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: Employment Services
  • Sub-Industry: Human Resource & Employment Services
  • Symbol: NYSE:TBI
  • CUSIP: 89785X10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $898.08 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 41,578,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $20.57
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $25.13
  • 52 Week Range: $16.50 - $28.70
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 15.18
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.80
  • P/E Growth: 1.27
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.61 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.34
  • Book Value: $12.83 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.68
  • EBIDTA: $138.93 million
  • Net Margins: 2.27%
  • Return on Equity: 15.18%
  • Return on Assets: 7.29%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.16%
  • Current Ratio: 1.71%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.71%
  • Average Volume: 276,627 shs.
  • Beta: 2.38
  • Short Ratio: 2.01

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, July, 31st. The company reported $0.42 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.42. The firm earned $610.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $610.04 million. TrueBlue had a return on equity of 15.18% and a net margin of 2.27%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 9.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.54 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, October, 17th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for TrueBlue.

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

TrueBlue issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Monday, July, 31st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.550$0.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.65. The company issued revenue guidance of $645-$660 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $661.02 million.

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

3 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for TrueBlue's shares. Their predictions range from $15.00 to $23.00. On average, they anticipate TrueBlue's stock price to reach $18.67 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for TrueBlue.

Are investors shorting TrueBlue?

TrueBlue saw a drop in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 401,956 shares, a drop of 29.1% from the August 15th total of 566,578 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 277,275 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.4 days. Currently, 1.0% of the shares of the company are short sold.

Who are some of TrueBlue's key competitors?

Who are TrueBlue's key executives?

TrueBlue's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Joseph P. Sambataro Jr., Independent Chairman of the Board
  • A. Patrick Beharelle, President, Chief Operating Officer
  • Steven C. Cooper, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Derrek L. Gafford CPA, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • James E. Defebaugh, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Sean Ebner, Executive Vice President, President - PeopleReady
  • Wayne W. Larkin, Executive Vice President - Strategic Accounts
  • Jonathan D. Means, Executive Vice President, President -workforce management group
  • Taryn R. Owen, Executive Vice President, President - PeopleScout
  • Jeffrey B. Sakaguchi, Lead Independent Director

Who owns TrueBlue stock?

TrueBlue's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.28%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.87%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.03%), GMT Capital Corp (4.53%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (3.32%) and FMR LLC (2.91%). Company insiders that own TrueBlue stock include Derrek Lane Gafford, Gates Mckibbin, James E Defebaugh, Joseph P Sambataro Jr, 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, GMT Capital Corp, Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC., Tocqueville Asset Management L.P., Voya Investment Management LLC, BlackRock Inc. and Gotham Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold TrueBlue stock in the last year include Derrek Lane Gafford, James E Defebaugh, Joseph P Sambataro Jr, Steven C Cooper and Wayne W Larkin. 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 Vanguard Group Inc., Ameriprise Financial Inc., ClariVest Asset Management LLC, FMR LLC, Acadian Asset Management LLC, Nordea Investment Management AB, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership and Citigroup Inc.. 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.

What is TrueBlue's stock price today?

One share of TrueBlue stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.60.

