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CPI Card Group Financial Strength

: 3 (As of Sep. 2021)
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CPI Card Group has the Financial Strength Rank of 3. It displays poor financial strength and is likely in financial distress. Usually this is caused by too much debt for the company.

Warning Sign:

CPI Card Group Inc displays poor financial strength. Usually this is caused by too much debt for the company.

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). The higher, the better.
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better.
3. Altman Z-Score.

CPI Card Group's Interest Coverage for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was 2.33. CPI Card Group's debt to revenue ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was 0.77. As of today, CPI Card Group's Altman Z-Score is 2.95.


Competitive Comparison

For the Credit Services subindustry, CPI Card Group's Financial Strength, along with its competitors' market caps and Financial Strength data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

CPI Card Group Financial Strength Distribution

For the Credit Services industry and Financial Services sector, CPI Card Group's Financial Strength distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where CPI Card Group's Financial Strength falls into.



CPI Card Group Financial Strength Calculation

GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company's financial situation is. It is based on these factors

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest Coverage (current year). The higher, the better.

Note: If both Interest Expense and Interest Income are empty, while Net Interest Income is negative, then use Net Interest Income as Interest Expense.

Interest Coverage is a ratio that determines how easily a company can pay interest expenses on outstanding debt. It is calculated by dividing a company's Operating Income (EBIT) by its Interest Expense:

CPI Card Group's Interest Expense for the months ended in Sep. 2021 was $-7.2 Mil. Its Operating Income for the months ended in Sep. 2021 was $16.7 Mil. And its Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 was $303.3 Mil.

CPI Card Group's Interest Coverage for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 is

Interest Coverage=-1*Operating Income (Q: Sep. 2021 )/Interest Expense (Q: Sep. 2021 )
=-1*16.702/-7.183
=2.33

The higher the ratio, the stronger the company's financial strength is.

Warning Sign:

Ben Graham prefers companies interest coverage is at least 5. CPI Card Group Inc interest coverage is 2.13, which is low.

2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better.

CPI Card Group's Debt to Revenue Ratio for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2021 is

Debt to Revenue Ratio=Total Debt (Q: Sep. 2021 ) / Revenue
=(Short-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation + Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation) / Revenue
=(3.549 + 303.251) / 398.408
=0.77

3. Altman Z-Score.

Z-Score model is an accurate forecaster of failure up to two years prior to distress. It can be considered the assessment of the distress of industrial corporations.

The zones of discrimination were as such:

When Z-Score is less than 1.81, it is in Distress Zones.
When Z-Score is greater than 2.99, it is in Safe Zones.
When Z-Score is between 1.81 and 2.99, it is in Grey Zones.

CPI Card Group has a Z-score of 2.95, indicating it is in Grey Zones. This implies that CPI Card Group is in some kind of financial stress. If it is below 1.81, the company may faces bankrupcy risk.

Warning Sign:

Altman Z-score of 2.95 is in grey area. The implies that the company is in some kind of financial stress. If it is below 1.8, the company may faces bankrupcy risk.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


CPI Card Group  (NAS:PMTS) Financial Strength Explanation

The maximum rank is 10. Companies with rank 7 or higher will be unlikely to fall into distressed situations. Companies with rank of 3 or less are likely in financial distress.

CPI Card Group has the Financial Strength Rank of 3. It displays poor financial strength and is likely in financial distress. Usually this is caused by too much debt for the company.


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CPI Card Group Business Description

CPI Card Group logo
Industry
Financial Services » Credit Services NAICS : 522220 SIC : 6153
Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
10368 West Centennial Road, Littleton, CO, USA, 80127
CPI Card Group Inc is a payment technology company engaged in providing financial payment card solutions and services. It offers credit, debit and prepaid cards. The business segments of the group are Debit and Credit, which produces Financial Payment Cards and provides integrated card services to card-issuing banks primarily in the United States, and Prepaid Debit, which provides integrated card services to Prepaid Debit Card program managers primarily in the United States. It derives key revenue from the Debit and Credit segment.
Executives
Scheirman Scott director, officer: President & CEO THE WESTERN UNION COMPANY 12500 EAST BELFORD AVENUE ENGLEWOOD CO 80112
Dubin Lane officer: SVP & GM of Pers., Ppd. & Iss. C/O CPI CARD GROUP INC. 10368 WEST CENTENNIAL RD. LITTLETON IL 80127
Kilgore Sarah officer: Chief Legal & Compliance Off. C/O CPI CARD GROUP, INC. 10026 WEST SAN JUAN WAY LITTLETON CO 80127
Lowe John Daniel officer: CFO C/O CPI CARD GROUP 10026 W. SAN JUAN WAY, SUITE 200 LITTLETON CO 80127
Dimaggio Guy officer: SVP and GM of Secure Card C/O CPI CARD GROUP INC. 10026 WEST SAN JUAN WAY LITTLETON CO 80127
Frasier Loretta G officer: Chief Human Resources Officer C/O CPI CARD GROUP INC. 10026 W. SAN JUAN WAY LITTLETON CO 80127
Williams Sarah Elizabeth officer: Chief Technology Officer C/O CPI CARD GROUP INC. 10026 W. SAN JUAN WAY LITTLETON CO 80127
Sheinbaum Marc director 24 DEERFIELD ROAD CHAPPAQUA NY 10514
Peters Nicholas A director 10368 WEST CENTENNIAL RD. LITTLETON CO 80127
Pearce Robert director 10368 WEST CENTENNIAL RD. LITTLETON CO 80127
Pearce Douglas director C/O CPI CARD GROUP INC. 10026 WEST SAN JUAN WAY LITTLETON CO 80127
Soranno Keating Valerie director C/O CPI CARD GROUP INC. 10026 WEST SAN JUAN WAY LITTLETON CO 80127
Jacoba Lisa officer: Chief Human Resources Officer 10368 WEST CENTENNIAL RD. LITTLETON CO 80127
Bohrer Jason officer: GM & SVP Secure Card C/O CPI CARD GROUP INC. 10368 WEST CENTENNIAL ROAD LITTLETON CO 80127
Tavares Silvio director 20 TIPTOE LANE BURLINGAME CA 94010

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