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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 9.31
BABB's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
73% of the 1386 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. BABB: 9.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BABB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 4.60 Max: N/A
Current: 9.31
Equity to Asset 0.72
BABB's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
80% of the 1223 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. BABB: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BABB' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.75 Max: 0.85
Current: 0.72
0.5
0.85
Interest Coverage 134.50
BABB's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
63% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 28.34 vs. BABB: 134.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BABB' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.29  Med: 42.23 Max: 134.5
Current: 134.5
2.29
134.5
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: -0.72
M-Score: -2.79
WACC vs ROIC
6.42%
10.15%
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 10.45
BABB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1389 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. BABB: 10.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BABB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -65.24  Med: 13.75 Max: 21.22
Current: 10.45
-65.24
21.22
Net-margin (%) 9.44
BABB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1391 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. BABB: 9.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BABB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -73.05  Med: 13.28 Max: 31.14
Current: 9.44
-73.05
31.14
ROE (%) 8.20
BABB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1368 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. BABB: 8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BABB' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -52.52  Med: 13.05 Max: 23.7
Current: 8.2
-52.52
23.7
ROA (%) 6.48
BABB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1409 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.26 vs. BABB: 6.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BABB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -43.79  Med: 9.04 Max: 18.1
Current: 6.48
-43.79
18.1
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 182.96
BABB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1398 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 10.77 vs. BABB: 182.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BABB' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2552.8  Med: 476.99 Max: 4200
Current: 182.96
-2552.8
4200
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -5.90
BABB's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1138 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. BABB: -5.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BABB' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -25.9  Med: -10.10 Max: -5.3
Current: -5.9
-25.9
-5.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 10.10
BABB's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. BABB: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BABB' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -18.3  Med: -4.70 Max: 81.7
Current: 10.1
-18.3
81.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 11.90
BABB's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. BABB: 11.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BABB' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -29.3  Med: 0.05 Max: 35.7
Current: 11.9
-29.3
35.7
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 19.70
BABB's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 21.50 vs. BABB: 19.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BABB' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.96  Med: 10.48 Max: 29.69
Current: 19.7
4.96
29.69
PE(NRI) 15.80
BABB's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1053 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 21.60 vs. BABB: 15.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BABB' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5  Med: 10.44 Max: 31.67
Current: 15.8
5
31.67
P/B 1.75
BABB's P/B is ranked lower than
52% of the 1341 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. BABB: 1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BABB' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.38 Max: 2.44
Current: 1.75
0.75
2.44
P/S 1.87
BABB's P/S is ranked lower than
66% of the 1449 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. BABB: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BABB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.62 Max: 2.79
Current: 1.87
0.7
2.79
PFCF 12.60
BABB's PFCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 692 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 21.48 vs. BABB: 12.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BABB' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.56  Med: 11.80 Max: 115
Current: 12.6
3.56
115
POCF 7.88
BABB's POCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 13.39 vs. BABB: 7.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BABB' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.17  Med: 8.93 Max: 90
Current: 7.88
3.17
90
EV-to-EBIT 15.96
BABB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
50% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.96 vs. BABB: 15.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BABB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -2.3  Med: 8.10 Max: 27.3
Current: 15.96
-2.3
27.3
Shiller P/E 12.80
BABB's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 22.79 vs. BABB: 12.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BABB' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.64  Med: 15.00 Max: 95
Current: 12.8
5.64
95
Current Ratio 1.42
BABB's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 1251 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. BABB: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BABB' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.07  Med: 1.96 Max: 2.7
Current: 1.42
1.07
2.7
Quick Ratio 1.40
BABB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 1250 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. BABB: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BABB' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1  Med: 1.92 Max: 2.63
Current: 1.4
1
2.63
Days Sales Outstanding 26.25
BABB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
67% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 38.58 vs. BABB: 26.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BABB' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 7.41  Med: 15.95 Max: 29.8
Current: 26.25
7.41
29.8

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 6.25
BABB's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
93% of the 1539 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. BABB: 6.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BABB' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.98  Med: 6.78 Max: 20.23
Current: 6.25
1.98
20.23
Dividend Payout 1.24
BABB's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
89% of the 918 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. BABB: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BABB' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.67 Max: 10
Current: 1.24
0.23
10
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.59
BABB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1547 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. BABB: 4.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BABB' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.43  Med: 4.90 Max: 14.61
Current: 4.59
1.43
14.61

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 12.60
BABB's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
69% of the 579 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.62 vs. BABB: 12.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
BABB' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.75  Med: 8.00 Max: 24
Current: 12.6
2.75
24
Price/Tangible Book 7.00
BABB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
85% of the 1266 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. BABB: 7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BABB' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 5.09 Max: 50
Current: 7
1.1
50
Price/Projected FCF 0.97
BABB's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. BABB: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BABB' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.68 Max: 1.22
Current: 0.97
0.33
1.22
Price/Median PS Value 1.11
BABB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 1313 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. BABB: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BABB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.82 Max: 1.64
Current: 1.11
0.01
1.64
Price/Graham Number 2.52
BABB's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
74% of the 910 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. BABB: 2.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
BABB' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.63 Max: 5
Current: 2.52
0.39
5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.30
BABB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1382 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. BABB: 6.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BABB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.7  Med: 12.10 Max: 32
Current: 6.3
3.7
32
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 7.36
BABB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 656 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.02 vs. BABB: 7.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BABB' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 0.9  Med: 8.70 Max: 24.5
Current: 7.36
0.9
24.5

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods
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BAB, Inc., a Delaware corporation was incorporated on July 12, 2000. The Company franchises and licenses bagel and muffin retail units under the BAB and MFM trade names. At November 30, 2012, the Company had 100 franchise units and 6 licensed units in operation in 24 states. The Company derives income from the sale of its trademark bagels, muffins and coffee through nontraditional channels of distribution including under licensing agreements with Kohr Bros. Frozen Custard, Kaleidoscoops, Green Beans Coffee, Sodexo and through direct home delivery of specialty muffin gift baskets and coffee. The BAB franchised brand consists of units operating as 'Big Apple Bagels,' featuring daily baked bagels, flavored cream cheeses, premium coffees, gourmet bagel sandwiches and other related products. Licensed BAB units serve the Company's par-baked frozen bagel and related products baked daily. BAB units are mainly concentrated in the Midwest and Western United States. The MFM brand consists of units operating as 'My Favorite Muffin,' featuring a large variety of freshly baked muffins, coffees and related products, and units operating as 'My Favorite Muffin and Bagel Cafe,' featuring these products as well as a variety of specialty bagel sandwiches and related products. The Company's main suppliers are Coffee Bean International, Dawn Food Products, Inc., Schreiber Foods, Coca-Cola and U.S. Foods. The trademarks and service marks 'Big Apple Bagels,' 'My Favorite Muffin' and 'Brewster's Coffee' are registered under applicable federal trademark law. These marks are licensed by the Company to its franchisees pursuant to Franchise Agreements. The Company mainly competes against numerous small, independently owned bagel bakeries and national fast food restaurants, such as Dunkin' Donuts, McDonald's and Starbucks that offer bagels, muffins, coffee and related products as part of their product offerings. Other competition includes supermarket bakery sections and prepackaged, fresh and frozen bagels. The Company is subject to the Trade Regulation Rule of the Federal Trade Commission (the 'FTC') entitled 'Disclosure Requirements and Prohibitions Concerning Franchising and Business Opportunity Ventures'' and state and local laws and regulations that govern the offer, sale and termination of franchises and the refusal to renew franchises.
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