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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.01
TE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
98% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.27 vs. TE: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
TE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.04 Max: 0.17
Current: 0.01
0
0.17
Equity to Asset 0.30
TE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
63% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. TE: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
TE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.30 Max: 0.39
Current: 0.3
0.14
0.39
Interest Coverage 2.95
TE's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
72% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.41 vs. TE: 2.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
TE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.29  Med: 2.58 Max: 3.9
Current: 2.95
0.29
3.9
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.02
WACC vs ROIC
6.23%
5.42%
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 : 5/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 19.17
TE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 596 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 12.01 vs. TE: 19.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
TE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 3.61  Med: 17.99 Max: 22.18
Current: 19.17
3.61
22.18
Net-margin (%) 4.94
TE's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 597 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.18 vs. TE: 4.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
TE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -35.48  Med: 8.81 Max: 13.15
Current: 4.94
-35.48
13.15
ROE (%) 5.56
TE's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 596 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.65 vs. TE: 5.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
TE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -37.28  Med: 12.29 Max: 22.06
Current: 5.56
-37.28
22.06
ROA (%) 1.68
TE's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. TE: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
TE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -9.31  Med: 3.40 Max: 5.87
Current: 1.68
-9.31
5.87
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.08
TE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.98 vs. TE: 8.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
TE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -12.12  Med: 10.46 Max: 25.07
Current: 8.08
-12.12
25.07
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -8.40
TE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 505 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. TE: -8.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -12.4  Med: -1.20 Max: 8.3
Current: -8.4
-12.4
8.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -3.40
TE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. TE: -3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.1  Med: 0.90 Max: 6.1
Current: -3.4
-6.1
6.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -7.70
TE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 431 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. TE: -7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -31.9  Med: -2.90 Max: 27.8
Current: -7.7
-31.9
27.8
» TE's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

TE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 36,400 sh (+66.97%)
David Dreman 167,035 sh (+0.25%)
John Hussman 1,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 81,205 sh (-5.25%)
Jim Simons 168,100 sh (-58.86%)
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Q4 2014

TE Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 1,124,335 sh (+568.85%)
David Dreman 170,414 sh (+2.02%)
John Hussman 1,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 78,205 sh (-3.69%)
Paul Tudor Jones 28,400 sh (-21.98%)
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Q1 2015

TE Guru Trades in Q1 2015

John Hussman 1,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 67,455 sh (-13.75%)
Jim Simons 890,500 sh (-20.80%)
David Dreman 3,518 sh (-97.94%)
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Q2 2015

TE Guru Trades in Q2 2015

John Hussman 1,000 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 36.38
TE's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
84% of the 485 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.70 vs. TE: 36.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
TE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.62  Med: 14.85 Max: 36.95
Current: 36.38
7.62
36.95
Forward P/E 18.35
TE's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
76% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 14.81 vs. TE: 18.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 22.40
TE's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
68% of the 485 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.90 vs. TE: 22.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
TE' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.74  Med: 15.50 Max: 27.45
Current: 22.4
7.74
27.45
P/B 1.99
TE's P/B is ranked lower than
65% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. TE: 1.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
TE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.98  Med: 1.72 Max: 2.63
Current: 1.99
0.98
2.63
P/S 1.86
TE's P/S is ranked lower than
59% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. TE: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
TE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.15 Max: 1.8
Current: 1.86
0.58
1.8
POCF 8.09
TE's POCF is ranked lower than
52% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. TE: 8.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
TE' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.4  Med: 5.91 Max: 21.86
Current: 8.09
4.4
21.86
EV-to-EBIT 16.29
TE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
58% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 15.00 vs. TE: 16.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
TE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10.8  Med: 15.30 Max: 74.4
Current: 16.29
10.8
74.4
Shiller P/E 21.04
TE's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
61% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 19.14 vs. TE: 21.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
TE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12.76  Med: 16.60 Max: 1664
Current: 21.04
12.76
1664
Current Ratio 0.53
TE's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 591 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. TE: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.80 Max: 1.89
Current: 0.53
0.33
1.89
Quick Ratio 0.39
TE's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 591 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. TE: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.60 Max: 1.65
Current: 0.39
0.21
1.65
Days Inventory 40.30
TE's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
70% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 22.68 vs. TE: 40.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
TE' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 24.75  Med: 42.93 Max: 158.41
Current: 40.3
24.75
158.41
Days Sales Outstanding 34.23
TE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
75% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 51.27 vs. TE: 34.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TE' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 30.58  Med: 39.80 Max: 95.64
Current: 34.23
30.58
95.64

