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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.04
SENEA's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
91% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. SENEA: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SENEA' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.04 Max: 0.44
Current: 0.04
0
0.44
Equity to Asset 0.44
SENEA's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
62% of the 1498 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. SENEA: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SENEA' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.51
Current: 0.44
0.15
0.51
Interest Coverage 11.65
SENEA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
57% of the 1361 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 17.11 vs. SENEA: 11.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SENEA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 3.35 Max: 10.93
Current: 11.65
1.8
10.93
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.31
M-Score: -2.38
WACC vs ROIC
5.26%
8.32%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 6.47
SENEA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1569 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.17 vs. SENEA: 6.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SENEA' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.58  Med: 3.39 Max: 6.94
Current: 6.47
1.58
6.94
Net-margin (%) 3.95
SENEA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1572 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. SENEA: 3.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SENEA' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.48 Max: 4.27
Current: 3.95
0.74
4.27
ROE (%) 13.46
SENEA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1529 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 7.03 vs. SENEA: 13.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SENEA' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.66  Med: 5.91 Max: 15.68
Current: 13.46
2.66
15.68
ROA (%) 5.54
SENEA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1603 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. SENEA: 5.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SENEA' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 2.6 Max: 6.94
Current: 5.54
1.23
6.94
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.91
SENEA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1592 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 11.94 vs. SENEA: 11.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SENEA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.26  Med: 7.49 Max: 15.1
Current: 11.91
3.26
15.1
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.10
SENEA's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1367 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. SENEA: 4.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SENEA' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.4  Med: 2.2 Max: 27
Current: 4.1
-14.4
27
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 9.60
SENEA's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. SENEA: 9.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SENEA' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.9  Med: -3.5 Max: 30.3
Current: 9.6
-24.9
30.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 14.90
SENEA's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1052 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. SENEA: 14.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SENEA' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.5  Med: 14.75 Max: 144.5
Current: 14.9
-30.5
144.5
» SENEA's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-02)


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

Q3 2015

SENEA Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 46,000 sh (+196.83%)
Chuck Royce 528,447 sh (+1.62%)
Charles Brandes 22,213 sh (-69.08%)
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Q4 2015

SENEA Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Chuck Royce 528,447 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 44,599 sh (-3.05%)
Charles Brandes 19,765 sh (-11.02%)
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Q1 2016

SENEA Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 50,600 sh (+13.46%)
Charles Brandes Sold Out
Chuck Royce 376,291 sh (-28.79%)
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Q2 2016

SENEA Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 60,600 sh (+19.76%)
Chuck Royce 311,447 sh (-17.23%)
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Preferred stocks of Seneca Foods Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
SENEM30.670.00Part.Conv.Preferred Shares
SENEL27.500.00Convertible Preferred Shs Series -2003-

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods
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Seneca Foods Corp is produces & distributes processed fruits & vegetables. Its products include canned, frozen & bottled produce and snack chips. Its products are sold under private label as well as national & regional brands.

