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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt N/A
PNRA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
51% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. PNRA: N/A )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PNRA' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: N/A
Equity to Asset 0.39
PNRA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
66% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. PNRA: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PNRA' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.72 Max: 0.86
Current: 0.39
0.39
0.86
Interest Coverage 63.08
PNRA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
65% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 33.61 vs. PNRA: 63.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PNRA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 70.18  Med: 264.69 Max: 1621.9
Current: 63.08
70.18
1621.9
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 6.94
M-Score: -3.54
WACC vs ROIC
2.65%
27.72%
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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 9.01
PNRA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.38 vs. PNRA: 9.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PNRA' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.37  Med: 11.48 Max: 13.28
Current: 9.01
8.37
13.28
Net-margin (%) 5.57
PNRA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. PNRA: 5.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PNRA' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.19  Med: 7.18 Max: 8.23
Current: 5.57
5.19
8.23
ROE (%) 26.09
PNRA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.39 vs. PNRA: 26.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PNRA' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.62  Med: 18.73 Max: 25.78
Current: 26.09
13.62
25.78
ROA (%) 13.26
PNRA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. PNRA: 13.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PNRA' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.26  Med: 13.20 Max: 16.02
Current: 13.26
9.26
16.02
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 38.02
PNRA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 15.84 vs. PNRA: 38.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PNRA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.04  Med: 36.64 Max: 53.41
Current: 38.02
23.04
53.41
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 15.40
PNRA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. PNRA: 15.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PNRA' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18  Med: 18.35 Max: 30.8
Current: 15.4
-18
30.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 14.10
PNRA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. PNRA: 14.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PNRA' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.4  Med: 20.80 Max: 60.4
Current: 14.1
-13.4
60.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 13.50
PNRA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. PNRA: 13.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PNRA' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -62.2  Med: 25.00 Max: 57.2
Current: 13.5
-62.2
57.2
» PNRA's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

PNRA Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 7,679 sh (New)
Leon Cooperman 158,000 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 1,500 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 140,000 sh (+164.15%)
John Rogers 24,749 sh (+126.72%)
Ron Baron 586,350 sh (+0.06%)
Caxton Associates 150,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 25,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 7,900 sh (-9.20%)
Pioneer Investments 19,539 sh (-55.04%)
Jim Simons 23,900 sh (-77.81%)
Steven Cohen 80,873 sh (-79.91%)
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Q2 2015

PNRA Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Louis Moore Bacon 17,000 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 4,300 sh (+186.67%)
Jim Simons 67,092 sh (+180.72%)
John Hussman 50,000 sh (+100.00%)
Pioneer Investments 29,925 sh (+53.16%)
Ron Baron 626,350 sh (+6.82%)
Caxton Associates 135,000 sh (unchged)
Leon Cooperman 158,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Caxton Associates 74,275 sh (-46.95%)
Jeremy Grantham 3,300 sh (-58.23%)
Steven Cohen 19,000 sh (-76.51%)
John Rogers 1,664 sh (-93.28%)
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Q3 2015

PNRA Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 163,792 sh (+144.13%)
Pioneer Investments 59,697 sh (+99.49%)
John Hussman 50,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 3,300 sh (unchged)
John Rogers Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Leon Cooperman Sold Out
Ron Baron 622,810 sh (-0.57%)
Steven Cohen 15,500 sh (-18.42%)
Ray Dalio 3,100 sh (-27.91%)
Caxton Associates 28,000 sh (-62.30%)
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Q4 2015

