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New Key Statistics Module, Z-Score and F-Score
Market Cap $M10,726Revenue $M23,114Net Margin (%)2.7Z-Score4.6
Enterprise Value $M11,083EPS $0.9Operating Margin %3.7F-Score6
P/E(ttm))17.7Cash Flow Per Share $2.1Pre-tax Margin (%)3.5Higher ROA y-yY
Price/Book1.810-y EBITDA Growth Rate %3.0Quick Ratio0.9Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales0.55-y EBITDA Growth Rate %-6.8Current Ratio1.6Lower Leverage y-yN
Price/Cash Flow5.5y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %-12.9ROA % (ttm)5.3Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %2.9Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)10.0Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %51.0Shares Outstanding M640ROI % (ttm)1.0Gross Margin Increase y-yN

Gurus Latest Trades with SPLS

Number of guru portfolios checked: 85. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
SPLSRichard Pzena 2014-12-31 Reduce-0.52%$11.49 - $18.03
$ 16.7721%Reduce -23.59%25,452,479
SPLSCharles Brandes 2014-12-31 Reduce-0.02%$11.49 - $18.03
$ 16.7721%Reduce -21.98%440,274
SPLSJohn Hussman 2014-12-31 Sold Out -0.01%$11.49 - $18.03
$ 16.7721%Sold Out0
SPLSRay Dalio 2014-12-31 Sold Out -0.01%$11.49 - $18.03
$ 16.7721%Sold Out0
SPLSJoel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Reduce-0.27%$10.9 - $13.05
$ 16.7743%Reduce -97.29%55,072
SPLSRay Dalio 2014-09-30 Reduce-0.02%$10.9 - $13.05
$ 16.7743%Reduce -77.06%57,820
SPLSHOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-06-30 Add0.22%$10.749 - $13.475
$ 16.7741%Add 332.95%7,357,500
SPLSDavid Dreman 2014-06-30 Reduce-0.04%$10.749 - $13.475
$ 16.7741%Reduce -24.27%138,183
SPLSRay Dalio 2014-06-30 Reduce-0.03%$10.749 - $13.475
$ 16.7741%Reduce -53.87%252,058
SPLSJohn Hussman 2014-06-30 Reduce-0.01%$10.749 - $13.475
$ 16.7741%Reduce -50%9,750
SPLSJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add0.31%$11.05 - $15.97
$ 16.7727%Add 854.17%2,037,071
SPLSRichard Pzena 2014-03-31 Add0.14%$11.05 - $15.97
$ 16.7727%Add 7.21%31,883,452
SPLSDavid Dreman 2014-03-31 Add0.06%$11.05 - $15.97
$ 16.7727%Add 65.46%182,458
SPLSRay Dalio 2014-03-31 Add0.03%$11.05 - $15.97
$ 16.7727%Add 113.06%546,361
SPLSHOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-03-31 Add0.02%$11.05 - $15.97
$ 16.7727%Add 37.84%1,699,400
SPLSRobert Olstein 2014-03-31 Sold Out -0.82%$11.05 - $15.97
$ 16.7727%Sold Out0
SPLSRay Dalio 2013-12-31 Buy 0.03%$14.44 - $16.18
$ 16.778%New holding, 256440 sh.256,440
SPLSJohn Hussman 2013-12-31 Add0.01%$14.44 - $16.18
$ 16.778%Add 105.26%19,500
SPLSArnold Van Den Berg 2013-12-31 Sold Out -0.53%$14.44 - $16.18
$ 16.778%Sold Out0
SPLSRichard Pzena 2013-12-31 Reduce-0.26%$14.44 - $16.18
$ 16.778%Reduce -8.3%29,738,968
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

SPLS is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
SPLS Donald Yacktman 2014-12-312,275,0000.360.17
SPLS Yacktman Fund 2014-12-312,000,0000.310.31
SPLS Brian Rogers 2014-12-3114,250,0002.230.93
SPLS David Dreman 2014-12-31136,6070.020.2-0.2%
SPLS Joel Greenblatt 2014-12-3150,4760.010.01-8.35%
SPLS HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2014-12-315,725,6180.890.36-10.93%
SPLS Charles Brandes 2014-12-31440,2740.070.11-21.98%
SPLS Richard Pzena 2014-12-3125,452,4793.982.5-23.59%
SPLS Ray Dalio 2014-12-31000Sold Out
SPLS John Hussman 2014-12-31000Sold Out
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SPLS: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
MORIARTY ROWLANDDirector 2014-06-10Sell100,000$11.1448.47view
MORIARTY ROWLANDDirector 2014-04-04Sell25,235$12.235.57view
SARGENT RONALDChairman and CEO 2014-04-03Buy8,500$11.8239.93view
GOODMAN SHIRAPresident, NAC 2014-03-20Buy5,000$11.4444.58view
DOODY JOSEPHPresident, NA Commercial 2013-12-10Sell32,041$16.172.29view
Bacica Stephen J.SVP, Corporate Controller 2013-12-02Sell10,539$15.546.44view
SARGENT RONALDChairman and CEO 2013-07-05Sell68,806$15.94.03view
PARNEROS DEMOSPresident, NA Stores & Online 2013-06-28Sell75,000$163.38view
DOODY JOSEPHPresident, NA Commercial 2013-06-18Sell40,000$16.50.24view
SARGENT RONALDChairman and CEO 2013-06-04Sell525,000$15.049.97view

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    Just in Time for the Holidays, Staples Delivers Customers Huge Savings on Printing With HP Instant I Dec 08 2014 
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