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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 4.61
TBI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
56% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.55 vs. TBI: 4.61 )
TBI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.47   Max: No Debt
Current: 4.61

Equity to Asset 0.55
TBI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
67% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. TBI: 0.55 )
TBI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 0.8
Current: 0.55

0.33
0.8
Interest Coverage 47.74
TBI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
64% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 31.49 vs. TBI: 47.74 )
TBI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.27   Max: 134.58
Current: 47.74

3.27
134.58
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 5.81
M-Score: -2.58
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 3.57
TBI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.49 vs. TBI: 3.57 )
TBI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -856.78   Max: 7.73
Current: 3.57

-856.78
7.73
Net-margin (%) 2.69
TBI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. TBI: 2.69 )
TBI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.3   Max: 21.85
Current: 2.69

-0.3
21.85
ROE (%) 11.42
TBI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.19 vs. TBI: 11.42 )
TBI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1.54   Max: 24.6
Current: 11.42

-1.54
24.6
ROA (%) 6.24
TBI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. TBI: 6.24 )
TBI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.8   Max: 15.15
Current: 6.24

-0.8
15.15
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 39.00
TBI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 65.63 vs. TBI: 39.00 )
TBI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -710.3   Max: 147.18
Current: 39

-710.3
147.18
Revenue Growth (%) 16.00
TBI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. TBI: 16.00 )
TBI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -8.7   Max: 253.3
Current: 16

-8.7
253.3
EBITDA Growth (%) 23.60
TBI's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.00 vs. TBI: 23.60 )
TBI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -34.4   Max: 94.5
Current: 23.6

-34.4
94.5
EPS Growth (%) 34.10
TBI's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.00 vs. TBI: 34.10 )
TBI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -48.3   Max: 123.7
Current: 34.1

-48.3
123.7
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

TBI Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 108,900 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 21,273 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce 2,846,981 sh (-40.54%)
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Q2 2013

TBI Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Columbia Wanger 1,280,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,500 sh (New)
Jim Simons 183,800 sh (+68.78%)
Steven Cohen 17,710 sh (-16.75%)
Chuck Royce 1,153,084 sh (-59.5%)
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Q3 2013

TBI Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 38,766 sh (+118.89%)
Paul Tudor Jones 30,300 sh (+73.14%)
Jim Simons 292,200 sh (+58.98%)
Chuck Royce 730,684 sh (-36.63%)
Columbia Wanger 90,000 sh (-92.97%)
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Q4 2013

TBI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 361,800 sh (+23.82%)
Chuck Royce 809,784 sh (+10.83%)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 24,934 sh (-17.71%)
Steven Cohen 21,323 sh (-45%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with TBI

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.04%$15.75 - $21.28 $ 27.7949%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Reduce -62.51%0.08%$12.89 - $16.21 $ 27.7989%45330
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Reduce -62.51%0.08%$12.89 - $16.21 $ 27.7989%45330
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.14%$13.93 - $18.09 $ 27.7975%124128
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.09%$14.37 - $17.99 $ 27.7978%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 New Buy0.09%$10.54 - $14.305 $ 27.79119%52455
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 25.20
TBI's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
51% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.30 vs. TBI: 25.20 )
TBI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.99   Max: 80.53
Current: 25.2

4.99
80.53
P/B 2.90
TBI's P/B is ranked lower than
56% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. TBI: 2.90 )
TBI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 4.4
Current: 2.9

0.89
4.4
P/S 0.70
TBI's P/S is ranked lower than
53% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. TBI: 0.70 )
TBI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 1.21
Current: 0.7

0.2
1.21
PFCF 15.60
TBI's PFCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.60 vs. TBI: 15.60 )
TBI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.41   Max: 41.3
Current: 15.6

4.41
41.3
EV-to-EBIT 17.20
TBI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
55% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.17 vs. TBI: 17.20 )
TBI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.8   Max: 119.8
Current: 17.2

2.8
119.8
PEG 0.90
TBI's PEG is ranked higher than
75% of the 69 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. TBI: 0.90 )
TBI' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 32.25
Current: 0.9

0.22
32.25
Shiller P/E 51.00
TBI's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
66% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 28.85 vs. TBI: 51.00 )
TBI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.79   Max: 56.13
Current: 51

5.79
56.13

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 4.10
TBI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
51% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. TBI: 4.10 )
TBI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.23   Max: 13.74
Current: 4.1

1.23
13.74
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.50
TBI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
53% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. TBI: 1.50 )
TBI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 2.09
Current: 1.5

0.38
2.09
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
TBI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. TBI: 1.10 )
TBI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 1.87
Current: 1.1

0.24
1.87
Price/Graham Number 2.10
TBI's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
56% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. TBI: 2.10 )
TBI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 5.02
Current: 2.1

0.86
5.02
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.80
TBI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
50% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. TBI: 5.80 )
TBI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 36.2
Current: 5.8

0.8
36.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 2.49
TBI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
58% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. TBI: 2.49 )
TBI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -8.8   Max: 51.9
Current: 2.49

-8.8
51.9

Business Description

Industry: Employment Services » Staffing & Outsourcing Services
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TrueBlue, Inc. began operations in 1989, under the name Labor Ready, Inc., providing on-demand, general labor staffing services. Starting in 2004, it began acquiring additional brands to increase its ability to serve the customers of the blue-collar staffing market. Effective December 18, 2007, Labor Ready, Inc. changed its name to TrueBlue, Inc. The name change reflects the Company's vision to be a provider of blue-collar staffing with multiple brands serving the temporary staffing industry. Its former company name Labor Ready remains as its main brand name for on-demand, general labor staffing services. The Company is a provider of temporary blue-collar staffing. In 2011, the Company connected approximately 325,000 people to work through the following blue-collar staffing brands: Labor Ready for general labor, Spartan Staffing for light industrial services, CLP Resources for skilled trades, PlaneTechs for aviation and diesel mechanics and technicians, and Centerline Drivers for dedicated and temporary drivers. Labor Ready provides on-demand general labor. Positions tend to be project-based and are filled quickly through a nationwide network of local community branches. Workers are paid at the end of every day. Spartan Staffing places employees with specialized skills into manufacturing and logistics companies. Employees' skills are carefully matched to jobs for a customized workforce solution. This enables the customers to obtain immediate value by placing a productive and skilled employee on the job site. On-site management of personnel ensures full-service staffing on large accounts. CLP provides skilled trades' people to commercial, industrial and residential building contractors and building and plant maintenance. CLP verifies employee skills and matches them to specific customer needs. This enables its customers to obtain immediate value by placing a highly productive and skilled employee on the job site. PlaneTechs provides highly-skilled mechanics and technicians to the aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul, and aerospace manufacturing and assembly industries. It also provides mechanics to other transportation industries. In-depth screening verifies aviation certification and specialized skills. Centralized recruiting and dispatch provides efficient and cost-effective solutions for customers across the country. Centerline specializes in providing temporary and dedicated drivers to the transportation and distribution industries. TrueBlue competes with several multi-national full-service companies, specialized temporary staffing companies, as well as local companies. The Company is subject to a number of federal, state and local laws and regulations regulating its industry.

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