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YearRevenue GrowthEPS GrowthDec 1410.257.4Dec 134.959.1

Undervaluation [compared with sector average]:
+ Return on Equity 15.6% [4.5%].
+ Return on Assets 4.3% [2.1%].

QtrRevenue GrowthNet Profit MarginMar 15-10.33.5Dec 1435.8
+ Earnings per share growth rate has shown signs of recovery in recent years. [Year ended, all figures in %]

YearRevenue GrowthEPS GrowthDec 14-69.8Dec 13-2.4-5.4

QtrRevenue GrowthNet Profit GrowthNet Profit MarginMar 15-19.7-70.66.5Dec 1415.9-17.3
+ Revenue growth rate has shown signs of deterioration in recent years. [Year ended, all figures in %]

YearRevenue GrowthDec 140.6Dec 1324.8

Overvaluation [compared with sector average]:
+ Price/Sales of 3.9 [3.0].
+ Price to Book of 6 [3.2].

XRAY.AB1-day1-month3-months1-yearPrice Change %0.10.11.01.93Yield to maturity % change3.8833.235.35

Capital: Insider Moves: OSIM, Perennial Real Estate and Q&M Dental see buying activity by top management

Ron Sim, founder and CEO of OSIM International, snapped up 1.06 million shares on the open market on Aug 20 and 21 at $1.40 a share. This rounds up his total interest in OSIM to 65.6%, comprising a 50.2% direct interest and a 15.4% deemed interest in the company.

Osstem Implant lifts 3.1% on weak volume 02 September, 2015 15:00 KST

SOUTH KOREAN DAILY STOCK REPORT

Osstem Implant Co Ltd. (KOSDAQ:A048260), South Korea's largest Medical Equipment/Supplies company by market cap, lifted KRW2,000.0 (or 3.1%) from its last traded date of September 01, 2015 to close at KRW65,900.0, ending a two-day streak of losses. Compared with the KRX 100 Index which rose 6.9 points (or 0.2%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 2.9%. Trading volume was 44% lighter than average.

BULLISH SIGNALS
Fundamentals:
+ As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity of 15.6% is better than sector average of 4.5%. This is computed as net profit margin of 6.5% times asset turnover [sales/assets] of 0.66 times leverage factor [total assets/shareholders' equity] of 3.6.
+ Revenue growth rate is positive and has seen consecutive rises in recent years. [Year ended, all figures in %]

Dr. Servando Ramos Honored with the Major General Bill B. Lefler Federal Services Award by the American College of Prosthodontists

CHICAGO, Sept. 1, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Servando (Van) Ramos, Jr., DDS, FACP, will be honored with the Major General Bill B. Lefler Federal Services Award by the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP). Dr. Ramos will receive the award during the 45th Annual Session of the ACP held in Orlando from Oct.

Peabody Dentist Provides Computer Imaging

A Peabody dentist trained to place all forms of dental implants has begun offering preview computer imaging as part of his cosmetic makeover services.

Hamilton Health Center Inc.: Dentists Drill Patients for Drug Abuse Information 01 September 2015

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Don't be surprised if your next dental checkup includes questions about illicit drug use.

A new survey has found that more than three out of every four U.S. dentists ask their patients about illegal drug use.

SDI trading at firm volume 02 September, 2015 16:00 AEST

AUSTRALIAN DAILY STOCK REPORT

SDI Limited (ASX:SDI), Australia's 32nd largest Health Care company by market cap, closed unchanged at 55.0c. Compared with the All Ordinaries Index which rose 2.4 points (or 0.05%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.05%. The volume was 1.3 times the average trading of 46,166 shares. The stock was unchanged for a second day on Wednesday.

BEARISH SIGNALS
Fundamentals:
+ Net profit margin has averaged 7.2% in the last 3 years. This is lower than the sector average of 7.2% and suggests a low margin of safety.
+ The Relative yield of the stock, defined by its yield of 1.6%, divided by average yield of dividend yielding stocks in the All Ordinaries Index of 5.7% is 28.8%. This suggests the stock is overvalued in dividend yield terms.

Overvaluation [compared with sector average]:
+ Dividend yield of 1.6% [2.3%].

Seven Truths About Invisalign Teen From Sacramento Dentistry Group; There are significant advantages for teenagers wearing Invisalign Teen compared to young people wearing braces. Nevertheless, many parents are concerned about cost, effectiveness and whether their child will wear Invisalign regularly. This article addresses these concerns.

 When teenagers need orthodontic treatment to correct misaligned teeth, many parents wonder ifInvisalign® Teenis a good investment. They may know that Invisalign is the best in modern orthodontics, using clear plastic aligners - similar to a mouthguard - for moving teeth into their proper position. Nevertheless, parents often worry about their teenager not wearing the aligners or simply losing them and wasting the treatment. The makers of Invisalign, Align Technology, have completed many studies of teenagers needing orthodontics and here are seven truths they've discovered, and that dentists from the Sacramento Dentistry Group have observed, about young people and Invisalign Teen.

