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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 8.63
LRN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
55% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. LRN: 8.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LRN' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 3.97 Max: N/A
Current: 8.63
Equity to Asset 0.75
LRN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
74% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. LRN: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LRN' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.58  Med: 0.72 Max: 0.77
Current: 0.75
-3.58
0.77
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 3.20
M-Score: -3.48
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -0.33
LRN's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.49 vs. LRN: -0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LRN' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.58  Med: 4.36 Max: 9.22
Current: -0.33
1.58
9.22
Net-margin (%) -0.18
LRN's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.46 vs. LRN: -0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LRN' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.16  Med: 2.62 Max: 14.93
Current: -0.18
1.16
14.93
ROE (%) -0.29
LRN's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. LRN: -0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LRN' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.06  Med: 3.82 Max: 10.65
Current: -0.29
2.06
10.65
ROA (%) -0.21
LRN's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.22 vs. LRN: -0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LRN' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.55  Med: 3.56 Max: 26.13
Current: -0.21
1.55
26.13
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -1.28
LRN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.27 vs. LRN: -1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LRN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.61  Med: 15.54 Max: 30.34
Current: -1.28
8.61
30.34
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.60
LRN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. LRN: 8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LRN' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.4  Med: 8.60 Max: 114.4
Current: 8.6
-43.4
114.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 4.00
LRN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. LRN: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LRN' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.6  Med: 10.65 Max: 29
Current: 4
-30.6
29
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -15.70
LRN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. LRN: -15.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LRN' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.7  Med: -7.65 Max: 7.9
Current: -15.7
-28.7
7.9
» LRN's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-04)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

LRN Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Joel Greenblatt 21,195 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,921 sh (New)
Jim Simons 68,300 sh (New)
Prem Watsa 33,133 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 3,200 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
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Q3 2015

LRN Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Joel Greenblatt 60,813 sh (+186.92%)
Chuck Royce 3,200 sh (unchged)
Prem Watsa 33,133 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 60,080 sh (-12.04%)
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Q4 2015

LRN Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Prem Watsa 33,133 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Q1 2016

LRN Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 21,164 sh (New)
Prem Watsa 33,133 sh (unchged)
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Business Description

Industry: Education » Education & Training Services
Compare:TSE:9733, BSP:SEER3, NAS:APEI, XKRX:019685, NYSE:CHGG » details
Traded in other countries:3KA.Germany,
K12 Inc is a technology-based education company. It offers proprietary curriculum, software systems and educational services designed to facilitate individualized learning for students primarily in kindergarten through 12th grade or K-12.

K12 Inc was founded in 2000. It was incorporated in Delaware. It is a technology-based education company. It offers proprietary curriculum and educational services created for online delivery to students in kindergarten through 12th grade, or K-12. The Company's curriculum consists of the K12 online lessons, offline learning kit, lesson guides, Pre-K and K-8 Course and High School Courses.The Company's online lessons are accessed through an Online School (OLS) platform. Each online lesson provides the road map for the entire lesson including direction to specific online and offline materials, online lesson content and a summary of the objectives for the lesson. Lessons utilize a combination of technologies including flash animations, audio, video and other online interactivity, coordinated textbooks and hands-on materials and individualized feedback to create an engaging, responsive and effective curriculum. Pronunciation guides for key words and references to suggested additional resources, specific to each lesson and each student's assessment are included. Its courses utilize a series of offline learning kits in conjunction with the online lessons to help maximize the effectiveness of its learning system. In addition to receiving access to its online lessons through the Internet, each student receives a shipment of offline materials, including textbooks, art supplies, laboratory supplies (e.g. microscopes and scales) and other reference materials, which are incorporated throughout its curriculum. It competes with an education providers and publishers of traditional educational materials and these companies include Pearson PLC (Connections Academy and Advanced Academics), White Hat Management, LLC, and National Network of Digital Schools Management Foundation Inc. and among others. The Company has been granted three patents relating to the hardware and network infrastructure of OLS, including the system components for creating and administering assessment tests and lesson progress tracker and two patents related to foreign language instruction.

Ratios

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history
Forward P/E 27.10
LRN's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
84% of the 25 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.38 vs. LRN: 27.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 6.64
LRN's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
88% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.55 vs. LRN: 6.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
LRN' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.56  Med: 16.16 Max: 391.85
Current: 6.64
4.56
391.85
P/B 0.84
LRN's P/B is ranked higher than
72% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. LRN: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LRN' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 2.20 Max: 6.04
Current: 0.84
0.55
6.04
P/S 0.51
LRN's P/S is ranked higher than
78% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. LRN: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LRN' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.14 Max: 2.53
Current: 0.51
0.31
2.53
PFCF 5.82
LRN's PFCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.31 vs. LRN: 5.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
LRN' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.11  Med: 18.56 Max: 58.21
Current: 5.82
4.11
58.21
POCF 3.39
LRN's POCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.07 vs. LRN: 3.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LRN' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.26  Med: 15.09 Max: 205.32
Current: 3.39
2.26
205.32
EV-to-EBITDA 3.45
LRN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
92% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.98 vs. LRN: 3.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LRN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 9.50 Max: 74.6
Current: 3.45
1.4
74.6
Current Ratio 4.03
LRN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. LRN: 4.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LRN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.36  Med: 3.41 Max: 4.19
Current: 4.03
1.36
4.19
Quick Ratio 3.90
LRN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. LRN: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LRN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 3.15 Max: 3.9
Current: 3.9
0.78
3.9
Days Inventory 12.55
LRN's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
54% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.46 vs. LRN: 12.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LRN' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.04  Med: 40.54 Max: 59.78
Current: 12.55
19.04
59.78
Days Sales Outstanding 91.71
LRN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
80% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 31.32 vs. LRN: 91.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LRN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 35.75  Med: 67.41 Max: 82.91
Current: 91.71
35.75
82.91
Days Payable 10.08
LRN's Days Payable is ranked lower than
83% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.42 vs. LRN: 10.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LRN' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.99  Med: 20.91 Max: 40
Current: 10.08
15.99
40

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Net Cash 26.27
LRN's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
82% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.54 vs. LRN: 26.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
LRN' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.08  Med: 22.59 Max: 70.79
Current: 26.27
20.08
70.79
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.51
LRN's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 55 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.04 vs. LRN: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
LRN' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.18  Med: 4.33 Max: 75.42
Current: 1.51
1.18
75.42
Price/Tangible Book 0.99
LRN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
72% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. LRN: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
LRN' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 2.84 Max: 12.94
Current: 0.99
0.83
12.94
Price/Projected FCF 0.55
LRN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 67 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. LRN: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
LRN' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.66 Max: 4.26
Current: 0.55
0.4
4.26
Price/Median PS Value 0.44
LRN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 140 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. LRN: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LRN' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.88
Current: 0.44
0.32
1.88
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -1.08
LRN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. LRN: -1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LRN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.08  Med: 3.90 Max: 17.4
Current: -1.08
-1.08
17.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 12.60
LRN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 58 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. LRN: 12.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
LRN' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.1  Med: 14.50 Max: 33.2
Current: 12.6
-18.1
33.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $887.0
EPS (TTM) $ -0.05
Beta-0.56
Short Percentage of Float3.54%
52-Week Range $7.11 - 15.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)39.08

Analyst Estimate

Jun16 Jun17 Jun18
Revenue (Mil $) 862 898 938
EPS ($) 0.39 0.44 0.51
EPS without NRI ($) 0.39 0.44 0.51
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
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