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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
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history
Cash to Debt 2.25
CPST's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
68% of the 1900 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. CPST: 2.25 )
CPST' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.64   Max: No Debt
Current: 2.25

Equity to Asset 0.42
CPST's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
50% of the 1912 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. CPST: 0.42 )
CPST' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.22   Max: 0.94
Current: 0.42

0.22
0.94
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -3.08
M-Score: -2.75
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -17.21
CPST's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1893 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.96 vs. CPST: -17.21 )
CPST' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -41103.57   Max: -17.21
Current: -17.21

-41103.57
-17.21
Net-margin (%) -17.69
CPST's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1893 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.16 vs. CPST: -17.69 )
CPST' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -39372.62   Max: -17.16
Current: -17.69

-39372.62
-17.16
ROE (%) -53.87
CPST's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1879 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.49 vs. CPST: -53.87 )
CPST' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -241.18   Max: -11.25
Current: -53.87

-241.18
-11.25
ROA (%) -25.83
CPST's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1895 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. CPST: -25.83 )
CPST' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -128.34   Max: -10.4
Current: -25.83

-128.34
-10.4
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -193.55
CPST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 1891 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 12.77 vs. CPST: -193.55 )
CPST' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -567.87   Max: -117.44
Current: -193.55

-567.87
-117.44
Revenue Growth (%) 10.70
CPST's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1521 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. CPST: 10.70 )
CPST' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -55.9   Max: 111
Current: 10.7

-55.9
111
EBITDA Growth (%) -42.80
CPST's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1257 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. CPST: -42.80 )
CPST' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -70.6   Max: 2.2
Current: -42.8

-70.6
2.2
EPS Growth (%) -41.00
CPST's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1139 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. CPST: -41.00 )
CPST' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -67.5   Max: 2
Current: -41

-67.5
2
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

CPST Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Mariko Gordon 46,896 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 1,128,995 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 10,000 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2013

CPST Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 5,754,200 sh (+409.67%)
Ken Fisher 10,000 sh (unchged)
Mariko Gordon Sold Out
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Q4 2013

CPST Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 6,250,000 sh (+8.62%)
Ken Fisher 10,000 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2014

CPST Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Ken Fisher 10,000 sh (unchged)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CPST

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Mariko Gordon 2013-09-30 Sold Out $1.07 - $1.48 $ 2.1774%0
Mariko Gordon 2013-06-30 New Buy$0.834 - $1.3 $ 2.17117%46896
Mario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Sold Out $0.9583 - $2.08 $ 2.1751%0
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Ratios

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P/B 18.08
CPST's P/B is ranked lower than
80% of the 1848 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. CPST: 18.08 )
CPST' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 20
Current: 18.08

0.58
20
P/S 5.02
CPST's P/S is ranked lower than
84% of the 1931 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. CPST: 5.02 )
CPST' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.59   Max: 23.25
Current: 5.02

1.59
23.25
EV-to-EBIT -41.97
CPST's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
99% of the 1645 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.87 vs. CPST: -41.97 )
CPST' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 73.2   Max: 122
Current: -41.97

73.2
122

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 72.33
CPST's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
89% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. CPST: 72.33 )
CPST' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 90.5
Current: 72.33

0.34
90.5
Price/Tangible Book 19.73
CPST's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
85% of the 1700 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. CPST: 19.73 )
CPST' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 21.78
Current: 19.73

0.26
21.78
Price/Median PS Value 0.99
CPST's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 1775 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CPST: 0.99 )
CPST' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 41.97
Current: 0.99

0.35
41.97
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 46.30
CPST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1744 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. CPST: 46.30 )
CPST' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 121.4
Current: 46.3

0.8
121.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -38.76
CPST's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1136 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.73 vs. CPST: -38.76 )
CPST' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 16.3   Max: 282.8
Current: -38.76

16.3
282.8

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
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Traded in other countries:TBN.Germany
Capstone Turbine Corporation 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. Further, it remanufactures microturbine engines as well as provide after-market parts and services. It has operations in North America, Europe, Asia as well as Australia. The Company sells its products through distributors and original equipment manufacturers.

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