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TravelCenters of America

Nasdaq:TA
Snowflake Description

Moderate growth potential and overvalued.

The Snowflake is generated from 30 checks in 5 different areas, read more below.
TA
Nasdaq
$145M
Market Cap
  1. Home
  2. US
  3. Retail
Company description

TravelCenters of America LLC operates travel centers and standalone restaurants in the United States and Canada. The last earnings update was 15 days ago. More info.


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  • TravelCenters of America has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
TA Share Price and Events
7 Day Returns
-3%
NasdaqGS:TA
2.2%
US Specialty Retail
1.6%
US Market
1 Year Returns
15.5%
NasdaqGS:TA
12.8%
US Specialty Retail
2.6%
US Market
TA Shareholder Return
  7 Day 30 Day 90 Day 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
TravelCenters of America (TA) -3% -10.9% -27.4% 15.5% -49.8% -57.5%
US Specialty Retail 2.2% -4.3% 4.3% 12.8% 31.6% 44.6%
US Market 1.6% -1.7% 2.1% 2.6% 38.5% 41.4%
1 Year Return vs Industry and Market
  • TA outperformed the Specialty Retail industry which returned 12.8% over the past year.
  • TA outperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 2.6% over the past year.
Price Volatility
TA
Industry
5yr Volatility vs Market

Value

 Is TravelCenters of America undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale at half price, they could be considered undervalued.
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
  • It is not possible to calculate the future cash flow value for TravelCenters of America. This is due to cash flow or dividend data being unavailable. The share price is $3.58.
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.

The amount the stock market is willing to pay for TravelCenters of America's earnings, growth and assets is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Are TravelCenters of America's earnings available for a low price, and how does this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:TA PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Earnings Per Share * Company Filings (2019-03-31) in USD $-0.24
NasdaqGS:TA Share Price ** NasdaqGS (2019-05-21) in USD $3.58
United States of America Specialty Retail Industry PE Ratio Median Figure of 65 Publicly-Listed Specialty Retail Companies 15.82x
United States of America Market PE Ratio Median Figure of 3,087 Publicly-Listed Companies 17.74x

* Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual GAAP earnings per share excluding extraordinary items.

** Primary Listing of TravelCenters of America.

NasdaqGS:TA PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PE Ratio

= NasdaqGS:TA Share Price ÷ EPS (both in USD)

= 3.58 ÷ -0.24

-14.82x

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • TravelCenters of America is loss making, we can't compare its value to the US Specialty Retail industry average.
  • TravelCenters of America is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the United States of America market.
Price based on expected Growth
Does TravelCenters of America's expected growth come at a high price?
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:TA PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
PE Ratio See PE Ratio Section -14.82x
Net Income Annual Growth Rate See Future Growth Section.
Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 3 Analysts
110.1%per year
United States of America Specialty Retail Industry PEG Ratio Median Figure of 56 Publicly-Listed Specialty Retail Companies 1.5x
United States of America Market PEG Ratio Median Figure of 2,123 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.53x

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Unable to calculate PEG ratio for TravelCenters of America, we can't assess if its growth is good value.
Price based on value of assets
What value do investors place on TravelCenters of America's assets?
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:TA PB (Price to Book) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Book Value per Share Company Filings (2019-03-31) in USD $12.95
NasdaqGS:TA Share Price * NasdaqGS (2019-05-21) in USD $3.58
United States of America Specialty Retail Industry PB Ratio Median Figure of 99 Publicly-Listed Specialty Retail Companies 1.43x
United States of America Market PB Ratio Median Figure of 5,202 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.84x
NasdaqGS:TA PB (Price to Book) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PB Ratio

= NasdaqGS:TA Share Price ÷ Book Value per Share (both in USD)

= 3.58 ÷ 12.95

0.28x

* Primary Listing of TravelCenters of America.

