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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 : 8/10

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industry
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Cash-to-Debt No Debt
NTIC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
100% of the 1115 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.76 vs. NTIC: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NTIC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.86
NTIC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
92% of the 1071 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. NTIC: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NTIC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 0.88 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.86
0.77
0.96
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 8.29
Beneish M-Score: -2.24
WACC vs ROIC
10.96%
6.17%
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 : 7/10

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Operating Margin % 7.96
NTIC's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
55% of the 1094 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.85 vs. NTIC: 7.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NTIC' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.39  Med: 13.61 Max: 24.95
Current: 7.96
-41.39
24.95
Net Margin % 1.56
NTIC's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
83% of the 1094 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.68 vs. NTIC: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NTIC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.01  Med: 15.22 Max: 20.12
Current: 1.56
-39.01
20.12
ROE % 1.32
NTIC's ROE % is ranked lower than
84% of the 1083 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.97 vs. NTIC: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NTIC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.68  Med: 9.58 Max: 15.96
Current: 1.32
-13.68
15.96
ROA % 1.14
NTIC's ROA % is ranked lower than
81% of the 1122 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.71 vs. NTIC: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NTIC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.57  Med: 8.19 Max: 13
Current: 1.14
-11.57
13
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 6.03
NTIC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
82% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.66 vs. NTIC: 6.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NTIC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.09  Med: 38.66 Max: 52.23
Current: 6.03
-39.09
52.23
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 13.00
NTIC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
86% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. NTIC: 13.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NTIC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.6  Med: 11.9 Max: 30.8
Current: 13
-20.6
30.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -67.40
NTIC's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99% of the 889 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. NTIC: -67.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NTIC' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -67.4  Med: 10.1 Max: 206.3
Current: -67.4
-67.4
206.3
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Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals    NAICS: 325199    SIC: 2819
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Headquarter Location:USA
Northern Technologies International Corp develops and markets proprietary environmentally beneficial products and services. The Company is engaged in developing, manufacturing and marketing ZERUST rust and corrosion inhibiting products and services.

Northern Technologies International Corp is a Delaware corporation formed in 1970. The Company develops and markets proprietary environmentally beneficial products and services in over 60 countries either directly or via a network of joint ventures, distributors and agents. The Company operates in two segments including ERUST and Nature-Tec. Its main business is corrosion prevention marketed mainly under the ZERUST brand. The Company has been selling its proprietary ZERUST rust and corrosion inhibiting products and services to the automotive, agriculture, electronics, electrical, mechanical, military and retail consumer markets, and has targeted and expanded into the oil and gas industry. It also sells a portfolio of bio-based and biodegradable (compostable) polymer resin compounds and finished products marketed under the Natur-Tec brand. ZERUST rust and corrosion inhibiting products include plastic and paper packaging, liquids and coatings, rust removers and cleaners, diffusers and variations of these products designed specifically for the oil and gas industry. It also offers on-site technical consulting for rust and corrosion prevention issues. In North America, NTIC sells its ZERUST corrosion prevention solutions through a direct sales force as well as a network of distributors and agents.

Top Ranked Articles about Northern Technologies International Corp

Northern Technologies International Corporation to Announce Fiscal 2017 Second Quarter Financial Results and Host Conference Call

MINNEAPOLIS, March 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northern Technologies International Corporation (NASDAQ:NTIC) today announced that it expects to release its fiscal 2017 second quarter financial results on Thursday, April 6, 2017 before the market opens.  A copy of the news release will be available on the Investor Relations section of NTIC’s webpage (www.ntic.com). 
In conjunction with NTIC’s release of its financial and operating results, investors, analysts and other interested parties are invited to participate in a conference call with management on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time.   NTIC management will review NTIC’s fiscal 2017 second quarter financial results and outlook, which will be followed by a question and answer session. Details for the conference call are as follows. CONFERENCE CALL CONFIRMATION AND PHONE NUMBER: Confirmation Code:  92678256 Participant Toll-Free Dial-In Number:  (877) 670-9779 NTIC Fiscal 2017 Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call and Webcast April 6, 2017 at 9:00 A.M. ET (8:00 A.M. CT, 7:00 A.M. MT, 6:00 A.M. PT)   URL EVENTS & PRESENTATIONS WEB PAGE: The live audio webcast can be accessed at the following link: http://ir.ntic.com/events.cfm.  A link to the webcast is also available on the Investor Relations section of NTIC’s webpage. Participants are advised to go to the website at least 15 minutes early to register, download and install any necessary audio software.  For those unable to participate in the live webcast, a replay of the webcast will be archived and accessible for approximately one year on the Investor Relations section of NTIC’s webpage. About Northern Technologies International Corporation Northern Technologies International Corporation develops and markets proprietary environmentally beneficial products and technical services either directly or via a network of majority owned subsidiaries, joint ventures and independent distributors in over 60 countries.  NTIC’s primary business is corrosion prevention. NTIC has been selling its proprietary ZERUST® rust and corrosion inhibiting products and services to the automotive, electronics, electrical, mechanical, military and retail consumer markets, for over 40 years. NTIC also offers worldwide on-site technical consulting for rust and corrosion issues.  NTIC’s technical service consultants work directly with the end users of NTIC’s products to analyze their specific needs and develop systems to meet their technical requirements. In addition, NTIC markets proprietary bio-plastic technologies under the Natur-Tec® brand.  
Investor and Media Contacts:
Matthew Wolsfeld, CFO                                                                                           
(763) 225-6600     

