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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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
NAS:FTEK's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
100% of the 1941 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. NAS:FTEK: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NAS:FTEK' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.42  Med: 25.19 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
1.42
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.71
NAS:FTEK's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
78% of the 1893 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. NAS:FTEK: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NAS:FTEK' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 0.8 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.71
0.51
0.96
Interest Coverage No Debt
NAS:FTEK's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 1675 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 39.09 vs. NAS:FTEK: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:FTEK' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.16  Med: 60.07 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
22.16
No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: -0.69
Beneish M-Score: -2.09
WACC vs ROIC
5.75%
-8.45%
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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -4.95
NAS:FTEK's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
95% of the 1929 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 6.49 vs. NAS:FTEK: -4.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NAS:FTEK' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.45  Med: 0.82 Max: 9.49
Current: -4.95
-15.45
9.49
Net Margin % -17.57
NAS:FTEK's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
95% of the 1929 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 4.87 vs. NAS:FTEK: -17.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NAS:FTEK' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.52  Med: -0.55 Max: 6.56
Current: -17.57
-31.52
6.56
ROE % -24.06
NAS:FTEK's ROE % is ranked lower than
96% of the 1886 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. NAS:FTEK: -24.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NAS:FTEK' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.97  Med: -0.44 Max: 7.11
Current: -24.06
-33.97
7.11
ROA % -17.36
NAS:FTEK's ROA % is ranked lower than
97% of the 1953 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. NAS:FTEK: -17.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NAS:FTEK' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.99  Med: -0.38 Max: 5.69
Current: -17.36
-25.99
5.69
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -29.14
NAS:FTEK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
96% of the 1944 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 12.86 vs. NAS:FTEK: -29.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NAS:FTEK' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -73.71  Med: 2.36 Max: 36.32
Current: -29.14
-73.71
36.32
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -18.30
NAS:FTEK's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
92% of the 1760 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. NAS:FTEK: -18.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NAS:FTEK' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.2  Med: 12 Max: 499.3
Current: -18.3
-22.2
499.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 37.00
NAS:FTEK's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1581 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. NAS:FTEK: 37.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NAS:FTEK' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -7.8 Max: 98.8
Current: 37
0
98.8
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 27.30
NAS:FTEK's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1454 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. NAS:FTEK: 27.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NAS:FTEK' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -24.9 Max: 77.6
Current: 27.3
0
77.6
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Business Description

Industry: Industrial Products » Pollution & Treatment Controls    NAICS: 333413    SIC: 3564
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Traded in other countries:FUE1.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Fuel Tech Inc provides boiler optimization, efficiency improvement, air pollution reduction and similar services to utility and industrial customers worldwide. It also provides nitrogen oxide reduction techniques, and helps improve the combustion units.

Fuel Tech is an advanced technology provider of boiler optimization, efficiency improvement, and air pollution reduction to utility and industrial customers worldwide. The company operates within two major segments, Air Pollution Control (APC) and FUEL CHEM. The APC segment provides nitrogen oxide (NOx) reduction techniques and FUEL CHEM improves the efficiency and environmental status of combustion units. The company was incorporated in 1987 with headquarters in Warrenville, Ill.

Ratios

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history
PB Ratio 0.75
FTEK's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 1880 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. FTEK: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
FTEK' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.35 Max: 14.66
Current: 0.75
0.46
14.66
PS Ratio 0.54
FTEK's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 1876 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. FTEK: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
FTEK' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.2 Max: 12.44
Current: 0.54
0.41
12.44
EV-to-EBIT -3.76
FTEK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1603 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 17.21 vs. FTEK: -3.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FTEK' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2672.6  Med: 11.1 Max: 312.4
Current: -3.76
-2672.6
312.4
EV-to-EBITDA -4.88
FTEK's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1669 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 13.44 vs. FTEK: -4.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FTEK' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -80.1  Med: 9.1 Max: 312.4
Current: -4.88
-80.1
312.4
EV-to-Revenue 0.44
FTEK's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
84% of the 1911 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. FTEK: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
FTEK' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1 Max: 12.1
Current: 0.44
0.2
12.1
Current Ratio 2.37
FTEK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 1788 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. FTEK: 2.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FTEK' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.15  Med: 3.47 Max: 21.75
Current: 2.37
2.15
21.75
Quick Ratio 2.29
FTEK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 1786 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. FTEK: 2.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FTEK' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.09  Med: 3.39 Max: 21.75
Current: 2.29
2.09
21.75
Days Inventory 13.81
FTEK's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
95% of the 1874 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 95.05 vs. FTEK: 13.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
FTEK' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.64  Med: 5.62 Max: 13.81
Current: 13.81
2.64
13.81
Days Sales Outstanding 148.79
FTEK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
87% of the 1498 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 81.09 vs. FTEK: 148.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FTEK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 91.39  Med: 118.85 Max: 159.12
Current: 148.79
91.39
159.12
Days Payable 114.19
FTEK's Days Payable is ranked higher than
77% of the 1446 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 70.70 vs. FTEK: 114.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
FTEK' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 50.08  Med: 65.36 Max: 121.9
Current: 114.19
50.08
121.9

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.80
FTEK's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 1056 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. FTEK: -1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
FTEK' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.2  Med: -2 Max: 3
Current: -1.8
-14.2
3

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 1.47
FTEK's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 1113 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 5.12 vs. FTEK: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
FTEK' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 5.86 Max: 17.93
Current: 1.47
0.97
17.93
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.86
FTEK's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
81% of the 1775 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. FTEK: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
FTEK' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 3.9 Max: 14.87
Current: 0.86
0.6
14.87
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.09
FTEK's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 1006 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. FTEK: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
FTEK' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 3.2 Max: 11.73
Current: 1.09
0.44
11.73
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.45
FTEK's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 1631 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. FTEK: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
FTEK' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 2.4 Max: 375
Current: 0.45
0.38
375
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -26.71
FTEK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
99% of the 1950 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. FTEK: -26.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
FTEK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -152.4  Med: 0.9 Max: 16.7
Current: -26.71
-152.4
16.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $49.47
EPS (TTM) $ -0.37
Beta0.47
Volatility33.26%
52-Week Range $0.70 - 1.83
Shares Outstanding (Mil)24.17

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 55
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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