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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 1.28
SAVE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
71% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. SAVE: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SAVE' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 9999.50 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.28
Equity to Asset 0.46
SAVE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
82% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. SAVE: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SAVE' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.54  Med: 0.60 Max: 0.67
Current: 0.46
-0.54
0.67
Interest Coverage 37.72
SAVE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
77% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.88 vs. SAVE: 37.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SAVE' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 32.13 Max: 9999.99
Current: 37.72
0.46
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.27
M-Score: -2.98
WACC vs ROIC
7.90%
35.28%
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 (%) 22.92
SAVE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 8.69 vs. SAVE: 22.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SAVE' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.32  Med: 14.70 Max: 23.77
Current: 22.92
2.32
23.77
Net-margin (%) 14.19
SAVE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.78 vs. SAVE: 14.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SAVE' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.22  Med: 9.99 Max: 14.81
Current: 14.19
4.22
14.81
ROE (%) 26.72
SAVE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 11.97 vs. SAVE: 26.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SAVE' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.67  Med: 26.18 Max: 42.28
Current: 26.72
20.67
42.28
ROA (%) 13.33
SAVE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.48 vs. SAVE: 13.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SAVE' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.52  Med: 15.83 Max: 29.48
Current: 13.33
12.52
29.48
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 69.83
SAVE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 10.56 vs. SAVE: 69.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SAVE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 95.59  Med: 517.05 Max: 882.31
Current: 69.83
95.59
882.31
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 17.60
SAVE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. SAVE: 17.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SAVE' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13  Med: -8.20 Max: 17.6
Current: 17.6
-13
17.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 45.60
SAVE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 12.00 vs. SAVE: 45.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SAVE' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.5  Med: 15.50 Max: 45.6
Current: 45.6
-20.5
45.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 43.10
SAVE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 38 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 10.30 vs. SAVE: 43.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SAVE' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.3  Med: 3.60 Max: 43.1
Current: 43.1
-22.3
43.1
» SAVE's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-24)


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

SAVE Guru Trades in Q2 2015

John Burbank 3,514 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 838,510 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 349,300 sh (+1738.42%)
Robert Olstein 298,000 sh (+51.27%)
PRIMECAP Management 792,824 sh (+6.73%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 170,454 sh (+1.36%)
Jim Chanos Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
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Q3 2015

SAVE Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 238,400 sh (New)
David Dreman 342 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,346 sh (New)
John Burbank 100,000 sh (+2745.76%)
Robert Olstein 348,000 sh (+16.78%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 912,600 sh (+8.84%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 171,749 sh (+0.76%)
PRIMECAP Management 792,824 sh (unchged)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 2,600 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 100,000 sh (-71.37%)
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Q4 2015

SAVE Guru Trades in Q4 2015

George Soros 76,500 sh (New)
First Pacific Advisors 126,760 sh (New)
John Burbank 657,923 sh (+557.92%)
Steven Cohen 564,238 sh (+464.24%)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,074 sh (+200.67%)
Robert Olstein 448,700 sh (+28.94%)
PRIMECAP Management 926,824 sh (+16.90%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 193,105 sh (+12.43%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 2,600 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
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Q1 2016

SAVE Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Chuck Royce 580,600 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 690,639 sh (New)
David Dreman 246 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,724 sh (+16.49%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 193,315 sh (+0.11%)
John Burbank Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 924,324 sh (-0.27%)
First Pacific Advisors 76,400 sh (-39.73%)
Robert Olstein 264,200 sh (-41.12%)
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Business Description

Industry: Airlines » Airlines
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Spirit Airlines Inc is an airline based in Miramar, Florida. The Company's all-Airbus fleet currently operates more than 300 daily flights to over 56 destinations in the United States, Caribbean and Latin America.

Spirit Airlines Inc was founded in 1964 as Clippert Trucking Company, a Michigan corporation. It began air charter operations in 1990 and was renamed as Spirit Airlines, Inc. in 1992. In 1994, the Company was reincorporated in Delaware. The Company is an airline based in Miramar, Florida. The Company's all-Airbus fleet currently operates more than 250 daily flights to over 50 destinations in the United States, Caribbean and Latin America. Its route network included 130 markets served by 56 airports throughout North America, Central America, South America and the Caribbean. The majority of its tickets are sold through direct channels including online via www.spirit.com, its call center and the ticket counter with spirit.com being the primary channel. Its competitors include traditional network airlines, low-cost carriers, and regional airlines. The Company is subject to various federal, state and local laws and regulations relating to the protection of the environment and affecting matters such as aircraft engine emissions, aircraft noise emissions and the discharge or disposal of materials and chemicals, which laws and regulations are administered by numerous state and federal agencies.

