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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.62
MOCO's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
62% of the 2544 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.42 vs. MOCO: 0.62 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.53   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.62

Equity to Asset 0.65
MOCO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
71% of the 2511 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. MOCO: 0.65 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 0.89
Current: 0.65

0.57
0.89
Interest Coverage 16.00
MOCO's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
52% of the 1460 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 97.77 vs. MOCO: 16.00 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 10.91   Max: 9999.99
Current: 16

10.91
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 4.78
M-Score: -2.50
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 : 9/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 8.38
MOCO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 2407 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.72 vs. MOCO: 8.38 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 6.73   Max: 29.06
Current: 8.38

6.73
29.06
Net-margin (%) 6.06
MOCO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2409 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. MOCO: 6.06 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 4.01   Max: 21.91
Current: 6.06

4.01
21.91
ROE (%) 9.24
MOCO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2378 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 5.68 vs. MOCO: 9.24 )
MOCO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 5.91   Max: 24.8
Current: 9.24

5.91
24.8
ROA (%) 5.90
MOCO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 2414 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. MOCO: 5.90 )
MOCO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.5   Max: 21.42
Current: 5.9

3.5
21.42
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 25.20
MOCO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 2406 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 11.68 vs. MOCO: 25.20 )
MOCO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 21.33   Max: 132.25
Current: 25.2

21.33
132.25
Revenue Growth (%) 19.90
MOCO's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1829 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. MOCO: 19.90 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 21.8
Current: 19.9

0.8
21.8
EBITDA Growth (%) -1.00
MOCO's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. MOCO: -1.00 )
MOCO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -10.2   Max: 21.6
Current: -1

-10.2
21.6
EPS Growth (%) -10.10
MOCO's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1337 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. MOCO: -10.10 )
MOCO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -12.9   Max: 21.1
Current: -10.1

-12.9
21.1
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

MOCO Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Bill Frels 105,072 sh (+26.02%)
Mario Gabelli 30,190 sh (+7.09%)
Jim Simons 38,300 sh (-2.3%)
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Q3 2013

MOCO Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Bill Frels 146,675 sh (+39.59%)
Mario Gabelli 40,190 sh (+33.12%)
Jim Simons 39,100 sh (+2.09%)
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Q4 2013

MOCO Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Mario Gabelli 66,390 sh (+65.19%)
Jim Simons 54,304 sh (+38.88%)
Bill Frels 148,675 sh (+1.36%)
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Q1 2014

MOCO Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Bill Frels 156,574 sh (+5.31%)
Mario Gabelli 67,709 sh (+1.99%)
Jim Simons 52,900 sh (-2.59%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with MOCO

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Mario Gabelli 2013-12-31 Add 65.19%$13.64 - $15.51 $ 15.7612%66390
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Add 33.12%$13.32 - $14.81 $ 15.7613%40190
Mario Gabelli 2011-09-30 New Buy$13.42 - $17.65 $ 15.761%18800
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 26.80
MOCO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
67% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 31.90 vs. MOCO: 26.80 )
MOCO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.56   Max: 41.64
Current: 26.8

9.56
41.64
P/B 2.30
MOCO's P/B is ranked higher than
51% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. MOCO: 2.30 )
MOCO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 3.47
Current: 2.3

1.4
3.47
P/S 1.53
MOCO's P/S is ranked higher than
53% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. MOCO: 1.53 )
MOCO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.34   Max: 2.94
Current: 1.53

1.34
2.94
PFCF 42.60
MOCO's PFCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 83.39 vs. MOCO: 42.60 )
MOCO' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.89   Max: 488.67
Current: 42.6

9.89
488.67
EV-to-EBIT 19.50
MOCO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
69% of the 2659 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 23.82 vs. MOCO: 19.50 )
MOCO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.1   Max: 26.2
Current: 19.5

