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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.05
K's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
89% of the 1386 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. K: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
K' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.07 Max: 0.44
Current: 0.05
0.02
0.44
Equity to Asset 0.17
K's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
92% of the 1223 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. K: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
K' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.19 Max: 0.39
Current: 0.17
0.07
0.39
Interest Coverage 4.90
K's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
78% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 28.34 vs. K: 4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
K' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.32  Med: 6.23 Max: 20.12
Current: 4.9
3.32
20.12
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.74
M-Score: -2.81
WACC vs ROIC
6.89%
6.01%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 5.52
K's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1389 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. K: 5.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
K' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 7.02  Med: 16.23 Max: 19.18
Current: 5.52
7.02
19.18
Net-margin (%) 3.15
K's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1391 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. K: 3.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
K' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 4.33  Med: 8.81 Max: 12.22
Current: 3.15
4.33
12.22
ROE (%) 14.17
K's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1368 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. K: 14.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
K' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 19.96  Med: 48.14 Max: 81.61
Current: 14.17
19.96
81.61
ROA (%) 2.92
K's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1409 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.26 vs. K: 2.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
K' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 4.13  Med: 9.43 Max: 12.11
Current: 2.92
4.13
12.11
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 19.00
K's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1398 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 10.77 vs. K: 19.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
K' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 21.33  Med: 54.83 Max: 69.12
Current: 19
21.33
69.12
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.80
K's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1138 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. K: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
K' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -3.1  Med: 6.30 Max: 12.6
Current: 3.8
-3.1
12.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -4.50
K's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. K: -4.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
K' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.5  Med: 4.60 Max: 25.5
Current: -4.5
-6.5
25.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -9.60
K's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. K: -9.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
K' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -12.8  Med: 8.00 Max: 28.2
Current: -9.6
-12.8
28.2
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

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 (+10.70%)
Caxton Associates 100,000 sh (unchged)
Robert Bruce 4,436 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 (-50.00%)
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%)
Robert Bruce 4,436 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 12,200 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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Q4 2014

K Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Brian Rogers 750,000 sh (New)
Richard Pzena 1,592,353 sh (+1.01%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2,385,242 sh (+0.99%)
Pioneer Investments 350,763 sh (+0.09%)
Robert Bruce 4,436 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 103,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Ruane Cunniff Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 45,576 sh (-0.77%)
Mario Gabelli 832,055 sh (-6.89%)
Ray Dalio 15,396 sh (-7.79%)
Bill Frels 3,850 sh (-13.48%)
Joel Greenblatt 433,451 sh (-40.18%)
PRIMECAP Management 70,000 sh (-83.39%)
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Q1 2015

K Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 1,105,059 sh (+154.94%)
Brian Rogers 1,350,000 sh (+80.00%)
Richard Pzena 1,677,730 sh (+5.36%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 2,404,241 sh (+0.80%)
Pioneer Investments 352,963 sh (+0.63%)
Steven Cohen 80,000 sh (unchged)
PRIMECAP Management 70,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 3,850 sh (unchged)
Robert Bruce 4,436 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 103,000 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 44,658 sh (-2.01%)
Mario Gabelli 795,655 sh (-4.37%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 50.24
K's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
78% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 21.50 vs. K: 50.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
K' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.64  Med: 19.13 Max: 52.89
Current: 50.24
11.64
52.89
Forward P/E 16.86
K's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
51% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 16.67 vs. K: 16.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 50.80
K's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
79% of the 1053 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 21.60 vs. K: 50.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
K' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 11.64  Med: 19.12 Max: 53.53
Current: 50.8
11.64
53.53
P/B 8.85
K's P/B is ranked lower than
92% of the 1341 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. K: 8.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
K' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 5.9  Med: 8.38 Max: 11.89
Current: 8.85
5.9
11.89
P/S 1.57
K's P/S is ranked lower than
63% of the 1449 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. K: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
K' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 1.61 Max: 2
Current: 1.57
1.1
2
PFCF 21.59
K's PFCF is ranked lower than
51% of the 692 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 21.48 vs. K: 21.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
K' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 14.59  Med: 19.96 Max: 42.36
Current: 21.59
14.59
42.36
POCF 13.97
K's POCF is ranked lower than
52% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 13.39 vs. K: 13.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
K' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 10.44  Med: 13.75 Max: 20.34
Current: 13.97
10.44
20.34
EV-to-EBIT 38.72
K's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
80% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.96 vs. K: 38.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
K' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9.9  Med: 13.20 Max: 39.3
Current: 38.72
9.9
39.3
Shiller P/E 20.10
K's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
57% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 22.79 vs. K: 20.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
K' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.64  Med: 19.42 Max: 28.85
Current: 20.1
13.64
28.85
Current Ratio 0.86
K's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 1251 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. K: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
K' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.78 Max: 1.21
Current: 0.86
0.53
1.21
Quick Ratio 0.56
K's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 1250 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. K: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
K' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.54 Max: 0.93
Current: 0.56
0.36
0.93
Days Inventory 47.70
K's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
64% of the 1350 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 63.73 vs. K: 47.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
K' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 44.13  Med: 48.46 Max: 57.4
Current: 47.7
44.13
57.4
Days Sales Outstanding 38.11
K's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
51% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 38.58 vs. K: 38.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
K' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 27.19  Med: 31.48 Max: 41.1
Current: 38.11
27.19
41.1

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.10
K's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
73% of the 1539 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. K: 3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
K' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.11  Med: 2.77 Max: 3.65
Current: 3.1
2.11
3.65
Dividend Payout 1.53
K's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
92% of the 918 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. K: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
K' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.54 Max: 6.08
Current: 1.53
0.2
6.08
Dividend growth (3y) 4.40
K's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
53% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. K: 4.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
K' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 4.90 Max: 9.1
Current: 4.4
0
9.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.07
K's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1547 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. K: 4.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
K' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.77  Med: 3.64 Max: 4.79
Current: 4.07
2.77
4.79
Share Buyback Rate 0.40
K's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
72% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. K: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
K' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.5  Med: 1.20 Max: -0.7
Current: 0.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.89
K's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
62% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. K: 1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
K' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.19  Med: 1.76 Max: 3.59
Current: 1.89
1.19
3.59
Price/Median PS Value 0.98
K's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 1313 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. K: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
K' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.09 Max: 1.86
Current: 0.98
0.68
1.86
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.61
K's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1382 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. K: 2.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
K' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.5  Med: 7.50 Max: 10.1
Current: 2.61
2.5
10.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 5.36
K's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 656 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.02 vs. K: 5.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
K' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 8.80 Max: 22.4
Current: 5.36
0.3
22.4

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods
Compare:NSRGY, UL, UN, DANOY, GIS » details
Traded in other countries:0R1R.UK, 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 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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