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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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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.06
LDR's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
96% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. LDR: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LDR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.06
Equity to Asset 0.05
LDR's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
98% of the 2070 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. LDR: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LDR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.58 Max: 0.66
Current: 0.05
0.05
0.66
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.09
M-Score: -4.07
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 (%) -26.46
LDR's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 2156 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. LDR: -26.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LDR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -25.79  Med: 37.61 Max: 43.79
Current: -26.46
-25.79
43.79
Net-margin (%) -16.50
LDR's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 2156 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. LDR: -16.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LDR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -16.25  Med: 24.50 Max: 30.08
Current: -16.5
-16.25
30.08
ROE (%) -103.34
LDR's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 2130 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 5.82 vs. LDR: -103.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LDR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -66.6  Med: 37.17 Max: 50.74
Current: -103.34
-66.6
50.74
ROA (%) -11.21
LDR's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 2175 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. LDR: -11.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LDR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -10.26  Med: 21.28 Max: 29.35
Current: -11.21
-10.26
29.35
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -68.76
LDR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 2170 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9.16 vs. LDR: -68.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LDR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -65.82  Med: 134.77 Max: 355.06
Current: -68.76
-65.82
355.06
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.60
LDR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. LDR: 8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LDR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 4.8  Med: 7.80 Max: 17.2
Current: 8.6
4.8
17.2
» LDR's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

LDR Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Mario Gabelli 68,020 sh (+1.49%)
First Pacific Advisors 9,100 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels 50,829 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,044,400 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 47,200 sh (-28.60%)
Joel Greenblatt 9,714 sh (-28.63%)
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Q3 2014

LDR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Mario Gabelli 73,120 sh (+7.50%)
First Pacific Advisors 9,100 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,044,400 sh (unchged)
Bill Frels Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 6,801 sh (-29.99%)
Jim Simons 31,700 sh (-32.84%)
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Q4 2014

LDR Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 84,618 sh (+166.93%)
Chuck Royce 1,060,400 sh (+1.53%)
Chuck Royce 1,060,400 sh (+1.53%)
Mario Gabelli 73,500 sh (+0.52%)
First Pacific Advisors 9,100 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Q1 2015

LDR Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 5,914 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,450 sh (New)
First Pacific Advisors Sold Out
Chuck Royce 1,026,600 sh (-3.19%)
Mario Gabelli 68,500 sh (-6.80%)
Jim Simons 44,997 sh (-46.82%)
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Guru Investment Theses on Landauer Inc

Mairs & Power Small Cap Fund Comments on Landauer - Jul 31, 2014



In contrast, the radiation detection firm Landauer (LDR) proved to be the biggest laggard in the first half of the year. However, a number of recent regulatory changes that address shortfalls in U.S. hospital radiation monitoring appear likely to provide the company with an opportunity to turn their stock performance around.

From Bill Frels (Trades, Portfolio)’ Small Cap Fund Second Quarter 2014 Commentary.

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Mairs & Power Small Cap Fund Comments on Landauer
In contrast, the radiation detection firm Landauer (LDR) proved to be the biggest laggard in the first half of the year. However, a number of recent regulatory changes that address shortfalls in U.S. hospital radiation monitoring appear likely to provide the company with an opportunity to turn their stock performance around.

