Plug Power Stock Today

PLUG -  USA Stock  

USD 31.24  0.57  1.79%

Plug Power is trading at 31.24 as of the 17th of October 2021, a -1.79% down since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's lowest day price was 30.77. Plug Power has a very high chance of experiencing financial distress in the next few years of operation. It also did not have a very good performance during the last 90 trading days. Equity ratings for Plug Power are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 17th of September 2021 and ending today, the 17th of October 2021. Click here to learn more.
 Market Performance
6 of 100
  Odds Of Distress
Over 75
Plug Power Inc. provides hydrogen fuel cell turnkey solutions for the electric mobility and stationary power markets in North America and Europe. Plug Power Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Latham, New York. Plug Power operates under Electrical Equipment Parts classification in the United States and is traded on NASDAQ Exchange. The company has 568.32 M outstanding shares of which 43.49 M shares are at this time shorted by private and institutional investors with about 1.53 trading days to cover. More on Plug Power

Plug Power Stock Highlights

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Plug Power has very high historical volatility over the last 90 days
Plug Power has high likelihood to experience some financial distress in the next 2 years
Net Loss for the year was (709.7 M) with loss before overhead, payroll, taxes, and interest of (433.94 M).
Plug Power currently holds about 4.52 B in cash with (290.22 M) of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 7.88.
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Legal NamePlug Power
CEO and President and DirectorAndrew Marsh  (View All)
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Average Analyst Recommendation
Analysts covering Plug Power report their recommendations after researching Plug Power's financial statements, talking to executives and customers, or listening in on Plug Power's conference calls. The current trade recommendation is based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysts covering Plug Power. The Plug Power consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average forecast from all of the analysts covering Plug Power.
Piotroski F Score
Piotroski F-Score is a popular financial indicator that puts together nine criteria to evaluate the financial strength of Plug Power based on its profitability, leverage, liquidity, source of funds, and operating efficiency. it is an academic score (developed by Joseph Piotroski in 2002) to determine the current strength of Plug Power financial position. Scores of 8 and 9 are usually classified as strong value stocks, whereas scores of 2 or below are considered weak value stocks.
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Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Weighted Average Shares382.8 M354.8 M
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Weighted Average Shares Diluted382.8 M354.8 M
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Total Assets2.4 B2.3 B
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Total Liabilities846.3 M784.4 M
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Current Assets1.7 B1.6 B
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Current Liabilities239.9 M222.4 M
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Total Debt18.7 M20.1 M
Significantly Down
Slightly volatile
Gross Margin11.7910.93
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Asset Turnover0.390.36
Significantly Up
Very volatile
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Financial Strength
Plug Power's financial strength is of vital concern to both outside investors and internal stakeholders. Efficiency and cost control are keys to Plug Power's success, along with its ability to generate sufficient cash flow to pay bills, repay debt, and make a consistent year-to-year profit.
Financial leverage usually refers to the use of borrowed funds to amplify returns from an investment. In general, analyzing the relationship between debt to total assets helps investors to understand Plug Power's financial leverage. It provides some insight into what part of Plug Power's total assets is financed by creditors.
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By using current balance sheet information, investors can analyze the liability, assets, and equity on Plug Power's books and decide whether to invest or hold. Statistics such as return on equity (ROE), debt to equity (D/E) help investors determine how Plug Power deploys its capital and how much of that capital is borrowed.
Plug Power cash flow analysis is essential to understand how it generates and spends money over a specific period. It can also help you figure out where your money is going and how much cash you have available at a given moment. The company currently holds 705.53 M in liabilities with Debt to Equity (D/E) ratio of 0.15, which may suggest the company is not taking enough advantage from borrowing. Plug Power has a current ratio of 19.38, suggesting that it is liquid enough and is able to pay its financial obligations when due.

