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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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.17
PLUG's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
67% of the 2242 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. PLUG: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
PLUG' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 16.87 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.17
Equity-to-Asset 0.29
PLUG's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
83% of the 2209 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. PLUG: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
PLUG' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.51  Med: 0.85 Max: 0.97
Current: 0.29
-0.51
0.97
Piotroski F-Score: 2
Altman Z-Score: -5.89
Beneish M-Score: 0.42
WACC vs ROIC
16.02%
-53.82%
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 : 1/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -67.80
PLUG's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
95% of the 2217 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.96 vs. PLUG: -67.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
PLUG' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -706.3  Med: -126.57 Max: -57.12
Current: -67.8
-706.3
-57.12
Net Margin % -81.29
PLUG's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
95% of the 2219 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. PLUG: -81.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
PLUG' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -679.85  Med: -186.68 Max: -53.92
Current: -81.29
-679.85
-53.92
ROE % -75.91
PLUG's ROE % is ranked lower than
94% of the 2195 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 5.68 vs. PLUG: -75.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
PLUG' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -144.61  Med: -64.95 Max: -22.29
Current: -75.91
-144.61
-22.29
ROA % -30.84
PLUG's ROA % is ranked lower than
94% of the 2247 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. PLUG: -30.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PLUG' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -167.53  Med: -44.94 Max: -21.02
Current: -30.84
-167.53
-21.02
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -85.12
PLUG's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
94% of the 2238 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 10.55 vs. PLUG: -85.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
PLUG' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -651.13  Med: -201.64 Max: -85.12
Current: -85.12
-651.13
-85.12
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 11.00
PLUG's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
78% of the 1986 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. PLUG: 11.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
PLUG' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.3  Med: -7.75 Max: 21.6
Current: 11
-38.3
21.6
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -30.60
PLUG's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
92% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. PLUG: -30.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
PLUG' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -55  Med: -26.55 Max: 33.8
Current: -30.6
-55
33.8
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -26.90
PLUG's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
84% of the 1481 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. PLUG: -26.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
PLUG' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.5  Med: -21.7 Max: 30
Current: -26.9
-52.5
30
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Business Description

Industry: Computer Hardware » Electronic Components    NAICS: 335999    SIC: 3629
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Traded in other countries:PLUN.Germany, PLUG.Switzerland, 0R1J.UK,
Headquarter Location:USA
Plug Power Inc provides alternative energy technology. The Company is engaged in the design, development, commercialization and manufacture of hydrogen fuel cell systems used for the industrial off-road market and the stationary power market.

Plug Power designs electricity generation systems that use proton exchange membrane fuel cells. The company intends for its fuel cells to provide electricity to homes as an alternative to the existing electric utility grid and other power generation technologies. Plug Power will serve as General Electric's exclusive worldwide supplier of fuel cell systems for residential and commercial applications of less than 35 kilowatts.

Top Ranked Articles about Plug Power Inc

Gregory Graves Joins Plug Power Board of Directors
Plug Power Opens Booth at UTC Telecom & Technology 2017
Plug Power Announces 2017 First Quarter Results
Plug Power to Announce 2017 First Quarter Results on May 9, 2017
Plug Power to Host Conference Call Today to Discuss New Multi-Site Amazon Sales Agreement
Plug Power and Amazon Sign Agreement for Multi-Site GenKey Deployments
Plug Power Opens Booth at ProMat 2017
Former Zipcar CTO Luke Schneider Joins Plug Power Board of Directors

