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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

Q4 2013

LQD Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Ken Fisher 8,958,575 sh (+5.35%)
Ray Dalio 377,355 sh (+3.74%)
NWQ Managers 434,751 sh (-2.52%)
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Q1 2014

LQD Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Ken Fisher 9,676,801 sh (+8.02%)
Ray Dalio 398,455 sh (+5.59%)
NWQ Managers 429,132 sh (-1.29%)
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Q2 2014

LQD Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 348,721 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 10,356,623 sh (+7.03%)
Ray Dalio 424,755 sh (+6.6%)
NWQ Managers 418,193 sh (-2.55%)
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Q3 2014

LQD Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 454,162 sh (+30.24%)
Ken Fisher 10,830,699 sh (+4.58%)
Ray Dalio 424,755 sh (unchged)
NWQ Managers 209,186 sh (-49.98%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with LQD

(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 2014-09-30 Reduce -49.98%0.25%$117.44 - $120.58 $ 1190%209186
Ken Fisher 2014-09-30 Add 4.58%0.12%$117.44 - $120.58 $ 1190%10830699
Ken Fisher 2014-06-30 Add 7.03%0.17%$116.15 - $120.06 $ 1191%10356623
Ken Fisher 2014-03-31 Add 8.02%0.19%$114.19 - $117.39 $ 1193%9676801
Ken Fisher 2013-12-31 Add 5.35%0.12%$113.1 - $115.59 $ 1194%8958575
NWQ Managers 2013-06-30 New Buy0.45%$111.48 - $122.34 $ 1190%453081
Ken Fisher 2013-06-30 Add 5.47%0.12%$111.48 - $122.34 $ 1190%8271142
Ken Fisher 2013-03-31 Add 4.98%0.12%$118.74 - $121.27 $ 119-1%7842017
NWQ Managers 2012-06-30 Sold Out 0.29%$114.7 - $117.7 $ 1192%0
Ken Fisher 2012-06-30 Add 4.62%0.11%$114.7 - $117.7 $ 1192%7057737
NWQ Managers 2012-03-31 New Buy0.29%$113.27 - $117.7 $ 11910%377766
Leon Cooperman 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.21%$113.27 - $117.7 $ 11910%0
Ken Fisher 2012-03-31 Add 6.56%0.13%$113.27 - $117.7 $ 11910%6745946
Leon Cooperman 2011-09-30 New Buy0.25%$110.1 - $114 $ 1196%75000
Ken Fisher 2011-09-30 Add 4.75%0.1%$110.1 - $114 $ 1196%6187630
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Ratios

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EV-to-EBIT 21.30
LQD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. LQD: 21.30 )
LQD' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 21.3

PEG 1.20
LQD's PEG is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. LQD: 1.20 )
LQD' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0   Max: 1.2
Current: 1.2

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1.2

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.80
LQD's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. LQD: 3.80 )
LQD' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 3.8

Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.80
LQD's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. LQD: 3.80 )
LQD' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 3.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 3.30
LQD's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. LQD: 3.30 )
LQD' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 3.3

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