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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 0.11
DAVE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
84% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. DAVE: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
DAVE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.18 Max: N/A
Current: 0.11
Equity to Asset 0.42
DAVE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
59% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. DAVE: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
DAVE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.56 Max: 0.92
Current: 0.42
0.36
0.92
Interest Coverage 5.47
DAVE's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
77% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 27.30 vs. DAVE: 5.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
DAVE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.03  Med: 5.47 Max: 9999.99
Current: 5.47
1.03
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 5.23
M-Score: -2.72
WACC vs ROIC
11.25%
6.80%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.98
DAVE's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.78 vs. DAVE: 2.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
DAVE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -60  Med: 4.47 Max: 8.53
Current: 2.98
-60
8.53
Net-margin (%) 1.76
DAVE's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. DAVE: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
DAVE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -60  Med: 2.91 Max: 9.26
Current: 1.76
-60
9.26
ROE (%) 8.00
DAVE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. DAVE: 8.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
DAVE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -21.96  Med: 8.97 Max: 21.91
Current: 8
-21.96
21.91
ROA (%) 3.68
DAVE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. DAVE: 3.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
DAVE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -15.62  Med: 4.80 Max: 13.16
Current: 3.68
-15.62
13.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.05
DAVE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 13.74 vs. DAVE: 8.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
DAVE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -22.27  Med: 10.24 Max: 20.89
Current: 8.05
-22.27
20.89
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.80
DAVE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. DAVE: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DAVE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 11.10 Max: 172
Current: 2.8
0.1
172
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -6.20
DAVE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. DAVE: -6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DAVE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -37  Med: 4.60 Max: 100.5
Current: -6.2
-37
100.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -16.20
DAVE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. DAVE: -16.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DAVE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -53.6  Med: 3.85 Max: 157.1
Current: -16.2
-53.6
157.1
» DAVE's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

DAVE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 333,600 sh (-10.43%)
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Q3 2014

DAVE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Chuck Royce 19,247 sh (New)
Jim Simons 300,700 sh (-9.86%)
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Q4 2014

DAVE Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jim Simons 294,100 sh (-2.19%)
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Q1 2015

DAVE Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Chuck Royce 1,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 272,100 sh (-7.48%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 57.08
DAVE's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
81% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 27.70 vs. DAVE: 57.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
DAVE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.42  Med: 27.72 Max: 140
Current: 57.08
8.42
140
Forward P/E 29.67
DAVE's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
84% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 18.94 vs. DAVE: 29.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 58.30
DAVE's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
80% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 27.10 vs. DAVE: 58.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
DAVE' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 8.47  Med: 27.73 Max: 175
Current: 58.3
8.47
175
P/B 4.96
DAVE's P/B is ranked lower than
71% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. DAVE: 4.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
DAVE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.66  Med: 2.93 Max: 7.72
Current: 4.96
0.66
7.72
P/S 0.97
DAVE's P/S is ranked higher than
58% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. DAVE: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
DAVE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.79 Max: 2
Current: 0.97
0.13
2
PFCF 21.10
DAVE's PFCF is ranked higher than
65% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 31.71 vs. DAVE: 21.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
DAVE' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.19  Med: 18.20 Max: 70
Current: 21.1
4.19
70
POCF 14.84
DAVE's POCF is ranked higher than
50% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 15.12 vs. DAVE: 14.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
DAVE' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.64  Med: 8.33 Max: 23.09
Current: 14.84
1.64
23.09
EV-to-EBIT 36.25
DAVE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
81% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 19.17 vs. DAVE: 36.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
DAVE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.5  Med: 16.90 Max: 54.4
Current: 36.25
6.5
54.4
Shiller P/E 32.06
DAVE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
54% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 34.07 vs. DAVE: 32.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
DAVE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.45  Med: 32.53 Max: 1021
Current: 32.06
6.45
1021
Current Ratio 1.24
DAVE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. DAVE: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
DAVE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.00 Max: 13.94
Current: 1.24
0.25
13.94
Quick Ratio 1.02
DAVE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. DAVE: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
DAVE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.79 Max: 13.78
Current: 1.02
0.25
13.78
Days Inventory 8.86
DAVE's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
63% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.16 vs. DAVE: 8.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
DAVE' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 7.29  Med: 10.51 Max: 13.13
Current: 8.86
7.29
13.13
Days Sales Outstanding 11.67
DAVE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
56% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.05 vs. DAVE: 11.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
DAVE' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 4.12  Med: 8.41 Max: 14.78
Current: 11.67
4.12
14.78

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 5.54
DAVE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
70% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.37 vs. DAVE: 5.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
DAVE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.54  Med: 2.28 Max: 7.87
Current: 5.54
0.54
7.87
Price/Projected FCF 1.55
DAVE's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. DAVE: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
DAVE' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.44 Max: 7.34
Current: 1.55
0.36
7.34
Price/Median PS Value 1.25
DAVE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
52% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. DAVE: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
DAVE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.90 Max: 11.18
Current: 1.25
0.24
11.18
Price/Graham Number 3.67
DAVE's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
81% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. DAVE: 3.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
DAVE' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.75 Max: 5.22
Current: 3.67
0.74
5.22
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.84
DAVE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. DAVE: 2.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
DAVE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.8  Med: 5.90 Max: 15.4
Current: 2.84
1.8
15.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 1.94
DAVE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.15 vs. DAVE: 1.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
DAVE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 7.40 Max: 55
Current: 1.94
0.5
55

Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants
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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. As of December 28, 2014, there were 189 Famous Dave's restaurants operating in 34 states, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and Canada, including 50 company-owned restaurants and 139 franchise-operated restaurants. An additional 56 franchise restaurants were committed to be developed through signed area development agreements at December 28, 2014. 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. As of December 29, 2013, 43 of its company-owned restaurants were full-service and 7 were counter-service. The Companys 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.
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