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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.35
FMX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
72% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.35 vs. FMX: 0.35 )
FMX' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.13   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.35

Equity to Asset 0.51
FMX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
69% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. FMX: 0.51 )
FMX' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 0.73
Current: 0.51

0.27
0.73
Interest Coverage 6.77
FMX's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
68% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.37 vs. FMX: 6.77 )
FMX' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.29   Max: 11.84
Current: 6.77

3.29
11.84
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.20
M-Score: -3.06
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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Operating margin (%) 11.67
FMX's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 13.42 vs. FMX: 11.67 )
FMX' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 11.36   Max: 17.78
Current: 11.67

11.36
17.78
Net-margin (%) 3.81
FMX's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.47 vs. FMX: 3.81 )
FMX' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 3.99   Max: 23.72
Current: 3.81

3.99
23.72
ROE (%) 5.12
FMX's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.32 vs. FMX: 5.12 )
FMX' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 10.06   Max: 40.46
Current: 5.12

10.06
40.46
ROA (%) 2.90
FMX's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. FMX: 2.90 )
FMX' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.76   Max: 18.52
Current: 2.9

3.76
18.52
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 43.00
FMX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 20.46 vs. FMX: 43.00 )
FMX' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 22.59   Max: 57.7
Current: 43

22.59
57.7
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 15.00
FMX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. FMX: 15.00 )
FMX' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -37.3   Max: 64.2
Current: 15

-37.3
64.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 6.50
FMX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. FMX: 6.50 )
FMX' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -36.6   Max: 63.2
Current: 6.5

-36.6
63.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 7.20
FMX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. FMX: 7.20 )
FMX' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -44.2   Max: 78.4
Current: 7.2

-44.2
78.4
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

FMX Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Ron Baron 63,300 sh (+1482.5%)
Jeremy Grantham 57,000 sh (+13.34%)
Lee Ainslie 1,132,038 sh (+6.24%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 189,945 sh (-1.45%)
Tom Russo 109,655 sh (-7.24%)
Ken Fisher 11,590 sh (-9.42%)
Sarah Ketterer 23,500 sh (-29.22%)
Jim Simons 79,700 sh (-69.16%)
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Q1 2014

FMX Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 242,900 sh (+204.77%)
Ken Fisher 34,400 sh (+196.81%)
Ron Baron 120,000 sh (+89.57%)
Tom Russo 110,800 sh (+1.04%)
Mario Gabelli 189,325 sh (-0.33%)
Jeremy Grantham 55,300 sh (-2.98%)
Sarah Ketterer 19,600 sh (-16.6%)
Lee Ainslie 864,051 sh (-23.67%)
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Q2 2014

FMX Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ron Baron 190,000 sh (+58.33%)
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 189,200 sh (-0.07%)
Tom Russo 110,560 sh (-0.22%)
Jim Simons 207,200 sh (-14.7%)
Ken Fisher 26,830 sh (-22.01%)
Sarah Ketterer 2,300 sh (-88.27%)
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Q3 2014

FMX Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Ron Baron 215,000 sh (+13.16%)
Sarah Ketterer Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Tom Russo 109,445 sh (-1.01%)
Mario Gabelli 185,100 sh (-2.17%)
Ken Fisher 22,758 sh (-15.18%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with FMX

