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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 2.40
SYMX's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
64% of the 1088 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.83 vs. SYMX: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SYMX' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 5.04 Max: No Debt
Current: 2.4
Equity to Asset 0.79
SYMX's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
86% of the 978 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. SYMX: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SYMX' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 0.87 Max: 0.91
Current: 0.79
0.7
0.91
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: -0.54
M-Score: -3.45
WACC vs ROIC
4.11%
-34.39%
WACC
ROIC
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 (%) -148.86
SYMX's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 1064 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.52 vs. SYMX: -148.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SYMX' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8555.18  Med: -432.49 Max: -77.96
Current: -148.86
-8555.18
-77.96
Net-margin (%) -151.05
SYMX's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.45 vs. SYMX: -151.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SYMX' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8366.46  Med: -446.95 Max: -81.36
Current: -151.05
-8366.46
-81.36
ROE (%) -28.16
SYMX's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 1054 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.85 vs. SYMX: -28.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SYMX' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -179.62  Med: -23.61 Max: -15.3
Current: -28.16
-179.62
-15.3
ROA (%) -22.28
SYMX's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 1091 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.93 vs. SYMX: -22.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SYMX' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -161.23  Med: -20.81 Max: -13.41
Current: -22.28
-161.23
-13.41
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -162.52
SYMX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 1084 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.45 vs. SYMX: -162.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SYMX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -53110  Med: -66.95 Max: -41.58
Current: -162.52
-53110
-41.58
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 50.60
SYMX's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 946 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. SYMX: 50.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SYMX' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 8.2 Max: 175.5
Current: 50.6
0
175.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 13.10
SYMX's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 836 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. SYMX: 13.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SYMX' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.3  Med: -12.2 Max: 43.6
Current: 13.1
-31.3
43.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 8.60
SYMX's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. SYMX: 8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SYMX' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.3  Med: -9.8 Max: 46.7
Current: 8.6
-26.3
46.7
» SYMX's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-12)


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Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals
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Traded in other countries:3KB.Germany,
Synthesis Energy Sys Inc is an energy and gasification technology company that provides proprietary gasification technology systems and solutions to the energy and chemical industries.

Synthesis Energy Sys Inc was founded on November 4, 2003 and incorporated in Delaware. The Company is an energy and gasification technology company that provides proprietary gasification technology systems and solutions to the energy and chemical industries. Its gasification technology is a flexible, efficient and economic technology for the production of synthesis gas, or syngas, a mixture of hydrogen, carbon monoxide and methane. Its business is to create value by supplying its proprietary gasification technology, equipment and services into projects where these lower cost feedstocks can be profitably converted into clean syngas, which can then be used to produce a variety of high value energy and chemical products. The Company's segments include SES China, Technology Licensing and Related Services, and Corporate. The SES China reporting segment includes all of the assets and operations and related administrative costs for China including initial closing costs relating to its joint ventures. The Technology Licensing and Related Services reporting segment includes all of the Company's current operating activities outside of China. The Corporate reporting segment includes the executive and administrative expenses of the corporate office in Houston.

Ratios

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P/B 2.09
SYMX's P/B is ranked lower than
55% of the 969 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. SYMX: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SYMX' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.86 Max: 6.67
Current: 2.09
0.15
6.67
P/S 10.00
SYMX's P/S is ranked lower than
93% of the 1043 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. SYMX: 10.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SYMX' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.34  Med: 9.03 Max: 11020
Current: 10
2.34
11020
Current Ratio 1.28
SYMX's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. SYMX: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SYMX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 2.53 Max: 10.91
Current: 1.28
0.5
10.91
Quick Ratio 1.27
SYMX's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 951 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. SYMX: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SYMX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 2.53 Max: 10.84
Current: 1.27
0.5
10.84
Days Inventory 23.96
SYMX's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
89% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 65.49 vs. SYMX: 23.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SYMX' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.6  Med: 18.68 Max: 39.3
Current: 23.96
5.6
39.3
Days Sales Outstanding 0.97
SYMX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
99% of the 793 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 60.60 vs. SYMX: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SYMX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 65.08 Max: 231.47
Current: 0.97
0.97
231.47

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -18.00
SYMX's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. SYMX: -18.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SYMX' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25  Med: -12.9 Max: -1.9
Current: -18
-25
-1.9

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 41.33
SYMX's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
84% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 13.36 vs. SYMX: 41.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
SYMX' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 6.92 Max: 95
Current: 41.33
0.4
95
Price/Net Current Asset Value 17.71
SYMX's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
78% of the 480 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.75 vs. SYMX: 17.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
SYMX' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 5.55 Max: 52
Current: 17.71
0.38
52
Price/Tangible Book 2.13
SYMX's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
53% of the 924 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. SYMX: 2.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SYMX' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.91 Max: 6.89
Current: 2.13
0.24
6.89
Price/Median PS Value 1.11
SYMX's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 974 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. SYMX: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SYMX' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.01 Max: 880
Current: 1.11
0.36
880
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -15.80
SYMX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 1070 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. SYMX: -15.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SYMX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.8  Med: 71.9 Max: 8874.9
Current: -15.8
-15.8
8874.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $10.14
EPS (TTM) $ -0.16
Beta0.31
Short Percentage of Float1.45%
52-Week Range $0.48 - 1.45
Shares Outstanding (Mil)86.96
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