LATHAM, N.Y., March 30, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ:PLUG), a leader in providing energy solutions that change the way the world moves, has elected Luke Schneider to Plug Power’s Board of Directors (the “Board”). Mr. Schneider has deep C-level experience in the automotive marketplace and will be a critical resource in driving the next phase of Plug Power’s growth.  
Currently, Mr. Schneider serves as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Silvercar, an Austin, TX-based start-up that has built a technology platform for a new breed of rental car business and other vehicle mobility applications. Prior to Silvercar, Mr. Schneider was the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Zipcar, and worked in various positions with Ford. Mr. Schneider has been influential in helping guide companies, ranging from start-ups to large enterprises, through major business milestones including IPOs, acquisitions, and product development. Throughout his career, Mr. Schneider has emerged as a leader in the evolving auto industry, promoting critical trends in electrification, automation and shared services. At Zipcar, and now Silvercar, he has leveraged his knowledge of the auto industry and the power of the Internet to focus on next generation mobility. “Luke Schneider has worked with some of the most innovative brands in the automotive market, and his strategic insights will be critical as we expand Plug Power’s reach beyond material handling,” said Andy Marsh, CEO at Plug Power. “Working together, we are confident that Mr. Schneider’s grasp of the emerging marketplace will advance our strategy of developing fuel cell systems for a broad set of industrial and commercial vehicle applications.” “Luke’s excitement about the future of mobility is infectious,” said George McNamee, Chairman of Plug Power’s Board of Directors. “The Board is pleased to have Luke join the team, and looks forward to adding his unique perspective to our consideration of the opportunities in the transportation revolution.” “I am thrilled to join the Plug Power Board of Directors” said Luke Schneider, Plug Power newest Board member. “I welcome the opportunity to work with Plug Power’s innovative team, one that has established the first commercially viable market for fuel cell systems and hydrogen infrastructure.” About Plug Power Inc.          
The architects of modern hydrogen and fuel cell technology, Plug Power has revolutionized the industry with its simple GenKey solution, elements of which are designed to increase productivity, lower operating costs and reduce carbon footprints in a reliable, cost-effective way. Plug Power’s GenKey solution couples together all the necessary elements to power, fuel and serve a customer. Safe Harbor Statement 
This communication contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involve significant risks and uncertainties about Plug Power Inc. ("PLUG"), including but not limited to statements about PLUG's expectations regarding growth in Europe, revenue, growth with GenKey customers and its project financing platform. You are cautioned that such statements should not be read as a guarantee of future performance or results, and will not necessarily be accurate indications of the times that, or by which, such performance or results will have been achieved. Such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual performance or results to differ materially from those expressed in these statements. In particular, the risks and uncertainties include, among other things, the risk that we continue to incur losses and might never achieve or maintain profitability; the risk that we will need to raise additional capital to fund our operations and such capital may not be available to us; the risk that our lack of extensive experience in manufacturing and marketing products may impact our ability to manufacture and market products on a profitable and large-scale commercial basis; the risk that unit orders will not ship, be installed and/or converted to revenue, in whole or in part; the risk that pending orders may not convert to purchase orders, in whole or in part; the risk that a loss of one or more of our major customers could result in a material adverse effect on our financial condition; the risk that a sale of a significant number of shares of stock could depress the market price of our common stock; the risk that negative publicity related to our business or stock could result in a negative impact on our stock value and profitability; the risk of potential losses related to any product liability claims or contract disputes; the risk of loss related to an inability to maintain an effective system of internal controls or key personnel; the risks related to use of flammable fuels in our products; the cost and timing of developing, marketing and selling our products and our ability to raise the necessary capital to fund such costs; the ability to achieve the forecasted gross margin on the sale of our products; the risk that our actual net cash used for operating expenses may exceed the projected net cash for operating expenses; the cost and availability of fuel and fueling infrastructures for our products; market acceptance of our products, including GenDrive, GenSure and GenKey systems; the volatility of our stock price; our ability to establish and maintain relationships with third parties with respect to product development, manufacturing, distribution and servicing and the supply of key product components; the cost and availability of components and parts for our products; our ability to develop commercially viable products; our ability to reduce product and manufacturing costs; our ability to successfully expand our product lines; our ability to successfully expand internationally; our ability to improve system reliability for our GenDrive, GenSure and GenKey systems; competitive factors, such as price competition and competition from other traditional and alternative energy companies; our ability to protect our intellectual property; the cost of complying with current and future federal, state and international governmental regulations; risks associated with potential future acquisitions; and other risks and uncertainties referenced in our public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). For additional disclosure regarding these and other risks faced by PLUG, see disclosures contained in PLUG's public filings with the SEC including, the "Risk Factors" section of PLUG's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016. You should consider these factors in evaluating the forward-looking statements included in this presentation and not place undue reliance on such statements. The forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof, and PLUG undertakes no obligation to update such statements as a result of new information.
Plug Power Investor Contact
John Cococcia
[email protected]

