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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 0.42
BH's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
61% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. BH: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BH' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.15 Max: N/A
Current: 0.42
Equity to Asset 0.55
BH's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
60% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. BH: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BH' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.53 Max: 0.69
Current: 0.55
0.42
0.69
Interest Coverage 0.71
BH's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
97% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 27.30 vs. BH: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BH' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.71  Med: 3.92 Max: 24
Current: 0.71
0.71
24
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.93
M-Score: -1.07
WACC vs ROIC
4.74%
1.14%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -0.06
BH's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.78 vs. BH: -0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BH' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -5.48  Med: 8.48 Max: 11.73
Current: -0.06
-5.48
11.73
Net-margin (%) 4.74
BH's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. BH: 4.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BH' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.77  Med: 4.75 Max: 18.56
Current: 4.74
-3.77
18.56
ROE (%) 5.69
BH's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. BH: 5.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BH' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -7.82  Med: 12.81 Max: 30.7
Current: 5.69
-7.82
30.7
ROA (%) 3.03
BH's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. BH: 3.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BH' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.23  Med: 6.02 Max: 15.92
Current: 3.03
-4.23
15.92
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 13.44
BH's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 13.74 vs. BH: 13.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BH' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -4.49  Med: 14.81 Max: 66.26
Current: 13.44
-4.49
66.26
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.00
BH's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. BH: -2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BH' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -2  Med: 8.00 Max: 21.9
Current: -2
-2
21.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -7.60
BH's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. BH: -7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BH' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -46.6  Med: 8.00 Max: 94.4
Current: -7.6
-46.6
94.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -11.20
BH's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. BH: -11.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BH' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -40.6  Med: 9.30 Max: 69.7
Current: -11.2
-40.6
69.7
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

BH Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Mario Gabelli 117,943 sh (+18.42%)
Chuck Royce 1,760 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2014

BH Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Mario Gabelli 136,401 sh (+15.65%)
Chuck Royce 1,760 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2015

BH Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Donald Smith 14,449 sh (New)
James Barrow 5,310 sh (New)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 132,692 sh (-2.72%)
Mario Gabelli 133,251 sh (-0.30%)
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2015

BH Guru Trades in 2015

Mario Gabelli 132,025 sh (-0.92%)
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Biglari Holdings' Rights Offering Seems to Mostly Benefit The Chairman/CEO
Biglari Holdings (BH) is followed by many in the hopes that it can be the next Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A). Steak ‘n Shake is currently the core of the company, and Biglari is starting to diversify itself with its recent purchases of Maxim Magazine and First Guard Insurance. Sardar Biglari, the chairman and CEO of Biglari Holdings, helped turn around Steak ‘n Shake from a company with large losses to a company that can generate cash flow to help invest in other businesses for further growth. Read more...
Biglari Holdings: Undervalued at $430 per share
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 26.61
BH's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
52% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 27.70 vs. BH: 26.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BH' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.19  Med: 18.01 Max: 66.8
Current: 26.61
4.19
66.8
Forward P/E 12.25
BH's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 18.94 vs. BH: 12.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 26.60
BH's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
52% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 27.10 vs. BH: 26.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BH' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.19  Med: 18.03 Max: 66.85
Current: 26.6
4.19
66.85
P/B 1.16
BH's P/B is ranked higher than
90% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. BH: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BH' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.52 Max: 2.58
Current: 1.16
0.35
2.58
P/S 1.26
BH's P/S is ranked lower than
53% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. BH: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BH' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.73 Max: 1.31
Current: 1.26
0.16
1.31
POCF 42.79
BH's POCF is ranked lower than
85% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 15.12 vs. BH: 42.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BH' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.01  Med: 8.53 Max: 44.25
Current: 42.79
4.01
44.25
EV-to-EBIT 24.18
BH's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
65% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 19.17 vs. BH: 24.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BH' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -2715.7  Med: 12.30 Max: 92.1
Current: 24.18
-2715.7
92.1
PEG 1.74
BH's PEG is ranked higher than
72% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.72 vs. BH: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
BH' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.63 Max: 131.36
Current: 1.74
0.09
131.36
Shiller P/E 12.97
BH's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
93% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 34.07 vs. BH: 12.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BH' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.02  Med: 20.09 Max: 40.16
Current: 12.97
5.02
40.16
Current Ratio 1.61
BH's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. BH: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BH' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.70 Max: 2.81
Current: 1.61
0.3
2.81
Quick Ratio 1.55
BH's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. BH: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BH' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.58 Max: 2.75
Current: 1.55
0.21
2.75
Days Inventory 4.14
BH's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
87% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.16 vs. BH: 4.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BH' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 3.9  Med: 5.34 Max: 8.51
Current: 4.14
3.9
8.51
Days Sales Outstanding 10.76
BH's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
55% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.05 vs. BH: 10.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BH' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 1.58  Med: 3.48 Max: 11.55
Current: 10.76
1.58
11.55

