Switch to:

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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 4.06
FCEL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
74% of the 1947 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. FCEL: 4.06 )
FCEL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 210.41
Current: 4.06

0.31
210.41
Equity to Asset 0.18
FCEL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
63% of the 1955 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. FCEL: 0.18 )
FCEL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.11   Max: 0.97
Current: 0.18

-0.11
0.97
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -2.14
M-Score: -2.45
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -15.89
FCEL's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1955 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.03 vs. FCEL: -15.89 )
FCEL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -285.61   Max: 1.36
Current: -15.89

-285.61
1.36
Net-margin (%) -18.31
FCEL's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1955 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.34 vs. FCEL: -18.31 )
FCEL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -275.42   Max: 1.7
Current: -18.31

-275.42
1.7
ROA (%) -14.46
FCEL's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1960 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. FCEL: -14.46 )
FCEL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -50.33   Max: 2.13
Current: -14.46

-50.33
2.13
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -64.08
FCEL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1954 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 13.42 vs. FCEL: -64.08 )
FCEL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -242.56   Max: 3.96
Current: -64.08

-242.56
3.96
Revenue Growth (%) 10.90
FCEL's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1725 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. FCEL: 10.90 )
FCEL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -26.8   Max: 32.6
Current: 10.9

-26.8
32.6
EBITDA Growth (%) -35.40
FCEL's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1501 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. FCEL: -35.40 )
FCEL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -40.6   Max: 108.9
Current: -35.4

-40.6
108.9
EPS Growth (%) -31.80
FCEL's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1343 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. FCEL: -31.80 )
FCEL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -38.5   Max: 215
Current: -31.8

-38.5
215
» FCEL's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

» Details

Guru Trades

FCEL Guru Trades in

Q2 2012

FCEL Guru Trades in Q2 2012

Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
» More
Q1 2014

FCEL Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 40,079 sh (New)
» More
Q2 2014

FCEL Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 52,990 sh (+32.21%)
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with FCEL

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)



No Insider Trades Found!
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Preferred stocks of Fuelcell Energy Inc

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
FCELB565.000.00

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/B 15.88
FCEL's P/B is ranked lower than
71% of the 2042 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. FCEL: 15.88 )
FCEL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.25   Max: 147.5
Current: 15.88

1.25
147.5
P/S 2.62
FCEL's P/S is ranked lower than
62% of the 2042 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. FCEL: 2.62 )
FCEL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 24.3
Current: 2.62

0.86
24.3
EV-to-EBIT -21.92
FCEL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
60% of the 2042 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 17.27 vs. FCEL: -21.92 )
FCEL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 41.5   Max: 444.1
Current: -21.92

41.5
444.1
Current Ratio 2.08
FCEL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 1647 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. FCEL: 2.08 )
FCEL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 36.91
Current: 2.08

1.12
36.91
Quick Ratio 1.39
FCEL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 1647 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. FCEL: 1.39 )
FCEL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 36.44
Current: 1.39

0.68
36.44

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 23.09
FCEL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
57% of the 2042 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. FCEL: 23.09 )
FCEL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 137.5
Current: 23.09

0.83
137.5
Price/Median PS Value 0.88
FCEL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
86% of the 2042 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. FCEL: 0.88 )
FCEL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 18.06
Current: 0.88

0.16
18.06
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -55.20
FCEL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.25 vs. FCEL: -55.20 )
FCEL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 16.7   Max: 50.6
Current: -55.2

16.7
50.6

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
Compare:UTX, MMM, ARG, AP, EMR » details
Traded in other countries:FCELB.USA, FEY.Germany
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, highly 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 plants are operating in more than 50 locations worldwide 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 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 main 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 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.
» More Articles for FCEL

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Fuelcell Energy: Profit From Alternative Energy With This Stock Jul 25 2014 
Why You Should not Bet on Ballard Power Systems Jul 25 2014 
Weekly CFO Buys Highlight Apr 28 2013 
American Insider Buys Apr 19 2013 
comment on FCEL Mar 06 2013 
Weekly CEO Buys Highlight: TPGI, INSM, EQU, FCEL Jan 13 2013 
GE: Still a Strong Buy, Despite Downgrade Apr 20 2012 
FuelCell Energy Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Mar 14 2011 
FuelCell Energy Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-K) Jan 14 2011 
FuelCell Energy Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Sep 09 2010 

More From Other Websites
FuelCell Advances Carbon Capture Project Aug 28 2014
FuelCell Energy, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Financial Results Conference Call on September 9, 2014... Aug 21 2014
FuelCell Energy: Running Out of Fuel? Aug 20 2014
Why FuelCell Energy (FCEL) Stock Is Down Today Aug 20 2014
FuelCell Energy trips short sale circuit breaker Aug 20 2014
FuelCell Energy (FCEL) Jumps: Stock Rises 7.3% Aug 20 2014
'Mad Money' Lightning Round: Buy, Buy, Buy St. Jude Medical Aug 20 2014
Lightning Round: EOG Resources, Verizon & more Aug 19 2014
Plug Power's 'Continued Momentum' Boosts Shares Aug 14 2014
Plug Power revenue doubles as fuel cell demand soars Aug 14 2014
Plug Power Q2 Sales More Than Double, Topping Views Aug 14 2014
Why FuelCell (FCEL) Stock Is Climbing Today Aug 14 2014
Plug Power's Strong Q2 Sparks Short Squeeze; Others In Sector Up Aug 14 2014
Fuel Cell Company Plug Power Is Surging Aug 14 2014
[video] Stock Pops & Drops: SEAS, P, FCEL, KING Aug 13 2014
FuelCell shares surge after upgrade Aug 13 2014
FuelCell Up 3.5% On Cowen Upgrade Aug 13 2014
FuelCell Shares Climb Amid Cost Cuts, Expansion Aug 13 2014
Why FuelCell Energy (FCEL) Stock Is Gaining Today Aug 13 2014
Why Cowen Upgraded FuelCell Energy Aug 12 2014

Personalized Checklist








Within your circle of competence?
Macro economic environment favorable?
High quality business?
Enough margin of safety with stocks?
Gurus are buying?
Insiders are buying?
Management capable and shareholder friendly?
Catalyst for stock price to appreciate?
Your level of confidence with the research?

Add Notes, Comments or Ask Questions

User Comments

No comment yet

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
Free 7-day Trial
FEEDBACK