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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 : 4/10

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Cash to Debt 1.90
ALTI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
69% of the 2654 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. ALTI: 1.90 )
ALTI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 3905
Current: 1.9

0.02
3905
Equity to Asset 0.55
ALTI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 2633 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. ALTI: 0.55 )
ALTI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 0.93
Current: 0.55

0.49
0.93
F-Score: 1
Z-Score: -5.00
M-Score: 37.06
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 : 1/10

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Operating margin (%) -220.76
ALTI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 2658 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. ALTI: -220.76 )
ALTI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -14004.65   Max: 3105.53
Current: -220.76

-14004.65
3105.53
Net-margin (%) -207.59
ALTI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 2658 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. ALTI: -207.59 )
ALTI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -18032.56   Max: -284.62
Current: -207.59

-18032.56
-284.62
ROE (%) -45.75
ALTI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 2619 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.82 vs. ALTI: -45.75 )
ALTI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -151.69   Max: -18.75
Current: -45.75

-151.69
-18.75
ROA (%) -31.70
ALTI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 2669 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.07 vs. ALTI: -31.70 )
ALTI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -100.38   Max: -17.06
Current: -31.7

-100.38
-17.06
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -186.38
ALTI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 2665 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 9.62 vs. ALTI: -186.38 )
ALTI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -850   Max: 117.81
Current: -186.38

-850
117.81
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -50.20
ALTI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1918 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. ALTI: -50.20 )
ALTI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 226.5
Current: -50.2

0
226.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -30.50
ALTI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1554 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. ALTI: -30.50 )
ALTI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -30.5   Max: 59.5
Current: -30.5

-30.5
59.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -31.10
ALTI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1391 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. ALTI: -31.10 )
ALTI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -32   Max: 48.5
Current: -31.1

-32
48.5
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Ratios

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P/B 0.30
ALTI's P/B is ranked higher than
99% of the 2805 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. ALTI: 0.30 )
ALTI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 17.87
Current: 0.3

0.19
17.87
P/S 1.70
ALTI's P/S is ranked lower than
63% of the 2805 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. ALTI: 1.70 )
ALTI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.92   Max: 185.26
Current: 1.7

2.92
185.26
EV-to-EBIT -0.36
ALTI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
50% of the 2805 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 24.39 vs. ALTI: -0.36 )
ALTI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -30.4   Max: 1.2
Current: -0.36

-30.4
1.2
Current Ratio 1.93
ALTI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 2648 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. ALTI: 1.93 )
ALTI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 21.33
Current: 1.93

0.22
21.33
Quick Ratio 1.52
ALTI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 2648 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. ALTI: 1.52 )
ALTI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 21.33
Current: 1.52

0.22
21.33
Days Inventory 248.15
ALTI's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
65% of the 2805 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 76.77 vs. ALTI: 248.15 )
ALTI' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 2.58   Max: 930.04
Current: 248.15

2.58
930.04
Days Sales Outstanding 82.67
ALTI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
65% of the 2805 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 82.55 vs. ALTI: 82.67 )
ALTI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 23.26   Max: 353.44
Current: 82.67

23.26
353.44

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.54
ALTI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
96% of the 2805 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. ALTI: 0.54 )
ALTI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 53.33
Current: 0.54

0.86
53.33
Price/Median PS Value 0.46
ALTI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 2805 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. ALTI: 0.46 )
ALTI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 71.73
Current: 0.46

0.34
71.73
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -291.70
ALTI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
73% of the 2644 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. ALTI: -291.70 )
ALTI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 80.3   Max: 1486.9
Current: -291.7

80.3
1486.9

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components
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Altair Nanotechnologies Inc was incorporated under the laws of the Province of Ontario, Canada in April 1973. The Company develops, manufactures and sells nano lithium titanate batteries and energy storage systems. Its nano lithium titanate battery systems offer higher power density, longer cycle life, rapid charge and discharge capabilities, operating temperature range and higher levels of safety than conventional lithium-ion batteries. The Company targets applications that effectively utilize the key attributes of its technology. It operates in two major business segments: Power and Energy Group, and All Other operations. The Power and Energy Group develops, produces, and sells battery systems. The All Others group consists of the remaining portions of the previous Life Sciences and Performance Materials groups. Its target market is electric grid, which design, manufacture and sell grid-scale battery systems, which provide ancillary services including frequency regulation. The Company currently is working with multiple vehicle manufacturers and suppliers regarding their hybrid and electric vehicle efforts. In 2012, it focused on the launch of its newest energy storage system, the ALTI-ESS Advantage. First, the company focused its product development on the launch of newest electric grid product, the 2 megawatt ALTI-ESS Advantage, which increased system specification from 1 megawatt to 2 megawatts, while reducing the containerized power modules footprint from 53 feet to 40 feet. Second, it focused on the manufacture of five grid-scale energy storage systems for four customers, who included the Hawaii Natural Energy Institute (HNEI), Vestas, TSK Solar and a U.S. utility company based on the East Coast. The Company has developed, and continues to develop, through its primary materials science research, a lithium-ion battery chemistry using nanotechnologies to create materials offering unique electrochemistry properties for rechargeable batteries. It manufactures cells, modules, packs and turn-key energy storage systems for its target customers, including 24V, 36V, and 48V industrial and transportation systems, a configurable industrial PowerRack system, and large-scale systems for the electric grid. The Company uses compounds of lithium and of titanium to manufacture its nano lithium titanate. It has a total of 12 U.S. and 42 foreign patents. A number of energy storage and power electronic component producers have entered into the frequency regulation market which include include ABB, A123 Systems., BYD, GS Yuasa, LG Chem, Mitsubishi, Parker Hannifin, Saft and XtremePower. Its products typically compete with existing methods for providing frequency regulation and renewables integration rather than competing battery manufacturers. Its current and proposed activities are subject to numerous federal, state, and local laws and regulations concerning machine and chemical safety and environmental protection.
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