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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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Cash-to-Debt 3.02
AQMS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
73% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. AQMS: 3.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
AQMS' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 2.28 Max: No Debt
Current: 3.02
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 8.91
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 : 5/10

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ROE % -34.59
AQMS's ROE % is ranked lower than
89% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 4.95 vs. AQMS: -34.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
AQMS' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -74.98  Med: -74.98 Max: -34.59
Current: -34.59
-74.98
-34.59
ROA % -26.29
AQMS's ROA % is ranked lower than
89% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. AQMS: -26.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
AQMS' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -46.45  Med: -46.45 Max: -26.29
Current: -26.29
-46.45
-26.29
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -45.50
AQMS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
83% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 8.96 vs. AQMS: -45.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
AQMS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -104.73  Med: -104.73 Max: -45.5
Current: -45.5
-104.73
-45.5
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Business Description

Industry: Waste Management » Waste Management    NAICS: 562211    SIC: 4953
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Traded in other countries:AQK.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Aqua Metals Inc is engaged in recycling lead-acid batteries. The Company has developed AquaRefining, a modular electrochemical process that products ultra-pure lead from used lead-acid batteries.

Aqua Metals Inc was incorporated in Delaware on June 20, 2014. The Company is engaged in recycling lead-acid batteries. The Company has developed AquaRefining, a modular electrochemical process that products ultra-pure lead from used lead-acid batteries.

Top Ranked Articles about Aqua Metals Inc

Aqua Metals Secures First Patent for AquaRefining Equipment and Processes
Aqua Metals Hosts First Analyst Visitor Day
Aqua Metals Named Breakthrough Solution of the Year
 Aqua Metals Provides First Quarter 2017 Corporate Update
Aqua Metals to Attend the Oppenheimer Emerging Growth Conference in New York City on May 16th
Aqua Metals to Host First Quarter 2017 Conference Call on Tuesday, May 9th at 2:00 p.m. PT
Aqua Metals Named Winner of the San Francisco Business Times Technology and Innovation Award
Aqua Metals Announces “Visitor Days” Beginning in May
Aqua Metals Acquires UK Based Ebonex IPR Limited
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Ratios

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PB Ratio 3.67
AQMS's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. AQMS: 3.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
AQMS' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 6.98
Current: 3.67
0
6.98
EV-to-EBIT -14.42
AQMS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 122 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 18.65 vs. AQMS: -14.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AQMS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.99  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: -14.42
-28.99
0
EV-to-EBITDA -15.93
AQMS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.06 vs. AQMS: -15.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AQMS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.94  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: -15.93
-30.94
0
Current Ratio 7.47
AQMS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. AQMS: 7.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AQMS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 6.79 Max: 39.62
Current: 7.47
0.32
39.62
Quick Ratio 7.40
AQMS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. AQMS: 7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AQMS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 6.78 Max: 39.17
Current: 7.4
0.3
39.17

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Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Cash 15.92
AQMS's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
61% of the 23 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 12.00 vs. AQMS: 15.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
AQMS' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.52  Med: 21.07 Max: 443
Current: 15.92
2.52
443
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 14.05
AQMS's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
71% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 7.50 vs. AQMS: 14.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
AQMS' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.45  Med: 14.71 Max: 110.75
Current: 14.05
2.45
110.75
Price-to-Tangible-Book 3.74
AQMS's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
64% of the 144 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. AQMS: 3.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
AQMS' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.06  Med: 3.53 Max: 6.12
Current: 3.74
2.06
6.12
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -6.89
AQMS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
79% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Waste Management industry.

( Industry Median: 3.13 vs. AQMS: -6.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
AQMS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -126.92  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: -6.89
-126.92
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More Statistics

EPS (TTM) $ -1.00
Short Percentage of Float21.37%
52-Week Range $8.13 - 22.75
Shares Outstanding (Mil)20.14

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 12 100 205
EPS ($) -1.05 -0.43 0.31
EPS without NRI ($) -1.05 -0.43 0.31
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Aqua Metals Secures First Patent for AquaRefining Equipment and Processes Jun 01 2017 
Aqua Metals Hosts First Analyst Visitor Day May 31 2017 
Aqua Metals Named Breakthrough Solution of the Year May 23 2017 
 Aqua Metals Provides First Quarter 2017 Corporate Update May 09 2017 
Aqua Metals to Attend the Oppenheimer Emerging Growth Conference in New York City on May 16th May 04 2017 
Aqua Metals to Host First Quarter 2017 Conference Call on Tuesday, May 9th at 2:00 p.m. PT May 01 2017 
Aqua Metals Named Winner of the San Francisco Business Times Technology and Innovation Award Apr 27 2017 
Aqua Metals Announces “Visitor Days” Beginning in May Apr 24 2017 
Aqua Metals Acquires UK Based Ebonex IPR Limited Apr 18 2017 
Aqua Metals: Can It Join the 'Disruptive' Elite? Mar 28 2017 

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Aqua Metals to Host First Quarter 2017 Conference Call on Tuesday, May 9th at 2:00 p.m. PT May 01 2017
Aqua Metals Named Winner of the San Francisco Business Times Technology and Innovation Award Apr 27 2017
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