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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 0.06
BMS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
92% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. BMS: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BMS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.09 Max: 0.85
Current: 0.06
0.04
0.85
Equity to Asset 0.38
BMS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
71% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. BMS: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BMS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.46 Max: 0.53
Current: 0.38
0.37
0.53
Interest Coverage 6.71
BMS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
63% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 12.21 vs. BMS: 6.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BMS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.78  Med: 8.02 Max: 20.32
Current: 6.71
4.78
20.32
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.83
M-Score: -3.02
WACC vs ROIC
2.43%
9.71%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 9.77
BMS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.81 vs. BMS: 9.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BMS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 6.37  Med: 9.54 Max: 11.91
Current: 9.77
6.37
11.91
Net-margin (%) 4.65
BMS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. BMS: 4.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BMS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 3.38  Med: 5.17 Max: 6.99
Current: 4.65
3.38
6.99
ROE (%) 13.26
BMS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.69 vs. BMS: 13.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BMS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 9.35  Med: 12.77 Max: 18.72
Current: 13.26
9.35
18.72
ROA (%) 5.18
BMS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. BMS: 5.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BMS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 4.09  Med: 5.96 Max: 9.19
Current: 5.18
4.09
9.19
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 21.28
BMS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 9.08 vs. BMS: 21.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BMS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 16.1  Med: 20.37 Max: 43.56
Current: 21.28
16.1
43.56
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -5.40
BMS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. BMS: -5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BMS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -5.4  Med: 6.70 Max: 13.6
Current: -5.4
-5.4
13.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 2.20
BMS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. BMS: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BMS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -2.2  Med: 5.70 Max: 10.9
Current: 2.2
-2.2
10.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 10.90
BMS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. BMS: 10.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BMS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -5.8  Med: 4.70 Max: 12.2
Current: 10.9
-5.8
12.2
» BMS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

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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Q4 2014

BMS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Steven Cohen 592,300 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,983 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 41,810 sh (New)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Bill Frels 4,697,564 sh (-0.30%)
Chuck Royce 489,800 sh (-4.86%)
Joel Greenblatt 11,803 sh (-93.79%)
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Q1 2015

BMS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 395,200 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 4,690 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,300 sh (+166.91%)
Bill Frels 4,700,187 sh (+0.06%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce 451,300 sh (-7.86%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 36,160 sh (-13.51%)
Steven Cohen 225,000 sh (-62.01%)
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Q2 2015

BMS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 41,030 sh (+13.47%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 34.00
BMS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
61% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 17.80 vs. BMS: 34.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BMS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.96  Med: 18.80 Max: 35.8
Current: 34
10.96
35.8
Forward P/E 16.21
BMS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
71% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 12.41 vs. BMS: 16.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 25.30
BMS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
52% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 17.90 vs. BMS: 25.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BMS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 10.84  Med: 18.57 Max: 26.63
Current: 25.3
10.84
26.63
P/B 3.24
BMS's P/B is ranked lower than
79% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. BMS: 3.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BMS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.27  Med: 2.07 Max: 3.48
Current: 3.24
1.27
3.48
P/S 1.05
BMS's P/S is ranked lower than
61% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. BMS: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BMS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.83 Max: 1.14
Current: 1.05
0.47
1.14
PFCF 24.09
BMS's PFCF is ranked lower than
74% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 17.92 vs. BMS: 24.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BMS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.33  Med: 15.37 Max: 78.71
Current: 24.09
6.33
78.71
POCF 11.17
BMS's POCF is ranked lower than
68% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.11 vs. BMS: 11.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BMS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.46  Med: 9.64 Max: 19.92
Current: 11.17
4.46
19.92
EV-to-EBIT 13.47
BMS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
53% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 13.75 vs. BMS: 13.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BMS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9.6  Med: 12.70 Max: 16.2
Current: 13.47
9.6
16.2
PEG 5.88
BMS's PEG is ranked lower than
70% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. BMS: 5.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
BMS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.95  Med: 4.19 Max: 52.39
Current: 5.88
1.95
52.39
Shiller P/E 23.69
BMS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
66% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 17.32 vs. BMS: 23.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BMS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.14  Med: 18.35 Max: 26.81
Current: 23.69
10.14
26.81
Current Ratio 2.57
BMS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. BMS: 2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BMS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.29  Med: 2.27 Max: 3.82
Current: 2.57
1.29
3.82
Quick Ratio 1.46
BMS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. BMS: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BMS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.31 Max: 3.06
Current: 1.46
0.74
3.06
Days Inventory 64.93
BMS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
57% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 59.11 vs. BMS: 64.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BMS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 49.68  Med: 56.34 Max: 66.41
Current: 64.93
49.68
66.41
Days Sales Outstanding 43.09
BMS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
75% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 65.00 vs. BMS: 43.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BMS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 41.13  Med: 46.90 Max: 50.92
Current: 43.09
41.13
50.92

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.47
BMS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
56% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. BMS: 2.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BMS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.75  Med: 2.78 Max: 5.14
Current: 2.47
1.75
5.14
Dividend Payout 0.45
BMS's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
60% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. BMS: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BMS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.44 Max: 1.59
Current: 0.45
0.31
1.59
Dividend growth (3y) 4.00
BMS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
57% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. BMS: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
BMS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 2.9  Med: 5.80 Max: 11.5
Current: 4
2.9
11.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.96
BMS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
57% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. BMS: 2.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BMS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.53  Med: 3.35 Max: 6.19
Current: 2.96
2.53
6.19
Share Buyback Rate 1.20
BMS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. BMS: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
BMS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.4  Med: 0.00 Max: -1.6
Current: 1.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 17.62
BMS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
96% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. BMS: 17.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BMS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.47  Med: 4.43 Max: 19.38
Current: 17.62
2.47
19.38
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 2.02
BMS's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
77% of the 22 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. BMS: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.40
BMS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. BMS: 7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BMS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 6.2  Med: 7.90 Max: 10.4
Current: 7.4
6.2
10.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 5.85
BMS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.76 vs. BMS: 5.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BMS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 5.6  Med: 11.00 Max: 14.8
Current: 5.85
5.6
14.8

Business Description

Industry: Packaging & Containers » Packaging & Containers
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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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