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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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history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
SPCO's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. SPCO: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
SPCO' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 3.17 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.81
SPCO's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1540 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. SPCO: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
SPCO' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.78 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.81
0.4
0.94
Interest Coverage No Debt
SPCO's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.63 vs. SPCO: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SPCO' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 35.29  Med: N/A Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 3.10
Beneish M-Score: -1.81
WACC vs ROIC
14.79%
-15.66%
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 : 3/10

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history
Operating Margin % -6.97
SPCO's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1561 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.68 vs. SPCO: -6.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
SPCO' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -91.17  Med: -0.85 Max: 6.03
Current: -6.97
-91.17
6.03
Net Margin % 2.07
SPCO's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1565 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.98 vs. SPCO: 2.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
SPCO' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -105.91  Med: -1.7 Max: 8.78
Current: 2.07
-105.91
8.78
ROE % 5.04
SPCO's ROE % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1523 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 8.16 vs. SPCO: 5.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
SPCO' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -81.58  Med: -5.1 Max: 7.16
Current: 5.04
-81.58
7.16
ROA % 4.25
SPCO's ROA % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1600 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.84 vs. SPCO: 4.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
SPCO' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -73.89  Med: -3.59 Max: 6.58
Current: 4.25
-73.89
6.58
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -47.99
SPCO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1587 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 13.34 vs. SPCO: -47.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
SPCO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -228.59  Med: -6.68 Max: 23.73
Current: -47.99
-228.59
23.73
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -16.20
SPCO's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1341 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. SPCO: -16.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
SPCO' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.9  Med: -4.2 Max: 48.2
Current: -16.2
-19.9
48.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -58.50
SPCO's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. SPCO: -58.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
SPCO' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -62.7  Med: -6.7 Max: 110.7
Current: -58.5
-62.7
110.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -61.00
SPCO's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1041 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. SPCO: -61.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
SPCO' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -61  Med: 7.3 Max: 84.2
Current: -61
-61
84.2
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Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Household & Personal Products    NAICS: 325620    SIC: 2844
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Headquarter Location:USA
The Stephan Co is engaged in the sales to distributors that purchase hair care products and beauty and barber supplies for sale to salons, barbershops and beauty schools.

Stephan Co was founded in 1897 and was incorporated in the State of Florida in 1952. The Company is engaged in the manufacture, sale and distribution of hair care and personal care products at both the wholesale and retail level. The Company is comprised of The Stephan Co. and its ten wholly owned operating subsidiaries: Old 97 Company, Williamsport Barber and Beauty Corp., Stephan & Co., Inc., Scientific Research Products, Inc. of Delaware, Sorbie Distributing Corp., Stephan Distributing, Inc., Morris Flamingo-Stephan, Inc., American Manicure, Inc., Lee Stafford Beauty Group, Inc., and Bowman Beauty and Barber Supply, Inc. The Company's two operating segments are: Distributors and Brands. The Distributors segment generally consists of a customer base of distributors that purchase the Company's hair care products and beauty and barber supplies for sale to salons, barbershops and beauty schools. The customer base for its Brands segment is comprised of: mass merchandisers, chain drug stores and supermarkets that sell hair care and other personal care products directly to the end user; and distributors that sell to retailers. Morris Flamingo-Stephan, Inc., located in Danville, Illinois, is a beauty and barber distributor, which markets its products utilizing catalogs published under the Morris Flamingo and Major-Advance brand names. Williamsport Barber and Beauty Corp., located in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, is a mail order beauty and barber supply company. Bowman Beauty and Barber Supply, Inc., located in Wilmington, North Carolina, is mainly a mail order barber and beauty supply company. These subsidiaries comprise the Distributors segments. The Company manufactures and distributes a number of brands at its Florida facilities. It manufactures Image and Sorbie hair care products that are sold mainly through distributors to salons and retail outlets. It also makes Cashmere Bouquet talc, Quinsana Medicated talc, Balm Barr and Stretch Mark creams and lotions, Protein 29 liquid and gel grooming aids, Stiff Stuff and Wildroot hair care products. Additionally, its Frances Denney division markets a full line of cosmetics through retail and mail order channels. The Company manufactures shampoos, hair treatments, after-shave lotion, dandruff lotion, hair conditioners and hair spray under the brand name 'STEPHAN'S.' It manufactures and markets LeKair and New Era for the African American market. It makes and sells OLD 97, KNIGHTS, and TAMMY. And it distributes 'Natural' and 'French' American Manicure nail polish manicure kits to other distributors and salons. The materials utilized by the Company and its subsidiaries in the manufacture of its products consist mainly of common chemicals, fragrances, alcohol, perfumes, labels, plastic bottles, caps and cartons. All materials are readily available at competitive prices from numerous sources. The Company has manufacturing facilities in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and in Tampa, Florida. It also has d

