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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.07
SLGN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
62% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.27 vs. SLGN: 0.07 )
SLGN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.07

Equity to Asset 0.21
SLGN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
68% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. SLGN: 0.21 )
SLGN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.15   Max: 0.33
Current: 0.21

-0.15
0.33
Interest Coverage 4.81
SLGN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
53% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 9.26 vs. SLGN: 4.81 )
SLGN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.38   Max: 6
Current: 4.81

1.38
6
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.79
M-Score: -2.56
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 : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 9.24
SLGN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.65 vs. SLGN: 9.24 )
SLGN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 6.34   Max: 10.09
Current: 9.24

6.34
10.09
Net-margin (%) 4.71
SLGN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.45 vs. SLGN: 4.71 )
SLGN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.98   Max: 5.5
Current: 4.71

-1.98
5.5
ROE (%) 25.24
SLGN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. SLGN: 25.24 )
SLGN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 21.44   Max: 137.55
Current: 25.24

21.44
137.55
ROA (%) 5.28
SLGN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. SLGN: 5.28 )
SLGN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.1   Max: 7.49
Current: 5.28

-3.1
7.49
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 18.24
SLGN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 12.61 vs. SLGN: 18.24 )
SLGN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 17.5   Max: 26.89
Current: 18.24

17.5
26.89
Revenue Growth (%) 12.60
SLGN's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. SLGN: 12.60 )
SLGN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 12.6
Current: 12.6

0
12.6
EBITDA Growth (%) 11.40
SLGN's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. SLGN: 11.40 )
SLGN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 11.9
Current: 11.4

0
11.9
EPS Growth (%) 14.90
SLGN's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. SLGN: 14.90 )
SLGN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 34
Current: 14.9

0
34
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

SLGN Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 6,500 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 5,047 sh (New)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Jim Simons 144,140 sh (-18.17%)
Joel Greenblatt 78,129 sh (-32.03%)
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Q4 2013

SLGN Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Murray Stahl 11,153 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 191,814 sh (+145.51%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons 124,340 sh (-13.74%)
Paul Tudor Jones 4,400 sh (-32.31%)
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Q1 2014

SLGN Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Murray Stahl 15,964 sh (+43.14%)
Joel Greenblatt 202,760 sh (+5.71%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 83,067 sh (-33.19%)
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Q2 2014

SLGN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons Sold Out
Murray Stahl 15,740 sh (-1.4%)
Joel Greenblatt 154,841 sh (-23.63%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SLGN

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -23.63%0.04%$48.66 - $50.81 $ 49.04-1%154841
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 145.51%0.13%$44.61 - $48.68 $ 49.045%191814
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Reduce -32.03%0.07%$46.86 - $50.35 $ 49.042%78129
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add 71.77%0.1%$46.35 - $49.36 $ 49.043%114946
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add 314.64%0.12%$41.54 - $48.47 $ 49.0411%66919
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Reduce -55.85%0.06%$40.81 - $44.66 $ 49.0414%16139
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add 65.76%0.04%$39.96 - $44.64 $ 49.0416%36559
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 New Buy0.07%$41.29 - $44.98 $ 49.0413%22055
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 17.50
SLGN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
68% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. SLGN: 17.50 )
SLGN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.76   Max: 24.21
Current: 17.5

11.76
24.21
P/B 4.10
SLGN's P/B is ranked lower than
63% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. SLGN: 4.10 )
SLGN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.68   Max: 6.82
Current: 4.1

2.68
6.82
P/S 0.80
SLGN's P/S is ranked higher than
58% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. SLGN: 0.80 )
SLGN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 1.11
Current: 0.8

0.3
1.11
PFCF 13.20
SLGN's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SLGN: 13.20 )
SLGN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.51   Max: 45.98
Current: 13.2

4.51
45.98
EV-to-EBIT 14.46
SLGN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
68% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 16.54 vs. SLGN: 14.46 )
SLGN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.4   Max: 16.2
Current: 14.46

