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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

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.23
SEE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
51% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. SEE: 0.23 )
SEE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.23

Equity to Asset 0.15
SEE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
71% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. SEE: 0.15 )
SEE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.82
Current: 0.15

0.13
0.82
Interest Coverage 1.64
SEE's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
64% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.62 vs. SEE: 1.64 )
SEE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.64   Max: 9999.99
Current: 1.64

1.64
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.37
M-Score: -2.75
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 : 8/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 7.83
SEE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.77 vs. SEE: 7.83 )
SEE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -18.89   Max: 16.12
Current: 7.83

-18.89
16.12
Net-margin (%) 1.61
SEE's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. SEE: 1.61 )
SEE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -18.66   Max: 82.73
Current: 1.61

-18.66
82.73
ROE (%) 8.94
SEE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 9.11 vs. SEE: 8.94 )
SEE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -97.68   Max: 451.88
Current: 8.94

-97.68
451.88
ROA (%) 1.36
SEE's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. SEE: 1.36 )
SEE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -15.11   Max: 57.78
Current: 1.36

-15.11
57.78
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 52.72
SEE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 14.45 vs. SEE: 52.72 )
SEE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -94.56   Max: 56.42
Current: 52.72

-94.56
56.42
Revenue Growth (%) 12.30
SEE's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. SEE: 12.30 )
SEE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -7.8   Max: 19
Current: 12.3

-7.8
19
EBITDA Growth (%) 1.30
SEE's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. SEE: 1.30 )
SEE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -10.2   Max: 15.5
Current: 1.3

-10.2
15.5
EPS Growth (%) -32.60
SEE's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. SEE: -32.60 )
SEE' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -32.6   Max: 293.6
Current: -32.6

-32.6
293.6
» SEE's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

SEE Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Joel Greenblatt 77,183 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 50,955 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 1,458,220 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,056,300 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 71,500 sh (New)
Julian Robertson 678,600 sh (+1296.3%)
Mario Gabelli 246,745 sh (+52.11%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 13,500 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Murray Stahl 31,025 sh (-2.51%)
Richard Blum 570,200 sh (-4.31%)
Richard Snow 3,349,333 sh (-6.43%)
David Tepper 1,345,485 sh (-27.24%)
Charles de Vaulx 928,111 sh (-56.65%)
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Q2 2013

SEE Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Chuck Royce 13 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 139,389 sh (+173.55%)
Jim Simons 1,876,500 sh (+77.65%)
Joel Greenblatt 136,431 sh (+76.76%)
RS Investment Management 1,621,020 sh (+11.16%)
Mario Gabelli 270,975 sh (+9.82%)
Charles de Vaulx 928,111 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 13,500 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 31,025 sh (unchged)
Richard Blum Sold Out
David Tepper 1,204,135 sh (-10.51%)
Richard Snow 2,238,965 sh (-33.15%)
Ray Dalio 17,599 sh (-75.39%)
Julian Robertson 48,600 sh (-92.84%)
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Q3 2013

SEE Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Robert Olstein 70,000 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2,157,370 sh (+15880.5%)
Ray Dalio 101,699 sh (+477.87%)
Steven Cohen 209,785 sh (+50.5%)
RS Investment Management 1,847,745 sh (+13.99%)
Mario Gabelli 272,680 sh (+0.63%)
Julian Robertson 48,600 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 13 sh (unchged)
Richard Snow Sold Out
Murray Stahl 30,725 sh (-0.97%)
Jim Simons 1,849,300 sh (-1.45%)
Joel Greenblatt 127,522 sh (-6.53%)
Charles de Vaulx 668,659 sh (-27.95%)
David Tepper 453,718 sh (-62.32%)
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Q4 2013

SEE Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Robert Olstein 154,000 sh (+120%)
Joel Greenblatt 166,324 sh (+30.43%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2,773,582 sh (+28.56%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 13 sh (unchged)
Charles de Vaulx 668,659 sh (unchged)
David Tepper Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
RS Investment Management 1,818,965 sh (-1.56%)
Mario Gabelli 265,580 sh (-2.6%)
Murray Stahl 29,425 sh (-4.23%)
Jim Simons 1,596,900 sh (-13.65%)
Julian Robertson 22,801 sh (-53.08%)
Steven Cohen 20,009 sh (-90.46%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SEE

