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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

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 6.72
LDL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
73% of the 1247 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. LDL: 6.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LDL' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 1.04 Max: 44
Current: 6.72
0.02
44
Equity to Asset 0.71
LDL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
81% of the 1228 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. LDL: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LDL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.65 Max: 0.73
Current: 0.71
0.48
0.73
Interest Coverage 82.83
LDL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
82% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 10.78 vs. LDL: 82.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LDL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.45  Med: 31.93 Max: 94.45
Current: 82.83
2.45
94.45
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 7.40
M-Score: -2.59
WACC vs ROIC
14.26%
19.07%
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 10.64
LDL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1240 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 5.26 vs. LDL: 10.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LDL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.96  Med: 4.72 Max: 10.01
Current: 10.64
-6.96
10.01
Net-margin (%) 6.93
LDL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1241 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 3.77 vs. LDL: 6.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LDL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.69  Med: 3.36 Max: 8.82
Current: 6.93
-5.69
8.82
ROE (%) 15.31
LDL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1219 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 8.52 vs. LDL: 15.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LDL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.78  Med: 7.72 Max: 20.21
Current: 15.31
-8.78
20.21
ROA (%) 9.88
LDL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1258 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 3.98 vs. LDL: 9.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LDL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.15  Med: 5.04 Max: 12.85
Current: 9.88
-6.15
12.85
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 28.11
LDL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1255 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 13.17 vs. LDL: 28.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LDL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.08  Med: 11.78 Max: 36.69
Current: 28.11
-12.08
36.69
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.20
LDL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. LDL: 11.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LDL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.3  Med: 5.50 Max: 14.1
Current: 11.2
-9.3
14.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 36.30
LDL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. LDL: 36.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LDL' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.9  Med: 4.30 Max: 65.7
Current: 36.3
-41.9
65.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 39.90
LDL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 888 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. LDL: 39.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LDL' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.7  Med: 6.60 Max: 92.4
Current: 39.9
-33.7
92.4
» LDL's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-04)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

LDL Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Chuck Royce 866,952 sh (+27.91%)
Jim Simons 271,600 sh (+4.46%)
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LDL Guru Trades in Q3 2015

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Jim Simons 309,000 sh (+8.23%)
Mario Gabelli 95,300 sh (-16.11%)
Chuck Royce 403,884 sh (-47.42%)
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Q1 2016

LDL Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Joel Greenblatt 16,828 sh (+176.96%)
Chuck Royce 424,264 sh (+5.05%)
Jim Simons 315,900 sh (+2.23%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto Parts
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Lydall Inc, through its subsidiaries designs and manufactures specialty engineered filtration media, industrial thermal insulating solutions, automotive thermal and acoustical barriers, medical filtration media and devices.

Lydall Inc was incorporated in Delaware since 1987 after originally being incorporated in Connecticut in 1969. The Company 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. The Company's 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 Company's operating business segments are Performance Materials, Industrial Filtration, Thermal/Acoustical Metals, and Thermal/Acoustical Fibers. The Performance Materials segment includes filtration media solutions for air, fluid power, and industrial applications, thermal insulation solutions for building products, appliances, and energy and industrial markets, and air and liquid life science applications. The Industrial Filtration segment includes non-woven felt media and filter bags used in industrial air and liquid filtration applications. Non-woven filter media is the commonly used filter technology to satisfy increasing emission control regulations in industries, including power, cement, steel, asphalt, incineration, mining, food, and pharmaceutical. The business also produces non-woven rolled-good media that is used in other commercial applications and media for automotive applications is supplied to the Company's Thermal/Acoustical Fibers segment. The Thermal/Acoustical Metals segment offers a full range of engineered products for the transportation sector to assist in the reduction of powertrain and road noise as well as thermally shield sensitive components from high heat. The Company's products are found in the underbody (tunnel, fuel tank, exhaust, rear muffler and spare tire) and under hood (engine compartment, turbo charger, and manifolds) of cars, trucks, SUVs, heavy duty trucks and recreational vehicles. The Thermal/Acoustical Fibers segment offers engineered products to assist in noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) abatement within the transportation sector. The Company's products are found in the interior (dash insulators, cabin flooring), underbody (wheel well, aerodynamic belly pan, 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 audi

Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 17.71
LDL's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1038 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 15.23 vs. LDL: 17.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
LDL' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.5  Med: 17.14 Max: 289.39
Current: 17.71
5.5
289.39
PE(NRI) 17.71
LDL's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 15.23 vs. LDL: 17.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
LDL' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.12  Med: 18.27 Max: 318.33
Current: 17.71
6.12
318.33
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 21.01
LDL's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
64% of the 538 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 15.51 vs. LDL: 21.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
LDL' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 16.17 Max: 585.26
Current: 21.01
3.4
585.26
P/B 2.50
LDL's P/B is ranked lower than
69% of the 1244 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. LDL: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LDL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.08 Max: 2.67
Current: 2.5
0.22
2.67
P/S 1.24
LDL's P/S is ranked lower than
70% of the 1259 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. LDL: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LDL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.54 Max: 1.29
Current: 1.24
0.12
1.29
PFCF 23.97
LDL's PFCF is ranked lower than
73% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 13.82 vs. LDL: 23.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
LDL' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.64  Med: 16.90 Max: 118.1
Current: 23.97
3.64
118.1
POCF 12.93
LDL's POCF is ranked lower than
75% of the 661 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 7.63 vs. LDL: 12.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LDL' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.98  Med: 9.59 Max: 55.25
Current: 12.93
1.98
55.25
EV-to-EBIT 10.62
LDL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
55% of the 1070 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 12.19 vs. LDL: 10.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LDL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.3  Med: 9.85 Max: 1174.9
Current: 10.62
-12.3
1174.9
EV-to-EBITDA 8.12
LDL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
52% of the 1125 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 8.64 vs. LDL: 8.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LDL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -76.2  Med: 6.00 Max: 31
Current: 8.12
-76.2
31
PEG 0.59
LDL's PEG is ranked higher than
76% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. LDL: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
LDL' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.61 Max: 12.58
Current: 0.59
0.3
12.58
Shiller P/E 49.36
LDL's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
74% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 25.57 vs. LDL: 49.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
LDL' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.38  Med: 37.17 Max: 74.57
Current: 49.36
6.38
74.57
Current Ratio 3.28
LDL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. LDL: 3.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LDL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 2.38 Max: 3.6
Current: 3.28
0.91
3.6
Quick Ratio 2.52
LDL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. LDL: 2.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LDL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.61 Max: 2.83
Current: 2.52
0.62
2.83
Days Inventory 48.65
LDL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
61% of the 1200 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 58.65 vs. LDL: 48.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LDL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.36  Med: 43.01 Max: 58.58
Current: 48.65
37.36
58.58
Days Sales Outstanding 64.62
LDL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
54% of the 1004 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 59.83 vs. LDL: 64.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LDL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40.95  Med: 52.10 Max: 58.3
Current: 64.62
40.95
58.3
Days Payable 42.67
LDL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
61% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 51.98 vs. LDL: 42.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LDL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.82  Med: 37.11 Max: 44.25
Current: 42.67
30.82
44.25

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 5.89
LDL's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
54% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 5.04 vs. LDL: 5.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
LDL' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.15  Med: 7.06 Max: 223.25
Current: 5.89
2.15
223.25
Price/Tangible Book 2.91
LDL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
68% of the 1195 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. LDL: 2.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
LDL' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.40 Max: 3.94
Current: 2.91
0.38
3.94
Price/Projected FCF 1.57
LDL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
63% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. LDL: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
LDL' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.22 Max: 3.37
Current: 1.57
0.24
3.37
Price/Median PS Value 2.40
LDL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
88% of the 1220 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. LDL: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LDL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.19 Max: 3.36
Current: 2.4
0.33
3.36
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.75
LDL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. LDL: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
LDL' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.02 Max: 3.38
Current: 0.75
0.41
3.38
Price/Graham Number 1.55
LDL's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
63% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. LDL: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
LDL' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.17 Max: 3.53
Current: 1.55
0.68
3.53
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 9.48
LDL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. LDL: 9.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LDL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 8.70 Max: 41.3
Current: 9.48
0.1
41.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 30.50
LDL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 5.76 vs. LDL: 30.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
LDL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.1  Med: 4.00 Max: 41.4
Current: 30.5
-1.1
41.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $526.9
EPS (TTM) $ 2.15
Beta1.77
Short Percentage of Float2.13%
52-Week Range $25.28 - 40.22
Shares Outstanding (Mil)17.13
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