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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.03
MMSI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
57% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. MMSI: 0.03 )
MMSI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.03

Equity to Asset 0.56
MMSI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
64% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. MMSI: 0.56 )
MMSI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 0.84
Current: 0.56

0.45
0.84
Interest Coverage 3.46
MMSI's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
51% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 22.61 vs. MMSI: 3.46 )
MMSI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.49   Max: 7656.67
Current: 3.46

1.49
7656.67
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 2.35
M-Score: -2.57
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 6.20
MMSI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 9.44 vs. MMSI: 6.20 )
MMSI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 3.78   Max: 19.22
Current: 6.2

3.78
19.22
Net-margin (%) 3.69
MMSI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 7.65 vs. MMSI: 3.69 )
MMSI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 12.72
Current: 3.69

0.9
12.72
ROE (%) 4.08
MMSI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 8.68 vs. MMSI: 4.08 )
MMSI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 2.38   Max: 19.6
Current: 4.08

2.38
19.6
ROA (%) 2.28
MMSI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 4.24 vs. MMSI: 2.28 )
MMSI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.16   Max: 16.12
Current: 2.28

1.16
16.12
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.04
MMSI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 22.38 vs. MMSI: 8.04 )
MMSI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 6.29   Max: 46.72
Current: 8.04

6.29
46.72
Revenue Growth (%) 8.30
MMSI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. MMSI: 8.30 )
MMSI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 19.7
Current: 8.3

0.9
19.7
EBITDA Growth (%) 16.10
MMSI's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. MMSI: 16.10 )
MMSI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -9.2   Max: 51
Current: 16.1

-9.2
51
EPS Growth (%) 3.70
MMSI's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. MMSI: 3.70 )
MMSI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -16.5   Max: 157.1
Current: 3.7

-16.5
157.1
» MMSI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

MMSI Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Chuck Royce 1,774,711 sh (+3.11%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 25,600 sh (-5.88%)
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Q2 2013

MMSI Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 75,712 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,834,611 sh (+3.38%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q3 2013

MMSI Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 118,012 sh (+55.87%)
Chuck Royce 1,796,111 sh (-2.1%)
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Q4 2013

MMSI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 12,913 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 29,349 sh (New)
Jim Simons 184,112 sh (+56.01%)
Chuck Royce 1,743,906 sh (-2.91%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 33.30
MMSI's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
53% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 23.10 vs. MMSI: 33.30 )
MMSI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 12.95   Max: 64.78
Current: 33.3

12.95
64.78
P/B 1.40
MMSI's P/B is ranked higher than
88% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. MMSI: 1.40 )
MMSI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.08   Max: 7.45
Current: 1.4

1.08
7.45
P/S 1.30
MMSI's P/S is ranked higher than
83% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. MMSI: 1.30 )
MMSI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.03   Max: 4.83
Current: 1.3

1.03
4.83
EV-to-EBIT 28.60
MMSI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
62% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 18.32 vs. MMSI: 28.60 )
MMSI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 8.3   Max: 44.7
Current: 28.6

8.3
44.7
PEG 83.60
MMSI's PEG is ranked lower than
72% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. MMSI: 83.60 )
MMSI' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 86.8
Current: 83.6

0.45
86.8
Shiller P/E 24.20
MMSI's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
63% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 25.28 vs. MMSI: 24.20 )
MMSI' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 15.59   Max: 89.43
Current: 24.2

15.59
89.43

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 5.50
MMSI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
56% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. MMSI: 5.50 )
MMSI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.6   Max: 7.01
Current: 5.5

1.6
7.01
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.00
MMSI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
61% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. MMSI: 2.00 )
MMSI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.67   Max: 5.8
Current: 2

1.67
5.8
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
MMSI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. MMSI: 0.70 )
MMSI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 2.35
Current: 0.7

0.26
2.35
Price/Graham Number 2.90
MMSI's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
61% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. MMSI: 2.90 )
MMSI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.28   Max: 3.47
Current: 2.9

1.28
3.47
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.50
MMSI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
56% of the 226 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. MMSI: 3.50 )
MMSI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 2.2   Max: 12.1
Current: 3.5

2.2
12.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -2.23
MMSI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
66% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. MMSI: -2.23 )
MMSI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -2.4   Max: 36.1
Current: -2.23

-2.4
36.1

Business Description

Industry: Medical Instruments & Equipment » Medical Instruments & Supplies
Compare:WST, BAX, COV, TMO, COO » details
Traded in other countries:MM3.Germany
Merit Medical Systems was organized in July 1987 as a Utah corporation. The Company designs, develops, manufactures and markets disposable medical products mainly used in diagnostic and interventional cardiology and radiology procedures. It focuses on four primary areas cardiology, radiology, pulmonology, and gastroenterology. Its products are also used in other clinical areas such as pain management, otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat care), interventional nephrology, endovascular surgery, thoracic surgery and oncology. It provides products to hospitals and clinic-based cardiologists, radiologists, anesthesiologists, physiatrists (pain management physicians), neurologists, nephrologists, vascular surgeons, interventional gastroenterologists and pulmonologists, thoracic surgeons, technicians and nurses. The Company competes in several global markets, including diagnostic and interventional cardiology, interventional radiology, vascular surgery, interventional nephrology, cardiothoracic surgery, interventional gastroenterology and pulmonology, anesthesiology and pain management. In the interventional cardiology and radiology markets, as well as the gastroenterology and pulmonology markets, it compete with large international, multi-divisional medical supply companies such as Cordis Corporation (Johnson & Johnson), Boston Scientific Corporation, Medtronic, C.R. Bard, Abbott Laboratories, Teleflex, Cook Incorporated, and Terumo Corporation. Medium-size companies it competes with include AngioDynamics, Vascular Solutions, B. Braun, Olympus, Edwards Lifesciences, and ICU Medical.

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