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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 0.39
PPC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
54% of the 1509 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. PPC: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PPC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.07 Max: 11.17
Current: 0.39
0.01
11.17
Equity to Asset 0.37
PPC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
72% of the 1474 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. PPC: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PPC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.7
Current: 0.37
0.02
0.7
Interest Coverage 19.92
PPC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
52% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 16.98 vs. PPC: 19.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PPC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 2.12 Max: 14.65
Current: 19.92
0.06
14.65
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 5.49
M-Score: -3.03
WACC vs ROIC
5.40%
48.34%
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

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 15.20
PPC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1502 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.84 vs. PPC: 15.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PPC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.42  Med: 2.88 Max: 14.02
Current: 15.2
-12.42
14.02
Net-margin (%) 9.00
PPC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1506 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. PPC: 9.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PPC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.72  Med: 0.95 Max: 8.29
Current: 9
-11.72
8.29
ROE (%) 49.84
PPC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1479 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.35 vs. PPC: 49.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PPC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -131.05  Med: 9.18 Max: 45.87
Current: 49.84
-131.05
45.87
ROA (%) 23.28
PPC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1536 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.16 vs. PPC: 23.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PPC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.24  Med: 2.15 Max: 22.62
Current: 23.28
-28.24
22.62
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 71.27
PPC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1524 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 11.46 vs. PPC: 71.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PPC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.73  Med: 9.90 Max: 64.86
Current: 71.27
-48.73
64.86
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -0.40
PPC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1296 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. PPC: -0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PPC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.5  Med: 7.10 Max: 23.5
Current: -0.4
-35.5
23.5
» PPC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

PPC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Steven Cohen 75,000 sh (New)
Scott Black 297,360 sh (+132.31%)
Joel Greenblatt 3,900,340 sh (+36.42%)
Paul Tudor Jones 63,300 sh (+15.85%)
Chase Coleman 2,000,000 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 1,786 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 2,249,500 sh (-23.40%)
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Q2 2015

PPC Guru Trades in Q2 2015

David Dreman 2,467 sh (+38.13%)
Joel Greenblatt 4,099,764 sh (+5.11%)
Chase Coleman 2,000,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Scott Black 295,795 sh (-0.53%)
Jim Simons 1,957,400 sh (-12.99%)
Paul Tudor Jones 49,738 sh (-21.42%)
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Q3 2015

PPC Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Steven Cohen 414,400 sh (New)
David Dreman 2,888 sh (+17.07%)
Paul Tudor Jones 56,892 sh (+14.38%)
Jim Simons 2,026,258 sh (+3.52%)
Chase Coleman 2,000,000 sh (unchged)
Scott Black 293,060 sh (-0.92%)
Joel Greenblatt 3,861,756 sh (-5.81%)
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Q4 2015

