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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 9.59
FTEK's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
87% of the 2035 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. FTEK: 9.59 )
FTEK' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.42   Max: No Debt
Current: 9.59

Equity to Asset 0.81
FTEK's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
93% of the 2021 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. FTEK: 0.81 )
FTEK' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 0.96
Current: 0.81

0.51
0.96
Interest Coverage 142.86
FTEK's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
74% of the 1336 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 31.40 vs. FTEK: 142.86 )
FTEK' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.88   Max: 9999.99
Current: 142.86

3.88
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.10
M-Score: -2.71
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 (%) 0.15
FTEK's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 2039 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 6.56 vs. FTEK: 0.15 )
FTEK' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -2500   Max: 14.41
Current: 0.15

-2500
14.41
Net-margin (%) -0.25
FTEK's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 2039 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 4.54 vs. FTEK: -0.25 )
FTEK' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2600   Max: 14.34
Current: -0.25

-2600
14.34
ROE (%) -0.24
FTEK's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 2023 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. FTEK: -0.24 )
FTEK' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -39.39   Max: 31.56
Current: -0.24

-39.39
31.56
ROA (%) -0.19
FTEK's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 2054 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 3.78 vs. FTEK: -0.19 )
FTEK' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -36.11   Max: 22.35
Current: -0.19

-36.11
22.35
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 0.34
FTEK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 2053 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 12.53 vs. FTEK: 0.34 )
FTEK' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1600   Max: 121.82
Current: 0.34

-1600
121.82
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 13.00
FTEK's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1807 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. FTEK: 13.00 )
FTEK' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -20.6   Max: 456.1
Current: 13

-20.6
456.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 14.50
FTEK's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. FTEK: 14.50 )
FTEK' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -46.8   Max: 104.7
Current: 14.5

-46.8
104.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 48.70
FTEK's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1417 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. FTEK: 48.70 )
FTEK' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -37.7   Max: 77.6
Current: 48.7

-37.7
77.6
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Guru Trades

Q2 2013

FTEK Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 112,317 sh (+9.73%)
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Q3 2013

FTEK Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 50,874 sh (-54.7%)
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Q4 2013

FTEK Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 19,350 sh (New)
Jim Simons 153,790 sh (+202.3%)
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Q1 2014

FTEK Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 0.96
FTEK's P/B is ranked higher than
79% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. FTEK: 0.96 )
FTEK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 14.65
Current: 0.96

0.93
14.65
P/S 1.01
FTEK's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. FTEK: 1.01 )
FTEK' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.8   Max: 12.42
Current: 1.01

0.8
12.42
EV-to-EBIT 553.07
FTEK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
51% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 17.14 vs. FTEK: 553.07 )
FTEK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -2304.6   Max: 826.1
Current: 553.07

-2304.6
826.1
Shiller P/E 40.75
FTEK's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 69.38 vs. FTEK: 40.75 )
FTEK' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 20.59   Max: 224.38
Current: 40.75

20.59
224.38
Current Ratio 3.09
FTEK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 2044 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. FTEK: 3.09 )
FTEK' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.23   Max: 14
Current: 3.09

2.23
14
Quick Ratio 3.03
FTEK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 2044 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. FTEK: 3.03 )
FTEK' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 2.23   Max: 14
Current: 3.03

2.23
14

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.98
FTEK's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. FTEK: 3.98 )
FTEK' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.11   Max: 32.33
Current: 3.98

3.11
32.33
Price/Tangible Book 1.63
FTEK's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
71% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. FTEK: 1.63 )
FTEK' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.43   Max: 14.89
Current: 1.63

1.43
14.89
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.74
FTEK's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. FTEK: 0.74 )
FTEK' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 25.34
Current: 0.74

0.58
25.34
Price/Median PS Value 0.35
FTEK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 2168 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. FTEK: 0.35 )
FTEK' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 50
Current: 0.35

0.29
50
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.20
FTEK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
51% of the 2043 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. FTEK: 0.20 )
FTEK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 17
Current: 0.2

0.1
17
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 1023.37
FTEK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
100% of the 1223 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 7.44 vs. FTEK: 1023.37 )
FTEK' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -0.2   Max: 1022.5
Current: 1023.37

-0.2
1022.5

Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Pollution & Treatment Controls
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Fuel Tech Inc was originally incorporated in 1987 under the laws of the Netherlands Antilles as Fuel-Tech N.V., Fuel Tech became domesticated in the United States on September 30, 2006, and continues as a Delaware corporation. It is a technology company engaged in the development, commercialization and application of state-of-the-art proprietary technologies for air pollution control, process optimization, combustion efficiency and advanced engineering services. The Company has two technology segments that provide engineering solutions to meet the pollution control, efficiency improvement and operational optimization needs of energy-related facilities worldwide. The segments are: Air Pollution Control Technologies and FUEL CHEM Technologies. The Air Pollution Control technology segment focuses mainly on nitrogen oxide (NOx) emission reductions in flue gas from boilers, incinerators, furnaces and other stationary combustion sources and includes the NOxOUT, NOxOUT CASCADE, GSG, NOxOUT ULTRA and NOxOUT-SCR processes.The FUEL CHEM technology segment uses chemical processes, including TIFI Targeted In-Furnace Injection technology, to control slagging, fouling and corrosion, as well as the formation of sulfur trioxide, ammonium bisulfate, particulate matter (PM2.5), carbon dioxide, NOx and unburned carbon in fly ash in furnaces and boilers. The FUEL CHEM program improves the efficiency, reliability and environmental status of plants operating in the electric utility, industrial, pulp and paper, waste-to-energy, university and district heating markets and offers numerous operational, financial and environmental benefits to owners of boilers, furnaces and other combustion units. The key market dynamic for both technology segments is the continued use of fossil fuels, especially coal, as the main fuel source for global electricity production. The Company distributes its products through its direct sales force, licensees and agents.
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