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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.02
CAG's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
61% of the 1472 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. CAG: 0.02 )
CAG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.34
Current: 0.02

0
0.34
Equity to Asset 0.27
CAG's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
56% of the 1464 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. CAG: 0.27 )
CAG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 0.44
Current: 0.27

0.18
0.44
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.97
M-Score: -2.70
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
vs
history
Revenue Growth (%) 13.20
CAG's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1269 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. CAG: 13.20 )
CAG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -25.1   Max: 13.2
Current: 13.2

-25.1
13.2
EBITDA Growth (%) -4.30
CAG's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1133 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. CAG: -4.30 )
CAG' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -13.8   Max: 17.9
Current: -4.3

-13.8
17.9
EPS Growth (%) -28.30
CAG's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. CAG: -28.30 )
CAG' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -28.3   Max: 30.4
Current: -28.3

-28.3
30.4
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

CAG Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Ray Dalio 388,769 sh (+1167.63%)
Steven Cohen 3,314,912 sh (+141.2%)
Mario Gabelli 409,554 sh (+19.32%)
John Keeley 12,600 sh (+9.57%)
Jim Simons 3,026,400 sh (+4.61%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 40,094 sh (+0.46%)
Steven Cohen 69,200 sh (unchged)
John Burbank 300,000 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 21,748 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 70,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Diamond Hill Capital 5,027,522 sh (-4.32%)
Jeremy Grantham 125,902 sh (-8.67%)
Pioneer Investments 187,499 sh (-13.75%)
Paul Tudor Jones 117,100 sh (-63.28%)
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Q4 2013

CAG Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jeff Auxier 34,800 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 454,909 sh (+11.07%)
Diamond Hill Capital 5,071,124 sh (+0.87%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 21,748 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 12,600 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 179,569 sh (-4.23%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 25,275 sh (-36.96%)
Ray Dalio 177,409 sh (-54.37%)
Paul Tudor Jones 38,161 sh (-67.41%)
Steven Cohen 500,772 sh (-84.89%)
Jeremy Grantham 12,806 sh (-89.83%)
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Q1 2014

CAG Guru Trades in Q1 2014

John Buckingham 179,485 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 867,537 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 99,881 sh (+295.18%)
Ray Dalio 547,809 sh (+208.78%)
Jeff Auxier 49,105 sh (+41.11%)
John Keeley 12,600 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 21,748 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 345,930 sh (-23.96%)
Paul Tudor Jones 28,908 sh (-24.25%)
Jeremy Grantham 8,700 sh (-32.06%)
Steven Cohen 132,105 sh (-73.62%)
Diamond Hill Capital 502,391 sh (-90.09%)
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Q2 2014

CAG Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Brian Rogers 250,000 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 130,075 sh (+30.23%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CAG

