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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.09
BMS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
55% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.27 vs. BMS: 0.09 )
BMS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 0.85
Current: 0.09

0.04
0.85
Equity to Asset 0.40
BMS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
50% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. BMS: 0.40 )
BMS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 0.53
Current: 0.4

0.37
0.53
Interest Coverage 5.58
BMS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
51% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.97 vs. BMS: 5.58 )
BMS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.78   Max: 20.32
Current: 5.58

4.78
20.32
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.66
M-Score: -2.73
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 8.18
BMS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.21 vs. BMS: 8.18 )
BMS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 6.72   Max: 11.91
Current: 8.18

6.72
11.91
Net-margin (%) 3.61
BMS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.14 vs. BMS: 3.61 )
BMS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 3.38   Max: 6.99
Current: 3.61

3.38
6.99
ROE (%) 11.28
BMS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.61 vs. BMS: 11.28 )
BMS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 9.35   Max: 18.72
Current: 11.28

9.35
18.72
ROA (%) 4.56
BMS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. BMS: 4.56 )
BMS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 4.09   Max: 9.19
Current: 4.56

4.09
9.19
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 20.63
BMS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 11.76 vs. BMS: 20.63 )
BMS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 15.92   Max: 40.07
Current: 20.63

15.92
40.07
Revenue Growth (%) 2.90
BMS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. BMS: 2.90 )
BMS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -0.1   Max: 13.6
Current: 2.9

-0.1
13.6
EBITDA Growth (%) -0.20
BMS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. BMS: -0.20 )
BMS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -2.2   Max: 14
Current: -0.2

-2.2
14
EPS Growth (%) 3.90
BMS's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. BMS: 3.90 )
BMS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -5.8   Max: 12.6
Current: 3.9

-5.8
12.6
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

BMS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 220,985 sh (+12.36%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,716 sh (+4.23%)
Bill Frels 3,424,561 sh (+0.61%)
Chuck Royce 464,800 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 150,700 sh (-38.99%)
Steven Cohen 7,441 sh (-81.15%)
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Q1 2014

BMS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Bill Frels 4,212,913 sh (+23.02%)
Steven Cohen 8,896 sh (+19.55%)
Joel Greenblatt 258,210 sh (+16.85%)
Chuck Royce 514,800 sh (+10.76%)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,100 sh (+3.02%)
Jim Simons 18,000 sh (-88.06%)
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Q2 2014

BMS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Bill Frels 4,662,315 sh (+10.67%)
Chuck Royce 514,800 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 222,637 sh (-13.78%)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,500 sh (-35.11%)
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Q3 2014

BMS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 54,400 sh (New)
Bill Frels 4,711,779 sh (+1.06%)
Chuck Royce 514,800 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 189,980 sh (-14.67%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BMS

(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 2013-09-30 Add 31.81%0.06%$38.9 - $42.23 $ 39.74-2%196670
John Keeley 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$38.9 - $42.23 $ 39.74-2%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add 42.05%0.09%$29.95 - $31.82 $ 39.7429%153968
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Add 30.29%0.06%$29.82 - $32.89 $ 39.7426%108389
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add 142.67%0.14%$29.78 - $32.48 $ 39.7437%83188
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 New Buy0.12%$27.53 - $31.99 $ 39.7436%34281
John Keeley 2011-12-31 Add 36.69%$27.53 - $31.99 $ 39.7436%13040
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.066%$28.6 - $34.25 $ 39.7427%0
John Keeley 2011-09-30 Reduce -64.05%0.01%$28.6 - $34.25 $ 39.7427%9540
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 21.60
BMS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
65% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 21.50 vs. BMS: 21.60 )
BMS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.96   Max: 23.91
Current: 21.6

10.96
23.91
P/B 2.49
BMS's P/B is ranked higher than
50% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. BMS: 2.49 )
BMS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.27   Max: 2.73
Current: 2.49

1.27
2.73
P/S 0.82
BMS's P/S is ranked higher than
64% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. BMS: 0.82 )
BMS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 1.14
Current: 0.82

0.47
1.14
PFCF 29.01
BMS's PFCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 142.36 vs. BMS: 29.01 )
BMS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.33   Max: 47.4
Current: 29.01

6.33
47.4
EV-to-EBIT 12.40
BMS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 16.35 vs. BMS: 12.40 )
BMS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.4   Max: 20.1
Current: 12.4

8.4
20.1
PEG 3.48
BMS's PEG is ranked higher than
79% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BMS: 3.48 )
BMS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.96   Max: 77.74
Current: 3.48

