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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.06
GK's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
94% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. GK: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GK' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.06 Max: 0.28
Current: 0.06
0
0.28
Equity to Asset 0.43
GK's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
58% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. GK: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GK' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.51 Max: 0.61
Current: 0.43
0.3
0.61
Interest Coverage 15.21
GK's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
61% of the 483 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 40.12 vs. GK: 15.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GK' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.32  Med: 5.66 Max: 17.31
Current: 15.21
3.32
17.31
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.75
M-Score: -2.79
WACC vs ROIC
13.79%
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
71% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.44 vs. GK: 11.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GK' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -8.12  Med: 9.74 Max: 15.02
Current: 11.16
-8.12
15.02
Net-margin (%) 6.60
GK's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. GK: 6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GK' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -7.74  Med: 5.07 Max: 8.26
Current: 6.6
-7.74
8.26
ROE (%) 15.30
GK's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.38 vs. GK: 15.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GK' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -14.57  Med: 9.35 Max: 18.73
Current: 15.3
-14.57
18.73
ROA (%) 6.72
GK's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. GK: 6.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GK' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -7.59  Med: 4.61 Max: 9.76
Current: 6.72
-7.59
9.76
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 29.40
GK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.09 vs. GK: 29.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GK' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -19.89  Med: 21.81 Max: 48.89
Current: 29.4
-19.89
48.89
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.30
GK's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. GK: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GK' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -3.2  Med: 6.60 Max: 24
Current: 0.3
-3.2
24
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 4.60
GK's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. GK: 4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GK' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.7  Med: 2.30 Max: 26.2
Current: 4.6
-6.7
26.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 15.80
GK's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. GK: 15.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GK' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.3  Med: 6.50 Max: 20.4
Current: 15.8
-8.3
20.4
» 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) 22.91
GK's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
55% of the 519 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.70 vs. GK: 22.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
GK' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.16  Med: 20.69 Max: 33.49
Current: 22.91
10.16
33.49
Forward P/E 19.38
GK's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
67% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.87 vs. GK: 19.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 23.10
GK's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
55% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.10 vs. GK: 23.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
GK' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 10.16  Med: 20.05 Max: 33.65
Current: 23.1
10.16
33.65
P/B 3.58
GK's P/B is ranked lower than
67% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. GK: 3.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.42 Max: 3.8
Current: 3.58
0.63
3.8
P/S 1.50
GK's P/S is ranked lower than
52% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. GK: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GK' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.85 Max: 1.58
Current: 1.5
0.3
1.58
PFCF 21.99
GK's PFCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 407 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.81 vs. GK: 21.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
GK' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.91  Med: 15.75 Max: 32.79
Current: 21.99
3.91
32.79
POCF 12.32
GK's POCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.77 vs. GK: 12.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GK' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.83  Med: 9.92 Max: 17.73
Current: 12.32
2.83
17.73
EV-to-EBIT 15.62
GK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
52% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.15 vs. GK: 15.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -11.8  Med: 13.10 Max: 21.1
Current: 15.62
-11.8
21.1
Shiller P/E 34.16
GK's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
68% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.05 vs. GK: 34.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
GK' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.94  Med: 23.28 Max: 74.85
Current: 34.16
8.94
74.85
Current Ratio 2.05
GK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. GK: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GK' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.9  Med: 2.01 Max: 2.8
Current: 2.05
0.9
2.8
Quick Ratio 1.78
GK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. GK: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GK' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.95 Max: 2.12
Current: 1.78
0.45
2.12
Days Inventory 52.10
GK's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
74% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.43 vs. GK: 52.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GK' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 74.37  Med: 90.39 Max: 106.95
Current: 52.1
74.37
106.95
Days Sales Outstanding 38.01
GK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
73% of the 606 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 56.10 vs. GK: 38.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GK' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 33.23  Med: 39.61 Max: 45.47
Current: 38.01
33.23
45.47

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.78
GK's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
60% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. GK: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
GK' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.16 Max: 2.25
Current: 1.78
0.16
2.25
Dividend Payout 0.39
GK's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
55% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. GK: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
GK' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.05 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.39
0.03
0.88
Dividend growth (3y) 41.60
GK's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
91% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. GK: 41.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
GK' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -0.5  Med: 8.40 Max: 58.7
Current: 41.6
-0.5
58.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 7.49
GK's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
92% of the 691 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. GK: 7.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
GK' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.67  Med: 4.88 Max: 9.47
Current: 7.49
0.67
9.47
Share Buyback Rate -2.50
GK's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
61% of the 441 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. GK: -2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
GK' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5  Med: -0.20 Max: -2.5
Current: -2.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 22.28
GK's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
94% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. GK: 22.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
GK' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.52  Med: 5.35 Max: 30.1
Current: 22.28
2.52
30.1
Price/Projected FCF 1.69
GK's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
63% of the 375 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. GK: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
GK' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.88 Max: 448.02
Current: 1.69
0.35
448.02
Price/Median PS Value 1.76
GK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
75% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. GK: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GK' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.21 Max: 2.75
Current: 1.76
0.43
2.75
Price/Graham Number 4.73
GK's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
84% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. GK: 4.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
GK' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.19  Med: 2.21 Max: 5.12
Current: 4.73
1.19
5.12
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.48
GK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. GK: 6.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.7  Med: 7.40 Max: 12.7
Current: 6.48
4.7
12.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 8.55
GK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.30 vs. GK: 8.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
GK' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 3  Med: 8.60 Max: 20.1
Current: 8.55
3
20.1

Analyst Estimate

Jun15 Jun16
Revenue(Mil) 937 981
EPS($) 3.24 3.58
EPS without NRI($) 3.24 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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