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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 0.05
STON's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
89% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. STON: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
STON' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.06 Max: N/A
Current: 0.05
Equity-to-Asset 0.09
STON's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
90% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. STON: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
STON' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.24
Current: 0.09
0.07
0.24
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: 0.35
Beneish M-Score: -2.45
WACC vs ROIC
8.44%
-1.82%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % -2.72
STON's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
78% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.21 vs. STON: -2.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
STON' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.72  Med: 5.48 Max: 10.39
Current: -2.72
-2.72
10.39
Net Margin % -10.92
STON's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
85% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.21 vs. STON: -10.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
STON' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.92  Med: -1.83 Max: 2.64
Current: -10.92
-10.92
2.64
ROE % -20.50
STON's ROE % is ranked lower than
88% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.45 vs. STON: -20.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
STON' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.5  Med: -2.8 Max: 3.74
Current: -20.5
-20.5
3.74
ROA % -2.01
STON's ROA % is ranked lower than
76% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. STON: -2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
STON' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.01  Med: -0.39 Max: 0.62
Current: -2.01
-2.01
0.62
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -2.07
STON's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
77% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.28 vs. STON: -2.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
STON' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.07  Med: 3.63 Max: 5.73
Current: -2.07
-2.07
5.73
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -5.60
STON's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
83% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. STON: -5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
STON' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -4.4 Max: 14.9
Current: -5.6
0
14.9
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -30.70
STON's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
90% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. STON: -30.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
STON' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -11.5 Max: 19
Current: -30.7
0
19
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 80.40
STON's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 53 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. STON: 80.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
STON' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -11.1 Max: 114
Current: 80.4
0
114
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

STON Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 231,700 sh (+454.28%)
NWQ Managers 77,425 sh (-32.04%)
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Q2 2016

STON Guru Trades in Q2 2016

NWQ Managers 83,325 sh (+7.62%)
Jim Simons 195,800 sh (-15.49%)
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Q3 2016

STON Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Zeke Ashton 32,200 sh (unchged)
NWQ Managers 80,125 sh (-3.84%)
Jim Simons 90,188 sh (-53.94%)
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Q4 2016

STON Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Howard Marks 1,250,000 sh (New)
NWQ Managers Sold Out
Jim Simons 72,100 sh (-20.06%)
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Business Description

Industry: Personal Services » Personal Services    NAICS: 812220    SIC: 6553
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Traded in other countries:LPT.Germany,
Stonemor Partners LP owns and operates the cemetery and funeral home business. The Company sells cemetery products and services both at the time of death, which it refers to as at-need and prior to the time of death, which it refers to as pre-need.

StoneMor Partners, a master limited partnership, provides cemetery and funeral home products and services in the United States. The company sells products and services at the time of death and prior to death (preneed). As of Dec. 31, 2007, the company operated 223 cemeteries in 25 states and Puerto Rico, while operating 57 funeral homes. Cemetery operations constitute 93% of 2007 revenues.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PB Ratio 2.04
STON's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. STON: 2.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
STON' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 2.59 Max: 5.79
Current: 2.04
0.63
5.79
PS Ratio 0.95
STON's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. STON: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
STON' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.94 Max: 2.77
Current: 0.95
0.57
2.77
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 33.44
STON's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
97% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.78 vs. STON: 33.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
STON' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.34  Med: 16.74 Max: 285.44
Current: 33.44
4.34
285.44
EV-to-EBITDA 304.89
STON's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
98% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.86 vs. STON: 304.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
STON' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.5  Med: 35.55 Max: 557.6
Current: 304.89
12.5
557.6
Current Ratio 2.89
STON's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. STON: 2.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
STON' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 2.78 Max: 9.45
Current: 2.89
0.54
9.45
Quick Ratio 2.89
STON's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. STON: 2.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
STON' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 2.78 Max: 9.45
Current: 2.89
0.54
9.45
Days Sales Outstanding 86.85
STON's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
89% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.37 vs. STON: 86.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
STON' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 65.84  Med: 78.07 Max: 86.85
Current: 86.85
65.84
86.85

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 14.30
STON's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
99% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. STON: 14.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
STON' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.9  Med: 9.39 Max: 23.52
Current: 14.3
6.9
23.52
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 3.20
STON's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
64% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. STON: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
STON' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.8 Max: 4.9
Current: 3.2
0
4.9
Forward Dividend Yield % 14.25
STON's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
99% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. STON: 14.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 16.18
STON's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
99% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. STON: 16.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
STON' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.81  Med: 10.62 Max: 26.61
Current: 16.18
7.81
26.61
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -18.00
STON's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. STON: -18.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
STON' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.9  Med: -18 Max: 0
Current: -18
-28.9
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 13.19
STON's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
84% of the 55 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. STON: 13.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
STON' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 2.07 Max: 35.57
Current: 13.19
0.74
35.57
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.91
STON's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. STON: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
STON' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 2.51 Max: 5.2
Current: 1.91
0.77
5.2
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.50
STON's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. STON: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
STON' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.37
Current: 0.5
0.37
1.37
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -1.62
STON's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
76% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.07 vs. STON: -1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
STON' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.63  Med: 2.1 Max: 6.2
Current: -1.62
-1.63
6.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -17.66
STON's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
85% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Personal Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.56 vs. STON: -17.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
STON' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.4  Med: -10.9 Max: 20.1
Current: -17.66
-20.4
20.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $316.6
EPS (TTM) $ -1.11
Beta0.52
Short Percentage of Float1.07%
52-Week Range $7.74 - 26.90
Shares Outstanding (Mil)37.86
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