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Trimble Inc (TRMB) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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Trimble Inc (TRMB) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. Trimble Inc provides location-based solutions used in global positioning system products. The company offers 3D laser scanning, flow and application control and monitoring systems, water management, and navigation infrastructure for various applications. Trimble Inc has a market cap of $10.03 billion; its shares were traded at around $39.92 with a P/E ratio of 35.96 and P/S ratio of 3.28. Trimble Inc had annual average EBITDA growth of 9.80% over the past ten years. GuruFocus rated Trimble Inc the business predictability rank of 2.5-star.


For the last quarter Trimble Inc reported a revenue of $785.5 million, compared with the revenue of $707.5 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $3.1 billion, an increase of 17.1% from last year. For the last five years Trimble Inc had an average revenue growth rate of 5.5% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $1.12 for the year, an increase of 138.3% from previous year. Over the last five years Trimble Inc had an average EPS decline of 0.3% a year. The Trimble Inc had a decent operating margin of 10.58%, compared with the operating margin of 9.53% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Trimble Inc is 9.82%. The profitability rank of the company is 8 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Trimble Inc has the cash and cash equivalents of $172.5 million, compared with $358.5 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $1.7 billion, compared with $785.5 million in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is 4.5. Trimble Inc has a financial strength rank of 5 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $39.92, Trimble Inc is traded at close to its historical median P/S valuation band of $38.95. The P/S ratio of the stock is 3.28, while the historical median P/S ratio is 3.18. The intrinsic value of the stock is $12.34 a share, according to GuruFocus DCF Calculator. The stock gained 4.28% during the past 12 months.

CEO Recent Trades:

  • President & CEO Steven W Berglund sold 381,675 shares of TRMB stock on 02/08/2019 at the average price of $37.73. The price of the stock has increased by 5.8% since.

CFO Recent Trades:

  • CFO Robert G Painter sold 6,381 shares of TRMB stock on 02/12/2019 at the average price of $38.82. The price of the stock has increased by 2.83% since.

Directors and Officers Recent Trades:

  • Vice President Bryn Fosburgh sold 13,573 shares of TRMB stock on 02/13/2019 at the average price of $38.82. The price of the stock has increased by 2.83% since.
  • Director Ulf J Johansson sold 85,000 shares of TRMB stock on 02/08/2019 at the average price of $38.05. The price of the stock has increased by 4.91% since.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of TRMB, click here.

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