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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
98% of the 2253 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. LRAD: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LRAD' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.91
LRAD's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
97% of the 2229 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. LRAD: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LRAD' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.02  Med: 0.83 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.91
-1.02
0.96
Interest Coverage No Debt
LRAD's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
98% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 24.13 vs. LRAD: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LRAD' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1226  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
1226
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 8.48
M-Score: -0.39
WACC vs ROIC
5.49%
50.95%
WACC
ROIC
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 (%) -10.37
LRAD's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 2239 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.54 vs. LRAD: -10.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LRAD' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -96.34  Med: 6.46 Max: 18.8
Current: -10.37
-96.34
18.8
Net-margin (%) 54.73
LRAD's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 2240 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. LRAD: 54.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LRAD' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -86.38  Med: 8.64 Max: 57.72
Current: 54.73
-86.38
57.72
ROE (%) 23.39
LRAD's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 2209 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 5.73 vs. LRAD: 23.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LRAD' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -66.49  Med: 6.10 Max: 32.82
Current: 23.39
-66.49
32.82
ROA (%) 21.74
LRAD's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 2262 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. LRAD: 21.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LRAD' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56  Med: 5.42 Max: 26.67
Current: 21.74
-56
26.67
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -24.87
LRAD's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 2256 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 10.09 vs. LRAD: -24.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LRAD' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -423.14  Med: 16.02 Max: 98.67
Current: -24.87
-423.14
98.67
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.70
LRAD's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 2021 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. LRAD: 3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LRAD' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.6  Med: 3.70 Max: 88.2
Current: 3.7
-17.6
88.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 0.80
LRAD's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1606 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. LRAD: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LRAD' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.2  Med: -2.75 Max: 57
Current: 0.8
-59.2
57
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 93.30
LRAD's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1424 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. LRAD: 93.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LRAD' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51.9  Med: -4.55 Max: 93.3
Current: 93.3
-51.9
93.3
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-06)


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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

LRAD Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Chuck Royce 950,000 sh (-1.56%)
Jim Simons 371,835 sh (-6.65%)
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Q3 2015

LRAD Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Chuck Royce 1,165,000 sh (+22.63%)
Jim Simons 316,700 sh (-14.83%)
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LRAD Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Chuck Royce 1,605,000 sh (+37.77%)
Jim Simons 317,300 sh (+0.19%)
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LRAD Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Chuck Royce 1,605,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 312,900 sh (-1.39%)
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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Scientific & Technical Instruments
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LRAD Corp develops and delivers directed acoustic products that beam, focus and control sound over relatively short and long distances.

LRAD Corp is a Delaware corporation. The Company develops and delivers directed acoustic products that beam, focus and control sound over relatively short and long distances. It 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. Its 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.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 7.47
LRAD's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1594 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 16.06 vs. LRAD: 7.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
LRAD' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.26  Med: 25.00 Max: 89.67
Current: 7.47
5.26
89.67
PE(NRI) 7.47
LRAD's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1596 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 16.24 vs. LRAD: 7.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
LRAD' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.28  Med: 24.38 Max: 89.67
Current: 7.47
5.28
89.67
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 7.78
LRAD's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 14.29 vs. LRAD: 7.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
LRAD' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.57  Med: 22.13 Max: 194
Current: 7.78
6.57
194
P/B 1.63
LRAD's P/B is ranked lower than
56% of the 2189 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. LRAD: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LRAD' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.19  Med: 3.41 Max: 15.4
Current: 1.63
1.19
15.4
P/S 4.10
LRAD's P/S is ranked lower than
84% of the 2212 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. LRAD: 4.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LRAD' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 3.47 Max: 16.24
Current: 4.1
1.04
16.24
Shiller P/E 242.95
LRAD's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
94% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 27.57 vs. LRAD: 242.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
LRAD' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 162  Med: 178.00 Max: 184
Current: 242.95
162
184
Current Ratio 7.49
LRAD's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 2179 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. LRAD: 7.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LRAD' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 5.24 Max: 20.95
Current: 7.49
0.22
20.95
Quick Ratio 5.99
LRAD's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 2179 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. LRAD: 5.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LRAD' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 4.44 Max: 17.67
Current: 5.99
0.13
17.67
Days Inventory 242.06
LRAD's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
95% of the 2183 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 73.23 vs. LRAD: 242.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LRAD' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 95.24  Med: 152.42 Max: 231.4
Current: 242.06
95.24
231.4
Days Sales Outstanding 63.06
LRAD's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
58% of the 1884 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 69.96 vs. LRAD: 63.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LRAD' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.05  Med: 71.16 Max: 136.16
Current: 63.06
33.05
136.16
Days Payable 69.86
LRAD's Days Payable is ranked higher than
66% of the 1883 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 54.08 vs. LRAD: 69.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LRAD' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.01  Med: 45.07 Max: 114.45
Current: 69.86
28.01
114.45

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.68
LRAD's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
66% of the 1755 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. LRAD: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
LRAD' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 1.12 Max: 1.23
Current: 1.68
1.09
1.23
Dividend Payout 0.08
LRAD's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
95% of the 1218 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. LRAD: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
LRAD' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 0.08
Forward Dividend Yield 2.23
LRAD's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
57% of the 1662 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. LRAD: 2.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.68
LRAD's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
66% of the 2105 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.72 vs. LRAD: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
LRAD' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 1.13 Max: 1.72
Current: 1.68
1.09
1.72
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.50
LRAD's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 1304 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. LRAD: -0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
LRAD' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.2  Med: -7.80 Max: -0.1
Current: -0.5
-19.2
-0.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 4.07
LRAD's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
68% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 7.53 vs. LRAD: 4.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
LRAD' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.5  Med: 18.42 Max: 270.67
Current: 4.07
2.5
270.67
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.56
LRAD's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 1614 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. LRAD: 2.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
LRAD' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.63  Med: 8.89 Max: 319
Current: 2.56
1.63
319
Price/Tangible Book 1.64
LRAD's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
53% of the 2138 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. LRAD: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
LRAD' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 8.33 Max: 236.3
Current: 1.64
1.45
236.3
Price/Projected FCF 1.21
LRAD's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 1326 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. LRAD: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
LRAD' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 1.70 Max: 26.5
Current: 1.21
1.08
26.5
Price/Median PS Value 1.18
LRAD's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
62% of the 2109 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. LRAD: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LRAD' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 2.62 Max: 47.22
Current: 1.18
0.43
47.22
Price/Graham Number 0.74
LRAD's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
70% of the 1467 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. LRAD: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
LRAD' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.75 Max: 5.72
Current: 0.74
0.61
5.72
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -3.80
LRAD's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 2226 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. LRAD: -3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LRAD' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 4.95 Max: 18.4
Current: -3.8
0.1
18.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $14.34
EPS (TTM) $ 0.24
Beta0.50
Short Percentage of Float0.15%
52-Week Range $1.37 - 2.22
Shares Outstanding (Mil)31.80
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