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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 : 7/10

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Cash to Debt No Debt
FTEK's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
100% of the 1825 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. FTEK: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
FTEK' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.42  Med: 16.01 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.81
FTEK's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
89% of the 1784 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. FTEK: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
FTEK' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.8 Max: 0.95
Current: 0.81
0.51
0.95
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.55
M-Score: -4.44
WACC vs ROIC
10.86%
-37.19%
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 : 4/10

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Operating margin (%) -16.59
FTEK's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 1813 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 5.57 vs. FTEK: -16.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
FTEK' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.85  Med: 6.33 Max: 14.29
Current: -16.59
-31.85
14.29
Net-margin (%) -27.20
FTEK's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 1814 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. FTEK: -27.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
FTEK' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.2  Med: 3.49 Max: 9.09
Current: -27.2
-27.2
9.09
ROE (%) -29.78
FTEK's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 1764 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. FTEK: -29.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
FTEK' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.78  Med: 4.06 Max: 17.78
Current: -29.78
-29.78
17.78
ROA (%) -23.75
FTEK's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
95% of the 1835 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. FTEK: -23.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
FTEK' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.75  Med: 3.18 Max: 12.44
Current: -23.75
-23.75
12.44
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -36.28
FTEK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 1823 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 11.03 vs. FTEK: -36.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
FTEK' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -71.65  Med: 19.82 Max: 121.82
Current: -36.28
-71.65
121.82
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -8.40
FTEK's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 1597 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. FTEK: -8.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
FTEK' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.8  Med: 12.6 Max: 499.3
Current: -8.4
-13.8
499.3
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-03-15)


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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

FTEK Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 337,474 sh (+21.99%)
Charles Brandes 11,568 sh (-24.98%)
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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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Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Pollution & Treatment Controls
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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 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 proprietary technologies for air pollution control, process optimization, combustion efficiency and advanced engineering services. The Company operates in three segments including Air Pollution Control technology segment (APC), FUEL CHEM technology segment and Fuel Conversion segment. The Air Pollution Control technology segment includes technologies to reduce NOx emissions in flue gas from boilers, incinerators, furnaces and other stationary combustion sources. These include Low and Ultra Low NOx Burners (LNB and ULNB), OFA systems, NOxOUT and HERT SNCR systems, and ASCR systems. The ASCR system includes ULNB, OFA, and SNCR components, along with a downsized SCR catalyst, AIG, and GSG systems to provide high NOx reductions at significantly lower capital and operating costs than conventional SCR systems. The NOxOUT CASCADE and NOxOUT-SCR processes are basic types of ASCR systems, using just SNCR and SCR catalyst components. ULTRA technology creates ammonia at a plant site using safe urea for use with any SCR application. Its ESP products and services include complete turnkey ESP retrofits and related services. Flue Gas Conditioning systems are chemical injection systems offered in markets outside the U.S. and Canada to enhance electrostatic precipitator and fabric filter performance in controlling particulate emissions. The FUEL CHEM technology segment uses chemical processes in combination with advanced CFD and CKM boiler modeling, for the control of slagging, fouling, corrosion, opacity and other sulfur trioxide-related issues in furnaces and boilers through the addition of chemicals into the furnace using TIFI Targeted In-Furnace Injection technology. Fuel Tech sells its FUEL CHEM program through its direct sales force and agents to industrial and utility power-generation facilities. FUEL CHEM programs have been installed on combustion units in North America, Europe, China, and India, treating a wide variety of solid and liquid fuels, including coal, heavy oil, biomass and municipal waste. The Fuel Conversion includes the CARBONITE fuel conversion process and technology is used to convert coals of various grades into value-added engineered carbon feedstock products that are designed to be high in energy content and manufactured to contain other customizable carbon feedstock characteristics desirable in a variety of carbon feedstock use applications. The Company distributes its products through its direct sales force, licensees and agents. The Company faces competition from specialty chemical and combustion engineering companies including Ashland Inc., Environmental Energy Services, Inc., and GE Infrastructure.

Ratios

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P/B 0.54
FTEK's P/B is ranked higher than
90% of the 1754 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. FTEK: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
FTEK' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.83 Max: 14.66
Current: 0.54
0.52
14.66
P/S 0.45
FTEK's P/S is ranked higher than
80% of the 1786 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. FTEK: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
FTEK' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.43  Med: 1.95 Max: 12.38
Current: 0.45
0.43
12.38
PFCF 5.51
FTEK's PFCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 15.60 vs. FTEK: 5.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
FTEK' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.32  Med: 26.5 Max: 1196.67
Current: 5.51
5.32
1196.67
POCF 4.82
FTEK's POCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 799 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 10.25 vs. FTEK: 4.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
FTEK' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.66  Med: 22.08 Max: 215.33
Current: 4.82
4.66
215.33
Current Ratio 3.61
FTEK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 1772 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. FTEK: 3.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FTEK' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.23  Med: 3.48 Max: 10
Current: 3.61
2.23
10
Quick Ratio 3.52
FTEK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 1770 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. FTEK: 3.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FTEK' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.23  Med: 3.4 Max: 10
Current: 3.52
2.23
10
Days Inventory 12.81
FTEK's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
96% of the 1749 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 97.68 vs. FTEK: 12.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
FTEK' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.67  Med: 4.5 Max: 12.81
Current: 12.81
1.67
12.81
Days Sales Outstanding 113.31
FTEK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
69% of the 1366 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 80.02 vs. FTEK: 113.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FTEK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 81.27  Med: 113.52 Max: 147.4
Current: 113.31
81.27
147.4
Days Payable 53.02
FTEK's Days Payable is ranked lower than
59% of the 1309 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 64.99 vs. FTEK: 53.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
FTEK' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 50.08  Med: 69.91 Max: 117.15
Current: 53.02
50.08
117.15

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.60
FTEK's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. FTEK: -1.60 )
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: -2.4 Max: 3
Current: -1.6
-14.2
3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 29.75
FTEK's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
71% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 13.69 vs. FTEK: 29.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
FTEK' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.45  Med: 28.22 Max: 591
Current: 29.75
9.45
591
Price/Net Current Asset Value 0.90
FTEK's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 1122 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 4.79 vs. FTEK: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
FTEK' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 5.86 Max: 17.93
Current: 0.9
0.87
17.93
Price/Tangible Book 0.63
FTEK's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
87% of the 1657 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. FTEK: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
FTEK' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 3.9 Max: 14.87
Current: 0.63
0.61
14.87
Price/Projected FCF 0.38
FTEK's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
96% of the 1003 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. FTEK: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
FTEK' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 2.93 Max: 25.33
Current: 0.38
0.37
25.33
Price/Median PS Value 0.22
FTEK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 1569 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. FTEK: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
FTEK' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.34 Max: 53.25
Current: 0.22
0.21
53.25
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -75.73
FTEK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 1821 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. FTEK: -75.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
FTEK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -80.74  Med: 3.5 Max: 16.7
Current: -75.73
-80.74
16.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $63.79
EPS (TTM) $ -0.75
Beta1.16
Short Percentage of Float0.39%
52-Week Range $1.14 - 2.12
Shares Outstanding (Mil)23.45

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 64 72
EPS ($) -0.42 -0.25
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.42 -0.25
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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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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