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Ratios

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PE Ratio 121.06
NTIC's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
99% of the 920 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.63 vs. NTIC: 121.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
NTIC' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.19  Med: 19.7 Max: 482.5
Current: 121.06
8.19
482.5
PE Ratio without NRI 121.06
NTIC's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
99% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.93 vs. NTIC: 121.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
NTIC' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.19  Med: 19.7 Max: 482.5
Current: 121.06
8.19
482.5
PB Ratio 1.66
NTIC's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 1065 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. NTIC: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
NTIC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.58 Max: 2.53
Current: 1.66
0.77
2.53
PS Ratio 2.02
NTIC's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 1072 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. NTIC: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
NTIC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.52  Med: 2.55 Max: 5.34
Current: 2.02
1.52
5.34
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 107.96
NTIC's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 19.42 vs. NTIC: 107.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
NTIC' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.32  Med: 48.53 Max: 683.33
Current: 107.96
8.32
683.33
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 43.01
NTIC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.94 vs. NTIC: 43.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
NTIC' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.59  Med: 29.66 Max: 498.33
Current: 43.01
7.59
498.33
EV-to-EBIT 62.75
NTIC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
96% of the 954 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 15.68 vs. NTIC: 62.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NTIC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -108.1  Med: 14 Max: 1661.1
Current: 62.75
-108.1
1661.1
EV-to-EBITDA 35.57
NTIC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
91% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.03 vs. NTIC: 35.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NTIC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -265  Med: 13.1 Max: 274.6
Current: 35.57
-265
274.6
EV-to-Revenue 1.88
NTIC's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
58% of the 1080 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. NTIC: 1.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
NTIC' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 2.6 Max: 5.5
Current: 1.88
1.4
5.5
Shiller PE Ratio 33.03
NTIC's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 30.11 vs. NTIC: 33.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
NTIC' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.21  Med: 26.67 Max: 47.39
Current: 33.03
10.21
47.39
Current Ratio 5.14
NTIC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 1091 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. NTIC: 5.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NTIC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.56  Med: 5.79 Max: 30
Current: 5.14
1.56
30
Quick Ratio 3.50
NTIC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 1091 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. NTIC: 3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NTIC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.19  Med: 4.4 Max: 27
Current: 3.5
1.19
27
Days Inventory 109.38
NTIC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
82% of the 1052 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 63.90 vs. NTIC: 109.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
NTIC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 50.94  Med: 109.48 Max: 153.51
Current: 109.38
50.94
153.51
Days Sales Outstanding 59.17
NTIC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
54% of the 887 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 62.15 vs. NTIC: 59.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NTIC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40.33  Med: 50.92 Max: 71.7
Current: 59.17
40.33
71.7
Days Payable 50.62
NTIC's Days Payable is ranked higher than
53% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 49.97 vs. NTIC: 50.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
NTIC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.31  Med: 45.41 Max: 66.93
Current: 50.62
37.31
66.93

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.70
NTIC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. NTIC: -0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
NTIC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.4  Med: -0.2 Max: 3.3
Current: -0.7
-5.4
3.3

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 4.47
NTIC's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 606 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.42 vs. NTIC: 4.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
NTIC' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.94  Med: 5.62 Max: 31.04
Current: 4.47
1.94
31.04
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.70
NTIC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
59% of the 1024 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. NTIC: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
NTIC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 1.8 Max: 5.08
Current: 1.7
0.89
5.08
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.62
NTIC's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. NTIC: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
NTIC' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.66 Max: 243.75
Current: 1.62
0.46
243.75
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.79
NTIC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. NTIC: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
NTIC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.04 Max: 2.21
Current: 0.79
0.41
2.21
Price-to-Graham-Number 3.02
NTIC's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
93% of the 842 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. NTIC: 3.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
NTIC' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.16 Max: 5.29
Current: 3.02
0.59
5.29
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 1.60
NTIC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
82% of the 1118 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.33 vs. NTIC: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
NTIC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.7  Med: 6.05 Max: 13.3
Current: 1.6
-11.7
13.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -31.08
NTIC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
95% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 9.16 vs. NTIC: -31.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
NTIC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.3  Med: -4.7 Max: 23.5
Current: -31.08
-31.3
23.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $38.19
EPS (TTM) $ 0.14
Beta1.46
Short Percentage of Float0.07%
52-Week Range $12.50 - 19.30
Shares Outstanding (Mil)4.53
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Northern Technologies International Corporation to Announce Fiscal 2017 Second Quarter Financial Res Mar 30 2017 
Northern Technologies International Corp (ntic) President and CEO, 10% Owner G Patrick Lynch sells 5 Mar 07 2011 
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Northern Technologies International Corp (NTIC) President and CEO, 10% Owner G Patrick Lynch sells 2 Dec 03 2010 
Northern Technologies International Corp Reports Operating Results (10-K) Nov 23 2010 
Northern Technologies International Corp (NTIC) President and CEO, 10% Owner G Patrick Lynch sells 2 Aug 26 2010 
Northern Technologies International Corp (NTIC) President and CEO, 10% Owner G Patrick Lynch sells 2 Dec 08 2009 
Northern Technologies International Corp Reports Operating Results for Fiscal Quarter Ended on 2008- Jan 14 2009 

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