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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 : 5/10

Interest Coverage 13.79
PETM's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
55% of the 805 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 18.73 vs. PETM: 13.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PETM' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 13.79
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 : 2/10

» PETM's 10-Y Financials

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

PETM Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jana Partners 4,935,034 sh (New)
John Buckingham 66,895 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 11,900 sh (New)
Zeke Ashton 30,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 693,141 sh (+293.31%)
Robert Olstein 261,000 sh (+93.33%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,400 sh (+14.89%)
Westport Asset Management 120,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Cibelli 30,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 50,000 sh (unchged)
Zeke Ashton 30,000 sh (unchged)
Mariko Gordon 4,500 sh (unchged)
Jana Partners 4,573,700 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Jim Simons 1,294,693 sh (-17.37%)
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Q3 2014

PETM Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Paulson 4,165,000 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 11,783 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 10,760 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 25,900 sh (+117.65%)
Jana Partners 9,694,002 sh (+96.43%)
John Buckingham 67,087 sh (+0.29%)
Mario Cibelli 30,000 sh (unchged)
Westport Asset Management 120,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Zeke Ashton Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 512,564 sh (-26.05%)
Robert Olstein 182,000 sh (-30.27%)
Jim Simons 306,500 sh (-76.33%)
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Q4 2014

PETM Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 10,795 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 131,800 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 19,733 sh (+67.47%)
Louis Moore Bacon 17,842 sh (+65.82%)
Westport Asset Management 120,000 sh (unchged)
Jana Partners 9,694,002 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Robert Olstein Sold Out
John Buckingham 53,237 sh (-20.64%)
Joel Greenblatt 288,932 sh (-43.63%)
Mario Cibelli 15,000 sh (-50.00%)
John Paulson 2,000,000 sh (-51.98%)
Jim Simons 35,493 sh (-88.42%)
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Q1 2015

PETM Guru Trades in Q1 2015

John Paulson Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
John Buckingham Sold Out
Westport Asset Management Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Cibelli Sold Out
Jana Partners Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
Traded in other countries:PEM.Germany,

PetSmart Inc was incorporated in the State of Delaware in 1986. The Company provides specialty products, services and solutions for the lifetime needs of pets in North America. It offers a broad selection of products for all the life stages of pets, as well as various pet services including professional grooming, training, day camp for dogs and boarding. It also offers pet products through its website, PetSmart.com. As of 2 February 2014, it operated 1,333 retail stores and had full-service veterinary hospitals in 844 of its stores. MMI Holdings, Inc., through a wholly owned subsidiary, Medical Management International, Inc., operated 837 of the veterinary hospitals under the registered trade name of "Banfield, The Pet Hospital." The remaining 7 hospitals are operated by other third parties in Canada. The Company opened 55 net new stores in 2013 and at the end of the year operated 1,333 retail stores in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada. Its stores typically range in size from 12,000 to 27,500 square feet and carry a broad selection of high-quality pet products at everyday low prices. It offers approximately 11,000 distinct items in stores and 9,000 additional items on its website, PetSmart.com, including nationally recognized brand names, as well as an extensive selection of proprietary brands across a range of product categories. All the Company's stores feature pet styling salons that provide high-quality grooming services and offer comprehensive pet training services. Its PetsHotels provide boarding for dogs and cats, which includes 24-hour supervision by caregivers who are trained to provide personalized pet care, temperature controlled rooms and suites, daily specialty treats and play time, as well as day camp for dogs. As of 3 February 2014, it operated 199 PetsHotels. The Company's trademarks include PetSmart, PetSmart.com, PetSmart PetsHotel, PetPerks, and Where Pets Are Family, as well as many others.

Guru Investment Theses on PetSmart Inc

Robert Olstein Comments on PetSmart - Mar 27, 2015

On December 14, 2014, PetSmart (PETM) announced that it had entered into definitive agreement to be acquired by private equity firm BC Partners for $83 per share in cash. The Fund sold its holdings in PetSmart as the price of the company’s stock approached the announced acquisition price representing a substantial premium to the Fund’s average cost for PetSmart.

From Robert Olstein (Trades, Portfolio)’s The Olstein Strategic Opportunities Fund’s Q4 2014 Letter to Shareholders.

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Westport Fund Comments on PetSmart Inc - Oct 17, 2014

PetSmart, Inc. (PETM) (retailer of pet products and services) appreciated 17% in the quarter due to acceptable earnings and a board decision to evaluate “strategic alternatives,” including a sale of the company. This course of action was aggressively advanced by an activist investor.

From Westport Asset Management (Trades, Portfolio)’s Westport Fund Third Quarter 2014 Commentary.

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Dividend & Buy Back

Dividend Yield 0.90
PETM's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
85% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. PETM: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
PETM' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0.9
Current: 0.9
Dividend Payout 0.18
PETM's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
85% of the 580 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. PETM: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
PETM' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 0.18
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.90
PETM's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
86% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. PETM: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
PETM' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0.9
Current: 0.9

Valuation & Return


More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $7,112
EPS (TTM) $ 4.26
Short Percentage of Float1.99%
52-Week Range $55.00 - 83.49
Shares Outstanding (Mil)99.41

Analyst Estimate

Jan16 Jan17 Jan18
Revenue (Mil $) 7,292 7,432 7,485
EPS ($) 4.92 5.57 6.05
EPS w/o NRI ($) 4.92 5.57 6.05
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.79 0.76

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