Bloom Energy Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells solid-oxide fuel cell systems for on-site power generation. More Details
Reasonable growth potential with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Bloom Energy's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BE is more volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 15% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BE's weekly volatility (15%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of US stocks.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: BE exceeded the US Electrical industry which returned 52.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BE exceeded the US Market which returned 23.8% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Bloom Energy's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StA Look At The Fair Value Of Bloom Energy Corporation (NYSE:BE)
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Is Bloom Energy undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: BE ($40.18) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($33.54)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BE is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BE is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US Electrical industry average.
PE vs Market: BE 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 BE's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BE has negative assets, so we can't compare its PB Ratio to the US Electrical industry average.
How is Bloom Energy forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BE is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: BE is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: BE's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: BE's revenue (19.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (10.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BE's revenue (19.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BE's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7.8%).
How has Bloom Energy performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BE is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: BE is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BE is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 2.4% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare BE's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: BE is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Electrical industry (-18.5%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: BE has a negative Return on Equity (-511.97%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Bloom Energy's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BE's short term assets ($650.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($389.5M).
Long Term Liabilities: BE's short term assets ($650.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.0B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BE's debt to equity ratio (2178.9%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: BE had negative shareholder equity 5 years ago, but is now positive and has therefore improved.
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: BE has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years based on its current free cash flow.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if BE has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is Bloom Energy current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate BE's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate BE'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 BE's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if BE'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 BE'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
K. Sridhar (59 yo)
Dr. K. R. Sridhar, Ph.D. co-founded Bloom Energy Corporation in 2001 and serves as its Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer since March 2002. Dr. Sridhar was the Principal of Bloom Energy Corpor...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: K.'s total compensation ($USD6.93M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.22M).
Compensation vs Earnings: K.'s compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive VP & Chief Sales Officer||1.58yrs||US$4.60m||0.0088% |
|Executive VP & CFO||0.75yr||no data||no data|
|Executive VP & COO||7.17yrs||US$870.72k||0.072% |
|CTO & Executive VP of Engineering||17.08yrs||US$14.09m||0.0052% |
|Vice President of Finance & Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive VP||5yrs||no data||0.14% |
|Vice President of Communications||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive VP & Chief Marketing Officer||0.42yr||no data||no data|
|Executive VP & Chief People Officer||2yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Services||6.08yrs||US$671.29k||no data|
|Executive Vice President of Government Affairs & Policy||1yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: BE's management team is considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).
|Lead Independent Director||no data||US$205.00k||2.5% |
|Independent Director||17.42yrs||US$220.00k||0.0077% |
|Independent Director||1.17yrs||US$103.51k||0.054% |
|Independent Director||1.17yrs||US$104.76k||0% |
|Independent Director||4yrs||US$270.00k||0.050% |
|Independent Director||2.67yrs||US$205.00k||0.24% |
|Independent Director||13.25yrs||US$252.50k||0.057% |
Experienced Board: BE's board of directors are considered experienced (8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: BE insiders have only sold shares 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 40.8%.
Bloom Energy Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Bloom Energy Corporation
- Ticker: BE
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2001
- Industry: Heavy Electrical Equipment
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: US$6.399b
- Shares outstanding: 166.20m
- Website: https://www.bloomenergy.com
Number of Employees
- Bloom Energy Corporation
- 4353 North First Street
- San Jose
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|BE||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||US||USD||Jul 2018|
|1ZB||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jul 2018|
|0A4L||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Class A Common Stock||GB||USD||Jul 2018|
Bloom Energy Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells solid-oxide fuel cell systems for on-site power generation. It offers Bloom Energy Server, a stationary power generation platform that converts sta...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/01/25 23:57|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/01/25 00:00|
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