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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 2.31
BLDP's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
75% of the 2444 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. BLDP: 2.31 )
BLDP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.93   Max: No Debt
Current: 2.31

Equity to Asset 0.64
BLDP's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
79% of the 2251 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. BLDP: 0.64 )
BLDP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 0.93
Current: 0.64

0.49
0.93
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -8.10
M-Score: -2.04
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 (%) -41.66
BLDP's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 2450 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.18 vs. BLDP: -41.66 )
BLDP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -298.48   Max: -31.63
Current: -41.66

-298.48
-31.63
Net-margin (%) -40.28
BLDP's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 2450 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.44 vs. BLDP: -40.28 )
BLDP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -363.56   Max: 52.8
Current: -40.28

-363.56
52.8
ROE (%) -31.24
BLDP's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 2421 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 8.25 vs. BLDP: -31.24 )
BLDP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -52.67   Max: 17.09
Current: -31.24

-52.67
17.09
ROA (%) -20.49
BLDP's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 2465 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. BLDP: -20.49 )
BLDP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -40.94   Max: 13.95
Current: -20.49

-40.94
13.95
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -109.07
BLDP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 2460 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.61 vs. BLDP: -109.07 )
BLDP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -186.39   Max: -59.58
Current: -109.07

-186.39
-59.58
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -3.00
BLDP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 2079 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. BLDP: -3.00 )
BLDP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -32.8   Max: 48.8
Current: -3

-32.8
48.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -18.60
BLDP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. BLDP: -18.60 )
BLDP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -35.5   Max: 44.2
Current: -18.6

-35.5
44.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -17.40
BLDP's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1684 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. BLDP: -17.40 )
BLDP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -70.2   Max: 545.3
Current: -17.4

-70.2
545.3
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Ratios

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Forward P/E 83.33
BLDP's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
67% of the 2676 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BLDP: 83.33 )
N/A
P/B 3.80
BLDP's P/B is ranked lower than
53% of the 2676 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. BLDP: 3.80 )
BLDP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 8.2
Current: 3.8

0.53
8.2
P/S 4.60
BLDP's P/S is ranked lower than
71% of the 2676 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. BLDP: 4.60 )
BLDP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.22   Max: 28.39
Current: 4.6

1.22
28.39
EV-to-EBIT -11.35
BLDP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
67% of the 2676 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 20.01 vs. BLDP: -11.35 )
BLDP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -39.6   Max: -0.2
Current: -11.35

-39.6
-0.2
Current Ratio 2.03
BLDP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 2272 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. BLDP: 2.03 )
BLDP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.53   Max: 14.46
Current: 2.03

1.53
14.46
Quick Ratio 1.53
BLDP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
75% of the 2272 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. BLDP: 1.53 )
BLDP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.25   Max: 14.15
Current: 1.53

1.25
14.15
Days Inventory 86.65
BLDP's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
72% of the 2676 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 101.85 vs. BLDP: 86.65 )
BLDP' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 34.89   Max: 248.54
Current: 86.65

34.89
248.54
Days Sales Outstanding 72.53
BLDP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
77% of the 2676 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 90.58 vs. BLDP: 72.53 )
BLDP' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 46.05   Max: 323.54
Current: 72.53

46.05
323.54

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 14.20
BLDP's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
62% of the 2676 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. BLDP: 14.20 )
BLDP' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 15.13
Current: 14.2

0.84
15.13
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
BLDP's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
75% of the 2676 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. BLDP: 1.10 )
BLDP' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 51.36
Current: 1.1

0.3
51.36
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -8.70
BLDP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
65% of the 2445 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. BLDP: -8.70 )
BLDP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -13.7   Max: 0
Current: -8.7

-13.7
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Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
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