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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.03
LNCE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
62% of the 1426 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. LNCE: 0.03 )
LNCE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.03

Equity to Asset 0.52
LNCE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
65% of the 1415 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. LNCE: 0.52 )
LNCE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 0.79
Current: 0.52

0.5
0.79
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.76
M-Score: -2.65
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 7.24
LNCE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1415 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.72 vs. LNCE: 7.24 )
LNCE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.23   Max: 9.43
Current: 7.24

1.23
9.43
Net-margin (%) 4.47
LNCE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1416 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.99 vs. LNCE: 4.47 )
LNCE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.44   Max: 6.18
Current: 4.47

-1.44
6.18
ROE (%) 8.57
LNCE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1399 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 7.24 vs. LNCE: 8.57 )
LNCE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -3.51   Max: 16.14
Current: 8.57

-3.51
16.14
ROA (%) 4.46
LNCE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1412 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.79 vs. LNCE: 4.46 )
LNCE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.69   Max: 11.91
Current: 4.46

-2.69
11.91
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 23.49
LNCE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1410 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.01 vs. LNCE: 23.49 )
LNCE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.43   Max: 25.31
Current: 23.49

2.43
25.31
Revenue Growth (%) -4.20
LNCE's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 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 974 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 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 890 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
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

LNCE Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Chuck Royce 425,000 sh (+28.79%)
Mario Gabelli 2,112,867 sh (+8.41%)
John Keeley 1,114,900 sh (+1.13%)
Joel Greenblatt 8,875 sh (-77.39%)
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Q2 2013

LNCE Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Chuck Royce 457,000 sh (+7.53%)
Mario Gabelli 2,198,071 sh (+4.03%)
John Keeley 1,038,400 sh (-6.86%)
Joel Greenblatt 7,747 sh (-12.71%)
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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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with LNCE

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.03%$27.01 - $30.38 $ 27-6%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 307.6%0.02%$26.6 - $31.98 $ 27-7%31577
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Reduce -77.39%0.04%$24.12 - $26.16 $ 277%8875
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 48.78%0.02%$23.01 - $26.03 $ 2710%39254
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Reduce -28.36%0.02%$22.45 - $25.72 $ 2713%26384
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Reduce -35.51%0.05%$24.35 - $27 $ 275%36828
John Keeley 2012-03-31 Add 413.62%0.4%$21.84 - $25.96 $ 2724%950200
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 New Buy0.13%$21.84 - $25.96 $ 2724%57106
Mario Gabelli 2012-03-31 Add 26.62%0.07%$21.84 - $25.96 $ 2724%1662521
PRIMECAP Management 2012-03-31 Sold Out $21.84 - $25.96 $ 2724%0
John Keeley 2011-12-31 New Buy0.09%$18.9 - $22.85 $ 2730%185000
Mario Gabelli 2011-06-30 Add 102.58%0.09%$18.69 - $22.33 $ 2732%1112148
PRIMECAP Management 2011-06-30 New Buy$18.69 - $22.33 $ 2732%17600
Mario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Add 77.14%0.03%$17.29 - $24.15 $ 2732%548985
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 23.80
LNCE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.40 vs. LNCE: 23.80 )
LNCE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 16.21   Max: 124.4
Current: 23.8

16.21
124.4
P/B 2.10
LNCE's P/B is ranked higher than
54% of the 1342 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. LNCE: 2.10 )
LNCE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 3.87
Current: 2.1

0.7
3.87
P/S 1.08
LNCE's P/S is ranked higher than
51% of the 1446 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. LNCE: 1.08 )
LNCE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 1.32
Current: 1.08

0.49
1.32
PFCF 29.10
LNCE's PFCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.20 vs. LNCE: 29.10 )
LNCE' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.65   Max: 152.71
Current: 29.1

6.65
152.71
EV-to-EBIT 18.50
LNCE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
51% of the 1237 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.33 vs. LNCE: 18.50 )
LNCE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 9.4   Max: 313.2
Current: 18.5

9.4
313.2
PEG 9.50
LNCE's PEG is ranked lower than
61% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. LNCE: 9.50 )
LNCE' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 65.05
Current: 9.5

2.1
65.05
Shiller P/E 35.50
LNCE's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
54% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.60 vs. LNCE: 35.50 )
LNCE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.65   Max: 45.69
Current: 35.5

10.65
45.69

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.37
LNCE's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
65% of the 1038 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. LNCE: 2.37 )
LNCE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2   Max: 7.07
Current: 2.37

2
7.07
Dividend Payout 0.57
LNCE's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
54% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. LNCE: 0.57 )
LNCE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 9.14
Current: 0.57

0.57
9.14
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.40
LNCE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1070 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. LNCE: 2.40 )
LNCE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2   Max: 7.07
Current: 2.4

2
7.07
Share Buyback Rate -26.90
LNCE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
51% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 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
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.80
LNCE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
54% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. LNCE: 1.80 )
LNCE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 2.07
Current: 1.8

1.19
2.07
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
LNCE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
50% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. LNCE: 1.30 )
LNCE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 1.91
Current: 1.3

0.66
1.91
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.40
LNCE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1310 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. LNCE: 5.40 )
LNCE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 10.7
Current: 5.4

0.3
10.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 0.17
LNCE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
64% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 7.11 vs. LNCE: 0.17 )
LNCE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -7   Max: 11.7
Current: 0.17

-7
11.7

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods
Compare:NSRGY, UL, UN, DANOY, GIS » details
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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