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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 : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 80.00
LZB's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
76% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. LZB: 80.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LZB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.33 Max: 263.3
Current: 80
0.06
263.3
Equity to Asset 0.69
LZB's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
72% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. LZB: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LZB' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.49  Med: 0.60 Max: 0.71
Current: 0.69
0.49
0.71
Interest Coverage 197.26
LZB's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
53% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 113.14 vs. LZB: 197.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LZB' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.26  Med: 14.28 Max: 197.26
Current: 197.26
1.26
197.26
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 6.82
M-Score: -2.65
WACC vs ROIC
7.28%
16.47%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 7.41
LZB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 4.88 vs. LZB: 7.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LZB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -7.69  Med: 4.90 Max: 8.4
Current: 7.41
-7.69
8.4
Net-margin (%) 4.96
LZB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 714 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. LZB: 4.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LZB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -10  Med: 2.96 Max: 7.14
Current: 4.96
-10
7.14
ROE (%) 13.58
LZB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 6.86 vs. LZB: 13.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LZB' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -32.59  Med: 10.01 Max: 21.9
Current: 13.58
-32.59
21.9
ROA (%) 9.32
LZB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. LZB: 9.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LZB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -18.61  Med: 5.59 Max: 13.75
Current: 9.32
-18.61
13.75
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 28.82
LZB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 12.68 vs. LZB: 28.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LZB' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -23.39  Med: 19.06 Max: 45.87
Current: 28.82
-23.39
45.87
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.10
LZB's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 567 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. LZB: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LZB' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -10.2  Med: -0.40 Max: 21.6
Current: 5.1
-10.2
21.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 11.90
LZB's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. LZB: 11.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LZB' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -38.7  Med: 4.20 Max: 29
Current: 11.9
-38.7
29
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -8.70
LZB's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. LZB: -8.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LZB' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -67.2  Med: 10.50 Max: 178.7
Current: -8.7
-67.2
178.7
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

LZB Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Burbank 12,644 sh (New)
Jim Simons 471,793 sh (+27.62%)
Chuck Royce 767,620 sh (+2.12%)
Mario Gabelli 576,100 sh (+0.88%)
Joel Greenblatt 240,462 sh (-65.48%)
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Q4 2014

LZB Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Columbia Wanger 797,600 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 585,850 sh (+1.69%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Chuck Royce 558,520 sh (-27.24%)
Jim Simons 94,600 sh (-79.95%)
» More
Q1 2015

LZB Guru Trades in Q1 2015

James Barrow 122,512 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 460,667 sh (New)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 573,850 sh (-2.05%)
Chuck Royce 494,020 sh (-11.55%)
Jim Simons 43,000 sh (-54.55%)
» More
Q2 2015

LZB Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 19,871 sh (New)
Jim Simons 247,300 sh (+475.12%)
NWQ Managers 620,033 sh (+34.59%)
James Barrow 132,042 sh (+7.78%)
Mario Gabelli 546,050 sh (-4.84%)
Chuck Royce 453,420 sh (-8.22%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 19.59
LZB's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
52% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 19.30 vs. LZB: 19.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
LZB' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.5  Med: 20.08 Max: 182.93
Current: 19.59
5.5
182.93
Forward P/E 16.98
LZB's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
63% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 14.95 vs. LZB: 16.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 20.40
LZB's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
53% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 18.80 vs. LZB: 20.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
LZB' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.37  Med: 20.38 Max: 500
Current: 20.4
5.37
500
P/B 2.57
LZB's P/B is ranked lower than
68% of the 666 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. LZB: 2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LZB' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.45 Max: 3.17
Current: 2.57
0.1
3.17
P/S 0.96
LZB's P/S is ranked lower than
53% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. LZB: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LZB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.42 Max: 1.25
Current: 0.96
0.02
1.25
PFCF 43.77
LZB's PFCF is ranked lower than
78% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 20.56 vs. LZB: 43.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
LZB' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.33  Med: 16.80 Max: 153.7
Current: 43.77
2.33
153.7
POCF 15.50
LZB's POCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 14.56 vs. LZB: 15.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LZB' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1  Med: 11.25 Max: 33.54
Current: 15.5
1
33.54
EV-to-EBIT 11.41
LZB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
62% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 14.65 vs. LZB: 11.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LZB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -192.2  Med: 12.90 Max: 1019.1
Current: 11.41
-192.2
1019.1
PEG 1.29
LZB's PEG is ranked higher than
58% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. LZB: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
LZB' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.06 Max: 1.32
Current: 1.29
0.77
1.32
Shiller P/E 23.96
LZB's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
59% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. LZB: 23.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
LZB' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 12.87  Med: 28.04 Max: 1561
Current: 23.96
12.87
1561
Current Ratio 3.21
LZB's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. LZB: 3.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LZB' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.28  Med: 3.15 Max: 3.99
Current: 3.21
2.28
3.99
Quick Ratio 1.98
LZB's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. LZB: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LZB' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.35  Med: 2.06 Max: 2.77
Current: 1.98
1.35
2.77
Days Inventory 64.53
LZB's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
72% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 102.52 vs. LZB: 64.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LZB' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 37.18  Med: 60.21 Max: 71.09
Current: 64.53
37.18
71.09
Days Sales Outstanding 34.40
LZB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
68% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 48.06 vs. LZB: 34.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LZB' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 40.6  Med: 56.58 Max: 83.83
Current: 34.4
40.6
83.83