PPC Guru Trades in Q4 2015

David Dreman 3,341 sh (+15.69%)
Jim Simons 2,089,313 sh (+3.11%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 7.61
PPC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1713 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.58 vs. PPC: 7.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PPC' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.86  Med: 10.16 Max: 401.88
Current: 7.61
3.86
401.88
Forward P/E 10.08
PPC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 16.34 vs. PPC: 10.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 7.61
PPC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1286 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.96 vs. PPC: 7.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PPC' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.86  Med: 10.17 Max: 338.25
Current: 7.61
3.86
338.25
P/B 4.62
PPC's P/B is ranked lower than
87% of the 1977 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. PPC: 4.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PPC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 2.11 Max: 7.69
Current: 4.62
0.05
7.69
P/S 0.69
PPC's P/S is ranked higher than
58% of the 1979 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. PPC: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PPC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.28 Max: 1.12
Current: 0.69
0.01
1.12
PFCF 6.02
PPC's PFCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 1099 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 23.10 vs. PPC: 6.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PPC' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.89  Med: 9.12 Max: 866.75
Current: 6.02
3.89
866.75
POCF 5.14
PPC's POCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 1516 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 14.60 vs. PPC: 5.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PPC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.53  Med: 6.37 Max: 797
Current: 5.14
2.53
797
EV-to-EBIT 5.04
PPC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
92% of the 1816 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.99 vs. PPC: 5.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PPC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -208.2  Med: 7.00 Max: 163.9
Current: 5.04
-208.2
163.9
EV-to-EBITDA 4.52
PPC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
91% of the 1894 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.38 vs. PPC: 4.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PPC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -276.4  Med: 6.60 Max: 30.4
Current: 4.52
-276.4
30.4
Current Ratio 1.94
PPC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 1474 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. PPC: 1.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PPC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.92 Max: 2.71
Current: 1.94
0.53
2.71
Quick Ratio 1.01
PPC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 1473 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. PPC: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PPC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.80 Max: 1.86
Current: 1.01
0.15
1.86
Days Inventory 42.85
PPC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
70% of the 1426 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 66.21 vs. PPC: 42.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PPC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.36  Med: 42.31 Max: 50.97
Current: 42.85
39.36
50.97
Days Sales Outstanding 15.63
PPC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
81% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 39.52 vs. PPC: 15.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PPC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.45  Med: 16.63 Max: 18.59
Current: 15.63
5.45
18.59
Days Payable 27.89
PPC's Days Payable is ranked lower than
71% of the 1062 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 43.24 vs. PPC: 27.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PPC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.9  Med: 17.03 Max: 21.71
Current: 27.89
9.9
21.71

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 5.54
PPC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
76% of the 1772 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. PPC: 5.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PPC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.83 Max: 45
Current: 5.54
0.62
45
Price/Projected FCF 1.36
PPC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
55% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. PPC: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PPC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.54 Max: 71.14
Current: 1.36
0.7
71.14
Price/Median PS Value 2.45
PPC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
91% of the 1933 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. PPC: 2.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PPC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.86 Max: 3.61
Current: 2.45
0.02
3.61
Price/Graham Number 1.37
PPC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
59% of the 1549 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. PPC: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
PPC' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.00 Max: 7.7
Current: 1.37
0.29
7.7
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 19.78
PPC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1482 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. PPC: 19.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PPC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 8.50 Max: 25.6
Current: 19.78
0.6
25.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -4.29
PPC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.69 vs. PPC: -4.29 )
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: -7.50 Max: 31.2
Current: -4.29
-461.2
31.2

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $8330
EPS $ 2.89
Beta0.38
Short Percentage of Float45.46%
52-Week Range $17.39 - 28.79
Shares Outstanding(Mil)255.15

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods
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Traded in other countries:6PP.Germany,
Pilgrims Pride Corp was incorporated in Texas in 1968 and reincorporated in Delaware in 1986. The Company is engaged in the production, processing, marketing and distribution of fresh, frozen and value-added chicken products to retailers, distributors and foodservice operators. It offers a range of products to its customers through strong national and international distribution channels. Pilgrim's fresh chicken products consist of refrigerated (non-frozen) whole chickens, whole cut-up chickens and selected chicken parts that are either marinated or non-marinated. The Company's prepared chicken products include fully cooked, ready-to-cook and individually frozen chicken parts, strips, nuggets and patties, some of which are either breaded or non-breaded and either marinated or non-marinated. It also sell prepared chicken products, including portion-controlled breast fillets, tenderloins and strips, delicatessen products, salads, formed nuggets and patties and bone-in chicken parts. These products are sold either refrigerated or frozen and may be fully cooked, partially cooked or raw. Its primary customer markets consist of the foodservice and retail channels, as well as selected export and other markets. Its foodservice market consists of chain restaurants, food processors, broad-line distributors and certain other institutions located throughout the continental U.S. The Company competes with other vertically integrated poultry companies. The Company's operations are subject to extensive regulation by the EPA and other state and local authorities relating to handling and discharge of waste water, storm water, air emissions, treatment, storage and disposal of wastes, handling of hazardous substances and remediation of contaminated soil, surface water and groundwater.

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