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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

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Cash to Debt No Debt
BH's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
89% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. BH: No Debt )
BH' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Interest Coverage 0.71
BH's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
62% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 22.14 vs. BH: 0.71 )
BH' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 24
Current: 0.71

0.71
24
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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Operating margin (%) 1.80
BH's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.08 vs. BH: 1.80 )
BH' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -5.48   Max: 11.73
Current: 1.8

-5.48
11.73
Net-margin (%) 3.63
BH's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.23 vs. BH: 3.63 )
BH' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.77   Max: 18.56
Current: 3.63

-3.77
18.56
ROE (%) 5.99
BH's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 10.30 vs. BH: 5.99 )
BH' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -7.82   Max: 30.7
Current: 5.99

-7.82
30.7
ROA (%) 3.26
BH's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.38 vs. BH: 3.26 )
BH' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.23   Max: 15.92
Current: 3.26

-4.23
15.92
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.88
BH's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 17.81 vs. BH: 4.88 )
BH' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -7.22   Max: 33.97
Current: 4.88

-7.22
33.97
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.00
BH's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. BH: -2.00 )
BH' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -2   Max: 21.9
Current: -2

-2
21.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -7.60
BH's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. BH: -7.60 )
BH' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -46.6   Max: 94.4
Current: -7.6

-46.6
94.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -11.20
BH's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. BH: -11.20 )
BH' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -40.6   Max: 69.7
Current: -11.2

-40.6
69.7
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

BH Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 1,760 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 99,596 sh (-0.43%)
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Q3 2014

BH Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Mario Gabelli 117,943 sh (+18.42%)
Chuck Royce 1,760 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2014

BH Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Mario Gabelli 136,401 sh (+15.65%)
Chuck Royce 1,760 sh (unchged)
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2015

BH Guru Trades in 2015

Mario Gabelli 133,251 sh (-0.30%)
Mario Gabelli 133,654 sh (-1.83%)
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Top Ranked Articles about Biglari Holdings Inc

Biglari Holdings' Rights Offering Seems to Mostly Benefit The Chairman/CEO
Biglari Holdings (BH) is followed by many in the hopes that it can be the next Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A). Steak ‘n Shake is currently the core of the company, and Biglari is starting to diversify itself with its recent purchases of Maxim Magazine and First Guard Insurance. Sardar Biglari, the chairman and CEO of Biglari Holdings, helped turn around Steak ‘n Shake from a company with large losses to a company that can generate cash flow to help invest in other businesses for further growth. Read more...
Biglari Holdings: Undervalued at $430 per share
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 64.70
BH's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
60% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 34.80 vs. BH: 64.70 )
BH' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.19   Max: 66.8
Current: 64.7

4.19
66.8
Forward P/E 12.63
BH's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
95% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 32.36 vs. BH: 12.63 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 64.80
BH's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
63% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 35.30 vs. BH: 64.80 )
BH' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.19   Max: 66.85
Current: 64.8

4.19
66.85
P/B 1.37
BH's P/B is ranked higher than
90% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. BH: 1.37 )
BH' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 2.58
Current: 1.37

0.35
2.58
P/S 1.16
BH's P/S is ranked higher than
66% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. BH: 1.16 )
BH' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 1.2
Current: 1.16

0.16
1.2
POCF 24.13
BH's POCF is ranked higher than
55% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 14.43 vs. BH: 24.13 )
BH' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 4.01   Max: 31.33
Current: 24.13

4.01
31.33
EV-to-EBIT 89.10
BH's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
53% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 22.40 vs. BH: 89.10 )
BH' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -51.6   Max: 92.1
Current: 89.1

-51.6
92.1
PEG 4.24
BH's PEG is ranked higher than
86% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BH: 4.24 )
BH' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 131.36
Current: 4.24

0.09
131.36
Shiller P/E 14.18
BH's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
98% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 126.17 vs. BH: 14.18 )
BH' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.05   Max: 40.17
Current: 14.18

5.05
40.17
Days Inventory 3.30
BH's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
95% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 14.18 vs. BH: 3.30 )
BH' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 3.9   Max: 8.51
Current: 3.3

3.9
8.51
Days Sales Outstanding 7.34
BH's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
78% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 14.59 vs. BH: 7.34 )
BH' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 1.58   Max: 11.55
Current: 7.34

1.58
11.55

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.52
BH's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
89% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. BH: 1.52 )
BH' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 4.34
Current: 1.52

0.93
4.34
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.68
BH's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
75% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. BH: 2.68 )
BH' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 20.97
Current: 2.68

0.72
20.97
Price/Median PS Value 1.59
BH's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
61% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. BH: 1.59 )
BH' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 2.37
Current: 1.59

0.38
2.37
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 4.93
BH's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BH: 4.93 )
BH' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 5.42
Current: 4.93

0.18
5.42
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.10
BH's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
52% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. BH: 1.10 )
BH' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 12.4
Current: 1.1

1.1
12.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 18.30
BH's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
86% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Restaurants industry.

( Industry Median: 10.04 vs. BH: 18.30 )
BH' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -35.9   Max: 58.1
Current: 18.3

-35.9
58.1

Business Description

Industry: Restaurants » Restaurants
Compare:CMG, MCD, DIN, SBUX, IRG » details
Biglari Holdings Inc., is an Indiana Corporation. It is a diversified holding company engaged in a number of diverse business activities. The Company is currently engaged in and the franchising and operating of restaurants. Its reportable segments are Restaurant Operations and Investment Management. The Company's Restaurant Operations' activities are conducted through two restaurant concepts, Steak n Shake and Western Sizzlin. Steak n Shake operates 413 company-operated restaurants and 76 franchised units in 22 states and Western operates 5 company-operated restaurants and 89 franchised units in 17 states. Steak n Shake is engaged in the ownership, operation, and franchising of Steak n Shake restaurants. Steak n Shake is a classic American brand serving premium burgers and milk shakes. Western Sizzlin is engaged in the franchising of restaurants. Western Sizzlin offers signature steak dishes as well as other classic American menu items. Western Sizzlin also operates other concepts, Great American Steak & Buffet, and Wood Grill Buffet consisting of hot and cold food buffet style dining. The Investment Management segment is composed of Biglari Capital and Western Investments, Inc. This segment provides investment advisory services to private investment funds. Steak n Shake trademarks that are registered for restaurant services are 'Steak n Shake', 'Steak'n Shake Famous For Steakburgers', 'Famous For Steakburgers', 'Takhomasak', 'Original Steakburgers', 'In Sight It Must Be Right', 'Steak n Shake It's a Meal', 'The Original Steakburger', 'Steak n Shake In Sight it Must be Right', and 'Original Double Steakburger'. Western trademarks that are registered for restaurant services are 'Western Sizzlin', 'Western Sizzlin Steak House', 'Western', 'Sizzlin', 'Western Sizzlin Wood Grill and Buffet', and 'Western Sizzlin Wood Grill'. The Company is subject to various federal, state and local laws affecting its Restaurant Operations.
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Notification regarding the Notice of AGM No. 22 for the Year 2015 on the Company's website Mar 28 2015
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