OTCPK:SCND

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Executive Summary

Scientific Industries, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets benchtop laboratory equipment, bioprocessing products and catalyst research instruments worldwide. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and overvalued.


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Share Price & News

How has Scientific Industries's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: SCND's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-12.0%

SCND

1.5%

US Medical Equipment

1.8%

US Market


1 Year Return

9.2%

SCND

16.2%

US Medical Equipment

14.2%

US Market

Return vs Industry: SCND underperformed the US Medical Equipment industry which returned 16.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SCND underperformed the US Market which returned 14.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

SCNDIndustryMarket
7 Day-12.0%1.5%1.8%
30 Day-8.7%1.2%0.04%
90 Day-3.9%12.3%9.8%
1 Year9.2%9.2%17.2%16.2%16.7%14.2%
3 Year117.1%114.6%75.0%70.4%41.6%32.2%
5 Year158.6%153.0%144.8%126.4%90.9%69.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Scientific Industries's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Scientific Industries undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

1.8x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: SCND ($7.21) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($0.9)

Significantly Below Fair Value: SCND is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SCND is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Medical Equipment industry average.

PE vs Market: SCND is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SCND's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SCND is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the US Medical Equipment industry average (4x).


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Future Growth

How is Scientific Industries forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

26.1%

Forecasted Healthcare industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Scientific Industries has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


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Past Performance

How has Scientific Industries performed over the past 5 years?

21.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SCND is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: SCND is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SCND is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 21.5% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SCND's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: SCND is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Medical Equipment industry (-0.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: SCND has a negative Return on Equity (-1.26%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is Scientific Industries's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SCND's short term assets ($6.4M) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: SCND's short term assets ($6.4M) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.2M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SCND is debt free.

Reducing Debt: SCND has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 1.9%.

Debt Coverage: SCND has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: SCND has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Scientific Industries's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.69%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: SCND's dividend (0.69%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.66%).

High Dividend: SCND's dividend (0.69%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.65%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: SCND is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.

Growing Dividend: SCND is not paying a notable dividend for the US market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: SCND is not paying a notable dividend for the US market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SCND's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

18.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Helena Santos (56 yo)

18.08yrs

Tenure

US$198,300

Compensation

Ms. Helena R. Santos, CPA., has been the President, Chief Executive Officer and Treasurer of Scientific Industries Inc. since August 29, 2002. Ms. Santos serves as the Chief Financial Officer and Complianc ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Helena's total compensation ($USD198.30K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD594.44K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Helena's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Helena Santos
CEO, President18.08yrsUS$198.30k0.74%
$ 153.2k
Joseph Cremonese
Chairman Emeritus0.67yrUS$84.40k4.55%
$ 937.7k
Karl Nowosielski
President of Torbal Products Div. - Benchtop Laboratory Equipment Ops & Director of Marketingno dataUS$187.10k0.34%
$ 69.8k
Robert Nichols
President of Genie Products Division - the Benchtop Laboratory Equipment Operations & Secretary18.08yrsUS$168.30k0.68%
$ 141.2k
Anthony Mitri
President of Altamira3.33yrsUS$131.30k0%
$ 0

18.1yrs

Average Tenure

56yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: SCND's management team is seasoned and experienced (18.1 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Helena Santos
CEO, President18.08yrsUS$198.30k0.74%
$ 153.2k
Joseph Cremonese
Chairman Emeritus0.67yrUS$84.40k4.55%
$ 937.7k
John Moore
Chairman0.67yrUS$61.80k0.78%
$ 160.1k
Marcus Frampton
Director1.5yrsUS$2.80k2.74%
$ 564.3k
Grace Morin
Director13.75yrsUS$39.00k2.97%
$ 612.5k
Reinhard Vogt
Director0.17yrno datano data
John F. Watkins
Director3.67yrsUS$20.80kno data

1.5yrs

Average Tenure

60.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: SCND's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: SCND insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been substantially diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 91.5%.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Scientific Industries, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Scientific Industries, Inc.
  • Ticker: SCND
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1954
  • Industry: Health Care Equipment
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Market Cap: US$20.630m
  • Shares outstanding: 2.86m
  • Website: https://www.scientificindustries.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Scientific Industries, Inc.
  • 80 Orville Drive
  • Suite 102
  • Bohemia
  • New York
  • 11716
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SCNDOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesCommon StockUSUSDDec 1972

Biography

Scientific Industries, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets benchtop laboratory equipment, bioprocessing products and catalyst research instruments worldwide. It offers vortex mixers to mix the contents ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/09/18 05:55
End of Day Share Price2020/09/17 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
Annual Earnings2019/06/30


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.