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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 : 1/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.77
LIME's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
91% of the 2924 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. LIME: 0.77 )
LIME' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.77

Equity to Asset 0.12
LIME's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
68% of the 2815 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. LIME: 0.12 )
LIME' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.49   Max: 0.79
Current: 0.12

-0.49
0.79
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: -3.72
M-Score: -1.11
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 : 2/10

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Operating margin (%) -3.69
LIME's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 2917 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. LIME: -3.69 )
LIME' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -594.41   Max: -4.32
Current: -3.69

-594.41
-4.32
Net-margin (%) -5.48
LIME's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 2917 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. LIME: -5.48 )
LIME' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -702.86   Max: -4.46
Current: -5.48

-702.86
-4.46
ROE (%) -44.24
LIME's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 2882 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.23 vs. LIME: -44.24 )
LIME' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -542.31   Max: -9.3
Current: -44.24

-542.31
-9.3
ROA (%) -10.23
LIME's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 2942 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. LIME: -10.23 )
LIME' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -90.8   Max: -6.55
Current: -10.23

-90.8
-6.55
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -59.88
LIME's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 2933 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 10.04 vs. LIME: -59.88 )
LIME' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -739.65   Max: -35.07
Current: -59.88

-739.65
-35.07
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.10
LIME's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 2128 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. LIME: 7.10 )
LIME' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -61.3   Max: 54.6
Current: 7.1

-61.3
54.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -45.40
LIME's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1712 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. LIME: -45.40 )
LIME' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -56.9   Max: 22.9
Current: -45.4

-56.9
22.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -19.40
LIME's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1509 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. LIME: -19.40 )
LIME' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -58.9   Max: 40.4
Current: -19.4

-58.9
40.4
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Ratios

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P/B 4.03
LIME's P/B is ranked lower than
81% of the 3194 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. LIME: 4.03 )
LIME' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 41.12
Current: 4.03

0.54
41.12
P/S 0.22
LIME's P/S is ranked higher than
94% of the 3194 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. LIME: 0.22 )
LIME' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 255.28
Current: 0.22

0.03
255.28
EV-to-EBIT -12.50
LIME's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
59% of the 3194 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 30.30 vs. LIME: -12.50 )
LIME' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -25.6   Max: 1
Current: -12.5

-25.6
1
Current Ratio 1.54
LIME's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 2842 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. LIME: 1.54 )
LIME' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.51   Max: 3.9
Current: 1.54

0.51
3.9
Quick Ratio 1.44
LIME's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 2842 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. LIME: 1.44 )
LIME' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 3.28
Current: 1.44

0.32
3.28
Days Inventory 4.37
LIME's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
100% of the 3194 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 79.32 vs. LIME: 4.37 )
LIME' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 472.13
Current: 4.37

0.08
472.13
Days Sales Outstanding 104.40
LIME's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
69% of the 3194 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 81.77 vs. LIME: 104.40 )
LIME' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 64.77   Max: 530.59
Current: 104.4

64.77
530.59

Valuation & Return

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Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -8.00
LIME's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
68% of the 2887 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. LIME: -8.00 )
LIME' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 98.8   Max: 238.4
Current: -8

98.8
238.4

Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components
Compare:BOUYY, VCISY, GPOVY, MTZ, SGGKY » details
Traded in other countries:ECLC.Germany,
Lime Energy Co. was formed on December 5, 1997 as Electric City LLC. It is a provider of integrated energy engineering, consulting and implementation solutions specializing in improving the energy efficiency of its clients' facilities, thereby reducing their operating costs and carbon emissions. Its energy efficiency programs operate within the utility sector and its clients include two of the five largest investor-owned utilities in the country. The Company focuses on deploying direct install energy efficiency solutions for small and mid-size commercial and industrial business programs that improve energy efficiency, reduce energy-related expenditures and lessen the impact of energy use on the environment. Currently, these solutions include energy efficient lighting upgrades and energy efficient mechanical upgrades. The Company's operations are comprised of two distinct segments: The Energy Efficiency Services segment; and the Renewable Energy segment. The Energy Efficiency Services segment includes the Utility Program Management business. The services of this segment include program design, program management, marketing & customer recruitment, auditing and installation of energy conservation measures for small business customers of utilities or public utility commissions. The Renewable Energy segment includes the operations of GES-Port Charlotte, which operates the Zemel Road landfill-gas electric generating facility located in Punta Gorda, Florida. The Company's customers include utilities and its small business customers and the Army Corp. of Engineers. The Company faces strong competition from other providers of energy efficiency solutions, local electrical and mechanical contractors and engineering firms, lighting and lighting fixture manufacturers and lighting fixture distributors. As a Delaware corporation, the Company is subject to certain Delaware anti-takeover provisions, including the application of Section 203 of the Delaware General Corporation Law.
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2.8 Mar 19 2012 
Lime Energy Co. (LIME) CFO Jeffrey Mistarz buys 2,500 Shares Dec 17 2010 
Lime Energy Co. (LIME) CFO Jeffrey Mistarz buys 2,500 Shares Sep 16 2010 
Lime Energy Second Quarter Results and Conference Call Scheduled for August 12th Aug 06 2009 
$80 Billion in Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, and Water Conservation Contracts Awarded by the Dec 26 2008 
$80 Billion in Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, and Water Conservation Contracts Awarded by the Dec 22 2008 
Lime Energy Retrofit Saves Energy for Pacific Volkswagen Dec 14 2008 
Lime Energy to Showcase Energy Efficiency in the Virtual Energy Forum On-Line Trade Show Dec 14 2008 
Lime Energy to Showcase Energy Efficiency in the Virtual Energy Forum On-Line Trade Show Dec 09 2008 

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