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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

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.01
QLTY's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
54% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. QLTY: 0.01 )
QLTY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.01

Equity to Asset -0.08
QLTY's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
54% of the 1042 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. QLTY: -0.08 )
QLTY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.54   Max: 0.09
Current: -0.08

-0.54
0.09
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.80
M-Score: -2.78
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -4.60
QLTY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1041 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 6.73 vs. QLTY: -4.60 )
QLTY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -18.77   Max: 7.73
Current: -4.6

-18.77
7.73
Net-margin (%) -4.52
QLTY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1049 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. QLTY: -4.52 )
QLTY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -29.42   Max: 7.42
Current: -4.52

-29.42
7.42
ROA (%) -9.84
QLTY's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1054 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. QLTY: -9.84 )
QLTY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -64.56   Max: 12.87
Current: -9.84

-64.56
12.87
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -15.99
QLTY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1043 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 7.75 vs. QLTY: -15.99 )
QLTY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -68.03   Max: 32.58
Current: -15.99

-68.03
32.58
Revenue Growth (%) 1.30
QLTY's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 954 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. QLTY: 1.30 )
QLTY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -49.7   Max: 53.6
Current: 1.3

-49.7
53.6
EPS Growth (%) 63.70
QLTY's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. QLTY: 63.70 )
QLTY' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -58   Max: 63.7
Current: 63.7

-58
63.7
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

QLTY Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 25,200 sh (New)
Jim Simons 41,500 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,800 sh (New)
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Q4 2013

QLTY Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Caxton Associates 37,448 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 23,076 sh (New)
Jim Simons 63,500 sh (+53.01%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q1 2014

QLTY Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Joel Greenblatt 95,765 sh (+315%)
Jim Simons 115,400 sh (+81.73%)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
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Q2 2014

QLTY Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 200,700 sh (+73.92%)
Joel Greenblatt 40,693 sh (-57.51%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with QLTY

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -57.51%0.01%$12.38 - $15.55 $ 14.334%40693
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 315%0.01%$12.24 - $15 $ 14.335%95765
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.01%$9.33 - $13.37 $ 14.3327%23076
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.05%$11.23 - $13.87 $ 14.3320%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 New Buy0.06%$8.57 - $13.43 $ 14.3325%37733
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/S 0.41
QLTY's P/S is ranked higher than
83% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. QLTY: 0.41 )
QLTY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.45
Current: 0.41

0.03
0.45
PFCF 204.80
QLTY's PFCF is ranked higher than
64% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 155.74 vs. QLTY: 204.80 )
QLTY' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 359.33
Current: 204.8

0.81
359.33
EV-to-EBIT 73.55
QLTY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
59% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 20.51 vs. QLTY: 73.55 )
QLTY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9.1   Max: 135.5
Current: 73.55

9.1
135.5
Current Ratio 2.41
QLTY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 695 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. QLTY: 2.41 )
QLTY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 2.41
Current: 2.41

1.07
2.41
Quick Ratio 2.41
QLTY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 695 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. QLTY: 2.41 )
QLTY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 2.41
Current: 2.41

1.07
2.41

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 9.20
QLTY's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. QLTY: 9.20 )
QLTY' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 7.72   Max: 64.15
Current: 9.2

7.72
64.15
Price/Median PS Value 1.70
QLTY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
57% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. QLTY: 1.70 )
QLTY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 1.8
Current: 1.7

0.2
1.8
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.40
QLTY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
54% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. QLTY: 1.40 )
QLTY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 10.9
Current: 1.4

0.7
10.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 3.44
QLTY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
73% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Trucking industry.

( Industry Median: 4.91 vs. QLTY: 3.44 )
QLTY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -93.6   Max: 19.6
Current: 3.44

-93.6
19.6

Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Trucking
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Quality Distribution Inc was formed in 1994. In 1999, the changed its name from 'MTL, Inc.' to 'Quality Distribution, Inc.' It operates chemical bulk-tank truck network in North America based on bulk service revenues. The bulk tank truck market in North America includes all products shipped by bulk tank truck carriers and consists mainly of liquid and dry bulk chemicals (which includes plastics) and bulk dry and liquid food-grade products. It operates an asset-light business model and service customers across North America through its network 89 terminals servicing the chemical markets, 9 ISO tank depot services terminals (intermodal) servicing the chemical and other bulk liquid markets and 10 terminals servicing the energy markets. It has three reportable business segments for financial reporting purposes that are distinguished primarily on the basis of services offered: Chemical Logistics, which consists of the transportation of bulk chemicals through network of 25 independent affiliates, and equipment rental income; Energy Logistics, which consists primarily of the transportation of fresh water, disposal water and oil for the energy logistics markets, primarily through 2 independent affiliates; and Intermodal, which consists solely of Boasso and Greensville's International Organization for Standardization or intermodal ISO tank container transportation and depot services supporting the international movement of bulk liquids.
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