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New Key Statistics Module, Z-Score and F-Score
Market Cap $M165Revenue $M859Net Margin (%)-14.1Z-Score1.2
Enterprise Value $M278EPS $-6.6Operating Margin %-5.4F-Score2
P/E(ttm))0Cash Flow Per Share $9.6Pre-tax Margin (%)-8.6Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book0.810-y EBITDA Growth Rate %0Quick Ratio1.3Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales0.25-y EBITDA Growth Rate %0Current Ratio1.5Lower Leverage y-yN
Price/Cash Flow2.3y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %0ROA % (ttm)-17.1Higher Current Ratio y-yN
Dividend Yield %0Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)-40.7Less Shares Outstanding y-yN
Payout Ratio %0Shares Outstanding M19.7ROI % (ttm)-13.3Gross Margin Increase y-yN

Gurus Latest Trades with LAYN

Number of guru portfolios checked: 84. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
LAYNArnold Van Den Berg 2014-09-30 Reduce-0.17%$10.17 - $13.8
($11.27)
$ 8.41-25%Reduce -5.71%2,464,000
LAYNJean-Marie Eveillard 2014-06-30 Add$12.79 - $18.71
($15.75)
$ 8.41-47%Add 56.47%26,600
LAYNJean-Marie Eveillard 2014-03-31 Add$15.92 - $18.79
($17.57)
$ 8.41-52%Add 598.73%17,000
LAYNArnold Van Den Berg 2013-12-31 Add1.08%$14.35 - $20.52
($17.38)
$ 8.41-52%Add 34.76%2,625,610
LAYNJean-Marie Eveillard 2013-12-31 Buy $14.35 - $20.52
($17.38)
$ 8.41-52%New holding, 2433 sh.2,433
LAYNArnold Van Den Berg 2013-06-30 Add2.6%$17.84 - $22.32
($20.31)
$ 8.41-59%Add 199.51%1,941,920
LAYNArnold Van Den Berg 2012-09-30 Add1.34%$18.09 - $22.13
($20.63)
$ 8.41-59%Add 862.2%672,386
LAYNMario Gabelli 2012-09-30 Add0.04%$18.09 - $22.13
($20.63)
$ 8.41-59%Add 24.82%1,352,000
LAYNJohn Keeley 2012-09-30 Sold Out -0.3%$18.09 - $22.13
($20.63)
$ 8.41-59%Sold Out0
LAYNArnold Van Den Berg 2012-06-30 Buy 0.14%$18.55 - $22.67
($20.12)
$ 8.41-58%New holding, 69880 sh.69,880
LAYNMario Gabelli 2012-06-30 Add0.07%$18.55 - $22.78
($20.15)
$ 8.41-58%Add 68.4%1,083,160
LAYNJohn Keeley 2012-06-30 Reduce-0.1%$18.55 - $22.78
($20.15)
$ 8.41-58%Reduce -25.73%652,500
LAYNMario Gabelli 2012-03-31 Add0.02%$21.32 - $26.7
($22.71)
$ 8.41-63%Add 24.07%643,200
LAYNMario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Reduce-0.1%$30.73 - $35.25
($32.6)
$ 8.41-74%Reduce -46.92%461,600
LAYNMario Gabelli 2010-09-30 Add0.02%$23.22 - $27.3
($24.97)
$ 8.41-66%Add 24%867,400
LAYNMario Gabelli 2010-06-30 Add0.05%$23.56 - $28.79
($26.14)
$ 8.41-68%Add 111.4%699,500
LAYNRon Baron 2008-09-30 Sold Out -0.14%$35.96 - $54.88
($44.9)
$ 8.41-81%Sold Out0
LAYNJean-Marie Eveillard 2008-03-31 Sold Out $33.68 - $47.21
($38.1)
$ 8.41-78%Sold Out0
LAYNRon Baron 2008-03-31 Reduce-0.08%$33.68 - $47.21
($38.1)
$ 8.41-78%Reduce -40.02%523,950
LAYNRon Baron 2007-12-31 Buy 0.22%$46.33 - $57.93
($52.5)
$ 8.41-84%New holding, 873590 sh.873,590
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

LAYN is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
LAYN Arnold Van Den Berg 2014-09-302,464,00012.482.4-5.71%
LAYN Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-06-3026,6000.130+56.47%
LAYN Mario Gabelli 2014-06-301,942,1519.840.14+7.1%
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LAYN: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
VAN DEN BERG MANAGEMENT I, INC10% Owner 2014-09-08Sell2,955$11.92-28.94view
VAN DEN BERG MANAGEMENT I, INC10% Owner 2014-09-05Sell1,030$10.96-22.72view
VAN DEN BERG MANAGEMENT I, INC10% Owner 2014-08-29Sell3,915$11.25-24.71view
BROWN DAVID A BChairman of the Board 2014-01-07Buy20,000$16.69-49.25view
Winner PhilipEnergy Division Manager 2012-12-31Sell13,605$24.1-64.85view
HELFET ANTHONY BDirector 2012-10-11Sell3,082$21.51-60.62view
OBUS NELSONDirector 2012-09-12Buy50,000$18.05-53.07view
Reynolds Jeffrey JCOO 2011-09-26Buy8,400$21.39-60.4view
ROBICHAUD RENE JPresident 2011-09-20Buy42,131$23.75-64.34view
BROWN DAVID A BChairman of the Board 2010-12-10Sell8,451$34.17-75.21view

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