Operating Cash Flow

(159.57 Million)Share
Plug Power (PLUG) is traded on NASDAQ Exchange in USA and employs 1,285 people. The company currently falls under 'Large-Cap' category with current market capitalization of 17.75 B. Market capitalization usually refers to the total value of a company's stock within the entire market. To calculate Plug Power's market, we take the total number of its shares issued and multiply it by Plug Power's current market price. To manage market risk and economic uncertainty, many investors today build portfolios that are diversified across equities with different market capitalizations. However, as a general rule, conservative investors tend to hold large-cap stocks, and these looking for more risk prefer small-cap and mid-cap equities. Plug Power conducts business under Industrials sector and is part of Electrical Equipment & Parts industry. The entity has 568.32 M outstanding shares of which 43.49 M shares are at this time shorted by private and institutional investors with about 1.53 trading days to cover. Plug Power currently holds about 4.52 B in cash with (290.22 M) of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 7.88.
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Plug Power owns a total of five hundred sixty-eight million three hundred twenty thousand outstanding shares. Over half of Plug Power outstanding shares are owned by third-party entities. These third-party entities are typically referred to corporate investors that secure positions in a given instrument to benefit from reduced trade commissions. Consequently, these institutions are subject to different rules and regulation than regular investors in Plug Power. Please watch out for any change in the institutional holdings of Plug Power as this could mean something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Please note that no matter how much assets the company maintains, if the real value of the company is less than the current market value, you may not be able to make money on it.

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Plug Power Stock Price Odds Analysis

What are Plug Power's target price odds to finish over the current price? Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Plug Power jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is near 1%. The Plug Power probability density function shows the probability of Plug Power stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Given the investment horizon of 90 days Plug Power has a beta of 0.719 indicating as returns on the market go up, Plug Power average returns are expected to increase less than the benchmark. However, during the bear market, the loss on holding Plug Power will be expected to be much smaller as well. Additionally, the company has an alpha of 0.2887, implying that it can generate a 0.29 percent excess return over DOW after adjusting for the inherited market risk (beta).
 Odds Down 31.24HorizonTargetOdds Up 31.24 
99.64%90 days
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of Plug Power to move above the current price in 90 days from now is near 1 (This Plug Power probability density function shows the probability of Plug Power Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .

Plug Power Stock Institutional Holders

Institutional Holdings refers to the ownership stake in Plug Power that is held by large financial organizations, pension funds or endowments. Institutions may purchase large blocks of Plug Power's outstanding shares and can exert considerable influence upon its management. Institutional holders may also work to push the share price higher once they own the stock. Extensive social media coverage, TV shows, articles in high-profile magazines, and presentations at investor conferences help move the stock higher, increasing Plug Power's value.
InstituionSecurity TypeTotal SharesValue
Bouvel Investment Partners LlcCommon Shares126.9 K3.2 M
Private Advisor Group LlcCommon Shares91.7 K2.3 M
Xr Securities LlcPut Options17.6 K165 K
Xr Securities LlcCall Options14 K110 K
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Plug Power Historical Income Statement

Plug Power Income Statement is one of the three primary financial statements used for reporting Plug Power's overall financial performance over a current year or for a given accounting period. An Income Statement sometimes referred to as the statement of Plug Power revenue and expense. Plug Power Income Statement primarily focuses on the company's revenues and expenses during a particular period.
Plug Power Cost of Revenue is projected to increase significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Cost of Revenue was at 101.86 Million. The current year Operating Expenses is expected to grow to about 56.6 M, whereas Earning Before Interest and Taxes EBIT is forecasted to decline to (68.6 M). View More Fundamentals

Plug Power Stock Against Markets

Picking the right benchmark for Plug Power stock is fundamental to making educated investment choices. Many naive investors compare their positions with the S&P 500 or with the Nasdaq. But these benchmarks are not all-inclusive and generally should be used only for large-capitalization equities or stock offerings from large companies. When the price of a selected benchmark declines in a down market, there may be an uptick in Plug Power stock price where buyers come in believing the asset is cheap. The opposite is true when the market is bullish; so, accurately picking the benchmark for Plug Power is critical whether you are bullish or bearish towards Plug Power at a given time.

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Plug Power Corporate Directors

Plug Power corporate directors refer to members of a Plug Power board of directors. The board of directors generally takes responsibility for the Plug Power's affairs and long-term direction of the entity. A corporate director does not make decisions for the corporation on his own. As a member of the board of directors, she or he must function as a part of a group that makes decisions on behalf of the business only by the board of directors' meetings. To pass a resolution, a majority of Plug Power's board members must vote for the resolution. The Plug Power board of directors' duties also include the election, removal, and supervision of officers, including the adoption, amendment, and repeal of bylaws.
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The market value of Plug Power is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of Plug Power that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of Plug Power's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is Plug Power's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because Plug Power's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect Plug Power underlying business (such as pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between Plug Power's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine Plug Power value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, Plug Power's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.