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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 0.14
FRS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
60% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. FRS: 0.14 )
FRS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.14

Equity to Asset 0.67
FRS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
75% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. FRS: 0.67 )
FRS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 0.68
Current: 0.67

0.44
0.68
Interest Coverage 10.85
FRS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
59% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 15.87 vs. FRS: 10.85 )
FRS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.42   Max: 10.85
Current: 10.85

2.42
10.85
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.98
M-Score: -2.91
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 : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) 5.13
FRS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.84 vs. FRS: 5.13 )
FRS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 3.48   Max: 7.49
Current: 5.13

3.48
7.49
Net-margin (%) 3.35
FRS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.88 vs. FRS: 3.35 )
FRS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 5.49
Current: 3.35

0.72
5.49
ROE (%) 8.15
FRS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. FRS: 8.15 )
FRS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 1.76   Max: 15.78
Current: 8.15

1.76
15.78
ROA (%) 5.30
FRS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.54 vs. FRS: 5.30 )
FRS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.08   Max: 8.8
Current: 5.3

1.08
8.8
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.23
FRS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 18.40 vs. FRS: 10.23 )
FRS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 5.85   Max: 16
Current: 10.23

5.85
16
Revenue Growth (%) -10.50
FRS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. FRS: -10.50 )
FRS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -11.4   Max: 19.9
Current: -10.5

-11.4
19.9
EBITDA Growth (%) -11.10
FRS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. FRS: -11.10 )
FRS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -13.9   Max: 23
Current: -11.1

-13.9
23
EPS Growth (%) -10.60
FRS's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. FRS: -10.60 )
FRS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -26.4   Max: 85.2
Current: -10.6

-26.4
85.2
» FRS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

FRS Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Chuck Royce 728,991 sh (-0.43%)
Jim Simons 33,800 sh (-16.34%)
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Q2 2013

FRS Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Chuck Royce 782,595 sh (+7.35%)
Jim Simons 30,800 sh (-8.88%)
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Q3 2013

FRS Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 32,700 sh (+6.17%)
Chuck Royce 783,445 sh (+0.11%)
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Q4 2013

FRS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 35,400 sh (+8.26%)
Chuck Royce 809,740 sh (+3.36%)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 14.80
FRS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
87% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 24.70 vs. FRS: 14.80 )
FRS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.09   Max: 67.21
Current: 14.8

8.09
67.21
P/B 1.37
FRS's P/B is ranked higher than
78% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. FRS: 1.37 )
FRS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 2.19
Current: 1.37

0.76
2.19
P/S 0.59
FRS's P/S is ranked higher than
73% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. FRS: 0.59 )
FRS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 1.06
Current: 0.59

0.27
1.06
PFCF 17.23
FRS's PFCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 26.90 vs. FRS: 17.23 )
FRS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.31   Max: 2575
Current: 17.23

6.31
2575
EV-to-EBIT 12.93
FRS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
76% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.20 vs. FRS: 12.93 )
FRS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.1   Max: 23.8
Current: 12.93

7.1
23.8
Shiller P/E 14.31
FRS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 28.50 vs. FRS: 14.31 )
FRS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.69   Max: 20.89
Current: 14.31

7.69
20.89

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.00
FRS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
76% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. FRS: 3.00 )
FRS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 3.9
Current: 3

1.15
3.9
Dividend growth (3y) 7.90
FRS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
70% of the 82 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 14.50 vs. FRS: 7.90 )
FRS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 9.7
Current: 7.9

1.5
9.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.45
FRS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
81% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. FRS: 4.45 )
FRS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.71   Max: 5.78
Current: 4.45

1.71
5.78
Share Buyback Rate 1.00
FRS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
84% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. FRS: 1.00 )
FRS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 7.5   Max: -1.4
Current: 1

Valuation & Return

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Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.70
FRS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
77% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. FRS: 7.70 )
FRS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.2   Max: 14.1
Current: 7.7

4.2
14.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -4.81
FRS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
52% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.39 vs. FRS: -4.81 )
FRS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -10.1   Max: 18.6
Current: -4.81

-10.1
18.6

Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants
Compare:BH, CMG, MCD, DIN, SBUX » details
Frisch's Restaurants, Inc., was incorporated in the state of Ohio in 1947. It is a regional company that operates family-style restaurants under the name 'Frisch's Big Boy.' As of May 28, 2013, the Company operated 95 Frisch's Big Boy restaurants. Additionally, the Company licensed the rights to operate 25 Frisch's Big Boy restaurants to other operators. All of the restaurants licensed to other operators are located in various markets within the states of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. The Company also licenses Big Boy restaurants to other operators, currently in certain parts of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. In addition, the Company operates a commissary and food manufacturing plant near its headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio that services all Big Boy restaurants operated by the Company, and is available to supply restaurants licensed to others. The Company owns the trademark 'Frisch's' and has exclusive, irrevocable ownership of the rights to the 'Big Boy' trademark, trade name and service mark in the states of Kentucky and Indiana, and in most of Ohio and Tennessee. All of the Frisch's Big Boy restaurants also offer 'drive-thru' service. The Company has registered certain trademarks and service marks on the Main Register of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, including 'Frisch's,' 'Brawny Lad,' 'Buddie Boy,' 'Frisch-ly made,' 'Pie Baby,' 'Fire & Ice' and the tag line 'What's Your Favorite Thing?' Other raw materials used in food processing include equipment for cooking and preparing food, refrigeration and storage equipment and various other fixtures. The Company is subject to licensing and regulation by various federal, state and local agencies, including vendors' licenses, health, sanitation, safety and hiring and employment practices including compliance with the Fair Labor Standards Act and minimum wage statutes.

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