Switch to:

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
72% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. SPWR: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
SPWR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.75 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.53
Equity to Asset 0.37
SPWR's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
85% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. SPWR: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
SPWR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.49 Max: 0.86
Current: 0.37
0.26
0.86
Interest Coverage 3.61
SPWR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
88% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1091.58 vs. SPWR: 3.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SPWR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 2.51 Max: 10.56
Current: 3.61
0.46
10.56
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.75
M-Score: -1.33
WACC vs ROIC
22.71%
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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 6.03
SPWR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 4.76 vs. SPWR: 6.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
SPWR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -260.46  Med: -5.80 Max: 10.74
Current: 6.03
-260.46
10.74
Net-margin (%) 6.17
SPWR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. SPWR: 6.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
SPWR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -290.61  Med: -11.61 Max: 11.21
Current: 6.17
-290.61
11.21
ROE (%) 12.39
SPWR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 815 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 5.12 vs. SPWR: 12.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
SPWR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -41.86  Med: 2.04 Max: 18.56
Current: 12.39
-41.86
18.56
ROA (%) 4.07
SPWR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 836 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. SPWR: 4.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
SPWR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -72.46  Med: -6.67 Max: 5.96
Current: 4.07
-72.46
5.96
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 12.19
SPWR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 8.73 vs. SPWR: 12.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
SPWR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -101.16  Med: 2.21 Max: 22.72
Current: 12.19
-101.16
22.72
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -8.50
SPWR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. SPWR: -8.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
SPWR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.5  Med: 30.10 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

» Details

Guru Trades

Q2 2014

SPWR Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Stanley Druckenmiller 250,800 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 125,000 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 5,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,147,833 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,192 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%)
» More
Q3 2014

SPWR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Steven Cohen 827,200 sh (+97.47%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
John Hussman 400,000 sh (-20.00%)
Chuck Royce 168,553 sh (-38.50%)
» More
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%)
» More
Q1 2015

SPWR Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 38,353 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 100,000 sh (New)
RS Investment Management 67,780 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%)
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with SPWR

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

No Entry found in the selected group of Gurus. You can
  • 1. Modify your Personalized List of Gurus, or
  • 2. Click on Premium Premium Tools above to check out all the Gurus, or
  • 3. Click on Premium Plus Premium Plus above for the stocks picks of all the institutional investment advisors (>4000)
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 25.83
SPWR's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
63% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 19.00 vs. SPWR: 25.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
SPWR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.05  Med: 51.34 Max: 5480
Current: 25.83
9.05
5480
Forward P/E 22.12
SPWR's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
66% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 16.58 vs. SPWR: 22.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 26.00
SPWR's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
64% of the 554 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 19.00 vs. SPWR: 26.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
SPWR' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 9.87  Med: 55.04 Max: 3288
Current: 26
9.87
3288
P/B 2.29
SPWR's P/B is ranked lower than
65% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. SPWR: 2.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
SPWR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 2.70 Max: 12.96
Current: 2.29
0.39
12.96
P/S 1.48
SPWR's P/S is ranked lower than
52% of the 818 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. SPWR: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
SPWR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.17  Med: 1.73 Max: 16.17
Current: 1.48
0.17
16.17
EV-to-EBIT 24.17
SPWR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
69% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 14.65 vs. SPWR: 24.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SPWR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -337.7  Med: 28.45 Max: 21809.4
Current: 24.17
-337.7
21809.4
Current Ratio 2.46
SPWR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.43 vs. SPWR: 2.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SPWR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.13  Med: 2.05 Max: 7.8
Current: 2.46
1.13
7.8
Quick Ratio 2.10
SPWR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. SPWR: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SPWR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.93  Med: 1.67 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 801 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 78.55 vs. SPWR: 38.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SPWR' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 34.5  Med: 51.74 Max: 66.74
Current: 38.45
34.5
66.74
Days Sales Outstanding 61.52
SPWR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
53% of the 765 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 59.36 vs. SPWR: 61.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SPWR' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 52.5  Med: 62.70 Max: 152.84
Current: 61.52
52.5
152.84

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.30
SPWR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
62% of the 780 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. SPWR: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
SPWR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.48  Med: 2.74 Max: 17.39
Current: 2.3
0.48
17.39
Price/Projected FCF 23.25
SPWR's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
98% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. SPWR: 23.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
SPWR' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 17.45  Med: 20.29 Max: 32.52
Current: 23.25
17.45
32.52
Price/Median PS Value 0.84
SPWR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 778 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. SPWR: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
SPWR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.99 Max: 7.82
Current: 0.84
0.12
7.82
Price/Graham Number 1.62
SPWR's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
63% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. SPWR: 1.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
SPWR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.57  Med: 3.11 Max: 30.32
Current: 1.62
0.57
30.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.17
SPWR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. SPWR: 4.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
SPWR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 3.00 Max: 7.7
Current: 4.17
0.2
7.7

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Solar
Compare:FSLR, SOL, CSSXF, TSL, LDK » details
Traded in other countries:SPWR.Switzerland, 0R0V.UK, S9P2.Germany,
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.
» More Articles for SPWR

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Falling Costs and Booming Market are Massive Tailwinds for SolarCity Jun 24 2015 
First Solar – A Look At The Long-Term Growth Catalysts Jun 11 2015 
First Solar – Recent Pullback Is A Good Buying Opportunity May 29 2015 
Why SunPower's Impressive Momentum Will Continue May 26 2015 
Canadian Solar Making Great Foray In The Global Renewable Energy Market May 18 2015 
SolarCity – Bet Only If You Are In For Long Term May 12 2015 
This Solar Company Can Be A Good Addition To Portfolio May 11 2015 
SunPower: This Company Can Add More Power To Your Portfolio May 07 2015 
SunPower Is a Strong Long-Term Buy Apr 29 2015 
my portfolio Apr 15 2015 

More From Other Websites
SunPower Q2 Earnings, Revenues Miss Estimates; Down Y/Y - Analyst Blog Jul 29 2015
SUNPOWER CORP Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report Jul 29 2015
SunPower Corporation Launches X-Series Solar Panels for Japan's Rooftop Market Jul 28 2015
SunPower Q2 Revenue Falls Amid 8point3 Venture Jul 28 2015
Edited Transcript of SPWR earnings conference call or presentation 28-Jul-15 8:30pm GMT Jul 28 2015
SunPower Beats Estimates After Forming Solar Joint Venture Jul 28 2015
SunPower Gets a Boost After Earnings Jul 28 2015
SunPower beats 2Q profit forecasts Jul 28 2015
SunPower beats 2Q profit forecasts Jul 28 2015
SunPower profit falls 54 pct Jul 28 2015
SUNPOWER CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial... Jul 28 2015
SunPower Reports Second Quarter 2015 Results Jul 28 2015
ConEdison Solutions and SunPower Launch Residential Solar Power Leasing Program in New York State Jul 28 2015
Q2 2015 SunPower Corp Earnings Release - 4:05 pm ET Jul 28 2015
SunPower Buys Infigen’s 1.5-Gigawatt U.S. Solar Power Pipeline Jul 27 2015
5:07 pm SunPower announced that it has acquired 1.5 gigawatts of U.S. solar power plant development... Jul 27 2015
SunPower Acquires 1.5 Gigawatt U.S. Solar Power Plant Pipeline Jul 27 2015
Short Sellers Add to Positions in Solar, Alt Energy Stocks Jul 27 2015

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)
FEEDBACK