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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 : 8/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.77
LDL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
78% of the 1812 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. LDL: 1.77 )
LDL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 44
Current: 1.77

0.02
44
Equity to Asset 0.59
LDL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
79% of the 1600 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. LDL: 0.59 )
LDL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 0.73
Current: 0.59

0.48
0.73
Interest Coverage 31.15
LDL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
69% of the 999 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 20.80 vs. LDL: 31.15 )
LDL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 111.33
Current: 31.15

0.27
111.33
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 5.44
M-Score: -2.92
WACC vs ROIC
8.25%
12.35%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 6.79
LDL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1808 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 5.45 vs. LDL: 6.79 )
LDL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -7.14   Max: 15.55
Current: 6.79

-7.14
15.55
Net-margin (%) 6.89
LDL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1808 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 4.16 vs. LDL: 6.89 )
LDL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -5.85   Max: 9.77
Current: 6.89

-5.85
9.77
ROE (%) 17.49
LDL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1794 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 10.75 vs. LDL: 17.49 )
LDL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -9.04   Max: 18.98
Current: 17.49

-9.04
18.98
ROA (%) 10.03
LDL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1830 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 4.44 vs. LDL: 10.03 )
LDL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -6.33   Max: 12.8
Current: 10.03

-6.33
12.8
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 18.29
LDL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1822 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 14.42 vs. LDL: 18.29 )
LDL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -12.57   Max: 65.36
Current: 18.29

-12.57
65.36
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.60
LDL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1519 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. LDL: 11.60 )
LDL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -7.4   Max: 14.1
Current: 11.6

-7.4
14.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 19.20
LDL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1382 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. LDL: 19.20 )
LDL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -42.2   Max: 65.7
Current: 19.2

-42.2
65.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 33.30
LDL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1224 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. LDL: 33.30 )
LDL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -40.4   Max: 118
Current: 33.3

-40.4
118
» LDL's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

LDL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Arnold Van Den Berg Sold Out
Jim Simons 318,200 sh (-8.17%)
Mario Gabelli 152,100 sh (-9.79%)
Chuck Royce 396,851 sh (-12.29%)
Arnold Van Den Berg 290,041 sh (-53.15%)
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Q3 2014

LDL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Mario Gabelli 134,200 sh (-11.77%)
Jim Simons 266,100 sh (-16.37%)
Chuck Royce 288,248 sh (-27.37%)
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Q4 2014

LDL Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Chuck Royce 460,809 sh (+59.87%)
Mario Gabelli 123,300 sh (-8.12%)
Jim Simons 233,600 sh (-12.21%)
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Q1 2015

LDL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Chuck Royce 677,809 sh (+47.09%)
Jim Simons 260,000 sh (+11.30%)
Mario Gabelli 120,200 sh (-2.51%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 12.90
LDL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1995 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 21.30 vs. LDL: 12.90 )
LDL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.5   Max: 289.39
Current: 12.9

5.5
289.39
Forward P/E 18.28
LDL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
73% of the 1995 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LDL: 18.28 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.40
LDL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1995 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 20.80 vs. LDL: 13.40 )
LDL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.12   Max: 318.33
Current: 13.4

6.12
318.33
P/B 2.30
LDL's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 1995 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. LDL: 2.30 )
LDL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 2.67
Current: 2.3

0.22
2.67
P/S 0.90
LDL's P/S is ranked higher than
57% of the 1995 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. LDL: 0.90 )
LDL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 1.09
Current: 0.9

0.12
1.09
PFCF 19.40
LDL's PFCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 1995 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LDL: 19.40 )
LDL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.67   Max: 113.89
Current: 19.4

3.67
113.89
POCF 11.47
LDL's POCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 1995 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 13.28 vs. LDL: 11.47 )
LDL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.96   Max: 54.7
Current: 11.47

1.96
54.7
EV-to-EBIT 12.78
LDL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
81% of the 1995 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 17.86 vs. LDL: 12.78 )
LDL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -4673.4   Max: 2106.8
Current: 12.78

-4673.4
2106.8
Shiller P/E 34.60
LDL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
73% of the 1995 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 107.58 vs. LDL: 34.60 )
LDL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.98   Max: 224.5
Current: 34.6

