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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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
SRMC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 2637 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. SRMC: No Debt )
SRMC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.43   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.84
SRMC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
93% of the 2606 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. SRMC: 0.84 )
SRMC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 0.88
Current: 0.84

0.72
0.88
Interest Coverage No Debt
SRMC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
74% of the 1631 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 116.41 vs. SRMC: No Debt )
SRMC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 52   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

52
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 9.06
M-Score: -2.37
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 : 8/10

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Operating margin (%) 4.35
SRMC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 2640 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. SRMC: 4.35 )
SRMC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -5.39   Max: 12.09
Current: 4.35

-5.39
12.09
Net-margin (%) 2.70
SRMC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 2640 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. SRMC: 2.70 )
SRMC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3.09   Max: 7.38
Current: 2.7

-3.09
7.38
ROE (%) 5.94
SRMC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 2602 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 5.78 vs. SRMC: 5.94 )
SRMC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -6.96   Max: 20.61
Current: 5.94

-6.96
20.61
ROA (%) 5.03
SRMC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 2648 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. SRMC: 5.03 )
SRMC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5.53   Max: 15.84
Current: 5.03

-5.53
15.84
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 16.93
SRMC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 2643 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9.70 vs. SRMC: 16.93 )
SRMC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -16.17   Max: 105.68
Current: 16.93

-16.17
105.68
Revenue Growth (%) 13.10
SRMC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1951 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. SRMC: 13.10 )
SRMC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -4.2   Max: 19.7
Current: 13.1

-4.2
19.7
EBITDA Growth (%) 26.00
SRMC's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1587 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. SRMC: 26.00 )
SRMC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 54.2
Current: 26

0
54.2
EPS Growth (%) 29.40
SRMC's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1419 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. SRMC: 29.40 )
SRMC' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -20.6   Max: 81.7
Current: 29.4

-20.6
81.7
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 30.00
SRMC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
66% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 31.90 vs. SRMC: 30.00 )
SRMC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.56   Max: 203.57
Current: 30

10.56
203.57
P/B 1.80
SRMC's P/B is ranked higher than
59% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. SRMC: 1.80 )
SRMC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.25   Max: 7.29
Current: 1.8

1.25
7.29
P/S 0.80
SRMC's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. SRMC: 0.80 )
SRMC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 2.52
Current: 0.8

0.56
2.52
PFCF 50.00
SRMC's PFCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SRMC: 50.00 )
SRMC' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 7   Max: 95
Current: 50

7
95
EV-to-EBIT 14.75
SRMC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
72% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 23.53 vs. SRMC: 14.75 )
SRMC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -829.1   Max: 66.2
Current: 14.75

-829.1
66.2
PEG 0.75
SRMC's PEG is ranked higher than
93% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SRMC: 0.75 )
SRMC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 1.68
Current: 0.75

0.38
1.68
Shiller P/E 16.80
SRMC's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SRMC: 16.80 )
SRMC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 16.56   Max: 285
Current: 16.8

16.56
285
Current Ratio 5.95
SRMC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 2630 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. SRMC: 5.95 )
SRMC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 3.1   Max: 8.4
Current: 5.95

3.1
8.4
Quick Ratio 3.88
SRMC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 2630 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. SRMC: 3.88 )
SRMC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.81   Max: 5.8
Current: 3.88

1.81
5.8

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.70
SRMC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
69% of the 1726 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. SRMC: 2.70 )
SRMC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 2.68
Current: 2.7

0.63
2.68
Dividend Payout 0.81
SRMC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
64% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9.95 vs. SRMC: 0.81 )
SRMC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 1
Current: 0.81

0.2
1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.70
SRMC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1780 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. SRMC: 2.70 )
SRMC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 2.68
Current: 2.7

0.63
2.68
Share Buyback Rate 4.00
SRMC's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 1489 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. SRMC: 4.00 )
SRMC' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5   Max: -2.3
Current: 4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 9.40
SRMC's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
92% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SRMC: 9.40 )
SRMC' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 7.37   Max: 97.5
Current: 9.4

7.37
97.5
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.00
SRMC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SRMC: 3.00 )
SRMC' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.43   Max: 23.96
Current: 3

1.43
23.96
Price/Tangible Book 1.80
SRMC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
63% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. SRMC: 1.80 )
SRMC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.61   Max: 9.58
Current: 1.8

0.61
9.58
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.10
SRMC's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
88% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SRMC: 1.10 )
SRMC' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 12.67
Current: 1.1

0.92
12.67
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
SRMC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. SRMC: 0.70 )
SRMC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 4.11
Current: 0.7

0.24
4.11
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.50
SRMC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SRMC: 1.50 )
SRMC' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 20.56
Current: 1.5

0.47
20.56
Price/Graham Number 1.50
SRMC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
69% of the 2783 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. SRMC: 1.50 )
SRMC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 5.29
Current: 1.5

0.92
5.29
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.80
SRMC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
71% of the 2592 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. SRMC: 6.80 )
SRMC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 19.7
Current: 6.8

1.5
19.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 23.62
SRMC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1722 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. SRMC: 23.62 )
SRMC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -1.4   Max: 34.3
Current: 23.62

-1.4
34.3

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Scientific & Technical Instruments
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Sierra Monitor was incorporated in 1978 in California. The Company designs, manufactures and sells electronic safety and environmental instrumentation. The Company's protocol translator product lines enable communication between disparate electronic systems overcoming protocol language barriers. By enabling communication between central building automation systems and many electronic subsystems, such as fire panels, chillers and air handlers, the Company assists with the integration of energy saving systems. The Company's products improve the safety of workers while contributing to climate and natural resource protection. The Company's hazardous gas detection systems can be found in various applications including U.S Navy ships, wastewater treatment facilities, refineries, offshore oil platforms, chemical plants, alternate fuel vehicle maintenance facilities, parking garages and underground telephone vaults providing 24/7 protection of personnel and facilities. The Company, in its Protocol Gateways, by delivering data on multiple communication platforms, including serial, Ethernet, Lonworks and fieldbus utilizing protocols from a library of over 100 protocol drivers, makes it possible for data to be accessed at appropriate levels, including automation controllers, network operations centers, control rooms and remote locations. It also supplies microprocessor-based environment control products to the telecommunications industry. The control products are used to monitor temperature, gas, smoke and other environmental and security conditions in remote structures such as broadband distribution nodes, fiber optic booster stations and cell-tower site buildings.
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