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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.02
WWAV's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
98% of the 1404 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. WWAV: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
WWAV' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.12 Max: N/A
Current: 0.02
Equity to Asset 0.32
WWAV's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
80% of the 1238 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. WWAV: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
WWAV' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.04  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.54
Current: 0.32
-0.04
0.54
Interest Coverage 7.21
WWAV's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
70% of the 777 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 26.11 vs. WWAV: 7.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WWAV' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 7.21  Med: 11.86 Max: 19.2
Current: 7.21
7.21
19.2
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 3.71
M-Score: -2.51
WACC vs ROIC
13.79%
7.59%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 8.03
WWAV's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1401 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.58 vs. WWAV: 8.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
WWAV' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 6.19  Med: 7.76 Max: 8.67
Current: 8.03
6.19
8.67
Net-margin (%) 4.01
WWAV's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1404 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.11 vs. WWAV: 4.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
WWAV' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 3.9  Med: 4.34 Max: 5.3
Current: 4.01
3.9
5.3
ROE (%) 13.40
WWAV's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1384 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.86 vs. WWAV: 13.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WWAV' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 11.34  Med: 12.80 Max: 18.91
Current: 13.4
11.34
18.91
ROA (%) 4.36
WWAV's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. WWAV: 4.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WWAV' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 4.45  Med: 5.14 Max: 10.19
Current: 4.36
4.45
10.19
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 28.35
WWAV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1413 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 10.96 vs. WWAV: 28.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
WWAV' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 25  Med: 29.90 Max: 56.02
Current: 28.35
25
56.02
» WWAV's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

WWAV Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 1,131,800 sh (+805.44%)
RS Investment Management 1,672,748 sh (+90.08%)
Jim Simons 697,500 sh (+82.31%)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,984 sh (+8.09%)
John Paulson 1,602,500 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 115,144 sh (-1.07%)
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Q3 2014

WWAV Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Caxton Associates 180,000 sh (New)
Ron Baron 55,904 sh (New)
John Paulson 1,602,501 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 112,437 sh (-2.35%)
RS Investment Management 1,263,838 sh (-24.45%)
Jim Simons 505,801 sh (-27.48%)
Louis Moore Bacon 804,269 sh (-28.94%)
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Q4 2014

WWAV Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 5,734 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 94,700 sh (New)
Ron Baron 97,904 sh (+75.13%)
Caxton Associates 235,000 sh (+30.56%)
Mario Gabelli 112,437 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 1,602,501 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 495,000 sh (-38.45%)
RS Investment Management 635,875 sh (-49.69%)
Jim Simons 240,900 sh (-52.37%)
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Q1 2015

WWAV Guru Trades in Q1 2015

John Paulson 1,602,500 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 97,904 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 106,425 sh (-5.35%)
Jim Simons 158,900 sh (-34.04%)
Louis Moore Bacon 247,500 sh (-50.00%)
Caxton Associates 100,000 sh (-57.45%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 61.78
WWAV's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
85% of the 1075 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 21.00 vs. WWAV: 61.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
WWAV' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 19.96  Med: 43.72 Max: 63.01
Current: 61.78
19.96
63.01
Forward P/E 36.50
WWAV's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
87% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 16.50 vs. WWAV: 36.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 62.20
WWAV's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
85% of the 1071 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 21.20 vs. WWAV: 62.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
WWAV' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 19.96  Med: 43.83 Max: 63.16
Current: 62.2
19.96
63.16
P/B 7.95
WWAV's P/B is ranked lower than
91% of the 1341 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. WWAV: 7.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WWAV' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.12  Med: 4.86 Max: 8.1
Current: 7.95
3.12
8.1
P/S 2.49
WWAV's P/S is ranked lower than
77% of the 1383 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. WWAV: 2.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WWAV' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.01  Med: 1.75 Max: 2.53
Current: 2.49
1.01
2.53
POCF 31.17
WWAV's POCF is ranked lower than
80% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 13.37 vs. WWAV: 31.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WWAV' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 9.85  Med: 20.70 Max: 31.78
Current: 31.17
9.85
31.78
EV-to-EBIT 36.74
WWAV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
80% of the 1096 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.70 vs. WWAV: 36.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WWAV' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 17.7  Med: 30.00 Max: 40
Current: 36.74
17.7
40
Current Ratio 1.14
WWAV's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 1270 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. WWAV: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WWAV' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 1.32 Max: 1.58
Current: 1.14
1.1
1.58
Quick Ratio 0.67
WWAV's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 1269 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. WWAV: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WWAV' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.66  Med: 0.77 Max: 1.13
Current: 0.67
0.66
1.13
Days Inventory 31.46
WWAV's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
79% of the 1358 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 63.59 vs. WWAV: 31.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WWAV' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 17.34  Med: 31.79 Max: 34.08
Current: 31.46
17.34
34.08
Days Sales Outstanding 22.03
WWAV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
73% of the 1088 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 38.42 vs. WWAV: 22.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WWAV' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 16.83  Med: 19.43 Max: 21.09
Current: 22.03
16.83
21.09

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Median PS Value 1.42
WWAV's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
72% of the 1272 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. WWAV: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WWAV' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.6  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.29
Current: 1.42
0.6
1.29
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.70
WWAV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1376 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. WWAV: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WWAV' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.5  Med: 3.30 Max: 5.7
Current: 2.7
2.5
5.7

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods
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Traded in other countries:WIW.Germany,
The Whitewave Foods Company was incorporated under the laws of the State of Delaware on July 17, 2012. It is a consumer packaged food and beverage company. The Company manufactures, markets, distributes and sells branded plant-based foods and beverages, coffee creamers and beverages, and premium dairy products throughout North America and Europe. The Company operates in two geographical segments including; North America segment and Europe Segment. The Company's North America segment, Company offers products in the plant-based foods and beverages, coffee creamers and beverages, premium dairy and organic greens and produce categories throughout North America. Its brands distributed in North America include; Silk plant-based foods and beverages, International Delight and LAND O LAKES coffee creamers and beverages, and Horizon Organic premium dairy products. The Company's Europe segment offers plant-based foods and beverages throughout Europe. Its brands include; Alpro and Provamel. The Company's products are sold across North America and Europe to a variety of customers, including grocery stores, mass merchandisers, club stores, convenience stores, and health food stores, as well as through various away-from-home channels, including restaurants and food service outlets. The Company faces competition from manufacturers of private label products, as well as manufacturers of other branded food products. Its Competitors include; consumer packaged foods companies such as Group Danone, General Mills, Inc., Kraft Foods Group, Inc., and Nestle S.A. It also competes with natural and organic consumer packaged foods companies such as The Hain Celestial Group, Inc., Annie's Inc., and Organic Valley. The Company's activities, both in and outside of the United States, are subject to extensive regulation; and are regulated by,among other federal and state authorities, the U.S. FDA, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission ("FTC"), and the U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, and Labor.
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