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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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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.08
CPN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
72% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. CPN: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CPN' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.32 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.08
Equity to Asset 0.17
CPN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
83% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. CPN: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CPN' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.39  Med: 0.19 Max: 1
Current: 0.17
-0.39
1
Interest Coverage 1.36
CPN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
71% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. CPN: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CPN' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.26 Max: 3.08
Current: 1.36
0.61
3.08
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.29
M-Score: -2.32
WACC vs ROIC
7.13%
5.22%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 13.21
CPN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 9.98 vs. CPN: 13.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CPN' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.32  Med: 13.82 Max: 49.72
Current: 13.21
-7.32
49.72
Net-margin (%) 3.63
CPN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. CPN: 3.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CPN' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.43  Med: 1.39 Max: 33.79
Current: 3.63
-25.43
33.79
ROE (%) 7.47
CPN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. CPN: 7.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CPN' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.25  Med: 3.38 Max: 27.45
Current: 7.47
-4.25
27.45
ROA (%) 1.29
CPN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. CPN: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CPN' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.01  Med: 0.49 Max: 14.31
Current: 1.29
-9.01
14.31
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.86
CPN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.75 vs. CPN: 5.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CPN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.64  Med: 6.55 Max: 32.18
Current: 5.86
-4.64
32.18
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 15.10
CPN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. CPN: 15.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CPN' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.9  Med: 2.90 Max: 77.1
Current: 15.1
-11.9
77.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 8.90
CPN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. CPN: 8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CPN' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -100.00 Max: 117
Current: 8.9
0
117
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 15.10
CPN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 79 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. CPN: 15.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CPN' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -86.7  Med: 33.40 Max: 396.9
Current: 15.1
-86.7
396.9
» CPN's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-04-29)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

CPN Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Louis Moore Bacon 118,013 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 59,125 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 27,464,285 sh (+44.19%)
Robert Bruce 294,849 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 1,000 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management 4,582,036 sh (-2.93%)
Murray Stahl 11,799 sh (-7.70%)
Paul Tudor Jones 37,516 sh (-59.41%)
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Q3 2015

CPN Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 980,556 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,560,700 sh (New)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 35,386,311 sh (+28.84%)
RS Investment Management 5,635,345 sh (+22.99%)
Robert Bruce 294,849 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 1,000 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 11,799 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 23,000 sh (-38.69%)
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Q4 2015

CPN Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Joel Greenblatt 723,088 sh (New)
Andreas Halvorsen 4,881,477 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,349,100 sh (+37.59%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 39,973,013 sh (+12.96%)
Murray Stahl 11,799 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 1,000 sh (unchged)
Robert Bruce 294,849 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
RS Investment Management 3,204,185 sh (-43.14%)
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Q1 2016

