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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.03
LCUT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
96% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. LCUT: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LCUT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.03 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.03
Equity to Asset 0.47
LCUT's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
69% of the 637 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. LCUT: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LCUT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.59 Max: 0.89
Current: 0.47
0.29
0.89
Interest Coverage 2.98
LCUT's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
89% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 109.71 vs. LCUT: 2.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LCUT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.18  Med: 6.87 Max: 155
Current: 2.98
1.18
155
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.84
M-Score: -2.69
WACC vs ROIC
7.40%
4.02%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 3.66
LCUT's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 4.75 vs. LCUT: 3.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LCUT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -10.64  Med: 6.14 Max: 17.91
Current: 3.66
-10.64
17.91
Net-margin (%) 0.40
LCUT's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. LCUT: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LCUT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -9.79  Med: 3.58 Max: 10.8
Current: 0.4
-9.79
10.8
ROE (%) 1.27
LCUT's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 6.53 vs. LCUT: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LCUT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -39.02  Med: 9.46 Max: 17.5
Current: 1.27
-39.02
17.5
ROA (%) 0.56
LCUT's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. LCUT: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LCUT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -13.39  Med: 4.72 Max: 12.72
Current: 0.56
-13.39
12.72
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.24
LCUT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 709 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 12.06 vs. LCUT: 10.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LCUT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -23.66  Med: 14.73 Max: 56.54
Current: 10.24
-23.66
56.54
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.70
LCUT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. LCUT: 5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LCUT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -4.5  Med: 9.40 Max: 33.9
Current: 5.7
-4.5
33.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -1.40
LCUT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. LCUT: -1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LCUT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -18.1  Med: 7.20 Max: 27.1
Current: -1.4
-18.1
27.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -53.90
LCUT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 417 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. LCUT: -53.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LCUT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -53.9  Med: 13.50 Max: 95.3
Current: -53.9
-53.9
95.3
» LCUT's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

LCUT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 54,700 sh (+81.44%)
Chuck Royce 264,307 sh (-18.30%)
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Q3 2014

LCUT Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Robert Olstein 102,000 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 242,920 sh (-8.09%)
Jim Simons 50,100 sh (-8.41%)
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Q4 2014

LCUT Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Robert Olstein 143,000 sh (+40.20%)
Chuck Royce 242,920 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 47,600 sh (-4.99%)
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Q1 2015

LCUT Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Robert Olstein 244,000 sh (+70.63%)
Jim Simons 42,500 sh (-10.71%)
Chuck Royce 183,720 sh (-24.37%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 167.80
LCUT's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
94% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 20.30 vs. LCUT: 167.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
LCUT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.17  Med: 19.09 Max: 990.59
Current: 167.8
5.17
990.59
Forward P/E 14.90
LCUT's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
52% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 15.27 vs. LCUT: 14.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 162.20
LCUT's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
94% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. LCUT: 162.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
LCUT' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.17  Med: 19.66 Max: 842
Current: 162.2
5.17
842
P/B 1.09
LCUT's P/B is ranked higher than
63% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. LCUT: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LCUT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 1.14 Max: 3
Current: 1.09
0.13
3
P/S 0.35
LCUT's P/S is ranked higher than
80% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. LCUT: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LCUT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.38 Max: 1.24
Current: 0.35
0.02
1.24
PFCF 45.64
LCUT's PFCF is ranked lower than
78% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 22.89 vs. LCUT: 45.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
LCUT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.83  Med: 7.64 Max: 1051.5
Current: 45.64
0.83
1051.5
POCF 18.71
LCUT's POCF is ranked lower than
60% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 15.49 vs. LCUT: 18.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LCUT' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.56  Med: 6.32 Max: 168.4
Current: 18.71
0.56
168.4
EV-to-EBIT 15.30
LCUT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
51% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 15.05 vs. LCUT: 15.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LCUT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -103.3  Med: 11.80 Max: 38.8
Current: 15.3
-103.3
38.8
PEG 124.77
LCUT's PEG is ranked lower than
98% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. LCUT: 124.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
LCUT' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.59 Max: 1555.45
Current: 124.77
0.15
1555.45
Shiller P/E 14.66
LCUT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
67% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 21.19 vs. LCUT: 14.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
LCUT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 0.08  Med: 59.00 Max: 1586
Current: 14.66
0.08
1586
Current Ratio 3.26
LCUT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. LCUT: 3.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LCUT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.34  Med: 2.84 Max: 6.77
Current: 3.26
1.34
6.77
Quick Ratio 1.29
LCUT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. LCUT: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LCUT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.97 Max: 2.22
Current: 1.29
0.45
2.22
Days Inventory 145.46
LCUT's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
70% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 103.56 vs. LCUT: 145.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LCUT' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 122.63  Med: 177.15 Max: 326.98
Current: 145.46
122.63
326.98
Days Sales Outstanding 49.12
LCUT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
50% of the 602 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 48.96 vs. LCUT: 49.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LCUT' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 41.6  Med: 56.15 Max: 76.55
Current: 49.12
41.6
76.55

