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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 106.97
BIOL's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
75% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. BIOL: 106.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
BIOL' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 5.55 Max: No Debt
Current: 106.97
Equity-to-Asset 0.60
BIOL's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
66% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. BIOL: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
BIOL' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.35  Med: 0.45 Max: 0.91
Current: 0.6
-0.35
0.91
Interest Coverage No Debt
BIOL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 40.83 vs. BIOL: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BIOL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: -4.05
Beneish M-Score: -2.74
WACC vs ROIC
7.39%
-108.48%
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 : 3/10

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Operating Margin % -31.34
BIOL's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
78% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 5.15 vs. BIOL: -31.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
BIOL' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.83  Med: -16.54 Max: -4.41
Current: -31.34
-43.83
-4.41
Net Margin % -31.64
BIOL's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
78% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 4.28 vs. BIOL: -31.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
BIOL' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.84  Med: -17.24 Max: -5.33
Current: -31.64
-45.84
-5.33
ROE % -99.92
BIOL's ROE % is ranked lower than
89% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 6.37 vs. BIOL: -99.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
BIOL' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -492.46  Med: -72.64 Max: -25.09
Current: -99.92
-492.46
-25.09
ROA % -39.55
BIOL's ROA % is ranked lower than
85% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 3.13 vs. BIOL: -39.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
BIOL' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.62  Med: -29.63 Max: -9.89
Current: -39.55
-59.62
-9.89
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -120.72
BIOL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
79% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 11.96 vs. BIOL: -120.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
BIOL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -445.37  Med: -127.85 Max: -36.01
Current: -120.72
-445.37
-36.01
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -20.80
BIOL's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
87% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. BIOL: -20.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
BIOL' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.4  Med: 1.05 Max: 104.2
Current: -20.8
-56.4
104.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -10.30
BIOL's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
72% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. BIOL: -10.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
BIOL' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.4  Med: -8.55 Max: 92.1
Current: -10.3
-50.4
92.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -6.10
BIOL's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
63% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. BIOL: -6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
BIOL' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -53.3  Med: -7.05 Max: 142.2
Current: -6.1
-53.3
142.2
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Business Description

Industry: Medical Instruments & Equipment » Medical Instruments & Supplies    NAICS: 339114    SIC: 3843
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Traded in other countries:BTH.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Biolase Inc is a medical device company that develops, manufactures, and markets lasers in dentistry and medicine and also markets and distributes dental imaging equipment.

Biolase Inc was originally formed as Societe Endo Technic, SA ("SET") in 1984 in Marseilles, France. In 1987, SET merged into Pamplona Capital Corp., a public holding company incorporated in Delaware. In 1994, it changed its name to BIOLASE Technology, Inc. and to BIOLASE, Inc. ("BIOLASE") in 2012. The Company is a biomedical company that develops, manufactures, and markets lasers in dentistry and medicine and also markets and distributes dental imaging equipment, including cone beam digital x-rays and CAD/CAM intra-oral scanners, and in-office, chair-side milling machines and three-dimensional ("3-D") printers; products that are focused on technologies that advance the practice of dentistry and medicine. Its proprietary dental laser systems allows dentists, periodontists, endodontists, oral surgeons, and other specialists to perform a dental procedures, including cosmetic, restorative, and complex surgical applications. Its systems are designed to provide performance for many types of dental procedures with less pain and faster recovery times than are generally achieved with drills, scalpels, and other conventional instruments. The Company has clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (the "FDA") to sell its laser systems in the United States and also have the necessary registration to sell its laser systems in Canada, the European Union, and various other international markets. Its licensed dental imaging equipment and other related products are designed to improve diagnoses, applications, and procedures in dentistry and medicine. It offers two categories of laser system products: WaterLase systems and Diode systems. Its WaterLase system, uses a patented combination of water and laser energy to perform most procedures currently performed using dental drills, scalpels, and other traditional dental instruments for cutting soft and hard tissue. It also offers Diode laser systems to perform soft tissue, pain therapy, and cosmetic procedures, including teeth whitening. It currently has approximately 180 issued and 120 pending U.S. and international patents, the majority of which are related to WaterLase technology and dental and medical lasers.

Ratios

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PB Ratio 1.89
BIOL's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. BIOL: 1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
BIOL' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 5.57 Max: 43.33
Current: 1.89
0.87
43.33
PS Ratio 0.82
BIOL's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. BIOL: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
BIOL' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 1.48 Max: 5.43
Current: 0.82
0.13
5.43
EV-to-EBIT -2.53
BIOL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 23.41 vs. BIOL: -2.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BIOL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -83.2  Med: -7.6 Max: -0.3
Current: -2.53
-83.2
-0.3
EV-to-EBITDA -2.73
BIOL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 18.62 vs. BIOL: -2.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BIOL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -154.3  Med: -8.4 Max: 10951
Current: -2.73
-154.3
10951
EV-to-Revenue 0.79
BIOL's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
79% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. BIOL: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
BIOL' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.5 Max: 5.5
Current: 0.79
0.1
5.5
Current Ratio 2.21
BIOL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. BIOL: 2.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BIOL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.56 Max: 8.29
Current: 2.21
0.63
8.29
Quick Ratio 1.23
BIOL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. BIOL: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BIOL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.1 Max: 7.75
Current: 1.23
0.34
7.75
Days Inventory 161.62
BIOL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
66% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 127.43 vs. BIOL: 161.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BIOL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 86.85  Med: 136.7 Max: 161.62
Current: 161.62
86.85
161.62
Days Sales Outstanding 70.89
BIOL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
58% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 61.12 vs. BIOL: 70.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BIOL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.23  Med: 66.93 Max: 74.33
Current: 70.89
21.23
74.33
Days Payable 96.74
BIOL's Days Payable is ranked higher than
80% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 50.69 vs. BIOL: 96.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BIOL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 66.88  Med: 87.64 Max: 105.73
Current: 96.74
66.88
105.73

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -24.10
BIOL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: -4.00 vs. BIOL: -24.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BIOL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.5  Med: -6.65 Max: -0.5
Current: -24.1
-40.5
-0.5

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 2.57
BIOL's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 8.23 vs. BIOL: 2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
BIOL' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.57  Med: 17.05 Max: 233.5
Current: 2.57
2.57
233.5
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.97
BIOL's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
55% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 4.71 vs. BIOL: 1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
BIOL' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.97  Med: 13.54 Max: 149.17
Current: 1.97
1.97
149.17
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.51
BIOL's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. BIOL: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
BIOL' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 2.3 Max: 51.14
Current: 0.51
0.28
51.14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -39.48
BIOL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
91% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Medical Instruments & Supplies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. BIOL: -39.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
BIOL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -383.3  Med: -13.1 Max: -1.2
Current: -39.48
-383.3
-1.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $50.48
EPS (TTM) $ -0.33
Beta0.86
Short Percentage of Float6.02%
52-Week Range $0.48 - 1.98
Shares Outstanding (Mil)75.98

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 52 59
EPS ($) -0.16 -0.10
EPS without NRI ($) -0.16 -0.10
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

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