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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 5.52
TBI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
60% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.55 vs. TBI: 5.52 )
TBI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.27   Max: No Debt
Current: 5.52

Equity to Asset 0.55
TBI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
71% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. TBI: 0.55 )
TBI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 0.85
Current: 0.55

0.33
0.85
Interest Coverage 47.74
TBI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
62% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 53.75 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: 7
Z-Score: 5.92
M-Score: -2.82
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 3.57
TBI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.99 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 162 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 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 161 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.73 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
73% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.58 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
51% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 64.54 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
85% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 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
88% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 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
85% of the 109 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 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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Guru Trades

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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Q1 2014

TBI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 393,900 sh (+8.87%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce 680,484 sh (-15.97%)
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Q2 2014

TBI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Joel Greenblatt 311,694 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,003 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 553,717 sh (-18.63%)
Jim Simons 165,200 sh (-58.06%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with TBI

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 New Buy0.11%$25.55 - $30.53 $ 26.74-2%311694
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.04%$15.75 - $21.28 $ 26.7443%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Reduce -62.51%0.08%$12.89 - $16.21 $ 26.7482%45330
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Reduce -62.51%0.08%$12.89 - $16.21 $ 26.7482%45330
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.14%$13.93 - $18.09 $ 26.7469%124128
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.09%$14.37 - $17.99 $ 26.7471%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 New Buy0.09%$10.54 - $14.305 $ 26.74111%52455
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 22.80
TBI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
63% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.00 vs. TBI: 22.80 )
TBI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.99   Max: 80.53
Current: 22.8

4.99
80.53
P/B 2.80
TBI's P/B is ranked higher than
54% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. TBI: 2.80 )
TBI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 4.4
Current: 2.8

0.89
4.4
P/S 0.60
TBI's P/S is ranked higher than
60% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. TBI: 0.60 )
TBI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 1.21
Current: 0.6

0.2
1.21
PFCF 11.80
TBI's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 27.12 vs. TBI: 11.80 )
TBI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.41   Max: 41.3
Current: 11.8

4.41
41.3
EV-to-EBIT 14.13
TBI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
62% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.30 vs. TBI: 14.13 )
TBI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.8   Max: 119.8
Current: 14.13

2.8
119.8
PEG 0.79
TBI's PEG is ranked higher than
89% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TBI: 0.79 )
TBI' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 32.94
Current: 0.79

0.21
32.94
Shiller P/E 51.20
TBI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
65% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 68.20 vs. TBI: 51.20 )
TBI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.74   Max: 60.02
Current: 51.2

5.74
60.02
Current Ratio 3.07
TBI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. TBI: 3.07 )
TBI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2   Max: 6.06
Current: 3.07

2
6.06
Quick Ratio 3.07
TBI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. TBI: 3.07 )
TBI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 2   Max: 6.06
Current: 3.07

2
6.06

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 3.87
TBI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
74% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.69 vs. TBI: 3.87 )
TBI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.09   Max: 15.29
Current: 3.87

1.09
15.29
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.37
TBI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
79% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. TBI: 1.37 )
TBI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 2.09
Current: 1.37

0.35
2.09
Price/Median PS Value 1.02
TBI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. TBI: 1.02 )
TBI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 3.01
Current: 1.02

0.22
3.01
Price/Graham Number 1.99
TBI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
74% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.32 vs. TBI: 1.99 )
TBI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 7.29
Current: 1.99

0.8
7.29
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.10
TBI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
58% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. TBI: 7.10 )
TBI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 36.2
Current: 7.1

0.8
36.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 2.56
TBI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
55% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Staffing & Outsourcing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.74 vs. TBI: 2.56 )
TBI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -8.4   Max: 51.7
Current: 2.56

-8.4
51.7

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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