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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 : 7/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.53
SPWR's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
71% of the 827 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. SPWR: 0.53 )
SPWR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.3   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.53

Equity to Asset 0.37
SPWR's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
85% of the 804 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. SPWR: 0.37 )
SPWR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 0.86
Current: 0.37

0.26
0.86
Interest Coverage 3.61
SPWR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
89% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2159.95 vs. SPWR: 3.61 )
SPWR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 10.56
Current: 3.61

0.46
10.56
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.98
M-Score: -1.33
WACC vs ROIC
20.74%
10.17%
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 : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 6.03
SPWR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 4.68 vs. SPWR: 6.03 )
SPWR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -260.46   Max: 10.74
Current: 6.03

-260.46
10.74
Net-margin (%) 6.17
SPWR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. SPWR: 6.17 )
SPWR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -290.61   Max: 11.21
Current: 6.17

-290.61
11.21
ROE (%) 12.39
SPWR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. SPWR: 12.39 )
SPWR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -41.86   Max: 18.56
Current: 12.39

-41.86
18.56
ROA (%) 4.07
SPWR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 829 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.91 vs. SPWR: 4.07 )
SPWR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -72.46   Max: 5.96
Current: 4.07

-72.46
5.96
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 12.24
SPWR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 8.33 vs. SPWR: 12.24 )
SPWR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -101.16   Max: 23.82
Current: 12.24

-101.16
23.82
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -8.50
SPWR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 505 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: -0.70 vs. SPWR: -8.50 )
SPWR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.5   Max: 74.1
Current: -8.5

-8.5
74.1
» SPWR's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

SPWR Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 125,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,192 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 5,000 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 250,800 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,147,833 sh (New)
John Hussman 500,000 sh (+25.00%)
Steven Cohen 418,900 sh (unchged)
Leon Cooperman Sold Out
Chuck Royce 274,053 sh (-29.29%)
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Q3 2014

SPWR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Steven Cohen 827,200 sh (+97.47%)
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
John Hussman 400,000 sh (-20.00%)
Chuck Royce 168,553 sh (-38.50%)
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Q4 2014

SPWR Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 251,033 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 2,118,605 sh (+156.12%)
Chuck Royce 151,053 sh (-10.38%)
John Hussman 62,000 sh (-84.50%)
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Q1 2015

SPWR Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 67,780 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 38,353 sh (New)
John Hussman 62,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Steven Cohen 833,300 sh (-60.67%)
Jim Simons 15,333 sh (-93.89%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 31.90
SPWR's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
77% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 19.70 vs. SPWR: 31.90 )
SPWR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.05   Max: 5480
Current: 31.9

9.05
5480
Forward P/E 16.34
SPWR's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
53% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 16.42 vs. SPWR: 16.34 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 33.30
SPWR's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
69% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 21.40 vs. SPWR: 33.30 )
SPWR' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 9.87   Max: 3288
Current: 33.3

9.87
3288
P/B 2.80
SPWR's P/B is ranked lower than
88% of the 747 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. SPWR: 2.80 )
SPWR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 12.96
Current: 2.8

0.39
12.96
P/S 1.78
SPWR's P/S is ranked lower than
75% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. SPWR: 1.78 )
SPWR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 16.17
Current: 1.78

0.17
16.17
EV-to-EBIT 29.62
SPWR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
71% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 17.04 vs. SPWR: 29.62 )
SPWR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -337.7   Max: 21809.4
Current: 29.62

-337.7
21809.4
Current Ratio 2.46
SPWR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. SPWR: 2.46 )
SPWR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 7.8
Current: 2.46

1.13
7.8
Quick Ratio 2.10
SPWR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. SPWR: 2.10 )
SPWR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 7.35
Current: 2.1

0.93
7.35
Days Inventory 38.45
SPWR's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
80% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 78.68 vs. SPWR: 38.45 )
SPWR' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 34.5   Max: 66.74
Current: 38.45

34.5
66.74
Days Sales Outstanding 61.52
SPWR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
51% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 60.36 vs. SPWR: 61.52 )
SPWR' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 52.5   Max: 152.84
Current: 61.52

52.5
152.84

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.90
SPWR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
77% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. SPWR: 2.90 )
SPWR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 17.39
Current: 2.9

0.48
17.39
Price/DCF (Projected) 29.40
SPWR's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked lower than
138% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. SPWR: 29.40 )
SPWR' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 17.45   Max: 32.52
Current: 29.4

17.45
32.52
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
SPWR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 749 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. SPWR: 1.10 )
SPWR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 7.86
Current: 1.1

0.12
7.86
Price/Graham Number 2.00
SPWR's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
67% of the 539 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. SPWR: 2.00 )
SPWR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 30.32
Current: 2

0.57
30.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.50
SPWR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
52% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. SPWR: 3.50 )
SPWR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 7.7
Current: 3.5

0.2
7.7

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Solar
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Traded in other countries:S9P2.Germany, SPWR.Switzerland,
SunPower Corp was originally incorporated in California in 1985 and subsequently reincorporated in Delaware during 2005. The Company is engaged in designing, manufacturing, installation and ongoing maintenance and monitoring of solar system. The Company provides its proprietary, solar technology to residential, commercial and utility customers worldwide. The Company sell its solar power products, including panels, balance of system components, and inverters to dealers, systems integrators distributors, leading companies, and directly to residential, commercial and utility customers around the globe. Its solar cells are designed without highly reflective metal contact grids or current collection ribbons on the front of the solar cell, which provides additional efficiency and allows its solar cells to be assembled into solar panels with a more uniform appearance. Its suite of SunPower solar panels provides customers a variety of features to fit their needs, including the SunPower Signature Black design which allows the panels to blend seamlessly into the rooftop. They offer panels that can be used both with inverters that require transformers as well as with the highest performing transformer-less inverters to maximize output. Its X-Series and E-Series panels have proven performance with low levels of degradation, validated by third-party performance tests. It offer a variety of commercial solutions designed to address a wide range of site requirements for commercial rooftop, parking lot and open space applications. Its commercial rooftop offering includes an all-in-one, non-penetrating system that combines solar panel, frame, and mounting system into one pre-engineered unit design for flat roof application. They also offer a portfolio of solutions utilizing framed panels and a variety of internally or externally developed mounting methods for flat roof and high tilt roof applications. Its commercial flat rooftop systems are designed to be lightweight and interlock, enhancing wind resistance and secure, rapid installations. The Company sell its products through our three regional segments: the Americas Segment, the EMEA Segment, and the APAC Segment. In residential and commercial company's competitors includes Canadian Solar Inc., Hanwha Corporation, JA Solar Holdings Co. and in utility and power plant Abengoa Solar S.A., Acconia Energia S.A., AES Solar Energy Ltd. The Company is subject to a variety of foreign, U.S. federal and state, and local governmental laws and regulations related to the purchase, storage, use, and disposal of hazardous materials.
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