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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.89
CCU's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
77% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. CCU: 0.89 )
CCU' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.15   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.89

Equity to Asset 0.60
CCU's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
78% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. CCU: 0.60 )
CCU' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 0.69
Current: 0.6

0.41
0.69
Interest Coverage 7.86
CCU's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
70% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.37 vs. CCU: 7.86 )
CCU' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 5.75   Max: 14.55
Current: 7.86

5.75
14.55
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.70
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

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 15.15
CCU's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 13.42 vs. CCU: 15.15 )
CCU' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 10.87   Max: 19.68
Current: 15.15

10.87
19.68
Net-margin (%) 9.82
CCU's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.47 vs. CCU: 9.82 )
CCU' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 6.38   Max: 16.49
Current: 9.82

6.38
16.49
ROE (%) 13.08
CCU's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.32 vs. CCU: 13.08 )
CCU' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 5.22   Max: 28.26
Current: 13.08

5.22
28.26
ROA (%) 7.74
CCU's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. CCU: 7.74 )
CCU' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.44   Max: 11.72
Current: 7.74

3.44
11.72
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 22.68
CCU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 20.46 vs. CCU: 22.68 )
CCU' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 9.07   Max: 31.25
Current: 22.68

9.07
31.25
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 50.80
CCU's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. CCU: 50.80 )
CCU' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -14.8   Max: 766
Current: 50.8

-14.8
766
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 42.80
CCU's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. CCU: 42.80 )
CCU' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -22   Max: 671.3
Current: 42.8

-22
671.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 38.70
CCU's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. CCU: 38.70 )
CCU' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -18.1   Max: 38.7
Current: 38.7

-18.1
38.7
» CCU's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

CCU Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 151,225 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 125,600 sh (-37.51%)
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Q1 2014

CCU Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 17,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 176,900 sh (+40.84%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 159,365 sh (+5.38%)
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Q2 2014

CCU Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jean-Marie Eveillard 989,028 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 209,445 sh (+31.42%)
Chuck Royce 7,200 sh (-57.65%)
Jim Simons 55,100 sh (-68.85%)
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Q3 2014

CCU Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jean-Marie Eveillard 2,790,929 sh (+182.19%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 285,740 sh (+36.43%)
Chuck Royce 7,200 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 15,300 sh (-72.23%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CCU

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Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-09-30 Add 182.19%0.1%$21.23 - $23.52 $ 18.59-16%2790929
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-06-30 New Buy0.06%$21.17 - $23.81 $ 18.59-19%989028
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 16.70
CCU's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
88% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 25.80 vs. CCU: 16.70 )
CCU' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.92   Max: 42.54
Current: 16.7

8.92
42.54
P/B 2.08
CCU's P/B is ranked higher than
76% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. CCU: 2.08 )
CCU' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.08   Max: 2066.22
Current: 2.08

2.08
2066.22
P/S 1.64
CCU's P/S is ranked higher than
83% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. CCU: 1.64 )
CCU' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.36   Max: 11.07
Current: 1.64

1.36
11.07
PFCF 29.86
CCU's PFCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 34.94 vs. CCU: 29.86 )
CCU' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 13.1   Max: 116.61
Current: 29.86

13.1
116.61
EV-to-EBIT 11.45
CCU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
92% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 19.95 vs. CCU: 11.45 )
CCU' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.1   Max: 10283.9
Current: 11.45

7.1
10283.9
PEG 1.00
CCU's PEG is ranked higher than
94% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 12.35 vs. CCU: 1.00 )
CCU' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 52.55
Current: 1

0.17
52.55
Shiller P/E 18.57
CCU's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 28.34 vs. CCU: 18.57 )
CCU' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.73   Max: 25.92
Current: 18.57

13.73
25.92
Current Ratio 1.93
CCU's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. CCU: 1.93 )
CCU' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.06   Max: 3.3
Current: 1.93

1.06
3.3
Quick Ratio 1.93
CCU's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. CCU: 1.93 )
CCU' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 3.3
Current: 1.93

0.81
3.3

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.01
CCU's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
63% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. CCU: 2.01 )
CCU' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 2.64
Current: 2.01