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 4.05
TE's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
57% of the 870 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.46 vs. TE: 4.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
TE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.64  Med: 4.82 Max: 8.63
Current: 4.05
3.64
8.63
Dividend Payout 0.91
TE's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
79% of the 539 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. TE: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
TE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.76 Max: 19
Current: 0.91
0.24
19
Dividend growth (3y) 1.20
TE's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
60% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. TE: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
TE' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -18.6  Med: 1.70 Max: 5.4
Current: 1.2
-18.6
5.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.48
TE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
52% of the 869 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. TE: 4.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
TE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 4.04  Med: 5.35 Max: 9.58
Current: 4.48
4.04
9.58
Share Buyback Rate -1.30
TE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
55% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. TE: -1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
TE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1  Med: -0.80 Max: -12.4
Current: -1.3

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.37
TE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
64% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. TE: 2.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
TE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.87 Max: 2.89
Current: 2.37
0.8
2.89
Price/Projected FCF 1.47
TE's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
55% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. TE: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
TE' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.17  Med: 1.98 Max: 133.22
Current: 1.47
1.17
133.22
Price/Median PS Value 1.55
TE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
83% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. TE: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
TE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.05 Max: 1.81
Current: 1.55
0.33
1.81
Price/Graham Number 1.56
TE's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
70% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. TE: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
TE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.11 Max: 2.29
Current: 1.56
0.5
2.29
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.10
TE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 602 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. TE: 6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
TE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.3  Med: 6.50 Max: 9.3
Current: 6.1
1.3
9.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -0.41
TE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. TE: -0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
TE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -19.6  Med: -0.60 Max: 6.9
Current: -0.41
-19.6
6.9

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Electric
Compare:WR, EE, ENI, NGG, DTE » details
Traded in other countries:TE5.Germany,
TECO Energy Inc was incorporated in Florida in 1981 as part of a restructuring in which it became the parent corporation of Tampa Electric Company. The Company is an energy-related holding company with five core businesses, consisting of regulated electric and gas utility operations in Florida and other operating companies engaged in coal mining and synthetic fuel production, waterborne transportation services and unregulated electric generation with long-term contracts and regulated electricity distribution in Guatemala. In 2000 and 2001, the Company announced a series of investments in unregulated domestic power generation facilities outside of Florida, which were made in the 2000 through 2003 period. In the same period, the Company also invested in other smaller unregulated energy service providers within Florida. These investments were made in anticipation of a movement toward competitive energy markets in Florida and other states in which the Company was investing in new power plants. In 2003, the Company announced its revised business strategy, which was to focus on its Florida utilities and other profitable operating companies and to reduce the risk to cash flow and earnings from its involvement in the merchant power sector. Since that announcement, the Company has taken a number of steps that have eliminated its merchant power risk and improved its financial results. The Company's regulated utility companies, Tampa Electric and Peoples Gas operate in the high-growth Florida market. Tampa Electric serves more than 667,000 retail customers in a 2,000 square mile service area in West central Florida and has electric generating plants with a winter peak generating capacity of 4,719 megawatts. Peoples Gas System, a division of Tampa Electric Company, is engaged in the purchase and distribution of natural gas for residential, commercial, industrial and electric power generation customers in Florida. The Company's other energy-related operating companies are: TECO Coal, TECO Transport and TECO Guatemala. TECO Coal, through its subsidiaries, operates 13 surface and 27 underground mines and related coal processing facilities in eastern Kentucky, Tennessee and southwestern Virginia producing metallurgical-grade and high-quality steam coals. TECO Transport, the Company's waterborne transportation company, through its subsidiaries, operates a fleet of inland river barges and towboats on the Ohio, Mississippi and Illinois rivers and their tributaries; a fleet of eight oceangoing tug-barge combination units and three ships that operate in the Gulf of Mexico and world wide; and a dry-bulk storage and transfer terminal located on the Mississippi River southeast of New Orleans. TECO Guatemala, through its subsidiaries, owns a coal-fired generating facility and has a 96% interest in an oil-fired peaking power generating plant, both under long-term contracts with a regulated distribution utility in Guatemala. The Company's other unregulated
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