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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 : 9/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 40.72
MLFNF's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
75% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. MLFNF: 40.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
MLFNF' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.08 Max: 47.32
Current: 40.72
0.03
47.32
Equity-to-Asset 0.79
MLFNF's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
85% of the 1540 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. MLFNF: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
MLFNF' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.32 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.79
0.2
0.79
Interest Coverage 62.70
MLFNF's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
65% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.63 vs. MLFNF: 62.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MLFNF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.86 Max: 62.9
Current: 62.7
0.29
62.9
Piotroski F-Score: 9
Altman Z-Score: 7.20
Beneish M-Score: -0.76
WACC vs ROIC
6.88%
11.01%
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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 7.96
MLFNF's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
61% of the 1561 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.68 vs. MLFNF: 7.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
MLFNF' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.15  Med: 2.29 Max: 7.99
Current: 7.96
-4.15
7.99
Net Margin % 5.45
MLFNF's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
60% of the 1565 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.98 vs. MLFNF: 5.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
MLFNF' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.7  Med: 1.82 Max: 22.49
Current: 5.45
-0.7
22.49
ROE % 8.68
MLFNF's ROE % is ranked higher than
52% of the 1523 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 8.16 vs. MLFNF: 8.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
MLFNF' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.2  Med: 8.99 Max: 40.15
Current: 8.68
-3.2
40.15
ROA % 6.87
MLFNF's ROA % is ranked higher than
69% of the 1600 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.84 vs. MLFNF: 6.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
MLFNF' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.14  Med: 2.86 Max: 21.93
Current: 6.87
-1.14
21.93
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 19.17
MLFNF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
63% of the 1587 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 13.34 vs. MLFNF: 19.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
MLFNF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.67  Med: 8.61 Max: 19.74
Current: 19.17
-20.67
19.74
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 4.70
MLFNF's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
61% of the 1341 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. MLFNF: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
MLFNF' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.8  Med: -1.2 Max: 12.2
Current: 4.7
-16.8
12.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 142.60
MLFNF's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
98% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. MLFNF: 142.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
MLFNF' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -54.2  Med: 1.9 Max: 142.6
Current: 142.6
-54.2
142.6
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Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods    NAICS: 424470    SIC: 1011
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Traded in other countries:MFI.Canada, M1L.Germany,
Headquarter Location:Canada
Maple Leaf Foods Inc is a producer of food products. Its portfolio includes prepared meats, ready-to-cook and read to serve meals and value-added fresh pork and poultry.