From Bill Frels (Trades, Portfolio)’ Small Cap Fund Second Quarter 2014 Commentary. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 37.30
LDR's P/B is ranked lower than
99% of the 2122 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. LDR: 37.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LDR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 5.07  Med: 7.75 Max: 37.88
Current: 37.3
5.07
37.88
P/S 2.25
LDR's P/S is ranked lower than
73% of the 2213 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. LDR: 2.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LDR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.73  Med: 5.33 Max: 7.57
Current: 2.25
1.73
7.57
PFCF 12.90
LDR's PFCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 18.13 vs. LDR: 12.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
LDR' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.37  Med: 24.28 Max: 70.99
Current: 12.9
8.37
70.99
POCF 10.96
LDR's POCF is ranked higher than
58% of the 1495 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 14.09 vs. LDR: 10.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LDR' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 7.36  Med: 17.30 Max: 25.91
Current: 10.96
7.36
25.91
Shiller P/E 29.02
LDR's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
59% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 23.86 vs. LDR: 29.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
LDR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 17.99  Med: 24.50 Max: 33.95
Current: 29.02
17.99
33.95
Current Ratio 1.34
LDR's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 2091 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. LDR: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LDR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.22 Max: 2.19
Current: 1.34
0.84
2.19
Quick Ratio 1.17
LDR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 2091 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. LDR: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LDR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.13 Max: 2.03
Current: 1.17
0.71
2.03
Days Inventory 35.23
LDR's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
82% of the 2116 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 71.74 vs. LDR: 35.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LDR' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 31.98  Med: 40.79 Max: 58.2
Current: 35.23
31.98
58.2
Days Sales Outstanding 73.14
LDR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
52% of the 1857 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 71.63 vs. LDR: 73.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LDR' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 75  Med: 80.50 Max: 93.67
Current: 73.14
75
93.67

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 4.56
LDR's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
82% of the 1881 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. LDR: 4.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
LDR' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.73  Med: 3.73 Max: 7.87
Current: 4.56
2.73
7.87
Dividend Payout 7.33
LDR's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
98% of the 1277 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. LDR: 7.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
LDR' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.65  Med: 0.88 Max: 7.86
Current: 7.33
0.65
7.86
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.77
LDR's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1926 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. LDR: 4.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
LDR' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.86  Med: 3.90 Max: 8.23
Current: 4.77
2.86
8.23
Share Buyback Rate -0.20
LDR's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
67% of the 1075 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. LDR: -0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
LDR' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -0.1  Med: -0.80 Max: -1
Current: -0.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Projected FCF 1.56
LDR's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. LDR: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
LDR' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 1.19  Med: 2.06 Max: 4.2
Current: 1.56
1.19
4.2
Price/Median PS Value 0.42
LDR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 2085 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. LDR: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LDR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.41
Current: 0.42
0.38
1.41
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -8.60
LDR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 2150 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. LDR: -8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LDR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -8.7  Med: 6.20 Max: 8.1
Current: -8.6
-8.7
8.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -10.68
LDR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 822 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. LDR: -10.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
LDR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -12.1  Med: 6.80 Max: 16.6
Current: -10.68
-12.1
16.6

Analyst Estimate

Sep15
EPS($) 2.55
EPS without NRI($) 2.55

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Scientific & Technical Instruments
Compare:A, ROP, GRMN, HXGBY, TRMB » details
Traded in other countries:LDU.Germany,
Landauer Inc is a Delaware corporation organized on December 22, 1987. The Company is a provider of technical and analytical services to determine occupational and environmental radiation exposure and is the domestic provider of outsourced medical physics services. Its two main business segments are Radiation Monitoring and Medical Physics. It provides complete radiation dosimetry services to hospitals, medical and dental offices, universities, national laboratories, nuclear facilities and other industries in which radiation poses a potential threat to employees. Landauers services include the manufacture of various types of radiation detection monitors, the distribution and collection of the monitors to and from customers, and the analysis and reporting of exposure findings. In addition to providing analytical services, the Company may lease or sell dosimetry detectors and reading equipment to large customers that want to manage their own dosimetry programs, or into smaller international markets in which it is not economical to establish a direct service. Through its Global Physics Solutions, Inc. subsidiary, the Company provides medical physics services. Through its IZI Medical Products, LLC subsidiary, the Company provides medical consumable accessories used in radiology, radiation therapy, and image guided surgery procedures. The Company offers its service for measuring the dosages of x-ray, gamma radiation and other penetrating ionizing radiations to which the wearer has been exposed, primarily through badges, which contain optically stimulated luminescent material, which are worn by customer personnel. The Company conducts business in numerous international markets such as Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Japan, Mexico, Sweden and the United Kingdom. In the United States, Landauer competes against a number of dosimetry service providers. One of these providers is a division of Mirion Technologies. Other competitors in the United States that provide dosimetry services tend to be smaller companies, some of which operate on a regional basis. The Company complies with federal, state and local provisions that have been enacted or adopted regulating the discharge of materials into the environment or otherwise protecting the environment.
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