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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.01
BOBE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
98% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. BOBE: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BOBE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.10 Max: 0.99
Current: 0.01
0.01
0.99
Equity to Asset 0.37
BOBE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
64% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. BOBE: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BOBE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.61 Max: 0.8
Current: 0.37
0.36
0.8
Interest Coverage 1.60
BOBE's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
94% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 28.85 vs. BOBE: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BOBE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.6  Med: 12.11 Max: 160.19
Current: 1.6
1.6
160.19
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.48
M-Score: -2.98
WACC vs ROIC
6.02%
1.58%
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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 1.31
BOBE's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.84 vs. BOBE: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BOBE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2.73  Med: 6.17 Max: 10.73
Current: 1.31
-2.73
10.73
Net-margin (%) 1.23
BOBE's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. BOBE: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BOBE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.29  Med: 3.90 Max: 6.88
Current: 1.23
-0.29
6.88
ROE (%) 4.39
BOBE's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.75 vs. BOBE: 4.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BOBE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -0.85  Med: 9.85 Max: 13.87
Current: 4.39
-0.85
13.87
ROA (%) 1.57
BOBE's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. BOBE: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BOBE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.43  Med: 6.19 Max: 9.97
Current: 1.57
-0.43
9.97
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2.34
BOBE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 14.42 vs. BOBE: 2.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BOBE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -5.21  Med: 11.04 Max: 24.48
Current: 2.34
-5.21
24.48
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.90
BOBE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. BOBE: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BOBE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -3.4  Med: 7.20 Max: 13.1
Current: 0.9
-3.4
13.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -12.70
BOBE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. BOBE: -12.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BOBE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -41.1  Med: 9.00 Max: 21.1
Current: -12.7
-41.1
21.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -34.10
BOBE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. BOBE: -34.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BOBE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -34.1  Med: 9.70 Max: 26.3
Current: -34.1
-34.1
26.3
» BOBE's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

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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Q3 2014

BOBE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Keeley 39,140 sh (unchged)
NWQ Managers Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Chuck Royce 430,473 sh (-0.52%)
John Rogers 209,002 sh (-1.46%)
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Q4 2014

BOBE Guru Trades in Q4 2014

John Rogers 210,467 sh (+0.70%)
Chuck Royce 430,473 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 37,640 sh (-3.83%)
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Q1 2015

BOBE Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 5,400 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 21,476 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 208,996 sh (-0.70%)
John Keeley 36,740 sh (-2.39%)
Chuck Royce 417,373 sh (-3.04%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 69.92
BOBE's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
86% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 28.20 vs. BOBE: 69.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BOBE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.04  Med: 17.57 Max: 831.67
Current: 69.92
7.04
831.67
Forward P/E 25.97
BOBE's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
73% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 19.16 vs. BOBE: 25.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 70.50
BOBE's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
85% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 27.60 vs. BOBE: 70.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BOBE' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.04  Med: 17.56 Max: 748.5
Current: 70.5
7.04
748.5
P/B 3.03
BOBE's P/B is ranked higher than
52% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. BOBE: 3.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BOBE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.51 Max: 3.72
Current: 3.03
0.67
3.72
P/S 0.86
BOBE's P/S is ranked higher than
62% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. BOBE: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BOBE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.65 Max: 1.14
Current: 0.86
0.24
1.14
PFCF 40.41
BOBE's PFCF is ranked lower than
61% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 32.68 vs. BOBE: 40.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BOBE' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.5  Med: 19.80 Max: 150.83
Current: 40.41
7.5
150.83
POCF 11.20
BOBE's POCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 15.49 vs. BOBE: 11.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BOBE' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.95  Med: 7.10 Max: 11.9
Current: 11.2
2.95
11.9
EV-to-EBIT 76.35
BOBE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
94% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 19.57 vs. BOBE: 76.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BOBE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -36  Med: 12.60 Max: 94.1
Current: 76.35
-36
94.1
Shiller P/E 33.07
BOBE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
51% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 34.08 vs. BOBE: 33.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BOBE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.5  Med: 19.48 Max: 45.3
Current: 33.07
7.5
45.3
Current Ratio 0.81
BOBE's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. BOBE: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BOBE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.42 Max: 0.81
Current: 0.81
0.2
0.81
Quick Ratio 0.65
BOBE's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. BOBE: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BOBE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.28 Max: 0.65
Current: 0.65
0.12
0.65
Days Inventory 10.54
BOBE's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
57% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.10 vs. BOBE: 10.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BOBE' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 8.19  Med: 10.24 Max: 21.55
Current: 10.54
8.19
21.55
Days Sales Outstanding 7.06
BOBE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
55% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.22 vs. BOBE: 7.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BOBE' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 3.68  Med: 5.02 Max: 9.19
Current: 7.06
3.68
9.19

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.53
BOBE's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
71% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. BOBE: 2.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BOBE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.36  Med: 2.26 Max: 4.08
Current: 2.53
1.36
4.08
Dividend Payout 1.77
BOBE's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
94% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. BOBE: 1.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BOBE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.31 Max: 1.77
Current: 1.77
0.2
1.77
Dividend growth (3y) 9.30
BOBE's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
54% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.40 vs. BOBE: 9.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
BOBE' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 2.8  Med: 7.70 Max: 16.6
Current: 9.3
2.8
16.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.77
BOBE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
82% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. BOBE: 4.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BOBE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.56  Med: 4.26 Max: 7.68
Current: 4.77
2.56
7.68
Share Buyback Rate 7.40
BOBE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
98% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. BOBE: 7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
BOBE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 7.4  Med: 2.70 Max: -0.9
Current: 7.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 3.18
BOBE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
52% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. BOBE: 3.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BOBE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.15  Med: 1.70 Max: 3.03
Current: 3.18
1.15
3.03
Price/Projected FCF 1.47
BOBE's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. BOBE: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BOBE' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.14 Max: 1.56
Current: 1.47
0.8
1.56
Price/Median PS Value 1.33
BOBE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
53% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. BOBE: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BOBE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.12 Max: 1.58
Current: 1.33
0.66
1.58
Price/Graham Number 3.13
BOBE's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
73% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. BOBE: 3.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
BOBE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.09 Max: 2.75
Current: 3.13
0.68
2.75
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.30
BOBE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. BOBE: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BOBE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 7.50 Max: 14.5
Current: 1.3
1.1
14.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -17.12
BOBE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.15 vs. BOBE: -17.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BOBE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -23.9  Med: 6.60 Max: 14.1
Current: -17.12
-23.9
14.1

Analyst Estimate

Apr16
Revenue(Mil) 1,371
EPS($) 1.90
EPS without NRI($) 1.90

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. It offers retail gifts, food items and other novelties for sale on a limited basis in the retail areas located inside 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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