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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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.22
NAS:RGSE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
57% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. NAS:RGSE: 0.22 )
NAS:RGSE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.21   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.22

Equity to Asset 0.20
NAS:RGSE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
64% of the 1088 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. NAS:RGSE: 0.20 )
NAS:RGSE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0   Max: 0.95
Current: 0.2

0
0.95
Interest Coverage No Debt
NAS:RGSE's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
76% of the 652 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 767.50 vs. NAS:RGSE: No Debt )
NAS:RGSE' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 4
Z-Score: -2.60
M-Score: -1.75
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 : 3/10

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history
Operating margin (%) -36.48
NAS:RGSE's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 4.71 vs. NAS:RGSE: -36.48 )
NAS:RGSE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -78.53   Max: 3.73
Current: -36.48

-78.53
3.73
Net-margin (%) -31.48
NAS:RGSE's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. NAS:RGSE: -31.48 )
NAS:RGSE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -71.28   Max: 2.21
Current: -31.48

-71.28
2.21
ROE (%) -455.85
NAS:RGSE's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 4.76 vs. NAS:RGSE: -455.85 )
NAS:RGSE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -315.03   Max: 44.44
Current: -455.85

-315.03
44.44
ROA (%) -78.35
NAS:RGSE's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. NAS:RGSE: -78.35 )
NAS:RGSE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -91.58   Max: 3.82
Current: -78.35

-91.58
3.82
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -469.49
NAS:RGSE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 7.54 vs. NAS:RGSE: -469.49 )
NAS:RGSE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -350.38   Max: 19.81
Current: -469.49

-350.38
19.81
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -6.50
NAS:RGSE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 798 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. NAS:RGSE: -6.50 )
NAS:RGSE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.5   Max: 30.6
Current: -6.5

-6.5
30.6
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RGSE Guru Trades in Q4 2013

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RGSE Guru Trades in Q2 2014

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Ratios

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history
P/B 2.80
RGSE's P/B is ranked higher than
53% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. RGSE: 2.80 )
RGSE' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 201.5
Current: 2.8

0.5
201.5
P/S 0.20
RGSE's P/S is ranked higher than
97% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. RGSE: 0.20 )
RGSE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 2.7
Current: 0.2

0.11
2.7
EV-to-EBIT -0.79
RGSE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
60% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 37.82 vs. RGSE: -0.79 )
RGSE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -214.9   Max: 49
Current: -0.79

-214.9
49
Current Ratio 1.10
RGSE's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. RGSE: 1.10 )
RGSE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 14.27
Current: 1.1

0.42
14.27
Quick Ratio 0.92
RGSE's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. RGSE: 0.92 )
RGSE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 12.91
Current: 0.92

0.26
12.91

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Median PS Value 0.30
RGSE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. RGSE: 0.30 )
RGSE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 3.91
Current: 0.3

0.26
3.91
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -139.40
RGSE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1092 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. RGSE: -139.40 )
RGSE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -139.4   Max: 6.9
Current: -139.4

-139.4
6.9

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Solar
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Traded in other countries:4FJ.Germany, RGSE.Switzerland,
Real Goods Solar Inc was incorporated in Colorado on January 29, 2008. The Company is a residential and commercial solar energy engineering, procurement, and construction firm. Its sales and marketing activities generate leads and secure projects. It offers services, including design, procurement, permitting, build-out, grid connection, financing referrals and warranty and customer satisfaction activities. Its solar energy systems use components from tier-1 manufacturers such as Canadian Solar and Fronius for PV modules and inverters respectively. The Company has designed and installed over 19,000 residential and commercial solar systems. It installs residential and commercial systems that are between 3 kilowatts, or kW, and 1megawatt, or MW, output, with the average residential installation being approximately 6 kW output. It also installs commercial projects in the 3 to 4 megawatts. The Company designs and builds its solar energy systems to meet customer's individual needs and circumstances. Its residential customers are homeowners interested in reducing electrical utility costs and switching to sustainable energy. The residential solar energy systems are rooftop installations of less than 10kW in size. The Company's commercial customers come from industries including retail, manufacturing, service and municipal services. Its commercial solar energy systems is either roof mounted or ground mounted and are between 250 kW and 1 MW in size. The Company competes with other solar companies such as Solar City and Verengo in the residential space and companies such as Borrego, REC Solar, and groSolar in the commercial space. The Company is subject to federal, state and local laws and regulations.
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