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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.18
AVY's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
60% of the 1950 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. AVY: 0.18 )
AVY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.34
Current: 0.18

0.01
0.34
Equity to Asset 0.33
AVY's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
56% of the 1933 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. AVY: 0.33 )
AVY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 0.43
Current: 0.33

0.22
0.43
Interest Coverage 7.77
AVY's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
50% of the 1119 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 27.24 vs. AVY: 7.77 )
AVY' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.65   Max: 10.82
Current: 7.77

3.65
10.82
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.24
M-Score: -2.37
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 7.47
AVY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1815 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.33 vs. AVY: 7.47 )
AVY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -8.64   Max: 12.35
Current: 7.47

-8.64
12.35
Net-margin (%) 3.51
AVY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1815 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. AVY: 3.51 )
AVY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -12.54   Max: 7.28
Current: 3.51

-12.54
7.28
ROE (%) 14.46
AVY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1800 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.31 vs. AVY: 14.46 )
AVY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -54.8   Max: 34.23
Current: 14.46

-54.8
34.23
ROA (%) 4.68
AVY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. AVY: 4.68 )
AVY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -14.93   Max: 10.5
Current: 4.68

-14.93
10.5
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 38.69
AVY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1813 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.41 vs. AVY: 38.69 )
AVY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -31.79   Max: 38.69
Current: 38.69

-31.79
38.69
Revenue Growth (%) 4.20
AVY's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1709 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. AVY: 4.20 )
AVY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -6   Max: 11.6
Current: 4.2

-6
11.6
EBITDA Growth (%) 5.90
AVY's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1489 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. AVY: 5.90 )
AVY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -10   Max: 13.9
Current: 5.9

-10
13.9
EPS Growth (%) 2.40
AVY's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1336 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. AVY: 2.40 )
AVY' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -18.7   Max: 16.8
Current: 2.4

-18.7
16.8
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

AVY Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jeremy Grantham 10,391 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 32,600 sh (+102.48%)
Jim Simons 658,100 sh (+58.31%)
RS Investment Management 2,244,884 sh (+0.8%)
Mariko Gordon 96,831 sh (-0.14%)
Joel Greenblatt 140,413 sh (-3.95%)
Robert Olstein 145,000 sh (-4.61%)
Steven Cohen 117,665 sh (-52.15%)
John Keeley 42,845 sh (-70.48%)
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Q4 2013

AVY Guru Trades in Q4 2013

NWQ Managers 410,927 sh (New)
Jim Simons 968,100 sh (+47.11%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
John Keeley Sold Out
Mariko Gordon 96,258 sh (-0.59%)
Robert Olstein 117,000 sh (-19.31%)
RS Investment Management 1,791,434 sh (-20.2%)
Paul Tudor Jones 22,700 sh (-30.37%)
Joel Greenblatt 92,581 sh (-34.07%)
Steven Cohen 57,351 sh (-51.26%)
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Q1 2014

AVY Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 8,298 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 264,594 sh (+361.36%)
NWQ Managers 737,047 sh (+79.36%)
Joel Greenblatt 157,871 sh (+70.52%)
Robert Olstein 117,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 951,825 sh (-1.68%)
Mariko Gordon 93,705 sh (-2.65%)
RS Investment Management 1,489,732 sh (-16.84%)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,556 sh (-18.26%)
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Q2 2014

AVY Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 63,280 sh (New)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with AVY

