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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
vs
history
Equity to Asset 0.49
MDCI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
54% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. MDCI: 0.49 )
MDCI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 0.83
Current: 0.49

0.45
0.83
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.44
M-Score: -2.76
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.18
MDCI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. MDCI: 2.18 )
MDCI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -26.35   Max: 13.28
Current: 2.18

-26.35
13.28
Net-margin (%) 1.46
MDCI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 4.82 vs. MDCI: 1.46 )
MDCI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -19.26   Max: 7.82
Current: 1.46

-19.26
7.82
ROE (%) 4.18
MDCI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 5.93 vs. MDCI: 4.18 )
MDCI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -57.8   Max: 19.06
Current: 4.18

-57.8
19.06
ROA (%) 2.06
MDCI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. MDCI: 2.06 )
MDCI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -26.51   Max: 12.63
Current: 2.06

-26.51
12.63
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.43
MDCI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 13.69 vs. MDCI: 5.43 )
MDCI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -76.48   Max: 53.87
Current: 5.43

-76.48
53.87
Revenue Growth (%) -7.50
MDCI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. MDCI: -7.50 )
MDCI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -7.5   Max: 25.5
Current: -7.5

-7.5
25.5
EBITDA Growth (%) -10.20
MDCI's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: -3.60 vs. MDCI: -10.20 )
MDCI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -12.6   Max: 57.1
Current: -10.2

-12.6
57.1
EPS Growth (%) -39.70
MDCI's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. MDCI: -39.70 )
MDCI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -39.7   Max: 48.7
Current: -39.7

-39.7
48.7
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

MDCI Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 133,400 sh (+373.05%)
Chuck Royce 429,512 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2013

MDCI Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 157,426 sh (+18.01%)
Chuck Royce 429,512 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2013

MDCI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 429,512 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 46,500 sh (-70.46%)
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Q1 2014

MDCI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 74,800 sh (+60.86%)
Chuck Royce 429,512 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 52.10
MDCI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
73% of the 411 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 67.30 vs. MDCI: 52.10 )
MDCI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.94   Max: 286
Current: 52.1

9.94
286
P/B 2.30
MDCI's P/B is ranked higher than
79% of the 411 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. MDCI: 2.30 )
MDCI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 3.96
Current: 2.3

0.27
3.96
P/S 0.79
MDCI's P/S is ranked higher than
93% of the 411 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. MDCI: 0.79 )
MDCI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 2.07
Current: 0.79

0.09
2.07
PFCF 17.30
MDCI's PFCF is ranked higher than
93% of the 411 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2429.50 vs. MDCI: 17.30 )
MDCI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.43   Max: 119.75
Current: 17.3

2.43
119.75
EV-to-EBIT 44.59
MDCI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
73% of the 411 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 44.62 vs. MDCI: 44.59 )
MDCI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.2   Max: 44.8
Current: 44.59

6.2
44.8
Current Ratio 1.59
MDCI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. MDCI: 1.59 )
MDCI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.43   Max: 4.83
Current: 1.59

1.43
4.83
Quick Ratio 1.20
MDCI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. MDCI: 1.20 )
MDCI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 2.9
Current: 1.2

0.59
2.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 3.90
MDCI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
75% of the 411 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 6.18 vs. MDCI: 3.90 )
MDCI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 52
Current: 3.9

0.97
52
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.20
MDCI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
95% of the 411 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MDCI: 1.20 )
MDCI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 1.78
Current: 1.2

0.44
1.78
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
MDCI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 411 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. MDCI: 1.10 )
MDCI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 2.56
Current: 1.1

0.31
2.56
Price/Graham Number 6.00
MDCI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
72% of the 411 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 8.75 vs. MDCI: 6.00 )
MDCI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.91   Max: 35.75
Current: 6

0.91
35.75
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.20
MDCI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
53% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. MDCI: 2.20 )
MDCI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 16.2
Current: 2.2

2.2
16.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 4.10
MDCI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
83% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. MDCI: 4.10 )
MDCI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 30.9
Current: 4.1

2.9
30.9

Business Description

Industry: Medical Devices » Medical Devices
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Medical Action Industries was incorporated in New York in 1977, and was reincorporated in Delaware in 1987. The Company develops, manufactures, markets and supplies a variety of disposable medical products. Its products include custom procedure trays; minor procedure kits and trays; operating room disposables and sterilization products; dressings and surgical sponges; patient bedside products; containment systems for medical waste; and laboratory products. These products are marketed primarily to acute care facilities throughout the U.S and certain international markets by its direct sales personnel as well as through an extensive network of health care distributors. It also offers original equipment manufacturer products under private label programs to supply chain partners and medical suppliers.
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