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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 0.38
BH's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
52% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. BH: 0.38 )
BH' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 1.65
Current: 0.38

0.01
1.65
Equity to Asset 0.51
BH's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
67% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. BH: 0.51 )
BH' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 0.69
Current: 0.51

0.25
0.69
Interest Coverage 1.27
BH's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
67% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.87 vs. BH: 1.27 )
BH' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 24
Current: 1.27

0.35
24
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 2.07
M-Score: -2.11
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.74
BH's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.58 vs. BH: 2.74 )
BH' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -5.48   Max: 11.73
Current: 2.74

-5.48
11.73
Net-margin (%) 18.56
BH's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. BH: 18.56 )
BH' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.77   Max: 18.56
Current: 18.56

-3.77
18.56
ROE (%) 24.84
BH's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.93 vs. BH: 24.84 )
BH' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -8.1   Max: 24.84
Current: 24.84

-8.1
24.84
ROA (%) 14.19
BH's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. BH: 14.19 )
BH' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.42   Max: 14.19
Current: 14.19

-4.42
14.19
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.99
BH's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.93 vs. BH: 5.99 )
BH' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -7.72   Max: 23.72
Current: 5.99

-7.72
23.72
Revenue Growth (%) 3.20
BH's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. BH: 3.20 )
BH' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -1.3   Max: 21.9
Current: 3.2

-1.3
21.9
EBITDA Growth (%) 40.80
BH's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. BH: 40.80 )
BH' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -46.6   Max: 94.4
Current: 40.8

-46.6
94.4
EPS Growth (%) 69.80
BH's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. BH: 69.80 )
BH' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -40.5   Max: 69.8
Current: 69.8

-40.5
69.8
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Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

BH Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Mario Gabelli 100,734 sh (-5.23%)
Jim Simons 7,365 sh (-39.31%)
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Q4 2013

BH Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 1,760 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 100,594 sh (-0.14%)
Jim Simons 1,490 sh (-79.77%)
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Q1 2014

BH Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 1,760 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 100,024 sh (-0.57%)
Jim Simons 810 sh (-45.64%)
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Q2 2014

BH Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 1,760 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 99,596 sh (-0.43%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BH

(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 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.06%$365.2 - $403.54 $ 359.35-6%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Reduce -31.65%0.03%$328.49 - $389 $ 359.350%2825
Mario Gabelli 2012-06-30 Add 23.15%0.06%$367.79 - $418.94 $ 359.35-9%107798
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 42.83%0.04%$374.58 - $418.57 $ 359.35-3%3678
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Add 26.97%0.02%$286.77 - $391.88 $ 359.355%2575
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Add 68.86%0.04%$288.29 - $405.5 $ 359.354%2028
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 12.70
BH's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
96% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 29.90 vs. BH: 12.70 )
BH' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.92   Max: 58.7
Current: 12.7

3.92
58.7
P/B 1.10
BH's P/B is ranked higher than
91% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. BH: 1.10 )
BH' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 2.94
Current: 1.1

0.35
2.94
P/S 0.70
BH's P/S is ranked higher than
71% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. BH: 0.70 )
BH' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 1.12
Current: 0.7

0.16
1.12
EV-to-EBIT 41.34
BH's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
51% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 19.66 vs. BH: 41.34 )
BH' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.3   Max: 92.7
Current: 41.34

7.3
92.7
PEG 0.38
BH's PEG is ranked higher than
99% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BH: 0.38 )
BH' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 131.36
Current: 0.38

0.09
131.36
Shiller P/E 12.00
BH's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
98% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BH: 12.00 )
BH' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.01   Max: 40.83
Current: 12

5.01
40.83
Current Ratio 1.42
BH's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. BH: 1.42 )
BH' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 2.81
Current: 1.42

0.3
2.81
Quick Ratio 1.36
BH's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. BH: 1.36 )
BH' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 2.75
Current: 1.36

0.21
2.75

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.20
BH's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
90% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.96 vs. BH: 1.20 )
BH' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 5.76
Current: 1.2

0.64
5.76
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.70
BH's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
96% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. BH: 0.70 )
BH' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 20.98
Current: 0.7

0.75
20.98
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
BH's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. BH: 1.00 )
BH' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 2.28
Current: 1

0.37
2.28
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.50
BH's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BH: 0.50 )
BH' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 5.84
Current: 0.5

0.16
5.84
Price/Graham Number 0.90
BH's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
98% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.04 vs. BH: 0.90 )
BH' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 2.24
Current: 0.9

0.45
2.24
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.40
BH's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
61% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. BH: 2.40 )
BH' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 13.8
Current: 2.4

1.1
13.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 31.21
BH's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
94% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.75 vs. BH: 31.21 )
BH' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -32   Max: 55.1
Current: 31.21

-32
55.1

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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