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 70.52%0.05%$46.99 - $52.14 $ 47.31-5%157871
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -34.07%0.07%$42.28 - $50.65 $ 47.310%92581
John Keeley 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.03%$42.28 - $50.65 $ 47.310%0
John Keeley 2013-09-30 Reduce -70.48%0.08%$42.76 - $46.15 $ 47.317%42845
John Keeley 2013-06-30 Reduce -80.72%0.52%$40.13 - $44.46 $ 47.3111%145145
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.32%$34.92 - $43.58 $ 47.3120%146343
John Keeley 2012-09-30 New Buy0.44%$27.27 - $32.03 $ 47.3156%628300
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.17%$27.27 - $32.03 $ 47.3156%0
Lee Ainslie 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.09%$27.27 - $32.03 $ 47.3156%0
Lee Ainslie 2012-06-30 Reduce -94.05%1.6%$26.5 - $32.46 $ 47.3160%228009
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.17%$26.5 - $32.46 $ 47.3160%83080
Ray Dalio 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.05%$26.5 - $32.46 $ 47.3160%0
John Hussman 2012-06-30 Sold Out $26.5 - $32.46 $ 47.3160%0
Lee Ainslie 2012-03-31 Reduce -25.46%0.53%$27.15 - $31.03 $ 47.3174%3832190
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.18%$27.15 - $31.03 $ 47.3174%0
Ray Dalio 2012-03-31 New Buy0.05%$27.15 - $31.03 $ 47.3174%108833
John Hussman 2012-03-31 New Buy$27.15 - $31.03 $ 47.3174%1500
Lee Ainslie 2011-12-31 New Buy2.1%$23.97 - $28.77 $ 47.3178%5140821
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 New Buy0.18%$23.97 - $28.77 $ 47.3178%51183
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.17%$23.97 - $28.77 $ 47.3178%0
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 Add 54.08%0.06%$25.06 - $39.59 $ 47.3158%453894
PRIMECAP Management 2011-06-30 Sold Out $36.33 - $43.11 $ 47.3117%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 20.40
AVY's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
72% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 24.10 vs. AVY: 20.40 )
AVY' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.51   Max: 27.29
Current: 20.4

7.51
27.29
P/B 3.20
AVY's P/B is ranked lower than
51% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. AVY: 3.20 )
AVY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.22   Max: 5.31
Current: 3.2

1.22
5.31
P/S 0.76
AVY's P/S is ranked higher than
72% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. AVY: 0.76 )
AVY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 1.34
Current: 0.76

0.27
1.34
PFCF 61.60
AVY's PFCF is ranked higher than
68% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 43.47 vs. AVY: 61.60 )
AVY' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.06   Max: 66.96
Current: 61.6

5.06
66.96
EV-to-EBIT 11.52
AVY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 17.33 vs. AVY: 11.52 )
AVY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9.5   Max: 20.5
Current: 11.52

9.5
20.5
Shiller P/E 72.60
AVY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AVY: 72.60 )
AVY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.67   Max: 79.32
Current: 72.6

6.67
79.32
Current Ratio 1.35
AVY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 1946 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. AVY: 1.35 )
AVY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 1.42
Current: 1.35

0.66
1.42
Quick Ratio 0.99
AVY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 1946 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. AVY: 0.99 )
AVY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 1.06
Current: 0.99

0.47
1.06

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.58
AVY's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
74% of the 1505 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. AVY: 2.58 )
AVY' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.89   Max: 9.43
Current: 2.58

1.89
9.43
Dividend Payout 0.46
AVY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
80% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.51 vs. AVY: 0.46 )
AVY' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 1.33
Current: 0.46

0.19
1.33
Dividend growth (3y) 12.50
AVY's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
82% of the 981 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. AVY: 12.50 )
AVY' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -20.8   Max: 16.9
Current: 12.5

-20.8
16.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.83
AVY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1520 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. AVY: 2.83 )
AVY' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.06   Max: 10.26
Current: 2.83

2.06
10.26
Share Buyback Rate 2.10
AVY's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
91% of the 1240 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. AVY: 2.10 )
AVY' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.1   Max: -2.7
Current: 2.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 7.00
AVY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
56% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. AVY: 7.00 )
AVY' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.92   Max: 185.33
Current: 7

2.92
185.33
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.10
AVY's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
90% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AVY: 1.10 )
AVY' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 3.03
Current: 1.1

0.6
3.03
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
AVY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. AVY: 1.00 )
AVY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 2.55
Current: 1

0.44
2.55
Price/Graham Number 2.40
AVY's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
62% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. AVY: 2.40 )
AVY' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.57   Max: 11.32
Current: 2.4

1.57
11.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.00
AVY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1808 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. AVY: 9.00 )
AVY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.9   Max: 10.5
Current: 9

4.9
10.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 6.27
AVY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1384 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.57 vs. AVY: 6.27 )
AVY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 18.3
Current: 6.27

2.1
18.3

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
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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.
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