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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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.03
SEED's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
94% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. SEED: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
SEED' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.86 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.03
Equity-to-Asset 0.16
SEED's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
92% of the 1540 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. SEED: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
SEED' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.21 Max: 0.77
Current: 0.16
0.13
0.77
Piotroski F-Score: 2
Altman Z-Score: -0.21
WACC vs ROIC
5.22%
-14.85%
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 : 2/10

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history
Operating Margin % -18.80
SEED's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
92% of the 1561 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.68 vs. SEED: -18.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
SEED' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.09  Med: -0.14 Max: 11
Current: -18.8
-31.09
11
Net Margin % -18.66
SEED's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
92% of the 1565 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.98 vs. SEED: -18.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
SEED' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.35  Med: -3.87 Max: 8.39
Current: -18.66
-33.35
8.39
ROE % -34.38
SEED's ROE % is ranked lower than
95% of the 1523 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 8.16 vs. SEED: -34.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
SEED' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.61  Med: -7.19 Max: 19.81
Current: -34.38
-44.61
19.81
ROA % -6.21
SEED's ROA % is ranked lower than
89% of the 1600 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.84 vs. SEED: -6.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
SEED' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.97  Med: -2.02 Max: 5.61
Current: -6.21
-15.97
5.61
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -17.30
SEED's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
91% of the 1587 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 13.34 vs. SEED: -17.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
SEED' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.88  Med: 0.85 Max: 47.44
Current: -17.3
-36.88
47.44
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -13.40
SEED's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
87% of the 1341 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. SEED: -13.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
SEED' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -8.4 Max: 12.6
Current: -13.4
0
12.6
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Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Farm Products  
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Traded in other countries:39O.Germany,
Headquarter Location:China
Origin Agritech Ltd along with its subsidiaries is an agricultural biotechnology company serving China. It is engaged in crop seed breeding, genetic improvement and the production, processing, distribution of seeds and related technical services.

Origin Agritech Ltd along with its subsidiaries is an agricultural biotechnology company serving China. It is engaged in crop seed breeding, genetic improvement and the production, processing, distribution of seeds and related technical services. It has two business lines: agri-biotech and product development and production and distribution of hybrid seeds. Segmental revenues are mostly derived from its production and distribution of hybrid seeds segment followed by agri-biotech and product development segment. Also, geographically the Company's revenue is derived from China alone.

Ratios

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PB Ratio 1.68
SEED's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 1512 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. SEED: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SEED' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.93 Max: 10.84
Current: 1.68
0.71
10.84
PS Ratio 0.74
SEED's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 1516 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. SEED: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SEED' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.97 Max: 93.14
Current: 0.74
0.36
93.14
EV-to-EBIT -7.18
SEED's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1680 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 16.43 vs. SEED: -7.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SEED' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -269  Med: -8.5 Max: 681.5
Current: -7.18
-269
681.5
EV-to-EBITDA -7.18
SEED's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1719 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 12.42 vs. SEED: -7.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SEED' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -175.3  Med: -8.2 Max: 951.3
Current: -7.18
-175.3
951.3
Current Ratio 0.74
SEED's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. SEED: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SEED' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 0.93 Max: 304.43
Current: 0.74
0.74
304.43
Quick Ratio 0.05
SEED's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
99% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. SEED: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SEED' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.29 Max: 304.43
Current: 0.05
0.05
304.43
Days Inventory 705.89
SEED's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
100% of the 1460 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 63.56 vs. SEED: 705.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SEED' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 231.13  Med: 348.78 Max: 674.06
Current: 705.89
231.13
674.06
Days Sales Outstanding 1.06
SEED's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
98% of the 1148 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 38.13 vs. SEED: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SEED' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 2.69 Max: 6.27
Current: 1.06
0.53
6.27
Days Payable 23.42
SEED's Days Payable is ranked lower than
75% of the 1023 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 45.59 vs. SEED: 23.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SEED' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.74  Med: 6.12 Max: 12.95
Current: 23.42
4.74
12.95

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.10
SEED's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. SEED: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SEED' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -67.4  Med: 0.1 Max: 0
Current: 0.1
-67.4
0

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 3.04
SEED's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
74% of the 1418 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. SEED: 3.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
SEED' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 2.73 Max: 17.97
Current: 3.04
0.98
17.97
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.09
SEED's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
71% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. SEED: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
SEED' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 2.27 Max: 99.9
Current: 2.09
0.93
99.9
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.37
SEED's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 1320 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. SEED: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SEED' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.94 Max: 44.38
Current: 0.37
0.19
44.38
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -13.93
SEED's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
94% of the 1947 Companies
in the Global Farm Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.41 vs. SEED: -13.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SEED' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.1 Max: 6.5
Current: -13.93
0.1
6.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $49.94
EPS (TTM) $ -0.41
Beta0.43
Short Percentage of Float1.03%
52-Week Range $1.55 - 3.19
Shares Outstanding (Mil)23.17
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