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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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.46
SCTY's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SCTY: 0.46 )
SCTY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.17   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.46

Equity to Asset 0.19
SCTY's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SCTY: 0.19 )
SCTY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.05   Max: 0.22
Current: 0.19

-0.05
0.22
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.26
M-Score: -0.62
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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -91.17
SCTY's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SCTY: -91.17 )
SCTY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -121.34   Max: -61.27
Current: -91.17

-121.34
-61.27
Net-margin (%) -34.05
SCTY's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SCTY: -34.05 )
SCTY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -119.09   Max: 73.07
Current: -34.05

-119.09
73.07
ROE (%) -9.03
SCTY's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SCTY: -9.03 )
SCTY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -54.1   Max: -9.03
Current: -9.03

-54.1
-9.03
ROA (%) -1.99
SCTY's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SCTY: -1.99 )
SCTY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -7.4   Max: 5.35
Current: -1.99

-7.4
5.35
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -8.76
SCTY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SCTY: -8.76 )
SCTY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -11.14   Max: -8.76
Current: -8.76

-11.14
-8.76
» SCTY's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

SCTY Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chase Coleman 500,000 sh (New)
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Q4 2013

SCTY Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chase Coleman 500,000 sh (unchged)
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Q1 2014

SCTY Guru Trades in Q1 2014

John Burbank 641,023 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 24,000 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 39,100 sh (New)
Chase Coleman 500,000 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2014

SCTY Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 5,600 sh (New)
Ron Baron 7,500 sh (New)
John Burbank 893,964 sh (+39.46%)
Steven Cohen 93,500 sh (unchged)
Chase Coleman Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SCTY

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Burbank 2014-06-30 Add 39.46%0.31%$47.71 - $70.87 $ 70.7326%893964
Ron Baron 2014-06-30 New Buy$47.71 - $70.87 $ 70.7326%7500
John Burbank 2014-03-31 New Buy1.1%$56.82 - $86.14 $ 70.73-2%641023
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/B 10.98
SCTY's P/B is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SCTY: 10.98 )
SCTY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 4.27   Max: 19.59
Current: 10.98

4.27
19.59
P/S 28.87
SCTY's P/S is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SCTY: 28.87 )
SCTY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.12   Max: 42.69
Current: 28.87

1.12
42.69
EV-to-EBIT -28.74
SCTY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SCTY: -28.74 )
SCTY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: -28.74

Current Ratio 1.32
SCTY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SCTY: 1.32 )
SCTY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 2.33
Current: 1.32

0.97
2.33
Quick Ratio 1.04
SCTY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SCTY: 1.04 )
SCTY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 2
Current: 1.04

0.4
2

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 19.92
SCTY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SCTY: 19.92 )
SCTY' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 4.77   Max: 19.96
Current: 19.92

4.77
19.96
Price/Median PS Value 1.48
SCTY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. SCTY: 1.48 )
SCTY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 1.48
Current: 1.48

0.06
1.48

Business Description

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SolarCity Corp is a Delaware corporation incorporated in June 2006. The company is engaged in designing, sales, engineering, installation, monitoring, maintenance and financing of solar energy systems to residential and commercial customers, or sale of electricity generated by solar energy systems to customers. It also offers energy efficiency solutions and services aimed at improving residential energy efficiency and lowering overall residential energy costs to its customers. 'SolarCity,' 'SolarGuard,' 'SolarLease' and 'PowerGuide' are registered trademarks of the company in the United States and other countries. The company currently serves customers in 14 states and generates revenue from a mix of residential customers, commercial entities such as Walmart, eBay and Intel, and government entities such as the U.S. Military.
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