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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.03
LNCE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
93% of the 1386 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. LNCE: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LNCE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.09 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.03
Equity to Asset 0.58
LNCE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
60% of the 1223 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. LNCE: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LNCE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.57 Max: 0.8
Current: 0.58
0.47
0.8
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.14
M-Score: -2.04
WACC vs ROIC
10.29%
4.25%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 6.06
LNCE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1389 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. LNCE: 6.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LNCE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.23  Med: 6.25 Max: 9.28
Current: 6.06
1.23
9.28
Net-margin (%) 11.30
LNCE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1391 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. LNCE: 11.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LNCE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.44  Med: 3.74 Max: 11.88
Current: 11.3
-1.44
11.88
ROE (%) 18.48
LNCE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1368 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. LNCE: 18.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LNCE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 0.45  Med: 11.11 Max: 19.39
Current: 18.48
0.45
19.39
ROA (%) 9.98
LNCE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1409 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.26 vs. LNCE: 9.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LNCE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 6.43 Max: 12.04
Current: 9.98
0.25
12.04
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 16.93
LNCE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1398 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 10.77 vs. LNCE: 16.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LNCE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 3.01  Med: 18.32 Max: 40.31
Current: 16.93
3.01
40.31
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.40
LNCE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 1138 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. LNCE: -1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LNCE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -9.1  Med: 3.80 Max: 8.6
Current: -1.4
-9.1
8.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 8.20
LNCE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. LNCE: 8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LNCE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -11.1  Med: -0.20 Max: 14.5
Current: 8.2
-11.1
14.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 14.50
LNCE's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. LNCE: 14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LNCE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -54.8  Med: -1.65 Max: 124.3
Current: 14.5
-54.8
124.3
» LNCE's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

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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Q3 2014

LNCE Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Joel Greenblatt 98,882 sh (+24.38%)
Mario Gabelli 2,326,393 sh (+2.12%)
Chuck Royce 275,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 197,400 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
John Keeley Sold Out
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Q4 2014

LNCE Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 9,500 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 300,000 sh (+9.09%)
Mario Gabelli 2,413,156 sh (+3.73%)
Ken Fisher 193,500 sh (-1.98%)
Joel Greenblatt 26,062 sh (-73.64%)
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Q1 2015

LNCE Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 95,700 sh (+907.37%)
Chuck Royce 300,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 193,500 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 2,352,903 sh (-2.50%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 12.40
LNCE's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 21.50 vs. LNCE: 12.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
LNCE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.78  Med: 26.35 Max: 124.4
Current: 12.4
9.78
124.4
Forward P/E 24.94
LNCE's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
78% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 16.67 vs. LNCE: 24.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 39.80
LNCE's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
74% of the 1053 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 21.60 vs. LNCE: 39.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
LNCE' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 17.33  Med: 30.92 Max: 126.37
Current: 39.8
17.33
126.37
P/B 2.12
LNCE's P/B is ranked lower than
60% of the 1341 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. LNCE: 2.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LNCE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.7  Med: 2.46 Max: 3.87
Current: 2.12
0.7
3.87
P/S 1.40
LNCE's P/S is ranked lower than
60% of the 1449 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. LNCE: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LNCE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.57  Med: 0.90 Max: 1.42
Current: 1.4
0.57
1.42
EV-to-EBIT 27.80
LNCE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
73% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.96 vs. LNCE: 27.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LNCE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 12.1  Med: 22.40 Max: 313.9
Current: 27.8
12.1
313.9
PEG 49.75
LNCE's PEG is ranked lower than
97% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. LNCE: 49.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
LNCE' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 2.1  Med: 11.04 Max: 215.19
Current: 49.75
2.1
215.19
Shiller P/E 29.26
LNCE's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
64% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 22.79 vs. LNCE: 29.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
LNCE' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 18.55  Med: 29.65 Max: 45.04
Current: 29.26
18.55
45.04
Current Ratio 2.48
LNCE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 1251 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. LNCE: 2.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LNCE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.95  Med: 2.07 Max: 4.26
Current: 2.48
0.95
4.26
Quick Ratio 1.54
LNCE's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 1250 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. LNCE: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LNCE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.43 Max: 3.11
Current: 1.54
0.65
3.11
Days Inventory 42.04
LNCE's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
70% of the 1350 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 63.73 vs. LNCE: 42.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LNCE' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 27.91  Med: 35.08 Max: 48.83
Current: 42.04
27.91
48.83
Days Sales Outstanding 29.69
LNCE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
62% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 38.58 vs. LNCE: 29.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LNCE' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 22.7  Med: 29.87 Max: 47.89
Current: 29.69
22.7
47.89

