Capstone Turbine Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, and services microturbine technology solutions for use in stationary distributed power generation applications worldwide. More Details
Adequate balance sheet with limited growth.
Share Price & News
How has Capstone Turbine's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CPST's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: CPST exceeded the US Electrical industry which returned 19.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CPST exceeded the US Market which returned 11.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Capstone Turbine's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHere's Why Capstone Turbine (NASDAQ:CPST) Can Afford Some Debt
2 months ago | Simply Wall StHow Is Capstone Turbine's (NASDAQ:CPST) CEO Compensated?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StTime To Worry? Analysts Just Downgraded Their Capstone Turbine Corporation (NASDAQ:CPST) Outlook
Is Capstone Turbine undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate CPST's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate CPST's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CPST is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Electrical industry average.
PE vs Market: CPST is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate CPST's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CPST is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.9x) compared to the US Electrical industry average (3.3x).
How is Capstone Turbine forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CPST is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: CPST is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: CPST is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: CPST's revenue (24.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (10% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CPST's revenue (24.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if CPST's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has Capstone Turbine performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CPST is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: CPST is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CPST is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 14.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare CPST's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: CPST is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electrical industry (-19.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: CPST has a negative Return on Equity (-140.76%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Capstone Turbine's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: CPST's short term assets ($53.2M) exceed its short term liabilities ($21.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: CPST's short term assets ($53.2M) exceed its long term liabilities ($36.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: CPST's debt to equity ratio (238%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: CPST's debt to equity ratio has increased from 56.9% to 238% over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: CPST has sufficient cash runway for 10 months based on last reported free cash flow, but has since raised additional capital.
Forecast Cash Runway: CPST has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 1.1% each year
What is Capstone Turbine current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CPST's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CPST's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CPST's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CPST's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CPST's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Darren Jamison (54 yo)
Mr. Darren R. Jamison has been the President and Chief Executive Officer at Capstone Turbine Corp. since December 6, 2006. Mr. Jamison served as President of Northern Power Systems Inc., a subsidiary of Di ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Darren's total compensation ($USD846.86K) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD593.13K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Darren's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chief Financial Officer||1yr||US$322.94k||0.49% |
|Chief Revenue Officer||0.83yr||US$443.54k||0.50% |
|Senior Vice President of Operations||0.58yr||no data||no data|
|Chief Accounting Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Secretary & Corporate Counsel||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Marketing & Distribution||0.83yr||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Customer Service & Product Development||3yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: CPST's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.9 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Independent Director||2.5yrs||US$97.50k||0.089% |
|Independent Director||3.5yrs||US$105.00k||0.22% |
|Independent Director||0.92yr||US$55.42k||0.21% |
|Independent Chairman of the Board||4.17yrs||US$113.75k||0.40% |
|Independent Director||4.17yrs||US$92.50k||0.15% |
|Independent Director||1.33yrs||US$80.00k||0.014% |
Experienced Board: CPST's board of directors are considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 39.2%.
Capstone Turbine Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Capstone Turbine Corporation
- Ticker: CPST
- Exchange: NasdaqCM
- Founded: 1988
- Industry: Heavy Electrical Equipment
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: US$51.269m
- Shares outstanding: 11.07m
- Website: https://www.capstoneturbine.com
Number of Employees
- Capstone Turbine Corporation
- 16640 Stagg Street
- Van Nuys
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CPST||NasdaqCM (Nasdaq Capital Market)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jun 2000|
|TBN2||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jun 2000|
Capstone Turbine Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, and services microturbine technology solutions for use in stationary distributed power generation applications worldwide. It offers microturbin ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/10/30 00:46|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/10/29 00:00|
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