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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.75
SPWR's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
56% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. SPWR: 0.75 )
SPWR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.3   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.75

Equity to Asset 0.32
SPWR's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
60% of the 1088 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. SPWR: 0.32 )
SPWR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 0.86
Current: 0.32

0.26
0.86
Interest Coverage 1.46
SPWR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
62% of the 652 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 767.50 vs. SPWR: 1.46 )
SPWR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 10.56
Current: 1.46

0.46
10.56
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.45
M-Score: -2.05
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 5.55
SPWR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 4.71 vs. SPWR: 5.55 )
SPWR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -260.46   Max: 10.74
Current: 5.55

-260.46
10.74
Net-margin (%) 5.34
SPWR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1103 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. SPWR: 5.34 )
SPWR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -290.61   Max: 11.21
Current: 5.34

-290.61
11.21
ROE (%) 10.99
SPWR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 4.76 vs. SPWR: 10.99 )
SPWR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -41.86   Max: 11.78
Current: 10.99

-41.86
11.78
ROA (%) 3.30
SPWR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1114 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. SPWR: 3.30 )
SPWR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -72.46   Max: 5.93
Current: 3.3

-72.46
5.93
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.78
SPWR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 7.54 vs. SPWR: 11.78 )
SPWR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -101.16   Max: 23.82
Current: 11.78

-101.16
23.82
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -4.90
SPWR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 798 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. SPWR: -4.90 )
SPWR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -4.9   Max: 74.1
Current: -4.9

-4.9
74.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -20.70
SPWR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: -7.00 vs. SPWR: -20.70 )
SPWR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -68.4   Max: 369.5
Current: -20.7

-68.4
369.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -25.10
SPWR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: -8.20 vs. SPWR: -25.10 )
SPWR' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -25.1   Max: 146.1
Current: -25.1

-25.1
146.1
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

SPWR Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 177,674 sh (New)
Stanley Druckenmiller 442,500 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 428,053 sh (-42.16%)
John Hussman 400,000 sh (-42.86%)
Steven Cohen 109,600 sh (-55.48%)
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Q1 2014

SPWR Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Leon Cooperman 1,396,729 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,241,300 sh (+1032.57%)
John Hussman 400,000 sh (unchged)
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Royce 387,553 sh (-9.46%)
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Q2 2014

SPWR Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Stanley Druckenmiller 250,800 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,192 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,147,833 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 125,000 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 5,000 sh (New)
John Hussman 500,000 sh (+25%)
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%)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Stanley Druckenmiller Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Hussman 400,000 sh (-20%)
Chuck Royce 168,553 sh (-38.5%)
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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%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Hussman 2014-09-30 Reduce -20%0.32%$32.92 - $40.49 $ 25.75-31%400000
Leon Cooperman 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.6%$26.53 - $41.06 $ 25.75-23%0
John Hussman 2014-06-30 Add 25%0.32%$26.53 - $41.06 $ 25.75-23%500000
Leon Cooperman 2014-03-31 New Buy0.6%$29.14 - $35.895 $ 25.75-21%1396729
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Sold Out 0.13%$29.14 - $35.895 $ 25.75-21%0
John Hussman 2013-12-31 Reduce -42.86%0.43%$26.74 - $34.39 $ 25.75-16%400000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.13%$26.74 - $34.39 $ 25.75-16%177674
John Hussman 2013-09-30 Reduce -40.43%0.44%$20.58 - $28.1 $ 25.758%700000
John Hussman 2013-06-30 Add 108.7%0.57%$9.41 - $22.7 $ 25.7559%1175000
John Hussman 2013-03-31 Reduce -28.37%0.03%$5.62 - $13.39 $ 25.75158%563000
John Hussman 2012-06-30 Reduce -70.89%0.23%$4.69 - $6.4 $ 25.75380%786000
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 30.00
SPWR's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 63.70 vs. SPWR: 30.00 )
SPWR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.05   Max: 5480
Current: 30

9.05
5480
P/B 2.44
SPWR's P/B is ranked higher than
57% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. SPWR: 2.44 )
SPWR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.39   Max: 12.96
Current: 2.44

0.39
12.96
P/S 1.63
SPWR's P/S is ranked higher than
66% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. SPWR: 1.63 )
SPWR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 16.17
Current: 1.63

0.17
16.17
EV-to-EBIT 26.74
SPWR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
71% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 37.82 vs. SPWR: 26.74 )
SPWR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -337.7   Max: 21809.4
Current: 26.74

-337.7
21809.4
Current Ratio 1.82
SPWR's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. SPWR: 1.82 )
SPWR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 7.8
Current: 1.82

1.13
7.8
Quick Ratio 1.68
SPWR's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. SPWR: 1.68 )
SPWR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 7.35
Current: 1.68

0.93
7.35

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.44
SPWR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
61% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. SPWR: 2.44 )
SPWR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 17.39
Current: 2.44

0.48
17.39
Price/Median PS Value 0.95
SPWR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. SPWR: 0.95 )
SPWR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 7.91
Current: 0.95

0.12
7.91
Price/Graham Number 2.37
SPWR's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
69% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. SPWR: 2.37 )
SPWR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 30.32
Current: 2.37

0.57
30.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.70
SPWR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1092 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. SPWR: 3.70 )
SPWR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 7.7
Current: 3.7

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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