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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 : 10/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
DSCI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
94% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. DSCI: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
DSCI' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.65 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.89
DSCI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
91% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. DSCI: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
DSCI' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.68 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.89
0.28
0.94
Interest Coverage No Debt
DSCI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
93% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 40.78 vs. DSCI: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
DSCI' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.51  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 6.16
M-Score: -2.33
WACC vs ROIC
7.06%
-5.00%
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 : 3/10

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Operating margin (%) -7.28
DSCI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. DSCI: -7.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
DSCI' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26  Med: -5.98 Max: 4.71
Current: -7.28
-26
4.71
Net-margin (%) -21.19
DSCI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. DSCI: -21.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
DSCI' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -47.49  Med: -7.41 Max: 2.4
Current: -21.19
-47.49
2.4
ROE (%) -17.46
DSCI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. DSCI: -17.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
DSCI' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.24  Med: -14.87 Max: 6.13
Current: -17.46
-39.24
6.13
ROA (%) -15.39
DSCI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. DSCI: -15.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
DSCI' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.91  Med: -10.04 Max: 4.65
Current: -15.39
-34.91
4.65
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -27.58
DSCI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 7.45 vs. DSCI: -27.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
DSCI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -114.31  Med: -22.71 Max: 14.74
Current: -27.58
-114.31
14.74
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -17.40
DSCI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. DSCI: -17.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DSCI' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.2  Med: -11.8 Max: 11.5
Current: -17.4
-40.2
11.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -7.80
DSCI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. DSCI: -7.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DSCI' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -76.7  Med: 0.35 Max: 163.8
Current: -7.8
-76.7
163.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -6.60
DSCI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. DSCI: -6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
DSCI' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -6.8 Max: 57.1
Current: -6.6
0
57.1
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-09)


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2015

DSCI Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 281,000 sh (-26.42%)
Chuck Royce 221,507 sh (-43.57%)
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Q4 2015

DSCI Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 439,300 sh (+56.33%)
Chuck Royce 237,507 sh (+7.22%)
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Q1 2016

DSCI Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 541,800 sh (+23.33%)
Chuck Royce 237,507 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2016

DSCI Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 579,700 sh (+7.00%)
Chuck Royce 232,521 sh (-2.10%)
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Business Description

Industry: Medical Instruments & Equipment » Medical Instruments & Supplies
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Derma Sciences Inc is a tissue regeneration company engaged in pharmaceutical wound care, advanced wound care and traditional wound care products.

Derma Sciences Inc was incorporated on September 10, 1984. The Company is a tissue regeneration company engaged in three segments of the wound care marketplace: pharmaceutical wound care, advanced wound care and traditional wound care products. The Company has one drug candidate that initiated its Phase 3 study. The Company maintains manufacturing facilities in Toronto, Canada and Nantong, China and an established network of third party suppliers for its products. Its products are sold through distributors to health care providers such as wound care centers, extended care facilities, acute care facilities, home health care agencies and physicians' offices. Some of its products are sold through retail channels to care givers. The Company markets its products through direct sales representatives in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom, and through independent distributors within other select international markets. In Pharmaceutical Wound Care, the DSC127 product is in clinical trial for the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers. The Phase 3 clinical trial for diabetic foot ulcers is expected to be completed by the end of 2015. In addition to the diabetic foot ulcer indication, the Company has begun preclinical testing for scar reduction. The product lines in Advanced Wound Care include MEDIHONEY, TCC-EZ, AMNIOEXCEL and AMNIOMATRIX, XTRASORB, BIOGUARD, and ALGICELL AG. The Traditional Wound Care line consists of gauze sponges and bandages, non-adherent impregnated dressings, retention devices, paste bandages and other compression devices. It also manufactures and market adhesive bandages and related first aid products for the medical, industrial, private label and retail markets. It markets a line of wound closure strips, nasal tube fasteners and a variety of catheter fasteners to doctors, clinics, nursing homes, hospitals and other institutions. In addition, the Company owns or licenses over 50 U.S. patents, corresponding foreign patents and patent applications. The patents relating to the DSC127, MEDIHONEY, BIOGUARD, AMNIOEXCEL and AMNIOMATRIX technologies are held under license agreements of indefinite duration. It is subject to the regulation regarding occupational safety, laboratory practices, environmental protection and hazardous substance control and may be subject to other present and future U.S. and foreign regulations.

Ratios

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P/B 1.18
DSCI's P/B is ranked higher than
81% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. DSCI: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
DSCI' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.43 Max: 3.42
Current: 1.18
0.5
3.42
P/S 1.42
DSCI's P/S is ranked higher than
71% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. DSCI: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
DSCI' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.93 Max: 3.25
Current: 1.42
0.2
3.25
Current Ratio 8.34
DSCI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. DSCI: 8.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
DSCI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 2.12 Max: 15.92
Current: 8.34
1.05
15.92
Quick Ratio 6.24
DSCI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. DSCI: 6.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
DSCI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.29 Max: 13.56
Current: 6.24
0.4
13.56
Days Inventory 134.82
DSCI's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
56% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 124.07 vs. DSCI: 134.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
DSCI' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 85.54  Med: 109.46 Max: 134.82
Current: 134.82
85.54
134.82
Days Sales Outstanding 40.13
DSCI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 60.82 vs. DSCI: 40.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
DSCI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.37  Med: 35.19 Max: 40.13
Current: 40.13
25.37
40.13
Days Payable 16.02
DSCI's Days Payable is ranked lower than
94% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 47.28 vs. DSCI: 16.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
DSCI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.02  Med: 32.99 Max: 66.29
Current: 16.02
16.02
66.29

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -16.10
DSCI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: -2.80 vs. DSCI: -16.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
DSCI' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -66.3  Med: -38.3 Max: -15.8
Current: -16.1
-66.3
-15.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 3.87
DSCI's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
84% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 16.60 vs. DSCI: 3.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
DSCI' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.17  Med: 5.13 Max: 544
Current: 3.87
1.17
544
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.02
DSCI's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. DSCI: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
DSCI' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 2.75 Max: 9.91
Current: 2.02
0.52
9.91
Price/Tangible Book 1.53
DSCI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
81% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 4.67 vs. DSCI: 1.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
DSCI' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.97 Max: 9.88
Current: 1.53
0.42
9.88
Price/Median PS Value 1.55
DSCI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
73% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. DSCI: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
DSCI' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.67 Max: 3.08
Current: 1.55
0.07
3.08
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -7.06
DSCI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. DSCI: -7.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
DSCI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.9  Med: 2.7 Max: 6.7
Current: -7.06
-6.9
6.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $84.87
EPS (TTM) $ -0.70
Beta0.73
Short Percentage of Float0.72%
52-Week Range $2.85 - 6.81
Shares Outstanding (Mil)28.31

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 92 110 122
EPS ($) -0.17 0.10 0.30
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.17 0.10 0.30
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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Articles On GuruFocus.com
Derma Sciences Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 12 2010 
Derma Sciences Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 12 2010 

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