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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 0.04
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: 0.04 )
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: 0.04
0.04
0.85
Equity to Asset 0.37
BMS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
72% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. BMS: 0.37 )
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: 0.37
0.37
0.53
Interest Coverage 6.71
BMS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
64% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 13.83 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: 7
Z-Score: 3.90
M-Score: -2.79
WACC vs ROIC
8.23%
9.59%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 9.45
BMS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.85 vs. BMS: 9.45 )
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: 9.45
6.37
11.91
Net-margin (%) 4.43
BMS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. BMS: 4.43 )
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: 4.43
3.38
6.99
ROE (%) 12.70
BMS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. BMS: 12.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BMS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 9.35  Med: 12.79 Max: 18.72
Current: 12.7
9.35
18.72
ROA (%) 5.03
BMS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. BMS: 5.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BMS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 4.09  Med: 5.96 Max: 9.19
Current: 5.03
4.09
9.19
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 21.21
BMS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 9.61 vs. BMS: 21.21 )
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: 21.21
16.1
43.56
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -5.40
BMS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 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 217 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 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
69% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 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


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

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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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%)
» More
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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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 23.91
BMS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
63% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 18.00 vs. BMS: 23.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BMS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.96  Med: 18.77 Max: 25.83
Current: 23.91
10.96
25.83
Forward P/E 16.56
BMS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
74% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 12.35 vs. BMS: 16.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 18.90
BMS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
52% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 18.00 vs. BMS: 18.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BMS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 10.84  Med: 18.52 Max: 24.1
Current: 18.9
10.84
24.1
P/B 3.40
BMS's P/B is ranked lower than
80% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. BMS: 3.40 )
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: 3.4
1.27
3.48
P/S 1.09
BMS's P/S is ranked lower than
63% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. BMS: 1.09 )
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: 1.09
0.47
1.14
PFCF 36.22
BMS's PFCF is ranked lower than
73% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 19.84 vs. BMS: 36.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BMS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.33  Med: 15.26 Max: 78.71
Current: 36.22
6.33
78.71
POCF 14.66
BMS's POCF is ranked lower than
69% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. BMS: 14.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BMS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.46  Med: 9.63 Max: 19.92
Current: 14.66
4.46
19.92
EV-to-EBIT 13.57
BMS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
52% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 13.89 vs. BMS: 13.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BMS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9.6  Med: 12.60 Max: 16.2
Current: 13.57
9.6
16.2
PEG 4.40
BMS's PEG is ranked lower than
74% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. BMS: 4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
BMS' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.95  Med: 4.19 Max: 52.39
Current: 4.4
1.95
52.39
Shiller P/E 25.06
BMS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
68% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 17.12 vs. BMS: 25.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BMS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.08  Med: 18.39 Max: 26.81
Current: 25.06
10.08
26.81
Current Ratio 2.55
BMS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. BMS: 2.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BMS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.29  Med: 2.26 Max: 3.82
Current: 2.55
1.29
3.82
Quick Ratio 1.43
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: 1.43 )
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: 1.43
0.74
3.06
Days Inventory 63.75
BMS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
58% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 58.37 vs. BMS: 63.75 )
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: 63.75
49.68
66.41
Days Sales Outstanding 46.82
BMS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
75% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 64.39 vs. BMS: 46.82 )
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: 46.82
41.13
50.92

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.36
BMS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
54% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. BMS: 2.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BMS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.1  Med: 2.78 Max: 5.14
Current: 2.36
2.1
5.14
Dividend Payout 0.46
BMS's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
60% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. BMS: 0.46 )
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: 0.46
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) 2.84
BMS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
55% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. BMS: 2.84 )
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: 2.84
2.53
6.19
Share Buyback Rate 1.20
BMS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
82% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 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 19.55
BMS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
95% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. BMS: 19.55 )
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: 19.55
2.47
19.38
Price/Projected FCF 1.39
BMS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. BMS: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BMS' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.61  Med: 0.97 Max: 2.26
Current: 1.39
0.61
2.26
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 2.07
BMS's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
80% of the 20 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. BMS: 2.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.28
BMS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
58% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. BMS: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BMS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.12 Max: 1.59
Current: 1.28
0.7
1.59
Price/Graham Number 4.05
BMS's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
88% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. BMS: 4.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
BMS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.18  Med: 1.89 Max: 4.01
Current: 4.05
1.18
4.01
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.26
BMS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. BMS: 7.26 )
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: 7.26
6.2
10.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 6.92
BMS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. BMS: 6.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BMS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 6.4  Med: 11.00 Max: 14.8
Current: 6.92
6.4
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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