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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 0.43
TSN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
58% of the 1425 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. TSN: 0.43 )
TSN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.48
Current: 0.43

0.01
0.48
Equity to Asset 0.53
TSN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
67% of the 1414 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. TSN: 0.53 )
TSN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 0.53
Current: 0.53

0.32
0.53
Interest Coverage 9.48
TSN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
59% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 16.21 vs. TSN: 9.48 )
TSN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.47   Max: 9.48
Current: 9.48

1.47
9.48
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 5.74
M-Score: -2.65
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 4.00
TSN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1410 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.72 vs. TSN: 4.00 )
TSN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.81   Max: 8.56
Current: 4

-0.81
8.56
Net-margin (%) 2.26
TSN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1411 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.99 vs. TSN: 2.26 )
TSN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.05   Max: 3.98
Current: 2.26

-2.05
3.98
ROE (%) 12.55
TSN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1393 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 7.25 vs. TSN: 12.55 )
TSN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -12.44   Max: 15.1
Current: 12.55

-12.44
15.1
ROA (%) 6.39
TSN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1408 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.78 vs. TSN: 6.39 )
TSN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5.16   Max: 7.25
Current: 6.39

-5.16
7.25
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 22.86
TSN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1406 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 15.04 vs. TSN: 22.86 )
TSN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -4.16   Max: 30.1
Current: 22.86

-4.16
30.1
Revenue Growth (%) 7.70
TSN's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1092 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. TSN: 7.70 )
TSN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -1   Max: 29.6
Current: 7.7

-1
29.6
EBITDA Growth (%) -1.10
TSN's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 973 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. TSN: -1.10 )
TSN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -26.8   Max: 83.2
Current: -1.1

-26.8
83.2
EPS Growth (%) 3.90
TSN's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. TSN: 3.90 )
TSN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -52.2   Max: 101.7
Current: 3.9

-52.2
101.7
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

TSN Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 200,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 3,826,507 sh (+145.83%)
Paul Tudor Jones 463,500 sh (+97.32%)
Scott Black 370,977 sh (+17.85%)
John Buckingham 273,468 sh (+0.97%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 15,770 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
David Dreman 129,250 sh (-4.33%)
NWQ Managers 1,371,542 sh (-13.33%)
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Q3 2013

TSN Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Ray Dalio 52,300 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 153,600 sh (New)
Chris Davis 340,000 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 51,599 sh (New)
John Burbank 75,434 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,336,100 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 275,153 sh (New)
Scott Black 391,347 sh (+5.49%)
John Buckingham 274,863 sh (+0.51%)
Paul Tudor Jones 80,000 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 448,200 sh (-3.3%)
Steven Cohen 830,488 sh (-78.3%)
NWQ Managers 25,156 sh (-98.17%)
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Q4 2013

TSN Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 3,609,500 sh (+170.15%)
Pioneer Investments 323,478 sh (+110.6%)
Jeremy Grantham 98,699 sh (+91.28%)
Joel Greenblatt 447,665 sh (+62.7%)
John Buckingham 276,801 sh (+0.71%)
NWQ Managers 25,156 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 177,400 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Scott Black 383,227 sh (-2.07%)
John Burbank 64,789 sh (-14.11%)
Chris Davis 292,010 sh (-14.11%)
Steven Cohen 74,610 sh (-91.02%)
Paul Tudor Jones 40,000 sh (-91.08%)
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Q1 2014

TSN Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Scott Black 327,070 sh (-14.65%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with TSN

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Scott Black 2014-03-31 Reduce -14.65%0.21%$33.17 - $43.15 $ 43.2515%327070
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 62.7%0.14%$27.56 - $33.97 $ 43.2542%447665
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$27.56 - $33.97 $ 43.2542%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 New Buy0.25%$26.03 - $31.83 $ 43.2549%275153
David Dreman 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.11%$26.03 - $31.83 $ 43.2549%0
John Burbank 2013-09-30 New Buy0.07%$26.03 - $31.83 $ 43.2549%75434
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 New Buy0.01%$26.03 - $31.83 $ 43.2549%52300
Scott Black 2013-06-30 Add 17.85%0.17%$23.26 - $25.88 $ 43.2575%370977
Scott Black 2013-03-31 Add 699.49%0.87%$19.4 - $24.82 $ 43.2590%314777
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.2%$19.4 - $24.82 $ 43.2590%0
David Dreman 2013-03-31 New Buy0.09%$19.4 - $24.82 $ 43.2590%135100
Charles Brandes 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.07%$19.4 - $24.82 $ 43.2590%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 18.30
TSN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.30 vs. TSN: 18.30 )
TSN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.86   Max: 83.75
Current: 18.3

6.86
83.75
P/B 2.36
TSN's P/B is ranked higher than
52% of the 1342 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. TSN: 2.36 )
TSN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 2.36
Current: 2.36

