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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 0.05
TSN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
55% of the 1669 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. TSN: 0.05 )
TSN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.48
Current: 0.05

0.01
0.48
Equity to Asset 0.37
TSN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
53% of the 1655 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. TSN: 0.37 )
TSN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 0.51
Current: 0.37

0.32
0.51
Interest Coverage 10.83
TSN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
61% of the 1065 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 16.07 vs. TSN: 10.83 )
TSN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.46   Max: 10.83
Current: 10.83

1.46
10.83
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.85
M-Score: -1.88
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 3.81
TSN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1668 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.94 vs. TSN: 3.81 )
TSN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.81   Max: 8.56
Current: 3.81

-0.81
8.56
Net-margin (%) 2.30
TSN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1669 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.42 vs. TSN: 2.30 )
TSN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.01   Max: 3.98
Current: 2.3

-2.01
3.98
ROE (%) 12.52
TSN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1655 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 8.78 vs. TSN: 12.52 )
TSN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -11.47   Max: 16.39
Current: 12.52

-11.47
16.39
ROA (%) 6.01
TSN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1681 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.23 vs. TSN: 6.01 )
TSN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5.01   Max: 7.31
Current: 6.01

-5.01
7.31
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 22.07
TSN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1672 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 13.64 vs. TSN: 22.07 )
TSN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -4.02   Max: 30.09
Current: 22.07

-4.02
30.09
Revenue Growth (%) 6.70
TSN's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1474 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. TSN: 6.70 )
TSN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -1   Max: 30.2
Current: 6.7

-1
30.2
EBITDA Growth (%) 3.20
TSN's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1283 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. TSN: 3.20 )
TSN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -26.8   Max: 85.9
Current: 3.2

-26.8
85.9
EPS Growth (%) 6.40
TSN's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1134 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. TSN: 6.40 )
TSN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -52.2   Max: 101.7
Current: 6.4

-52.2
101.7
» TSN's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

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%)
Paul Tudor Jones 177,400 sh (unchged)
NWQ Managers 25,156 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%)
» More
Q1 2014

TSN Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 7,600 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 11,196 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 483,790 sh (+49.56%)
Joel Greenblatt 522,250 sh (+16.66%)
John Burbank 66,454 sh (+2.57%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
NWQ Managers Sold Out
Steven Cohen 63,808 sh (-14.48%)
Scott Black 327,070 sh (-14.65%)
Chris Davis 246,510 sh (-15.58%)
John Buckingham 161,280 sh (-41.73%)
Jeremy Grantham 24,300 sh (-75.38%)
Paul Tudor Jones 5,300 sh (-86.75%)
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Q2 2014

TSN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ray Dalio 24,515 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 100,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 89,700 sh (+1592.45%)
Louis Moore Bacon 159,625 sh (+1325.73%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,334,329 sh (+155.5%)
John Buckingham 163,341 sh (+1.28%)
Steven Cohen 2,447,600 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Chris Davis 222,810 sh (-9.61%)
Scott Black 241,882 sh (-26.05%)
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Q3 2014

TSN Guru Trades in Q3 2014

David Dreman 2,505 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 1,124,212 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 83,215 sh (+239.45%)
Paul Tudor Jones 284,188 sh (+216.82%)
Steven Cohen 7,422,400 sh (+203.25%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,607,880 sh (+20.5%)
Scott Black 244,397 sh (+1.04%)
John Buckingham 164,296 sh (+0.58%)
Caxton Associates 60,000 sh (-40%)
Louis Moore Bacon 60,000 sh (-62.41%)
Chris Davis 76,410 sh (-65.71%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with TSN

(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 2014-09-30 Add 20.5%0.11%$36.39 - $40.56 $ 42.2610%1607880
Chris Davis 2014-09-30 Reduce -65.71%0.02%$36.39 - $40.56 $ 42.2610%76410
Ray Dalio 2014-09-30 Add 239.45%0.02%$36.39 - $40.56 $ 42.2610%83215
David Dreman 2014-09-30 New Buy0.01%$36.39 - $40.56 $ 42.2610%2505
Scott Black 2014-06-30 Reduce -26.05%0.42%$35.15 - $43.45 $ 42.265%241882
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 155.5%0.38%$35.15 - $43.45 $ 42.265%1334329
John Burbank 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.08%$35.15 - $43.45 $ 42.265%0
Ray Dalio 2014-06-30 New Buy0.01%$35.15 - $43.45 $ 42.265%24515
Scott Black 2014-03-31 Reduce -14.65%0.21%$33.17 - $43.15 $ 42.2612%327070
NWQ Managers 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$33.17 - $43.15 $ 42.2612%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Add 62.7%0.14%$27.56 - $33.97 $ 42.2639%447665
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$27.56 - $33.97 $ 42.2639%0
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 17.60
TSN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 23.90 vs. TSN: 17.60 )
TSN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.86   Max: 83.75
Current: 17.6

