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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.15
LLL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
71% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. LLL: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LLL' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.12 Max: N/A
Current: 0.15
Equity to Asset 0.37
LLL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
52% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. LLL: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LLL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.41 Max: 0.49
Current: 0.37
0.16
0.49
Interest Coverage 3.17
LLL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
80% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 9.66 vs. LLL: 3.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LLL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 6.16 Max: 7.34
Current: 3.17
0.37
7.34
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.74
WACC vs ROIC
8.57%
6.17%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 5.21
LLL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.21 vs. LLL: 5.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LLL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 10.33 Max: 11.31
Current: 5.21
0.89
11.31
Net-margin (%) -1.17
LLL's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.57 vs. LLL: -1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LLL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.29  Med: 5.93 Max: 6.37
Current: -1.17
-2.29
6.37
ROE (%) -2.49
LLL's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. LLL: -2.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LLL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.98  Med: 13.51 Max: 16.02
Current: -2.49
-4.98
16.02
ROA (%) -0.92
LLL's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. LLL: -0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LLL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.86  Med: 5.57 Max: 6.57
Current: -0.92
-1.86
6.57
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 20.31
LLL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 10.74 vs. LLL: 20.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LLL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.36  Med: 52.56 Max: 78.02
Current: 20.31
15.36
78.02
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.70
LLL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. LLL: -1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LLL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.7  Med: 13.50 Max: 28.8
Current: -1.7
-1.7
28.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -19.00
LLL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. LLL: -19.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LLL' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19  Med: 14.90 Max: 32.3
Current: -19
-19
32.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -24.60
LLL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. LLL: -24.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LLL' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.6  Med: 21.55 Max: 57.2
Current: -24.6
-24.6
57.2
» LLL's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-30)


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

LLL Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Joel Greenblatt 230,584 sh (+60.69%)
Jim Simons 297,700 sh (+26.60%)
Richard Pzena 213,223 sh (+0.02%)
Richard Snow 2,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
David Dreman 14,799 sh (-2.50%)
Paul Tudor Jones 42,210 sh (-23.25%)
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Q3 2015

LLL Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Ray Dalio 7,400 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 200 sh (New)
Richard Pzena 213,223 sh (unchged)
Richard Snow 2,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
David Dreman 14,294 sh (-3.41%)
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Q4 2015

LLL Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Joel Greenblatt 3,598 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 3,819 sh (New)
Jim Simons 110,800 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 25,000 sh (+12400.00%)
Richard Snow 2,000 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
Richard Pzena 213,075 sh (-0.07%)
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Q1 2016

LLL Guru Trades in Q1 2016

David Dreman 9,967 sh (New)
Leucadia National 1,900 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 95,009 sh (+2540.61%)
Steven Cohen 272,200 sh (+988.80%)
Jim Simons 541,600 sh (+388.81%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,042 sh (+346.24%)
Richard Pzena 213,500 sh (+0.20%)
Richard Snow 2,000 sh (unchged)
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Business Description

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L-3 Communications Holdings Inc is engaged as a system contractor in aircraft modernization & maintenance, Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance systems, and government services.

L-3 Communications Holdings Inc is a Delaware corporation organized in April, 1997. The Company is a prime contractor in Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance systems, aircraft sustainment, simulation and training, night vision and image intensification equipment and security and detection systems. The Company has three reportable segments: Electronic systems, Aerospace Systems and Communication Systems. Electronic systems segment provides products and services, including components, products, subsystems, systems and related services to military and commercial customers in niche markets. Aerospace segment provides products and services for the ISR market in signals intelligence and multi-intelligence platforms, to include full motion video, electro-optical, infrared and synthetic aperture radars, along with other types of information gathering systems. Its products and services provide the warfighter with the ability to collect and analyze data from command centers, communication nodes and air defense systems for real-time situational awareness and response. The businesses in this segment also provides modernization, upgrades and sustainment, maintenance and logistics support solutions for military and government aircraft and other platforms. The Communications Systems segment provides network and communication systems, secure communication products, radio frequency components, satellite communication terminals & space, microwave and telemetry products. Its products are used to connect space, airborne, ground and sea-based communication systems and are used in the transmission, processing, recording, monitoring, and dissemination functions of these communication systems. The Company is subject to governmental laws and regulations.