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • TravelCenters of America is good value based on assets compared to the US Specialty Retail industry average.
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Value checks
We assess TravelCenters of America's value by looking at:
  1. Is the discounted cash flow value less than 20%, or 40% of the share price? (2 checks) ( Click here or on bar chart for details of DCF calculation. )
  2. Is the PE ratio less than the market average, and/ or less than the Specialty Retail industry average (and greater than 0)? (2 checks)
  3. Is the PEG ratio within a reasonable range (0 to 1)? (1 check)
  4. Is the PB ratio less than the Specialty Retail industry average (and greater than 0)? (1 check)
  5. TravelCenters of America has a total score of 1/6, see the detailed checks below.

    Note: We use GAAP Earnings per Share in all our calculations including PE and PEG Ratio.

    Full details on the Value part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Future Performance

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

The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past performance, by looking at estimated growth and how much profit it is expected to make.

Future estimates come from professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get it right!
Annual Growth Rate
110.1%
Expected annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Is TravelCenters of America expected to grow at an attractive rate?
  • TravelCenters of America's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.
Growth vs Market Checks
  • TravelCenters of America's earnings growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.
  • TravelCenters of America's revenue growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.
Annual Growth Rates Comparison
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:TA Future Growth Rates Data Sources
Data Point Source Value (per year)
NasdaqGS:TA Future Earnings Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 3 Analysts 110.1%
NasdaqGS:TA Future Revenue Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Revenue of 3 Analysts 2.7%
United States of America Specialty Retail Industry Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 10.4%
United States of America Specialty Retail Industry Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 5.2%
United States of America Market Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 13.8%
United States of America Market Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 7.3%

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Learn more about our growth rate calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model.

Analysts growth expectations
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:TA Analysts Growth Expectations Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (1 month ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 3 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
All numbers in USD Millions and using Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.
NasdaqGS:TA Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income * Avg. No. Analysts
2021-12-31 6,594 15 1
2020-12-31 6,548 4 3
2019-12-31 6,265 0 3
NasdaqGS:TA Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income *
2019-03-31 6,244 92 -9
2018-12-31 6,231 82 -3
2018-09-30 6,834 112 -19
2018-06-30 6,553 103 39
2018-03-31 5,340 75 41
2017-12-31 5,317 36 19
2017-09-30 5,324 48 26
2017-06-30 5,409 70 -24
2017-03-31 5,693 89 -20
2016-12-31 5,451 111 -2
2016-09-30 5,394 105 3
2016-06-30 5,440 93 2

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Super high growth metrics
High Growth Checks
  • TravelCenters of America's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.
  • TravelCenters of America's revenue is expected to grow by 2.7% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:TA Past and Future Earnings per Share
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (1 month ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 3 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below

All data from TravelCenters of America Company Filings, last reported 1 month ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

NasdaqGS:TA Future Estimates Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) EPS * EPS High Estimate EPS Low Estimate Avg. No. Analysts
2021-12-31 0.37 0.37 0.37 1.00
2020-12-31 0.06 0.28 -0.17 3.00
2019-12-31 -0.21 -0.10 -0.32 2.00
NasdaqGS:TA Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) EPS *
2019-03-31 -0.24
2018-12-31 -0.07
2018-09-30 -0.51
2018-06-30 1.04
2018-03-31 1.08
2017-12-31 0.50
2017-09-30 0.69
2017-06-30 -0.64
2017-03-31 -0.55
2016-12-31 -0.05
2016-09-30 0.07
2016-06-30 0.05

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance in 3 years
In the same way as past performance we look at the future estimated return (profit) compared to the available funds. We do this looking forward 3 years.
  • Unable to establish if TravelCenters of America will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.
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Future performance checks
We assess TravelCenters of America's future performance by looking at:
  1. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the low risk savings rate, plus a premium to keep pace with inflation?
  2. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in earnings of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  3. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in revenue of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  4. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  6. Is the Return on Equity in 3 years expected to be over 20%? (1 check)
Some of the above checks will fail if the company is expected to be loss making in the relevant year.
TravelCenters of America has a total score of 3/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note 1: We use GAAP Net Income Excluding Exceptional Items for our Earnings in all our calculations.

