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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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.14
GK's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
85% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. GK: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
GK' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.07 Max: 0.28
Current: 0.14
0
0.28
Equity-to-Asset 0.44
GK's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
56% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. GK: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
GK' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.5 Max: 0.61
Current: 0.44
0.3
0.61
Interest Coverage 13.55
GK's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
58% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 24.39 vs. GK: 13.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GK' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.31  Med: 7.06 Max: N/A
Current: 13.55
Piotroski F-Score: 8
Altman Z-Score: 4.38
Beneish M-Score: -2.76
WACC vs ROIC
6.47%
10.21%
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 : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 10.45
GK's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
68% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.82 vs. GK: 10.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
GK' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.12  Med: 8.54 Max: 12.54
Current: 10.45
-8.12
12.54
Net Margin % 5.80
GK's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
62% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. GK: 5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
GK' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.74  Med: 4.6 Max: 7.41
Current: 5.8
-7.74
7.41
ROE % 14.48
GK's ROE % is ranked higher than
69% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.79 vs. GK: 14.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
GK' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.57  Med: 7.58 Max: 18.48
Current: 14.48
-14.57
18.48
ROA % 6.18
GK's ROA % is ranked higher than
68% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. GK: 6.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
GK' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.59  Med: 4.45 Max: 7.83
Current: 6.18
-7.59
7.83
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 26.58
GK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
57% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.20 vs. GK: 26.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
GK' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.89  Med: 19.78 Max: 30.66
Current: 26.58
-19.89
30.66
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 3.20
GK's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
54% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. GK: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
GK' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -100  Med: 6.1 Max: 18
Current: 3.2
-100
18
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 10.10
GK's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
61% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. GK: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
GK' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -100  Med: 0.8 Max: 15.7
Current: 10.1
-100
15.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 11.80
GK's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
59% of the 427 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. GK: 11.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
GK' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.3  Med: 6.5 Max: 31.1
Current: 11.8
-8.3
31.1
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

GK Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Joel Greenblatt 9,933 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 394,742 sh (+0.34%)
Mairs and Power 458,790 sh (+0.09%)
Jim Simons 201,100 sh (-15.00%)
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Q2 2016

GK Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Joel Greenblatt 49,853 sh (+401.89%)
Mairs and Power 471,710 sh (+2.82%)
Pioneer Investments 393,253 sh (-0.38%)
Jim Simons 163,990 sh (-18.45%)
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Q3 2016

GK Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Mario Gabelli 5,750 sh (New)
Jim Simons 210,390 sh (+28.29%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 311,543 sh (-20.78%)
Mairs and Power 370,580 sh (-21.44%)
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Q4 2016

GK Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Joel Greenblatt 6,723 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 15,435 sh (+168.43%)
Jim Simons 288,595 sh (+37.17%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Mairs and Power 267,346 sh (-27.86%)
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Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services    NAICS: 812331    SIC: 7213
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G & K Services Inc offers service-focused market leader of branded uniform & facility services programs. It provides brand work apparel programs, & variety of facility products & services, including floor mats, towels, mops & hygiene products.

