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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.04
ARCI's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
84% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. ARCI: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
ARCI' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.18 Max: 3.71
Current: 0.04
0
3.71
Equity-to-Asset 0.43
ARCI's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
67% of the 929 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. ARCI: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
ARCI' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.27 Max: 0.71
Current: 0.43
0.15
0.71
Debt-to-Equity 0.36
ARCI's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
51% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. ARCI: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
ARCI' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 1.48 Max: 7.51
Current: 0.36
0.19
7.51
Interest Coverage 1.75
ARCI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 795 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 28.32 vs. ARCI: 1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ARCI' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.75  Med: 2.9 Max: 6.39
Current: 1.75
1.75
6.39
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 3.83
Beneish M-Score: -1.44
WACC vs ROIC
6.81%
10.55%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 2.16
ARCI's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
82% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. ARCI: 2.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
ARCI' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.67  Med: 2.31 Max: 5.72
Current: 2.16
-3.67
5.72
Net Margin % 5.24
ARCI's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
61% of the 942 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. ARCI: 5.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
ARCI' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.37  Med: 0.46 Max: 5.24
Current: 5.24
-3.37
5.24
ROE % 46.24
ARCI's ROE % is ranked higher than
66% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.44 vs. ARCI: 46.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
ARCI' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.97  Med: 5.29 Max: 46.24
Current: 46.24
-48.97
46.24
ROA % 13.92
ARCI's ROA % is ranked higher than
51% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. ARCI: 13.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
ARCI' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.69  Med: 1.32 Max: 13.92
Current: 13.92
-9.69
13.92
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 11.13
ARCI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
84% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 12.91 vs. ARCI: 11.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
ARCI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.21  Med: 10.38 Max: 25.96
Current: 11.13
-15.21
25.96
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -9.20
ARCI's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
82% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. ARCI: -9.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
ARCI' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.7  Med: 0.2 Max: 35.8
Current: -9.2
-22.7
35.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -48.10
ARCI's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
95% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. ARCI: -48.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
ARCI' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.1  Med: 6.1 Max: 90.5
Current: -48.1
-48.1
90.5
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail    NAICS: 453998    SIC: 5731
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Traded in other countries:5AR.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Appliance Recycling Centers Of America Inc and its subsidiaries are engaged in the business of selling and recycling household appliances in North America. It also provides turnkey appliance recycling services for electric utilities.

