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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.

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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.

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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

LQD Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Ken Fisher 12,035,370 sh (+4.26%)
Ray Dalio 829,855 sh (+0.07%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Paul Singer Sold Out
NWQ Managers 6,067 sh (-5.88%)
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Q4 2015

LQD Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Ken Fisher 12,572,937 sh (+4.47%)
Ray Dalio 844,155 sh (+1.72%)
NWQ Managers 5,733 sh (-5.51%)
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Q1 2016

LQD Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Keeley Asset Management Corp 2,365 sh (New)
Dodge & Cox 6,030 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 13,174,823 sh (+4.79%)
Ray Dalio 844,155 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 110,000 sh (unchged)
NWQ Managers 5,008 sh (-12.65%)
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Q2 2016

LQD Guru Trades in Q2 2016

John Buckingham 19,537 sh (New)
Eric Mindich 33,600 sh (New)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 4,119 sh (+74.16%)
Ray Dalio 897,555 sh (+6.33%)
Ken Fisher 13,927,259 sh (+5.71%)
Dodge & Cox Sold Out
NWQ Managers 4,738 sh (-5.39%)
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Ratios

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Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.22
LQD's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. LQD: 3.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
LQD' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 3.25
Current: 3.22
0
3.25
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.22
LQD's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. LQD: 3.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
LQD' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 3.25
Current: 3.22
0
3.25

More Statistics

Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $112.67 - 124.48
Shares Outstanding (Mil)99,999,999.99
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