Leading dentistry experts exhibit in 2nd edition of Dental Africa

LAGOS Nigeria August 31 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Eko Hotel amp; Suites in Lagos Nigeria will once again host the 2nd annual Dental Africa Exhibition amp; Conference (http://www.dentalafrica.com). The only specialised dental event to benefit from the privilege support of the Nigerian Dental Association. The exhibition will host some of the region and world's well-known names in dentistry to bring the best practices technology and innovation together under one roof. Logo:

Value Added Technology increases on below average volume 02 September, 2015 15:00 KST

SOUTH KOREAN DAILY STOCK REPORT

Value Added Technology Co Ltd. (KOSDAQ:A043150), South Korea's 3rd largest Medical Equipment/Supplies company by market cap, increased KRW50.0 (or 0.1%) from its last traded date of September 01, 2015 to close at KRW35,550.0, ending a two-day streak of losses. Compared with the KRX 100 Index which rose 6.9 points (or 0.2%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.05%. Trading volume was 17% lighter than average.

BULLISH SIGNALS
Fundamentals:
+ As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity of 8.4% is better than sector average of 4.5%. This is computed as net profit margin of 4.9% times asset turnover [sales/assets] of 0.81 times leverage factor [total assets/shareholders' equity] of 2.1.
+ Net Profit margin has shown signs of recovery in recent quarters. [Quarter ended, all figures in %]

MEA|NEA Acquires The White Stone Group; Acquisition lays the foundation for industry-leading HIPAA-compliant healthcare communication and information exchange via a single platform

MEA|NEA, the recognized leader in secure health information exchange for medical and dental providers, announced today that it has acquired The White Stone Group, Inc., a best-in class provider of healthcare communication management solutions. This move positions the company to create a single, highly-integrated platform for the secure exchange of protected health information and communication management between patients, providers, payers and health plans.

Rochester Dental Practice Adds New General Dentist

Northwest Dental Group reported that it has hired a new general dentist to better serve the community and existing patients.

Shofu down 6.8% in 2 days 02 September, 2015 15:00 JST

JAPANESE DAILY STOCK REPORT

Shofu Inc. (TO:7979), the largest Health Care company by market cap in the Japan, extended its slide Wednesday, shedding an additional JPY19.0 (or 1.3%) to close at JPY1,484.0. The shares have tumbled JPY108.0 (or 6.8%) over the past two trading days. Compared with the Nikkei 225 Index which fell 795.1 points (or 4.21%) in the two days, this represented a relative price change of -2.6%. The volume was 0.5 times the average trading of 29,345 shares.

BEARISH SIGNALS
Fundamentals:
+ Net profit margin has averaged 1.9% in the last 3 years. This suggests the company is less profitable with a low margin of safety.
+ As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity is less than stellar at 2.7%. This is computed as net profit margin of 2.9% times asset turnover [sales/assets] of 0.68 times leverage factor [total assets/shareholders' equity] of 1.4.

Overvaluation [compared with sector average]:
+ Return on Capital Employed 4.1% [11.8%].

DIO Corporation decreases 1.5% on weak volume 02 September, 2015 15:00 KST

SOUTH KOREAN DAILY STOCK REPORT

DIO Corporation (KOSDAQ:A039840), South Korea's 6th largest Hotels/Restaurants/Casinos company by market cap, decreased KRW350.0 (or 1.5%) from its last traded date of September 01, 2015 to close at KRW22,300.0. Compared with the KRX 100 Index which rose 6.9 points (or 0.2%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -1.7%. Trading volume was 57% lighter than average.

BEARISH SIGNALS
Fundamentals:
+ Tobin's Q Ratio, defined as MCap divided by Total Assets, is 2.2. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is overvalued and ranks in the bottom quartile of stocks by value of Q Ratio.
+ Revenue growth has shown signs of deterioration in recent quarters. [Quarter ended, all figures in %]

Texas: Dental Hygiene Clinic expands hours, seeks adolescent patients

Pacific Smiles Group sinks 4.4% on strong volume 02 September, 2015 16:00 AEST

AUSTRALIAN DAILY STOCK REPORT

Pacific Smiles Group Limited (ASX:PSQ), Australia's 17th largest Health Care company by market cap, sunk 10.0c (or 4.4%) from its last traded date of August 31, 2015 to close at $2.20. Compared with the All Ordinaries Index which rose 2.4 points (or 0.05%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -4.4%. This has been exacerbated by strong volume of 8.0 times average.

