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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 3.99
NYSE:LUK's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
53% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 41.29 vs. NYSE:LUK: 3.99 )
NYSE:LUK' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 4.74
Current: 3.99

0.12
4.74
Equity to Asset 0.20
NYSE:LUK's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
53% of the 571 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. NYSE:LUK: 0.20 )
NYSE:LUK' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.75
Current: 0.2

0.2
0.75
Interest Coverage 2.07
NYSE:LUK's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
64% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 101.10 vs. NYSE:LUK: 2.07 )
NYSE:LUK' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 14.36
Current: 2.07

0.1
14.36
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.79
M-Score: -0.19
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 (%) 5.47
NYSE:LUK's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 16.99 vs. NYSE:LUK: 5.47 )
NYSE:LUK' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -231.25   Max: 52.39
Current: 5.47

-231.25
52.39
Net-margin (%) 4.22
NYSE:LUK's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 714 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 14.78 vs. NYSE:LUK: 4.22 )
NYSE:LUK' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -234.62   Max: 492.41
Current: 4.22

-234.62
492.41
ROE (%) 4.77
NYSE:LUK's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 8.86 vs. NYSE:LUK: 4.77 )
NYSE:LUK' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -61.49   Max: 55.27
Current: 4.77

-61.49
55.27
ROA (%) 0.95
NYSE:LUK's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. NYSE:LUK: 0.95 )
NYSE:LUK' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -38.05   Max: 32.52
Current: 0.95

-38.05
32.52
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 79.78
NYSE:LUK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 64.59 vs. NYSE:LUK: 79.78 )
NYSE:LUK' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1352.56   Max: 145.44
Current: 79.78

-1352.56
145.44
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 73.70
NYSE:LUK's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. NYSE:LUK: 73.70 )
NYSE:LUK' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -48.1   Max: 155
Current: 73.7

-48.1
155
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -20.30
NYSE:LUK's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. NYSE:LUK: -20.30 )
NYSE:LUK' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -42.9   Max: 115.9
Current: -20.3

-42.9
115.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 126.40
NYSE:LUK's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. NYSE:LUK: 126.40 )
NYSE:LUK' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -46.2   Max: 126.4
Current: 126.4

-46.2
126.4
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

LUK Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 165,460 sh (+1302.08%)
First Eagle Investment 88,000 sh (+14.29%)
Columbia Wanger 3,101,500 sh (unchged)
George Soros 4,282,343 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 16,471 sh (unchged)
David Dreman Sold Out
Tweedy Browne 595,833 sh (-0.25%)
Bruce Berkowitz 15,715,357 sh (-1.99%)
Third Avenue Management 3,622,522 sh (-6.47%)
Jana Partners 7,213,076 sh (-6.78%)
Jeremy Grantham 61,200 sh (-8.11%)
Paul Tudor Jones 27,364 sh (-15.43%)
Murray Stahl 5,721,477 sh (-22.18%)
Chuck Akre 131,000 sh (-93.45%)
Fairholme Fund 10,957,350 sh (-2.46%)
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Q3 2014

LUK Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jeremy Grantham 91,200 sh (+49.02%)
Ruane Cunniff 16,971 sh (+3.04%)
Zeke Ashton 80,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 165,460 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 88,000 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 3,101,500 sh (unchged)
George Soros 4,282,343 sh (unchged)
Fairholme Fund 10,957,350 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne 595,421 sh (-0.07%)
Jana Partners 7,173,888 sh (-0.54%)
Bruce Berkowitz 15,082,165 sh (-4.03%)
Third Avenue Management 3,110,224 sh (-14.14%)
Chuck Akre 99,500 sh (-24.05%)
Paul Tudor Jones 18,754 sh (-31.46%)
Murray Stahl 3,597,355 sh (-37.13%)
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Q4 2014

LUK Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 44,048 sh (+134.87%)
Jeremy Grantham 189,600 sh (+107.89%)
Columbia Wanger 3,831,100 sh (+23.52%)
First Eagle Investment 107,100 sh (+21.70%)
Chuck Royce 165,460 sh (unchged)
Zeke Ashton 45,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Akre Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Jana Partners Sold Out
Tweedy Browne 595,315 sh (-0.02%)
Ruane Cunniff 16,471 sh (-2.95%)
Bruce Berkowitz 14,480,743 sh (-3.99%)
Third Avenue Management 2,486,950 sh (-20.04%)
Murray Stahl 1,712,100 sh (-52.41%)
Fairholme Fund 10,548,750 sh (-3.73%)
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Q1 2015

