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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.06
LM's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
81% of the 1410 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LM: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LM' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 1.12 Max: 10.63
Current: 1.06
0.05
10.63
Equity to Asset 0.56
LM's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
75% of the 1442 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. LM: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LM' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.53 Max: 0.68
Current: 0.56
0.16
0.68
Interest Coverage 1.05
LM's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
95% of the 1155 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 153.97 vs. LM: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LM' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 6.17 Max: 14.39
Current: 1.05
1.05
14.39
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.46
M-Score: -2.98
WACC vs ROIC
12.33%
-5.09%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 1.91
LM's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 1462 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 47.28 vs. LM: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LM' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.93  Med: 13.31 Max: 23.67
Current: 1.91
-19.93
23.67
Net-margin (%) -0.94
LM's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 1467 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 35.85 vs. LM: -0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LM' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.02  Med: 8.03 Max: 14.89
Current: -0.94
-58.02
14.89
ROE (%) -0.69
LM's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1555 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. LM: -0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LM' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.73  Med: 3.99 Max: 10.44
Current: -0.69
-34.73
10.44
ROA (%) -0.36
LM's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. LM: -0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LM' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.5  Med: 2.53 Max: 6.84
Current: -0.36
-18.5
6.84
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.85
LM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 935 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 24.86 vs. LM: 10.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LM' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -414.31  Med: 129.86 Max: 554.83
Current: 10.85
-414.31
554.83
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.10
LM's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 970 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. LM: 8.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LM' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.8  Med: 8.10 Max: 21.2
Current: 8.1
-17.8
21.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -54.50
LM's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 734 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. LM: -54.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LM' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -54.5  Med: 12.85 Max: 33.2
Current: -54.5
-54.5
33.2
» LM's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-31)


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

LM Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Ray Dalio 12,529 sh (New)
Jim Simons 881,078 sh (+258.31%)
Paul Tudor Jones 32,381 sh (+194.48%)
Joel Greenblatt 247,952 sh (+95.75%)
Robert Olstein 328,000 sh (+12.71%)
Louis Moore Bacon 23,247 sh (+9.05%)
John Keeley 130,490 sh (+1.16%)
Jeff Auxier 34,470 sh (+0.29%)
Richard Pzena 459,054 sh (+0.09%)
Third Avenue Management 165,614 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 67,999 sh (unchged)
Andreas Halvorsen 2,549,058 sh (-1.09%)
Mario Gabelli 4,542,999 sh (-3.84%)
Dodge & Cox 8,560 sh (-8.55%)
Jeremy Grantham 22,600 sh (-17.52%)
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Q3 2015

LM Guru Trades in Q3 2015

First Pacific Advisors 1,298,880 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 222,200 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 295,766 sh (+19.28%)
Richard Pzena 522,029 sh (+13.72%)
Robert Olstein 368,000 sh (+12.20%)
Jim Simons 900,800 sh (+2.24%)
Dodge & Cox 8,560 sh (unchged)
Third Avenue Management 165,614 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 67,999 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 34,370 sh (-0.29%)
Andreas Halvorsen 2,469,096 sh (-3.14%)
John Keeley 124,520 sh (-4.58%)
Mario Gabelli 4,069,778 sh (-10.42%)
Paul Tudor Jones 21,791 sh (-32.70%)
Jeremy Grantham 7,600 sh (-66.37%)
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Q4 2015

LM Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Louis Moore Bacon 32,752 sh (New)
First Pacific Advisors 1,935,470 sh (+49.01%)
Richard Pzena 738,912 sh (+41.55%)
Joel Greenblatt 316,433 sh (+6.99%)
Robert Olstein 390,000 sh (+5.98%)
Ken Fisher 67,999 sh (unchged)
Andreas Halvorsen 2,469,033 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 3,968,088 sh (-2.50%)
Jeff Auxier 32,870 sh (-4.36%)
Dodge & Cox 7,300 sh (-14.72%)
Paul Tudor Jones 15,269 sh (-29.93%)
Third Avenue Management 104,455 sh (-36.93%)
Jim Simons 71,200 sh (-92.10%)
John Keeley 9,840 sh (-92.10%)
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Q1 2016

LM Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Steven Cohen 97,100 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 300,000 sh (+815.97%)
Jim Simons 167,800 sh (+135.67%)
First Pacific Advisors 4,010,115 sh (+107.19%)
Ken Fisher 94,099 sh (+38.38%)
Robert Olstein 513,400 sh (+31.64%)
Third Avenue Management 104,455 sh (unchged)
Andreas Halvorsen Sold Out
Dodge & Cox Sold Out
John Keeley Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 3,910,298 sh (-1.46%)
Jeff Auxier 32,270 sh (-1.83%)
Richard Pzena 706,600 sh (-4.37%)
Joel Greenblatt 273,513 sh (-13.56%)
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Business Description

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Legg Mason Inc is an asset management company. The Company through its subsidiaries provides related financial services to individuals, institutions, corporations and municipalities.

