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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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Cash-to-Debt No Debt
ISNS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 1913 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.63 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
Equity-to-Asset 0.74
ISNS's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
74% of the 1790 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. ISNS: 0.74 )
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: 0.74
0.52
0.95
Interest Coverage No Debt
ISNS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
97% of the 1474 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 147.63 vs. ISNS: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ISNS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: N/A  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
N/A
No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 4.97
Beneish M-Score: -2.41
WACC vs ROIC
10.67%
25.67%
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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Operating Margin % 8.39
ISNS's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
62% of the 1871 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. ISNS: 8.39 )
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: 8.39
-42.75
26.93
Net Margin % 8.41
ISNS's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
69% of the 1871 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.64 vs. ISNS: 8.41 )
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: 8.41
-80.14
18.76
ROE % 18.95
ISNS's ROE % is ranked higher than
79% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 6.71 vs. ISNS: 18.95 )
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: 18.95
-72.32
19.18
ROA % 13.94
ISNS's ROA % is ranked higher than
87% of the 1927 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.34 vs. ISNS: 13.94 )
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: 13.94
-50.54
14.94
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 58.33
ISNS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
65% of the 1889 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 23.72 vs. ISNS: 58.33 )
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: 58.33
-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 1483 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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Traded in other countries:IM9.Germany,
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., a Minnesota corporation was incorporated in December 1984. The Company 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. It is a provider of software-based computer enabled detection, or CED, products and solutions for the intelligent transportation systems, or ITS, industry. The company's family of products, which it markets as Autoscope and RTMS, provides end users with the tools needed to optimize traffic flow, enhance driver safety, regulate air quality, and address emerging security/surveillance concerns. Its technology analyzes signals from sophisticated sensors and transmits the information to management systems and controllers or directly to users. CED is a process in which software rather than humans examines outputs from various types of sophisticated sensors to determine what is happening in a field of view. The market for CED is increasingly favoring converged solutions that include ITS, security/surveillance and environmental management. The company markets its Autoscope products in North America, the Caribbean and Latin America through an exclusive agreement with Econolite Control Products, Inc. The Company markets its Autoscope products outside of North America, the Caribbean and Latin America and its RTMS products through a combination of distribution and direct sales channels, including its wholly-owned subsidiaries in Hong Kong, Poland and the United Kingdom. Its end users mainly include governmental agencies and municipalities. Among the companies that provide direct competition to the Autoscope system worldwide are Traficon N.V., Signal Group Inc. (Semex), Iteris, Inc. and Citilog S.A. Among the companies that provide direct competition to RTMS worldwide are Wavetronix, LLC and Xtralis, LLC. Other potential competitors of which it is aware include Siemens AG, Cognex Corp., Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. (Panasonic), Sumitomo Corporation, Omron Electronics LLC and 3M Company. The Company is subject to various legal and regulatory requirements and risks in the U.S. and other countries in which it has facilities or sells its products involving compliance with antitrust, environmental, anti-bribery and anti-corruption laws and regulations, including the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the U.K. Anti-Bribery Act.

Top Ranked Articles about Image Sensing Systems Inc

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 16.04
ISNS's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 1246 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 26.61 vs. ISNS: 16.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
ISNS' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.69  Med: 18.02 Max: 83.81
Current: 16.04
5.69
83.81
PE Ratio without NRI 16.04
ISNS's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
78% of the 1238 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 26.89 vs. ISNS: 16.04 )
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: 18.75 Max: 83.81
Current: 16.04
5.69
83.81
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 25.50
ISNS's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
54% of the 727 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.49 vs. ISNS: 25.50 )
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: 22.56 Max: 222.06
Current: 25.5
5.91
222.06
PB Ratio 3.02
ISNS's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 1749 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. ISNS: 3.02 )
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: 3.02
0.65
3.76
PS Ratio 1.40
ISNS's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 1786 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.47 vs. ISNS: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ISNS' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.3 Max: 5.58
Current: 1.4
0.55
5.58
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 47.53
ISNS's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
73% of the 662 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 25.12 vs. ISNS: 47.53 )
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: 12.98 Max: 83.43
Current: 47.53
4.4
83.43
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 11.10
ISNS's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
77% of the 829 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 18.90 vs. ISNS: 11.10 )
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: 12.03 Max: 650.95
Current: 11.1
4.04
650.95
EV-to-EBIT 15.06
ISNS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
63% of the 1265 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 18.76 vs. ISNS: 15.06 )
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: 15.06
-106.6
522.7
EV-to-EBITDA 10.75
ISNS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
68% of the 1363 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 14.91 vs. ISNS: 10.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ISNS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.6  Med: 7.3 Max: 167
Current: 10.75
-15.6
167
Current Ratio 2.42
ISNS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 1873 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. ISNS: 2.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ISNS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 4.33 Max: 17.98
Current: 2.42
1.45
17.98
Quick Ratio 2.32
ISNS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 1873 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. ISNS: 2.32 )
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: 2.32
1.1
16.72
Days Inventory 21.63
ISNS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
55% of the 1089 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 16.93 vs. ISNS: 21.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ISNS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 35.14  Med: 180.09 Max: 289.21
Current: 21.63
35.14
289.21
Days Sales Outstanding 73.38
ISNS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
57% of the 1484 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 66.73 vs. ISNS: 73.38 )
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: 73.38
50.98
121.36
Days Payable 61.34
ISNS's Days Payable is ranked higher than
63% of the 1335 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 44.68 vs. ISNS: 61.34 )
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: 61.34
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
66% of the 1200 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 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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Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 6.11
ISNS's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 1201 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.51 vs. ISNS: 6.11 )
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: 3.74 Max: 133
Current: 6.11
1.08
133
Price-to-Tangible-Book 5.45
ISNS's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
54% of the 1460 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.61 vs. ISNS: 5.45 )
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: 2.96 Max: 6.03
Current: 5.45
0.88
6.03
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.08
ISNS's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 1679 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. ISNS: 1.08 )
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: 0.42  Med: 1.5 Max: 4.58
Current: 1.08
0.42
4.58
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.98
ISNS's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
61% of the 976 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. ISNS: 1.98 )
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: 1.98
0.57
4.38
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.64
ISNS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
76% of the 1927 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. ISNS: 6.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
ISNS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -120.7  Med: 3.8 Max: 41.3
Current: 6.64
-120.7
41.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 24.10
ISNS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
80% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.91 vs. ISNS: 24.10 )
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: 5.5 Max: 56.6
Current: 24.1
-10.1
56.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $13.99
EPS (TTM) $ 0.24
Beta1.40
Short Percentage of Float1.30%
52-Week Range $2.24 - 6.39
Shares Outstanding (Mil)5.15
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Image Sensing Systems Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 12 2009 
Image Sensing Systems Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 14 2009 
Image Sensing Systems Inc. (ISNS) CFO Gregory R L Smith buys 1,000 Shares Mar 12 2009 

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