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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 0.12
CST's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
86% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. CST: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CST' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.36 Max: N/A
Current: 0.12
Equity-to-Asset 0.29
CST's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
81% of the 929 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. CST: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CST' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.29
0.2
0.74
Interest Coverage 7.57
CST's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
71% of the 795 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 28.32 vs. CST: 7.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CST' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.6  Med: 8.41 Max: 322
Current: 7.57
4.6
322
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 4.06
Beneish M-Score: -2.28
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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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 4.52
CST's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
57% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. CST: 4.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
CST' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.86  Med: 2.44 Max: 4.83
Current: 4.52
1.86
4.83
Net Margin % 2.67
CST's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
55% of the 942 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. CST: 2.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
CST' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 1.58 Max: 2.92
Current: 2.67
1.09
2.92
ROE % 27.55
CST's ROE % is ranked higher than
92% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.44 vs. CST: 27.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
CST' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.65  Med: 27.78 Max: 32.76
Current: 27.55
14.65
32.76
ROA % 7.14
CST's ROA % is ranked higher than
75% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. CST: 7.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
CST' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4  Med: 6.89 Max: 24.02
Current: 7.14
4
24.02
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 20.44
CST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
62% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 12.91 vs. CST: 20.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
CST' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.63  Med: 20.35 Max: 45.02
Current: 20.44
13.63
45.02
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -4.90
CST's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
75% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CST: -4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
CST' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.9  Med: -4.9 Max: -0.6
Current: -4.9
-4.9
-0.6
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 30.30
CST's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
88% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. CST: 30.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
CST' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3  Med: 4.3 Max: 30.3
Current: 30.3
3
30.3
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 32.10
CST's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
85% of the 606 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. CST: 32.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
CST' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.9  Med: -3.1 Max: 32.1
Current: 32.1
-10.9
32.1
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Financials


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

Q3 2016

CST Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 750,052 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 2,680,722 sh (+27.50%)
David Dreman 144 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Alan Fournier Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 41,968 sh (-1.28%)
Third Avenue Management 60,534 sh (-37.90%)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 361,828 sh (-68.18%)
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Q4 2016

CST Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 5,800 sh (New)
Third Avenue Management Sold Out
Keeley Asset Management Corp Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 740,052 sh (-1.33%)
Jeff Auxier 40,064 sh (-4.54%)
Mario Gabelli 2,293,546 sh (-14.44%)
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Q1 2017

CST Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Jim Simons 720,800 sh (+12327.59%)
Mario Gabelli 2,026,572 sh (-11.64%)
Paul Tudor Jones 535,610 sh (-27.63%)
Jeff Auxier 21,186 sh (-47.12%)
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Q2 2017

CST Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jeff Auxier Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
» More
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CST

(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
Mario Gabelli 2017-06-30 Sold Out 0.62%$48.09 - $48.54 $ 48.530%0
Mario Gabelli 2017-03-31 Reduce -11.64%0.08%$48.09 - $48.44 $ 48.531%2,026,572
Mario Gabelli 2016-12-31 Reduce -14.44%0.12%$47.92 - $48.3 $ 48.531%2,293,546
David Dreman 2016-12-31 Sold Out $47.92 - $48.3 $ 48.531%0
Keeley Asset Management Corp 2016-12-31 Sold Out 0.74%$47.92 - $48.3 $ 48.531%0
Third Avenue Management 2016-12-31 Sold Out 0.13%$47.92 - $48.3 $ 48.531%0
Mario Gabelli 2016-09-30 Add 27.50%0.18%$42.76 - $48.1 $ 48.535%2,680,722
Keeley Asset Management Corp 2016-09-30 Reduce -68.18%1.39%$42.76 - $48.1 $ 48.535%361,828
Third Avenue Management 2016-09-30 Reduce -37.90%0.07%$42.76 - $48.1 $ 48.535%60,534
First Eagle Investment 2016-09-30 Sold Out 0.1%$42.76 - $48.1 $ 48.535%0
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail    NAICS: 447110    SIC: 5541
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Traded in other countries:CBU.Germany, CST.Mexico,
Headquarter Location:USA
CST Brands Inc is an independent retailer of motor fuel and convenience merchandise in the U.S. and eastern Canada. Its retail operations include the sale of motor fuel and convenience merchandise items and services at convenience stores.