5.1
26.2
PEG 4.10
MOCO's PEG is ranked higher than
82% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MOCO: 4.10 )
MOCO' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.29   Max: 106.38
Current: 4.1

1.29
106.38
Shiller P/E 22.40
MOCO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MOCO: 22.40 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.11   Max: 25.09
Current: 22.4

11.11
25.09
Current Ratio 1.65
MOCO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 2532 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. MOCO: 1.65 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.54   Max: 6.81
Current: 1.65

1.54
6.81
Quick Ratio 1.18
MOCO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 2532 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. MOCO: 1.18 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.15   Max: 5.75
Current: 1.18

1.15
5.75

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.81
MOCO's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
74% of the 1660 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. MOCO: 2.81 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.04   Max: 4.72
Current: 2.81

2.04
4.72
Dividend Payout 0.75
MOCO's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
85% of the 2659 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MOCO: 0.75 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 1.41
Current: 0.75

0.18
1.41
Dividend growth (3y) 5.10
MOCO's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
77% of the 810 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: -0.10 vs. MOCO: 5.10 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -2.1   Max: 23.4
Current: 5.1

-2.1
23.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.56
MOCO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1696 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. MOCO: 3.56 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.59   Max: 6
Current: 3.56

2.59
6
Share Buyback Rate -1.70
MOCO's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
65% of the 1325 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. MOCO: -1.70 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.3   Max: -1.7
Current: -1.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 5.50
MOCO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
60% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. MOCO: 5.50 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.92   Max: 7.44
Current: 5.5

1.92
7.44
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.20
MOCO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
90% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MOCO: 1.20 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 6.74
Current: 1.2

0.7
6.74
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
MOCO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. MOCO: 0.70 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 1.82
Current: 0.7

0.65
1.82
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.40
MOCO's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 2659 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MOCO: 3.40 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 5.74
Current: 3.4

0.65
5.74
Price/Graham Number 2.60
MOCO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
61% of the 2660 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. MOCO: 2.60 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 3.32
Current: 2.6

0.99
3.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.10
MOCO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
57% of the 2169 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. MOCO: 5.10 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.8   Max: 19.7
Current: 5.1

3.8
19.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 10.67
MOCO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1567 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. MOCO: 10.67 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 2.4   Max: 17
Current: 10.67

2.4
17

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Scientific & Technical Instruments
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Mocon, Inc., a Minnesota corporation was incorporated in February 1966. The Company designs, manufactures, markets, and services products and provides consulting services mainly in the measurement and analytical instrument and services markets. The Company's products include instruments that detect, measure and monitor gases and other chemical compounds which help its customers improve the quality of their products, as well as develop new products. Its products serve markets such as foods, beverages, pharmaceuticals and consumer products, oil and gas exploration and industrial and environmental safety. Its newest analyzers measure the parameters necessary to predict the safe shelf life of packaged foods. The company has three main operating locations in the United States-Minnesota, Colorado and Texas and operations in Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Spain and China. It manufactures products at its locations in Minnesota, Colorado, Texas, Denmark, and Germany. It use a mix of direct sales force and independent sales representatives to market its products and services in the United States, Canada, Denmark, Germany and China and use a network of independent sales representatives to market and service its products and services in other foreign countries. Its trademarks include: MOCON, APCHECK, AQUATRACE, AQUATRAN, AROMATRAN, AROMATRAX, BASELINE, BEVALERT, CALCARD, CAL-SMART, CheckPoint, CMV-2, COULOX, FLO SMART, GREENLIGHT, HERSCH, ISM-3, LeakMatic, LeakPointer, LIPPKE, LIQUI-BLOK, MAP Check 3, MAP Mix, MICROANALYTICS, MULTICHECK, OPTECH, OX-TRAN, PAC CHECK, PAC GUARD, PERMATRAN-C, PERMATRAN-W, PETROALERT, piD-TECH, QUICK START, SKYE and VOC-TRAQ. It competes with a variety of companies in each market in which it sell its products.
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