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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.31
GLDC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
57% of the 1494 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. GLDC: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GLDC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.21 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.31
Equity to Asset 0.51
GLDC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
50% of the 1460 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. GLDC: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GLDC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.60 Max: 0.83
Current: 0.51
0.46
0.83
Interest Coverage 10.84
GLDC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
59% of the 1032 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 17.01 vs. GLDC: 10.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GLDC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.22  Med: 7.22 Max: 16.63
Current: 10.84
1.22
16.63
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 5.58
M-Score: -3.17
WACC vs ROIC
4.85%
8.90%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 3.42
GLDC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1488 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.78 vs. GLDC: 3.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GLDC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.79 Max: 4.66
Current: 3.42
0.34
4.66
Net-margin (%) 1.87
GLDC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1492 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. GLDC: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GLDC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.22 Max: 3.28
Current: 1.87
0.27
3.28
ROE (%) 11.02
GLDC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1464 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.51 vs. GLDC: 11.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GLDC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.42  Med: 7.02 Max: 20.26
Current: 11.02
1.42
20.26
ROA (%) 5.37
GLDC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1523 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. GLDC: 5.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GLDC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 3.68 Max: 10.64
Current: 5.37
0.85
10.64
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 14.24
GLDC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1510 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 11.56 vs. GLDC: 14.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GLDC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.58  Med: 11.16 Max: 27.9
Current: 14.24
4.58
27.9
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -0.70
GLDC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1293 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. GLDC: -0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GLDC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.7  Med: 2.30 Max: 15
Current: -0.7
-21.7
15
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -6.60
GLDC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1001 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. GLDC: -6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GLDC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.9  Med: -6.60 Max: 103.7
Current: -6.6
-40.9
103.7
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Financials


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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 23.09
GLDC's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1682 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 21.32 vs. GLDC: 23.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
GLDC' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.45  Med: 19.87 Max: 4060
Current: 23.09
8.45
4060
Forward P/E 16.89
GLDC's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
52% of the 763 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 16.56 vs. GLDC: 16.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 23.20
GLDC's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1264 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 21.20 vs. GLDC: 23.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
GLDC' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.11  Med: 20.00 Max: 398
Current: 23.2
8.11
398
P/B 2.44
GLDC's P/B is ranked lower than
65% of the 1935 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. GLDC: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GLDC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 1.79 Max: 2.71
Current: 2.44
0.99
2.71
P/S 0.42
GLDC's P/S is ranked higher than
73% of the 1935 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. GLDC: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GLDC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.32 Max: 0.53
Current: 0.42
0.16
0.53
PFCF 9.95
GLDC's PFCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 1081 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 23.33 vs. GLDC: 9.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
GLDC' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9  Med: 23.72 Max: 199
Current: 9.95
9
199
POCF 6.97
GLDC's POCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 1475 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 13.93 vs. GLDC: 6.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GLDC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4  Med: 8.93 Max: 34.5
Current: 6.97
4
34.5
EV-to-EBIT 13.18
GLDC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
62% of the 1797 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 16.13 vs. GLDC: 13.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GLDC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1839.1  Med: 11.40 Max: 288.6
Current: 13.18
-1839.1
288.6
EV-to-EBITDA 7.16
GLDC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
78% of the 1864 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.62 vs. GLDC: 7.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
GLDC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.1  Med: 6.80 Max: 70.9
Current: 7.16
4.1
70.9
Shiller P/E 25.73
GLDC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
50% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 25.73 vs. GLDC: 25.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
GLDC' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.55  Med: 24.57 Max: 33.09
Current: 25.73
14.55
33.09
Current Ratio 1.76
GLDC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 1477 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. GLDC: 1.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GLDC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 1.52 Max: 4.41
Current: 1.76
1.11
4.41
Quick Ratio 1.29
GLDC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1476 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. GLDC: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GLDC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.13 Max: 3.55
Current: 1.29
0.77
3.55
Days Inventory 29.89
GLDC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
82% of the 1419 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 65.58 vs. GLDC: 29.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GLDC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.07  Med: 26.93 Max: 30.09
Current: 29.89
26.07
30.09
Days Sales Outstanding 27.28
GLDC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
67% of the 1084 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 39.44 vs. GLDC: 27.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GLDC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.78  Med: 27.69 Max: 30.64
Current: 27.28
25.78
30.64
Days Payable 21.30
GLDC's Days Payable is ranked lower than
80% of the 1057 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 43.24 vs. GLDC: 21.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
GLDC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.15  Med: 23.01 Max: 34.23
Current: 21.3
14.15
34.23

