Reviewing Biglari Holdings Inc. (BH)’s and Performance Food Group Company (NYSE:PFGC)’s results

This is therefore a comparing of the risk, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends, earnings and valuation, institutional ownership in Biglari Holdings Inc. (NYSE:BH) and Performance Food Group Company (NYSE:PFGC). The two are both Restaurants companies that compete with one another.

Earnings and Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Biglari Holdings Inc. 114 0.45 N/A 14.31 6.35
Performance Food Group Company 41 0.25 N/A 1.12 39.15

Table 1 shows the top-line revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation for Biglari Holdings Inc. and Performance Food Group Company. Performance Food Group Company is observed to has lower revenue and earnings than Biglari Holdings Inc. The company that is more affordable between the two has a lower P/E ratio. Biglari Holdings Inc.’s current P/E ratio is lower than that of Performance Food Group Company, which means that it is the affordable of the two.

Profitability

Table 2 shows Biglari Holdings Inc. and Performance Food Group Company’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Biglari Holdings Inc. 0.00% 5.6% 3%
Performance Food Group Company 0.00% 14.2% 4.1%

Volatility and Risk

A beta of 1.26 shows that Biglari Holdings Inc. is 26.00% more volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500. Competitively, Performance Food Group Company’s beta is 0.67 which is 33.00% less volatile than Standard and Poor’s 500.

Liquidity

Biglari Holdings Inc.’s Current Ratio is 0.7 while its Quick Ratio is 0.6. On the competitive side is, Performance Food Group Company which has a 1.5 Current Ratio and a 0.7 Quick Ratio. Performance Food Group Company is better positioned to pay off short and long-term obligations compared to Biglari Holdings Inc.

Analyst Ratings

The following table shown below contains the ratings and recommendations for Biglari Holdings Inc. and Performance Food Group Company.

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Rating Score
Biglari Holdings Inc. 0 0 0 0.00
Performance Food Group Company 0 0 2 3.00

On the other hand, Performance Food Group Company’s potential upside is 10.52% and its consensus price target is $51.5.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

Biglari Holdings Inc. and Performance Food Group Company has shares owned by institutional investors as follows: 85% and 99%. About 0.2% of Biglari Holdings Inc.’s share are owned by insiders. Comparatively, Performance Food Group Company has 0.3% of it’s share owned by insiders.

Performance

In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
Biglari Holdings Inc. -5.46% -10.81% -34.68% -30.69% -52.07% -20.06%
Performance Food Group Company 3.74% 10.45% 8.03% 28.1% 21.47% 35.88%

For the past year Biglari Holdings Inc. had bearish trend while Performance Food Group Company had bullish trend.

Summary

On 7 of the 11 factors Performance Food Group Company beats Biglari Holdings Inc.

Biglari Holdings Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates and franchises restaurants in the United States. The company owns, operates, and franchises restaurants under restaurant concepts, including Steak n Shake, an American brand serving premium burgers and milk shakes; and Western, which offers signature steak dishes and other American menu items, as well operates other concepts, such as Great American Steak & Buffet and Wood Grill Buffet consisting of hot and cold food buffet style dining. As of December 31, 2016, it operated 417 Steak n Shake company-operated restaurants and 173 franchised units; and 3 Western company-operated restaurants and 64 franchised units. The company also engages in underwriting commercial trucking insurance, and selling physical damage and non-trucking liability insurance to truckers. In addition, it publishes and sells magazines, and related publishing products and services in print and digital under the MAXIM and Maxim brand names; and licenses media products and services, as well as is involved in the investment activities. The company was formerly known as The Steak n Shake Company and changed its name to Biglari Holdings Inc. in April 2010. Biglari Holdings Inc. was founded in 1934 and is based in San Antonio, Texas.

Performance Food Group Company, through its subsidiaries, markets and distributes food and food-related products in the United States. It operates in three operating segments: Performance Foodservice, PFG Customized, and Vistar. The company offers a range of frozen foods, such as meats, fully prepared appetizers and entrees, fruits, vegetables, and desserts; canned and dry foods; fresh meats; dairy products; beverage products; imported specialties; fresh produce; and candy, snack, and other products, as well as seafood products, shortenings and oils, baked goods, and salad dressings. It also supplies various non-food items, such as paper products, including pizza boxes, disposable napkins, plates, and cups; tableware comprising chinaware and silverware; cookware consisting of pots, pans, and utensils; restaurant and kitchen equipment and supplies; and cleaning supplies. In addition, the company provides value-added services related to foodservice distribution, such as providing customers with electronic order-taking, payment, and other Internet based services; and various reports and other data, menu planning advice, food safety training, and assistance in inventory control, as well as access to various third-party services designed to add value to its customersÂ’ businesses. It serves street and chain restaurants, schools, business and industry locations, hospitals, vending distributors, office coffee service distributors, big box retailers, and theaters, as well as franchises and other institutional customers. Performance Food Group Company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.

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