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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 3.75
LTS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
65% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LTS: 3.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
LTS' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.38 Max: No Debt
Current: 3.75
Equity-to-Asset 0.66
LTS's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
58% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. LTS: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
LTS' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.11  Med: 0.47 Max: 1
Current: 0.66
-1.11
1
Beneish M-Score: -2.58
WACC vs ROIC
15.68%
-7.11%
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 % -1.09
LTS's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
73% of the 670 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 13.46 vs. LTS: -1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
LTS' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.53  Med: -1.74 Max: 10.59
Current: -1.09
-16.53
10.59
Net Margin % -2.02
LTS's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
74% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 9.94 vs. LTS: -2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
LTS' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.4  Med: -1.5 Max: 10.04
Current: -2.02
-17.4
10.04
ROE % -14.56
LTS's ROE % is ranked lower than
90% of the 674 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. LTS: -14.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
LTS' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.92  Med: -12.65 Max: 22.78
Current: -14.56
-41.92
22.78
ROA % -4.07
LTS's ROA % is ranked lower than
86% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. LTS: -4.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
LTS' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.02  Med: -3.02 Max: 11.63
Current: -4.07
-19.02
11.63
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 12.20
LTS's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
66% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. LTS: 12.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
LTS' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -47.3  Med: 25.75 Max: 313.8
Current: 12.2
-47.3
313.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -3.20
LTS's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
66% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. LTS: -3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
LTS' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.5  Med: -15.5 Max: 140.1
Current: -3.2
-39.5
140.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 93.50
LTS's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
89% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. LTS: 93.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
LTS' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.8  Med: 7.7 Max: 139.6
Current: 93.5
-39.8
139.6
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-06-16 Est.)


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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

LTS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 79,500 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 14,700 sh (-73.13%)
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Q2 2016

LTS Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 250,900 sh (+215.60%)
Murray Stahl 14,700 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2016

LTS Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 366,700 sh (+46.15%)
Murray Stahl 14,700 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2016

LTS Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 432,700 sh (+18.00%)
Murray Stahl 14,700 sh (unchged)
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
LTS.PRA25.137.968 % Cum Red Pfd Shs Series -A

Business Description

Industry: Brokers & Exchanges » Capital Markets    NAICS: 523120    SIC: 6211
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Traded in other countries:LT6.Germany,
Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in independent brokerage and advisory services, investment banking, equity research, institutional sales and trading, asset management services and trust services.

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services is a United States-based company that provides diversified financial services. The company conducts operations through a number of subsidiaries, with three operating segments. The independent brokerage and advisory services segment consists of broker-dealer and investment advisory services, along with wealth-management services. The Ladenburg segment comprises investment banking, sales and trading and asset-management services, and investment activities. The insurance brokerage segment comprises wholesale insurance brokerage activities. The company generates the majority of revenue from the independent brokerage and advisory services segment. Its business is concentrated in the United States.

Ratios

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industry
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PB Ratio 1.31
LTS's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. LTS: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
LTS' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 4.28 Max: 16.98
Current: 1.31
0.86
16.98
PS Ratio 0.43
LTS's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. LTS: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
LTS' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.89 Max: 9.94
Current: 0.43
0.27
9.94
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 61.50
LTS's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
93% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 15.10 vs. LTS: 61.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
LTS' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.66  Med: 36.74 Max: 1600
Current: 61.5
3.66
1600
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 31.53
LTS's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
80% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 12.84 vs. LTS: 31.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
LTS' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.59  Med: 24.12 Max: 400
Current: 31.53
3.59
400
EV-to-EBITDA 24.90
LTS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
74% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 12.78 vs. LTS: 24.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LTS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -199.5  Med: 26.6 Max: 406.7
Current: 24.9
-199.5
406.7

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.30
LTS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. LTS: -2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
LTS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -186.7  Med: -3.95 Max: 0.4
Current: -2.3
-186.7
0.4

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 4.17
LTS's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
81% of the 708 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. LTS: 4.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
LTS' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.22  Med: 4.47 Max: 32.12
Current: 4.17
1.22
32.12
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.34
LTS's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
55% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. LTS: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
LTS' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 3.6 Max: 5.85
Current: 1.34
1.3
5.85
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.45
LTS's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. LTS: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
LTS' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.83 Max: 4.36
Current: 0.45
0.05
4.36
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -2.99
LTS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
82% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 5.36 vs. LTS: -2.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
LTS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.1  Med: 1.3 Max: 3.1
Current: -2.99
-3.1
3.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,103
EPS (TTM) $ -0.29
Beta1.78
Short Percentage of Float3.84%
52-Week Range $1.63 - 2.87
Shares Outstanding (Mil)194.06

Analyst Estimate

Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) -0.16
EPS without NRI ($) -0.16
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
15.00%
Dividends per Share ($)
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Headlines

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Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services CEO Buys Company Stock Sep 23 2015 
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Lightstream (LTS) – A Multi-Bagger in the Making Jun 26 2014 
LTS Insiders Just Keep on Buying, But Why? Apr 09 2013 
American Insider Trades: March 29 to April 5 Apr 08 2013 
American Insider Trades March 22 to 28 Mar 29 2013 
American Insider Trades March 15-21 Mar 22 2013 
Financial Sector Appears on Top, November Insider Activity Nov 29 2012 
Weekly CEO Buys Highlights: GEL, WINA, LTS Oct 15 2012 

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