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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.47
FMX's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
59% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. FMX: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
FMX' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.40 Max: N/A
Current: 0.47
Equity to Asset 0.54
FMX's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
53% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. FMX: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
FMX' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.52 Max: 0.73
Current: 0.54
0.27
0.73
Interest Coverage 4.43
FMX's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
76% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 11.59 vs. FMX: 4.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
FMX' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.45  Med: 4.90 Max: 11.84
Current: 4.43
3.45
11.84
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.76
WACC vs ROIC
7.75%
9.83%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 10.85
FMX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 9.44 vs. FMX: 10.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
FMX' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.36  Med: 13.30 Max: 14.77
Current: 10.85
11.36
14.77
Net-margin (%) 5.28
FMX's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.27 vs. FMX: 5.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
FMX' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.03  Med: 5.98 Max: 23.72
Current: 5.28
5.03
23.72
ROE (%) 8.96
FMX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.27 vs. FMX: 8.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
FMX' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.06  Med: 12.84 Max: 40.46
Current: 8.96
10.06
40.46
ROA (%) 4.72
FMX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.41 vs. FMX: 4.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
FMX' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.38  Med: 5.12 Max: 18.52
Current: 4.72
4.38
18.52
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 46.60
FMX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 15.56 vs. FMX: 46.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
FMX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.72  Med: 40.80 Max: 67.14
Current: 46.6
31.72
67.14
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 9.10
FMX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. FMX: 9.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FMX' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.3  Med: 9.30 Max: 64.2
Current: 9.1
-37.3
64.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 2.20
FMX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. FMX: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FMX' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.6  Med: 5.90 Max: 63.2
Current: 2.2
-36.6
63.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 3.30
FMX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. FMX: 3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FMX' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.2  Med: 9.30 Max: 78.6
Current: 3.3
-44.2
78.6
» FMX's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

FMX Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 35,600 sh (+105.78%)
Tom Russo 127,035 sh (+17.90%)
Ron Baron 285,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 162,500 sh (-5.85%)
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Q3 2015

FMX Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 111,200 sh (+212.36%)
Ron Baron 300,000 sh (+5.26%)
Mario Gabelli 155,500 sh (-4.31%)
Tom Russo 118,615 sh (-6.63%)
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Q4 2015

FMX Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 142,100 sh (+27.79%)
Tom Russo 121,020 sh (+2.03%)
Ron Baron 300,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 153,900 sh (-1.03%)
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Q1 2016

FMX Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 33,980 sh (New)
Sarah Ketterer 329,200 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 7,900 sh (New)
Jim Simons 224,200 sh (+57.78%)
Tom Russo 121,470 sh (+0.37%)
Ron Baron 300,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 152,600 sh (-0.84%)
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Business Description

Industry: Beverages - Alcoholic » Beverages - Brewers
Compare:XBRU:ABI, LSE:SAB, BSP:ABEV3, XAMS:HEIA, XAMS:HEIO » details
Traded in other countries:FMX.Argentina, FMXB34.Brazil, FOMA.Germany, FEMSA UBD.Mexico, FMXUF.USA,
Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV is a holding company. The Company through its holdings produces and distributes soft drinks, operates small-format store & holds investment in Heineken Group.

