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Financial Strength : 4/10

Interest Coverage 4.97
LTM's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
67% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Leisure industry.

( Industry Median: 12.18 vs. LTM: 4.97 )
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LTM' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 4.97
Current: 4.97
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Profitability & Growth : 3/10

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Business Description

Industry: Travel & Leisure » Leisure
Traded in other countries:LTF.Germany,

Life Time Fitness Inc was incorporated in 1990 as a Minnesota corporation. The Company completed its initial public offering in 2004. The Company and its subsidiaries are engaged in designing, building and operating distinctive and large, multi-use sports and athletic, professional fitness, family recreation and spa centers in a resort-like environment in residential locations of metropolitan areas in the United States and Canada. It operates in 108 centers, including 24 in Minnesota, 18 in Texas, nine in Illinois, six in Georgia, Michigan, North Carolina and Ohio, five in Arizona, four in Colorado and Virginia, three in Indiana and New Jersey, two in Kansas and Maryland and and one each in Alabama, Florida, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Utah, and one in Ontario, Canada. The Company's current model centers target 6,500 to 10,500 memberships by offering, on average, 114,000 square feet of multi-use sports and athletic, professional fitness, family recreation, spa amenities and programs and services in a resort-like environment. It operates 109 centers under the LIFE TIME FITNESS and LIFE TIME ATHLETIC brands in suburban locations in 29 markets in the United States and Canada. It also operates an Athletic Events division, which offers more than 100 events each year, including running, cycling and triathlon events from entry-level to ultra-endurance. It also provides an educational, entertaining, friendly and inviting, functional and experience that meets the health and fitness needs of the entire family. The majority of its memberships include the members children under the age of 12 at a modest per child monthly cost. The Company competes with the following industry participants; other health and fitness centers; physical fitness and recreational facilities established by non-profit organizations, governments, hospitals, and businesses; local salons, cafes and businesses offering similar ancillary services; exercise and small fitness clubs and studios and other boutique fitness offerings; racquet, tennis and other athletic clubs; amenity and condominium clubs; country clubs; online personal training and fitness coaching; the home-use fitness equipment industry; athletic event operators and related suppliers; and providers of wellness and other healthy way of life orientated products and services. The Company's operations and business practices are subject to regulation at federal, state and local levels, including consumer protection regulation related to its advertising, marketing, and sales efforts; health and safety regulation and licensing requirements related to its cafe, spa, aquatics, child care and ancillary health and fitness-related products and services; and regulation related to the collection, use and security of personal information about its members, guests and purchasers.



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Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,310
EPS (TTM) $ 2.90
Short Percentage of Float5.56%
52-Week Range $38.01 - 72.10
Shares Outstanding (Mil)39.04

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 1,407 1,519 1,606
EPS ($) 3.30 3.60 3.96
EPS w/o NRI ($) 3.30 3.60 3.96
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