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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 1.66
FCEL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
83% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.21 vs. FCEL: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
FCEL' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 9.7 Max: 210.41
Current: 1.66
0.9
210.41
Equity to Asset 0.38
FCEL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
56% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. FCEL: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
FCEL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.11  Med: 0.55 Max: 0.97
Current: 0.38
-0.11
0.97
F-Score: 1
Z-Score: -2.85
M-Score: -1.16
WACC vs ROIC
20.29%
-67.92%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 1/10

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Operating margin (%) -31.36
FCEL's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 12.24 vs. FCEL: -31.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
FCEL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -243.45  Med: -56.34 Max: -15.15
Current: -31.36
-243.45
-15.15
Net-margin (%) -34.72
FCEL's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.39 vs. FCEL: -34.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
FCEL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -228.63  Med: -57.66 Max: -18
Current: -34.72
-228.63
-18
ROE (%) -49.07
FCEL's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 154 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.88 vs. FCEL: -49.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
FCEL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7314.93  Med: -106.65 Max: -33.34
Current: -49.07
-7314.93
-33.34
ROA (%) -15.64
FCEL's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. FCEL: -15.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
FCEL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.56  Med: -28.62 Max: -10.53
Current: -15.64
-42.56
-10.53
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -40.93
FCEL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. FCEL: -40.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
FCEL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -218.01  Med: -146.34 Max: -27.55
Current: -40.93
-218.01
-27.55
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -8.70
FCEL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. FCEL: -8.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FCEL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.7  Med: -8.7 Max: 32.7
Current: -8.7
-26.7
32.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -23.80
FCEL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.70 vs. FCEL: -23.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FCEL' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.8  Med: -17.5 Max: 161.5
Current: -23.8
-40.8
161.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -21.60
FCEL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. FCEL: -21.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FCEL' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.5  Med: -14.3 Max: 214.4
Current: -21.6
-38.5
214.4
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-03-10)


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Preferred stocks of FuelCell Energy Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
FCELB345.000.00

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Independent Power Producers » Utilities - Independent Power Producers
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Traded in other countries:FEY1.Germany, FCEL.Switzerland, 0R1N.UK,
Fuelcell Energy Inc is an integrated fuel cell company. The Company designs, manufactures, sells, installs, operates and services ultra-clean, efficient stationary fuel cell power plants for distributed power generation.

Fuelcell Energy Inc was founded in Connecticut in 1969 and became a publicly traded company in 1992. The Company reincorporated in Delaware in 1999 and began selling commercialized fuel cell power plants in 2003. The Company is an integrated fuel cell company. It designs, manufactures, sells, installs, operates and services ultra-clean, efficient stationary fuel cell power plants for distributed baseload power generation. Its power plants offers scalable on-site power and utility grid support, helping customers solve their energy, environmental and business challenges. The Company's customer base includes electric utility companies, municipalities, universities, government entities and businesses in a variety of commercial and industrial enterprises. The Company services two markets: ultra-clean power and renewable power. Its geographic markets are South Korea and the United States and it is pursuing expanding opportunities in Asia, Europe, and Canada. The Company's products are subject to various federal, provincial, state and local laws and regulations relating to, among other things, land use, safe working conditions, handling and disposal of hazardous and potentially hazardous substances and emissions of pollutants into the atmosphere.

Ratios

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P/B 0.54
FCEL's P/B is ranked higher than
82% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. FCEL: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
FCEL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 5.59 Max: 188.3
Current: 0.54
0.53
188.3
P/S 0.39
FCEL's P/S is ranked higher than
90% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. FCEL: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
FCEL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 2.04 Max: 20.36
Current: 0.39
0.38
20.36
Current Ratio 3.41
FCEL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. FCEL: 3.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FCEL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.12  Med: 2.9 Max: 36.91
Current: 3.41
1.12
36.91
Quick Ratio 2.27
FCEL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. FCEL: 2.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FCEL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 2.68 Max: 36.44
Current: 2.27
0.68
36.44
Days Inventory 191.40
FCEL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
94% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 29.22 vs. FCEL: 191.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
FCEL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 65.78  Med: 105.5 Max: 191.4
Current: 191.4
65.78
191.4
Days Sales Outstanding 26.95
FCEL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
88% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 57.15 vs. FCEL: 26.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FCEL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.95  Med: 94.78 Max: 136.06
Current: 26.95
26.95
136.06
Days Payable 44.26
FCEL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
66% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 68.91 vs. FCEL: 44.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
FCEL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.14  Med: 41.88 Max: 63.54
Current: 44.26
31.14
63.54

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -18.80
FCEL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: -4.80 vs. FCEL: -18.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
FCEL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.1  Med: -15.7 Max: -2.7
Current: -18.8
-30.1
-2.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.22
FCEL's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 29 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.66 vs. FCEL: 2.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
FCEL' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 10.95 Max: 40.18
Current: 2.22
1.05
40.18
Price/Tangible Book 0.59
FCEL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
81% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. FCEL: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
FCEL' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 4.07 Max: 175.53
Current: 0.59
0.58
175.53
Price/Median PS Value 0.19
FCEL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. FCEL: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
FCEL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 1.36 Max: 25.32
Current: 0.19
0.19
25.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -152.33
FCEL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. FCEL: -152.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FCEL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -158.03  Med: 100 Max: 127.8
Current: -152.33
-158.03
127.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $135.2
EPS (TTM) $ -1.81
Beta2.47
Short Percentage of Float16.21%
52-Week Range $1.90 - 10.74
Shares Outstanding (Mil)33.54

Analyst Estimate

Oct16 Oct17
Revenue (Mil $) 140 90
EPS ($) -1.53 -0.93
EPS w/o NRI ($) -1.53 -0.93
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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