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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 120.41
JJSF's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
87% of the 1472 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. JJSF: 120.41 )
JJSF' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 120.41

Equity to Asset 0.80
JJSF's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
92% of the 1464 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. JJSF: 0.80 )
JJSF' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 0.81
Current: 0.8

0.55
0.81
Interest Coverage 918.91
JJSF's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
84% of the 833 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.78 vs. JJSF: 918.91 )
JJSF' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 6.46   Max: 1163.93
Current: 918.91

6.46
1163.93
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 10.83
M-Score: -2.57
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

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 11.23
JJSF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1398 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.18 vs. JJSF: 11.23 )
JJSF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 3.83   Max: 11.23
Current: 11.23

3.83
11.23
Net-margin (%) 7.42
JJSF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1400 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.38 vs. JJSF: 7.42 )
JJSF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 3.12   Max: 7.42
Current: 7.42

3.12
7.42
ROE (%) 12.46
JJSF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1386 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 7.99 vs. JJSF: 12.46 )
JJSF' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 6   Max: 12.73
Current: 12.46

6
12.73
ROA (%) 9.97
JJSF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1404 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.18 vs. JJSF: 9.97 )
JJSF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 4.53   Max: 10
Current: 9.97

4.53
10
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 42.12
JJSF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1395 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 16.57 vs. JJSF: 42.12 )
JJSF' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 9.28   Max: 47.24
Current: 42.12

9.28
47.24
Revenue Growth (%) 7.30
JJSF's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1269 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. JJSF: 7.30 )
JJSF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 4.2   Max: 13.1
Current: 7.3

4.2
13.1
EBITDA Growth (%) 7.20
JJSF's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1133 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. JJSF: 7.20 )
JJSF' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 24.1
Current: 7.2

1.1
24.1
EPS Growth (%) 9.60
JJSF's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. JJSF: 9.60 )
JJSF' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 31.5
Current: 9.6

1.6
31.5
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

JJSF Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Joel Greenblatt 5,794 sh (+43.95%)
Jim Simons 272,700 sh (+6.19%)
Ken Fisher 75,325 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 4,917 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 49,200 sh (-1.99%)
Chuck Royce 539,800 sh (-13.42%)
Third Avenue Management 166,317 sh (-37.17%)
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Q4 2013

JJSF Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 10,558 sh (+82.22%)
Jim Simons 291,700 sh (+6.97%)
Mario Gabelli 49,200 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 75,325 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 4,917 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 502,872 sh (-6.84%)
Third Avenue Management 137,509 sh (-17.32%)
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Q1 2014

JJSF Guru Trades in Q1 2014

RS Investment Management 2,600 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 4,443 sh (New)
Jim Simons 319,200 sh (+9.43%)
Steven Cohen 4,917 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 49,200 sh (unchged)
Third Avenue Management Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 10,472 sh (-0.81%)
Ken Fisher 62,325 sh (-17.26%)
Chuck Royce 377,880 sh (-24.86%)
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Q2 2014

JJSF Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ken Fisher 62,325 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with JJSF

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 82.22%0.01%$79.19 - $88.66 $ 92.059%10558
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 43.95%$75.15 - $84.18 $ 92.0515%5794
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 New Buy0.01%$73.08 - $80.2 $ 92.0521%4025
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$63.401 - $76.89 $ 92.0534%0
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 New Buy0.02%$56.06 - $63.89 $ 92.0554%4942
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0489%$44.16 - $53.1 $ 92.0586%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Add 36.38%0.01%$46.38 - $52.76 $ 92.0588%7017
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 25.30
JJSF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 24.60 vs. JJSF: 25.30 )
JJSF' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 14.92   Max: 27.45
Current: 25.3

14.92
27.45
P/B 3.30
JJSF's P/B is ranked higher than
55% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. JJSF: 3.30 )
JJSF' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.54   Max: 3.44
Current: 3.3

1.54
3.44
P/S 2.00
JJSF's P/S is ranked higher than
54% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. JJSF: 2.00 )
JJSF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 2.09
Current: 2

0.78
2.09
PFCF 30.80
JJSF's PFCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 47.95 vs. JJSF: 30.80 )
JJSF' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 11.56   Max: 33.08
Current: 30.8

11.56
33.08
EV-to-EBIT 15.80
JJSF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
76% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.43 vs. JJSF: 15.80 )
JJSF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.2   Max: 17.5
Current: 15.8

8.2
17.5
PEG 3.50
JJSF's PEG is ranked higher than
80% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 52.20 vs. JJSF: 3.50 )
JJSF' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.34   Max: 8.5
Current: 3.5

1.34
8.5
Shiller P/E 31.80
JJSF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
83% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. JJSF: 31.80 )
JJSF' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 16.57   Max: 33.88
Current: 31.8

