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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.01
BOBE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
70% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. BOBE: 0.01 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 2.04
Current: 0.01

0.01
2.04
Equity to Asset 0.45
BOBE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
54% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. BOBE: 0.45 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 0.86
Current: 0.45

0.45
0.86
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.97
M-Score: -12.28
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 (%) -2.73
BOBE's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.84 vs. BOBE: -2.73 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2.73   Max: 11.34
Current: -2.73

-2.73
11.34
Net-margin (%) -0.18
BOBE's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.05 vs. BOBE: -0.18 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.29   Max: 6.98
Current: -0.18

-0.29
6.98
ROE (%) -0.49
BOBE's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. BOBE: -0.49 )
BOBE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -0.86   Max: 13.58
Current: -0.49

-0.86
13.58
ROA (%) -0.28
BOBE's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.58 vs. BOBE: -0.28 )
BOBE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.45   Max: 10.96
Current: -0.28

-0.45
10.96
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -5.52
BOBE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 18.51 vs. BOBE: -5.52 )
BOBE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -5.52   Max: 20.87
Current: -5.52

-5.52
20.87
Revenue Growth (%) 0.80
BOBE's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. BOBE: 0.80 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -0.8   Max: 13.1
Current: 0.8

-0.8
13.1
EBITDA Growth (%) -40.80
BOBE's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. BOBE: -40.80 )
BOBE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -40.8   Max: 21.1
Current: -40.8

-40.8
21.1
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

BOBE Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 19,100 sh (+27.33%)
NWQ Managers 1,431,619 sh (+10.33%)
John Rogers 228,517 sh (+4.95%)
Chuck Royce 455,673 sh (+3.12%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q2 2013

BOBE Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 79,800 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Rogers 226,332 sh (-0.96%)
Chuck Royce 450,673 sh (-1.1%)
NWQ Managers 1,282,184 sh (-10.44%)
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Q3 2013

BOBE Guru Trades in Q3 2013

John Keeley 514,330 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 4,900 sh (New)
Jim Simons 149,800 sh (+87.72%)
John Rogers 234,087 sh (+3.43%)
Chuck Royce 442,673 sh (-1.78%)
NWQ Managers 612,046 sh (-52.27%)
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Q4 2013

BOBE Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 8,500 sh (New)
John Burbank 28,364 sh (New)
John Keeley 628,230 sh (+22.15%)
Steven Cohen 5,566 sh (+13.59%)
Chuck Royce 442,673 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Rogers 233,523 sh (-0.24%)
NWQ Managers 542,735 sh (-11.32%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BOBE

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Keeley 2013-12-31 Add 22.15%0.1%$49.97 - $58.86 $ 43.6-20%628230
John Burbank 2013-12-31 New Buy0.05%$49.97 - $58.86 $ 43.6-20%28364
John Keeley 2013-09-30 New Buy0.54%$47.57 - $57.89 $ 43.6-16%514330
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$35.03 - $41.43 $ 43.614%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 New Buy0.01%$37.01 - $41.14 $ 43.610%5174
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.14%$36.51 - $40.62 $ 43.613%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Add 22.34%0.03%$27.64 - $34.45 $ 43.636%38620
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Add 55.62%0.05%$28.18 - $36.79 $ 43.636%31567
George Soros 2011-06-30 Sold Out $29.52 - $34.84 $ 43.637%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-03-31 Add 161.98%0.15%$30.08 - $34.05 $ 43.636%25098
George Soros 2011-03-31 New Buy$30.08 - $34.05 $ 43.636%8100
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 25.60
BOBE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
60% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 24.90 vs. BOBE: 25.60 )
BOBE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.04   Max: 831.67
Current: 25.6

7.04
831.67
P/B 2.40
BOBE's P/B is ranked higher than
57% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. BOBE: 2.40 )
BOBE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 3.06
Current: 2.4

0.67
3.06
P/S 0.70
BOBE's P/S is ranked higher than
68% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. BOBE: 0.70 )
BOBE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 1.05
Current: 0.7

0.24
1.05
EV-to-EBIT 21.70
BOBE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
58% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.53 vs. BOBE: 21.70 )
BOBE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.9   Max: 60.5
Current: 21.7

6.9
60.5
PEG 3.70
BOBE's PEG is ranked lower than
58% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. BOBE: 3.70 )
BOBE' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 499
Current: 3.7

0.98
499
Shiller P/E 33.10
BOBE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
52% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 28.37 vs. BOBE: 33.10 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.54   Max: 42.04
Current: 33.1

7.54
42.04

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.70
BOBE's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
71% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. BOBE: 2.70 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.35   Max: 4.08
Current: 2.7

1.35
4.08
Dividend Payout 1.24
BOBE's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
71% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. BOBE: 1.24 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 1.41
Current: 1.24

0.17
1.41
Dividend growth (3y) 16.50
BOBE's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
78% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 14.50 vs. BOBE: 16.50 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 2.8   Max: 16.6
Current: 16.5

2.8
16.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.72
BOBE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
85% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. BOBE: 5.72 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.86   Max: 8.64
Current: 5.72

2.86
8.64
Share Buyback Rate 3.10
BOBE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. BOBE: 3.10 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.6   Max: -0.9
Current: 3.1

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.40
BOBE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
57% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. BOBE: 2.40 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 3.1
Current: 2.4

1.01
3.1
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.30
BOBE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
74% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. BOBE: 1.30 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 1.73
Current: 1.3

0.71
1.73
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
BOBE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. BOBE: 1.10 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 1.95
Current: 1.1

0.47
1.95
Price/Graham Number 1.60
BOBE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
67% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. BOBE: 1.60 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 6.23
Current: 1.6

0.68
6.23
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.60
BOBE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
50% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. BOBE: 4.60 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.7   Max: 14.5
Current: 4.6

1.7
14.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 4.36
BOBE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
59% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.39 vs. BOBE: 4.36 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 13.9
Current: 4.36

1.3
13.9

Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants
Compare:BH, CMG, MCD, DIN, SBUX » details
Traded in other countries:BF3.Germany
Bob Evans Farms, Inc. was incorporated in Delaware in 1985. The Company is a full-service restaurant company that operates Bob Evans Restaurants. It is also a producer and distributor of pork sausage product and complementary home-style refrigerated side dishes and frozen food items under the Bob Evans, Owens and Country Creek brand names. These food products are distributed to warehouses that distribute to grocery stores throughout the United States. Additionally, it manufactures and sells similar products to foodservice accounts, including Bob Evans Restaurants and other restaurants and food sellers. As of April 26, 2013, it owned and operated all 560 Bob Evans Restaurants. It offers retail gifts, food items and other novelties for sale on a limited basis in the retail areas located inside most of its traditional Bob Evans Restaurants and on a much larger scale in its six Bob Evans Restaurants & General Stores. The Company competes with many restaurant operators and other retail establishments for site locations and restaurant employees. The Company currently produces food products in its seven manufacturing facilities. It produces fresh sausage products at its plants located in Richardson, Texas, Hillsdale, Michigan and Xenia, Ohio. Its Sulphur Springs, Texas, and Bidwell, Lima, and Springfield, Ohio, plants produce ready-to-eat products, such as sandwiches, soups and gravies. The Company has registered trademarks and service marks, such as the mark Bob Evans for its restaurant business, and Bob Evans, Owens, Country Creek Farm, Kettle Creations, and SWH Custom Foods, for BEF Foods. It is subject to numerous federal, state and local laws affecting its businesses.

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