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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 0.04
SENEA's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
90% of the 1622 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. SENEA: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
SENEA' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.04 Max: 0.44
Current: 0.04
0
0.44
Equity-to-Asset 0.43
SENEA's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
64% of the 1597 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. SENEA: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
SENEA' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.36 Max: 0.51
Current: 0.43
0.13
0.51
Debt-to-Equity 0.91
SENEA's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
73% of the 1204 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. SENEA: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
SENEA' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.09 Max: 4.38
Current: 0.91
0.52
4.38
Debt-to-EBITDA 7.14
SENEA's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
84% of the 1266 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. SENEA: 7.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
SENEA' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2  Med: 4.46 Max: 7.14
Current: 7.14
2
7.14
Interest Coverage 1.30
SENEA's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
93% of the 1420 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 18.35 vs. SENEA: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SENEA' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 3.5 Max: 10.93
Current: 1.3
1.3
10.93
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 3.00
Beneish M-Score: -2.55
WACC vs ROIC
4.71%
3.43%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 2.23
SENEA's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
69% of the 1615 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.66 vs. SENEA: 2.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
SENEA' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.58  Med: 2.87 Max: 6.94
Current: 2.23
1.58
6.94
Net Margin % 0.93
SENEA's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
73% of the 1613 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. SENEA: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
SENEA' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.25 Max: 4.27
Current: 0.93
0.74
4.27
ROE % 2.79
SENEA's ROE % is ranked lower than
71% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 8.59 vs. SENEA: 2.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
SENEA' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.61  Med: 4.38 Max: 15.68
Current: 2.79
2.61
15.68
ROA % 1.18
SENEA's ROA % is ranked lower than
71% of the 1647 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. SENEA: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
SENEA' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.18  Med: 2.09 Max: 6.94
Current: 1.18
1.18
6.94
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 3.60
SENEA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
77% of the 1635 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 13.31 vs. SENEA: 3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
SENEA' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.16  Med: 5.78 Max: 15.1
Current: 3.6
3.16
15.1
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 0.70
SENEA's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
59% of the 1446 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. SENEA: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
SENEA' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 3.6 Max: 30.1
Current: 0.7
0
30.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 7.10
SENEA's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
52% of the 1286 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. SENEA: 7.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
SENEA' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -1.9 Max: 31.2
Current: 7.1
0
31.2
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 1.10
SENEA's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
60% of the 1186 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. SENEA: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
SENEA' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.2 Max: 144.5
Current: 1.1
0
144.5
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Guru Trades

Q3 2016

SENEA Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 83,200 sh (+37.29%)
Chuck Royce 292,298 sh (-6.15%)
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Q4 2016

SENEA Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Charles Brandes 5,418 sh (New)
Jim Simons 84,700 sh (+1.80%)
Chuck Royce 273,464 sh (-6.44%)
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Q1 2017

SENEA Guru Trades in Q1 2017

John Hussman 2,000 sh (New)
Charles Brandes Sold Out
Jim Simons 82,900 sh (-2.13%)
Chuck Royce 260,652 sh (-4.69%)
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Q2 2017

SENEA Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Charles Brandes 24,736 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 306,061 sh (+17.42%)
John Hussman 2,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 75,600 sh (-8.81%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SENEA

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Charles Brandes 2017-06-30 New Buy0.01%$30.35 - $37.8 $ 35.405%24,736
Charles Brandes 2017-03-31 Sold Out $34.6 - $40.9 $ 35.40-6%0
Charles Brandes 2016-12-31 New Buy$28 - $42.2 $ 35.402%5,418
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Preferred stocks of Seneca Foods Corp

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
SENEM36.000.00Part.Conv.Preferred Shares
SENEL27.500.00Convertible Preferred Shs Series -2003-

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods    NAICS: 311421    SIC: 5182
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Headquarter Location:USA
Seneca Foods Corp is produces & distributes processed fruits & vegetables. Its products include canned, frozen & bottled produce and snack chips. Its products are sold under private label as well as national & regional brands.