CST Brands Inc is a holding company. It is an independent retailer of motor fuel and convenience merchandise in the United States and eastern Canada. Its retail operations include the sale of motor fuel at retail sites, commission sites and cardlocks, the sale of food, convenience merchandise items and services at retail sites, and the sale of heating oil to residential customers and heating oil and motor fuel to small commercial customers in Canada. The company has three operating segments, U.S. Retail, Canadian Retail and CrossAmerica.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 12.04
CST's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.25 vs. CST: 12.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
CST' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.97  Med: 16.45 Max: 23.73
Current: 12.04
10.97
23.73
PE Ratio without NRI 12.04
CST's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
78% of the 708 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.25 vs. CST: 12.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
CST' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.97  Med: 16.45 Max: 23.73
Current: 12.04
10.97
23.73
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 10.61
CST's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
76% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.35 vs. CST: 10.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
CST' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.33  Med: 9.78 Max: 10.61
Current: 10.61
8.33
10.61
PB Ratio 2.96
CST's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. CST: 2.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CST' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.66  Med: 3.78 Max: 4.74
Current: 2.96
2.66
4.74
PS Ratio 0.32
CST's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. CST: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CST' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.25 Max: 0.34
Current: 0.32
0.17
0.34
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 13.79
CST's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
62% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.26 vs. CST: 13.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
CST' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.15  Med: 8.23 Max: 13.79
Current: 13.79
4.15
13.79
EV-to-EBIT 10.63
CST's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
68% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 14.76 vs. CST: 10.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CST' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.5  Med: 13.2 Max: 18.7
Current: 10.63
9.5
18.7
EV-to-EBITDA 7.10
CST's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
77% of the 779 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.75 vs. CST: 7.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CST' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.7  Med: 8.8 Max: 10.7
Current: 7.1
6.7
10.7
PEG Ratio 1.08
CST's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. CST: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
CST' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 1.09
Current: 1.08
0
1.09
Current Ratio 1.14
CST's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 929 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. CST: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CST' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.4 Max: 2.1
Current: 1.14
0.75
2.1
Quick Ratio 0.73
CST's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 929 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. CST: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CST' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.35
Current: 0.73
0.48
1.35
Days Inventory 8.84
CST's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
95% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 90.95 vs. CST: 8.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CST' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.04  Med: 6.96 Max: 8.95
Current: 8.84
3.04
8.95
Days Sales Outstanding 5.50
CST's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
72% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 14.40 vs. CST: 5.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CST' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.84  Med: 3.51 Max: 5.5
Current: 5.5
2.84
5.5
Days Payable 6.57
CST's Days Payable is ranked lower than
95% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 50.04 vs. CST: 6.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CST' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.89  Med: 4.99 Max: 8.42
Current: 6.57
2.89
8.42

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.13
CST's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
99% of the 1005 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. CST: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
CST' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.58 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.13
0.13
0.79
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.02
CST's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
100% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. CST: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
CST' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.08 Max: 0.13
Current: 0.02
0.02
0.13
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.52
CST's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
94% of the 971 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. CST: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.13
CST's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
97% of the 1233 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 vs. CST: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
CST' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.58 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.13
0.13
0.79
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.20
CST's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 505 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. CST: -0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CST' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.8  Med: -0.2 Max: -0.1
Current: -0.2
-0.8
-0.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 13.26
CST's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
94% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. CST: 13.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
CST' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.16  Med: 8.96 Max: 39.57
Current: 13.26
4.16
39.57
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.28
CST's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
69% of the 830 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. CST: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CST' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.35
Current: 1.28
0.7
1.35
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.66
CST's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
76% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. CST: 2.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
CST' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.58  Med: 2.35 Max: 5.4
Current: 2.66
1.58
5.4
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 9.41
CST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
75% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.23 vs. CST: 9.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CST' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.3  Med: 7.6 Max: 10.5
Current: 9.41
5.3
10.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $11,542.00
EPS (TTM) $ 4.03
Short Percentage of Float5.30%
52-Week Range $40.43 - 48.56
Shares Outstanding (Mil)75.92

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 9,289 9,719 10,189
EPS ($) 1.90 2.20 2.70
EPS without NRI ($) 1.90 2.20 2.70
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
9.00%
Dividends per Share ($)
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