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Market Cap $M2,091Revenue $M2,683Net Margin (%)7.3Z-Score9.9
Enterprise Value $M1,972EPS $5.7Operating Margin %11.4F-Score7
P/E(ttm))10.3Cash Flow Per Share $-1.4Pre-tax Margin (%)11.3Higher ROA y-yY
Price/Book2.610-y EBITDA Growth Rate %0Quick Ratio1.6Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales0.85-y EBITDA Growth Rate %0Current Ratio2.8Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow0y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %77.0ROA % (ttm)20.9Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %0.9Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)28.2Less Shares Outstanding y-yN
Payout Ratio %9.0Shares Outstanding M23.1ROI % (ttm)12.7Gross Margin Increase y-yY

Gurus Latest Trades with SAFM

Number of guru portfolios checked: 56. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
SAFMJoel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add0.16%$76.59 - $97.3
($86.36)
$ 91.366%Add 31.99%538,175
SAFMDavid Dreman 2014-06-30 Add$76.59 - $97.3
($86.36)
$ 91.366%Add 26.44%746
SAFMJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add0.33%$70.55 - $78.96
($74.45)
$ 91.3623%Add 210.26%407,742
SAFMJohn Keeley 2014-03-31 Buy 0.04%$70.55 - $78.96
($74.45)
$ 91.3623%New holding, 32420 sh.32,420
SAFMDavid Dreman 2014-03-31 Buy $70.55 - $78.96
($74.45)
$ 91.3623%New holding, 590 sh.590
SAFMJoel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add0.09%$60.62 - $72.44
($66.55)
$ 91.3637%Add 65.88%131,419
SAFMJoel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add0.1%$64.02 - $75.07
($69.28)
$ 91.3632%Add 137.7%79,225
SAFMJoel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Reduce-0.09%$54.44 - $71.18
($63.23)
$ 91.3644%Reduce -48.26%33,330
SAFMJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add0.04%$47.55 - $56.09
($51.58)
$ 91.3677%Add 28.01%64,415
SAFMJoel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add0.1%$43.25 - $50.57
($46.94)
$ 91.3695%Add 220.95%50,319
SAFMJoel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Buy 0.05%$36.51 - $45.89
($41.42)
$ 91.36121%New holding, 15678 sh.15,678
SAFMLee Ainslie 2012-06-30 Sold Out -0.25%$45.23 - $54.88
($52.03)
$ 91.3676%Sold Out0
SAFMLee Ainslie 2011-09-30 Buy 0.2%$38.69 - $47.3
($43.2)
$ 91.36112%New holding, 298603 sh.298,603
SAFMGeorge Soros 2011-06-30 Sold Out $40.73 - $48.64
($45.44)
$ 91.36101%Sold Out0
SAFMJoel Greenblatt 2011-03-31 Sold Out $38.59 - $48.47
($42.54)
$ 91.36115%Sold Out0
SAFMGeorge Soros 2011-03-31 Add$38.59 - $48.47
($42.54)
$ 91.36115%Add 55.17%9,000
SAFMJoel Greenblatt 2010-12-31 Buy 0.11%$38.98 - $44.48
($41.47)
$ 91.36120%New holding, 8669 sh.8,669
SAFMGeorge Soros 2010-12-31 Buy $38.98 - $44.48
($41.47)
$ 91.36120%New holding, 5800 sh.5,800
SAFMDavid Dreman 2010-12-31 Sold Out -0.06%$38.98 - $44.48
($41.47)
$ 91.36120%Sold Out0
SAFMGeorge Soros 2010-09-30 Sold Out -0.01%$41.19 - $53.2
($45.58)
$ 91.36100%Sold Out0
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

SAFM is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
SAFM Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30538,1752.330.65+31.99%
SAFM David Dreman 2014-06-3074600.01+26.44%
SAFM John Keeley 2014-06-3030,8200.130.05-4.94%
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SAFM: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
BANKS FRED L JRDirector 2014-06-09Sell2,000$93.74-2.54view
MOONEY DIANNEDirector 2014-06-05Sell6,010$97.37-6.17view
PITTMAN JONES GAILDirector 2014-06-04Sell500$93.95-2.76view
LIVINGSTON PHIL KDirector 2014-05-30Sell975$91.63-0.29view
BANKS FRED L JRDirector 2014-03-28Sell2,000$76.519.42view
LIVINGSTON PHIL KDirector 2014-02-28Sell3,500$77.5417.82view
COCKRELL D MICHAELTreasurer & CFO 2014-02-28Sell5,287$77.2318.3view
KHAYAT ROBERT CDirector 2014-02-26Sell4,608$77.2418.28view
Bierbusse JohnDirector 2014-02-26Sell547$76.3219.71view
LIVINGSTON PHIL KDirector 2013-09-16Sell2,000$65.5939.29view

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