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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
APDN's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. APDN: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
APDN' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.74 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.77
APDN's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
85% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. APDN: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
APDN' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.04  Med: -0.16 Max: 0.89
Current: 0.77
-8.04
0.89
Piotroski F-Score: 2
Altman Z-Score: -18.19
Beneish M-Score: -4.05
WACC vs ROIC
-12.09%
-226.45%
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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % -236.35
APDN's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
98% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.92 vs. APDN: -236.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
APDN' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10279.51  Med: -487.93 Max: -87.19
Current: -236.35
-10279.51
-87.19
Net Margin % -236.90
APDN's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
98% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. APDN: -236.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
APDN' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10905.74  Med: -629.75 Max: 1337.29
Current: -236.9
-10905.74
1337.29
ROE % -119.29
APDN's ROE % is ranked lower than
95% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.85 vs. APDN: -119.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
APDN' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -830.18  Med: -436.21 Max: -106.19
Current: -119.29
-830.18
-106.19
ROA % -87.20
APDN's ROA % is ranked lower than
98% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. APDN: -87.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
APDN' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -541.78  Med: -307.08 Max: 235.24
Current: -87.2
-541.78
235.24
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -367.39
APDN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
97% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.29 vs. APDN: -367.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
APDN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -88962.5  Med: -3291.28 Max: 13494.74
Current: -367.39
-88962.5
13494.74
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 0.60
APDN's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
61% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. APDN: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
APDN' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -8.7 Max: 111.8
Current: 0.6
0
111.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -16.80
APDN's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
83% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. APDN: -16.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
APDN' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -42.45 Max: 1.6
Current: -16.8
0
1.6
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -30.40
APDN's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
90% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. APDN: -30.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
APDN' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -24.5 Max: 353.1
Current: -30.4
0
353.1
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Business Description

Industry: Consulting & Outsourcing » Security & Protection Services    NAICS: 561621    SIC: 7382
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Traded in other countries:UDJN.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Applied DNA Sciences Inc is a provider of botanical DNA-based security and authentication solutions which protects products, intellectual property of companies, counterfeiting, fraud and diversion.

Applied DNA Sciences Inc is a provider of botanical DNA-based security and authentication solutions which protects products, intellectual property of companies, counterfeiting, fraud and diversion.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PB Ratio 7.80
APDN's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. APDN: 7.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
APDN' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.35  Med: 9.97 Max: 337.39
Current: 7.8
3.35
337.39
PS Ratio 11.14
APDN's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. APDN: 11.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
APDN' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.85  Med: 27.57 Max: 2700
Current: 11.14
4.85
2700
EV-to-EBIT -4.87
APDN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.95 vs. APDN: -4.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
APDN' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.7  Med: -3.9 Max: 10.9
Current: -4.87
-34.7
10.9
EV-to-EBITDA -5.14
APDN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.41 vs. APDN: -5.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
APDN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.8  Med: -4.2 Max: 17.3
Current: -5.14
-25.8
17.3
EV-to-Revenue 11.50
APDN's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
95% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. APDN: 11.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
APDN' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.6  Med: 32.5 Max: 2089.8
Current: 11.5
4.6
2089.8
Current Ratio 3.39
APDN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. APDN: 3.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
APDN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.36 Max: 8.02
Current: 3.39
0.01
8.02
Quick Ratio 3.23
APDN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. APDN: 3.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
APDN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.36 Max: 8.02
Current: 3.23
0.01
8.02
Days Inventory 132.47
APDN's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
82% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 64.84 vs. APDN: 132.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
APDN' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 72.8  Med: 72.8 Max: 132.47
Current: 132.47
72.8
132.47
Days Sales Outstanding 330.53
APDN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
95% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 65.88 vs. APDN: 330.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
APDN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.36  Med: 78.73 Max: 555.87
Current: 330.53
31.36
555.87
Days Payable 455.02
APDN's Days Payable is ranked higher than
96% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 53.56 vs. APDN: 455.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
APDN' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 455.02  Med: 1176.74 Max: 19583.04
Current: 455.02
455.02
19583.04

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -22.50
APDN's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. APDN: -22.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
APDN' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -484.8  Med: -32.2 Max: 12.6
Current: -22.5
-484.8
12.6

Valuation & Return

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history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 10.90
APDN's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
83% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.91 vs. APDN: 10.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
APDN' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.59  Med: 16.72 Max: 304.8
Current: 10.9
5.59
304.8
Price-to-Tangible-Book 9.96
APDN's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
93% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. APDN: 9.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
APDN' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.67  Med: 13.51 Max: 217.71
Current: 9.96
4.67
217.71
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.40
APDN's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. APDN: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
APDN' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.98 Max: 70.59
Current: 0.4
0.27
70.59
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -20.52
APDN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
91% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Security & Protection Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. APDN: -20.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
APDN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -67.8  Med: -21.9 Max: 39.2
Current: -20.52
-67.8
39.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $5.24
EPS (TTM) $ -0.49
Beta-2.41
Short Percentage of Float3.09%
52-Week Range $0.90 - 3.45
Shares Outstanding (Mil)27.38

Analyst Estimate

Sep17 Sep18
Revenue (Mil $) 15 20
EPS ($) -0.13 0.05
EPS without NRI ($) -0.13 0.05
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 22
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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