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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.

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Financial Strength : 4/10

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••3. Consistency of the profitability
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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 : 3/10

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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2017-03-03)


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DEG Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 1,333,200 sh (+10.55%)
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Jim Simons 1,552,000 sh (+16.41%)
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Jim Simons 1,621,600 sh (+4.48%)
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Defensive » Grocery Stores  
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Traded in other countries:DELB.Belgium, DHZA.Germany, 0NUP.UK, DHLYF.USA,
Delhaize Group SA is a food retailing company. Its primary store format consists of food supermarkets. Its store network also includes other store formats such as proximity stores, cash and carry and specialty stores.

Delhaize Group SA was founded in Belgium in 1867. It operates food supermarkets. Its conducts its retail operations through its businesses in the United States; Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, collectively as Delhaize Belgium; Greece, Romania and Serbia, collectively as Southeastern Europe; and Indonesia. Its store network also includes other store formats such as proximity, cash and carry and specialty stores. Its competitors include international, national, regional and local supermarket chains, supercenters, independent grocery stores, specialty food stores, warehouse club stores, retail drug chains, convenience stores, membership clubs, general merchandisers, discount retailers and restaurants. Food retail chains generally compete on the basis of location, quality of products, service, price, product variety, store condition and e-commerce offer. The Company's brands include Delhaize, Taste of Inspirations, 365, Care, Delhaize Eco and Delhaize Bio.

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Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.78
DEG's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
52% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. DEG: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
DEG' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 1.78
Current: 1.78
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Dividend Payout 0.39
DEG's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
56% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. DEG: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
DEG' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0.39
Current: 0.39
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Forward Dividend Yield 1.78
DEG's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
57% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. DEG: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
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Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.78
DEG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
71% of the 505 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. DEG: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
DEG' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 1.78
Current: 1.78
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More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $27,491
EPS (TTM) $ 1.20
Short Percentage of Float0.01%
52-Week Range $20.90 - 28.45
Shares Outstanding (Mil)415.10

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 26,431 27,009 27,364
EPS ($) 1.44 1.55 1.73
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.44 1.55 1.73
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
10.64%
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.56 0.59 0.69
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