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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
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history
Cash to Debt 2.11
BWL.A's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
66% of the 879 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. BWL.A: 2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BWL.A' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.11  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 2.11
Equity to Asset 0.81
BWL.A's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
88% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. BWL.A: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BWL.A' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 0.84 Max: 0.9
Current: 0.81
0.78
0.9
Interest Coverage 1047.67
BWL.A's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
79% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 12.79 vs. BWL.A: 1047.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BWL.A' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1047.67  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 1047.67
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 9.36
M-Score: -1.30
WACC vs ROIC
4.55%
8.47%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 12.97
BWL.A's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 873 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.69 vs. BWL.A: 12.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BWL.A' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.3  Med: 8.42 Max: 17.18
Current: 12.97
5.3
17.18
Net-margin (%) 9.48
BWL.A's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 873 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.84 vs. BWL.A: 9.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BWL.A' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.77  Med: 8.01 Max: 13.22
Current: 9.48
5.77
13.22
ROE (%) 8.94
BWL.A's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 841 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.02 vs. BWL.A: 8.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BWL.A' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.13  Med: 6.97 Max: 10.96
Current: 8.94
4.13
10.96
ROA (%) 7.25
BWL.A's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. BWL.A: 7.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BWL.A' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.55  Med: 5.84 Max: 9.42
Current: 7.25
3.55
9.42
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 16.44
BWL.A's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 877 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 9.38 vs. BWL.A: 16.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BWL.A' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.63  Med: 9.61 Max: 20.75
Current: 16.44
5.63
20.75
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.30
BWL.A's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. BWL.A: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BWL.A' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.9  Med: -0.7 Max: 9.9
Current: 0.3
-25.9
9.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.90
BWL.A's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. BWL.A: 7.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BWL.A' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.8  Med: -2.9 Max: 9.2
Current: 7.9
-19.8
9.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 13.40
BWL.A's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. BWL.A: 13.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BWL.A' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.2  Med: -2.3 Max: 23.4
Current: 13.4
-24.2
23.4
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Business Description

Industry: Travel & Leisure » Leisure
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Bowl America Inc is an entertainment business company. The Company is engaged in the operation of bowling centers, with food and beverage service in each center. It offers bowling parties, cosmic bowling, leagues and open bowling.

