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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 7.07
SEB's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
59% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. SEB: 7.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SEB' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 1.04 Max: 14.53
Current: 7.07
0.01
14.53
Equity to Asset 0.73
SEB's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
79% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. SEB: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SEB' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.54 Max: 0.76
Current: 0.73
0.35
0.76
Interest Coverage 14.01
SEB's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
66% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 4983.00 vs. SEB: 14.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SEB' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 16.88 Max: 59.29
Current: 14.01
1.8
59.29
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 5.32
M-Score: -2.94
WACC vs ROIC
9.65%
6.68%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 3.53
SEB's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 4.33 vs. SEB: 3.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SEB' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 5.92 Max: 11.9
Current: 3.53
0.66
11.9
Net-margin (%) 3.11
SEB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. SEB: 3.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SEB' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.57  Med: 5.64 Max: 9.92
Current: 3.11
2.57
9.92
ROE (%) 6.78
SEB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. SEB: 6.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SEB' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.16  Med: 14.13 Max: 31.93
Current: 6.78
6.16
31.93
ROA (%) 5.04
SEB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. SEB: 5.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SEB' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.96  Med: 9.62 Max: 16.39
Current: 5.04
3.96
16.39
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 16.11
SEB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. SEB: 16.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SEB' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.85  Med: 26.89 Max: 34.13
Current: 16.11
7.85
34.13
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.10
SEB's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. SEB: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SEB' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.2  Med: 11.60 Max: 20.9
Current: 5.1
-6.2
20.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.90
SEB's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. SEB: 7.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SEB' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.3  Med: 7.25 Max: 91.1
Current: 7.9
-21.3
91.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 2.90
SEB's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. SEB: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SEB' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.6  Med: 17.65 Max: 182.7
Current: 2.9
-37.6
182.7
» SEB's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

SEB Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Murray Stahl 230 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 4,468 sh (-2.45%)
Kahn Brothers 8,948 sh (-8.80%)
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Q2 2015

SEB Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 4,517 sh (+1.10%)
Murray Stahl 230 sh (unchged)
Kahn Brothers 8,759 sh (-2.11%)
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Q3 2015

SEB Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 4,547 sh (+0.66%)
Kahn Brothers 8,759 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 170 sh (-26.09%)
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Q4 2015

SEB Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Kahn Brothers 9,509 sh (+8.56%)
Jim Simons 4,766 sh (+4.82%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 16.37
SEB's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
56% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 13.09 vs. SEB: 16.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SEB' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.12  Med: 10.60 Max: 21.73
Current: 16.37
5.12
21.73
Forward P/E 12.24
SEB's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
62% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 10.08 vs. SEB: 12.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 16.37
SEB's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
52% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 14.80 vs. SEB: 16.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SEB' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.12  Med: 10.60 Max: 21.72
Current: 16.37
5.12
21.72
P/B 1.07
SEB's P/B is ranked higher than
50% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. SEB: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SEB' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.36 Max: 2.73
Current: 1.07
0.68
2.73
P/S 0.51
SEB's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. SEB: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SEB' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.53 Max: 1.2
Current: 0.51
0.24
1.2
PFCF 9.08
SEB's PFCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 11.48 vs. SEB: 9.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SEB' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.68  Med: 12.17 Max: 126.45
Current: 9.08
4.68
126.45
POCF 6.64
SEB's POCF is ranked higher than
64% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 9.37 vs. SEB: 6.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SEB' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.91  Med: 8.85 Max: 53.98
Current: 6.64
3.91
53.98
EV-to-EBIT 8.83
SEB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
74% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 13.90 vs. SEB: 8.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SEB' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.7  Med: 7.60 Max: 17.2
Current: 8.83
3.7
17.2
EV-to-EBITDA 6.64
SEB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
78% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 11.79 vs. SEB: 6.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SEB' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 5.70 Max: 9.3
Current: 6.64
3.1
9.3
PEG 0.99
SEB's PEG is ranked higher than
53% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. SEB: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SEB' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.59 Max: 20.69
Current: 0.99
0.14
20.69
Shiller P/E 12.67
SEB's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
59% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 14.82 vs. SEB: 12.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SEB' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.68  Med: 14.46 Max: 31.47
Current: 12.67
7.68
31.47
Current Ratio 2.89
SEB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. SEB: 2.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SEB' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.44  Med: 2.50 Max: 3.4
Current: 2.89
1.44
3.4
Quick Ratio 1.92
SEB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. SEB: 1.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SEB' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.52 Max: 2.35
Current: 1.92
0.83
2.35
Days Inventory 47.14
SEB's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
57% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 56.12 vs. SEB: 47.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SEB' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 41.46  Med: 46.07 Max: 54.47
Current: 47.14
41.46
54.47
Days Sales Outstanding 27.90
SEB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
69% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 52.54 vs. SEB: 27.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SEB' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.75  Med: 20.98 Max: 37.35
Current: 27.9
17.75
37.35
Days Payable 13.62
SEB's Days Payable is ranked lower than
91% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 52.74 vs. SEB: 13.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SEB' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.83  Med: 13.57 Max: 18.36
Current: 13.62
10.83
18.36

