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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 0.14
PESI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
53% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. PESI: 0.14 )
PESI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: 1.91
Current: 0.14

0
1.91
Equity to Asset 0.52
PESI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
73% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. PESI: 0.52 )
PESI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 0.63
Current: 0.52

0.27
0.63
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -0.77
M-Score: -4.55
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 (%) -59.58
PESI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. PESI: -59.58 )
PESI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -46   Max: 10.69
Current: -59.58

-46
10.69
Net-margin (%) -63.34
PESI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. PESI: -63.34 )
PESI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -48.35   Max: 10.41
Current: -63.34

-48.35
10.41
ROE (%) -63.60
PESI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. PESI: -63.60 )
PESI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -73.09   Max: 14.24
Current: -63.6

-73.09
14.24
ROA (%) -34.12
PESI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. PESI: -34.12 )
PESI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -31.11   Max: 7.71
Current: -34.12

-31.11
7.71
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -109.98
PESI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 6.59 vs. PESI: -109.98 )
PESI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -104.62   Max: 24.72
Current: -109.98

-104.62
24.72
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -9.60
PESI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. PESI: -9.60 )
PESI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -18.6   Max: 20
Current: -9.6

-18.6
20
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

PESI Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 28,900 sh (-40.53%)
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Q2 2013

PESI Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q1 2014

PESI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 13,600 sh (New)
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PESI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

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Ratios

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P/B 1.07
PESI's P/B is ranked higher than
81% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. PESI: 1.07 )
PESI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 2.77
Current: 1.07

0.25
2.77
P/S 0.94
PESI's P/S is ranked higher than
71% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. PESI: 0.94 )
PESI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 3.88
Current: 0.94

0.21
3.88
EV-to-EBIT -1.97
PESI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
65% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 46.19 vs. PESI: -1.97 )
PESI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -404.5   Max: 301.4
Current: -1.97

-404.5
301.4
Current Ratio 0.99
PESI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. PESI: 0.99 )
PESI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 1.65
Current: 0.99

0.4
1.65
Quick Ratio 0.97
PESI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. PESI: 0.97 )
PESI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 1.62
Current: 0.97

0.39
1.62

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.14
PESI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
85% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. PESI: 1.14 )
PESI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 612.25
Current: 1.14

0.6
612.25
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.71
PESI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
92% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 43.92 vs. PESI: 0.71 )
PESI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 10.91
Current: 0.71

0.17
10.91
Price/Median PS Value 0.97
PESI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. PESI: 0.97 )
PESI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 3.46
Current: 0.97

0.21
3.46
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -50.80
PESI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
61% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. PESI: -50.80 )
PESI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 23.6
Current: -50.8

0.3
23.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 9.64
PESI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
76% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.28 vs. PESI: 9.64 )
PESI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -35.9   Max: 34.9
Current: 9.64

-35.9
34.9

Business Description

Industry: Waste Management » Waste Management
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Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc., a Delaware corporation incorporated in December of 1990. The Company is an environmental and technology know-how company. The Company provides treatment, storage, processing and disposal of mixed waste, which is waste that contains both low-level radioactive and hazardous waste, non-nuclear hazardous waste, nuclear low level, and higher activity radioactive wastes; research and development activities to identify, develop and implement waste processing techniques for problematic waste streams; on-site waste management services to commercial and government customers; technical services which includes; health physics and radiological control technician services; safety and industrial hygiene services; staff augmentation services providing consulting, engineering, project management, waste management, environmental, and decontamination and decommissioning field personal, technical personnel, and management and services to commercial and government customers; and consulting engineering services including air, water, and hazardous waste permitting, air, soil, and water sampling, compliance reporting, emission reduction strategies, compliance auditing, and various compliance and training activities; nuclear services which includes: technology-based services including engineering, decontamination and decommissioning, specialty services and construction, logistics, transportation, processing and disposal and remediation of nuclear licensed and federal facilities and the remediation cleanup of nuclear legacy sites; and instrumentation and measurement technologies. It service research institutions, commercial companies, public utilities, and governmental agencies in various regions, including the U.S. Department of Energy and U.S. Department of Defense. The distribution channels for its services are through direct sales to customers or via intermediaries. The Company operates its business in two reportable segments; Treatment and Services. Its Treatment segment includes; nuclear, low-level radioactive, mixed, hazardous and non-hazardous waste treatment, processing and disposal services primarily through four uniquely licensed, Nuclear Regulatory Commission or state equivalent, and permitted Environmental Protection Agency or state equivalent. The presence of nuclear and low-level radioactive constituents within the waste streams processed by this segment creates different operational, processing and permitting/licensing requirements. Its Services segment includes on-site waste management services to commercial and government customers; Technical services such as professional radiological measurement and site survey of large government and commercial installations using advanced methods, technology and engineering; integrated Occupational Safety and Health services including industrial hygiene assessments; hazardous materials surveys; health & safety plan/program development; A Company owned equipment
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