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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 0.01
TE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 1067 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.21 vs. TE: 0.01 )
TE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.14
Current: 0.01

0
0.14
Equity to Asset 0.30
TE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
68% of the 1068 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. TE: 0.30 )
TE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 0.37
Current: 0.3

0.14
0.37
Interest Coverage 2.95
TE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
64% of the 568 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. TE: 2.95 )
TE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 3.9
Current: 2.95

0.29
3.9
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.00
M-Score: -2.24
WACC vs ROIC
4.87%
5.34%
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 18.05
TE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 13.02 vs. TE: 18.05 )
TE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 3.61   Max: 22.18
Current: 18.05

3.61
22.18
Net-margin (%) 4.67
TE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1100 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. TE: 4.67 )
TE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -35.48   Max: 13.15
Current: 4.67

-35.48
13.15
ROE (%) 5.35
TE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1099 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9.18 vs. TE: 5.35 )
TE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -37.28   Max: 22.06
Current: 5.35

-37.28
22.06
ROA (%) 1.63
TE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. TE: 1.63 )
TE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -9.31   Max: 5.87
Current: 1.63

-9.31
5.87
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.61
TE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.73 vs. TE: 7.61 )
TE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.84   Max: 23.62
Current: 7.61

1.84
23.62
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -8.40
TE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. TE: -8.40 )
TE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -12.4   Max: 8.3
Current: -8.4

-12.4
8.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -3.40
TE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 911 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. TE: -3.40 )
TE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.1   Max: 6.1
Current: -3.4

-6.1
6.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -7.70
TE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. TE: -7.70 )
TE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -31.9   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

Q1 2014

TE Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 924,596 sh (New)
David Dreman 174,987 sh (+0.93%)
John Hussman 1,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 87,905 sh (-4.09%)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,766 sh (-7.71%)
Steven Cohen 29,913 sh (-11.97%)
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Q2 2014

TE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 21,800 sh (+47.64%)
John Hussman 1,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 85,705 sh (-2.50%)
David Dreman 166,625 sh (-4.78%)
Jim Simons 408,600 sh (-55.81%)
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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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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 33.00
TE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 21.70 vs. TE: 33.00 )
TE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.62   Max: 36.95
Current: 33

7.62
36.95
Forward P/E 16.03
TE's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 23.64 vs. TE: 16.03 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 21.10
TE's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 21.50 vs. TE: 21.10 )
TE' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.74   Max: 36.81
Current: 21.1

7.74
36.81
P/B 1.80
TE's P/B is ranked higher than
68% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. TE: 1.80 )
TE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 2.63
Current: 1.8

0.98
2.63
P/S 1.71
TE's P/S is ranked higher than
58% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. TE: 1.71 )
TE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 1.73
Current: 1.71

0.58
1.73
POCF 6.63
TE's POCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.76 vs. TE: 6.63 )
TE' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.4   Max: 21.86
Current: 6.63

4.4
21.86
EV-to-EBIT 16.59
TE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
80% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 18.88 vs. TE: 16.59 )
TE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10.8   Max: 74.4
Current: 16.59

10.8
74.4
Shiller P/E 19.70
TE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 60.87 vs. TE: 19.70 )
TE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12.87   Max: 1664
Current: 19.7

12.87
1664
Current Ratio 0.69
TE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 1085 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. TE: 0.69 )
TE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 1.43
Current: 0.69

0.35
1.43
Quick Ratio 0.53
TE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 1085 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. TE: 0.53 )
TE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 1.21
Current: 0.53

0.29
1.21
Days Inventory 42.83
TE's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
70% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 31.94 vs. TE: 42.83 )
TE' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 24.75   Max: 158.41
Current: 42.83

24.75
158.41
Days Sales Outstanding 39.18
TE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
86% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 65.58 vs. TE: 39.18 )
TE' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 30.58   Max: 95.64
Current: 39.18

30.58
95.64

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 4.50
TE's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
73% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. TE: 4.50 )
TE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 3.64   Max: 8.63
Current: 4.5

3.64
8.63
Dividend Payout 0.96
TE's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
66% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. TE: 0.96 )
TE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 1.52
Current: 0.96

0.39
1.52
Dividend growth (3y) 1.20
TE's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
72% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. TE: 1.20 )
TE' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -18.6   Max: 5.4
Current: 1.2

-18.6
5.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.99
TE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
70% of the 973 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. TE: 4.99 )
TE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 4.04   Max: 9.58
Current: 4.99

4.04
9.58
Share Buyback Rate -1.30
TE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
77% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. TE: -1.30 )
TE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1   Max: -12.4
Current: -1.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.10
TE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
75% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. TE: 2.10 )
TE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 2.88
Current: 2.1

0.8
2.88
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.30
TE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 14.20 vs. TE: 1.30 )
TE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 8.16
Current: 1.3

1.19
8.16
Price/Median PS Value 1.40
TE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. TE: 1.40 )
TE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 1.81
Current: 1.4

0.34
1.81
Price/Graham Number 1.50
TE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
77% of the 1227 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. TE: 1.50 )
TE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 1.52
Current: 1.5

0.63
1.52
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.00
TE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1101 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. TE: 6.00 )
TE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 9.3
Current: 6

1.3
9.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 0.25
TE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
70% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. TE: 0.25 )
TE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -22.4   Max: 6.9
Current: 0.25

-22.4
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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