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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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Cash to Debt 1.38
MOCO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
64% of the 2625 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. MOCO: 1.38 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.53   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.38

Equity to Asset 0.66
MOCO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
74% of the 2608 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. MOCO: 0.66 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 0.86
Current: 0.66

0.59
0.86
Interest Coverage 20.24
MOCO's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
51% of the 1588 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 111.15 vs. MOCO: 20.24 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 10.91   Max: 9999.99
Current: 20.24

10.91
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 5.70
M-Score: -3.41
WACC vs ROIC
3.47%
4.58%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 8/10

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Operating margin (%) 5.84
MOCO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 2632 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.84 vs. MOCO: 5.84 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.84   Max: 29.06
Current: 5.84

5.84
29.06
Net-margin (%) 2.38
MOCO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 2632 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. MOCO: 2.38 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.38   Max: 21.91
Current: 2.38

2.38
21.91
ROE (%) 4.14
MOCO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 2597 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 6.09 vs. MOCO: 4.14 )
MOCO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 4.27   Max: 26.98
Current: 4.14

4.27
26.98
ROA (%) 2.70
MOCO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 2642 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.23 vs. MOCO: 2.70 )
MOCO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.76   Max: 23.08
Current: 2.7

2.76
23.08
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 21.35
MOCO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 2638 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9.88 vs. MOCO: 21.35 )
MOCO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 21.79   Max: 126.47
Current: 21.35

21.79
126.47
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 18.70
MOCO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1912 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. MOCO: 18.70 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 21.8
Current: 18.7

0.8
21.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -11.90
MOCO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 1538 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. MOCO: -11.90 )
MOCO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -11.9   Max: 21.6
Current: -11.9

-11.9
21.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -34.90
MOCO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1441 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. MOCO: -34.90 )
MOCO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -34.9   Max: 21.1
Current: -34.9

-34.9
21.1
» MOCO's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

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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Q2 2014

MOCO Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 58,700 sh (+10.96%)
Mario Gabelli 71,249 sh (+5.23%)
Bill Frels 157,574 sh (+0.64%)
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Q3 2014

MOCO Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Donald Yacktman 37,300 sh (New)
Jim Simons 67,100 sh (+14.31%)
Mario Gabelli 72,249 sh (+1.40%)
Bill Frels 157,574 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2014

MOCO Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Mario Gabelli 79,999 sh (+10.73%)
Jim Simons 72,920 sh (+8.67%)
Bill Frels 160,074 sh (+1.59%)
Mario Gabelli 358,933 sh (+403.77%)
Mario Gabelli 358,933 sh (unchged)
Donald Yacktman 36,364 sh (-2.51%)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 63.70
MOCO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
57% of the 2782 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 32.30 vs. MOCO: 63.70 )
MOCO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.56   Max: 70.81
Current: 63.7

9.56
70.81
Forward P/E 20.16
MOCO's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 2782 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MOCO: 20.16 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 63.70
MOCO's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
58% of the 2782 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 32.40 vs. MOCO: 63.70 )
MOCO' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 9.57   Max: 70.81
Current: 63.7

9.57
70.81
P/B 2.72
MOCO's P/B is ranked lower than
51% of the 2782 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. MOCO: 2.72 )
MOCO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 3.47
Current: 2.72

1.4
3.47
P/S 1.48
MOCO's P/S is ranked lower than
51% of the 2782 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. MOCO: 1.48 )
MOCO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.34   Max: 2.94
Current: 1.48

1.34
2.94
PFCF 12.27
MOCO's PFCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 2782 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 105.59 vs. MOCO: 12.27 )
MOCO' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 9.89   Max: 488.67
Current: 12.27

9.89
488.67
POCF 9.86
MOCO's POCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 2782 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 20.24 vs. MOCO: 9.86 )
MOCO' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 8.6   Max: 161
Current: 9.86

8.6
161
EV-to-EBIT 24.81
MOCO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
66% of the 2780 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 25.03 vs. MOCO: 24.81 )
MOCO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.1   Max: 27.4
Current: 24.81

5.1
27.4
PEG 25.48
MOCO's PEG is ranked higher than
83% of the 2782 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MOCO: 25.48 )
MOCO' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.31   Max: 51.31
Current: 25.48

