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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.51
DAVE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. DAVE: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
DAVE' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.18 Max: N/A
Current: 0.51
Equity to Asset 0.40
DAVE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
65% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. DAVE: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
DAVE' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.56 Max: 0.92
Current: 0.4
0.36
0.92
Interest Coverage 2.03
DAVE's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
92% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.60 vs. DAVE: 2.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
DAVE' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 6.27 Max: 10.51
Current: 2.03
1.03
10.51
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.99
M-Score: -2.44
WACC vs ROIC
9.07%
4.51%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 1.93
DAVE's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.32 vs. DAVE: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
DAVE' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 5.53 Max: 8.29
Current: 1.93
1.45
8.29
Net-margin (%) -3.57
DAVE's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. DAVE: -3.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
DAVE' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.84  Med: 3.33 Max: 4.87
Current: -3.57
-3.84
4.87
ROE (%) -14.58
DAVE's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.67 vs. DAVE: -14.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
DAVE' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.28  Med: 13.81 Max: 21.91
Current: -14.58
-16.28
21.91
ROA (%) -6.04
DAVE's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.38 vs. DAVE: -6.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
DAVE' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.04  Med: 6.83 Max: 9.99
Current: -6.04
-7.04
9.99
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.91
DAVE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 18.29 vs. DAVE: 4.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
DAVE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 14.15 Max: 20.89
Current: 4.91
3.9
20.89
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -7.00
DAVE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. DAVE: -7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DAVE' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7  Med: 11.00 Max: 54.6
Current: -7
-7
54.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -16.10
DAVE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. DAVE: -16.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DAVE' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.8  Med: 5.15 Max: 102.4
Current: -16.1
-37.8
102.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -35.90
DAVE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. DAVE: -35.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DAVE' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.9  Med: -5.75 Max: 155.4
Current: -35.9
-52.9
155.4
» DAVE's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-05)


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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

DAVE Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Chuck Royce 1,600 sh (+60.00%)
Jim Simons 240,300 sh (-11.69%)
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Q3 2015

DAVE Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Chuck Royce 1,600 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 189,100 sh (-21.31%)
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Q4 2015

DAVE Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 234,120 sh (+23.81%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Q1 2016

DAVE Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 258,800 sh (+10.54%)
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Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants
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Famous Dave's of America Inc develops, owns, and operates restaurants in the United States. The Company offers smoked, barbeque, grilled meat, and entrée items using prepared proprietary seasonings, sauces, and mixes.

Famous Dave's of America Inc was incorporated in the state of Minnesota in March 1994. The company is engaged in the development, ownership, operation, and franchising of restaurants in the United States. It offers full table service, feature hickory-smoked off-the-grill entrée favorites. Famous Daves and the Famous Daves logo are registered trademarks of Famous Daves of America, Inc. The Company's restaurants compete with moderately-priced restaurants primarily on the basis of quality of food and service, atmosphere, location and value. In addition to existing barbeque restaurants, it faces competition from steakhouses and other restaurants featuring protein-rich foods. The Company is subject to extensive state and local government regulation by various governmental agencies, including state and local licensing, zoning, land use, construction and environmental regulations and various regulations relating to the sale of food and alcoholic beverages, sanitation, disposal of refuse and waste products, public health, safety and fire standards.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 1.53
DAVE's P/B is ranked higher than
71% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. DAVE: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
DAVE' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 2.65 Max: 7.72
Current: 1.53
0.66
7.72
P/S 0.33
DAVE's P/S is ranked higher than
89% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. DAVE: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
DAVE' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.64 Max: 2.01
Current: 0.33
0.13
2.01
PFCF 21.16
DAVE's PFCF is ranked higher than
52% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 23.41 vs. DAVE: 21.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
DAVE' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.21  Med: 20.64 Max: 78.07
Current: 21.16
4.21
78.07
POCF 7.61
DAVE's POCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 10.42 vs. DAVE: 7.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
DAVE' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.65  Med: 8.38 Max: 26.99
Current: 7.61
1.65
26.99
EV-to-EBIT 15.69
DAVE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
53% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.54 vs. DAVE: 15.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
DAVE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -852.2  Med: 15.90 Max: 76.2
Current: 15.69
-852.2
76.2
EV-to-EBITDA 5.05
DAVE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
89% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.45 vs. DAVE: 5.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
DAVE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 8.90 Max: 47.3
Current: 5.05
3.9
47.3
Shiller P/E 11.00
DAVE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 29.52 vs. DAVE: 11.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
DAVE' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.53  Med: 26.91 Max: 1146.5
Current: 11
10.53
1146.5
Current Ratio 0.73
DAVE's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. DAVE: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
DAVE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.02 Max: 13.94
Current: 0.73
0.37
13.94
Quick Ratio 0.66
DAVE's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. DAVE: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
DAVE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.83 Max: 13.78
Current: 0.66
0.27
13.78
Days Inventory 10.54
DAVE's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
54% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 11.22 vs. DAVE: 10.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
DAVE' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.14  Med: 8.05 Max: 11.42
Current: 10.54
7.14
11.42
Days Sales Outstanding 17.46
DAVE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
72% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.14 vs. DAVE: 17.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
DAVE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.62  Med: 9.08 Max: 14.94
Current: 17.46
7.62
14.94
Days Payable 27.06
DAVE's Days Payable is ranked lower than
67% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 41.47 vs. DAVE: 27.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
DAVE' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.79  Med: 18.22 Max: 40.46
Current: 27.06
5.79
40.46

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.76
DAVE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
69% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.72 vs. DAVE: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
DAVE' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 2.34 Max: 7.87
Current: 1.76
0.54
7.87
Price/Projected FCF 0.45
DAVE's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. DAVE: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
DAVE' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.38 Max: 7.55
Current: 0.45
0.36
7.55
Price/Median PS Value 0.52
DAVE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 266 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. DAVE: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
DAVE' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.11 Max: 11.73
Current: 0.52
0.3
11.73
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.32
DAVE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. DAVE: 6.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
DAVE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 6.10 Max: 14.9
Current: 6.32
1.3
14.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -3.53
DAVE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.47 vs. DAVE: -3.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
DAVE' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.5  Med: 9.40 Max: 57.3
Current: -3.53
-10.5
57.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $105.1
EPS (TTM) $ -0.55
Beta1.12
Short Percentage of Float10.69%
52-Week Range $4.75 - 20.97
Shares Outstanding (Mil)6.96
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Insiders Top Buys of Week 26 Jun 29 2015 
Famous Dave’s of America – Bargain-Priced Casual Dining Shares Mar 28 2010 
Famous Dave’s of America – Time to hit the Sauce? Oct 04 2009 
Famous Dave's of America Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 06 2009 

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