Legg Mason Inc was incorporated in Maryland on November 12, 1981 to serve as a holding company for its various subsidiaries. The Company is an asset management. The Company, through its subsidiaries, provides investment management and related services to institutional and individual clients, company-sponsored mutual funds and other pooled investment vehicles. It offers these products and services directly and through various financial intermediaries. The Company has operations in the United States of America and the United Kingdom and also has offices in Australia, Bahamas, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Dubai, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Poland, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland and Taiwan. It offers investment advisory services, including the discretionary and non-discretionary management of separate investment accounts in various investment styles for institutional and individual investors. It also offers investment products, such as mutual funds comprising fixed income, equity funds, money market, and other liquidity products, as well as funds-of-hedge funds, and other domestic and offshore funds for retail and institutional investors. It serves various customers directly, as well as through various financial intermediaries. The asset management industry in the United States is subject to extensive regulation under both federal and state securities and other laws.

Ratios

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history
Forward P/E 9.67
LM's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
71% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 11.99 vs. LM: 9.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.75
LM's P/B is ranked higher than
76% of the 1519 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. LM: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LM' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.93 Max: 5.18
Current: 0.75
0.31
5.18
P/S 1.22
LM's P/S is ranked higher than
87% of the 1234 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.89 vs. LM: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LM' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.80 Max: 8.59
Current: 1.22
0.47
8.59
PFCF 7.59
LM's PFCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.43 vs. LM: 7.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
LM' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.16  Med: 12.61 Max: 55.74
Current: 7.59
3.16
55.74
POCF 6.92
LM's POCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 14.09 vs. LM: 6.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LM' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.46  Med: 10.38 Max: 39.69
Current: 6.92
2.46
39.69
EV-to-EBIT 128.98
LM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
69% of the 974 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 13.40 vs. LM: 128.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LM' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.7  Med: 11.20 Max: 158.5
Current: 128.98
-29.7
158.5
EV-to-EBITDA 35.88
LM's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
58% of the 980 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.03 vs. LM: 35.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LM' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -91.4  Med: 9.40 Max: 44.1
Current: 35.88
-91.4
44.1
Current Ratio 2.83
LM's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 979 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. LM: 2.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LM' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.33  Med: 2.40 Max: 2.83
Current: 2.83
1.33
2.83
Quick Ratio 2.83
LM's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 979 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.93 vs. LM: 2.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LM' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.33  Med: 2.40 Max: 2.83
Current: 2.83
1.33
2.83
Days Sales Outstanding 45.94
LM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
53% of the 501 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 39.05 vs. LM: 45.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LM' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45.76  Med: 48.22 Max: 130.85
Current: 45.94
45.76
130.85

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 2.81
LM's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
70% of the 1402 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.46 vs. LM: 2.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
LM' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.16 Max: 8.62
Current: 2.81
0.36
8.62
Dividend Growth (3y) 22.10
LM's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
87% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. LM: 22.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
LM' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -47.1  Med: 17.70 Max: 54.2
Current: 22.1
-47.1
54.2
Forward Dividend Yield 2.98
LM's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
71% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.84 vs. LM: 2.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 10.43
LM's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1612 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.08 vs. LM: 10.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
LM' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.34  Med: 4.31 Max: 32.01
Current: 10.43
1.34
32.01
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 5.10
LM's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. LM: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
LM' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.3  Med: -3.30 Max: 8.1
Current: 5.1
-10.3
8.1

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Projected FCF 0.41
LM's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
91% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. LM: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
LM' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.93 Max: 2.82
Current: 0.41
0.32
2.82
Price/Median PS Value 0.66
LM's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. LM: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LM' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.09 Max: 3.37
Current: 0.66
0.37
3.37
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 6.58
LM's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. LM: 6.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
LM' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.63 Max: 4.34
Current: 6.58
0.78
4.34
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 0.78
LM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1431 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. LM: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LM' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 8.10 Max: 12.9
Current: 0.78
0.6
12.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 27.01
LM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 392 Companies
in the Global Asset Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.84 vs. LM: 27.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
LM' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.9  Med: 15.50 Max: 35.6
Current: 27.01
5.9
35.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,661
EPS (TTM) $ -0.32
Beta2.00
Short Percentage of Float5.05%
52-Week Range $24.93 - 53.17
Shares Outstanding (Mil)105.40

Analyst Estimate

Mar17 Mar18 Mar19
Revenue (Mil $) 2,834 3,230 3,458
EPS ($) 3.05 4.90 5.30
EPS w/o NRI ($) 3.05 4.90 5.30
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
15.58%
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Former Legg Mason CIO Bill Miller on Recent Underperformance Feb 03 2016 
Weekly CFO Buys Highlight: Sothebys, Bank of Commerce Holdings, Legg Mason Jan 31 2016 
Legg Mason Insider Acquires 25,000 Shares of Company Jan 28 2016 
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GAMCO Investors Comments on Legg Mason Inc. Dec 22 2015 
Robert Hagstrom Interview With Value Investing Podcast Aug 05 2015 
A Bullish Outlook For Affiliated Managers Group Jul 02 2015 

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