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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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Cash to Debt 0.06
OTCPK:WEST's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
74% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. OTCPK:WEST: 0.06 )
OTCPK:WEST' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.06

Equity to Asset -0.93
OTCPK:WEST's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
75% of the 1036 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. OTCPK:WEST: -0.93 )
OTCPK:WEST' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.27   Max: 0.75
Current: -0.93

-1.27
0.75
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -38.49
M-Score: 10.02
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 (%) -196.04
OTCPK:WEST's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 1043 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. OTCPK:WEST: -196.04 )
OTCPK:WEST' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -420.53   Max: -13.01
Current: -196.04

-420.53
-13.01
Net-margin (%) -154.15
OTCPK:WEST's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 1043 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. OTCPK:WEST: -154.15 )
OTCPK:WEST' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -795.43   Max: -13.51
Current: -154.15

-795.43
-13.51
ROA (%) -62.21
OTCPK:WEST's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 1052 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. OTCPK:WEST: -62.21 )
OTCPK:WEST' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -129.33   Max: -41.03
Current: -62.21

-129.33
-41.03
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -17813.33
OTCPK:WEST's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 6.05 vs. OTCPK:WEST: -17813.33 )
OTCPK:WEST' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -10695.08   Max: -44.83
Current: -17813.33

-10695.08
-44.83
Revenue Growth (%) -71.60
OTCPK:WEST's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
102% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. OTCPK:WEST: -71.60 )
OTCPK:WEST' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 2.6
Current: -71.6

0
2.6
EBITDA Growth (%) -57.00
OTCPK:WEST's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
140% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: -7.20 vs. OTCPK:WEST: -57.00 )
OTCPK:WEST' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 21.8
Current: -57

0
21.8
EPS Growth (%) -54.30
OTCPK:WEST's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
163% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: -6.10 vs. OTCPK:WEST: -54.30 )
OTCPK:WEST' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -54.3   Max: 602
Current: -54.3

-54.3
602
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Ratios

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EV-to-EBIT -2.14
WEST's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
71% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 47.54 vs. WEST: -2.14 )
WEST' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 56.7   Max: 61.8
Current: -2.14

56.7
61.8
Current Ratio 0.32
WEST's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 925 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. WEST: 0.32 )
WEST' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 4.06
Current: 0.32

0.25
4.06
Quick Ratio 0.15
WEST's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 925 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. WEST: 0.15 )
WEST' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 3.86
Current: 0.15

0.1
3.86

Valuation & Return

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Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.60
WEST's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
92% of the 850 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. WEST: 0.60 )
WEST' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 1.8
Current: 0.6

0.2
1.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -4206.57
WEST's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
109% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 0.66 vs. WEST: -4206.57 )
WEST' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 12.9   Max: 54.1
Current: -4206.57

12.9
54.1

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Solar
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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.
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