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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 0.05
WWAV's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
55% of the 1522 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. WWAV: 0.05 )
WWAV' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.05

Equity to Asset 0.34
WWAV's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
50% of the 1520 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. WWAV: 0.34 )
WWAV' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.04   Max: 0.54
Current: 0.34

-0.04
0.54
Interest Coverage 8.73
WWAV's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
59% of the 978 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.03 vs. WWAV: 8.73 )
WWAV' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 8.73   Max: 19.2
Current: 8.73

8.73
19.2
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 3.12
M-Score: -2.43
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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Operating margin (%) 6.51
WWAV's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1531 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.98 vs. WWAV: 6.51 )
WWAV' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 6.19   Max: 8.67
Current: 6.51

6.19
8.67
Net-margin (%) 3.70
WWAV's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1532 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.16 vs. WWAV: 3.70 )
WWAV' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 3.9   Max: 5.3
Current: 3.7

3.9
5.3
ROE (%) 11.45
WWAV's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1523 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 8.29 vs. WWAV: 11.45 )
WWAV' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 11.34   Max: 18.91
Current: 11.45

11.34
18.91
ROA (%) 4.28
WWAV's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1537 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.09 vs. WWAV: 4.28 )
WWAV' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 4.45   Max: 10.19
Current: 4.28

4.45
10.19
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 25.44
WWAV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1535 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 13.61 vs. WWAV: 25.44 )
WWAV' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 24.4   Max: 56.06
Current: 25.44

24.4
56.06
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

WWAV Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 275,000 sh (New)
John Paulson 1,600,000 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 96,100 sh (+136.13%)
RS Investment Management 673,720 sh (+7.81%)
David Tepper Sold Out
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Q4 2013

WWAV Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 11,784 sh (New)
Jim Simons 180,400 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,773 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 748,120 sh (+11.04%)
John Paulson 1,600,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 94,049 sh (-2.13%)
Louis Moore Bacon 200,000 sh (-27.27%)
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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 (-37.5%)
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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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with WWAV

(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
Mario Gabelli 2014-03-31 Add 23.75%$22.57 - $30.04 $ 3741%116386
John Paulson 2013-09-30 New Buy0.21%$16.71 - $20.18 $ 3795%1600000
David Tepper 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.05%$16.71 - $20.18 $ 3795%0
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Add 136.13%0.01%$16.71 - $20.18 $ 3795%96100
Mario Gabelli 2013-06-30 Add 21.83%$15.78 - $19.19 $ 37116%40698
David Tepper 2013-06-30 Reduce -47.48%$15.78 - $19.19 $ 37116%206188
John Keeley 2013-06-30 Sold Out $15.78 - $19.19 $ 37116%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Sold Out $15.78 - $19.19 $ 37116%0
Ron Baron 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$14.85 - $17.64 $ 37127%0
Ron Baron 2012-12-31 New Buy0.02%$14.31 - $16.75 $ 37137%200000
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 59.20
WWAV's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1632 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 22.20 vs. WWAV: 59.20 )
WWAV' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 19.96   Max: 60.18
Current: 59.2

19.96
60.18
P/B 6.12
WWAV's P/B is ranked lower than
51% of the 1632 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. WWAV: 6.12 )
WWAV' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.12   Max: 6.22
Current: 6.12

3.12
6.22
P/S 2.17
WWAV's P/S is ranked higher than
56% of the 1632 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. WWAV: 2.17 )
WWAV' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 2.21
Current: 2.17

1.01
2.21
PFCF 245.27
WWAV's PFCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 1632 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 93.41 vs. WWAV: 245.27 )
WWAV' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 17.61   Max: 249.13
Current: 245.27

17.61
249.13
EV-to-EBIT 38.52
WWAV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
62% of the 1632 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 18.42 vs. WWAV: 38.52 )
WWAV' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 17.7   Max: 40.5
Current: 38.52

17.7
40.5
Current Ratio 1.12
WWAV's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 1529 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. WWAV: 1.12 )
WWAV' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 1.58
Current: 1.12

1.12
1.58
Quick Ratio 0.71
WWAV's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 1529 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. WWAV: 0.71 )
WWAV' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 1.04
Current: 0.71

0.71
1.04

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 1.48
WWAV's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 1632 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. WWAV: 1.48 )
WWAV' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 1.3
Current: 1.48

0.71
1.3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.60
WWAV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1489 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. WWAV: 2.60 )
WWAV' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.5   Max: 5.7
Current: 2.6

2.5
5.7

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods
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Traded in other countries:WIW.Germany
WhiteWave Foods Company was incorporated on July 17, 2012 as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dean Foods to acquire the capital stock of WWF Operating Company ("WWF Opco"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dean Foods. The Company operates as 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's plant-based food and beverage products, which include soy-, almond-, coconut-, hazelnut-, rice-, and oat-based choices, feature various flavorful offerings with nutritional qualities that consumers desire. Its product portfolio in the United States includes Silk soymilk, Silk PureAlmond almondmilk, Silk PureCoconut coconutmilk, Silk Fruit & Protein, and Silk Live! soy yogurt. In Europe, its product portfolio under its Alpro and Provamel brands includes soy, hazelnut, almond, rice, and oat milks, as well as desserts, cream, margarine, and meat-free foods.
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