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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 1.34
LL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
54% of the 945 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. LL: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LL' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.34
Equity to Asset 0.61
LL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
69% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. LL: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.76  Med: 0.68 Max: 0.75
Current: 0.61
-0.76
0.75
Interest Coverage N/A
LL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
90% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 18.92 vs. LL: N/A )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.05  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: N/A
26.05
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 4.14
M-Score: -3.05
WACC vs ROIC
18.26%
-19.64%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -8.48
LL's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 942 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.41 vs. LL: -8.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.5  Med: 7.24 Max: 12.6
Current: -8.48
-8.5
12.6
Net-margin (%) -5.77
LL's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 942 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. LL: -5.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.77  Med: 4.41 Max: 7.74
Current: -5.77
-5.77
7.74
ROE (%) -18.38
LL's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 6.63 vs. LL: -18.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.51  Med: 20.49 Max: 28.46
Current: -18.38
-18.51
28.46
ROA (%) -11.71
LL's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 948 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. LL: -11.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.88  Med: 14.20 Max: 19.92
Current: -11.71
-11.88
19.92
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -28.07
LL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.63 vs. LL: -28.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.37  Med: 44.58 Max: 70.79
Current: -28.07
-27.37
70.79
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.60
LL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 779 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. LL: 7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.6  Med: 14.95 Max: 29.1
Current: 7.6
7.6
29.1
» LL's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-05)


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

LL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Mario Cibelli 15,000 sh (New)
Ken Heebner 300,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,090 sh (New)
John Rogers 417,211 sh (+16.80%)
Ken Fisher 109,664 sh (+0.27%)
Steven Cohen 200,000 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Mariko Gordon Sold Out
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Steven Cohen 1,145,200 sh (-12.76%)
Ron Baron 400,000 sh (-83.55%)
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Q2 2015

LL Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Julian Robertson 238,000 sh (New)
Columbia Wanger 195,821 sh (New)
John Rogers 561,676 sh (+34.63%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ken Heebner Sold Out
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Mario Cibelli Sold Out
Ron Baron Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q3 2015

LL Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Julian Robertson Sold Out
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
John Rogers 557,472 sh (-0.75%)
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Q4 2015

LL Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 31,278 sh (New)
John Rogers 556,035 sh (-0.26%)
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Top Ranked Articles about Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc

Tilson Explains New Short in Lumber Liquidators in 1 Word: Cancer Stock drops 15% after Whitney Tilson's presentation
Whitney Tilson (Trades, Portfolio), founder of Kase Capital Management, released a presentation Tuesday regarding his new short position in Lumber Liquidators (NYSE:LL), outlining six main reasons that may lead to a 50-50 chance of the company reaching bankruptcy. Read more...
5-Year Lows: Lumber Liquidators, Park Electrochemical, Landauer, Harmonic Stocks that have reached their historical low prices
According to GuruFocus' list of five-year lows, these Guru stocks have reached their historical low prices: Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc., Park Electrochemical Corp., Landauer Inc., Harmonic Inc. Read more...
Whitney Tilson's Robin Hood Conference Presentation Guru shares his short ideas
Whitney Tilson (Trades, Portfolio), founder of Kase Capital Management, gave a presentation recently at the annual Robin Hood Conference. At the conference Tilson laid out his short thesis for Lumber Liquidators (NYSE:LL) and InterOil Corporation (NYSE:IOC). Read more...
Beware of Lumber Liquidators Even After Recent Price Spike Though recent legal settlement was less severe than believed, investors still have concerns
Lumber Liquidators (NYSE:LL) spiked 15% this past Friday after rising 13% the day before to a closing price of $18.84 per share. The stock’s recent ascent comes after the company announced a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice related to its compliance with the Lacey Act. The Lacey Act relates to the protection of plants, fish and wildlife. Per the settlement, Lumber Liquidators will pay a total of $10 million in fines. The company had already reserved funds to pay for the fines in Q1 2015. Many investors believed the fines could have been much worse, and ostensibly that was the reason for the stock’s recent runup. Another reason may be investors who were short the stock took profits. Read more...
A Collection of Whitney Tilson's 17 Articles on Lumber Liquidators Guru provides details on his short position
Mariko Gordon Sells Lumber Liquidators, Western Digital
Mariko Gordon (Trades, Portfolio) purchased one new stock — a manufacturing company — and sold out of three other holdings during the first quarter, according to GuruFocus Real Time Picks. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 25.91
LL's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
86% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.60 vs. LL: 25.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.42
LL's P/B is ranked higher than
54% of the 914 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. LL: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 3.79 Max: 11.17
Current: 1.42
1.07
11.17
P/S 0.40
LL's P/S is ranked higher than
64% of the 921 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. LL: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.11 Max: 3.5
Current: 0.4
0.31
3.5
POCF 43.25
LL's POCF is ranked lower than
92% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 11.68 vs. LL: 43.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LL' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.42  Med: 33.86 Max: 116.8
Current: 43.25
6.42
116.8
Shiller P/E 14.77
LL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
66% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 21.05 vs. LL: 14.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
LL' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.11  Med: 13.17 Max: 18.35
Current: 14.77
11.11
18.35
Current Ratio 2.53
LL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 889 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. LL: 2.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.72  Med: 3.12 Max: 3.64
Current: 2.53
1.72
3.64
Quick Ratio 0.61
LL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 889 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. LL: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.83 Max: 1.21
Current: 0.61
0.3
1.21
Days Inventory 142.51
LL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
74% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 88.17 vs. LL: 142.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 67.24  Med: 131.16 Max: 164.39
Current: 142.51
67.24
164.39
Days Sales Outstanding 7.31
LL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
62% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.02 vs. LL: 7.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.31  Med: 7.31 Max: 7.31
Current: 7.31
Days Payable 28.81
LL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
79% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 50.86 vs. LL: 28.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.84  Med: 31.02 Max: 46.58
Current: 28.81
17.84
46.58