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.03
LCUT's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
75% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. LCUT: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
LCUT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.08 Max: 19.09
Current: 1.03
0.21
19.09
Dividend Payout 0.89
LCUT's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
84% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. LCUT: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
LCUT' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.30 Max: 3.15
Current: 0.89
0.02
3.15
Dividend growth (3y) 26.00
LCUT's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
86% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. LCUT: 26.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
LCUT' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 58.3
Current: 26
0
58.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.03
LCUT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
76% of the 676 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. LCUT: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
LCUT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.08 Max: 19.09
Current: 1.03
0.21
19.09
Share Buyback Rate -3.70
LCUT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
66% of the 419 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. LCUT: -3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
LCUT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 20  Med: -1.50 Max: -20.2
Current: -3.7

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 8.14
LCUT's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
69% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 4.58 vs. LCUT: 8.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
LCUT' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.16  Med: 3.58 Max: 86
Current: 8.14
1.16
86
Price/Tangible Book 2.41
LCUT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
57% of the 654 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. LCUT: 2.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
LCUT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.72 Max: 4.5
Current: 2.41
0.31
4.5
Price/Projected FCF 0.53
LCUT's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. LCUT: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
LCUT' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.65 Max: 5.07
Current: 0.53
0.16
5.07
Price/Median PS Value 0.93
LCUT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. LCUT: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LCUT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 1.32 Max: 4.24
Current: 0.93
0.01
4.24
Price/Graham Number 3.02
LCUT's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
78% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. LCUT: 3.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
LCUT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.19 Max: 4.34
Current: 3.02
0.53
4.34
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.51
LCUT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. LCUT: 6.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LCUT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.6  Med: 8.00 Max: 14.2
Current: 6.51
2.6
14.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 5.87
LCUT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 4.66 vs. LCUT: 5.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
LCUT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -50.5  Med: 16.10 Max: 1802.3
Current: 5.87
-50.5
1802.3

Business Description

Industry: Manufacturing - Apparel & Furniture » Home Furnishings & Fixtures
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Lifetime Brands Inc is a Delaware corporation, incorporated on December 22, 1983. The Company designs, sources and sells branded kitchenware, tableware and other products used in the home and markets its products under brand names and trademarks, which are either owned or licensed by the Company, or through retailers private labels. The Company sells its products to retailers and distributors and sells a limited selection of its products directly to consumers through its Internet websites. The Company brought over 3,500 new or redesigned products to market in 2013. The Companys product categories include two categories of products that people use to prepare, serve and consume foods, Kitchenware: kitchen tools and gadgets, cutlery, cutting boards, cookware, bake ware and novelty housewares; and Tableware: dinnerware, flatware and glassware; and one category, Home Solutions, which comprises other products used in the home such as pantry ware, spices, food storage and home decor. The Company sources almost all of its products from suppliers located outside the United States, primarily in the Peoples Republic of China. The Company manufactures its sterling silver products at a leased facility in San German, Puerto Rico and fills containers with spices and assembles spice racks at its owned Winchendon, Massachusetts distribution facility. The Companys top brands include KitchenAid, Farberware, Mikasa, Pfaltzgraff, Kamenstein, Fred, Towle, Melannco, Elements and Wallace Silversmiths, among others. The Company operates in two business segments: the Wholesale segment, which is the Companys primary business that designs, markets and distributes its products to retailers and distributors, and the Retail Direct segment in which the Company markets and sells a limited selection of its products through its Pfaltzgraff, Mikasa, Lifetime Sterling and The English Table Internet websites. The Companys products are sold to a diverse customer base including mass merchants such as Wal-Mart and Target, specialty stores such as Bed Bath & Beyond and Dunelm, national chains such as Kohls, department stores such as Macys and Bon-Ton, warehouse clubs such as Costco and Sams Club, supermarkets such as Stop & Shop, Kroger, Tesco and Sainsburys, off-price retailers such as TJX Companies, Ross Stores and Big Lots and Internet retailers such as Amazon.com. The Company owns approximately 105 design and utility patents. The Company also operates its own Internet sites that provide information about the Companys products and offer consumers the opportunity to purchase a limited selection of the Companys products directly from the Company.
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Lifetime Brands Apr 26 2008 

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