1.31
51.31
Shiller P/E 26.90
MOCO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 2782 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. MOCO: 26.90 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.11   Max: 29.69
Current: 26.9

11.11
29.69
Current Ratio 1.78
MOCO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 2622 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. MOCO: 1.78 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.63   Max: 5.8
Current: 1.78

1.63
5.8
Quick Ratio 1.22
MOCO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 2622 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. MOCO: 1.22 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.19   Max: 4.76
Current: 1.22

1.19
4.76
Days Inventory 105.60
MOCO's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
51% of the 2782 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 76.47 vs. MOCO: 105.60 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 87.39   Max: 154.94
Current: 105.6

87.39
154.94
Days Sales Outstanding 55.91
MOCO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
83% of the 2782 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 82.78 vs. MOCO: 55.91 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 41.93   Max: 80.94
Current: 55.91

41.93
80.94

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.66
MOCO's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
65% of the 1748 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. MOCO: 2.66 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.04   Max: 4.72
Current: 2.66

2.04
4.72
Dividend Payout 1.65
MOCO's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
60% of the 2782 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. MOCO: 1.65 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 1.63
Current: 1.65

0.3
1.63
Dividend growth (3y) 3.70
MOCO's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
74% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. MOCO: 3.70 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -2.1   Max: 23.4
Current: 3.7

-2.1
23.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.22
MOCO's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1793 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. MOCO: 3.22 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.53   Max: 5.85
Current: 3.22

2.53
5.85
Share Buyback Rate -1.10
MOCO's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
69% of the 1516 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. MOCO: -1.10 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.3   Max: -1.7
Current: -1.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 6.07
MOCO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
62% of the 2782 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. MOCO: 6.07 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.92   Max: 7.44
Current: 6.07

1.92
7.44
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.00
MOCO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
63% of the 2619 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. MOCO: 4.00 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3.7   Max: 19.7
Current: 4

3.7
19.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 5.24
MOCO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 7.43 vs. MOCO: 5.24 )
MOCO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 2.9   Max: 17
Current: 5.24

2.9
17

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Scientific & Technical Instruments
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Mocon Inc was incorporated as a Minnesota corporation in February 1966. The Company designs, manufactures, markets and services products, and provides consulting services, primarily in the test and measurement, analytical instrument and services markets. Its products includes instruments that detects, measures and monitor gases and other chemical compounds which help its customers improves the quality of their products, as well as develops new products. Its gas and vapor permeation instruments were first used in the food packaging industry, starting in the 1970s, to measure small amounts of moisture which can adversely affect dry cereals and other food packaging. Today its core business, the detection, measurement and analysis of vapors and gases, serves industries far beyond food packaging. The Companys products serve markets such as foods, beverages, pharmaceuticals and consumer products, oil and gas exploration and industrial and environmental safety. It develops, manufactures, markets and services test and measurement, analytical and monitoring instruments and systems used to detect, measure and analyze gases and other chemical compounds, as well as providing related consulting services. The market for these products consists of manufacturers of packaging materials, including manufacturers of papers, plastic films, coatings and containers and the users of such packaging materials, such as companies in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical and consumer product industries. Its other customers include manufacturers of flat panel displays, solar panels, electronics, and many other sophisticated materials. The Company has four operating segments which are combined into three reporting segments as follows; Permeation Products and Services, Package Testing Products and Services, and Industrial Analyzer Products and Services and Other. Its permeation products consist of systems and services that measure the rate at which various gases and vapors transmit through a variety of materials. These products perform measurements under precise temperature, pressure and relative humidity conditions. It manufactures and sells three products in this group; headspace analyzers, leak detection equipment and gas mixers. Its headspace analyzer products are used to analyze the amount and type of gas present in the headspace of flexible and rigid packages, as applied to gas flushing in modified or controlled atmosphere packaging. Its manufacture and distribute advanced gas analysis and monitoring instrumentation used in applications such as oil and gas exploration, process gas analysis, industrial hygiene and safety, environmental air monitoring and indoor air quality. Its microbial detection products are designed to rapidly detect microbial growth in food and beverage samples. The Company manufactures and sells three products in this group; headspace analyzers, leak detection equipment and gas mixers. Its trademarks and service marks include the followi
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