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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.29
CSIQ's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
56% of the 1053 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. CSIQ: 0.29 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.11   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.29

Equity to Asset 0.19
CSIQ's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
66% of the 1032 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. CSIQ: 0.19 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 0.87
Current: 0.19

0.12
0.87
Interest Coverage 2.83
CSIQ's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
62% of the 600 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 767.50 vs. CSIQ: 2.83 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 9999.99
Current: 2.83

0.16
9999.99
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 1.40
M-Score: -2.30
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 9.28
CSIQ's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 3.97 vs. CSIQ: 9.28 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -11.01   Max: 28.55
Current: 9.28

-11.01
28.55
Net-margin (%) 5.15
CSIQ's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. CSIQ: 5.15 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -15.1   Max: 20.76
Current: 5.15

-15.1
20.76
ROE (%) 25.96
CSIQ's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1042 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 3.73 vs. CSIQ: 25.96 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -51.65   Max: 76.63
Current: 25.96

-51.65
76.63
ROA (%) 4.18
CSIQ's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1054 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. CSIQ: 4.18 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -12.01   Max: 31.68
Current: 4.18

-12.01
31.68
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 18.16
CSIQ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1054 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. CSIQ: 18.16 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -11.78   Max: 527.05
Current: 18.16

-11.78
527.05
Revenue Growth (%) -1.40
CSIQ's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. CSIQ: -1.40 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -1.4   Max: 165.7
Current: -1.4

-1.4
165.7
EBITDA Growth (%) 9.50
CSIQ's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: -5.80 vs. CSIQ: 9.50 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -7.2   Max: 177.2
Current: 9.5

-7.2
177.2
EPS Growth (%) -18.40
CSIQ's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: -6.00 vs. CSIQ: -18.40 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -18.4   Max: 106.4
Current: -18.4

-18.4
106.4
» CSIQ's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

CSIQ Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen 1,700 sh (New)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q4 2013

CSIQ Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 971,702 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 65,508 sh (+3753.41%)
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Q1 2014

CSIQ Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 25,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 127,000 sh (+93.87%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q2 2014

CSIQ Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Steven Cohen 461,400 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 17,857 sh (-28.57%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 18.90
CSIQ's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 81.30 vs. CSIQ: 18.90 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.71   Max: 84.53
Current: 18.9

2.71
84.53
P/B 3.86
CSIQ's P/B is ranked lower than
56% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. CSIQ: 3.86 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 9.55
Current: 3.86

0.19
9.55
P/S 0.96
CSIQ's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. CSIQ: 0.96 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 4.38
Current: 0.96

0.05
4.38
EV-to-EBIT 13.74
CSIQ's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
84% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 51.77 vs. CSIQ: 13.74 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3   Max: 248.4
Current: 13.74

3
248.4
Current Ratio 1.12
CSIQ's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 1054 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. CSIQ: 1.12 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 7.38
Current: 1.12

0.9
7.38
Quick Ratio 0.90
CSIQ's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 1054 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. CSIQ: 0.90 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 4.87
Current: 0.9

0.72
4.87

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 3.90
CSIQ's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
52% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. CSIQ: 3.90 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 6.09
Current: 3.9

0.25
6.09
Price/Median PS Value 1.79
CSIQ's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. CSIQ: 1.79 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 6.51
Current: 1.79

0.11
6.51
Price/Graham Number 1.79
CSIQ's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
74% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 4.37 vs. CSIQ: 1.79 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 2.61
Current: 1.79

0.59
2.61
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.30
CSIQ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
75% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. CSIQ: 7.30 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 32.8
Current: 7.3

0.4
32.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -7.68
CSIQ's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
58% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. CSIQ: -7.68 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -103.4   Max: -5.9
Current: -7.68

-103.4
-5.9

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Solar
Compare:FSLR, SPWR, SOL, CSSXF, TSL » details
Traded in other countries:L5A.Germany
Canadian Solar, Inc. designs, develops, and manufactures solar wafers, cells and solar module products that convert sunlight into electricity for a variety of uses. Its products are used for residential, commercial and industrial use.
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