Joseph P. Porter
Medium-term horizon, ETF investing, industrials, fundamental analysis

The Female Health Company: Fundamentals & Commitment

The Female Health Company (NASDAQ:FHCO) ("FHC" or "the Company") is perhaps an unpresuming operation: it is a micro-cap with total assets of just over $35 million; it employs fewer than 150 people and produces only one product; it relies on distributors and public agencies to market and distribute its product; it currently generates revenues of just over $30 million per annum.

At the same time, FHC operates with a gross margin of ~ 55% and operating margin of ~ 31%, and had a net profit margin of ~ 45% for FY2013; its ability to rely on individual investors, public agencies and grants have enabled it to operate without debt; it manages substantial returns on assets, equity and...

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