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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.02
SVU's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
98% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. SVU: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SVU' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.03 Max: 0.53
Current: 0.02
0
0.53
Equity to Asset -0.10
SVU's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
99% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. SVU: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SVU' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.17  Med: 0.28 Max: 0.43
Current: -0.1
-0.17
0.43
Interest Coverage 3.07
SVU's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
85% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.62 vs. SVU: 3.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SVU' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 2.14 Max: N/A
Current: 3.07
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.47
M-Score: -2.38
WACC vs ROIC
8.75%
15.38%
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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.59
SVU's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.91 vs. SVU: 2.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SVU' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.84  Med: 2.41 Max: 3.82
Current: 2.59
-4.84
3.82
Net-margin (%) 1.02
SVU's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. SVU: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SVU' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.57  Med: 1.00 Max: 1.35
Current: 1.02
-8.57
1.35
ROA (%) 3.95
SVU's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. SVU: 3.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SVU' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.77  Med: 2.34 Max: 4.36
Current: 3.95
-14.77
4.36
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 29.15
SVU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.13 vs. SVU: 29.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SVU' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.5  Med: 18.97 Max: 28.51
Current: 29.15
-28.5
28.51
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -6.70
SVU's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. SVU: -6.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SVU' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.9  Med: -3.10 Max: 15.7
Current: -6.7
-27.9
15.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 39.90
SVU's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. SVU: 39.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SVU' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -53.9  Med: 5.90 Max: 39.9
Current: 39.9
-53.9
39.9
» SVU's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-28)


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

Q2 2015

SVU Guru Trades in Q2 2015

David Dreman 17,474 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 216,268 sh (+456.56%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Jana Partners Sold Out
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 5,583,856 sh (-4.05%)
Chuck Royce 1,287,093 sh (-4.17%)
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Q3 2015

SVU Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Steven Cohen 703,300 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,105,385 sh (New)
David Dreman 24,488 sh (+40.14%)
Joel Greenblatt 7,190,197 sh (+28.77%)
Chuck Royce 1,549,093 sh (+20.36%)
Paul Tudor Jones 32,555 sh (-84.95%)
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Q4 2015

SVU Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 2,114,785 sh (+91.32%)
Chuck Royce 1,616,093 sh (+4.33%)
David Dreman Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 6,547,292 sh (-8.94%)
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Q1 2016

SVU Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 51,016 sh (New)
David Dreman 22,881 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 17,805 sh (New)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,344,093 sh (-16.83%)
Joel Greenblatt 13,405 sh (-99.80%)
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Defensive » Grocery Stores
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Traded in other countries:SJ1.Germany, SVU.Mexico,
SUPERVALU Inc are wholesale distributors to independent retail customers across the United States through its Independent Business segment and the Retail Food segment. Substantially all of the Company's operations are domestic.

