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Nomad Foods Beneish M-Score

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The zones of discrimination for M-Score is as such:

An M-Score of less than -2.22 suggests that the company is not an accounting manipulator.
An M-Score of greater than -2.22 signals that the company is likely an accounting manipulator.

Nomad Foods has a M-score of signals that the company is a manipulator.

During the past 4 years, the highest Beneish M-Score of Nomad Foods was 0.00. The lowest was -2.16. And the median was -1.91.


Nomad Foods Beneish M-Score Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

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Nomad Foods Annual Data
Mar15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Beneish M-Score 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

Nomad Foods Quarterly Data
Dec14 Mar15 Jun15 Sep15 Mar16 Jun16 Sep16 Dec16 Mar17 Jun17 Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19
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Nomad Foods Beneish M-Score Distribution

* The bar in red indicates where Nomad Foods's Beneish M-Score falls into.



Nomad Foods Beneish M-Score Calculation

The M-score was created by Professor Messod Beneish. Instead of measuring the bankruptcy risk (Altman Z-Score) or business trend (Piotroski F-Score), M-score can be used to detect the risk of earnings manipulation. This is the original research paper on M-score.

The M-Score Variables:

The M-score of Nomad Foods for today is based on a combination of the following eight different indices:

M=-4.84+0.92 * DSRI+0.528 * GMI+0.404 * AQI+0.892 * SGI+0.115 * DEPI
=-4.84+0.92 * +0.528 * +0.404 * +0.892 * +0.115 *
-0.172 * SGAI+4.679 * TATA-0.327 * LVGI
-0.172 * +4.679 * -0.327 *
=

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

This Year (Jun19) TTM:Last Year (Jun18) TTM:
Accounts Receivable was USD 215 Mil.
Revenue was 607.683615819 + 698.079096045 + 699.431171786 + 619.136522754 = USD 2,624 Mil.
Gross Profit was 181.129943503 + 215.480225989 + 208.987485779 + 171.528588098 = USD 777 Mil.
Total Current Assets was USD 1,467 Mil.
Total Assets was USD 6,520 Mil.
Property, Plant and Equipment(Net PPE) was USD 474 Mil.
Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization(DDA) was USD 67 Mil.
Selling, General, & Admin. Expense(SGA) was USD 0 Mil.
Total Current Liabilities was USD 895 Mil.
Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was USD 2,075 Mil.
Net Income was 52.4293785311 + 25.3107344633 + 46.7576791809 + 42.8238039673 = USD 167 Mil.
Non Operating Income was -2.37288135593 + -52.6553672316 + -4.77815699659 + -0.816802800467 = USD -61 Mil.
Cash Flow from Operations was 28.3615819209 + 113.898305085 + 239.590443686 + 2.10035005834 = USD 384 Mil.
Accounts Receivable was USD 193 Mil.
Revenue was 570.327102804 + 664.858199753 + 601.420118343 + 547.079856973 = USD 2,384 Mil.
Gross Profit was 176.985981308 + 211.220715166 + 189.349112426 + 165.673420739 = USD 743 Mil.
Total Current Assets was USD 1,164 Mil.
Total Assets was USD 5,977 Mil.
Property, Plant and Equipment(Net PPE) was USD 375 Mil.
(DDA) was USD 50 Mil.
Selling, General, & Admin. Expense(SGA) was USD 0 Mil.
Total Current Liabilities was USD 857 Mil.
Long-Term Debt & Capital Lease Obligation was USD 2,057 Mil.




1. DSRI = Days Sales in Receivables Index

Measured as the ratio of Revenue in Accounts Receivable in year t to year t-1.

A large increase in DSR could be indicative of revenue inflation.

DSRI=(Receivables_t / Revenue_t) / (Receivables_t-1 / Revenue_t-1)
=(215.028248588 / 2624.3304064) / (192.873831776 / 2383.68527787)
=0.08193642 / 0.08091413
=

2. GMI = Gross Margin Index

Measured as the ratio of gross margin in year t-1 to gross margin in year t.

Gross margin has deteriorated when this index is above 1. A firm with poorer prospects is more likely to manipulate earnings.

GMI=GrossMargin_t-1 / GrossMargin_t
=(GrossProfit_t-1 / Revenue_t-1) / (GrossProfit_t / Revenue_t)
=(743.22922964 / 2383.68527787) / (777.126243369 / 2624.3304064)
=0.31179839 / 0.29612363
=

3. AQI = Asset Quality Index

AQI is the ratio of asset quality in year t to year t-1.

Asset quality is measured as the ratio of non-current assets other than Property, Plant and Equipment to Total Assets.

AQI=(1 - (CurrentAssets_t + PPE_t) / TotalAssets_t) / (1 - (CurrentAssets_t-1 + PPE_t-1) / TotalAssets_t-1)
=(1 - (1466.77966102 + 473.785310734) / 6520) / (1 - (1163.90186916 + 375) / 5976.75233645)
=0.70236734 / 0.74251872
=

4. SGI = Sales Growth Index

Ratio of Revenue in year t to sales in year t-1.

Sales growth is not itself a measure of manipulation. However, growth companies are likely to find themselves under pressure to manipulate in order to keep up appearances.

SGI=Sales_t / Sales_t-1
=Revenue_t / Revenue_t-1
=2624.3304064 / 2383.68527787
=

5. DEPI = Depreciation Index

Measured as the ratio of the rate of Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization in year t-1 to the corresponding rate in year t.

DEPI greater than 1 indicates that assets are being depreciated at a slower rate. This suggests that the firm might be revising useful asset life assumptions upwards, or adopting a new method that is income friendly.

DEPI=(Depreciation_t-1 / (Depreciaton_t-1 + PPE_t-1)) / (Depreciation_t / (Depreciaton_t + PPE_t))
=(49.8829761033 / (49.8829761033 + 375)) / (66.5444334563 / (66.5444334563 + 473.785310734))
=0.11740404 / 0.12315523
=

6. SGAI = Sales, General and Administrative expenses Index

The ratio of c in year t relative to year t-1.

SGA expenses index > 1 means that the company is becoming less efficient in generate sales.

SGAI=(SGA_t / Sales_t) / (SGA_t-1 /Sales_t-1)
=(0 / 2624.3304064) / (0 / 2383.68527787)
=0 / 0
=

7. LVGI = Leverage Index

The ratio of total debt to Total Assets in year t relative to yeat t-1.

An LVGI > 1 indicates an increase$sgai= in leverage

LVGI=((LTD_t + CurrentLiabilities_t) / TotalAssets_t) / ((LTD_t-1 + CurrentLiabilities_t-1) / TotalAssets_t-1)
=((2074.57627119 + 894.915254237) / 6520) / ((2057.35981308 + 856.775700935) / 5976.75233645)
=0.45544349 / 0.48757843
=

8. TATA = Total Accruals to Total Assets

Total accruals calculated as the change in working capital accounts other than cash less depreciation.

TATA=(IncomefromContinuingOperations_t - CashFlowsfromOperations_t) / TotalAssets_t
=(NetIncome_t - NonOperatingIncome_t - CashFlowsfromOperations_t) / TotalAssets_t
=(167.321596143 - -60.6232083846 - 383.95068075) / 6520
=-0.0239

An M-Score of less than -2.22 suggests that the company will not be a manipulator. An M-Score of greater than -2.22 signals that the company is likely to be a manipulator.

Nomad Foods has a M-score of signals that the company is likely to be a manipulator.


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