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Wright Medical Group Inc (NAS:WMGI)
Beneish M-Score
-4.29 (As of Today)

The zones of discrimination for M-Score is as such:

An M-Score of less than -2.22 suggests that the company is not an accounting manipulator.
An M-Score of greater than -2.22 signals that the company is likely an accounting manipulator.

Wright Medical Group Inc has a M-score of -4.29 suggests that the company is not a manipulator.

WMGI' s 10-Year Beneish M-Score Range
Min: -4.29   Max: -1.15
Current: -4.29

-4.29
-1.15

During the past 13 years, the highest Beneish M-Score of Wright Medical Group Inc was -1.15. The lowest was -4.29. And the median was -2.66.


Definition

The M-score was created by Professor Messod Beneish. Instead of measuring the bankruptcy risk (Z-Score) or business trend (F-Score), M-score can be used to detect the risk of earnings manipulation. This is the original research paper on M-score.

The M-Score Variables:

The M-score of Wright Medical Group Inc for today is based on a combination of the following eight different indices:

M=-4.84+0.92 * DSRI+0.528 * GMI+0.404 * AQI+0.892 * SGI+0.115 * DEPI
=-4.84+0.92 * 0.4239+0.528 * 1.0194+0.404 * 1.0482+0.892 * 1.1819+0.115 * 0.8597
-0.172 * SGAI+4.679 * TATA-0.327 * LVGI
-0.172 * 1.264+4.679 * -0.2938-0.327 * 1.1164
=-4.29

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

This Year (Mar14) TTM:Last Year (Mar13) TTM:
Accounts Receivable was $50.8 Mil.
Revenue was 71.062 + 67.824 + 57.641 + 60.572 = $257.1 Mil.
Gross Profit was 53.645 + 50.401 + 43.604 + 46.008 = $193.7 Mil.
Total Current Assets was $541.9 Mil.
Total Assets was $1,023.8 Mil.
Property, Plant and Equipment(Net PPE) was $75.6 Mil.
Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization(DDA) was $30.1 Mil.
Selling, General & Admin. Expense(SGA) was $248.7 Mil.
Total Current Liabilities was $110.5 Mil.
Long-Term Debt was $273.3 Mil.
Net Income was -30.42 + -135.029 + -130.02 + -17.331 = $-312.8 Mil.
Non Operating Income was -15.286 + 2.552 + 64.019 + -4.577 = $46.7 Mil.
Cash Flow from Operations was -27.24 + -42.322 + -0.034 + 10.923 = $-58.7 Mil.
Accounts Receivable was $101.4 Mil.
Revenue was 56.293 + 58.38 + 50.888 + 51.964 = $217.5 Mil.
Gross Profit was 42.596 + 45.058 + 39.184 + 40.185 = $167.0 Mil.
Total Current Assets was $619.8 Mil.
Total Assets was $1,215.7 Mil.
Property, Plant and Equipment(Net PPE) was $135.6 Mil.
Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization(DDA) was $44.0 Mil.
Selling, General & Admin. Expense(SGA) was $166.5 Mil.
Total Current Liabilities was $147.5 Mil.
Long-Term Debt was $260.6 Mil.



1. DSRI = Days Sales in Receivables Index

Measured as the ratio of days’ sales in receivables in year t to year t-1.

A large increase in DSR could be indicative of revenue inflation.

DSRI=(Receivables_t / Revenue_t) / (Receivables_t-1 / Revenue_t-1)
=(50.778 / 257.099) / (101.35 / 217.525)
=0.19750369 / 0.46592346
=0.4239

2. GMI = Gross Margin Index

Measured as the ratio of gross margin in year t-1 to gross margin in year t.

Gross margin has deteriorated when this index is above 1. A firm with poorer prospects is more likely to manipulate earnings.

GMI=GrossMargin_t-1 / GrossMargin_t
=(GrossProfit_t-1 / Revenue_t-1) / (GrossProfit_t / Revenue_t)
=(50.401 / 217.525) / (53.645 / 257.099)
=0.76783358 / 0.75324291
=1.0194

3. AQI = Asset Quality Index

AQI is the ratio of asset quality in year t to year t-1.

Asset quality is measured as the ratio of non-current assets other than plant, property and equipment to total assets.

AQI=(1 - (CurrentAssets_t + PPE_t) / TotalAssets_t) / (1 - (CurrentAssets_t-1 + PPE_t-1) / TotalAssets_t-1)
=(1 - (541.902 + 75.601) / 1023.849) / (1 - (619.832 + 135.607) / 1215.747)
=0.39688079 / 0.37862154
=1.0482

4. SGI = Sales Growth Index

Ratio of sales in year t to sales in year t-1.

