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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 1.94
LTS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
68% of the 581 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 133.67 vs. LTS: 1.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LTS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.34 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.94
Equity to Asset 0.68
LTS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
59% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. LTS: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LTS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.11  Med: 0.46 Max: 0.76
Current: 0.68
-1.11
0.76
F-Score: 5
WACC vs ROIC
20.21%
1.42%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -0.83
LTS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 617 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 14.62 vs. LTS: -0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LTS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -87.37  Med: -3.50 Max: 10.59
Current: -0.83
-87.37
10.59
Net-margin (%) 0.40
LTS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 623 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 12.39 vs. LTS: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LTS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -87.55  Med: -1.34 Max: 10.05
Current: 0.4
-87.55
10.05
ROE (%) -5.94
LTS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. LTS: -5.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LTS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.92  Med: -6.02 Max: 22.78
Current: -5.94
-41.92
22.78
ROA (%) 0.82
LTS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 649 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. LTS: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LTS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -85.25  Med: -2.45 Max: 11.63
Current: 0.82
-85.25
11.63
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 46.50
LTS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. LTS: 46.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LTS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -47.4  Med: 31.85 Max: 327.3
Current: 46.5
-47.4
327.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 54.90
LTS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. LTS: 54.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LTS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40  Med: -9.05 Max: 145.1
Current: 54.9
-40
145.1
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q4 2014

LTS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 116,500 sh (+3.46%)
Murray Stahl 62,700 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2015

LTS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Murray Stahl 62,700 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 60,959 sh (-47.67%)
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Q2 2015

LTS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Murray Stahl 62,700 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 16,603 sh (-72.76%)
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Q3 2015

LTS Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons Sold Out
Murray Stahl 54,700 sh (-12.76%)
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Preferred stocks of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
LTS.PRA22.408.938 % Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -A

Top Ranked Articles about Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services CEO Buys Company Stock Company reported losses per share of 5 cents during second quarter
Richard Lampen (Insider Trades), CEO and president of Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (LTS), bought 5,000 shares of the company on Sept. 22. The average price per share was $2.28 for a total transaction cost of $11,400. Ladenburg Thalmann is a financial services company committed to investing in the growth of its subsidiaries while respecting and maintaining their individual business identities, cultures and leadership. The company has a market cap of $419.54 million and a P/S ratio of 0.39. Read more...

Ratios

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Forward P/E 196.08
LTS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
100% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 12.74 vs. LTS: 196.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.16
LTS's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. LTS: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LTS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 4.74 Max: 18.56
Current: 1.16
0.98
18.56
P/S 0.42
LTS's P/S is ranked higher than
92% of the 780 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. LTS: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LTS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.03 Max: 10.77
Current: 0.42
0.35
10.77
PFCF 24.50
LTS's PFCF is ranked lower than
80% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 13.00 vs. LTS: 24.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
LTS' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.71  Med: 35.25 Max: 199
Current: 24.5
3.71
199
POCF 17.50
LTS's POCF is ranked lower than
73% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 11.34 vs. LTS: 17.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LTS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.71  Med: 23.65 Max: 145.33
Current: 17.5
3.71
145.33
EV-to-EBITDA 26.74
LTS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
78% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 12.37 vs. LTS: 26.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LTS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -199.5  Med: 25.60 Max: 406.7
Current: 26.74
-199.5
406.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 3.83
LTS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
82% of the 675 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. LTS: 3.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
LTS' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 7.14 Max: 165
Current: 3.83
1.6
165
Price/Projected FCF 1.52
LTS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
70% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. LTS: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
LTS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.33  Med: 4.37 Max: 33.2
Current: 1.52
1.33
33.2
Price/Median PS Value 0.39
LTS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 660 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. LTS: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LTS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.72 Max: 8.61
Current: 0.39
0.04
8.61
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -2.06
LTS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. LTS: -2.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LTS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.30 Max: 3.1
Current: -2.06
0.2
3.1

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $1117
EPS $ -0.12
Beta2.50
Short Percentage of Float5.92%
52-Week Range $1.80 - 4.01
Shares Outstanding(Mil)183.22

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 1,152 1,220
EPS($) -0.19 -0.15
EPS without NRI($) -0.19 -0.15

Business Description

Industry: Brokers & Exchanges » Capital Markets
Compare:PJC, SIEB, GHL, GS, SF » details
Traded in other countries:LT6.Germany,
Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc was incorporated under the laws of the State of Florida in February 1996. The Company is engaged in independent brokerage and advisory services, investment banking, equity research, institutional sales and trading, asset management services and trust services. The Company has two operating segments: independent brokerage and advisory services business segment, which includes Premier Trusts trust services, and the investment banking, sales and trading and asset management services and investment activities. Securities America, Investacorp and Triad are independent broker-dealers and registered investment advisors, whose independent contractor financial advisors offer securities brokerage and advisory services to their clients, which may include packaged products such as mutual funds, variable annuities and advisor managed accounts. Each of its independent broker-dealers provides full support services to its financial advisors, including: access to stock, bond and options execution; products such as insurance, mutual funds, unit trusts and investment advisory programs; and research, compliance, supervision, accounting and related services. Its independent broker-dealers offer various accounts, some of which are managed by its financial advisors, and others that are managed by third parties. The advisor managed accounts offer various account structures, including fee-based and wrap fee accounts. For financial advisors who prefer not to act as portfolio managers, third party management options are available. These options employ managers who select diversified, fee-based asset management investment portfolios based on a clients needs and risk profile. The types of portfolios may include separately managed portfolios, multi-managed accounts, and mutual fund and exchange-traded fund (ETF) model portfolios. These portfolios may also include portfolio analytics, performance reporting and position-specific reporting. Premier Trust provides trust administration of personal and retirement accounts, estate and financial planning, wealth management and custody services. Working in combination with a clients legal and other professional advisors, Premier Trusts professionals assist with every aspect of planning, including income and estate taxes, retirement, succession of the family business, transferring assets to future generations and asset protection. Ladenburg is a full-service broker-dealer that provides investment banking, sales and trading and equity research to its corporate and institutional clients and high net-worth individuals. Ladenburg's investment banking professionals provide corporate finance and strategic and financial advisory services to public and private companies. Ladenburg provides these middle-market companies with capital raising and strategic advisory services throughout their growth cycles. The Company competes directly with many national and regional full service financial
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