LUK Guru Trades in Q1 2015

First Pacific Advisors 2,878,600 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 193,060 sh (+16.68%)
Columbia Wanger 4,330,100 sh (+13.02%)
Jeremy Grantham 197,100 sh (+3.96%)
First Eagle Investment 107,100 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 16,471 sh (unchged)
Fairholme Fund 10,548,750 sh (unchged)
Tweedy Browne 590,492 sh (-0.81%)
Bruce Berkowitz 13,795,971 sh (-4.73%)
Murray Stahl 1,593,765 sh (-6.91%)
Third Avenue Management 2,149,859 sh (-13.55%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,520 sh (-71.58%)
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Bruce Berkowitz Comments on Leucadia National Corp - Feb 10, 2015

Leucadia (LUK) (3.6%) remains the Fund’s longest held position. Our estimate of intrinsic value remains above today’s market price. The company’s historical track record of compounding book value significantly faster than most S&P 500 constituents is partly the result of its willingness to initiate opportunistic investments during market panics, as evidenced by its recent rescue financing of Forex Capital Markets (FXCM) following the surprise Swiss franc surge.

Form Bruce Berkowitz (Trades, Portfolio)'s Fairholme Fund 2014 Annual Report and Investor Letter.

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Top Ranked Articles about Leucadia National Corp

Leucadia Sells Stake in INTL FCStone
Leucadia National Corp (LUK), a New York-based investment company, is often called a “baby Berkshire Hathaway” (BRK.A)(BRK.B) for the extensive variety of its holdings for others – mining and drilling, telecommunications, healthcare, manufacturing, real estate and banking and lending, among others. Read more...
Two of Stahl's Fourth-Quarter Transactions May Be Instructive for Investors
Guru Murray Stahl (Trades, Portfolio) is chairman of Horizon Asset Management, Inc., which produced a 27 percent return in 2012 and a 36 percent return the year after that. Read more...
Bruce Berkowitz Comments on Leucadia National Corp
Leucadia (LUK) (3.6%) remains the Fund’s longest held position. Our estimate of intrinsic value remains above today’s market price. The company’s historical track record of compounding book value significantly faster than most S&P 500 constituents is partly the result of its willingness to initiate opportunistic investments during market panics, as evidenced by its recent rescue financing of Forex Capital Markets (FXCM) following the surprise Swiss franc surge. Read more...
Cumming Sells Portion of Holdings in Third Quarter
Guru Ian Cumming (Trades, Portfolio), founder of Leucadia National (LUK), a New York-based holding company, tends to be low-key in his personal stock dealings. He hasn’t had more than two large transactions in a quarter in three years, and the third quarter of 2014 was no exception. Read more...

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 19.20
LUK's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
78% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 33.00 vs. LUK: 19.20 )
LUK' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.88   Max: 331
Current: 19.2

2.88
331
Forward P/E 5.40
LUK's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
99% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LUK: 5.40 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 19.00
LUK's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
79% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 33.00 vs. LUK: 19.00 )
LUK' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.92   Max: 479.95
Current: 19

2.92
479.95
P/B 0.80
LUK's P/B is ranked higher than
81% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. LUK: 0.80 )
LUK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 2.38
Current: 0.8

0.57
2.38
P/S 0.80
LUK's P/S is ranked higher than
90% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 5.18 vs. LUK: 0.80 )
LUK' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.62   Max: 16.38
Current: 0.8

0.62
16.38
EV-to-EBIT -27.85
LUK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
63% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 33.03 vs. LUK: -27.85 )
LUK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -84.4   Max: 108.3
Current: -27.85

-84.4
108.3
Shiller P/E 8.30
LUK's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
97% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LUK: 8.30 )
LUK' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.16   Max: 490.72
Current: 8.3

6.16
490.72
Current Ratio 1.34
LUK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. LUK: 1.34 )
LUK' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 5.11
Current: 1.34

0.83
5.11
Quick Ratio 1.32
LUK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. LUK: 1.32 )
LUK' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 5.11
Current: 1.32