CPN Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Murray Stahl 11,798 sh (-0.01%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 23.92
CPN's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
72% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 15.42 vs. CPN: 23.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CPN' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.11  Med: 39.73 Max: 625.71
Current: 23.92
2.11
625.71
Forward P/E 13.35
CPN's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 33 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 18.87 vs. CPN: 13.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 23.92
CPN's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
72% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 15.77 vs. CPN: 23.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CPN' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.11  Med: 39.50 Max: 697.5
Current: 23.92
2.11
697.5
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 41.38
CPN's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
85% of the 34 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 22.04 vs. CPN: 41.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
CPN' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.53  Med: 11.99 Max: 948.7
Current: 41.38
2.53
948.7
P/B 1.79
CPN's P/B is ranked lower than
65% of the 150 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. CPN: 1.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CPN' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.80 Max: 2.97
Current: 1.79
0.47
2.97
P/S 0.85
CPN's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. CPN: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CPN' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.09 Max: 1.85
Current: 0.85
0.25
1.85
PFCF 18.25
CPN's PFCF is ranked lower than
69% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.58 vs. CPN: 18.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CPN' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 16.71 Max: 832.08
Current: 18.25
3.1
832.08
POCF 6.50
CPN's POCF is ranked higher than
55% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.26 vs. CPN: 6.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CPN' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.63  Med: 9.90 Max: 132.95
Current: 6.5
2.63
132.95
EV-to-EBIT 20.99
CPN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
62% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 15.78 vs. CPN: 20.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CPN' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 18.40 Max: 69.8
Current: 20.99
3.4
69.8
EV-to-EBITDA 10.78
CPN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
52% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 11.20 vs. CPN: 10.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CPN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 10.50 Max: 20.4
Current: 10.78
3.1
20.4
PEG 1.45
CPN's PEG is ranked lower than
58% of the 38 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. CPN: 1.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
CPN' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.96 Max: 364.71
Current: 1.45
0.38
364.71
Shiller P/E 27.43
CPN's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
68% of the 22 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 14.50 vs. CPN: 27.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CPN' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.42  Med: 25.37 Max: 27.43
Current: 27.43
21.42
27.43
Current Ratio 1.34
CPN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.25 vs. CPN: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CPN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.42 Max: 2.15
Current: 1.34
0.52
2.15
Quick Ratio 1.18
CPN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. CPN: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CPN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.36 Max: 2.14
Current: 1.18
0.49
2.14
Days Inventory 37.21
CPN's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
58% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 30.15 vs. CPN: 37.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CPN' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.19  Med: 20.85 Max: 36.16
Current: 37.21
6.19
36.16
Days Sales Outstanding 36.32
CPN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 56.80 vs. CPN: 36.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CPN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.12  Med: 34.21 Max: 50.56
Current: 36.32
29.12
50.56
Days Payable 42.11
CPN's Days Payable is ranked lower than
66% of the 103 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 62.71 vs. CPN: 42.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CPN' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.64  Med: 36.27 Max: 44.27
Current: 42.11
25.64
44.27

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.78
CPN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
58% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. CPN: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CPN' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.75 Max: 2.5
Current: 1.78
0.73
2.5
Price/Projected FCF 1.20
CPN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 37 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. CPN: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CPN' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.12  Med: 1.58 Max: 1.8
Current: 1.2
1.12
1.8
Price/Median PS Value 0.81
CPN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. CPN: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CPN' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.43
Current: 0.81
0.33
1.43
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.98
CPN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
61% of the 28 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. CPN: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
CPN' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 0.92 Max: 5.43
Current: 0.98
0.72
5.43
Price/Graham Number 1.38
CPN's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
58% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. CPN: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CPN' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.03  Med: 1.49 Max: 8.16
Current: 1.38
1.03
8.16
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.77
CPN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. CPN: 4.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CPN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 5.40 Max: 29.3
Current: 4.77
1.4
29.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 26.47
CPN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 50 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. CPN: 26.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CPN' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -35.1  Med: 2.30 Max: 27
Current: 26.47
-35.1
27

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $6472
EPS $ 0.65
Beta0.88
Short Percentage of Float4.19%
52-Week Range $11.53 - 22.32
Shares Outstanding(Mil)356.66

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue(Mil) 5,674 5,984 6,499
EPS($) 0.69 1.17 1.68
EPS without NRI($) 0.69 1.17 1.68

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Independent Power Producers » Utilities - Independent Power Producers
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Calpine Corp is a Delaware corporation founded in 1984. It owns and operates natural gas-fired and geothermal power plants in North America. It sells wholesale power, steam, capacity, renewable energy credits and ancillary services to utilities, independent electric system operators, industrial and agricultural companies, retail power providers, municipalities, power marketers and others. The Company purchases natural gas and some fuel oil as fuel for its power plants and engage in related natural gas transportation and storage transactions. Its portfolio, including partnership interests, consists of 88 power plants, including one under construction, located throughout 18 states in the U.S. and in Canada, with an aggregate generation capacity of 26,548 MW and 309 MW under construction. The Company's fleet, including projects under construction, consists of 71 natural gas-fired combustion turbine-based plants, one fuel oil-fired steam-based plant, 15 geothermal steam turbine-based plants and one photovoltaic solar plant. The Company's operation is subject to complex and stringent energy, environmental and other laws and regulations at the federal, state and local levels as well as within the RTO and ISO markets in which it participates in connection with the development, ownership and operation of their power plants.
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