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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.43
JASO's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
51% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. JASO: 0.43 )
JASO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.42   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.43

Equity to Asset 0.37
JASO's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
57% of the 1088 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. JASO: 0.37 )
JASO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 0.96
Current: 0.37

0.3
0.96
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.16
M-Score: -0.77
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 (%) 5.05
JASO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 4.71 vs. JASO: 5.05 )
JASO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -21.43   Max: 18.85
Current: 5.05

-21.43
18.85
Net-margin (%) 4.20
JASO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. JASO: 4.20 )
JASO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -24.74   Max: 18.44
Current: 4.2

-24.74
18.44
ROE (%) 8.63
JASO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 4.76 vs. JASO: 8.63 )
JASO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -29.36   Max: 102.45
Current: 8.63

-29.36
102.45
ROA (%) 3.28
JASO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. JASO: 3.28 )
JASO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -12.04   Max: 46.68
Current: 3.28

-12.04
46.68
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.50
JASO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 7.54 vs. JASO: 8.50 )
JASO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -22   Max: 74.42
Current: 8.5

-22
74.42
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -17.20
JASO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 798 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. JASO: -17.20 )
JASO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 56.9
Current: -17.2

0
56.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -45.60
JASO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: -7.00 vs. JASO: -45.60 )
JASO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -45.6   Max: 73
Current: -45.6

-45.6
73
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Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

JASO Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 46,090 sh (New)
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Q1 2014

JASO Guru Trades in Q1 2014

RS Investment Management 361,500 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 705,150 sh (+1429.94%)
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Q2 2014

JASO Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 124,200 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 586,300 sh (unchged)
RS Investment Management 188,600 sh (-47.83%)
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Q3 2014

JASO Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 400,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,050,400 sh (+745.73%)
RS Investment Management 188,600 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 230,500 sh (-60.69%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with JASO

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John Hussman 2012-03-31 Sold Out $1.32 - $2.2 $ 8.12380%0
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 7.60
JASO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 63.70 vs. JASO: 7.60 )
JASO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.75   Max: 60.87
Current: 7.6

2.75
60.87
P/B 0.50
JASO's P/B is ranked higher than
98% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. JASO: 0.50 )
JASO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 9.21
Current: 0.5

0.14
9.21
P/S 0.20
JASO's P/S is ranked higher than
96% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. JASO: 0.20 )
JASO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 9.41
Current: 0.2

0.1
9.41
EV-to-EBIT 9.22
JASO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
91% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 37.82 vs. JASO: 9.22 )
JASO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -47.5   Max: 580.1
Current: 9.22

-47.5
580.1
Current Ratio 1.30
JASO's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. JASO: 1.30 )
JASO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 24.5
Current: 1.3

1.04
24.5
Quick Ratio 0.98
JASO's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. JASO: 0.98 )
JASO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.89   Max: 23.77
Current: 0.98

0.89
23.77

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Tangible Book 0.47
JASO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
98% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. JASO: 0.47 )
JASO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 7
Current: 0.47

0.19
7
Price/Median PS Value 0.42
JASO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. JASO: 0.42 )
JASO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 14.82
Current: 0.42

0.23
14.82
Price/Graham Number 0.35
JASO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
99% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. JASO: 0.35 )
JASO' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.24   Max: 4.29
Current: 0.35

0.24
4.29
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 10.80
JASO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1092 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. JASO: 10.80 )
JASO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 44.9
Current: 10.8

0.2
44.9

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Solar
Compare:FSLR, SPWR, SOL, CSSXF, TSL » details
Traded in other countries:YI2A.Germany, JASON.Mexico,
JA Solar Holdings Co ADR was incorporated on July 6, 2006 as an exempted company with limited liability. The Company is a China-based manufacturer of high-performance solar power products based in China. The Company primary business is to design, develop, manufacture and sell solar cell and module products that convert sunlight into electricity for a variety of uses. Historically, it is primarily engaged in the manufacturing and sales of solar cells. Since 2009, it has expanded its business to the manufacturing and sales of solar modules as well as silicon wafer manufacturing. Its principal products consist of both monocrystalline and multicrystalline solar cells and solar modules in a variety of standards and specialties. The Company sells its products mainly under our "JA Solar" brand name, and also produces original equipment for manufacturers or customers, known as OEMs, under their brand names. It also started to engage in project development activities in 2013. The Company also provides silicon wafer and solar cell processing services to certain customers to maximize the utilization of its manufacturing capacity. During 2013, the Company sold 2.07 GW of solar power products. It produces and sell a variety of monocrystalline and multicrystalline solar cells. In addition to conventional solar cells, it introduced a monocrystalline solar cells named "SECIUM" in 2010 and "MAPLE" in 2011. In the global market, the Company competes in the specialized cell and module manufacturers such as Gintech Energy Corp., and Neo Solar Power Corp.
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