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Interest Coverage 14.51
GLDC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1420 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 18.35 vs. GLDC: 14.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
GLDC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 14.51
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Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods  
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Headquarter Location:USA
Golden Enterprises Inc is engaged in the business of manufacturing and distributing potato chips, fried pork skins, cheese curls, and other snack foods.

Golden Enterprises Inc was originally organized under the laws of the State of Alabama as Magic City Food Products, Inc. on June 11, 1946. On March 11, 1958, it adopted the name Golden Flake, Inc. The Company was reorganized December 31, 1967 as a Delaware corporation without changing any of its assets, liabilities, or business. The Company produces, markets, and distributes snack products in the Southeastern United States since 1923. The Company manufactures and distributes a salted snack items, such as potato chips, tortilla chips, corn chips, fried pork skins, baked and fried cheese curls, onion rings, and puff corn. It also sells canned dips, pretzels, peanut butter crackers, cheese crackers, dried meat products, and nuts packaged by other manufacturers using the Golden Flake label. The Company purchases raw materials used in manufacturing and processing its snack food products from various sources. The Company also purchases flexible bags or other suitable wrapping material for the storage, shipment, and presentation of the finished product to its customers. It sells its products through its own sales organization and independent distributors to commercial establishments, which sell food products in Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, Kentucky, and South Carolina as well as parts of Florida, North Carolina, Arkansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, Virginia, Indiana, and Texas. The products are distributed to its customers by either company transportation or commercial carrier out of the Birmingham and Ocala plants. The Company owns central branch warehouses in Birmingham, Montgomery, Midfield, Demopolis, Fort Payne, Muscle Shoals, Huntsville, Phoenix City, Tuscaloosa, Mobile, Dothan, and Oxford, Alabama; Gulfport and Jackson, Mississippi; Knoxville and Memphis, Tennessee; Decatur and Macon, Georgia; Panama City, Tallahassee, and Pensacola, Florida; and New Orleans, Louisiana. It competes with companies, which are engaged in the production and distribution of food products similar to those produced and sold by the Golden Enterprises, Inc. The name "Golden Flake" and its regularly used symbol are federally registered trademarks of the Company. The Company also owns other trademarks such as "The South's Original Potato Chip", a Golden Flake design from 1922, the name "Sweetheat" and certain other trademarks not used on a regular basis.

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Dividend Yield % 1.13
GLDC's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
76% of the 1689 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. GLDC: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
GLDC' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 1.13
Current: 1.13
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1.13
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.47
GLDC's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 1001 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. GLDC: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
GLDC' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0.47
Current: 0.47
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Forward Dividend Yield % 1.13
GLDC's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
79% of the 1609 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. GLDC: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
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5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.13
GLDC's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
77% of the 2184 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. GLDC: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
GLDC' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 1.13
Current: 1.13
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More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $135.87
EPS (TTM) $ 0.27
Short Percentage of Float0.30%
52-Week Range $3.86 - 12.44
Shares Outstanding (Mil)11.29

Piotroski F-Score Details

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Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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