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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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
ISNS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 1984 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.56 vs. ISNS: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
ISNS' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
0.62
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.75
ISNS's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
76% of the 1901 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. ISNS: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
ISNS' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 0.8 Max: 0.95
Current: 0.75
0.52
0.95
Interest Coverage No Debt
ISNS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
97% of the 1499 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 148.96 vs. ISNS: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ISNS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: No Debt  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 3.25
Beneish M-Score: -3.22
WACC vs ROIC
8.24%
14.25%
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 % 4.97
ISNS's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
61% of the 1924 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.78 vs. ISNS: 4.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
ISNS' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.75  Med: 1.68 Max: 26.93
Current: 4.97
-42.75
26.93
Net Margin % 5.43
ISNS's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
54% of the 1925 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. ISNS: 5.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
ISNS' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -80.14  Med: -4.29 Max: 18.76
Current: 5.43
-80.14
18.76
ROE % 10.29
ISNS's ROE % is ranked lower than
54% of the 1866 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.42 vs. ISNS: 10.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
ISNS' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -72.32  Med: -2.72 Max: 19.18
Current: 10.29
-72.32
19.18
ROA % 7.80
ISNS's ROA % is ranked higher than
53% of the 1992 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. ISNS: 7.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
ISNS' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.54  Med: -2.51 Max: 14.94
Current: 7.8
-50.54
14.94
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 39.29
ISNS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
55% of the 1954 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.87 vs. ISNS: 39.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
ISNS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -102.45  Med: 22.11 Max: 86.77
Current: 39.29
-102.45
86.77
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -11.30
ISNS's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
82% of the 1618 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. ISNS: -11.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
ISNS' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.8  Med: 9.4 Max: 32.5
Current: -11.3
-16.8
32.5
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application    NAICS: 334519    SIC: 3829
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Headquarter Location:USA
Image Sensing Systems Inc develops and markets video and radar image processing products for use in traffic applications such as intersection control, highway, bridge and tunnel traffic management and traffic data collection.

Image Sensing Systems Inc develops and markets video and radar image processing products for use in traffic applications such as intersection control, highway, bridge and tunnel traffic management and traffic data collection.

Top Ranked Articles about Image Sensing Systems Inc

Image Sensing Systems Introduces Wrong Way Alerting Solution
Image Sensing Systems’ ISS Labs Engages in Transportation Projects
Image Sensing Systems Announces Chad Stelzig as President and Chief Executive Officer

ST. PAUL, Minn., March 08, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Image Sensing Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ISNS) today announced that the board has appointed Chad Stelzig as permanent president and chief executive officer (CEO), effective immediately.  Mr. Stelzig previously served as interim president and CEO, and vice president of engineering.  Mr. Stelzig has been with Image Sensing Systems (ISS) since June 2011.
“Chad’s experience and energic leadership positions him well to lead this company,” said Andrew Berger, executive chairman of the board. “The board feels that Chad has demonstrated the leadership needed to grow the company and maximize shareholder value. We are pleased to have his industry knowledge and strategic focus to return the company back to historical profitability.” Mr. Stelzig joined ISS in 2011 as the algorithm engineering manager and moved through the organization holding positions of Director of Engineering, VP of Engineering, and most recently, interim president and CEO.  As VP of Engineering, Mr. Stelzig led the engineering team through the development of the next generation video product, Autoscope Vision, which the intersection detection segment has quickly adopted.  Prior to joining ISS, Mr. Stelzig worked for General Dynamics C4 systems in various engineering, research and business development roles. “Over the past several years we have gained a renewed focus on innovation and product development that has positioned the company to provide the detection, data analytics and software solutions required within the traffic management, adaptive control and autonomous vehicle segments,” said Chad Stelzig, president and CEO. “I am looking forward to providing the strategic leadership and company vision as we begin to realize the potential of our new algorithm, software, and hardware platforms.” About Image Sensing Systems Image Sensing Systems, Inc. is a global company dedicated to helping improve safety and efficiency for cities and highways by developing and delivering above-ground detection technology, applications and solutions. We give Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) professionals more precise and accurate information – including real-time reaction capabilities and in-depth analytics – to make more confident and proactive decisions. We are headquartered in St. Paul, Minnesota. Visit us on the web at imagesensing.com.
Contact: Richard Ehrich
Image Sensing Systems
651.603.7700

