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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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.03
FUN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
55% of the 870 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. FUN: 0.03 )
FUN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.14
Current: 0.03

0
0.14
Equity to Asset 0.01
FUN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
56% of the 851 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. FUN: 0.01 )
FUN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.66
Current: 0.01

0.01
0.66
Interest Coverage 2.93
FUN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
54% of the 582 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 16.28 vs. FUN: 2.93 )
FUN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 11.74
Current: 2.93

1.01
11.74
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.68
M-Score: -2.77
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 25.64
FUN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 868 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 8.71 vs. FUN: 25.64 )
FUN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 13.44   Max: 34.32
Current: 25.64

13.44
34.32
Net-margin (%) 11.48
FUN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 868 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.12 vs. FUN: 11.48 )
FUN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.38   Max: 31.65
Current: 11.48

-3.38
31.65
ROE (%) 157.00
FUN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 836 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.77 vs. FUN: 157.00 )
FUN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -24.95   Max: 73.71
Current: 157

-24.95
73.71
ROA (%) 6.35
FUN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.51 vs. FUN: 6.35 )
FUN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.56   Max: 26.51
Current: 6.35

-1.56
26.51
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 18.98
FUN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 874 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 12.69 vs. FUN: 18.98 )
FUN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 7.13   Max: 57.53
Current: 18.98

7.13
57.53
Revenue Growth (%) 4.80
FUN's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. FUN: 4.80 )
FUN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -1   Max: 21.4
Current: 4.8

-1
21.4
EBITDA Growth (%) 12.10
FUN's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 631 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. FUN: 12.10 )
FUN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -5.2   Max: 18.4
Current: 12.1

-5.2
18.4
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

FUN Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Pioneer Investments 688,912 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 53,550 sh (-68.49%)
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Q4 2013

FUN Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 84,950 sh (+58.64%)
Pioneer Investments 688,912 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2014

FUN Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 19,144 sh (New)
Jim Simons 120,200 sh (+41.49%)
Pioneer Investments 699,145 sh (+1.49%)
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Q2 2014

FUN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 695,688 sh (-0.49%)
Jim Simons 84,850 sh (-29.41%)
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 20.20
FUN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
82% of the 935 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 28.50 vs. FUN: 20.20 )
FUN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.58   Max: 484.78
Current: 20.2

8.58
484.78
P/B 111.90
FUN's P/B is ranked lower than
64% of the 935 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. FUN: 111.90 )
FUN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.35   Max: 144.7
Current: 111.9

2.35
144.7
P/S 2.30
FUN's P/S is ranked higher than
58% of the 935 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. FUN: 2.30 )
FUN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 3.51
Current: 2.3

0.34
3.51
PFCF 18.10
FUN's PFCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 935 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 60.36 vs. FUN: 18.10 )
FUN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.87   Max: 30.08
Current: 18.1

2.87
30.08
EV-to-EBIT 14.44
FUN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
84% of the 935 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 21.20 vs. FUN: 14.44 )
FUN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 11.4   Max: 21.3
Current: 14.44

11.4
21.3
PEG 2.94
FUN's PEG is ranked higher than
87% of the 935 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FUN: 2.94 )
FUN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 94.11
Current: 2.94

0.91
94.11
Shiller P/E 57.80
FUN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
72% of the 935 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2191.74 vs. FUN: 57.80 )
FUN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.62   Max: 133.24
Current: 57.8

4.62
133.24
Current Ratio 0.79
FUN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 868 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. FUN: 0.79 )
FUN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 1.46
Current: 0.79

0.12
1.46
Quick Ratio 0.61
FUN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 868 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. FUN: 0.61 )
FUN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 1.31
Current: 0.61

0.07
1.31

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 6.00
FUN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
95% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. FUN: 6.00 )
FUN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.25   Max: 32
Current: 6

1.25
32
Dividend Payout 1.17
FUN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
71% of the 935 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. FUN: 1.17 )
FUN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 45.71
Current: 1.17

0.04
45.71
Dividend growth (3y) 117.60
FUN's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
99% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. FUN: 117.60 )
FUN' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -49.1   Max: 117.6
Current: 117.6

-49.1
117.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 31.81
FUN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
97% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. FUN: 31.81 )
FUN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 6.63   Max: 169.66
Current: 31.81

6.63
169.66
Share Buyback Rate -0.30
FUN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
80% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. FUN: -0.30 )
FUN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.8   Max: -5
Current: -0.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.90
FUN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
79% of the 935 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.34 vs. FUN: 1.90 )
FUN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 21.47
Current: 1.9

0.34
21.47
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
FUN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 935 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. FUN: 1.30 )
FUN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 2.65
Current: 1.3

0.3
2.65
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.70
FUN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 935 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FUN: 2.70 )
FUN' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 50.14
Current: 2.7

0.44
50.14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.90
FUN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
79% of the 740 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. FUN: 6.90 )
FUN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.7   Max: 8.8
Current: 6.9

4.7
8.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 12.13
FUN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
81% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.19 vs. FUN: 12.13 )
FUN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 3.5   Max: 41.5
Current: 12.13

3.5
41.5

Business Description

Industry: Travel & Leisure » Leisure
Compare:SIX, PCLN, CCL, RCL, SWGAY » details
Traded in other countries:7CF.Germany
Cedar Fair, L.P. is a publicly traded Delaware limited partnership, which was formed in 1987 and managed by Cedar Fair Management, Inc., an Ohio corporation. The Company is a regional amusement park operator, which owns eleven amusement parks, six outdoor water parks, one indoor water park and five hotels. In 2009, it entertained more than 21 million visitors. All of the Company's parks are family-oriented, with recreational facilities for people of all ages, and provide clean and attractive environments with exciting rides and entertainment. The amusement parks include: Cedar Point, located on Lake Erie between Cleveland and Toledo in Sandusky, Ohio; Kings Island near Cincinnati, Ohio; Canada's Wonderland near Toronto, Canada; Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom, located near Allentown in South Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania; Valleyfair, located near Minneapolis/St. Paul in Shakopee, Minnesota; Michigan's Adventure located near Muskegon, Michigan; Kings Dominion near Richmond, Virginia; Carowinds in Charlotte, North Carolina; Worlds of Fun located in Kansas City, Missouri; Knott's Berry Farm, located near Los Angeles in Buena Park, California; and California's Great America located in Santa Clara, California. Additionally, the Company has a management contract for Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park in Gilroy, California. It also owns and operates the Castaway Bay Indoor Waterpark Resort in Sandusky, Ohio, and six separate-gated outdoor water parks. The Company's parks compete for discretionary spending with other amusement, water and theme parks and with other types of recreational activities and forms of entertainment, including movies, sports events, restaurants and vacation travel.
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