(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
Lee Ainslie 2014-06-30 Sold Out 1.1%$90.57 - $100.22 $ 89.22-6%0
Ron Baron 2014-06-30 Add 58.33%0.03%$90.57 - $100.22 $ 89.22-6%190000
Ken Fisher 2014-06-30 Reduce -22.01%$90.57 - $100.22 $ 89.22-6%26830
Lee Ainslie 2014-03-31 Reduce -23.67%0.33%$82.59 - $97.99 $ 89.220%864051
Ron Baron 2014-03-31 Add 89.57%0.02%$82.59 - $97.99 $ 89.220%120000
Ken Fisher 2014-03-31 Add 196.81%$82.59 - $97.99 $ 89.22-1%34400
Ron Baron 2013-12-31 Add 1482.5%0.02%$88.66 - $98.5 $ 89.22-5%63300
Lee Ainslie 2013-09-30 Reduce -16.13%0.29%$92.57 - $106.11 $ 89.22-11%1065502
Ron Baron 2013-09-30 Add 42.86%$92.57 - $106.11 $ 89.22-11%4000
Bill Gates 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.14%$91.41 - $124.96 $ 89.22-20%0
Ron Baron 2013-06-30 Add 40%$91.41 - $124.96 $ 89.22-20%2800
Lee Ainslie 2013-03-31 Add 22.63%0.33%$100.7 - $114.91 $ 89.22-18%1197990
Ron Baron 2013-03-31 New Buy$100.7 - $114.91 $ 89.22-18%2000
Lee Ainslie 2012-12-31 Reduce -56.2%1.52%$88.56 - $101.7 $ 89.22-6%976953
Lee Ainslie 2012-09-30 Add 12.96%0.31%$82.31 - $92.26 $ 89.222%2230270
Lee Ainslie 2012-06-30 Add 64.65%1.02%$77.39 - $88.31 $ 89.229%1974449
Lee Ainslie 2012-03-31 New Buy1.4%$67.47 - $79.29 $ 89.2230%1199215
Ken Fisher 2012-03-31 Reduce -31.19%$67.47 - $79.29 $ 89.2230%13565
Ken Fisher 2011-09-30 Add 21.11%$61.34 - $73 $ 89.2232%19715
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 13.80
FMX's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
93% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 25.80 vs. FMX: 13.80 )
FMX' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.31   Max: 69.01
Current: 13.8

1.31
69.01
P/B 4.20
FMX's P/B is ranked higher than
64% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. FMX: 4.20 )
FMX' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 7.82
Current: 4.2

0.02
7.82
P/S 1.90
FMX's P/S is ranked higher than
80% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. FMX: 1.90 )
FMX' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 2.04
Current: 1.9

0.02
2.04
PFCF 41.40
FMX's PFCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 34.94 vs. FMX: 41.40 )
FMX' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.85   Max: 159.74
Current: 41.4

9.85
159.74
EV-to-EBIT 17.41
FMX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 19.95 vs. FMX: 17.41 )
FMX' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1   Max: 35.3
Current: 17.41

1
35.3
PEG 2.80
FMX's PEG is ranked higher than
88% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 12.35 vs. FMX: 2.80 )
FMX' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 7.35
Current: 2.8

0.03
7.35
Shiller P/E 11.30
FMX's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
95% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 28.34 vs. FMX: 11.30 )
FMX' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 1.47   Max: 14.15
Current: 11.3

1.47
14.15
Current Ratio 1.31
FMX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. FMX: 1.31 )
FMX' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 1.99
Current: 1.31

0.83
1.99
Quick Ratio 1.08
FMX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. FMX: 1.08 )
FMX' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 1.58
Current: 1.08

0.53
1.58

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.60
FMX's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
74% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. FMX: 2.60 )
FMX' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 1.82
Current: 2.6

0.39
1.82
Dividend Payout 0.67
FMX's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
100% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. FMX: 0.67 )
FMX' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 1
Current: 0.67

0.05
1
Dividend growth (3y) 37.00
FMX's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
94% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. FMX: 37.00 )
FMX' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 56.4
Current: 37

0
56.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 16.55
FMX's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
95% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. FMX: 16.55 )
FMX' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.48   Max: 11.59
Current: 16.55

2.48
11.59

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 48.00
FMX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
62% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.64 vs. FMX: 48.00 )
FMX' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 172.38
Current: 48

0.06
172.38
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.60
FMX's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
73% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. FMX: 2.60 )
FMX' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 4.23
Current: 2.6

0.01
4.23
Price/Median PS Value 4.90
FMX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. FMX: 4.90 )
FMX' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 5.99
Current: 4.9

0.06
5.99
Price/Graham Number 6.90
FMX's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
69% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.34 vs. FMX: 6.90 )
FMX' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 20.28
Current: 6.9

0.03
20.28
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.70
FMX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
80% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. FMX: 5.70 )
FMX' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.8   Max: 105
Current: 5.7

2.8
105
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -39.26
FMX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
55% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.41 vs. FMX: -39.26 )
FMX' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -45.5   Max: 213.9
Current: -39.26

-45.5
213.9

Business Description

Industry: Beverages - Alcoholic » Beverages - Brewers
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Traded in other countries:FOMC.Germany, FOMA.Germany, FMXUF.USA, FEMSA UBD.Mexico, FMX.Argentina,
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.
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