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy0.41%$28.26 - $34.05 $ 30.63-1%867537
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 Add 208.78%0.09%$28.26 - $34.05 $ 30.63-1%547809
Mario Gabelli 2014-03-31 Reduce -23.96%0.02%$28.26 - $34.05 $ 30.63-1%345930
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Reduce -54.37%0.05%$30.09 - $33.68 $ 30.63-5%177409
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Add 1167.63%0.09%$30.27 - $37.23 $ 30.63-12%388769
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 Reduce -74.07%0.03%$32.83 - $36.16 $ 30.63-12%30669
Mario Gabelli 2013-06-30 Add 41.33%0.02%$32.83 - $36.16 $ 30.63-12%343254
John Keeley 2013-06-30 Add 33.72%$32.83 - $36.16 $ 30.63-12%11500
Mario Gabelli 2013-03-31 Add 726.13%0.05%$29.5 - $35.81 $ 30.63-8%242881
John Keeley 2013-03-31 New Buy0.01%$29.5 - $35.81 $ 30.63-8%8600
John Hussman 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.0016%$29.5 - $35.81 $ 30.63-8%0
Ray Dalio 2012-12-31 Reduce -33.86%0.02%$27.68 - $30.32 $ 30.637%110169
John Hussman 2012-12-31 Add 100%$27.68 - $30.32 $ 30.637%2000
Mario Gabelli 2012-12-31 Add 194%$27.68 - $30.32 $ 30.637%29400
John Hussman 2012-09-30 Reduce -99.8%0.24%$23.81 - $27.6 $ 30.6321%1000
Ray Dalio 2012-09-30 Reduce -21.08%0.02%$23.81 - $27.6 $ 30.6321%166569
Mario Gabelli 2012-09-30 Reduce -33.33%$23.81 - $27.6 $ 30.6321%10000
Ray Dalio 2012-06-30 Add 447.25%0.07%$24.33 - $26.81 $ 30.6320%211069
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.06%$24.33 - $26.81 $ 30.6320%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Reduce -44.32%0.06%$26.02 - $27.18 $ 30.6325%25301
Ray Dalio 2012-03-31 New Buy0.02%$26.02 - $27.18 $ 30.6325%38569
Mario Gabelli 2012-03-31 New Buy$26.02 - $27.18 $ 30.6325%15000
John Hussman 2011-12-31 Reduce -33.33%0.1%$23.86 - $26.62 $ 30.6321%500000
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Add 45.69%0.04%$23.86 - $26.62 $ 30.6321%45436
Richard Perry 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.9376%$22.72 - $26.53 $ 30.6324%0
John Hussman 2011-09-30 New Buy0.29%$22.72 - $26.53 $ 30.6324%750000
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Add 64.41%0.05%$22.72 - $26.53 $ 30.6324%31186
Richard Perry 2011-06-30 New Buy0.94%$23.6 - $25.72 $ 30.6324%1237828
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Reduce -23.5%0.04%$23.6 - $25.72 $ 30.6324%18968
Mario Gabelli 2011-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$23.6 - $25.72 $ 30.6324%0
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Guru Investment Theses on ConAgra Foods Inc

Diamond Hill Capital Comments on ConAgra Foods - Jan 15, 2014

ConAgra Foods, Inc. (CAG), a packaged food manufacturer, fell as it reported volume declines in its branded foods businesses and higher-promotional spending.

From Diamond Hill Capital (Trades, Portfolio) Large Cap Fund third quarter 2013 commentary.

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Ratios

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industry
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P/E(ttm) 43.30
CAG's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 24.60 vs. CAG: 43.30 )
CAG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.04   Max: 46.38
Current: 43.3

6.04
46.38
P/B 2.50
CAG's P/B is ranked higher than
61% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. CAG: 2.50 )
CAG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.33   Max: 3.22
Current: 2.5

1.33
3.22
P/S 0.70
CAG's P/S is ranked higher than
73% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. CAG: 0.70 )
CAG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 1.43
Current: 0.7

0.59
1.43
PFCF 13.90
CAG's PFCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 47.95 vs. CAG: 13.90 )
CAG' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.45   Max: 112.78
Current: 13.9

7.45
112.78
EV-to-EBIT 22.95
CAG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
67% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.43 vs. CAG: 22.95 )
CAG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.8   Max: 26.6
Current: 22.95

8.8
26.6
PEG 88.50
CAG's PEG is ranked higher than
69% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 52.20 vs. CAG: 88.50 )
CAG' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 89.8
Current: 88.5

0.8
89.8
Shiller P/E 18.00
CAG's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CAG: 18.00 )
CAG' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.73   Max: 23.08
Current: 18

8.73
23.08
Current Ratio 1.60
CAG's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 1474 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. CAG: 1.60 )
CAG' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1   Max: 2.16
Current: 1.6

1
2.16
Quick Ratio 0.73
CAG's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 1474 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. CAG: 0.73 )
CAG' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 1.26
Current: 0.73

