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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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Cash-to-Debt No Debt
MIND's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 2291 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. MIND: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
MIND' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 1.49 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.92
MIND's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
98% of the 2227 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. MIND: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
MIND' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 0.81 Max: 0.99
Current: 0.92
0.59
0.99
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 3.52
Beneish M-Score: -4.24
WACC vs ROIC
9.80%
-30.30%
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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history
Operating Margin % -57.12
MIND's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
95% of the 2273 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.13 vs. MIND: -57.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
MIND' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -76.32  Med: 8 Max: 30.61
Current: -57.12
-76.32
30.61
Net Margin % -61.58
MIND's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
95% of the 2273 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. MIND: -61.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
MIND' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -80.86  Med: 5.91 Max: 21.55
Current: -61.58
-80.86
21.55
ROE % -33.38
MIND's ROE % is ranked lower than
92% of the 2245 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 5.83 vs. MIND: -33.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
MIND' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.18  Med: 4.01 Max: 19.45
Current: -33.38
-36.18
19.45
ROA % -27.97
MIND's ROA % is ranked lower than
94% of the 2302 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. MIND: -27.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
MIND' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.89  Med: 3.07 Max: 14.47
Current: -27.97
-28.89
14.47
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -34.69
MIND's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
89% of the 2295 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 11.12 vs. MIND: -34.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
MIND' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.62  Med: 6.19 Max: 36.92
Current: -34.69
-35.62
36.92
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -21.40
MIND's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
90% of the 2057 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. MIND: -21.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
MIND' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.1  Med: 4.35 Max: 48.4
Current: -21.4
-30.1
48.4
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
MINDP23.018.88A

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Scientific & Technical Instruments    NAICS: 334511    SIC: 3812
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Traded in other countries:MI7.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Mitcham Industries Inc leases and sells geophysical and other equipment used primarily by seismic data acquisition contractors to perform seismic data acquisition surveys on land, in transition zones and deep water marine areas.

Mitcham Industries Inc is a Texas corporation was incorporated in 1987. The Company leases and sells geophysical and other equipment used primarily by seismic data acquisition contractors to perform seismic data acquisition surveys on land, in transition zones and deep water marine areas. It operates in two segments, Equipment Leasing and Equipment Manufacturing & Sales. Its equipment leasing operations include all leasing activity, sales of lease pool equipment and certain other equipment sales and services related to those operations. This business is conducted from Huntsville, Texas headquarters and from its locations in Calgary, Canada; Brisbane, Australia; Lima, Peru; Bogota, Colombia; Budapest, Hungary; Singapore and Ufa, Russia. This includes the operations of MCL, MEL, MML and MSE, its branches in Peru and Colombia and the leasing operations conducted by SAP. Equipment Manufacturing and Sales includes sales of Seamap equipment, sales of Klein equipment and sales of oceanographic and hydrographic equipment by SAP. This segment operates from locations near Bristol, United Kingdom, Brisbane, Australia, Salem, New Hampshire and in Singapore. Its lease pool includes many types of equipment used in seismic data acquisition, including various electronic components of land, transition zone and marine seismic data acquisition systems, geophones and cables, peripheral equipment, survey and other equipment. The Company leases its equipment on a short-term basis, generally for two to six months, to seismic contractors who need equipment for a particular seismic survey. Certain equipment that is used in vertical seismic profiling, or downhole operations, is generally leased to oil field service companies and generally for shorter periods, ranging from a few days to two weeks. Short-term leasing agreements enable its customers to achieve operating and capital investment efficiencies. A typical seismic crew uses a variety of equipment to perform seismic data acquisition surveys. Its customers may lease a small amount of equipment to expand an existing crews capabilities or a complete seismic data acquisition system to equip an entire crew. Demand for short-term seismic equipment leases is affected by many factors, including: the variable size and technological demands of individual seismic surveys, seasonal weather patterns and sporadic demand for seismic surveys in certain regions, the term of the lease; and the cost of seismic equipment. These factors allow seismic contractors to use short-term seismic equipment leasing as a cost-effective alternative to purchasing additional equipment. Its equipment lease rates vary according to an items expected useful life, utilization, acquisition cost and the term of the lease. Its competitors include the seismic equipment manufacturers who sell equipment on financed terms or offer leases with purchase options and seismic contractors who might have excess equipment available for lease from time t

Ratios

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PB Ratio 0.68
MIND's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 2198 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. MIND: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
MIND' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.01 Max: 3.03
Current: 0.68
0.27
3.03
PS Ratio 1.04
MIND's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 2248 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. MIND: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
MIND' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.6 Max: 3.36
Current: 1.04
0.37
3.36
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 24.01
MIND's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
63% of the 909 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 17.40 vs. MIND: 24.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
MIND' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.25  Med: 11.71 Max: 3428.33
Current: 24.01
2.25
3428.33
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 19.20
MIND's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
70% of the 1130 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 12.20 vs. MIND: 19.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
MIND' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 5.46 Max: 42.34
Current: 19.2
1.4
42.34
Current Ratio 4.83
MIND's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. MIND: 4.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MIND' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 3.03 Max: 31.67
Current: 4.83
0.98
31.67
Quick Ratio 2.91
MIND's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 2274 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. MIND: 2.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MIND' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 2.6 Max: 29.67
Current: 2.91
0.89
29.67
Days Inventory 90.73
MIND's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
63% of the 2211 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 71.30 vs. MIND: 90.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MIND' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.99  Med: 49.13 Max: 93.88
Current: 90.73
34.99
93.88
Days Sales Outstanding 122.64
MIND's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
80% of the 1863 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 73.80 vs. MIND: 122.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MIND' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 61.21  Med: 108.97 Max: 154.7
Current: 122.64
61.21
154.7
Days Payable 13.28
MIND's Days Payable is ranked lower than
94% of the 1794 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 57.71 vs. MIND: 13.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
MIND' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.28  Med: 53.2 Max: 150.34
Current: 13.28
13.28
150.34

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.00
MIND's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 1383 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: -2.70 vs. MIND: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
MIND' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.8  Med: -1.55 Max: 2.9
Current: 2
-43.8
2.9

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 2.52
MIND's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
67% of the 1691 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 4.07 vs. MIND: 2.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
MIND' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.43  Med: 5.45 Max: 237.55
Current: 2.52
1.43
237.55
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.83
MIND's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
83% of the 2140 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. MIND: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
MIND' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.08 Max: 5.68
Current: 0.83
0.33
5.68
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.63
MIND's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 2143 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. MIND: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
MIND' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 1.19 Max: 4.55
Current: 0.63
0.35
4.55
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -49.58
MIND's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
97% of the 2299 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. MIND: -49.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
MIND' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -69.5  Med: 5.7 Max: 49.8
Current: -49.58
-69.5
49.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -50.49
MIND's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
99% of the 1235 Companies
in the Global Scientific & Technical Instruments industry.

( Industry Median: 7.85 vs. MIND: -50.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
MIND' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -66  Med: 5 Max: 24.7
Current: -50.49
-66
24.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $47.70
EPS (TTM) $ -2.49
Beta1.45
Short Percentage of Float0.36%
52-Week Range $2.65 - 5.14
Shares Outstanding (Mil)12.09

Analyst Estimate

Jan18 Jan19
Revenue (Mil $) 53 60
EPS ($) -1.25 0.11
EPS without NRI ($) -1.25 0.11
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Mitcham Industries (MIND) – Mr. Market Enough is Enough Sep 20 2011 
Mitcham Industries Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Dec 08 2010 
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Mitcham Industries Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Jun 09 2010 
Mitcham Industries Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Dec 09 2009 

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