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

Ballard Power Systems, Inc. (BLDP): $6.86

0.10 (+1.48%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where BLDP ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 20.68% of US stocks.
  • BLDP's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • BLDP ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 0th percentile.

BLDP Stock Summary

  • Ballard Power Systems Inc's capital turnover -- a measure of revenue relative to shareholder's equity -- is better than merely 10.73% of US listed stocks.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 34.95, Ballard Power Systems Inc has a higher such ratio than 95% of stocks in our set.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 1.06 for Ballard Power Systems Inc; that's greater than it is for only 6.8% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Ballard Power Systems Inc are LOGC, VERU, CYTK, QRVO, and RDCM.
  • BLDP's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Ballard Power Systems Inc's official web site, go to

BLDP Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Industrials stock, BLDP's price/sales ratio is 2700% higher, now standing at 50.4.
  • Over the past 225 months, BLDP's price/sales ratio has gone up 37.5.
  • Over the past 225 months, BLDP's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 50.1.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for BLDP.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
BLDP 2021-09-03 50.4 3.5 -73.9 -56.5
BLDP 2021-09-02 51.8 3.6 -76.0 -58.7
BLDP 2021-09-01 51.1 3.6 -75.0 -57.6
BLDP 2021-08-31 51.6 3.6 -75.7 -58.4
BLDP 2021-08-30 50.7 3.5 -74.3 -56.9
BLDP 2021-08-27 50.3 3.5 -73.8 -56.4

BLDP Growth Metrics

    The 3 year price growth rate now stands at 114.56%.
  • Its year over year revenue growth rate is now at -14.6%.
  • Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 27.23%.
Over the past 15 months, BLDP's revenue has gone down $12,846,000.

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
2021-12-31 104.505 -80.476 -114.233
2021-09-30 96.388 -55.198 -85.086
2021-06-30 96.792 -51.504 -65.993
2021-03-31 97.649 -48.559 -55.512
2020-12-31 103.877 -42.934 -51.377
2020-12-31 103.877 -42.934 -51.377

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)

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BLDP Price/Volume Stats

Current price $6.86 52-week high $19.66
Prev. close $6.76 52-week low $5.75
Day low $6.72 Volume 3,918,400
Day high $6.96 Avg. volume 4,704,958
50-day MA $7.60 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $11.70 Market Cap 2.05B

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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Latest BLDP News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Ballard Power Systems Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate BLDP as an investment opportunity.

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Radcom (RDCM) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 66.67% and 8.33%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Plug Power’s Bearish Momentum Isn’t Over Yet

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Cristian Docan on InvestorPlace | February 23, 2022

Ballard & ABB Receive Approval in Principle for High-Power Fuel Cell Concept to Power Ships

Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP) (TSX: BLDP) today announced with ABB (SIX Swiss Ex: ABBN) – a leading global technology company that energizes the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future – that they have received a groundbreaking approval in principle ("AiP") from leading classification society DNV for a jointly developed fuel cell concept capable of generating 3 megawatts, or 4,000 HP, of electrical power. DNV is an international accredited r

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

Ballard announces MOU with Adani for hydrogen fuel cells in India

Ballard Power Systems (NASDAQ: BLDP) (TSX: BLDP) announced today it has signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding ("MOU") with the Adani Group ("Adani Group"; NSE: ADANIENT) to evaluate a joint investment case for the commercialization of fuel cells in various mobility and industrial applications in India. Under the MOU, both parties will examine various options to cooperate, including potential collaboration for fuel cell manufacturing in India.

Yahoo | February 22, 2022

Ballard Power Is Losing Power

Ballard (BLDP) is down by 53% since my last bullish article. My thesis at that time was that Ballard’s bet on China being a hotbed for hydrogen energy growth will result in a boost in Ballard’s revenues in 2021. My thesis was partially correct. China is still a hotbed for...

Rohit Acharya on Seeking Alpha | February 20, 2022

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BLDP Price Returns

1-mo -12.50%
3-mo -40.96%
6-mo -44.81%
1-year -62.10%
3-year 72.80%
5-year 139.02%
YTD -45.38%
2021 -46.32%
2020 225.91%
2019 200.42%
2018 -45.80%
2017 167.27%

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