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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 0.86
CCU's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
50% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. CCU: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CCU' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.64 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.86
Equity-to-Asset 0.59
CCU's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
59% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. CCU: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CCU' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.53 Max: 0.69
Current: 0.59
0.41
0.69
Interest Coverage 12.25
CCU's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
57% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 21.79 vs. CCU: 12.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CCU' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.86  Med: 10.7 Max: 15.3
Current: 12.25
7.86
15.3
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 4.39
WACC vs ROIC
9.08%
13.24%
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 % 12.38
CCU's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
62% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 9.19 vs. CCU: 12.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
CCU' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.34  Med: 16.29 Max: 20.2
Current: 12.38
12.34
20.2
Net Margin % 7.56
CCU's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
57% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.61 vs. CCU: 7.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
CCU' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.56  Med: 11.63 Max: 16.49
Current: 7.56
7.56
16.49
ROE % 11.27
CCU's ROE % is ranked higher than
65% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.66 vs. CCU: 11.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
CCU' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.55  Med: 19.87 Max: 28.26
Current: 11.27
10.55
28.26
ROA % 6.63
CCU's ROA % is ranked higher than
66% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. CCU: 6.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
CCU' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.08  Med: 9.1 Max: 11.72
Current: 6.63
6.08
11.72
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 18.58
CCU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
56% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 16.12 vs. CCU: 18.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
CCU' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.58  Med: 24.67 Max: 34.48
Current: 18.58
18.58
34.48
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 6.80
CCU's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. CCU: 6.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
CCU' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.8  Med: 9.7 Max: 766.3
Current: 6.8
3.8
766.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -2.30
CCU's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
59% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. CCU: -2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
CCU' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.5  Med: 3.3 Max: 673
Current: -2.3
-5.5
673
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -3.40
CCU's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
63% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. CCU: -3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
CCU' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.1  Med: 3.65 Max: 34.2
Current: -3.4
-18.1
34.2
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-08-12 Est.)


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Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q2 2016

CCU Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jeremy Grantham 10,100 sh (New)
Jim Simons 373,400 sh (+74.00%)
First Eagle Investment 4,966,566 sh (+0.11%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 289,790 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 398,000 sh (-11.63%)
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Q3 2016

CCU Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 535,700 sh (+43.47%)
Jeremy Grantham 13,700 sh (+35.64%)
First Eagle Investment 4,982,758 sh (+0.33%)
Chuck Royce 398,000 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 286,670 sh (-1.08%)
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Q4 2016

CCU Guru Trades in Q4 2016

First Eagle Investment 6,121,825 sh (+22.86%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 286,670 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Chuck Royce 388,400 sh (-2.41%)
Jim Simons 71,300 sh (-86.69%)
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Q1 2017

CCU Guru Trades in Q1 2017

First Eagle Investment 6,390,711 sh (+4.39%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce 331,400 sh (-14.68%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 118,280 sh (-58.74%)
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Business Description

Industry: Beverages - Alcoholic » Beverages - Brewers    NAICS: 312111 
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Traded in other countries:CCU.Chile, CVU.Germany, CCU N.Mexico,
Headquarter Location:Chile
United Breweries Co Inc is a multi-category branded beverage company operating in Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay, Colombia and Bolivia. It also sells spirits and nonalcoholic beverages.

