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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 0.03
LNCE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
58% of the 1507 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. LNCE: 0.03 )
LNCE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.03

Equity to Asset 0.47
LNCE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
63% of the 1507 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. LNCE: 0.47 )
LNCE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 0.8
Current: 0.47

0.47
0.8
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.32
M-Score: -2.79
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 6.45
LNCE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1517 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.05 vs. LNCE: 6.45 )
LNCE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.23   Max: 9.43
Current: 6.45

1.23
9.43
Net-margin (%) 4.28
LNCE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1518 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.16 vs. LNCE: 4.28 )
LNCE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.44   Max: 6.18
Current: 4.28

-1.44
6.18
ROE (%) 8.15
LNCE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1510 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 8.35 vs. LNCE: 8.15 )
LNCE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -3.21   Max: 16.21
Current: 8.15

-3.21
16.21
ROA (%) 4.09
LNCE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1523 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. LNCE: 4.09 )
LNCE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.49   Max: 12.04
Current: 4.09

-2.49
12.04
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 19.73
LNCE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1521 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 14.06 vs. LNCE: 19.73 )
LNCE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.02   Max: 25.31
Current: 19.73

3.02
25.31
Revenue Growth (%) -4.20
LNCE's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1321 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. LNCE: -4.20 )
LNCE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -6.2   Max: 8.6
Current: -4.2

-6.2
8.6
EBITDA Growth (%) 20.70
LNCE's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1182 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. LNCE: 20.70 )
LNCE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -11.1   Max: 20.7
Current: 20.7

-11.1
20.7
EPS Growth (%) 152.00
LNCE's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1077 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. LNCE: 152.00 )
LNCE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -54.8   Max: 152
Current: 152

-54.8
152
» LNCE's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

LNCE Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Ken Fisher 247,250 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 31,577 sh (+307.6%)
John Keeley 1,147,900 sh (+10.55%)
Mario Gabelli 2,208,166 sh (+0.46%)
Chuck Royce 429,000 sh (-6.13%)
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Q4 2013

LNCE Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Keeley 1,231,900 sh (+7.32%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 2,206,036 sh (-0.1%)
Ken Fisher 225,900 sh (-8.63%)
Chuck Royce 275,000 sh (-35.9%)
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Q1 2014

LNCE Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Joel Greenblatt 120,346 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 275,000 sh (unchged)
John Keeley 1,224,900 sh (-0.57%)
Mario Gabelli 2,148,397 sh (-2.61%)
Ken Fisher 219,200 sh (-2.97%)
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Q2 2014

LNCE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 12,321 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 2,278,066 sh (+6.04%)
Chuck Royce 275,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 197,400 sh (-9.95%)
Joel Greenblatt 79,499 sh (-33.94%)
John Keeley 147,200 sh (-87.98%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with LNCE

(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 Keeley 2014-06-30 Reduce -87.98%0.52%$25.59 - $28.45 $ 26.13-3%147200
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -33.94%0.02%$25.59 - $28.45 $ 26.13-3%79499
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 New Buy0.05%$25.28 - $28.76 $ 26.13-4%120346
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.03%$27.01 - $30.38 $ 26.13-8%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 307.6%0.02%$26.6 - $31.98 $ 26.13-10%31577
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Reduce -77.39%0.04%$24.12 - $26.16 $ 26.133%8875
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 48.78%0.02%$23.01 - $26.03 $ 26.137%39254
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Reduce -28.36%0.02%$22.45 - $25.72 $ 26.139%26384
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Reduce -35.51%0.05%$24.35 - $27 $ 26.132%36828
John Keeley 2012-03-31 Add 413.62%0.4%$21.84 - $25.96 $ 26.1320%950200
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 New Buy0.13%$21.84 - $25.96 $ 26.1320%57106
Mario Gabelli 2012-03-31 Add 26.62%0.07%$21.84 - $25.96 $ 26.1320%1662521
PRIMECAP Management 2012-03-31 Sold Out $21.84 - $25.96 $ 26.1320%0
John Keeley 2011-12-31 New Buy0.09%$18.9 - $22.85 $ 26.1326%185000
Mario Gabelli 2011-06-30 Add 102.58%0.09%$18.69 - $22.33 $ 26.1328%1112148
PRIMECAP Management 2011-06-30 New Buy$18.69 - $22.33 $ 26.1328%17600
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 24.80
LNCE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1619 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 22.40 vs. LNCE: 24.80 )
LNCE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 16.21   Max: 124.4
Current: 24.8

