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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.48
BIO.B's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
51% of the 2553 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.05 vs. BIO.B: 1.48 )
BIO.B' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 1.48
Current: 1.48

0.04
1.48
Equity to Asset 0.65
BIO.B's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
72% of the 2528 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. BIO.B: 0.65 )
BIO.B' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 0.67
Current: 0.65

0.33
0.67
Interest Coverage 2.77
BIO.B's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
68% of the 1546 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 82.18 vs. BIO.B: 2.77 )
BIO.B' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.18   Max: 22.17
Current: 2.77

2.18
22.17
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 3.50
M-Score: -2.71
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 (%) 7.95
BIO.B's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 2528 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. BIO.B: 7.95 )
BIO.B' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 6.23   Max: 15.39
Current: 7.95

6.23
15.39
Net-margin (%) 3.65
BIO.B's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 2529 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. BIO.B: 3.65 )
BIO.B' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.13   Max: 9.63
Current: 3.65

2.13
9.63
ROE (%) 3.56
BIO.B's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 2498 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 5.76 vs. BIO.B: 3.56 )
BIO.B' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 3.56   Max: 17.71
Current: 3.56

3.56
17.71
ROA (%) 2.30
BIO.B's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 2534 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. BIO.B: 2.30 )
BIO.B' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.75   Max: 9.42
Current: 2.3

1.75
9.42
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 15.65
BIO.B's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 2526 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 11.30 vs. BIO.B: 15.65 )
BIO.B' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 12.96   Max: 37.56
Current: 15.65

12.96
37.56
Revenue Growth (%) 2.50
BIO.B's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1846 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. BIO.B: 2.50 )
BIO.B' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 2.5   Max: 21.6
Current: 2.5

2.5
21.6
EBITDA Growth (%) -7.40
BIO.B's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1498 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. BIO.B: -7.40 )
BIO.B' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -7.4   Max: 41.2
Current: -7.4

-7.4
41.2
EPS Growth (%) -25.80
BIO.B's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1348 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. BIO.B: -25.80 )
BIO.B' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -25.8   Max: 76.3
Current: -25.8

-25.8
76.3
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 56.50
BIO.B's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
53% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 30.20 vs. BIO.B: 56.50 )
BIO.B' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 13.68   Max: 58.63
Current: 56.5

13.68
58.63
P/B 1.50
BIO.B's P/B is ranked higher than
62% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. BIO.B: 1.50 )
BIO.B' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.45   Max: 3.22
Current: 1.5

1.45
3.22
P/S 1.60
BIO.B's P/S is ranked lower than
61% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. BIO.B: 1.60 )
BIO.B' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 2.15
Current: 1.6

0.87
2.15
PFCF 22.90
BIO.B's PFCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 88.59 vs. BIO.B: 22.90 )
BIO.B' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.62   Max: 475.33
Current: 22.9

9.62
475.33
EV-to-EBIT 22.13
BIO.B's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
67% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 23.95 vs. BIO.B: 22.13 )
BIO.B' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.3   Max: 23.4
Current: 22.13

8.3
23.4
Shiller P/E 23.50
BIO.B's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BIO.B: 23.50 )
BIO.B' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 16.36   Max: 35.92
Current: 23.5

16.36
35.92
Current Ratio 3.68
BIO.B's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 1843 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. BIO.B: 3.68 )
BIO.B' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.87   Max: 4.52
Current: 3.68

1.87
4.52
Quick Ratio 2.60
BIO.B's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 1843 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. BIO.B: 2.60 )
BIO.B' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 3.45
Current: 2.6

1.12
3.45

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.40
BIO.B's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
51% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. BIO.B: 2.40 )
BIO.B' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.11   Max: 6.43
Current: 2.4

1.11
6.43
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.10
BIO.B's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
88% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. BIO.B: 1.10 )
BIO.B' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.78   Max: 17.92
Current: 1.1

0.78
17.92
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
BIO.B's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. BIO.B: 1.10 )
BIO.B' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 1.32
Current: 1.1

0.25
1.32
Price/Graham Number 2.50
BIO.B's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
57% of the 2666 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. BIO.B: 2.50 )
BIO.B' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 3.48
Current: 2.5

0.68
3.48
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.60
BIO.B's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
52% of the 2220 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. BIO.B: 4.60 )
BIO.B' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.3   Max: 12
Current: 4.6

4.3
12
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -0.10
BIO.B's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1587 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. BIO.B: -0.10 )
BIO.B' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 29.9
Current: -0.1

0.6
29.9

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Scientific & Technical Instruments
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Bio-Rad Laboratories Inc., was founded in 1952 and incorporated in 1957. The Company manufactures and supplies the life science research, healthcare, analytical chemistry and other markets with a range of products and systems used to separate complex chemical and biological materials and to identify, analyze and purify their components. It operates in two industry segments designated as Life Science and Clinical Diagnostics. Both segments operate worldwide. Life science is the study of the characteristics, behavior, and structure of living organisms and their component systems. Life Science segment is at the forefront of discovery, creating advanced tools to answer complex biological questions. The Company engaged in developing, manufacturing and marketing a range of more than 5,000 reagents, apparatus and laboratory instruments that serve a global customer base. Many of its products are used in established research techniques, biopharmaceutical production processes and food testing regimes. These techniques are typically used to separate, purify and identify biological materials such as proteins, nucleic acids and bacteria within a laboratory or production setting. Its main life science customers include universities and medical schools, industrial research organizations, government agencies, pharmaceutical manufacturers, biotechnology researchers, food producers and food testing laboratories. Clinical Diagnostics segment designs, manufactures, sells and supports test systems, informatics systems, test kits and specialized quality controls that serve clinical laboratories in the global diagnostics market. Its products currently address specific niches within the in vitro diagnostics (IVD) test market, and it focus on the higher margin, higher growth segments of this market. It supplies more than 3,000 different products that cover more than 300 clinical diagnostic tests to the IVD test market. IVD tests are conducted outside the human body and are used to identify and measure substances in a patient's tissue, blood or urine. Its products consist of reagents, instruments and software, typically provided to its customers as an integrated package to allow them to generate reproducible test results. Its main clinical diagnostic customers include hospital laboratories, reference laboratories, transfusion laboratories and physician office laboratories. The Company owns numerous U.S. and international patents and patent licenses. Each of the Company's segments maintains a sales force to sell its products on a direct basis. Major competitors in the clinical diagnostic segment include Roche, Abbott Laboratories (Diagnostic Division), Siemens Medical Diagnostics Solutions (formerly Dade-Behring, Diagnostics Products Corporation, and Bayer Diagnostics), Beckman Coulter, Becton-Dickinson, bioMérieux, Johnson & Johnson (Ortho Clinical Diagnostics), Thermo Fisher, Tosoh, Immucor, Cepheid, and DiaSorin. The Company's operations are subject to
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