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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 2.13
SOTK's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
70% of the 2631 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. SOTK: 2.13 )
SOTK' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 2.13

Equity to Asset 0.67
SOTK's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
75% of the 2605 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. SOTK: 0.67 )
SOTK' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.85   Max: 0.88
Current: 0.67

-0.85
0.88
Interest Coverage 6.54
SOTK's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
60% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 126.19 vs. SOTK: 6.54 )
SOTK' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 146
Current: 6.54

0.34
146
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 4.59
M-Score: -2.34
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 6.34
SOTK's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 2635 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. SOTK: 6.34 )
SOTK' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -14.32   Max: 17.67
Current: 6.34

-14.32
17.67
Net-margin (%) 4.67
SOTK's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 2635 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. SOTK: 4.67 )
SOTK' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -37.85   Max: 22.42
Current: 4.67

-37.85
22.42
ROE (%) 7.54
SOTK's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 2593 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 5.86 vs. SOTK: 7.54 )
SOTK' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -2650.41   Max: 54.96
Current: 7.54

-2650.41
54.96
ROA (%) 4.95
SOTK's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 2643 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. SOTK: 4.95 )
SOTK' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -65.07   Max: 36.54
Current: 4.95

-65.07
36.54
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 14.97
SOTK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 2638 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9.70 vs. SOTK: 14.97 )
SOTK' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -42.72   Max: 272.54
Current: 14.97

-42.72
272.54
Revenue Growth (%) 2.50
SOTK's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1952 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. SOTK: 2.50 )
SOTK' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -15.8   Max: 20.1
Current: 2.5

-15.8
20.1
EBITDA Growth (%) 5.30
SOTK's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1616 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. SOTK: 5.30 )
SOTK' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -50   Max: 81.7
Current: 5.3

-50
81.7
EPS Growth (%) -9.10
SOTK's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. SOTK: -9.10 )
SOTK' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 91.3
Current: -9.1

0
91.3
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 38.30
SOTK's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
62% of the 2774 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 32.60 vs. SOTK: 38.30 )
SOTK' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.89   Max: 337.5
Current: 38.3

9.89
337.5
P/B 2.41
SOTK's P/B is ranked higher than
52% of the 2774 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. SOTK: 2.41 )
SOTK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.17   Max: 40
Current: 2.41

1.17
40
P/S 1.56
SOTK's P/S is ranked higher than
53% of the 2774 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. SOTK: 1.56 )
SOTK' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 6.9
Current: 1.56

0.73
6.9
EV-to-EBIT 26.04
SOTK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
66% of the 2774 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 23.07 vs. SOTK: 26.04 )
SOTK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -139.5   Max: 6401.6
Current: 26.04

-139.5
6401.6
PEG 2.68
SOTK's PEG is ranked higher than
88% of the 2774 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SOTK: 2.68 )
SOTK' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 2.17   Max: 10.05
Current: 2.68

2.17
10.05
Shiller P/E 52.23
SOTK's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
81% of the 2774 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SOTK: 52.23 )
SOTK' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.67   Max: 170
Current: 52.23

10.67
170
Current Ratio 3.65
SOTK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 2627 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. SOTK: 3.65 )
SOTK' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 8.31
Current: 3.65

0.7
8.31
Quick Ratio 2.58
SOTK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 2627 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. SOTK: 2.58 )
SOTK' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 5.58
Current: 2.58

0.33
5.58

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 111.00
SOTK's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
86% of the 2774 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SOTK: 111.00 )
SOTK' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 7.33   Max: 225
Current: 111

7.33
225
Price/Net Current Asset Value 7.40
SOTK's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 2774 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SOTK: 7.40 )
SOTK' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.23   Max: 64
Current: 7.4

3.23
64
Price/Tangible Book 2.52
SOTK's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
55% of the 2774 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. SOTK: 2.52 )
SOTK' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.4   Max: 21.4
Current: 2.52

1.4
21.4
Price/DCF (Projected) 2.78
SOTK's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
78% of the 2774 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SOTK: 2.78 )
SOTK' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.43   Max: 55
Current: 2.78

1.43
55
Price/Median PS Value 0.83
SOTK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 2774 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. SOTK: 0.83 )
SOTK' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 2.72
Current: 0.83

0.27
2.72
Price/Graham Number 1.94
SOTK's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
66% of the 2774 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. SOTK: 1.94 )
SOTK' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 8.25
Current: 1.94

0.88
8.25
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.80
SOTK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
64% of the 2585 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. SOTK: 3.80 )
SOTK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 9.5
Current: 3.8

0.5
9.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -2.40
SOTK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1706 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. SOTK: -2.40 )
SOTK' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -15.7   Max: 14.6
Current: -2.4

-15.7
14.6

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Scientific & Technical Instruments
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Sono-Tek Corp was incorporated in New York on March 21, 1975. The Company is engaged in the development, manufacture and sale of ultrasonic liquid atomizing nozzles. The Company uses its technology, ultrasonic spray coating, to provide customized coating solutions to a range of industrial manufacturing companies, enabling them to reduce their product costs and to develop new products with superior features and quality. The Company has a distribution relationship with EVS to distribute EVS's line of solder recovery systems and spare parts in the United States and Canada. EVS manufactures the EVS6000, EVS3000 and the EVS1000 solder recovery systems which are used to reclaim solder from the dross which accumulates in the wave-solder equipment of circuit board manufacturers. Its customers include six industries: electronics, advanced energy, medical device, glass, textiles and foods. The Company competes against global and regional manufacturers of nozzles and other products based on price, quality, product features and follow up service.

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