6.86
83.75
P/B 1.67
TSN's P/B is ranked higher than
72% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. TSN: 1.67 )
TSN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 2.34
Current: 1.67

0.31
2.34
P/S 0.41
TSN's P/S is ranked higher than
85% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. TSN: 0.41 )
TSN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.44
Current: 0.41

0.06
0.44
PFCF 29.55
TSN's PFCF is ranked higher than
80% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 101.73 vs. TSN: 29.55 )
TSN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.43   Max: 157.83
Current: 29.55

4.43
157.83
EV-to-EBIT 16.52
TSN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
76% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.11 vs. TSN: 16.52 )
TSN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -228.6   Max: 566.1
Current: 16.52

-228.6
566.1
PEG 44.00
TSN's PEG is ranked higher than
80% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TSN: 44.00 )
TSN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 3.85
Current: 44

0.35
3.85
Shiller P/E 30.35
TSN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 58.70 vs. TSN: 30.35 )
TSN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.66   Max: 134.33
Current: 30.35

7.66
134.33
Current Ratio 1.64
TSN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 1676 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. TSN: 1.64 )
TSN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.36   Max: 2.64
Current: 1.64

1.36
2.64
Quick Ratio 0.78
TSN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 1676 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. TSN: 0.78 )
TSN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 1.19
Current: 0.78

0.56
1.19

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.71
TSN's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
84% of the 1247 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. TSN: 0.71 )
TSN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 3.27
Current: 0.71

0.57
3.27
Dividend Payout 0.13
TSN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
95% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.79 vs. TSN: 0.13 )
TSN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.91
Current: 0.13

0.05
0.91
Dividend growth (3y) 23.30
TSN's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
91% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. TSN: 23.30 )
TSN' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 23.6
Current: 23.3

0
23.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.47
TSN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1273 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. TSN: 1.47 )
TSN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 6.87
Current: 1.47

1.2
6.87
Share Buyback Rate 1.40
TSN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
89% of the 1052 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. TSN: 1.40 )
TSN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.4   Max: -17.2
Current: 1.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.21
TSN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.28 vs. TSN: 1.21 )
TSN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 2.04
Current: 1.21

0.51
2.04
Price/Median PS Value 1.78
TSN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. TSN: 1.78 )
TSN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 3.54
Current: 1.78

0.67
3.54
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.65
TSN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 1802 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. TSN: 1.65 )
TSN' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 5.55
Current: 1.65

0.39
5.55
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.10
TSN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1645 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. TSN: 6.10 )
TSN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 22.5
Current: 6.1

0.2
22.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 14.17
TSN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1252 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. TSN: 14.17 )
TSN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -12.1   Max: 37.8
Current: 14.17

-12.1
37.8

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Farm Products
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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 produces, distributes and markets chicken, beef, pork, prepared foods and related allied products. The Company operates a vertically integrated poultry production process. Its integrated operations consist of breeding stock, contract growers, feed production, processing, further-processing, marketing and transportation of chicken and related allied products, including animal and pet food ingredients. The Company also process live fed cattle and hogs and fabricate dressed beef and pork carcasses into primal and sub-primal meat cuts, case ready beef and pork and fully-cooked meats. The Company operates in four segments namely Chicken, Beef, Pork and Prepared Foods. Chicken operations include breeding and raising chickens, as well as processing live chickens into fresh, frozen and value-added chicken products and logistics operations to move products through the supply chain. Its products are marketed domestically to food retailers, foodservice distributors, restaurant operators, hotel chains and noncommercial foodservice establishments such as schools, healthcare facilities, the military and other food processors, as well as to international markets. Beef operations include processing live fed cattle and fabricating dressed beef carcasses into primal and sub-primal meat cuts and case-ready products. This segment also includes sales from allied products such as hides and variety meats, as well as logistics operations to move products through the supply chain. Products are marketed domestically to food retailers, foodservice distributors, restaurant operators, hotel chains and noncommercial foodservice establishments such as schools, healthcare facilities, the military and other food processors, as well as to international markets. Pork operations include processing live market hogs and fabricating pork carcasses into primal and sub-primal cuts and case-ready products. This segment also includes its live swine group, related allied product processing activities and logistics operations to move products through the supply chain. Products are marketed domestically to food retailers, foodservice distributors, restaurant operators, hotel chains and noncommercial foodservice establishments such as schools, healthcare facilities, the military and other food processors, as well as to international markets. The Prepared Foods operations include manufacturing and marketing frozen and refrigerated food products and logistics operations to move products through the supply chain. Products include pepperoni, bacon, beef and pork pizza toppings, pizza crusts, flour and corn tortilla products, appetizers, prepared meals, ethnic foods, soups, sauces, side dishes, meat dishes and processed meats. Products are marketed domestically to food retailers, foodservice distributors, restaurant opera

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