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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.22
CSIQ's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
65% of the 1013 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 4.92 vs. CSIQ: 0.22 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.11   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.22

Equity to Asset 0.15
CSIQ's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
69% of the 1005 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. CSIQ: 0.15 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 0.87
Current: 0.15

0.12
0.87
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.63
M-Score: -2.97
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 (%) -11.01
CSIQ's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. CSIQ: -11.01 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -11.01   Max: 28.55
Current: -11.01

-11.01
28.55
Net-margin (%) -15.10
CSIQ's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 989 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. CSIQ: -15.10 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -15.1   Max: 20.76
Current: -15.1

-15.1
20.76
ROE (%) -67.19
CSIQ's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 984 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. CSIQ: -67.19 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -67.19   Max: 80.23
Current: -67.19

-67.19
80.23
ROA (%) -8.65
CSIQ's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 998 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CSIQ: -8.65 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -8.65   Max: 25.24
Current: -8.65

-8.65
25.24
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -10.80
CSIQ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 998 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 4.03 vs. CSIQ: -10.80 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -10.8   Max: 316.49
Current: -10.8

-10.8
316.49
Revenue Growth (%) 21.50
CSIQ's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. CSIQ: 21.50 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 21.5   Max: 165.7
Current: 21.5

21.5
165.7
» CSIQ's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

CSIQ Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Louis Moore Bacon 150,000 sh (New)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
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Q2 2013

CSIQ Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 16,800 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
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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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Ratios

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P/B 3.40
CSIQ's P/B is ranked lower than
69% of the 982 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. CSIQ: 3.40 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 9.55
Current: 3.4

0.19
9.55
P/S 0.80
CSIQ's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. CSIQ: 0.80 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 4.38
Current: 0.8

0.05
4.38
PFCF 13.60
CSIQ's PFCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. CSIQ: 13.60 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.95   Max: 21.55
Current: 13.6

6.95
21.55
EV-to-EBIT 200.00
CSIQ's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
86% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 20.80 vs. CSIQ: 200.00 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3   Max: 248.3
Current: 200

3
248.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 3.50
CSIQ's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
64% of the 969 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. CSIQ: 3.50 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 6.09
Current: 3.5

0.25
6.09
Price/Median PS Value 1.90
CSIQ's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
71% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CSIQ: 1.90 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 7.38
Current: 1.9

0.13
7.38
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.50
CSIQ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
78% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. CSIQ: 0.50 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 32.8
Current: 0.5

0.4
32.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -9.91
CSIQ's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
55% of the 572 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CSIQ: -9.91 )
CSIQ' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -89.2   Max: -5.9
Current: -9.91

-89.2
-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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