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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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
GSOL's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. GSOL: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
GSOL' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.58
GSOL's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. GSOL: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
GSOL' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.53 Max: 0.61
Current: 0.58
0.12
0.61
Interest Coverage 598.17
GSOL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.33 vs. GSOL: 598.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GSOL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 93.85  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 598.17
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 3.52
Beneish M-Score: -1.81
WACC vs ROIC
3.79%
26.73%
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 14.32
GSOL's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.95 vs. GSOL: 14.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
GSOL' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.34  Med: 13.18 Max: 19.14
Current: 14.32
8.34
19.14
Net Margin % 12.16
GSOL's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 691 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. GSOL: 12.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
GSOL' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.27  Med: 12.97 Max: 18.46
Current: 12.16
8.27
18.46
ROE % 13.31
GSOL's ROE % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 667 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.66 vs. GSOL: 13.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
GSOL' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.37  Med: 17.47 Max: 26.32
Current: 13.31
9.37
26.32
ROA % 7.48
GSOL's ROA % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.48 vs. GSOL: 7.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
GSOL' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.55  Med: 10.13 Max: 11.74
Current: 7.48
5.55
11.74
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 40.16
GSOL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 691 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.74 vs. GSOL: 40.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
GSOL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.98  Med: 47.35 Max: 84.72
Current: 40.16
17.98
84.72
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 8.20
GSOL's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. GSOL: 8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
GSOL' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.3  Med: 7.85 Max: 21.2
Current: 8.2
-7.3
21.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -4.90
GSOL's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. GSOL: -4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
GSOL' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.9  Med: 5.6 Max: 38.1
Current: -4.9
-13.9
38.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -6.40
GSOL's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. GSOL: -6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
GSOL' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.7  Med: 9.5 Max: 180
Current: -6.4
-59.7
180
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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

GSOL Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 23,554 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 303,026 sh (+0.51%)
Diamond Hill Capital 182,570 sh (-54.22%)
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Q3 2016

GSOL Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 25,564 sh (+8.53%)
Mario Gabelli 305,974 sh (+0.97%)
Diamond Hill Capital 120,337 sh (-34.09%)
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Q4 2016

GSOL Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Mario Gabelli 305,163 sh (-0.27%)
Diamond Hill Capital 99,801 sh (-17.07%)
Jim Simons 12,431 sh (-51.37%)
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Q1 2017

GSOL Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 6,785 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 343,178 sh (+12.46%)
Jim Simons 12,422 sh (-0.07%)
Diamond Hill Capital 51,915 sh (-47.98%)
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Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services    NAICS: 519190    SIC: 7375
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Traded in other countries:GL3.Germany,
Headquarter Location:Bermuda
Global Sources Ltd is a business-to-business media company that provides information and integrated marketing services with trade shows, online marketplaces, magazines and advertising creative services and online content management applications.

Global Sources Ltd was incorporated in 1970. The Company is a B2B media company that provides information and integrated marketing services, with a focus on the Greater China market. The primary service includes creating and hosting marketing websites that present suppliers' product and company information in a consistent and searchable manner on GlobalSources.com. It also offers banner advertising and publish print and digital trade magazines, which consist of product advertisements from suppliers and independent editorial reports.The Company provides B2B media products and services to stimulate and streamline the marketing and sourcing processes of trade.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 18.05
GSOL's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.87 vs. GSOL: 18.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
GSOL' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.29  Med: 13.69 Max: 57.02
Current: 18.05
5.29
57.02
PE Ratio without NRI 18.21
GSOL's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.73 vs. GSOL: 18.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
GSOL' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.29  Med: 13.69 Max: 57.39
Current: 18.21
5.29
57.39
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 32.82
GSOL's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.84 vs. GSOL: 32.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
GSOL' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.33  Med: 17.72 Max: 65.08
Current: 32.82
7.33
65.08
PB Ratio 3.15
GSOL's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 661 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. GSOL: 3.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
GSOL' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 1.69 Max: 9.47
Current: 3.15
0.87
9.47
PS Ratio 26.73
GSOL's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. GSOL: 26.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
GSOL' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.66 Max: 26.91
Current: 26.73
0.76
26.91
EV-to-EBIT 16.52
GSOL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.41 vs. GSOL: 16.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GSOL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 8 Max: 99.2
Current: 16.52
1.4
99.2
EV-to-EBITDA 14.28
GSOL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.32 vs. GSOL: 14.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
GSOL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 7.3 Max: 59.6
Current: 14.28
1.3
59.6
Shiller PE Ratio 27.74
GSOL's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 28.90 vs. GSOL: 27.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
GSOL' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8  Med: 12.55 Max: 61.73
Current: 27.74
8
61.73
Current Ratio 1.31
GSOL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. GSOL: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GSOL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 1.31 Max: 2.41
Current: 1.31
0.87
2.41
Quick Ratio 1.31
GSOL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. GSOL: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GSOL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.31 Max: 2.39
Current: 1.31
0.84
2.39
Days Inventory 0.66
GSOL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 422 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.69 vs. GSOL: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GSOL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.35 Max: 4.63
Current: 0.66
0.75
4.63
Days Sales Outstanding 1.79
GSOL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 59.50 vs. GSOL: 1.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GSOL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.81  Med: 6.97 Max: 13.36
Current: 1.79
1.81
13.36
Days Payable 27.27
GSOL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 39.89 vs. GSOL: 27.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
GSOL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.67  Med: 38.09 Max: 48.45
Current: 27.27
18.67
48.45

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 11.50
GSOL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. GSOL: 11.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
GSOL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.5  Med: 1.2 Max: 13.5
Current: 11.5
-6.5
13.5

Valuation & Return

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history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 25.05
GSOL's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.41 vs. GSOL: 25.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
GSOL' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.74  Med: 10.42 Max: 129.6
Current: 25.05
3.74
129.6
Price-to-Tangible-Book 3.52
GSOL's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. GSOL: 3.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
GSOL' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 3.74 Max: 29.58
Current: 3.52
1.39
29.58
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 4.16
GSOL's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. GSOL: 4.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
GSOL' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.29 Max: 2.6
Current: 4.16
0.45
2.6
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 16.13
GSOL's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. GSOL: 16.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
GSOL' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 1 Max: 6.7
Current: 16.13
0.46
6.7
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.14
GSOL's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. GSOL: 2.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
GSOL' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.45 Max: 7.29
Current: 2.14
0.6
7.29
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.05
GSOL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 888 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.13 vs. GSOL: 6.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
GSOL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 12.55 Max: 72.9
Current: 6.05
1
72.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -6.02
GSOL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.49 vs. GSOL: -6.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
GSOL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6  Med: 12.2 Max: 34.1
Current: -6.02
-6
34.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $171.3
EPS (TTM) $ 1.18
Beta0.26
Short Percentage of Float0.47%
52-Week Range $7.79 - 21.80
Shares Outstanding (Mil)24.22
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