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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
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 302.98
OTCPK:PBSV's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
76% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. OTCPK:PBSV: 302.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
OTCPK:PBSV' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.5  Med: 60.69 Max: 302.98
Current: 302.98
16.5
302.98
Equity-to-Asset 0.94
OTCPK:PBSV's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
98% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. OTCPK:PBSV: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
OTCPK:PBSV' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.2  Med: 0.78 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.94
-0.2
0.94
Interest Coverage N/A
OTCPK:PBSV's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
82% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.33 vs. OTCPK:PBSV: N/A )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
OTCPK:PBSV' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.31  Med: 331.79 Max: N/A
Current: N/A
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 9.57
Beneish M-Score: -2.61
WACC vs ROIC
1.30%
-15.92%
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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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -7.33
OTCPK:PBSV's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
88% of the 701 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.91 vs. OTCPK:PBSV: -7.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
OTCPK:PBSV' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.33  Med: 13.86 Max: 22.51
Current: -7.33
-7.33
22.51
Net Margin % -7.71
OTCPK:PBSV's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
86% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.78 vs. OTCPK:PBSV: -7.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
OTCPK:PBSV' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.71  Med: 9.28 Max: 16.04
Current: -7.71
-7.71
16.04
ROE % -6.18
OTCPK:PBSV's ROE % is ranked lower than
83% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.54 vs. OTCPK:PBSV: -6.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
OTCPK:PBSV' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.18  Med: 22.13 Max: 164.3
Current: -6.18
-6.18
164.3
ROA % -5.72
OTCPK:PBSV's ROA % is ranked lower than
85% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. OTCPK:PBSV: -5.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
OTCPK:PBSV' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.72  Med: 13.85 Max: 36.29
Current: -5.72
-5.72
36.29
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -15.79
OTCPK:PBSV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
85% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.39 vs. OTCPK:PBSV: -15.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
OTCPK:PBSV' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.79  Med: 74.54 Max: 235.75
Current: -15.79
-15.79
235.75
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -15.50
OTCPK:PBSV's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
87% of the 567 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. OTCPK:PBSV: -15.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
OTCPK:PBSV' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.5  Med: 0.6 Max: 40.2
Current: -15.5
-15.5
40.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -66.70
OTCPK:PBSV's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
97% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. OTCPK:PBSV: -66.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
OTCPK:PBSV' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -66.7  Med: -18.15 Max: 86.4
Current: -66.7
-66.7
86.4
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Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services    NAICS: 541611    SIC: 8742
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Headquarter Location:USA
Pharma-Bio Serv Inc is a compliance and technology transfer services consulting firm. The Company also provides microbiological testing services and chemical testing services through itslaboratory testing facility in Puerto Rico.

Pharma-bio Serv Inc., is a Delaware corporation, organized in 2004 under the name Lawrence Consulting Group, Inc. In February 2006, its corporate name was changed to Pharma-Bio Serv, Inc. The Company is a compliance and technology transfer services consulting firm with a laboratory testing facility with headquarters in Puerto Rico, servicing the Puerto Rico, United States and Europe markets. It provides a range of compliance related consulting services. It also provides microbiological testing services and chemical testing services through its laboratory testing facility in Puerto Rico. It also provides information technology consulting services and technical training/seminars. The Company markets its services to pharmaceutical, chemical, biotechnology and medical devices, and allied products companies in Puerto Rico, the United States and Europe. The Company competes with regional, national, and international firms. The Company's laboratory testing facility are regulated under Puerto Rico and U.S. federal laws designed to protect workers and the environment.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PB Ratio 0.75
PBSV's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 672 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. PBSV: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PBSV' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.44 Max: 44.35
Current: 0.75
0.71
44.35
PS Ratio 0.91
PBSV's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. PBSV: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PBSV' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.89 Max: 1.57
Current: 0.91
0.23
1.57
EV-to-EBIT -2.54
PBSV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.30 vs. PBSV: -2.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PBSV' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -99.8  Med: 3.6 Max: 11.4
Current: -2.54
-99.8
11.4
EV-to-EBITDA -3.58
PBSV's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.33 vs. PBSV: -3.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PBSV' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.2  Med: 3.4 Max: 41.5
Current: -3.58
-16.2
41.5
Shiller PE Ratio 7.60
PBSV's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 29.46 vs. PBSV: 7.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
PBSV' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.1  Med: 8.7 Max: 10.56
Current: 7.6
7.1
10.56
Current Ratio 14.36
PBSV's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. PBSV: 14.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PBSV' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.18  Med: 4.01 Max: 15.13
Current: 14.36
1.18
15.13
Quick Ratio 14.36
PBSV's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. PBSV: 14.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PBSV' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.18  Med: 4.01 Max: 15.13
Current: 14.36
1.18
15.13
Days Sales Outstanding 138.12
PBSV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
91% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 59.65 vs. PBSV: 138.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PBSV' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 64.71  Med: 83.17 Max: 128.03
Current: 138.12
64.71
128.03

Buy Back

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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.50
PBSV's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. PBSV: -0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PBSV' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.1  Med: -1.75 Max: 2.2
Current: -0.5
-5.1
2.2

Valuation & Return

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history
Price-to-Net-Cash 1.41
PBSV's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked higher than
88% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.31 vs. PBSV: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
PBSV' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.43  Med: 4.04 Max: 31
Current: 1.41
1.43
31
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 0.85
PBSV's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.66 vs. PBSV: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
PBSV' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.86  Med: 1.74 Max: 18.33
Current: 0.85
0.86
18.33
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.75
PBSV's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
87% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. PBSV: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
PBSV' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.45 Max: 53.33
Current: 0.75
0.71
53.33
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.47
PBSV's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
91% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. PBSV: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
PBSV' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 0.56 Max: 0.97
Current: 0.47
0.43
0.97
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.03
PBSV's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. PBSV: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PBSV' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.95 Max: 1.64
Current: 1.03
0.36
1.64
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -39.37
PBSV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
96% of the 714 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. PBSV: -39.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PBSV' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -54.7  Med: 24.5 Max: 428.1
Current: -39.37
-54.7
428.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -20.07
PBSV's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
94% of the 375 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. PBSV: -20.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
PBSV' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.9  Med: 23.1 Max: 58.6
Current: -20.07
-23.9
58.6

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $17.47
EPS (TTM) $ -0.06
Beta-0.15
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $0.55 - 1.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)23.10
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