Trueblue Company Profile (NYSE:TBI)

About Trueblue (NYSE:TBI)

Trueblue logoTrueBlue, Inc. is a provider of specialized workforce solutions. The Company is engaged in providing staffing, on-site workforce management and recruitment process outsourcing services. The Company operates through three segments: PeopleReady, PeopleManagement and PeopleScout. Its PeopleReady segment provides blue-collar contingent staffing through the PeopleReady service line. Its PeopleManagement segment provides primarily on-premise contingent staffing and on-premise management of those contingent staffing services through four segments: Staff Management a SMX (Staff Management), SIMOS Insourcing Solutions Corporation (SIMOS), Centerline and PlaneTechs. Its PeopleScout segment provides permanent employee recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) and management of outsourced labor service providers through two segments: PeopleScout and PeopleScout MSP.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Business Services
  • Industry: Staffing & Outsourcing Services
  • Sub-Industry: Human Resource & Employment Services
  • Symbol: NYSE:TBI
  • CUSIP: 89785X10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $1.09 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 41,637,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $26.61
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $24.56
  • 52 Week Range: $16.50 - $28.70
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.17
  • P/E Growth: 1.49
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.67 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.41
  • Book Value: $12.82 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.04
  • EBIDTA: $142.54 million
  • Net Margins: -0.55%
  • Return on Equity: 16.55%
  • Return on Assets: 7.57%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.26%
  • Current Ratio: 1.70%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.79%
  • Average Volume: 304,232 shs.
  • Beta: 2.28
  • Short Ratio: 1.21

Frequently Asked Questions for Trueblue (NYSE:TBI)

What is Trueblue's stock symbol?

Trueblue trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "TBI."

How were Trueblue's earnings last quarter?

Trueblue Inc (NYSE:TBI) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May, 1st. The company reported $0.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.09. The firm had revenue of $568.24 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $569.85 million. Trueblue had a positive return on equity of 16.55% and a negative net margin of 0.55%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 12.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.27 EPS. View Trueblue's Earnings History.

When will Trueblue make its next earnings announcement?

Trueblue is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July, 18th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Trueblue.

What guidance has Trueblue issued on next quarter's earnings?

Trueblue issued an update on its second quarter earnings guidance on Monday, May, 1st. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.38-0.43 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.46. The company issued revenue guidance of $600-615 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $619.95 million.

Where is Trueblue's stock going? Where will Trueblue's stock price be in 2017?

3 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Trueblue's shares. Their predictions range from $15.00 to $25.00. On average, they expect Trueblue's share price to reach $19.33 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Trueblue.

Who are some of Trueblue's key competitors?

Who owns Trueblue stock?

Trueblue's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.61%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.50%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (5.41%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.05%), GMT Capital Corp (5.00%) and Alliancebernstein L.P. (3.29%). Company insiders that own Trueblue stock include Gates Mckibbin, James E Defebaugh, Kimberly A Cannon, Steven C Cooper and Wayne W Larkin. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Trueblue.

Who sold Trueblue stock? Who is selling Trueblue stock?

Trueblue's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Royce & Associates LP, Jennison Associates LLC, Tocqueville Asset Management L.P., Punch & Associates Investment Management Inc., Morgan Stanley, Menta Capital LLC and Reinhart Partners Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Trueblue stock in the last year include James E Defebaugh and Steven C Cooper. View Insider Buying and Selling for Trueblue.

Who bought Trueblue stock? Who is buying Trueblue stock?

Trueblue's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Alliancebernstein L.P., Vanguard Group Inc., FMR LLC, Ameriprise Financial Inc., Kennedy Capital Management Inc. and Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Trueblue.

How do I buy Trueblue stock?

Shares of Trueblue can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Trueblue stock cost?

