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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.06
GK's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
64% of the 1072 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. GK: 0.06 )
GK' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.28
Current: 0.06

0
0.28
Equity to Asset 0.43
GK's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
60% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. GK: 0.43 )
GK' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 0.61
Current: 0.43

0.3
0.61
Interest Coverage 15.21
GK's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
55% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.10 vs. GK: 15.21 )
GK' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.32   Max: 17.31
Current: 15.21

3.32
17.31
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.75
M-Score: -2.79
WACC vs ROIC
13.80%
10.85%
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 (%) 11.16
GK's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1067 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.22 vs. GK: 11.16 )
GK' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -8.12   Max: 15.02
Current: 11.16

-8.12
15.02
Net-margin (%) 6.60
GK's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1068 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. GK: 6.60 )
GK' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -7.74   Max: 8.26
Current: 6.6

-7.74
8.26
ROE (%) 15.30
GK's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1029 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.75 vs. GK: 15.30 )
GK' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -14.57   Max: 18.73
Current: 15.3

-14.57
18.73
ROA (%) 6.72
GK's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1081 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.88 vs. GK: 6.72 )
GK' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -7.59   Max: 9.76
Current: 6.72

-7.59
9.76
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 29.40
GK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1068 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 27.73 vs. GK: 29.40 )
GK' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -19.89   Max: 50.55
Current: 29.4

-19.89
50.55
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.30
GK's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 850 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. GK: 0.30 )
GK' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -3.2   Max: 19.3
Current: 0.3

-3.2
19.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 4.60
GK's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. GK: 4.60 )
GK' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.7   Max: 20.2
Current: 4.6

-6.7
20.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 15.80
GK's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. GK: 15.80 )
GK' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.3   Max: 18.3
Current: 15.8

-8.3
18.3
» GK's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

GK Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 9,750 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 174,157 sh (+29.78%)
Pioneer Investments 371,978 sh (+7.71%)
Bill Frels 674,461 sh (+2.96%)
Jim Simons 89,800 sh (-41.80%)
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Q3 2014

GK Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 91,690 sh (+2.10%)
Pioneer Investments 394,555 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Bill Frels 671,366 sh (-0.46%)
Joel Greenblatt 24,047 sh (-86.19%)
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Q4 2014

GK Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 121,000 sh (+31.97%)
Pioneer Investments 395,490 sh (+0.24%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Bill Frels 626,546 sh (-6.68%)
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Q1 2015

GK Guru Trades in Q1 2015

James Barrow 62,430 sh (New)
Jim Simons 170,800 sh (+41.16%)
Pioneer Investments 400,647 sh (+1.30%)
Bill Frels 464,578 sh (-25.85%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 23.10
GK's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 39.10 vs. GK: 23.10 )
GK' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.16   Max: 33.49
Current: 23.1

10.16
33.49
Forward P/E 19.53
GK's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GK: 19.53 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 23.00
GK's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 39.10 vs. GK: 23.00 )
GK' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 10.16   Max: 33.65
Current: 23

10.16
33.65
P/B 3.64
GK's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. GK: 3.64 )
GK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 3.82
Current: 3.64

0.63
3.82
P/S 1.51
GK's P/S is ranked higher than
64% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. GK: 1.51 )
GK' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 1.58
Current: 1.51

0.3
1.58
PFCF 22.17
GK's PFCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 79.50 vs. GK: 22.17 )
GK' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.91   Max: 32.79
Current: 22.17

3.91
32.79
POCF 12.40
GK's POCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.10 vs. GK: 12.40 )
GK' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.83   Max: 17.73
Current: 12.4

2.83
17.73
EV-to-EBIT 15.56
GK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.12 vs. GK: 15.56 )
GK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -11.8   Max: 21.1
Current: 15.56

-11.8
21.1
Shiller P/E 34.35
GK's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GK: 34.35 )
GK' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.94   Max: 74.85
Current: 34.35

8.94
74.85
Current Ratio 2.05
GK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. GK: 2.05 )
GK' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 2.8
Current: 2.05

0.9
2.8
Quick Ratio 1.78
GK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. GK: 1.78 )
GK' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 2.12
Current: 1.78

0.45
2.12
Days Inventory 52.10
GK's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
75% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GK: 52.10 )
GK' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 74.37   Max: 106.95
Current: 52.1

74.37
106.95
Days Sales Outstanding 38.01
GK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
87% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 79.07 vs. GK: 38.01 )
GK' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 33.23   Max: 43.86
Current: 38.01

33.23
43.86

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.71
GK's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
61% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. GK: 1.71 )
GK' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 2.25
Current: 1.71

0.16
2.25
Dividend Payout 0.39
GK's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
84% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GK: 0.39 )
GK' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.88
Current: 0.39

0.03
0.88
Dividend growth (3y) 41.60
GK's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
94% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. GK: 41.60 )
GK' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 58.7
Current: 41.6

0
58.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 7.15
GK's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
91% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. GK: 7.15 )
GK' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 9.47
Current: 7.15

0.67
9.47
Share Buyback Rate -2.50
GK's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
64% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. GK: -2.50 )
GK' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5   Max: -2.5
Current: -2.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 22.60
GK's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
54% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.60 vs. GK: 22.60 )
GK' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.52   Max: 30.1
Current: 22.6

2.52
30.1
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.70
GK's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GK: 1.70 )
GK' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 448.02
Current: 1.7

0.35
448.02
Price/Median PS Value 1.78
GK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. GK: 1.78 )
GK' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 2.76
Current: 1.78

0.43
2.76
Price/Graham Number 4.79
GK's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
70% of the 1279 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. GK: 4.79 )
GK' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 5.12
Current: 4.79

1.19
5.12
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.40
GK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. GK: 6.40 )
GK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.7   Max: 12.7
Current: 6.4

4.7
12.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 8.57
GK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
65% of the 592 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.10 vs. GK: 8.57 )
GK' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 3   Max: 20.1
Current: 8.57

3
20.1

Analyst Estimate

Jun15 Jun16
Revenue(Mil) 937 981
EPS($) 3.23 3.58
EPS without NRI($) 3.23 3.58

Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
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G & K Services Inc is a Minnesota Corporation founded in 1902. The Company is engaged in offering branded uniform and facility services programs. It delivers value to its customers by enhancing their image and brand, and by promoting workplace safety, security and cleanliness. The Company accomplish this by providing high quality branded work apparel programs, and a variety of facility products and services including floor mats, towels, mops and restroom hygiene products. The Company operates from approximately 165 locations. These locations serve customers in 93 of the top 100 metropolitan markets across the United States and Canada. The Company serves a base of approximately 170,000 customers. It serves customers in virtually all industries, including automotive, warehousing, distribution, transportation, energy, manufacturing, food processing, pharmaceutical, retail, restaurants, hospitality, government, healthcare and many others. It provides service to customers of almost every size, from Fortune 100 companies to small and midsize firms. The Company also offers facility services programs that provide a range of dust control, maintenance, hand care and hygiene products and services. They include floor mat offerings (traction control, logo, message, scraper, anti-fatigue), towel products (shop, kitchen, bar, bath, dish, continuous roll, microfiber), mop offerings (dust, microfiber, wet), fender covers, selected linen items and restroom hygiene products. The Company's operating facilities are subject to stringent environmental laws, rules and regulations relating to the protection of the environment and health and safety matters, including those governing the potential discharges of pollutants to the air and water, the management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes and the clean-up of contaminated sites.
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