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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.12
FUN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
54% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. FUN: 0.12 )
FUN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.14
Current: 0.12

0
0.14
Equity to Asset 0.07
FUN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
53% of the 971 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. FUN: 0.07 )
FUN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.66
Current: 0.07

0.01
0.66
Interest Coverage 2.93
FUN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
54% of the 665 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 16.40 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: 1.73
M-Score: -2.84
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 : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 24.35
FUN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 9.14 vs. FUN: 24.35 )
FUN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 13.44   Max: 34.32
Current: 24.35

13.44
34.32
Net-margin (%) 8.94
FUN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1002 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. FUN: 8.94 )
FUN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.38   Max: 31.65
Current: 8.94

-3.38
31.65
ROE (%) 96.14
FUN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 950 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 7.39 vs. FUN: 96.14 )
FUN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -24.95   Max: 73.71
Current: 96.14

-24.95
73.71
ROA (%) 4.94
FUN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1005 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 3.45 vs. FUN: 4.94 )
FUN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.56   Max: 26.51
Current: 4.94

-1.56
26.51
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 18.16
FUN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1004 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 12.26 vs. FUN: 18.16 )
FUN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 7.13   Max: 57.53
Current: 18.16

7.13
57.53
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.80
FUN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. FUN: 4.80 )
FUN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -1   Max: 21.4
Current: 4.8

-1
21.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 12.10
FUN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. FUN: 12.10 )
FUN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -5.2   Max: 18.4
Current: 12.1

-5.2
18.4
» FUN's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

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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Q3 2014

FUN Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 152,850 sh (+80.14%)
Pioneer Investments 703,665 sh (+1.15%)
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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 26.30
FUN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 30.80 vs. FUN: 26.30 )
FUN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.58   Max: 484.78
Current: 26.3

8.58
484.78
P/B 17.29
FUN's P/B is ranked higher than
54% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. FUN: 17.29 )
FUN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.35   Max: 144.7
Current: 17.29

2.35
144.7
P/S 2.33
FUN's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. FUN: 2.33 )
FUN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 3.51
Current: 2.33

0.34
3.51
PFCF 16.80
FUN's PFCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 43.04 vs. FUN: 16.80 )
FUN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.87   Max: 30.08
Current: 16.8

2.87
30.08
EV-to-EBIT 14.56
FUN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
85% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 22.57 vs. FUN: 14.56 )
FUN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 11.4   Max: 21.3
Current: 14.56

11.4
21.3
PEG 3.81
FUN's PEG is ranked higher than
87% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FUN: 3.81 )
FUN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 85.88
Current: 3.81

0.8
85.88
Shiller P/E 47.67
FUN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FUN: 47.67 )
FUN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.58   Max: 129.32
Current: 47.67

4.58
129.32
Current Ratio 1.43
FUN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 978 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. FUN: 1.43 )
FUN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 1.46
Current: 1.43

0.12
1.46
Quick Ratio 1.27
FUN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 978 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. FUN: 1.27 )
FUN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 1.31
Current: 1.27

0.07
1.31

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 5.99
FUN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
93% of the 630 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. FUN: 5.99 )
FUN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.25   Max: 32
Current: 5.99

1.25
32
Dividend Payout 1.54
FUN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
69% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FUN: 1.54 )
FUN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 45.71
Current: 1.54

0.04
45.71
Dividend growth (3y) 117.60
FUN's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
99% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 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 634 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 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
79% of the 649 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 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) 1.34
FUN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. FUN: 1.34 )
FUN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 21.47
Current: 1.34

0.34
21.47
Price/Median PS Value 1.35
FUN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
69% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. FUN: 1.35 )
FUN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 2.7
Current: 1.35

0.3
2.7
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.83
FUN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FUN: 3.83 )
FUN' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 50.14
Current: 3.83

0.44
50.14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.90
FUN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
84% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 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) 12.47
FUN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
81% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 8.64 vs. FUN: 12.47 )
FUN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 5   Max: 42.1
Current: 12.47

5
42.1

Business Description

Industry: Travel & Leisure » Leisure
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Traded in other countries:7CF.Germany,
Cedar Fair LP 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, three outdoor water parks, one indoor water park and five hotels. In 2013, it entertained more than 23 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 three 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. The Partnership competes for discretionary spending with all aspects of the recreation industry within its primary market areas, including several destination and regional amusement parks. It also competes with other forms of entertainment and recreational activities, including movies, sports events, restaurants and vacation travel. The Partnership's properties and operations are subject to a variety of federal, state and local environmental, health and safety laws and regulations.
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