Seneca Foods Corp is a New York corporation founded in 1949. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides packaged fruits and vegetables with facilities located throughout the United States. The Company's product offerings include canned, frozen and bottled produce and snack chips. Its products are sold under private label as well as national and regional brands that the Company owns or licenses, including Seneca, Libby's, Aunt Nellie's, READ, Green Valleyand Seneca Farms. The Company is subject to federal, state, and local environmental protection authorities in developing and maintaining antipollution facilities. Further, it is also subject to state, national, and international regulations aimed at reducing the effects of climate change.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 30.08
SENEA's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 1294 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.68 vs. SENEA: 30.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
SENEA' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.55  Med: 13.29 Max: 2090
Current: 30.08
5.55
2090
PE Ratio without NRI 30.08
SENEA's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
71% of the 1291 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.76 vs. SENEA: 30.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
SENEA' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.55  Med: 13.29 Max: 2090
Current: 30.08
5.55
2090
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 75.98
SENEA's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
88% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 21.00 vs. SENEA: 75.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
SENEA' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.42  Med: 17.86 Max: 5780
Current: 75.98
2.42
5780
PB Ratio 0.79
SENEA's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. SENEA: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SENEA' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 0.85 Max: 1.15
Current: 0.79
0.55
1.15
PS Ratio 0.27
SENEA's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 1560 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. SENEA: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SENEA' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.23 Max: 0.32
Current: 0.27
0.1
0.32
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 13.95
SENEA's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
54% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.32 vs. SENEA: 13.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
SENEA' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.71  Med: 8.41 Max: 135.92
Current: 13.95
1.71
135.92
EV-to-EBIT 25.44
SENEA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
75% of the 1363 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.31 vs. SENEA: 25.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SENEA' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.2  Med: 13.75 Max: 42.8
Current: 25.44
6.2
42.8
EV-to-EBITDA 13.12
SENEA's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
55% of the 1416 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 12.00 vs. SENEA: 13.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SENEA' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.8  Med: 9.05 Max: 17.2
Current: 13.12
4.8
17.2
EV-to-Revenue 0.57
SENEA's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
79% of the 1597 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. SENEA: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
SENEA' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.5 Max: 0.6
Current: 0.57
0.3
0.6
PEG Ratio 4.93
SENEA's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. SENEA: 4.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
SENEA' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 1.51 Max: 331.75
Current: 4.93
0.48
331.75
Shiller PE Ratio 16.38
SENEA's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 26.07 vs. SENEA: 16.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
SENEA' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.05  Med: 16.56 Max: 38.43
Current: 16.38
12.05
38.43
Current Ratio 4.46
SENEA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 1474 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. SENEA: 4.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SENEA' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.32  Med: 2.6 Max: 5.2
Current: 4.46
1.32
5.2
Quick Ratio 0.60
SENEA's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 1474 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. SENEA: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SENEA' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.05  Med: 0.47 Max: 1.43
Current: 0.6
-0.05
1.43
Days Inventory 202.39
SENEA's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
91% of the 1517 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 64.96 vs. SENEA: 202.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SENEA' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 123.95  Med: 141.92 Max: 202.39
Current: 202.39
123.95
202.39
Days Sales Outstanding 22.54
SENEA's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
71% of the 1192 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 37.42 vs. SENEA: 22.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SENEA' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.03  Med: 21.49 Max: 24.1
Current: 22.54
20.03
24.1
Days Payable 34.23
SENEA's Days Payable is ranked lower than
60% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 43.95 vs. SENEA: 34.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SENEA' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.87  Med: 21.17 Max: 34.23
Current: 34.23
18.87
34.23

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 3.20
SENEA's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 808 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. SENEA: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SENEA' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.6  Med: -0.7 Max: 5.4
Current: 3.2
-15.6
5.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 2.22
SENEA's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. SENEA: 2.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
SENEA' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.51  Med: 2.11 Max: 33.88
Current: 2.22
1.51
33.88
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.81
SENEA's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
82% of the 1477 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. SENEA: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
SENEA' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 0.88 Max: 1.38
Current: 0.81
0.54
1.38
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.77
SENEA's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. SENEA: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
SENEA' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.7 Max: 12.78
Current: 0.77
0.24
12.78
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.19
SENEA's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 1397 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. SENEA: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SENEA' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 0.82 Max: 1.34
Current: 1.19
0.54
1.34
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.04
SENEA's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
64% of the 1049 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. SENEA: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
SENEA' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.83 Max: 8.43
Current: 1.04
0.41
8.43
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 3.92
SENEA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
62% of the 1643 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.53 vs. SENEA: 3.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SENEA' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.3  Med: 7.25 Max: 16.1
Current: 3.92
2.3
16.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 7.71
SENEA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
50% of the 847 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 7.84 vs. SENEA: 7.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
SENEA' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.8  Med: 1.65 Max: 27.7
Current: 7.71
-16.8
27.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,273.25
EPS (TTM) $ 1.18
Beta0.88
Short Percentage of Float3.13%
52-Week Range $27.75 - 42.65
Shares Outstanding (Mil)9.85

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 44
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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