Appliance Recycling Centers of America, Inc. was incorporated in Minnesota in 1983. The Company is involved in the business of selling new major household appliances through a chain of company-owned factory outlet stores under the name ApplianceSmart. The Company also provides turnkey appliance recycling services for electric utilities and other sponsors of energy efficiency programs. It is a retailer and recycler of major household appliances and generates revenues from: Retail sales of appliances at its ApplianceSmart factory outlets, fees charged for collecting and recycling appliances for utilities and other sponsors of energy efficiency programs; and selling byproduct materials from appliances that it recycles, including appliances collected through its ApplianceSmart factory outlets & Sale of carbon offsets created by the destruction of ozone-depleting refrigerants acquired through various recycling programs. It operates two reportable segments: retail and recycling. The retail segment is comprised of income generated through its ApplianceSmart factory outlet stores. The Company's recycling segment includes all fees charged and costs incurred for collecting, recycling and installing appliances for utilities and other customers and include byproduct revenue, which is mainly generated through the recycling of appliances. It uses a variety of methods to promote awareness of its products and services. Each ApplianceSmart Factory Outlet competes with local and national retail appliance chains, as well as with independently owned retailers. Its appliance recycling centers are subject to various federal, state and local laws, regulations and licensing requirements related to providing turnkey services for energy efficiency programs.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 1.41
ARCI's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.25 vs. ARCI: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
ARCI' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 7.94 Max: 800
Current: 1.41
0.74
800
PE Ratio without NRI 1.41
ARCI's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
96% of the 708 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.25 vs. ARCI: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
ARCI' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 7.38 Max: 800
Current: 1.41
0.74
800
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 1.32
ARCI's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
100% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.35 vs. ARCI: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
ARCI' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 8.56 Max: 113.04
Current: 1.32
0.69
113.04
PB Ratio 0.52
ARCI's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. ARCI: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ARCI' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.39 Max: 7.63
Current: 0.52
0.27
7.63
PS Ratio 0.09
ARCI's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. ARCI: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ARCI' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.12 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.09
0.03
0.52
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 82.86
ARCI's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
96% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.26 vs. ARCI: 82.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
ARCI' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.82  Med: 7.12 Max: 1940
Current: 82.86
1.82
1940
EV-to-EBIT 5.86
ARCI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 14.76 vs. ARCI: 5.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ARCI' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -448.7  Med: 6.45 Max: 124.9
Current: 5.86
-448.7
124.9
EV-to-EBITDA 3.74
ARCI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 779 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.75 vs. ARCI: 3.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ARCI' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -166.1  Med: 6.7 Max: 422.6
Current: 3.74
-166.1
422.6
EV-to-Revenue 0.14
ARCI's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
97% of the 933 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. ARCI: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
ARCI' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.2 Max: 0.7
Current: 0.14
0.1
0.7
Shiller PE Ratio 12.30
ARCI's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 18.75 vs. ARCI: 12.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
ARCI' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.1  Med: 74.25 Max: 388
Current: 12.3
6.1
388
Current Ratio 1.43
ARCI's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 929 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. ARCI: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ARCI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.29 Max: 4.86
Current: 1.43
0.42
4.86
Quick Ratio 0.68
ARCI's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 929 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. ARCI: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ARCI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.59 Max: 4.71
Current: 0.68
0.2
4.71
Days Inventory 75.64
ARCI's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
56% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 90.95 vs. ARCI: 75.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ARCI' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 60.95  Med: 73.96 Max: 89.18
Current: 75.64
60.95
89.18
Days Sales Outstanding 31.29
ARCI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
69% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 14.40 vs. ARCI: 31.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ARCI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.33  Med: 26 Max: 37.65
Current: 31.29
15.33
37.65
Days Payable 24.61
ARCI's Days Payable is ranked lower than
80% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 50.04 vs. ARCI: 24.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ARCI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.84  Med: 22.11 Max: 29.93
Current: 24.61
16.84
29.93

Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -6.10
ARCI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 505 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. ARCI: -6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ARCI' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.2  Med: -6.5 Max: -0.4
Current: -6.1
-26.2
-0.4

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 2.19
ARCI's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
67% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.11 vs. ARCI: 2.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
ARCI' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.49  Med: 16.91 Max: 120
Current: 2.19
1.49
120
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.51
ARCI's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
96% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. ARCI: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
ARCI' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.72 Max: 15.1
Current: 0.51
0.35
15.1
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.36
ARCI's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
93% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. ARCI: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
ARCI' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.15 Max: 66.29
Current: 0.36
0.24
66.29
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.62
ARCI's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 830 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. ARCI: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
ARCI' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.56 Max: 37.56
Current: 0.62
0.41
37.56
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.18
ARCI's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
97% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. ARCI: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
ARCI' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.78 Max: 15.44
Current: 0.18
0.12
15.44
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 17.05
ARCI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
91% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.23 vs. ARCI: 17.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
ARCI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.3  Med: 4.2 Max: 23.8
Current: 17.05
-25.3
23.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $102.51
EPS (TTM) $ 0.82
Beta0.70
Short Percentage of Float2.91%
52-Week Range $0.52 - 1.75
Shares Outstanding (Mil)6.66
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Articles On GuruFocus.com
Appliance Recycling Centers of America Launches Diversification Strategy and Enters Trillion Dollar Sep 13 2017 
Appliance Recycling Centers of America Anticipates Continued Profitability Following Strategic Cost Aug 25 2017 
Appliance Recycling Centers of America to Acquire Targets in High Growth Sectors in Effort to Reposi Aug 22 2017 
Appliance Recycling Centers of America Announces Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results Aug 21 2017 
Appliance Recycling Centers of America Announces Sale of Joint Venture in AAP in a Transaction Value Aug 16 2017 
ARCA Celebrates Official Opening Of Milwaukee Area Recycling Center Apr 26 2017 

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