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
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
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
is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
TravelCenters of America's earnings available for a low price, and how does
this compare to other companies in the same industry?
TravelCenters of America's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.
TravelCenters of America's revenue is expected to grow by 0.8% 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.
TravelCenters of America's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the
industry? (1 check)
Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the
past 5 years? (1 check)
Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
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.
A company's financial position is much like your own financial position,
it includes everything you own
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.
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.
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
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 covered by short term assets, assets are 1.2x debt.
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t
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.
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.
TENURE AS CEO
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.
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:
The average tenure for the TravelCenters of America management team is less than 2 years, this suggests a new team.
MD & Chairman of the Board
CEO, MD & Director
President & COO
Executive VP & General Counsel
Chief Information Officer & Senior VP
Vice President of Investor Relations
Senior Vice President of Sales
Senior Vice President of Food Marketing & Operations
Senior Vice President of Construction
Board of Directors Tenure
Average tenure and age of the
TravelCenters of America
board of directors in years:
The tenure for the TravelCenters of America board of directors is about average.
Board of Directors
MD & Chairman of the Board
CEO, MD & Director
Lisa Harris Jones
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
TravelCenters of America insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Is TravelCenters of America LLC (NASDAQ:TA) A Financially Sound Company?
With this increase in debt, the current cash and short-term investment levels stands at US$25m , ready to be used for running the business. … Additionally, TA has produced US$92m in operating cash flow during the same period of time, resulting in an operating cash to total debt ratio of 3.9%, meaning that TA’s debt is not covered by operating cash. … Looking at TA’s US$429m in current liabilities, it appears that the company may not be able to easily meet these obligations given the level of current assets of US$387m, with a current ratio of 0.9x.
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.
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.
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
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,.
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).
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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