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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.

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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.

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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Scientific & Technical Instruments
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Traded in other countries:ME1N.Germany,
Meade Instruments Corporation is a Delaware Corporation. The Company is a consumer products company that designs, manufactures, imports and distributes telescopes, telescope accessories, binoculars, spotting scopes, and other consumer optical products.. The Company's brands include Meade and Coronado. They are associated with the amateur astronomy, consumer optical and sporting goods markets. Products such as the LX200 series of telescopes that combine the state-of-the-art LX200 with the precision of Advanced Coma Free (ACF) optics; the LX90GPS that brings GPS capabilities to a moderately priced Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope; LS, the newest addition of fully computerized telescopes using 'Lightswitch' technology, which provides a revolutionary self-alignment routine, allowing users with no astronomy experience to enjoy a multi-media guided-tour of the night sky; also, the new LT series, which is its value platform, using the same high-quality mechanics of the LS, but the Deep Sky Imager series of high-performance charge-coupled device (CCD) cameras that have advanced astro-imaging to near point-and-shoot simplicity,. It competes in the United States and Canada with SW Technology Corporation, and Bushnell Performance Optics, Inc., and to a lesser extent, with other smaller companies which service niche markets.

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