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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 : 3/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.26
CYAN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
90% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 30.71 vs. CYAN: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CYAN' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.69 Max: 8.91
Current: 0.26
0.06
8.91
Equity to Asset 0.62
CYAN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
56% of the 675 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. CYAN: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CYAN' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 0.77 Max: 0.92
Current: 0.62
0.62
0.92
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.16
M-Score: -2.65
WACC vs ROIC
8.74%
0.43%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 1.75
CYAN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -70.44 vs. CYAN: 1.75 )
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: 1.75
-75.43
11.79
Net-margin (%) 0.33
CYAN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -65.41 vs. CYAN: 0.33 )
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: 15.26
Current: 0.33
-76.68
15.26
ROE (%) 0.51
CYAN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 810 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -30.71 vs. CYAN: 0.51 )
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: 0.51
-66.15
27.54
ROA (%) 0.34
CYAN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 908 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -27.13 vs. CYAN: 0.34 )
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: 0.34
-54
22.08
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2.86
CYAN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -343.83 vs. CYAN: 2.86 )
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: 2.86
-70.18
32.17
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 11.30
CYAN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. CYAN: 11.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CYAN' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.7  Med: 2.70 Max: 18.7
Current: 11.3
-9.7
18.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -24.50
CYAN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -2.30 vs. CYAN: -24.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CYAN' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.6  Med: 13.80 Max: 122.4
Current: -24.5
-26.6
122.4
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 316.89
CYAN's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
95% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 26.73 vs. CYAN: 316.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CYAN' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.21  Med: 10.67 Max: 478.46
Current: 316.89
5.21
478.46
Forward P/E 14.99
CYAN's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
57% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 16.21 vs. CYAN: 14.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 343.36
CYAN's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
95% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 31.00 vs. CYAN: 343.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CYAN' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.33  Med: 10.63 Max: 518.33
Current: 343.36
5.33
518.33
P/B 1.05
CYAN's P/B is ranked higher than
85% of the 1128 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 2.66 vs. CYAN: 1.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CYAN' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.38 Max: 3.68
Current: 1.05
0.63
3.68
P/S 0.65
CYAN's P/S is ranked higher than
98% of the 1127 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 9.03 vs. CYAN: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CYAN' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.01 Max: 2.56
Current: 0.65
0.42
2.56
POCF 22.88
CYAN's POCF is ranked higher than
55% of the 392 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 27.83 vs. CYAN: 22.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CYAN' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.46  Med: 13.87 Max: 100
Current: 22.88
4.46
100
EV-to-EBIT 48.87
CYAN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
78% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 18.07 vs. CYAN: 48.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CYAN' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -170.9  Med: 10.20 Max: 139.3
Current: 48.87
-170.9
139.3
EV-to-EBITDA 15.27
CYAN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
53% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 15.20 vs. CYAN: 15.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CYAN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -572.3  Med: 9.70 Max: 122.5
Current: 15.27
-572.3
122.5
Shiller P/E 142.23
CYAN's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
85% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 45.29 vs. CYAN: 142.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CYAN' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 59.38  Med: 119.63 Max: 523
Current: 142.23
59.38
523
Current Ratio 2.28
CYAN's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 889 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.62 vs. CYAN: 2.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CYAN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 3.39 Max: 8.33
Current: 2.28
1.13
8.33
Quick Ratio 1.22
CYAN's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 889 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 4.13 vs. CYAN: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CYAN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.83 Max: 7.93
Current: 1.22
0.54
7.93
Days Inventory 104.94
CYAN's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
58% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 126.53 vs. CYAN: 104.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CYAN' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 70.29  Med: 92.57 Max: 141.39
Current: 104.94
70.29
141.39
Days Sales Outstanding 45.65
CYAN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
69% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 64.60 vs. CYAN: 45.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CYAN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 30.78  Med: 48.85 Max: 72.44
Current: 45.65
30.78
72.44
Days Payable 70.95
CYAN's Days Payable is ranked higher than
57% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 57.67 vs. CYAN: 70.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CYAN' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.93  Med: 41.54 Max: 67.61
Current: 70.95
21.93
67.61

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 412.00
CYAN's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
99% of the 883 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 5.05 vs. CYAN: 412.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
CYAN' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.21  Med: 7.87 Max: 594
Current: 412
2.21
594
Price/Tangible Book 1.06
CYAN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
90% of the 1034 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 9.50 vs. CYAN: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CYAN' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.42 Max: 4.85
Current: 1.06
0.5
4.85
Price/Projected FCF 5.97
CYAN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
68% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 2.91 vs. CYAN: 5.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CYAN' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.72 Max: 8.61
Current: 5.97
0.76
8.61
Price/Median PS Value 0.69
CYAN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 846 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. CYAN: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CYAN' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.36 Max: 12.13
Current: 0.69
0.49
12.13
Price/Graham Number 4.00
CYAN's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
68% of the 431 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. CYAN: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CYAN' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.13 Max: 5.77
Current: 4
0.56
5.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.00
CYAN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 863 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: -7.50 vs. CYAN: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CYAN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 7.00 Max: 18.2
Current: 2
0.7
18.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 3.91
CYAN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Biotechnology industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. CYAN: 3.91 )
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: 1.20 Max: 37.2
Current: 3.91
-3
37.2

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $34
EPS $ 0.01
Beta1.14
Short Percentage of Float0.33%
52-Week Range $3.60 - 10.85
Shares Outstanding(Mil)5.60

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. 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, gelcaps and microencapsulated beadlets. 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.
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Cyanotech Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Feb 11 2011 
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