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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.06
K's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
53% of the 1683 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. K: 0.06 )
K' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 0.44
Current: 0.06

0.02
0.44
Equity to Asset 0.21
K's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
54% of the 1675 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. K: 0.21 )
K' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.41
Current: 0.21

0.07
0.41
Interest Coverage 12.07
K's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
63% of the 1082 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 16.77 vs. K: 12.07 )
K' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.32   Max: 25.61
Current: 12.07

3.32
25.61
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.20
M-Score: -2.42
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 18.58
K's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1688 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.94 vs. K: 18.58 )
K' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 10.81   Max: 19.18
Current: 18.58

10.81
19.18
Net-margin (%) 11.97
K's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1689 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. K: 11.97 )
K' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 4.84   Max: 12.22
Current: 11.97

4.84
12.22
ROE (%) 51.19
K's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1672 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. K: 51.19 )
K' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 28.85   Max: 81.61
Current: 51.19

28.85
81.61
ROA (%) 11.17
K's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1699 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.18 vs. K: 11.17 )
K' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 6.21   Max: 12.11
Current: 11.17

6.21
12.11
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 65.57
K's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1691 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 13.57 vs. K: 65.57 )
K' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 31.44   Max: 86.37
Current: 65.57

31.44
86.37
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.30
K's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1488 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. K: 7.30 )
K' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -3.1   Max: 12.6
Current: 7.3

-3.1
12.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 12.80
K's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1303 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. K: 12.80 )
K' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.5   Max: 25.5
Current: 12.8

-6.5
25.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 13.30
K's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1167 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. K: 13.30 )
K' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -12.8   Max: 28.2
Current: 13.3

-12.8
28.2
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

K Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 34,423 sh (+408.46%)
Ray Dalio 58,800 sh (+234.09%)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,630 sh (+225.63%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2,060,442 sh (+87.29%)
Bill Frels 4,208 sh (+5.7%)
Pioneer Investments 321,547 sh (+4.95%)
Steven Cohen 66,000 sh (unchged)
Robert Bruce 4,436 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 911,080 sh (-0.73%)
RS Investment Management 570,280 sh (-1.26%)
PRIMECAP Management 2,758,551 sh (-2.02%)
Ruane Cunniff 135,000 sh (-2.53%)
Joel Greenblatt 85,231 sh (-10.02%)
Jeremy Grantham 142,805 sh (-10.65%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 36,883 sh (-35.41%)
John Hussman 150,000 sh (-40%)
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Q1 2014

K Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 40,300 sh (New)
Richard Pzena 41,541 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 384,869 sh (+351.56%)
Ray Dalio 171,300 sh (+191.33%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2,432,600 sh (+18.06%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 38,614 sh (+4.69%)
Robert Bruce 4,436 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 67,500 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 135,000 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 316,557 sh (-1.55%)
Mario Gabelli 889,930 sh (-2.32%)
Bill Frels 4,077 sh (-3.11%)
PRIMECAP Management 1,703,673 sh (-38.24%)
Jeremy Grantham 86,600 sh (-39.36%)
Steven Cohen 19,431 sh (-43.55%)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,200 sh (-79.53%)
John Hussman 6,000 sh (-96%)
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Q2 2014

K Guru Trades in Q2 2014

David Dreman 3,159 sh (New)
Richard Pzena 1,383,828 sh (+3231.23%)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,100 sh (+90.63%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 46,119 sh (+19.44%)
Bill Frels 4,677 sh (+14.72%)
Pioneer Investments 350,435 sh (+10.7%)
Robert Bruce 4,436 sh (unchged)
Caxton Associates 100,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 888,730 sh (-0.13%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2,380,442 sh (-2.14%)
Joel Greenblatt 306,297 sh (-20.42%)
Jeremy Grantham 68,900 sh (-20.44%)
Ruane Cunniff 90,000 sh (-33.33%)
John Hussman 3,000 sh (-50%)
PRIMECAP Management 820,173 sh (-51.86%)
Ray Dalio 33,384 sh (-80.51%)
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Q3 2014

K Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 450,000 sh (New)
John Hussman 103,000 sh (+3333.33%)
Joel Greenblatt 724,635 sh (+136.58%)
Richard Pzena 1,576,503 sh (+13.92%)
Mario Gabelli 893,580 sh (+0.55%)
Steven Cohen 12,200 sh (unchged)
Robert Bruce 4,436 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 350,435 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 45,928 sh (-0.41%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2,361,876 sh (-0.78%)
Bill Frels 4,450 sh (-4.85%)
PRIMECAP Management 421,400 sh (-48.62%)
Ray Dalio 16,696 sh (-49.99%)
Ruane Cunniff 38,500 sh (-57.22%)
Jeremy Grantham 12,700 sh (-81.57%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with K

