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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 0.11
PPC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
82% of the 1472 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. PPC: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
PPC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.08 Max: 11.17
Current: 0.11
0.03
11.17
Equity-to-Asset 0.30
PPC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
82% of the 1434 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. PPC: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
PPC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.71
Current: 0.3
0.05
0.71
Interest Coverage 15.54
PPC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
52% of the 1617 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.00 vs. PPC: 15.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PPC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 4.98 Max: 27.83
Current: 15.54
0.42
27.83
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 4.93
Beneish M-Score: -2.99
WACC vs ROIC
2.91%
24.67%
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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 9.00
PPC's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
67% of the 1457 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.41 vs. PPC: 9.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
PPC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.42  Med: 3.07 Max: 14.02
Current: 9
-12.42
14.02
Net Margin % 5.55
PPC's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
62% of the 1462 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. PPC: 5.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
PPC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.72  Med: 1.71 Max: 8.29
Current: 5.55
-11.72
8.29
ROE % 42.05
PPC's ROE % is ranked higher than
95% of the 1420 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 7.77 vs. PPC: 42.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
PPC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -131.05  Med: 19.04 Max: 45.87
Current: 42.05
-131.05
45.87
ROA % 14.01
PPC's ROA % is ranked higher than
90% of the 1495 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. PPC: 14.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PPC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.24  Med: 4.4 Max: 22.72
Current: 14.01
-28.24
22.72
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 37.29
PPC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
83% of the 1480 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.61 vs. PPC: 37.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
PPC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.73  Med: 12.59 Max: 64.9
Current: 37.29
-48.73
64.9
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -1.30
PPC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
65% of the 1326 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. PPC: -1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
PPC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.5  Med: 7.1 Max: 23.5
Current: -1.3
-35.5
23.5
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 4.20
PPC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
52% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. PPC: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
PPC' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.2  Med: 6.7 Max: 51.1
Current: 4.2
-60.2
51.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -6.60
PPC's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
68% of the 1037 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. PPC: -6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
PPC' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.3  Med: 2.3 Max: 124.9
Current: -6.6
-46.3
124.9
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

PPC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 308,320 sh (+917.22%)
Steven Cohen 956,200 sh (+10.01%)
Chase Coleman Sold Out
Scott Black Sold Out
Jim Simons 2,004,313 sh (-4.07%)
David Dreman 481 sh (-85.60%)
Joel Greenblatt 224,525 sh (-87.78%)
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Q2 2016

PPC Guru Trades in Q2 2016

George Soros 18,700 sh (New)
David Dreman 1,490 sh (+209.77%)
Joel Greenblatt 400,206 sh (+78.25%)
Steven Cohen 200,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 1,538,600 sh (-23.24%)
Steven Cohen 165,500 sh (-82.69%)
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Q3 2016

PPC Guru Trades in Q3 2016

John Hussman 250,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 22,317 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,664,713 sh (+73.19%)
David Dreman 1,490 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 364,219 sh (-8.99%)
Steven Cohen 60,700 sh (-63.32%)
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Q4 2016

PPC Guru Trades in Q4 2016

David Dreman 20,341 sh (+1265.17%)
Paul Tudor Jones 41,851 sh (+87.53%)
Joel Greenblatt 681,670 sh (+87.16%)
John Hussman Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons 1,862,000 sh (-30.12%)
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Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods    NAICS: 311412    SIC: 2015
Compare:NYSE:BGS » details
Traded in other countries:6PP.Germany,
Pilgrims Pride Corp is engaged in processing, marketing and distribution of fresh, frozen and value-added chicken products to retailers, distributors and food service operators. It offers whole chickens, whole cut-up chickens and selected chicken parts.

