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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
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
WMK's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. WMK: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
WMK' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.18  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.73
WMK's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
89% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. WMK: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
WMK' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 0.77 Max: 0.89
Current: 0.73
0.72
0.89
Interest Coverage No Debt
WMK's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
98% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.93 vs. WMK: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WMK' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9999.99  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 6.02
M-Score: -2.79
WACC vs ROIC
7.03%
7.42%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 3.03
WMK's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. WMK: 3.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
WMK' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.79  Med: 3.93 Max: 4.7
Current: 3.03
2.79
4.7
Net-margin (%) 2.02
WMK's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. WMK: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
WMK' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.94  Med: 2.56 Max: 3.05
Current: 2.02
1.94
3.05
ROE (%) 6.66
WMK's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.82 vs. WMK: 6.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WMK' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.52  Med: 9.19 Max: 10.79
Current: 6.66
6.52
10.79
ROA (%) 4.87
WMK's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. WMK: 4.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WMK' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.72  Med: 7.07 Max: 8.28
Current: 4.87
4.72
8.28
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.31
WMK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.02 vs. WMK: 10.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
WMK' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.96  Med: 15.53 Max: 18.71
Current: 10.31
9.96
18.71
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.30
WMK's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. WMK: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WMK' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 4.15 Max: 15.2
Current: 0.3
0.3
15.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -4.90
WMK's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. WMK: -4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WMK' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.6  Med: 4.70 Max: 12.4
Current: -4.9
-5.6
12.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -10.00
WMK's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. WMK: -10.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WMK' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10  Med: 2.10 Max: 17.3
Current: -10
-10
17.3
» WMK's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

WMK Guru Trades in Q1 2015

James Barrow 8,913 sh (New)
Jim Simons 524,400 sh (+0.08%)
Mario Gabelli 77,100 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,637,033 sh (-2.16%)
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Q2 2015

WMK Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Joel Greenblatt 28,608 sh (New)
James Barrow 20,878 sh (+134.24%)
Jim Simons 537,800 sh (+2.56%)
Chuck Royce 1,644,663 sh (+0.47%)
Mario Gabelli 77,100 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2015

WMK Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Joel Greenblatt 68,227 sh (+138.49%)
James Barrow 37,950 sh (+81.77%)
Jim Simons 566,800 sh (+5.39%)
Mario Gabelli 76,500 sh (-0.78%)
Chuck Royce 1,572,838 sh (-4.37%)
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Q4 2015

WMK Guru Trades in Q4 2015

James Barrow 60,487 sh (+59.39%)
Jim Simons 581,800 sh (+2.65%)
Mario Gabelli 76,500 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,556,638 sh (-1.03%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 18.30
WMK's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
55% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 19.10 vs. WMK: 18.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
WMK' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.78  Med: 17.63 Max: 26.76
Current: 18.3
11.78
26.76
Forward P/E 8.71
WMK's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.38 vs. WMK: 8.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 18.30
WMK's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
60% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.10 vs. WMK: 18.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
WMK' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.78  Med: 17.63 Max: 26.76
Current: 18.3
11.78
26.76
P/B 1.20
WMK's P/B is ranked higher than
61% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. WMK: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WMK' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 1.46 Max: 2.03
Current: 1.2
0.96
2.03
P/S 0.37
WMK's P/S is ranked higher than
55% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. WMK: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WMK' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.42 Max: 0.56
Current: 0.37
0.26
0.56
PFCF 22.63
WMK's PFCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 375 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.50 vs. WMK: 22.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
WMK' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.92  Med: 28.66 Max: 567.75
Current: 22.63
9.92
567.75
POCF 7.98
WMK's POCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.85 vs. WMK: 7.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WMK' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.24  Med: 8.82 Max: 15.64
Current: 7.98
5.24
15.64
EV-to-EBIT 11.41
WMK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
65% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.51 vs. WMK: 11.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WMK' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.5  Med: 10.50 Max: 17.6
Current: 11.41
6.5
17.6
EV-to-EBITDA 6.31
WMK's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
84% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 9.90 vs. WMK: 6.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WMK' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 6.60 Max: 8.9
Current: 6.31
3.9
8.9
PEG 36.60
WMK's PEG is ranked lower than
94% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. WMK: 36.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
WMK' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 3.98 Max: 197.78
Current: 36.6
1.3
197.78
Shiller P/E 15.33
WMK's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
63% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 19.32 vs. WMK: 15.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
WMK' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.77  Med: 16.92 Max: 22.34
Current: 15.33
10.77
22.34
Current Ratio 2.11
WMK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. WMK: 2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WMK' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.68  Med: 2.12 Max: 6.08
Current: 2.11
1.68
6.08
Quick Ratio 0.97
WMK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. WMK: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WMK' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.93 Max: 4.7
Current: 0.97
0.47
4.7
Days Inventory 40.68
WMK's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
52% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 40.02 vs. WMK: 40.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WMK' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.45  Med: 41.13 Max: 45.52
Current: 40.68
38.45
45.52
Days Sales Outstanding 8.92
WMK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
61% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.10 vs. WMK: 8.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WMK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.3  Med: 7.35 Max: 9.29
Current: 8.92
6.3
9.29
Days Payable 23.68
WMK's Days Payable is ranked lower than
83% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 47.18 vs. WMK: 23.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
WMK' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.34  Med: 23.72 Max: 26.12
Current: 23.68
19.34
26.12

