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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 4.70
FCEL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
85% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.19 vs. FCEL: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
FCEL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.72  Med: 9.87 Max: 210.41
Current: 4.7
0.72
210.41
Equity to Asset 0.35
FCEL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
57% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. FCEL: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
FCEL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.11  Med: 0.56 Max: 0.97
Current: 0.35
-0.11
0.97
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: -2.29
M-Score: -2.03
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 : 2/10

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Operating margin (%) -14.83
FCEL's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 10.05 vs. FCEL: -14.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
FCEL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -285.61  Med: -75.40 Max: 1.36
Current: -14.83
-285.61
1.36
Net-margin (%) -15.27
FCEL's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. FCEL: -15.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
FCEL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -275.42  Med: -48.14 Max: 1.7
Current: -15.27
-275.42
1.7
ROE (%) -32.42
FCEL's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.08 vs. FCEL: -32.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
FCEL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -7314.93  Med: -42.51 Max: 3.8
Current: -32.42
-7314.93
3.8
ROA (%) -9.36
FCEL's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. FCEL: -9.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
FCEL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -42.56  Med: -18.92 Max: 2.11
Current: -9.36
-42.56
2.11
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -30.88
FCEL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. FCEL: -30.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
FCEL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -218.01  Med: -121.52 Max: 25.74
Current: -30.88
-218.01
25.74
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -9.40
FCEL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. FCEL: -9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FCEL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -26.8  Med: -8.90 Max: 32.6
Current: -9.4
-26.8
32.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -26.30
FCEL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. FCEL: -26.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FCEL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -41.1  Med: -17.40 Max: 158.2
Current: -26.3
-41.1
158.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -28.80
FCEL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. FCEL: -28.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FCEL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -38.5  Med: -8.30 Max: 215
Current: -28.8
-38.5
215
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
FCELB320.000.00

Ratios

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P/B 2.60
FCEL's P/B is ranked lower than
72% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. FCEL: 2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
FCEL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.25  Med: 5.78 Max: 147.5
Current: 2.6
1.25
147.5
P/S 1.43
FCEL's P/S is ranked higher than
59% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. FCEL: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
FCEL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.86  Med: 2.56 Max: 21.35
Current: 1.43
0.86
21.35
Current Ratio 2.72
FCEL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. FCEL: 2.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FCEL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.12  Med: 2.86 Max: 36.91
Current: 2.72
1.12
36.91
Quick Ratio 1.85
FCEL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. FCEL: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FCEL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.68  Med: 2.68 Max: 36.44
Current: 1.85
0.68
36.44
Days Inventory 142.19
FCEL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
88% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 28.55 vs. FCEL: 142.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
FCEL' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 1.2  Med: 70.78 Max: 133.36
Current: 142.19
1.2
133.36
Days Sales Outstanding 94.64
FCEL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
77% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 57.43 vs. FCEL: 94.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FCEL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 34.35  Med: 77.40 Max: 130.33
Current: 94.64
34.35
130.33

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 7.17
FCEL's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
67% of the 15 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 7.64 vs. FCEL: 7.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
FCEL' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.05  Med: 11.93 Max: 189.6
Current: 7.17
1.05
189.6
Price/Tangible Book 2.97
FCEL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
74% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. FCEL: 2.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
FCEL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.83  Med: 4.29 Max: 137.5
Current: 2.97
0.83
137.5
Price/Median PS Value 0.55
FCEL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. FCEL: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
FCEL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.14 Max: 21.03
Current: 0.55
0.34
21.03
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -11.89
FCEL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
96% of the 127 Companies
in the Global Utilities - Independent Power Producers industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. FCEL: -11.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FCEL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -16.35  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: -11.89
-16.35
0

Business Description

Industry: Utilities - Independent Power Producers » Utilities - Independent Power Producers
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Traded in other countries:FCELB.USA, FEY.Germany, 0R1N.UK, FCEL.Switzerland,
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 Companys plants are operating in more than 50 locations and have generated more than 1.5 billion kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity, which is equivalent to powering more than 135,000 average size U.S. homes for one year. Its installed base and steadily growing backlog exceeds 300 megawatts (MW). The Companys 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 (fuel cells operating on clean natural gas) and renewable power (fuel cells operating on renewable biogas). Its geographic markets are South Korea and the United States and it is pursuing expanding opportunities in Asia, Europe, and Canada. The Companys 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.
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