Full details on the Future part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Past Performance

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

The past performance of a company can be measured by how much growth it has experienced and how much profit it makes relative to the funds and assets it has available.
Past earnings growth
Below we compare TravelCenters of America's growth in the last year to its industry (Specialty Retail).
Past Earnings growth analysis
We also check if the company has grown in the past 5 years, and whether it has maintained that growth in the year.
  • TravelCenters of America does not make a profit and their year on year earnings growth rate was negative over the past 5 years.
  • Unable to compare TravelCenters of America's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.
  • Unable to compare TravelCenters of America's 1-year growth to the US Specialty Retail industry average as it is not currently profitable.
Earnings and Revenue History
TravelCenters of America's revenue and profit over the past 5 years is shown below, any years where they have experienced a loss will show up in red.
Raw Data

All data from TravelCenters of America Company Filings, last reported 1 month ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

NasdaqGS:TA Past Revenue, Cash Flow and Net Income Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Net Income * G+A Expenses R&D Expenses
2019-03-31 6,244.40 -9.29 426.62
2018-12-31 6,231.44 -2.80 429.83
2018-09-30 6,833.68 -19.27 436.07
2018-06-30 6,552.51 39.18 432.92
2018-03-31 5,339.56 40.83 414.96
2017-12-31 5,316.90 18.74 411.16
2017-09-30 5,324.48 25.77 409.55
2017-06-30 5,408.91 -23.82 407.87
2017-03-31 5,692.97 -20.30 409.79
2016-12-31 5,451.12 -1.92 401.35
2016-09-30 5,393.53 2.74 393.02
2016-06-30 5,439.88 1.71 382.01
2016-03-31 5,592.75 1.94 364.63
2015-12-31 5,808.38 26.33 353.36
2015-09-30 6,225.58 60.51 343.67
2015-06-30 6,725.80 63.35 334.59
2015-03-31 7,219.03 72.73 330.05
2014-12-31 7,778.63 57.98 323.98
2014-09-30 7,959.17 36.56 320.06
2014-06-30 8,012.04 39.21 314.90
2014-03-31 7,954.69 41.24 312.66
2013-12-31 7,944.73 29.67 306.77
2013-09-30 7,963.40 16.10 301.16
2013-06-30 7,935.45 19.19 299.79
2013-03-31 7,958.21 32.33 296.92
2012-12-31 7,995.72 30.35 294.47
2012-09-30 7,995.03 30.42 293.03
2012-06-30 8,048.16 32.07 288.83

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance last year
We want to ensure a company is making the most of what it has available. This is done by comparing the return (profit) to a company's available funds, assets and capital.
  • It is difficult to establish if TravelCenters of America has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) as it is loss-making.
  • TravelCenters of America used its assets less efficiently than the US Specialty Retail industry average last year based on Return on Assets.
  • It is difficult to establish if TravelCenters of America improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.
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Past performance checks
We assess TravelCenters of America's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
  1. Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
  2. Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the Specialty Retail industry? (1 check)
  3. Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
  6. Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
TravelCenters of America has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.

Full details on the Past part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Health

 How is TravelCenters of America's financial health and their level of debt?

A company's financial position is much like your own financial position, it includes everything you own (assets) and owe (liabilities).

The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up TravelCenters of America's finances.

The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Net Worth
  • TravelCenters of America's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
  • TravelCenters of America's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.
Balance sheet
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of TravelCenters of America's finances. If any of them are yellow this indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the checks below.
Assets
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
  • High level of physical assets or inventory.
  • Debt is not covered by short term assets, assets are 0.2x debt.
Historical Debt
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t bad, however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest on its debts this may have impacts in the future.

The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to see the red area (debt) decreasing.

If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Raw Data

All data from TravelCenters of America Company Filings, last reported 1 month ago.

