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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.33
JASO's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
78% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. JASO: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
JASO' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.74 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.33
Equity to Asset 0.33
JASO's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
86% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. JASO: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
JASO' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.4 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.33
0.3
0.96
Interest Coverage 2.87
JASO's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
87% of the 656 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 55.25 vs. JASO: 2.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
JASO' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 4.31 Max: 67.68
Current: 2.87
0.4
67.68
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.24
WACC vs ROIC
4.80%
6.79%
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 4.87
JASO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. JASO: 4.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
JASO' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.43  Med: 6.14 Max: 18.85
Current: 4.87
-21.43
18.85
Net-margin (%) 3.43
JASO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. JASO: 3.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
JASO' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.74  Med: 4.18 Max: 18.44
Current: 3.43
-24.74
18.44
ROE (%) 9.40
JASO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 843 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. JASO: 9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
JASO' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.36  Med: 7.97 Max: 68.93
Current: 9.4
-29.36
68.93
ROA (%) 3.20
JASO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 866 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. JASO: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
JASO' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.04  Med: 3.58 Max: 46.68
Current: 3.2
-12.04
46.68
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 12.78
JASO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 7.28 vs. JASO: 12.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
JASO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.38  Med: 13.98 Max: 68.26
Current: 12.78
-16.38
68.26
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 15.80
JASO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. JASO: 15.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
JASO' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 16.6 Max: 56.9
Current: 15.8
0
56.9
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-03-15)


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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

JASO Guru Trades in Q4 2015

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Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Solar
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Traded in other countries:YI2A.Germany, JASON.Mexico, JASO.Switzerland,
JA Solar Holdings Co ADR designs, manufactures and markets high-performance solar cells, which are made from specially processed silicon wafers.

JA Solar Holdings Co Ltd 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 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 its 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. The Company competes in the specialized cell and module manufacturers such as Gintech Energy Corp., and Neo Solar Power Corp.

Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 3.47
JASO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
98% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 21.22 vs. JASO: 3.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
JASO' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.56  Med: 7.86 Max: 212.61
Current: 3.47
2.56
212.61
PE(NRI) 3.47
JASO's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
99% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 21.31 vs. JASO: 3.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
JASO' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.55  Med: 7.86 Max: 212.61
Current: 3.47
2.55
212.61
P/B 0.26
JASO's P/B is ranked higher than
98% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. JASO: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
JASO' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.58 Max: 6.64
Current: 0.26
0.14
6.64
P/S 0.10
JASO's P/S is ranked higher than
97% of the 846 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. JASO: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
JASO' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.33 Max: 9.41
Current: 0.1
0.1
9.41
EV-to-EBIT 5.83
JASO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
92% of the 568 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 16.57 vs. JASO: 5.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
JASO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.6  Med: 5.9 Max: 1968.6
Current: 5.83
-41.6
1968.6
EV-to-EBITDA 5.83
JASO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
80% of the 629 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 11.57 vs. JASO: 5.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
JASO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -857.8  Med: 5.9 Max: 1968.6
Current: 5.83
-857.8
1968.6
Shiller P/E 41.09
JASO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
52% of the 100 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 40.58 vs. JASO: 41.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
JASO' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.06  Med: 65.92 Max: 327.67
Current: 41.09
39.06
327.67
Current Ratio 1.18
JASO's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 863 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. JASO: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
JASO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 1.85 Max: 24.5
Current: 1.18
1.04
24.5
Quick Ratio 0.87
JASO's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. JASO: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
JASO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.78  Med: 1.52 Max: 23.77
Current: 0.87
0.78
23.77
Days Inventory 64.96
JASO's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
61% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 78.21 vs. JASO: 64.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
JASO' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.97  Med: 49.12 Max: 68.14
Current: 64.96
26.97
68.14
Days Sales Outstanding 70.02
JASO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
57% of the 782 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 63.29 vs. JASO: 70.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
JASO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.56  Med: 35.8 Max: 92.58
Current: 70.02
7.56
92.58
Days Payable 70.00
JASO's Days Payable is ranked higher than
69% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 50.75 vs. JASO: 70.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
JASO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.74  Med: 40.89 Max: 93.33
Current: 70
1.74
93.33

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -6.00
JASO's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 600 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: -2.70 vs. JASO: -6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
JASO' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49  Med: -7 Max: 11.2
Current: -6
-49
11.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.27
JASO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
99% of the 808 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. JASO: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
JASO' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.62 Max: 5.22
Current: 0.27
0.19
5.22
Price/Projected FCF 0.37
JASO's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
98% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. JASO: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
JASO' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.59 Max: 1.47
Current: 0.37
0.26
1.47
Price/Median PS Value 0.31
JASO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. JASO: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
JASO' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.03 Max: 26.38
Current: 0.31
0.3
26.38
Price/Graham Number 0.21
JASO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
100% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. JASO: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
JASO' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.48 Max: 4.1
Current: 0.21
0.2
4.1
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 17.20
JASO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. JASO: 17.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
JASO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 13.3 Max: 38.9
Current: 17.2
0.1
38.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,494
EPS (TTM) $ 1.51
Beta0.46
Short Percentage of Float1.87%
52-Week Range $5.06 - 10.09
Shares Outstanding (Mil)47.57

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 2,672 2,463 1,966
EPS ($) 0.02 -1.43 0.46
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.02 -1.43 0.46
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
-110.01%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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