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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.54
PPC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
53% of the 1560 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. PPC: 0.54 )
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: 0.54
0.01
11.17
Equity to Asset 0.40
PPC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
67% of the 1516 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. PPC: 0.40 )
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: 0.71
Current: 0.4
0.02
0.71
Interest Coverage 20.26
PPC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
61% of the 1217 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 11.49 vs. PPC: 20.26 )
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: 27.83
Current: 20.26
0.06
27.83
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 5.49
M-Score: -1.74
WACC vs ROIC
4.45%
33.64%
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 (%) 11.20
PPC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1547 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.98 vs. PPC: 11.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PPC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.41  Med: 2.88 Max: 14.02
Current: 11.2
-12.41
14.02
Net-margin (%) 6.92
PPC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1550 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. PPC: 6.92 )
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: 6.92
-11.72
8.29
ROE (%) 47.22
PPC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1509 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 7.05 vs. PPC: 47.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PPC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -131.17  Med: 9.18 Max: 45.87
Current: 47.22
-131.17
45.87
ROA (%) 17.30
PPC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. PPC: 17.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PPC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.26  Med: 2.15 Max: 22.72
Current: 17.3
-28.26
22.72
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 50.09
PPC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1567 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 11.63 vs. PPC: 50.09 )
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: 64.9
Current: 50.09
-48.73
64.9
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -0.90
PPC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1358 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. PPC: -0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PPC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.6  Med: 3.60 Max: 23.4
Current: -0.9
-34.6
23.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 41.60
PPC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1170 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. PPC: 41.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PPC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.5  Med: 2.20 Max: 51.3
Current: 41.6
-59.5
51.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 52.90
PPC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1048 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. PPC: 52.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PPC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.5  Med: 5.40 Max: 124.9
Current: 52.9
-45.5
124.9
» PPC's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-07-28)


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Guru Trades

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

Steven Cohen 869,200 sh (+109.75%)
David Dreman 3,341 sh (+15.69%)
Jim Simons 2,089,313 sh (+3.11%)
Chase Coleman 2,000,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 30,310 sh (-46.72%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,837,952 sh (-52.41%)
Scott Black 22,091 sh (-92.46%)
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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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Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods
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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.

Pilgrims Pride Corp was incorporated in Texas in 1968 and reincorporated in Delaware in 1986. The Company along with its subsidiaries is engaged in the production, processing, marketing and distribution of fresh, frozen and value-added chicken products to retailers, distributors and foodservice operators. The Company'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. The Company markets portfolio of fresh, prepared and value-added chicken products to a diverse set of over 5,000 customers across the U.S., Mexico and in approximately 90 other countries. The Company operates feed mills, hatcheries, processing plants and distribution centers in 12 U.S. states, Puerto Rico and Mexico. The Company has a network of approximately 4,130 growers, 35 feed mills, 40 hatcheries, 30 processing plants, six prepared foods cook plants, 23 distribution centers, eight rendering facilities and three pet food plants. The Company sells its fresh chicken products to the foodservice and retail markets. The Company sells U.S.-produced chicken products for export to Mexico, the Middle East, Asia, countries within the Commonwealth of Independent States (the "CIS") and other world markets. Its foodservice market principally consists of chain restaurants, food processors, broad-line distributors and certain other institutions located throughout the continental U.S. It offers products to customers through national and international distribution channels. 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.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 11.58
PPC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1260 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.57 vs. PPC: 11.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PPC' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.87  Med: 10.63 Max: 405.9
Current: 11.58
3.87
405.9
Forward P/E 11.71
PPC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.28 vs. PPC: 11.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 11.58
PPC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1222 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.35 vs. PPC: 11.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PPC' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.87  Med: 10.63 Max: 338.25
Current: 11.58
3.87
338.25
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 8.39
PPC's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
84% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 22.92 vs. PPC: 8.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
PPC' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.31  Med: 7.79 Max: 45.55
Current: 8.39
2.31
45.55
P/B 4.71
PPC's P/B is ranked lower than
84% of the 1528 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. PPC: 4.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PPC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 2.18 Max: 7.69
Current: 4.71
0.05
7.69
P/S 0.80
PPC's P/S is ranked higher than
56% of the 1557 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. PPC: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PPC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.27 Max: 1.12
Current: 0.8
0.01
1.12
PFCF 9.58
PPC's PFCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 601 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.62 vs. PPC: 9.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PPC' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.87  Med: 8.40 Max: 114.52
Current: 9.58
3.87
114.52
POCF 7.54
PPC's POCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 856 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.37 vs. PPC: 7.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PPC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.54  Med: 6.55 Max: 613.08
Current: 7.54
2.54
613.08
EV-to-EBIT 7.66
PPC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 1286 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 16.05 vs. PPC: 7.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PPC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -208.2  Med: 7.10 Max: 160.5
Current: 7.66
-208.2
160.5
EV-to-EBITDA 6.61
PPC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
80% of the 1337 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.05 vs. PPC: 6.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PPC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -276.4  Med: 6.65 Max: 30.4
Current: 6.61
-276.4
30.4
Current Ratio 2.28
PPC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 1418 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. PPC: 2.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PPC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.98 Max: 2.71
Current: 2.28
0.53
2.71
Quick Ratio 1.30
PPC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1416 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. PPC: 1.30 )
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: 1.3
0.15
1.86
Days Inventory 41.83
PPC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
71% of the 1448 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 65.40 vs. PPC: 41.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PPC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.36  Med: 42.19 Max: 50.97
Current: 41.83
39.36
50.97
Days Sales Outstanding 15.07
PPC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
81% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 39.67 vs. PPC: 15.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PPC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.45  Med: 16.34 Max: 18.35
Current: 15.07
5.45
18.35
Days Payable 21.43
PPC's Days Payable is ranked lower than
76% of the 1074 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 43.50 vs. PPC: 21.43 )
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: 22.99
Current: 21.43
9.9
22.99

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 5.52
PPC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
83% of the 1436 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. PPC: 5.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PPC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.93 Max: 48.65
Current: 5.52
0.62
48.65
Price/Projected FCF 1.35
PPC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 687 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. PPC: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PPC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.29 Max: 71.14
Current: 1.35
0.7
71.14
Price/Median PS Value 2.98
PPC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
93% of the 1468 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. PPC: 2.98 )
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: 0.85 Max: 3.67
Current: 2.98
0.02
3.67
Price/Graham Number 1.69
PPC's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
59% of the 1061 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. PPC: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
PPC' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.03 Max: 7.7
Current: 1.69
0.29
7.7
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 12.91
PPC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1593 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. PPC: 12.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PPC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 8.35 Max: 25.6
Current: 12.91
0.6
25.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -4.88
PPC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. PPC: -4.88 )
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: -15.60 Max: 32.5
Current: -4.88
-461.2
32.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $8,090
EPS (TTM) $ 2.17
Beta0.39
Short Percentage of Float32.71%
52-Week Range $17.39 - 27.79
Shares Outstanding (Mil)254.54

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 8,248 8,443
EPS ($) 2.15 2.22
EPS w/o NRI ($) 2.15 2.22
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
0.21%
Dividends Per Share ($) 2.75 0.54
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