7.98
224.5
Current Ratio 2.92
LDL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 1615 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. LDL: 2.92 )
LDL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 3.54
Current: 2.92

0.91
3.54
Quick Ratio 2.24
LDL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 1615 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. LDL: 2.24 )
LDL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 2.82
Current: 2.24

0.62
2.82
Days Inventory 45.08
LDL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
79% of the 1995 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 61.56 vs. LDL: 45.08 )
LDL' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 37.27   Max: 70.75
Current: 45.08

37.27
70.75
Days Sales Outstanding 61.92
LDL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
74% of the 1995 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 68.81 vs. LDL: 61.92 )
LDL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 40.95   Max: 96.81
Current: 61.92

40.95
96.81

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 30.80
LDL's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 1995 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LDL: 30.80 )
LDL' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.15   Max: 223.25
Current: 30.8

2.15
223.25
Price/Tangible Book 2.50
LDL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
61% of the 1995 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. LDL: 2.50 )
LDL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 4.79
Current: 2.5

0.38
4.79
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.50
LDL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1995 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 203.80 vs. LDL: 1.50 )
LDL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 3.37
Current: 1.5

0.24
3.37
Price/Median PS Value 1.70
LDL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
53% of the 1995 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. LDL: 1.70 )
LDL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 4.24
Current: 1.7

0.34
4.24
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.50
LDL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 1995 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LDL: 0.50 )
LDL' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 3.16
Current: 0.5

0.58
3.16
Price/Graham Number 1.20
LDL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
74% of the 1995 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. LDL: 1.20 )
LDL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 3.13
Current: 1.2

0.67
3.13
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.30
LDL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1807 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. LDL: 8.30 )
LDL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 40.5
Current: 8.3

0.1
40.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 31.93
LDL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1076 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 6.17 vs. LDL: 31.93 )
LDL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -1.1   Max: 41
Current: 31.93

-1.1
41

Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto Parts
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Lydall Inc has been incorporated in Delaware since 1987 after originally being incorporated in Connecticut in 1969. The Companys subsidiaries designs and manufactures specialty engineered filtration media, industrial thermal insulating solutions, automotive thermal and acoustical barriers, medical filtration media and devices and biopharmaceutical processing components for thermal/acoustical, filtration/separation and bio/medical applications. It serves a number of markets. The Companys products are mainly sold directly to customers through an internal sales force and external sales representatives and distributed via common carrier. The majority of products are sold to original equipment manufacturers and tier-one suppliers. The Companys reportable segments are Performance Materials and Thermal/Acoustical. The Performance Materials segment includes filtration media solutions for air, fluid power, and industrial applications (Industrial Filtration), air and liquid life science applications (Life Sciences Filtration), and industrial thermal insulation solutions for building products, appliances, and energy and industrial markets (Industrial Thermal Insulation). Industrial Filtration products include LydAir(r) MG (Micro-Glass) Air Filtration Media, LydAir(r) MB (Melt Blown) Air Filtration Media, LydAir(r) SC (Synthetic Composite) Air Filtration Media, and Arioso(tm) Membrane Composite Media. These products constitute the critical media component of clean-air systems for applications in clean-space, commercial, industrial and residential HVAC, power generation, and industrial processes. Life Sciences Filtration products include the LyPore(r) and ActiPure(r) Filtration Media developed to meet the requirements of life science applications including biopharmaceutical pre-filtration and clarification, diagnostic and analytical testing, respiratory protection, life protection, medical air filtration, drinking water filtration and high purity process filtration such as that found in food and beverage and medical applications. The Thermal/Acoustical segment offers engineered products to assist in noise and heat abatement within the transportation sector. Its products are found in the interior (dash insulators), underbody (wheel well, fuel tank, exhaust) and under hood (engine compartment) of cars, trucks, SUVs, heavy duty trucks and recreational vehicles. The Company's patented products include ZeroClearance(r), AMS(r), Flexshield(r) and dBCore(r) comprised of organic and inorganic fiber composites (fiber parts) as well as metal combinations (metal parts). The Company competes through high-quality, specialty engineered products and exceptional customer service. The Company has a number of domestic and foreign competitors for its products. The Company is subject to governmental audits, proceedings and various litigation relating to matter incidental to its business, including product liability and environmental claims.
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