NasdaqGS:TA Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Total Equity Total Debt Cash & Short Term Investments
2019-03-31 524.68 2,333.11 24.75
2018-12-31 450.39 343.93 314.39
2018-09-30 456.01 343.92 85.52
2018-06-30 526.37 343.94 78.19
2018-03-31 558.28 343.81 52.14
2017-12-31 566.50 343.48 35.53
2017-09-30 586.99 342.94 74.65
2017-06-30 523.31 342.48 76.63
2017-03-31 525.00 341.04 37.65
2016-12-31 553.08 340.39 61.31
2016-09-30 559.07 339.52 137.29
2016-06-30 547.08 339.36 133.80
2016-03-31 540.67 337.82 129.60
2015-12-31 549.32 337.64 172.09
2015-09-30 550.93 251.36 228.63
2015-06-30 540.76 250.67 370.88
2015-03-31 535.32 314.99 218.15
2014-12-31 518.61 315.14 224.28
2014-09-30 483.15 195.18 126.90
2014-06-30 469.71 195.24 105.39
2014-03-31 454.65 195.80 82.35
2013-12-31 453.88 196.12 85.66
2013-09-30 375.05 194.87 126.86
2013-06-30 358.73 194.75 135.09
2013-03-31 341.93 193.97 135.96
2012-12-31 353.43 84.23 35.19
2012-09-30 355.07 96.40 101.61
2012-06-30 335.36 98.86 129.39
  • TravelCenters of America's level of debt (444.7%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).
  • The level of debt compared to net worth has increased over the past 5 years (43% vs 444.7% today).
  • Debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (3.9%, less than 20% of total debt).
  • TravelCenters of America is making a loss, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
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Financial health checks
We assess TravelCenters of America's financial health by checking for:
  1. Are short term assets greater than short term liabilities? (1 check)
  2. Are short term assets greater than long term liabilities? (1 check)
  3. Has the debt to equity ratio increased in the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the debt to equity ratio over 40%? (1 check)
  5. Is the debt covered by operating cash flow? (1 check)
  6. Are earnings greater than 5x the interest on debt (if company pays interest at all)? (1 check)
  7. TravelCenters of America has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.
For companies that are loss making and have been so on average in the past we replace the last 2 checks with:
  1. Does cash and short term investments cover stable operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)
  2. Does cash and short term investments cover growing operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)


Full details on the Health part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Dividends

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

Dividends are regular cash payments to you from the company, similar to a bank paying you interest on a savings account.
Annual Dividend Income
Dividend payments
0%
Current annual income from TravelCenters of America dividends.
If you bought $2,000 of TravelCenters of America shares you are expected to receive $0 in your first year as a dividend.
Dividend Amount
Here we look how much dividend is being paid, if any. Is it above what you can get in a savings account? It is up there with the best dividend paying companies?
  • Unable to evaluate TravelCenters of America's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.
  • Unable to evaluate TravelCenters of America's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.
Annualized Historical and Future Dividends
It is important to see if the dividend for a company is stable, and not wildly increasing/decreasing each year. This graph shows you the historical rate to count toward your assessment of the stock.

We also check to see if the dividend has increased in the past 10 years.
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:TA Annualized Past and Future Dividends
Data Point Source Value
Past Annualized Dividend Yield S&P Global Market Data See Below
Past Dividends per Share Company Filings/ Annualized Dividend Payments See Below
Future Dividends per Share Estimates Average of up to 3 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
United States of America Specialty Retail Industry Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 38 Stocks 2%
United States of America Market Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 2003 Stocks 2.5%
United States of America Minimum Threshold Dividend Yield 10th Percentile 0.8%
United States of America Bottom 25% Dividend Yield 25th Percentile 1.5%
United States of America Top 25% Dividend Yield 75th Percentile 3.7%

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Note all dividend per share amounts are annualized and not quarterly or other period.

