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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 2.30
MDCI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
68% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. MDCI: 2.30 )
MDCI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 7.13
Current: 2.3

0
7.13
Equity to Asset 0.66
MDCI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
56% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. MDCI: 0.66 )
MDCI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 0.84
Current: 0.66

0.45
0.84
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 4.91
M-Score: -2.33
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 2.18
MDCI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 6.09 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
66% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 4.58 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 370 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 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
68% of the 386 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.09 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
65% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 12.53 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
55% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 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 280 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: -2.90 vs. MDCI: -10.20 )
MDCI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -12.6   Max: 32.9
Current: -10.2

-12.6
32.9
EPS Growth (%) -39.70
MDCI's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 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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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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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Q2 2014

MDCI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Mario Gabelli 252,164 sh (New)
Jim Simons 135,500 sh (+81.15%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with MDCI

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

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Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 New Buy0.02%$6.32 - $13.8 $ 13.7693%252164
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 14.10
MDCI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
67% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 60.50 vs. MDCI: 14.10 )
MDCI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.05   Max: 286
Current: 14.1

7.05
286
P/B 2.00
MDCI's P/B is ranked higher than
72% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.39 vs. MDCI: 2.00 )
MDCI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 3.96
Current: 2

0.27
3.96
P/S 0.80
MDCI's P/S is ranked higher than
90% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. MDCI: 0.80 )
MDCI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 2.07
Current: 0.8

0.09
2.07
PFCF 32.00
MDCI's PFCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MDCI: 32.00 )
MDCI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.43   Max: 119.75
Current: 32

2.43
119.75
EV-to-EBIT 56.29
MDCI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
73% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 57.20 vs. MDCI: 56.29 )
MDCI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.2   Max: 42.4
Current: 56.29

6.2
42.4
Current Ratio 2.88
MDCI's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
108% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. MDCI: 2.88 )
MDCI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.43   Max: 5.42
Current: 2.88

1.43
5.42
Quick Ratio 1.86
MDCI's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
108% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. MDCI: 1.86 )
MDCI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 3.4
Current: 1.86

0.59
3.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.80
MDCI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
50% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. MDCI: 1.80 )
MDCI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 16
Current: 1.8

2.4
16
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 5.30
MDCI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
82% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. MDCI: 5.30 )
MDCI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 30.9
Current: 5.3

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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