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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 0.14
LNDC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
77% of the 1592 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.67 vs. LNDC: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LNDC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 1.73 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.14
Equity to Asset 0.62
LNDC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
66% of the 1549 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. LNDC: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LNDC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.66 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.62
0.37
0.96
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.34
M-Score: -3.17
WACC vs ROIC
8.45%
-5.02%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -3.83
LNDC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 1581 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. LNDC: -3.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LNDC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 4.75 Max: 14.43
Current: -3.83
2.9
14.43
Net-margin (%) -2.25
LNDC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1584 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. LNDC: -2.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LNDC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.42  Med: 3.87 Max: 13.87
Current: -2.25
1.42
13.87
ROE (%) -5.61
LNDC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 1542 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 6.92 vs. LNDC: -5.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LNDC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.94  Med: 9.46 Max: 29.89
Current: -5.61
2.94
29.89
ROA (%) -3.54
LNDC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 1612 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. LNDC: -3.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LNDC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.93  Med: 5.79 Max: 22.42
Current: -3.54
1.93
22.42
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -13.70
LNDC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 1598 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 11.79 vs. LNDC: -13.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LNDC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.02  Med: 29.70 Max: 95.6
Current: -13.7
13.02
95.6
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 17.50
LNDC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1376 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. LNDC: 17.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LNDC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15  Med: 8.40 Max: 149.7
Current: 17.5
-15
149.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 2.70
LNDC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1178 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. LNDC: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LNDC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.3  Med: 18.20 Max: 59.1
Current: 2.7
-64.3
59.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 0.60
LNDC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1052 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. LNDC: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LNDC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -63.8  Med: 0.60 Max: 113.5
Current: 0.6
-63.8
113.5
» LNDC's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-09-30)


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

LNDC Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Chuck Royce 1,145,190 sh (+7.28%)
NWQ Managers 1,539,220 sh (+0.62%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Rogers 1,441,871 sh (-19.12%)
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Q3 2015

LNDC Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 18,000 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 1,711,830 sh (+11.21%)
John Rogers 1,419,836 sh (-1.53%)
Chuck Royce 1,125,761 sh (-1.70%)
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Q4 2015

LNDC Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 39,200 sh (+117.78%)
NWQ Managers 2,328,940 sh (+36.05%)
John Rogers 1,316,527 sh (-7.28%)
Chuck Royce 1,007,136 sh (-10.54%)
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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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Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Farm Products
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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
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history
Forward P/E 16.75
LNDC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
61% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.49 vs. LNDC: 16.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.41
LNDC's P/B is ranked higher than
53% of the 1548 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. LNDC: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LNDC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 1.61 Max: 4.29
Current: 1.41
0.94
4.29
P/S 0.56
LNDC's P/S is ranked higher than
66% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. LNDC: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LNDC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.73 Max: 1.87
Current: 0.56
0.46
1.87
POCF 15.48
LNDC's POCF is ranked lower than
61% of the 864 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 12.00 vs. LNDC: 15.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LNDC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.77  Med: 15.81 Max: 115.47
Current: 15.48
7.77
115.47
Shiller P/E 21.59
LNDC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
60% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 27.79 vs. LNDC: 21.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
LNDC' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.05  Med: 25.53 Max: 213
Current: 21.59
16.05
213
Current Ratio 1.81
LNDC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 1432 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. LNDC: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LNDC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 1.89 Max: 34.91
Current: 1.81
0.93
34.91
Quick Ratio 1.22
LNDC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 1430 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. LNDC: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LNDC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.37 Max: 34.36
Current: 1.22
0.62
34.36
Days Inventory 20.68
LNDC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
89% of the 1478 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 65.40 vs. LNDC: 20.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LNDC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.91  Med: 19.38 Max: 29
Current: 20.68
11.91
29
Days Sales Outstanding 29.00
LNDC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
64% of the 1161 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 39.76 vs. LNDC: 29.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LNDC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.6  Med: 30.26 Max: 36.73
Current: 29
24.6
36.73
Days Payable 19.35
LNDC's Days Payable is ranked lower than
79% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 43.84 vs. LNDC: 19.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LNDC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.5  Med: 27.48 Max: 34.61
Current: 19.35
22.5
34.61

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.19
LNDC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
59% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. LNDC: 2.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
LNDC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.43  Med: 3.76 Max: 133.21
Current: 2.19
1.43
133.21
Price/Projected FCF 2.04
LNDC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
66% of the 687 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. LNDC: 2.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
LNDC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 1.93 Max: 44.56
Current: 2.04
0.89
44.56
Price/Median PS Value 0.75
LNDC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 1473 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. LNDC: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LNDC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.00 Max: 50.87
Current: 0.75
0.3
50.87
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.25
LNDC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. LNDC: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
LNDC' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.12 Max: 26
Current: 1.25
0.41
26
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -5.06
LNDC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 1605 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. LNDC: -5.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LNDC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.06  Med: 8.20 Max: 23.8
Current: -5.06
-5.06
23.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 20.85
LNDC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.56 vs. LNDC: 20.85 )
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: 23.90 Max: 43.5
Current: 20.85
-18.7
43.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $540.2
EPS (TTM) $ -0.45
Beta1.01
Short Percentage of Float9.30%
52-Week Range $9.48 - 14.98
Shares Outstanding (Mil)27.07

Analyst Estimate

May16 May17
Revenue (Mil $) 538 585
EPS ($) 0.36 0.65
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.36 0.65
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
15.00%
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