Ballard Power Systems, Inc. (BLDP): Price and Financial Metrics

Ballard Power Systems, Inc. (BLDP): $4.18

-0.10 (-2.34%)

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BLDP Price/Volume Stats

Current price $4.18 52-week high $9.28
Prev. close $4.28 52-week low $3.97
Day low $3.98 Volume 4,095,100
Day high $4.27 Avg. volume 2,717,588
50-day MA $4.73 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $5.79 Market Cap 1.25B

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  • Momentum is the dimension where BLDP ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 57.91% of US stocks.
  • BLDP's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • BLDP's current lowest rank is in the Quality metric (where it is better than 2.45% of US stocks).

BLDP Stock Summary

  • BLDP's price/sales ratio is 17.27; that's higher than the P/S ratio of 93.61% of US stocks.
  • BLDP's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of merely 8.12% of US stocks.
  • Revenue growth over the past 12 months for BALLARD POWER SYSTEMS INC comes in at -29.51%, a number that bests only 8.06% of the US stocks we're tracking.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to BLDP, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are SABS, BCDA, INO, EQ, and UTSI.
  • Visit BLDP's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

BLDP Valuation Summary

  • BLDP's price/sales ratio is 17.1; this is 1454.55% higher than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • BLDP's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 6.1 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for BLDP.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BLDP 2023-05-19 17.1 1.2 -7.8 -2.7
BLDP 2023-05-18 17.8 1.2 -8.1 -3.0
BLDP 2023-05-17 17.9 1.2 -8.1 -3.0
BLDP 2023-05-16 17.0 1.1 -7.7 -2.6
BLDP 2023-05-15 17.7 1.2 -8.1 -3.0
BLDP 2023-05-12 17.1 1.2 -7.8 -2.7

BLDP Growth Metrics

    Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -15.82%.
  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -2565.27%.
  • The 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -204.6%.
BLDP's revenue has moved down $14,318,000 over the prior 30 months.

The table below shows BLDP's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 100.027 -142.926 -182.899
2022-06-30 103.904 -127.627 -170.867
2022-03-31 107.933 -106.432 -136.989
2021-12-31 104.505 -80.476 -114.233
2021-12-31 104.505 -80.476 -114.233
2021-09-30 96.388 -55.198 -85.086

BLDP's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • BLDP has a Quality Grade of D, ranking ahead of 5.91% of graded US stocks.
  • BLDP's asset turnover comes in at 0.086 -- ranking 41st of 53 Electrical Equipment stocks.
  • FCEL, SPB, and SCWO are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with BLDP.

The table below shows BLDP's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.086 0.174 -0.476
2021-03-31 0.115 0.189 -0.418
2020-12-31 0.182 0.202 -0.413
2020-12-31 0.182 0.202 -0.413
2020-09-30 0.285 0.204 -0.402
2020-06-30 0.327 0.218 -0.410

BLDP Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of BLDP, see our BLDP price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $24.13 Average Broker Recommendation 1.61 (Moderate Buy)

Ballard Power Systems, Inc. (BLDP) Company Bio

Ballard Power Systems Inc. engages in the development and commercialization of proton exchange membrane fuel cells worldwide. The company is primarily involved in the design, development, manufacture, sale, and service of fuel cell stacks, modules, and systems for various applications. The company was founded in 1979 and is based in Burnaby, Canada.

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Ballard Power Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDP) Q1 2023 Earnings Call Transcript May 10, 2023 Ballard Power Systems Inc. beats earnings expectations. Reported EPS is $-0.11, expectations were $-0.13. Operator: Operator: Thank you, for standing by. This is the conference operator. Welcome to the Ballard Power Systems First Quarter 2023 Results Conference Call. As a reminder, all […]

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Ballard Reports Q1 2023 Results

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BLDP Price Returns

1-mo -1.88%
3-mo -23.72%
6-mo -33.65%
1-year -42.50%
3-year -61.26%
5-year 43.15%
YTD -12.73%
2022 -61.86%
2021 -46.32%
2020 225.91%
2019 200.42%
2018 -45.80%

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