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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 1.24
IKNX's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
56% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. IKNX: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
IKNX' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.24  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 1.24
Equity-to-Asset 0.73
IKNX's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
78% of the 1047 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. IKNX: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
IKNX' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 0.91 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.73
0.73
0.94
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: 4.25
Beneish M-Score: -3.68
WACC vs ROIC
1.30%
-1.74%
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 : 5/10

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Operating Margin % -1.67
IKNX's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
84% of the 1061 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.15 vs. IKNX: -1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
IKNX' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.67  Med: 5.86 Max: 9.29
Current: -1.67
-1.67
9.29
Net Margin % -1.47
IKNX's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
82% of the 1063 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.22 vs. IKNX: -1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
IKNX' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.03  Med: 3.96 Max: 7.39
Current: -1.47
-2.03
7.39
ROE % -1.89
IKNX's ROE % is ranked lower than
83% of the 1049 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.43 vs. IKNX: -1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
IKNX' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.73  Med: 5.57 Max: 11.19
Current: -1.89
-2.73
11.19
ROA % -1.44
IKNX's ROA % is ranked lower than
81% of the 1087 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.37 vs. IKNX: -1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
IKNX' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.51  Med: 5.05 Max: 10.3
Current: -1.44
-2.51
10.3
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -2.19
IKNX's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
84% of the 1079 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 13.62 vs. IKNX: -2.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
IKNX' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.19  Med: 10.33 Max: 29.02
Current: -2.19
-2.19
29.02
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -20.30
IKNX's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
92% of the 830 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. IKNX: -20.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
IKNX' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -69.2  Med: 3.15 Max: 200
Current: -20.3
-69.2
200
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Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals    NAICS: 325992    SIC: 3861
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Headquarter Location:USA
Ikonics Corp is engaged in the development, manufacture and selling of photosensitive liquids (emulsions) and films for the screen printing and awards and recognition industries.

Ikonics Corporation was incorporated in Minnesota as Chroma-Glo, Inc. in 1952 and changed its name to The Chromaline Corporation in 1982. In December 2002, the Company changed its name to IKONICS Corporation. The Company has 3 traditional businesses. Domestic, IKONICS imaging and Export has been the development, manufacture and selling of photosensitive liquids ("emulsions") and films for the screen printing and awards and recognition industries. The Company has four primary technology platforms: Ultraviolet (UV) chemistry, film coating and construction, technical abrasive etching, and industrial inkjet printing. The Company's traditional products and new initiatives are based on these platforms and their combinations. The Company's Chromaline branded products for the screen printing industry and Ikonics Imaging products for the awards and recognition market are based on UV chemistry and film coating and construction capabilities; the Micro-Machining offering is a combination of UV chemistry, film coating and construction and technical abrasive etching capabilities; DTX is a combination of UV chemistry, film coating and construction, and industrial inkjet printing. There is overlap and synergy in the market between the Chromaline, Ikonics Imaging, Micro-Machining and DTX product offerings, and the Company offers ancillary products, including equipment and software, to provide customers with a total solution. The Company currently has approximately 200 domestic and international distributors for its Chromaline and ImageMate screen printing emulsions and films. The Company's abrasive etching products are sold directly to end users in the awards and recognition market under the Ikonics Imaging brand. Micro-Machining products are sold either directly to users or the Company offers Micro-Machining as a service. DTX is sold to users as a system, with strategic partners providing the specialized industrial inkjet printers and the Company selling the consumable inks and transfer films. DTX sales are both direct to users and through distribution. The Company markets and sells its products through magazine advertising, trade shows and the internet. The primary raw materials used by IKONICS in its production are photopolymers, polyester films, polyvinylacetates, polyvinylalcohols and water. The Company has a number of suppliers for its operations. Some suppliers provide a significant amount of key raw materials to the Company, but the Company believes alternative sources are available for materials. The Company has a diverse customer base both domestically and abroad, with international sales accounting for 27.9% of total sales in 2015.IKONICS has two main competitors in its screen printing film business. The Company has numerous competitors in the market for screen print emulsions many of whom are larger than IKONICS and possess greater resources. Company's abrasive etching products in the awards and recognition market has one significant

Top Ranked Articles about Ikonics Corp

IKONICS Reports First Quarter Results
IKONICS Promotes Hegman to Chief Operating Officer

