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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.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.21
AVY's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
80% of the 1709 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. AVY: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
AVY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.04 Max: 0.34
Current: 0.21
0.01
0.34
Equity to Asset 0.25
AVY's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
90% of the 1545 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. AVY: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
AVY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.42
Current: 0.25
0.22
0.42
Interest Coverage 7.83
AVY's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
79% of the 1035 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 63.18 vs. AVY: 7.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AVY' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.65  Med: 7.88 Max: 10.82
Current: 7.83
3.65
10.82
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.62
M-Score: -2.80
WACC vs ROIC
8.48%
16.81%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
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
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

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

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 8.49
AVY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1699 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.72 vs. AVY: 8.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
AVY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -8.64  Med: 8.88 Max: 12.35
Current: 8.49
-8.64
12.35
Net-margin (%) 4.35
AVY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1699 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.13 vs. AVY: 4.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
AVY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -12.54  Med: 5.36 Max: 7.28
Current: 4.35
-12.54
7.28
ROE (%) 22.79
AVY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1675 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.09 vs. AVY: 22.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
AVY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -47.98  Med: 21.07 Max: 34.62
Current: 22.79
-47.98
34.62
ROA (%) 6.10
AVY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1719 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. AVY: 6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
AVY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -13.53  Med: 6.57 Max: 10.72
Current: 6.1
-13.53
10.72
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 36.36
AVY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1710 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.26 vs. AVY: 36.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
AVY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -39.84  Med: 29.12 Max: 52.84
Current: 36.36
-39.84
52.84
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.40
AVY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1402 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. AVY: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AVY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6  Med: 5.40 Max: 11.6
Current: 5.4
-6
11.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 8.50
AVY's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. AVY: 8.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AVY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -10  Med: 5.30 Max: 13.9
Current: 8.5
-10
13.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 21.80
AVY's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1082 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. AVY: 21.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AVY' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -18.7  Med: 5.10 Max: 21.8
Current: 21.8
-18.7
21.8
» AVY's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

AVY Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Ray Dalio 15,302 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 66,153 sh (+4.54%)
Robert Olstein 115,000 sh (+4.39%)
NWQ Managers 898,896 sh (+2.19%)
Mariko Gordon 93,618 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 15,483 sh (-23.27%)
RS Investment Management 996,121 sh (-28.21%)
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Q4 2014

AVY Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Joel Greenblatt 147,201 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 111,554 sh (New)
Jim Simons 5,600 sh (New)
John Hussman 4,000 sh (New)
Robert Olstein 121,000 sh (+5.22%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 68,940 sh (+4.21%)
RS Investment Management 997,992 sh (+0.19%)
Mariko Gordon 93,618 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
NWQ Managers 869,277 sh (-3.30%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,100 sh (-73.52%)
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Q1 2015

AVY Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Ray Dalio 3,802 sh (New)
James Barrow 74,769 sh (New)
Jim Simons 170,900 sh (+2951.79%)
Pioneer Investments 115,300 sh (+3.36%)
John Hussman 4,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 64,830 sh (-5.96%)
NWQ Managers 800,403 sh (-7.92%)
Mariko Gordon 81,196 sh (-13.27%)
Robert Olstein 101,000 sh (-16.53%)
RS Investment Management 686,663 sh (-31.20%)
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Q2 2015

AVY Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 8,100 sh (New)
Jim Simons 783,200 sh (+358.28%)
Robert Olstein Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
James Barrow Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Mariko Gordon 80,299 sh (-1.10%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 44,480 sh (-31.39%)
John Hussman 2,500 sh (-37.50%)
NWQ Managers 491,855 sh (-38.55%)
RS Investment Management 286,044 sh (-58.34%)
RS Investment Management 286,044 sh (-58.34%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 20.60
AVY's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1311 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 18.70 vs. AVY: 20.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
AVY' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.51  Med: 18.22 Max: 27.29
Current: 20.6
7.51
27.29
Forward P/E 15.41
AVY's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
52% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 15.95 vs. AVY: 15.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 20.60
AVY's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1310 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 18.60 vs. AVY: 20.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
AVY' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.52  Med: 19.13 Max: 27.39
Current: 20.6
7.52
27.39
P/B 4.94
AVY's P/B is ranked lower than
85% of the 1595 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. AVY: 4.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
AVY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.22  Med: 2.92 Max: 5.54
Current: 4.94
1.22
5.54
P/S 0.90
AVY's P/S is ranked higher than
51% of the 1694 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. AVY: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
AVY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.76 Max: 1.27
Current: 0.9
0.27
1.27
PFCF 14.64
AVY's PFCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 20.96 vs. AVY: 14.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
AVY' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.06  Med: 16.15 Max: 66.96
Current: 14.64
5.06
66.96
POCF 10.43
AVY's POCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 1126 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 14.29 vs. AVY: 10.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
AVY' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.44  Med: 10.55 Max: 18.48
Current: 10.43
3.44
18.48
EV-to-EBIT 13.38
AVY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
50% of the 1358 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 13.46 vs. AVY: 13.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AVY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -11.7  Med: 13.20 Max: 20.5
Current: 13.38
-11.7
20.5
Shiller P/E 24.22
AVY's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
57% of the 842 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 21.02 vs. AVY: 24.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
AVY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.67  Med: 23.91 Max: 93.62
Current: 24.22
6.67
93.62
Current Ratio 1.29
AVY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 1571 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. AVY: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AVY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.14 Max: 1.39
Current: 1.29
0.66
1.39
Quick Ratio 0.96
AVY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. AVY: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AVY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.82 Max: 1.06
Current: 0.96
0.47
1.06
Days Inventory 42.09
AVY's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
83% of the 1672 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 92.90 vs. AVY: 42.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AVY' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 38.42  Med: 40.35 Max: 44.89
Current: 42.09
38.42
44.89
Days Sales Outstanding 59.46
AVY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
69% of the 1372 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 77.27 vs. AVY: 59.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AVY' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 50.51  Med: 56.31 Max: 64.45
Current: 59.46
50.51
64.45