0.33
1.26

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.30
CAG's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
81% of the 1107 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. CAG: 3.30 )
CAG' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.64   Max: 5.56
Current: 3.3

2.64
5.56
Dividend Payout 1.43
CAG's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
52% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CAG: 1.43 )
CAG' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 1.59
Current: 1.43

0.2
1.59
Dividend growth (3y) 4.00
CAG's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
78% of the 793 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. CAG: 4.00 )
CAG' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -11.4   Max: 14.5
Current: 4

-11.4
14.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.28
CAG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. CAG: 4.28 )
CAG' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.53   Max: 7.44
Current: 4.28

3.53
7.44
Share Buyback Rate 0.50
CAG's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
83% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. CAG: 0.50 )
CAG' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.4   Max: -3.5
Current: 0.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.10
CAG's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CAG: 1.10 )
CAG' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 2.84
Current: 1.1

0.93
2.84
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
CAG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. CAG: 0.80 )
CAG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 1.52
Current: 0.8

0.32
1.52
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.40
CAG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1383 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. CAG: 4.40 )
CAG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.8   Max: 11.4
Current: 4.4

3.8
11.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 8.12
CAG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1062 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.02 vs. CAG: 8.12 )
CAG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -4.6   Max: 19.5
Current: 8.12

-4.6
19.5

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods
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Traded in other countries:CAO.Germany
ConAgra Foods, Inc. was initially incorporated as a Nebraska corporation in 1919 and was reincorporated as a Delaware corporation in December 1975. It is a packaged food company, supplying frozen potato and sweet potato products, as well as other vegetable, spice, and grain products to a variety of restaurants, food service operators and commercial customers. Consumer brands such as Banquet, Chef Boyardee, Egg Beaters, Healthy Choice, Hebrew National, Hunt's, Marie Callender's, Odom's Tennessee Pride, Orville Redenbacher's, PAM, Peter Pan, Reddi-wip, and many other ConAgra Foods brands and products, along with food sold by ConAgra Foods under private brands, in grocery, convenience, mass merchandise, club stores, and drug stores. The Company also has a strong commercial foods presence, supplying frozen potato and sweet potato products, as well as other vegetable, spice, bakery, and grain products to a variety of well-known restaurants, foodservice operators, and commercial customers. The Company began as a flour-milling company and entered other commodity-based businesses. The Company reports its operations in four reporting segments: Consumer Foods, Commercial Foods, Ralcorp Food Group, and Ralcorp Frozen Bakery Products. The Consumer Foods reporting segment includes branded, private brand, and customized food products, which are sold in various retail and foodservice channels in North America. The Commercial Foods reporting segment includes commercially branded foods and ingredients, which are sold principally to foodservice, food manufacturing, and industrial customers. The Ralcorp Food Group reporting segment principally includes private brand food products that are sold in various retail and foodservice channels, in North America. The Ralcorp Frozen Bakery Products reporting segment includes private brand frozen bakery products that are sold in various retail and foodservice channels, in North America. The products include a variety of categories (meals, entrées, condiments, sides, snacks, and desserts) across frozen, refrigerated, and shelf-stable temperature classes. Major brands include: Alexia, ACT II, Banquet, Blue Bonnet, Chef Boyardee, DAVID, Egg Beaters, Healthy Choice, Hebrew National, Hunt's, Marie Callender's, Odom's Tennessee Pride , Orville Redenbacher's, PAM, Peter Pan, Reddi-wip, Slim Jim, Snack Pack, Swiss Miss, Van Camp's, and Wesson. The Company's products compete with advertised, well-known, branded products, as well as private label and customized products. The Company's facilities and products are subject to many laws and regulations administered by the United States Department of Agriculture, the Federal Food and Drug Administration, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and other federal, state, local, and foreign governmental agencies relating to the processing, packaging, storage, distribution, advertising, labeling, quality, and safety of food products and health and safety of its empl
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