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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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
LYTS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 2161 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. LYTS: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LYTS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 8.25 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.81
LYTS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
88% of the 2070 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. LYTS: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LYTS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.80 Max: 0.87
Current: 0.81
0.43
0.87
Interest Coverage 34.09
LYTS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
64% of the 1258 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 339.33 vs. LYTS: 34.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LYTS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 10.16  Med: 42.83 Max: 275.83
Current: 34.09
10.16
275.83
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 6.83
M-Score: -3.22
WACC vs ROIC
11.36%
2.18%
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 : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) 1.39
LYTS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 2156 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. LYTS: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LYTS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -6.16  Med: 7.37 Max: 11.9
Current: 1.39
-6.16
11.9
Net-margin (%) 0.89
LYTS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 2156 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. LYTS: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LYTS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -5.74  Med: 4.22 Max: 7.38
Current: 0.89
-5.74
7.38
ROE (%) 1.94
LYTS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 2130 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.82 vs. LYTS: 1.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LYTS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -9.62  Med: 7.69 Max: 18.84
Current: 1.94
-9.62
18.84
ROA (%) 1.59
LYTS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 2175 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. LYTS: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LYTS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -7.97  Med: 6.10 Max: 13.79
Current: 1.59
-7.97
13.79
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.97
LYTS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 2170 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9.16 vs. LYTS: 3.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LYTS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -13.56  Med: 16.96 Max: 49.91
Current: 3.97
-13.56
49.91
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.40
LYTS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. LYTS: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LYTS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -11.9  Med: 1.35 Max: 13.7
Current: 0.4
-11.9
13.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -29.50
LYTS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 1160 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. LYTS: -29.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LYTS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -40  Med: -4.40 Max: 24.3
Current: -29.5
-40
24.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -55.00
LYTS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 1052 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. LYTS: -55.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LYTS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -60.2  Med: -7.30 Max: 30.2
Current: -55
-60.2
30.2
» LYTS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

LYTS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 2,672,585 sh (-0.74%)
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Q3 2014

LYTS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Chuck Royce 2,632,775 sh (-1.49%)
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Q4 2014

LYTS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Chuck Royce 2,490,074 sh (-5.42%)
Chuck Royce 2,490,075 sh (-5.42%)
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Q1 2015

LYTS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Chuck Royce 2,486,419 sh (-0.15%)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 85.57
LYTS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
85% of the 1533 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 18.50 vs. LYTS: 85.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
LYTS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.39  Med: 29.78 Max: 3123.33
Current: 85.57
11.39
3123.33
Forward P/E 17.76
LYTS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
57% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 15.58 vs. LYTS: 17.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 84.50
LYTS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
85% of the 1526 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 18.30 vs. LYTS: 84.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
LYTS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 11.36  Med: 25.45 Max: 412.5
Current: 84.5
11.36
412.5
P/B 1.59
LYTS's P/B is ranked lower than
51% of the 2122 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. LYTS: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LYTS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.32 Max: 2.76
Current: 1.59
0.54
2.76
P/S 0.74
LYTS's P/S is ranked higher than
59% of the 2213 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. LYTS: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LYTS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.69 Max: 1.46
Current: 0.74
0.29
1.46
PFCF 12.20
LYTS's PFCF is ranked higher than
64% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 18.13 vs. LYTS: 12.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
LYTS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.05  Med: 17.01 Max: 661.67
Current: 12.2
4.05
661.67
POCF 10.05
LYTS's POCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 1495 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 14.09 vs. LYTS: 10.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LYTS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.69  Med: 12.26 Max: 79.4
Current: 10.05
3.69
79.4
EV-to-EBIT 46.16
LYTS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
79% of the 1555 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 14.03 vs. LYTS: 46.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LYTS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -18  Med: 15.40 Max: 497.9
Current: 46.16
-18
497.9
Shiller P/E 63.47
LYTS's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
79% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 23.86 vs. LYTS: 63.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
LYTS' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 15.13  Med: 34.36 Max: 830
Current: 63.47
15.13
830
Current Ratio 3.60
LYTS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 2091 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. LYTS: 3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LYTS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.54  Med: 3.36 Max: 5.48
Current: 3.6
1.54
5.48
Quick Ratio 2.24
LYTS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 2091 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. LYTS: 2.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LYTS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.94  Med: 1.89 Max: 3.09
Current: 2.24
0.94
3.09
Days Inventory 69.10
LYTS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
52% of the 2116 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 71.74 vs. LYTS: 69.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LYTS' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 55.55  Med: 73.74 Max: 91.49
Current: 69.1
55.55
91.49
Days Sales Outstanding 42.28
LYTS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
82% of the 1857 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 71.63 vs. LYTS: 42.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LYTS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 46.46  Med: 60.04 Max: 80.52
Current: 42.28
46.46
80.52

