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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.01
BOBE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
64% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 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 0.35
BOBE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
54% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. BOBE: 0.35 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 0.83
Current: 0.35

0.35
0.83
Interest Coverage 7.10
BOBE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
57% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.02 vs. BOBE: 7.10 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.28   Max: 160.19
Current: 7.1

2.28
160.19
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.42
M-Score: -3.23
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 (%) 1.61
BOBE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.66 vs. BOBE: 1.61 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.62   Max: 11.34
Current: 1.61

1.62
11.34
Net-margin (%) 1.83
BOBE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 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 (%) 5.65
BOBE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 10.08 vs. BOBE: 5.65 )
BOBE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -0.85   Max: 13.87
Current: 5.65

-0.85
13.87
ROA (%) 2.26
BOBE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.38 vs. BOBE: 2.26 )
BOBE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.43   Max: 9.97
Current: 2.26

-0.43
9.97
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2.45
BOBE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 18.03 vs. BOBE: 2.45 )
BOBE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.83   Max: 20.84
Current: 2.45

2.83
20.84
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -3.40
BOBE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. BOBE: -3.40 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -5.8   Max: 13.1
Current: -3.4

-5.8
13.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -8.50
BOBE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. BOBE: -8.50 )
BOBE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.5   Max: 21.1
Current: -8.5

-8.5
21.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -13.30
BOBE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.80 vs. BOBE: -13.30 )
BOBE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -18.3   Max: 26.3
Current: -13.3

-18.3
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

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%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Burbank 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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Q3 2014

BOBE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Keeley 39,140 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
NWQ Managers Sold Out
Chuck Royce 430,473 sh (-0.52%)
John Rogers 209,002 sh (-1.46%)
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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
NWQ Managers 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.22%$42.7 - $50.95 $ 50.358%0
John Keeley 2014-06-30 Reduce -94.08%0.54%$43.46 - $51.82 $ 50.356%39140
NWQ Managers 2014-06-30 Reduce -30.84%0.08%$43.46 - $51.82 $ 50.356%429870
John Burbank 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.05%$46.91 - $51.74 $ 50.352%0
John Keeley 2013-12-31 Add 22.15%0.1%$49.97 - $58.86 $ 50.35-8%628230
John Burbank 2013-12-31 New Buy0.05%$49.97 - $58.86 $ 50.35-8%28364
John Keeley 2013-09-30 New Buy0.54%$47.57 - $57.89 $ 50.35-2%514330
NWQ Managers 2013-09-30 Reduce -52.27%0.27%$47.57 - $57.89 $ 50.35-2%612046
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$35.03 - $41.43 $ 50.3532%0
John Rogers 2012-09-30 Reduce -20.79%0.05%$37.01 - $41.14 $ 50.3527%211037
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 New Buy0.01%$37.01 - $41.14 $ 50.3527%5174
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.14%$36.51 - $40.62 $ 50.3530%0
John Rogers 2012-06-30 Reduce -29.15%0.08%$36.51 - $40.62 $ 50.3530%266442
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Add 22.34%0.03%$27.64 - $34.45 $ 50.3557%38620
John Rogers 2011-09-30 Reduce -23.68%0.09%$28.18 - $36.79 $ 50.3557%437492
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Add 55.62%0.05%$28.18 - $36.79 $ 50.3557%31567
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 52.70
BOBE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
66% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 34.60 vs. BOBE: 52.70 )
BOBE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.04   Max: 831.67
Current: 52.7

7.04
831.67
P/B 3.17
BOBE's P/B is ranked higher than
67% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. BOBE: 3.17 )
BOBE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 3.43
Current: 3.17

0.67
3.43
P/S 0.94
BOBE's P/S is ranked higher than
73% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. BOBE: 0.94 )
BOBE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 1.15
Current: 0.94

0.24
1.15
PFCF 47.50
BOBE's PFCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 65.53 vs. BOBE: 47.50 )
BOBE' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.12   Max: 340.3
Current: 47.5

7.12
340.3
EV-to-EBIT 77.60
BOBE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
54% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 21.63 vs. BOBE: 77.60 )
BOBE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -262.6   Max: 3124.1
Current: 77.6

-262.6
3124.1
Shiller P/E 42.12
BOBE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BOBE: 42.12 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.54   Max: 45.3
Current: 42.12

7.54
45.3
Current Ratio 0.84
BOBE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. BOBE: 0.84 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.84
Current: 0.84

0.2
0.84
Quick Ratio 0.64
BOBE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. BOBE: 0.64 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 0.64
Current: 0.64

0.12
0.64

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.46
BOBE's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
70% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. BOBE: 2.46 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.35   Max: 4.08
Current: 2.46

1.35
4.08
Dividend Payout 1.44
BOBE's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
64% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. BOBE: 1.44 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 1.41
Current: 1.44

0.17
1.41
Dividend growth (3y) 15.60
BOBE's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
83% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.30 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) 5.00
BOBE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
84% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. BOBE: 5.00 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.81   Max: 8.5
Current: 5

2.81
8.5
Share Buyback Rate 4.30
BOBE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 270 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 3.38
BOBE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
74% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.03 vs. BOBE: 3.38 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 3.29
Current: 3.38

1.01
3.29
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.45
BOBE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.11 vs. BOBE: 1.45 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 1.73
Current: 1.45

0.71
1.73
Price/Median PS Value 1.45
BOBE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. BOBE: 1.45 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 1.79
Current: 1.45

0.47
1.79
Price/Graham Number 2.89
BOBE's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
76% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.73 vs. BOBE: 2.89 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 6.23
Current: 2.89

0.68
6.23
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.30
BOBE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
52% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. BOBE: 1.30 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 14.5
Current: 1.3

0.9
14.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -9.16
BOBE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
56% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 10.03 vs. BOBE: -9.16 )
BOBE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -9.4   Max: 13.6
Current: -9.16

-9.4
13.6

Analyst Estimate

Apr15 Apr16
Revenue(Mil) 1,378 1,442
EPS($) 2.05 2.43
EPS without NRI($) 2.05 2.43

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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