PNRA Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 231,800 sh (+41.52%)
Pioneer Investments 69,124 sh (+15.79%)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
John Hussman 30,000 sh (-40.00%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 32.55
PNRA's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
73% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 24.47 vs. PNRA: 32.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PNRA' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.85  Med: 27.51 Max: 45.3
Current: 32.55
17.85
45.3
Forward P/E 23.75
PNRA's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
75% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.09 vs. PNRA: 23.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 32.45
PNRA's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
71% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 24.50 vs. PNRA: 32.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PNRA' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.85  Med: 27.51 Max: 45.3
Current: 32.45
17.85
45.3
P/B 8.51
PNRA's P/B is ranked lower than
99% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. PNRA: 8.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PNRA' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.16  Med: 5.70 Max: 8.63
Current: 8.51
2.16
8.63
P/S 1.88
PNRA's P/S is ranked lower than
89% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. PNRA: 1.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PNRA' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 1.98 Max: 3.68
Current: 1.88
0.93
3.68
PFCF 55.10
PNRA's PFCF is ranked lower than
80% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 25.95 vs. PNRA: 55.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PNRA' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.07  Med: 34.36 Max: 437.36
Current: 55.1
11.07
437.36
POCF 16.09
PNRA's POCF is ranked lower than
63% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.72 vs. PNRA: 16.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PNRA' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.67  Med: 14.52 Max: 23.57
Current: 16.09
6.67
23.57
EV-to-EBIT 20.44
PNRA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
61% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.59 vs. PNRA: 20.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PNRA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.6  Med: 16.30 Max: 28.5
Current: 20.44
10.6
28.5
EV-to-EBITDA 13.22
PNRA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
60% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 11.98 vs. PNRA: 13.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PNRA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.8  Med: 11.70 Max: 20.1
Current: 13.22
6.8
20.1
PEG 1.75
PNRA's PEG is ranked higher than
66% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. PNRA: 1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
PNRA' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.22 Max: 2.27
Current: 1.75
0.75
2.27
Shiller P/E 44.51
PNRA's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
75% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 28.76 vs. PNRA: 44.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
PNRA' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.52  Med: 50.74 Max: 141.85
Current: 44.51
34.52
141.85
Current Ratio 1.43
PNRA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. PNRA: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PNRA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 1.31 Max: 2.49
Current: 1.43
0.08
2.49
Quick Ratio 1.38
PNRA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. PNRA: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PNRA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 1.11 Max: 2.41
Current: 1.38
0.06
2.41
Days Inventory 2.95
PNRA's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
88% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 12.18 vs. PNRA: 2.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PNRA' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.08  Med: 4.13 Max: 8.09
Current: 2.95
4.08
8.09
Days Sales Outstanding 5.82
PNRA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
60% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 8.66 vs. PNRA: 5.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PNRA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.67  Med: 10.05 Max: 15.39
Current: 5.82
4.67
15.39
Days Payable 3.97
PNRA's Days Payable is ranked lower than
99% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 37.00 vs. PNRA: 3.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PNRA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.43  Med: 3.11 Max: 5.65
Current: 3.97
1.43
5.65

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 12.46
PNRA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
88% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. PNRA: 12.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PNRA' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.12  Med: 5.90 Max: 12.6
Current: 12.46
1.12
12.6
Price/Projected FCF 2.05
PNRA's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
55% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. PNRA: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PNRA' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.53  Med: 2.24 Max: 20.38
Current: 2.05
1.53
20.38
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.17
PNRA's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
81% of the 68 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. PNRA: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.95
PNRA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. PNRA: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PNRA' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.99 Max: 2.15
Current: 0.95
0.13
2.15
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.23
PNRA's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. PNRA: 2.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
PNRA' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 1.37 Max: 9.07
Current: 2.23
0.85
9.07
Price/Graham Number 4.24
PNRA's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
85% of the 244 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. PNRA: 4.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
PNRA' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 2.98 Max: 4.7
Current: 4.24
0.97
4.7
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.86
PNRA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. PNRA: 4.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PNRA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.5  Med: 6.10 Max: 9.4
Current: 4.86
3.5
9.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 16.68
PNRA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 6.83 vs. PNRA: 16.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
PNRA' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.7  Med: 23.20 Max: 40.3
Current: 16.68
16.7
40.3

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $2662
EPS $ 5.89
Beta0.12
Short Percentage of Float8.61%
52-Week Range $153.00 - 208.00
Shares Outstanding(Mil)25.18

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 2,795 3,036
EPS($) 6.52 8.17
EPS without NRI($) 6.52 8.17

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Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants
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Panera Bread Co Inc was originally organized in March 1981 as a Massachusetts corporation under the name Au Bon Pain Co., Inc. and reincorporated in Delaware in June 1988. In December 1993, the Company purchased Saint Louis Bread Company. In August 1998, it sold its Au Bon Pain Division and changed its name to Panera Bread Company. The Company is a national bakery-cafe concept with 1,777 Company-owned and franchise-operated bakery-cafe locations in 45 states, in the District of Columbia, and Ontario, Canada. The Company operates under the Panera Bread, Saint Louis Bread Co. and Paradise Bakery & Cafe trademark names. It operates as three business segments: Company bakery-cafe operations, franchise operations, and fresh dough and other product operations. As of December 31, 2013, its Company bakery-cafe operations segment consisted of 867 Company-owned bakery-cafes, located throughout the United States and in Ontario, Canada, and its franchise operations segment consisted of 910 franchise-operated bakery-cafes, located throughout the United States and in Ontario, Canada. As of December 31, 2013, its fresh dough and other product operations segment, which supplies fresh dough and other products daily to Company-owned and franchise-operated bakery-cafes, consisted of 24 fresh dough facilities. The Company competes with numerous sources in their trade areas. Its bakery-cafes compete with food, casual dining and quick service cafes, bakeries, and restaurant retailers, including national, regional and locally-owned cafes, bakeries, and restaurants. The Company is subject to various federal, state, and local environmental regulations.
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