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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
89% of the 2639 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. LRAD: No Debt )
LRAD' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.57   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.85
LRAD's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
94% of the 2611 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. LRAD: 0.85 )
LRAD' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.23   Max: 0.94
Current: 0.85

-0.23
0.94
Interest Coverage No Debt
LRAD's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
70% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 124.89 vs. LRAD: No Debt )
LRAD' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 9.59
M-Score: -3.52
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 13.51
LRAD's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2640 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. LRAD: 13.51 )
LRAD' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1266.67   Max: 18.8
Current: 13.51

-1266.67
18.8
Net-margin (%) 13.53
LRAD's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 2640 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. LRAD: 13.53 )
LRAD' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1533.33   Max: 18.95
Current: 13.53

-1533.33
18.95
ROE (%) 12.62
LRAD's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 2604 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 5.75 vs. LRAD: 12.62 )
LRAD' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -779.89   Max: 32.82
Current: 12.62

-779.89
32.82
ROA (%) 11.21
LRAD's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 2650 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. LRAD: 11.21 )
LRAD' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -215.55   Max: 26.67
Current: 11.21

-215.55
26.67
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 54.04
LRAD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 2646 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9.61 vs. LRAD: 54.04 )
LRAD' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2685.97   Max: 98.67
Current: 54.04

-2685.97
98.67
Revenue Growth (%) -3.00
LRAD's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 1950 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. LRAD: -3.00 )
LRAD' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -18.6   Max: 88.7
Current: -3

-18.6
88.7
EBITDA Growth (%) -11.70
LRAD's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1600 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. LRAD: -11.70 )
LRAD' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 54.9
Current: -11.7

0
54.9
EPS Growth (%) -12.60
LRAD's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1455 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. LRAD: -12.60 )
LRAD' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -68.2   Max: 48.1
Current: -12.6

-68.2
48.1
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 25.20
LRAD's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
68% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 32.50 vs. LRAD: 25.20 )
LRAD' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8   Max: 89.67
Current: 25.2

8
89.67
P/B 3.00
LRAD's P/B is ranked lower than
53% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. LRAD: 3.00 )
LRAD' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 70
Current: 3

1.19
70
P/S 3.50
LRAD's P/S is ranked lower than
58% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. LRAD: 3.50 )
LRAD' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.03   Max: 51.6
Current: 3.5

1.03
51.6
PFCF 10.30
LRAD's PFCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 103.56 vs. LRAD: 10.30 )
LRAD' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7.56   Max: 271
Current: 10.3

7.56
271
EV-to-EBIT 18.33
LRAD's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
70% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 23.83 vs. LRAD: 18.33 )
LRAD' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -175.8   Max: 117.8
Current: 18.33

-175.8
117.8
Shiller P/E 30.50
LRAD's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LRAD: 30.50 )
LRAD' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 27   Max: 95
Current: 30.5

27
95
Current Ratio 6.63
LRAD's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 2636 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. LRAD: 6.63 )
LRAD' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.36   Max: 22.63
Current: 6.63

1.36
22.63
Quick Ratio 5.84
LRAD's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 2636 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. LRAD: 5.84 )
LRAD' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.27   Max: 21.52
Current: 5.84

1.27
21.52

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 4.50
LRAD's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
96% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LRAD: 4.50 )
LRAD' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 3.63   Max: 182.83
Current: 4.5

3.63
182.83
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.60
LRAD's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LRAD: 3.60 )
LRAD' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.5   Max: 121.88
Current: 3.6

2.5
121.88
Price/Tangible Book 3.00
LRAD's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
52% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. LRAD: 3.00 )
LRAD' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.93   Max: 180.73
Current: 3

1.93
180.73
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.80
LRAD's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LRAD: 1.80 )
LRAD' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.86   Max: 2.96
Current: 1.8

1.86
2.96
Price/Median PS Value 0.90
LRAD's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. LRAD: 0.90 )
LRAD' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 21.51
Current: 0.9

0.4
21.51
Price/Graham Number 1.80
LRAD's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
66% of the 2788 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. LRAD: 1.80 )
LRAD' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.27   Max: 2.01
Current: 1.8

1.27
2.01
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.50
LRAD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
68% of the 2613 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. LRAD: 5.50 )
LRAD' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 18.4
Current: 5.5

0.8
18.4

Analyst Estimate


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Sep15
Revenue(Mil)
EPS($) 0.07
EPS without NRI($) 0.07

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Scientific & Technical Instruments
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LRAD Corp is a Delaware corporation. The Company is engaged in the design, development and commercialization of directed sound technologies and products. The Company offers a variety of directional sound products which meet a range of requirements from communicating with and deterring threats over distances up to 300 meters with its hand-held LRAD 100X to distances in excess of 3,500 meters with its LRAD 2000X. The Company's Long Range Acoustic Device or LRAD pioneered a new market for directional long-range acoustic hailing devices ("AHDs") capable of communicating with authority and clarity over more than 3,500 meters. The Company's technology platforms and related products are: LRAD and SoundSaber. 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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