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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 : 3/10

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Cash to Debt 4.32
BLDP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
69% of the 1708 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. BLDP: 4.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BLDP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.87  Med: 859.52 Max: No Debt
Current: 4.32
Equity to Asset 0.64
BLDP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
71% of the 1544 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. BLDP: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BLDP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.88 Max: 0.95
Current: 0.64
0.48
0.95
F-Score: 1
Z-Score: -9.37
M-Score: -1.96
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 (%) -62.65
BLDP's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 1698 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.69 vs. BLDP: -62.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BLDP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -298.48  Med: -110.00 Max: -31.63
Current: -62.65
-298.48
-31.63
Net-margin (%) -33.53
BLDP's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 1698 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. BLDP: -33.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BLDP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -363.56  Med: -73.68 Max: 52.8
Current: -33.53
-363.56
52.8
ROE (%) -20.68
BLDP's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 1673 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.08 vs. BLDP: -20.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BLDP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -52.65  Med: -16.17 Max: 17.09
Current: -20.68
-52.65
17.09
ROA (%) -13.75
BLDP's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 1717 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. BLDP: -13.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BLDP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -40.92  Med: -14.30 Max: 13.95
Current: -13.75
-40.92
13.95
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -83.80
BLDP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 1707 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.12 vs. BLDP: -83.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BLDP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -186.37  Med: -115.94 Max: -7.3
Current: -83.8
-186.37
-7.3
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -3.00
BLDP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 1399 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. BLDP: -3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BLDP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -32.8  Med: -5.40 Max: 48.8
Current: -3
-32.8
48.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -18.60
BLDP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. BLDP: -18.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BLDP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -35.5  Med: -6.60 Max: 44.2
Current: -18.6
-35.5
44.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -17.40
BLDP's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 1082 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. BLDP: -17.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BLDP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -70.2  Med: -17.25 Max: 545.2
Current: -17.4
-70.2
545.2
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Ratios

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Forward P/E 83.33
BLDP's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
94% of the 580 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 15.67 vs. BLDP: 83.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
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P/B 2.15
BLDP's P/B is ranked lower than
61% of the 1604 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. BLDP: 2.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BLDP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.44 Max: 8.2
Current: 2.15
0.53
8.2
P/S 3.36
BLDP's P/S is ranked lower than
81% of the 1713 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. BLDP: 3.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BLDP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.22  Med: 4.13 Max: 28.39
Current: 3.36
1.22
28.39
EV-to-EBIT -7.47
BLDP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
157% of the 1355 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 13.44 vs. BLDP: -7.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BLDP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -39.6  Med: -3.50 Max: -0.2
Current: -7.47
-39.6
-0.2
Current Ratio 2.61
BLDP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 1567 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. BLDP: 2.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BLDP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.53  Med: 5.30 Max: 20.54
Current: 2.61
1.53
20.54
Quick Ratio 2.03
BLDP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 1567 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. BLDP: 2.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BLDP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.11  Med: 5.03 Max: 20.25
Current: 2.03
1.11
20.25
Days Inventory 103.41
BLDP's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
57% of the 1670 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 92.95 vs. BLDP: 103.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BLDP' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 34.88  Med: 100.82 Max: 248.64
Current: 103.41
34.88
248.64
Days Sales Outstanding 68.10
BLDP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
58% of the 1373 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 76.88 vs. BLDP: 68.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BLDP' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 46.05  Med: 113.71 Max: 323.54
Current: 68.1
46.05
323.54

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 7.00
BLDP's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 964 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.35 vs. BLDP: 7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
BLDP' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.35  Med: 5.53 Max: 59.25
Current: 7
1.35
59.25
Price/Tangible Book 4.20
BLDP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
74% of the 1518 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. BLDP: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BLDP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.84  Med: 3.24 Max: 15.13
Current: 4.2
0.84
15.13
Price/Median PS Value 0.81
BLDP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 1563 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. BLDP: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BLDP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 2.55 Max: 90.69
Current: 0.81
0.3
90.69
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -13.40
BLDP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 1680 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. BLDP: -13.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BLDP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -14.91  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: -13.4
-14.91
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Analyst Estimate

Dec15
EPS($) -0.01
EPS without NRI($) -0.01

Business Description

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