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.77
LL's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 4.21 vs. LL: 2.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
LL' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.99  Med: 4.86 Max: 12.22
Current: 2.77
2.99
12.22
Price/Tangible Book 1.49
LL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
58% of the 851 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. LL: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
LL' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.76  Med: 3.79 Max: 9.46
Current: 1.49
1.76
9.46
Price/Projected FCF 1.20
LL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. LL: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
LL' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.41  Med: 4.29 Max: 6.41
Current: 1.2
1.41
6.41
Price/Median PS Value 0.37
LL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. LL: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.02 Max: 2.59
Current: 0.37
0.43
2.59
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.91
LL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. LL: 3.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
LL' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 1.83 Max: 2.32
Current: 3.91
1.15
2.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -21.19
LL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 920 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. LL: -21.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.19  Med: 6.90 Max: 21
Current: -21.19
-21.19
21
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 23.56
LL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Home Improvement Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.33 vs. LL: 23.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
LL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9  Med: 21.20 Max: 31.3
Current: 23.56
9
31.3

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $979
EPS $ -2.08
Beta2.25
Short Percentage of Float40.69%
52-Week Range $10.01 - 29.20
Shares Outstanding(Mil)27.09

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue(Mil) 1,011 1,081 1,089
EPS($) -0.49 0.58 0.62
EPS without NRI($) -0.49 0.58 0.62

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Home Improvement Stores
Compare:BKK:GLOBAL, TSE:3191, TSE:3050, NAS:TTS, JSE:ITE, SAU:4008 » details
Traded in other countries:LKU.Germany,
Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. was founded in 1994. In August 2007, it reincorporated from Massachusetts to Delaware, and in November 2007, it completed its initial public offering. The Company is a specialty retailer of hardwood flooring in the United States. It offers a complete assortment of hardwood flooring that includes prefinished premium domestic and exotic hardwoods, engineered hardwoods, unfinished hardwoods, bamboo, cork and laminates. The Company and its subsidiaries operate 318 retail stores with 309 located in the USA and 9 located in Ontario, Canada. Its product offering is comprised of its proprietary brands, led by its flagship Bellawood brand. It's hardwood flooring products are available in various widths and lengths and are differentiated in terms of quality and price based on the species, grade of the hardwood and quality of finishing, in addition to the length of the warranty. The Company also offers a broad assortment of flooring enhancements and installation accessories, including moldings, noise-reducing underlay and adhesives, that complement its assortment of floor offerings. In total, it offers nearly 350 different flooring product stock-keeping units. The Company's proprietary solid hardwood products are milled from one thick piece of wood, which could be sanded and refinished numerous times. It offers flooring products made from more than 25 wood species, including both domestic woods, such as ash, beech, birch, hickory, northern hard maple, northern red oak, pine and American walnut, and exotic woods, such as bloodwood, cherry, cypress, ebony, koa, mesquite, mahogany, rosewood and teak. The Company's proprietary engineered hardwood products are produced by bonding a layer of hardwood to a plywood or high-density fiber board backing. Like its solid hardwood floors, its engineered hardwood floors are offered in domestic and exotic wood species, and in either glue down or floating application. It also offers wood flooring moldings and accessories. It also sells stair treads and risers in both finished and unfinished versions. The Company's proprietary bamboo products, harvested from the fast growing bamboo plant, are offered as a prefinished or stained solid wood or engineered floor. The Company's stores are designed to emphasize its products in a visually appealing showroom format, yet reflect its low-cost approach to doing business. The Company has a number of marks registered in the United States, including Lumber Liquidators, Bellawood, 1-800-FLOORING, Dura-Wood, Blutec, Quickclic, Virginia Mill Works Co. Hand Scraped and Distressed Floors, Morning Star Bamboo Flooring, Dream Home Laminate Floors, Builder's Pride, Schon Engineered Floors and Casa de Colour Collection. The Company is subject to extensive and varied federal, state and local government regulation, including regulations relating to employment, public health and safety, zoning and fire codes. The Company faces significant competition
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