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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 2.01
CPST's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
67% of the 1947 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. CPST: 2.01 )
CPST' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.16   Max: No Debt
Current: 2.01

Equity to Asset 0.41
CPST's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 1933 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. CPST: 0.41 )
CPST' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 1
Current: 0.41

0.33
1
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: -6.26
M-Score: -2.29
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 : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) -11.51
CPST's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1815 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.33 vs. CPST: -11.51 )
CPST' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -41103.57   Max: -11.51
Current: -11.51

-41103.57
-11.51
Net-margin (%) -12.21
CPST's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1815 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. CPST: -12.21 )
CPST' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -39372.62   Max: -12.21
Current: -12.21

-39372.62
-12.21
ROE (%) -47.68
CPST's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1800 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 7.31 vs. CPST: -47.68 )
CPST' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -241.18   Max: -11.25
Current: -47.68

-241.18
-11.25
ROA (%) -19.33
CPST's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 1819 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. CPST: -19.33 )
CPST' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -128.34   Max: -10.4
Current: -19.33

-128.34
-10.4
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -101.10
CPST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1815 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 14.43 vs. CPST: -101.10 )
CPST' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -567.87   Max: -101.1
Current: -101.1

-567.87
-101.1
Revenue Growth (%) 9.20
CPST's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1707 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. CPST: 9.20 )
CPST' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -55.9   Max: 111
Current: 9.2

-55.9
111
EBITDA Growth (%) -34.10
CPST's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1489 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. CPST: -34.10 )
CPST' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -70.6   Max: 2.2
Current: -34.1

-70.6
2.2
EPS Growth (%) -32.10
CPST's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1333 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. CPST: -32.10 )
CPST' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -67.5   Max: 2
Current: -32.1

-67.5
2
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

CPST Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Chuck Royce 1,128,995 sh (New)
Mariko Gordon 46,896 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)
Chuck Royce 5,700,000 sh (-8.8%)
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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 $ 1.3911%0
Mariko Gordon 2013-06-30 New Buy$0.834 - $1.3 $ 1.3939%46896
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Ratios

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P/B 12.60
CPST's P/B is ranked lower than
62% of the 2028 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. CPST: 12.60 )
CPST' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 21.18
Current: 12.6

0.93
21.18
P/S 3.30
CPST's P/S is ranked lower than
54% of the 2028 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. CPST: 3.30 )
CPST' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.59   Max: 23.25
Current: 3.3

1.59
23.25
EV-to-EBIT -27.67
CPST's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
65% of the 2028 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 17.19 vs. CPST: -27.67 )
CPST' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 73.2   Max: 122
Current: -27.67

73.2
122
Current Ratio 1.53
CPST's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 1944 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. CPST: 1.53 )
CPST' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.43   Max: 15.42
Current: 1.53

1.43
15.42
Quick Ratio 1.17
CPST's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1944 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. CPST: 1.17 )
CPST' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.82   Max: 13.75
Current: 1.17

0.82
13.75

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 46.30
CPST's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
81% of the 2028 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. CPST: 46.30 )
CPST' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 90.5
Current: 46.3

0.57
90.5
Price/Tangible Book 13.90
CPST's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
57% of the 2028 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. CPST: 13.90 )
CPST' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 21.3
Current: 13.9

0.44
21.3
Price/Median PS Value 0.70
CPST's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 2028 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. CPST: 0.70 )
CPST' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 14
Current: 0.7

0.44
14
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 72.00
CPST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1806 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. CPST: 72.00 )
CPST' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 121.4
Current: 72

0.8
121.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -44.92
CPST's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1378 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.21 vs. CPST: -44.92 )
CPST' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 16.3   Max: 282.8
Current: -44.92

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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Capstone Turbine Corp. (cpst) EVP Operations and CTO Mark Gilbreth sells 1,858 Shares Dec 14 2010 
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Capstone Turbine Corp. (cpst) President and CEO Darren Jamison sells 19,193 Shares Apr 12 2010 
Capstone Turbine Corp. (cpst) President and CEO Darren Jamison sells 52,860 Shares Dec 22 2009 
Capstone Turbine Corp. (cpst) EVP Operations & CTO Mark Gilbreth sells 1,861 Shares Dec 14 2009 
Capstone Turbine Corp. (cpst) President and CEO Darren Jamison sells 5,042 Shares Dec 14 2009 
Capstone Turbine Corp. (cpst) EVP Operations and CTO Mark Gilbreth sells 2,392 Shares Nov 10 2009 
Capstone Turbine Corporation Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2009 Operating Results Feb 09 2009 
Capstone Turbine Invites the Public to Listen to Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2009 Conference Call Jan 29 2009 


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