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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.02
LNCE's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
95% of the 1520 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. LNCE: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
LNCE' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.14 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.02
0.01
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.55
LNCE's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
53% of the 1509 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. LNCE: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
LNCE' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.58 Max: 0.81
Current: 0.55
0.48
0.81
Debt-to-Equity 0.54
LNCE's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
54% of the 1241 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. LNCE: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
LNCE' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.7
Current: 0.54
0.2
0.7
Debt-to-EBITDA 7.41
LNCE's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
85% of the 1181 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. LNCE: 7.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
LNCE' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 2.97 Max: 7.85
Current: 7.41
1.23
7.85
Interest Coverage 1.24
LNCE's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
93% of the 1333 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 14.17 vs. LNCE: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LNCE' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 7.28 Max: 17.44
Current: 1.24
1.03
17.44
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 2.67
Beneish M-Score: -2.44
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 % 2.16
LNCE's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
70% of the 1532 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. LNCE: 2.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
LNCE' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.23  Med: 5.21 Max: 6.37
Current: 2.16
1.23
6.37
Net Margin % 6.67
LNCE's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
67% of the 1531 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. LNCE: 6.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
LNCE' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 3.44 Max: 11.88
Current: 6.67
0.26
11.88
ROE % 7.90
LNCE's ROE % is ranked lower than
51% of the 1497 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 8.05 vs. LNCE: 7.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
LNCE' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 7.14 Max: 19.39
Current: 7.9
0.45
19.39
ROA % 4.01
LNCE's ROA % is ranked higher than
52% of the 1556 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. LNCE: 4.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
LNCE' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 3.84 Max: 10.64
Current: 4.01
0.25
10.64
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 6.87
LNCE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
66% of the 1540 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 13.41 vs. LNCE: 6.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
LNCE' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.12  Med: 15.7 Max: 19.6
Current: 6.87
3.12
19.6
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -0.10
LNCE's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
62% of the 1401 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. LNCE: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
LNCE' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.4  Med: 2.6 Max: 8.6
Current: -0.1
-11.4
8.6
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -15.60
LNCE's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
86% of the 1248 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. LNCE: -15.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
LNCE' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.6  Med: -1.1 Max: 14.6
Current: -15.6
-15.6
14.6
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 21.30
LNCE's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
68% of the 1133 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 9.40 vs. LNCE: 21.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
LNCE' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -3.8 Max: 124.3
Current: 21.3
0
124.3
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Q4 2017

LNCE Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Jim Simons 25,198 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 5,774 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 854,797 sh (+0.77%)
Robert Olstein Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 11,090 sh (-49.31%)
Mario Gabelli 2,316,508 sh (-4.41%)
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Q1 2018

LNCE Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Ken Fisher Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods    NAICS: 311821    SIC: 2052
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Traded in other countries:LA2.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Snyder's-Lance Inc manufactures, sells, and distributes a variety of packaged snack foods. It manufactures snack food and operates as a third-party distributor and contract manufacturer. Few of its brands include Lance, Cape Cod, Pretzel Crisps.

Snyder's-Lance makes, sells, and distributes a variety of packaged snack foods. About 78% of 2016 net revenue came from branded products, with the remainder from distribution of third-party brands and contract manufacturing. More than 90% of sales come from the United States. The company's largest brands include Snyder's of Hanover, Lance, Cape Cod, Pretzel Crisps, and Late July, and the firm added Kettle, Pop Secret, and Emerald after its 2016 acquisition of Diamond Foods and subsequent sale of Diamond culinary nuts.

Top Ranked Articles about Snyder's-Lance Inc

Mario Gabelli Exits Positions in Snyder's-Lance, Scripps Networks, Exactech Guru’s largest sales of the 1st quarter
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Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. Receives Shareholder Approval for Proposed Acquisition by Campbell Soup Company
Snyder’s Lance Announces Voluntary Recall of a Limited Amount of Emerald® Glazed Walnuts Due to Potential Presence of Undeclared Peanuts, Almonds, Cashews and Pecans
Snyder’s-Lance to Report Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2017 Financial Results on February 28, 2018
Snyder’s-Lance Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend
SNYDER'S-LANCE INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Snyder's-Lance, Inc. - LNCE
WEISSLAW LLP Investigates Snyder's-Lance Inc. Acquisition
SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Launches An Investigation of the Board of Directors and Officers of Snyder's-Lance, Inc. - LNCE
Snyder's-Lance Buyout Alert - National Securities Law Firm Seeks Higher Price for Snyder's-Lance Shareholders in Connection with Proposed Buyout, and Encourages Shareholders to Contact Law Firm for More Information
Shareholder Alert: Ademi & O'Reilly, LLP Investigates whether Snyder's-Lance, Inc. has obtained a Fair Price in its Sale to Campbell Soup Company

