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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 0.18
MHTLY's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
74% of the 373 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. MHTLY: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
MHTLY' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.21 Max: 2.58
Current: 0.18
0.03
2.58
Equity-to-Asset 0.40
MHTLY's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
54% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. MHTLY: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
MHTLY' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.48
Current: 0.4
0.02
0.48
Interest Coverage 4.50
MHTLY's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
80% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 20.28 vs. MHTLY: 4.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MHTLY' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.07  Med: 3.92 Max: 4.85
Current: 4.5
2.07
4.85
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 4.93
Beneish M-Score: -2.52
WACC vs ROIC
9.45%
6.02%
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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 1.04
MHTLY's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
75% of the 373 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. MHTLY: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
MHTLY' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.21  Med: 2.48 Max: 2.72
Current: 1.04
-3.21
2.72
Net Margin % 1.25
MHTLY's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
60% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. MHTLY: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
MHTLY' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.82  Med: 1.66 Max: 1.98
Current: 1.25
-2.82
1.98
ROE % 12.22
MHTLY's ROE % is ranked higher than
65% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 8.73 vs. MHTLY: 12.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
MHTLY' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.09  Med: 15.64 Max: 17.93
Current: 12.22
-28.09
17.93
ROA % 4.74
MHTLY's ROA % is ranked higher than
62% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. MHTLY: 4.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
MHTLY' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.64  Med: 5.72 Max: 6.57
Current: 4.74
-9.64
6.57
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 54.97
MHTLY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
91% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 14.29 vs. MHTLY: 54.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
MHTLY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -61.91  Med: 69.03 Max: 77.81
Current: 54.97
-61.91
77.81
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -1.00
MHTLY's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
75% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. MHTLY: -1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
MHTLY' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.1  Med: 1.6 Max: 13.7
Current: -1
-2.1
13.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -14.20
MHTLY's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
86% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. MHTLY: -14.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
MHTLY' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.9  Med: 9.3 Max: 25
Current: -14.2
-27.9
25
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -14.60
MHTLY's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
84% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. MHTLY: -14.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
MHTLY' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.9  Med: 8.7 Max: 32.4
Current: -14.6
-16.9
32.4
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Business Description

Industry: Retail - Defensive » Food Distribution    NAICS: 424490    SIC: 5141
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Traded in other countries:MTS.Australia, MG9.Germany,
Headquarter Location:Australia
Metcash Ltd is engaged in the distribution of dry grocery, perishable & general merchandise supplies to retail outlets, the distribution of liquor products to retail outlets and hotels, and the distribution of hardware supplies and automotive parts.

Metcash is a wholesale distribution and marketing company specialising in grocery, fresh produce, liquor, hardware, and other fast-moving consumer goods. Metcash has three business units: food and grocery, liquor, and hardware. Centralised wholesale distribution enables retailers to gain access to the combined scale of a large number of retailers to negotiate sizeable volume discounts.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 12.17
MHTLY's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 20.63 vs. MHTLY: 12.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
MHTLY' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.12  Med: 14.78 Max: 36.15
Current: 12.17
7.12
36.15
Forward PE Ratio 10.22
MHTLY's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 17.76 vs. MHTLY: 10.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 12.17
MHTLY's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
83% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 20.85 vs. MHTLY: 12.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
MHTLY' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.91  Med: 14.11 Max: 27.83
Current: 12.17
6.91
27.83
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 10.90
MHTLY's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
75% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 20.94 vs. MHTLY: 10.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
MHTLY' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.92  Med: 14.56 Max: 37.11
Current: 10.9
7.92
37.11
PB Ratio 1.40
MHTLY's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. MHTLY: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
MHTLY' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 2.05 Max: 2.81
Current: 1.4
0.79
2.81
PS Ratio 0.15
MHTLY's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. MHTLY: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
MHTLY' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.25 Max: 0.41
Current: 0.15
0.07
0.41
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 20.09
MHTLY's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
51% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 20.08 vs. MHTLY: 20.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
MHTLY' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.38  Med: 17.14 Max: 38.39
Current: 20.09
4.38
38.39
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 12.23
MHTLY's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
58% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 10.30 vs. MHTLY: 12.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
MHTLY' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.2  Med: 11.44 Max: 23.24
Current: 12.23
3.2
23.24
EV-to-EBIT 8.93
MHTLY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 15.88 vs. MHTLY: 8.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MHTLY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.9  Med: 9.3 Max: 15.2
Current: 8.93
-7.9
15.2
EV-to-EBITDA 7.26
MHTLY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
81% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 11.83 vs. MHTLY: 7.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MHTLY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.4  Med: 8.1 Max: 12.7
Current: 7.26
-10.4
12.7
Shiller PE Ratio 11.73
MHTLY's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 22.36 vs. MHTLY: 11.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
MHTLY' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.67  Med: 18.14 Max: 174.67
Current: 11.73
5.67
174.67
Current Ratio 1.14
MHTLY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. MHTLY: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MHTLY' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.17 Max: 1.45
Current: 1.14
0.75
1.45
Quick Ratio 0.65
MHTLY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. MHTLY: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MHTLY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 0.75 Max: 1
Current: 0.65
0.39
1
Days Inventory 23.38
MHTLY's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
70% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 39.94 vs. MHTLY: 23.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MHTLY' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.38  Med: 23.5 Max: 29.44
Current: 23.38
20.38
29.44
Days Sales Outstanding 31.17
MHTLY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
68% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 14.07 vs. MHTLY: 31.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MHTLY' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.45  Med: 29.56 Max: 36.5
Current: 31.17
26.45
36.5
Days Payable 49.93
MHTLY's Days Payable is ranked higher than
58% of the 276 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 43.87 vs. MHTLY: 49.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
MHTLY' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.56  Med: 39.08 Max: 49.93
Current: 49.93
33.56
49.93

Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -100.00
MHTLY's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
90% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. MHTLY: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
MHTLY' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 169.5
Current: -100
0
169.5
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.93
MHTLY's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
67% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. MHTLY: 2.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
MHTLY' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 6 Max: 18.7
Current: 2.93
1.1
18.7
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.80
MHTLY's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. MHTLY: -1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
MHTLY' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.4  Med: -4.9 Max: 10.9
Current: -1.8
-21.4
10.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 5.21
MHTLY's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
81% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. MHTLY: 5.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
MHTLY' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 8.18 Max: 111.19
Current: 5.21
0.82
111.19
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.77
MHTLY's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. MHTLY: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
MHTLY' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.19 Max: 2.95
Current: 0.77
0
2.95
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.60
MHTLY's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. MHTLY: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
MHTLY' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.64
Current: 0.6
0
1.64
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.68
MHTLY's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
54% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. MHTLY: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
MHTLY' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.53  Med: 3.17 Max: 9.73
Current: 1.68
1.53
9.73
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 11.20
MHTLY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
85% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 5.55 vs. MHTLY: 11.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
MHTLY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18  Med: 10.3 Max: 16.6
Current: 11.2
-18
16.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 8.02
MHTLY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
51% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Food Distribution industry.

( Industry Median: 7.97 vs. MHTLY: 8.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
MHTLY' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.3  Med: 15.2 Max: 17.4
Current: 8.02
5.3
17.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $10,363.15
EPS (TTM) $ 0.83
Beta1.94
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $8.00 - 11.40
Shares Outstanding (Mil)162.61 (ADR)

Analyst Estimate

Apr17 Apr18
Revenue (Mil $) 10,674 11,212
EPS ($) 0.88 0.96
EPS without NRI ($) 0.88 0.96
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 0.59

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