16.57
33.88
Current Ratio 2.90
JJSF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 1474 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. JJSF: 2.90 )
JJSF' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 3.96
Current: 2.9

0.9
3.96
Quick Ratio 2.01
JJSF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 1474 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. JJSF: 2.01 )
JJSF' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 3.01
Current: 2.01

0.61
3.01

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.20
JJSF's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
67% of the 1107 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. JJSF: 1.20 )
JJSF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 1.45
Current: 1.2

0.26
1.45
Dividend Payout 0.27
JJSF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
87% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. JJSF: 0.27 )
JJSF' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 0.93
Current: 0.27

0.1
0.93
Dividend growth (3y) 14.20
JJSF's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
88% of the 793 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. JJSF: 14.20 )
JJSF' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 14.2
Current: 14.2

0
14.2
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.16
JJSF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1121 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. JJSF: 2.16 )
JJSF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 2.61
Current: 2.16

0.47
2.61
Share Buyback Rate -0.30
JJSF's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
74% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. JJSF: -0.30 )
JJSF' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.5   Max: -2.2
Current: -0.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 35.20
JJSF's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. JJSF: 35.20 )
JJSF' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 8.8   Max: 631.3
Current: 35.2

8.8
631.3
Price/Tangible Book 4.20
JJSF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
57% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. JJSF: 4.20 )
JJSF' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.08   Max: 4.75
Current: 4.2

1.08
4.75
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.80
JJSF's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. JJSF: 1.80 )
JJSF' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 2.01
Current: 1.8

0.84
2.01
Price/Median PS Value 1.60
JJSF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
52% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. JJSF: 1.60 )
JJSF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 1.69
Current: 1.6

0.31
1.69
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.10
JJSF's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. JJSF: 3.10 )
JJSF' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 4.66
Current: 3.1

0.59
4.66
Price/Graham Number 2.20
JJSF's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
67% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. JJSF: 2.20 )
JJSF' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 2.28
Current: 2.2

0.8
2.28
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.20
JJSF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1383 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. JJSF: 6.20 )
JJSF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.7   Max: 12.2
Current: 6.2

5.7
12.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 10.50
JJSF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1062 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.02 vs. JJSF: 10.50 )
JJSF' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 6.7   Max: 16.5
Current: 10.5

6.7
16.5

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods
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J&J Snack Foods Corp. was incorporated in 1971 under the laws of the State of New Jersey. The Company manufactures nutritional snack foods and distributes frozen beverages which it markets nationally for the food service and retail supermarket industries. The Company's principal snack food products are soft pretzels marketed under the brand name SUPERPRETZEL and frozen juice treats and desserts marketed under the LUIGI'S, WHOLE FRUIT, ICEE and MINUTE MAID* brand names. Other snack food products include churros (an Hispanic pastry), funnel cake, dough enrobed handheld products and bakery products. The Company's principal frozen beverage products are the ICEE brand frozen carbonated beverage and the SLUSH PUPPIE brand frozen uncarbonated beverage. The Company's Food Service and Frozen Beverages sales are made to food service customers including snack bar and food stand locations in chain, department, discount, warehouse club and convenience stores; malls and shopping centers; fast food outlets; stadiums and sports arenas; leisure and theme parks; movie theatres; independent retailers; and schools, colleges and other institutions. The Company's retail supermarket customers are supermarket chains. The Company operates in three business segments: Food Service, Retail Supermarkets and Frozen Beverages. The primary products sold by the food service segment are soft pretzels, frozen juice treats and desserts, churros, dough enrobed handheld products and baked goods. Its customers in the food service segment include snack bars and food stands in chain, department and discount stores; malls and shopping centers; casual dining restaurants; fast food outlets; stadiums and sports arenas; leisure and theme parks; convenience stores; movie theatres; warehouse club stores; schools, colleges and other institutions. The primary products sold to the retail supermarket channel are soft pretzel products - including SUPERPRETZEL, frozen juice treats and desserts including LUIGI'S Real Italian Ice, MINUTE MAID Juice Bars and Soft Frozen Lemonade, WHOLE FRUIT frozen fruit bars and sorbet, ICEE Squeeze-Up Tubes and dough enrobed handheld products including PATIO burritos. Within the retail supermarket channel, its frozen and prepackaged products are purchased by the consumer for consumption at home. It sells frozen beverages to the food service industry under the names ICEE, SLUSH PUPPIE, PARROT ICE and ARCTIC BLAST in the United States, Mexico and Canada. It also provides repair and maintenance service to customers for customers' owned equipment. The Company's manufactured products are produced from raw materials which are readily available from numerous sources. The Company's principal products compete against similar and different food products manufactured and sold by numerous other companies, some of which are substantially larger and have greater resources than the Company.
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