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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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Cash to Debt 0.11
SANW's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
51% of the 1669 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. SANW: 0.11 )
SANW' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.11

Equity to Asset 0.56
SANW's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
73% of the 1655 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. SANW: 0.56 )
SANW' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 0.98
Current: 0.56

0.24
0.98
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.40
M-Score: -1.61
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 : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) -0.28
SANW's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1668 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.94 vs. SANW: -0.28 )
SANW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -41.14   Max: 9.95
Current: -0.28

-41.14
9.95
Net-margin (%) -1.15
SANW's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1669 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.42 vs. SANW: -1.15 )
SANW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -22.27   Max: 7.66
Current: -1.15

-22.27
7.66
ROE (%) -1.08
SANW's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1655 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 8.78 vs. SANW: -1.08 )
SANW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -7.17   Max: 4.42
Current: -1.08

-7.17
4.42
ROA (%) -0.65
SANW's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1681 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.23 vs. SANW: -0.65 )
SANW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5.28   Max: 3.84
Current: -0.65

-5.28
3.84
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -0.32
SANW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1672 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 13.64 vs. SANW: -0.32 )
SANW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -18.21   Max: 11.53
Current: -0.32

-18.21
11.53
Revenue Growth (%) 91.00
SANW's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1474 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. SANW: 91.00 )
SANW' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 13.3   Max: 91
Current: 91

13.3
91
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Q3 2012

SANW Guru Trades in Q3 2012

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Q4 2012

SANW Guru Trades in Q4 2012

Jim Simons 15,300 sh (-9.47%)
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Q1 2013

SANW Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 14,270 sh (-6.73%)
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Jim Simons Sold Out
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Ratios

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P/B 0.85
SANW's P/B is ranked higher than
85% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. SANW: 0.85 )
SANW' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 2.71
Current: 0.85

0.72
2.71
P/S 0.91
SANW's P/S is ranked higher than
72% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. SANW: 0.91 )
SANW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 7.89
Current: 0.91

0.77
7.89
EV-to-EBIT -465.93
SANW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
56% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.11 vs. SANW: -465.93 )
SANW' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -627.7   Max: 94
Current: -465.93

-627.7
94
Current Ratio 1.60
SANW's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 1676 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. SANW: 1.60 )
SANW' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 39.39
Current: 1.6

0.73
39.39
Quick Ratio 0.75
SANW's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 1676 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. SANW: 0.75 )
SANW' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 31.12
Current: 0.75

0.21
31.12

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.36
SANW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
79% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. SANW: 1.36 )
SANW' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.28   Max: 3.24
Current: 1.36

1.28
3.24
Price/Median PS Value 0.41
SANW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. SANW: 0.41 )
SANW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 3.1
Current: 0.41

0.58
3.1
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -0.20
SANW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1645 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. SANW: -0.20 )
SANW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 6.6
Current: -0.2

1.1
6.6

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Farm Products
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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 primarily 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.
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