NasdaqGS:TA Future Dividends Estimate Data
Date (Data in $) Dividend per Share (annual) Avg. No. Analysts
2021-12-31
2020-12-31
2019-12-31

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  • Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as TravelCenters of America has not reported any payouts.
  • Unable to verify if TravelCenters of America's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.
Current Payout to shareholders
What portion of TravelCenters of America's earnings are paid to the shareholders as a dividend.
  • Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as TravelCenters of America has not reported any payouts.
Future Payout to shareholders
  • Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.
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Income/ dividend checks
We assess TravelCenters of America's dividend by checking for:
  1. Firstly is the company paying a notable dividend (greater than 0.8%) - if not then the rest of the checks are ignored.
  2. Is current dividend yield above the bottom 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  3. Is current dividend yield above the top 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  4. Have they paid a dividend for 10 years, and during this period has the dividend been volatile (drop of more than 25%)? (1 check)
  5. If they have paid a dividend for 10 years has it increased in this time? (1 check)
  6. How sustainable is the dividend, can TravelCenters of America afford to pay it from its earnings today and in 3 years (Payout ratio less than 90%)? (2 checks)
  7. TravelCenters of America has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.


Full details on the Dividends part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Management

 What is the CEO of TravelCenters of America's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have been around for and insider trading.
CEO
Andrew Rebholz
COMPENSATION $2,244,500
AGE 53
TENURE AS CEO 1.3 years
CEO Bio

Mr. Andrew J. Rebholz is Managing Director at TravelCenters of America LLC since March 15, 2018. Mr. Rebholz has been the Chief Executive Officer of TravelCenters of America LLC since January 1, 2018 and served as its Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Treasurer from November 2007 to December 31, 2017. Mr. Rebholz has been an Executive Vice President of RMR Group LLC since 2018 and chief executive officer of TravelCenters of America LLC. He serves as an Executive Vice President of RMR LLC. Mr. Rebholz served as a senior vice president of RMR LLC and executive vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer of TravelCenters of America LLC from 2007 until 2017. Previously, Mr. Rebholz served as TA's senior vice president and controller from January 2007 until November 2007. He serves as Senior Vice President of Reit Management & Research LLC, an Investment Manager of Hospitality Properties Trust. Prior to joining The RMR Group in 2007, he held accounting and finance positions with TravelCenters of America LLC’s predecessor company since 2002. He serves as a Director of TravelCenters of America LLC since 2017. He served as Senior Vice President of TravelCenters of America LLC and also served as its Controller since 1997. He is a Certified Public Accountant.

CEO Compensation
  • Andrew's compensation has increased whilst company is loss making.
  • Andrew's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in United States of America.
Management Team Tenure

Average tenure and age of the TravelCenters of America management team in years:

1.7
Average Tenure
53.5
Average Age
  • The average tenure for the TravelCenters of America management team is less than 2 years, this suggests a new team.
Management Team

Andrew Rebholz

TITLE
CEO, MD & Director
COMPENSATION
$2M
AGE
53
TENURE
1.3 yrs

Barry Richards

TITLE
President & COO
COMPENSATION
$1M
AGE
65
TENURE
1.3 yrs

Mark Young

TITLE
Executive VP & General Counsel
COMPENSATION
$1M
AGE
55
TENURE
11.8 yrs

Adam Portnoy

TITLE
MD & Director
COMPENSATION
$71K
AGE
48
TENURE
1.2 yrs

William Myers

TITLE
Executive VP
COMPENSATION
$661K
AGE
51
TENURE
1.4 yrs

Sean Kubovcik

TITLE
Chief Information Officer & Senior VP
TENURE
2.1 yrs

Tim Bonang

TITLE
Vice President of Investor Relations
AGE
54

Lloyd Sanford

TITLE
Senior Vice President of Sales
TENURE
1.7 yrs

John Ponczoch

TITLE
Senior Vice President of Food Marketing & Operations
TENURE
9.3 yrs

Peter Ward

TITLE
Senior Vice President of Construction
TENURE
11.7 yrs
Board of Directors Tenure