DULUTH, Minn., March 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IKONICS Corporation (NASDAQ:IKNX), a Duluth-based imaging technology company, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Ken Hegman as Chief Operating Officer. Hegman previously held the position of Vice President of Sales, North America.
“There is no better person to lead IKONICS’ operations than Ken Hegman,” said Bill Ulland, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer. “Since joining the company in 1999, Hegman has had a leadership role in all of our business units. He is a proven leader with vision, effective management strategies and the ability to grow the company. His leadership is exactly what IKONICS needs as the company enters its next chapter.” “IKONICS is a unique company with diverse technologies selling leadership products into the recognition, auto, screen print and aerospace industries. I am honored to have been chosen to lead operations of the company,” Hegman said. “IKONICS’ future is exciting. A big part of my new role is to propel our ability to offer unique, innovative products to our customers.” Hegman will oversee operations for Chromaline Screen Print Products, IKONICS Imaging and IKONICS Industrial Inkjet Solutions. In addition, Hegman will assume the leadership of IKONICS Export upon the June 1, 2017, retirement of Robert Banks, Vice President, International, and IKONICS Advanced Material Solutions in the coming months of 2017. ISO 9001 Certified
NASDAQ Listed: IKNX

News Contact:
Bill Ulland
Chairman, President & CEO
(218) 628-2217

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Ratios

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PB Ratio 1.20
IKNX's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 1048 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. IKNX: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
IKNX' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.61 Max: 4.5
Current: 1.2
0.72
4.5
PS Ratio 0.92
IKNX's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 1035 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. IKNX: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
IKNX' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.16 Max: 3.22
Current: 0.92
0.53
3.22
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 18.86
IKNX's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
84% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.40 vs. IKNX: 18.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
IKNX' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.75  Med: 15.03 Max: 46.23
Current: 18.86
5.75
46.23
EV-to-EBIT -54.69
IKNX's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.80 vs. IKNX: -54.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
IKNX' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2085  Med: 12.6 Max: 870.1
Current: -54.69
-2085
870.1
EV-to-EBITDA 25.77
IKNX's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
79% of the 1142 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.25 vs. IKNX: 25.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
IKNX' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5  Med: 9.2 Max: 38.5
Current: 25.77
5
38.5
Shiller PE Ratio 28.05
IKNX's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 36.52 vs. IKNX: 28.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
IKNX' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.14  Med: 29.59 Max: 66.74
Current: 28.05
12.14
66.74
Current Ratio 6.72
IKNX's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 957 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. IKNX: 6.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
IKNX' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.44  Med: 7.74 Max: 12.09
Current: 6.72
4.44
12.09
Quick Ratio 5.01
IKNX's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 957 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. IKNX: 5.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
IKNX' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.09  Med: 5.34 Max: 8.37
Current: 5.01
3.09
8.37
Days Inventory 70.47
IKNX's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
53% of the 1022 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 65.16 vs. IKNX: 70.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
IKNX' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 66.12  Med: 82.29 Max: 99.61
Current: 70.47
66.12
99.61
Days Sales Outstanding 41.01
IKNX's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
68% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 59.97 vs. IKNX: 41.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
IKNX' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 41.01  Med: 45.86 Max: 48.66
Current: 41.01
41.01
48.66
Days Payable 27.55
IKNX's Days Payable is ranked lower than
81% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 49.46 vs. IKNX: 27.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
IKNX' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.49  Med: 18.15 Max: 27.55
Current: 27.55
11.49
27.55

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.20
IKNX's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. IKNX: -0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
IKNX' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.4  Med: -0.3 Max: 1.4
Current: -0.2
-2.4
1.4

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 3.96
IKNX's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.41 vs. IKNX: 3.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
IKNX' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 2.25 Max: 7.29
Current: 3.96
1
7.29
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.24
IKNX's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
62% of the 996 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. IKNX: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
IKNX' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 1.5 Max: 4.02
Current: 1.24
0.7
4.02
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.66
IKNX's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
68% of the 519 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. IKNX: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
IKNX' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.35 Max: 4.45
Current: 1.66
0.73
4.45
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.79
IKNX's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
78% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. IKNX: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
IKNX' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.79 Max: 2.43
Current: 0.79
0.3
2.43
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -1.84
IKNX's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
85% of the 1290 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.25 vs. IKNX: -1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
IKNX' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.85  Med: 7.6 Max: 16.6
Current: -1.84
-1.85
16.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -17.28
IKNX's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
87% of the 606 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.09 vs. IKNX: -17.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
IKNX' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.3  Med: 3.65 Max: 33.3
Current: -17.28
-17.3
33.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $17.19
EPS (TTM) $ -0.12
Beta-0.18
Short Percentage of Float0.09%
52-Week Range $7.75 - 13.95
Shares Outstanding (Mil)2.02

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