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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 : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.96
SPAR's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
72% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. SPAR: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
SPAR' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.81 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.96
Equity-to-Asset 0.52
SPAR's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
76% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. SPAR: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
SPAR' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.63 Max: 0.8
Current: 0.52
0.3
0.8
Debt-to-Equity 0.14
SPAR's Debt-to-Equity is ranked higher than
82% of the 22 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. SPAR: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
SPAR' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.12 Max: 1.66
Current: 0.14
0
1.66
Debt-to-EBITDA 1.08
SPAR's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
73% of the 22 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. SPAR: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
SPAR' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.08  Med: 0.57 Max: 3.14
Current: 1.08
-1.08
3.14
Interest Coverage 16.29
SPAR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
79% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 14.83 vs. SPAR: 16.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SPAR' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.11  Med: 18.46 Max: 33.32
Current: 16.29
4.11
33.32
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 4.96
Beneish M-Score: -2.03
WACC vs ROIC
7.94%
10.22%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 1.64
SPAR's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
88% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. SPAR: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
SPAR' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.27  Med: 0.89 Max: 8.14
Current: 1.64
-2.27
8.14
Net Margin % 2.15
SPAR's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
88% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.37 vs. SPAR: 2.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
SPAR' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.08  Med: 0.55 Max: 5.06
Current: 2.15
-3.08
5.06
ROE % 9.25
SPAR's ROE % is ranked lower than
75% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 10.48 vs. SPAR: 9.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
SPAR' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.68  Med: 1.49 Max: 28.49
Current: 9.25
-10.68
28.49
ROA % 5.03
SPAR's ROA % is ranked lower than
72% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 4.39 vs. SPAR: 5.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
SPAR' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.27  Med: 1.02 Max: 14.73
Current: 5.03
-7.27
14.73
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 10.77
SPAR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
92% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 17.47 vs. SPAR: 10.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
SPAR' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.12  Med: 3.66 Max: 38.69
Current: 10.77
-11.12
38.69
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 7.10
SPAR's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
83% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. SPAR: 7.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
SPAR' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.9  Med: 7.1 Max: 43.4
Current: 7.1
-20.9
43.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 113.30
SPAR's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
95% of the 21 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. SPAR: 113.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
SPAR' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -57.4  Med: 5.45 Max: 168.1
Current: 113.3
-57.4
168.1
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Guru Trades

Q4 2016

SPAR Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 608,248 sh (+20.39%)
Chuck Royce 1,789,438 sh (+2.83%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,226 sh (+1.52%)
Mario Gabelli 290,000 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 1,552,876 sh (-12.98%)
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Q1 2017

SPAR Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Chuck Royce 1,803,249 sh (+0.77%)
Mario Gabelli 290,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,226 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 554,700 sh (-8.80%)
John Rogers 1,112,075 sh (-28.39%)
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Q2 2017

SPAR Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Jim Simons 612,800 sh (+10.47%)
Mario Gabelli 290,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,226 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,455,634 sh (-19.28%)
John Rogers 826,991 sh (-25.64%)
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Q3 2017

SPAR Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Jim Simons 720,556 sh (+17.58%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,333 sh (+0.88%)
Mario Gabelli 290,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,314,925 sh (-9.67%)
John Rogers 631,295 sh (-23.66%)
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Business Description

Industry: Truck Manufacturing » Truck Manufacturing    NAICS: 336120    SIC: 3711
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Traded in other countries:SP8.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Spartan Motors Inc is a market engineer and manufacturer in the heavy-duty, custom vehicles marketplace. It operates in three segments Emergency Response Vehicles, Delivery and Service Vehicles, and Specialty Chassis and Vehicles.