BEARISH SIGNALS
Fundamentals:
+ Tobin's Q Ratio, defined as MCap divided by Total Assets, is 7.2. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is overvalued and ranks in the bottom 7% of stocks by value of Q Ratio.
+ The Relative yield of the stock, defined by its yield of 0.8%, divided by average yield of dividend yielding stocks in the All Ordinaries Index of 5.7% is 13.3%. This suggests the stock is overvalued in dividend yield terms.

DENTSPLY INTL Inc New bond falls for a second consecutive day, a two-day fall of 0.1% 01 September, 2015

DAILY CORPORATE BOND REPORT

DENTSPLY INTL Inc New (XRAY.AB) bond, fell 5.20c (or 0.1%) for a second consecutive day on Tuesday bringing its two-day fall to 10.80c or 0.1%. The bond last traded at US$101.30. The bond matures in 11 months; its yield to maturity has increased by 5.1 basis points from 1.32% to 1.366%.

Clearwater Family Dental Practice Adds New Associate Dentist

A Clearwater dental practice has added a new associate trained in all phases of dentistry.

According to a media release, Dr. Keith Kiskaddon, a Pinellas County native, joined the Clearwater Dental Associates staff in late July. Dr. Kiskaddon earned his undergraduate degree in pre-medicine and minor in Bible studies and chemistry from Clearwater Christian College, graduating magna cum laude. He received his doctor of dental medicine degree from the University of Florida College of Dentistry.

Dental council finds flaw in City college

A team had visited college in July last

INDORE: The expectations of Government Dental College for increase in seats of various Post-Graduate Courses may turn into a disappointment as the Dental Council of India (DCI) has found various deficiencies in the college during the inspection.

Shin Hung drops 2.8% on low volume 02 September, 2015 15:00 KST

SOUTH KOREAN DAILY STOCK REPORT

Shin Hung Co., Ltd. (KS:A004080), South Korea's 14th largest Medical Equipment/Supplies company by market cap, dropped KRW300.0 (or 2.8%) from its last traded date of September 01, 2015 to close at KRW10,600.0. Compared with the KRX 100 Index which rose 6.9 points (or 0.2%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -2.9%. The stock fell for a second day on Wednesday bringing its two-day fall to KRW400.0 or 3.6%.

Pearl Dental Arts Uses 3D Printing in Cutting-Edge Dental Implant Surgery; Fully Guided Implant Surgery Provides Most Affordable, Precise Dental Implants for Patients

For more than 12 years, Pearl Dental Arts has provided their patients with superior dental implant surgery. Fueled by their passion for dental arts, they have recently implemented the most cutting-edge, precise technology in implant placement surgery through their Fully Guided Implant Surgery.

Free advice on implants by dentists

PEOPLE with one or more missing teeth are being invited to a special dental implants consultation in Tewkesbury. It will be on Saturday September 26, from 10am until 3pm, at Gupshill Manor in Gloucester Road. Everyone attending will receive a free preliminary consultation.

St. Louis Cosmetic Dentist Discusses the Emotional Benefits of Cosmetic Dentistry

St. Louis Cosmetic Dentist Dr. Barry Brace with dental offices in St. Louis and O'fallon discusses the benefits of cosmetic dental treatments. Cosmetic Dentistry procedures are on the rise in the United States as financing options become more available and the price of procedures has become more affordable over the past decade.

Patterson Companies Finalizes Sale of Patterson Medical to Madison Dearborn Partners

Patterson Companies reported that it has successfully completed the previously disclosed sale of its medical business to Madison Dearborn Partners (MDP).

MANI keeps sliding: down 8.8% in 3 days 02 September, 2015 15:00 JST

JAPANESE DAILY STOCK REPORT

MANI Inc. (TO:7730), the largest Medical Equipment/Supplies company by market cap in the Japan, extended its slide Wednesday, shedding an additional JPY94.0 (or 3.6%) to close at JPY2,526.0. The shares have tumbled JPY244.0 (or 8.8%) over the past three trading days. Compared with the Nikkei 225 Index which fell 1,040.9 points (or 5.44%) in the three days, this represented a relative price change of -3.4%. This has been exacerbated by firm volume of 1.5 times average.

BEARISH SIGNALS
Fundamentals:
+ Tobin's Q Ratio, defined as MCap divided by Total Assets, is 3.4. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is overvalued and ranks in the bottom 4% of stocks by value of Q Ratio.

Capitol Health increases 1.6%, 2 days' volume in a day 02 September, 2015 16:00 AEST

AUSTRALIAN DAILY STOCK REPORT

Capitol Health Limited (ASX:CAJ), Australia's 18th largest Health Care company by market cap, increased 1.0c (or 1.6%) from its last traded date of September 01, 2015 to close at 61.50c. This has been propped up by firm volume of 1.8 times average. Compared with the All Ordinaries Index which rose 2.4 points (or 0.05%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 1.6%.

 
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