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Ratios

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PE Ratio 21.43
ISNS's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 1260 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 26.92 vs. ISNS: 21.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
ISNS' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.69  Med: 19.44 Max: 83.81
Current: 21.43
5.69
83.81
PE Ratio without NRI 21.43
ISNS's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
75% of the 1254 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 27.17 vs. ISNS: 21.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
ISNS' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.69  Med: 20.25 Max: 83.81
Current: 21.43
5.69
83.81
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 15.96
ISNS's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
84% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.49 vs. ISNS: 15.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
ISNS' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.91  Med: 22.19 Max: 222.06
Current: 15.96
5.91
222.06
PB Ratio 1.97
ISNS's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 1848 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.13 vs. ISNS: 1.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ISNS' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.52 Max: 3.76
Current: 1.97
0.65
3.76
PS Ratio 1.18
ISNS's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 1840 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. ISNS: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ISNS' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.27 Max: 5.58
Current: 1.18
0.55
5.58
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 13.95
ISNS's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
84% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 26.25 vs. ISNS: 13.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
ISNS' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.4  Med: 13.77 Max: 83.43
Current: 13.95
4.4
83.43
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 7.08
ISNS's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
88% of the 850 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 18.64 vs. ISNS: 7.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
ISNS' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.04  Med: 11.68 Max: 650.95
Current: 7.08
4.04
650.95
EV-to-EBIT 19.80
ISNS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
79% of the 1275 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 19.16 vs. ISNS: 19.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ISNS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -106.6  Med: 7.4 Max: 522.7
Current: 19.8
-106.6
522.7
EV-to-EBITDA 10.05
ISNS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
52% of the 1386 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 15.27 vs. ISNS: 10.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ISNS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.6  Med: 7.25 Max: 167
Current: 10.05
-15.6
167
EV-to-Revenue 0.98
ISNS's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
75% of the 1894 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. ISNS: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
ISNS' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.1 Max: 4.5
Current: 0.98
0.4
4.5
Current Ratio 2.49
ISNS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 1846 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. ISNS: 2.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ISNS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 4.31 Max: 17.98
Current: 2.49
1.45
17.98
Quick Ratio 2.33
ISNS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 1846 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. ISNS: 2.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ISNS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 4 Max: 16.72
Current: 2.33
1.1
16.72
Days Inventory 26.03
ISNS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
53% of the 1139 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.56 vs. ISNS: 26.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ISNS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.03  Med: 180.09 Max: 289.21
Current: 26.03
26.03
289.21
Days Sales Outstanding 86.60
ISNS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
51% of the 1588 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 66.91 vs. ISNS: 86.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ISNS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 50.98  Med: 93.96 Max: 121.36
Current: 86.6
50.98
121.36
Days Payable 87.85
ISNS's Days Payable is ranked higher than
63% of the 1405 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 42.91 vs. ISNS: 87.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ISNS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.65  Med: 106.48 Max: 195.2
Current: 87.85
18.65
195.2

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.80
ISNS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 1345 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -3.00 vs. ISNS: -0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ISNS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.6  Med: -2 Max: 5.8
Current: -0.8
-8.6
5.8

Valuation & Return

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history
Price-to-Net-Cash 150.00
ISNS's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
81% of the 579 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 12.00 vs. ISNS: 150.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
ISNS' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.87  Med: 9.35 Max: 293
Current: 150
2.87
293
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 3.90
ISNS's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
66% of the 1147 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.83 vs. ISNS: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
ISNS' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 3.76 Max: 133
Current: 3.9
1.08
133
Price-to-Tangible-Book 3.45
ISNS's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
53% of the 1546 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. ISNS: 3.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
ISNS' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 2.97 Max: 6.03
Current: 3.45
0.88
6.03
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.93
ISNS's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
67% of the 1639 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. ISNS: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
ISNS' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.53 Max: 4.68
Current: 0.93
0.43
4.68
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.92
ISNS's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. ISNS: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
ISNS' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.16 Max: 3.74
Current: 0.92
0
3.74
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.82
ISNS's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
58% of the 920 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ISNS: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
ISNS' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.83 Max: 4.38
Current: 1.82
0.57
4.38
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.05
ISNS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
50% of the 1997 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. ISNS: 5.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
ISNS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -120.7  Med: 2.3 Max: 41.3
Current: 5.05
-120.7
41.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 28.12
ISNS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
84% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 11.39 vs. ISNS: 28.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
ISNS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.1  Med: 5.7 Max: 56.6
Current: 28.12
-10.1
56.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $13.03
EPS (TTM) $ 0.14
Beta0.95
Short Percentage of Float1.88%
52-Week Range $2.65 - 4.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)5.19

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 44
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
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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