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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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.02
STB's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
95% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. STB: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
STB' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.02 Max: N/A
Current: 0.02
Equity-to-Asset 0.21
STB's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
87% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. STB: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
STB' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.54
Current: 0.21
0.21
0.54
Interest Coverage 1.44
STB's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
90% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9.54 vs. STB: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
STB' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.63
Current: 1.44
0.15
1.63
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 1.08
Beneish M-Score: -2.79
WACC vs ROIC
5.79%
3.46%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 3.88
STB's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
61% of the 748 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.81 vs. STB: 3.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
STB' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.41  Med: 3.89 Max: 6.03
Current: 3.88
1.41
6.03
Net Margin % 0.71
STB's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
71% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. STB: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
STB' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.23  Med: 0.56 Max: 1.01
Current: 0.71
-4.23
1.01
ROE % 2.94
STB's ROE % is ranked lower than
65% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.04 vs. STB: 2.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
STB' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.67  Med: 1.09 Max: 3.58
Current: 2.94
-7.67
3.58
ROA % 0.76
STB's ROA % is ranked lower than
68% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. STB: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
STB' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.72  Med: 0.43 Max: 1.14
Current: 0.76
-2.72
1.14
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 7.98
STB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
53% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. STB: 7.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
STB' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.46  Med: 7.89 Max: 9.61
Current: 7.98
1.46
9.61
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 14.80
STB's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
88% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. STB: 14.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
STB' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20  Med: -0.2 Max: 14.8
Current: 14.8
-20
14.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 6.20
STB's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
51% of the 592 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. STB: 6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
STB' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30  Med: -5.9 Max: 6.2
Current: 6.2
-30
6.2
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 14.50
STB's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
63% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. STB: 14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
STB' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.5  Med: -4.9 Max: 17.1
Current: 14.5
-16.5
17.1
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Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Railroads    NAICS: 485410    SIC: 4573
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Traded in other countries:STB.Canada,
Student Transportation Inc is a provider of school bus transportation and management services to public and private schools in the North America.

Student Transportation Inc was incorporated on September 22, 2004 under the Business Corporations Act (Ontario). The Company is a provider of school bus transportation services in North America. The Company has two segments, a transportation segment and an oil and gas segment. The transportation segment provides school bus management services to public and private schools in North America. Its services include home-to-school busing, special needs transportation and extracurricular and charter trips for school and other groups. The oil and gas segment represents the Company's investments as a non-operator in oil and gas interests.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 191.25
STB's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
96% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 16.82 vs. STB: 191.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
STB' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.95  Med: 141.4 Max: 467.13
Current: 191.25
20.95
467.13
Forward PE Ratio 54.05
STB's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
98% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 16.18 vs. STB: 54.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 191.25
STB's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
97% of the 673 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 16.82 vs. STB: 191.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
STB' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.95  Med: 141.4 Max: 467.13
Current: 191.25
20.95
467.13
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 119.53
STB's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
92% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 17.03 vs. STB: 119.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
STB' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.51  Med: 60.83 Max: 1446
Current: 119.53
20.51
1446
PB Ratio 4.25
STB's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 781 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. STB: 4.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
STB' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 2.59 Max: 4.43
Current: 4.25
0.82
4.43
PS Ratio 1.04
STB's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 781 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. STB: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
STB' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.3 Max: 1.67
Current: 1.04
0.52
1.67
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 39.43
STB's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
81% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 14.49 vs. STB: 39.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
STB' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.35  Med: 36.27 Max: 3595
Current: 39.43
11.35
3595
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 11.77
STB's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
67% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 7.41 vs. STB: 11.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
STB' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.42  Med: 11.97 Max: 23.03
Current: 11.77
3.42
23.03
EV-to-EBIT 38.05
STB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
87% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 14.95 vs. STB: 38.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
STB' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.8  Med: 44.2 Max: 260.6
Current: 38.05
-34.8
260.6
EV-to-EBITDA 11.81
STB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
58% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 10.29 vs. STB: 11.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
STB' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.1  Med: 12.6 Max: 19.8
Current: 11.81
7.1
19.8
PEG Ratio 37.61
STB's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. STB: 37.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
STB' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.65  Med: 26.84 Max: 64.6
Current: 37.61
10.65
64.6
Current Ratio 1.98
STB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. STB: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
STB' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.7 Max: 2.21
Current: 1.98
0.78
2.21
Quick Ratio 1.91
STB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. STB: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
STB' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.62 Max: 2.11
Current: 1.91
0.74
2.11
Days Inventory 3.47
STB's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
77% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 11.01 vs. STB: 3.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
STB' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.21  Med: 4.17 Max: 4.89
Current: 3.47
3.21
4.89
Days Sales Outstanding 59.37
STB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
70% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 43.01 vs. STB: 59.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
STB' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.98  Med: 35.21 Max: 38.32
Current: 59.37
28.98
38.32
Days Payable 11.40
STB's Days Payable is ranked lower than
87% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 36.44 vs. STB: 11.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
STB' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.32  Med: 8.54 Max: 14.24
Current: 11.4
2.32
14.24

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 7.67
STB's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
89% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. STB: 7.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
STB' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.75  Med: 8.58 Max: 16.29
Current: 7.67
6.75
16.29
Dividend Payout Ratio 10.08
STB's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
99% of the 519 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. STB: 10.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
STB' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.33  Med: 11.83 Max: 25.95
Current: 10.08
7.33
25.95
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -0.10
STB's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
64% of the 392 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. STB: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
STB' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.8 Max: 11.5
Current: -0.1
0
11.5
Forward Dividend Yield % 7.73
STB's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
88% of the 933 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. STB: 7.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 7.98
STB's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
75% of the 1057 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.37 vs. STB: 7.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
STB' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.02  Med: 8.93 Max: 16.95
Current: 7.98
7.02
16.95
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -4.10
STB's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. STB: -4.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
STB' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.3  Med: -13.5 Max: -4.1
Current: -4.1
-48.3
-4.1

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 6.38
STB's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
87% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. STB: 6.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
STB' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.09  Med: 3.7 Max: 6.26
Current: 6.38
2.09
6.26
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.79
STB's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 695 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. STB: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
STB' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1 Max: 1.26
Current: 0.79
0.42
1.26
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 28.33
STB's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
98% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. STB: 28.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
STB' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.4  Med: 15.85 Max: 541
Current: 28.33
11.4
541
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 2.63
STB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
69% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.46 vs. STB: 2.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
STB' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 2.2 Max: 6.2
Current: 2.63
0.4
6.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 6.53
STB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
56% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.95 vs. STB: 6.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
STB' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.7  Med: -5.7 Max: 8.2
Current: 6.53
-30.7
8.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $618.8
EPS (TTM) $ 0.03
Beta0.78
Short Percentage of Float4.82%
52-Week Range $4.66 - 6.08
Shares Outstanding (Mil)92.17

Analyst Estimate

Jun17 Jun18
Revenue (Mil $) 638 680
EPS ($) 0.08 0.10
EPS without NRI ($) 0.08 0.10
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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