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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 0.08
CASY's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
53% of the 567 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. CASY: 0.08 )
CASY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 1.2
Current: 0.08

0.01
1.2
Equity to Asset 0.33
CASY's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
65% of the 566 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. CASY: 0.33 )
CASY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 0.6
Current: 0.33

0.25
0.6
Interest Coverage 5.85
CASY's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
61% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 12.83 vs. CASY: 5.85 )
CASY' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.32   Max: 17.61
Current: 5.85

4.32
17.61
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 5.40
M-Score: -2.69
WACC vs ROIC
6.68%
10.77%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 2.95
CASY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. CASY: 2.95 )
CASY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.71   Max: 5.28
Current: 2.95

2.71
5.28
Net-margin (%) 1.59
CASY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. CASY: 1.59 )
CASY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 1.32   Max: 3.21
Current: 1.59

1.32
3.21
ROE (%) 17.78
CASY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 558 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9.90 vs. CASY: 17.78 )
CASY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 8.09   Max: 25.67
Current: 17.78

8.09
25.67
ROA (%) 5.64
CASY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 571 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. CASY: 5.64 )
CASY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 4.05   Max: 8.82
Current: 5.64

4.05
8.82
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 13.36
CASY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.27 vs. CASY: 13.36 )
CASY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 9.63   Max: 26.05
Current: 13.36

9.63
26.05
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 15.10
CASY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 485 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. CASY: 15.10 )
CASY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 4   Max: 27.4
Current: 15.1

4
27.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 13.30
CASY's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. CASY: 13.30 )
CASY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -1.1   Max: 24.1
Current: 13.3

-1.1
24.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 13.70
CASY's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. CASY: 13.70 )
CASY' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.6   Max: 25.7
Current: 13.7

-8.6
25.7
» CASY's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

CASY Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Columbia Wanger 2,744,600 sh (+19.66%)
Bill Frels 38,900 sh (+13.08%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 480,447 sh (-0.19%)
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Q2 2014

CASY Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Mario Gabelli 482,827 sh (+0.5%)
Bill Frels 38,900 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 2,173,933 sh (-20.79%)
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Q3 2014

CASY Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 8,630 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 485,427 sh (+0.54%)
Bill Frels 39,000 sh (+0.26%)
Columbia Wanger 2,102,529 sh (-3.28%)
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Q4 2014

CASY Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Steven Cohen 24,300 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 2,686 sh (New)
Bill Frels 39,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 463,492 sh (-4.52%)
Columbia Wanger 1,473,229 sh (-29.93%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,110 sh (-40.79%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CASY

(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
Joel Greenblatt 2014-12-31 New Buy$72.16 - $90.18 $ 87.947%2686
NWQ Managers 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$46.59 - $56.35 $ 87.9474%0
NWQ Managers 2012-09-30 Reduce -87.09%0.08%$56.49 - $62.5 $ 87.9450%27977
NWQ Managers 2012-03-31 Reduce -59.16%0.11%$50.33 - $56.01 $ 87.9480%216414
NWQ Managers 2011-12-31 Reduce -25.73%0.06%$42.63 - $53.38 $ 87.9479%529855
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 26.40
CASY's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
75% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 25.20 vs. CASY: 26.40 )
CASY' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.24   Max: 29.89
Current: 26.4

11.24
29.89
Forward P/E 21.19
CASY's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 19.88 vs. CASY: 21.19 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 26.40
CASY's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
75% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 25.80 vs. CASY: 26.40 )
CASY' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 11.26   Max: 28.48
Current: 26.4

11.26
28.48
P/B 4.25
CASY's P/B is ranked higher than
61% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. CASY: 4.25 )
CASY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.35   Max: 4.51
Current: 4.25

1.35
4.51
P/S 0.42
CASY's P/S is ranked higher than
76% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. CASY: 0.42 )
CASY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 0.46
Current: 0.42

0.19
0.46
POCF 10.98
CASY's POCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.65 vs. CASY: 10.98 )
CASY' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.91   Max: 12.82
Current: 10.98

