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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.06
BERY's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
86% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. BERY: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
BERY' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.03 Max: N/A
Current: 0.06
Equity-to-Asset 0.03
BERY's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
97% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. BERY: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
BERY' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.1  Med: -0.03 Max: 0.03
Current: 0.03
-0.1
0.03
Interest Coverage 2.26
BERY's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
83% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 11.09 vs. BERY: 2.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BERY' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 1.43 Max: 2.26
Current: 2.26
0.13
2.26
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 1.80
Beneish M-Score: -2.85
WACC vs ROIC
8.98%
8.29%
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 % 10.05
BERY's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
75% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.17 vs. BERY: 10.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
BERY' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.92  Med: 6.82 Max: 10.05
Current: 10.05
0.92
10.05
Net Margin % 4.44
BERY's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
51% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.39 vs. BERY: 4.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
BERY' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.56  Med: 1.23 Max: 4.44
Current: 4.44
-6.56
4.44
ROE % 238.22
BERY's ROE % is ranked higher than
100% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.22 vs. BERY: 238.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
BERY' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 238.22  Med: 314.67 Max: 314.67
Current: 238.22
238.22
314.67
ROA % 3.68
BERY's ROA % is ranked lower than
51% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. BERY: 3.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
BERY' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.46  Med: 1.15 Max: 3.72
Current: 3.68
-11.46
3.72
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 23.39
BERY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
75% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 13.69 vs. BERY: 23.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
BERY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.6  Med: 19.79 Max: 25.9
Current: 23.39
4.6
25.9
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 10.10
BERY's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
80% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. BERY: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
BERY' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.4  Med: -8.65 Max: 10.1
Current: 10.1
-10.4
10.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 13.30
BERY's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
66% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. BERY: 13.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
BERY' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.8  Med: 4.85 Max: 13.3
Current: 13.3
-7.8
13.3
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

BERY Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Steven Cohen 1,481,600 sh (+109.18%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Ron Baron 1,450,000 sh (-27.50%)
Jim Simons 190,800 sh (-72.94%)
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Q2 2016

BERY Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Leon Cooperman 295,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,300 sh (New)
Jana Partners 2,509,430 sh (New)
Ron Baron 1,200,000 sh (-17.24%)
Jim Simons 145,700 sh (-23.64%)
Steven Cohen 540,567 sh (-63.51%)
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Q3 2016

BERY Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Joel Greenblatt 36,411 sh (New)
Jim Simons 577,800 sh (+296.57%)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,271 sh (+244.74%)
Leon Cooperman 565,000 sh (+91.53%)
Jana Partners Sold Out
Ron Baron 1,000,000 sh (-16.67%)
Steven Cohen 240,000 sh (-55.60%)
» More
Q4 2016

BERY Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 676,900 sh (+17.15%)
Paul Tudor Jones 19,851 sh (+8.65%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Ron Baron 800,000 sh (-20.00%)
Leon Cooperman 428,865 sh (-24.09%)
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Business Description

Industry: Packaging & Containers » Packaging & Containers    NAICS: 332439    SIC: 3569
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Berry Plastics Group Inc is a provider of plastic consumer packaging and engineered materials. Its products include drink cups, thin-wall containers, bottles, specialty closures, prescription vials and specialty films.

