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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
ASTC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. ASTC: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ASTC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.28 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.94
ASTC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
94% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. ASTC: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ASTC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.2  Med: 0.49 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.94
-0.2
0.96
Interest Coverage No Debt
ASTC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
97% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 9.57 vs. ASTC: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ASTC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 5003.36 Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt
0.33
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.72
M-Score: -0.35
WACC vs ROIC
12.58%
-108.68%
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 : 2/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -1412.77
ASTC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.08 vs. ASTC: -1412.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ASTC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3140.55  Med: -16.35 Max: 13.04
Current: -1412.77
-3140.55
13.04
Net-margin (%) -1355.00
ASTC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.46 vs. ASTC: -1355.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ASTC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -141.04  Med: -17.41 Max: 2100.97
Current: -1355
-141.04
2100.97
ROE (%) -45.58
ASTC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.95 vs. ASTC: -45.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ASTC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -330.46  Med: -7.86 Max: 29.31
Current: -45.58
-330.46
29.31
ROA (%) -42.89
ASTC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. ASTC: -42.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ASTC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -55.14  Med: -6.95 Max: 25.36
Current: -42.89
-55.14
25.36
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -242.67
ASTC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 9.02 vs. ASTC: -242.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ASTC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -356.71  Med: -8.09 Max: 39.14
Current: -242.67
-356.71
39.14
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -73.60
ASTC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. ASTC: -73.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ASTC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -73.6  Med: -9.40 Max: 28
Current: -73.6
-73.6
28
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 542.90
ASTC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. ASTC: 542.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ASTC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -13.50 Max: 542.9
Current: 542.9
0
542.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 53.00
ASTC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. ASTC: 53.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ASTC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.4  Med: -3.90 Max: 169.3
Current: 53
-58.4
169.3
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Business Description

Industry: Aerospace & Defense » Aerospace & Defense
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Traded in other countries:SP5A.Germany,
Astrotech Corp is a technology company providing human spaceflight, Space Shuttle and Department of Defense (DOD) satellite programs. The Company operates in a single business unit, Spacetech.

Astrotech Corp is a a Washington corporation organized in 1984. The Company is a technology company that has evolved from over 30 years in the human spaceflight, Space Shuttle and Department of Defense (DOD) satellite programs. The Company operates in a single business unit, Spacetech. Spacetech is a technology incubator designed to commercialize space-industry technologies. This business unit is currently pursuing three distinct opportunities: 1st Detect develops, manufactures and sells miniaturized transportable mass spectrometers and related equipment. Mass spectrometers, in general, measure the mass and relative abundance of ions in a sample to create a mass spectrum. Mass spectrometers can identify chemicals with more accuracy and precision than competing instruments given their extreme sensitivity and specificity, and it is a staple of almost all analytical laboratories. Its product portfolio currently consists of: MMS-1000 is a small, low power desktop mass spectrometer designed for the laboratory market; OEM-1000 is a mass spectrometer component that is designed to be integrated into customers' specific packaging and enclosures, and is well suited to be integrated with application specific sampling or separation technology; and iONTRAC is a process analyzer utilizing an enhanced version of its core mass spectrometer technology, which includes the addition and integration of gas chromatography and continuous 24/7 operational features. Astrogenetix is a biotechnology company formed to commercialize vaccine targets discovered in the environment of microgravity. Astral was created to commercialize identified government funded satellite image correction technologies.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 1.03
ASTC's P/B is ranked higher than
72% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. ASTC: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ASTC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.58 Max: 15.06
Current: 1.03
0.12
15.06
P/S 25.41
ASTC's P/S is ranked lower than
96% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. ASTC: 25.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ASTC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.67 Max: 548.33
Current: 25.41
0.02
548.33
Current Ratio 14.37
ASTC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. ASTC: 14.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ASTC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.27 Max: 22.28
Current: 14.37
0.31
22.28
Quick Ratio 13.52
ASTC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. ASTC: 13.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ASTC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.26 Max: 22.28
Current: 13.52
0.31
22.28
Days Inventory 262.52
ASTC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
85% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 114.67 vs. ASTC: 262.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ASTC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.59  Med: 10.96 Max: 219.09
Current: 262.52
5.59
219.09
Days Sales Outstanding 88.16
ASTC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
75% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 58.74 vs. ASTC: 88.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ASTC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.31  Med: 56.11 Max: 140.88
Current: 88.16
1.31
140.88
Days Payable 95.70
ASTC's Days Payable is ranked higher than
75% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 51.66 vs. ASTC: 95.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ASTC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.22  Med: 36.40 Max: 342.62
Current: 95.7
20.22
342.62

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 1.53
ASTC's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
90% of the 10 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 17.94 vs. ASTC: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
ASTC' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.18  Med: 2.03 Max: 133.33
Current: 1.53
1.18
133.33
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.38
ASTC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.75 vs. ASTC: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
ASTC' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 1.79 Max: 282
Current: 1.38
1.15
282
Price/Tangible Book 1.05
ASTC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
74% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. ASTC: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ASTC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.82 Max: 13.02
Current: 1.05
0.12
13.02
Price/Median PS Value 40.50
ASTC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
100% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. ASTC: 40.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ASTC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.84 Max: 307
Current: 40.5
0.05
307
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -199.39
ASTC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. ASTC: -199.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ASTC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -191.01  Med: 11.40 Max: 29.1
Current: -199.39
-191.01
29.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -937.39
ASTC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.64 vs. ASTC: -937.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ASTC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -88  Med: 24.20 Max: 472.9
Current: -937.39
-88
472.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1.30
EPS (TTM) $ -0.85
Beta1.43
Short Percentage of Float1.33%
52-Week Range $1.05 - 3.15
Shares Outstanding (Mil)20.65
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