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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
Equity to Asset 0.52
PESI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
73% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 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: 2
Z-Score: -1.11
M-Score: -4.12
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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history
Operating margin (%) -63.21
PESI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.84 vs. PESI: -63.21 )
PESI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -46   Max: 10.69
Current: -63.21

-46
10.69
Net-margin (%) -65.72
PESI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. PESI: -65.72 )
PESI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -48.35   Max: 10.41
Current: -65.72

-48.35
10.41
ROE (%) -60.28
PESI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. PESI: -60.28 )
PESI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -73.09   Max: 14.24
Current: -60.28

-73.09
14.24
ROA (%) -33.84
PESI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. PESI: -33.84 )
PESI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -31.11   Max: 7.71
Current: -33.84

-31.11
7.71
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -111.09
PESI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9.99 vs. PESI: -111.09 )
PESI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -104.62   Max: 24.72
Current: -111.09

-104.62
24.72
Revenue Growth (%) -9.60
PESI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. PESI: -9.60 )
PESI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -18.6   Max: 20
Current: -9.6

-18.6
20
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PESI Guru Trades in Q1 2013

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PESI Guru Trades in Q1 2014

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Ratios

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P/B 1.00
PESI's P/B is ranked higher than
86% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. PESI: 1.00 )
PESI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 2.77
Current: 1

0.25
2.77
P/S 0.80
PESI's P/S is ranked higher than
80% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. PESI: 0.80 )
PESI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 3.88
Current: 0.8

0.21
3.88
EV-to-EBIT -1.64
PESI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
53% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 33.35 vs. PESI: -1.64 )
PESI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.2   Max: 301.4
Current: -1.64

4.2
301.4
Current Ratio 0.83
PESI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. PESI: 0.83 )
PESI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 1.65
Current: 0.83

0.4
1.65
Quick Ratio 0.81
PESI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. PESI: 0.81 )
PESI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 1.62
Current: 0.81

0.39
1.62

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.02
PESI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
87% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.11 vs. PESI: 1.02 )
PESI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 612.25
Current: 1.02

0.6
612.25
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.68
PESI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
93% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PESI: 0.68 )
PESI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 11.28
Current: 0.68

0.17
11.28
Price/Median PS Value 0.77
PESI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. PESI: 0.77 )
PESI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 3.43
Current: 0.77

0.21
3.43
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.90
PESI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
53% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. PESI: 0.90 )
PESI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 23.6
Current: 0.9

0.3
23.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 10.64
PESI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
82% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.44 vs. PESI: 10.64 )
PESI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -23.7   Max: 31.1
Current: 10.64

-23.7
31.1

Business Description

Industry: Waste Management » Waste Management
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Traded in other countries:PFX1.Germany
Perma-Fix Environmental Services, Inc. is incorporated in the state of Delaware in December of 1990. It is an international environmental and technology know-how company. It provides Treatment, storage, processing and disposal of mixed waste non-nuclear hazardous waste, nuclear low level, and higher activity radioactive wastes; Research and development activities to identify, develop and implement innovative waste processing techniques for problematic waste streams; On-site waste management services to commercial and government customers; Technical services which includes health physic 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; and Instrumentation and measurement technologies. The Company has two operating segments treatment segment & services segmentwhich include, the Industrial, the Nuclear, and the Consulting Engineering Services. Industrial waste management services include off-site waste storage, treatment, processing and disposal services of hazardous and non-hazardous waste. It services research institutions, commercial companies, public utilities, and governmental agencies nationwide, including the U.S. Department of Energy ('DOE') and U.S. Department of Defense ('DOD'). The distribution channels for its services are through direct sales to customers or via intermediaries. The distribution channels for its services are through direct sales to customers or via intermediaries. It competes with facilities operated by national, regional and independent environmental services firms located within a several hundred-mile radius of its facilities. It is subject to extensive, evolving and increasingly stringent federal, state, and local environmental laws and regulations.
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