One share of Trueblue stock can currently be purchased for approximately $26.20.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Trueblue (NYSE:TBI) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 2 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.67)
Consensus Price Target: $19.33 (26.21% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Trueblue (NYSE:TBI)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/3/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingSell$25.00LowView Rating Details
12/19/2016Avondale PartnersUpgradeUnderperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
11/9/2016Deutsche Bank AGUpgradeSell -> Hold$18.00N/AView Rating Details
4/21/2016Robert W. BairdDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$26.00 -> $23.00N/AView Rating Details
2/5/2016MacquarieLower Price TargetNeutral$28.00 -> $27.00N/AView Rating Details
1/13/2016Bank of America CorpDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$32.00 -> $26.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Trueblue (NYSE:TBI)
Earnings by Quarter for Trueblue (NYSE:TBI)
Earnings History by Quarter for Trueblue (NYSE:TBI)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/1/2017Q1 2017$0.12$0.21$569.85 million$568.24 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/8/2017Q416$0.54$0.56$703.86 million$734.95 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/19/2016Q316$0.75$0.70$715.69 million$697.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/20/2016Q216$0.43$0.51$675.33 million$673.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/20/2016Q116$0.25$0.26$666.14 million$646.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/3/2016Q415$0.60$0.66$747.50 million$811.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/21/2015Q315$0.55$0.54$663.87 million$683.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2015Q215$0.40$0.45$635.09 million$628.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$0.12$0.20$561.95 million$573.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q414$0.45$0.52$699.20 million$691.39 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$0.45$0.54$641.70 million$633.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.31$0.39$456.80 million$453.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/22/2014Q114$0.03$0.04$403.20 million$396.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q413$0.33$0.36$437.52 million$448.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2013Q313$0.48$0.48$457.31 million$151.16 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2013Q2 2013$0.26$0.31$420.34 million$422.31 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2013Q1 2013($0.02)($0.03)$342.15 million$346.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2013Q4 2012$0.13$0.19$336.70 million$344.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2012$0.37$0.36ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2012$0.26$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2012$0.04$0.04ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2011$0.30$0.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$0.18$0.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2011($0.02)$0.02ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2011$0.12$0.09ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Trueblue (NYSE:TBI)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.78
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.13$0.13$0.13
Q2 20171$0.47$0.47$0.47
Q3 20171$0.59$0.59$0.59
Q4 20171$0.59$0.59$0.59
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Trueblue (NYSE:TBI)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Trueblue (NYSE:TBI)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 88.46%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Trueblue (NYSE:TBI)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Trueblue (NYSE:TBI)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Trueblue (NYSE:TBI)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/8/2017James E. DefebaughEVPSell5,000$27.00$135,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/5/2017Steven C CooperCEOSell40,000$27.03$1,081,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/15/2017James E DefebaughEVPSell2,000$25.62$51,240.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2017James E DefebaughEVPSell8,000$25.15$201,200.00View SEC Filing  
7/25/2016James E. DefebaughEVPSell5,000$23.07$115,350.00View SEC Filing  
3/30/2016Wayne W LarkinCOOSell13,000$26.00$338,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2016Wayne W LarkinCOOSell13,000$25.00$325,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015Kimberly A CannonEVPSell10,000$29.01$290,100.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2015Gates MckibbinDirectorSell3,568$30.00$107,040.00View SEC Filing  
6/22/2015Wayne W LarkinCOOSell8,263$31.00$256,153.00View SEC Filing  
4/27/2015Gates MckibbinDirectorSell8,013$29.43$235,822.59View SEC Filing  
4/27/2015Steven C CooperCEOSell70,000$29.06$2,034,200.00View SEC Filing  
4/24/2015Wayne W LarkinCOOSell10,000$29.50$295,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/9/2015James E DefebaughEVPSell3,000$23.75$71,250.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2015Kimberly A CannonEVPSell13,477$22.78$307,006.06View SEC Filing  
11/12/2014Kimberly A CannonEVPSell10,000$25.20$252,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/31/2014Steven C CooperCEOSell35,000$24.85$869,750.00View SEC Filing  
7/25/2014Wayne W LarkinCOOSell5,000$28.74$143,700.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2014Wayne W LarkinCOOSell24,820$28.00$694,960.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2014Billie Riggs OttoEVPSell4,161$28.77$119,711.97View SEC Filing  
2/11/2014Thomas McchesneyDirectorSell3,203$24.32$77,896.96View SEC Filing  
8/16/2013James DefebaughEVPSell5,000$26.98$134,900.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2013Steven CooperCEOSell90,231$27.05$2,440,748.55View SEC Filing  
8/7/2013Steven CooperCEOSell6,100$27.00$164,700.00View SEC Filing  
8/2/2013Derrek Lane GaffordCFOSell25,000$26.82$670,500.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Thomas McchesneyDirectorSell1,500$27.02$40,530.00View SEC Filing  
