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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 : 5/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt 0.03
SENEM's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
93% of the 1603 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. SENEM: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SENEM' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.03 Max: 0.44
Current: 0.03
0
0.44
Equity to Asset 0.42
SENEM's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
66% of the 1569 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. SENEM: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SENEM' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.51
Current: 0.42
0.15
0.51
Interest Coverage 2.69
SENEM's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
83% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.84 vs. SENEM: 2.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SENEM' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 3.28 Max: 9.25
Current: 2.69
1.8
9.25
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.10
M-Score: -2.67
WACC vs ROIC
6.57%
4.53%
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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Operating margin (%) 3.80
SENEM's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1601 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. SENEM: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SENEM' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.58  Med: 3.39 Max: 6.64
Current: 3.8
1.58
6.64
Net-margin (%) 2.19
SENEM's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1602 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.79 vs. SENEM: 2.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SENEM' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.48 Max: 3.78
Current: 2.19
0.74
3.78
ROE (%) 7.00
SENEM's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1556 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 7.76 vs. SENEM: 7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SENEM' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.66  Med: 5.82 Max: 15.68
Current: 7
2.66
15.68
ROA (%) 2.85
SENEM's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1635 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. SENEM: 2.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SENEM' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 2.6 Max: 6.94
Current: 2.85
1.23
6.94
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 6.44
SENEM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1621 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 13.06 vs. SENEM: 6.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SENEM' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.26  Med: 7.49 Max: 15.1
Current: 6.44
3.26
15.1
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.90
SENEM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1363 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. SENEM: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SENEM' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14  Med: 3.6 Max: 9.6
Current: 3.9
-14
9.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -1.40
SENEM's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1191 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. SENEM: -1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SENEM' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.2  Med: -1.9 Max: 12.4
Current: -1.4
-23.2
12.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -0.70
SENEM's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1061 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. SENEM: -0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SENEM' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.5  Med: 14.6 Max: 144.5
Current: -0.7
-30.5
144.5
GuruFocus has detected 4 Warning Signs with Seneca Foods Corp $SENEM.
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Preferred stocks of Seneca Foods Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
SENEM36.650.00Part.Conv.Preferred Shares
SENEL27.500.00Convertible Preferred Shs Series -2003-

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods    NAICS: 311421    SIC: 5182
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Traded in other countries:SENEB.USA,
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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P/E(ttm) 13.29
SENEM's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1340 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.89 vs. SENEM: 13.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SENEM' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.55  Med: 12.25 Max: 2090
Current: 13.29
5.55
2090
PE(NRI) 13.29
SENEM's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1274 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.96 vs. SENEM: 13.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SENEM' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.55  Med: 12.25 Max: 2090
Current: 13.29
5.55
2090
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 21.44
SENEM's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
51% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.86 vs. SENEM: 21.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
SENEM' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.42  Med: 15.49 Max: 5780
Current: 21.44
2.42
5780
P/B 0.88
SENEM's P/B is ranked higher than
76% of the 1613 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. SENEM: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SENEM' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 0.86 Max: 1.15
Current: 0.88
0.55
1.15
P/S 0.29
SENEM's P/S is ranked higher than
85% of the 1612 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. SENEM: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SENEM' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.22 Max: 0.32
Current: 0.29
0.1
0.32
PFCF 25.17
SENEM's PFCF is ranked lower than
62% of the 662 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 18.80 vs. SENEM: 25.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SENEM' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.53  Med: 11.93 Max: 508.91
Current: 25.17
2.53
508.91
POCF 8.88
SENEM's POCF is ranked higher than
66% of the 912 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.25 vs. SENEM: 8.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SENEM' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.71  Med: 6.96 Max: 104.51
Current: 8.88
1.71
104.51
Shiller P/E 16.60
SENEM's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 28.43 vs. SENEM: 16.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
SENEM' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12  Med: 16.6 Max: 38.43
Current: 16.6
12
38.43
Current Ratio 4.20
SENEM's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 1558 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. SENEM: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SENEM' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 2.64 Max: 4.72
Current: 4.2
1.39
4.72
Quick Ratio 0.52
SENEM's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 1558 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. SENEM: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SENEM' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.05  Med: 0.47 Max: 1.43
Current: 0.52
-0.05
1.43
Days Inventory 203.75
SENEM's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
91% of the 1493 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 64.27 vs. SENEM: 203.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SENEM' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 123.95  Med: 140.4 Max: 203.75
Current: 203.75
123.95
203.75
Days Sales Outstanding 19.16
SENEM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
78% of the 1169 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 39.50 vs. SENEM: 19.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SENEM' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.16  Med: 20.96 Max: 24.1
Current: 19.16
19.16
24.1
Days Payable 31.12
SENEM's Days Payable is ranked lower than
65% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 44.65 vs. SENEM: 31.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SENEM' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.87  Med: 20.87 Max: 31.12
Current: 31.12
18.87
31.12

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 5.40
SENEM's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. SENEM: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SENEM' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.6  Med: -1.8 Max: 5.4
Current: 5.4
-15.6
5.4

Valuation & Return

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Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 15.88
SENEM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 763 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.32 vs. SENEM: 15.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SENEM' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.8  Med: 2.4 Max: 31.1
Current: 15.88
-15.8
31.1

More Statistics

Beta0.26
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $27.30 - 40.65

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