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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.06
NAS:SANW's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
89% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. NAS:SANW: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NAS:SANW' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.43 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.06
Equity-to-Asset 0.49
NAS:SANW's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
56% of the 1540 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. NAS:SANW: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NAS:SANW' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.61 Max: 0.98
Current: 0.49
0.24
0.98
Interest Coverage 1.12
NAS:SANW's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
91% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.63 vs. NAS:SANW: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:SANW' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 3.88 Max: N/A
Current: 1.12
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: 1.42
Beneish M-Score: -1.41
WACC vs ROIC
-1.75%
2.10%
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 : 6/10

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Operating Margin % 2.88
NAS:SANW's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
65% of the 1561 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.68 vs. NAS:SANW: 2.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NAS:SANW' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.14  Med: 2.54 Max: 9.95
Current: 2.88
-41.14
9.95
Net Margin % -1.23
NAS:SANW's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
81% of the 1565 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.98 vs. NAS:SANW: -1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NAS:SANW' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.27  Med: 0.55 Max: 7.66
Current: -1.23
-22.27
7.66
ROE % -1.80
NAS:SANW's ROE % is ranked lower than
83% of the 1523 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 8.16 vs. NAS:SANW: -1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NAS:SANW' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.17  Med: 0.67 Max: 17.93
Current: -1.8
-7.17
17.93
ROA % -0.87
NAS:SANW's ROA % is ranked lower than
80% of the 1600 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.84 vs. NAS:SANW: -0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NAS:SANW' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.28  Med: 0.36 Max: 8.59
Current: -0.87
-5.28
8.59
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 1.49
NAS:SANW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
80% of the 1587 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 13.34 vs. NAS:SANW: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NAS:SANW' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.21  Med: 1.53 Max: 18.94
Current: 1.49
-18.21
18.94
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 14.70
NAS:SANW's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
87% of the 1341 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. NAS:SANW: 14.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NAS:SANW' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.2  Med: 29.3 Max: 91.2
Current: 14.7
13.2
91.2
GuruFocus has detected 8 Warning Signs with S&W Seed Company $NAS:SANW.
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-09 Est.)


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Q1 2016

SANW Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Michael Price 3,113,423 sh (+25.81%)
Jim Simons 74,500 sh (+9.56%)
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Q2 2016

SANW Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Michael Price 3,113,423 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 64,171 sh (-13.86%)
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SANW Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 70,100 sh (+9.24%)
Michael Price 3,197,838 sh (+2.71%)
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SANW Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 86,500 sh (+23.40%)
Michael Price 3,197,838 sh (unchged)
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Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Farm Products    NAICS: 111998    SIC: 139
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Headquarter Location:USA
S&W Seed Co is engaged in breeding, growing, processing and selling of alfalfa seed. It also offers seed cleaning and processing for other seed manufacturers. Its products include Alfalfa seed varieties and Stevia.

S&W Seed Co was founded as a California general partnership in July 1980. The Company is a producer of high- yield alfalfa seed varieties, including varieties that can thrive in poor, saline soils. It also offers seed cleaning and processing for other seed manufacturers. The Company owns a 40-acre seed cleaning and processing facility located in Five Points, California that it has operated since its inception. The Company's products are grown under contract by farmers in the San Joaquin and Imperial Valleys of California, South Australia as well as by the Company itself under a small direct farming operation. The Company began its stevia initiative in fiscal 2010 and moved from a pilot program to commercial production in fiscal 2011. The Company faces direct competition by other seed companies, including small family-owned businesses, as well as subsidiaries or other affiliates of chemical, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. Its agricultural operations are subject to a range of evolving environmental laws and regulations. These laws and regulations include the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act and the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act.

