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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 : 9/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
LNCO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
95% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. LNCO: No Debt )
LNCO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.09   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.79
LNCO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
90% of the 873 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. LNCO: 0.79 )
LNCO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 0.79
Current: 0.79

0.43
0.79
Interest Coverage No Debt
LNCO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
96% of the 568 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 15.61 vs. LNCO: No Debt )
LNCO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

0.82
9999.99
Z-Score: 1.36
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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Operating margin (%) 411.37
LNCO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.97 vs. LNCO: 411.37 )
LNCO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -65.29   Max: 411.37
Current: 411.37

-65.29
411.37
Net-margin (%) 373.66
LNCO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. LNCO: 373.66 )
LNCO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -109.17   Max: 373.66
Current: 373.66

-109.17
373.66
ROE (%) -31.60
LNCO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 954 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.51 vs. LNCO: -31.60 )
LNCO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -31.6   Max: 12.79
Current: -31.6

-31.6
12.79
ROA (%) -24.89
LNCO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 992 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.72 vs. LNCO: -24.89 )
LNCO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -24.89   Max: 5.48
Current: -24.89

-24.89
5.48
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -7492.00
LNCO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 978 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: -0.65 vs. LNCO: -7492.00 )
LNCO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -7492   Max: 11.39
Current: -7492

-7492
11.39
» LNCO's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

LNCO Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 1,695,000 sh (+9.71%)
Leon Cooperman 681,113 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
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Q2 2013

LNCO Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Leon Cooperman 472,453 sh (-30.64%)
Louis Moore Bacon 1,087,300 sh (-35.85%)
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Q3 2013

LNCO Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Leon Cooperman 472,453 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 980,460 sh (-9.83%)
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Q4 2013

LNCO Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 13,318 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 336,000 sh (New)
James Barrow 2,373,763 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 1,509,888 sh (+54%)
Louis Moore Bacon 300,000 sh (unchged)
Leon Cooperman Sold Out
» More
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with LNCO

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Leon Cooperman 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.26%$28.01 - $33.36 $ 27.11-11%0
James Barrow 2013-12-31 New Buy0.11%$28.01 - $33.36 $ 27.11-11%2373763
Leon Cooperman 2013-06-30 Reduce -30.64%0.13%$34.84 - $42.84 $ 27.11-30%472453
John Burbank 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.5%$36.14 - $40.16 $ 27.11-30%0
John Burbank 2012-12-31 New Buy0.5%$35.27 - $39.48 $ 27.11-28%355500
Leon Cooperman 2012-12-31 New Buy0.45%$35.27 - $39.48 $ 27.11-28%681113
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Ratios

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P/B 1.20
LNCO's P/B is ranked higher than
75% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. LNCO: 1.20 )
LNCO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 1.2
Current: 1.2

0.78
1.2
PFCF 10.20
LNCO's PFCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 15.80 vs. LNCO: 10.20 )
LNCO' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.2   Max: 26.69
Current: 10.2

10.2
26.69
EV-to-EBIT 166.70
LNCO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
75% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 17.12 vs. LNCO: 166.70 )
LNCO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.6   Max: 55.7
Current: 166.7

2.6
55.7

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 11.59
LNCO's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
92% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. LNCO: 11.59 )
LNCO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 4.36   Max: 8.93
Current: 11.59

4.36
8.93
Yield on cost (5-Year) 11.70
LNCO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
87% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. LNCO: 11.70 )
LNCO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 4.36   Max: 8.93
Current: 11.7

4.36
8.93

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.20
LNCO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
74% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. LNCO: 1.20 )
LNCO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 1.37
Current: 1.2

1.04
1.37
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.60
LNCO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
64% of the 656 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. LNCO: 0.60 )
LNCO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 39.1
Current: 0.6

0.6
39.1

Business Description

Industry: Oil & Gas - E&P » Oil & Gas E&P
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Traded in other countries:5LC.Germany
LinnCo LLC., is a Delaware limited liability company formed on April 30, 2012, under the Delaware Limited Liability Company Act. Its sole purpose is to own units representing limited liability company interests in Linn Energy, LLC and it expects to have no assets or operations other than those related to its interest in LINN. LINN is independent oil and Natural Gas Company focused on the development and acquisition of long-life oil and natural gas properties, which complement its asset profile in various producing basins within the U.S.

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