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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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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.12
HPJ's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
74% of the 2488 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.04 vs. HPJ: 0.12 )
HPJ' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.08   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.12

Equity to Asset 0.22
HPJ's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
73% of the 2478 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. HPJ: 0.22 )
HPJ' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 0.41
Current: 0.22

0.08
0.41
Interest Coverage 1.31
HPJ's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
72% of the 1547 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 76.29 vs. HPJ: 1.31 )
HPJ' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.31   Max: 9999.99
Current: 1.31

1.31
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.34
M-Score: -2.52
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 1.63
HPJ's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 2464 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. HPJ: 1.63 )
HPJ' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1.99   Max: 9.98
Current: 1.63

-1.99
9.98
Net-margin (%) 1.09
HPJ's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 2465 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. HPJ: 1.09 )
HPJ' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.22   Max: 9.24
Current: 1.09

-2.22
9.24
ROE (%) 4.35
HPJ's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 2428 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.17 vs. HPJ: 4.35 )
HPJ' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -8.55   Max: 59.92
Current: 4.35

-8.55
59.92
ROA (%) 0.96
HPJ's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 2466 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. HPJ: 0.96 )
HPJ' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -2.77   Max: 15.85
Current: 0.96

-2.77
15.85
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 2.46
HPJ's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 2460 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 10.23 vs. HPJ: 2.46 )
HPJ' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -4.47   Max: 117.57
Current: 2.46

-4.47
117.57
Revenue Growth (%) 8.30
HPJ's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1668 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. HPJ: 8.30 )
HPJ' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -26.8   Max: 223.1
Current: 8.3

-26.8
223.1
EBITDA Growth (%) -12.00
HPJ's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. HPJ: -12.00 )
HPJ' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -54.1   Max: 386.3
Current: -12

-54.1
386.3
EPS Growth (%) -37.00
HPJ's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. HPJ: -37.00 )
HPJ' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -37   Max: 50.4
Current: -37

-37
50.4
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 44.20
HPJ's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1771 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 19.30 vs. HPJ: 44.20 )
HPJ' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 55.7
Current: 44.2

1.3
55.7
P/B 2.00
HPJ's P/B is ranked lower than
55% of the 2370 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. HPJ: 2.00 )
HPJ' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 5.66
Current: 2

0.41
5.66
P/S 0.49
HPJ's P/S is ranked higher than
72% of the 2534 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. HPJ: 0.49 )
HPJ' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 1.71
Current: 0.49

0.06
1.71
EV-to-EBIT 52.60
HPJ's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
73% of the 1925 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 15.73 vs. HPJ: 52.60 )
HPJ' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.6   Max: 144.6
Current: 52.6

3.6
144.6
Shiller P/E 26.60
HPJ's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
58% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 25.60 vs. HPJ: 26.60 )
HPJ' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.21   Max: 33.11
Current: 26.6

2.21
33.11

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.30
HPJ's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
59% of the 2297 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. HPJ: 2.30 )
HPJ' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 5.14
Current: 2.3

0.54
5.14
Price/Median PS Value 1.70
HPJ's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
76% of the 2361 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. HPJ: 1.70 )
HPJ' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 4.82
Current: 1.7

0.39
4.82
Price/Graham Number 2.30
HPJ's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
67% of the 1701 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. HPJ: 2.30 )
HPJ' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 2.32
Current: 2.3

0.46
2.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.90
HPJ's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
67% of the 2081 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. HPJ: 1.90 )
HPJ' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 28.1
Current: 1.9

0.7
28.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -15.41
HPJ's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1318 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. HPJ: -15.41 )
HPJ' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -171.3   Max: -15.3
Current: -15.41

-171.3
-15.3

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components
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Traded in other countries:HKN.Germany
Highpower International, Inc., a Delaware corporation was incorporated on January 3, 2006. The Company manufactures and trades nickel metal hydride rechargeable batteries .The Company has developed significant expertise in Ni-MH battery technology and large-scale manufacturing that enables it to improve the quality of its battery products, reduce costs, and keep pace with evolving industry standards. It's Ni-MH rechargeable batteries have been developed to respond to a number of specific market requirements such as recyclability, high power, high energy density, long life, low cost and other important characteristics for consumer and OEM applications. They are suitable for almost all applications where high currents and deep discharges are required. The Company through its indirect subsidiary, Huizhou Highpower Technology Company Limited manufactures Lithium-ion batteries. Its automated machinery allows it to process key aspects of the manufacturing process to ensure high uniformity and precision, while leaving the non-key aspects of the manufacturing process to manual labor. The Company produces a line of batteries, falling into two main categories: Consumer Batteries and Industrial Batteries. Relative to ordinary Ni-Cad rechargeable batteries, as well as their non-rechargeable counterparts, its Ni-MH and Li-ion batteries offer higher power capacity allowing for longer working time and shortened charging time during equivalent working periods. It produces A, AA and AAA sized batteries in blister packing as well as chargers and battery packs. Industrial batteries are designed for electric bikes, power tools and electric toys. They are specifically designed for high-drain discharge applications, possessing low internal resistance, more power, and longer discharging time. The Company's main competitors in the Ni-MH battery market or other similar competing rechargeable battery products include SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. Global, Matsushita Industrial Co., Ltd. (Panasonic), BYD Company Ltd., GPI International, Ltd., and GS Yuasa Corporation. Its competitors in the lithium battery market or other similar competing rechargeable battery products include Desay Corp., Coslight Group, Tianjin Lishen Battery Co. Ltd., and Amperex Technology Limited. The Company's operations are subject to PRC laws and regulations.

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