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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.13
EBF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
61% of the 1947 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. EBF: 0.13 )
EBF' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 124
Current: 0.13

0.02
124
Equity to Asset 0.68
EBF's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
81% of the 1955 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. EBF: 0.68 )
EBF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 0.89
Current: 0.68

0.55
0.89
Interest Coverage 26.15
EBF's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
62% of the 1225 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 29.39 vs. EBF: 26.15 )
EBF' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 8.65   Max: 548.23
Current: 26.15

8.65
548.23
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.53
M-Score: -2.81
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 6.11
EBF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1955 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.03 vs. EBF: 6.11 )
EBF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1.73   Max: 20.06
Current: 6.11

-1.73
20.06
Net-margin (%) 2.43
EBF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1955 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.34 vs. EBF: 2.43 )
EBF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -5.61   Max: 13.09
Current: 2.43

-5.61
13.09
ROE (%) 3.63
EBF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1938 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.13 vs. EBF: 3.63 )
EBF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -11.22   Max: 23.79
Current: 3.63

-11.22
23.79
ROA (%) 2.46
EBF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1960 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. EBF: 2.46 )
EBF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -7.51   Max: 19.85
Current: 2.46

-7.51
19.85
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 12.83
EBF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1954 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 13.42 vs. EBF: 12.83 )
EBF' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -5.48   Max: 75.4
Current: 12.83

-5.48
75.4
Revenue Growth (%) -0.80
EBF's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1725 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. EBF: -0.80 )
EBF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -4.2   Max: 14.6
Current: -0.8

-4.2
14.6
EBITDA Growth (%) -16.80
EBF's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1501 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. EBF: -16.80 )
EBF' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -68.5   Max: 181.4
Current: -16.8

-68.5
181.4
EPS Growth (%) -33.80
EBF's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1343 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. EBF: -33.80 )
EBF' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -33.8   Max: 19.3
Current: -33.8

-33.8
19.3
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

EBF Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Joel Greenblatt 77,218 sh (+15.14%)
Chuck Royce 1,961,791 sh (-2.49%)
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Q4 2013

EBF Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Scott Black 14,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 30,600 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 79,135 sh (+2.48%)
Chuck Royce 1,791,791 sh (-8.67%)
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Q1 2014

EBF Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Scott Black 22,950 sh (+63.93%)
Chuck Royce 1,790,706 sh (-0.06%)
Joel Greenblatt 54,671 sh (-30.91%)
Jim Simons 11,895 sh (-61.13%)
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Q2 2014

EBF Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 33,100 sh (+178.27%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Scott Black Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,718,206 sh (-4.05%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with EBF

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Scott Black 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.04%$14.61 - $16.88 $ 14.44-6%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.01%$14.61 - $16.88 $ 14.44-6%0
Scott Black 2014-03-31 Add 63.93%0.02%$13.77 - $17.7 $ 14.44-8%22950
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -30.91%0.01%$13.77 - $17.7 $ 14.44-8%54671
Scott Black 2013-12-31 New Buy0.03%$16.83 - $18.6 $ 14.44-19%14000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 New Buy0.05%$14.03 - $17.59 $ 14.44-9%67062
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 28.80
EBF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
62% of the 2042 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 24.00 vs. EBF: 28.80 )
EBF' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.84   Max: 32.07
Current: 28.8

5.84
32.07
P/B 1.00
EBF's P/B is ranked higher than
78% of the 2042 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. EBF: 1.00 )
EBF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 3.12
Current: 1

0.66
3.12
P/S 0.70
EBF's P/S is ranked higher than
73% of the 2042 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. EBF: 0.70 )
EBF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 1.37
Current: 0.7

0.33
1.37
PFCF 18.60
EBF's PFCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 2042 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. EBF: 18.60 )
EBF' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.09   Max: 123.38
Current: 18.6

5.09
123.38
EV-to-EBIT 14.12
EBF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
76% of the 2042 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 17.27 vs. EBF: 14.12 )
EBF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.6   Max: 16.1
Current: 14.12

4.6
16.1
Shiller P/E 18.80
EBF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 2042 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 243.13 vs. EBF: 18.80 )
EBF' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.11   Max: 21.57
Current: 18.8

