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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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.30
SEED's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
81% of the 1494 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. SEED: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SEED' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 1.81 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.3
Equity to Asset 0.19
SEED's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
90% of the 1460 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. SEED: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SEED' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.21 Max: 0.77
Current: 0.19
0.13
0.77
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: -0.26
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -59.64
SEED's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 1488 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.78 vs. SEED: -59.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SEED' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.09  Med: 2.22 Max: 11
Current: -59.64
-31.09
11
Net-margin (%) -76.23
SEED's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 1492 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. SEED: -76.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SEED' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.35  Med: -2.30 Max: 11.08
Current: -76.23
-33.35
11.08
ROE (%) -39.74
SEED's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 1464 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 6.51 vs. SEED: -39.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SEED' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -109.93  Med: -3.64 Max: 40.38
Current: -39.74
-109.93
40.38
ROA (%) -7.20
SEED's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 1523 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. SEED: -7.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SEED' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.38  Med: -0.86 Max: 14.72
Current: -7.2
-29.38
14.72
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -15.95
SEED's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 1510 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 11.56 vs. SEED: -15.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SEED' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -62.4  Med: 1.41 Max: 120.51
Current: -15.95
-62.4
120.51
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -100.00
SEED's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 1293 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. SEED: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SEED' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -1.70 Max: 12.6
Current: -100
0
12.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -100.00
SEED's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 1096 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. SEED: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SEED' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -26.10 Max: 23.6
Current: -100
0
23.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -100.00
SEED's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 1001 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. SEED: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SEED' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -55.65 Max: -2.7
Current: -100
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Ratios

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history
Forward P/E 18.83
SEED's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
63% of the 763 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 16.56 vs. SEED: 18.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.82
SEED's P/B is ranked higher than
79% of the 1935 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. SEED: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SEED' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 2.82 Max: 10.84
Current: 0.82
0.73
10.84
P/S 1.92
SEED's P/S is ranked higher than
70% of the 1935 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. SEED: 1.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SEED' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 2.21 Max: 13.4
Current: 1.92
0.52
13.4
EV-to-EBIT -8.11
SEED's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1797 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 16.13 vs. SEED: -8.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SEED' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1132.7  Med: -8.65 Max: 747.2
Current: -8.11
-1132.7
747.2
EV-to-EBITDA -8.11
SEED's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1864 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 12.62 vs. SEED: -8.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SEED' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1132.7  Med: -8.65 Max: 747.2
Current: -8.11
-1132.7
747.2
Current Ratio 0.86
SEED's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 1477 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. SEED: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SEED' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.05 Max: 304.43
Current: 0.86
0.83
304.43
Quick Ratio 0.16
SEED's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
99% of the 1476 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. SEED: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SEED' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.34 Max: 304.43
Current: 0.16
0.09
304.43
Days Inventory 2.00
SEED's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
99% of the 1419 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 65.58 vs. SEED: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SEED' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 176.57  Med: 320.28 Max: 599.09
Current: 2
176.57
599.09
Days Sales Outstanding 20.84
SEED's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
68% of the 1084 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 39.44 vs. SEED: 20.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SEED' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 3.42 Max: 6.27
Current: 20.84
0.9
6.27
Days Payable 77.36
SEED's Days Payable is ranked higher than
58% of the 1057 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 43.24 vs. SEED: 77.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SEED' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.74  Med: 6.39 Max: 12.95
Current: 77.36
4.74
12.95

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.27
SEED's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
64% of the 1756 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. SEED: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SEED' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.07  Med: 3.08 Max: 17.84
Current: 1.27
1.07
17.84
Price/Projected FCF 1.01
SEED's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. SEED: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SEED' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 2.27 Max: 818
Current: 1.01
0.93
818
Price/Median PS Value 0.87
SEED's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 1889 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. SEED: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SEED' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.94 Max: 4.41
Current: 0.87
0.27
4.41
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -12.30
SEED's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 1483 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. SEED: -12.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SEED' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 7.20 Max: 14.1
Current: -12.3
0.1
14.1

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $16
EPS $ -0.47
Beta0.25
Short Percentage of Float1.26%
52-Week Range $1.02 - 2.89
Shares Outstanding(Mil)22.81

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Farm Products
Compare:ADM, WLMIY, BRFS, IOIOF, BG » details
Traded in other countries:39O.Germany,
Origin Agritech, Ltd. was incorporated in the British Virgin Islands on February 10, 2005. It is a technology-focused crop seed company serving China. It has sought to broaden its usage and penetration of its innovative plant breeding techniques, modern biotechnology, and innovative information and research management to develop and deliver high-yield seeds to the Chinese farming customer base. The Company's activities include the specialization in the research and development, production, and sales and marketing of crop seeds (corn, rice, cotton and canola) throughout the PRC. It is also actively pursuing the approval of other GM seed products including glyphosate resistant corn and Bt Corn. The Company's focus remains in the production of higher quality seed products, whether proprietary or licensed. It operates its business mainly in China under a legal regime that consists, at the national level, of the State Council, which is the highest authority of the executive branch of the PRC central government, and several ministries and agencies.
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