Plug Power, Inc. (PLUG): Price and Financial Metrics

Plug Power, Inc. (PLUG): $17.58

-0.02 (-0.11%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where PLUG ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 20.68% of US stocks.
  • PLUG's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • PLUG ranks lowest in Quality; there it ranks in the 1st percentile.

PLUG Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for PLUG is 0.11 -- better than merely 11.88% of US stocks.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 34.11, Plug Power Inc has a higher such ratio than 94.91% of stocks in our set.
  • As for revenue growth, note that PLUG's revenue has grown -638.78% over the past 12 months; that beats the revenue growth of only 0.05% of US companies in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to PLUG, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are COUP, UCL, AXDX, FIVN, and DRIO.
  • PLUG's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Plug Power Inc's official web site, go to

PLUG Valuation Summary

  • PLUG's price/earnings ratio is -20.9; this is 180.23% lower than that of the median Industrials stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, PLUG's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 12.9.
  • PLUG's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 12.9 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for PLUG.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
PLUG 2021-08-26 -2654.0 3.1 -20.9 -18.0
PLUG 2021-08-25 -2706.3 3.1 -21.4 -18.5
PLUG 2021-08-24 -2648.9 3.1 -20.9 -18.0
PLUG 2021-08-23 -2594.6 3.0 -20.5 -17.5
PLUG 2021-08-20 -2482.9 2.9 -19.6 -16.6
PLUG 2021-08-19 -2434.7 2.8 -19.2 -16.2

PLUG Growth Metrics

    The 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at -85.65%.
  • Its year over year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -595.45%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at 144.62%.
Over the past 15 months, PLUG's revenue has gone up $188,268,000.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 502.342 -358.176 -459.965
2021-09-30 31.328 -347.067 -777.699
2021-06-30 -5.605 -290.864 -710.407
2021-03-31 -62.092 -212.56 -619.442
2020-12-31 -93.237 -155.476 -596.181
2020-09-30 314.074 -156.631 -97.29

PLUG'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.
  • PLUG has a Quality Grade of F, ranking ahead of 3.21% of graded US stocks.
  • PLUG's asset turnover comes in at -0.001 -- ranking 53rd of 53 Electrical Equipment stocks.
  • EMR, CCF, and WWD are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with PLUG.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 -0.001 93.219 -0.448
2021-03-31 -0.024 7.684 -0.538
2020-12-31 -0.067 5.035 -0.605
2020-09-30 0.310 0.059 -0.075
2020-06-30 0.339 0.096 -0.065
2020-03-31 0.399 0.120 -0.071

PLUG Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of PLUG, see our PLUG 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 $43.06 Average Broker Recommendation 1.52 (Moderate Buy)

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PLUG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $17.58 52-week high $46.50
Prev. close $17.60 52-week low $12.70
Day low $17.16 Volume 18,060,600
Day high $18.39 Avg. volume 21,593,557
50-day MA $17.61 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $26.07 Market Cap 10.16B

Plug Power, Inc. (PLUG) Company Bio

Plug Power Inc provides alternative energy technology. It is engaged in the design, development, commercialization, and manufacture of hydrogen fuel cell systems used for the industrial off-road market and the stationary power market. Some of the company’s more recognizable customers include Amazon, BMW, The Southern Company, Carrefour, and WalMart. Plug Power has recently expanded its offerings to serve the zero-emission vehicle, robotics, and data center markets. The company is headquartered in Latham, New York and has offices in Washington D.C. and the Netherlands. Plug Power expanded it’s workforce in the last year for a current total of over 800 employees. The company’s Chief Executive Officer is Andrew J. Marsh.

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Latest PLUG News From Around the Web

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

Is PLUG Stock A Buy As Investors Pump Breaks On Clean-Energy Stocks?

Hydrogen fuel cell maker Plug Power sees 2022 revenue surging 80% year over year to up to $925 million. Is PLUG stock a buy now?

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

3 Growth Stocks With Monster Upside of 253% to 650%, According to Wall Street

Select analysts and investment banks are looking for these fast-growing stocks to skyrocket in 2022.

Yahoo | February 24, 2022

Plug Power’s Bearish Momentum Isn’t Over Yet

The bearish momentum on PLUG stock will prevail in the short term.

Cristian Docan on InvestorPlace | February 23, 2022

Why Plug Power Stock Sank Today

Geopolitical risk factors are weighing on the hydrogen fuel-cell specialist''s valuation.

The Motley Fool | February 23, 2022

Is a Surprise Coming for Plug Power (PLUG) This Earnings Season?

Plug Power (PLUG) is seeing favorable earnings estimate revision activity and has a positive Zacks Earnings ESP heading into earnings season.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

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PLUG Price Returns

1-mo -6.74%
3-mo -32.44%
6-mo -29.57%
1-year -41.73%
3-year 657.76%
5-year 766.01%
YTD -37.73%
2021 -16.75%
2020 973.10%
2019 154.84%
2018 -47.46%
2017 96.67%

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