TravelCenters of America Inc. operates travel centers and standalone restaurants in the United States and Canada.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$54.57|
|52 Week High||US$22.00|
|52 Week Low||US$57.28|
|1 Month Change||21.05%|
|3 Month Change||77.87%|
|1 Year Change||111.18%|
|3 Year Change||137.78%|
|5 Year Change||66.63%|
|Change since IPO||-69.03%|
Recent News & Updates
Investors Will Want TravelCenters of America's (NASDAQ:TA) Growth In ROCE To Persist
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|TA||US Specialty Retail||US Market|
Return vs Industry: TA exceeded the US Specialty Retail industry which returned 39.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: TA exceeded the US Market which returned 30% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: TA is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.
Volatility Over Time: TA's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
TravelCenters of America Inc. operates travel centers and standalone restaurants in the United States and Canada. Its travel centers offer a range of products and services, including diesel fuel and gasoline, diesel exhaust fluid, and truck repair and maintenance, and roadside services, as well as operates full service and quick service restaurants, and various customer amenities. The company’s travel stores also offer packaged food and snack items, beverages, non-prescription drug and beauty supplies, batteries, automobile accessories, music and video products, fresh brewed coffee, hot dogs, prepared sandwiches, and other prepared foods, as well as laundry supplies, clothing, truck accessories, and various electronics; and parking space under the Reserve-It brand name.
TravelCenters of America Fundamentals Summary
|TA fundamental statistics|
Is TA overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|TA income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$5.36b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Nov 01, 2021
|Earnings per share (EPS)||1.73|
|Net Profit Margin||0.43%|
How did TA perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is TravelCenters of America undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: TA ($54.57) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($278.48)
Significantly Below Fair Value: TA is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: TA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (31.6x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (9.9x).
PE vs Market: TA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (31.6x) compared to the US market (18.1x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: TA's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: TA is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (2.9x).
How is TravelCenters of America forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: TA's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-8.4% per year).
Earnings vs Market: TA's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-8.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: TA's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: TA's revenue (8.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: TA's revenue (8.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: TA's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.3%).
How has TravelCenters of America performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: TA has a large one-off loss of $27.1M impacting its June 30 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: TA's current net profit margins (0.4%) are lower than last year (0.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: TA's earnings have grown by 15% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: TA's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: TA had negative earnings growth (-8.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Specialty Retail industry average (158.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: TA's Return on Equity (3.7%) is considered low.
How is TravelCenters of America's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: TA's short term assets ($914.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($540.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: TA's short term assets ($914.2M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: TA's debt to equity ratio (78.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: TA's debt to equity ratio has increased from 58.2% to 78.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: TA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (42.5%).
Interest Coverage: TA's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.5x coverage).
What is TravelCenters of America current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate TA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate TA's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if TA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if TA's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of TA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jon Pertchik (54 yo)
Mr. Jonathan M. Pertchik, also known as Jon, is the Chief Executive Officer of TravelCenters of America Inc. since 2019 and has been its Director since December 2019 and serves as its Managing Director. He...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jon's total compensation ($USD3.77M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.28M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jon's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: TA's management team is considered experienced (2.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: TA's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
TravelCenters of America Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: TravelCenters of America Inc.
- Ticker: TA
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1972
- Industry: Automotive Retail
- Sector: Retail
- Market Cap: US$795.657m
- Shares outstanding: 14.58m
- Website: https://www.ta-petro.com
Number of Employees
- TravelCenters of America Inc.
- 24601 Center Ridge Road
- Suite 200
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/19 23:34|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/19 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.