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.66
GLDC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
64% of the 1756 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. GLDC: 2.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
GLDC' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.57  Med: 3.68 Max: 7.75
Current: 2.66
2.57
7.75
Dividend Payout 0.59
GLDC's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
69% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. GLDC: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
GLDC' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.79 Max: 12
Current: 0.59
0.25
12
Forward Dividend Yield 2.77
GLDC's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
64% of the 1511 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. GLDC: 2.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.66
GLDC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1768 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. GLDC: 2.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
GLDC' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.57  Med: 3.68 Max: 7.75
Current: 2.66
2.57
7.75
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.40
GLDC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. GLDC: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
GLDC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.7  Med: 0.10 Max: 17.6
Current: 0.4
-19.7
17.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.44
GLDC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
58% of the 1756 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. GLDC: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
GLDC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 1.69 Max: 2.89
Current: 2.44
0.97
2.89
Price/Projected FCF 1.56
GLDC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
54% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. GLDC: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
GLDC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.57 Max: 3.63
Current: 1.56
0.63
3.63
Price/Median PS Value 1.32
GLDC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
68% of the 1889 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. GLDC: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GLDC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.06 Max: 2.82
Current: 1.32
0.52
2.82
Price/Graham Number 1.56
GLDC's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
55% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. GLDC: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
GLDC' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 1.30 Max: 8.7
Current: 1.56
0.79
8.7
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.61
GLDC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1483 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. GLDC: 7.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GLDC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 8.30 Max: 17.7
Current: 7.61
0.3
17.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -3.15
GLDC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 692 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.78 vs. GLDC: -3.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
GLDC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30  Med: 13.65 Max: 40
Current: -3.15
-30
40

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $131
EPS $ 0.21
Beta0.45
Short Percentage of Float0.09%
52-Week Range $3.66 - 4.95
Shares Outstanding(Mil)11.29

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods
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Golden Enterprises Inc was originally organized under the laws of the State of Alabama as Magic City Food Products, Inc. on June 11, 1946. On March 11, 1958, it adopted the name Golden Flake, Inc. The Company was reorganized December 31, 1967 as a Delaware corporation without changing any of its assets, liabilities, or business. The Company produces, markets, and distributes snack products in the Southeastern United States since 1923. The Company manufactures and distributes a salted snack items, such as potato chips, tortilla chips, corn chips, fried pork skins, baked and fried cheese curls, onion rings, and puff corn. It also sells canned dips, pretzels, peanut butter crackers, cheese crackers, dried meat products, and nuts packaged by other manufacturers using the Golden Flake label. The Company purchases raw materials used in manufacturing and processing its snack food products from various sources. The Company also purchases flexible bags or other suitable wrapping material for the storage, shipment, and presentation of the finished product to its customers. It sells its products through its own sales organization and independent distributors to commercial establishments, which sell food products in Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, Kentucky, and South Carolina as well as parts of Florida, North Carolina, Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Virginia, Indiana, and Texas. The products are distributed to its customers by either company transportation or commercial carrier out of the Birmingham and Ocala plants. The Company owns central branch warehouses in Birmingham, Montgomery, Midfield, Demopolis, Fort Payne, Muscle Shoals, Huntsville, Phoenix City, Tuscaloosa, Mobile, Dothan, and Oxford, Alabama; Gulfport and Jackson, Mississippi; Knoxville and Memphis, Tennessee; Decatur and Macon, Georgia; Panama City, Tallahassee, and Pensacola, Florida; and New Orleans, Louisiana. It competes with companies, which are engaged in the production and distribution of food products similar to those produced and sold by the Golden Enterprises, Inc. The name "Golden Flake" and its regularly used symbol are federally registered trademarks of the Company. The Company also owns other trademarks such as "The South's Original Potato Chip", a Golden Flake design from 1922, the name "Sweetheat" and certain other trademarks not used on a regular basis.
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