Bowl America Inc was incorporated on July 21, 1958. The Company is an entertainment business company. The Company is engaged in the operation of bowling centers, with food and beverage service in each center. It offers bowling parties, cosmic bowling, leagues and open bowling. The Company along with its wholly-owned subsidiaries operates approximately 18 bowling centers. The Company operates approximately 10 bowling centers in the greater metropolitan area of Washington, D.C., one bowling center in the greater metropolitan area of Baltimore, Maryland, three bowling centers in the greater metropolitan area of Jacksonville, Florida, and four bowling centers in the greater metropolitan area of Richmond, Virginia. Its 18 bowling centers contain a total of 726 lanes. The Company's bowling centers are fully air-conditioned with facilities for service of food and beverages, game rooms, rental lockers, and meeting room facilities. All centers provide shoes for rental, and bowling balls are provided free. In addition, each center sells retail bowling accessories. The Company's competitor is Bowlmor AMF.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 34.05
BWL.A's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
70% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 21.41 vs. BWL.A: 34.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BWL.A' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.48  Med: 32.22 Max: 56.99
Current: 34.05
13.48
56.99
PE(NRI) 34.05
BWL.A's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
70% of the 617 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 21.61 vs. BWL.A: 34.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BWL.A' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.48  Med: 38.03 Max: 64.58
Current: 34.05
13.48
64.58
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 28.60
BWL.A's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
66% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 18.68 vs. BWL.A: 28.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
BWL.A' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.24  Med: 26.51 Max: 63.35
Current: 28.6
10.24
63.35
P/B 2.94
BWL.A's P/B is ranked lower than
73% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. BWL.A: 2.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BWL.A' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 2.04 Max: 3.12
Current: 2.94
1.23
3.12
P/S 3.05
BWL.A's P/S is ranked lower than
71% of the 852 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. BWL.A: 3.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BWL.A' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.49  Med: 2.62 Max: 3.51
Current: 3.05
1.49
3.51
PFCF 28.05
BWL.A's PFCF is ranked lower than
74% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 16.84 vs. BWL.A: 28.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BWL.A' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.94  Med: 28.35 Max: 73.46
Current: 28.05
8.94
73.46
POCF 24.36
BWL.A's POCF is ranked lower than
86% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 10.46 vs. BWL.A: 24.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BWL.A' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.1  Med: 20.67 Max: 62.75
Current: 24.36
8.1
62.75
EV-to-EBIT 22.62
BWL.A's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
64% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 17.19 vs. BWL.A: 22.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BWL.A' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.1  Med: 28.2 Max: 64.4
Current: 22.62
8.1
64.4
EV-to-EBITDA 16.85
BWL.A's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
66% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 11.94 vs. BWL.A: 16.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BWL.A' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.7  Med: 16.8 Max: 30.7
Current: 16.85
5.7
30.7
PEG 12.80
BWL.A's PEG is ranked lower than
86% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. BWL.A: 12.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
BWL.A' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.22  Med: 64 Max: 1068
Current: 12.8
6.22
1068
Shiller P/E 27.24
BWL.A's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
52% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 28.10 vs. BWL.A: 27.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BWL.A' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.35  Med: 18.47 Max: 28.62
Current: 27.24
10.35
28.62
Current Ratio 0.64
BWL.A's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. BWL.A: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BWL.A' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 3.17 Max: 6.34
Current: 0.64
0.64
6.34
Quick Ratio 0.47
BWL.A's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. BWL.A: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BWL.A' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 3.04 Max: 6.04
Current: 0.47
0.47
6.04
Days Inventory 25.61
BWL.A's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
51% of the 693 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 26.39 vs. BWL.A: 25.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BWL.A' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.96  Med: 23.45 Max: 26.82
Current: 25.61
18.96
26.82
Days Sales Outstanding 2.82
BWL.A's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
94% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 26.40 vs. BWL.A: 2.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BWL.A' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 4.45 Max: 8.54
Current: 2.82
0.42
8.54
Days Payable 19.77
BWL.A's Days Payable is ranked lower than
78% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 47.62 vs. BWL.A: 19.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BWL.A' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.77  Med: 30.83 Max: 35.69
Current: 19.77
19.77
35.69

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 4.72
BWL.A's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
83% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. BWL.A: 4.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BWL.A' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.31  Med: 4.66 Max: 6.69
Current: 4.72
3.31
6.69
Dividend Payout 1.51
BWL.A's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
92% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. BWL.A: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BWL.A' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.78 Max: 16.5
Current: 1.51
0.33
16.5
Dividend Growth (3y) 1.30
BWL.A's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
60% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. BWL.A: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
BWL.A' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 3 Max: 7.3
Current: 1.3
1.3
7.3
Forward Dividend Yield 4.72
BWL.A's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
79% of the 774 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. BWL.A: 4.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.17
BWL.A's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
73% of the 953 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. BWL.A: 5.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BWL.A' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.6  Med: 5.07 Max: 7.28
Current: 5.17
3.6
7.28

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.96
BWL.A's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
68% of the 735 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. BWL.A: 2.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BWL.A' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.94 Max: 2.96
Current: 2.96
0.75
2.96
Price/Projected FCF 1.94
BWL.A's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
64% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. BWL.A: 1.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BWL.A' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.16 Max: 1.94
Current: 1.94
0.47
1.94
Price/Median PS Value 1.17
BWL.A's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
61% of the 667 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. BWL.A: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BWL.A' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.35
Current: 1.17
0.35
1.35
Price/Graham Number 2.05
BWL.A's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
65% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. BWL.A: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
BWL.A' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.31 Max: 2.78
Current: 2.05
0.67
2.78
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.43
BWL.A's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. BWL.A: 4.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BWL.A' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 3.5 Max: 12.3
Current: 4.43
1.6
12.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 5.28
BWL.A's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.26 vs. BWL.A: 5.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BWL.A' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.8  Med: -0.3 Max: 9.4
Current: 5.28
-13.8
9.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $24.24
EPS (TTM) $ 0.42
Beta0.29
Short Percentage of Float0.06%
52-Week Range $13.61 - 15.15
Shares Outstanding (Mil)5.16
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