Seneca Foods Corp is a New York corporation founded in 1949. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides packaged fruits and vegetables with facilities located throughout the United States. The Company's product offerings include canned, frozen and bottled produce and snack chips. Its products are sold under private label as well as national and regional brands that the Company owns or licenses, including Seneca, Libby's, Aunt Nellie's, READ, and Seneca Farms. The Company packs Green Giant, Le Sueur and other brands of canned vegetables as well as Green Giant frozen vegetables for General Mills Operations, LLC. The Company's facilities consisted of 22 packaging plants located throughout the United States, two can manufacturing plants, two seed packaging operations, a farming operation, and a logistical support network. It also maintains warehouses which are located adjacent to its packaging plants. The Company's products are sold by grocery outlets, including supermarkets, mass merchandisers, limited assortment stores, club stores and dollar stores. Additionally, products are sold to food service distributors, industrial markets, other food packagers, export customers in 90 countries and federal, state and local governments for school and other feeding programs. Food packaging operations are supported by plant locations in New York, California, Wisconsin, Washington, Idaho, Illinois, and Minnesota. The Company sells canned fruits and vegetables, frozen vegetables and other food products under other brands for which the Company has obtained registered trademarks, including, Aunt Nellie's, Stokely, Read, Seneca Farms, and Seneca and other regional brands. The Company is subject to federal, state, and local environmental protection authorities in developing and maintaining antipollution facilities. Further, it is also subject to state, national, and international regulations aimed at reducing the effects of climate change.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 5.99
SENEA's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1221 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.04 vs. SENEA: 5.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SENEA' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.58  Med: 12.65 Max: 2090
Current: 5.99
5.58
2090
PE(NRI) 5.99
SENEA's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1225 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.86 vs. SENEA: 5.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SENEA' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.58  Med: 12.65 Max: 2090
Current: 5.99
5.58
2090
P/B 0.75
SENEA's P/B is ranked higher than
77% of the 1458 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. SENEA: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SENEA' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 0.85 Max: 1.15
Current: 0.75
0.55
1.15
P/S 0.23
SENEA's P/S is ranked higher than
85% of the 1528 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. SENEA: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SENEA' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.22 Max: 0.31
Current: 0.23
0.11
0.31
POCF 22.77
SENEA's POCF is ranked lower than
76% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.20 vs. SENEA: 22.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SENEA' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.04  Med: 7.47 Max: 590.91
Current: 22.77
2.04
590.91
EV-to-EBIT 7.19
SENEA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
85% of the 1253 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.90 vs. SENEA: 7.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SENEA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.1  Med: 10.9 Max: 42.8
Current: 7.19
6.1
42.8
EV-to-EBITDA 5.68
SENEA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
84% of the 1306 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.39 vs. SENEA: 5.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SENEA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.8  Med: 7.35 Max: 17.2
Current: 5.68
4.8
17.2
PEG 0.57
SENEA's PEG is ranked higher than
88% of the 565 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. SENEA: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
SENEA' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.82 Max: 166.27
Current: 0.57
0.5
166.27
Shiller P/E 13.50
SENEA's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
80% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 29.18 vs. SENEA: 13.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SENEA' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.16  Med: 16.94 Max: 44.84
Current: 13.5
12.16
44.84
Current Ratio 3.86
SENEA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 1431 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. SENEA: 3.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SENEA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 2.55 Max: 4.72
Current: 3.86
1.39
4.72
Quick Ratio 0.59
SENEA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 1428 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. SENEA: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SENEA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.05  Med: 0.45 Max: 1.43
Current: 0.59
-0.05
1.43
Days Inventory 191.52
SENEA's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
90% of the 1469 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 64.70 vs. SENEA: 191.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SENEA' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 123.95  Med: 140.61 Max: 168.29
Current: 191.52
123.95
168.29
Days Sales Outstanding 18.61
SENEA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
78% of the 1132 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 39.83 vs. SENEA: 18.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SENEA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.77  Med: 21.41 Max: 24.1
Current: 18.61
19.77
24.1
Days Payable 32.39
SENEA's Days Payable is ranked lower than
64% of the 1035 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 44.55 vs. SENEA: 32.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SENEA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.87  Med: 21.17 Max: 23.63
Current: 32.39
18.87
23.63

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 3.00
SENEA's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 721 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. SENEA: 3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SENEA' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.6  Med: -1.7 Max: 5.4
Current: 3
-15.6
5.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.70
SENEA's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.75 vs. SENEA: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
SENEA' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.51  Med: 2.12 Max: 33.88
Current: 1.7
1.51
33.88
Price/Tangible Book 0.75
SENEA's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
78% of the 1375 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. SENEA: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SENEA' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 0.88 Max: 1.15
Current: 0.75
0.54
1.15
Price/Projected FCF 0.67
SENEA's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. SENEA: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SENEA' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.7 Max: 15.85
Current: 0.67
0.29
15.85
Price/Median PS Value 1.07
SENEA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
50% of the 1421 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. SENEA: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SENEA' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 0.91 Max: 1.33
Current: 1.07
0.56
1.33
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.53
SENEA's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 255 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. SENEA: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
SENEA' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.55 Max: 161.54
Current: 0.53
0.5
161.54
Price/Graham Number 0.45
SENEA's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
91% of the 988 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. SENEA: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SENEA' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.82 Max: 8.43
Current: 0.45
0.47
8.43
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 13.90
SENEA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1553 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. SENEA: 13.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SENEA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.3  Med: 9.2 Max: 16.4
Current: 13.9
2.3
16.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 17.40
SENEA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. SENEA: 17.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SENEA' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15  Med: 4.1 Max: 32.6
Current: 17.4
-15
32.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,302
EPS (TTM) $ 5.12
Beta0.95
Short Percentage of Float2.20%
52-Week Range $25.85 - 40.88
Shares Outstanding (Mil)9.80
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Weekly CEO Buys Highlights Mar 14 2016 
This Food Distributor Should Sell for $61 Per Share Apr 03 2014 
Seneca Foods Corporation Apr 03 2014 
Seneca Foods Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Jan 27 2011 
Seneca Foods Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Oct 28 2010 
Seneca Foods Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 04 2010 
Seneca Foods Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-K) May 26 2010 
Seneca Foods Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Feb 02 2010 
Seneca Foods Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 05 2009 
Seneca Foods Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 06 2009 

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