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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 2.40
CPST's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
63% of the 1699 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. CPST: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CPST' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.16  Med: 43.85 Max: No Debt
Current: 2.4
Equity to Asset 0.44
CPST's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
63% of the 1539 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. CPST: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CPST' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.76 Max: 1
Current: 0.44
0.33
1
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -12.02
M-Score: -3.63
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 : 4/10

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Operating margin (%) -26.77
CPST's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 1689 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.68 vs. CPST: -26.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CPST' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -41103.57  Med: -163.03 Max: -11.51
Current: -26.77
-41103.57
-11.51
Net-margin (%) -27.31
CPST's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 1689 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.11 vs. CPST: -27.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CPST' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -39372.62  Med: -132.99 Max: -12.21
Current: -27.31
-39372.62
-12.21
ROE (%) -69.48
CPST's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 1662 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.88 vs. CPST: -69.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CPST' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -405.51  Med: -53.57 Max: -18.13
Current: -69.48
-405.51
-18.13
ROA (%) -34.39
CPST's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 1707 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. CPST: -34.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CPST' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -94.2  Med: -38.68 Max: -16.85
Current: -34.39
-94.2
-16.85
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -185.32
CPST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 1696 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 10.97 vs. CPST: -185.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CPST' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -657.12  Med: -261.16 Max: -115.69
Current: -185.32
-657.12
-115.69
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -5.10
CPST's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 1380 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. CPST: -5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CPST' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -55.9  Med: 3.20 Max: 111
Current: -5.1
-55.9
111
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 21.60
CPST's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1194 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. CPST: 21.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CPST' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -70.6  Med: -17.50 Max: 21.6
Current: 21.6
-70.6
21.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 12.60
CPST's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 1070 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. CPST: 12.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CPST' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -67.5  Med: -19.30 Max: 12.6
Current: 12.6
-67.5
12.6
» CPST's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

CPST Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Chuck Royce 4,685,000 sh (unchged)
T Boone Pickens Sold Out
Ken Fisher 10,000 sh (-66.67%)
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Q4 2014

CPST Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 95,110 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 10,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 3,485,000 sh (-25.61%)
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Q1 2015

CPST Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Ken Fisher 10,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce 3,335,000 sh (-4.30%)
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Q2 2015

CPST Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Ken Fisher 12,000 sh (+20.00%)
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Ratios

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Forward P/E 303.03
CPST's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
98% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 16.10 vs. CPST: 303.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 3.18
CPST's P/B is ranked lower than
74% of the 1617 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. CPST: 3.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CPST' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 5.40 Max: 21.18
Current: 3.18
1.1
21.18
P/S 1.00
CPST's P/S is ranked lower than
51% of the 1690 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. CPST: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CPST' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.97  Med: 4.00 Max: 23.25
Current: 1
0.97
23.25
EV-to-EBIT -3.13
CPST's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
157% of the 1356 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.56 vs. CPST: -3.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CPST' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -46.2  Med: -5.85 Max: -0.5
Current: -3.13
-46.2
-0.5
Current Ratio 1.63
CPST's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
59% of the 1561 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. CPST: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CPST' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.43  Med: 2.90 Max: 15.42
Current: 1.63
1.43
15.42
Quick Ratio 1.10
CPST's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 1561 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. CPST: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CPST' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.82  Med: 2.12 Max: 13.75
Current: 1.1
0.82
13.75
Days Inventory 80.83
CPST's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
56% of the 1662 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 92.67 vs. CPST: 80.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CPST' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 59.98  Med: 123.40 Max: 237.04
Current: 80.83
59.98
237.04
Days Sales Outstanding 41.48
CPST's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 1371 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 77.51 vs. CPST: 41.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CPST' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 41.48  Med: 80.14 Max: 132.23
Current: 41.48
41.48
132.23

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.38
CPST's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 870 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. CPST: 4.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
CPST' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.53  Med: 6.38 Max: 26.63
Current: 4.38
0.53
26.63
Price/Tangible Book 3.50
CPST's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
70% of the 1537 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. CPST: 3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CPST' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.44  Med: 5.37 Max: 21.3
Current: 3.5
0.44
21.3
Price/Median PS Value 0.25
CPST's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 1411 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. CPST: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CPST' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.33 Max: 16.67
Current: 0.25
0.46
16.67
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -31.96
CPST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 1670 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. CPST: -31.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CPST' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -37.61  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: -31.96
-37.61
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Analyst Estimate

Mar16 Mar17
Revenue(Mil) 127 140
EPS($) -0.06 -0.04
EPS without NRI($) -0.06 -0.04

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
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Traded in other countries:TBN.Germany,
Capstone Turbine Corp was organized in 1988 and reincorporated as a Delaware Corporation on June 22, 2000. The Company develops, manufactures, markets and services microturbine technology solutions for use in stationary distributed power generation applications, including cogeneration, renewable energy, natural resources and critical power supply. It makes various sizes of MicroTurbines and includes 30kW, 65kW, and 200kW configurations. In addition, the microturbines are used as a battery charging generators for hybrid electric vehicle applications. Microturbines allow customers to produce power on-site in parallel with the electric grid or stand alone when no utility grid is available. It also provides various accessories, including rotary gas compressors with digital controls, heat recovery modules for CHP applications, dual mode controllers that allow automatic transition between grid connect and stand-alone modes, batteries with digital controls for stand-alone/dual-mode operations, power servers for multipacked installations, and protocol converters for Internet access, as well as frames, exhaust ducting, and installation hardware. It has operations in North America, Europe, Asia as well as Australia. The Company sells its products through distributors and original equipment manufacturers. The Company competes with other companies who have microturbine products, including FlexEnergy and Turbec S.p.A.
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