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New Key Statistics Module, Z-Score and F-Score
Market Cap $M8,262Revenue $M23,114Net Margin (%)2.3Z-Score4.3
Enterprise Value $M8,981EPS $0.9Operating Margin %3.9F-Score7
P/E(ttm))15.7Cash Flow Per Share $2.1Pre-tax Margin (%)3.6Higher ROA y-yY
Price/Book1.410-y EBITDA Growth Rate %0.5Quick Ratio0.8Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales0.45-y EBITDA Growth Rate %-8.6Current Ratio1.5Lower Leverage y-yN
Price/Cash Flow5.5y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %66.4ROA % (ttm)4.5Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %3.7Insider Buy (3m)1ROE % (ttm)8.6Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %51.0Shares Outstanding M647ROI % (ttm)1.0Gross Margin Increase y-yN

Gurus Latest Trades with SPLS

Number of guru portfolios checked: 56. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
SPLSDavid Dreman 2014-06-30 Reduce-0.04%$10.749 - $13.475
($11.88)
$ 12.838%Reduce -24.27%138,183
SPLSRay Dalio 2014-06-30 Reduce-0.03%$10.749 - $13.475
($11.88)
$ 12.838%Reduce -53.87%252,058
SPLSJohn Hussman 2014-06-30 Reduce-0.01%$10.749 - $13.475
($11.88)
$ 12.838%Reduce -50%9,750
SPLSJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add0.31%$11.05 - $15.97
($13.18)
$ 12.83-3%Add 854.17%2,037,071
SPLSDavid Dreman 2014-03-31 Add0.06%$11.05 - $15.97
($13.18)
$ 12.83-3%Add 65.46%182,458
SPLSRay Dalio 2014-03-31 Add0.03%$11.05 - $15.97
($13.18)
$ 12.83-3%Add 113.06%546,361
SPLSRay Dalio 2013-12-31 Buy 0.03%$14.44 - $16.18
($15.6)
$ 12.83-18%New holding, 256440 sh.256,440
SPLSJohn Hussman 2013-12-31 Add0.01%$14.44 - $16.18
($15.6)
$ 12.83-18%Add 105.26%19,500
SPLSArnold Van Den Berg 2013-12-31 Sold Out -0.53%$14.44 - $16.18
($15.6)
$ 12.83-18%Sold Out0
SPLSJoel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce-0.13%$14.44 - $16.18
($15.6)
$ 12.83-18%Reduce -56.4%213,491
SPLSDavid Dreman 2013-12-31 Reduce-0.1%$14.44 - $16.18
($15.6)
$ 12.83-18%Reduce -40.76%110,271
SPLSJoel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add0.05%$13.83 - $17.24
($15.69)
$ 12.83-18%Add 30.64%489,644
SPLSDavid Dreman 2013-09-30 Reduce-0.1%$13.83 - $17.24
($15.69)
$ 12.83-18%Reduce -56.4%186,133
SPLSRay Dalio 2013-06-30 Sold Out -0.02%$12.4 - $16.48
($14.31)
$ 12.83-10%Sold Out0
SPLSJohn Hussman 2013-03-31 Reduce-0.45%$11.4 - $14.65
($12.99)
$ 12.83-1%Reduce -99.37%9,500
SPLSYacktman Focused Fund 2013-03-31 Sold Out -0.36%$11.4 - $14.65
($12.99)
$ 12.83-1%Sold Out0
SPLSRay Dalio 2013-03-31 Reduce-0.22%$11.4 - $14.65
($12.99)
$ 12.83-1%Reduce -92.4%155,896
SPLSYacktman Focused Fund 2012-12-31 Buy 0.36%$11.09 - $12.21
($11.54)
$ 12.8311%New holding, 2000000 sh.2,000,000
SPLSJoel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add0.06%$11.09 - $12.21
($11.54)
$ 12.8311%Add 27.55%407,692
SPLSJoel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add0.06%$11.09 - $12.21
($11.54)
$ 12.8311%Add 27.55%407,692
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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 2014-06-302,275,0000.350.1
SPLS Yacktman Fund 2014-06-302,000,0000.310.19
SPLS Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-302,035,8520.310.28-0.06%
SPLS Charles Brandes 2014-06-30566,3280.090.07-1.26%
SPLS David Dreman 2014-06-30138,1830.020.11-24.27%
SPLS John Hussman 2014-06-309,75000.01-50%
SPLS Ray Dalio 2014-06-30252,0580.040.02-53.87%
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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$11.1415.17view
MORIARTY ROWLANDDirector 2014-04-04Sell25,235$12.25.16view
SARGENT RONALDChairman and CEO 2014-04-03Buy8,500$11.828.54view
GOODMAN SHIRAPresident, NAC 2014-03-20Buy5,000$11.4412.15view
DOODY JOSEPHPresident, NA Commercial 2013-12-10Sell32,041$16.17-20.66view
Bacica Stephen J.SVP, Corporate Controller 2013-12-02Sell10,539$15.54-17.44view
SARGENT RONALDChairman and CEO 2013-07-05Sell68,806$15.9-19.31view
PARNEROS DEMOSPresident, NA Stores & Online 2013-06-28Sell75,000$16-19.81view
DOODY JOSEPHPresident, NA Commercial 2013-06-18Sell40,000$16.5-22.24view
SARGENT RONALDChairman and CEO 2013-06-04Sell525,000$15.04-14.69view

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