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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 1.39
SAVE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
71% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. SAVE: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SAVE' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.39
Equity to Asset 0.50
SAVE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
87% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.29 vs. SAVE: 0.50 )
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: 0.5
-0.54
0.67
Interest Coverage 99.95
SAVE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
90% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 8.19 vs. SAVE: 99.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SAVE' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 4.52 Max: 9999.99
Current: 99.95
0.46
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.89
M-Score: -2.43
WACC vs ROIC
8.93%
47.14%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 22.84
SAVE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. SAVE: 22.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SAVE' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.32  Med: 13.48 Max: 18.39
Current: 22.84
2.32
18.39
Net-margin (%) 14.25
SAVE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. SAVE: 14.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SAVE' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.22  Med: 9.28 Max: 11.96
Current: 14.25
4.22
11.96
ROE (%) 28.46
SAVE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 11.00 vs. SAVE: 28.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SAVE' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.67  Med: 25.81 Max: 42.28
Current: 28.46
20.67
42.28
ROA (%) 15.97
SAVE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. SAVE: 15.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SAVE' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.52  Med: 16.52 Max: 29.48
Current: 15.97
12.52
29.48
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 119.54
SAVE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 9.69 vs. SAVE: 119.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SAVE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 270.51  Med: 678.47 Max: 1425.03
Current: 119.54
270.51
1425.03
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 9.60
SAVE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. SAVE: 9.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SAVE' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -10.05 Max: 9.6
Current: 9.6
0
9.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 24.20
SAVE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 49 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. SAVE: 24.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SAVE' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -2.40 Max: 24.2
Current: 24.2
0
24.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 29.10
SAVE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 36 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. SAVE: 29.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SAVE' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -13.00 Max: 29.1
Current: 29.1
0
29.1
» SAVE's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-02-09)


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

SAVE Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 5,800 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 165,400 sh (+129.72%)
Robert Olstein 140,000 sh (+29.63%)
PRIMECAP Management 742,824 sh (+0.68%)
Steve Mandel Sold Out
Steve Mandel Sold Out
Ronald Muhlenkamp 166,589 sh (-9.16%)
Pioneer Investments 46,990 sh (-15.62%)
RS Investment Management 199,267 sh (-41.92%)
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Q1 2015

SAVE Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Chanos 68,310 sh (New)
Lee Ainslie 9,150 sh (New)
Jim Chanos 68,310 sh (New)
Robert Olstein 197,000 sh (+40.71%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 168,159 sh (+0.94%)
PRIMECAP Management 742,824 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Steven Cohen 19,000 sh (-88.51%)
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Q2 2015

SAVE Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 838,510 sh (New)
John Burbank 3,514 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

David Dreman 342 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,346 sh (New)
Jim Simons 238,400 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)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 838,510 sh (unchged)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 2,600 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 100,000 sh (-71.37%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 10.30
SAVE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
62% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 11.06 vs. SAVE: 10.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SAVE' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.11  Med: 16.13 Max: 28.61
Current: 10.3
3.11
28.61
Forward P/E 10.35
SAVE's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.79 vs. SAVE: 10.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 10.30
SAVE's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
71% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 12.30 vs. SAVE: 10.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SAVE' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 16.14 Max: 28.61
Current: 10.3
3.1
28.61
P/B 2.64
SAVE's P/B is ranked lower than
95% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. SAVE: 2.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SAVE' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.84  Med: 3.33 Max: 6.37
Current: 2.64
1.84
6.37
P/S 1.47
SAVE's P/S is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 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
POCF 7.35
SAVE's POCF is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 3.87 vs. SAVE: 7.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SAVE' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.51  Med: 12.31 Max: 26.5
Current: 7.35
3.51
26.5
EV-to-EBIT 5.91
SAVE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
75% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 8.09 vs. SAVE: 5.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SAVE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 7.80 Max: 16.5
Current: 5.91
1.8
16.5
EV-to-EBITDA 5.20
SAVE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
56% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 5.25 vs. SAVE: 5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SAVE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 7.20 Max: 14.6
Current: 5.2
1.7
14.6
PEG 2.40
SAVE's PEG is ranked lower than
77% of the 22 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. SAVE: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SAVE' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.65 Max: 0.98
Current: 2.4
0.37
0.98
Current Ratio 1.97
SAVE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. SAVE: 1.97 )
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: 2.01
Current: 1.97
0.88
2.01
Quick Ratio 1.97
SAVE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. SAVE: 1.97 )
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: 2.01
Current: 1.97
0.88
2.01
Days Sales Outstanding 5.76
SAVE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
89% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 18.11 vs. SAVE: 5.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SAVE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.78  Med: 4.42 Max: 6.3
Current: 5.76
2.78
6.3
Days Payable 6.34
SAVE's Days Payable is ranked lower than
95% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 53.64 vs. SAVE: 6.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SAVE' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.95  Med: 11.45 Max: 16.35
Current: 6.34
4.95
16.35

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.64
SAVE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
63% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. SAVE: 2.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SAVE' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.05  Med: 3.22 Max: 5.48
Current: 2.64
2.05
5.48
Price/Projected FCF 1.89
SAVE's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
74% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. SAVE: 1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SAVE' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.11  Med: 2.97 Max: 3.45
Current: 1.89
2.11
3.45
Price/Median PS Value 0.94
SAVE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
59% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. SAVE: 0.94 )
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: 0.94
0.25
1.84
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.46
SAVE's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 35 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. SAVE: 0.46 )
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: 0.51  Med: 0.79 Max: 0.99
Current: 0.46
0.51
0.99
Price/Graham Number 1.10
SAVE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
64% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. SAVE: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SAVE' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.52 Max: 2.45
Current: 1.1
0.57
2.45
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 16.90
SAVE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. SAVE: 16.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SAVE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.1  Med: 12.80 Max: 54.6
Current: 16.9
6.1
54.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 25.48
SAVE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 39 Companies
in the Global Airlines industry.

( Industry Median: 7.25 vs. SAVE: 25.48 )
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: 27.40 Max: 30.9
Current: 25.48
2.2
30.9

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $2096
EPS $ 4.10
Beta0.97
Short Percentage of Float7.34%
52-Week Range $32.73 - 83.45
Shares Outstanding(Mil)71.54

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 2,133 2,425
EPS($) 3.46 3.90 4.10
EPS without NRI($) 3.46 3.90 4.10

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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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