1.96
77.74
Shiller P/E 21.87
BMS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
75% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 40.14 vs. BMS: 21.87 )
BMS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.14   Max: 23.86
Current: 21.87

10.14
23.86
Current Ratio 2.64
BMS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. BMS: 2.64 )
BMS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.29   Max: 3.82
Current: 2.64

1.29
3.82
Quick Ratio 1.69
BMS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. BMS: 1.69 )
BMS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 3.06
Current: 1.69

0.74
3.06

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.72
BMS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
63% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. BMS: 2.72 )
BMS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.07   Max: 5.14
Current: 2.72

2.07
5.14
Dividend Payout 0.43
BMS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
72% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. BMS: 0.43 )
BMS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 1.59
Current: 0.43

0.31
1.59
Dividend growth (3y) 4.20
BMS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
72% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. BMS: 4.20 )
BMS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 14
Current: 4.2

2.9
14
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.25
BMS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
63% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. BMS: 3.25 )
BMS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.49   Max: 6.19
Current: 3.25

2.49
6.19
Share Buyback Rate 1.50
BMS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
90% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. BMS: 1.50 )
BMS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.4   Max: -1.6
Current: 1.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 8.99
BMS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
57% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. BMS: 8.99 )
BMS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.47   Max: 10.51
Current: 8.99

2.47
10.51
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.94
BMS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
85% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. BMS: 0.94 )
BMS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 2.26
Current: 0.94

0.61
2.26
Price/Median PS Value 0.99
BMS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. BMS: 0.99 )
BMS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 1.65
Current: 0.99

0.72
1.65
Price/Graham Number 2.53
BMS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
57% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. BMS: 2.53 )
BMS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 3.29
Current: 2.53

1.19
3.29
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.10
BMS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
76% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. BMS: 8.10 )
BMS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5   Max: 11.9
Current: 8.1

5
11.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 10.10
BMS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
81% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. BMS: 10.10 )
BMS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 6.3   Max: 14.6
Current: 10.1

6.3
14.6

Business Description

Industry: Packaging & Containers » Packaging & Containers
Compare:SON, BMBLY, AMCRY, BLL, REXMY » details
Traded in other countries:BE7.Germany
Bemis Co Inc is a Missouri corporation incorporated in 1885 as Bemis Bro. Bag Company with the name changed to Bemis Company, Inc. in 1965. The Company is a manufacturer of flexible packaging products and pressure sensitive materials, selling to customers throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, South America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. The Company's business activities are organized around its three reportable business segments, U.S. Packaging, Global Packaging and Pressure Sensitive Materials. The U.S. Packaging segment represents all food, consumer, and industrial products packaging-related manufacturing operations located in the United States. This segment manufactures multilayer polymer, blown and cast film structures to produce packaging sold for food and personal care product applications as well as non-food applications. Additional products include custom thermoformed packaging, and multiwall paper bags. Markets for these products include processed and fresh meat, liquids, frozen foods, cereals, snacks, cheese, coffee, condiments, candy, pet food, bakery, seed, lawn and garden, tissue, fresh produce, personal care and hygiene, disposable diapers, agribusiness, and minerals. The Global Packaging segment includes all packaging-related manufacturing operations located outside of the United States as well as medical device and pharmaceutical packaging manufacturing operations. This segment manufactures multilayer polymer, blown and cast film structures to produce packaging sold for a variety of food, medical, pharmaceutical, personal care, electronics, and industrial applications. Additional products include injection molded plastic and folding carton packaging. Markets for these products include processed and fresh meat, liquids, snacks, cheese, coffee, condiments, candy, bakery, tissue, fresh produce, personal care and hygiene, disposable diapers, agribusiness, pharmaceutical, and medical devices. The Pressure Sensitive Materials segment is a manufacturer of pressure sensitive adhesive coated paper and film substrates sold into label, graphic, and technical product markets. Products for label markets include narrow-web rolls of pressure sensitive paper, film, and metalized film printing stocks used in high-speed printing and die-cutting. Products for graphic markets include pressure sensitive films used for decorative signage through computer-aided plotters, digital and screen printers, and photographic overlaminate and mounting materials including optically clear films with built-in UV inhibitors. Polymer resins and films, paper, inks, adhesives, aluminum, and chemicals constitute the basic raw materials. The Sales offices and plants of Company are located throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia-Pacific to provide prompt and economical service to more than 30,000 customers. The competitors in the U.S. and Global Packaging segments include Amcor Limited, Berry Plastics Corporation, Bryce Corporation, C

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