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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 0.67
NAS:PLUG's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
66% of the 2063 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. NAS:PLUG: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NAS:PLUG' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 15.17 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.67
Equity-to-Asset 0.35
NAS:PLUG's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
82% of the 2034 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. NAS:PLUG: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NAS:PLUG' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.51  Med: 0.78 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.35
-0.51
0.96
Piotroski F-Score: 2
Altman Z-Score: -5.18
Beneish M-Score: -5.31
WACC vs ROIC
23.42%
-51.18%
WACC
ROIC
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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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -59.96
NAS:PLUG's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
95% of the 2043 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.59 vs. NAS:PLUG: -59.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NAS:PLUG' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -706.3  Med: -126.57 Max: -57.12
Current: -59.96
-706.3
-57.12
Net Margin % -66.90
NAS:PLUG's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
95% of the 2045 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. NAS:PLUG: -66.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NAS:PLUG' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -679.85  Med: -186.68 Max: -53.92
Current: -66.9
-679.85
-53.92
ROE % -54.93
NAS:PLUG's ROE % is ranked lower than
95% of the 2014 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.09 vs. NAS:PLUG: -54.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NAS:PLUG' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -144.61  Med: -64.95 Max: -22.29
Current: -54.93
-144.61
-22.29
ROA % -25.44
NAS:PLUG's ROA % is ranked lower than
94% of the 2068 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. NAS:PLUG: -25.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NAS:PLUG' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -167.53  Med: -44.94 Max: -21.02
Current: -25.44
-167.53
-21.02
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -89.04
NAS:PLUG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
94% of the 2062 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 10.01 vs. NAS:PLUG: -89.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NAS:PLUG' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -651.13  Med: -201.64 Max: -89.04
Current: -89.04
-651.13
-89.04
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 11.00
NAS:PLUG's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
80% of the 1942 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. NAS:PLUG: 11.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NAS:PLUG' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.3  Med: -7.75 Max: 21.6
Current: 11
-38.3
21.6
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -30.60
NAS:PLUG's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
92% of the 1571 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. NAS:PLUG: -30.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NAS:PLUG' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -55  Med: -26.55 Max: 33.8
Current: -30.6
-55
33.8
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -26.90
NAS:PLUG's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
84% of the 1415 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. NAS:PLUG: -26.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NAS:PLUG' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.5  Med: -21.7 Max: 30
Current: -26.9
-52.5
30
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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components    NAICS: 335999    SIC: 3629
Compare:NAS:BELFB, OTCPK:AXPW, NYSE:BDC » details
Traded in other countries:PLUN.Germany, PLUG.Switzerland, 0R1J.UK,
Plug Power Inc provides alternative energy technology. The Company is engaged in the design, development, commercialization and manufacture of hydrogen fuel cell systems used for the industrial off-road market and the stationary power market.

Plug Power designs electricity generation systems that use proton exchange membrane fuel cells. The company intends for its fuel cells to provide electricity to homes as an alternative to the existing electric utility grid and other power generation technologies. Plug Power will serve as General Electric's exclusive worldwide supplier of fuel cell systems for residential and commercial applications of less than 35 kilowatts.

Ratios

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PB Ratio 3.15
PLUG's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 2262 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. PLUG: 3.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PLUG' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.33 Max: 33.64
Current: 3.15
0.31
33.64
PS Ratio 2.95
PLUG's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 2255 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. PLUG: 2.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PLUG' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 5.02 Max: 44.57
Current: 2.95
0.16
44.57
EV-to-EBIT -5.78
PLUG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1871 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 14.83 vs. PLUG: -5.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PLUG' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.3  Med: -1 Max: 40.1
Current: -5.78
-11.3
40.1
EV-to-EBITDA -6.46
PLUG's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 2052 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 11.11 vs. PLUG: -6.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PLUG' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.8  Med: -1.1 Max: 30.1
Current: -6.46
-12.8
30.1
Current Ratio 1.67
PLUG's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 1982 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. PLUG: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PLUG' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.41  Med: 6.54 Max: 22.74
Current: 1.67
1.41
22.74
Quick Ratio 1.22
PLUG's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 1982 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. PLUG: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PLUG' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 6.35 Max: 22.29
Current: 1.22
0.9
22.29
Days Inventory 153.66
PLUG's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
88% of the 1988 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 71.15 vs. PLUG: 153.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PLUG' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 66.75  Med: 92.76 Max: 153.66
Current: 153.66
66.75
153.66
Days Sales Outstanding 50.65
PLUG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
76% of the 1669 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 76.04 vs. PLUG: 50.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PLUG' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.86  Med: 71.57 Max: 176.9
Current: 50.65
43.86
176.9
Days Payable 142.97
PLUG's Days Payable is ranked higher than
92% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 58.64 vs. PLUG: 142.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PLUG' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.84  Med: 49.77 Max: 142.97
Current: 142.97
29.84
142.97

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -21.60
PLUG's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 1287 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. PLUG: -21.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PLUG' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -100.4  Med: -18.7 Max: -1
Current: -21.6
-100.4
-1

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 3.67
PLUG's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
72% of the 2195 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. PLUG: 3.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
PLUG' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 3.15 Max: 6.03
Current: 3.67
0.8
6.03
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.58
PLUG's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 2091 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. PLUG: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PLUG' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 2.68 Max: 15.1
Current: 0.58
0.12
15.1
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -17.30
PLUG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
91% of the 2514 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.35 vs. PLUG: -17.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PLUG' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.3  Med: 7.9 Max: 8379.8
Current: -17.3
-17.3
8379.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $85.93
EPS (TTM) $ -0.32
Beta2.77
Short Percentage of Float20.22%
52-Week Range $0.83 - 2.28
Shares Outstanding (Mil)191.19

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 138 205 276
EPS ($) -0.20 -0.05 0.04
EPS without NRI ($) -0.20 -0.05 0.04
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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