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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.31
STB's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
75% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. STB: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
STB' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.54
Current: 0.31
0.22
0.54
Interest Coverage 1.08
STB's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
91% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.53 vs. STB: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
STB' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.91 Max: 1.54
Current: 1.08
0.15
1.54
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.01
M-Score: -2.55
WACC vs ROIC
7.56%
2.91%
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 (%) 2.94
STB's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.37 vs. STB: 2.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
STB' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.41  Med: 3.51 Max: 6.03
Current: 2.94
1.41
6.03
Net-margin (%) 0.80
STB's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. STB: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
STB' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.23  Med: 0.40 Max: 1.01
Current: 0.8
-4.23
1.01
ROE (%) 2.61
STB's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 7.03 vs. STB: 2.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
STB' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.58  Med: 0.87 Max: 2.16
Current: 2.61
-8.58
2.16
ROA (%) 0.84
STB's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 830 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. STB: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
STB' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.06  Med: 0.32 Max: 0.75
Current: 0.84
-3.06
0.75
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.47
STB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9.59 vs. STB: 7.47 )
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: 13.17
Current: 7.47
1.46
13.17
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.80
STB's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. STB: 11.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STB' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20  Med: -4.45 Max: 11.8
Current: 11.8
-20
11.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 6.20
STB's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. STB: 6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STB' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30  Med: -7.05 Max: 6.2
Current: 6.2
-30
6.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 14.80
STB's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 518 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. STB: 14.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STB' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.6  Med: -9.60 Max: 14.8
Current: 14.8
-17.6
14.8
» STB's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-05-12)


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

STB Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 861,200 sh (+14.29%)
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Q2 2015

STB Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Joel Greenblatt 26,085 sh (New)
Jim Simons 788,900 sh (-8.40%)
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Q3 2015

STB Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Joel Greenblatt 30,391 sh (+16.51%)
Jim Simons 605,500 sh (-23.25%)
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Q4 2015

STB Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 663,100 sh (+9.51%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 124.40
STB's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
97% of the 657 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 15.66 vs. STB: 124.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
STB' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.98  Med: 250.26 Max: 2394.17
Current: 124.4
22.98
2394.17
Forward P/E 31.55
STB's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
97% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 13.19 vs. STB: 31.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 155.50
STB's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
98% of the 657 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 15.82 vs. STB: 155.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
STB' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.43  Med: 290.94 Max: 7809.02
Current: 155.5
24.43
7809.02
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 56.04
STB's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
84% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 15.29 vs. STB: 56.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
STB' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.44  Med: 44.59 Max: 215.81
Current: 56.04
19.44
215.81
P/B 2.49
STB's P/B is ranked lower than
79% of the 798 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. STB: 2.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
STB' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 2.54 Max: 3.85
Current: 2.49
0.82
3.85
P/S 0.92
STB's P/S is ranked higher than
50% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. STB: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
STB' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.33 Max: 1.67
Current: 0.92
0.52
1.67
POCF 10.38
STB's POCF is ranked lower than
69% of the 483 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.74 vs. STB: 10.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
STB' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.42  Med: 12.40 Max: 23.03
Current: 10.38
3.42
23.03
EV-to-EBIT 37.40
STB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
89% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 13.31 vs. STB: 37.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
STB' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.8  Med: 45.40 Max: 262
Current: 37.4
-34.8
262
EV-to-EBITDA 10.63
STB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
57% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9.53 vs. STB: 10.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
STB' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.1  Med: 12.70 Max: 19.8
Current: 10.63
7.1
19.8
PEG 103.53
STB's PEG is ranked lower than
99% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. STB: 103.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
STB' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.76  Med: 215.89 Max: 1330.98
Current: 103.53
29.76
1330.98
Current Ratio 2.11
STB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 786 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. STB: 2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
STB' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.72 Max: 2.21
Current: 2.11
0.78
2.21
Quick Ratio 2.02
STB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 786 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. STB: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
STB' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.63 Max: 2.11
Current: 2.02
0.74
2.11
Days Inventory 3.34
STB's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
79% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 12.74 vs. STB: 3.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
STB' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.03  Med: 4.17 Max: 4.89
Current: 3.34
3.03
4.89
Days Sales Outstanding 53.67
STB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
67% of the 610 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 41.09 vs. STB: 53.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
STB' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.98  Med: 35.11 Max: 36.81
Current: 53.67
28.98
36.81
Days Payable 6.91
STB's Days Payable is ranked lower than
91% of the 539 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 35.16 vs. STB: 6.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
STB' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.32  Med: 5.09 Max: 10.38
Current: 6.91
2.32
10.38

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 8.89
STB's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
92% of the 873 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. STB: 8.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
STB' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.71  Med: 8.62 Max: 17.21
Current: 8.89
4.71
17.21
Dividend Payout 10.22
STB's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
99% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. STB: 10.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
STB' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 4.17 Max: 33.5
Current: 10.22
0.81
33.5
Dividend Growth (3y) 0.80
STB's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
61% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. STB: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
STB' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -7.85 Max: 23.3
Current: 0.8
0
23.3
Forward Dividend Yield 8.87
STB's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
93% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. STB: 8.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 7.48
STB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
81% of the 971 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. STB: 7.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
STB' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.96  Med: 7.25 Max: 14.48
Current: 7.48
3.96
14.48
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -9.00
STB's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. STB: -9.00 )
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: -44.6  Med: -28.30 Max: -9
Current: -9
-44.6
-9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 3.44
STB's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
84% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. STB: 3.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
STB' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.09  Med: 3.72 Max: 5.94
Current: 3.44
2.09
5.94
Price/Median PS Value 0.69
STB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. STB: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
STB' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.23
Current: 0.69
0.41
1.23
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.70
STB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 808 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. STB: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
STB' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 2.20 Max: 6.2
Current: 2.7
0.4
6.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 4.13
STB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.54 vs. STB: 4.13 )
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: -7.50 Max: 5.5
Current: 4.13
-30.7
5.5

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $570
EPS $ 0.04
Beta0.83
Short Percentage of Float1.35%
52-Week Range $3.02 - 5.73
Shares Outstanding(Mil)96.59

Analyst Estimate

Jun16 Jun17 Jun18
Revenue(Mil) 763 827 895
EPS($) 0.10 0.20 0.10
EPS without NRI($) 0.10 0.20 0.10

Business Description

Industry: Transportation & Logistics » Railroads
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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.
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