MLSS Stock Overview
Milestone Scientific Inc. designs, develops, and commercializes diagnostic and therapeutic injection technologies, and devices for medical, dental, and cosmetic use in the United States, China, and internationally.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$1.14|
|52 Week High||US$3.00|
|52 Week Low||US$0.75|
|1 Month Change||-5.79%|
|3 Month Change||34.51%|
|1 Year Change||-35.23%|
|3 Year Change||102.06%|
|5 Year Change||0.44%|
|Change since IPO||-92.00%|
Recent News & Updates
|MLSS||US Medical Equipment||US Market|
Return vs Industry: MLSS underperformed the US Medical Equipment industry which returned -21.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MLSS underperformed the US Market which returned -13.5% over the past year.
|MLSS Average Weekly Movement||11.6%|
|Medical Equipment Industry Average Movement||9.5%|
|Market Average Movement||7.9%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||17.0%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: MLSS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 12% a week.
Volatility Over Time: MLSS's weekly volatility (12%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Milestone Scientific Inc. designs, develops, and commercializes diagnostic and therapeutic injection technologies, and devices for medical, dental, and cosmetic use in the United States, China, and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Dental and Medical. Its products include CompuDent and STA Single Tooth Anesthesia System that are used for all dental procedures that require local anesthetic.
Milestone Scientific Fundamentals Summary
|MLSS fundamental statistics|
Is MLSS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|MLSS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$3.89m|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-0.11|
|Net Profit Margin||-76.85%|
How did MLSS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is MLSS undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 0/6
Price-To-Sales vs Peers
Price-To-Sales vs Industry
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for MLSS?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is MLSS's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers
How does MLSS's PS Ratio compare to its peers?
|MLSS PS Ratio vs Peers|
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MLSS Milestone Scientific
Price-To-Sales vs Peers: MLSS is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (7.7x) compared to the peer average (4.2x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does MLSS's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Medical Equipment Industry?
Price-To-Sales vs Industry: MLSS is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (7.7x) compared to the US Medical Equipment industry average (4.1x)
Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is MLSS's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PS Ratio||7.7x|
|Fair PS Ratio||3.1x|
Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: MLSS is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (7.7x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Sales Ratio (3.1x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of MLSS when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate MLSS's fair value for valuation analysis.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate MLSS's fair value for valuation analysis.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.
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How is Milestone Scientific forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Future Growth Score1/6
Future Growth Score 1/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: MLSS is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: MLSS is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: MLSS is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: MLSS's revenue (18.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MLSS's revenue (18.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if MLSS's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has Milestone Scientific performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score0/6
Past Performance Score 0/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MLSS is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: MLSS is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MLSS is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 5.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare MLSS's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: MLSS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Medical Equipment industry (2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: MLSS has a negative Return on Equity (-52.89%), as it is currently unprofitable.
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How is Milestone Scientific's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Stable Cash Runway
Forecast Cash Runway
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MLSS's short term assets ($18.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($3.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: MLSS's short term assets ($18.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($472.7K).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MLSS is debt free.
Reducing Debt: MLSS had no debt 5 years ago.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: MLSS has sufficient cash runway for more than a year based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: MLSS has sufficient cash runway for 2.4 years if free cash flow continues to reduce at historical rates of 9.5% each year.
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What is Milestone Scientific current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate MLSS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate MLSS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if MLSS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if MLSS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as MLSS has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Arjan Haverhals (60 yo)
Mr. Jan Adriaan Haverhals, also known as Arjan, serves as Chief Executive Officer at Milestone Medical, Inc. since June 2021. He has been President of Milestone Scientific Inc. since September 2020 and has...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Arjan's total compensation ($USD735.02K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD770.24K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Arjan's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
Experienced Management: MLSS's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: MLSS's board of directors are considered experienced (8.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: MLSS insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 2.5%.
Milestone Scientific Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Milestone Scientific Inc.
- Ticker: MLSS
- Exchange: NYSEAM
- Founded: 1989
- Industry: Health Care Equipment
- Sector: Healthcare
- Implied Market Cap: US$78.013m
- Shares outstanding: 68.43m
- Website: https://www.milestonescientific.com
Number of Employees
- Milestone Scientific Inc.
- 425 Eagle Rock Avenue
- Suite 403
- New Jersey
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/10 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/10 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.