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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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.01
MENB's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
96% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. MENB: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
MENB' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.02 Max: 0.11
Current: 0.01
0
0.11
Equity-to-Asset -0.19
MENB's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
98% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. MENB: -0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
MENB' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.19  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.35
Current: -0.19
-0.19
0.35
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: -0.91
Beneish M-Score: -3.57
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 : 3/10

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history
Operating Margin % -4.16
MENB's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
85% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 8.77 vs. MENB: -4.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
MENB' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.16  Med: -1.06 Max: 2.38
Current: -4.16
-4.16
2.38
Net Margin % -5.93
MENB's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
89% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.36 vs. MENB: -5.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
MENB' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.93  Med: -2.69 Max: 1.42
Current: -5.93
-5.93
1.42
ROA % -10.69
MENB's ROA % is ranked lower than
93% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. MENB: -10.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
MENB' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.69  Med: -4.3 Max: 2.79
Current: -10.69
-10.69
2.79
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -11.08
MENB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
92% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 15.34 vs. MENB: -11.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
MENB' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.08  Med: -2.39 Max: 8.49
Current: -11.08
-11.08
8.49
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -2.10
MENB's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
67% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. MENB: -2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
MENB' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.7  Med: 1.1 Max: 8.9
Current: -2.1
-5.7
8.9
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -26.90
MENB's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
92% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. MENB: -26.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
MENB' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.9  Med: -0.1 Max: 93.2
Current: -26.9
-43.9
93.2
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Business Description

Industry: Beverages - Alcoholic » Beverages - Brewers    NAICS: 312120    SIC: 7299
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Mendocino Brewing Co Inc is a brewer in the specialty craft brewing segment in the United States & Canada and Europe. It produces quality ales and lagers in its own breweries. The Company's products include RED TAIL ALE and BLUE HERON PALE ALE.

Mendocino Brewing Company, Inc., a California corporation, was founded in 1983. The Company is a brewer in the specialty craft brewing segment in the United States. It produces quality ales and lagers in its own breweries in the United States. It produces a variety of flavorful craft beers by using high quality ingredients in its brewing process. Its main products are: RED TAIL ALE, a flavored amber ale, is its flagship brand. It is available year-round in 12 oz. six-packs and twelve-packs, half-barrel kegs, and 5 gallon kegs. BLUE HERON PALE ALE is a golden ale with a full body and a distinctive hoppy character. It is available year-round in 12 oz. six-packs and twelve-packs, half-barrel kegs, and 5 gallon kegs. BLACK HAWK STOUT is a rich bodied stout with traditional flavors. It is available year-round in 12 oz. six-packs, half-barrel kegs, and 5 gallon kegs. EYE OF THE HAWK SELECT ALE is a rich-bodied amber ale. It is available year-round in 12 oz. six-packs, half-barrel kegs, and 5 gallon kegs. WHITE HAWK ORIGINAL IPA is a heavily hopped ale with a distinctive hoppy character and bold malt flavor. It is available year-round in 12 oz. six-packs and half-barrel kegs. RED TAIL LAGER is a traditional lager, with a smooth light feel and a crisp sweet finish. It is currently available year-round only in northern California in 12-oz. six packs and half-barrel kegs. INGFISHER PREMIUM LAGER is a conventionally fermented specialty lager with a smooth crisp taste. In the North American Territory, Kingfisher Premium Lager is currently available year-round in 12 oz. six-packs, 22 oz. bottles, half-barrel kegs, and 5 gallon kegs in the United States and in 12 oz. six-packs and 22 oz. bottles in Canada. The Company operates in two geographic markets, domestic (the United States and Canada), Europe (including Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, France, Finland, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom). In the North American Territory, its products are sold through wholesale distributors to consumers at supermarkets, warehouse stores, liquor stores, taverns and bars, restaurants, and convenience stores. In the Foreign Territory, its products are distributed mainly through Indian restaurants by restaurant trade distributors. In the North American Territory, it compete against a variety of brewers in the craft beer segment, including brewpubs, microbrewers, regional craft brewers, and craft beer products of major national breweries. The Company's main competitors include Stella Artois, Carling, Heineken, Budweiser, and Becks. It is subject to various federal, state, and local environmental laws which regulate the use, storage, handling, and disposal of various substances.

Ratios

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Price-to-Owner-Earnings 23.00
MENB's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
52% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 23.89 vs. MENB: 23.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
MENB' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.63  Med: 14.09 Max: 78.57
Current: 23
1.63
78.57
PS Ratio 0.10
MENB's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. MENB: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
MENB' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.09 Max: 0.31
Current: 0.1
0.02
0.31
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 5.47
MENB's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
88% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 22.27 vs. MENB: 5.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
MENB' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 5.48 Max: 68.75
Current: 5.47
0.7
68.75
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 2.99
MENB's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
93% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 11.68 vs. MENB: 2.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
MENB' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 3.33 Max: 400
Current: 2.99
0.53
400
EV-to-EBITDA 379.58
MENB's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MENB: 379.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MENB' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -115.5  Med: 20.9 Max: 4226.4
Current: 379.58
-115.5
4226.4
Current Ratio 0.30
MENB's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
98% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. MENB: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MENB' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.74 Max: 0.85
Current: 0.3
0.3
0.85
Quick Ratio 0.22
MENB's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
98% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. MENB: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MENB' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.56 Max: 0.76
Current: 0.22
0.22
0.76
Days Inventory 27.53
MENB's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
86% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 95.13 vs. MENB: 27.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MENB' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.34  Med: 24.71 Max: 33.95
Current: 27.53
19.34
33.95
Days Sales Outstanding 38.10
MENB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
52% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 38.12 vs. MENB: 38.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MENB' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.1  Med: 49.48 Max: 117.5
Current: 38.1
38.1
117.5
Days Payable 81.81
MENB's Days Payable is ranked higher than
57% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 74.01 vs. MENB: 81.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
MENB' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 69.32  Med: 81.3 Max: 166.08
Current: 81.81
69.32
166.08

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Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.10
MENB's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. MENB: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
MENB' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.95 Max: 3.13
Current: 1.1
0.44
3.13
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -8.36
MENB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
96% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.27 vs. MENB: -8.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
MENB' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.36  Med: 2.8 Max: 6.5
Current: -8.36
-8.36
6.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -42.38
MENB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
100% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Beverages - Brewers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.71 vs. MENB: -42.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
MENB' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.4  Med: -7.5 Max: 29.1
Current: -42.38
-43.4
29.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $29.24
EPS (TTM) $ -0.14
Beta-7.48
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $0.13 - 0.40
Shares Outstanding (Mil)12.61
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