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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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Cash-to-Debt No Debt
NAS:FTEK's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
100% of the 1636 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. NAS:FTEK: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NAS:FTEK' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.93  Med: 16.4 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.75
NAS:FTEK's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
83% of the 1601 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. NAS:FTEK: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NAS:FTEK' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 0.78 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.75
0.54
0.88
Piotroski F-Score: 2
Altman Z-Score: -0.55
Beneish M-Score: -3.83
WACC vs ROIC
8.19%
-41.56%
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 : 3/10

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Operating Margin % -26.87
NAS:FTEK's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
94% of the 1621 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 5.31 vs. NAS:FTEK: -26.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NAS:FTEK' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.85  Med: 5.07 Max: 13.37
Current: -26.87
-31.85
13.37
Net Margin % -31.52
NAS:FTEK's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
94% of the 1623 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 3.73 vs. NAS:FTEK: -31.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NAS:FTEK' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.52  Med: 2.49 Max: 9.02
Current: -31.52
-31.52
9.02
ROE % -32.59
NAS:FTEK's ROE % is ranked lower than
94% of the 1576 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 6.26 vs. NAS:FTEK: -32.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NAS:FTEK' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.97  Med: 2.68 Max: 13.06
Current: -32.59
-33.97
13.06
ROA % -25.56
NAS:FTEK's ROA % is ranked lower than
96% of the 1639 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. NAS:FTEK: -25.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NAS:FTEK' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.99  Med: 2.17 Max: 9.48
Current: -25.56
-25.99
9.48
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -53.99
NAS:FTEK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
95% of the 1628 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 11.06 vs. NAS:FTEK: -53.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NAS:FTEK' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -71.65  Med: 16.4 Max: 68.45
Current: -53.99
-71.65
68.45
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -21.30
NAS:FTEK's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
93% of the 1539 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. NAS:FTEK: -21.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NAS:FTEK' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.3  Med: 12 Max: 418.6
Current: -21.3
-21.3
418.6
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-06-15 Est.)


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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

FTEK Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 373,374 sh (+10.64%)
Charles Brandes 11,568 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2016

FTEK Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 413,181 sh (+10.66%)
Charles Brandes Sold Out
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Q3 2016

FTEK Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 449,073 sh (+8.69%)
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Q4 2016

FTEK Guru Trades in Q4 2016

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Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Pollution & Treatment Controls    NAICS: 333413    SIC: 3564
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Traded in other countries:FUE1.Germany,
Fuel Tech Inc is a technology company engaged in the development, commercialization and application of proprietary technologies for air pollution control, process optimization, combustion efficiency and engineering services.

Fuel Tech is an advanced technology provider of boiler optimization, efficiency improvement, and air pollution reduction to utility and industrial customers worldwide. The company operates within two major segments, Air Pollution Control (APC) and FUEL CHEM. The APC segment provides nitrogen oxide (NOx) reduction techniques and FUEL CHEM improves the efficiency and environmental status of combustion units. The company was incorporated in 1987 with headquarters in Warrenville, Ill.

Ratios

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PB Ratio 0.57
FTEK's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 1858 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. FTEK: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
FTEK' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.74 Max: 14.66
Current: 0.57
0.55
14.66
PS Ratio 0.43
FTEK's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 1872 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. FTEK: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
FTEK' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.71 Max: 12.38
Current: 0.43
0.43
12.38
Current Ratio 2.89
FTEK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 1477 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. FTEK: 2.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FTEK' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.32  Med: 3.1 Max: 4.22
Current: 2.89
2.32
4.22
Quick Ratio 2.82
FTEK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 1476 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. FTEK: 2.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FTEK' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.28  Med: 3.04 Max: 4.14
Current: 2.82
2.28
4.14
Days Inventory 13.23
FTEK's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
96% of the 1563 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 95.04 vs. FTEK: 13.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
FTEK' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.67  Med: 4.92 Max: 13.37
Current: 13.23
1.67
13.37
Days Sales Outstanding 124.33
FTEK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
76% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 78.44 vs. FTEK: 124.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FTEK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 91.39  Med: 118.85 Max: 147.4
Current: 124.33
91.39
147.4
Days Payable 63.26
FTEK's Days Payable is ranked higher than
51% of the 1174 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 62.64 vs. FTEK: 63.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
FTEK' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 50.08  Med: 65.36 Max: 117.15
Current: 63.26
50.08
117.15

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.30
FTEK's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 902 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. FTEK: -1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
FTEK' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.2  Med: -2 Max: 3
Current: -1.3
-14.2
3

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 0.93
FTEK's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 1241 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 4.89 vs. FTEK: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
FTEK' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 6.22 Max: 14.24
Current: 0.93
0.93
14.24
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.65
FTEK's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
88% of the 1759 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. FTEK: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
FTEK' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 3.9 Max: 12.26
Current: 0.65
0.65
12.26
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.46
FTEK's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 1250 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. FTEK: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
FTEK' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 2.19 Max: 8.52
Current: 0.46
0.46
8.52
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.26
FTEK's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 1789 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. FTEK: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
FTEK' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 1.45 Max: 37.5
Current: 0.26
0.26
37.5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -125.18
FTEK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
99% of the 2181 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 5.43 vs. FTEK: -125.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
FTEK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -125.18  Med: 3.5 Max: 16.7
Current: -125.18
-125.18
16.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $55.16
EPS (TTM) $ -0.74
Beta0.77
Short Percentage of Float0.45%
52-Week Range $1.01 - 1.89
Shares Outstanding (Mil)23.46

Analyst Estimate

Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) -0.25
EPS without NRI ($) -0.25
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Fuel Tech Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-K) Mar 09 2011 
Fuel Tech Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 04 2010 
Fuel Tech Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 09 2010 
Fuel Tech Inc. (FTEK) Emeritus Chairman, 10% Owner Ralph E Bailey buys 9,858 Shares Jun 23 2010 
Fuel Tech Inc. (FTEK) Emeritus Chairman, 10% Owner Ralph E Bailey buys 6,442 Shares Jun 21 2010 
Fuel Tech Inc. (FTEK) Emeritus Chairman Ralph E Bailey buys 8,795 Shares Jun 17 2010 
Fuel Tech Inc. (FTEK) Emeritus Chairman, 10% Owner Ralph E Bailey buys 8,795 Shares Jun 17 2010 
Fuel Tech Inc. (FTEK) Emeritus Chairman Ralph E Bailey buys 2,905 Shares Jun 17 2010 

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