 - $40.66 $ 32.27-7%869,400
Mario Gabelli 2017-03-31 Reduce -13.85%$28.23 - $40.66 $ 32.27-7%7,775
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2016-12-31 Add 0.56%$31.25 - $41.03 $ 32.27-11%430,900
David Dreman 2016-12-31 New Buy0.27%$31.25 - $41.03 $ 32.27-11%13,175
Mario Gabelli 2016-12-31 Add 8.41%$31.25 - $41.03 $ 32.27-11%9,025
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2016-09-30 Reduce -24.09%0.02%$30.51 - $38.93 $ 32.27-11%428,500
Mario Gabelli 2016-09-30 Reduce -4.80%$30.51 - $38.93 $ 32.27-11%8,325
George Soros 2016-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$30.51 - $38.93 $ 32.27-11%0
Seth Klarman 2016-09-30 Sold Out 0.79%$30.51 - $38.93 $ 32.27-11%0
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Business Description

Industry: Consulting & Outsourcing » Rental & Leasing Services    NAICS: 532111    SIC: 7514
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Traded in other countries:CAR.Argentina, CUCA.Germany, CAR.Mexico,
Headquarter Location:USA
Avis Budget Group Inc provides automotive vehicle rental and car sharing services. It offers various rental services under the Avis, Budget, and Zipcar brands. The firm has its own network of rental locations and licenses its brands to franchisees.

Avis is a provider of automotive vehicle rental and car sharing services. Its brands include Avis, Budget, and Zipcar. Avis is targeted to serve the premium commercial and leisure segments of the travel industry, while Budget is focused on value-conscious customers. The company operates its own network of rental locations and licenses its brands to franchisees. Zipcar is a car-sharing service that allows members to use the company-owned Zipcar fleet at an hourly rate. The company's largest region by revenue is the Americas.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 41.91
CAR's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.01 vs. CAR: 41.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
CAR' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.01  Med: 20.91 Max: 671.29
Current: 41.91
8.01
671.29
Forward PE Ratio 11.04
CAR's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 47 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.58 vs. CAR: 11.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 41.91
CAR's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
67% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.01 vs. CAR: 41.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
CAR' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.01  Med: 21.93 Max: 671.29
Current: 41.91
8.01
671.29
PB Ratio 18.37
CAR's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
97% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. CAR: 18.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CAR' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 4.36 Max: 20.99
Current: 18.37
0.1
20.99
PS Ratio 0.33
CAR's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. CAR: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CAR' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.92
Current: 0.33
0.01
0.92
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 1.06
CAR's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
97% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.32 vs. CAR: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
CAR' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 1.15 Max: 5.58
Current: 1.06
0.02
5.58
EV-to-EBIT 27.23
CAR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
68% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.10 vs. CAR: 27.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CAR' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -244  Med: 19.1 Max: 404.3
Current: 27.23
-244
404.3
EV-to-EBITDA 5.56
CAR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
86% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.11 vs. CAR: 5.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CAR' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.8  Med: 5.2 Max: 21.7
Current: 5.56
-9.8
21.7
PEG Ratio 3.52
CAR's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. CAR: 3.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
CAR' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 2.05 Max: 32.52
Current: 3.52
0.62
32.52
Current Ratio 1.27
CAR's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. CAR: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CAR' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.22 Max: 6.49
Current: 1.27
0.58
6.49
Quick Ratio 1.27
CAR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. CAR: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CAR' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.22 Max: 6.49
Current: 1.27
0.58
6.49
Days Sales Outstanding 50.52
CAR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
74% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 64.17 vs. CAR: 50.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CAR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.96  Med: 27.96 Max: 67.51
Current: 50.52
21.96
67.51
Days Payable 48.87
CAR's Days Payable is ranked higher than
74% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 46.68 vs. CAR: 48.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CAR' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.79  Med: 28.87 Max: 37.65
Current: 48.87
18.79
37.65

Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 6.90
CAR's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. CAR: 6.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CAR' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -47.9  Med: -4 Max: 6.9
Current: 6.9
-47.9
6.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.98
CAR's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. CAR: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CAR' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.91 Max: 6.42
Current: 0.98
0.04
6.42
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 3.48
CAR's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
82% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. CAR: 3.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
CAR' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.77 Max: 28.07
Current: 3.48
0.06
28.07
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 3.67
CAR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
51% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. CAR: 3.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CAR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.1  Med: 4.6 Max: 9.3
Current: 3.67
-32.1
9.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -283.83
CAR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
98% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.87 vs. CAR: -283.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
CAR' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8266.5  Med: -259.8 Max: 47.4
Current: -283.83
-8266.5
47.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $8,612.00
EPS (TTM) $ 0.77
Beta2.18
Short Percentage of Float39.79%
52-Week Range $20.71 - 41.53
Shares Outstanding (Mil)82.65

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 8,770 9,022
EPS ($) 2.93 3.27
EPS without NRI ($) 2.93 3.27
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Investing Giant Seth Klarman Reveals Latest Stock Buys Aug 11 2017 
Avis Budget Group to Present at J.P. Morgan Auto Conference on August 9 Aug 01 2017 
Avis Announces Google Home Integration with Artificial Intelligence Capabilities Jul 31 2017 
Avis Continues to Innovate to Enhance the Customer Experience Jul 18 2017 
Avis Budget Group to Announce Second Quarter 2017 Results on August 7 Jul 17 2017 
Avis to Launch Voice-Powered Car Reservation Capability With Amazon Alexa Jul 17 2017 
Avis Car Rental’s Loyalty Program Is Now More Rewarding Jul 13 2017 
Avis Budget Group Partners with RocketSpace to Accelerate Innovation in Mobility Jun 12 2017 
Zipcar Expands to Asia With Launch of Car Sharing Service in Taipei, Taiwan Jun 09 2017 
Avis Budget Group Recognized as a ‘Value Champion’ by the Association of Corporate Counsel Jun 05 2017 

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