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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 11.17
PPC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
87% of the 2139 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. PPC: 11.17 )
PPC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 11.17
Current: 11.17

0.03
11.17
Equity to Asset 0.70
PPC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
85% of the 2050 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. PPC: 0.70 )
PPC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.7
Current: 0.7

0.05
0.7
Interest Coverage 14.65
PPC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
62% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.52 vs. PPC: 14.65 )
PPC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 14.65
Current: 14.65

0.06
14.65
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 8.83
M-Score: -3.18
WACC vs ROIC
2.58%
44.44%
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 (%) 14.02
PPC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2147 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.86 vs. PPC: 14.02 )
PPC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -12.42   Max: 14.02
Current: 14.02

-12.42
14.02
Net-margin (%) 8.29
PPC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 2148 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. PPC: 8.29 )
PPC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -11.72   Max: 8.29
Current: 8.29

-11.72
8.29
ROE (%) 39.25
PPC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 2123 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 8.55 vs. PPC: 39.25 )
PPC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -131.05   Max: 45.87
Current: 39.25

-131.05
45.87
ROA (%) 22.16
PPC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 2169 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. PPC: 22.16 )
PPC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -28.24   Max: 22.62
Current: 22.16

-28.24
22.62
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 68.65
PPC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 2160 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 13.13 vs. PPC: 68.65 )
PPC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -48.96   Max: 65.88
Current: 68.65

-48.96
65.88
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -0.40
PPC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1786 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. PPC: -0.40 )
PPC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -35.5   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 2014

PPC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

George Soros 55,918 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 638,102 sh (+1905.47%)
Jim Simons 868,313 sh (+90.41%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,912,302 sh (+42.84%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 11,001 sh (-11.99%)
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Q2 2014

PPC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Burbank 8,120 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,500 sh (+22.72%)
Joel Greenblatt 2,202,297 sh (+15.16%)
George Soros Sold Out
Jim Simons 769,200 sh (-11.41%)
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Q3 2014

PPC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

David Dreman 1,786 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,708,000 sh (+122.05%)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,394 sh (+36.25%)
Joel Greenblatt 2,249,073 sh (+2.12%)
John Burbank Sold Out
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Q4 2014

PPC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Scott Black 128,004 sh (New)
Chase Coleman 2,000,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 54,640 sh (+197.05%)
Jim Simons 2,936,713 sh (+71.94%)
Joel Greenblatt 2,859,127 sh (+27.12%)
David Dreman 1,786 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 8.80
PPC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
94% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 35.20 vs. PPC: 8.80 )
PPC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.86   Max: 401.88
Current: 8.8

3.86
401.88
Forward P/E 9.81
PPC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
96% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PPC: 9.81 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 8.90
PPC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
94% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 35.00 vs. PPC: 8.90 )
PPC' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.86   Max: 338.25
Current: 8.9

3.86
338.25
P/B 2.70
PPC's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. PPC: 2.70 )
PPC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 5.28
Current: 2.7

0.05
5.28
P/S 0.71
PPC's P/S is ranked higher than
70% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. PPC: 0.71 )
PPC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 1.12
Current: 0.71

0.01
1.12
PFCF 7.00
PPC's PFCF is ranked higher than
93% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1104.29 vs. PPC: 7.00 )
PPC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.89   Max: 866.75
Current: 7

3.89
866.75
POCF 5.95
PPC's POCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 23.29 vs. PPC: 5.95 )
PPC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.53   Max: 797
Current: 5.95

2.53
797
EV-to-EBIT 4.84
PPC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
97% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 23.50 vs. PPC: 4.84 )
PPC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -483.5   Max: 779.7
Current: 4.84

-483.5
779.7
Shiller P/E 26.50
PPC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PPC: 26.50 )
PPC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12.73   Max: 163.4
Current: 26.5

12.73
163.4
Current Ratio 2.53
PPC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 2087 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. PPC: 2.53 )
PPC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 2.69
Current: 2.53

0.53
2.69
Quick Ratio 1.47
PPC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 2085 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. PPC: 1.47 )
PPC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 1.47
Current: 1.47

0.15
1.47
Days Inventory 41.10
PPC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
85% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 81.70 vs. PPC: 41.10 )
PPC' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 35.58   Max: 50.97
Current: 41.1

35.58
50.97
Days Sales Outstanding 16.11
PPC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
91% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 57.78 vs. PPC: 16.11 )
PPC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 5.45   Max: 23.5
Current: 16.11

5.45
23.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 18.50
PPC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PPC: 18.50 )
PPC' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 8.84   Max: 17.11
Current: 18.5

8.84
17.11
Price/Tangible Book 2.80
PPC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
67% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. PPC: 2.80 )
PPC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 5.53
Current: 2.8

0.63
5.53
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.50
PPC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
86% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PPC: 1.50 )
PPC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 6.83
Current: 1.5

0.78
6.83
Price/Median PS Value 2.60
PPC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. PPC: 2.60 )
PPC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 3.67
Current: 2.6

0.07
3.67
Price/Graham Number 1.00
PPC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
86% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. PPC: 1.00 )
PPC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 2.75
Current: 1

0.32
2.75
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 21.20
PPC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
96% of the 2124 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. PPC: 21.20 )
PPC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 34.5
Current: 21.2

0.1
34.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -7.45
PPC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1139 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.93 vs. PPC: -7.45 )
PPC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -461.2   Max: 33.2
Current: -7.45

-461.2
33.2

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods
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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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