Pilgrim's Pride raises, processes, and distributes fresh, frozen, and value-added chicken to grocers, foodservice operators, and distributors. Most revenue is domestically generated, with 81% of sales made to customers in the U.S. in 2016. Mexico is the firm's most important foreign market, accounting for 16% of 2016 sales. In addition to commodity sales and products under its namesake brand, Pilgrim's Pride sells items under the Gold Kist, Country Post, and Pierce labels. As of 2016, JBS S.A. owns 79% of Pilgrim's outstanding stock.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 12.87
PPC's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 1692 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.17 vs. PPC: 12.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PPC' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.87  Med: 11.44 Max: 405.9
Current: 12.87
3.87
405.9
Forward PE Ratio 10.55
PPC's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 18.55 vs. PPC: 10.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 12.87
PPC's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
73% of the 1394 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.21 vs. PPC: 12.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
PPC' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.87  Med: 11.44 Max: 338.25
Current: 12.87
3.87
338.25
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 9.15
PPC's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
83% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.91 vs. PPC: 9.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
PPC' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.31  Med: 8.33 Max: 45.55
Current: 9.15
2.31
45.55
PB Ratio 6.25
PPC's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 1779 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. PPC: 6.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PPC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 2.36 Max: 8.21
Current: 6.25
0.05
8.21
PS Ratio 0.72
PPC's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 1732 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. PPC: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PPC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.29 Max: 1.12
Current: 0.72
0.01
1.12
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 11.74
PPC's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
72% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.15 vs. PPC: 11.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
PPC' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.87  Med: 9.16 Max: 108.57
Current: 11.74
3.87
108.57
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 7.51
PPC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
73% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.01 vs. PPC: 7.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
PPC' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.54  Med: 7.2 Max: 613.08
Current: 7.51
2.54
613.08
EV-to-EBIT 9.04
PPC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
80% of the 1799 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.63 vs. PPC: 9.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PPC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -208.2  Med: 7.85 Max: 160.5
Current: 9.04
-208.2
160.5
EV-to-EBITDA 7.22
PPC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
79% of the 1840 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 11.78 vs. PPC: 7.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PPC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -276.4  Med: 7 Max: 30.4
Current: 7.22
-276.4
30.4
Current Ratio 1.52
PPC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 1314 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. PPC: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PPC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.89 Max: 2.69
Current: 1.52
0.53
2.69
Quick Ratio 0.59
PPC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 1314 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. PPC: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PPC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.82 Max: 1.48
Current: 0.59
0.15
1.48
Days Inventory 41.85
PPC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
70% of the 1361 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 64.36 vs. PPC: 41.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PPC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.36  Med: 42.21 Max: 50.97
Current: 41.85
39.36
50.97
Days Sales Outstanding 14.05
PPC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 1063 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 38.28 vs. PPC: 14.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PPC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.45  Med: 16.06 Max: 17.07
Current: 14.05
5.45
17.07
Days Payable 25.34
PPC's Days Payable is ranked lower than
74% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 45.59 vs. PPC: 25.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PPC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.9  Med: 16.91 Max: 25.34
Current: 25.34
9.9
25.34

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.70
PPC's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
86% of the 2012 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. PPC: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
PPC' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.34 Max: 36.8
Current: 0.7
0.15
36.8
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.30
PPC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. PPC: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PPC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49.7  Med: -5.2 Max: 1.3
Current: 1.3
-49.7
1.3

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 7.67
PPC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
88% of the 1669 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. PPC: 7.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
PPC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 2.06 Max: 7.67
Current: 7.67
0.63
7.67
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.10
PPC's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. PPC: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
PPC' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.92 Max: 70.9
Current: 1.1
0.41
70.9
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.51
PPC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
90% of the 1667 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. PPC: 2.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PPC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.94 Max: 3.48
Current: 2.51
0.07
3.48
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.10
PPC's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
68% of the 1319 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. PPC: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
PPC' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.04 Max: 2.64
Current: 2.1
0.32
2.64
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 11.06
PPC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
83% of the 2013 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.56 vs. PPC: 11.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PPC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 8.8 Max: 25.6
Current: 11.06
0.6
25.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 0.20
PPC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
65% of the 765 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.93 vs. PPC: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
PPC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -461.2  Med: -20 Max: 37.3
Current: 0.2
-461.2
37.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $7,931
EPS (TTM) $ 1.73
Beta0.07
Short Percentage of Float9.12%
52-Week Range $17.15 - 27.79
Shares Outstanding (Mil)248.37

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 8,665 9,008
EPS ($) 2.11 2.23
EPS without NRI ($) 2.11 2.23
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
10.24%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.46 0.53
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