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 1.20
LZB's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
73% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. LZB: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
LZB' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.19  Med: 2.95 Max: 23.33
Current: 1.2
0.19
23.33
Dividend Payout 0.22
LZB's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
86% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. LZB: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
LZB' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.26 Max: 3
Current: 0.22
0.12
3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.20
LZB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
76% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. LZB: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
LZB' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.19  Med: 2.95 Max: 23.33
Current: 1.2
0.19
23.33
Share Buyback Rate 0.10
LZB's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. LZB: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
LZB' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.2  Med: -0.10 Max: -4.8
Current: 0.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 5.90
LZB's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
61% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. LZB: 5.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
LZB' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.57  Med: 4.55 Max: 8.44
Current: 5.9
0.57
8.44
Price/Tangible Book 2.68
LZB's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
64% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. LZB: 2.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
LZB' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 2.01 Max: 3.87
Current: 2.68
0.16
3.87
Price/Projected FCF 1.41
LZB's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. LZB: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
LZB' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.84
Current: 1.41
0.08
1.84
Price/Median PS Value 2.29
LZB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
86% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. LZB: 2.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LZB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 1.32 Max: 2.58
Current: 2.29
0.09
2.58
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.95
LZB's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. LZB: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
LZB' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.26 Max: 5.78
Current: 0.95
0.54
5.78
Price/Graham Number 1.49
LZB's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
59% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. LZB: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
LZB' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.6  Med: 1.34 Max: 6.57
Current: 1.49
0.6
6.57
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.80
LZB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. LZB: 8.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LZB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 7.30 Max: 12
Current: 8.8
0.1
12
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 23.65
LZB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Home Furnishings & Fixtures industry.

( Industry Median: 5.02 vs. LZB: 23.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
LZB' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -16.7  Med: 4.85 Max: 75.3
Current: 23.65
-16.7
75.3

Analyst Estimate

Apr16 Apr17
Revenue(Mil) 1,520 1,603
EPS($) 1.57 1.75
EPS without NRI($) 1.57 1.75

Business Description

Industry: Manufacturing - Apparel & Furniture » Home Furnishings & Fixtures
Compare:LEG, BLT, ELUXY, MHK, SNHFY » details
Traded in other countries:LAZ.Germany,
La-Z-Boy Inc was incorporated in 1941 as La-Z-Boy Chair Company in the state of Michigan, and in 1996 the name was changed to La-Z-Boy Incorporated. The company manufactures, markets, imports, distributes and retails upholstery products, accessories and casegoods (wood) furniture products. The Company sells its products in the United States and Canada, to furniture retailers and directly to consumers through company-owned stores. The centerpiece of its retail distribution strategy is its network of 313 La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries stores and 565 Comfort Studios, each dedicated to marketing its La-Z-Boy branded products. The remainder of the Company Furniture Galleries stores, as well as all 565 Comfort Studios, are owned and operated. La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries stores help consumers furnish their homes by combining the style, comfort and quality of La-Z-Boy furniture with its in-home design service. Its reportable segments are the Upholstery segment, the Casegoods segment and the Retail segment. The Upholstery segment manufactures or imports upholstered furniture such as recliners and motion furniture, sofas, loveseats, chairs, ottomans and sleeper sofas. The Upholstery segment sells directly to La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries stores, operators of Comfort Studios, dealers and other retailers. The Upholstery segment manufactures or imports upholstered furniture such as recliners and motion furniture, sofas, loveseats, chairs, ottomans and sleeper sofas. The Upholstery segment sells directly to La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries stores, operators of Comfort Studios, dealers and other independent retailers. Its Retail segment consists of 94 company-owned La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries stores located in nine markets ranging from the Midwest to the east coast of the United States and also including southeastern Florida and southern California. The Retail segment sells upholstered furniture, as well as some casegoods and other accessories, to end consumers through the retail network. Its customers are furniture retailers located throughout the United States and Canada. Additionally, the company sells to a number of furniture retailers outside of North America. It also sells to consumers through its company-owned La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries stores. The company own 85 stand-alone La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries stores. In the Upholstery segment, its competitors are Ashley, Bassett Furniture, Bernhardt, Ethan Allen, Flexsteel, Furniture Brands International, Klaussner, Natuzzi, and Palliser. In the Casegoods segment, its competitors are Ashley, Bernhardt, Ethan Allen, Furniture Brands International, Hooker Furniture, Stanley Furniture, and Universal.
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