0.79
5.11
Days Inventory 15.50
LUK's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
94% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LUK: 15.50 )
LUK' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 17.9   Max: 250.52
Current: 15.5

17.9
250.52
Days Sales Outstanding 135.57
LUK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
67% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 225.50 vs. LUK: 135.57 )
LUK' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 913.05
Current: 135.57

0.26
913.05

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.00
LUK's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
76% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. LUK: 1.00 )
LUK' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 1.76
Current: 1

0.35
1.76
Dividend Payout 0.19
LUK's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
93% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LUK: 0.19 )
LUK' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 16.6
Current: 0.19

0.04
16.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.00
LUK's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
77% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. LUK: 1.00 )
LUK' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 1.76
Current: 1

0.35
1.76
Share Buyback Rate -15.10
LUK's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
52% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. LUK: -15.10 )
LUK' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.2   Max: -15.1
Current: -15.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.10
LUK's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
74% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. LUK: 1.10 )
LUK' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 2.24
Current: 1.1

0.91
2.24
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.70
LUK's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LUK: 2.70 )
LUK' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 413.03
Current: 2.7

0.88
413.03
Price/Median PS Value 0.20
LUK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. LUK: 0.20 )
LUK' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 4.77
Current: 0.2

0.16
4.77
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.60
LUK's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. LUK: 3.60 )
LUK' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 11.77
Current: 3.6

0.12
11.77
Price/Graham Number 1.00
LUK's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
84% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. LUK: 1.00 )
LUK' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 4.9
Current: 1

0.37
4.9
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -3.50
LUK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
64% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. LUK: -3.50 )
LUK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -3.6   Max: 3473.4
Current: -3.5

-3.6
3473.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 2.41
LUK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
69% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Capital Markets industry.

( Industry Median: 4.21 vs. LUK: 2.41 )
LUK' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -10.8   Max: 18.8
Current: 2.41

-10.8
18.8

Business Description

Industry: Brokers & Exchanges » Capital Markets
Compare:SI, JSHLY, MSBHY, SVNDY, MITSY » details
Traded in other countries:LN3.Germany,
Leucadia National Corp was organized in 1968. The Company through its subsidiaries is engaged in a variety of businesses, including investment banking and capital markets, beef processing, manufacturing, energy projects, asset management and real estate, other investments, which include Berkadia, Linkem and Garcadia. Its investment banking and capital markets segment consists of Jefferies, a full-service, integrated securities and investment banking firm. Its beef processing operations is conducted through its 78.9% ownership of National Beef Packing Company, LLC, one of the beef processing companies in the U.S. National Beef operates a wet blue tanning facility that sells processed hides to tanners that produce finished leather for the automotive, luxury goods, apparel and furniture industries. Its manufacturing operations are conducted through Idaho Timber, LLC and Conwed Plastics, LLC. Idaho Timber is engaged in the manufacture and/or distribution of various wood products, including remanufacturing dimension lumber; remanufacturing, bundling and bar coding of home center boards for retailers. The Company's reportable segments consist of its operating units, which offer different products and services and are managed separately. Jefferies is a full-service, integrated securities and investment banking firm. National Beef processes, packages and delivers fresh and frozen beef and beef by-products for sale to customers in the U.S. and international markets. The Company through its subsidiaries is organized across three geographical regions; the Americas; Europe, the Middle East, and Africa; and Asia Pacific. National Beef markets its products to national and regional retailers, including supermarket chains, independent grocers, club stores, wholesalers and distributors, food service providers and distributors, further processors and the United States military. The primary raw material for the processing plants is live cattle. Beef products compete with other protein sources, including pork and poultry, but National Beef's competition comes from other beef processors. Jefferies competes with the banking holding companies that engage in capital markets activities, but also with firms listed in the AMEX Securities Broker/Dealer Index, other brokers and dealers, and boutique investment banking firms.
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Cumming Sells Portion of Holdings in Third Quarter Dec 05 2014 
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Analysis of Guru Companies: Ian Cumming, Leucadia National Apr 03 2014 
Leucadia National Corporation: 2014 Annual Shareholder Letter from New Management Mar 01 2014 
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2013 Results & Review of Largest Holdings Jan 02 2014 

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