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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.75
KEQU's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
55% of the 1902 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. KEQU: 0.75 )
KEQU' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.75

Equity to Asset 0.49
KEQU's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
57% of the 1914 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. KEQU: 0.49 )
KEQU' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 0.68
Current: 0.49

0.44
0.68
Interest Coverage 14.58
KEQU's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
58% of the 1274 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 24.60 vs. KEQU: 14.58 )
KEQU' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.43   Max: 54
Current: 14.58

1.43
54
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 4.00
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 4.51
KEQU's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1909 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.93 vs. KEQU: 4.51 )
KEQU' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1.12   Max: 6.97
Current: 4.51

-1.12
6.97
Net-margin (%) 2.60
KEQU's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1909 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.16 vs. KEQU: 2.60 )
KEQU' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.76   Max: 4.76
Current: 2.6

-1.76
4.76
ROE (%) 9.61
KEQU's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1896 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.48 vs. KEQU: 9.61 )
KEQU' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -7.75   Max: 15.76
Current: 9.61

-7.75
15.76
ROA (%) 4.43
KEQU's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1912 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. KEQU: 4.43 )
KEQU' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.67   Max: 9.44
Current: 4.43

-3.67
9.44
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 12.69
KEQU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1908 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.69 vs. KEQU: 12.69 )
KEQU' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -3.48   Max: 24.16
Current: 12.69

-3.48
24.16
Revenue Growth (%) 5.40
KEQU's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1516 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. KEQU: 5.40 )
KEQU' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -4.9   Max: 8.9
Current: 5.4

-4.9
8.9
EBITDA Growth (%) -0.10
KEQU's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1256 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. KEQU: -0.10 )
KEQU' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -39.2   Max: 74.3
Current: -0.1

-39.2
74.3
EPS Growth (%) -5.60
KEQU's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1135 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. KEQU: -5.60 )
KEQU' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -37.8   Max: 174.8
Current: -5.6

-37.8
174.8
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 10.10
KEQU's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1563 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 20.10 vs. KEQU: 10.10 )
KEQU' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.3   Max: 1341.43
Current: 10.1

5.3
1341.43
P/B 1.30
KEQU's P/B is ranked higher than
64% of the 1848 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. KEQU: 1.30 )
KEQU' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 1.95
Current: 1.3

0.66
1.95
P/S 0.40
KEQU's P/S is ranked higher than
83% of the 1923 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. KEQU: 0.40 )
KEQU' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 0.58
Current: 0.4

0.2
0.58
PFCF 13.00
KEQU's PFCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 1025 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 18.90 vs. KEQU: 13.00 )
KEQU' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.85   Max: 943
Current: 13

2.85
943
EV-to-EBIT 6.80
KEQU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
89% of the 1637 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 14.80 vs. KEQU: 6.80 )
KEQU' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.6   Max: 183.2
Current: 6.8

3.6
183.2
Shiller P/E 13.70
KEQU's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 22.75 vs. KEQU: 13.70 )
KEQU' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 7.39   Max: 50.03
Current: 13.7

7.39
50.03

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.60
KEQU's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
73% of the 1411 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. KEQU: 2.60 )
KEQU' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 5.01
Current: 2.6

1.4
5.01
Dividend Payout 0.26
KEQU's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
67% of the 1176 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. KEQU: 0.26 )
KEQU' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 10
Current: 0.26

0.11
10
Dividend growth (3y) 1.70
KEQU's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
69% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. KEQU: 1.70 )
KEQU' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 48.1
Current: 1.7

0
48.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.33
KEQU's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1451 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. KEQU: 3.33 )
KEQU' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.8   Max: 6.42
Current: 3.33

1.8
6.42
Share Buyback Rate -0.30
KEQU's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
76% of the 1183 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. KEQU: -0.30 )
KEQU' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0   Max: -1.6
Current: -0.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.30
KEQU's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
64% of the 1731 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. KEQU: 1.30 )
KEQU' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 1.65
Current: 1.3

0.36
1.65
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.00
KEQU's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
73% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. KEQU: 1.00 )
KEQU' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 2.88
Current: 1

0.56
2.88
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
KEQU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
59% of the 1806 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. KEQU: 1.30 )
KEQU' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 1.69
Current: 1.3

0.34
1.69
Price/Graham Number 0.70
KEQU's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
73% of the 1450 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. KEQU: 0.70 )
KEQU' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 2.09
Current: 0.7

0.32
2.09
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 14.70
KEQU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1742 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. KEQU: 14.70 )
KEQU' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 27.9
Current: 14.7

0.5
27.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 0.69
KEQU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1135 Companies
in the Global Business Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.73 vs. KEQU: 0.69 )
KEQU' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -27.5   Max: 44.3
Current: 0.69

-27.5
44.3

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Business Equipment
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Kewaunee Scientific Corp. was founded in 1906, incorporated in Michigan in 1941, became publicly-held in 1968, and was reincorporated in Delaware in 1970. The Company is engaged is the design, manufacture, and installation of laboratory, healthcare, and technical furniture products. Laboratory furniture products include both steel and wood cabinetry, fume hoods, adaptable modular systems, moveable workstations, environmentally friendly casework, biological safety cabinets and epoxy resin counters and sinks. Healthcare furniture products include laminate casework, systems and related products for healthcare applications. Technical furniture products include column systems, slotted-post systems, pedestal systems and stand-alone benches. Its products are sold through purchase orders and contracts submitted by customers through its dealers and commissioned agents and a national distributor, as well as through competitive bids submitted by it and its subsidiaries in India and Singapore. Products are sold principally to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, industrial, chemical and commercial research laboratories, educational institutions, healthcare institutions, governmental entities, manufacturing facilities, and users of networking furniture. The raw materials and products manufactured by others and used by it in its products are cold-rolled carbon and stainless steel, hardwood lumber and plywood, paint, chemicals, resins, hardware, plumbing, and electrical fittings. Such materials and products are purchased from multiple suppliers and are typically readily available. The Company holds various patents and patent rights, but do not consider its success or growth is dependent upon its patents or patent rights. Products are sold to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, industrial, chemical and commercial research laboratories, educational institutions, healthcare institutions, governmental entities, manufacturing facilities and users of networking furniture. Its business is not dependent upon licenses, franchises, concessions, trademarks, royalty agreements, or labor contracts.

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