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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 0.53
CYAN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
52% of the 1239 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 60.65 vs. CYAN: 0.53 )
CYAN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 8.91
Current: 0.53

0.06
8.91
Equity to Asset 0.66
CYAN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
72% of the 922 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.67 vs. CYAN: 0.66 )
CYAN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 0.92
Current: 0.66

0.65
0.92
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.70
M-Score: -3.06
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 (%) -3.15
CYAN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1013 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -78.59 vs. CYAN: -3.15 )
CYAN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -75.43   Max: 32.46
Current: -3.15

-75.43
32.46
Net-margin (%) -1.80
CYAN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1013 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -70.38 vs. CYAN: -1.80 )
CYAN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -76.68   Max: 36.84
Current: -1.8

-76.68
36.84
ROE (%) -2.66
CYAN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 1134 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -34.93 vs. CYAN: -2.66 )
CYAN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -66.51   Max: 27.54
Current: -2.66

-66.51
27.54
ROA (%) -1.84
CYAN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1239 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -28.51 vs. CYAN: -1.84 )
CYAN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -54.24   Max: 22.08
Current: -1.84

-54.24
22.08
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -5.58
CYAN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -442.83 vs. CYAN: -5.58 )
CYAN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -71.14   Max: 58.43
Current: -5.58

-71.14
58.43
Revenue Growth (%) 18.00
CYAN's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. CYAN: 18.00 )
CYAN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -9.7   Max: 31
Current: 18

-9.7
31
EBITDA Growth (%) -13.50
CYAN's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -4.60 vs. CYAN: -13.50 )
CYAN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -26.6   Max: 132.1
Current: -13.5

-26.6
132.1
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Q4 2013

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Ratios

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history
P/B 1.70
CYAN's P/B is ranked higher than
94% of the 1323 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 5.76 vs. CYAN: 1.70 )
CYAN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 3.68
Current: 1.7

0.63
3.68
P/S 1.20
CYAN's P/S is ranked higher than
98% of the 1323 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 32.74 vs. CYAN: 1.20 )
CYAN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 3.6
Current: 1.2

0.42
3.6
EV-to-EBIT -38.63
CYAN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
77% of the 1323 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CYAN: -38.63 )
CYAN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -139.3   Max: 780.4
Current: -38.63

-139.3
780.4
Shiller P/E 17.00
CYAN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
99% of the 1323 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CYAN: 17.00 )
CYAN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.32   Max: 74.71
Current: 17

11.32
74.71
Current Ratio 2.36
CYAN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 1228 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.73 vs. CYAN: 2.36 )
CYAN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 8.33
Current: 2.36

1.13
8.33
Quick Ratio 1.40
CYAN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 1228 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.53 vs. CYAN: 1.40 )
CYAN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 7.93
Current: 1.4

0.54
7.93

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.70
CYAN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
95% of the 1323 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 9.12 vs. CYAN: 1.70 )
CYAN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 15.84
Current: 1.7

0.5
15.84
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.40
CYAN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
96% of the 1323 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CYAN: 2.40 )
CYAN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 6.3
Current: 2.4

0.76
6.3
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
CYAN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 1323 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. CYAN: 1.10 )
CYAN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 23.88
Current: 1.1

0.47
23.88
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -2.60
CYAN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -6.40 vs. CYAN: -2.60 )
CYAN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -2.6   Max: 18.8
Current: -2.6

-2.6
18.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 1.41
CYAN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
89% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -6.41 vs. CYAN: 1.41 )
CYAN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -6.5   Max: 36.7
Current: 1.41

-6.5
36.7

Business Description

Industry: Biotechnology » Biotechnology
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Cyanotech Corp was incorporated in 1983. The Company cultivates and produces natural products derived from microalgae for the nutritional supplements market. It currently cultivates two microalgal species from which its two main product lines are derived. Its products include: Hawaiian Spirulina Pacifica - a nutrient-rich dietary supplement used for extra energy, a strengthened immune system, cardiovascular benefits and as a source of antioxidant carotenoids; and Hawaiian BioAstin natural astaxanthin - a dietary antioxidant shown to support and maintain the body's natural inflammatory response, to enhance skin, and to support eye and joint health. It has expanding applications as a human nutraceutical and functional food ingredient. The Company manufactures all of its products in the United States and sells its products worldwide. As the Company's operations are solely related to microalgae-based products, management of the Company considers its operations to be in one industry segment. Several governmental agencies regulate various aspects of its business and its products in the United States, including the Food and Drug Administration, the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the State of Hawaii Department of Health, the Department of Agriculture, the Environmental Protection Agency, the United States Postal Service, state attorney general offices and various agencies of the states and localities in which its products are sold.
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