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.94
SEB's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 4.19 vs. SEB: 2.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
SEB' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.31  Med: 3.87 Max: 17.55
Current: 2.94
2.31
17.55
Price/Tangible Book 1.09
SEB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
57% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. SEB: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SEB' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.15 Max: 2.54
Current: 1.09
0.43
2.54
Price/Projected FCF 0.80
SEB's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. SEB: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SEB' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.00 Max: 13.36
Current: 0.8
0.48
13.36
Price/Median PS Value 0.96
SEB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 386 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. SEB: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SEB' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.81 Max: 1.95
Current: 0.96
0.27
1.95
Price/Graham Number 0.89
SEB's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
65% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. SEB: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SEB' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.78 Max: 4.88
Current: 0.89
0.46
4.88
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 11.28
SEB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. SEB: 11.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SEB' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.8  Med: 13.10 Max: 26.7
Current: 11.28
5.8
26.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 5.38
SEB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Conglomerates industry.

( Industry Median: -0.57 vs. SEB: 5.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SEB' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.2  Med: 17.50 Max: 59
Current: 5.38
-8.2
59

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $5967
EPS $ 158.39
Beta1.02
Short Percentage of Float2.22%
52-Week Range $2427.01 - 4640.00
Shares Outstanding(Mil)1.17

Business Description

Industry: Conglomerates » Conglomerates
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Seaboard Corp is a diverse agribusiness and transportation company. In the United States, it is primarily engaged in pork production and processing and ocean transportation. Overseas, the Company is primarily engaged in commodity merchandising, grain processing, sugar production and electric power generation. It also has an interest in turkey operations in the United States. The Company, through its subsidiary Seaboard Foods LLC, engages in hog production and pork processing in the United States. Through these operations, it produces and sells fresh and frozen pork products to further processors, foodservice operators, grocery stores, distributors and retail outlets throughout the United States. Internationally, it sells to these same types of customers in Japan, Mexico and numerous other foreign markets. Other processing companies also purchase fresh and frozen pork products in bulk and produce products, such as lunchmeat, ham, bacon, and sausage. Fresh pork, such as loins, tenderloins and ribs are sold to distributors and grocery stores. The Company also sells processed pork products consisting primarily of raw and pre-cooked bacon from its two bacon further processing plants. It sells some of its fresh products under the brand name Prairie Fresh and its bacon and other further processed products under the Daily's brand name. The Company's hog processing plant is located in Guymon, Oklahoma. Its bacon plants are located in Salt Lake City, Utah and Missoula, Montana. It has a majority interest in a ham-boning and processing plant in Mexico. It also earns fees, based primarily on the number of head processed, to market substantially all of the products produced by Triumph Foods LLC at their pork processing plant located in St. Joseph, Missouri. The Company's hog production operations consist of breeding and raising of over four million hogs annually at owned facilities or at facilities owned and operated by third parties. The hog production operations are located in the States of Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas and Colorado. It produces specially formulated feed for the hogs at six owned feed mills. The Company produces biodiesel at a facility in Guymon, Oklahoma. The biodiesel is produced from pork fat from its Guymon pork processing plant and from animal fat supplied by non-Seaboard facilities. The Company's Commodity Trading and Milling Division is an integrated grain trading, grain processing and logistics company and markets wheat, corn, soybean meal and other commodities in bulk. The Company owns a 50 percent non-controlling voting interest in Butterball, LLC which has five processing plants and numerous live production and feed milling operations located in North Carolina, Arkansas, Missouri and Kansas. Through its subsidiary, Seaboard Marine Ltd., the Company provides containerized cargo shipping service to 26 countries between the United States, the Caribbean Basin, and Central and South America. Its primary marine operation is
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