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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
LRAD's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
76% of the 2488 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.04 vs. LRAD: No Debt )
LRAD' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.13   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.93
LRAD's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
98% of the 2478 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. LRAD: 0.93 )
LRAD' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.02   Max: 0.96
Current: 0.93

-1.02
0.96
Interest Coverage No Debt
LRAD's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
95% of the 1547 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 76.29 vs. LRAD: No Debt )
LRAD' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 17.61
M-Score: -2.78
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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 5.65
LRAD's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 2464 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. LRAD: 5.65 )
LRAD' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1266.67   Max: 18.8
Current: 5.65

-1266.67
18.8
Net-margin (%) 7.39
LRAD's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 2465 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. LRAD: 7.39 )
LRAD' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1533.33   Max: 18.95
Current: 7.39

-1533.33
18.95
ROE (%) 5.10
LRAD's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 2428 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.17 vs. LRAD: 5.10 )
LRAD' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -328.57   Max: 28.86
Current: 5.1

-328.57
28.86
ROA (%) 4.58
LRAD's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 2466 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. LRAD: 4.58 )
LRAD' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -270.59   Max: 22.66
Current: 4.58

-270.59
22.66
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.87
LRAD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 2460 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 10.23 vs. LRAD: 11.87 )
LRAD' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -3780.5   Max: 95.15
Current: 11.87

-3780.5
95.15
Revenue Growth (%) -1.30
LRAD's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1668 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. LRAD: -1.30 )
LRAD' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -18.6   Max: 88.7
Current: -1.3

-18.6
88.7
EBITDA Growth (%) -30.70
LRAD's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. LRAD: -30.70 )
LRAD' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 54.9
Current: -30.7

0
54.9
EPS Growth (%) -26.30
LRAD's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. LRAD: -26.30 )
LRAD' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -68.2   Max: 48.1
Current: -26.3

-68.2
48.1
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Q1 2013

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Chuck Royce 325,000 sh (unchged)
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LRAD Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Chuck Royce 925,000 sh (+184.62%)
Jim Simons 46,900 sh (+66.9%)
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Q3 2013

LRAD Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 925,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q4 2013

LRAD Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 1,275,000 sh (+37.84%)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 43.40
LRAD's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1771 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 19.30 vs. LRAD: 43.40 )
LRAD' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8   Max: 89.67
Current: 43.4

8
89.67
P/B 2.50
LRAD's P/B is ranked lower than
63% of the 2370 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. LRAD: 2.50 )
LRAD' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 70
Current: 2.5

1.19
70
P/S 3.60
LRAD's P/S is ranked lower than
81% of the 2534 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. LRAD: 3.60 )
LRAD' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.03   Max: 83.33
Current: 3.6

1.03
83.33
PFCF 48.90
LRAD's PFCF is ranked lower than
69% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 16.38 vs. LRAD: 48.90 )
LRAD' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 11.25   Max: 271
Current: 48.9

11.25
271
EV-to-EBIT 38.50
LRAD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
68% of the 1925 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 15.73 vs. LRAD: 38.50 )
LRAD' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.4   Max: 117.8
Current: 38.5

5.4
117.8
Shiller P/E 120.60
LRAD's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
75% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 25.60 vs. LRAD: 120.60 )
LRAD' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 68   Max: 120.6
Current: 120.6

68
120.6

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Net Cash 4.00
LRAD's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
78% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. LRAD: 4.00 )
LRAD' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 2.5   Max: 243.77
Current: 4

2.5
243.77
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.20
LRAD's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. LRAD: 3.20 )
LRAD' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.93   Max: 638
Current: 3.2

1.93
638
Price/Tangible Book 2.60
LRAD's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
61% of the 2297 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. LRAD: 2.60 )
LRAD' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.53   Max: 212.67
Current: 2.6

1.53
212.67
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.10
LRAD's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
55% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. LRAD: 2.10 )
LRAD' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.44   Max: 14
Current: 2.1

1.44
14
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
LRAD's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 2361 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. LRAD: 0.80 )
LRAD' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 30.36
Current: 0.8

0.32
30.36
Price/Graham Number 2.20
LRAD's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
67% of the 1701 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. LRAD: 2.20 )
LRAD' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.94   Max: 6.11
Current: 2.2

0.94
6.11
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.60
LRAD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
61% of the 2081 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. LRAD: 2.60 )
LRAD' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 18.4
Current: 2.6

0.8
18.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 0.36
LRAD's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1318 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. LRAD: 0.36 )
LRAD' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -25.2   Max: 1
Current: 0.36

-25.2
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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components
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LRAD Corp is a Delaware corporation, engaged in design, development and commercialization of directed sound technologies and products. The markets for the Company's proprietary sound reproduction technologies and products are in North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia. It offers a variety of directional sound products which meet various requirements from communicating with and deterring threats over distances up to 300 meters with its hand-held LRAD 100X to distances greater than 3,500 meters with its LRAD 2000X. Its Long Range Acoustic Device or LRAD pioneered a new market for directional long-range acoustic hailing and warning devices (AHDs) capable of communicating with authority and clarity over 3,500 meters. LRAD hailing, notification and warning systems feature a 15 to 30 degree acoustic beam and a range of over 1,500 meters. Its SoundSaber thin film magnetic speaker technology, the primary product from our NeoPlanar speaker line, provides high clarity throughout the audio range for public address and high-end sound applications. SoundSaber products are based on its proprietary technology incorporating a thin film magnetic speaker that produces sound of high quality, low distortion and high volume. Its SoundSaber line of hardened panels provide improved intelligibility in challenging acoustic environments such as hangar bays, industrial buildings, airports and other facilities and are capable of delivering highly intelligible audio in excess of 500 meters. The Company markets and sells products and services through its sales force based in California, Colorado, Maine, Rhode Island and Washington. The Company is subject to a variety of government laws and regulations that apply to companies engaged in international operations, including, among others, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, U.S. Department of Commerce export controls, local government regulations and procurement policies and practices.
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