6.11
21.57
Current Ratio 5.22
EBF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 1647 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. EBF: 5.22 )
EBF' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.57   Max: 6.27
Current: 5.22

1.57
6.27
Quick Ratio 2.18
EBF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 1647 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. EBF: 2.18 )
EBF' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 5.31
Current: 2.18

0.76
5.31

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 4.90
EBF's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
94% of the 1516 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. EBF: 4.90 )
EBF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.85   Max: 8.34
Current: 4.9

1.85
8.34
Dividend Payout 1.44
EBF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
55% of the 2042 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. EBF: 1.44 )
EBF' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 2.21
Current: 1.44

0.31
2.21
Dividend growth (3y) -5.40
EBF's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
62% of the 994 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. EBF: -5.40 )
EBF' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -5.4   Max: 1.4
Current: -5.4

-5.4
1.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.81
EBF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1546 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. EBF: 3.81 )
EBF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.44   Max: 6.49
Current: 3.81

1.44
6.49
Share Buyback Rate -0.30
EBF's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
74% of the 1252 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. EBF: -0.30 )
EBF' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.5   Max: -16
Current: -0.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.60
EBF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
60% of the 2042 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. EBF: 2.60 )
EBF' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.47   Max: 55.1
Current: 2.6

1.47
55.1
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.60
EBF's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
94% of the 2042 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.87 vs. EBF: 0.60 )
EBF' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 2.05
Current: 0.6

0.55
2.05
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
EBF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 2042 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. EBF: 0.80 )
EBF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 2.12
Current: 0.8

0.45
2.12
Price/Graham Number 1.90
EBF's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
68% of the 2042 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. EBF: 1.90 )
EBF' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 6.8
Current: 1.9

0.7
6.8
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.10
EBF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1846 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. EBF: 7.10 )
EBF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.2   Max: 21.9
Current: 7.1

6.2
21.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 7.86
EBF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.25 vs. EBF: 7.86 )
EBF' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 2.6   Max: 16.5
Current: 7.86

2.6
16.5

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Ennis, Inc., formerly Ennis Business Forms, Inc., is organized under the laws of Texas in 1909. The Company is a provider of business forms to independent distributors in the United States and is also a provider of blank t-shirts in North America to the active-wear market. It operates in two business segments, the Print Segment and the Apparel Segment. The Print Segment is in the business of manufacturing, designing and selling business forms and other printed business products mainly to distributors located in the United States. The products sold include snap sets, continuous forms, laser cut sheets, tags, labels, envelopes, integrated products, jumbo rolls and pressure sensitive products in short, medium and long runs under the following labels: Ennis, Royal Business FormsSM, Block Graphics, Specialized Printed FormsSM, 360º Custom LabelsSM, Enfusion, Uncompromised Check Solutions, Witt PrintingSM, B&D Litho of ArizonaSM, Genforms and Calibrated Forms. The Print Segment also sells the Adams-McClure brand (which provides Point of Purchase advertising for large franchise and fast food chains as well as kitting and fulfillment); the Admore brand (which provides presentation folders and document folders); Ennis Tag & LabelSM (which provides tags and labels, promotional products and advertising concept products); Trade Envelopes and Block Graphics (which provide custom and imprinted envelopes) and Northstar and GFS (which provide financial and security documents). The Print Segment sells predominantly through private printers and independent distributors. Northstar and Adams McClure also sell to a small number of direct customers. Raw materials of the Print Segment mainly consist of a variety of weights, widths, colors, sizes, and qualities of paper for business products purchased from a number of major suppliers at prevailing market prices. The Apparel Segment operates under the name of Alstyle Apparel (Alstyle). Alstyle markets high quality knit basic activewear (t-shirts, tank tops and fleece) across all market segments. Alstyle's branded product lines are sold under the AAA label, Murina and Hyland Headwear brands. The products of the Apparel Segment are standardized shirts manufactured in a variety of sizes and colors. It is subject to various federal, state, and local environment laws and regulations concerning, among other things, wastewater discharges, air emissions and solid waste disposal.
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