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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

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Cash to Debt 0.12
SCHSQ's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
70% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. SCHSQ: 0.12 )
SCHSQ' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.12

Equity to Asset 0.38
SCHSQ's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
53% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. SCHSQ: 0.38 )
SCHSQ' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.19   Max: 0.64
Current: 0.38

-0.19
0.64
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.88
M-Score: -2.24
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -7.32
SCHSQ's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.54 vs. SCHSQ: -7.32 )
SCHSQ' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -51.36   Max: 9.88
Current: -7.32

-51.36
9.88
Net-margin (%) -21.88
SCHSQ's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.44 vs. SCHSQ: -21.88 )
SCHSQ' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -46.75   Max: 4.55
Current: -21.88

-46.75
4.55
ROA (%) -34.54
SCHSQ's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.18 vs. SCHSQ: -34.54 )
SCHSQ' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -55.88   Max: 5.38
Current: -34.54

-55.88
5.38
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -26.50
SCHSQ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 29.20 vs. SCHSQ: -26.50 )
SCHSQ' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -286.79   Max: 53.48
Current: -26.5

-286.79
53.48
Revenue Growth (%) -9.10
SCHSQ's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. SCHSQ: -9.10 )
SCHSQ' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -11.2   Max: 19.3
Current: -9.1

-11.2
19.3
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Q4 2012

SCHSQ Guru Trades in Q4 2012

Jim Simons 452,696 sh (New)
Chris Davis 594,117 sh (New)
Michael Dell 2,884,499 sh (New)
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Q1 2013

SCHSQ Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons Sold Out
Chris Davis Sold Out
Michael Dell Sold Out
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 6.40
SCHSQ's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
96% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 25.50 vs. SCHSQ: 6.40 )
SCHSQ' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.41   Max: 1708.1
Current: 6.4

8.41
1708.1
P/S 0.10
SCHSQ's P/S is ranked higher than
97% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. SCHSQ: 0.10 )
SCHSQ' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 1.17
Current: 0.1

0.01
1.17
EV-to-EBIT -4.25
SCHSQ's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
62% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.74 vs. SCHSQ: -4.25 )
SCHSQ' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.1   Max: 97.6
Current: -4.25

8.1
97.6
Current Ratio 3.84
SCHSQ's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. SCHSQ: 3.84 )
SCHSQ' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 3.84
Current: 3.84

0.46
3.84
Quick Ratio 2.26
SCHSQ's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. SCHSQ: 2.26 )
SCHSQ' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 2.38
Current: 2.26

0.24
2.38

Valuation & Return

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Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 48.40
SCHSQ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
94% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. SCHSQ: 48.40 )
SCHSQ' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1   Max: 12.3
Current: 48.4

1
12.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 6.72
SCHSQ's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
67% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.72 vs. SCHSQ: 6.72 )
SCHSQ' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 7.4   Max: 140.5
Current: 6.72

7.4
140.5

Business Description

Industry: Education » Education & Training Services
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School Specialty, Inc., was founded in October 1959. The Company is an education company serving the pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade ('preK-12') market with instructional solutions that address spectrum of educational needs, from basic school supplies to standards-based curriculum solutions. The Company offers its products through two operating groups: Accelerated Learning and Educational Resources. Its Accelerated Learning segment is a preK-12 curriculum-based publisher of proprietary and nonproprietary products and services supporting the areas which include: Science, Math, Reading and Math Intervention, Planning and Student Development, and Coordinated School Health. Accelerated Learning develops standards-based curriculum products, supplemental curriculum materials, instructional programs and student assessment tools. Its Accelerated Learning segment product lines include Premier AgendasTM, Delta Education, FOSS, CPO ScienceTM, Frey Scientific, Educator's Publishing Service, Academy of Reading, Wordly Wise 3000, ThinkMath!TM, Making Connections, S.P.I.R.E. and SPARK. Its Educational Resources segment provides supplemental educational materials to educators in the preK-12 market. Products include everyday consumables and instructional materials and furniture and equipment. Educational Resources products are marketed using a category management structure that focuses on customer segments within three primary product categories: Administrator, Educator and Furniture. Educational Resources products include Education Essentials, Sportime, Childcraft, Sax Arts & Crafts, Califone, abc, Abilitations, School Smart, Classroom Select and Projects by Design. The Company competes with alternate channel competitors such as office product contract stationers and office supply superstores.
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