Plug Power Stock Analysis, Valuation (NASDAQ:PLUG)

Add to My Stocks
$2.12 $0 (0%) PLUG stock closing price May 18, 2018 (Closing)
Watch Robo Advisor Video of PLUG Stock Analysis
Plug Power
Updated on : May 18, 2018
previous close
PLUG 2.1 (0%)
S&P 500 2713 (0%)
Closing Price On: May 18, 2018
stock rating
RATING: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Industry :
Machinery-Electrical
Sector :
Industrial Products
5 Quarter Revenue
Revenue Growth
2018-Q1
$million
%
YOY GROWTH
Compared to the industry
Long Term Growth
5 Year CAGR:
42%
Operating Profit
Operating Margin:
-72.1%
Sector Average:
8.3%
5 Quarter Net Profit
Net Margins
2018-Q1
%
LTM Margin
Debt/Equity Ratio
Debt:
159M
Debt/Equity Ratio:
 3.21
Compared to the industry
Cash Flow
Operating cash flow:
-$24M
Net Income:
-$19.8M
PROS      CONS
Recent Growth
Long Term Growth
Operating Margins
Net Margins
High Debt Burden
ROIC
ROE
FCF Margin
Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ (0/5)
Relative Valuation
PE: N/A
PLUG PS :
3.4
Industry PS :
1.5
Sector:   Industrial Products.   *PE adjusted for one time items.
Other Metrics
Return on Invested Capital:
-67.4%
Return on Equity:
-166.6%
Free Cash Flow Margin:
-92.1%
Double Tap To Exit Full Screen
0:00
/

Plug Power Stock Analysis

339 7 2

Watch the robo advisor video of Plug Power stock analysis on Amigobulls. Our PLUG analysis video highlights revenue and profit trends along with other important metrics such as valuation to find what makes the stock attractive.

Note: Amigobulls stock rating is our opinion based on the historical performance of the company's fundamentals. It is not indicative of the future performance of the stock.

Plug Power Inc Stock Rating 1.3/5

Amigobulls PLUG stock analysis relies on business fundamentals such as Plug Power revenue growth, profits and return on equity measures from the latest quarter 2018 Q1 earnings. Plug Power valuation analysis is based on relative valuation multiples like PE ratio and price to sales ratio. Our Plug Power stock rating is based on company's fundamentals like balance sheet risk and cash flow position.

Should you buy PLUG stock?

  • Plug Power sales grew by 78.5% year on year in 2018 Q1.
  • Long term revenue growth has been strong with a 5 year compounded annual growth of 42%.

Should you sell PLUG stock?

  • Plug Power reported an average operating margin of -72.1% over the Last Twelve Months (LTM).
  • Over the last 12 months, Plug Power had an average Net loss of -85.9%.
  • Plug Power has a debt/equity ratio of  3.21, which is worse than the average in the Industrial Products sector.
  • The lack of profits renders the PE ratio useless for PLUG stock.
  • The company is trading at a price to sales multiple of 3.4, which is higher in comparison to the Machinery-Electrical industry average of 1.5, making PLUG stock expensive.
  • Plug Power has a negative ROIC (Return on Invested Capital) of -67.4%.
  • A negative ROE of -166.6% indicates that the company is not able to generate profits with the money shareholders have invested.
  • The company has negative Free Cash Flows (FCF), with a negative FCF margin of -92.1%.

Comments on this video and Plug Power stock

Amigobulls Plug Power stock analysis helps investors in understanding how the company's fundamentals have performed in the last few quarters. The fundamentals of a company are vital to identify long-term investment opportunities.

Plug Power revenue growth is an indicator of the demand for a company's products while profit margin is indicative of company's pricing power and pricing strategy. Technical analysis comes in handy to check whether the market sentiment is in line with the fundamental picture of the company.