Plug Power Media Contact
Teal Vivacqua
[email protected]

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Ratios

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PB Ratio 5.92
PLUG's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 2184 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.67 vs. PLUG: 5.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PLUG' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.33 Max: 27.41
Current: 5.92
0.31
27.41
PS Ratio 4.01
PLUG's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 2190 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. PLUG: 4.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PLUG' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 4.89 Max: 44.57
Current: 4.01
0.16
44.57
EV-to-EBIT -8.23
PLUG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 2054 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. PLUG: -8.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PLUG' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.7  Med: -1 Max: 40.1
Current: -8.23
-12.7
40.1
EV-to-EBITDA -9.27
PLUG's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 2194 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 11.64 vs. PLUG: -9.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PLUG' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.3  Med: -1.2 Max: 30.1
Current: -9.27
-14.3
30.1
Current Ratio 1.16
PLUG's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 2158 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. PLUG: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PLUG' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 7.18 Max: 35.1
Current: 1.16
0.97
35.1
Quick Ratio 0.65
PLUG's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 2158 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. PLUG: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PLUG' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.65  Med: 6.54 Max: 34.52
Current: 0.65
0.65
34.52
Days Inventory 146.40
PLUG's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
87% of the 2159 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 71.67 vs. PLUG: 146.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PLUG' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 66.75  Med: 92.76 Max: 146.4
Current: 146.4
66.75
146.4
Days Sales Outstanding 29.35
PLUG's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
77% of the 1832 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 77.75 vs. PLUG: 29.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PLUG' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.35  Med: 71.57 Max: 176.9
Current: 29.35
29.35
176.9
Days Payable 114.08
PLUG's Days Payable is ranked higher than
92% of the 1756 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 60.05 vs. PLUG: 114.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PLUG' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.84  Med: 49.77 Max: 142.97
Current: 114.08
29.84
142.97

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -21.60
PLUG's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. PLUG: -21.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PLUG' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -100.4  Med: -18.7 Max: -1
Current: -21.6
-100.4
-1

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Tangible-Book 7.52
PLUG's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
71% of the 2121 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.79 vs. PLUG: 7.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
PLUG' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 3.23 Max: 23.43
Current: 7.52
0.68
23.43
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.82
PLUG's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 1941 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. PLUG: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PLUG' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 3.37 Max: 43.57
Current: 0.82
0.07
43.57
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -12.13
PLUG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
92% of the 2702 Companies
in the Global Electronic Components industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. PLUG: -12.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PLUG' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.2  Med: 7.55 Max: 29896.9
Current: -12.13
-12.2
29896.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $85.83
EPS (TTM) $ -0.38
Beta2.15
Short Percentage of Float13.98%
52-Week Range $0.83 - 2.70
Shares Outstanding (Mil)223.45

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 144 259 354
EPS ($) -0.16 0.01 0.11
EPS without NRI ($) -0.16 0.01 0.11
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Gregory Graves Joins Plug Power Board of Directors May 12 2017 
Plug Power Opens Booth at UTC Telecom & Technology 2017 May 10 2017 
Plug Power Announces 2017 First Quarter Results May 09 2017 
Plug Power to Announce 2017 First Quarter Results on May 9, 2017 May 02 2017 
Plug Power to Host Conference Call Today to Discuss New Multi-Site Amazon Sales Agreement Apr 05 2017 
Plug Power and Amazon Sign Agreement for Multi-Site GenKey Deployments Apr 05 2017 
Plug Power Opens Booth at ProMat 2017 Apr 03 2017 
Former Zipcar CTO Luke Schneider Joins Plug Power Board of Directors Mar 30 2017 
Don't Be Fooled by Plug Power Again Jan 30 2016 
Avoid Plug Power Due to Shrinking Gross Margin Dec 24 2015 

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