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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.03
WWAV's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
59% of the 2139 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. WWAV: 0.03 )
WWAV' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.21
Current: 0.03

0.03
0.21
Equity to Asset 0.32
WWAV's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
50% of the 2050 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. WWAV: 0.32 )
WWAV' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 0.54
Current: 0.32

0.32
0.54
Interest Coverage 7.21
WWAV's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
54% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.52 vs. WWAV: 7.21 )
WWAV' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 7.21   Max: 19.2
Current: 7.21

7.21
19.2
Z-Score: 3.48
WACC vs ROIC
13.74%
7.92%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 7.76
WWAV's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 2147 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.86 vs. WWAV: 7.76 )
WWAV' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 6.19   Max: 8.67
Current: 7.76

6.19
8.67
Net-margin (%) 4.08
WWAV's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 2148 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. WWAV: 4.08 )
WWAV' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 3.9   Max: 5.3
Current: 4.08

3.9
5.3
ROE (%) 13.61
WWAV's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2123 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 8.55 vs. WWAV: 13.61 )
WWAV' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 11.34   Max: 13.76
Current: 13.61

11.34
13.76
ROA (%) 4.64
WWAV's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 2169 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. WWAV: 4.64 )
WWAV' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 4.45   Max: 5.32
Current: 4.64

4.45
5.32
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 30.17
WWAV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2160 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 13.13 vs. WWAV: 30.17 )
WWAV' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 24.4   Max: 57.17
Current: 30.17

24.4
57.17
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

WWAV Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 382,580 sh (+112.07%)
Steven Cohen 23,953 sh (+103.27%)
Mario Gabelli 116,386 sh (+23.75%)
RS Investment Management 880,020 sh (+17.63%)
John Paulson 1,602,500 sh (+0.16%)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,788 sh (-21.23%)
Louis Moore Bacon 125,000 sh (-37.50%)
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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%)
John Paulson 1,602,501 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 112,437 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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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 57.40
WWAV's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
60% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 35.20 vs. WWAV: 57.40 )
WWAV' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 23.41   Max: 59.28
Current: 57.4

23.41
59.28
Forward P/E 34.72
WWAV's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
73% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. WWAV: 34.72 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 58.50
WWAV's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
65% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 35.00 vs. WWAV: 58.50 )
WWAV' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 23.41   Max: 59.44
Current: 58.5

23.41
59.44
P/B 7.60
WWAV's P/B is ranked lower than
56% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. WWAV: 7.60 )
WWAV' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.12   Max: 7.6
Current: 7.6

3.12
7.6
P/S 2.35
WWAV's P/S is ranked lower than
56% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. WWAV: 2.35 )
WWAV' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.08   Max: 2.4
Current: 2.35

1.08
2.4
POCF 28.68
WWAV's POCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 23.29 vs. WWAV: 28.68 )
WWAV' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 12.27   Max: 29.16
Current: 28.68

12.27
29.16
EV-to-EBIT 35.15
WWAV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
67% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 23.50 vs. WWAV: 35.15 )
WWAV' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 17.6   Max: 40
Current: 35.15

17.6
40
Current Ratio 1.10
WWAV's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 2087 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. WWAV: 1.10 )
WWAV' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 1.58
Current: 1.1

1.1
1.58
Quick Ratio 0.66
WWAV's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 2085 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. WWAV: 0.66 )
WWAV' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 1.04
Current: 0.66

0.66
1.04
Days Inventory 30.02
WWAV's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
91% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 81.70 vs. WWAV: 30.02 )
WWAV' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 29.91   Max: 34.08
Current: 30.02

29.91
34.08
Days Sales Outstanding 20.47
WWAV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
89% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 57.78 vs. WWAV: 20.47 )
WWAV' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 16.83   Max: 21.09
Current: 20.47

16.83
21.09

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Median PS Value 1.40
WWAV's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. WWAV: 1.40 )
WWAV' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 1.07
Current: 1.4

0.62
1.07
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.90
WWAV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
57% of the 2124 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. WWAV: 2.90 )
WWAV' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.5   Max: 5.7
Current: 2.9

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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