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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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Cash to Debt 0.03
UNS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
60% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. UNS: 0.03 )
UNS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.14
Current: 0.03

0.01
0.14
Equity to Asset 0.25
UNS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. UNS: 0.25 )
UNS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.02   Max: 0.27
Current: 0.25

-0.02
0.27
Interest Coverage 2.91
UNS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
69% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.47 vs. UNS: 2.91 )
UNS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.05   Max: 2.91
Current: 2.91

1.05
2.91
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.07
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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Operating margin (%) 20.06
UNS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 848 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 13.18 vs. UNS: 20.06 )
UNS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 10.39   Max: 26.19
Current: 20.06

10.39
26.19
Net-margin (%) 9.25
UNS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 848 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 7.59 vs. UNS: 9.25 )
UNS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1   Max: 16.89
Current: 9.25

1
16.89
ROE (%) 12.40
UNS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.83 vs. UNS: 12.40 )
UNS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.05   Max: 165.84
Current: 12.4

2.05
165.84
ROA (%) 3.22
UNS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 854 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. UNS: 3.22 )
UNS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 4.74
Current: 3.22

0.42
4.74
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.26
UNS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 852 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 8.35 vs. UNS: 8.26 )
UNS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.69   Max: 14.68
Current: 8.26

5.69
14.68
EBITDA Growth (%) -0.60
UNS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. UNS: -0.60 )
UNS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -10.3   Max: 35
Current: -0.6

-10.3
35
EPS Growth (%) 3.40
UNS's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. UNS: 3.40 )
UNS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -35.3   Max: 89.2
Current: 3.4

-35.3
89.2
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

UNS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Joel Greenblatt 16,135 sh (+62.32%)
Jim Simons 632,100 sh (+15.75%)
Robert Bruce 175,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 1,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 157,700 sh (-0.06%)
Steven Cohen 4,580 sh (-53.55%)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,400 sh (-66.98%)
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Q4 2013

UNS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Mario Gabelli 423,000 sh (+168.23%)
Jim Simons 827,300 sh (+30.88%)
John Hussman 1,000 sh (unchged)
Robert Bruce 175,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 3,619 sh (-65.2%)
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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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with UNS

(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
Robert Bruce 2014-06-30 Reduce -7.37%0.21%$59.85 - $60.62 $ 60.591%162100
Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 Reduce -27.75%0.04%$59.85 - $60.62 $ 60.591%335600
Mario Gabelli 2013-12-31 Add 168.23%0.09%$45.43 - $60.01 $ 60.5921%423000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$45.43 - $60.01 $ 60.5921%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 62.32%0.01%$44.11 - $51.71 $ 60.5926%16135
John Hussman 2013-06-30 Reduce -98.21%0.1%$43.36 - $50.96 $ 60.5926%1000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 New Buy0.02%$43.36 - $50.96 $ 60.5926%9940
Robert Bruce 2012-09-30 Sold Out 2.9%$38.98 - $42.3 $ 60.5949%0
Robert Bruce 2012-03-31 Add 53.24%1.15%$36.11 - $38.38 $ 60.5974%175000
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.04%$34.74 - $39.04 $ 60.5965%0
John Hussman 2011-12-31 Reduce -34.12%0.02%$34.74 - $39.04 $ 60.5965%56000
John Hussman 2011-09-30 New Buy0.05%$34.27 - $38.51 $ 60.5964%85000
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Reduce -49.75%0.04%$34.27 - $38.51 $ 60.5964%7486
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Guru Investment Theses on UNS Energy Corp

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

UNS Energy Corp. (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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Mario Gabelli Comments on UNS Energy Corp.
UNS Energy Corp. (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. Read more...

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 18.20
UNS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
78% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 20.10 vs. UNS: 18.20 )
UNS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.29   Max: 156.23
Current: 18.2

7.29
156.23
P/B 2.20
UNS's P/B is ranked higher than
57% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. UNS: 2.20 )
UNS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 2.24
Current: 2.2

1.12
2.24
P/S 1.69
UNS's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. UNS: 1.69 )
UNS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 1.71
Current: 1.69

0.55
1.71
PFCF 91.80
UNS's PFCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 230.00 vs. UNS: 91.80 )
UNS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.82   Max: 1110.67
Current: 91.8

1.82
1110.67
EV-to-EBIT 13.98
UNS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
87% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 17.62 vs. UNS: 13.98 )
UNS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10   Max: 22.6
Current: 13.98

10
22.6
Shiller P/E 22.53
UNS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
70% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 22.91 vs. UNS: 22.53 )
UNS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.22   Max: 25.21
Current: 22.53

11.22
25.21
Current Ratio 0.92
UNS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. UNS: 0.92 )
UNS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 2.2
Current: 0.92

0.5
2.2
Quick Ratio 0.70
UNS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. UNS: 0.70 )
UNS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 1.95
Current: 0.7

0.41
1.95

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.02
UNS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
52% of the 748 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. UNS: 3.02 )
UNS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.86   Max: 4.76
Current: 3.02

1.86
4.76
Dividend Payout 0.55
UNS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
75% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. UNS: 0.55 )
UNS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 8
Current: 0.55

0.09
8
Dividend growth (3y) 3.70
UNS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
82% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. UNS: 3.70 )
UNS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   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
73% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. UNS: 4.75 )
UNS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.93   Max: 7.49
Current: 4.75

2.93
7.49
Share Buyback Rate -0.80
UNS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
81% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. UNS: -0.80 )
UNS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.6   Max: -5.3
Current: -0.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.20
UNS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
76% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. UNS: 2.20 )
UNS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.11   Max: 78.13
Current: 2.2

1.11
78.13
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.49
UNS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
80% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 3.22 vs. UNS: 2.49 )
UNS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 2.48
Current: 2.49

0.33
2.48
Price/Median PS Value 1.86
UNS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. UNS: 1.86 )
UNS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 1.87
Current: 1.86

0.37
1.87
Price/Graham Number 1.33
UNS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
80% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. UNS: 1.33 )
UNS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 6.71
Current: 1.33

0.56
6.71
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.20
UNS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
83% of the 733 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. UNS: 7.20 )
UNS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.4   Max: 10
Current: 7.2

4.4
10
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -3.47
UNS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
65% of the 733 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Regulated Electric industry.

( Industry Median: 4.55 vs. UNS: -3.47 )
UNS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -3.5   Max: 27.5
Current: -3.47

-3.5
27.5

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Regulated » Utilities - Regulated Electric
Compare:WR, EE, ENI, NGG, DTE » details
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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