Berry Plastics Group Inc was established in 1967. The Company is a provider of plastic consumer packaging and engineered materials. Its products include specialty closures, prescription vials, specialty films, adhesives, corrosion protection materials, as well as drink cups, thin-wall containers, and bottles. It sells its products predominantly into stable, consumer-oriented end-markets, such as healthcare, personal care, and food and beverage. Through November 2015 its business was organized into four operating divisions: Rigid Open Top, Rigid Closed Top, (which together make up its Rigid Packaging business), Engineered Materials, and Flexible Packaging. In November 2015, the Company reorganized into three operating segments: Health, Hygiene and Specialties, Consumer Packaging, and Engineered Materials. The Health, Hygiene and Specialties segment will include the recently acquired Avintiv business and personal care films and international business that historically reported in its Flexible Packaging segment. The Consumer Packaging segment will consist of its historical Rigid Open Top segment, Rigid Closed Top segment, the food and consumer films business that historically reported in its Flexible Packaging segment, and the custom shrink films business that was historically reported in the Engineered Materials segment. The Engineered Material segment will include the old Engineered Material segment, excluding the custom shrink films business, and the converter films business that was historically reported in Flexible Packaging segment. The Rigid Packaging business products portfolio consists of Containers, Foodservice, Closures and Overcaps, Bottles and Prescription Containers, and Tubes. The Engineered Materials business product portfolio consists of Corrosion Protection Products, Tape Products, Retail Bags, PVC Films, Institutional Can Liners, and Stretch and Shrink Films. The Flexible Packaging business product portfolio consists of Personal Care Films, Food and Consumer Films, Converter Film.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 22.56
BERY's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 15.69 vs. BERY: 22.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
BERY' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.75  Med: 46.07 Max: 73.28
Current: 22.56
21.75
73.28
Forward PE Ratio 18.21
BERY's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 34 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 17.21 vs. BERY: 18.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 22.56
BERY's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
69% of the 263 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 15.86 vs. BERY: 22.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
BERY' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.75  Med: 46.07 Max: 73.28
Current: 22.56
21.75
73.28
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 10.91
BERY's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
68% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 15.72 vs. BERY: 10.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
BERY' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.78  Med: 10.37 Max: 16.12
Current: 10.91
7.78
16.12
PB Ratio 25.44
BERY's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. BERY: 25.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
BERY' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.1  Med: 29.35 Max: 75.09
Current: 25.44
24.1
75.09
PS Ratio 1.00
BERY's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. BERY: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
BERY' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.72 Max: 1.02
Current: 1
0.28
1.02
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 11.58
BERY's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
66% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 16.76 vs. BERY: 11.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
BERY' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.37  Med: 9.46 Max: 16.89
Current: 11.58
5.37
16.89
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 7.85
BERY's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
62% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.22 vs. BERY: 7.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
BERY' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.78  Med: 5.72 Max: 9.4
Current: 7.85
2.78
9.4
EV-to-EBIT 18.60
BERY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
71% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 12.34 vs. BERY: 18.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BERY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.5  Med: 19.4 Max: 25.3
Current: 18.6
15.5
25.3
EV-to-EBITDA 10.37
BERY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
55% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 9.67 vs. BERY: 10.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BERY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.8  Med: 10.1 Max: 12.8
Current: 10.37
7.8
12.8
PEG Ratio 3.10
BERY's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. BERY: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
BERY' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 5.75 Max: 272.2
Current: 3.1
3.1
272.2
Current Ratio 1.78
BERY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. BERY: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BERY' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.59  Med: 1.83 Max: 2.04
Current: 1.78
1.59
2.04
Quick Ratio 1.08
BERY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. BERY: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BERY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 1.04 Max: 1.22
Current: 1.08
0.87
1.22
Days Inventory 49.31
BERY's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
63% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 59.87 vs. BERY: 49.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BERY' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.99  Med: 51.1 Max: 52.82
Current: 49.31
26.99
52.82
Days Sales Outstanding 35.59
BERY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
91% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 70.10 vs. BERY: 35.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BERY' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.45  Med: 35.71 Max: 43.45
Current: 35.59
32.45
43.45
Days Payable 36.08
BERY's Days Payable is ranked lower than
71% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 51.46 vs. BERY: 36.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BERY' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.03  Med: 32.48 Max: 37.82
Current: 36.08
28.03
37.82

Buy Back

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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.60
BERY's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. BERY: -1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BERY' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13  Med: -11.5 Max: -1.6
Current: -1.6
-13
-1.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.87
BERY's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
77% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. BERY: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
BERY' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.59  Med: 1.65 Max: 1.88
Current: 1.87
1.59
1.88
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.39
BERY's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. BERY: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
BERY' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.06 Max: 1.41
Current: 1.39
0.44
1.41
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.37
BERY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
58% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. BERY: 5.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
BERY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 5.2 Max: 6.5
Current: 5.37
3.9
6.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 10.27
BERY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
67% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.72 vs. BERY: 10.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
BERY' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.7  Med: 10.3 Max: 11.5
Current: 10.27
6.7
11.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $6,379
EPS (TTM) $ 2.24
Beta1.30
Short Percentage of Float2.35%
52-Week Range $28.56 - 52.97
Shares Outstanding (Mil)128.80

Analyst Estimate

Sep17 Sep18 Sep19
Revenue (Mil $) 7,102 7,550 7,599
EPS ($) 2.78 3.25 3.35
EPS without NRI ($) 2.78 3.25 3.35
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Berry Plastics Looks Impressive Aug 22 2016 
Berry Plastics Is a Great Stock Jan 06 2016 
Ron Baron Reduces Stakes in 3rd Quarter Dec 30 2015 
Berry Plastics Will Reap Good Benefits Aug 19 2015 
This Leading Global Manufacturer Is Good For Investors’ Portfolio Feb 27 2015 
Baron Funds Comments on Berry Plastics Group Inc. Nov 21 2013 
Baron Funds Comments on Berry Plastics Group Aug 07 2013 
WEEKLY CFO SELLS HIGHLIGHT: THRX, BERY, IPG, PG, ZNGA, TSS May 05 2013 
Baron Funds Comments on Berry Plastics Group Feb 20 2013 

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