4.91
12.82
EV-to-EBIT 17.40
CASY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
74% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 17.56 vs. CASY: 17.40 )
CASY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.1   Max: 18.3
Current: 17.4

7.1
18.3
PEG 1.57
CASY's PEG is ranked higher than
92% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 407.25 vs. CASY: 1.57 )
CASY' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.74   Max: 11.8
Current: 1.57

0.74
11.8
Shiller P/E 31.07
CASY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 36.18 vs. CASY: 31.07 )
CASY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 15.42   Max: 32.86
Current: 31.07

15.42
32.86
Current Ratio 0.81
CASY's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. CASY: 0.81 )
CASY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 1.42
Current: 0.81

0.53
1.42
Quick Ratio 0.31
CASY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 569 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. CASY: 0.31 )
CASY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 0.9
Current: 0.31

0.15
0.9
Days Inventory 10.79
CASY's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
96% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 37.90 vs. CASY: 10.79 )
CASY' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 10.06   Max: 16.39
Current: 10.79

10.06
16.39
Days Sales Outstanding 1.39
CASY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
96% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.82 vs. CASY: 1.39 )
CASY' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 4.11
Current: 1.39

0.61
4.11

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.90
CASY's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
79% of the 480 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. CASY: 0.90 )
CASY' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 1.54
Current: 0.9

0.66
1.54
Dividend Payout 0.21
CASY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
86% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. CASY: 0.21 )
CASY' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 1.67
Current: 0.21

0.05
1.67
Dividend growth (3y) 12.60
CASY's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
87% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. CASY: 12.60 )
CASY' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 6.3   Max: 26
Current: 12.6

6.3
26
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.29
CASY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
52% of the 485 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. CASY: 2.29 )
CASY' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.68   Max: 3.91
Current: 2.29

1.68
3.91
Share Buyback Rate 3.00
CASY's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. CASY: 3.00 )
CASY' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 9   Max: -2.7
Current: 3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 5.05
CASY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
67% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. CASY: 5.05 )
CASY' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.42   Max: 5.4
Current: 5.05

1.42
5.4
Price/DCF (Projected) 3.14
CASY's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
76% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. CASY: 3.14 )
CASY' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 4.96
Current: 3.14

0.9
4.96
Price/Median PS Value 1.28
CASY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. CASY: 1.28 )
CASY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 2.22
Current: 1.28

0.65
2.22
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.71
CASY's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. CASY: 1.71 )
CASY' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 4.22
Current: 1.71

0.84
4.22
Price/Graham Number 2.43
CASY's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
74% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. CASY: 2.43 )
CASY' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 2.26
Current: 2.43

0.97
2.26
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.70
CASY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
73% of the 567 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. CASY: 5.70 )
CASY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.5   Max: 14
Current: 5.7

5.5
14
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 15.90
CASY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
86% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 8.43 vs. CASY: 15.90 )
CASY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 4   Max: 21.4
Current: 15.9

4
21.4

Analyst Estimate

Apr15 Apr16 Apr17
Revenue(Mil) 7,972 8,298 8,811
EPS($) 4.20 4.12 4.93
EPS without NRI($) 4.20 4.12 4.93

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Defensive » Grocery Stores
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Traded in other countries:CS2.Germany,
Casey's General Stores Inc was incorporated in Iowa in 1967. The Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates convenience stores under the Caseys General Store name in 14 Midwestern states, Iowa, Missouri, and Illinois. The Company also operates one stand-alone pizza delivery and carry-out store. The stores carry a broad selection of food (including freshly prepared foods such as pizza, donuts, and sandwiches), beverages, tobacco products, health and beauty aids, automotive products, and other nonfood items. It operates a central warehouse, Casey's Distribution Center, adjacent to its corporate headquarters in Ankeny, Iowa, through which it supplies grocery and general merchandise items to its stores. It operates 1,808 stores in 14 states. It competes with other convenience store chains, gasoline stations, supermarkets, drug stores, discount stores, club stores, mass merchants, and fast-food outlets (with respect to the sale of prepared foods).
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