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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 : 2/10

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Cash to Debt 0.44
RIBT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
64% of the 1494 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. RIBT: 0.44 )
RIBT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.44

Equity to Asset 0.31
RIBT's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
52% of the 1493 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. RIBT: 0.31 )
RIBT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -44.77   Max: 0.99
Current: 0.31

-44.77
0.99
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -5.88
M-Score: -3.57
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 : 2/10

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Operating margin (%) -32.29
RIBT's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1510 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.04 vs. RIBT: -32.29 )
RIBT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1924.1   Max: 5.79
Current: -32.29

-1924.1
5.79
Net-margin (%) -67.16
RIBT's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1511 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.16 vs. RIBT: -67.16 )
RIBT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1925.98   Max: 8.76
Current: -67.16

-1925.98
8.76
ROE (%) -145.79
RIBT's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1499 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 8.11 vs. RIBT: -145.79 )
RIBT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -2020.05   Max: 2.44
Current: -145.79

-2020.05
2.44
ROA (%) -44.49
RIBT's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1516 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.13 vs. RIBT: -44.49 )
RIBT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2317.56   Max: 2.16
Current: -44.49

-2317.56
2.16
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -40.89
RIBT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1513 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 14.08 vs. RIBT: -40.89 )
RIBT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -43300   Max: 6.14
Current: -40.89

-43300
6.14
Revenue Growth (%) -4.40
RIBT's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1315 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. RIBT: -4.40 )
RIBT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -59.1   Max: 19.6
Current: -4.4

-59.1
19.6
EBITDA Growth (%) -3.90
RIBT's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 1180 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. RIBT: -3.90 )
RIBT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -60.3   Max: 94.1
Current: -3.9

-60.3
94.1
EPS Growth (%) -7.20
RIBT's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1059 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. RIBT: -7.20 )
RIBT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -50.6   Max: 58.9
Current: -7.2

-50.6
58.9
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Ratios

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P/B 2.40
RIBT's P/B is ranked higher than
63% of the 1611 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. RIBT: 2.40 )
RIBT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.21   Max: 11800
Current: 2.4

2.21
11800
P/S 0.27
RIBT's P/S is ranked higher than
91% of the 1611 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. RIBT: 0.27 )
RIBT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 31.14
Current: 0.27

0.15
31.14
EV-to-EBIT -2.86
RIBT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
52% of the 1611 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.54 vs. RIBT: -2.86 )
RIBT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 180.8   Max: 754.2
Current: -2.86

180.8
754.2
Current Ratio 0.92
RIBT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. RIBT: 0.92 )
RIBT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 51.42
Current: 0.92

0.02
51.42
Quick Ratio 0.73
RIBT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. RIBT: 0.73 )
RIBT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 50.48
Current: 0.73

0.02
50.48

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 5.22
RIBT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
58% of the 1611 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.33 vs. RIBT: 5.22 )
RIBT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 5.37   Max: 22000
Current: 5.22

5.37
22000
Price/Median PS Value 0.16
RIBT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
100% of the 1611 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. RIBT: 0.16 )
RIBT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 11.9
Current: 0.16

0.09
11.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -250.03
RIBT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1099 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.45 vs. RIBT: -250.03 )
RIBT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -13.1   Max: -5.4
Current: -250.03

-13.1
-5.4

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods
Compare:NSRGY, UL, UN, DANOY, GIS » details
RiceBran Technologies was originally incorporated on February 4, 2000, in California as NutraStar Technologies Incorporated. On December 14, 2001, NutraStar Technologies Incorporated effected reorganization with the inactive publicly-held company, Alliance Consumer International, Inc., and the name was changed to NutraStar Incorporated. On October 1, 2003, NutraStar Incorporated changed its name to NutraCea. NutraCea has developed a number of product lines that are currently available for sale in the market through its four divisions, TheraFoods, which provides health food supplements to the retail market; NutraCea, which distributes food supplements through the medical community; NutraGlo, which distributes animal food products; and NutraBeauticals, which develops and markets cosmetics and beauty aids. NutraCea distributes its consumer products through its TheraFoods Nutritional Supplements division. The primary products currently sold through this division are RiSolubles; RiceMucil; CeaFlex; FlexBoost; Cea100; NutraImmune; and StaBran Nutritional Supplements. All the products are currently available in either capsule or powdered form for use as food supplements. NutraCea distributes its medical food products to doctors, clinics and health care providers through its NutraCea Medical Foods division. NutraCea distributes its natural beauty products through its NutraBeauticals Beauty Products division. The principal product sold through this division is NutraBeauticals Skin Cream, a topical emollient containing rice bran oil and other natural products to support the health and improve the appearance of skin. The powdered form can also be used as a food additive in breads, cookies, snacks, beverages, and similar foods. The Company has also developed and currently produces a topical, cream product for arthritic joint and muscle pain. Consumer products are sold directly to consumers through toll-free telephone sales and Internet sales. During fiscal years 2003 and 2002, NTI spent $63,873 and $88,695, respectively, on product research and development.

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