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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 : 7/10

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Cash to Debt 2.33
SCND's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
69% of the 2889 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. SCND: 2.33 )
SCND' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 2.33   Max: No Debt
Current: 2.33

Equity to Asset 0.80
SCND's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
90% of the 2781 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. SCND: 0.80 )
SCND' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 0.94
Current: 0.8

0.64
0.94
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: 3.75
M-Score: -2.46
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 : 3/10

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Operating margin (%) -10.11
SCND's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 2886 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.68 vs. SCND: -10.11 )
SCND' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -3.86   Max: 12.27
Current: -10.11

-3.86
12.27
Net-margin (%) -7.35
SCND's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 2886 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. SCND: -7.35 )
SCND' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -10.97   Max: 9.46
Current: -7.35

-10.97
9.46
ROE (%) -9.18
SCND's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 2848 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 6.47 vs. SCND: -9.18 )
SCND' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -20.46   Max: 20.38
Current: -9.18

-20.46
20.38
ROA (%) -7.41
SCND's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 2910 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. SCND: -7.41 )
SCND' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -16.51   Max: 17.17
Current: -7.41

-16.51
17.17
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -26.57
SCND's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 2902 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 10.16 vs. SCND: -26.57 )
SCND' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -15.97   Max: 35.58
Current: -26.57

-15.97
35.58
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.40
SCND's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. SCND: 0.40 )
SCND' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -4.3   Max: 17.4
Current: 0.4

-4.3
17.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -35.50
SCND's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1654 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. SCND: -35.50 )
SCND' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -35.5   Max: 62.3
Current: -35.5

-35.5
62.3
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Ratios

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P/B 0.80
SCND's P/B is ranked higher than
87% of the 3177 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. SCND: 0.80 )
SCND' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 1.76
Current: 0.8

0.4
1.76
P/S 0.63
SCND's P/S is ranked higher than
72% of the 3177 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. SCND: 0.63 )
SCND' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 1.27
Current: 0.63

0.29
1.27
Shiller P/E 16.10
SCND's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
92% of the 3177 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SCND: 16.10 )
SCND' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.97   Max: 25.23
Current: 16.1

4.97
25.23
Current Ratio 3.62
SCND's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 2804 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. SCND: 3.62 )
SCND' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.33   Max: 12.9
Current: 3.62

2.33
12.9
Quick Ratio 1.42
SCND's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 2804 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. SCND: 1.42 )
SCND' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.42   Max: 8.51
Current: 1.42

1.42
8.51
Days Inventory 174.66
SCND's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
61% of the 3177 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 79.43 vs. SCND: 174.66 )
SCND' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 58.37   Max: 178.68
Current: 174.66

58.37
178.68
Days Sales Outstanding 38.32
SCND's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
92% of the 3177 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 86.78 vs. SCND: 38.32 )
SCND' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 24.9   Max: 77.18
Current: 38.32

24.9
77.18

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.60
SCND's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
66% of the 1920 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. SCND: 2.60 )
SCND' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 5.44
Current: 2.6

0.88
5.44
Dividend growth (3y) -3.90
SCND's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
66% of the 978 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. SCND: -3.90 )
SCND' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 8.7
Current: -3.9

0
8.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.78
SCND's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1966 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. SCND: 1.78 )
SCND' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 3.72
Current: 1.78

0.6
3.72
Share Buyback Rate -4.50
SCND's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
54% of the 1579 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. SCND: -4.50 )
SCND' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4.3   Max: -6.5
Current: -4.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.70
SCND's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 3177 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SCND: 4.70 )
SCND' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 2.58
Current: 4.7

0.36
2.58
Price/Tangible Book 1.50
SCND's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
71% of the 3177 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. SCND: 1.50 )
SCND' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 2.26
Current: 1.5

0.27
2.26
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.90
SCND's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
91% of the 3177 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SCND: 0.90 )
SCND' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 2.63
Current: 0.9

0.38
2.63
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
SCND's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 3177 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. SCND: 1.00 )
SCND' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 1.99
Current: 1

0.42
1.99
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -17.30
SCND's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
74% of the 2865 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. SCND: -17.30 )
SCND' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -17.3   Max: 87.7
Current: -17.3

-17.3
87.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -31.86
SCND's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1284 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 6.55 vs. SCND: -31.86 )
SCND' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -32.1   Max: 56.8
Current: -31.86

-32.1
56.8

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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