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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 2/10

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Cash to Debt 0.02
ACFN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
96% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. ACFN: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ACFN' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 1.41 Max: 203.76
Current: 0.02
0.02
203.76
Equity to Asset -0.10
ACFN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
94% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. ACFN: -0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ACFN' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.4  Med: 0.55 Max: 0.83
Current: -0.1
-0.4
0.83
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: -6.68
M-Score: -4.72
WACC vs ROIC
15.75%
-155.43%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 2/10

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history
Operating margin (%) -44.90
ACFN's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. ACFN: -44.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ACFN' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -142.28  Med: -55.97 Max: -19.11
Current: -44.9
-142.28
-19.11
Net-margin (%) -56.28
ACFN's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.55 vs. ACFN: -56.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ACFN' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -149.04  Med: -62.96 Max: 574.51
Current: -56.28
-149.04
574.51
ROE (%) -478.18
ACFN's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 5.95 vs. ACFN: -478.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ACFN' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3418.38  Med: -49.13 Max: 97.26
Current: -478.18
-3418.38
97.26
ROA (%) -41.02
ACFN's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. ACFN: -41.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ACFN' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -70.4  Med: -30.59 Max: 62.4
Current: -41.02
-70.4
62.4
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -274.95
ACFN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 9.83 vs. ACFN: -274.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ACFN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -370.56  Med: -130.51 Max: 3917.19
Current: -274.95
-370.56
3917.19
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -13.10
ACFN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 170 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. ACFN: -13.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ACFN' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.9  Med: -16.30 Max: 79.4
Current: -13.1
-52.9
79.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -33.50
ACFN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. ACFN: -33.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ACFN' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -65.8  Med: -2.15 Max: 63.5
Current: -33.5
-65.8
63.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -27.70
ACFN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. ACFN: -27.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ACFN' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.6  Med: -6.90 Max: 99
Current: -27.7
-48.6
99
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-14)


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Business Description

Industry: Aerospace & Defense » Aerospace & Defense
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Acorn Energy Inc is a holding company which provides technology driven solutions for energy infrastructure asset management.

Acorn Energy Inc was incorporated in 1986. It is a holding company which provides technology driven solutions for energy infrastructure asset management. Each of its four businesses helps their customers achieve greater productivity, reliability, security and efficiency. Through its majority or wholly-owned operating subsidiaries, it provides the following services and products: Oil and Gas Sensor Systems. It operates in three reportable segments: Energy & Security Sonar Solutions, Smart Grid Distribution Automation and Machine-to-Machine Critical Asset Monitoring & Control. Energy & Security Sonar Solutions provides sonar and acoustic related solutions for energy, defense and commercial markets with a focus on underwater site security for strategic energy installations and other acoustic systems and real-time embedded hardware and software development and production through DSIT Solutions Ltd subsidiary. Smart Grid Distribution Automation. These products and services are provided by GridSense Inc. subsidiary which develops, market and sell remote monitoring and control systems to electric utilities and industrial facilities. Machine-to-Machine Critical Asset Monitoring & Control. The M2M segment provides wireless remote monitoring and control systems and services for critical assets as well as Internet of Things applications. These activities are performed through the Company's OmniMetrix subsidiary. OmniMetrix's PG products and services deliver critical, real-time machine information to customers and provide remote diagnostics that give users real-time visibility of their equipment. USSI's competitors include Stingray Geophysical Ltd. Weatherford International Ltd., and Petroleum Geo-Services ASA (PGS). The Energy & Security Sonar Solutions segment faces competition from several competitors operating in markets. The industry in which GridSense operates is characterized by intense competition from both, established companies as well as smaller companies with specialized offerings. Such competitors include General Electric, Siemens, Qualitrol Company LLC, PowerSense and Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories. AquaShieldTM, AquaShield-ERTM and PointShieldTM are trademarks of DSIT Solutions Ltd. subsidiary. GridSense, HighVTM, GridInSiteTM, CableIQ, PowerMonicTM, BreakerIQ, LineIQ, TransformerIQ, DemandIQTM and DistributionIQ are trademarks of GridSense subsidiaries. LazerLok is a trademark of U.S. Seismic Systems, Inc. subsidiary. OmniMetrixTM, SmartServiceTM, OmniViewTM, OmniLinkTM, and OmniScopeTM are trademarks of OmniMetrix, LLC subsidiary. The Company is subject to U.S. Federal and state income tax, Australian income tax and Israeli income tax. AquaShield, AquaShield ER, PointShield, SeaShield, NetShield, SonoBarrier, Blackfish 567, Blackfish 911, StructureShield, StructureSense, PerimeterShield, TunnelShield, PipeSafe, PAUSS and LightLine are trademarks of DSIT Solutions Ltd. GridSense, HighVTM, GridInSite, CableIQ, PowerMonic,

Ratios

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P/S 0.23
ACFN's P/S is ranked higher than
89% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. ACFN: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ACFN' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 2.95 Max: 13.15
Current: 0.23
0.15
13.15
PFCF 10.00
ACFN's PFCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 17.14 vs. ACFN: 10.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ACFN' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.5  Med: 11.25 Max: 15
Current: 10
7.5
15
POCF 7.62
ACFN's POCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 10.91 vs. ACFN: 7.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ACFN' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.71  Med: 8.57 Max: 11.43
Current: 7.62
5.71
11.43
Current Ratio 0.82
ACFN's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
91% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. ACFN: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ACFN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.79 Max: 7.19
Current: 0.82
0.8
7.19
Quick Ratio 0.79
ACFN's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. ACFN: 0.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ACFN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.64 Max: 7.01
Current: 0.79
0.65
7.01
Days Inventory 30.06
ACFN's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
85% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 118.61 vs. ACFN: 30.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ACFN' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.61  Med: 50.63 Max: 98.64
Current: 30.06
27.61
98.64
Days Sales Outstanding 105.54
ACFN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
79% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 58.92 vs. ACFN: 105.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ACFN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.64  Med: 95.77 Max: 127.96
Current: 105.54
39.64
127.96
Days Payable 81.92
ACFN's Days Payable is ranked higher than
70% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 53.52 vs. ACFN: 81.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ACFN' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.49  Med: 62.06 Max: 93.49
Current: 81.92
24.49
93.49

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.08
ACFN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. ACFN: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ACFN' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.33 Max: 4.23
Current: 0.08
0.04
4.23
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -85.61
ACFN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Aerospace & Defense industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. ACFN: -85.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ACFN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -85.64  Med: 37.40 Max: 194.4
Current: -85.61
-85.64
194.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $19.20
EPS (TTM) $ -0.34
Beta2.26
Short Percentage of Float1.46%
52-Week Range $0.07 - 0.49
Shares Outstanding (Mil)27.79

Analyst Estimate

Dec16
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) -0.66
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.66
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Group Insiders Reporting Large Buys in the Energy Sector Oct 24 2013 
Insider Buys Reported at 52-Week Lows Aug 13 2013 
Four Insiders Buy into Acorn Energy Mar 26 2013 
Acorn Energy Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-K) Mar 16 2011 
Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: CPT, WINA, CHKM, ADLR, ACFN Jan 01 2011 
Acorn Energy Inc. (ACFN) CEO John A Moore buys 2,800 Shares Dec 28 2010 
Acorn Energy Inc. (ACFN) CEO John A Moore buys 5,000 Shares Dec 28 2010 
Acorn Energy Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 10 2010 
Acorn Energy Inc. (ACFN) CEO John A Moore buys 8,065 Shares Sep 17 2010 
Acorn Energy Inc. (ACFN) CEO John A Moore buys 5,000 Shares Sep 07 2010 

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