(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
John Hussman 2014-09-30 Add 3333.33%0.52%$59.83 - $66.41 $ 66.824%103000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Add 136.58%0.25%$59.83 - $66.41 $ 66.824%724635
PRIMECAP Management 2014-09-30 Reduce -48.62%0.03%$59.83 - $66.41 $ 66.824%421400
Ruane Cunniff 2014-09-30 Reduce -57.22%0.02%$59.83 - $66.41 $ 66.824%38500
David Dreman 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.02%$59.83 - $66.41 $ 66.824%0
Ray Dalio 2014-09-30 Reduce -49.99%0.01%$59.83 - $66.41 $ 66.824%16696
Richard Pzena 2014-06-30 Add 3231.23%0.48%$62.62 - $69.39 $ 66.820%1383828
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -20.42%0.07%$62.62 - $69.39 $ 66.820%306297
Ray Dalio 2014-06-30 Reduce -80.51%0.07%$62.62 - $69.39 $ 66.820%33384
PRIMECAP Management 2014-06-30 Reduce -51.86%0.06%$62.62 - $69.39 $ 66.820%820173
David Dreman 2014-06-30 New Buy0.02%$62.62 - $69.39 $ 66.820%3159
Ruane Cunniff 2014-06-30 Reduce -33.33%0.01%$62.62 - $69.39 $ 66.820%90000
John Hussman 2014-06-30 Reduce -50%0.01%$62.62 - $69.39 $ 66.820%3000
John Hussman 2014-03-31 Reduce -96%0.62%$56.9 - $62.13 $ 66.8211%6000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 351.56%0.28%$56.9 - $62.13 $ 66.8211%384869
PRIMECAP Management 2014-03-31 Reduce -38.24%0.08%$56.9 - $62.13 $ 66.8211%1703673
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 Add 191.33%0.06%$56.9 - $62.13 $ 66.8211%171300
Richard Pzena 2014-03-31 New Buy0.02%$56.9 - $62.13 $ 66.8211%41541
John Hussman 2013-12-31 Reduce -40%0.32%$58.89 - $64.28 $ 66.829%150000
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2013-12-31 Add 87.29%0.25%$58.89 - $64.28 $ 66.829%2060442
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Add 234.09%0.02%$58.89 - $64.28 $ 66.829%58800
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 13.70
K's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1814 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 24.70 vs. K: 13.70 )
K' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.64   Max: 25.91
Current: 13.7

11.64
25.91
P/B 7.00
K's P/B is ranked higher than
50% of the 1814 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. K: 7.00 )
K' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 5.9   Max: 11.89
Current: 7

5.9
11.89
P/S 1.70
K's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 1814 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. K: 1.70 )
K' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 2
Current: 1.7

1.1
2
PFCF 25.00
K's PFCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 1814 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 53.26 vs. K: 25.00 )
K' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 14.59   Max: 42.36
Current: 25

14.59
42.36
EV-to-EBIT 11.40
K's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
86% of the 1814 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 18.91 vs. K: 11.40 )
K' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9.9   Max: 20.5
Current: 11.4

9.9
20.5
PEG 1.94
K's PEG is ranked higher than
91% of the 1814 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. K: 1.94 )
K' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 88.35
Current: 1.94

0.96
88.35
Shiller P/E 19.60
K's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 1814 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 53.11 vs. K: 19.60 )
K' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.75   Max: 28.79
Current: 19.6

13.75
28.79
Current Ratio 0.77
K's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 1695 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. K: 0.77 )
K' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 1.21
Current: 0.77

0.53
1.21
Quick Ratio 0.51
K's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 1695 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. K: 0.51 )
K' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 0.93
Current: 0.51

0.36
0.93

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.90
K's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
74% of the 1255 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. K: 2.90 )
K' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.11   Max: 3.65
Current: 2.9

2.11
3.65
Dividend Payout 0.39
K's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
76% of the 1814 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. K: 0.39 )
K' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 6.08
Current: 0.39

0.2
6.08
Dividend growth (3y) 4.90
K's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
78% of the 963 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. K: 4.90 )
K' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 9.1
Current: 4.9

0
9.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.86
K's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1283 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. K: 3.86 )
K' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.81   Max: 4.86
Current: 3.86

2.81
4.86
Share Buyback Rate 1.20
K's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
88% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. K: 1.20 )
K' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.6   Max: -0.7
Current: 1.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.00
K's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1814 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. K: 2.00 )
K' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 3.59
Current: 2

1.19
3.59
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
K's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 1814 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. K: 1.00 )
K' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 1.84
Current: 1

0.68
1.84
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.10
K's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 1814 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. K: 2.10 )
K' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 4.01
Current: 2.1

0.98
4.01
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.80
K's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1663 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. K: 8.80 )
K' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.9   Max: 10.1
Current: 8.8

4.9
10.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 10.88
K's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.66 vs. K: 10.88 )
K' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 24.1
Current: 10.88

0.3
24.1

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods
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Traded in other countries:KEL.Germany,
Kellogg Co is a Delaware was incorporated in 1922. The Company and its subsidiaries are engaged in manufacturing and marketing of ready-to-eat cereal and convenience foods. The main products of the Company are ready-to-eat cereals and convenience foods, such as cookies, crackers, toaster pastries, cereal bars, fruit snacks, frozen waffles and veggie foods. These products were, as of February 24, 2014, manufactured by the company in 18 countries and marketed in more than 180 countries. The Company's cereal products are generally marketed under the Kellogg's name and are sold mainly to the grocery trade through direct sales forces for resale to consumers. It uses brokers and distribution arrangements for certain products. Its products are manufactured and marketed globally. It also markets cookies, crackers, and other convenience foods, under brands such as Kellogg's, Keebler, Cheez-It, Murray, Austin and Famous Amos, to supermarkets in the United States through a direct store-door (DSD) delivery system. The ingredients in the products produced by the Company in the United States include corn grits, wheat and wheat derivatives, potato flakes, oats, rice, cocoa and chocolate, soybeans and soybean derivatives, various fruits, sweeteners, flour, vegetable oils, dairy products, eggs, and other filling ingredients, which are obtained from various sources. The customer of the Company is Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. and its affiliates. The Company is subject to various legal proceedings, claims, and governmental inspections or investigations in the ordinary course of business covering matters such as general commercial, governmental regulations, antitrust and trade regulations, product liability, environmental, intellectual property, workers' compensation, employment and other actions.
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