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.38
AVY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
61% of the 1790 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. AVY: 2.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
AVY' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.89  Med: 2.66 Max: 9.43
Current: 2.38
1.89
9.43
Dividend Payout 0.49
AVY's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
69% of the 1139 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. AVY: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
AVY' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.46 Max: 1.33
Current: 0.49
0.19
1.33
Dividend growth (3y) 10.20
AVY's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
64% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. AVY: 10.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
AVY' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -20.8  Med: 6.60 Max: 16.9
Current: 10.2
-20.8
16.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.99
AVY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1816 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. AVY: 2.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
AVY' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.38  Med: 3.35 Max: 11.86
Current: 2.99
2.38
11.86
Share Buyback Rate 3.60
AVY's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
97% of the 1039 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. AVY: 3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
AVY' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.6  Med: 0.50 Max: -2.7
Current: 3.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 15.84
AVY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
95% of the 1516 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. AVY: 15.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
AVY' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.39  Med: 9.25 Max: 185.33
Current: 15.84
3.39
185.33
Price/Projected FCF 1.35
AVY's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 869 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. AVY: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
AVY' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.35 Max: 3.03
Current: 1.35
0.61
3.03
Price/Median PS Value 1.18
AVY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
58% of the 1565 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. AVY: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
AVY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.37 Max: 2.58
Current: 1.18
0.45
2.58
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.85
AVY's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
87% of the 373 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. AVY: 2.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
AVY' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.43  Med: 2.57 Max: 4.39
Current: 2.85
1.43
4.39
Price/Graham Number 3.75
AVY's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
83% of the 1107 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. AVY: 3.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
AVY' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.77  Med: 3.00 Max: 11.32
Current: 3.75
1.77
11.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.50
AVY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1679 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. AVY: 7.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
AVY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.9  Med: 7.40 Max: 10.5
Current: 7.5
4.9
10.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 11.76
AVY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.72 vs. AVY: 11.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
AVY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 2.3  Med: 8.70 Max: 20.5
Current: 11.76
2.3
20.5

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 6,030 6,297 6,561
EPS($) 3.25 3.87 4.30
EPS without NRI($) 3.25 3.87 4.30

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Business Equipment
Compare:UTX, MMM, ARG, AP, EMR » details
Traded in other countries:AV3.Germany,
Avery Dennison Corp was incorporated in 1977 in the state of Delaware as Avery International Corporation. The Company's businesses include the production of pressure-sensitive materials, office products and a variety of tickets, tags, labels and other converted products. Its reporting segments are: Pressure-sensitive Materials, Retail Information Services and Retail Branding and Information Solutions. PSM segment manufactures and sells Fasson-, JAC-, and Avery Dennison-brand pressure-sensitive label and packaging materials, Avery- and Avery Dennison-brand graphics and graphic films, Avery Dennison-brand reflective products, Avery Dennison-brand tapes and performance polymers (largely used to manufacture pressure-sensitive materials). Its RBIS segment designs, manufactures and sells a variety of branding and information solutions to retailers, brand owners, apparel manufacturers, distributors and industrial customers on a global basis. Other specialty converting businesses include its DES and Vancive businesses. These businesses manufacture and sell specialty tapes, highly engineered films, pressure-sensitive postage stamps and other converted products. These businesses are generally not seasonal, except for certain automotive products due to plant shutdowns by automotive manufacturers. The Company develop, manufacture, source and sell Avery-branded products for office, school and home uses, including printable media, such as copier, ink-jet and laser printer labels, related computer software, ink-jet and laser printer card and index products, and organization, filing and presentation products, such as binders, dividers and sheet protectors. Its raw materials include paper, plastic films and resins, as well as specialty chemicals purchased from various commercial and industrial sources, which are subject to price fluctuations. Its products are not sold only by the company, but by third-party distributors and retailers as well. It competes with number of different businesses. The Company's trademarks are Avery Dennison, it's logo, and Fasson.
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