Average tenure and age of the TravelCenters of America board of directors in years:

3.5
Average Tenure
53
Average Age
  • The tenure for the TravelCenters of America board of directors is about average.
Board of Directors

Andrew Rebholz

TITLE
CEO, MD & Director
COMPENSATION
$2M
AGE
53
TENURE
1.3 yrs

Adam Portnoy

TITLE
MD & Director
COMPENSATION
$71K
AGE
48
TENURE
1.4 yrs

Barbara Gilmore

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$116K
AGE
67
TENURE
12.3 yrs

Lisa Harris Jones

TITLE
Independent Director
COMPENSATION
$129K
AGE
50
TENURE
5.5 yrs

Joe Morea

TITLE
Lead Director
COMPENSATION
$125K
AGE
62
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
  • TravelCenters of America insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Announced Type Name Entity Role Start End Shares Max Price ($) Value ($)
10. May 19 Sell Barry Richards Individual 09. May 19 09. May 19 -37,000 $3.87 $-143,190
10. May 19 Sell Mark Young Individual 09. May 19 09. May 19 -101,010 $3.68 $-371,767
11. Oct 18 Buy The RMR Group LLC Company 10. Oct 18 10. Oct 18 1,492,691 $5.62 $8,381,460
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Management checks
We assess TravelCenters of America's management by checking for:
  1. Is the CEO's compensation unreasonable compared to market cap? (1 check)
  2. Has the CEO's compensation increased more than 20% whilst the EPS is down more then 20%? (1 check)
  3. Is the average tenure of the management team less than 2 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the average tenure of the board of directors team less than 3 years? (1 check)
  5. TravelCenters of America has a total score of 0/6, this is not included on the snowflake, see the detailed checks below.


Note: We use the top 6 management executives and board members in our calculations.

Note 2: Insider trading include any internal stakeholders and these transactions .

Full details on the Management part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

News

Simply Wall St News

How Does Investing In TravelCenters of America LLC (NASDAQ:TA) Impact The Volatility Of Your Portfolio?

If you're interested in TravelCenters of America LLC (NASDAQ:TA), then you might want to consider its beta (a measure of share price volatility) in order to understand how the stock could impact your portfolio. … Beta is a widely used metric to measure a stock's exposure to market risk (volatility). … The first thing to understand about beta is that the beta of the overall market is one.

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If You Had Bought TravelCenters of America (NASDAQ:TA) Stock Three Years Ago, You'd Be Sitting On A 54% Loss, Today

Long term TravelCenters of America LLC (NASDAQ:TA) shareholders know that all too well, since the share price is down considerably over three years. … Regrettably, they have had to cope with a 54% drop in the share price over that period. … TravelCenters of America saw its share price decline over the three years in which its EPS also dropped, falling to a loss.

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Do Insiders Own Lots Of Shares In TravelCenters of America LLC (NASDAQ:TA)?

Every investor in TravelCenters of America LLC (NASDAQ:TA) should be aware of the most powerful shareholder groups. … TravelCenters of America is not a large company by global standards. … View our latest analysis for TravelCenters of America

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What You Must Know About TravelCenters of America LLC's (NASDAQ:TA) Financial Strength

Investors are always looking for growth in small-cap stocks like TravelCenters of America LLC (NASDAQ:TA), with a market cap of US$158m. … However, an important fact which most ignore is: how financially healthy is the business? … Companies operating in the Specialty Retail industry facing headwinds from current disruption,.

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Does The TravelCenters of America LLC (NASDAQ:TA) Share Price Tend To Follow The Market?

Modern finance theory considers volatility to be a measure of risk, and there are two main types of price volatility. … Every stock in the market is exposed to this volatility, which is linked to the fact that stocks prices are correlated in an efficient market. … Some investors use beta as a measure of how much a certain stock is impacted by market risk (volatility).

