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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
96% of the 2637 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. LYTS: No Debt )
LYTS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.82
LYTS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
91% of the 2606 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. LYTS: 0.82 )
LYTS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 0.87
Current: 0.82

0.43
0.87
Interest Coverage 34.09
LYTS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
53% of the 1631 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 116.41 vs. LYTS: 34.09 )
LYTS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 10.16   Max: 275.83
Current: 34.09

10.16
275.83
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 5.97
M-Score: -2.75
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 (%) 0.68
LYTS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 2640 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. LYTS: 0.68 )
LYTS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -6.16   Max: 12.12
Current: 0.68

-6.16
12.12
Net-margin (%) 0.20
LYTS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 2640 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. LYTS: 0.20 )
LYTS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -5.74   Max: 7.51
Current: 0.2

-5.74
7.51
ROE (%) 0.42
LYTS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 2602 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.78 vs. LYTS: 0.42 )
LYTS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -9.62   Max: 18.84
Current: 0.42

-9.62
18.84
ROA (%) 0.35
LYTS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 2648 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. LYTS: 0.35 )
LYTS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -7.97   Max: 13.79
Current: 0.35

-7.97
13.79
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1.79
LYTS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 2643 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9.70 vs. LYTS: 1.79 )
LYTS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -13.65   Max: 59.21
Current: 1.79

-13.65
59.21
Revenue Growth (%) 0.40
LYTS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1951 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. LYTS: 0.40 )
LYTS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -11.9   Max: 13.1
Current: 0.4

-11.9
13.1
EBITDA Growth (%) -29.50
LYTS's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1587 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. LYTS: -29.50 )
LYTS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -40   Max: 24.3
Current: -29.5

-40
24.3
EPS Growth (%) -55.00
LYTS's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1419 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. LYTS: -55.00 )
LYTS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -60.2   Max: 30.2
Current: -55

-60.2
30.2
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

LYTS Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 2,679,385 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 13,300 sh (-47.01%)
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Q1 2014

LYTS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 2,692,585 sh (+0.49%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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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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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 255.90
LYTS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
52% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 31.90 vs. LYTS: 255.90 )
LYTS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.39   Max: 3123.33
Current: 255.9

11.39
3123.33
P/B 1.20
LYTS's P/B is ranked higher than
71% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. LYTS: 1.20 )
LYTS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 2.76
Current: 1.2

0.54
2.76
P/S 0.57
LYTS's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. LYTS: 0.57 )
LYTS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 1.46
Current: 0.57

0.29
1.46
PFCF 76.78
LYTS's PFCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LYTS: 76.78 )
LYTS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.05   Max: 661.67
Current: 76.78

4.05
661.67
EV-to-EBIT 78.45
LYTS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
55% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 23.53 vs. LYTS: 78.45 )
LYTS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -18   Max: 497.9
Current: 78.45

-18
497.9
Current Ratio 3.80
LYTS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 2630 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. LYTS: 3.80 )
LYTS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.54   Max: 5.48
Current: 3.8

1.54
5.48
Quick Ratio 2.18
LYTS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 2630 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. LYTS: 2.18 )
LYTS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.94   Max: 3.09
Current: 2.18

0.94
3.09

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.75
LYTS's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
70% of the 1726 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. LYTS: 2.75 )
LYTS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.55   Max: 14.2
Current: 2.75

1.55
14.2
Dividend Payout 9.95
LYTS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
59% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9.95 vs. LYTS: 9.95 )
LYTS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 3
Current: 9.95

0.09
3
Dividend growth (3y) 6.30
LYTS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
80% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. LYTS: 6.30 )
LYTS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -31.8   Max: 33.8
Current: 6.3

-31.8
33.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.68
LYTS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1780 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. LYTS: 3.68 )
LYTS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.04   Max: 18.65
Current: 3.68

2.04
18.65
Share Buyback Rate -0.30
LYTS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
76% of the 1489 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. LYTS: -0.30 )
LYTS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -7.8
Current: -0.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.77
LYTS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LYTS: 4.77 )
LYTS' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.05   Max: 293.92
Current: 4.77

3.05
293.92
Price/Tangible Book 1.37
LYTS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
70% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. LYTS: 1.37 )
LYTS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 4.98
Current: 1.37

0.96
4.98
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.91
LYTS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
90% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LYTS: 0.91 )
LYTS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 1.95
Current: 0.91

0.42
1.95
Price/Median PS Value 0.80
LYTS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. LYTS: 0.80 )
LYTS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 1.94
Current: 0.8

0.63
1.94
Price/Graham Number 4.13
LYTS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
57% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. LYTS: 4.13 )
LYTS' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 5.15
Current: 4.13

0.78
5.15
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.30
LYTS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
53% of the 2592 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. LYTS: 1.30 )
LYTS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 13.7
Current: 1.3

0.2
13.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -4.50
LYTS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1722 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. LYTS: -4.50 )
LYTS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -11.1   Max: 26.6
Current: -4.5

-11.1
26.6

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components
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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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