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 19.49
LLL's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
76% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 15.53 vs. LLL: 19.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 35.82
LLL's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
71% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 20.50 vs. LLL: 35.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
LLL' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.18  Med: 13.61 Max: 142.02
Current: 35.82
7.18
142.02
P/B 2.62
LLL's P/B is ranked lower than
59% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. LLL: 2.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LLL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 1.61 Max: 2.65
Current: 2.62
0.87
2.65
P/S 1.19
LLL's P/S is ranked lower than
52% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. LLL: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LLL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.77 Max: 1.2
Current: 1.19
0.46
1.2
PFCF 14.16
LLL's PFCF is ranked higher than
68% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 18.66 vs. LLL: 14.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
LLL' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.01  Med: 9.54 Max: 14.32
Current: 14.16
5.01
14.32
POCF 11.54
LLL's POCF is ranked higher than
53% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 11.85 vs. LLL: 11.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LLL' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.31  Med: 8.13 Max: 12.18
Current: 11.54
4.31
12.18
EV-to-EBIT 26.77
LLL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
64% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 16.23 vs. LLL: 26.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LLL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.2  Med: 10.20 Max: 36
Current: 26.77
6.2
36
EV-to-EBITDA 19.37
LLL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
73% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 11.82 vs. LLL: 19.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LLL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.5  Med: 8.70 Max: 23.1
Current: 19.37
5.5
23.1
Shiller P/E 20.93
LLL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
68% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 27.52 vs. LLL: 20.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
LLL' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.03  Med: 15.80 Max: 39.24
Current: 20.93
10.03
39.24
Current Ratio 1.52
LLL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. LLL: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LLL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.12  Med: 1.87 Max: 2.98
Current: 1.52
1.12
2.98
Quick Ratio 1.39
LLL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. LLL: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LLL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.75 Max: 2.98
Current: 1.39
0.68
2.98
Days Inventory 14.03
LLL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
94% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 118.61 vs. LLL: 14.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LLL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.51  Med: 10.63 Max: 60.33
Current: 14.03
6.51
60.33
Days Sales Outstanding 28.14
LLL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
88% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 57.76 vs. LLL: 28.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LLL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.17  Med: 27.76 Max: 37.86
Current: 28.14
24.17
37.86
Days Payable 16.17
LLL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
95% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 53.60 vs. LLL: 16.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LLL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.66  Med: 13.88 Max: 29.45
Current: 16.17
10.66
29.45

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.84
LLL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
54% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. LLL: 1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
LLL' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.93 Max: 3.03
Current: 1.84
0.59
3.03
Dividend Payout 0.61
LLL's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
73% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. LLL: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
LLL' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.20 Max: 0.54
Current: 0.61
0.1
0.54
Dividend Growth (3y) 9.10
LLL's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
66% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. LLL: 9.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
LLL' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 9.60 Max: 35.7
Current: 9.1
0
35.7
Forward Dividend Yield 1.90
LLL's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
57% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. LLL: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.99
LLL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
52% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. LLL: 2.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
LLL' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 3.14 Max: 4.92
Current: 2.99
0.96
4.92
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 4.80
LLL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. LLL: 4.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
LLL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.8  Med: -0.80 Max: 7.8
Current: 4.8
-13.8
7.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 0.89
LLL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. LLL: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
LLL' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.71 Max: 1.62
Current: 0.89
0.36
1.62
Price/Median PS Value 1.54
LLL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
73% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. LLL: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LLL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.21 Max: 2.26
Current: 1.54
0.62
2.26
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.68
LLL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. LLL: 3.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LLL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.8  Med: 9.80 Max: 16.2
Current: 3.68
2.8
16.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -2.91
LLL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.53 vs. LLL: -2.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
LLL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3  Med: 22.20 Max: 32.8
Current: -2.91
-3
32.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $10,106
EPS (TTM) $ -1.49
Beta1.15
Short Percentage of Float1.94%
52-Week Range $101.11 - 151.40
Shares Outstanding (Mil)76.95

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 10,091 10,282 10,507
EPS ($) 7.56 8.77 9.68
EPS w/o NRI ($) 7.56 8.77 9.68
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($) 2.80 3.00 3.20

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