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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 0.01
BOBE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
67% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. BOBE: 0.01 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.99
Current: 0.01

0.01
0.99
Equity to Asset 0.36
BOBE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. BOBE: 0.36 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 0.85
Current: 0.36

0.36
0.85
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.83
M-Score: -3.32
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 1.60
BOBE's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.33 vs. BOBE: 1.60 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.62   Max: 11.34
Current: 1.6

1.62
11.34
Net-margin (%) 1.83
BOBE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. BOBE: 1.83 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.29   Max: 6.98
Current: 1.83

-0.29
6.98
ROE (%) 6.49
BOBE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.46 vs. BOBE: 6.49 )
BOBE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -0.86   Max: 13.58
Current: 6.49

-0.86
13.58
ROA (%) 2.30
BOBE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.37 vs. BOBE: 2.30 )
BOBE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.45   Max: 10.96
Current: 2.3

-0.45
10.96
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2.44
BOBE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 16.96 vs. BOBE: 2.44 )
BOBE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.83   Max: 20.87
Current: 2.44

2.83
20.87
Revenue Growth (%) -3.40
BOBE's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. BOBE: -3.40 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -5.8   Max: 13.1
Current: -3.4

-5.8
13.1
EBITDA Growth (%) -9.20
BOBE's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. BOBE: -9.20 )
BOBE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -9.2   Max: 21.1
Current: -9.2

-9.2
21.1
EPS Growth (%) -13.30
BOBE's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. BOBE: -13.30 )
BOBE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -18.3   Max: 26.3
Current: -13.3

-18.3
26.3
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Guru Trades

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

John Burbank 28,364 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 8,500 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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Q1 2014

BOBE Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 10,537 sh (+89.31%)
NWQ Managers 621,585 sh (+14.53%)
John Keeley 661,000 sh (+5.22%)
John Burbank Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce 430,673 sh (-2.71%)
John Rogers 216,838 sh (-7.14%)
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Q2 2014

BOBE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 432,703 sh (+0.47%)
Steven Cohen 35,800 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 212,093 sh (-2.19%)
NWQ Managers 429,870 sh (-30.84%)
John Keeley 39,140 sh (-94.08%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BOBE

(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
John Keeley 2014-06-30 Reduce -94.08%0.54%$43.46 - $51.82 $ 45.52-4%39140
John Burbank 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.05%$46.91 - $51.74 $ 45.52-8%0
John Keeley 2013-12-31 Add 22.15%0.1%$49.97 - $58.86 $ 45.52-17%628230
John Burbank 2013-12-31 New Buy0.05%$49.97 - $58.86 $ 45.52-17%28364
John Keeley 2013-09-30 New Buy0.54%$47.57 - $57.89 $ 45.52-12%514330
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$35.03 - $41.43 $ 45.5219%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 New Buy0.01%$37.01 - $41.14 $ 45.5215%5174
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.14%$36.51 - $40.62 $ 45.5218%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Add 22.34%0.03%$27.64 - $34.45 $ 45.5242%38620
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Add 55.62%0.05%$28.18 - $36.79 $ 45.5242%31567
George Soros 2011-06-30 Sold Out $29.52 - $34.84 $ 45.5243%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 48.50
BOBE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
60% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 30.90 vs. BOBE: 48.50 )
BOBE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.04   Max: 831.67
Current: 48.5

7.04
831.67
P/B 2.90
BOBE's P/B is ranked higher than
65% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.73 vs. BOBE: 2.90 )
BOBE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 3.2
Current: 2.9

0.67
3.2
P/S 0.90
BOBE's P/S is ranked higher than
71% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. BOBE: 0.90 )
BOBE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 1.15
Current: 0.9

0.24
1.15
EV-to-EBIT 71.71
BOBE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
51% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 20.11 vs. BOBE: 71.71 )
BOBE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.9   Max: 3124.1
Current: 71.71

6.9
3124.1
Shiller P/E 36.90
BOBE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BOBE: 36.90 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.5   Max: 42.65
Current: 36.9

7.5
42.65
Current Ratio 0.18
BOBE's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. BOBE: 0.18 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 0.7
Current: 0.18

0.18
0.7
Quick Ratio 0.14
BOBE's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. BOBE: 0.14 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 0.63
Current: 0.14

0.12
0.63

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
74% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 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 1.47
BOBE's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
61% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. BOBE: 1.47 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 1.41
Current: 1.47

0.17
1.41
Dividend growth (3y) 15.60
BOBE's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
82% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. BOBE: 15.60 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 2.8   Max: 16.6
Current: 15.6

2.8
16.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.62
BOBE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
87% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. BOBE: 5.62 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.81   Max: 8.5
Current: 5.62

2.81
8.5
Share Buyback Rate 4.30
BOBE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. BOBE: 4.30 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.6   Max: -0.9
Current: 4.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 3.00
BOBE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
70% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. BOBE: 3.00 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 3.17
Current: 3

1.01
3.17
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.30
BOBE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
88% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.87 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 1.40
BOBE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. BOBE: 1.40 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 1.84
Current: 1.4

0.47
1.84
Price/Graham Number 2.60
BOBE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
75% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.53 vs. BOBE: 2.60 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 6.23
Current: 2.6

0.68
6.23
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.40
BOBE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
59% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. BOBE: 1.40 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 14.5
Current: 1.4

0.9
14.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -7.93
BOBE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
54% of the 226 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.37 vs. BOBE: -7.93 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -7.7   Max: 13.9
Current: -7.93

-7.7
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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