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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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.01
STB's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
98% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. STB: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
STB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.02 Max: N/A
Current: 0.01
Equity to Asset 0.25
STB's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
83% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. STB: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
STB' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.54
Current: 0.25
0.22
0.54
Interest Coverage 0.93
STB's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
95% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 8.38 vs. STB: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
STB' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.88 Max: 1.54
Current: 0.93
0.15
1.54
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.03
M-Score: -2.15
WACC vs ROIC
6.87%
2.94%
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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 3.42
STB's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 6.29 vs. STB: 3.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
STB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.47  Med: 3.51 Max: 6.03
Current: 3.42
-0.47
6.03
Net-margin (%) 0.31
STB's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 738 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.27 vs. STB: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
STB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -6.05  Med: -1.32 Max: 1.01
Current: 0.31
-6.05
1.01
ROE (%) 1.04
STB's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 729 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 7.36 vs. STB: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
STB' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -8.58  Med: 0.82 Max: 1.93
Current: 1.04
-8.58
1.93
ROA (%) 0.30
STB's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 748 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. STB: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
STB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.06  Med: 0.27 Max: 0.75
Current: 0.3
-3.06
0.75
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.31
STB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 8.73 vs. STB: 7.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
STB' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.46  Med: 7.32 Max: 13.17
Current: 7.31
1.46
13.17
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 9.20
STB's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. STB: 9.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STB' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -20  Med: -8.70 Max: 9.2
Current: 9.2
-20
9.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 1.90
STB's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. STB: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STB' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -30  Med: -8.10 Max: 1.9
Current: 1.9
-30
1.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -17.80
STB's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. STB: -17.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STB' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -17.8  Med: -16.00 Max: -0.2
Current: -17.8
-17.8
-0.2
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STB Guru Trades in Q2 2014

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 799.31
STB's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
100% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 19.00 vs. STB: 799.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
STB' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 22.98  Med: 261.98 Max: 2422.59
Current: 799.31
22.98
2422.59
Forward P/E 92.59
STB's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
99% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 13.59 vs. STB: 92.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 5680.30
STB's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
100% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 18.80 vs. STB: 5680.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
STB' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 24.44  Med: 467.43 Max: 7740.2
Current: 5680.3
24.44
7740.2
P/B 2.16
STB's P/B is ranked lower than
69% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. STB: 2.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
STB' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.82  Med: 2.59 Max: 3.85
Current: 2.16
0.82
3.85
P/S 0.91
STB's P/S is ranked higher than
52% of the 765 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. STB: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
STB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.36 Max: 1.8
Current: 0.91
0.55
1.8
POCF 17.66
STB's POCF is ranked lower than
73% of the 580 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. STB: 17.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
STB' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.5  Med: 13.38 Max: 24.78
Current: 17.66
3.5
24.78
EV-to-EBIT 40.33
STB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
83% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 15.80 vs. STB: 40.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
STB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 29.8  Med: 56.70 Max: 111
Current: 40.33
29.8
111
Shiller P/E 199.27
STB's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
97% of the 392 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 22.79 vs. STB: 199.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
STB' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 182  Med: 231.33 Max: 248
Current: 199.27
182
248
Current Ratio 1.92
STB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. STB: 1.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
STB' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.75 Max: 2.21
Current: 1.92
0.78
2.21
Quick Ratio 1.84
STB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. STB: 1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
STB' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.66 Max: 2.11
Current: 1.84
0.74
2.11
Days Inventory 3.36
STB's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
78% of the 579 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 12.63 vs. STB: 3.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
STB' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 3.03  Med: 4.28 Max: 4.89
Current: 3.36
3.03
4.89
Days Sales Outstanding 56.00
STB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
69% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 42.08 vs. STB: 56.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
STB' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 28.98  Med: 34.09 Max: 36.81
Current: 56
28.98
36.81

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 10.27
STB's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
95% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. STB: 10.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
STB' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 4.7  Med: 8.55 Max: 17.21
Current: 10.27
4.7
17.21
Dividend Payout 25.10
STB's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
99% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. STB: 25.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
STB' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.8  Med: 3.40 Max: 33.5
Current: 25.1
0.8
33.5
Dividend growth (3y) -15.70
STB's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
72% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. STB: -15.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
STB' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 23.3
Current: -15.7
0
23.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 15.09
STB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
93% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. STB: 15.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
STB' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 6.91  Med: 12.56 Max: 25.29
Current: 15.09
6.91
25.29
Share Buyback Rate -11.00
STB's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
80% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. STB: -11.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
STB' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -11  Med: -31.80 Max: -44.6
Current: -11

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 114.50
STB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
100% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. STB: 114.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
STB' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 4.93  Med: 9.33 Max: 13.73
Current: 114.5
4.93
13.73
Price/Projected FCF 4.13
STB's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
85% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. STB: 4.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
STB' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 2.94  Med: 4.14 Max: 5.75
Current: 4.13
2.94
5.75
Price/Median PS Value 0.69
STB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. STB: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
STB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.00 Max: 1.25
Current: 0.69
0.41
1.25
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.45
STB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. STB: 2.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
STB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.80 Max: 3.4
Current: 2.45
0.9
3.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -1.00
STB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Railroads industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. STB: -1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
STB' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -30.6  Med: -8.60 Max: -0.7
Current: -1
-30.6
-0.7

Analyst Estimate

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EPS($) 0.02 -0.08 0.07 0.09
EPS without NRI($) 0.02 -0.08 0.07 0.09

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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