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.97
LNCE's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
50% of the 1539 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. LNCE: 1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
LNCE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.94  Med: 2.86 Max: 4.31
Current: 1.97
1.94
4.31
Dividend Payout 0.76
LNCE's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
81% of the 918 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. LNCE: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
LNCE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.82 Max: 8
Current: 0.76
0.08
8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.97
LNCE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1547 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. LNCE: 1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
LNCE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.94  Med: 2.86 Max: 4.31
Current: 1.97
1.94
4.31
Share Buyback Rate -1.20
LNCE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
56% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. LNCE: -1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
LNCE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.3  Med: -1.20 Max: -29.1
Current: -1.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 2.24
LNCE's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
69% of the 615 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. LNCE: 2.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
LNCE' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.02  Med: 1.69 Max: 2.21
Current: 2.24
1.02
2.21
Price/Median PS Value 1.55
LNCE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
75% of the 1313 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. LNCE: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LNCE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.49  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.82
Current: 1.55
0.49
1.82
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 6.61
LNCE's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
99% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. LNCE: 6.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
LNCE' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.49  Med: 2.21 Max: 17.76
Current: 6.61
0.49
17.76
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.68
LNCE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1382 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. LNCE: 3.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LNCE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 4.50 Max: 8.3
Current: 3.68
0.3
8.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 6.88
LNCE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 656 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.02 vs. LNCE: 6.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
LNCE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -6.4  Med: 1.50 Max: 12.4
Current: 6.88
-6.4
12.4

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods
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Traded in other countries:LA2.Germany,
Snyders-Lance Inc a North Carolina corporation, was formed from the merger of Lance, Inc. and Snyders of Hanover, Inc. in 2010 and further expanded with the acquisition of Snack Factory, LLC and certain affiliates in 2012. It operates in one business segment: the manufacturing, distribution, marketing and sale of snack food products. Its products include pretzels, sandwich crackers, kettle chips, pretzel crackers, cookies, potato chips, tortilla chips, other salty snacks, sugar wafers, nuts and restaurant style crackers. Additionally, it purchased certain cakes and meat snacks sold under its brands and 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. Its branded products are sold under trade names owned by the Company. Partner brands consist of other third-party brands that the Company sells through its Independent Business Owner based Direct-Store-Delivery distribution network. It sells private brand products directly to retailers and third-party distributors using certain store brands or its own control brands. In addition, it contracts with other branded food manufacturers to produce its products and periodically sell certain semi-finished goods to other manufacturers. The Company owns various registered trademarks for use with its branded products including Snyders of Hanover, Lance, Cape Cod and Snack Factory Pretzel Crisps and Krunchers!, Toms, Archway, Jays, Stella Doro, EatSmart, O-Ke-Doke and Quitos and a variety of other marks and designs. Its license trademarks, including those for limited use on certain products that are classified as branded products. It also owns registered trademarks including Brent & Sams, Vista and Delicious that are used in connection with its private brand products. The raw materials used to manufacture its products are flour, vegetable oil, sugar, peanuts, potatoes, chocolate, other nuts, cheese and seasonings. The packaging supplies used are flexible film, cartons, trays, boxes and bags. The Company competes with manufacturers. The methods of competition are price, service, product quality, product offerings and distribution. Its operations in the United States and Canada are subject to various federal, state (or provincial) and local laws and regulations with respect to environmental matters.
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