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 10.12
SAVE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
56% of the 55 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 11.10 vs. SAVE: 10.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SAVE' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.11  Med: 15.27 Max: 28.61
Current: 10.12
3.11
28.61
Forward P/E 10.62
SAVE's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
76% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 8.06 vs. SAVE: 10.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 10.12
SAVE's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
56% of the 55 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 11.10 vs. SAVE: 10.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SAVE' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 15.27 Max: 28.61
Current: 10.12
3.1
28.61
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 8.65
SAVE's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
59% of the 27 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 9.32 vs. SAVE: 8.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
SAVE' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.96  Med: 20.66 Max: 29.08
Current: 8.65
7.96
29.08
P/B 2.41
SAVE's P/B is ranked lower than
65% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. SAVE: 2.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SAVE' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.84  Med: 3.13 Max: 6.37
Current: 2.41
1.84
6.37
P/S 1.47
SAVE's P/S is ranked lower than
79% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. SAVE: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SAVE' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.56 Max: 3.23
Current: 1.47
0.34
3.23
PFCF 118.01
SAVE's PFCF is ranked lower than
97% of the 36 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 8.99 vs. SAVE: 118.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SAVE' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.72  Med: 17.46 Max: 135.8
Current: 118.01
3.72
135.8
POCF 5.63
SAVE's POCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 4.69 vs. SAVE: 5.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SAVE' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.51  Med: 11.25 Max: 26.56
Current: 5.63
3.51
26.56
EV-to-EBIT 5.80
SAVE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 9.09 vs. SAVE: 5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SAVE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 7.30 Max: 16.5
Current: 5.8
1.8
16.5
EV-to-EBITDA 5.01
SAVE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
65% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 6.42 vs. SAVE: 5.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SAVE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 6.75 Max: 14.6
Current: 5.01
1.7
14.6
PEG 0.40
SAVE's PEG is ranked higher than
64% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. SAVE: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SAVE' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.99 Max: 10.51
Current: 0.4
0.38
10.51
Current Ratio 1.88
SAVE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. SAVE: 1.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SAVE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.78 Max: 2.2
Current: 1.88
0.88
2.2
Quick Ratio 1.88
SAVE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. SAVE: 1.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SAVE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.78 Max: 2.2
Current: 1.88
0.88
2.2
Days Sales Outstanding 5.42
SAVE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
91% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 18.79 vs. SAVE: 5.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SAVE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.78  Med: 4.62 Max: 6.3
Current: 5.42
2.78
6.3
Days Payable 9.73
SAVE's Days Payable is ranked lower than
89% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 56.93 vs. SAVE: 9.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SAVE' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.95  Med: 10.63 Max: 16.35
Current: 9.73
4.95
16.35

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.44
SAVE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
59% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. SAVE: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SAVE' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.05  Med: 2.98 Max: 5.48
Current: 2.44
2.05
5.48
Price/Projected FCF 1.35
SAVE's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
67% of the 27 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. SAVE: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SAVE' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.70 Max: 3.39
Current: 1.35
0.68
3.39
Price/Median PS Value 0.92
SAVE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. SAVE: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SAVE' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.84
Current: 0.92
0.25
1.84
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.42
SAVE's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 18 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. SAVE: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
SAVE' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.81 Max: 2.07
Current: 0.42
0.41
2.07
Price/Graham Number 1.05
SAVE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
53% of the 43 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. SAVE: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SAVE' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.41 Max: 2.45
Current: 1.05
0.57
2.45
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 17.35
SAVE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 vs. SAVE: 17.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SAVE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.1  Med: 13.65 Max: 54.6
Current: 17.35
6.1
54.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 27.36
SAVE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 38 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.69 vs. SAVE: 27.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SAVE' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.2  Med: 16.40 Max: 27.5
Current: 27.36
2.2
27.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,186
EPS (TTM) $ 4.30
Beta0.92
Short Percentage of Float6.62%
52-Week Range $32.73 - 66.84
Shares Outstanding (Mil)71.21

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 2,325 2,751
EPS ($) 3.88 4.10
EPS without NRI ($) 3.88 4.10
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
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