FuelCell Energy Inc. (FCEL) Net income fell to -82.20 million: Growth Analysis

FuelCell Energy Inc. (FCEL) is owned by a number of high-value investors. Its largest direct holder is James Herbert England Chairman of the Board with 247,952 shares. The second-largest direct holder is Michael S. Bishop Principal Accounting Officer, Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, with 196,156 shares of the company’s stock. In third place with 111,590 shares of FCEL is Jennifer D. Arasimowicz Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Executive Vice President.

Now turning to institutional ownership of FuelCell Energy Inc. (FCEL), Hudson Bay Capital Management LP is the top holder with 2.0 million shares. The next largest fund holder of this company’s stock is Levin Capital Strategies LP with 560851 shares. In the third-place spot with 407171 shares is Citadel Advisors LLC.

This company’s stock price was $0.24 at the previous market close, with its latest volume reaching 5441812. Compare that to its average daily volume of 11.67M. Given the fact that this stock has 183.54M shares outstanding, its current market value is sitting at $44.42M. This publicly-traded stock’s 60-month Beta is 1.11. Its Price to Sales ratio is 0.66, its Price to Cash Flow ratio is 2.78, and its Price to Book ratio is 0.13.

FCEL stock has achieved a 5-day range of $0.24 to $0.33, with a total performance of -21.71% during that period. Meanwhile, in the past month of trading, this stock has traded in the range of $0.24 to $0.41, generating a -26.08% change during the period. In the past three months, this stock’s price has changed by -31.46%, trading in the range of $0.24 to $0.65.

In the past 5 days, shares of FCEL have made a new high 1 time. In the last month, it has made a new high 2 times, and in the past 3 months, it has made a new high 9 times.

Now let’s turn to this public company’s earnings. For the quarter ending 7/30/2019, the earnings per share (EPS) was reported at -0.18. This is a 0.87 difference compared to the consensus estimate of -1.05, amounting to an earnings surprise of 82.90%. In the previous quarter, which ended in 7/30/2019, the consensus estimate was -1.86, making for an earnings surprise of -10.80%. For the quarter ending 1/30/2019, EPS was reported at -3.96, generating a -86.80% earnings surprise.

The Net Income for the most recent full fiscal year, which ended in 10-2018, was $-47.0 million. This is compared to the prior year, where Net Income was $-53.0 million. Meanwhile, this company’s Operating Cash Flow was $16.0 million for the year, compared to $-71.0 million in 2017. Capital Expenditures for the year were reportedly -$51.0 million, compared to -$32.0 million, and Free Cash flow was $-34.0 million compared to the prior year’s $-103.0 million.

FuelCell Energy Inc. (FCEL) stock currently has a Financial Strength score of 2/10. This is due to a combination of factors, including a Cash to Debt ratio of 0.13, an Equity to Asset ratio of 0.4, a Debt to Equity ratio of 0.85 and a Debt to EBITDA of -3.45. The Piotroski F-Score is 2, its Altman Z-Score is -4.11 and its Beneish M-Score is -3.96.

This publicly-traded company’s Profitability and Growth score is 1/10, thanks to a combination of things: an Operating Margin of -67.77, a Net Margin of -83.56, a ROE of -53.14, and a ROC of -64.1.

Shifting focus now to Valuation and Return for FCEL, this company’s Price to Tangible Book is 0.18 and its Price to Median PS Value is 0.03. Price to Peter Lynch Fair Value for FCEL is now 0.00. Meanwhile, its Forward Rate of Return (Yactman) is 1962.76.

Certain ratios provide helpful insights into how a stock is performing. The Quick Ratio for FCEL is sitting at 0.37, while its Current Ratio is 0.97. This stock’s PB Ratio is 0.12, its PS Ratio is 0.04.