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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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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
LNN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
95% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. LNN: No Debt )
LNN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.28   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.73
LNN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
91% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. LNN: 0.73 )
LNN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 0.84
Current: 0.73

0.58
0.84
Interest Coverage 419.03
LNN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
85% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.46 vs. LNN: 419.03 )
LNN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9.9   Max: 9999.99
Current: 419.03

9.9
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 7.92
M-Score: -3.11
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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 12.68
LNN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.79 vs. LNN: 12.68 )
LNN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 17.41
Current: 12.68

3.1
17.41
Net-margin (%) 8.34
LNN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.43 vs. LNN: 8.34 )
LNN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.73   Max: 15.09
Current: 8.34

2.73
15.09
ROE (%) 13.24
LNN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.06 vs. LNN: 13.24 )
LNN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 4.37   Max: 26.42
Current: 13.24

4.37
26.42
ROA (%) 9.79
LNN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.84 vs. LNN: 9.79 )
LNN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.53   Max: 21.67
Current: 9.79

3.53
21.67
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 44.58
LNN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.28 vs. LNN: 44.58 )
LNN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 10.87   Max: 83.44
Current: 44.58

10.87
83.44
Revenue Growth (%) 8.30
LNN's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. LNN: 8.30 )
LNN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -0.7   Max: 36.9
Current: 8.3

-0.7
36.9
EBITDA Growth (%) 10.10
LNN's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.30 vs. LNN: 10.10 )
LNN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -19.2   Max: 96.9
Current: 10.1

-19.2
96.9
EPS Growth (%) 11.30
LNN's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.50 vs. LNN: 11.30 )
LNN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -25.3   Max: 98.4
Current: 11.3

-25.3
98.4
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

LNN Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 5,000 sh (New)
Zeke Ashton 30,100 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 337,182 sh (+17.9%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 83,810 sh (-6.99%)
Jim Simons 92,900 sh (-18.29%)
Joel Greenblatt 26,011 sh (-52.21%)
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Q1 2014

LNN Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 10,424 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 612,582 sh (+81.68%)
Joel Greenblatt 40,776 sh (+56.76%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Zeke Ashton Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 81,710 sh (-2.51%)
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Q2 2014

LNN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 12,100 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 734,932 sh (+19.97%)
Mario Gabelli 80,410 sh (-1.59%)
Joel Greenblatt 30,388 sh (-25.48%)
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Q3 2014

LNN Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 2,873 sh (New)
Jim Simons 105,500 sh (+771.9%)
Joel Greenblatt 218,917 sh (+620.41%)
Chuck Royce 849,982 sh (+15.65%)
Mario Gabelli 69,010 sh (-14.18%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with LNN

(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
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Add 620.41%0.14%$73.76 - $86.13 $ 87.9311%218917
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce -25.48%0.01%$82.72 - $90.95 $ 87.932%30388
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add 56.76%0.02%$80.05 - $92.93 $ 87.934%40776
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -52.21%0.07%$72 - $83.6 $ 87.9313%26011
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add 77.44%0.07%$73.92 - $87.18 $ 87.9311%48045
Joel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Add 296.72%0.09%$80.02 - $94.57 $ 87.93-2%27076
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 New Buy0.03%$71.15 - $79.57 $ 87.9316%6825
Ken Fisher 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.03%$65.14 - $73.84 $ 87.9326%0
Ken Fisher 2012-06-30 Reduce -68.35%0.06%$54.16 - $69.07 $ 87.9344%148370
Ken Fisher 2011-12-31 Add 33.43%0.02%$49.53 - $61.87 $ 87.9358%474895
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 22.00
LNN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
71% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. LNN: 22.00 )
LNN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.76   Max: 63.01
Current: 22

7.76
63.01
P/B 2.90
LNN's P/B is ranked higher than
59% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. LNN: 2.90 )
LNN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.42   Max: 9.48
Current: 2.9

1.42
9.48
P/S 1.80
LNN's P/S is ranked higher than
58% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. LNN: 1.80 )
LNN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 4.41
Current: 1.8

0.59
4.41
PFCF 15.30
LNN's PFCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LNN: 15.30 )
LNN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.75   Max: 99999999.99
Current: 15.3

5.75
99999999.99
EV-to-EBIT 11.51
LNN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
84% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 17.09 vs. LNN: 11.51 )
LNN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.8   Max: 47.1
Current: 11.51

4.8
47.1
PEG 1.13
LNN's PEG is ranked higher than
86% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LNN: 1.13 )
LNN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 64.8
Current: 1.13

0.16
64.8
Shiller P/E 26.80
LNN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 62.66 vs. LNN: 26.80 )
LNN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 16.93   Max: 122.66
Current: 26.8

16.93
122.66
Current Ratio 3.21
LNN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. LNN: 3.21 )
LNN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.53   Max: 4.68
Current: 3.21

