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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 0.21
NAS:SANW's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
67% of the 1604 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. NAS:SANW: 0.21 )
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: 0.7 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.21
Equity to Asset 0.43
NAS:SANW's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
65% of the 1563 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. NAS:SANW: 0.43 )
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: 0.43
0.24
0.98
Interest Coverage 0.57
NAS:SANW's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
96% of the 1406 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 18.86 vs. NAS:SANW: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:SANW' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 5.1 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.57
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.27
M-Score: -2.40
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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history
Operating margin (%) 2.01
NAS:SANW's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1602 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.43 vs. NAS:SANW: 2.01 )
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: 2.01
-41.14
9.95
Net-margin (%) -1.02
NAS:SANW's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 1604 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. NAS:SANW: -1.02 )
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: -1.02
-22.27
7.66
ROE (%) -1.59
NAS:SANW's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 1561 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 7.76 vs. NAS:SANW: -1.59 )
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: -1.59
-7.17
17.93
ROA (%) -0.71
NAS:SANW's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 1637 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.64 vs. NAS:SANW: -0.71 )
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: -0.71
-5.28
8.59
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 0.39
NAS:SANW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1627 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 13.05 vs. NAS:SANW: 0.39 )
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: 0.39
-18.21
18.94
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 14.70
NAS:SANW's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1380 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. NAS:SANW: 14.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:SANW' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.2  Med: 29.3 Max: 91.2
Current: 14.7
13.2
91.2
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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

SANW Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Michael Price 2,474,722 sh (+91.25%)
Jim Simons 68,000 sh (+56.59%)
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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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Q3 2016

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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Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Farm Products
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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 P/E 42.74
SANW's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
97% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 17.21 vs. SANW: 42.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.21
SANW's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 1537 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. SANW: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SANW' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.45 Max: 2.71
Current: 1.21
0.73
2.71
P/S 0.76
SANW's P/S is ranked higher than
58% of the 1553 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. SANW: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SANW' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.67 Max: 7.91
Current: 0.76
0.57
7.91
POCF 30.65
SANW's POCF is ranked lower than
86% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 11.13 vs. SANW: 30.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
SANW' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.43  Med: 12.42 Max: 367.5
Current: 30.65
2.43
367.5
EV-to-EBIT 644.44
SANW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99% of the 1288 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 15.09 vs. SANW: 644.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SANW' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -554.9  Med: -20 Max: 680.6
Current: 644.44
-554.9
680.6
EV-to-EBITDA 30.77
SANW's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
86% of the 1333 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 11.69 vs. SANW: 30.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SANW' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4940.2  Med: 19.1 Max: 1466.2
Current: 30.77
-4940.2
1466.2
Current Ratio 1.23
SANW's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 1587 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. SANW: 1.23 )
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: 1.23
0.73
39.39
Quick Ratio 0.50
SANW's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 1587 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. SANW: 0.50 )
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: 0.5
0.21
31.12
Days Inventory 185.95
SANW's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
89% of the 1494 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 64.79 vs. SANW: 185.95 )
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: 185.95
111.04
670.31
Days Sales Outstanding 105.07
SANW's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
89% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 40.14 vs. SANW: 105.07 )
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: 105.07
33.2
180.85
Days Payable 177.59
SANW's Days Payable is ranked higher than
92% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 43.67 vs. SANW: 177.59 )
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: 177.59
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 715 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 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/Tangible Book 4.05
SANW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
77% of the 1446 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. SANW: 4.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SANW' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.28  Med: 2.72 Max: 37.74
Current: 4.05
1.28
37.74
Price/Projected FCF 4.23
SANW's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
83% of the 673 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. SANW: 4.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SANW' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.23  Med: 4.59 Max: 4.59
Current: 4.23
4.23
4.59
Price/Median PS Value 0.44
SANW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 1278 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. SANW: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SANW' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.06 Max: 4.1
Current: 0.44
0.35
4.1
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 0.20
SANW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 1585 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. SANW: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SANW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 2.1 Max: 17.1
Current: 0.2
0.1
17.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $96.04
EPS (TTM) $ -0.03
Beta-0.71
Short Percentage of Float10.67%
52-Week Range $3.90 - 5.35
Shares Outstanding (Mil)17.86

Analyst Estimate

Jun17 Jun18
Revenue (Mil $) 100 110
EPS ($) 0.11 0.21
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.11 0.21
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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