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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.40
JASO's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
77% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. JASO: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
JASO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.81 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.4
Equity to Asset 0.39
JASO's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
82% of the 809 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. JASO: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
JASO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.46 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.39
0.3
0.96
Interest Coverage 2.88
JASO's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
89% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1169.55 vs. JASO: 2.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
JASO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.43  Med: 8.94 Max: 9999.99
Current: 2.88
0.43
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.43
WACC vs ROIC
11.33%
7.97%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 6.13
JASO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 4.52 vs. JASO: 6.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
JASO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -21.43  Med: 5.87 Max: 18.85
Current: 6.13
-21.43
18.85
Net-margin (%) 4.08
JASO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 4.08 vs. JASO: 4.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
JASO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -24.74  Med: 3.75 Max: 18.44
Current: 4.08
-24.74
18.44
ROE (%) 9.02
JASO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 5.46 vs. JASO: 9.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
JASO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -29.36  Med: 6.89 Max: 68.93
Current: 9.02
-29.36
68.93
ROA (%) 3.40
JASO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 837 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 vs. JASO: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
JASO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -12.04  Med: 3.19 Max: 46.68
Current: 3.4
-12.04
46.68
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 12.37
JASO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 9.42 vs. JASO: 12.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
JASO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -16.38  Med: 12.66 Max: 75.66
Current: 12.37
-16.38
75.66
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -9.40
JASO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. JASO: -9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
JASO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 17.40 Max: 56.9
Current: -9.4
0
56.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 43.30
JASO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 419 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. JASO: 43.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
JASO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -45.6  Med: 2.30 Max: 73
Current: 43.3
-45.6
73
» JASO's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

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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Q4 2014

JASO Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Sarah Ketterer 461,900 sh (New)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
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Q1 2015

JASO Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Steven Cohen 122,600 sh (New)
Sarah Ketterer 89,600 sh (-80.60%)
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Q2 2015

JASO Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Steven Cohen 230,300 sh (+87.85%)
Sarah Ketterer 118,400 sh (+32.14%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 6.19
JASO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
92% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 16.70 vs. JASO: 6.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
JASO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.75  Med: 9.54 Max: 60.87
Current: 6.19
2.75
60.87
Forward P/E 7.99
JASO's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
92% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 16.50 vs. JASO: 7.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 5.10
JASO's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
95% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 16.60 vs. JASO: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
JASO' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.78  Med: 8.93 Max: 60.88
Current: 5.1
2.78
60.88
P/B 0.45
JASO's P/B is ranked higher than
96% of the 801 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. JASO: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
JASO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.66 Max: 9.21
Current: 0.45
0.14
9.21
P/S 0.21
JASO's P/S is ranked higher than
95% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. JASO: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
JASO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.46 Max: 9.41
Current: 0.21
0.1
9.41
EV-to-EBIT 6.34
JASO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 12.47 vs. JASO: 6.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
JASO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -47.5  Med: 6.65 Max: 580.1
Current: 6.34
-47.5
580.1
Current Ratio 1.52
JASO's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. JASO: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
JASO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.04  Med: 2.66 Max: 24.5
Current: 1.52
1.04
24.5
Quick Ratio 1.13
JASO's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. JASO: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
JASO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.89  Med: 2.19 Max: 23.77
Current: 1.13
0.89
23.77
Days Inventory 75.60
JASO's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
52% of the 802 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 79.04 vs. JASO: 75.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
JASO' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 26.97  Med: 44.39 Max: 68.09
Current: 75.6
26.97
68.09
Days Sales Outstanding 83.75
JASO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
70% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 62.19 vs. JASO: 83.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
JASO' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 7.56  Med: 32.79 Max: 94.54
Current: 83.75
7.56
94.54

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 0.45
JASO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
97% of the 778 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. JASO: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
JASO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.81 Max: 7
Current: 0.45
0.19
7
Price/Projected FCF 0.61
JASO's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. JASO: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
JASO' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.65 Max: 1.68
Current: 0.61
0.26
1.68
Price/Median PS Value 0.46
JASO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 778 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. JASO: 0.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
JASO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.16 Max: 18.35
Current: 0.46
0.28
18.35
Price/Graham Number 0.32
JASO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
99% of the 519 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. JASO: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
JASO' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.88 Max: 4.29
Current: 0.32
0.21
4.29
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 15.69
JASO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 828 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. JASO: 15.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
JASO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 9.80 Max: 44.9
Current: 15.69
0.2
44.9

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 1,448 1,691
EPS($) 0.52 0.76
EPS without NRI($) 0.52 0.76

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Solar
Compare:FSLR, SPWR, SOL, CSSXF, TSL » details
Traded in other countries:JASON.Mexico, JASO.Switzerland, YI2A.Germany,
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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