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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 0.19
GLDC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
51% of the 1426 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. GLDC: 0.19 )
GLDC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.19

Equity to Asset 0.49
GLDC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 1415 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. GLDC: 0.49 )
GLDC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 0.84
Current: 0.49

0.49
0.84
Interest Coverage 7.47
GLDC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
56% of the 907 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 16.52 vs. GLDC: 7.47 )
GLDC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.22   Max: 9999.99
Current: 7.47

1.22
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 4.82
M-Score: -2.83
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

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 1.69
GLDC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1415 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.72 vs. GLDC: 1.69 )
GLDC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1.89   Max: 6.88
Current: 1.69

-1.89
6.88
Net-margin (%) 0.83
GLDC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1416 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.99 vs. GLDC: 0.83 )
GLDC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -0.96   Max: 4.02
Current: 0.83

-0.96
4.02
ROE (%) 4.71
GLDC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1399 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 7.24 vs. GLDC: 4.71 )
GLDC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -3.85   Max: 19
Current: 4.71

-3.85
19
ROA (%) 2.37
GLDC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1412 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.79 vs. GLDC: 2.37 )
GLDC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.54   Max: 10
Current: 2.37

-2.54
10
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 7.10
GLDC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1410 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.01 vs. GLDC: 7.10 )
GLDC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -8   Max: 21.48
Current: 7.1

-8
21.48
Revenue Growth (%) 2.30
GLDC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. GLDC: 2.30 )
GLDC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -6.6   Max: 5.3
Current: 2.3

-6.6
5.3
EBITDA Growth (%) -14.60
GLDC's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 974 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. GLDC: -14.60 )
GLDC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -35.3   Max: 29.2
Current: -14.6

-35.3
29.2
EPS Growth (%) -34.80
GLDC's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. GLDC: -34.80 )
GLDC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 104.1
Current: -34.8

0
104.1
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 39.40
GLDC's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.40 vs. GLDC: 39.40 )
GLDC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.45   Max: 4060
Current: 39.4

8.45
4060
P/B 2.10
GLDC's P/B is ranked higher than
53% of the 1342 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. GLDC: 2.10 )
GLDC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 2.7
Current: 2.1

0.99
2.7
P/S 0.38
GLDC's P/S is ranked higher than
78% of the 1446 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. GLDC: 0.38 )
GLDC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 0.53
Current: 0.38

0.16
0.53
PFCF 55.40
GLDC's PFCF is ranked lower than
65% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.20 vs. GLDC: 55.40 )
GLDC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.45   Max: 280
Current: 55.4

5.45
280
EV-to-EBIT 32.30
GLDC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
64% of the 1237 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.33 vs. GLDC: 32.30 )
GLDC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.8   Max: 118.3
Current: 32.3

6.8
118.3
PEG 11.60
GLDC's PEG is ranked lower than
63% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. GLDC: 11.60 )
GLDC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 30.69
Current: 11.6

0.27
30.69
Shiller P/E 20.60
GLDC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
66% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.60 vs. GLDC: 20.60 )
GLDC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12.94   Max: 122
Current: 20.6

12.94
122

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.82
GLDC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
73% of the 1038 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. GLDC: 2.82 )
GLDC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.65   Max: 8.55
Current: 2.82

2.65
8.55
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.90
GLDC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1070 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. GLDC: 2.90 )
GLDC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.65   Max: 8.55
Current: 2.9

2.65
8.55

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.20
GLDC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
50% of the 1215 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. GLDC: 2.20 )
GLDC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 2.89
Current: 2.2

0.97
2.89
Price/DCF (Projected) 3.20
GLDC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
66% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. GLDC: 3.20 )
GLDC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 2.79
Current: 3.2

0.63
2.79
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
GLDC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. GLDC: 1.20 )
GLDC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 2.9
Current: 1.2

0.54
2.9
Price/Graham Number 2.50
GLDC's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
65% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. GLDC: 2.50 )
GLDC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 8.7
Current: 2.5

0.79
8.7
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.10
GLDC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1310 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. GLDC: 3.10 )
GLDC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 14.8
Current: 3.1

0.8
14.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -1.63
GLDC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
61% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 7.11 vs. GLDC: -1.63 )
GLDC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -22.9   Max: 35.9
Current: -1.63

-22.9
35.9

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 is a producer, marketer, and distributor of 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. Golden Flake 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. The warehouses vary in size from 2,400 to 8,000 square feet.

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