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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 242.00
PBSV's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
74% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. PBSV: 242.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PBSV' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.5  Med: 58.33 Max: 242
Current: 242
16.5
242
Equity to Asset 0.93
PBSV's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
96% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. PBSV: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PBSV' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.2  Med: 0.77 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.93
-0.2
0.94
Interest Coverage N/A
PBSV's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
81% of the 661 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.67 vs. PBSV: N/A )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PBSV' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.31  Med: 178.05 Max: N/A
Current: N/A
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 10.31
M-Score: -2.23
WACC vs ROIC
3.96%
10.40%
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 4.45
PBSV's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.95 vs. PBSV: 4.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PBSV' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.45  Med: 17.4 Max: 27.09
Current: 4.45
4.45
27.09
Net-margin (%) 3.75
PBSV's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 748 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.11 vs. PBSV: 3.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PBSV' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.28  Med: 10.76 Max: 16.46
Current: 3.75
3.28
16.46
ROE (%) 3.53
PBSV's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 729 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.86 vs. PBSV: 3.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PBSV' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.53  Med: 38.07 Max: 1588.44
Current: 3.53
3.53
1588.44
ROA (%) 3.26
PBSV's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. PBSV: 3.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PBSV' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.26  Med: 18.59 Max: 36.29
Current: 3.26
3.26
36.29
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 12.17
PBSV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.19 vs. PBSV: 12.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PBSV' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.17  Med: 101.77 Max: 235.75
Current: 12.17
12.17
235.75
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -7.80
PBSV's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 605 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. PBSV: -7.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PBSV' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.5  Med: 9 Max: 40.2
Current: -7.8
-13.5
40.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -29.70
PBSV's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.00 vs. PBSV: -29.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PBSV' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.2  Med: -6.3 Max: 86.4
Current: -29.7
-38.2
86.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -30.30
PBSV's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. PBSV: -30.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PBSV' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.1  Med: -10 Max: 130.1
Current: -30.3
-43.1
130.1
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Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services    NAICS: 541611    SIC: 8742
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Pharma-bio Serv Inc is a compliance and technology transfer services consulting firm. It provides microbiological testing services & chemical testing services and related consulting services.

Pharma-bio Serv Inc., is a Delaware corporation, organized in 2004 under the name Lawrence Consulting Group, Inc. In February 2006, its corporate name was changed to Pharma-Bio Serv, Inc. The Company is a compliance and technology transfer services consulting firm with a laboratory testing facility with headquarters in Puerto Rico, servicing the Puerto Rico, United States and Europe markets. It provides a range of compliance related consulting services. It also provides microbiological testing services and chemical testing services through its laboratory testing facility in Puerto Rico. It also provides information technology consulting services and technical training/seminars. The Company markets its services to pharmaceutical, chemical, biotechnology and medical devices, and allied products companies in Puerto Rico, the United States and Europe. The Company competes with regional, national, and international firms. The Company's laboratory testing facility are regulated under Puerto Rico and U.S. federal laws designed to protect workers and the environment.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 30.00
PBSV's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
71% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.46 vs. PBSV: 30.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PBSV' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.35  Med: 10.34 Max: 30.3
Current: 30
2.35
30.3
PE(NRI) 30.00
PBSV's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
71% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.00 vs. PBSV: 30.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PBSV' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.29  Med: 9.75 Max: 31.25
Current: 30
2.29
31.25
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 22.50
PBSV's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
58% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.83 vs. PBSV: 22.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
PBSV' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.21  Med: 9.72 Max: 255
Current: 22.5
5.21
255
P/B 0.93
PBSV's P/B is ranked higher than
80% of the 717 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. PBSV: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PBSV' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.47 Max: 44.35
Current: 0.93
0.71
44.35
P/S 1.01
PBSV's P/S is ranked higher than
56% of the 720 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. PBSV: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PBSV' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.88 Max: 1.55
Current: 1.01
0.23
1.55
PFCF 225.00
PBSV's PFCF is ranked lower than
98% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.40 vs. PBSV: 225.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PBSV' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.13  Med: 9.58 Max: 510
Current: 225
2.13
510
POCF 14.75
PBSV's POCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.08 vs. PBSV: 14.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PBSV' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.02  Med: 8.37 Max: 71.43
Current: 14.75
2.02
71.43
EV-to-EBIT 7.15
PBSV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
86% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.52 vs. PBSV: 7.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PBSV' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 3.9 Max: 11.4
Current: 7.15
0.2
11.4
EV-to-EBITDA 5.35
PBSV's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
86% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.05 vs. PBSV: 5.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PBSV' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 3.4 Max: 7.3
Current: 5.35
0.2
7.3
PEG 2.69
PBSV's PEG is ranked lower than
62% of the 263 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. PBSV: 2.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
PBSV' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.25 Max: 2.69
Current: 2.69
0.18
2.69
Shiller P/E 8.90
PBSV's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 28.55 vs. PBSV: 8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
PBSV' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.1  Med: 8.8 Max: 10
Current: 8.9
7.1
10
Current Ratio 13.32
PBSV's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 736 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. PBSV: 13.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PBSV' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.18  Med: 3.63 Max: 15.13
Current: 13.32
1.18
15.13
Quick Ratio 13.32
PBSV's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 736 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. PBSV: 13.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PBSV' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.18  Med: 3.63 Max: 15.13
Current: 13.32
1.18
15.13
Days Sales Outstanding 129.61
PBSV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
90% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 58.35 vs. PBSV: 129.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PBSV' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 64.71  Med: 83.17 Max: 149.28
Current: 129.61
64.71
149.28

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -3.50
PBSV's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 435 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. PBSV: -3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PBSV' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.1  Med: -3 Max: 2.2
Current: -3.5
-5.1
2.2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 1.67
PBSV's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
89% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.29 vs. PBSV: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
PBSV' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.48  Med: 4.23 Max: 31
Current: 1.67
1.48
31
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.01
PBSV's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.34 vs. PBSV: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
PBSV' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.86 Max: 18.33
Current: 1.01
0.9
18.33
Price/Tangible Book 0.93
PBSV's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
80% of the 567 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. PBSV: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PBSV' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.45 Max: 53.33
Current: 0.93
0.71
53.33
Price/Projected FCF 0.55
PBSV's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. PBSV: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PBSV' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.58 Max: 0.97
Current: 0.55
0.43
0.97
Price/Median PS Value 1.14
PBSV's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
51% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. PBSV: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PBSV' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.68
Current: 1.14
0.36
1.68
Price/Graham Number 1.07
PBSV's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
66% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. PBSV: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
PBSV' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.8 Max: 6.15
Current: 1.07
0.42
6.15
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 13.98
PBSV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. PBSV: 13.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PBSV' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.8  Med: 25.4 Max: 465
Current: 13.98
8.8
465
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -11.03
PBSV's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 392 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.77 vs. PBSV: -11.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
PBSV' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.4  Med: 23.7 Max: 57.5
Current: -11.03
-13.4
57.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $20.77
EPS (TTM) $ 0.03
Beta0.21
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $0.55 - 1.02
Shares Outstanding (Mil)23.01

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