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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.17
TA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
55% of the 1128 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. TA: 0.17 )
TA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.08   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.17

Equity to Asset 0.35
TA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 1120 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. TA: 0.35 )
TA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 0.47
Current: 0.35

0.08
0.47
Interest Coverage 1.25
TA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
59% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 35.08 vs. TA: 1.25 )
TA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.25   Max: 9999.99
Current: 1.25

1.25
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 6.33
M-Score: -2.48
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 0.27
TA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.32 vs. TA: 0.27 )
TA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1.83   Max: 2.78
Current: 0.27

-1.83
2.78
Net-margin (%) 0.40
TA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. TA: 0.40 )
TA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.91   Max: 0.65
Current: 0.4

-1.91
0.65
ROE (%) 6.97
TA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9.14 vs. TA: 6.97 )
TA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -28.55   Max: 40.9
Current: 6.97

-28.55
40.9
ROA (%) 2.52
TA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1122 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.34 vs. TA: 2.52 )
TA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -10.15   Max: 3.16
Current: 2.52

-10.15
3.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2.60
TA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1120 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 20.04 vs. TA: 2.60 )
TA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -25.5   Max: 14.2
Current: 2.6

-25.5
14.2
Revenue Growth (%) -8.20
TA's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 995 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. TA: -8.20 )
TA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -23.6   Max: 30.1
Current: -8.2

-23.6
30.1
EBITDA Growth (%) 126.50
TA's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. TA: 126.50 )
TA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -61   Max: 126.5
Current: 126.5

-61
126.5
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

TA Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 1,177,000 sh (+5.36%)
Chuck Royce 19,000 sh (+2.7%)
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Q4 2013

TA Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 1,503,500 sh (+27.74%)
Chuck Royce 11,600 sh (-38.95%)
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Q1 2014

TA Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 36,600 sh (+215.52%)
Jim Simons 1,450,673 sh (-3.51%)
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Q2 2014

TA Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 61,600 sh (+68.31%)
Jim Simons 1,558,402 sh (+7.43%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 7.50
TA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1176 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 22.90 vs. TA: 7.50 )
TA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.51   Max: 20.98
Current: 7.5

3.51
20.98
P/B 0.90
TA's P/B is ranked higher than
81% of the 1176 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. TA: 0.90 )
TA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 2.13
Current: 0.9

0.04
2.13
EV-to-EBIT 23.21
TA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
64% of the 1176 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 16.01 vs. TA: 23.21 )
TA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.8   Max: 37.6
Current: 23.21

3.8
37.6
Current Ratio 1.47
TA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. TA: 1.47 )
TA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 2.04
Current: 1.47

1.15
2.04
Quick Ratio 0.92
TA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. TA: 0.92 )
TA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 1.44
Current: 0.92

0.72
1.44

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.07
TA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
84% of the 1176 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. TA: 1.07 )
TA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 2.31
Current: 1.07

0.09
2.31
Price/Median PS Value 2.15
TA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 1176 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. TA: 2.15 )
TA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 3.52
Current: 2.15

0.21
3.52
Price/Graham Number 0.68
TA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
93% of the 1176 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. TA: 0.68 )
TA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 5.47
Current: 0.68

0.28
5.47
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.30
TA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. TA: 4.30 )
TA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.7   Max: 26.4
Current: 4.3

2.7
26.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -10.21
TA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
50% of the 866 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. TA: -10.21 )
TA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -142.8   Max: -12.3
Current: -10.21

-142.8
-12.3

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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TravelCenters of America, LLC. operates and franchises travel centers along the U.S. interstate highway system. It's products and service include diesel fuel, gasoline, truck repair and maintenance services and restaurants.
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