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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

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.06
GCFB's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
65% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. GCFB: 0.06 )
GCFB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 0.65
Current: 0.06

0.04
0.65
Equity to Asset -0.03
GCFB's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
68% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. GCFB: -0.03 )
GCFB' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.03   Max: 0.49
Current: -0.03

-0.03
0.49
Interest Coverage 0.30
GCFB's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
69% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 16.79 vs. GCFB: 0.30 )
GCFB' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 0.51
Current: 0.3

0.16
0.51
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: -0.23
M-Score: -2.55
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 : 3/10

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Operating margin (%) 1.08
GCFB's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.41 vs. GCFB: 1.08 )
GCFB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -9.62   Max: 2.2
Current: 1.08

-9.62
2.2
Net-margin (%) -2.57
GCFB's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.61 vs. GCFB: -2.57 )
GCFB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -16.39   Max: -1.76
Current: -2.57

-16.39
-1.76
ROA (%) -5.17
GCFB's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.22 vs. GCFB: -5.17 )
GCFB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -19.22   Max: -1.64
Current: -5.17

-19.22
-1.64
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2.78
GCFB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.93 vs. GCFB: 2.78 )
GCFB' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -12.01   Max: 2.97
Current: 2.78

-12.01
2.97
Revenue Growth (%) 10.60
GCFB's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. GCFB: 10.60 )
GCFB' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -25.5   Max: 47.3
Current: 10.6

-25.5
47.3
EBITDA Growth (%) 21.30
GCFB's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. GCFB: 21.30 )
GCFB' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 21.3   Max: 188.4
Current: 21.3

21.3
188.4
EPS Growth (%) -11.70
GCFB's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. GCFB: -11.70 )
GCFB' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -48.1   Max: 75.9
Current: -11.7

-48.1
75.9
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Ratios

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P/S 0.10
GCFB's P/S is ranked higher than
99% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. GCFB: 0.10 )
GCFB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 1.76
Current: 0.1

0.03
1.76
EV-to-EBIT 39.34
GCFB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
54% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 19.93 vs. GCFB: 39.34 )
GCFB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 34.1   Max: 2319.3
Current: 39.34

34.1
2319.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.40
GCFB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. GCFB: 0.40 )
GCFB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 6.48
Current: 0.4

0.23
6.48
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.40
GCFB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
61% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. GCFB: 2.40 )
GCFB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 2.9
Current: 2.4

0.3
2.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -80.16
GCFB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
62% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 9.38 vs. GCFB: -80.16 )
GCFB' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -190.7   Max: -66.6
Current: -80.16

-190.7
-66.6

Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants
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Granite City Food & Brewery Ltd., was incorporated on June, 26, 1997, as a Minnesota corporation and became a publicly traded company in June 2000. The Company operates two casual dining concepts under the names Granite City Food & Brewery and Cadillac Ranch All American Bar & Grill. The restaurant theme is upscale casual dining with a wide variety of menu items that are prepared fresh daily, combined with freshly brewed hand-crafted beers finished on-site. The Company opened its first Granite City restaurant in St. Cloud, Minnesota in July 1999 and has since expanded to other Midwest markets. As of March 8, 2013, the Company operated approximately 28 Granite City restaurants in 13 states and six Cadillac Ranch restaurants in five states. The Company also operates a centralized beer production facility which is used to provide raw material support to its restaurants to create consistent quality and operational efficiencies in the production of its proprietary beer. It operates a centrally-located beer production facility in Ellsworth, Iowa which facilitates the initial stage of its patented brewing process. In addition, it also produces specialty or seasonal beers which are designed to attract beer enthusiasts. Seasonal beers are often tied to particular events like Oktoberfest and St. Patrick's Day. The restaurant industry is intensely competitive. The Company compete with established local restaurants, established national chains such as The Cheesecake Factory, PF Chang's, Olive Garden, Red Robin, CPK, Applebee's, Chili's, and Ruby Tuesday, as well as Rock Bottom, which also has on-premises brewing. Its restaurants are subject to regulation by federal agencies and to licensing and regulation by state and local health, sanitation, building, zoning, safety, fire and other departments relating to the development and operation of restaurants.
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CEO of Granite City Robert Doran Buys 3,125,000 Shares Jun 12 2012 
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Granite City Food & Brewery Ltd. Improves Restaurant-Level EBITDA Margin to 16.4% for Second Quarte Aug 10 2009 

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