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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 0.12
GK's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
85% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. GK: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GK' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.06 Max: 0.28
Current: 0.12
0
0.28
Equity to Asset 0.43
GK's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
59% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. GK: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GK' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.51 Max: 0.61
Current: 0.43
0.3
0.61
Interest Coverage 15.81
GK's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
58% of the 661 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.67 vs. GK: 15.81 )
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: 15.81
F-Score: 9
Z-Score: 4.38
M-Score: -2.85
WACC vs ROIC
7.17%
11.60%
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

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 11.55
GK's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.95 vs. GK: 11.55 )
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: 11.55
-8.12
12.54
Net-margin (%) 6.74
GK's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 748 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.11 vs. GK: 6.74 )
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: 6.74
-7.74
7.41
ROE (%) 16.95
GK's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 729 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.86 vs. GK: 16.95 )
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: 16.95
-14.57
18.48
ROA (%) 7.18
GK's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. GK: 7.18 )
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: 7.18
-7.59
7.83
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 29.59
GK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.19 vs. GK: 29.59 )
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: 29.59
-19.89
30.66
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.20
GK's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. GK: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GK' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -100  Med: 6.1 Max: 18
Current: 3.2
-100
18
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 10.10
GK's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. GK: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GK' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -100  Med: 0.8 Max: 15.7
Current: 10.1
-100
15.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 11.80
GK's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. GK: 11.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GK' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.3  Med: 6.5 Max: 31.1
Current: 11.8
-8.3
31.1
» GK's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2017-01-26)


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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

GK Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Mairs and Power 458,398 sh (+4.61%)
Pioneer Investments 393,424 sh (+0.49%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss Sold Out
Jim Simons 236,600 sh (-14.51%)
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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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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 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, it includes 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.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 29.13
GK's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
71% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.46 vs. GK: 29.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
GK' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.16  Med: 20.68 Max: 33.65
Current: 29.13
10.16
33.65
Forward P/E 25.71
GK's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
87% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.04 vs. GK: 25.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 29.13
GK's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
71% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.00 vs. GK: 29.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
GK' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.16  Med: 20.15 Max: 33.65
Current: 29.13
10.16
33.65
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 17.98
GK's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
54% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.83 vs. GK: 17.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
GK' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.86  Med: 16.99 Max: 82.74
Current: 17.98
5.86
82.74
P/B 4.74
GK's P/B is ranked lower than
79% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. GK: 4.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GK' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.43 Max: 4.92
Current: 4.74
0.63
4.92
P/S 1.93
GK's P/S is ranked lower than
64% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. GK: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GK' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.85 Max: 1.98
Current: 1.93
0.31
1.98
PFCF 18.11
GK's PFCF is ranked higher than
53% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.40 vs. GK: 18.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
GK' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.96  Med: 16.85 Max: 111.42
Current: 18.11
3.96
111.42
POCF 13.11
GK's POCF is ranked higher than
50% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.08 vs. GK: 13.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GK' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.87  Med: 10.11 Max: 17.59
Current: 13.11
2.87
17.59
EV-to-EBIT 18.50
GK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
65% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.52 vs. GK: 18.50 )
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: 18.5
-11.8
21.1
EV-to-EBITDA 13.95
GK's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
65% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.05 vs. GK: 13.95 )
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: 14.1
Current: 13.95
-47.4
14.1
Shiller P/E 56.66
GK's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
86% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 28.55 vs. GK: 56.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
GK' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.46  Med: 22.69 Max: 56.98
Current: 56.66
8.46
56.98
Current Ratio 2.27
GK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 736 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. GK: 2.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GK' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 2.04 Max: 2.8
Current: 2.27
0.9
2.8
Quick Ratio 2.02
GK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 736 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 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: 0.98 Max: 2.38
Current: 2.02
0.45
2.38
Days Inventory 21.42
GK's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
53% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.21 vs. GK: 21.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GK' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.96  Med: 85.58 Max: 108.35
Current: 21.42
19.96
108.35
Days Sales Outstanding 38.30
GK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
72% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 58.35 vs. GK: 38.30 )
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: 38.3
33.23
40.98
Days Payable 28.71
GK's Days Payable is ranked lower than
58% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 36.25 vs. GK: 28.71 )
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: 28.71
Current: 28.71
13.31
28.71

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.57
GK's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
72% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. GK: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
GK' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 1.36 Max: 2.33
Current: 1.57
0.17
2.33
Dividend Payout 0.45
GK's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
51% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. GK: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
GK' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.06 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.45
0.03
0.88
Dividend Growth (3y) 23.80
GK's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
77% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. GK: 23.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
GK' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 23.8 Max: 58.7
Current: 23.8
0
58.7
Forward Dividend Yield 1.61
GK's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
76% of the 673 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. GK: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.99
GK's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
77% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.18 vs. GK: 5.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
GK' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 5.19 Max: 8.89
Current: 5.99
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 435 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 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
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history
Price/Tangible Book 25.56
GK's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
94% of the 567 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. GK: 25.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
GK' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.52  Med: 5.44 Max: 30.15
Current: 25.56
2.52
30.15
Price/Projected FCF 2.21
GK's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
76% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. GK: 2.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
GK' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.93 Max: 442.5
Current: 2.21
0.33
442.5
Price/Median PS Value 2.29
GK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
93% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. GK: 2.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GK' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.22 Max: 2.76
Current: 2.29
0.43
2.76
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.47
GK's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
76% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. GK: 2.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
GK' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 2.12 Max: 4.69
Current: 2.47
0.54
4.69
Price/Graham Number 5.76
GK's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
90% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. GK: 5.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
GK' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.19  Med: 2.29 Max: 5.76
Current: 5.76
1.19
5.76
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.40
GK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. GK: 5.40 )
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: 5.4
4.7
12.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 14.90
GK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 392 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.77 vs. GK: 14.90 )
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: 3.9  Med: 9.5 Max: 18.6
Current: 14.9
3.9
18.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $981.9
EPS (TTM) $ 3.31
Beta0.72
Short Percentage of Float1.84%
52-Week Range $51.94 - 98.22
Shares Outstanding (Mil)19.72

Analyst Estimate

Jun17 Jun18
Revenue (Mil $) 999 1,051
EPS ($) 3.76 4.27
EPS w/o NRI ($) 3.76 4.27
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
8.92%
Dividends Per Share ($) 1.75 2.00
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