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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 : 5/10

Interest Coverage 11.83
HTSI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
61% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 17.49 vs. HTSI: 11.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
HTSI' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 11.83
Current: 11.83
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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
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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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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Defensive » Grocery Stores
Traded in other countries:RD8.Germany,

Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc was incorporated under North Carolina law in 1968, & was formally named as Ruddick Corporation. The Company changed its name from Ruddick Corporation to Harris Teeter Supermarkets, Inc. on April 2, 2012. Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc with its subsidiaries in addition to its retail stores, Harris Teeter also owns grocery, frozen food, and perishable distribution centers in Greensboro, NC and Indian Trail, NC, as well as a dairy in High Point, NC. Supermarkets offer a full assortment of groceries, produce, meat and seafood, delicatessen items, bakery items, wines and non-food items such as health and beauty care, general merchandise and floral. These supermarkets are supported by two company-owned distribution centers and one company-owned dairy production facility. Until November 7, 2011, the Company was also engaged in the manufacturing and distribution of industrial sewing thread through its American & Efird business. The Company competes with local, regional and national food chains along with independent merchants & also with Discount retailers.



Dividend & Buy Back

Dividend Yield 1.20
HTSI's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
72% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. HTSI: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
HTSI' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 1.2
Current: 1.2
Dividend Payout 0.28
HTSI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
58% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. HTSI: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
HTSI' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0.28
Current: 0.28
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.20
HTSI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
89% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. HTSI: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
HTSI' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 1.2
Current: 1.2

Valuation & Return


More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $4,710
EPS (TTM) $ 2.19
Short Percentage of Float5.29%
52-Week Range $35.31 - 49.90
Shares Outstanding (Mil)49.46
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