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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 : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.35
TA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
64% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. TA: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
TA' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 1.14 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.35
Equity to Asset 0.34
TA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
72% of the 897 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. TA: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
TA' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.47
Current: 0.34
0.08
0.47
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 4.23
M-Score: -3.05
WACC vs ROIC
20.99%
8.93%
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 (%) 2.12
TA's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.57 vs. TA: 2.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
TA' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.83  Med: 0.34 Max: 2.12
Current: 2.12
-1.83
2.12
Net-margin (%) 1.02
TA's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. TA: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
TA' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.91  Med: 0.13 Max: 0.78
Current: 1.02
-1.91
0.78
ROE (%) 11.51
TA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.05 vs. TA: 11.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
TA' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.32  Med: 1.16 Max: 51.19
Current: 11.51
-39.32
51.19
ROA (%) 4.27
TA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 917 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. TA: 4.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
TA' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.13  Med: 1.12 Max: 4.55
Current: 4.27
-10.13
4.55
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 15.33
TA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.87 vs. TA: 15.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
TA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.95  Med: 4.61 Max: 15.2
Current: 15.33
-15.95
15.2
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -14.60
TA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 753 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. TA: -14.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TA' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.6  Med: -6.45 Max: 30.1
Current: -14.6
-23.6
30.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 11.70
TA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. TA: 11.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TA' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -61  Med: 39.50 Max: 128.1
Current: 11.7
-61
128.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 15.90
TA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. TA: 15.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TA' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23  Med: 32.00 Max: 106.7
Current: 15.9
-23
106.7
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

TA Guru Trades in Q4 2014

David Dreman 149,803 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 755,763 sh (+347.56%)
Jim Simons 1,546,600 sh (-0.77%)
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Q1 2015

TA Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 34,841 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,020,663 sh (+35.05%)
Jim Simons 1,637,783 sh (+5.90%)
David Dreman 106,503 sh (-28.90%)
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Q2 2015

TA Guru Trades in Q2 2015

David Dreman 116,039 sh (+8.95%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons 1,562,700 sh (-4.58%)
Chuck Royce 821,800 sh (-19.48%)
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Q3 2015

TA Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Joel Greenblatt 41,675 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,252,214 sh (+52.37%)
David Dreman 131,827 sh (+13.61%)
Jim Simons 1,725,800 sh (+10.44%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 3.96
TA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 18.36 vs. TA: 3.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
TA' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.51  Med: 7.32 Max: 20.98
Current: 3.96
3.51
20.98
Forward P/E 11.01
TA's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
71% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 14.33 vs. TA: 11.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 3.96
TA's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
96% of the 795 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 18.20 vs. TA: 3.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
TA' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.38  Med: 7.40 Max: 94.5
Current: 3.96
3.38
94.5
P/B 0.45
TA's P/B is ranked higher than
90% of the 1158 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. TA: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
TA' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.47 Max: 2.13
Current: 0.45
0.04
2.13
P/S 0.04
TA's P/S is ranked higher than
98% of the 1156 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. TA: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
TA' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.02 Max: 0.09
Current: 0.04
0.01
0.09
POCF 1.31
TA's POCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 981 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.83 vs. TA: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
TA' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 2.33 Max: 7.82
Current: 1.31
0.23
7.82
EV-to-EBIT 4.88
TA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
92% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.61 vs. TA: 4.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
TA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -180.1  Med: 6.10 Max: 58.3
Current: 4.88
-180.1
58.3
EV-to-EBITDA 3.17
TA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
93% of the 1158 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.73 vs. TA: 3.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
TA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.5  Med: 4.00 Max: 43.1
Current: 3.17
-3.5
43.1
Current Ratio 1.66
TA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. TA: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 1.56 Max: 2.13
Current: 1.66
1.15
2.13
Quick Ratio 1.14
TA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. TA: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.07 Max: 1.62
Current: 1.14
0.76
1.62
Days Inventory 13.50
TA's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
92% of the 863 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 86.91 vs. TA: 13.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
TA' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.57  Med: 9.07 Max: 12.33
Current: 13.5
7.57
12.33
Days Sales Outstanding 6.77
TA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
66% of the 692 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.65 vs. TA: 6.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.95  Med: 5.31 Max: 7.01
Current: 6.77
2.95
7.01
Days Payable 11.15
TA's Days Payable is ranked lower than
94% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 52.46 vs. TA: 11.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
TA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.49  Med: 8.03 Max: 12.4
Current: 11.15
4.49
12.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.54
TA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
90% of the 1148 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. TA: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
TA' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.46 Max: 2.31
Current: 0.54
0.09
2.31
Price/Median PS Value 1.93
TA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
81% of the 1158 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. TA: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
TA' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.97 Max: 4.35
Current: 1.93
0.21
4.35
Price/Graham Number 0.31
TA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
96% of the 1003 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. TA: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
TA' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.55 Max: 2.88
Current: 0.31
0.27
2.88
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 20.51
TA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. TA: 20.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
TA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 10.00 Max: 74147.4
Current: 20.51
1.7
74147.4

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $6226
EPS $ 1.68
Beta2.68
Short Percentage of Float0.58%
52-Week Range $6.41 - 18.10
Shares Outstanding(Mil)38.40

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 6,139 6,396 6,548
EPS($) 0.80 0.85 1.09
EPS without NRI($) 0.80 0.85 1.09

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TravelCenters of America LLC is a limited liability company formed under Delaware law on October 10, 2006. The Company operates and franchises travel center and convenience store locations. Its customers include trucking fleets and their drivers, independent truck drivers and motorists. Its products and services include diesel fuel and gasoline, truck repair and maintenance services, full service restaurants, more than 35 different brands of quick serve restaurants, or QSRs, travel stores and various driver amenities. Some of its locations include gaming operations. As of December 31, 2014, its travel center business included 250 travel centers located in 43 states in the U.S., along the U.S. interstate highway system, and the province of Ontario, Canada. Its travel centers included 174 operated under the "TravelCenters of America," "TA" or related brand names, or the TA brand, including 156 that it operated and 16 that franchisees operated, and 75 that were operated under the "Petro Stopping Centers" and "Petro" brand names, or the Petro brand, including 62 that it operated and 14 that franchisees operated. Of its 250 travel centers at December 31, 2014, it owned 37, it leased or managed 188, including 183 that it leased from HPT, and franchisees owned, or leased from others, 25. It subleases to franchisees five of the travel centers it leases from HPT.
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