Spartan Motors Inc is a market engineer and manufacturer in the heavy-duty, custom vehicles marketplace. The company works in three reportable segments namely Emergency Response Vehicles, Delivery and Service Vehicles, and Specialty Chassis and Vehicles. It manufactures delivery and service vehicles through Utilimaster division which designs, develops, and manufactures products to customer specifications for use in the package delivery, one-way truck rental, bakery/snack delivery, utility, and linen/uniform rental businesses.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 36.10
SPAR's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 21 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 19.34 vs. SPAR: 36.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
SPAR' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.55  Med: 34.86 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 36.1
1.55
99999999.99
Forward PE Ratio 27.70
SPAR's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 8 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 16.72 vs. SPAR: 27.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 36.10
SPAR's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
81% of the 21 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 19.34 vs. SPAR: 36.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
SPAR' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.55  Med: 32.32 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 36.1
1.55
99999999.99
PB Ratio 3.10
SPAR's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. SPAR: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SPAR' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.08 Max: 6.54
Current: 3.1
0.44
6.54
PS Ratio 0.76
SPAR's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. SPAR: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SPAR' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.38 Max: 1.51
Current: 0.76
0.08
1.51
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 99.33
SPAR's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
100% of the 15 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 11.49 vs. SPAR: 99.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
SPAR' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 7.75 Max: 352.31
Current: 99.33
0.84
352.31
EV-to-EBIT 44.57
SPAR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
96% of the 26 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 15.84 vs. SPAR: 44.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SPAR' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -543.9  Med: 6.6 Max: 224.9
Current: 44.57
-543.9
224.9
EV-to-EBITDA 24.57
SPAR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
85% of the 27 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 12.12 vs. SPAR: 24.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SPAR' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.8  Med: 13.9 Max: 917.4
Current: 24.57
-19.8
917.4
EV-to-Revenue 0.77
SPAR's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
73% of the 30 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. SPAR: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
SPAR' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.4 Max: 1.6
Current: 0.77
0.1
1.6
Shiller PE Ratio 65.05
SPAR's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 12 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 29.51 vs. SPAR: 65.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
SPAR' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.7  Med: 14.02 Max: 154.2
Current: 65.05
5.7
154.2
Current Ratio 1.70
SPAR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. SPAR: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SPAR' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.42  Med: 2.41 Max: 6.3
Current: 1.7
1.42
6.3
Quick Ratio 0.95
SPAR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. SPAR: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SPAR' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.32 Max: 3.76
Current: 0.95
0.55
3.76
Days Inventory 51.96
SPAR's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
68% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 61.71 vs. SPAR: 51.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SPAR' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.07  Med: 60.65 Max: 101.63
Current: 51.96
42.07
101.63
Days Sales Outstanding 50.89
SPAR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
50% of the 22 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 47.38 vs. SPAR: 50.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SPAR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.82  Med: 37.26 Max: 71.14
Current: 50.89
32.82
71.14
Days Payable 34.06
SPAR's Days Payable is ranked lower than
89% of the 19 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 67.87 vs. SPAR: 34.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SPAR' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.42  Med: 21.01 Max: 56.59
Current: 34.06
11.42
56.59

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.68
SPAR's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
85% of the 46 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. SPAR: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
SPAR' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.84 Max: 5.7
Current: 0.68
0.42
5.7
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.24
SPAR's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
96% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.27 vs. SPAR: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
SPAR' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.4 Max: 5
Current: 0.24
0.08
5
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.68
SPAR's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
86% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. SPAR: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.69
SPAR's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
98% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. SPAR: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
SPAR' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.84 Max: 5.7
Current: 0.69
0.42
5.7
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.20
SPAR's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 11 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: -0.10 vs. SPAR: -0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SPAR' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8  Med: -0.9 Max: 5.2
Current: -0.2
-8
5.2

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 8.46
SPAR's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
53% of the 15 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 5.59 vs. SPAR: 8.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
SPAR' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 3.07 Max: 13.43
Current: 8.46
1.04
13.43
Price-to-Tangible-Book 3.99
SPAR's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
52% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 3.08 vs. SPAR: 3.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
SPAR' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.93 Max: 8.22
Current: 3.99
0.62
8.22
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.95
SPAR's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
75% of the 16 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. SPAR: 2.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
SPAR' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.3 Max: 23.92
Current: 2.95
0.43
23.92
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.01
SPAR's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
61% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. SPAR: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SPAR' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.19 Max: 5.15
Current: 2.01
0.2
5.15
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.52
SPAR's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
80% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. SPAR: 2.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
SPAR' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.44 Max: 4.1
Current: 2.52
0.24
4.1
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 2.24
SPAR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
86% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. SPAR: 2.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SPAR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.7  Med: 3 Max: 75.6
Current: 2.24
-18.7
75.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -28.51
SPAR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
95% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Truck Manufacturing industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. SPAR: -28.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
SPAR' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.1  Med: -6.8 Max: 49.4
Current: -28.51
-40.1
49.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $671.88
EPS (TTM) $ 0.41
Beta0.92
Short Percentage of Float1.74%
52-Week Range $6.30 - 17.20
Shares Outstanding (Mil)35.10

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 701 790 884
EPS ($) 0.41 0.54 0.94
EPS without NRI ($) 0.41 0.54 0.94
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 55
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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