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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
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.05
LNDC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
90% of the 1456 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. LNDC: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
LNDC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.95 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.05
Equity-to-Asset 0.64
LNDC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
68% of the 1416 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. LNDC: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
LNDC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.65 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.64
0.37
0.96
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 3.52
Beneish M-Score: -3.15
WACC vs ROIC
7.72%
-4.03%
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
vs
history
Operating Margin % -3.34
LNDC's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
84% of the 1439 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.32 vs. LNDC: -3.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
LNDC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.66  Med: 4.41 Max: 14.43
Current: -3.34
-3.66
14.43
Net Margin % -2.22
LNDC's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
82% of the 1444 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.75 vs. LNDC: -2.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
LNDC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.22  Med: 3.64 Max: 13.87
Current: -2.22
-2.22
13.87
ROE % -5.50
LNDC's ROE % is ranked lower than
86% of the 1403 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 7.68 vs. LNDC: -5.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
LNDC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.5  Med: 7.67 Max: 29.89
Current: -5.5
-5.5
29.89
ROA % -3.44
LNDC's ROA % is ranked lower than
85% of the 1477 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.54 vs. LNDC: -3.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
LNDC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.44  Med: 5.17 Max: 22.42
Current: -3.44
-3.44
22.42
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -11.40
LNDC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
89% of the 1462 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 12.44 vs. LNDC: -11.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
LNDC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.58  Med: 29.7 Max: 95.6
Current: -11.4
-12.58
95.6
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 6.40
LNDC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
67% of the 1319 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. LNDC: 6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
LNDC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 5.5 Max: 144.8
Current: 6.4
0
144.8
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» LNDC's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-03-30)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

LNDC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

John Rogers 1,621,534 sh (+23.17%)
NWQ Managers 2,484,569 sh (+6.68%)
Chuck Royce 1,024,601 sh (+1.73%)
Jim Simons 20,600 sh (-47.45%)
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Q2 2016

LNDC Guru Trades in Q2 2016

NWQ Managers 2,851,850 sh (+14.78%)
Chuck Royce 1,060,801 sh (+3.53%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Rogers 1,590,824 sh (-1.89%)
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Q3 2016

LNDC Guru Trades in Q3 2016

NWQ Managers 3,081,434 sh (+8.05%)
Chuck Royce 985,001 sh (-7.15%)
John Rogers 1,160,586 sh (-27.04%)
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Q4 2016

LNDC Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 28,082 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 976,501 sh (-0.86%)
NWQ Managers 3,021,209 sh (-1.95%)
John Rogers 794,934 sh (-31.51%)
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Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Farm Products    NAICS: 311999    SIC: 2099
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Traded in other countries:LDE.Germany,
Landec Corp and its subsidiaries design, develop, manufacture and market differentiated products in food and biomaterials markets and license technology applications to partners.

Landec Corporation was incorporated in California on October 31, 1986 and reincorporated as a Delaware corporation on November 6, 2008. The Company and its subsidiaries design, develop, manufacture and market differentiated products in food and biomaterials markets and license technology applications to partners. Its segments consists of the Food Products Technology segment, the Food Export segment and the Hyaluronan-based Biomaterials segment. Its geographical areas include Canada, Taiwan, Indonesia, China, Japan, Belgium and among others. It competes with large food processors, packaging companies, and medical and pharmaceutical companies are intense. The Company has approximately 48 U.S. patents. The Company is subject to extensive and rigorous regulation by the FDA, which regulates some of the products as medical devices and which, in some cases, requires Pre-Market Approval (PMA), and by foreign countries, which regulate some of the products as medical devices or drugs.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward PE Ratio 15.31
LNDC's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 18.59 vs. LNDC: 15.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 1.46
LNDC's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 1490 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. LNDC: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
LNDC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 1.58 Max: 4.29
Current: 1.46
0.94
4.29
PS Ratio 0.60
LNDC's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 1505 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. LNDC: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
LNDC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.71 Max: 1.87
Current: 0.6
0.46
1.87
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 12.81
LNDC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
55% of the 872 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 12.12 vs. LNDC: 12.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
LNDC' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.77  Med: 15.15 Max: 115.47
Current: 12.81
7.77
115.47
Shiller PE Ratio 23.95
LNDC's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 28.83 vs. LNDC: 23.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
LNDC' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.64  Med: 25.79 Max: 1582
Current: 23.95
15.64
1582
Current Ratio 1.80
LNDC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 1296 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. LNDC: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LNDC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 1.81 Max: 27.38
Current: 1.8
0.93
27.38
Quick Ratio 1.20
LNDC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 1296 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. LNDC: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LNDC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.23 Max: 27
Current: 1.2
0.62
27
Days Inventory 22.28
LNDC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
87% of the 1345 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 64.79 vs. LNDC: 22.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LNDC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.91  Med: 19.61 Max: 29
Current: 22.28
11.91
29
Days Sales Outstanding 34.21
LNDC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
55% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 38.26 vs. LNDC: 34.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LNDC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.6  Med: 30.86 Max: 36.73
Current: 34.21
24.6
36.73
Days Payable 20.66
LNDC's Days Payable is ranked lower than
78% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 45.63 vs. LNDC: 20.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LNDC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.66  Med: 27.58 Max: 34.61
Current: 20.66
20.66
34.61

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.90
LNDC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. LNDC: -0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
LNDC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.1  Med: -2.8 Max: 0.9
Current: -0.9
-13.1
0.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.18
LNDC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
58% of the 1382 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. LNDC: 2.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
LNDC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.43  Med: 3.48 Max: 133.21
Current: 2.18
1.43
133.21
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.33
LNDC's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. LNDC: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
LNDC' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 1.91 Max: 44.56
Current: 1.33
0.89
44.56
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.85
LNDC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 1363 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. LNDC: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
LNDC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.02 Max: 54.5
Current: 0.85
0.31
54.5
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.36
LNDC's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. LNDC: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
LNDC' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.12 Max: 26
Current: 1.36
0
26
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -4.54
LNDC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
88% of the 1514 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.32 vs. LNDC: -4.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
LNDC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.65  Med: 8.6 Max: 23.8
Current: -4.54
-4.65
23.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 20.55
LNDC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
80% of the 760 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.86 vs. LNDC: 20.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
LNDC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.7  Med: 23.9 Max: 43.5
Current: 20.55
-18.7
43.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $533.6
EPS (TTM) $ -0.43
Beta0.80
Short Percentage of Float6.01%
52-Week Range $9.68 - 15.50
Shares Outstanding (Mil)27.27

Analyst Estimate

May17 May18
Revenue (Mil $) 548 576
EPS ($) 0.58 0.78
EPS without NRI ($) 0.58 0.78
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Weekly CFO Buys Highlight: LNDC, PTP, CMTL Oct 31 2011 
Landec Corporation Apr 30 2011 
Landec Corp. Reports Operating Results for Fiscal Quarter Ended on 2008-11-30 Jan 08 2009 

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