Ratios

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PE Ratio 48.50
SPCO's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1258 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 20.28 vs. SPCO: 48.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
SPCO' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.78  Med: 12.11 Max: 132.5
Current: 48.5
4.78
132.5
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 6.36
SPCO's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 693 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 20.79 vs. SPCO: 6.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
SPCO' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.61  Med: 8.84 Max: 110.91
Current: 6.36
3.61
110.91
PB Ratio 2.53
SPCO's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1512 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. SPCO: 2.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SPCO' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.64 Max: 2.94
Current: 2.53
0.32
2.94
PS Ratio 1.25
SPCO's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1516 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. SPCO: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SPCO' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.59 Max: 1.45
Current: 1.25
0.31
1.45
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 121.25
SPCO's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 600 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 18.92 vs. SPCO: 121.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
SPCO' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.21  Med: 11.32 Max: 286.36
Current: 121.25
6.21
286.36
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 74.62
SPCO's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 841 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 12.31 vs. SPCO: 74.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
SPCO' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.08  Med: 11.29 Max: 185.29
Current: 74.62
6.08
185.29
EV-to-EBIT -11.87
SPCO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1680 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 16.43 vs. SPCO: -11.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SPCO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.6  Med: 0.6 Max: 151.7
Current: -11.87
-20.6
151.7
EV-to-EBITDA -13.29
SPCO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1719 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 12.42 vs. SPCO: -13.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SPCO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.8  Med: 0.5 Max: 56
Current: -13.29
-32.8
56
Current Ratio 3.47
SPCO's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. SPCO: 3.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SPCO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.17  Med: 4.86 Max: 10.32
Current: 3.47
2.17
10.32
Quick Ratio 1.98
SPCO's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1427 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. SPCO: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SPCO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.18  Med: 3.01 Max: 8.11
Current: 1.98
1.18
8.11
Days Inventory 49.22
SPCO's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1460 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 63.56 vs. SPCO: 49.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SPCO' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 54.32  Med: 153.77 Max: 244.82
Current: 49.22
54.32
244.82
Days Sales Outstanding 8.96
SPCO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1148 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 38.13 vs. SPCO: 8.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SPCO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.07  Med: 17.09 Max: 27.61
Current: 8.96
6.07
27.61

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield % 7.73
SPCO's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
96% of the 1628 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. SPCO: 7.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
SPCO' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 3.08 Max: 15.46
Current: 7.73
1
15.46
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 23.30
SPCO's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. SPCO: 23.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
SPCO' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 58.7
Current: 23.3
0
58.7
Forward Dividend Yield % 15.46
SPCO's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
99% of the 1557 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. SPCO: 15.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 7.73
SPCO's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
90% of the 2022 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. SPCO: 7.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
SPCO' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 3.08 Max: 15.46
Current: 7.73
1
15.46

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price-to-Net-Cash 194.00
SPCO's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 10.50 vs. SPCO: 194.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
SPCO' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.53  Med: 6.03 Max: 188.14
Current: 194
1.53
188.14
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 6.06
SPCO's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 659 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 6.36 vs. SPCO: 6.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
SPCO' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.81 Max: 13.15
Current: 6.06
0.71
13.15
Price-to-Tangible-Book 4.84
SPCO's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1418 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. SPCO: 4.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
SPCO' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.1 Max: 8.66
Current: 4.84
0.52
8.66
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.11
SPCO's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1320 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. SPCO: 2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SPCO' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.17 Max: 6.75
Current: 2.11
0.61
6.75
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -8.42
SPCO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1947 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.41 vs. SPCO: -8.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SPCO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 25.4 Max: 879.6
Current: -8.42
0.7
879.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 3.51
SPCO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.68 vs. SPCO: 3.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
SPCO' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6  Med: 14 Max: 22.3
Current: 3.51
6
22.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $8.07
EPS (TTM) $ 0.04
Beta2.09
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $1.08 - 2.25
Shares Outstanding (Mil)3.82

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