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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
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history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
ASTC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. ASTC: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
ASTC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.67 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.91
ASTC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
99% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. ASTC: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
ASTC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.2  Med: 0.54 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.91
-0.2
0.96
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: -5.06
Beneish M-Score: -2.91
WACC vs ROIC
13.27%
-196.38%
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 : 2/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -368.67
ASTC's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
96% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.45 vs. ASTC: -368.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
ASTC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3140.55  Med: -21.42 Max: 13.04
Current: -368.67
-3140.55
13.04
Net Margin % -352.40
ASTC's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
97% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.57 vs. ASTC: -352.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
ASTC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -490.27  Med: -17.56 Max: 2100.97
Current: -352.4
-490.27
2100.97
ROE % -47.81
ASTC's ROE % is ranked lower than
93% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.89 vs. ASTC: -47.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
ASTC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -330.46  Med: -7.86 Max: 29.31
Current: -47.81
-330.46
29.31
ROA % -44.57
ASTC's ROA % is ranked lower than
97% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. ASTC: -44.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
ASTC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -55.14  Med: -6.95 Max: 25.36
Current: -44.57
-55.14
25.36
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -364.07
ASTC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
97% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 10.76 vs. ASTC: -364.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
ASTC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -364.07  Med: -10.1 Max: 39.14
Current: -364.07
-364.07
39.14
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -52.70
ASTC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
97% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. ASTC: -52.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
ASTC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -73.6  Med: -12.2 Max: 28
Current: -52.7
-73.6
28
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 300.00
ASTC's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
98% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. ASTC: 300.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
ASTC' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.6  Med: -2.4 Max: 300
Current: 300
-59.6
300
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Q2 2016

ASTC Guru Trades in Q2 2016

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ASTC Guru Trades in Q4 2016

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ASTC Guru Trades in Q1 2017

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Business Description

Industry: Aerospace & Defense » Aerospace & Defense    NAICS: 336413    SIC: 3761
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Traded in other countries:SP5A.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Astrotech Corp acquires & commercializes technologies sourced from research institutions, laboratories, universities & internally, then funds, manages & builds start-up companies for profitable divestiture to market leaders to maximize shareholder value.

Astrotech Corp is a a Washington corporation organized in 1984. The Company is a technology company that has evolved from over 30 years in the human spaceflight, Space Shuttle and Department of Defense (DOD) satellite programs. The Company operates in a single business unit, Spacetech. Spacetech is a technology incubator designed to commercialize space-industry technologies. This business unit is currently pursuing three distinct opportunities: 1st Detect develops, manufactures and sells miniaturized transportable mass spectrometers and related equipment. Mass spectrometers, in general, measure the mass and relative abundance of ions in a sample to create a mass spectrum. Mass spectrometers can identify chemicals with more accuracy and precision than competing instruments given their extreme sensitivity and specificity, and it is a staple of almost all analytical laboratories. Its product portfolio currently consists of: MMS-1000 is a small, low power desktop mass spectrometer designed for the laboratory market; OEM-1000 is a mass spectrometer component that is designed to be integrated into customers' specific packaging and enclosures, and is well suited to be integrated with application specific sampling or separation technology; and iONTRAC is a process analyzer utilizing an enhanced version of its core mass spectrometer technology, which includes the addition and integration of gas chromatography and continuous 24/7 operational features. Astrogenetix is a biotechnology company formed to commercialize vaccine targets discovered in the environment of microgravity. Astral was created to commercialize identified government funded satellite image correction technologies.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PB Ratio 1.17
ASTC's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. ASTC: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ASTC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.62 Max: 2.29
Current: 1.17
0.12
2.29
PS Ratio 6.47
ASTC's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. ASTC: 6.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ASTC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.82 Max: 240
Current: 6.47
0.02
240
EV-to-EBIT -0.59
ASTC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 15.25 vs. ASTC: -0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ASTC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.5  Med: -1.2 Max: 376.4
Current: -0.59
-34.5
376.4
EV-to-EBITDA -0.62
ASTC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 12.69 vs. ASTC: -0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ASTC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -478.9  Med: -1.1 Max: 377.2
Current: -0.62
-478.9
377.2
Current Ratio 8.40
ASTC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. ASTC: 8.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ASTC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.38 Max: 22.28
Current: 8.4
0.31
22.28
Quick Ratio 8.29
ASTC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. ASTC: 8.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ASTC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.38 Max: 22.28
Current: 8.29
0.31
22.28
Days Inventory 82.71
ASTC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
55% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 116.43 vs. ASTC: 82.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ASTC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.59  Med: 10.99 Max: 219.09
Current: 82.71
5.59
219.09
Days Sales Outstanding 19.17
ASTC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
69% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 58.48 vs. ASTC: 19.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ASTC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.17  Med: 51.16 Max: 140.88
Current: 19.17
19.17
140.88
Days Payable 38.97
ASTC's Days Payable is ranked lower than
86% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 54.51 vs. ASTC: 38.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ASTC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.22  Med: 38.66 Max: 342.62
Current: 38.97
20.22
342.62

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.90
ASTC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. ASTC: -1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ASTC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -134.5  Med: -3.1 Max: -0.6
Current: -1.9
-134.5
-0.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Net-Cash 1.80
ASTC's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked higher than
90% of the 10 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.27 vs. ASTC: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
ASTC' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.18  Med: 2.01 Max: 133.33
Current: 1.8
1.18
133.33
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 1.67
ASTC's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 72 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.41 vs. ASTC: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
ASTC' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 1.79 Max: 282
Current: 1.67
1.15
282
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.21
ASTC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
73% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.72 vs. ASTC: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
ASTC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.84 Max: 13.02
Current: 1.21
0.12
13.02
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 8.21
ASTC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
99% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. ASTC: 8.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
ASTC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.75 Max: 207
Current: 8.21
0.04
207
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -168.93
ASTC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.08 vs. ASTC: -168.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
ASTC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -168.93  Med: 10.2 Max: 29.1
Current: -168.93
-168.93
29.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -1305.53
ASTC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
99% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. ASTC: -1305.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
ASTC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1305.53  Med: 35.5 Max: 472.9
Current: -1305.53
-1305.53
472.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3.49
EPS (TTM) $ -0.61
Beta1.84
Short Percentage of Float0.20%
52-Week Range $1.00 - 2.23
Shares Outstanding (Mil)20.56
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