0.6
2.64
Dividend Payout 0.28
CCU's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
89% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. CCU: 0.28 )
CCU' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 3.32
Current: 0.28

0.43
3.32
Dividend growth (3y) 46.10
CCU's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
95% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. CCU: 46.10 )
CCU' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 46.1
Current: 46.1

0
46.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.00
CCU's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
57% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. CCU: 2.00 )
CCU' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 2.64
Current: 2

0.6
2.64
Share Buyback Rate 25.30
CCU's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
99% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. CCU: 25.30 )
CCU' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 87.6   Max: -29.2
Current: 25.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.08
CCU's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
84% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.64 vs. CCU: 2.08 )
CCU' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 1916.59
Current: 2.08

1.4
1916.59
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.58
CCU's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
84% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. CCU: 1.58 )
CCU' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.94   Max: 1086.22
Current: 1.58

0.94
1086.22
Price/Median PS Value 0.76
CCU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. CCU: 0.76 )
CCU' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 4.62
Current: 0.76

0.67
4.62
Price/Graham Number 1.18
CCU's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
90% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.34 vs. CCU: 1.18 )
CCU' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 1077.64
Current: 1.18

0.97
1077.64
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.70
CCU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
92% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. CCU: 8.70 )
CCU' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 14.2
Current: 8.7

1.4
14.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 4.46
CCU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
72% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.41 vs. CCU: 4.46 )
CCU' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -13.4   Max: 58.5
Current: 4.46

-13.4
58.5

Business Description

Industry: Beverages - Alcoholic » Beverages - Brewers
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Traded in other countries:CVU.Germany, CCU.Chile,
United Breweries Co Inc was incorporated in the Republic of Chile in 1902. The Company is a multi-category branded beverage company operating in Chile, Argentina and Uruguay and has an extensive wine export business to more than 80 countries. The Company also participate in the home and office bottled water delivery, rum distribution and confectionary industries in Chile. In Uruguay, it participates in the bottled mineral water and carbonated soft drinks industries. In Paraguay, it participate in the soft drinks, water and juices industries and beer distribution. The Company's operations have also included the production and marketing of soft drinks since the beginning of the last century, the bottling and selling of mineral water products since 1960, the production and marketing of wine since 1994, the production and marketing of beer in Argentina since 1995, the production and marketing of pisco since 2003, the production and marketing of sweet snacks products since 2004 and the production and marketing of rum since 2007. The Company's operating segments are : Chile: This segment commercializes Beers, Non Alcoholic Beverages and Spirits in the Chilean market; Rio de la Plata: This segment commercializes Beers, Ciders, Non Alcoholic Beverages and Spirits in the Argentine, Uruguayan and Paraguayan market and Wine: This segment commercializes wine, mainly in the export market reaching over 80 countries. The Chile Operating Segment consists of three businesses: The Beer Chile business which is engaged in Beer production and marketing in Chile. Its portfolio of beers in Chile includes super-premium, premium, special and popular-priced brands of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beer, which are primarily marketed under twelve different proprietary brands and four licensed brands. Its flagship brand, Cristal, is Chile's best selling beer; The Non-alcoholic beverages business which produces and sells in Chile soft drinks, which includes carbonated soft drinks (both cola and non-cola), nectars and juices, sports and energy drinks and Ice tea, and water, which includes mineral and purified bottled water (including via home and office delivery or "HOD"), both categories consisting of its proprietary brands and brands produced under license; and Spirits business which began the sale of pisco, under the brand Ruta Norte. The Company's competitor in the beer business is Cervecería Chile. The Rio de la Plata Operating Segment consisted of three businesses: CCU Argentina which operates Beer Argentina and Cider and other spirits; Uruguay and Paraguay. In Chile, the Company has an extensive and integrated distribution network for the sale and distribution of beer, soft drinks, mineral water, purified water, functional beverages, nectars, wine, pisco, rum whiskey, vodka and sweet snacks products with capacity to reach approximately 115,666 points of sale. The network includes a total of 23 owned or leased warehouses and a network of independent transp
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