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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

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.08
TA's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
91% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. TA: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
TA' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.26 Max: N/A
Current: 0.08
Equity-to-Asset 0.33
TA's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
73% of the 831 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. TA: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
TA' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.34 Max: 1
Current: 0.33
0.04
1
Interest Coverage 1.06
TA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
93% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 25.99 vs. TA: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
TA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.06  Med: 5001.5 Max: N/A
Current: 1.06
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 3.42
Beneish M-Score: -2.48
WACC vs ROIC
3.00%
1.23%
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
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history
Operating Margin % 0.40
TA's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
73% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 3.21 vs. TA: 0.40 )
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: 1.46
Current: 0.4
-1.83
1.46
Net Margin % -0.04
TA's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
72% of the 843 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. TA: -0.04 )
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: -0.04
-1.91
0.78
ROE % -0.35
TA's ROE % is ranked lower than
73% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.54 vs. TA: -0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
TA' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.32  Med: 2.29 Max: 11.92
Current: -0.35
-39.32
11.92
ROA % -0.12
TA's ROA % is ranked lower than
71% of the 848 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. TA: -0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
TA' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.13  Med: 0.86 Max: 4.58
Current: -0.12
-10.13
4.58
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 2.04
TA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
73% of the 846 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 11.40 vs. TA: 2.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
TA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.95  Med: 2.42 Max: 13.67
Current: 2.04
-15.95
13.67
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -19.20
TA's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
92% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. TA: -19.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
TA' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.6  Med: -9.5 Max: 30.1
Current: -19.2
-23.6
30.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 2.80
TA's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
50% of the 647 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. TA: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
TA' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -61  Med: 25.35 Max: 127
Current: 2.8
-61
127
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

TA Guru Trades in Q1 2016

David Dreman 21,262 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,844,422 sh (+13.47%)
Jim Simons 1,733,400 sh (-0.05%)
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Q2 2016

TA Guru Trades in Q2 2016

David Dreman 21,262 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 1,656,000 sh (-4.47%)
Chuck Royce 1,745,322 sh (-5.37%)
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Q3 2016

TA Guru Trades in Q3 2016

David Dreman 21,262 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,722,822 sh (-1.29%)
Jim Simons 1,612,100 sh (-2.65%)
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Q4 2016

TA Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Chuck Royce 1,784,821 sh (+3.60%)
David Dreman 21,262 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 1,611,800 sh (-0.02%)
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Specialty Retail    NAICS: 447110    SIC: 5541
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TravelCenters of America LLC operates and franchises travel center and convenience store locations. Its products and services include diesel fuel and gasoline, truck repair and maintenance services, full service restaurants, among others.

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 operating business segments are travel centers and convenience stores. In travel centers segment, the Company operates and franchises travel centers under the TravelCenters of America and TA brand names, or the TA brand, and the Petro Stopping Centers and Petro brand names, or the Petro brand, along the U.S. interstate highway system. Its travel center customers include trucking fleets and their drivers, independent truck drivers and motorists. In convenience stores segment, the Company operates convenience stores with retail gasoline stations, primarily under the Minit Mar brand name, or the Minit Mart brand, that generally serve motorists and are not located at a travel center. These convenience stores typically offer customers gasoline as well as nonfuel products and services such as coffee, groceries and other convenience items, some fresh food offerings and QSRs. 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. 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.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PB Ratio 0.44
TA's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 929 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. TA: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
TA' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.49 Max: 2.13
Current: 0.44
0.04
2.13
PS Ratio 0.04
TA's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. TA: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
TA' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.03 Max: 0.11
Current: 0.04
0.01
0.11
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 1.87
TA's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
97% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 10.64 vs. TA: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
TA' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 2.37 Max: 9.17
Current: 1.87
0.23
9.17
EV-to-EBIT 41.22
TA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
86% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 15.04 vs. TA: 41.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
TA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -180.1  Med: 9 Max: 58.3
Current: 41.22
-180.1
58.3
EV-to-EBITDA 7.89
TA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
70% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 12.04 vs. TA: 7.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
TA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.4  Med: 4.8 Max: 117.1
Current: 7.89
-2.4
117.1
Current Ratio 1.22
TA's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 793 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. TA: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.19  Med: 1.55 Max: 2.04
Current: 1.22
1.19
2.04
Quick Ratio 0.59
TA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. TA: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.05 Max: 1.39
Current: 0.59
0.59
1.39
Days Inventory 17.43
TA's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
92% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 91.88 vs. TA: 17.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
TA' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.57  Med: 10.13 Max: 17.69
Current: 17.43
7.57
17.69
Days Sales Outstanding 7.10
TA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
65% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 13.84 vs. TA: 7.10 )
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: 7.1
Current: 7.1
2.95
7.1
Days Payable 14.28
TA's Days Payable is ranked lower than
92% of the 591 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 53.84 vs. TA: 14.28 )
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: 14.28
Current: 14.28
4.49
14.28

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -9.40
TA's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. TA: -9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
TA' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32  Med: -14.35 Max: 0.4
Current: -9.4
-32
0.4

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.54
TA's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
90% of the 840 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. TA: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
TA' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.44 Max: 1.04
Current: 0.54
0.1
1.04
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.29
TA's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
70% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. TA: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
TA' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.65 Max: 1.95
Current: 1.29
0.15
1.95
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 2.44
TA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
68% of the 934 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 5.23 vs. TA: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
TA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 8.2 Max: 74147.4
Current: 2.44
1.7
74147.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -60.64
TA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
99% of the 539 Companies
in the Global Specialty Retail industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. TA: -60.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
TA' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -179.1  Med: -35.1 Max: 13.4
Current: -60.64
-179.1
13.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $5,511
EPS (TTM) $ -0.06
Beta1.34
Short Percentage of Float0.71%
52-Week Range $5.60 - 9.23
Shares Outstanding (Mil)39.52

Analyst Estimate

Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 1.09
EPS without NRI ($) 1.09
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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