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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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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.17
SPWR's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
87% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. SPWR: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SPWR' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.75 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.17
Equity to Asset 0.25
SPWR's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
91% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. SPWR: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SPWR' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.43 Max: 0.86
Current: 0.25
0.25
0.86
Z-Score: 0.26
M-Score: -1.52
WACC vs ROIC
9.06%
-11.76%
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 : 2/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -14.78
SPWR's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. SPWR: -14.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SPWR' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.49  Med: 5.16 Max: 10.74
Current: -14.78
-22.49
10.74
Net-margin (%) -16.95
SPWR's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. SPWR: -16.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SPWR' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.85  Med: 1.66 Max: 11.21
Current: -16.95
-25.85
11.21
ROE (%) -23.40
SPWR's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 843 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. SPWR: -23.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SPWR' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.86  Med: 2.04 Max: 18.56
Current: -23.4
-41.86
18.56
ROA (%) -6.63
SPWR's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 866 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. SPWR: -6.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SPWR' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.79  Med: 1.1 Max: 5.97
Current: -6.63
-17.79
5.97
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -15.89
SPWR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 7.28 vs. SPWR: -15.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SPWR' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.27  Med: 5.67 Max: 22.72
Current: -15.89
-44.27
22.72
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -17.30
SPWR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 737 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. SPWR: -17.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SPWR' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.3  Med: 28.45 Max: 74.2
Current: -17.3
-17.3
74.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -25.60
SPWR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. SPWR: -25.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SPWR' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -67.7  Med: 23.5 Max: 369.6
Current: -25.6
-67.7
369.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -22.70
SPWR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. SPWR: -22.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SPWR' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.7  Med: 14.9 Max: 146.1
Current: -22.7
-24.7
146.1
» SPWR's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

SPWR Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Paul Singer 50,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 100,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman Sold Out
Steven Cohen 480,300 sh (-31.41%)
Paul Tudor Jones 7,400 sh (-63.55%)
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Q1 2016

SPWR Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Steven Cohen 1,998,700 sh (+316.14%)
Paul Tudor Jones 14,000 sh (+89.19%)
Steven Cohen 100,000 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2016

SPWR Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Caxton Associates 65,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 29,700 sh (+112.14%)
Steven Cohen 2,285,400 sh (+14.34%)
Steven Cohen 400,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 250,000 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2016

SPWR Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Caxton Associates 150,000 sh (+130.77%)
Steven Cohen 639,800 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Steven Cohen 415,800 sh (-81.81%)
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Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Solar
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Traded in other countries:S9P2.Germany, SPWR.Switzerland, 0R0V.UK,
SunPower Corp is engaged in designing, manufacturing, installation and ongoing maintenance and monitoring of solar system.

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. The Company sells 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 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. The Company offers 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. It also offers 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 sells its products through its 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.

Ratios

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P/B 0.84
SPWR's P/B is ranked higher than
85% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. SPWR: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SPWR' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 2.32 Max: 13.1
Current: 0.84
0.39
13.1
P/S 0.59
SPWR's P/S is ranked higher than
84% of the 846 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. SPWR: 0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SPWR' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 1.61 Max: 16.09
Current: 0.59
0.17
16.09
Current Ratio 1.63
SPWR's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 863 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. SPWR: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SPWR' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 2.04 Max: 7.8
Current: 1.63
1.13
7.8
Quick Ratio 1.32
SPWR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. SPWR: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SPWR' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 1.67 Max: 7.35
Current: 1.32
0.93
7.35
Days Inventory 89.08
SPWR's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
58% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 78.21 vs. SPWR: 89.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SPWR' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.5  Med: 58.5 Max: 89.08
Current: 89.08
34.5
89.08
Days Sales Outstanding 42.80
SPWR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
74% of the 782 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 63.29 vs. SPWR: 42.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SPWR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.8  Med: 60.46 Max: 83.57
Current: 42.8
42.8
83.57
Days Payable 112.95
SPWR's Days Payable is ranked higher than
87% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 50.75 vs. SPWR: 112.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SPWR' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 57.76  Med: 77.71 Max: 141.05
Current: 112.95
57.76
141.05

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -4.60
SPWR's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 600 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: -2.70 vs. SPWR: -4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SPWR' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -186.1  Med: -8.45 Max: 1.5
Current: -4.6
-186.1
1.5

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 0.89
SPWR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
85% of the 808 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. SPWR: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SPWR' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 2.58 Max: 17.58
Current: 0.89
0.48
17.58
Price/Median PS Value 0.36
SPWR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 746 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. SPWR: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SPWR' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 1.03 Max: 8.34
Current: 0.36
0.13
8.34
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -10.84
SPWR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. SPWR: -10.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SPWR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.6  Med: 3.1 Max: 15.4
Current: -10.84
-11.6
15.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,909
EPS (TTM) $ -2.37
Beta2.12
Short Percentage of Float48.05%
52-Week Range $6.00 - 31.10
Shares Outstanding (Mil)138.42

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 2,663 2,578 3,101 3,385
EPS ($) -0.00 -0.21 1.44 2.35
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.00 -0.21 1.44 2.35
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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