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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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Cash to Debt No Debt
LGL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
89% of the 2637 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. LGL: No Debt )
LGL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.79
LGL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
88% of the 2606 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. LGL: 0.79 )
LGL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.29   Max: 0.85
Current: 0.79

-0.29
0.85
Interest Coverage No Debt
LGL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
92% of the 1631 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 116.41 vs. LGL: No Debt )
LGL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

0.01
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.54
M-Score: -2.51
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 : 2/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -18.83
LGL's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 2640 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. LGL: -18.83 )
LGL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -15.89   Max: 61.27
Current: -18.83

-15.89
61.27
Net-margin (%) -19.50
LGL's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 2640 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. LGL: -19.50 )
LGL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -31.37   Max: 68.08
Current: -19.5

-31.37
68.08
ROE (%) -28.13
LGL's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 2602 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.78 vs. LGL: -28.13 )
LGL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -574.82   Max: 1031.47
Current: -28.13

-574.82
1031.47
ROA (%) -21.99
LGL's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 2648 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. LGL: -21.99 )
LGL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -32.32   Max: 65.27
Current: -21.99

-32.32
65.27
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -43.96
LGL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 2643 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9.70 vs. LGL: -43.96 )
LGL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -38.49   Max: 150.86
Current: -43.96

-38.49
150.86
Revenue Growth (%) -21.30
LGL's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1951 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. LGL: -21.30 )
LGL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -49.7   Max: 16.7
Current: -21.3

-49.7
16.7
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

LGL Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 60,200 sh (+2.03%)
Mario Gabelli 164,656 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2014

LGL Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 61,200 sh (+1.66%)
Mario Gabelli 164,656 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2014

LGL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Mario Gabelli 167,556 sh (+1.76%)
Jim Simons 61,600 sh (+0.65%)
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Q3 2014

LGL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Mario Gabelli 167,556 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 61,600 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with LGL

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Reduce -81.5%$5.34 - $6.7 $ 3.6-40%164656
Mario Gabelli 2013-06-30 Add 596.76%0.01%$4.92 - $6.7 $ 3.6-34%148339
Mario Gabelli 2012-09-30 New Buy0.01%$5.45 - $6.6 $ 3.6-41%121339
Mario Gabelli 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$6.9 - $8.9 $ 3.6-52%0
Mario Gabelli 2011-12-31 Add 70.44%$6.97 - $8.73 $ 3.6-53%90739
Mario Gabelli 2011-09-30 Add 32.97%$6.24 - $10.56 $ 3.6-60%53239
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Ratios

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P/B 0.65
LGL's P/B is ranked higher than
91% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. LGL: 0.65 )
LGL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 5.18
Current: 0.65

0.29
5.18
P/S 0.40
LGL's P/S is ranked higher than
84% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. LGL: 0.40 )
LGL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 1.66
Current: 0.4

0.08
1.66
EV-to-EBIT -0.87
LGL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
57% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 23.53 vs. LGL: -0.87 )
LGL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -36.6   Max: 3614.1
Current: -0.87

-36.6
3614.1
Current Ratio 3.66
LGL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 2630 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. LGL: 3.66 )
LGL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 5.2
Current: 3.66

1.01
5.2
Quick Ratio 2.47
LGL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 2630 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. LGL: 2.47 )
LGL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 3.83
Current: 2.47

0.68
3.83

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 5.29
LGL's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
95% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LGL: 5.29 )
LGL' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 2.76   Max: 25.95
Current: 5.29

2.76
25.95
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.42
LGL's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LGL: 1.42 )
LGL' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.42   Max: 68.75
Current: 1.42

1.42
68.75
Price/Tangible Book 0.65
LGL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
92% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. LGL: 0.65 )
LGL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 7.34
Current: 0.65

0.38
7.34
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.71
LGL's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
93% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LGL: 0.71 )
LGL' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 10.5
Current: 0.71

0.31
10.5
Price/Median PS Value 0.85
LGL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. LGL: 0.85 )
LGL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 25.02
Current: 0.85

0.15
25.02
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -114.90
LGL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
73% of the 2592 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. LGL: -114.90 )
LGL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 70.6
Current: -114.9

0.1
70.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 6.62
LGL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1722 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. LGL: 6.62 )
LGL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -36.1   Max: 66.5
Current: 6.62

-36.1
66.5

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components
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LGL Group, Inc., incorporated in 1928 under the laws of the State of Indiana and reincorporated under the laws of the State of Delaware in 2007. The company is a producer of industrial and commercial products and services that is currently focused on the design and manufacture of highly-engineered electronic components and subsystems. The Company operates through its main subsidiary, M-tron Industries, Inc. ('Mtron'), which includes the operations of its subsidiary, M-tron Industries, Ltd., as well as the operations of its subsidiary, Piezo Technology, Inc. ('PTI') and PTI's subsidiary Piezo Technology India Private Ltd. The combined operations of Mtron and PTI and their subsidiaries are referred to herein as 'MtronPTI.' MtronPTI has operations in Orlando, Florida, Yankton, South Dakota, Yantai, China and Noida, India. MtronPTI also has sales offices in Hong Kong and Shanghai, China. MtronPTI designs, manufactures and sells standard and custom-engineered electronic components that are used mainly to control the frequency or timing of signals in electronic circuits. Its devices, which are commonly called frequency control devices, are used extensively in infrastructure equipment for the telecommunications and network equipment industries, as well as in electronic systems for military applications, avionics, earth-orbiting satellites, medical devices, instrumentation, industrial devices and global positioning systems. MtronPTI markets and sells its frequency control devices mainly to: OEMs of communications, networking, military, avionics, instrumentation and medical equipment; contract manufacturers for OEMs; and; distributors who sell to OEMs and contract manufacturers. The Company's main competitors include Vectron International, CTS Corporation, K&L and Saronix. The Company's manufacturing operations, products, and/or product packaging are subject to environmental laws and regulations governing air emissions, wastewater discharges, and the handling, disposal and remediation of hazardous substances, wastes and other chemicals.

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