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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 0.18
HRT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. HRT: 0.18 )
HRT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.18

Equity to Asset 0.44
HRT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
53% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. HRT: 0.44 )
HRT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 0.96
Current: 0.44

0.39
0.96
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.80
M-Score: -2.94
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 : 4/10

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industry
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Operating margin (%) 0.19
HRT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 6.58 vs. HRT: 0.19 )
HRT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -15.6   Max: 21.71
Current: 0.19

-15.6
21.71
Net-margin (%) -0.63
HRT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 5.13 vs. HRT: -0.63 )
HRT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -29.73   Max: 16.4
Current: -0.63

-29.73
16.4
ROE (%) -2.21
HRT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 5.61 vs. HRT: -2.21 )
HRT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -48.14   Max: 16.68
Current: -2.21

-48.14
16.68
ROA (%) -0.92
HRT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.34 vs. HRT: -0.92 )
HRT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -33.69   Max: 15.41
Current: -0.92

-33.69
15.41
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 0.44
HRT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 11.81 vs. HRT: 0.44 )
HRT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -31.89   Max: 59.15
Current: 0.44

-31.89
59.15
Revenue Growth (%) -2.10
HRT's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. HRT: -2.10 )
HRT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -25.3   Max: 34.6
Current: -2.1

-25.3
34.6
EBITDA Growth (%) -35.30
HRT's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. HRT: -35.30 )
HRT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -35.3   Max: 39.9
Current: -35.3

-35.3
39.9
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Q3 2013

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Q4 2013

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Q1 2014

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Ratios

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P/B 2.86
HRT's P/B is ranked higher than
74% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. HRT: 2.86 )
HRT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 12.47
Current: 2.86

0.26
12.47
P/S 0.86
HRT's P/S is ranked higher than
91% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. HRT: 0.86 )
HRT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 14.62
Current: 0.86

0.2
14.62
EV-to-EBIT 537.36
HRT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
67% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 45.27 vs. HRT: 537.36 )
HRT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4   Max: 554.5
Current: 537.36

4
554.5
Current Ratio 1.16
HRT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. HRT: 1.16 )
HRT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 10.41
Current: 1.16

1.04
10.41
Quick Ratio 0.70
HRT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. HRT: 0.70 )
HRT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 8.09
Current: 0.7

0.63
8.09

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 2.94
HRT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
81% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 5.95 vs. HRT: 2.94 )
HRT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 10.73
Current: 2.94

0.38
10.73
Price/Median PS Value 1.19
HRT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. HRT: 1.19 )
HRT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 14.83
Current: 1.19

0.33
14.83
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.20
HRT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
55% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. HRT: 0.20 )
HRT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 25.1
Current: 0.2

0.2
25.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -2.19
HRT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
69% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. HRT: -2.19 )
HRT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -12.8   Max: 41.9
Current: -2.19

-12.8
41.9

Business Description

Industry: Medical Devices » Medical Devices
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Arrhythmia Research Technology was incorporated under the laws of the State of Louisiana in 1981 and reincorporated under the laws of the State of Delaware in 1987. It completed an initial public offering in 1988. The Company through its wholly-owned subsidiary is a manufacturer specializing in plastic molding, precision metal and plastics machining and precious metal coating. It is also engaged in the development and licensing of signal averaged electrocardiography (SAECG) software, through its Predictor brand. The Company's technologies used in analyzing high resolution heart signals. Its Predictor software is used in research and clinical environments to diagnose the risk of certain heart arrhythmias. The Company invests in research and development, product support and sales efforts. The Company sells its services to its customers to provide product life cycle support to their product manufacturing needs. It provides complex value added US based manufacturing capabilities in injection molding, machining and plating/coating, mold making, maintenance and repair. The Company's operations are subject to government regulations which establish compliance standards and result in costs to comply in order to participate in certain markets.
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