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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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industry
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history
Equity to Asset 0.48
MDCI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
52% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. MDCI: 0.48 )
MDCI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 0.84
Current: 0.48

0.45
0.84
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 3.52
M-Score: -2.63
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -15.78
MDCI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 6.25 vs. MDCI: -15.78 )
MDCI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -15.78   Max: 13.28
Current: -15.78

-15.78
13.28
Net-margin (%) -12.42
MDCI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 4.82 vs. MDCI: -12.42 )
MDCI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -12.42   Max: 7.82
Current: -12.42

-12.42
7.82
ROE (%) -57.80
MDCI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 5.79 vs. MDCI: -57.80 )
MDCI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -57.8   Max: 19.06
Current: -57.8

-57.8
19.06
ROA (%) -26.51
MDCI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 vs. MDCI: -26.51 )
MDCI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -26.51   Max: 12.63
Current: -26.51

-26.51
12.63
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -71.03
MDCI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 12.55 vs. MDCI: -71.03 )
MDCI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -71.03   Max: 53.87
Current: -71.03

-71.03
53.87
Revenue Growth (%) 14.70
MDCI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. MDCI: 14.70 )
MDCI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 7.5   Max: 25.5
Current: 14.7

7.5
25.5
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MDCI Guru Trades in Q3 2013

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MDCI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

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Ratios

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industry
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P/E(ttm) 25.80
MDCI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
68% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 26.70 vs. MDCI: 25.80 )
MDCI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.94   Max: 286
Current: 25.8

9.94
286
P/B 1.10
MDCI's P/B is ranked higher than
89% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. MDCI: 1.10 )
MDCI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 3.96
Current: 1.1

0.27
3.96
P/S 0.25
MDCI's P/S is ranked higher than
99% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. MDCI: 0.25 )
MDCI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 2.07
Current: 0.25

0.09
2.07
PFCF 7.80
MDCI's PFCF is ranked higher than
96% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 27.48 vs. MDCI: 7.80 )
MDCI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.43   Max: 119.75
Current: 7.8

2.43
119.75
EV-to-EBIT 13.70
MDCI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
82% of the 293 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 20.91 vs. MDCI: 13.70 )
MDCI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.2   Max: 31.9
Current: 13.7

6.2
31.9

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 3.10
MDCI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
68% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. MDCI: 3.10 )
MDCI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 505
Current: 3.1

0.9
505
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.50
MDCI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
99% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. MDCI: 0.50 )
MDCI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 2.78
Current: 0.5

0.22
2.78
Price/Median PS Value 0.30
MDCI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. MDCI: 0.30 )
MDCI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 2.85
Current: 0.3

0.14
2.85
Price/Graham Number 1.90
MDCI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
67% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. MDCI: 1.90 )
MDCI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 28.06
Current: 1.9

0.77
28.06
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.30
MDCI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
85% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. MDCI: 7.30 )
MDCI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 16.2
Current: 7.3

3.1
16.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 7.81
MDCI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
87% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. MDCI: 7.81 )
MDCI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 30.9
Current: 7.81

2.9
30.9

Business Description

Industry: Medical Devices » Medical Devices
Compare:MDT, SYK, SMA, ZMH, STJ » details
Traded in other countries:MA3.Germany
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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