FuelCell Energy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, sells, installs, operates, and services stationary fuel cell power plants for distributed power generation. More Details
Limited growth with worrying balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has FuelCell Energy's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: FCEL's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: FCEL exceeded the US Electrical industry which returned 17.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: FCEL exceeded the US Market which returned 10.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is FuelCell Energy's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
10 months ago | Simply Wall StHow Many FuelCell Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FCEL) Shares Did Insiders Buy, In The Last Year?
1 year ago | Simply Wall StWhat Kind Of Share Price Volatility Should You Expect For FuelCell Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FCEL)?
1 year ago | Simply Wall StDoes The FuelCell Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:FCEL) Share Price Tend To Follow The Market?
Is FuelCell Energy 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: FCEL ($2.28) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($0.96)
Significantly Below Fair Value: FCEL is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: FCEL is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Electrical industry average.
PE vs Market: FCEL 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 FCEL's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: FCEL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.6x) compared to the US Electrical industry average (2.8x).
How is FuelCell Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: FCEL is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Earnings vs Market: FCEL is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
High Growth Earnings: FCEL is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: FCEL's revenue (24.6% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: FCEL's revenue (24.6% 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 FCEL's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
How has FuelCell Energy performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: FCEL is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: FCEL is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: FCEL is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 22.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare FCEL's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: FCEL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electrical industry (-22.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: FCEL has a negative Return on Equity (-67.5%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is FuelCell Energy's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: FCEL's short term assets ($146.8M) exceed its short term liabilities ($54.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: FCEL's short term assets ($146.8M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($225.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: FCEL's debt to equity ratio (86.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: FCEL's debt to equity ratio has increased from 18.2% to 86.7% 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: FCEL has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if FCEL has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is FuelCell Energy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate FCEL's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate FCEL'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 FCEL's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if FCEL'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 FCEL'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
Jason Few (53 yo)
Mr. Jason B. Few has been Chief Commercial Officer of FuelCell Energy, Inc since September 12, 2019. He serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of FuelCell Energy, Inc. since August 26, 2 ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jason's total compensation ($USD935.54K) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.03M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Jason's compensation with company performance.
|Chief Commercial Officer||1.08yrs||US$935.54k||0.0046% |
|Executive VP||9.25yrs||US$569.17k||0.0094% |
|COO & Executive VP||1.25yrs||US$812.40k||0.00067% |
|Chief Technology Officer & Executive VP||1.25yrs||US$789.29k||0.0040% |
|Chief Administrative Officer||1yr||US$542.83k||0.0064% |
|Senior Vice President of Finance & Investor Relations||2.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Human Resources||10.92yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Sales - Americas||1.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Restructuring Officer||1.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Deputy Chief Restructuring Officer||1.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Direct Sales & Customer Service||0.83yr||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Global Controller||0.42yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: FCEL's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Chief Commercial Officer||1.08yrs||US$935.54k||0.0046% |
|Independent Director||5.08yrs||US$115.00k||0.0060% |
|Independent Director||5.33yrs||US$105.00k||0.0068% |
|Independent Director||0.83yr||no data||0.027% |
|Independent Chairman of the Board||1.83yrs||US$115.00k||0.0061% |
Experienced Board: FCEL's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 49.3%.
FuelCell Energy, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: FuelCell Energy, Inc.
- Ticker: FCEL
- Exchange: NasdaqGM
- Founded: 1969
- Industry: Electrical Components and Equipment
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: US$545.773m
- Shares outstanding: 239.37m
- Website: https://www.fuelcellenergy.com
Number of Employees
- FuelCell Energy, Inc.
- 3 Great Pasture Road
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|FCEL||NasdaqGM (Nasdaq Global Market)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Sep 1999|
|FEY2||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Sep 1999|
|FCEL||WBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||AT||EUR||Sep 1999|
|FCEL.B||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||PFD PERP CNV B||US||USD||Apr 2006|
FuelCell Energy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, sells, installs, operates, and services stationary fuel cell power plants for distributed power generation. The company offers ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/09/25 05:32|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/09/24 00:00|
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