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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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Cash to Debt No Debt
LNCO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
91% of the 1011 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. LNCO: No Debt )
LNCO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Interest Coverage No Debt
LNCO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
90% of the 670 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 19.94 vs. LNCO: No Debt )
LNCO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

0.82
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: -0.41
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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ROE (%) -35.93
LNCO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.78 vs. LNCO: -35.93 )
LNCO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -44.55   Max: 14.1
Current: -35.93

-44.55
14.1
ROA (%) -28.66
LNCO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1122 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. LNCO: -28.66 )
LNCO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -37.34   Max: 6.29
Current: -28.66

-37.34
6.29
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -6573.57
LNCO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1107 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. LNCO: -6573.57 )
LNCO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -11341.56   Max: 13.12
Current: -6573.57

-11341.56
13.12
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

LNCO Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jeremy Grantham 336,000 sh (New)
James Barrow 2,373,763 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 13,318 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 1,509,888 sh (+54%)
Louis Moore Bacon 300,000 sh (unchged)
Leon Cooperman Sold Out
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Q1 2014

LNCO Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jeremy Grantham 336,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 200,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 1,509,888 sh (unchged)
James Barrow 2,361,556 sh (-0.51%)
Steven Cohen 11,442 sh (-14.09%)
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Q2 2014

LNCO Guru Trades in Q2 2014

NWQ Managers 212,700 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
James Barrow 2,283,480 sh (-3.31%)
Louis Moore Bacon 314,160 sh (-79.19%)
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Q3 2014

LNCO Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 704,986 sh (New)
James Barrow 2,217,520 sh (-2.89%)
NWQ Managers 200,000 sh (-5.97%)
Louis Moore Bacon 247,968 sh (-21.07%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with LNCO

(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
NWQ Managers 2014-06-30 New Buy0.07%$26.91 - $30.86 $ 10.1-64%212700
Leon Cooperman 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.26%$28.01 - $33.36 $ 10.1-67%0
James Barrow 2013-12-31 New Buy0.11%$28.01 - $33.36 $ 10.1-67%2373763
Leon Cooperman 2013-06-30 Reduce -30.64%0.13%$34.84 - $42.84 $ 10.1-74%472453
John Burbank 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.5%$36.14 - $40.16 $ 10.1-74%0
John Burbank 2012-12-31 New Buy0.5%$35.27 - $39.48 $ 10.1-73%355500
Leon Cooperman 2012-12-31 New Buy0.45%$35.27 - $39.48 $ 10.1-73%681113
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Ratios

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Forward P/E 7.09
LNCO's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
97% of the 1275 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LNCO: 7.09 )
N/A
P/B 0.50
LNCO's P/B is ranked higher than
90% of the 1275 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. LNCO: 0.50 )
LNCO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 1.5
Current: 0.5

0.4
1.5
POCF 3.80
LNCO's POCF is ranked higher than
88% of the 1275 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 9.00 vs. LNCO: 3.80 )
LNCO' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 3.8

EV-to-EBIT -1.71
LNCO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
67% of the 1275 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 69.72 vs. LNCO: -1.71 )
LNCO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 27.5
Current: -1.71

2.4
27.5
Current Ratio 78.13
LNCO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
100% of the 1110 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. LNCO: 78.13 )
LNCO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 78.13
Current: 78.13

1.13
78.13
Quick Ratio 78.13
LNCO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
100% of the 1110 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. LNCO: 78.13 )
LNCO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 78.13
Current: 78.13

1.13
78.13

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 27.00
LNCO's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
90% of the 357 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 4.76 vs. LNCO: 27.00 )
LNCO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 4.36   Max: 8.81
Current: 27

4.36
8.81
Yield on cost (5-Year) 27.30
LNCO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
89% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 5.57 vs. LNCO: 27.30 )
LNCO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 4.36   Max: 8.81
Current: 27.3

4.36
8.81

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.49
LNCO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
91% of the 1275 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. LNCO: 0.49 )
LNCO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 1.49
Current: 0.49

0.87
1.49
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -57.80
LNCO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Oil & Gas E&P industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. LNCO: -57.80 )
LNCO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -71.5   Max: 41.4
Current: -57.8

-71.5
41.4

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. The Company owns interests in Linn Energy, LLC. It had no significant assets or operations other than those related to its interest in LINN Energy. LINN Energy is an independent oil and natural gas company. Its properties, including those acquired in the Berry acquisition, are located in seven operating regions in the U.S. are Rockies, which includes properties located in Wyoming (Green River Basin and Powder River Basin), Utah (Uinta Basin), North Dakota (Williston Basin) and Colorado (Piceance Basin); Mid-Continent, which includes properties in Oklahoma, Louisiana and the eastern portion of the Texas Panhandle (including the Granite Wash and Cleveland horizontal plays); Hugoton Basin, which includes properties located primarily in Kansas and the Shallow Texas Panhandle; California, which includes the San Joaquin Valley Basin and the Los Angeles Basin; Permian Basin, which includes areas in west Texas and southeast New Mexico; Michigan/Illinois, which includes the Antrim Shale formation in the northern part of Michigan and oil properties in southern Illinois; and East Texas, which includes properties located in east Texas.
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