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.28
BH's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
89% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.37 vs. BH: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BH' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.92 Max: 4.94
Current: 1.28
0.64
4.94
Price/Projected FCF 0.87
BH's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. BH: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BH' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.59 Max: 20.97
Current: 0.87
0.72
20.97
Price/Median PS Value 1.74
BH's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
75% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. BH: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BH' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.07 Max: 2.34
Current: 1.74
0.38
2.34
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 5.21
BH's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
96% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. BH: 5.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
BH' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.18  Med: 1.36 Max: 5.42
Current: 5.21
0.18
5.42
Price/Graham Number 1.32
BH's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
79% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. BH: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
BH' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.28 Max: 2.24
Current: 1.32
0.5
2.24
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.10
BH's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. BH: 4.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BH' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 7.80 Max: 12.4
Current: 4.1
1.1
12.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 9.98
BH's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.15 vs. BH: 9.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BH' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -35.9  Med: 8.50 Max: 58.1
Current: 9.98
-35.9
58.1

Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants
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Biglari Holdings Inc., is an Indiana Corporation. It is a diversified holding company engaged in a number of diverse business activities. The Company is currently engaged in and the franchising and operating of restaurants. Its reportable segments are Restaurant Operations and Investment Management. The Company's Restaurant Operations' activities are conducted through two restaurant concepts, Steak n Shake and Western Sizzlin. Steak n Shake operates 413 company-operated restaurants and 76 franchised units in 22 states and Western operates 5 company-operated restaurants and 89 franchised units in 17 states. Steak n Shake is engaged in the ownership, operation, and franchising of Steak n Shake restaurants. Steak n Shake is a classic American brand serving premium burgers and milk shakes. Western Sizzlin is engaged in the franchising of restaurants. Western Sizzlin offers signature steak dishes as well as other classic American menu items. Western Sizzlin also operates other concepts, Great American Steak & Buffet, and Wood Grill Buffet consisting of hot and cold food buffet style dining. The Investment Management segment is composed of Biglari Capital and Western Investments, Inc. This segment provides investment advisory services to private investment funds. Steak n Shake trademarks that are registered for restaurant services are 'Steak n Shake', 'Steak'n Shake Famous For Steakburgers', 'Famous For Steakburgers', 'Takhomasak', 'Original Steakburgers', 'In Sight It Must Be Right', 'Steak n Shake It's a Meal', 'The Original Steakburger', 'Steak n Shake In Sight it Must be Right', and 'Original Double Steakburger'. Western trademarks that are registered for restaurant services are 'Western Sizzlin', 'Western Sizzlin Steak House', 'Western', 'Sizzlin', 'Western Sizzlin Wood Grill and Buffet', and 'Western Sizzlin Wood Grill'. The Company is subject to various federal, state and local laws affecting its Restaurant Operations.
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