Switch to:

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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.57
SCIL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
123% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.92 vs. SCIL: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SCIL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.57  Med: 10000.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.57
Equity to Asset -1.50
SCIL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
142% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. SCIL: -1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SCIL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.5  Med: 0.05 Max: 0.82
Current: -1.5
-1.5
0.82
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: -22.09
M-Score: -5.43
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -99.68
SCIL's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
121% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.03 vs. SCIL: -99.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SCIL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -190.38  Med: -18.66 Max: 13.17
Current: -99.68
-190.38
13.17
Net-margin (%) -83.71
SCIL's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
121% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.68 vs. SCIL: -83.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SCIL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -205.77  Med: -19.05 Max: 13.88
Current: -83.71
-205.77
13.88
ROA (%) -41.40
SCIL's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
121% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.76 vs. SCIL: -41.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SCIL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -91.26  Med: -24.13 Max: 26.85
Current: -41.4
-91.26
26.85
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -443.27
SCIL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
122% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.38 vs. SCIL: -443.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SCIL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1568.42  Med: -217.24 Max: 867.32
Current: -443.27
-1568.42
867.32
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -27.60
SCIL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
168% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. SCIL: -27.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SCIL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -27.6  Med: 2.00 Max: 17
Current: -27.6
-27.6
17
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -17.90
SCIL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
219% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. SCIL: -17.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SCIL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -69.4  Med: -17.80 Max: 236.2
Current: -17.9
-69.4
236.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -20.60
SCIL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
247% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. SCIL: -20.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SCIL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -72.5  Med: -20.70 Max: 196.2
Current: -20.6
-72.5
196.2
» SCIL's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SCIL

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

No Entry found in the selected group of Gurus. You can
  • 1. Modify your Personalized List of Gurus, or
  • 2. Click on Premium Premium Tools above to check out all the Gurus, or
  • 3. Click on Premium Plus Premium Plus above for the stocks picks of all the institutional investment advisors (>4000)
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/S 0.14
SCIL's P/S is ranked lower than
123% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. SCIL: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SCIL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.34 Max: 3.42
Current: 0.14
0.1
3.42
Current Ratio 0.47
SCIL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
141% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. SCIL: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SCIL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.13 Max: 5.36
Current: 0.47
0.43
5.36
Quick Ratio 0.47
SCIL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
141% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. SCIL: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SCIL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.13 Max: 5.36
Current: 0.47
0.43
5.36
Days Sales Outstanding 163.79
SCIL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
142% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 32.75 vs. SCIL: 163.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SCIL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 31.72  Med: 57.57 Max: 124.03
Current: 163.79
31.72
124.03

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Median PS Value 0.11
SCIL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
137% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. SCIL: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SCIL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.27 Max: 16.59
Current: 0.11
0.2
16.59
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -144.90
SCIL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
128% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Education & Training Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. SCIL: -144.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SCIL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -144.9  Med: 6.95 Max: 13.8
Current: -144.9
-144.9
13.8

Business Description

Industry: Education » Education & Training Services
Compare:ESI, EDU, WPO, GPX, APOL » details
Scientific Learning Corporation was incorporated in 1995 in the State of California and was reincorporated in 1997 in the State of Delaware. The Company is an education company that accelerates learning by applying proven research on how the brain learns in online and on-premise software solutions. It provides its learning solutions mainly to U.S. K-12 schools in traditional brick-and-mortar, virtual or blended learning settings and also to parents and learning centers, in more than 45 countries around the world. The Company's easy-to-use and easy-to-access web-based platforms are able to effectively deliver individualized learning opportunities to a large number of students simultaneously. Its Fast ForWord and Reading Assistant educational software products are now available on its browser- based SciLEARN Enterprise software platform and its on-demand platform MySciLEARN On Demand. The SciLEARN Enterprise and MySciLEARN platforms meet the needs of institution and district-wide installations by providing scalability, remote access, centralized reporting, asynchronous online professional development, and ease of administration for multiple campuses. The Company's products are available worldwide to educational institutions, speech and language clinics, learning centers and parents. The Company's flagship Fast ForWord family of products was built on the foundation that the learning brain can improve through exercise - the concept of brain fitness. The Fast ForWord products are now web-based, improving ease-of-use, access and overall effectiveness of the products. The Fast ForWord Language products for elementary learners and the Literacy products for adolescent learners build foundational reading and language skills to help districts move below grade level learners to be successful learners in the general classroom. These products include Fast ForWord Language v2, Fast ForWord Language to Reading v2, Fast ForWord Literacy and Fast ForWord Literacy Advanced. The Fast ForWord Reading products build learning capacity through developing cognitive skills using exercises focused on critical 'reading to learn' abilities. The Reading product exercises focus on phonemic awareness, phonics and decoding, spelling, vocabulary, fluency and comprehension. Reading Assistant provides a one-on-one reading tutor for every learner. This unique software combines advanced speech verification technology with scientifically-based interventions to provide help just when a learner needs it, strengthening their reading fluency, vocabulary and comprehension. Progress Tracker, its Internet-based data analysis and reporting tool, analyzes student learning results to provide diagnostic and prescriptive intervention information and allows educators to track and report their students' learning progress. The BrainSpark products are targeted at learners ages five through thirteen who are at or above grade level and want to improve their overall learning potential.

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
FEEDBACK