SUPERVALU Inc is a Delaware corporation, organized in 1925. The Company is a wholesale distributor to independent retail customers across the United States through its Wholesale segment and the Save-A-Lot and Retail segment. Substantially all of the Company's operations are domestic. The Company offers a wide variety of nationally advertised brand name and private-label products, primarily including grocery (both perishable and nonperishable), general merchandise and home, health and beauty care, and pharmacy, which are sold through Company-operated and licensed Retail Food and Save-A-Lot stores to shoppers and through its Wholesale segment to independent retail customers. The Company's private-label products are produced to the Company's specification by many suppliers and compete in many areas of the Company's stores. Private-label products include: the premium brands Culinary Circle, Java Delight and Stockman & Dakota, which offer premium quality products in competitive categories; organic brand Wild Harvest; core brands Essential Everyday, EQUALINE, and category-specific brands Arctic Shores Seafood Company, Baby Basics, Carlita, Farm Stand, Stone Ridge Creamery and Super Chill, which provide shoppers quality national brand equivalent products at a competitive price; and the value brand Shopper's Value, which offers budget conscious consumers a quality alternative to national brands at substantial savings. Additionally, Save-A-Lot's private label products include Coburn Farms, Fairgrounds, Ginger Evans, J. Higgs and Wylwood. The Company is the franchisor or licensor of certain service marks such as SAVE-A-LOT, CUB FOODS, FESTIVAL FOODS, SENTRY, COUNTY MARKET, SHOP 'N SAVE, NEWMARKET, FOODLAND, JUBILEE and SUPERVALU. Its competitors include traditional grocery wholesalers as well as specialty wholesalers, including regional and national chains and independent food store operators, and non-traditional retailers, such as supercenters, membership warehouse clubs, specialty supermarkets, drug stores, discount stores, dollar stores, convenience stores, online retailers and restaurants.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 6.40
SVU's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
94% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.81 vs. SVU: 6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SVU' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.81  Med: 14.88 Max: 64.77
Current: 6.4
4.81
64.77
Forward P/E 6.17
SVU's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
99% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 17.51 vs. SVU: 6.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 6.50
SVU's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
94% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.67 vs. SVU: 6.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SVU' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.8  Med: 16.07 Max: 63.77
Current: 6.5
4.8
63.77
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 10.86
SVU's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
75% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.21 vs. SVU: 10.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
SVU' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.82  Med: 10.90 Max: 119.19
Current: 10.86
3.82
119.19
P/S 0.07
SVU's P/S is ranked higher than
93% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. SVU: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SVU' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.11 Max: 0.29
Current: 0.07
0.04
0.29
PFCF 6.94
SVU's PFCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.05 vs. SVU: 6.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
SVU' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 7.45 Max: 97.28
Current: 6.94
0.61
97.28
POCF 2.67
SVU's POCF is ranked higher than
91% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9.42 vs. SVU: 2.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SVU' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 3.38 Max: 79
Current: 2.67
0.41
79
EV-to-EBIT 7.64
SVU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
84% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.53 vs. SVU: 7.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SVU' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -358.6  Med: 9.30 Max: 166.4
Current: 7.64
-358.6
166.4
EV-to-EBITDA 4.76
SVU's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
89% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.56 vs. SVU: 4.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SVU' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.5  Med: 6.40 Max: 264.5
Current: 4.76
-20.5
264.5
Current Ratio 1.04
SVU's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. SVU: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SVU' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.41
Current: 1.04
0.68
1.41
Quick Ratio 0.38
SVU's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. SVU: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SVU' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.37 Max: 0.82
Current: 0.38
0.27
0.82
Days Inventory 25.50
SVU's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
67% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 39.94 vs. SVU: 25.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SVU' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.65  Med: 23.88 Max: 29.71
Current: 25.5
20.65
29.71
Days Sales Outstanding 9.39
SVU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
60% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.62 vs. SVU: 9.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SVU' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.05  Med: 8.61 Max: 10.49
Current: 9.39
5.05
10.49
Days Payable 27.30
SVU's Days Payable is ranked lower than
77% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 45.66 vs. SVU: 27.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SVU' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.18  Med: 26.63 Max: 44.25
Current: 27.3
15.18
44.25

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 0.34
SVU's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. SVU: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SVU' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.56 Max: 1.08
Current: 0.34
0.19
1.08
Price/Median PS Value 0.59
SVU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. SVU: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SVU' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.06 Max: 2.14
Current: 0.59
0.45
2.14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 13.12
SVU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. SVU: 13.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SVU' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 9.60 Max: 21.6
Current: 13.12
0.6
21.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 42.17
SVU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 226 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.18 vs. SVU: 42.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
SVU' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 22.90 Max: 130.9
Current: 42.17
1
130.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $17,529
EPS (TTM) $ 0.66
Beta1.65
Short Percentage of Float5.38%
52-Week Range $3.94 - 9.37
Shares Outstanding (Mil)265.64

Analyst Estimate

Feb17 Feb18
Revenue (Mil $) 17,332 17,404
EPS ($) 0.70 0.72
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.70 0.72
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
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