2.53
4.68
Quick Ratio 2.60
LNN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. LNN: 2.60 )
LNN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.88   Max: 3.72
Current: 2.6

1.88
3.72

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 1.20
LNN's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
63% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. LNN: 1.20 )
LNN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 1.32
Current: 1.2

0.22
1.32
Dividend Payout 0.23
LNN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
78% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. LNN: 0.23 )
LNN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.55
Current: 0.23

0.06
0.55
Dividend growth (3y) 38.70
LNN's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
91% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. LNN: 38.70 )
LNN' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 38.7
Current: 38.7

0
38.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.98
LNN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
76% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. LNN: 3.98 )
LNN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 4.38
Current: 3.98

0.73
4.38
Share Buyback Rate -0.50
LNN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
71% of the 139 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. LNN: -0.50 )
LNN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 6.5   Max: -2.1
Current: -0.5

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Net Cash 39.10
LNN's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
96% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LNN: 39.10 )
LNN' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 15.43   Max: 296.19
Current: 39.1

15.43
296.19
Price/Net Current Asset Value 8.10
LNN's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LNN: 8.10 )
LNN' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 6.41   Max: 201.25
Current: 8.1

6.41
201.25
Price/Tangible Book 3.50
LNN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
59% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. LNN: 3.50 )
LNN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 2.19   Max: 7.07
Current: 3.5

2.19
7.07
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.20
LNN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
90% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. LNN: 1.20 )
LNN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 4
Current: 1.2

0.95
4
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
LNN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
66% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. LNN: 1.20 )
LNN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 1.57
Current: 1.2

0.82
1.57
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.90
LNN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LNN: 0.90 )
LNN' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 5.71
Current: 0.9

0.66
5.71
Price/Graham Number 1.80
LNN's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
70% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. LNN: 1.80 )
LNN' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 2.82
Current: 1.8

1.12
2.82
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.70
LNN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
83% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. LNN: 8.70 )
LNN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.1   Max: 20.7
Current: 8.7

2.1
20.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 30.34
LNN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
96% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Farm & Construction Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. LNN: 30.34 )
LNN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -5.3   Max: 59.3
Current: 30.34

-5.3
59.3

Business Description

Industry: Farm & Construction Machinery » Farm & Construction Equipment
Compare:CAT, DE, KMTUY, KUB, ZLIOF » details
Traded in other countries:LMF.Germany
Lindsay Corp ("Lindsay") formerly known as Lindsay Manufacturing Company was incorporated in Delaware. The Company manufactures automated agricultural irrigation systems and sells these products in both U.S. and international markets. Through the acquisition of Watertronics in January of 2008, the Company has enhanced its position in water pumping station controls with further opportunities for integration with irrigation control systems. The Company is a designer and manufacturer of self-propelled center pivot and lateral move irrigation systems which are used in the agricultural industry to increase or stabilize crop production while conserving water, energy and labor. The Company also manufactures and markets different infrastructure products, including moveable barriers for traffic lane management, crash cushions, preformed reflective pavement tapes and other road safety devices. In addition, its infrastructure segment produces large diameter steel tubing and railroad signaling structures, and provides outsourced manufacturing and production services for other companies. The Company's domestic irrigation sales and production facilities are located in Nebraska and Wisconsin. Its international irrigation sales and production facilities are located in France, Brazil, South Africa and China. It also owns a retail irrigation dealership with three separate retail locations based in the eastern Washington state region. Lindsay's main infrastructure locations include Rio Vista, California, Omaha, Nebraska and Milan, Italy. These locations manufacture and market moveable and specialty barriers, crash cushions and road marking and safety equipment for use on roadways. The Company markets its center pivot and lateral move irrigation systems domestically and internationally under its Zimmatic brand. It also manufactures and distributes mini-pivots and hose reel travelers, pivot monitoring and control systems, which include remote telemetry and a web or personal computer hosted data acquisition and monitoring application. The Company's Quickchange Moveable Barrier (tm) system is composed of three parts: 1) T-shaped concrete barriers that are connected to form a continuous wall, 2) a Barrier Transfer Machine (tm) capable of moving the barrier laterally across the pavement, and 3) the variable length barriers necessary for accommodating curves. The Company's Diversified Manufacturing and Tubing business unit manufactures and markets large diameter steel tubing and railroad signaling structures, and provides outsourced manufacturing and production services for other companies. Raw materials used by the Company include coil steel, angle steel, plate steel, zinc, tires, gearboxes, concrete, rebar, fasteners, and electrical and hydraulic components.Lindsay's Zimmatic, Greenfield, GrowSmart, Quickchange Moveable Barrier, ABSORB 350, TAU, Universal TAU-II, TAU-B_NR, X-Tension, CableGuard, TESI, SAB, ArmourGuard, PaveGuard, DR46, U-MAD and other t
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