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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 0.15
TBI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
87% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. TBI: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
TBI' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 5.7 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.15
Equity to Asset 0.44
TBI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
59% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. TBI: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
TBI' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.54 Max: 0.85
Current: 0.44
0.4
0.85
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 4.31
M-Score: -3.15
WACC vs ROIC
12.77%
-0.99%
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -0.06
TBI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.18 vs. TBI: -0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
TBI' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.06  Med: 3.63 Max: 7.73
Current: -0.06
-0.06
7.73
Net-margin (%) -0.30
TBI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. TBI: -0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
TBI' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.3  Med: 2.53 Max: 5.67
Current: -0.3
-0.3
5.67
ROE (%) -1.65
TBI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.02 vs. TBI: -1.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
TBI' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.65  Med: 11.54 Max: 21.81
Current: -1.65
-1.65
21.81
ROA (%) -0.76
TBI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. TBI: -0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
TBI' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.78  Med: 5.95 Max: 13.14
Current: -0.76
-0.78
13.14
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 0.58
TBI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 67.29 vs. TBI: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
TBI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 41.98 Max: 166.51
Current: 0.58
0.58
166.51
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 22.90
TBI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. TBI: 22.90 )
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: 63.6
Current: 22.9
-8.7
63.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 22.30
TBI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.80 vs. TBI: 22.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TBI' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.4  Med: 20.7 Max: 93.4
Current: 22.3
-34.4
93.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 26.70
TBI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.60 vs. TBI: 26.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TBI' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.3  Med: 26.7 Max: 120.8
Current: 26.7
-48.3
120.8
» TBI's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-10-21)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

TBI Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Joel Greenblatt 501,334 sh (+3060.80%)
Chuck Royce 907,578 sh (+160.43%)
Paul Tudor Jones 27,362 sh (+111.58%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 110,785 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
RS Investment Management Sold Out
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Q4 2015

TBI Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jeremy Grantham 45,700 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,126,139 sh (+24.08%)
Paul Tudor Jones 32,826 sh (+19.97%)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 73,134 sh (-85.41%)
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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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Business Description

Industry: Employment Services » Staffing & Outsourcing Services
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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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Forward P/E 9.99
TBI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 36 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.66 vs. TBI: 9.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 55.67
TBI's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
93% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.70 vs. TBI: 55.67 )
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: 18.48 Max: 164
Current: 55.67
4.62
164
P/B 1.93
TBI's P/B is ranked higher than
62% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. TBI: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
TBI' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 2.27 Max: 4.19
Current: 1.93
0.89
4.19
P/S 0.34
TBI's P/S is ranked higher than
71% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. TBI: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
TBI' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.53 Max: 1.17
Current: 0.34
0.2
1.17
PFCF 7.24
TBI's PFCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 65 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.26 vs. TBI: 7.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
TBI' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.56  Med: 13.55 Max: 41.44
Current: 7.24
4.56
41.44
POCF 6.16
TBI's POCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 81 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.00 vs. TBI: 6.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
TBI' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.21  Med: 11.26 Max: 23.75
Current: 6.16
3.21
23.75
EV-to-EBIT 739.79
TBI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.46 vs. TBI: 739.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
TBI' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.3  Med: 11.3 Max: 754.4
Current: 739.79
-21.3
754.4
EV-to-EBITDA 23.47
TBI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
93% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.09 vs. TBI: 23.47 )
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: 23.47
-32.9
147.3
Shiller P/E 27.21
TBI's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
68% of the 37 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.18 vs. TBI: 27.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
TBI' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.64  Med: 22.91 Max: 38.83
Current: 27.21
7.64
38.83
Current Ratio 1.74
TBI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. TBI: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TBI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.74  Med: 2.91 Max: 5.57
Current: 1.74
1.74
5.57
Quick Ratio 1.74
TBI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. TBI: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TBI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.74  Med: 2.91 Max: 5.57
Current: 1.74
1.74
5.57
Days Sales Outstanding 45.85
TBI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
72% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 56.23 vs. TBI: 45.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TBI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.68  Med: 40.2 Max: 62.48
Current: 45.85
27.68
62.48

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.50
TBI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. TBI: -1.50 )
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: -1.5
-9.7
7

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 7.95
TBI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
81% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.47 vs. TBI: 7.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
TBI' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 3.45 Max: 15.99
Current: 7.95
1.09
15.99
Price/Projected FCF 0.65
TBI's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. TBI: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
TBI' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.97 Max: 2.08
Current: 0.65
0.35
2.08
Price/Median PS Value 0.62
TBI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. TBI: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
TBI' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.01 Max: 3.37
Current: 0.62
0.25
3.37
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 0.10
TBI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. TBI: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
TBI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 8.6 Max: 39.3
Current: 0.1
0.1
39.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 23.64
TBI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.62 vs. TBI: 23.64 )
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: 21.5 Max: 50.6
Current: 23.64
3
50.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,813
EPS (TTM) $ -0.21
Beta1.85
Short Percentage of Float1.41%
52-Week Range $17.35 - 30.25
Shares Outstanding (Mil)42.47

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 2,810 2,770
EPS ($) 2.36 2.25 2.85
EPS w/o NRI ($) 2.36 2.25 2.85
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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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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