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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.33
SWMAF's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
84% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 0.16 vs. SWMAF: 0.33 )
SWMAF' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.12   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.33

F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.45
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 28.73
SWMAF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 26.16 vs. SWMAF: 28.73 )
SWMAF' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 15.5   Max: 32.53
Current: 28.73

15.5
32.53
Net-margin (%) 20.10
SWMAF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 16.98 vs. SWMAF: 20.10 )
SWMAF' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 8.86   Max: 49.42
Current: 20.1

8.86
49.42
ROA (%) 17.57
SWMAF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 12.45 vs. SWMAF: 17.57 )
SWMAF' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 6.98   Max: 34.22
Current: 17.57

6.98
34.22
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 180.42
SWMAF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 124.91 vs. SWMAF: 180.42 )
SWMAF' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 23.43   Max: 211.84
Current: 180.42

23.43
211.84
Revenue Growth (%) 1.70
SWMAF's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. SWMAF: 1.70 )
SWMAF' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 28
Current: 1.7

0.7
28
EBITDA Growth (%) 1.40
SWMAF's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 55 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. SWMAF: 1.40 )
SWMAF' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -13   Max: 47.9
Current: 1.4

-13
47.9
EPS Growth (%) 1.30
SWMAF's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 55 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. SWMAF: 1.30 )
SWMAF' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -27.8   Max: 61.5
Current: 1.3

-27.8
61.5
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 18.50
SWMAF's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
89% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 21.30 vs. SWMAF: 18.50 )
SWMAF' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.85   Max: 54.85
Current: 18.5

11.85
54.85
P/S 3.72
SWMAF's P/S is ranked higher than
80% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 3.86 vs. SWMAF: 3.72 )
SWMAF' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.78   Max: 9.17
Current: 3.72

1.78
9.17
PFCF 17.97
SWMAF's PFCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 22.18 vs. SWMAF: 17.97 )
SWMAF' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.84   Max: 27.21
Current: 17.97

10.84
27.21
EV-to-EBIT 14.71
SWMAF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 14.22 vs. SWMAF: 14.71 )
SWMAF' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 11.4   Max: 39.1
Current: 14.71

11.4
39.1
PEG 2.64
SWMAF's PEG is ranked higher than
86% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 4.42 vs. SWMAF: 2.64 )
SWMAF' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 14.8
Current: 2.64

0.39
14.8
Shiller P/E 17.56
SWMAF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
95% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 25.51 vs. SWMAF: 17.56 )
SWMAF' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 13.87   Max: 31.92
Current: 17.56

13.87
31.92
Current Ratio 1.18
SWMAF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. SWMAF: 1.18 )
SWMAF' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 2.96
Current: 1.18

0.83
2.96
Quick Ratio 1.18
SWMAF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. SWMAF: 1.18 )
SWMAF' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 2.96
Current: 1.18

0.51
2.96

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.44
SWMAF's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
59% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 3.79 vs. SWMAF: 3.44 )
SWMAF' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.56   Max: 3.37
Current: 3.44

1.56
3.37
Dividend Payout 0.56
SWMAF's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
92% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. SWMAF: 0.56 )
SWMAF' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 2.23
Current: 0.56

1.2
2.23
Dividend growth (3y) 15.40
SWMAF's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
90% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. SWMAF: 15.40 )
SWMAF' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 15.4
Current: 15.4

0
15.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.95
SWMAF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
65% of the 51 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 6.63 vs. SWMAF: 4.95 )
SWMAF' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.27   Max: 4.91
Current: 4.95

2.27
4.91
Share Buyback Rate 4.10
SWMAF's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. SWMAF: 4.10 )
SWMAF' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 8.1   Max: -0.2
Current: 4.1

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.95
SWMAF's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
84% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. SWMAF: 1.95 )
SWMAF' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 2.04
Current: 1.95

1.02
2.04
Price/Median PS Value 1.15
SWMAF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. SWMAF: 1.15 )
SWMAF' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 2.7
Current: 1.15

0.35
2.7
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.38
SWMAF's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. SWMAF: 3.38 )
SWMAF' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 3.26
Current: 3.38

0.55
3.26
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.80
SWMAF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
77% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. SWMAF: 6.80 )
SWMAF' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.6   Max: 8.7
Current: 6.8

2.6
8.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 9.19
SWMAF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
81% of the 47 Companies
in the Global Tobacco industry.

( Industry Median: 10.61 vs. SWMAF: 9.19 )
SWMAF' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -9   Max: 40
Current: 9.19

-9
40

Business Description

Industry: Tobacco Products » Tobacco
Compare:BTI, MO, PM, ITYBY, LO » details
Traded in other countries:SWMA.Sweden, 0GO4.UK, SWM.Germany
Swedish Match AB develops, manufactures, markets, and sells quality products with the product areas Snus and snuff, Other tobacco products (cigars and chewing tobacco), and Lights (matches and lighters). The Company sells products across the globe, with production units in six countries. The largest markets are in Scandinavia, the US, and Brazil. Its well known brands include General snus, Longhorn moist snuff, White Owl cigars, Red Man chewing tobacco, Fiat Lux matches, and Cricket lighters. In Sweden, the Group has an independent distribution company. The Company's operations include the product areas Snus and snuff, Other tobacco products (cigars and chewing tobacco) and Lights (matches and lighters). The Company's reportable segments are Snus and snuff, Other tobacco products, Lights, and Other operations. Snus and snuff are smokeless tobacco products that are produced and sold primarily in Sweden, Norway and the US. Sweden is the world's largest snus market measured by per capita consumption. Some of the known brands include General, Ettan, Grov, Göteborgs Rapé, Catch, Kaliber, and Kronan in Sweden, General, Nick and Johnny, and The Lab in Norway, and Longhorn, Timber Wolf, and General in the US. Other tobacco products represent cigars and chewing tobacco manufactured and sold on the US market. Some of the well known brands as White Owl, Garcia y Vega, and Game by Garcia y Vega. S, Red Man and Southern Pride. Lights include manufacturing and distribution of matches and lighters. The Group's main brand for disposable lighters is Cricket. Other operations are primarily the distribution of tobacco products on the Swedish market and corporate overhead costs. The Company sells its products through supermarkets, convenience stores, tobacconists, and gasoline stations. Other important channels include bars and restaurants, as well as Scandinavian Travel Retail outlets, such as airports and ferries.

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