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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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.15
DAVE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
76% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. DAVE: 0.15 )
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: 0.15
Equity to Asset 0.46
DAVE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
56% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. DAVE: 0.46 )
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: 0.46
0.36
0.92
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 3.37
M-Score: -2.35
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 (%) -0.80
DAVE's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.38 vs. DAVE: -0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
DAVE' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 6.90 Max: 8.53
Current: -0.8
1.45
8.53
Net-margin (%) -0.69
DAVE's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. DAVE: -0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
DAVE' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 3.89 Max: 4.87
Current: -0.69
0.28
4.87
ROE (%) -3.11
DAVE's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.39 vs. DAVE: -3.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
DAVE' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.37  Med: 13.85 Max: 21.91
Current: -3.11
1.37
21.91
ROA (%) -1.41
DAVE's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. DAVE: -1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
DAVE' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 6.88 Max: 9.99
Current: -1.41
0.53
9.99
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -2.16
DAVE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 15.84 vs. DAVE: -2.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
DAVE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 16.65 Max: 20.89
Current: -2.16
3.9
20.89
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.80
DAVE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. DAVE: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DAVE' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 11.05 Max: 54.5
Current: 2.8
0.1
54.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -6.20
DAVE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. DAVE: -6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DAVE' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37  Med: 7.40 Max: 100.5
Current: -6.2
-37
100.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -16.30
DAVE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. DAVE: -16.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DAVE' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -53  Med: -2.70 Max: 155.4
Current: -16.3
-53
155.4
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Guru Trades

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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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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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 29.67
DAVE's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
87% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 16.86 vs. DAVE: 29.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.40
DAVE's P/B is ranked higher than
76% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. DAVE: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
DAVE' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 2.95 Max: 7.72
Current: 1.4
0.66
7.72
P/S 0.29
DAVE's P/S is ranked higher than
90% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. DAVE: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
DAVE' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.71 Max: 2.01
Current: 0.29
0.13
2.01
POCF 9.86
DAVE's POCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 11.89 vs. DAVE: 9.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
DAVE' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.65  Med: 8.51 Max: 25.61
Current: 9.86
1.65
25.61
EV-to-EBIT -50.63
DAVE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
100% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 16.68 vs. DAVE: -50.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
DAVE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -104.4  Med: 15.70 Max: 160.2
Current: -50.63
-104.4
160.2
EV-to-EBITDA 12.07
DAVE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
52% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 11.36 vs. DAVE: 12.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
DAVE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 9.60 Max: 24.9
Current: 12.07
3.9
24.9
Shiller P/E 10.25
DAVE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 29.12 vs. DAVE: 10.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
DAVE' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.22  Med: 27.27 Max: 1146.5
Current: 10.25
10.22
1146.5
Current Ratio 0.68
DAVE's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. DAVE: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
DAVE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.00 Max: 13.94
Current: 0.68
0.37
13.94
Quick Ratio 0.56
DAVE's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. DAVE: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
DAVE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.79 Max: 13.78
Current: 0.56
0.27
13.78
Days Inventory 9.00
DAVE's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
65% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.18 vs. DAVE: 9.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
DAVE' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.29  Med: 8.69 Max: 11.44
Current: 9
7.29
11.44
Days Sales Outstanding 11.73
DAVE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
59% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.66 vs. DAVE: 11.73 )
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: 14.78
Current: 11.73
7.62
14.78
Days Payable 19.82
DAVE's Days Payable is ranked lower than
77% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 37.00 vs. DAVE: 19.82 )
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: 19.82
5.79
40.46

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.56
DAVE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
76% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.21 vs. DAVE: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
DAVE' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 2.33 Max: 7.87
Current: 1.56
0.54
7.87
Price/Projected FCF 0.47
DAVE's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. DAVE: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
DAVE' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.44 Max: 7.34
Current: 0.47
0.36
7.34
Price/Median PS Value 0.41
DAVE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. DAVE: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
DAVE' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.02 Max: 12.67
Current: 0.41
0.28
12.67
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -2.00
DAVE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. DAVE: -2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
DAVE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 6.10 Max: 14.9
Current: -2
0.6
14.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 4.58
DAVE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.83 vs. DAVE: 4.58 )
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: -3.8  Med: 9.30 Max: 56.5
Current: 4.58
-3.8
56.5

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $136
EPS $ -0.12
Beta1.21
Short Percentage of Float33.32%
52-Week Range $5.27 - 34.72
Shares Outstanding(Mil)6.96

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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