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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 0.26
TBI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
82% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. TBI: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
TBI' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 5.88 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.26
Equity to Asset 0.47
TBI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
56% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. TBI: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
TBI' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.55 Max: 0.72
Current: 0.47
0.41
0.72
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 3.67
M-Score: -3.82
WACC vs ROIC
16.87%
-1.88%
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 : 6/10

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history
Operating margin (%) -0.62
TBI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.32 vs. TBI: -0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
TBI' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.62  Med: 3.6 Max: 6.76
Current: -0.62
-0.62
6.76
Net-margin (%) -0.55
TBI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. TBI: -0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
TBI' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.55  Med: 2.38 Max: 4.78
Current: -0.55
-0.55
4.78
ROE (%) -2.93
TBI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.89 vs. TBI: -2.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
TBI' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.93  Med: 10.44 Max: 20.81
Current: -2.93
-2.93
20.81
ROA (%) -1.32
TBI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.71 vs. TBI: -1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
TBI' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.32  Med: 5.68 Max: 11.64
Current: -1.32
-1.32
11.64
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -5.89
TBI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 67.72 vs. TBI: -5.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
TBI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.12  Med: 36.42 Max: 129.7
Current: -5.89
-6.12
129.7
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 17.00
TBI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. TBI: 17.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TBI' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.7  Med: 13.4 Max: 41.3
Current: 17
-8.7
41.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -29.60
TBI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.20 vs. TBI: -29.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TBI' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.4  Med: 20.1 Max: 43.9
Current: -29.6
-34.4
43.9
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

TBI Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jeremy Grantham 204,800 sh (+348.14%)
Chuck Royce 1,961,037 sh (+74.14%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 27,900 sh (-15.01%)
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Q2 2016

TBI Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Joel Greenblatt 172,727 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 341,038 sh (+66.52%)
Chuck Royce 2,195,486 sh (+11.96%)
Paul Tudor Jones 19,500 sh (-30.11%)
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Q3 2016

TBI Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Joel Greenblatt 313,490 sh (+81.49%)
Chuck Royce 2,309,526 sh (+5.19%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 158,233 sh (-53.60%)
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Q4 2016

TBI Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 33,346 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,627,530 sh (-29.53%)
Joel Greenblatt 182,730 sh (-41.71%)
Jeremy Grantham 82,769 sh (-47.69%)
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Business Description

Industry: Employment Services » Staffing & Outsourcing Services    NAICS: 561330    SIC: 7363
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Traded in other countries:LRY.Germany,
Trueblue Inc provides staffing, recruitment process outsourcing, & managed service provider solutions. It fills individual positions on demand, staffs entire facilities, and manages outsourced recruiting processes and staffing vendor programs for clients.

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. It is a provider of temporary blue-collar staffing. It operates as Labor Ready for general labor, Spartan Staffing for light industrial services, CLP Resources for skilled trades, PlaneTechs for aviation and diesel mechanics & technicians and Centerline Drivers for dedicated and temporary drivers. It has a network of 698 branches in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and Canada. Labor Ready provides on-demand general labor. 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 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 productive and skilled employee on the job site. PlaneTechs provides skilled mechanics and technicians to the aviation maintenance, repair & overhaul and aerospace manufacturing & 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 & distribution industries. It competes with several multi-national full-service companies, specialized temporary staffing companies, as well as local companies. It is subject to a number of federal, state and local laws and regulations regulating its industry.

Ratios

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history
Forward P/E 14.79
TBI's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
56% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.43 vs. TBI: 14.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 9.33
TBI's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
74% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.93 vs. TBI: 9.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
TBI' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.62  Med: 18.96 Max: 164
Current: 9.33
4.62
164
P/B 2.09
TBI's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. TBI: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
TBI' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 2.19 Max: 4.19
Current: 2.09
0.89
4.19
P/S 0.39
TBI's P/S is ranked higher than
65% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. TBI: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
TBI' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.51 Max: 1.15
Current: 0.39
0.2
1.15
PFCF 4.68
TBI's PFCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.02 vs. TBI: 4.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
TBI' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.79  Med: 13.22 Max: 41.44
Current: 4.68
3.79
41.44
POCF 4.16
TBI's POCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.43 vs. TBI: 4.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
TBI' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.21  Med: 11.01 Max: 23.75
Current: 4.16
3.21
23.75
EV-to-EBITDA 37.25
TBI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
96% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.16 vs. TBI: 37.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
TBI' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.9  Med: 8.9 Max: 147.3
Current: 37.25
-32.9
147.3
Shiller P/E 32.26
TBI's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
68% of the 37 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.04 vs. TBI: 32.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
TBI' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.55  Med: 22.72 Max: 38.83
Current: 32.26
7.55
38.83
Current Ratio 1.70
TBI's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. TBI: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TBI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 2.91 Max: 4.15
Current: 1.7
1.7
4.15
Quick Ratio 1.70
TBI's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. TBI: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TBI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 2.91 Max: 4.15
Current: 1.7
1.7
4.15
Days Sales Outstanding 46.79
TBI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
69% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 55.30 vs. TBI: 46.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TBI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.68  Med: 43.16 Max: 62.48
Current: 46.79
27.68
62.48

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.10
TBI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. TBI: -1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
TBI' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.7  Med: -0.1 Max: 7
Current: -1.1
-9.7
7

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 6.30
TBI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
61% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.51 vs. TBI: 6.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
TBI' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21  Med: 3.52 Max: 10.16
Current: 6.3
1.21
10.16
Price/Projected FCF 0.72
TBI's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. TBI: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
TBI' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.93 Max: 2.04
Current: 0.72
0.38
2.04
Price/Median PS Value 0.78
TBI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. TBI: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
TBI' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.09 Max: 2.14
Current: 0.78
0.28
2.14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -1.20
TBI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. TBI: -1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
TBI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.2  Med: 8.4 Max: 39.3
Current: -1.2
-1.2
39.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 8.25
TBI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.15 vs. TBI: 8.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
TBI' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3  Med: 12.5 Max: 50.6
Current: 8.25
3
50.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,751
EPS (TTM) $ -0.37
Beta2.28
Short Percentage of Float0.89%
52-Week Range $16.50 - 27.57
Shares Outstanding (Mil)42.48

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 2,550 2,575
EPS ($) 1.79 1.94
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.79 1.94
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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TRUEBLUE INC COM (TBI) President and CEO Steven C Cooper sells 20,000 Shares Nov 12 2009 
TRUEBLUE INC COM (TBI) Executive VP and CFO Derrek Lane Gafford sells 5,000 Shares Oct 28 2009 
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