8.4
16.2
PEG 2.41
SLGN's PEG is ranked higher than
85% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SLGN: 2.41 )
SLGN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.56   Max: 5.08
Current: 2.41

1.56
5.08
Shiller P/E 19.90
SLGN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
75% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 41.49 vs. SLGN: 19.90 )
SLGN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 15.81   Max: 27.71
Current: 19.9

15.81
27.71
Current Ratio 3.17
SLGN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. SLGN: 3.17 )
SLGN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.17   Max: 3.17
Current: 3.17

1.17
3.17
Quick Ratio 1.46
SLGN's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. SLGN: 1.46 )
SLGN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 1.47
Current: 1.46

0.39
1.47

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.20
SLGN's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
77% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.36 vs. SLGN: 1.20 )
SLGN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 1.61
Current: 1.2

0.32
1.61
Dividend Payout 0.21
SLGN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
86% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.67 vs. SLGN: 0.21 )
SLGN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.8
Current: 0.21

0.07
0.8
Dividend growth (3y) 10.10
SLGN's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
78% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. SLGN: 10.10 )
SLGN' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 41.5
Current: 10.1

0
41.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.89
SLGN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
62% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. SLGN: 1.89 )
SLGN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 2.53
Current: 1.89

0.5
2.53
Share Buyback Rate 5.50
SLGN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. SLGN: 5.50 )
SLGN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -2.9
Current: 5.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.14
SLGN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
80% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. SLGN: 1.14 )
SLGN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 43.9
Current: 1.14

0.83
43.9
Price/Median PS Value 1.17
SLGN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. SLGN: 1.17 )
SLGN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 1.32
Current: 1.17

0.12
1.32
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.23
SLGN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SLGN: 2.23 )
SLGN' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 3.63
Current: 2.23

0.37
3.63
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.90
SLGN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
67% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. SLGN: 6.90 )
SLGN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.2   Max: 12
Current: 6.9

6.2
12
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 12.09
SLGN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
80% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Packaging & Containers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.21 vs. SLGN: 12.09 )
SLGN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 5.3   Max: 15.2
Current: 12.09

5.3
15.2

Business Description

Industry: Packaging & Containers » Packaging & Containers
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Traded in other countries:SL3.Germany
Silgan Holdings, Inc. is incorporated in Delaware and was founded in 1987. It is a manufacturer of rigid packaging for shelf-stable food and other consumer goods products. Its products are used for a wide variety of end markets and it operates 81 manufacturing plants in North America, Europe, Asia and South America. The Company's products include: steel and aluminum containers for human and pet food; metal, composite and plastic vacuum closures for food and beverage products; and custom designed plastic containers, tubes and closures for personal care, health care, pharmaceutical, household and industrial chemical, food, pet care, agricultural chemical, automotive and marine chemical products. The Company and its subsidiaries conduct business in three market segments: metal containers, closures and plastic containers. Its metal container business manufactures and sells steel and aluminum containers for human and pet foods. Its closures business manufactures and sells metal, composite and plastic vacuum closures for food and beverage products. Its plastic container business manufactures and sells custom designed plastic containers, tubes and closures for personal care, health care, pharmaceutical, household and industrial chemical, food, pet care, agricultural chemical, automotive and marine chemical products. Its metal container businesses have operating facilities in North America, Europe and Asia. Its closures business has operating facilities in North and South America, Europe and Asia. The Company markets its products mainly by a direct sales force and for its plastic container business, in part, through a network of distributors. The packaging industry is highly competitive. It competes in this industry with manufacturers of similar and other types of packaging, as well as fillers, food processors and packers who manufacture containers for their own use and for sale to others. The Company is subject to federal, foreign, state and local environmental laws and regulations. In general, these laws and regulations limit the discharge of pollutants into the environment and establish standards for the treatment, storage, and disposal of solid and hazardous waste.
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