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Julian Robertson 2013-12-31 Reduce -53.08%0.11%$26.56 - $34.13 $ 31.724%22801
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-12-31 Add 28.56%0.06%$26.56 - $34.13 $ 31.724%2773582
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 30.43%0.03%$26.56 - $34.13 $ 31.724%166324
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.02%$26.56 - $34.13 $ 31.724%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-09-30 Add 15880.5%0.17%$24.65 - $30.57 $ 31.7212%2157370
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 Add 477.87%0.02%$24.65 - $30.57 $ 31.7212%101699
Julian Robertson 2013-06-30 Reduce -92.84%2.04%$21.15 - $24.64 $ 31.7237%48600
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add 76.76%0.06%$21.15 - $24.64 $ 31.7237%136431
Ray Dalio 2013-06-30 Reduce -75.39%0.01%$21.15 - $24.64 $ 31.7237%17599
Julian Robertson 2013-03-31 Add 1296.3%2.04%$17.51 - $24.28 $ 31.7254%678600
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 New Buy0.09%$17.51 - $24.28 $ 31.7254%77183
Ray Dalio 2013-03-31 New Buy0.02%$17.51 - $24.28 $ 31.7254%71500
Mario Gabelli 2013-03-31 Add 52.11%0.01%$17.51 - $24.28 $ 31.7254%246745
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 54.70
SEE's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
75% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 15.70 vs. SEE: 54.70 )
SEE' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.78   Max: 312.55
Current: 54.7

10.78
312.55
P/B 4.50
SEE's P/B is ranked lower than
77% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. SEE: 4.50 )
SEE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 4.81
Current: 4.5

0.88
4.81
P/S 0.88
SEE's P/S is ranked higher than
53% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. SEE: 0.88 )
SEE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 1.46
Current: 0.88

0.37
1.46
PFCF 13.00
SEE's PFCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 17.20 vs. SEE: 13.00 )
SEE' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.25   Max: 95.33
Current: 13

7.25
95.33
EV-to-EBIT 16.70
SEE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
53% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 13.68 vs. SEE: 16.70 )
SEE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.8   Max: 988.5
Current: 16.7

6.8
988.5

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.64
SEE's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
62% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. SEE: 1.64 )
SEE' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 4.51
Current: 1.64

0.26
4.51
Dividend Payout 1.18
SEE's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
74% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. SEE: 1.18 )
SEE' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.9
Current: 1.18

0.2
0.9
Dividend growth (3y) 1.30
SEE's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
62% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. SEE: 1.30 )
SEE' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 17
Current: 1.3

0
17
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.88
SEE's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
56% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. SEE: 1.88 )
SEE' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 4.98
Current: 1.88

0.29
4.98
Share Buyback Rate -6.50
SEE's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
57% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. SEE: -6.50 )
SEE' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.2   Max: -14.9
Current: -6.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 1.30
SEE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
53% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. SEE: 1.30 )
SEE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 1.41
Current: 1.3

0.47
1.41
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
SEE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 263 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. SEE: 0.90 )
SEE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 3.01
Current: 0.9

0.48
3.01
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.00
SEE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
52% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. SEE: 6.00 )
SEE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 14.6
Current: 6

0.1
14.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 4.87
SEE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
62% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.67 vs. SEE: 4.87 )
SEE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1   Max: 11.1
Current: 4.87

1
11.1

Business Description

Industry: Packaging & Containers » Packaging & Containers
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Traded in other countries:SDA.Germany
Sealed Air Corporation is incorporated in Delaware. The Company is a leader in food safety and security, facility hygiene and product protection. It serves an array of end markets including food and beverage processing, food service, retail, health care and industrial, commercial and consumer applications. The Company has recognized and inventive brands such as Bubble Wrap brand cushioning, Cryovac brand food packaging solutions and now, as a result of its acquisition of Diversey Holdings, Inc. on October 3, 2011, Diversey brand cleaning and hygiene solutions. It offers efficient and sustainable solutions that create business value for customers, enhance the quality of life for consumers and provide a cleaner and healthier environment for future generations. The Company is a global innovator in the applications it serves and it differentiate ourselves through its: extensive global reach, by which the Company leverages its strengths across its operations in 62 countries to reach customers in over 175 countries; expertise in packaging sales, service and engineering, hygiene and sanitation solutions, and in food science; and brands, such as its Bubble Wrap brand cushioning, Jiffy protective mailers, Instapak foam-in-place systems, Cryovac packaging technology, and Diversey and TASKI brand cleaning and hygiene solutions. The Company conducts its operations through the following business segments: Food & Beverage; Institutional & Laundry; and Protective Packaging. Its other category includes: Medical Applications and New Ventures. Food & Beverage Segment combines Sealed Air's legacy Food Packaging and Food Solutions packaging businesses with Diversey's legacy Food & Beverage hygiene solutions business. This division focuses on providing processors, retailers and food service operators a range of integrated system solutions that improve the management of contamination risk and facility hygiene during the food and beverage production process, extend product shelf life through packaging technologies, and improve merchandising, ease-of-use, and back-of-house preparation processes. Protective Packaging Segment combines Sealed Air's legacy Protective Packaging, Shrink Packaging and the engineered foam portion of the legacy Specialty Materials businesses to provide customers a broad portfolio of protective packaging systems designed for use across a range of applications and industries globally. The Company also focuses on growth by utilizing its technologies in new market segments. This category includes its medical applications and new ventures businesses. In addition to net sales from products produced in its facilities, the company also sells products fabricated by other manufacturers, which it refers to as "outsourced products." At December 31, 2012, it employed approximately 8,400 sales, marketing and customer service personnel throughout the world who sell and market its products to and through a large number of distributors, fabricat

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