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TravelCenters of America NasdaqGS:TA Stock Report

Last Price

US$34.41

Market Cap

US$550.1m

7D

-3.3%

1Y

30.3%

Updated

18 May, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
TA fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health4/6
Dividends0/6

TA Stock Overview

TravelCenters of America Inc. operates travel centers, truck service facilities, and restaurants in the United States and Canada.

TravelCenters of America Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for TravelCenters of America
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$34.41
52 Week HighUS$64.58
52 Week LowUS$25.01
Beta2
1 Month Change-14.85%
3 Month Change-12.31%
1 Year Change30.29%
3 Year Change95.51%
5 Year Change81.11%
Change since IPO-80.47%

Recent News & Updates

May 07
Forecast: Analysts Think TravelCenters of America Inc.'s (NASDAQ:TA) Business Prospects Have Improved Drastically

Forecast: Analysts Think TravelCenters of America Inc.'s (NASDAQ:TA) Business Prospects Have Improved Drastically

Shareholders in TravelCenters of America Inc. ( NASDAQ:TA ) may be thrilled to learn that the analysts have just...

May 03

TravelCenters of America Q1 2022 Results: Still An Excellent Opportunity

TravelCenters of America has seen tremendous growth recently, driven by a mix of higher volume sales and higher pricing for fuel. Other aspects of the company improved as well, and the business is trading at incredibly cheap levels right now. The overall picture for the firm is favorable and investors would be wise to consider acquiring TA stock.

Shareholder Returns

TAUS Specialty RetailUS Market
7D-3.3%0.2%0.5%
1Y30.3%-24.9%-11.5%

Return vs Industry: TA exceeded the US Specialty Retail industry which returned -23% over the past year.

Return vs Market: TA exceeded the US Market which returned -8.1% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is TA's price volatile compared to industry and market?
TA volatility
TA Average Weekly Movement8.4%
Specialty Retail Industry Average Movement8.3%
Market Average Movement7.9%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market17.0%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.0%

Stable Share Price: TA is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.

Volatility Over Time: TA's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
197216,540Jon Pertchikhttps://www.ta-petro.com

TravelCenters of America Inc. operates travel centers, truck service facilities, and restaurants in the United States and Canada. The company’s travel centers offer various products and services, including diesel fuel and gasoline, as well as nonfuel products and services, such as a range of truck repair and maintenance services, diesel exhaust fluids, full service restaurants, quick service restaurants, and various customer amenities. Its full and quick service restaurants are operated under the Iron Skillet, Country Pride, IHOP, Black Bear Diner, Fuddruckers, Bob Evans, Popeye's Chicken & Biscuits, Subway, Burger King, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, Dunkin' and Starbuck's Coffee brands.

TravelCenters of America Fundamentals Summary

How do TravelCenters of America's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
TA fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$550.14m
Earnings (TTM)US$78.65m
Revenue (TTM)US$8.10b

6.5x

P/E Ratio

0.1x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
TA income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$8.10b
Cost of RevenueUS$7.45b
Gross ProfitUS$658.50m
Other ExpensesUS$579.85m
EarningsUS$78.65m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)5.30
Gross Margin8.12%
Net Profit Margin0.97%
Debt/Equity Ratio72.8%

How did TA perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is TravelCenters of America undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

3/6

Valuation Score 3/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


6.49x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: TA ($34.41) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($1.2)

Significantly Below Fair Value: TA is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: TA is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.5x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (6.7x).

PE vs Market: TA is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.5x) compared to the US market (16x).


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 (0.7x) compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average (2x).


Future Growth

How is TravelCenters of America forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?

Future Growth Score

0/6

Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


-21.8%

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 (-21.8% per year).

Earnings vs Market: TA's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-21.8% per year).

High Growth Earnings: TA's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: TA's revenue (3.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.8% per year).

High Growth Revenue: TA's revenue (3.3% 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 (10.4%).


Past Performance

How has TravelCenters of America performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

3/6

Past Performance Score 3/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


32.4%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: TA has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: TA became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: TA has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 32.4% per year.

Accelerating Growth: TA has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: TA has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Specialty Retail industry (82.9%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: TA's Return on Equity (11.1%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is TravelCenters of America's financial position?

Financial Health Score

4/6

Financial Health Score 4/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: TA's short term assets ($1.0B) exceed its short term liabilities ($651.5M).

Long Term Liabilities: TA's short term assets ($1.0B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($2.3B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: TA has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: TA's debt to equity ratio has increased from 60.8% to 72.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: TA's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (30.9%).

Interest Coverage: TA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.2x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is TravelCenters of America current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

0/6

Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage

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.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as TA has not reported any payouts.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

3.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Jon Pertchik (54 yo)

3.33yrs

Tenure

US$7,367,240

Compensation

Mr. Jonathan M. Pertchik, also known as Jon, serves as Executive Vice President of RMR Group LLC at The RMR Group Inc. since December 2019. He is the Chief Executive Officer of TravelCenters of America Inc...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Jon's total compensation ($USD7.37M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.63M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Jon's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: TA's management team is considered experienced (3 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: TA's board of directors are considered experienced (4.4 years average tenure).


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

TravelCenters of America Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: TravelCenters of America Inc.
  • Ticker: TA
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1972
  • Industry: Automotive Retail
  • Sector: Retail
  • Implied Market Cap: US$550.144m
  • Shares outstanding: 14.84m
  • Website: https://www.ta-petro.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • TravelCenters of America Inc.
  • 24601 Center Ridge Road
  • Suite 200
  • Westlake
  • Ohio
  • 44145-5639
  • United States

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/18 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/18 00:00
Earnings2022/03/31
Annual Earnings2021/12/31


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.