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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

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2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
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5. Predictability Rank•

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Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

ARDNA Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Chuck Royce 298,400 sh (+3.89%)
Jim Simons 7,100 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2013

ARDNA Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 7,100 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 279,900 sh (-6.2%)
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Q4 2013

ARDNA Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Mario Gabelli 6,600 sh (New)
Jim Simons 7,600 sh (+7.04%)
Chuck Royce 271,489 sh (-3.01%)
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Q1 2014

ARDNA Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ARDNA

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Mario Gabelli 2014-03-31 Sold Out $125.83 - $127.5 $ 126.380%0
Mario Gabelli 2013-12-31 New Buy$124.32 - $132.27 $ 126.38-2%6600
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Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.79
ARDNA's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
83% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. ARDNA: 0.79 )
ARDNA' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 0.79

Dividend Payout 0.20
ARDNA's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
87% of the 589 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. ARDNA: 0.20 )
ARDNA' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 0.2

Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.79
ARDNA's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
83% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. ARDNA: 0.79 )
ARDNA' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 0.79

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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Defensive » Grocery Stores
Compare:TSCDY, WOLWF, WFAFY, CBD, CRRFY » details
Arden Group, Inc is a Delaware Corporation organized in 1988. is a holding company which conducts operations through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Arden-Mayfair, Inc. (Arden-Mayfair) and Arden-Mayfair's wholly-owned subsidiary, Gelson's Markets (Gelson's) which operates supermarkets in Southern California. The Company also owns certain real estate properties through a subsidiary, Mayfair Realty, Inc. (Mayfair Realty) which is wholly-owned by the Company and Arden-Mayfair. Gelson's operates approximately 17 full-service supermarkets in Southern California, which carry both perishable and dry grocery products. Gelson's business strategy is to offer a comfortable upscale shopping experience which is superior to its competitors in terms of customer service and merchandise quality, selection and presentation. The goal of this strategy is to continue to develop and maintain Gelson's loyal base of customers and appeal to potential new customers. The merchandise offerings in the markets are tailored in response to Gelson's customer profile. Gelson's stores, which range in size from approximately 18,000 to 40,000 square feet, typically carry a wide range of items, including traditional grocery categories such as dry groceries, produce, meat, seafood, bakery, dairy, wine and liquor, floral, sushi, vitamins and health and beauty aids. Gelson's emphasizes customer service by offering a variety of service departments including meat, seafood, delicatessen, floral, sushi, cheese and bakery departments. All sushi and most bakery departments are operated by third parties. Some Gelson's stores include additional service departments such as fresh pizza, coffee bars, self-service hot and cold food cases, gelato bars and carving carts offering cooked poultry and meats. Gelson's is subject to regulation by a variety of governmental agencies, including the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, and state and local health departments.
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Arden Group: Balance Sheet Weakened with Special Dividend and Operating Leases Dec 10 2012 
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Chuck Royce Buys Arden Group (ARDNA) as it Hits New Lows Feb 09 2011 
Arden Group Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 10 2010 
Arden Group Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 11 2010 
Arden Group- Compelling valuations Jul 25 2010 
Arden Group Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 12 2010 
Arden Group Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 12 2009 
Arden Group, Inc. Announces Second Quarter Earnings Aug 12 2009 

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