0.31
2.36
P/S 0.45
TSN's P/S is ranked higher than
75% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. TSN: 0.45 )
TSN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.45
Current: 0.45

0.06
0.45
PFCF 16.76
TSN's PFCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 827 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.20 vs. TSN: 16.76 )
TSN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.74   Max: 236.75
Current: 16.76

4.74
236.75
EV-to-EBIT 11.13
TSN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 1248 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 15.40 vs. TSN: 11.13 )
TSN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.4   Max: 566.1
Current: 11.13

4.4
566.1
PEG 0.41
TSN's PEG is ranked higher than
93% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. TSN: 0.41 )
TSN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 3.89
Current: 0.41

0.35
3.89
Shiller P/E 38.70
TSN's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
56% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 20.43 vs. TSN: 38.70 )
TSN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.66   Max: 134.33
Current: 38.7

7.66
134.33

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 0.60
TSN's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
88% of the 1039 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. TSN: 0.60 )
TSN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 3.27
Current: 0.6

0.52
3.27
Dividend Payout 0.13
TSN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
95% of the 849 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. TSN: 0.13 )
TSN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 1.33
Current: 0.13

0.05
1.33
Dividend growth (3y) 7.70
TSN's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
80% of the 565 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. TSN: 7.70 )
TSN' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 23.6
Current: 7.7

0
23.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.75
TSN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
83% of the 1071 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. TSN: 0.75 )
TSN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 4.09
Current: 0.75

0.65
4.09
Share Buyback Rate 1.10
TSN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
90% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. TSN: 1.10 )
TSN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.1   Max: -17.2
Current: 1.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 3.50
TSN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
58% of the 1200 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. TSN: 3.50 )
TSN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.44   Max: 6.13
Current: 3.5

1.44
6.13
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.51
TSN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
67% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. TSN: 1.51 )
TSN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 2.78
Current: 1.51

0.38
2.78
Price/Median PS Value 2.06
TSN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
74% of the 1313 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. TSN: 2.06 )
TSN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 4.1
Current: 2.06

0.52
4.1
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.72
TSN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. TSN: 0.72 )
TSN' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 38.35
Current: 0.72

0.39
38.35
Price/Graham Number 1.63
TSN's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
57% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. TSN: 1.63 )
TSN' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 8.08
Current: 1.63

0.78
8.08
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.00
TSN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1309 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. TSN: 9.00 )
TSN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 22.6
Current: 9

0.2
22.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 30.69
TSN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
95% of the 888 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 7.11 vs. TSN: 30.69 )
TSN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -11.4   Max: 37
Current: 30.69

-11.4
37

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Farm Products
Compare:ADM, WLMIY, BRFS, IOIOF, BG » details
Traded in other countries:TF7A.Germany
Tyson Foods, Inc. commenced business in 1935, was incorporated in Arkansas in 1947, and was reincorporated in Delaware in 1986. The Company and its subsidiaries produce, distribute and market chicken, beef, pork, prepared foods and related allied products. It has engaged in a number of acquisitions, including the acquisition of IBP, inc. in 2001. In addition to being the processor and marketer of chicken, beef and pork products, it is also a publicly traded food company in the Fortune 500 with most recognized brand names in the food industry. The Company operates a totally integrated poultry production process. Through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Cobb-Vantress, it is the number one breeding stock supplier in the world. It invests in breeding stock research and development which allows the Company to breed into its flocks the natural characteristics found to be most desirable. It is also involved in the processing of live fed cattle and hogs and fabrication of dressed beef and pork carcasses into primal and sub-primal meat cuts, case-ready products and fully-cooked beef and pork products. It produces a range of fresh, value-added, frozen and refrigerated food products. The Company's products are marketed and sold to national and regional grocery retailers, regional grocery wholesalers, meat distributors, clubs and warehouse stores, military commissaries, industrial food processing companies, national and regional chain restaurants or its distributors, international export companies and domestic distributors who service restaurants, foodservice operations such as plant and school cafeterias, convenience stores, hospitals and other vendors. Chicken operations are involved in the processing of live chickens into fresh, frozen and value-added chicken products. Beef operations are involved in the processing of live fed cattle and fabrication of dressed beef carcasses into primal and sub-primal meat cuts and case-ready products. The Company's pork operations involve the processing of live market hogs and fabrication of pork carcasses into primal and sub-primal cuts and case-ready products. This segment also includes sales from allied products such as hides and different meats, as well as logistics operations to move products through the supply chain. Products are marketed domestically to food retailers, foodservice distributors, restaurant operators and noncommercial foodservice establishments such as schools, hotel chains, healthcare facilities, the military and other food processors, as well as to international markets. The raw materials used by the Company consist of live chickens that are raised by independent contract growers, live cattle and live swine. The raw materials used by the Company in its prepared foods operations are commodity based raw materials, including fresh and frozen chicken, beef and pork, corn, flour and frozen vegetables. The Company exported its products to more than 90 foreign countries in fiscal 2009. Expor

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