7/30/2013Gates MckibbinDirectorSell2,500$26.42$66,050.00View SEC Filing  
7/29/2013Joseph P Sambataro JrDirectorSell25,000$26.27$656,750.00View SEC Filing  
7/25/2013Norman H FreyInsiderSell5,000$25.00$125,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/24/2013Billie Riggs OttoEVPSell12,800$24.19$309,632.00View SEC Filing  
5/30/2013Gates MckibbinDirectorSell1,000$23.47$23,470.00View SEC Filing  
5/24/2013James E DefebaughEVPSell3,769$22.65$85,367.85View SEC Filing  
5/22/2013James E DefebaughEVPSell26,400$23.11$610,104.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2013Steven C CooperCEOSell51,000$23.10$1,178,100.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Gates MckibbinDirectorSell1,000$22.47$22,470.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013Derrek Lane GaffordCFOSell24,000$21.56$517,440.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2013Gates MckibbinDirectorSell1,000$21.47$21,470.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2013Gates MckibbinDirectorSell5,000$20.89$104,450.00View SEC Filing  
3/12/2013Wayne W LarkinEVPSell38,462$20.90$803,855.80View SEC Filing  
2/15/2013Thomas McchesneyDirectorSell5,382$18.77$101,020.14View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Trueblue (NYSE:TBI)
Latest Headlines for Trueblue (NYSE:TBI)
DateHeadline logoNorthcoast Research Equities Analysts Boost Earnings Estimates for Trueblue Inc (TBI) - May 15 at 9:20 AM logoTrueBlue, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : TBI-US : May 15, 2017 - May 15 at 9:01 AM logoJames E. Defebaugh Sells 5,000 Shares of Trueblue Inc (TBI) Stock - May 9 at 4:36 PM logoTrueblue Inc (TBI) CEO Sells $1,081,200.00 in Stock - May 8 at 7:17 PM logoPositive News Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact Trueblue (TBI) Share Price - May 5 at 10:56 PM logoTrueBlue, Inc. :TBI-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 4, 2017 - May 4 at 11:58 PM logoPeopleScout Named No. 1 Managed Service Provider on HRO Today’s MSP Baker’s Dozen - May 3 at 6:22 PM logoEdited Transcript of TBI earnings conference call or presentation 1-May-17 9:00pm GMT - May 3 at 10:26 AM logoBrokers Issue Forecasts for Trueblue Inc's Q2 2017 Earnings (TBI) - May 3 at 7:42 AM logoTrueblue (TBI) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Finds - May 2 at 8:10 PM logoTrueblue Inc (TBI) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.09 EPS - May 1 at 10:46 PM logoTrueblue Inc (TBI) Releases Q2 Earnings Guidance - May 1 at 8:58 PM logoTrueBlue Reports Fiscal First Quarter 2017 Results - May 1 at 7:18 PM logoTrueBlue beats 1Q profit forecasts - May 1 at 7:18 PM logo Brokerages Anticipate Trueblue Inc (TBI) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $569.98 Million - April 29 at 9:30 AM logoTrueblue Inc (TBI) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Monday - April 29 at 7:23 AM logoTrueblue (TBI) Earns News Sentiment Score of 0.05 - April 28 at 5:06 PM logoTrueblue Inc (TBI) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.12 Per Share - April 27 at 1:26 PM logoTrueBlue (TBI) and MTS Systems (MTSC): Bull & Bear of the Day - April 26 at 9:36 PM logoBull of the Day: TrueBlue Inc. (TBI) - April 26 at 9:36 PM logoSomewhat Critical Press Coverage Very Likely to Impact Trueblue (TBI) Stock Price - April 24 at 2:18 PM logoTrueblue (TBI) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Study Finds - April 21 at 10:56 PM logoSomewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Trueblue (TBI) Stock Price - April 16 at 10:41 AM logoTrueBlue to Announce First Quarter 2017 Results - April 13 at 7:58 PM logoTrueblue (TBI) Given Daily News Impact Rating of 0.45 - April 13 at 11:09 AM logoCommit To Buy TrueBlue At $22.50, Earn 10% Annualized Using Options - April 13 at 9:23 AM logoTrueBlue, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : TBI-US : April 10, 2017 - April 10 at 8:55 AM logo$0.12 Earnings Per Share Expected for Trueblue Inc (TBI) This Quarter - April 6 at 9:49 AM logoTrueblue Inc (TBI) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by BMO Capital Markets - April 5 at 1:04 PM logoTrueblue Inc (TBI) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - April 3 at 12:23 PM logoIs Trueblue a Great Stock for Value Investors? - March 2 at 9:52 AM logoTRUEBLUE, INC. Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report - February 25 at 3:30 AM logoStaff Management | SMX Wins Inavero’s 2017 Best of Staffing® Client Award - February 21 at 4:49 PM logoTrueBlue CEO Steve Cooper Named Inaugural Member of Staffing Industry Analysts’ Hall of Fame - February 17 at 7:15 PM logoTrueBlue, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : TBI-US : February 9, 2017 - February 11 at 4:52 AM logoQ4 2016 TrueBlue Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close - February 9 at 6:02 AM logoTrueBlue Reports Fourth Quarter 2016 Results - February 9 at 6:02 AM logoTRUEBLUE, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Regulation FD Disclosure - February 9 at 6:02 AM logoEdited Transcript of TBI earnings conference call or presentation 8-Feb-17 10:00pm GMT - February 9 at 6:02 AM logoPeopleScout Adds Managed Service Provider Solutions to Its Suite of Talent Services - February 3 at 6:07 AM logoTrueBlue to Announce Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2016 Results - January 17 at 11:10 PM logoPeopleScout, a TrueBlue Company, Joins Ready to Work Business Collaborative to Support Hiring of Long-Term Unemployed - January 16 at 7:55 PM logoTrueBlue upgraded by Avondale - December 20 at 3:03 PM logoTrueBlue (TBI): Moving Average Crossover Alert - October 31 at 7:29 PM logoPost Earnings Coverage as TrueBlue Net Income Surge 17 Percent - October 26 at 11:15 AM logoTrueBlue Reports Fiscal 2016 Third Quarter Results - October 19 at 7:13 PM logoQ3 2016 TrueBlue Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close - October 19 at 10:50 AM logoStaffing Stocks' Q3 Earnings to Watch on Oct 19: RHI & TBI - October 18 at 10:57 AM logoTrueBlue to Announce 2016 Third Quarter Results - October 7 at 7:14 PM logoDeutsche Bank Sets A New Sell Rating On Trueblue Shares - August 18 at 7:57 PM


Trueblue (TBI) Chart for Monday, May, 22, 2017

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