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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
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history
Cash to Debt 15.11
SCND's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
68% of the 2488 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.04 vs. SCND: 15.11 )
SCND' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 5.27   Max: No Debt
Current: 15.11

Equity to Asset 0.86
SCND's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
94% of the 2478 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. SCND: 0.86 )
SCND' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 0.94
Current: 0.86

0.64
0.94
Interest Coverage 101.40
SCND's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
61% of the 1547 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 76.29 vs. SCND: 101.40 )
SCND' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 7.4   Max: 9999.99
Current: 101.4

7.4
9999.99
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 6.78
M-Score: -2.71
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 7.11
SCND's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 2464 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. SCND: 7.11 )
SCND' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -3.86   Max: 12.27
Current: 7.11

-3.86
12.27
Net-margin (%) 5.55
SCND's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 2465 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. SCND: 5.55 )
SCND' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -10.97   Max: 9.46
Current: 5.55

-10.97
9.46
ROE (%) 7.34
SCND's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 2428 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 5.17 vs. SCND: 7.34 )
SCND' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -22.82   Max: 18.26
Current: 7.34

-22.82
18.26
ROA (%) 6.44
SCND's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 2466 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. SCND: 6.44 )
SCND' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -17.77   Max: 15.51
Current: 6.44

-17.77
15.51
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 22.80
SCND's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 2460 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 10.23 vs. SCND: 22.80 )
SCND' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -15.03   Max: 37.73
Current: 22.8

-15.03
37.73
Revenue Growth (%) -3.00
SCND's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1668 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. SCND: -3.00 )
SCND' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -4.3   Max: 17.4
Current: -3

-4.3
17.4
EBITDA Growth (%) -12.10
SCND's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. SCND: -12.10 )
SCND' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -26.3   Max: 62.3
Current: -12.1

-26.3
62.3
EPS Growth (%) -12.60
SCND's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. SCND: -12.60 )
SCND' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -42.3   Max: 71
Current: -12.6

-42.3
71
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 10.80
SCND's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1771 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 19.30 vs. SCND: 10.80 )
SCND' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.67   Max: 84.25
Current: 10.8

5.67
84.25
P/B 0.90
SCND's P/B is ranked higher than
76% of the 2370 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. SCND: 0.90 )
SCND' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 1.76
Current: 0.9

0.4
1.76
P/S 0.70
SCND's P/S is ranked higher than
62% of the 2534 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. SCND: 0.70 )
SCND' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 1.27
Current: 0.7

0.29
1.27
PFCF 8.90
SCND's PFCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 16.38 vs. SCND: 8.90 )
SCND' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.55   Max: 42.25
Current: 8.9

4.55
42.25
EV-to-EBIT 5.90
SCND's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
92% of the 1925 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 15.73 vs. SCND: 5.90 )
SCND' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 770.1
Current: 5.9

1.1
770.1
Shiller P/E 12.80
SCND's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 25.60 vs. SCND: 12.80 )
SCND' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.97   Max: 25.23
Current: 12.8

4.97
25.23

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.20
SCND's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
63% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. SCND: 2.20 )
SCND' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 5.28
Current: 2.2

1.4
5.28
Dividend Payout 0.24
SCND's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
69% of the 1242 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. SCND: 0.24 )
SCND' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 1.17
Current: 0.24

0.46
1.17
Dividend growth (3y) -20.60
SCND's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
55% of the 616 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. SCND: -20.60 )
SCND' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 8.7
Current: -20.6

0
8.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.75
SCND's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1644 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. SCND: 0.75 )
SCND' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 1.81
Current: 0.75

0.48
1.81
Share Buyback Rate -3.50
SCND's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
60% of the 1229 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. SCND: -3.50 )
SCND' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.3   Max: -6.5
Current: -3.5

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Net Cash 5.50
SCND's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
68% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9.80 vs. SCND: 5.50 )
SCND' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.94   Max: 19.82
Current: 5.5

1.94
19.82
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.90
SCND's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. SCND: 1.90 )
SCND' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 3.25
Current: 1.9

0.8
3.25
Price/Tangible Book 1.20
SCND's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
67% of the 2297 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. SCND: 1.20 )
SCND' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 1.78
Current: 1.2

0.27
1.78
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.80
SCND's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
82% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. SCND: 0.80 )
SCND' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 1.72
Current: 0.8

0.37
1.72
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
SCND's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
52% of the 2361 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. SCND: 1.10 )
SCND' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 2.02
Current: 1.1

0.42
2.02
Price/Graham Number 0.80
SCND's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
73% of the 1701 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. SCND: 0.80 )
SCND' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 2.61
Current: 0.8

0.45
2.61
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 17.00
SCND's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2081 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. SCND: 17.00 )
SCND' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 87.7
Current: 17

0.1
87.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -11.30
SCND's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1318 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. SCND: -11.30 )
SCND' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -14.4   Max: 55.5
Current: -11.3

-14.4
55.5

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Scientific & Technical Instruments
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Scientific Industries, Inc. was incorporated in 1954 under the laws of Delaware Corporation. It is engaged in the design, manufacture, and marketing of standard benchtop laboratory equipment. Its products are used primarily for research purposes by universities, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, clinics, medical device manufacturers, petrochemical companies and other related industries. The Company views its operations as two segments: Benchtop Laboratory Equipment Operations which manufactures and markets standard benchtop laboratory equipment for research in university, hospital and industrial laboratories sold primarily through laboratory equipment distributors and Catalyst Research Instruments Operations which manufactures and markets custom-made catalyst research instruments for universities, government laboratories, and chemical and petrochemical companies. The Company's Benchtop Laboratory Equipment products consist of mixers and disruptors, rotators/rockers, refrigerated incubators and magnetic stirrers. The Vortex-Genie(R) 2 Mixer is the Company's principal product; The Catalyst Research Instrument products are offered through the Company's subsidiary, Altamira. Catalyst Research Instrument products include reactor systems, high throughput systems and micro-activity reactors, Celero(TM) and the PID MA-Reference Reactor. The Company has an operating facility in Bohemia, New York from which its Benchtop Laboratory Equipment Operations are conducted and another in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania from which its Catalyst Research Instruments Operations are conducted. The Company has various proprietary marks, including AMI(TM), BenchCAT(TM), Disruptor Beads(TM), Disruptor Genie(R), Enviro-Genie(R), Genie(TM), MagStirGenie(R), MegaMag Genie(R), MicroPlate Genie(R), MultiMagStir Genie(R), Multi-MicroPlate Genie(R), Orbital- Genie(TM), QuadMag Genie(R), Roto-Shake Genie(R), TurboMix(TM), and Vortex-Genie(R), each of which it considers important to the success of the related product.

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