United Breweries is the largest brewer in Chile and the second-largest in Argentina. It also sells spirits and nonalcoholic beverages in both markets. The firm's Chile operations make up 64% of sales. International operations, including sales in Argentina, Colombia, Bolivia, Paraguay, and Uruguay, contribute 24% of sales, while the remainder (12%) comes from wine sales to domestic and export markets. In several markets, United Breweries maintains licenses to sell third-party beverages, such as Pepsi, Heineken, Coors, and Budweiser.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 27.26
CCU's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 22.92 vs. CCU: 27.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
CCU' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.7  Med: 14.82 Max: 29.18
Current: 27.26
7.7
29.18
Forward PE Ratio 19.92
CCU's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. CCU: 19.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 27.26
CCU's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
61% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 22.85 vs. CCU: 27.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
CCU' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.7  Med: 14.82 Max: 29.18
Current: 27.26
7.7
29.18
PB Ratio 2.99
CCU's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. CCU: 2.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CCU' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.81  Med: 2.59 Max: 4.21
Current: 2.99
1.81
4.21
PS Ratio 2.06
CCU's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. CCU: 2.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CCU' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.19  Med: 1.74 Max: 4.47
Current: 2.06
1.19
4.47
EV-to-EBIT 17.56
CCU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
61% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 17.66 vs. CCU: 17.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CCU' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.2  Med: 11.6 Max: 23.1
Current: 17.56
7.2
23.1
EV-to-EBITDA 17.56
CCU's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
55% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 14.99 vs. CCU: 17.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CCU' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.2  Med: 11.5 Max: 23.1
Current: 17.56
7.2
23.1
Shiller PE Ratio 22.38
CCU's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 54 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 28.22 vs. CCU: 22.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
CCU' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14  Med: 18.42 Max: 24.07
Current: 22.38
14
24.07
Current Ratio 1.60
CCU's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. CCU: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CCU' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.06  Med: 1.97 Max: 3.3
Current: 1.6
1.06
3.3
Quick Ratio 1.60
CCU's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. CCU: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CCU' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.93 Max: 3.3
Current: 1.6
0.81
3.3
Days Inventory 35.83
CCU's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
92% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 97.44 vs. CCU: 35.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CCU' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 35.83  Med: 97.38 Max: 116.3
Current: 35.83
35.83
116.3
Days Sales Outstanding 64.32
CCU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 38.12 vs. CCU: 64.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CCU' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.93  Med: 66.19 Max: 76.41
Current: 64.32
2.93
76.41
Days Payable 100.81
CCU's Days Payable is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 74.01 vs. CCU: 100.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CCU' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.96  Med: 112.92 Max: 148.14
Current: 100.81
4.96
148.14

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield % 1.99
CCU's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
51% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. CCU: 1.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
CCU' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.83 Max: 4.42
Current: 1.99
0.45
4.42
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.50
CCU's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. CCU: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
CCU' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.31 Max: 0.5
Current: 0.5
0.06
0.5
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -14.30
CCU's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
95% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. CCU: -14.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
CCU' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -22.8 Max: 59.4
Current: -14.3
0
59.4
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.99
CCU's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
54% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. CCU: 1.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.69
CCU's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
77% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. CCU: 2.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
CCU' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 2.47 Max: 5.97
Current: 2.69
0.61
5.97

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.99
CCU's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
50% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. CCU: 2.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
CCU' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21  Med: 2.58 Max: 1659.04
Current: 2.99
1.21
1659.04
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 3.87
CCU's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
66% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. CCU: 3.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
CCU' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 3.14 Max: 2080.96
Current: 3.87
0
2080.96
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.18
CCU's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
57% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. CCU: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CCU' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.06 Max: 5.71
Current: 1.18
0.72
5.71
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 2.40
CCU's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
65% of the 34 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. CCU: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
CCU' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.11 Max: 4.53
Current: 2.4
0.32
4.53
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.90
CCU's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
55% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. CCU: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
CCU' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.36 Max: 36.63
Current: 1.9
0.83
36.63
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.69
CCU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
64% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.53 vs. CCU: 5.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CCU' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.3  Med: 8.6 Max: 13.9
Current: 5.69
4.3
13.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 11.35
CCU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
75% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.74 vs. CCU: 11.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
CCU' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9  Med: 10.7 Max: 54.9
Current: 11.35
-9
54.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,403
EPS (TTM) $ 0.98
Beta0.43
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $19.31 - 27.28
Shares Outstanding (Mil)184.75

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 2,546 2,751
EPS ($) 1.33 1.66
EPS without NRI ($) 1.33 1.66
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
14.74%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.73 0.91
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