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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 : 4/10

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Cash to Debt 49.67
OPTT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
78% of the 1796 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. OPTT: 49.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
OPTT' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 49.67  Med: 114.74 Max: 499.55
Current: 49.67
49.67
499.55
Equity to Asset 0.34
OPTT's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
82% of the 1670 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. OPTT: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
OPTT' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.88 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.34
0.17
0.94
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: -26.27
M-Score: 123.88
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 : 1/10

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Operating margin (%) -2107.52
OPTT's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the 1778 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.67 vs. OPTT: -2107.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
OPTT' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2107.52  Med: -434.07 Max: -288.5
Current: -2107.52
-2107.52
-288.5
Net-margin (%) -1862.27
OPTT's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the 1778 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.99 vs. OPTT: -1862.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
OPTT' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1862.27  Med: -378.33 Max: -263.83
Current: -1862.27
-1862.27
-263.83
ROE (%) -142.96
OPTT's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 1739 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.47 vs. OPTT: -142.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
OPTT' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -142.96  Med: -37.63 Max: -13.42
Current: -142.96
-142.96
-13.42
ROA (%) -97.22
OPTT's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 1797 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. OPTT: -97.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
OPTT' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -97.22  Med: -32.79 Max: -12.54
Current: -97.22
-97.22
-12.54
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -6149.83
OPTT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the 1789 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 11.43 vs. OPTT: -6149.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
OPTT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6149.83  Med: -2669.79 Max: -2245.02
Current: -6149.83
-6149.83
-2245.02
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -51.90
OPTT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 1582 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. OPTT: -51.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
OPTT' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51.9  Med: -23.5 Max: 12.1
Current: -51.9
-51.9
12.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -19.00
OPTT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 1344 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. OPTT: -19.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
OPTT' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.4  Med: -4.4 Max: 80.4
Current: -19
-21.4
80.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -20.10
OPTT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 1192 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. OPTT: -20.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
OPTT' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23  Med: 0.9 Max: 162.1
Current: -20.1
-23
162.1
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-09-08)


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Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Diversified Industrials
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Ocean Power Technologies is engaged in developing systems that generate electricity by harnessing the renewable energy of ocean waves.

Ocean Power Technologies Inc was incorporated under the laws of the State of New Jersey in April 1984 and began commercial operations in 1994. The Company develops and is seeking to commercialize proprietary systems that generate electricity by harnessing the renewable energy of ocean waves. Its PowerBuoy systems use proprietary technologies to convert the mechanical energy created by the rising and falling of ocean waves into electricity. It currently offers and continues to develop two PowerBuoy product lines, which consist of its utility PowerBuoy system and its autonomous PowerBuoy system. It also offers its customers operations and maintenance services for its PowerBuoy systems. In addition, it shall continue to develop and expect to market its undersea substation pod product and undersea power connection infrastructure services to other companies in the marine energy sector. The Company's utility PowerBuoy system is capable of supplying electricity to a local or regional electric power grid and its autonomous PowerBuoy system is designed to generate power for use independent of the power grid in remote locations. The Company engages in two types of manufacturing activities: the manufacturing of the high value-added components, or 'smart part' power take-off modules, for systems control, power generation and power conversion for each PowerBuoy system, and the contracting to outside companies for the fabrication of the buoy-like structure, anchoring and mooring, and cabling. It competes with power generation equipment suppliers in all segments of the electric power industry, including wave energy, other forms of renewable energy and traditional fossil fuel. The electric power industry is subject to extensive regulation, which varies by jurisdiction.

Ratios

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P/B 5.95
OPTT's P/B is ranked lower than
88% of the 1633 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. OPTT: 5.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
OPTT' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.95 Max: 6.79
Current: 5.95
0.4
6.79
P/S 22.44
OPTT's P/S is ranked lower than
97% of the 1742 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. OPTT: 22.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
OPTT' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.75  Med: 8 Max: 51.69
Current: 22.44
1.75
51.69
Current Ratio 1.58
OPTT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 1639 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. OPTT: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
OPTT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.58  Med: 6.48 Max: 18.57
Current: 1.58
1.58
18.57
Quick Ratio 1.58
OPTT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 1638 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. OPTT: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
OPTT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.58  Med: 6.48 Max: 18.57
Current: 1.58
1.58
18.57
Days Sales Outstanding 1.00
OPTT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
99% of the 1302 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 78.24 vs. OPTT: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
OPTT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 84.57 Max: 1313.48
Current: 1
1
1313.48
Days Payable 203.81
OPTT's Days Payable is ranked higher than
92% of the 1267 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 60.77 vs. OPTT: 203.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
OPTT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.58  Med: 70.02 Max: 203.81
Current: 203.81
27.58
203.81

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -31.20
OPTT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
96% of the 932 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: -1.30 vs. OPTT: -31.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
OPTT' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.2  Med: -19.5 Max: 0
Current: -31.2
-36.2
0

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 7.12
OPTT's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 1027 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.67 vs. OPTT: 7.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
OPTT' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.33 Max: 7.26
Current: 7.12
0.68
7.26
Price/Tangible Book 5.93
OPTT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
81% of the 1545 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. OPTT: 5.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
OPTT' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.08 Max: 6.06
Current: 5.93
0.65
6.06
Price/Median PS Value 2.80
OPTT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
94% of the 1630 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. OPTT: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
OPTT' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.32 Max: 5.33
Current: 2.8
0.3
5.33
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -94.39
OPTT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
99% of the 1759 Companies
in the Global Diversified Industrials industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. OPTT: -94.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
OPTT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -94.39  Med: 331.15 Max: 38690.7
Current: -94.39
-94.39
38690.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $0.71
EPS (TTM) $ -7.34
Beta4.90
Short Percentage of Float28.78%
52-Week Range $0.95 - 15.65
Shares Outstanding (Mil)2.51
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Ocean Power Technologies Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Mar 14 2011 
Ocean Power Technologies Inc. (OPTT) CEO Charles F Dunleavy sells 2,010 Shares Jan 19 2011 
Ocean Power Technologies Inc. (OPTT) Executive Chairman George W Taylor sells 34,000 Shares Jan 18 2011 
Ocean Power Technologies Inc. (OPTT) Executive Chairman George W Taylor sells 26,000 Shares Jan 13 2011 
Ocean Power Technologies Inc. (OPTT) Executive Chairman George W Taylor sells 47,000 Shares Dec 20 2010 
Ocean Power Technologies Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Dec 10 2010 
Ocean Power Technologies Inc. (OPTT) Executive Chairman George W Taylor sells 45,560 Shares Oct 13 2010 
Ocean Power Technologies Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Sep 09 2010 
Ocean Power Technologies Inc. (OPTT) CEO, 10% Owner George W Taylor sells 50,000 Shares Oct 19 2009 
Ocean Power Technologies Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Sep 09 2009 

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