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Should You Be Holding TravelCenters of America LLC (NASDAQ:TA) Right Now?

Broadly speaking, there are two types of risk you should consider when investing in stocks such as TA. … The second type is market risk, one that you cannot diversify away, since it arises from macroeconomic factors which directly affects all the stocks in the market. … The most widely used metric to quantify a stock's market risk is beta, and the market as a whole represents a beta of one.

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Is TravelCenters of America LLC (NASDAQ:TA) Undervalued?

led the NasdaqGS gainers with a relatively large price hike in the past couple of weeks. … So, could the stock still be trading at a low price relative to its actual value. … Let’s examine TravelCenters of America’s valuation and outlook in more detail to determine if there’s still a bargain opportunity

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Is It Time To Buy TravelCenters of America LLC (NASDAQ:TA) Based Off Its PE Ratio?

and want to begin learning the link between TravelCenters of America LLC (NASDAQ:TA)’s fundamentals and stock market performance. … TravelCenters of America LLC (NASDAQ:TA) is currently trading at a trailing P/E of 5x, which is lower than the industry average of 20.2x. … View out our latest analysis for TravelCenters of America

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Is TravelCenters of America LLC's (NASDAQ:TA) Balance Sheet Strong Enough To Weather A Storm?

How does TA’s operating cash flow stack up against its debt? … On top of this, TA has generated cash from operations of US$35.67M in the last twelve months, resulting in an operating cash to total debt ratio of 10.39%, signalling that TA’s current level of operating cash is not high enough to cover debt. … For TA, the ratio of 0.2x suggests that interest is not strongly covered, which means that lenders may be more reluctant to lend out more funding as TA’s low interest coverage already puts the company at higher risk of default.Next Steps: TA’s cash flow coverage indicates it could improve its operating efficiency in order to meet demand for debt repayments should unforeseen events arise.

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Who Are The Top Investors In TravelCenters of America LLC (NASDAQ:TA)?

The impact of a company's ownership structure affects both its short- and long-term performance. … Insider Ownership Insiders form another group of important ownership types as they manage the company's operations and decide the best use of capital. … Next Steps: TA's considerably high level of institutional ownership calls for further analysis into its margin of safety.

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Company Info

Description

TravelCenters of America LLC 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, as well as nonfuel products and services, such as parking, truck repair and maintenance services, full service restaurants, quick service restaurants, and various customer amenities. As of December 31, 2018, it operated 258 travel centers and under the TravelCenters of America, TA, TA Express, Petro Stopping Centers, and Petro brand names; and 43 standalone restaurants under the Quaker Steak & Lube brand name. The company serves trucking fleets and their drivers, independent truck drivers, highway and local motorists, and casual diners. TravelCenters of America LLC was founded in 1992 and is based in Westlake, Ohio.

Details
Name: TravelCenters of America LLC
TA
Exchange: NasdaqGS
Founded: 1992
$144,607,928
40,393,276
Website: http://www.ta-petro.com
Address: TravelCenters of America LLC
24601 Center Ridge Road,
Suite 200,
Westlake,
Ohio, 44145,
United States
Listings
Exchange Symbol Ticker Symbol Security Exchange Country Currency Listed on
NasdaqGS TA Common Stock Nasdaq Global Select US USD 29. Jan 2007
DB T8A Common Stock Deutsche Boerse AG DE EUR 29. Jan 2007
Number of employees
Current staff
Staff numbers
18,277
TravelCenters of America employees.
Industry
Automotive Retail
Retail
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
Area Date (UTC time)
Company Analysis updated: 2019/05/22 05:57
End of day share price update: 2019/05/21 00:00
Last estimates confirmation: 2019/05/21
Last earnings filing: 2019/05/07
Last earnings reported: 2019/03/31
Last annual earnings reported: 2018/12/31


All dates and times in UTC. All financial data provided by Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ.

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.