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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 0.53
QTWW's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
54% of the 1170 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. QTWW: 0.53 )
QTWW' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.53

Equity to Asset 0.26
QTWW's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
62% of the 1175 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. QTWW: 0.26 )
QTWW' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.03   Max: 0.94
Current: 0.26

0.03
0.94
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: -8.38
M-Score: -1.70
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 : 2/10

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Operating margin (%) -21.12
QTWW's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 1165 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 5.27 vs. QTWW: -21.12 )
QTWW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -213.48   Max: -14.28
Current: -21.12

-213.48
-14.28
Net-margin (%) -72.23
QTWW's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1165 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 3.84 vs. QTWW: -72.23 )
QTWW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -481.98   Max: -14.28
Current: -72.23

-481.98
-14.28
ROE (%) -135.72
QTWW's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 1159 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 8.52 vs. QTWW: -135.72 )
QTWW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -4857.3   Max: -5.98
Current: -135.72

-4857.3
-5.98
ROA (%) -34.91
QTWW's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 1172 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 3.92 vs. QTWW: -34.91 )
QTWW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -154.05   Max: -4.62
Current: -34.91

-154.05
-4.62
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -117.90
QTWW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 13.58 vs. QTWW: -117.90 )
QTWW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -487.18   Max: -38.18
Current: -117.9

-487.18
-38.18
Revenue Growth (%) -28.40
QTWW's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 959 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. QTWW: -28.40 )
QTWW' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 40.4
Current: -28.4

0
40.4
EBITDA Growth (%) -67.50
QTWW's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 855 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. QTWW: -67.50 )
QTWW' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 148.1
Current: -67.5

0
148.1
EPS Growth (%) -63.70
QTWW's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 11.30 vs. QTWW: -63.70 )
QTWW' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 4.1
Current: -63.7

0
4.1
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Ratios

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P/B 8.50
QTWW's P/B is ranked lower than
76% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. QTWW: 8.50 )
QTWW' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 128.79
Current: 8.5

0.31
128.79
P/S 3.60
QTWW's P/S is ranked lower than
83% of the 1198 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 0.61 vs. QTWW: 3.60 )
QTWW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 9.88
Current: 3.6

0.18
9.88
EV-to-EBIT 13.30
QTWW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
59% of the 1050 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 12.08 vs. QTWW: 13.30 )
QTWW' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 488.2   Max: 2059.9
Current: 13.3

488.2
2059.9

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 31.30
QTWW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
85% of the 1099 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. QTWW: 31.30 )
QTWW' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.69   Max: 31.2
Current: 31.3

1.69
31.2
Price/Median PS Value 1.70
QTWW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
68% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. QTWW: 1.70 )
QTWW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 4.11
Current: 1.7

0.17
4.11
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.50
QTWW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1075 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. QTWW: 7.50 )
QTWW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 127.5
Current: 7.5

0.1
127.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -128.96
QTWW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
59% of the 722 Companies
in the Global Auto Parts industry.

( Industry Median: 8.27 vs. QTWW: -128.96 )
QTWW' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -14.1   Max: -13.3
Current: -128.96

-14.1
-13.3

Business Description

Industry: Autos » Auto Parts
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Traded in other countries:QFSN.Germany
Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide was formed as a Delaware corporation in October 2000. The Company designs, develops, and produces compressed natural gas (CNG) storage tanks and packaged fuel systems and other advanced fuel and propulsion systems for alternative fuel vehicle applications including hydrogen, electric, hybrid electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV). The Company classifies its business operations into three reporting segments: Fuel Storage & Vehicle Systems (formerly referred to as Electric Drive & Fuel Systems), Renewable Energy and Corporate. The Corporate segment consists of general and administrative expenses incurred at the corporate level that are not directly attributable to the Fuel Storage & Vehicle Systems or Renewable Energy business segments. It mainly manufactures and supply CNG storage and fuel systems for a variety of heavy, medium and light-duty trucks and passenger vehicles. It also provides designs, engineering development and packaging, production validation and system integration for transportation applications. For hybrid and PHEV vehicle applications, it provides powertrain engineering, electronic control, software strategies and system integration. It also designs, engineers and manufactures alternative fuel concept vehicles and hydrogen refueling systems mainly for use in the transportation, aerospace, and defense industries. Its products and services are designed to offer its customers a clean and cost-effective alternative to gasoline and diesel powered vehicles, which, in turn, enables its customers to benefit from significantly lower fuel prices, contribute to a cleaner environment, meet average fuel economy mandates, and help its country reduce its dependence on foreign oil. The current market for CNG and other alternative fuel systems is the emerging world market for alternative fuel passenger, commercial, fleet, industrial and military vehicles. It sell its products and services direct to vehicle level original equipment manufacturers (OEM), system integrators for OEM level applications and through aftermarket integrators. Its Renewable Energy segment consists solely of the business operations of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Schneider Power, an independent power producer, developer of renewable energy projects and provider of related development services and is a licensed electricity generator and wholesaler. On April 20, 2012, Schneider Power acquired Zephyr Farms Limited, a single purpose entity that owns a 10 megawatt wind farm in Ontario, Canada. Its customer base includes automotive Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs), fleets, aerospace industry, military and other governmental agencies, and other strategic alliance partners. Its main competitors in gaseous fuel storage include Lincoln Composites, 3M, Structural Composites, Inc. and Luxfer Gas Cylinders. In the CNG and hydrogen packaged fuel systems space, its main competitors include Fuel Systems Solut

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