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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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.42
OTCPK:WEST's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. OTCPK:WEST: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
OTCPK:WEST' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 3.8 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.42
Equity-to-Asset -0.83
OTCPK:WEST's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. OTCPK:WEST: -0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
OTCPK:WEST' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.27  Med: 0.34 Max: 0.75
Current: -0.83
-1.27
0.75
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: -51.69
Beneish M-Score: -6.33
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 : 5/10

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Operating Margin % -188.12
OTCPK:WEST's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. OTCPK:WEST: -188.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
OTCPK:WEST' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -289.96  Med: -62.04 Max: -13.01
Current: -188.12
-289.96
-13.01
Net Margin % -183.33
OTCPK:WEST's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 3.17 vs. OTCPK:WEST: -183.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
OTCPK:WEST' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -251.56  Med: -59.73 Max: -13.51
Current: -183.33
-251.56
-13.51
ROA % -86.68
OTCPK:WEST's ROA % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 779 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. OTCPK:WEST: -86.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
OTCPK:WEST' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -129.33  Med: -55.05 Max: -41.03
Current: -86.68
-129.33
-41.03
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -48636.36
OTCPK:WEST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 778 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 8.85 vs. OTCPK:WEST: -48636.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
OTCPK:WEST' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48636.36  Med: -273.15 Max: -71.29
Current: -48636.36
-48636.36
-71.29
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -77.90
OTCPK:WEST's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 716 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. OTCPK:WEST: -77.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
OTCPK:WEST' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -57.5 Max: -9.8
Current: -77.9
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -69.40
OTCPK:WEST's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. OTCPK:WEST: -69.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
OTCPK:WEST' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -52.9 Max: 40.2
Current: -69.4
0
40.2
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -70.00
OTCPK:WEST's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. OTCPK:WEST: -70.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
OTCPK:WEST' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -70  Med: -38 Max: 602
Current: -70
-70
602
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Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Solar    NAICS: 334419    SIC: 3433
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Andalay Solar Inc designs and manufactures solar power systems and solar panels with integrated micro-inverters. Its products are sold to solar installers, trade workers and do-it-yourself customers in the United States.

Westinghouse Solar Inc designs and manufactures solar power systems and solar panels with integrated micro-inverters. Its products are sold to solar installers, trade workers and do-it-yourself customers.

Ratios

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PS Ratio 0.44
WEST's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 863 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. WEST: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
WEST' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.8 Max: 10.36
Current: 0.44
0.11
10.36
Current Ratio 0.26
WEST's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 771 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. WEST: 0.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WEST' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.53 Max: 4.06
Current: 0.26
0.23
4.06
Quick Ratio 0.11
WEST's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. WEST: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WEST' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 0.9 Max: 3.86
Current: 0.11
0.09
3.86
Days Inventory 212.97
WEST's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 77.40 vs. WEST: 212.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WEST' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.59  Med: 147.62 Max: 290.02
Current: 212.97
31.59
290.02
Days Sales Outstanding 15.91
WEST's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 62.63 vs. WEST: 15.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WEST' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.25  Med: 38.51 Max: 184.28
Current: 15.91
2.25
184.28
Days Payable 875.40
WEST's Days Payable is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 50.62 vs. WEST: 875.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
WEST' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 875.4
Current: 875.4
0
875.4

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -154.60
WEST's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 586 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. WEST: -154.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WEST' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -154.6  Med: -42.2 Max: -20.6
Current: -154.6
-154.6
-20.6

Valuation & Return

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Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -83.41
WEST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 991 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 vs. WEST: -83.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
WEST' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -83.41  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: -83.41
-83.41
0

More Statistics

Beta3.40
Short Percentage of Float0.51%
Shares Outstanding (Mil)603.15

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