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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.03
UNS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
88% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.26 vs. UNS: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
UNS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.05 Max: 0.14
Current: 0.03
0.01
0.14
Equity to Asset 0.25
UNS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
76% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. UNS: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
UNS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.02  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.27
Current: 0.25
-0.02
0.27
Interest Coverage 2.91
UNS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
73% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. UNS: 2.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
UNS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.05  Med: 1.40 Max: 2.91
Current: 2.91
1.05
2.91
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.07
WACC vs ROIC
2.54%
6.50%
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 (%) 20.06
UNS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 601 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 11.99 vs. UNS: 20.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
UNS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 10.39  Med: 18.48 Max: 26.19
Current: 20.06
10.39
26.19
Net-margin (%) 9.25
UNS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 602 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.26 vs. UNS: 9.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
UNS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1  Med: 5.67 Max: 16.89
Current: 9.25
1
16.89
ROE (%) 12.40
UNS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 598 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.81 vs. UNS: 12.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
UNS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.05  Med: 12.06 Max: 165.84
Current: 12.4
2.05
165.84
ROA (%) 3.22
UNS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 613 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. UNS: 3.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
UNS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.42  Med: 2.24 Max: 4.74
Current: 3.22
0.42
4.74
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.26
UNS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. UNS: 8.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
UNS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.69  Med: 9.92 Max: 14.68
Current: 8.26
5.69
14.68
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -0.60
UNS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. UNS: -0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UNS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -12.4  Med: 5.50 Max: 39.4
Current: -0.6
-12.4
39.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 3.40
UNS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. UNS: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UNS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -35.3  Med: 3.40 Max: 89.2
Current: 3.4
-35.3
89.2
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

UNS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Mario Gabelli 423,000 sh (+168.23%)
Jim Simons 827,300 sh (+30.88%)
Robert Bruce 175,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 1,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 3,619 sh (-65.20%)
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Q1 2014

UNS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Mario Gabelli 464,500 sh (+9.81%)
Robert Bruce 175,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 1,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 768,311 sh (-7.13%)
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Q2 2014

UNS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Hussman 1,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 768,100 sh (-0.03%)
Robert Bruce 162,100 sh (-7.37%)
Mario Gabelli 335,600 sh (-27.75%)
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Q3 2014

UNS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Mario Gabelli 1,770,321 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 1,770,321 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
Robert Bruce Sold Out
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Guru Investment Theses on UNS Energy Corp

Mario Gabelli Comments on UNS Energy Corp - Oct 28, 2014

UNS Energy Corp. (UNS) is a gas and electric utility based in Tucson, Arizona. On December 11, 2013, the company announced that it was being acquired by Fortis, the distribution utility based in Newfoundland, Canada. Fortis, which is continuing to consolidate American utilities, paid $60.25 cash per share in this $4.3 billion merger. In addition, UNS shareholders received dividends through the close of the deal, including pro-rated dividends. The deal closed on August 15, 2014 after receiving shareholder and regulatory approvals. The Fund earned a 5.5% return.

From Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio)’s ABC Fund Q3 2014 Commentary.

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Mario Gabelli Comments on UNS Energy Corp. - Apr 30, 2014

UNS Energy Corp. (NYSE:UNS)(1.4%) (UNS - $60.03 - NYSE) is a gas and electric utility based in Tucson, Arizona. On December 11, 2013, the company announced that it was being acquired by Fortis, the distribution utility based in Newfoundland, Canada. Fortis, which is continuing to consolidate American utilities, is paying $60.25 cash per share in this $4.3 billion merger. In addition, UNS shareholders will receive dividends through the close of the deal, including pro-rated dividends. The deal is expected to be completed by the end of 2014, pending shareholder and regulatory approvals.

From Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio)'s first quarter 2014 ABC Fund commentary.

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 18.20
UNS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
56% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.20 vs. UNS: 18.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
UNS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.41  Med: 18.40 Max: 156.23
Current: 18.2
9.41
156.23
Forward P/E 17.42
UNS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
72% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 14.64 vs. UNS: 17.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 18.30
UNS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
56% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.00 vs. UNS: 18.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
UNS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 8.75  Med: 18.26 Max: 154
Current: 18.3
8.75
154
P/B 2.20
UNS's P/B is ranked lower than
70% of the 581 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. UNS: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
UNS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.12  Med: 1.62 Max: 2.24
Current: 2.2
1.12
2.24
P/S 1.69
UNS's P/S is ranked lower than
57% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. UNS: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
UNS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.55  Med: 0.91 Max: 1.71
Current: 1.69
0.55
1.71
PFCF 91.80
UNS's PFCF is ranked lower than
87% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.04 vs. UNS: 91.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
UNS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.82  Med: 31.26 Max: 1110.67
Current: 91.8
1.82
1110.67
POCF 6.21
UNS's POCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.41 vs. UNS: 6.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
UNS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.18  Med: 3.97 Max: 6.22
Current: 6.21
2.18
6.22
EV-to-EBIT 13.98
UNS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
53% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 14.35 vs. UNS: 13.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
UNS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10  Med: 13.10 Max: 22.6
Current: 13.98
10
22.6
Shiller P/E 22.62
UNS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
67% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 18.99 vs. UNS: 22.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
UNS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.22  Med: 17.77 Max: 25.21
Current: 22.62
11.22
25.21
Current Ratio 0.92
UNS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. UNS: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
UNS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.28 Max: 2.2
Current: 0.92
0.5
2.2
Quick Ratio 0.70
UNS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 594 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. UNS: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
UNS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.03 Max: 1.95
Current: 0.7
0.41
1.95
Days Inventory 88.00
UNS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
89% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 22.09 vs. UNS: 88.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
UNS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 19.69  Med: 54.36 Max: 88.78
Current: 88
19.69
88.78
Days Sales Outstanding 25.98
UNS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 45.90 vs. UNS: 25.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
UNS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 21.1  Med: 29.63 Max: 40.87
Current: 25.98
21.1
40.87

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.02
UNS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
70% of the 866 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. UNS: 3.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
UNS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.86  Med: 3.40 Max: 4.76
Current: 3.02
1.86
4.76
Dividend Payout 0.55
UNS's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
51% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. UNS: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
UNS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.48 Max: 8
Current: 0.55
0.09
8
Dividend growth (3y) 3.70
UNS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
56% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. UNS: 3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
UNS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 11.90 Max: 84.2
Current: 3.7
0
84.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.75
UNS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
57% of the 868 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.26 vs. UNS: 4.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
UNS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.93  Med: 5.35 Max: 7.49
Current: 4.75
2.93
7.49
Share Buyback Rate -0.80
UNS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
62% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. UNS: -0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
UNS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.6  Med: -0.80 Max: -5.3
Current: -0.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.20
UNS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 603 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. UNS: 7.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
UNS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.4  Med: 7.60 Max: 10
Current: 7.2
4.4
10
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -2.59
UNS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. UNS: -2.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
UNS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -2.6  Med: 9.60 Max: 25.5
Current: -2.59
-2.6
25.5

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Electric
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Traded in other countries:UEY.Germany,
UNS Energy Corp is the holding company. The Company generates, purchases, transmits, distributes, and sells electric energy to retail and wholesale customers.

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