Clean Energy Fuels Corp

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CLNE : NASDAQ : Utilities
$2.99 | %
Today's Range: 2.92 - 3.05
Avg. Daily Volume: 1,578,600
07/29/16 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis


CLEAN ENERGY FUELS CORP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly increased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income have grown, and although the growth in revenues has outpaced the average competitor within the industry, the net income growth has not. CLEAN ENERGY FUELS CORP has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.19 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 16.29% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)95.7885.85
EBITDA ($mil)10.93-9.02
EBIT ($mil)-4.03-21.9
Net Income ($mil)2.83-31.15


Balance Sheet Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)171.71225.41
Total Assets ($mil)980.651120.99
Total Debt ($mil)524.49574.58
Equity ($mil)335.12400.34


Profitability Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Gross Profit Margin38.1424.6
EBITDA Margin11.41-10.5
Operating Margin-4.2-25.51
Sales Turnover0.40.37
Return on Assets-10.22-8.22
Return on Equity-29.91-23.03
Debt Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Current Ratio1.383.26
Debt/Capital0.610.59
Interest Expense9.169.9
Interest Coverage-0.44-2.21


Share Data Q1 FY16 Q1 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)100.2490.38
Div / share0.00.0
EPS0.03-0.34
Book value / share3.344.43
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1589037.01657054.0

Valuation


SELL. This stock’s P/E ratio is negative, making its value useless in the assessment of premium or discount valuation, only displaying that the company has negative earnings per share. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.95 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.81 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 11.73. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, CLEAN ENERGY FUELS CORP proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
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premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
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CLNE NM Peers 70.76   CLNE NM Peers 306.30

Neutral. The absence of a valid P/E ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative stream of earnings.

CLNE's P/E is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.

 

Neutral. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

CLNE's P/CF is negative making the measure meaningless.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
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premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CLNE NM Peers 39.26   CLNE NA Peers 2.07

Neutral. The absence of a valid price-to-projected earnings ratio happens when a stock can not be valued on the basis of a negative expected future earnings.

CLNE's ratio is negative making this valuation measure meaningless.

 

Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

Ratio not available.

 
Price/Book
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premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
CLNE 0.95 Peers 11.73   CLNE -10.10 Peers -202.73

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

CLNE is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

CLNE is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 
Price/Sales
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premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
CLNE 0.80 Peers 2.43   CLNE -6.03 Peers -25.78

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

CLNE is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

CLNE has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

 

 

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