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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.27
TA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
59% of the 1282 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. TA: 0.27 )
TA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.08   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.27

Equity to Asset 0.36
TA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
59% of the 1268 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. TA: 0.36 )
TA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 0.47
Current: 0.36

0.08
0.47
Interest Coverage 1.25
TA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
55% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 32.43 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: 6.32
M-Score: -2.72
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 (%) 0.58
TA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1284 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.07 vs. TA: 0.58 )
TA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1.83   Max: 2.78
Current: 0.58

-1.83
2.78
Net-margin (%) 0.49
TA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1284 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. TA: 0.49 )
TA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.91   Max: 0.65
Current: 0.49

-1.91
0.65
ROE (%) 8.63
TA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1258 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 9.22 vs. TA: 8.63 )
TA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -39.32   Max: 51.19
Current: 8.63

-39.32
51.19
ROA (%) 3.00
TA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1287 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.19 vs. TA: 3.00 )
TA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -10.13   Max: 3.21
Current: 3

-10.13
3.21
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.80
TA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1282 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 17.09 vs. TA: 5.80 )
TA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -19.54   Max: 22.85
Current: 5.8

-19.54
22.85
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -8.20
TA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1118 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. TA: -8.20 )
TA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -23.6   Max: 30.1
Current: -8.2

-23.6
30.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 126.50
TA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. TA: 126.50 )
TA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -61   Max: 126.5
Current: 126.5

-61
126.5
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Guru Trades

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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TA Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 36,600 sh (+215.52%)
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Chuck Royce 61,600 sh (+68.31%)
Jim Simons 1,558,402 sh (+7.43%)
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Q3 2014

TA Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Chuck Royce 168,863 sh (+174.13%)
Jim Simons 1,558,600 sh (+0.01%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 10.00
TA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 25.10 vs. TA: 10.00 )
TA' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.51   Max: 20.98
Current: 10

3.51
20.98
P/B 0.90
TA's P/B is ranked higher than
87% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. TA: 0.90 )
TA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 2.13
Current: 0.9

0.04
2.13
P/S 0.10
TA's P/S is ranked higher than
100% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. TA: 0.10 )
TA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.1
Current: 0.1

0.01
0.1
EV-to-EBIT 16.46
TA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
75% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 17.38 vs. TA: 16.46 )
TA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -128.4   Max: 37.6
Current: 16.46

-128.4
37.6
Current Ratio 1.48
TA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 1280 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. TA: 1.48 )
TA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 2.04
Current: 1.48

1.15
2.04
Quick Ratio 0.96
TA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 1280 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. TA: 0.96 )
TA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 1.44
Current: 0.96

0.72
1.44

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.00
TA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
88% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. TA: 1.00 )
TA' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 2.31
Current: 1

0.09
2.31
Price/Median PS Value 2.50
TA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. TA: 2.50 )
TA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 3.52
Current: 2.5

0.21
3.52
Price/Graham Number 0.70
TA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
94% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. TA: 0.70 )
TA' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 10.3
Current: 0.7

0.28
10.3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.10
TA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1275 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. TA: 6.10 )
TA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.7   Max: 83654.4
Current: 6.1

2.7
83654.4

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail
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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 43 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, 2013, its travel center business included 247 travel centers located in 42 states in the U.S., primarily along the U.S. interstate highway system, and the province of Ontario, Canada. Its travel centers included 172 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 61 that it operated and 14 that franchisees operated. Of its 247 travel centers at December 31, 2013, it owned 33, it leased or managed 189, including 184 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. Extensive environmental laws regulate its operations and properties.
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