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.31
LYTS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
65% of the 1881 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. LYTS: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
LYTS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.53  Med: 2.97 Max: 14.2
Current: 1.31
1.53
14.2
Dividend Payout 1.36
LYTS's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
91% of the 1277 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. LYTS: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
LYTS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.41 Max: 3
Current: 1.36
0.13
3
Dividend growth (3y) 6.30
LYTS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
58% of the 612 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. LYTS: 6.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
LYTS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -31.8  Med: 12.10 Max: 33.8
Current: 6.3
-31.8
33.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.23
LYTS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1926 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. LYTS: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
LYTS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.44  Med: 2.80 Max: 13.37
Current: 1.23
1.44
13.37
Share Buyback Rate -0.30
LYTS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
66% of the 1075 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. LYTS: -0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
LYTS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0  Med: -2.50 Max: -7.8
Current: -0.3

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.79
LYTS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 1567 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. LYTS: 2.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
LYTS' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.6  Med: 4.06 Max: 15.07
Current: 2.79
1.6
15.07
Price/Tangible Book 1.78
LYTS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
52% of the 2067 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. LYTS: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
LYTS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.96  Med: 2.19 Max: 4.98
Current: 1.78
0.96
4.98
Price/Projected FCF 1.17
LYTS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
55% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. LYTS: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
LYTS' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.12 Max: 1.94
Current: 1.17
0.42
1.94
Price/Median PS Value 1.07
LYTS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 2085 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. LYTS: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LYTS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.26 Max: 2
Current: 1.07
0.65
2
Price/Graham Number 2.54
LYTS's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
76% of the 1458 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. LYTS: 2.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
LYTS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.57 Max: 5.15
Current: 2.54
0.78
5.15
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.27
LYTS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 2150 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. LYTS: 2.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LYTS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 5.60 Max: 13.7
Current: 2.27
0.2
13.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -10.56
LYTS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 822 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. LYTS: -10.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
LYTS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -10.8  Med: 7.10 Max: 27.1
Current: -10.56
-10.8
27.1

Analyst Estimate

Jun15
Revenue(Mil) 325
EPS($) 0.36
EPS without NRI($) 0.36

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components
Compare:HTHIY, MIELY, APH, TEL, GLW » details
Traded in other countries:LS2.Germany,
LSI Industries Inc is incorporated in the state of Ohio in 1976. The Company is a provider of corporate visual image solutions through the combination of screen and digital graphics capabilities, and various indoor and outdoor lighting products, lighting control systems, and related professional services. It also provides graphics and lighting products and professional services on a stand-alone basis. The Company uses this leadership position to penetrate national retailers and multi-site retailers, including quick service and casual restaurants, retail chain stores and automobile dealerships located in the United States and internationally. In addition, it is a provider of digital solid-state LED (light emitting diode) video screens and LED specialty lighting to such markets or industries as sports stadiums and arenas, digital billboards, and entertainment. The Company designs and develops all aspects of the solid-state LED video screens and lighting, from the electronic circuit board, to the software to drive and control the LEDs, to the structure of the LED product. The Company seeks to expand its market share in the traditional Commercial/Industrial lighting market by combining its LED product innovation and lighting control solutions with an emphasis on high service levels, U.S. manufactured products and market focused solutions. The Company's business is organized in three segments namely the Lighting Segment, the Graphics Segment and Electronic Components Segment. Its Lighting Segment manufactures and markets outdoor and indoor lighting for the commercial, industrial and multi-site retail markets, including the petroleum / convenience store market. The Companys products are designed and manufactured to provide maximum value and meet the high-quality, competitively-priced product requirements of its niche markets. The Graphics Segment manufactures and sells exterior and interior visual image elements related to graphics. These products are used in graphics displays and visual image programs in several markets, including the petroleum/convenience store market and multi-site retail operations. The Electronic Components Segment includes the results of LSI ADL Technology and LSI Virticus. ADL Technology operates in Columbus, Ohio and designs, engineers and manufactures custom designed electronic circuit boards, assemblies and sub-assemblies used in various applications including the control of solid-state LED lighting. The Companys customers include BP, Chevron Texaco, 7-Eleven, ExxonMobil, Shell, Burger King, Dairy Queen, Taco Bell, Wendys, Best Buy, CVS Caremark, JC Penney, Target Stores, Wal-Mart Stores, Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Nissan, and Toyota. The Company services its customers at the corporate, franchise and local levels.
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
INDUSTRY Apr 01 2015 
5.51 Jan 15 2012 
LSI Industries Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Jan 31 2011 
LSI Industries Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Oct 29 2010 
LSI Industries Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-K) Sep 08 2010 
LSI Industries Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 10 2010 
LSI Industries Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Feb 04 2010 
LSI Industries Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 06 2009 
LSI Industries Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q/A) Sep 02 2009 
LSI Industries Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Sep 02 2009 

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