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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
FTEK's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
100% of the 1872 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. FTEK: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
FTEK' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.42  Med: 23.95 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.71
FTEK's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
78% of the 1837 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. FTEK: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
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
FTEK's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 1611 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 37.14 vs. FTEK: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
FTEK' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.53  Med: 65.2 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 2
Altman Z-Score: -1.79
Beneish M-Score: -3.40
WACC vs ROIC
7.19%
-60.44%
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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history
Operating Margin % -42.17
FTEK's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
95% of the 1861 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 6.26 vs. FTEK: -42.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
FTEK' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.17  Med: 5.07 Max: 13.37
Current: -42.17
-42.17
13.37
Net Margin % -45.66
FTEK's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
95% of the 1860 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 4.58 vs. FTEK: -45.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
FTEK' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.66  Med: 2.49 Max: 9.02
Current: -45.66
-45.66
9.02
ROE % -45.51
FTEK's ROE % is ranked lower than
96% of the 1819 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 7.12 vs. FTEK: -45.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
FTEK' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.51  Med: 2.68 Max: 13.06
Current: -45.51
-45.51
13.06
ROA % -34.47
FTEK's ROA % is ranked lower than
97% of the 1880 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 3.71 vs. FTEK: -34.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
FTEK' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.47  Med: 2.17 Max: 9.48
Current: -34.47
-34.47
9.48
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -79.07
FTEK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
96% of the 1875 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 12.63 vs. FTEK: -79.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
FTEK' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -79.07  Med: 16.4 Max: 68.45
Current: -79.07
-79.07
68.45
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -21.30
FTEK's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
92% of the 1738 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. FTEK: -21.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
FTEK' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.2  Med: 12.3 Max: 499.3
Current: -21.3
-22.2
499.3
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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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PB Ratio 0.66
FTEK's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 1820 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. FTEK: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
FTEK' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.52 Max: 14.66
Current: 0.66
0.46
14.66
PS Ratio 0.56
FTEK's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. FTEK: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
FTEK' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.41 Max: 12.44
Current: 0.56
0.41
12.44
EV-to-EBIT -0.94
FTEK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1537 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 16.85 vs. FTEK: -0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FTEK' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2672.6  Med: 12.8 Max: 925
Current: -0.94
-2672.6
925
EV-to-EBITDA -1.09
FTEK's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1607 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 12.77 vs. FTEK: -1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FTEK' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -71.1  Med: 9.8 Max: 925
Current: -1.09
-71.1
925
EV-to-Revenue 0.42
FTEK's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
86% of the 1836 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. FTEK: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
FTEK' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.1 Max: 12.1
Current: 0.42
0.2
12.1
Current Ratio 2.25
FTEK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 1747 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. FTEK: 2.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FTEK' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.23  Med: 3.49 Max: 21.75
Current: 2.25
2.23
21.75
Quick Ratio 2.19
FTEK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 1745 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. FTEK: 2.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FTEK' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.19  Med: 3.4 Max: 21.75
Current: 2.19
2.19
21.75
Days Inventory 15.45
FTEK's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
95% of the 1808 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 98.05 vs. FTEK: 15.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
FTEK' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.67  Med: 4.92 Max: 15.45
Current: 15.45
1.67
15.45
Days Sales Outstanding 188.23
FTEK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
84% of the 1453 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 80.49 vs. FTEK: 188.23 )
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: 188.23
Current: 188.23
91.39
188.23
Days Payable 125.00
FTEK's Days Payable is ranked higher than
51% of the 1408 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 65.99 vs. FTEK: 125.00 )
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: 125
Current: 125
50.08
125

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.30
FTEK's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 1066 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. FTEK: -1.30 )
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: -2.2 Max: 3
Current: -1.3
-14.2
3

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 1.35
FTEK's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 1130 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 5.37 vs. FTEK: 1.35 )
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: 6.11 Max: 17.93
Current: 1.35
0.97
17.93
Price-to-Tangible-Book 0.74
FTEK's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
84% of the 1722 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. FTEK: 0.74 )
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: 3.92 Max: 14.87
Current: 0.74
0.6
14.87
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.67
FTEK's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 992 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. FTEK: 0.67 )
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: 3.31 Max: 11.73
Current: 0.67
0.44
11.73
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.40
FTEK's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 1629 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. FTEK: 0.40 )
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: 0.33  Med: 2.08 Max: 293.75
Current: 0.4
0.33
293.75
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -106.38
FTEK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
99% of the 1878 Companies
in the Global Pollution & Treatment Controls industry.

( Industry Median: 4.52 vs. FTEK: -106.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
FTEK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -190.7  Med: 1.6 Max: 16.7
Current: -106.38
-190.7
16.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $41.35
EPS (TTM) $ -0.81
Beta0.81
Short Percentage of Float0.60%
52-Week Range $0.70 - 1.47
Shares Outstanding (Mil)24.13

Analyst Estimate

Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) -0.25
EPS without NRI ($) -0.25
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 22
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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