FuelCell Energy Inc. (FCEL - Free Report) reported an adjusted loss of 17 cents per share in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2017, narrower than the Zacks Consensus Estimate of a loss of 22 cents. Further, it is also narrower than the loss of 41 cents in the year-ago period.
In the fourth quarter of fiscal 2017, FuelCell Energy’s total revenues were $47.9 million, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $25 million by 91.6%. Total revenues also increased 99.6% from $24 million in the year-ago quarter.
The increase in the total revenues is primarily due to higher contribution from its product and generation segments, which was marginally offset by lower contribution from Advanced technologies contract and Service agreements and license segments.
Highlights of the Release
As of Oct, 31 2017, the company’s contract backlog was $554.2 million, compared with $432.3 million in the year-ago period.
In the quarter under review, the company’s cost of revenues was approximately $44.8 million, up 79.9% from $24.9 million in the prior-year quarter.
Operating expenses were $11.3 million, unchanged from the year-ago quarter.
As of Oct, 31, 2017, cash and cash equivalents were $49.3 million, down from $84.2 million as of Oct 31, 2016.
As of Oct, 31, 2017, the long-term debt and other liabilities totaled $63.8 million, down from $80.9 million as of Oct 31, 2016.
FuelCell Energy, Inc. Price, Consensus and EPS Surprise
FuelCell Energy currently carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here.
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