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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 8.66
BLDP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
75% of the 1825 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. BLDP: 8.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BLDP' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 859.52 Max: No Debt
Current: 8.66
Equity to Asset 0.69
BLDP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
74% of the 1784 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. BLDP: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BLDP' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.87 Max: 0.95
Current: 0.69
0.48
0.95
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: -4.86
M-Score: -2.39
WACC vs ROIC
29.59%
-37.52%
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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Operating margin (%) -32.09
BLDP's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 1813 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.57 vs. BLDP: -32.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BLDP' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -121.5  Med: -69.3 Max: -31.63
Current: -32.09
-121.5
-31.63
Net-margin (%) -28.40
BLDP's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 1814 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. BLDP: -28.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BLDP' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -363.56  Med: -44.53 Max: 52.8
Current: -28.4
-363.56
52.8
ROE (%) -19.63
BLDP's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 1764 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. BLDP: -19.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BLDP' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.65  Med: -25.66 Max: 17.09
Current: -19.63
-52.65
17.09
ROA (%) -13.36
BLDP's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 1835 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. BLDP: -13.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BLDP' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.92  Med: -16.44 Max: 13.95
Current: -13.36
-40.92
13.95
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -87.47
BLDP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 1823 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.03 vs. BLDP: -87.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BLDP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -130.02  Med: -111.74 Max: -21.16
Current: -87.47
-130.02
-21.16
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.80
BLDP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1597 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. BLDP: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BLDP' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.7  Med: -2.7 Max: 48.8
Current: 3.8
-32.7
48.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -69.10
BLDP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 1361 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. BLDP: -69.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BLDP' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -69.1  Med: -8.8 Max: 43.5
Current: -69.1
-69.1
43.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -51.30
BLDP's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 1202 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. BLDP: -51.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BLDP' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.2  Med: -17.25 Max: 545.6
Current: -51.3
-58.2
545.6
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Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
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Traded in other countries:BLD.Canada, PO0.Germany, BLD.Switzerland, 0QY5.UK,
Ballard Power Systems Inc is engaged in the design, development, manufacture, sale and service of fuel cell products for a variety of applications, focusing on commercial stage and development stage markets.

Ballard Power Systems Inc was incorporated in the State of Canada on November 12, 2008. It is a clean energy growth company. The company is engaged in proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell development and commercialization. The Company's main business is the design, development, manufacture, sale and service of fuel cell products for a variety of applications, focusing on motive power (material handling and buses) and stationary power (back-up power, supplemental power, and distributed generation). A fuel cell is an environmentally clean electrochemical device that combines hydrogen fuel with oxygen (from the air) to produce electricity. Ballard fuel cell products feature high fuel efficiency, low operating temperature, low noise and vibration, compact size, quick response to changes in electrical demand, modular design and environmental cleanliness. The Company has four principal subsidiaries and affiliates: Ballard Fuel Cell Systems Inc., an Oregon corporation that develops methanol-fueled clean energy backup power systems; Dantherm Power A/S ("Dantherm Power"), a Denmark-based corporation jointly owned with Dantherm A/S that develops hydrogen-fueled clean energy backup power systems; BDF IP Holdings Ltd. ("IP Holdings"), a Canadian corporation that holds intellectual property assets; and Ballard Material Products Inc., a Delaware corporation that formerly developed and manufactured carbon fiber products for use in the automotive and fuel cell markets, and which now focuses on the development of fuel processing components and systems for use in fuel cell applications.

Ratios

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P/B 2.62
BLDP's P/B is ranked lower than
66% of the 1754 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. BLDP: 2.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BLDP' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.77 Max: 8.24
Current: 2.62
0.53
8.24
P/S 3.85
BLDP's P/S is ranked lower than
82% of the 1786 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. BLDP: 3.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BLDP' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 3.57 Max: 28.74
Current: 3.85
1.2
28.74
Current Ratio 2.67
BLDP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 1772 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. BLDP: 2.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BLDP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.53  Med: 5.13 Max: 20.54
Current: 2.67
1.53
20.54
Quick Ratio 2.07
BLDP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 1770 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. BLDP: 2.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BLDP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 4.77 Max: 20.25
Current: 2.07
1.11
20.25
Days Inventory 140.65
BLDP's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
70% of the 1749 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 97.68 vs. BLDP: 140.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BLDP' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 73.05  Med: 98.96 Max: 248.64
Current: 140.65
73.05
248.64
Days Sales Outstanding 72.75
BLDP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
56% of the 1366 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 80.02 vs. BLDP: 72.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BLDP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 59.57  Med: 107.43 Max: 152.97
Current: 72.75
59.57
152.97
Days Payable 72.06
BLDP's Days Payable is ranked higher than
55% of the 1309 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 64.99 vs. BLDP: 72.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BLDP' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 17.67  Med: 54.52 Max: 93.96
Current: 72.06
17.67
93.96

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -19.50
BLDP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. BLDP: -19.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BLDP' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25  Med: -4.3 Max: 10
Current: -19.5
-25
10

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 30.88
BLDP's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
73% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 13.69 vs. BLDP: 30.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
BLDP' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.53  Med: 8.48 Max: 132
Current: 30.88
2.53
132
Price/Net Current Asset Value 6.18
BLDP's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
57% of the 1122 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.79 vs. BLDP: 6.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
BLDP' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.35  Med: 5.85 Max: 59.25
Current: 6.18
1.35
59.25
Price/Tangible Book 4.74
BLDP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
77% of the 1657 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. BLDP: 4.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BLDP' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 3.28 Max: 15.13
Current: 4.74
0.84
15.13
Price/Median PS Value 1.08
BLDP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 1569 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. BLDP: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BLDP' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 2.5 Max: 106.48
Current: 1.08
0.34
106.48
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -8.00
BLDP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 1821 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. BLDP: -8.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BLDP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.05  Med: 3.3 Max: 8.7
Current: -8
-8.05
8.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $74.57
EPS (TTM) $ -0.14
Beta2.54
Short Percentage of Float2.97%
52-Week Range $1.11 - 2.53
Shares Outstanding (Mil)174.62
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