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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 : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.38
MIND's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
62% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. MIND: 0.38 )
MIND' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.07   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.38

Equity to Asset 0.82
MIND's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
92% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. MIND: 0.82 )
MIND' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 0.99
Current: 0.82

0.59
0.99
Interest Coverage 18.49
MIND's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
61% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.82 vs. MIND: 18.49 )
MIND' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.38   Max: 9999.99
Current: 18.49

1.38
9999.99
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 3.16
M-Score: -3.40
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 (%) 0.59
MIND's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.23 vs. MIND: 0.59 )
MIND' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -68.89   Max: 36.99
Current: 0.59

-68.89
36.99
Net-margin (%) -0.51
MIND's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. MIND: -0.51 )
MIND' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -71.43   Max: 31.38
Current: -0.51

-71.43
31.38
ROE (%) -0.26
MIND's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.65 vs. MIND: -0.26 )
MIND' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -26.49   Max: 26.69
Current: -0.26

-26.49
26.69
ROA (%) -0.23
MIND's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.13 vs. MIND: -0.23 )
MIND' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -19.58   Max: 21.93
Current: -0.23

-19.58
21.93
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 0.34
MIND's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.01 vs. MIND: 0.34 )
MIND' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -22.93   Max: 337.5
Current: 0.34

-22.93
337.5
Revenue Growth (%) -0.10
MIND's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. MIND: -0.10 )
MIND' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -30.2   Max: 49.5
Current: -0.1

-30.2
49.5
EBITDA Growth (%) -1.50
MIND's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. MIND: -1.50 )
MIND' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -45.9   Max: 39
Current: -1.5

-45.9
39
EPS Growth (%) -7.80
MIND's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.50 vs. MIND: -7.80 )
MIND' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -62.3   Max: 195.5
Current: -7.8

-62.3
195.5
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

MIND Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Zeke Ashton 50,300 sh (New)
John Rogers 2,875,262 sh (+3.08%)
Whitney Tilson Sold Out
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Q4 2013

MIND Guru Trades in Q4 2013

John Rogers 3,155,455 sh (+9.74%)
Zeke Ashton 20,000 sh (-60.24%)
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Q1 2014

MIND Guru Trades in Q1 2014

John Rogers 3,112,750 sh (-1.35%)
Zeke Ashton 10,000 sh (-50%)
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Q2 2014

MIND Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Zeke Ashton 10,000 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 3,076,515 sh (-1.16%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with MIND

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

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Whitney Tilson 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.61%$14.66 - $18.26 $ 10.29-39%0
Whitney Tilson 2013-06-30 Reduce -25.2%0.18%$13.98 - $17.04 $ 10.29-34%37400
Whitney Tilson 2013-03-31 Reduce -50%0.55%$13.63 - $17.74 $ 10.29-33%50000
John Rogers 2013-03-31 Add 20.88%0.12%$13.63 - $17.74 $ 10.29-33%2481998
Whitney Tilson 2012-12-31 New Buy1.1%$11.98 - $16.2 $ 10.29-26%100000
John Rogers 2012-12-31 Add 22.96%0.11%$11.98 - $16.2 $ 10.29-26%2053277
John Rogers 2012-09-30 Add 73.31%0.24%$14.63 - $18.42 $ 10.29-39%1669867
John Rogers 2012-06-30 Add 407.73%0.29%$16.24 - $25.41 $ 10.29-49%963491
John Rogers 2011-09-30 Add 65.2%0.03%$11.38 - $19.77 $ 10.29-37%230264
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 0.80
MIND's P/B is ranked higher than
88% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. MIND: 0.80 )
MIND' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 4.86
Current: 0.8

0.31
4.86
P/S 1.50
MIND's P/S is ranked higher than
60% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. MIND: 1.50 )
MIND' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 6.87
Current: 1.5

0.37
6.87
EV-to-EBIT 276.86
MIND's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
53% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.24 vs. MIND: 276.86 )
MIND' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -49.7   Max: 1287.7
Current: 276.86

-49.7
1287.7
Shiller P/E 13.30
MIND's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
92% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MIND: 13.30 )
MIND' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.05   Max: 85.71
Current: 13.3

4.05
85.71
Current Ratio 4.76
MIND's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. MIND: 4.76 )
MIND' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 31.67
Current: 4.76

0.98
31.67
Quick Ratio 3.84
MIND's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. MIND: 3.84 )
MIND' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 29.67
Current: 3.84

0.89
29.67

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Tangible Book 0.90
MIND's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
87% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.86 vs. MIND: 0.90 )
MIND' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 5.75
Current: 0.9

0.33
5.75
Price/DCF (Projected) 6.60
MIND's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
73% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MIND: 6.60 )
MIND' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 2.77   Max: 370
Current: 6.6

2.77
370
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
MIND's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. MIND: 0.70 )
MIND' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 3.51
Current: 0.7

0.27
3.51
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.40
MIND's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
57% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. MIND: 0.40 )
MIND' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 46
Current: 0.4

0.1
46
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 0.57
MIND's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
60% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Rental & Leasing Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.45 vs. MIND: 0.57 )
MIND' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -17.5   Max: 30.1
Current: 0.57

-17.5
30.1

Business Description

Industry: Consulting & Outsourcing » Rental & Leasing Services
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Traded in other countries:MI7.Germany
Mitcham Industries, Inc. is a Texas corporation, was incorporated in 1987. It leases and sells geophysical and other equipment used primarily by seismic data acquisition contractors to perform seismic data acquisition surveys on land, in transition zones (marsh and shallow water areas) and deep water marine areas. It operates in two business segments, equipment leasing and manufacturing. Its equipment leasing segment is engaged in the leasing of seismic equipment to companies in the oil and gas industry. It also sells new and used seismic equipment from time to time. The manufacturing segment is engaged in the design, production and sale of marine seismic equipment. The Company owns a variety of technologically advanced equipment acquired from the leading seismic manufacturers. Its lease pool includes many types of equipment used in seismic data acquisition, including various electronic components of land, transition zone and marine seismic data acquisition systems, geophones and cables, peripheral equipment, survey and other equipment. The Company leases its equipment on a short-term basis, generally for two to six months, to seismic contractors who need equipment for a particular seismic survey. Certain equipment that is used in vertical seismic profiling, or downhole operations, is generally leased to oil field service companies and generally for shorter periods, ranging from a few days to two weeks. Short-term leasing agreements enable its customers to achieve operating and capital investment efficiencies. A typical seismic crew uses a wide variety of equipment to perform seismic data acquisition surveys. Its customers may lease a small amount of equipment to expand an existing crew's capabilities or a complete seismic data acquisition system to equip an entire crew. Demand for short-term seismic equipment leases is affected by many factors, including: the highly variable size and technological demands of individual seismic surveys, seasonal weather patterns and sporadic demand for seismic surveys in certain regions, the term of the lease; and the cost of seismic equipment. These factors allow seismic contractors to use short-term seismic equipment leasing as a cost-effective alternative to purchasing additional equipment. Its equipment lease rates vary according to an item's expected useful life, utilization, acquisition cost and the term of the lease. The Company's major competitors include the seismic equipment manufacturers who sell equipment on financed terms or offer leases with purchase options and seismic contractors who might have excess equipment available for lease from time to time.
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