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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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.58
JSAIY's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
52% of the 373 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. JSAIY: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
JSAIY' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.29 Max: N/A
Current: 0.58
Equity-to-Asset 0.35
JSAIY's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
64% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. JSAIY: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
JSAIY' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.46
Current: 0.35
0.3
0.46
Interest Coverage 5.63
JSAIY's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
76% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.28 vs. JSAIY: 5.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
JSAIY' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 6.17 Max: 7.82
Current: 5.63
0.66
7.82
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 1.94
Beneish M-Score: -2.47
WACC vs ROIC
3.27%
6.30%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 2.45
JSAIY's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
56% of the 373 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. JSAIY: 2.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
JSAIY' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 3.56 Max: 4.21
Current: 2.45
0.34
4.21
Net Margin % 1.44
JSAIY's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
56% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. JSAIY: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
JSAIY' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.7  Med: 2.29 Max: 3.03
Current: 1.44
-0.7
3.03
ROE % 5.88
JSAIY's ROE % is ranked lower than
63% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 8.73 vs. JSAIY: 5.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
JSAIY' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.88  Med: 9.21 Max: 12.52
Current: 5.88
-2.88
12.52
ROA % 2.00
JSAIY's ROA % is ranked lower than
63% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. JSAIY: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
JSAIY' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1  Med: 4.08 Max: 5.75
Current: 2
-1
5.75
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 6.21
JSAIY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
72% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.29 vs. JSAIY: 6.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
JSAIY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 8.87 Max: 11.07
Current: 6.21
0.52
11.07
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -2.30
JSAIY's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
79% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. JSAIY: -2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
JSAIY' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.2  Med: 4 Max: 19
Current: -2.3
-5.2
19
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -6.60
JSAIY's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
78% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. JSAIY: -6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
JSAIY' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.6  Med: 3.9 Max: 23.4
Current: -6.6
-24.6
23.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -10.60
JSAIY's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
80% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. JSAIY: -10.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
JSAIY' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48  Med: 6.1 Max: 62.8
Current: -10.6
-48
62.8
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Defensive » Grocery Stores    NAICS: 445110 
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Traded in other countries:SUY1.Germany, SBRYN.Mexico, SBRY.UK,
Headquarter Location:UK
Sainsbury (J) PLC is engaged in grocery related retailing and retail banking. The Company's segments are Retailing, Financial services and Property investments.

Founded in 1869, J Sainsbury is the second- largest U.K. grocery chain with a 16.5% market share. It operates over 600 supermarkets and nearly 800 convenience stores, all in the U.K., with 90% of sales generated by supermarkets. The company has diversified away from core food by selling clothing, telecom equipment, and other non-food items. In September 2016 it took a step further into non-food retailing with the purchase of Home Retail Group, operating the Habitat and Argos chains, for GBP 1.1 billion. It has operated online sales since 1997.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 15.87
JSAIY's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.63 vs. JSAIY: 15.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
JSAIY' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.15  Med: 11.74 Max: 31.27
Current: 15.87
6.15
31.27
Forward PE Ratio 13.02
JSAIY's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 17.76 vs. JSAIY: 13.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 14.92
JSAIY's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
75% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 20.85 vs. JSAIY: 14.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
JSAIY' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.15  Med: 11.74 Max: 31.27
Current: 14.92
6.15
31.27
PB Ratio 0.82
JSAIY's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. JSAIY: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
JSAIY' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.13 Max: 2.36
Current: 0.82
0.68
2.36
PS Ratio 0.23
JSAIY's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. JSAIY: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
JSAIY' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.29 Max: 0.59
Current: 0.23
0.19
0.59
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 13.66
JSAIY's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
62% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 10.30 vs. JSAIY: 13.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
JSAIY' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.76  Med: 6.81 Max: 15.7
Current: 13.66
4.76
15.7
EV-to-EBIT 10.54
JSAIY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
75% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.88 vs. JSAIY: 10.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
JSAIY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.5  Med: 10.3 Max: 136.2
Current: 10.54
5.5
136.2
EV-to-EBITDA 5.24
JSAIY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
90% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.83 vs. JSAIY: 5.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
JSAIY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.6  Med: 6.3 Max: 11
Current: 5.24
3.6
11
Shiller PE Ratio 10.28
JSAIY's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 22.36 vs. JSAIY: 10.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
JSAIY' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.96  Med: 15 Max: 26.86
Current: 10.28
8.96
26.86
Current Ratio 0.74
JSAIY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. JSAIY: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
JSAIY' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.63 Max: 0.77
Current: 0.74
0.43
0.77
Quick Ratio 0.53
JSAIY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. JSAIY: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
JSAIY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.33 Max: 0.55
Current: 0.53
0.17
0.55
Days Inventory 23.02
JSAIY's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
70% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 39.94 vs. JSAIY: 23.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
JSAIY' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.32  Med: 14.57 Max: 23.02
Current: 23.02
13.32
23.02
Days Sales Outstanding 1.48
JSAIY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
93% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 14.07 vs. JSAIY: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
JSAIY' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.52 Max: 2
Current: 1.48
0.64
2
Days Payable 39.85
JSAIY's Days Payable is ranked lower than
56% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 43.87 vs. JSAIY: 39.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
JSAIY' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.86  Med: 34.12 Max: 39.85
Current: 39.85
29.86
39.85

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 3.92
JSAIY's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
86% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. JSAIY: 3.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
JSAIY' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 4.44 Max: 7.62
Current: 3.92
1.4
7.62
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.65
JSAIY's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. JSAIY: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
JSAIY' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.52 Max: 0.77
Current: 0.65
0.43
0.77
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -9.40
JSAIY's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
82% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. JSAIY: -9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
JSAIY' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.8 Max: 63.3
Current: -9.4
0
63.3
Forward Dividend Yield % 3.92
JSAIY's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
85% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. JSAIY: 3.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.42
JSAIY's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
56% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. JSAIY: 3.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
JSAIY' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.22  Med: 3.87 Max: 6.65
Current: 3.42
1.22
6.65
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.50
JSAIY's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. JSAIY: -0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
JSAIY' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.4  Med: -0.9 Max: -0.2
Current: -0.5
-5.4
-0.2

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.91
JSAIY's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
80% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. JSAIY: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
JSAIY' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.27 Max: 2.78
Current: 0.91
0.88
2.78
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.52
JSAIY's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. JSAIY: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
JSAIY' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 3.06 Max: 8.06
Current: 1.52
0
8.06
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.79
JSAIY's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. JSAIY: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
JSAIY' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.79 Max: 3.13
Current: 0.79
0
3.13
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.78
JSAIY's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
83% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. JSAIY: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
JSAIY' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 0.74 Max: 3.23
Current: 0.78
0.63
3.23
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 9.47
JSAIY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
79% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.55 vs. JSAIY: 9.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
JSAIY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 9.7 Max: 18.3
Current: 9.47
0.7
18.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -12.93
JSAIY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
89% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Grocery Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.97 vs. JSAIY: -12.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
JSAIY' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.4  Med: 1.7 Max: 12.9
Current: -12.93
-13.4
12.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $33,380.25
EPS (TTM) $ 0.85
Beta0.81
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $11.08 - 14.70
Shares Outstanding (Mil)547.42 (ADR)

Analyst Estimate

Feb18 Feb19 Feb20
Revenue (Mil $) 36,658 37,476 38,318
EPS ($) 1.12 1.10 1.12
EPS without NRI ($) 1.12 1.10 1.12
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
2.50%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.50 0.59 0.60
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