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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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 8.62
LACO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
72% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. LACO: 8.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LACO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.31  Med: 48.71 Max: No Debt
Current: 8.62
Equity to Asset 0.89
LACO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
95% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. LACO: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LACO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.57  Med: 0.86 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.89
0.57
0.96
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 4.98
M-Score: -3.81
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -42.14
LACO's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 774 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. LACO: -42.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LACO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1123.24  Med: -43.41 Max: 5286.27
Current: -42.14
-1123.24
5286.27
Net-margin (%) -44.04
LACO's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 776 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 4.98 vs. LACO: -44.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LACO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -768.38  Med: -8.22 Max: 3095.16
Current: -44.04
-768.38
3095.16
ROE (%) -22.45
LACO's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 5.57 vs. LACO: -22.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LACO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -53.07  Med: -1.67 Max: 19.75
Current: -22.45
-53.07
19.75
ROA (%) -19.87
LACO's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 787 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. LACO: -19.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LACO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -40.96  Med: -1.47 Max: 16.7
Current: -19.87
-40.96
16.7
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -75.46
LACO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 782 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 9.43 vs. LACO: -75.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LACO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -504.41  Med: -50.49 Max: 1146.07
Current: -75.46
-504.41
1146.07
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 15.30
LACO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. LACO: 15.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LACO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -70.7  Med: -2.15 Max: 241.4
Current: 15.3
-70.7
241.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 136.80
LACO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. LACO: 136.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LACO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -71.7  Med: 1.30 Max: 136.8
Current: 136.8
-71.7
136.8
» LACO's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

LACO Guru Trades in Q2 2014

HOTCHKIS & WILEY 652,572 sh (+10.61%)
Mario Gabelli 65,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 77,100 sh (-19.63%)
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Q3 2014

LACO Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 50,900 sh (-33.98%)
Mario Gabelli 32,500 sh (-50.00%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 324,491 sh (-50.28%)
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Q4 2014

LACO Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 54,900 sh (+7.86%)
Mario Gabelli 32,500 sh (unchged)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 323,048 sh (-0.44%)
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Q1 2015

LACO Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 73,000 sh (+32.97%)
Mario Gabelli 32,500 sh (unchged)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 322,431 sh (-0.19%)
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Ratios

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Forward P/E 161.29
LACO's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
96% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 17.18 vs. LACO: 161.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.15
LACO's P/B is ranked higher than
67% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. LACO: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LACO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.82 Max: 2.29
Current: 1.15
0.28
2.29
P/S 2.14
LACO's P/S is ranked lower than
58% of the 778 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. LACO: 2.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LACO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.19  Med: 5.20 Max: 323.25
Current: 2.14
1.19
323.25
EV-to-EBIT -2.18
LACO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
173% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 18.38 vs. LACO: -2.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LACO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -78.8  Med: -1.60 Max: 20.6
Current: -2.18
-78.8
20.6
Current Ratio 17.28
LACO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. LACO: 17.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LACO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.47  Med: 2.92 Max: 19.84
Current: 17.28
0.47
19.84
Quick Ratio 17.28
LACO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. LACO: 17.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LACO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.47  Med: 2.92 Max: 19.84
Current: 17.28
0.47
19.84
Days Sales Outstanding 13.44
LACO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
161% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 25.40 vs. LACO: 13.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LACO' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 1.2  Med: 43.17 Max: 1687.2
Current: 13.44
1.2
1687.2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.17
LACO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
69% of the 634 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. LACO: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
LACO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.80 Max: 2.55
Current: 1.17
0.31
2.55
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -45.90
LACO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 760 Companies
in the Global Resorts & Casinos industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. LACO: -45.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LACO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.9  Med: 12.60 Max: 5246.3
Current: -45.9
4.9
5246.3

Business Description

Industry: Travel & Leisure » Resorts & Casinos
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Lakes Entertainment Inc was incorporated in the State of Minnesota on June 18, 1998. The Company is engaged in the business of developing, financing, managing and owning casinos properties with a historical emphasis on Indian-owned properties. It owns and operates the Rocky Gap Casino Resort in Allegany County, Maryland which it acquired on August 3, 2012. Rocky Gap includes a hotel, gaming facility, an event and conference center, spa, four restaurants and the only Jack Nicklaus signature golf course in Maryland. The Company is also involved in other business activities, including the investment in non-Indian casinos in Ohio and Florida. The Company's segments include: Rocky Gap and Indian Casino Projects. The Rocky Gap segment includes results of operations and assets related to the Rocky Gap Casino Resort near Cumberland, Maryland. The Indian Casino Projects segment includes results of operations and assets related to the development, financing, and management of gaming-related properties for the Shingle Springs Tribe and the Jamul Tribe. The ownership, management and operation of gaming facilities are subject to extensive federal, state, provincial, tribal and/or local laws, regulations and ordinances, which are administered by the relevant regulatory agency or agencies in each jurisdiction.
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