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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
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history
Cash to Debt 2.83
TNC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
81% of the 2028 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. TNC: 2.83 )
TNC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 12.17
Current: 2.83

0.05
12.17
Equity to Asset 0.58
TNC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
73% of the 2015 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. TNC: 0.58 )
TNC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 0.69
Current: 0.58

0.43
0.69
Interest Coverage 35.44
TNC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
65% of the 1333 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 30.94 vs. TNC: 35.44 )
TNC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.71   Max: 61.77
Current: 35.44

4.71
61.77
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 7.39
M-Score: -2.65
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 8.39
TNC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 2032 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. TNC: 8.39 )
TNC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -3.77   Max: 9.67
Current: 8.39

-3.77
9.67
Net-margin (%) 5.42
TNC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 2032 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 4.53 vs. TNC: 5.42 )
TNC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -4.4   Max: 6.5
Current: 5.42

-4.4
6.5
ROE (%) 16.40
TNC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 2017 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 7.89 vs. TNC: 16.40 )
TNC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -13.31   Max: 19.08
Current: 16.4

-13.31
19.08
ROA (%) 9.52
TNC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 2047 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 3.77 vs. TNC: 9.52 )
TNC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -6.29   Max: 10.83
Current: 9.52

-6.29
10.83
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 33.64
TNC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 2046 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 12.49 vs. TNC: 33.64 )
TNC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -11.12   Max: 43.58
Current: 33.64

-11.12
43.58
Revenue Growth (%) 5.00
TNC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1804 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. TNC: 5.00 )
TNC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -0.3   Max: 11
Current: 5

-0.3
11
EBITDA Growth (%) 13.40
TNC's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1586 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. TNC: 13.40 )
TNC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -71.6   Max: 296.4
Current: 13.4

-71.6
296.4
EPS Growth (%) 5.90
TNC's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1416 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. TNC: 5.90 )
TNC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -41.5   Max: 43.7
Current: 5.9

-41.5
43.7
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

TNC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Bill Frels 9,200 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 458,946 sh (-0.52%)
Chuck Royce 1,364,333 sh (-3.23%)
John Keeley 603,900 sh (-8.82%)
Jim Simons 11,300 sh (-74.94%)
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Q1 2014

TNC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Joel Greenblatt 12,483 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,446,433 sh (+6.02%)
Jim Simons 11,600 sh (+2.65%)
Bill Frels 9,200 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 603,900 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 454,446 sh (-0.98%)
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Q2 2014

TNC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 1,502,833 sh (+3.9%)
Bill Frels 9,200 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 446,446 sh (-1.76%)
John Keeley 560,200 sh (-7.24%)
Jim Simons 9,400 sh (-18.97%)
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Q3 2014

TNC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 3,034 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,555,033 sh (+3.47%)
Mario Gabelli 413,646 sh (-7.35%)
Bill Frels 7,900 sh (-14.13%)
John Keeley 433,500 sh (-22.62%)
Jim Simons 3,500 sh (-62.77%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with TNC

(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
John Keeley 2014-09-30 Reduce -22.62%0.17%$67.48 - $76.25 $ 71.15-1%433500
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 New Buy$67.48 - $76.25 $ 71.15-1%3034
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$61.71 - $76.52 $ 71.1510%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy0.01%$58.21 - $68.09 $ 71.1511%12483
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.04%$58.05 - $68.7 $ 71.1512%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce -45.99%0.03%$49.99 - $62.5 $ 71.1532%19358
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add 92.34%0.04%$44.5 - $51.62 $ 71.1546%35842
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Reduce -41.41%0.03%$43.95 - $49.82 $ 71.1552%18635
Ron Baron 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.14%$35.3 - $42.96 $ 71.1580%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 New Buy0.08%$35.3 - $42.96 $ 71.1580%31808
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 New Buy0.08%$35.3 - $42.96 $ 71.1580%31808
Ron Baron 2012-09-30 Reduce -29.34%0.06%$36.16 - $44.25 $ 71.1572%529983
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.03%$36.16 - $44.25 $ 71.1572%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 New Buy0.05%$37.75 - $43.66 $ 71.1586%12359
Ron Baron 2011-12-31 Add 45.58%0.06%$32.92 - $41.21 $ 71.1584%725000
John Keeley 2011-09-30 Reduce -21.93%0.17%$34.36 - $44.25 $ 71.1578%916970
Ron Baron 2011-09-30 New Buy0.12%$34.36 - $44.25 $ 71.1578%498000
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 30.40
TNC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
66% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 23.20 vs. TNC: 30.40 )
TNC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.56   Max: 44.38
Current: 30.4

9.56
44.38
P/B 4.80
TNC's P/B is ranked lower than
52% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. TNC: 4.80 )
TNC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 5.22
Current: 4.8

