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RiceBran Technologies (RIBT) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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RiceBran Technologies (RIBT) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. RiceBran Technologies is an ingredient company serving food, animal nutrition and specialty markets focused on value-added processing and marketing of healthy, natural and nutrient dense products derived from raw rice bran. RiceBran Technologies has a market cap of $114.510 million; its shares were traded at around $3.54 with and P/S ratio of 5.01. RiceBran Technologies had annual average EBITDA growth of 37.30% over the past ten years.


For the last quarter RiceBran Technologies reported a revenue of $3.46 million, compared with the revenue of $3.45 million during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $14.8 million, an increase of 10.5% from last year. For the last five years RiceBran Technologies had an average revenue decline of 19.6% a year.

The reported loss per diluted share was 37 cents for the year, compared with the loss per share of $3.96 in the previous year. The RiceBran Technologies had an operating margin of -55.63%, compared with the operating margin of -45.65% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of RiceBran Technologies is -29.71%. The profitability rank of the company is 2 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, RiceBran Technologies has the cash and cash equivalents of $7.04 million, compared with $6.20 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $0.15 million, compared with $0.01 million in the previous year. RiceBran Technologies has a financial strength rank of 8 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $3.54, RiceBran Technologies is traded at 831.6% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $0.38. The P/S ratio of the stock is 5.01, while the historical median P/S ratio is 0.53. The stock gained 124.05% during the past 12 months.

Directors and Officers Recent Trades:

  • 10% Owner Grain Co Continental bought 666,667 shares of RIBT stock on 03/08/2019 at the average price of $3. The price of the stock has increased by 18% since.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of RIBT, click here.

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.