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.08
WMK's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
70% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. WMK: 3.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
WMK' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.24  Med: 2.89 Max: 4.87
Current: 3.08
2.24
4.87
Dividend Payout 0.56
WMK's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
66% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. WMK: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
WMK' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.51 Max: 1.04
Current: 0.56
0.33
1.04
Dividend Growth (3y) 0.80
WMK's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
70% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. WMK: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
WMK' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.20 Max: 5
Current: 0.8
0
5
Forward Dividend Yield 3.08
WMK's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
70% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. WMK: 3.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.22
WMK's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
59% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. WMK: 3.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
WMK' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.34  Med: 3.01 Max: 5.09
Current: 3.22
2.34
5.09

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 9.35
WMK's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
60% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.73 vs. WMK: 9.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
WMK' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.64  Med: 7.23 Max: 18.56
Current: 9.35
2.64
18.56
Price/Tangible Book 1.26
WMK's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
73% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. WMK: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
WMK' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.29  Med: 1.64 Max: 2.04
Current: 1.26
1.29
2.04
Price/Projected FCF 0.98
WMK's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
68% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. WMK: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
WMK' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.05 Max: 1.69
Current: 0.98
0.7
1.69
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 1.71
WMK's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
69% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. WMK: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 0.88
WMK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. WMK: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WMK' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.14 Max: 2.16
Current: 0.88
0.81
2.16
Price/Graham Number 1.02
WMK's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
73% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. WMK: 1.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
WMK' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 1.14 Max: 1.43
Current: 1.02
0.86
1.43
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.80
WMK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. WMK: 8.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WMK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.7  Med: 9.55 Max: 15.4
Current: 8.8
5.7
15.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 1.80
WMK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. WMK: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
WMK' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 7.45 Max: 15.4
Current: 1.8
1.3
15.4

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $2828
EPS $ 2.13
Beta0.72
Short Percentage of Float2.36%
52-Week Range $37.14 - 51.91
Shares Outstanding(Mil)26.90

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Defensive » Grocery Stores
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Weis Markets Inc is a Pennsylvania company founded in 1912 and incorporated in 1924. The company is engaged in the retail sale of food in Pennsylvania and surrounding states. Its retail food stores sell groceries, dairy products, frozen foods, meats, seafood, fresh produce, floral, pharmacy services, deli products, prepared foods, bakery products, beer and wine, fuel and general merchandise items, such as health and beauty care and household products. It owns and operates 166 retail food stores. At the end of 2013, Weis Markets, Inc. operated 25 stores in Maryland, 4 stores in New Jersey, 11 stores in New York, 122 stores in Pennsylvania and 2 stores in West Virginia, for a total of 164 retail food stores operating under the Weis Markets trade name. Weis Markets, Inc. also operated one Save-A-Lot retail food store in Pennsylvania. The Company advertises its products and promotes its brand through weekly newspaper circulars; radio and television ads; e-mail blasts; and on-line via its website, social media and mobile applications. Printed circulars are used extensively on a weekly basis to advertise featured items. The trademarks of the Company include Weis, Weis 2 Go, Weis Wonder Chicken, Price Freeze, Weis Gas-n-Go and Healthy Bites. The Company is subject to federal, state and local laws and regulations.
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