Sales growth is not itself a measure of manipulation. However, growth companies are likely to find themselves under pressure to manipulate in order to keep up appearances.

SGI=Sales_t / Sales_t-1
=Revenue_t / Revenue_t-1
=257.099 / 217.525
=1.1819

5. DEPI = Depreciation Index

Measured as the ratio of the rate of depreciation in year t-1 to the corresponding rate in year t.

DEPI greater than 1 indicates that assets are being depreciated at a slower rate. This suggests that the firm might be revising useful asset life assumptions upwards, or adopting a new method that is income friendly.

DEPI=(Depreciation_t-1 / (Depreciaton_t-1 + PPE_t-1)) / (Depreciation_t / (Depreciaton_t + PPE_t))
=(44.003 / (44.003 + 135.607)) / (30.132 / (30.132 + 75.601))
=0.24499193 / 0.28498198
=0.8597

6. SGAI = Sales, General and Administrative expenses Index

The ratio of SGA expenses in year t relative to year t-1.

SGA expenses index > 1 means that the company is becoming less efficient in generate sales.

SGAI=(SGA_t / Sales_t) / (SGA_t-1 /Sales_t-1)
=(248.724 / 257.099) / (166.481 / 217.525)
=0.967425 / 0.76534191
=1.264

7. LVGI = Leverage Index

The ratio of total debt to total assets in year t relative to yeat t-1.

An LVGI > 1 indicates an increase$sgai= in leverage

LVGI=((LTD_t + CurrentLiabilities_t) / TotalAssets_t) / ((LTD_t-1 + CurrentLiabilities_t-1) / TotalAssets_t-1)
=((273.271 + 110.453) / 1023.849) / ((260.645 + 147.504) / 1215.747)
=0.37478574 / 0.3357187
=1.1164

8. TATA = Total Accruals to Total Assets

Total accruals calculated as the change in working capital accounts other than cash less depreciation.

TATA=(IncomefromContinuingOperations_t - CashFlowsfromOperations_t) / TotalAssets_t
=(NetIncome_t - NonOperatingIncome_t - CashFlowsfromOperations_t) / TotalAssets_t
=(-312.8 - 46.708 - -58.673) / 1023.849
=-0.2938

An M-Score of less than -2.22 suggests that the company will not be a manipulator. An M-Score of greater than -2.22 signals that the company is likely to be a manipulator.

Wright Medical Group Inc has a M-score of -4.29 suggests that the company will not be a manipulator.


Related Terms

Altman Z-Score, Piotroski F-Score, Accounts Receivable, Revenue, Gross Profit, Total Current Assets, Total Assets, Property, Plant and Equipment, Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization, Selling, General & Admin. Expense, Total Current Liabilities, Long-Term Debt, Net Income, Non Operating Income, Cash Flow from Operations


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

Wright Medical Group Inc Annual Data

Dec04Dec05Dec06Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13
DSRI 0.92420.93331.10551.01311.01190.95190.97280.95080.75511.2974
GMI 1.01471.00640.99920.99841.00411.02361.00041.00780.88981.0281
AQI 0.71740.81711.30461.12240.99320.99441.11960.94412.19311.5722
SGI 1.19531.07261.0621.14141.20341.04721.06450.98840.41741.1318
DEPI 0.89741.08130.94761.0561.13790.89061.0950.9190.41151.5633
SGAI 0.98471.02241.08331.02790.96140.98810.98091.08041.19391.3567
LVGI 0.85760.89630.82772.78240.97350.94750.95910.88991.09181.1039
TATA -0.03710.0431-0.042-0.03450.0079-0.0875-0.0731-0.082-0.0613-0.3029
M-score -2.62-2.31-2.37-3.04-2.22-2.87-2.71-2.92-3.22-3.29

Wright Medical Group Inc Quarterly Data

Dec11Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14
DSRI 0.95080.98171.19321.45910.56162.3070.71140.57561.74450.4239
GMI 1.00781.01861.00270.97590.9280.89460.91260.93870.98571.0194
AQI 0.94410.9591.03341.56482.19313.25223.70942.02341.57221.0482
SGI 0.98840.96390.80260.67960.56120.43140.53370.65350.84181.1819
DEPI 0.9190.88080.85320.85060.41150.90760.47990.51291.56330.8597
SGAI 1.08041.10511.15961.05691.11141.29021.28471.46081.45741.264
LVGI 0.88990.91510.91071.01881.09181.0611.14631.02761.10391.1164
TATA -0.0695-0.075-0.0849-0.0609-0.0611-0.0297-0.0306-0.2004-0.3029-0.2938
M-score -2.87-2.89-2.88-2.45-3.23-1.15-2.41-3.88-3.18-4.29
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