MarketBeat Community Rating for TrueBlue (NYSE TBI)
Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  127 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  148 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  275
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about TrueBlue and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for TrueBlue (NYSE:TBI) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $18.67 (13.58% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for TrueBlue (NYSE:TBI)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/11/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$26.00 -> $23.00MediumView 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 CorporationDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$32.00 -> $26.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/26/2015 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
10/17/2017$0.58N/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2017Q2 2017$0.42$0.42$610.04 million$610.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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: $1.71
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.13$0.13$0.13
Q2 20171$0.47$0.47$0.47
Q3 20171$0.58$0.58$0.58
Q4 20171$0.53$0.53$0.53
(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: 89.82%
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
9/1/2017Wayne W. LarkinEVPSell10,000$20.38$203,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/5/2017Derrek Lane GaffordCFOSell20,000$27.75$555,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2017Joseph P Sambataro JrDirectorSell25,000$28.32$708,000.00View SEC Filing  
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 logoTrueBlue, Inc. (TBI) Short Interest Update - September 20 at 1:48 AM logoETFs with exposure to TrueBlue, Inc. : September 15, 2017 - September 16 at 9:18 AM logoTrueBlue, Inc. (TBI) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - September 13 at 2:53 PM logoTrueBlue (TBI) vs. On Assignment (ASGN) Head to Head Review - September 10 at 12:48 AM logoMEDIA ADVISORY: PeopleReady Hiring to Immediately Fill 2,000 Jobs For Houston Recovery Effort - September 7 at 9:44 AM logoMedia Advisory: TrueBlue COO Patrick Beharelle Available to Discuss Effort to Immediately Hire 2,000 Workers for Houston Recovery Effort, Preparedness Plans for Hurricane Irma - September 7 at 9:44 AM logoHead to Head Survey: TrueBlue (TBI) vs. Kforce (KFRC) - September 7 at 4:28 AM logoTrueBlue, Inc. (TBI) EVP Wayne W. Larkin Sells 10,000 Shares - September 6 at 8:50 PM logoValuEngine Lowers TrueBlue, Inc. (TBI) to Hold - September 2 at 12:32 PM logoBest Buy earnings, sales top Street estimates; retailer raises full-year outlook - CNBC - August 29 at 8:28 AM logoTrueBlue (TBI) & Kforce (KFRC) Critical Analysis - August 23 at 8:37 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate TrueBlue, Inc. (TBI) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $652.13 Million - August 22 at 9:08 AM logoTrueBlue, Inc. (TBI) Rating Lowered to C+ at TheStreet - August 22 at 7:52 AM logo$0.58 EPS Expected for TrueBlue, Inc. (TBI) This Quarter - August 20 at 4:20 PM logoTrueBlue, Inc. (TBI) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - August 19 at 12:52 PM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Trueblue Inc. - August 18 at 7:42 AM logoETFs with exposure to TrueBlue, Inc. : August 16, 2017 - August 17 at 8:14 AM logoTrueBlue's (NYSE:TBI) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at BMO Capital Markets - August 13 at 9:08 PM logoComparing TrueBlue (NYSE:TBI) & Kforce (KFRC) - August 12 at 4:22 PM logoTrueBlue, Inc. :TBI-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 3, 2017 - August 4 at 8:54 AM logoTrueBlue, Inc. (NYSE:TBI) Forecasted to Earn Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.58 Per Share - August 3 at 7:42 AM logoEdited Transcript of TBI earnings conference call or presentation 31-Jul-17 9:00pm GMT - August 2 at 7:39 AM logoTrueBlue Reports Fiscal Second Quarter 2017 Results - August 1 at 6:44 AM logoTrueBlue meets 2Q profit forecasts - August 1 at 6:44 AM logoTrueBlue, Inc. (NYSE:TBI) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Meets Estimates - July 31 at 9:46 PM logoTrueBlue, Inc. (TBI) Updates Q3 Earnings Guidance - July 31 at 6:34 PM logoTrueBlue, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : TBI-US : July 27, 2017 - July 28 at 8:33 AM logoReviewing TrueBlue (NYSE:TBI) and 51job (JOBS) - July 28 at 7:14 AM logoTrueBlue, Inc. (TBI) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - July 25 at 3:07 PM logoTrueBlue, Inc. (TBI) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Monday - July 24 at 8:43 AM logoTrueBlue, Inc. (NYSE:TBI) to Release Earnings on Tuesday - July 14 at 8:06 AM logoTrueBlue, Inc. (NYSE:TBI) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $610.23 Million - July 13 at 12:03 PM logoTrueBlue to Announce Second Quarter 2017 Results - July 13 at 10:14 AM logoTrueBlue, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : TBI-US : July 10, 2017 - July 11 at 8:18 AM logoTrueBlue, Inc. (TBI) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.42 Per Share - July 11 at 7:24 AM logoHudson Global (HSON) versus TrueBlue (NYSE:TBI) Critical Analysis - July 7 at 12:24 PM logoAnalyzing Trueblue (TBI) and ManpowerGroup (MAN) - June 21 at 2:10 PM logoTrueBlue, Inc. (TBI) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $610.23 Million - June 17 at 11:00 AM logoETFs with exposure to TrueBlue, Inc. : June 15, 2017 - June 15 at 4:37 PM logoTrueBlue, Inc. – Value Analysis (NYSE:TBI) : June 15, 2017 - June 15 at 4:37 PM logoTrueBlue, Inc. (TBI) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.42 Per Share - June 15 at 8:00 AM logoTrueBlue, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : TBI-US : June 14, 2017 - June 15 at 1:56 AM logoTrueBlue Reports Executive Changes - June 13 at 8:15 PM logoContrasting Engility Holdings (EGL) & Trueblue (TBI) - June 8 at 12:06 AM logoDerrek Lane Gafford Sells 20,000 Shares of Trueblue Inc (TBI) Stock - June 7 at 7:50 PM logoTrueblue Inc (TBI) Director Joseph P. Sambataro, Jr. Sells 25,000 Shares - June 5 at 7:42 PM logoTrueBlue, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : TBI-US : June 1, 2017 - June 2 at 1:32 AM logoIs TrueBlue (TBI) a Great Stock for Value Investors? - May 31 at 12:07 PM logoTrueblue Inc (TBI) Lifted to Market Perform at BMO Capital Markets - May 26 at 9:25 AM logoETFs with exposure to TrueBlue, Inc. : May 22, 2017 - May 22 at 7:07 PM



TrueBlue (TBI) Chart for Tuesday, September, 26, 2017

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