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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 0.06
SENEB's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
87% of the 1588 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.67 vs. SENEB: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SENEB' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.03 Max: 0.44
Current: 0.06
0
0.44
Equity to Asset 0.41
SENEB's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
66% of the 1538 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. SENEB: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SENEB' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.51
Current: 0.41
0.15
0.51
Interest Coverage 14.19
SENEB's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
53% of the 1196 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.11 vs. SENEB: 14.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SENEB' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 3.39 Max: 9.25
Current: 14.19
1.8
9.25
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.74
M-Score: -2.40
WACC vs ROIC
6.42%
7.21%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 5.73
SENEB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1572 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.88 vs. SENEB: 5.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SENEB' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.49  Med: 3.39 Max: 6.64
Current: 5.73
1.49
6.64
Net-margin (%) 3.47
SENEB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. SENEB: 3.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SENEB' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.48 Max: 3.78
Current: 3.47
0.74
3.78
ROE (%) 11.67
SENEB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1536 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.75 vs. SENEB: 11.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SENEB' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.66  Med: 5.82 Max: 15.68
Current: 11.67
2.66
15.68
ROA (%) 4.80
SENEB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1601 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.13 vs. SENEB: 4.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SENEB' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 2.60 Max: 6.94
Current: 4.8
1.23
6.94
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.60
SENEB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1591 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 11.70 vs. SENEB: 10.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SENEB' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.07  Med: 7.49 Max: 15.1
Current: 10.6
3.07
15.1
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.90
SENEB's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1351 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. SENEB: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SENEB' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.4  Med: 1.60 Max: 27
Current: 3.9
-14.4
27
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -2.40
SENEB's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. SENEB: -2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SENEB' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.9  Med: -3.50 Max: 30.3
Current: -2.4
-24.9
30.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -1.20
SENEB's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1041 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. SENEB: -1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SENEB' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.5  Med: 14.40 Max: 144.5
Current: -1.2
-30.5
144.5
» SENEB's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-31)


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

SENEB Guru Trades in Q1 2015

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Q2 2015

SENEB Guru Trades in Q2 2015

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Q3 2015

SENEB Guru Trades in Q3 2015

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Q4 2015

SENEB Guru Trades in Q4 2015

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Preferred stocks of Seneca Foods Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
SENEM33.690.00Part.Conv.Preferred Shares
SENEL27.500.00Convertible Preferred Shs Series -2003-

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 7.28
SENEB's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1222 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.53 vs. SENEB: 7.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SENEB' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.06  Med: 12.76 Max: 2090
Current: 7.28
6.06
2090
PE(NRI) 7.28
SENEB's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1222 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.35 vs. SENEB: 7.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SENEB' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.62  Med: 12.02 Max: 87.28
Current: 7.28
4.62
87.28
P/B 0.80
SENEB's P/B is ranked higher than
75% of the 1491 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. SENEB: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SENEB' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 0.85 Max: 1.15
Current: 0.8
0.55
1.15
P/S 0.25
SENEB's P/S is ranked higher than
84% of the 1538 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. SENEB: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SENEB' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.22 Max: 0.31
Current: 0.25
0.11
0.31
PFCF 31.63
SENEB's PFCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 18.90 vs. SENEB: 31.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SENEB' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.12  Med: 11.65 Max: 508.91
Current: 31.63
3.12
508.91
POCF 15.43
SENEB's POCF is ranked lower than
63% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 11.56 vs. SENEB: 15.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SENEB' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.04  Med: 7.42 Max: 590.91
Current: 15.43
2.04
590.91
EV-to-EBIT 8.88
SENEB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
75% of the 1240 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.12 vs. SENEB: 8.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SENEB' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.1  Med: 12.90 Max: 45.2
Current: 8.88
6.1
45.2
EV-to-EBITDA 6.86
SENEB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
75% of the 1291 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 11.70 vs. SENEB: 6.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SENEB' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.8  Med: 7.70 Max: 17.8
Current: 6.86
4.8
17.8
Shiller P/E 13.65
SENEB's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 26.76 vs. SENEB: 13.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SENEB' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.69  Med: 16.83 Max: 53.2
Current: 13.65
11.69
53.2
Current Ratio 1.53
SENEB's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 1422 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. SENEB: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SENEB' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 2.53 Max: 4.75
Current: 1.53
1.39
4.75
Quick Ratio 0.22
SENEB's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
96% of the 1421 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. SENEB: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SENEB' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.05  Med: 0.45 Max: 1.43
Current: 0.22
-0.05
1.43
Days Inventory 188.05
SENEB's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
90% of the 1472 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 65.56 vs. SENEB: 188.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SENEB' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 123.95  Med: 140.33 Max: 150.1
Current: 188.05
123.95
150.1
Days Sales Outstanding 21.90
SENEB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
73% of the 1146 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 39.12 vs. SENEB: 21.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SENEB' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.25  Med: 20.96 Max: 24.1
Current: 21.9
19.25
24.1
Days Payable 32.24
SENEB's Days Payable is ranked lower than
63% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 43.85 vs. SENEB: 32.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SENEB' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.87  Med: 20.74 Max: 23.63
Current: 32.24
18.87
23.63

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.87
SENEB's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 663 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.73 vs. SENEB: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
SENEB' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.51  Med: 2.13 Max: 33.88
Current: 1.87
1.51
33.88
Price/Tangible Book 0.80
SENEB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
76% of the 1410 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. SENEB: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SENEB' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 0.88 Max: 1.15
Current: 0.8
0.54
1.15
Price/Projected FCF 0.61
SENEB's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 648 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. SENEB: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SENEB' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.69 Max: 15.85
Current: 0.61
0.29
15.85
Price/Median PS Value 1.16
SENEB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
58% of the 1374 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. SENEB: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SENEB' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 0.91 Max: 1.33
Current: 1.16
0.56
1.33
Price/Graham Number 0.51
SENEB's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
87% of the 1044 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. SENEB: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SENEB' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.85 Max: 7.45
Current: 0.51
0.44
7.45
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 11.30
SENEB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1544 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. SENEB: 11.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SENEB' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.2  Med: 7.75 Max: 16.4
Current: 11.3
2.2
16.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 6.88
SENEB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. SENEB: 6.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SENEB' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15  Med: 4.00 Max: 32.6
Current: 6.88
-15
32.6

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $1250
EPS $ 4.32
Beta0.53
Short Percentage of Float0.04%
52-Week Range $32.00 - 44.88
Shares Outstanding(Mil)9.87

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods
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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.

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