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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 : 5/10

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Cash-to-Debt 9.66
BLDP's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
73% of the 1808 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. BLDP: 9.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
BLDP' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 121.11 Max: No Debt
Current: 9.66
Equity-to-Asset 0.68
BLDP's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
73% of the 1776 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. BLDP: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
BLDP' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 0.82 Max: 0.93
Current: 0.68
0.49
0.93
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: -2.26
Beneish M-Score: -3.29
WACC vs ROIC
22.71%
-27.45%
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 % -21.09
BLDP's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
93% of the 1792 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.94 vs. BLDP: -21.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
BLDP' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -111.39  Med: -54.97 Max: -21.19
Current: -21.09
-111.39
-21.19
Net Margin % -24.66
BLDP's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
93% of the 1794 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.31 vs. BLDP: -24.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
BLDP' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -96.44  Med: -36.57 Max: 57.2
Current: -24.66
-96.44
57.2
ROE % -18.29
BLDP's ROE % is ranked lower than
91% of the 1757 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.66 vs. BLDP: -18.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
BLDP' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.35  Med: -21.27 Max: 18.37
Current: -18.29
-52.35
18.37
ROA % -12.50
BLDP's ROA % is ranked lower than
92% of the 1813 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.34 vs. BLDP: -12.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
BLDP' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.23  Med: -16.45 Max: 15.11
Current: -12.5
-28.23
15.11
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -90.05
BLDP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
96% of the 1801 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.89 vs. BLDP: -90.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
BLDP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -131.62  Med: -104.5 Max: -21.34
Current: -90.05
-131.62
-21.34
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 2.30
BLDP's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
51% of the 1568 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. BLDP: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
BLDP' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.1  Med: -5.2 Max: 48.8
Current: 2.3
-33.1
48.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -4.20
BLDP's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
71% of the 1359 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. BLDP: -4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
BLDP' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -69  Med: -4.2 Max: 60.8
Current: -4.2
-69
60.8
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -6.60
BLDP's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
67% of the 1197 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. BLDP: -6.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
BLDP' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -70.3  Med: -17.1 Max: 545.2
Current: -6.6
-70.3
545.2
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Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials    NAICS: 335999    SIC: 3379
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Traded in other countries:BLDP.Canada, PO0.Germany, BLD.Switzerland, 0QY5.UK,
Headquarter Location:Canada
Ballard Power Systems Inc is engaged in the design, development, manufacture, sale and service of proton exchange membrane fuel cell products for a variety of applications, focusing on commercial stage and development stage markets.

Ballard Power Systems Inc manufactures hydrogen fuel cells for commercial applications, which include forklift power, residential cogeneration, and telecommunication backup power. In addition, Ballard supplies fuel cells for systems integrators and original-equipment manufacturers for use in a variety of applications. The majority of sales are concentrated in the United States, Japan, and Western Europe.

Ratios

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PB Ratio 4.69
BLDP's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 1739 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. BLDP: 4.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
BLDP' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.85 Max: 8.24
Current: 4.69
0.53
8.24
PS Ratio 6.42
BLDP's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 1754 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. BLDP: 6.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
BLDP' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 3.57 Max: 22.27
Current: 6.42
0.88
22.27
EV-to-EBIT -25.51
BLDP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1949 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.53 vs. BLDP: -25.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BLDP' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.1  Med: -5.1 Max: -0.2
Current: -25.51
-41.1
-0.2
EV-to-EBITDA -32.75
BLDP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 2030 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.09 vs. BLDP: -32.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BLDP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -170.2  Med: -6.9 Max: -0.2
Current: -32.75
-170.2
-0.2
Current Ratio 2.50
BLDP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 1663 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. BLDP: 2.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BLDP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.53  Med: 4.19 Max: 14.46
Current: 2.5
1.53
14.46
Quick Ratio 2.10
BLDP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 1661 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. BLDP: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BLDP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.25  Med: 3.9 Max: 14.15
Current: 2.1
1.25
14.15
Days Inventory 127.56
BLDP's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
65% of the 1732 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 98.73 vs. BLDP: 127.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BLDP' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 73.14  Med: 98.16 Max: 233.45
Current: 127.56
73.14
233.45
Days Sales Outstanding 47.80
BLDP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
81% of the 1373 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 81.96 vs. BLDP: 47.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BLDP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 47.2  Med: 96.28 Max: 152.97
Current: 47.8
47.2
152.97
Days Payable 36.13
BLDP's Days Payable is ranked lower than
76% of the 1323 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 66.49 vs. BLDP: 36.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BLDP' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.08  Med: 50.57 Max: 70.9
Current: 36.13
32.08
70.9

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -16.60
BLDP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 915 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. BLDP: -16.60 )
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: -38.2  Med: -8.4 Max: 10
Current: -16.6
-38.2
10

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Cash 40.63
BLDP's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
69% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.99 vs. BLDP: 40.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
BLDP' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.31  Med: 7.26 Max: 22.57
Current: 40.63
2.31
22.57
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 11.76
BLDP's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
62% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.21 vs. BLDP: 11.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
BLDP' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.29  Med: 5.88 Max: 59.25
Current: 11.76
1.29
59.25
Price-to-Tangible-Book 8.85
BLDP's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
79% of the 1646 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. BLDP: 8.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
BLDP' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 3.56 Max: 12.61
Current: 8.85
0.81
12.61
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.81
BLDP's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 1562 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. BLDP: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
BLDP' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 2.57 Max: 60.19
Current: 1.81
0.34
60.19
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -3.92
BLDP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
90% of the 2347 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.19 vs. BLDP: -3.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
BLDP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.47  Med: 3.3 Max: 8.7
Current: -3.92
-9.47
8.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $85.27
EPS (TTM) $ -0.14
Beta3.06
Short Percentage of Float1.61%
52-Week Range $1.23 - 3.32
Shares Outstanding (Mil)174.75
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