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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 0.29
LAKE's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
52% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. LAKE: 0.29 )
LAKE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.29

Equity to Asset 0.56
LAKE's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
65% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. LAKE: 0.56 )
LAKE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 0.9
Current: 0.56

0.43
0.9
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 1.64
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 : 3/10

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Operating margin (%) -1.08
LAKE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 9.96 vs. LAKE: -1.08 )
LAKE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1.08   Max: 9.62
Current: -1.08

-1.08
9.62
Net-margin (%) -27.64
LAKE's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 7.72 vs. LAKE: -27.64 )
LAKE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -27.64   Max: 6.41
Current: -27.64

-27.64
6.41
ROE (%) -57.16
LAKE's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 8.68 vs. LAKE: -57.16 )
LAKE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -57.16   Max: 17.07
Current: -57.16

-57.16
17.07
ROA (%) -31.55
LAKE's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. LAKE: -31.55 )
LAKE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -31.55   Max: 8.97
Current: -31.55

-31.55
8.97
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -1.71
LAKE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 22.38 vs. LAKE: -1.71 )
LAKE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1.71   Max: 17.32
Current: -1.71

-1.71
17.32
Revenue Growth (%) 1.40
LAKE's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. LAKE: 1.40 )
LAKE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -7.2   Max: 16.6
Current: 1.4

-7.2
16.6
» LAKE's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2012

LAKE Guru Trades in Q3 2012

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Q4 2012

LAKE Guru Trades in Q4 2012

Jim Simons 24,000 sh (+7.62%)
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Q1 2013

LAKE Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 25,600 sh (+6.67%)
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Q2 2013

LAKE Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons Sold Out
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Insider Trades

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Ratios

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P/B 0.78
LAKE's P/B is ranked higher than
97% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. LAKE: 0.78 )
LAKE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 3.31
Current: 0.78

0.41
3.31
P/S 0.42
LAKE's P/S is ranked higher than
96% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.63 vs. LAKE: 0.42 )
LAKE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 1.07
Current: 0.42

0.21
1.07

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.79
LAKE's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
97% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. LAKE: 0.79 )
LAKE' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 2.75
Current: 0.79

0.48
2.75
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.92
LAKE's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. LAKE: 0.92 )
LAKE' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 53.35
Current: 0.92

0.51
53.35
Price/Median PS Value 0.81
LAKE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. LAKE: 0.81 )
LAKE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 1.89
Current: 0.81

0.29
1.89
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 4.10
LAKE's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
75% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 3.47 vs. LAKE: 4.10 )
LAKE' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -20.1   Max: 16.6
Current: 4.1

-20.1
16.6

Business Description

Industry: Medical Instruments & Equipment » Medical Instruments & Supplies
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Lakeland Industries, Inc., a Delaware corporation was incorporated in 1986. The Company manufactures and sells a comprehensive line of safety garments and accessories for the industrial protective clothing market. The Company's major product categories are, Limited Use/Disposable Protective Clothing, High-End Chemical Protective Suits, Fire Fighting and Heat Protective Apparel, Reusable Woven Garments, High Visibility Clothing and Gloves and Sleeves. It manufactures a complete line of limited use/disposable protective garments offered in coveralls, lab coats, shirts, pants, hoods, aprons, sleeves and smocks. These garments are made from several non-woven fabrics, such as Micromax, Micromax NS, HBF, SafeGard SMS, Pyrolon XT, Plus 2, RyTex, Zonegard and ChemMax 1 and 2. These garments provide protection from low-risk contaminants or irritants, such as chemicals, pesticides, fertilizers, paint, grease and dust, and from limited exposure to hazardous waste and toxic chemicals, including acids, lead and hydro-carbons that pose health risks after exposure for long periods of time. Additional applications include protection from viruses and bacteria, such as AIDS, streptococcus, SARS and hepatitis, at hospitals, clinics and emergency rescue sites and use in clean room environments to prevent human contamination in the manufacturing processes. The Company manufactures heavy duty chemical suits made from Pyrolon CRFR and ChemMax 3, 4 and Interceptor product lines. These suits are worn by individuals on hazardous material teams to provide protection from powerful, concentrated and hazardous or potentially lethal chemical and biological toxins, such as toxic wastes at Super Fund sites, toxic chemical spills or biological discharges, chemical or biological warfare weapons, and chemicals and petro-chemicals present during the cleaning of refineries and nuclear facilities. It manufactures a line of fire fighting and heat protective apparel for use by fire fighters and other individuals that work in extreme heat environments. Its heat protective aluminized fire suits are manufactured from Nomex, a fire and heat resistant material, and Kevlar, a cut and heat resistant, high-strength, lightweight, flexible and durable fiber produced by DuPont and woven by Tencate, Springs and other fabric manufacturers.. The Company manufactures a line of reusable and washable woven garments that complement its firefighting and heat protective apparel offerings and provide alternatives to its limited use/disposable protective clothing lines. It manufactures a line of high visibility clothing. This line includes flame retardant and reflective garments for the Fire Industry, Nomex clothing for utilities and high visibility reflective outer wear for industrial uniforms and State Departments of Transportation. The Company manufactures gloves and arm guards from Kevlar and Spectra, cut resistant fibers made by DuPont and Honeywell respectively as well as engineered co

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