16.21
124.4
P/B 2.00
LNCE's P/B is ranked higher than
66% of the 1619 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. LNCE: 2.00 )
LNCE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 3.87
Current: 2

0.7
3.87
P/S 1.00
LNCE's P/S is ranked higher than
68% of the 1619 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. LNCE: 1.00 )
LNCE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 1.37
Current: 1

0.57
1.37
PFCF 25.70
LNCE's PFCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 1619 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 73.64 vs. LNCE: 25.70 )
LNCE' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.4   Max: 152.71
Current: 25.7

10.4
152.71
EV-to-EBIT 23.01
LNCE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
70% of the 1619 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.27 vs. LNCE: 23.01 )
LNCE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 10.2   Max: 313.9
Current: 23.01

10.2
313.9
PEG 17.80
LNCE's PEG is ranked higher than
82% of the 1619 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LNCE: 17.80 )
LNCE' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.43   Max: 65.05
Current: 17.8

1.43
65.05
Shiller P/E 31.70
LNCE's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 1619 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 49.76 vs. LNCE: 31.70 )
LNCE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 16.93   Max: 45.69
Current: 31.7

16.93
45.69
Current Ratio 2.52
LNCE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 1511 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. LNCE: 2.52 )
LNCE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 4.26
Current: 2.52

0.95
4.26
Quick Ratio 1.67
LNCE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 1511 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. LNCE: 1.67 )
LNCE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 3.11
Current: 1.67

0.65
3.11

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.50
LNCE's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
65% of the 1146 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. LNCE: 2.50 )
LNCE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2   Max: 4.67
Current: 2.5

2
4.67
Dividend Payout 0.61
LNCE's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
67% of the 1619 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. LNCE: 0.61 )
LNCE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 8
Current: 0.61

0.42
8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.50
LNCE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1172 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. LNCE: 2.50 )
LNCE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2   Max: 4.67
Current: 2.5

2
4.67
Share Buyback Rate -26.90
LNCE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
52% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. LNCE: -26.90 )
LNCE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.3   Max: -29.1
Current: -26.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.70
LNCE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1619 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.37 vs. LNCE: 1.70 )
LNCE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 2.13
Current: 1.7

1.02
2.13
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
LNCE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 1619 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. LNCE: 1.20 )
LNCE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 1.89
Current: 1.2

0.5
1.89
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.40
LNCE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1396 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. LNCE: 4.40 )
LNCE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 9.8
Current: 4.4

0.3
9.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -0.42
LNCE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1125 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.22 vs. LNCE: -0.42 )
LNCE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -6   Max: 15.2
Current: -0.42

-6
15.2

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods
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Traded in other countries:LA2.Germany
Snyder's-Lance, Inc. is incorporated in North Carolina. The Company manufactures markets and distributes a variety of snack food products. It manufactures products including pretzels, sandwich crackers, kettle chips, cookies, potato chips, tortilla chips, other salty snacks, sugar wafers, nuts, restaurant style crackers and candy. In addition, the Company purchases certain cakes, meat snacks, candy and other partner brand products for resale in order to broaden its product offerings. Products are packaged in various single-serve, multi-pack and family-size configurations. The Company sells and distributes branded, private brand and partner brand products to customers. The Company also contracts with other branded food manufacturers to produce their products. Its branded products are principally sold under the Snyder's of Hanover, Lance, Cape Cod, Krunchers!, Jays, Tom's, Archway, Grande, Stella D'oro, O-Ke-Doke, EatSmart and Padrinos brands. Private brand (private label) products are sold to retailers and distributors using store brands or its own control brands, such as Brent & Sam's, Vista and Delicious. Partner brands consist of other third-party brands that it sells through its distribution network. The Company's products are sold in highly competitive markets. It competes with manufacturers, some of whom have greater total revenues and resources than it does. The Company's operations in the United States and Canada are subject to various federal, state (or provincial) and local laws and regulations.
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