Ratios

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Forward PE Ratio 25.25
SANW's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.01 vs. SANW: 25.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PB Ratio 1.22
SANW's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 1512 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. SANW: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SANW' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.41 Max: 2.71
Current: 1.22
0.73
2.71
PS Ratio 0.80
SANW's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 1516 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. SANW: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SANW' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.63 Max: 7.91
Current: 0.8
0.57
7.91
EV-to-EBIT 174.93
SANW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
98% of the 1680 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 16.43 vs. SANW: 174.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SANW' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -554.9  Med: -18.25 Max: 680.6
Current: 174.93
-554.9
680.6
EV-to-EBITDA 29.97
SANW's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
87% of the 1719 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 12.42 vs. SANW: 29.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SANW' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3087.6  Med: 20.85 Max: 1466.2
Current: 29.97
-3087.6
1466.2
Current Ratio 1.08
SANW's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. SANW: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SANW' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.78 Max: 39.39
Current: 1.08
0.73
39.39
Quick Ratio 0.44
SANW's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. SANW: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SANW' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.86 Max: 31.12
Current: 0.44
0.21
31.12
Days Inventory 185.02
SANW's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
90% of the 1460 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 63.56 vs. SANW: 185.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SANW' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 111.04  Med: 162.65 Max: 670.31
Current: 185.02
111.04
670.31
Days Sales Outstanding 97.33
SANW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
88% of the 1148 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 38.13 vs. SANW: 97.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SANW' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.2  Med: 117.43 Max: 180.85
Current: 97.33
33.2
180.85
Days Payable 116.07
SANW's Days Payable is ranked higher than
85% of the 1023 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 45.59 vs. SANW: 116.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SANW' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 67.7 Max: 211.06
Current: 116.07
1.7
211.06

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -13.80
SANW's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. SANW: -13.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SANW' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.8  Med: -25.9 Max: -13.8
Current: -13.8
-31.8
-13.8

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 3.66
SANW's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
73% of the 1418 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. SANW: 3.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
SANW' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.28  Med: 2.8 Max: 37.74
Current: 3.66
1.28
37.74
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.49
SANW's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 1320 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. SANW: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SANW' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.08 Max: 4.23
Current: 0.49
0.36
4.23
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 0.55
SANW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
82% of the 1947 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.41 vs. SANW: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SANW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.4 Max: 17.1
Current: 0.55
0.1
17.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $96.12
EPS (TTM) $ -0.12
Beta-0.91
Short Percentage of Float9.40%
52-Week Range $4.15 - 5.35
Shares Outstanding (Mil)17.96

Analyst Estimate

Jun17 Jun18
Revenue (Mil $) 100 110
EPS ($) 0.10 0.19
EPS without NRI ($) 0.10 0.19
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
S&W Introduces High Yielding Salt Tolerant Alfalfa Seed Variety with Roundup Ready® Technology Apr 03 2017 
S&W Granted Patent for Stevia Variety SW201 for the Fresh and Dry Leaf Market Mar 31 2017 
Michael Price keeps on buying S&W Seed Company Jun 03 2015 
Michael Price Invests in 11 Companies in First Quarter May 19 2015 
Guru Michael Price Continues to Invest in Financial Services Feb 04 2015 

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SANW: Potential sales of Roundup Ready alfalfa could cause a significant boost in margins. Apr 04 2017
S&W Introduces High Yielding Salt Tolerant Alfalfa Seed Variety with Roundup Ready® Technology Apr 03 2017
SANW: Patent granted which opens the gate to commercial sales of Stevia leaf. Mar 31 2017
S&W Granted Patent for Stevia Variety SW201 for the Fresh and Dry Leaf Market Mar 30 2017
S&W Seed Co. :SANW-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : March 16, 2017 Mar 16 2017
SANW: Published stevia study shows enhanced sweetener yield for S&W Seed varietals. Mar 06 2017
S&W Seed Company to Present at the Lytham Partners Virtual Investor Conference on March 9, 2017 at... Mar 06 2017
S&W Contributes to Results of Stevia Study Published by the American Society for Horticulture... Mar 03 2017
SANW: The early retirement of the convertible debentures used to finance the Pioneer acquisition... Mar 02 2017
S&W Seed Company Successfully Completes the Retirement of $27 Million of Convertible Debentures Mar 02 2017
SANW: S&W Seed announces R&D collaboration deal on stevia with major consumer products company. Feb 10 2017
S&W Seed misses 2Q profit forecasts Feb 09 2017
S&W Announces Results for the Second Quarter of Fiscal 2017 Feb 09 2017
S&W Expands into Commercial Hybrid Sunflower Production Market Feb 07 2017
S&W Seed Company Sets Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2017 Conference Call and Earnings Release for... Feb 01 2017
SANW introduces many new varieties of alfalfa into both the dormant and non-dormant market place Feb 01 2017
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