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Love or Hate: TrueBlue (NYSE: TBI)


TrueBlue is part of the industrials sector and is part of the employment services industry. The company CEO is A. Patrick Beharelle. TrueBlue Inc is a provider of staffing and workforce-management solutions. It services are blue-collar staffing services including general labor, light industrial, skilled trades, aviation and transportation mechanics and technicians and drivers.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The TBI stock showed a previous change of 2.73% with an open at 21.30 and a close of 21.83. It reached an intraday high of 22.05 and a low of 21.20.

Business Wire:  TrueBlue Names Jeff Dirks Chief Information and Technology Officer and Carl Schweihs President of PeopleManagement


The stock has a market cap of $876.5m with 40.2m shares outstanding, of which the float is 38.8m shares. Trading volume reached 518,913 shares compared to its average volume of 166,404 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, TrueBlue shares returned 3.56% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -10.83%. Over three months, it changed -3.41%. In one year it has changed -22.31% and within that year its 52-week high was 29.85 and its 52-week low was 20.56. TBI stock is 6.18% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 24.14 and a 50 day moving average of 23.53. Currently TBI stock is trading -9.58% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

Business Wire:  TrueBlue Names Jeff Dirks Chief Information and Technology Officer and Carl Schweihs President of PeopleManagement


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 1.64 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 13.31. Based on 2 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.25. The TTM EPS is 2.28, which comes to a TTM PE of 9.57.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 04/29/2019): 0.21
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 02/07/2019): 0.37
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 11/05/2018): 0.61
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 07/30/2018): 0.44
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 04/30/2018): 0.22

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 64.39, which means it is possibly undervalued and has a margin of safety of 66.09%.

Indicators to Watch:

Short-interest was 703,770, which was 1.75% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 3.81. This stock has some short interest, but it may be normal and no cause for concern if long the position.

The current calculated beta is 1.64.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 11.74%, return on assets is 6.34%, profit margin is 2.63%, price-to-sales is 0.34 and price-to-book is 1.43.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 5  :Valuation Score
 1  :Past Performance Score
 6  :Financial Strength Score
 1  :Future Growth Score
 0  :Dividend Score
 3  :Overall Score

John Jones
Worked for several Wall Street firms: Salomon Smith Barney, UBS, and Charles Schwab. Has developed skills and gained extensive experience over the years that is used today to uncover winning penny stocks.Also was an attorney for small businesses in Scottsdale, Arizona. That experience and understanding of law provides a unique perspective and edge in discovering quality companies in various industries.