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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 : 7/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
HITK's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
97% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. HITK: No Debt )
HITK' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 13069
Current: No Debt

0.03
13069
Equity to Asset 0.90
HITK's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
93% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. HITK: 0.90 )
HITK' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 0.91
Current: 0.9

0.58
0.91
Interest Coverage 69.19
HITK's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
65% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 90.51 vs. HITK: 69.19 )
HITK' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 4.67   Max: 1548.03
Current: 69.19

4.67
1548.03
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 14.38
M-Score: -2.10
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 : 8/10

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Operating margin (%) 16.11
HITK's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 9.34 vs. HITK: 16.11 )
HITK' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -11.8   Max: 30.98
Current: 16.11

-11.8
30.98
Net-margin (%) 6.99
HITK's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. HITK: 6.99 )
HITK' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -8.22   Max: 21.72
Current: 6.99

-8.22
21.72
ROE (%) 6.62
HITK's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. HITK: 6.62 )
HITK' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -6.78   Max: 23.09
Current: 6.62

-6.78
23.09
ROA (%) 5.51
HITK's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 3.95 vs. HITK: 5.51 )
HITK' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -6   Max: 20.71
Current: 5.51

-6
20.71
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 34.80
HITK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 735 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 14.63 vs. HITK: 34.80 )
HITK' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -14.3   Max: 61.77
Current: 34.8

-14.3
61.77
Revenue Growth (%) 9.90
HITK's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. HITK: 9.90 )
HITK' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 39
Current: 9.9

1.6
39
EBITDA Growth (%) -14.50
HITK's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. HITK: -14.50 )
HITK' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -14.5   Max: 52.6
Current: -14.5

-14.5
52.6
EPS Growth (%) -22.30
HITK's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. HITK: -22.30 )
HITK' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -22.3   Max: 62.3
Current: -22.3

-22.3
62.3
» HITK's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

HITK Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Chuck Royce 1,669,856 sh (+19.91%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 6,700 sh (-23.86%)
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Q2 2013

HITK Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 25,150 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,500 sh (+116.42%)
Chuck Royce 1,685,625 sh (+0.94%)
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Q3 2013

HITK Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Mario Gabelli 218,667 sh (New)
Jim Simons 89,500 sh (+255.86%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce 700 sh (-99.96%)
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Q4 2013

HITK Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 10,172 sh (New)
Jim Simons 121,000 sh (+35.2%)
Mario Gabelli 219,667 sh (+0.46%)
Chuck Royce 700 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with HITK

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 New Buy0.06%$33.02 - $43.19 $ 43.4914%218667
Joel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Sold Out 0.12%$29.2 - $36.54 $ 43.4932%0
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Add 39.49%0.06%$24.61 - $34.71 $ 43.4947%38446
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 New Buy0.11%$20.45 - $28.74 $ 43.4968%27561
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Ratios

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industry
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P/E(ttm) 65.80
HITK's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
56% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 25.60 vs. HITK: 65.80 )
HITK' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.41   Max: 91.33
Current: 65.8

6.41
91.33
P/B 2.20
HITK's P/B is ranked higher than
70% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. HITK: 2.20 )
HITK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 8.77
Current: 2.2

0.6
8.77
P/S 2.68
HITK's P/S is ranked higher than
57% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. HITK: 2.68 )
HITK' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 7.11
Current: 2.68

0.59
7.11
EV-to-EBIT 13.90
HITK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
75% of the 593 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 19.45 vs. HITK: 13.90 )
HITK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.4   Max: 418.2
Current: 13.9

3.4
418.2
PEG 5.10
HITK's PEG is ranked higher than
54% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. HITK: 5.10 )
HITK' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 11.99
Current: 5.1

0.52
11.99
Shiller P/E 20.00
HITK's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
75% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 25.59 vs. HITK: 20.00 )
HITK' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.8   Max: 101.19
Current: 20

11.8
101.19

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 10.80
HITK's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
54% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 12.70 vs. HITK: 10.80 )
HITK' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 3.9   Max: 66.63
Current: 10.8

3.9
66.63
Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.60
HITK's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. HITK: 4.60 )
HITK' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.03   Max: 75
Current: 4.6

2.03
75
Price/Tangible Book 2.60
HITK's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
68% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. HITK: 2.60 )
HITK' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 7
Current: 2.6

0.84
7
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.70
HITK's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
68% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. HITK: 1.70 )
HITK' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 3.96
Current: 1.7

0.6
3.96
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
HITK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 675 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. HITK: 1.20 )
HITK' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 2.53
Current: 1.2

0.3
2.53
Price/Graham Number 2.70
HITK's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
52% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. HITK: 2.70 )
HITK' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 3.65
Current: 2.7

0.64
3.65
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.20
HITK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
80% of the 595 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. HITK: 7.20 )
HITK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 29.4
Current: 7.2

0.2
29.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -3.14
HITK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
61% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. HITK: -3.14 )
HITK' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -2.8   Max: 52.5
Current: -3.14

-2.8
52.5

Business Description

Industry: Drug Manufacturers » Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic
Compare:TKPYY, TEVA, AGN, FRX, MRX » details
Traded in other countries:HT6.Germany
Hi-Tech Pharmacal Co., Inc. is incorporated in Delaware in 1982. The company is a specialty manufacturer and marketer of prescription, over-the-counter and nutritional products. It develops, manufacture and market products in three categories namely generics, prescription brands and over the counter ('OTC') brands. It produce a wide range of products for various disease states, including glaucoma, asthma, bronchial disorders, dermatological disorders, allergies, pain, stomach, oral care and other conditions. The Company's generic products are prescription items and include oral solutions and suspensions, topical creams and ointments as well as nasal sprays. It also specializes in the manufacture of products in its sterile facility capable of producing liquid ophthalmic, otic and inhalation products. The generic product category includes a small amount of contract manufacturing sales for both the prescription and OTC markets. Its Health Care Products Division ('HCP') markets a line of OTC branded products for people with diabetes, including Diabetic Tussin , DiabetiDerm, Multi-betic, Mag-Ox, Choice DM and DiabetiSweet. The division also sells the Zostrix brand of capsaicin products for pain management of conditions including arthritis and foot pain. In addition, HCP markets Nasal Ease homeopathic allergy reliever and the recently acquired Sinus Buster brand homeopathic sinus congestion reliever. Its ECR Pharmaceuticals ('ECR Pharmaceuticals' or 'ECR') subsidiary is engaged in the marketing and distribution of branded prescription pharmaceuticals. ECR's products treat various disease states, including tension headache, pain, cough/cold and allergies, contact dermatitis, wound care, sleep disorders and swimmer's ear. Its customers include chain drug stores, drug wholesalers, and managed care purchasing organizations, certain Federal government agencies, generic distributors, mass merchandisers, and mail-order pharmacies. Some of its key customers include McKesson Corporation, Walgreens, Cardinal Health, Inc., AmeriSourceBergen Corporation, CVS and Medco. The company has 55 prescription products approved for marketing by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ('FDA') and one product with tentative approval. In addition, it has 18 products submitted to the FDA pending approval, including one product, mesalamine, filed by another company in which the Company has approximately a 45% financial interest and approximately 25 products in various stages of development. Its products and facilities are subject to regulation by a number of Federal and state governmental agencies.

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