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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 : 5/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt 0.05
YGE's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
65% of the 1120 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. YGE: 0.05 )
YGE' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.05

Equity to Asset 0.01
YGE's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
65% of the 1097 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. YGE: 0.01 )
YGE' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.64
Current: 0.01

0.01
0.64
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: -0.11
M-Score: -2.99
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 : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) -1.65
YGE's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 5.14 vs. YGE: -1.65 )
YGE' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -44.23   Max: 23.13
Current: -1.65

-44.23
23.13
Net-margin (%) -10.05
YGE's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1106 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. YGE: -10.05 )
YGE' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -54.69   Max: 18.23
Current: -10.05

-54.69
18.23
ROE (%) -569.41
YGE's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1107 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 5.54 vs. YGE: -569.41 )
YGE' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -138.03   Max: 64.19
Current: -569.41

-138.03
64.19
ROA (%) -4.70
YGE's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1123 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 3.16 vs. YGE: -4.70 )
YGE' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -12.69   Max: 14.59
Current: -4.7

-12.69
14.59
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -1.36
YGE's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 1120 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 8.22 vs. YGE: -1.36 )
YGE' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -18.1   Max: 29.84
Current: -1.36

-18.1
29.84
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.50
YGE's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 807 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. YGE: 5.50 )
YGE' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 30.1
Current: 5.5

0
30.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -55.10
YGE's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: -3.80 vs. YGE: -55.10 )
YGE' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 47.9
Current: -55.1

0
47.9
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

YGE Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Steven Cohen Sold Out
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Q4 2013

YGE Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Steven Cohen 23,393 sh (New)
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Q1 2014

YGE Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 302,528 sh (+1193.24%)
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Q4 2014

YGE Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 16,294 sh (New)
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Ratios

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Forward P/E 21.79
YGE's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 1178 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. YGE: 21.79 )
N/A
P/S 0.16
YGE's P/S is ranked higher than
98% of the 1178 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. YGE: 0.16 )
YGE' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 7.46
Current: 0.16

0.12
7.46
POCF 5.32
YGE's POCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 1178 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 23.94 vs. YGE: 5.32 )
YGE' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.32   Max: 62.2
Current: 5.32

1.32
62.2
EV-to-EBIT -28.09
YGE's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
57% of the 1178 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 37.76 vs. YGE: -28.09 )
YGE' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -31.8   Max: 175.4
Current: -28.09

-31.8
175.4
Current Ratio 0.73
YGE's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. YGE: 0.73 )
YGE' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.73   Max: 3.92
Current: 0.73

0.73
3.92
Quick Ratio 0.57
YGE's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 1117 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. YGE: 0.57 )
YGE' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 2.74
Current: 0.57

0.57
2.74
Days Inventory 78.18
YGE's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
70% of the 1178 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 89.54 vs. YGE: 78.18 )
YGE' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 33.51   Max: 121.81
Current: 78.18

33.51
121.81
Days Sales Outstanding 122.26
YGE's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
50% of the 1178 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 67.23 vs. YGE: 122.26 )
YGE' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 18.54   Max: 379.06
Current: 122.26

18.54
379.06

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.27
YGE's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 1178 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. YGE: 0.27 )
YGE' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 12.94
Current: 0.27

0.27
12.94
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -3.60
YGE's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Solar industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. YGE: -3.60 )
YGE' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 20.1
Current: -3.6

0.6
20.1

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Solar
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Traded in other countries:YG11.Germany, YGEN.Mexico,
Yingli Green Energy Holding Company, Ltd., was incorporated on August 7, 2006 in the Cayman Islands as part of a restructuring of the equity interest in Tianwei Yingli to facilitate investments by foreign financial investors in Tianwei Yingli. The Company completed its initial public offering on June 13, 2007. The Company and its subsidiaries are engaged in the design, development, marketing, manufacture, installation and sale of photovoltaic (PV) products in the People's Republic of China (PRC) and overseas markets. Its products are Polysilicon Ingots and Blocks, Polysilicon Wafers, PV Cells, and PV Modules. A polysilicon ingot is formed by melting, purifying and solidifying polysilicon feedstock into a brick-shaped ingot. The Company produces 400 kilogram, 540 kilogram, 560 kilogram, 600 kilogram and 800 kilogram multicrystalline polysilicon ingots, which account for approximately 90% of its ingots. The Company use its polysilicon blocks to produce polysilicon wafers. The polysilicon blocks are then sliced into wafers with wire saws. Thinner wafers enable a more efficient use of polysilicon, and lower the cost per watt of power produced. The wafers are generally available in the size of 156 millimeters x 156 millimeters. A PV cell is a device made from a polysilicon wafer that converts sunlight into electricity by a process known as the photovoltaic effect. The conversion efficiency of a PV cell is the ratio of electrical energy produced by the cell to the energy from sunlight that reaches the cell. A PV module is an assembly of PV cells that are electrically interconnected, laminated and framed in a durable and weatherproof package. Currently, its PV modules are made with PV cells produced by the Company. The Company faces competition in the PV modules and PV system markets and its PV products compete with different solar energy systems as well as other renewable energy sources in the alternative energy market. It competes with both local and international producers of solar products, including the solar energy divisions of large conglomerates such as Sharp Corporation, PV module manufacturers such as SunPower Corporation, thin film solar module manufacturers such as First Solar, Inc. and integrated PV product manufacturers such as SolarWorld AG, Renewable Energy Corporation and Trina Solar Limited.
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