Fomento Economico Mexicano SAB de CV was incorporated on May 30, 1936. The Company is a beverage company. It conducts its operations through holding companies such as Coca-Cola FEMSA, which engages in the production, distribution and marketing of soft drinks; FEMSA Comercio, which operates small-format store and CB Equity which holds its investment in Heineken. Coca-Cola FEMSA is the bottler of Coca-Cola trademark beverages. It operates in Mexico, Central America, Colombia, Venezuela, Brazil and Argentina. The Company's segments include residential neighborhoods, commercial and office locations and stores near schools and universities, along with other types of specialized locations. It also competes in beverage categories other than sparkling beverages, such as water, juice-based beverages, teas, sport drinks and value-added dairy products. The Company is subject to federal and state laws and regulations relating to the protection of the environment, in all its territories.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 38.68
FMX's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
75% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 23.39 vs. FMX: 38.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
FMX' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 7.34 Max: 69.01
Current: 38.68
1.05
69.01
Forward P/E 26.32
FMX's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
94% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 19.34 vs. FMX: 26.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 38.68
FMX's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
75% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 23.47 vs. FMX: 38.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
FMX' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 12.75 Max: 68.61
Current: 38.68
1.05
68.61
P/B 2.47
FMX's P/B is ranked lower than
57% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. FMX: 2.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
FMX' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 1.87 Max: 5.49
Current: 2.47
0.02
5.49
P/S 0.41
FMX's P/S is ranked higher than
89% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. FMX: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
FMX' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.38 Max: 2.27
Current: 0.41
0.02
2.27
EV-to-EBIT 22.43
FMX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
59% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 16.29 vs. FMX: 22.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FMX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 9.10 Max: 26.4
Current: 22.43
0.8
26.4
EV-to-EBITDA 22.43
FMX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
70% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 13.10 vs. FMX: 22.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FMX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 9.10 Max: 26.4
Current: 22.43
0.8
26.4
PEG 8.24
FMX's PEG is ranked lower than
78% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. FMX: 8.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
FMX' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.21 Max: 88
Current: 8.24
0.02
88
Shiller P/E 13.74
FMX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 29.11 vs. FMX: 13.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
FMX' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.62  Med: 9.80 Max: 14.52
Current: 13.74
2.62
14.52
Current Ratio 1.41
FMX's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. FMX: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FMX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.31 Max: 1.99
Current: 1.41
0.83
1.99
Quick Ratio 1.09
FMX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. FMX: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FMX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.58
Current: 1.09
0.53
1.58
Days Inventory 34.40
FMX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
86% of the 203 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 95.98 vs. FMX: 34.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
FMX' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.95  Med: 42.43 Max: 49.11
Current: 34.4
39.95
49.11
Days Sales Outstanding 20.48
FMX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
71% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 39.47 vs. FMX: 20.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FMX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.08  Med: 17.84 Max: 23.46
Current: 20.48
11.08
23.46
Days Payable 80.88
FMX's Days Payable is ranked higher than
62% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 67.36 vs. FMX: 80.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
FMX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.98  Med: 52.16 Max: 93.98
Current: 80.88
16.98
93.98

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.47
FMX's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
59% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. FMX: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
FMX' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.09 Max: 1.82
Current: 1.47
0.39
1.82
Dividend Payout 2.49
FMX's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
94% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. FMX: 2.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
FMX' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.76 Max: 1.06
Current: 2.49
0.1
1.06
Dividend Growth (3y) -100.00
FMX's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
90% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. FMX: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
FMX' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 56.4
Current: -100
0
56.4
Forward Dividend Yield 1.53
FMX's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
60% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. FMX: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.47
FMX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
71% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. FMX: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
FMX' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.09 Max: 1.82
Current: 1.47
0.39
1.82

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 4.77
FMX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
74% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. FMX: 4.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
FMX' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 2.33 Max: 124.12
Current: 4.77
0.04
124.12
Price/Projected FCF 0.37
FMX's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. FMX: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
FMX' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 1.55 Max: 6.67
Current: 0.37
0.03
6.67
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 2.33
FMX's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
74% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. FMX: 2.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.06
FMX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. FMX: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
FMX' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.67 Max: 5.88
Current: 1.06
0.05
5.88
Price/Graham Number 2.86
FMX's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
67% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. FMX: 2.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
FMX' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.86 Max: 13.51
Current: 2.86
0.03
13.51
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.49
FMX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. FMX: 4.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FMX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.8  Med: 11.00 Max: 126.4
Current: 4.49
3.8
126.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -9.44
FMX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.61 vs. FMX: -9.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
FMX' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.3  Med: -0.30 Max: 121
Current: -9.44
-46.3
121

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $19,766
EPS (TTM) $ 0.52
Beta0.76
Short Percentage of Float0.02%
52-Week Range $77.47 - 102.72
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1,789.11

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 50,234 57,514
EPS ($) 7.95 8.40
EPS without NRI ($) 7.95 8.40
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
12.26%
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