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 32.88
LNCE's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 1218 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.86 vs. LNCE: 32.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
LNCE' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.8  Med: 30.48 Max: 495.75
Current: 32.88
9.8
495.75
Forward PE Ratio 37.88
LNCE's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 18.32 vs. LNCE: 37.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 33.54
LNCE's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
75% of the 1213 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.93 vs. LNCE: 33.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
LNCE' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.33  Med: 37.17 Max: 480.2
Current: 33.54
17.33
480.2
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 531.70
LNCE's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
99% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 22.02 vs. LNCE: 531.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
LNCE' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.21  Med: 28.04 Max: 714.84
Current: 531.7
8.21
714.84
PB Ratio 2.43
LNCE's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 1484 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. LNCE: 2.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
LNCE' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 2.06 Max: 3.31
Current: 2.43
0.7
3.31
PS Ratio 2.20
LNCE's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 1479 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. LNCE: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
LNCE' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.2 Max: 2.21
Current: 2.2
0.57
2.21
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 38.62
LNCE's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
74% of the 627 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 21.80 vs. LNCE: 38.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
LNCE' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.36  Med: 28.47 Max: 145.03
Current: 38.62
16.36
145.03
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 24.97
LNCE's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
75% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 14.07 vs. LNCE: 24.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
LNCE' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.38  Med: 14.35 Max: 274
Current: 24.97
7.38
274
EV-to-EBIT 124.48
LNCE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
96% of the 1273 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.86 vs. LNCE: 124.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LNCE' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.9  Med: 27.8 Max: 313.9
Current: 124.48
12.9
313.9
EV-to-EBITDA 41.32
LNCE's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
90% of the 1322 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.54 vs. LNCE: 41.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LNCE' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.4  Med: 16 Max: 42.3
Current: 41.32
7.4
42.3
EV-to-Revenue 2.69
LNCE's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
73% of the 1515 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. LNCE: 2.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
LNCE' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.5 Max: 2.8
Current: 2.69
0.7
2.8
Shiller PE Ratio 50.76
LNCE's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 21.87 vs. LNCE: 50.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
LNCE' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.17  Med: 32.55 Max: 51.27
Current: 50.76
19.17
51.27
Current Ratio 1.61
LNCE's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 1519 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. LNCE: 1.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LNCE' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 2.24 Max: 4.72
Current: 1.61
1.03
4.72
Quick Ratio 0.98
LNCE's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 1518 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. LNCE: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LNCE' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.46 Max: 3.78
Current: 0.98
0.72
3.78
Days Inventory 47.54
LNCE's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
66% of the 1455 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 63.84 vs. LNCE: 47.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LNCE' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.08  Med: 38.54 Max: 48.83
Current: 47.54
28.08
48.83
Days Sales Outstanding 35.94
LNCE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
58% of the 1463 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 41.67 vs. LNCE: 35.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LNCE' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.39  Med: 33.32 Max: 47.89
Current: 35.94
28.39
47.89
Days Payable 28.65
LNCE's Days Payable is ranked lower than
72% of the 1440 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 47.90 vs. LNCE: 28.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LNCE' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.42  Med: 19.95 Max: 28.65
Current: 28.65
17.42
28.65

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.28
LNCE's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
68% of the 1796 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. LNCE: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
LNCE' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.27  Med: 2.48 Max: 3.93
Current: 1.28
1.27
3.93
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.43
LNCE's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 1058 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. LNCE: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
LNCE' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.94 Max: 9.14
Current: 0.43
0.43
9.14
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.28
LNCE's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
75% of the 1715 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. LNCE: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.28
LNCE's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
72% of the 1779 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. LNCE: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
LNCE' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.27  Med: 2.48 Max: 3.93
Current: 1.28
1.27
3.93
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -11.40
LNCE's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 778 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: -2.30 vs. LNCE: -11.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
LNCE' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.1  Med: -0.8 Max: 1.2
Current: -11.4
-29.1
1.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.19
LNCE's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
70% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. LNCE: 2.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
LNCE' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.06  Med: 1.65 Max: 2.2
Current: 2.19
1.06
2.2
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.83
LNCE's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
85% of the 1376 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. LNCE: 1.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
LNCE' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.84
Current: 1.83
0.47
1.84
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 0.80
LNCE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
79% of the 1556 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.16 vs. LNCE: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
LNCE' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 3.6 Max: 7.8
Current: 0.8
0.3
7.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 0.89
LNCE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
67% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 8.45 vs. LNCE: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
LNCE' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.4  Med: 1.7 Max: 13.4
Current: 0.89
-5.4
13.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,226.84
EPS (TTM) $ 1.52
Volatility34.45%
52-Week Range $31.03 - 50.67
Shares Outstanding (Mil)98.41

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Revenue (Mil $) 2,237 2,259 2,298
EBIT (Mil $) 237 272
EBITDA (Mil $) 345 400 464
EPS ($) 1.35 1.60 1.95
EPS without NRI ($) 1.35 1.60 1.95
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
13.20%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.67 0.75 0.93

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 55
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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