G&K Services provides uniform rental services to businesses of all sizes in the United States and Canada. It is the fourth-largest provider in a relatively fragmented industry, with roughly 8,000 employees and 165 locations. Ancillary products include the rental and sale of entrance mats, mops, shop towels, and restroom supplies.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 34.21
GK's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 623 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.74 vs. GK: 34.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
GK' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.16  Med: 20.71 Max: 34.21
Current: 34.21
10.16
34.21
Forward PE Ratio 24.04
GK's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.01 vs. GK: 24.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 34.21
GK's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
74% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.40 vs. GK: 34.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
GK' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.16  Med: 20.15 Max: 34.21
Current: 34.21
10.16
34.21
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 22.96
GK's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
61% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.72 vs. GK: 22.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
GK' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.86  Med: 16.99 Max: 82.74
Current: 22.96
5.86
82.74
PB Ratio 4.75
GK's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 654 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. GK: 4.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
GK' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.43 Max: 4.92
Current: 4.75
0.63
4.92
PS Ratio 1.96
GK's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 658 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. GK: 1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
GK' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.85 Max: 1.98
Current: 1.96
0.31
1.98
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 20.70
GK's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
52% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.99 vs. GK: 20.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
GK' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.96  Med: 16.85 Max: 41.1
Current: 20.7
3.96
41.1
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 14.77
GK's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
58% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.15 vs. GK: 14.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
GK' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.87  Med: 10.11 Max: 17.59
Current: 14.77
2.87
17.59
EV-to-EBIT 20.53
GK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
68% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.07 vs. GK: 20.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GK' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.8  Med: 13.2 Max: 21.1
Current: 20.53
-11.8
21.1
EV-to-EBITDA 15.04
GK's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
66% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.58 vs. GK: 15.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
GK' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -47.4  Med: 8.6 Max: 15.1
Current: 15.04
-47.4
15.1
Shiller PE Ratio 57.58
GK's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 28.86 vs. GK: 57.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
GK' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.5  Med: 23.07 Max: 57.69
Current: 57.58
8.5
57.69
Current Ratio 2.28
GK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 591 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. GK: 2.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GK' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 2.06 Max: 2.8
Current: 2.28
0.9
2.8
Quick Ratio 2.02
GK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 591 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. GK: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GK' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.99 Max: 2.38
Current: 2.02
0.45
2.38
Days Inventory 21.02
GK's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
50% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.93 vs. GK: 21.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GK' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.96  Med: 83.98 Max: 108.35
Current: 21.02
19.96
108.35
Days Sales Outstanding 40.36
GK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
69% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 60.02 vs. GK: 40.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.23  Med: 38.59 Max: 40.98
Current: 40.36
33.23
40.98
Days Payable 30.14
GK's Days Payable is ranked lower than
58% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 39.77 vs. GK: 30.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
GK' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.31  Med: 24.49 Max: 27.36
Current: 30.14
13.31
27.36

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.58
GK's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
72% of the 683 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. GK: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
GK' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 1.41 Max: 2.33
Current: 1.58
0.17
2.33
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.53
GK's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 407 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. GK: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
GK' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.3 Max: 0.45
Current: 0.53
0.08
0.45
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 23.80
GK's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
76% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. GK: 23.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
GK' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 23.8 Max: 58.7
Current: 23.8
0
58.7
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.60
GK's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
74% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. GK: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 6.03
GK's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
79% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. GK: 6.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
GK' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 5.38 Max: 8.89
Current: 6.03
0.65
8.89
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.10
GK's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 394 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. GK: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
GK' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.1  Med: -0.4 Max: 4.5
Current: -0.1
-2.1
4.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 23.20
GK's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
92% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.68 vs. GK: 23.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
GK' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.52  Med: 5.44 Max: 25.39
Current: 23.2
2.52
25.39
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.18
GK's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. GK: 2.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
GK' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.93 Max: 442.5
Current: 2.18
0.33
442.5
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.30
GK's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
90% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. GK: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
GK' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.22 Max: 2.57
Current: 2.3
0.43
2.57
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 2.83
GK's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
81% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. GK: 2.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
GK' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 2.14 Max: 4.69
Current: 2.83
0.54
4.69
Price-to-Graham-Number 5.93
GK's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
90% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. GK: 5.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
GK' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.19  Med: 2.29 Max: 5.87
Current: 5.93
1.19
5.87
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.87
GK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
51% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.71 vs. GK: 4.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
GK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.7  Med: 7.4 Max: 12.7
Current: 4.87
4.7
12.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 15.46
GK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
64% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.21 vs. GK: 15.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
GK' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.2  Med: 9.8 Max: 21.9
Current: 15.46
4.2
21.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $983.0
EPS (TTM) $ 2.85
Beta0.61
Short Percentage of Float4.07%
52-Week Range $69.17 - 98.22
Shares Outstanding (Mil)19.71

Analyst Estimate

Jun17 Jun18
Revenue (Mil $) 983 1,020
EPS ($) 3.73 4.06
EPS without NRI ($) 3.73 4.06
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
8.42%
Dividends per Share ($) 1.75 2.00
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