Maple Leaf Foods Inc was incorporated under the Canada Business Corporations Act on August 13, 1927, in Toronto, Ontario. The Company is a consumer packaged food company, headquartered in Toronto with operations across Canada and in the United States, United Kingdom, Asia and Mexico. Its segments include: Meat Products Group and Agribusiness Group. The combination of the Meat Products Group and the Agribusiness Group comprises the Protein Group, which is involved in producing and marketing animal protein-based products. The Meat Products Group comprises value-added processed packaged meats; chilled meal entrees and lunch kits; primary pork and poultry processing. The Agribusiness Group comprises the Company's hog production and animal by-products recycling operations. The Company has national brands such as Maple Leaf, Maple Leaf Prime, and Maple Leaf Natural Selections and many leading regional brands.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 23.56
MLFNF's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 1258 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.28 vs. MLFNF: 23.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
MLFNF' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.04  Med: 24.02 Max: 488.33
Current: 23.56
2.04
488.33
Forward PE Ratio 22.57
MLFNF's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.01 vs. MLFNF: 22.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 23.56
MLFNF's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
60% of the 1252 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.28 vs. MLFNF: 23.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
MLFNF' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.88  Med: 30.32 Max: 99.17
Current: 23.56
14.88
99.17
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 13.02
MLFNF's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
69% of the 693 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.79 vs. MLFNF: 13.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
MLFNF' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.97  Med: 16.64 Max: 384.67
Current: 13.02
1.97
384.67
PB Ratio 2.03
MLFNF's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 1512 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. MLFNF: 2.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
MLFNF' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.57 Max: 2.29
Current: 2.03
0.81
2.29
PS Ratio 1.30
MLFNF's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 1516 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. MLFNF: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
MLFNF' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.34 Max: 1.33
Current: 1.3
0.18
1.33
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 12.07
MLFNF's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
50% of the 841 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.31 vs. MLFNF: 12.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
MLFNF' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.73  Med: 8.38 Max: 39.17
Current: 12.07
4.73
39.17
EV-to-EBIT 14.74
MLFNF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
55% of the 1680 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 16.43 vs. MLFNF: 14.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MLFNF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -642.4  Med: 17.1 Max: 81.7
Current: 14.74
-642.4
81.7
EV-to-EBITDA 10.23
MLFNF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
61% of the 1719 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.42 vs. MLFNF: 10.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MLFNF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.2  Med: 10.1 Max: 486.2
Current: 10.23
-34.2
486.2
Shiller PE Ratio 21.95
MLFNF's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 28.51 vs. MLFNF: 21.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
MLFNF' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.14  Med: 19.53 Max: 32.39
Current: 21.95
10.14
32.39
Current Ratio 2.59
MLFNF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. MLFNF: 2.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MLFNF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.08 Max: 2.75
Current: 2.59
0.53
2.75
Quick Ratio 1.89
MLFNF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. MLFNF: 1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MLFNF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.61 Max: 2.05
Current: 1.89
0.28
2.05
Days Inventory 36.45
MLFNF's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
76% of the 1460 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 63.56 vs. MLFNF: 36.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MLFNF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.16  Med: 28.8 Max: 38.79
Current: 36.45
25.16
38.79
Days Sales Outstanding 9.91
MLFNF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
88% of the 1148 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 38.13 vs. MLFNF: 9.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MLFNF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.37  Med: 9.56 Max: 14.17
Current: 9.91
2.37
14.17

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.87
MLFNF's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
72% of the 1628 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. MLFNF: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
MLFNF' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.29 Max: 2.25
Current: 0.87
0.7
2.25
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.27
MLFNF's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. MLFNF: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
MLFNF' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.28 Max: 1.1
Current: 0.27
0.03
1.1
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 31.00
MLFNF's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
88% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. MLFNF: 31.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
MLFNF' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.4  Med: 0 Max: 31
Current: 31
-9.4
31
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.14
MLFNF's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
69% of the 1557 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. MLFNF: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.09
MLFNF's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
59% of the 2022 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. MLFNF: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
MLFNF' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.68  Med: 3.1 Max: 5.41
Current: 2.09
1.68
5.41
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.30
MLFNF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. MLFNF: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
MLFNF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.2  Med: -0.9 Max: 4.9
Current: 1.3
-9.2
4.9

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 9.87
MLFNF's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
66% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.36 vs. MLFNF: 9.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
MLFNF' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.45  Med: 8.87 Max: 12.71
Current: 9.87
6.45
12.71
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.76
MLFNF's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
64% of the 1418 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. MLFNF: 2.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
MLFNF' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.69  Med: 8.21 Max: 299.4
Current: 2.76
1.69
299.4
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 3.08
MLFNF's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
77% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. MLFNF: 3.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
MLFNF' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 2.16 Max: 4.37
Current: 3.08
1.4
4.37
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 3.80
MLFNF's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
95% of the 1320 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. MLFNF: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
MLFNF' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 0.94 Max: 3.9
Current: 3.8
0.6
3.9
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.70
MLFNF's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
61% of the 997 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. MLFNF: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
MLFNF' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.53  Med: 3.12 Max: 23.73
Current: 1.7
1.53
23.73
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.80
MLFNF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
61% of the 1947 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.41 vs. MLFNF: 6.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
MLFNF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 5.2 Max: 9.7
Current: 6.8
1.2
9.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -14.81
MLFNF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
88% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.68 vs. MLFNF: -14.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
MLFNF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.3  Med: -4.8 Max: 7.8
Current: -14.81
-31.3
7.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,536
EPS (TTM) $ 1.01
Beta1.02
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $20.24 - 24.35
Shares Outstanding (Mil)131.55

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 2,592 2,683
EPS ($) 1.05 1.15
EPS without NRI ($) 1.05 1.15
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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