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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 2.30
MDCI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
50% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. MDCI: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
MDCI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.04 Max: 7.13
Current: 2.3
0
7.13
Equity to Asset 0.66
MDCI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. MDCI: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
MDCI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.55 Max: 0.84
Current: 0.66
0.45
0.84
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 4.96
M-Score: -2.34
WACC vs ROIC
1.57%
2.24%
WACC
ROIC
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 (%) 1.96
MDCI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.12 vs. MDCI: 1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
MDCI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -15.78  Med: 7.57 Max: 13.28
Current: 1.96
-15.78
13.28
Net-margin (%) 6.27
MDCI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. MDCI: 6.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
MDCI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -12.43  Med: 3.93 Max: 7.82
Current: 6.27
-12.43
7.82
ROE (%) 15.72
MDCI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. MDCI: 15.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
MDCI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -45.05  Med: 12.35 Max: 21.36
Current: 15.72
-45.05
21.36
ROA (%) 7.98
MDCI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: -0.22 vs. MDCI: 7.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
MDCI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -21.78  Med: 6.75 Max: 14.02
Current: 7.98
-21.78
14.02
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.37
MDCI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. MDCI: 5.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
MDCI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -66.21  Med: 22.92 Max: 52.77
Current: 5.37
-66.21
52.77
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -7.50
MDCI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. MDCI: -7.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MDCI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -7.5  Med: 13.30 Max: 25.5
Current: -7.5
-7.5
25.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 8.00
MDCI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. MDCI: 8.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MDCI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -27.3  Med: 13.50 Max: 57.1
Current: 8
-27.3
57.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -39.70
MDCI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: -0.40 vs. MDCI: -39.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MDCI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -39.7  Med: 14.25 Max: 48.7
Current: -39.7
-39.7
48.7
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Guru Trades

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)
Mario Gabelli 414,900 sh (New)
Jim Simons 135,500 sh (+81.15%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Q3 2014

MDCI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

First Eagle Investment 150,000 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 369,990 sh (+46.73%)
Jim Simons 139,200 sh (+2.73%)
Mario Gabelli 467,036 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 467,036 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2014

MDCI Guru Trades in Q4 2014

First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
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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
84% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 28.40 vs. MDCI: 14.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
MDCI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.05  Med: 20.80 Max: 286
Current: 14.1
7.05
286
Forward P/E 25.06
MDCI's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
57% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 23.26 vs. MDCI: 25.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 14.20
MDCI's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
84% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 28.30 vs. MDCI: 14.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
MDCI' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.08  Med: 20.81 Max: 35.46
Current: 14.2
7.08
35.46
P/B 2.00
MDCI's P/B is ranked higher than
70% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.11 vs. MDCI: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
MDCI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.49 Max: 3.96
Current: 2
0.27
3.96
P/S 0.90
MDCI's P/S is ranked higher than
82% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. MDCI: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MDCI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.69 Max: 2.07
Current: 0.9
0.09
2.07
PFCF 32.10
MDCI's PFCF is ranked higher than
50% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 30.88 vs. MDCI: 32.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
MDCI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.43  Med: 17.11 Max: 119.75
Current: 32.1
2.43
119.75
POCF 20.26
MDCI's POCF is ranked higher than
53% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 21.63 vs. MDCI: 20.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
MDCI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.23  Med: 14.37 Max: 51.2
Current: 20.26
2.23
51.2
EV-to-EBIT 42.36
MDCI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
77% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 21.84 vs. MDCI: 42.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MDCI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -3.3  Med: 13.50 Max: 42.5
Current: 42.36
-3.3
42.5
Current Ratio 2.88
MDCI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. MDCI: 2.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MDCI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.43  Med: 2.39 Max: 5.42
Current: 2.88
1.43
5.42
Quick Ratio 1.86
MDCI's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. MDCI: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MDCI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.00 Max: 3.4
Current: 1.86
0.59
3.4
Days Inventory 80.75
MDCI's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
77% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 131.01 vs. MDCI: 80.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MDCI' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 52.8  Med: 67.19 Max: 122.65
Current: 80.75
52.8
122.65
Days Sales Outstanding 38.66
MDCI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
87% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 68.21 vs. MDCI: 38.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MDCI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 23.01  Med: 34.63 Max: 62.39
Current: 38.66
23.01
62.39

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.40
MDCI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. MDCI: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MDCI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 2.4  Med: 7.10 Max: 16.2
Current: 2.4
2.4
16.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -5.79
MDCI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Medical Devices industry.

( Industry Median: 4.14 vs. MDCI: -5.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
MDCI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 1.9  Med: 14.10 Max: 30
Current: -5.79
1.9
30

Business Description

Industry: Medical Devices » Medical Devices
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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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