0.86
5.22
P/S 1.70
TNC's P/S is ranked higher than
59% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. TNC: 1.70 )
TNC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 1.83
Current: 1.7

0.23
1.83
PFCF 30.60
TNC's PFCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 41.27 vs. TNC: 30.60 )
TNC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.05   Max: 485.29
Current: 30.6

4.05
485.29
EV-to-EBIT 18.51
TNC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
70% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 16.88 vs. TNC: 18.51 )
TNC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -24.5   Max: 27.8
Current: 18.51

-24.5
27.8
PEG 0.22
TNC's PEG is ranked higher than
99% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TNC: 0.22 )
TNC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 28.47
Current: 0.22

0.47
28.47
Shiller P/E 59.10
TNC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
74% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 68.79 vs. TNC: 59.10 )
TNC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.08   Max: 61.73
Current: 59.1

8.08
61.73
Current Ratio 2.36
TNC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 2037 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. TNC: 2.36 )
TNC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.49   Max: 3.06
Current: 2.36

1.49
3.06
Quick Ratio 1.76
TNC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 2037 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. TNC: 1.76 )
TNC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.03   Max: 2.12
Current: 1.76

1.03
2.12

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.10
TNC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
64% of the 1549 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. TNC: 1.10 )
TNC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 6.32
Current: 1.1

0.97
6.32
Dividend Payout 0.33
TNC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
74% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. TNC: 0.33 )
TNC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 10
Current: 0.33

0.17
10
Dividend growth (3y) 6.90
TNC's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
77% of the 997 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. TNC: 6.90 )
TNC' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 9.4
Current: 6.9

2.4
9.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.62
TNC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1578 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. TNC: 1.62 )
TNC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.43   Max: 9.29
Current: 1.62

1.43
9.29
Share Buyback Rate 0.90
TNC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. TNC: 0.90 )
TNC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.2   Max: -1.5
Current: 0.9

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 43.40
TNC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TNC: 43.40 )
TNC' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 11.01   Max: 879
Current: 43.4

11.01
879
Price/Tangible Book 5.50
TNC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
54% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. TNC: 5.50 )
TNC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.44   Max: 6.05
Current: 5.5

1.44
6.05
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.10
TNC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. TNC: 2.10 )
TNC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 2.32
Current: 2.1

0.54
2.32
Price/Median PS Value 1.70
TNC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. TNC: 1.70 )
TNC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 1.88
Current: 1.7

0.27
1.88
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.20
TNC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TNC: 1.20 )
TNC' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 25.88
Current: 1.2

0.78
25.88
Price/Graham Number 2.70
TNC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
65% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. TNC: 2.70 )
TNC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 4.01
Current: 2.7

1.05
4.01
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.30
TNC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
68% of the 2035 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. TNC: 5.30 )
TNC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.6   Max: 13.4
Current: 5.3

3.6
13.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 53.96
TNC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1222 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 7.66 vs. TNC: 53.96 )
TNC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -4.5   Max: 54.2
Current: 53.96

-4.5
54.2

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Pollution & Treatment Controls
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Tennant Co is a Minnesota Corporation, incorporated in 1909. The Company is engaged in designing, manufacturing and marketing solutions that help create a cleaner, safer, healthier world. Its floor maintenance and outdoor cleaning equipment, chemical-free and other sustainable cleaning technologies, coatings and related products are used to clean and coat surfaces in factories, transportation facilities, public venues, warehouses, retail, education, healthcare, office buildings, parking lots and streets, and other environments. Its customers includes building service contract cleaners to whom organizations outsource facilities maintenance, as well as end-user businesses, healthcare facilities, schools and local, state and federal governments that handle facilities maintenance themselves. The Company has one reportable business segment, Sales to customers located in the United States. It offers its products and solutions mainly consisting of mechanized cleaning equipment targeted at manufacturing, warehouse and logistics, transportation facilities, public venues, retail, healthcare and education markets; parts, consumables and service maintenance and repair; business solutions such as rental and leasing programs; and sustainable cleaning technologies that reduce the need for chemicals in the cleaning process. Its products include surface coatings and floor preservation products. The Company's suite of offerings are marketed and sold under the following brands; Tennant, Nobles, Green Machines, Alfa Uma Empresa Tennant and Orbio. Its products are sold through direct and distribution channels in various regions around the world. In North America, Brazil, Australia, China and rest of Western Europe, products are sold through a direct sales organization and independent distributors. The Company competes on the basis of offering a line of products supported by an extensive sales and service network in other markets. The Company considers that its patents, proprietary technologies, customer relationships, licenses, trademarks, trade names and brand names in the aggregate constitute a valuable asset, it does not regard its business as being materially dependent upon any single intellectual property.
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