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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.20
CYAN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
93% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 49.03 vs. CYAN: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CYAN' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.63 Max: 8.5
Current: 0.2
0.06
8.5
Equity to Asset 0.56
CYAN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
63% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. CYAN: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CYAN' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 0.77 Max: 0.92
Current: 0.56
0.56
0.92
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 1.41
M-Score: -4.22
WACC vs ROIC
8.68%
-17.18%
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -3.80
CYAN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 740 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -82.26 vs. CYAN: -3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CYAN' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -75.43  Med: 4.13 Max: 11.79
Current: -3.8
-75.43
11.79
Net-margin (%) -15.78
CYAN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 740 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -80.77 vs. CYAN: -15.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CYAN' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -76.68  Med: 4.06 Max: 15.16
Current: -15.78
-76.68
15.16
ROE (%) -24.91
CYAN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 860 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -32.29 vs. CYAN: -24.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CYAN' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -66.15  Med: 8.02 Max: 27.54
Current: -24.91
-66.15
27.54
ROA (%) -15.25
CYAN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 948 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -26.97 vs. CYAN: -15.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CYAN' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -54  Med: 5.52 Max: 22.08
Current: -15.25
-54
22.08
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -5.20
CYAN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 909 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -366.92 vs. CYAN: -5.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CYAN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -70.18  Med: 7.63 Max: 32.17
Current: -5.2
-70.18
32.17
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.50
CYAN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. CYAN: 5.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CYAN' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.8  Med: 5.5 Max: 18.8
Current: 5.5
-9.8
18.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -37.60
CYAN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -0.10 vs. CYAN: -37.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CYAN' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.6  Med: 11.25 Max: 129.6
Current: -37.6
-37.6
129.6
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Business Description

Industry: Biotechnology » Biotechnology
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Cyanotech Corp cultivates and produces natural products derived from microalgae for the nutritional supplements market. The Company's products include Spirulina Pacifica and natural astaxanthin.

Cyanotech Corp was incorporated in 1983. The Company cultivates and produces natural products derived from microalgae for the nutritional supplements market. 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 powerful 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 Spirulina Pacifica is produced in two forms powder and tablets, and BioAstin is produced in three forms a liquid lipid extract, and gelcaps. Its products are marketed and sold in bulk quantities to manufacturers, formulators and distributors in the health foods and nutritional supplements markets and as packaged consumer products to distributors, retailers and direct consumers. The Company' has four United States patents in force: one on aspects of its production methods and three for use of its BioAstin products. The Company's competitors include Dainippon Ink and Chemical Company's Earthrise facility in California, Parry Nutraceuticals, a division of Murugappa Group of India and several farms in China. Several governmental agencies regulate various aspects of the company's 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 the company's products are sold.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/B 1.34
CYAN's P/B is ranked higher than
87% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. CYAN: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CYAN' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.39 Max: 3.68
Current: 1.34
0.63
3.68
P/S 0.73
CYAN's P/S is ranked higher than
97% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 11.12 vs. CYAN: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CYAN' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.97 Max: 2.31
Current: 0.73
0.42
2.31
POCF 20.40
CYAN's POCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 22.41 vs. CYAN: 20.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CYAN' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.41  Med: 13.56 Max: 88.24
Current: 20.4
4.41
88.24
EV-to-EBIT -24.44
CYAN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 23.40 vs. CYAN: -24.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CYAN' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -398.9  Med: 8.15 Max: 177.6
Current: -24.44
-398.9
177.6
EV-to-EBITDA 58.66
CYAN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
80% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 20.40 vs. CYAN: 58.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CYAN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -102.1  Med: 9.9 Max: 98.8
Current: 58.66
-102.1
98.8
Current Ratio 1.87
CYAN's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 915 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.28 vs. CYAN: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CYAN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 3.21 Max: 8.14
Current: 1.87
1.13
8.14
Quick Ratio 0.65
CYAN's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 915 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.03 vs. CYAN: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CYAN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.76 Max: 7.5
Current: 0.65
0.54
7.5
Days Inventory 131.23
CYAN's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
50% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 131.14 vs. CYAN: 131.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CYAN' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 70.29  Med: 99.59 Max: 141.39
Current: 131.23
70.29
141.39
Days Sales Outstanding 25.97
CYAN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
79% of the 596 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 61.43 vs. CYAN: 25.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CYAN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.97  Med: 47.28 Max: 62.12
Current: 25.97
25.97
62.12
Days Payable 73.55
CYAN's Days Payable is ranked higher than
60% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 54.75 vs. CYAN: 73.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CYAN' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.29  Med: 43.7 Max: 73.55
Current: 73.55
26.29
73.55

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.80
CYAN's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -11.30 vs. CYAN: -0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CYAN' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.9  Med: -1.2 Max: -0.1
Current: -0.8
-7.9
-0.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.35
CYAN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
90% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.41 vs. CYAN: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CYAN' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.41 Max: 3.85
Current: 1.35
0.5
3.85
Price/Projected FCF 10.46
CYAN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
76% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 3.26 vs. CYAN: 10.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CYAN' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.79 Max: 15.09
Current: 10.46
0.76
15.09
Price/Median PS Value 0.76
CYAN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. CYAN: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CYAN' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.36 Max: 10.06
Current: 0.76
0.52
10.06
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -4.09
CYAN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 914 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -8.60 vs. CYAN: -4.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CYAN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.22  Med: 7.6 Max: 18.2
Current: -4.09
-4.22
18.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 3.51
CYAN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 14.44 vs. CYAN: 3.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CYAN' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3  Med: 1.3 Max: 37.2
Current: 3.51
-3
37.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $31.57
EPS (TTM) $ -0.89
Beta1.29
Short Percentage of Float0.24%
52-Week Range $3.32 - 7.84
Shares Outstanding (Mil)5.65
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Articles On GuruFocus.com
Cyanotech Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Feb 11 2011 
Cyanotech Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 10 2010 
Cyanotech Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-K) Jun 24 2010 
Cyanotech Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Feb 11 2010 
Cyanotech Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 12 2009 
Cyanotech Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 13 2009 
Cyanotech Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Feb 13 2009 

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