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Clean Energy Fuels Corp.

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Gas & Other Services Combined

Mkt Cap

$653M

PE

-6.96

Debt

$150.3M

Cash

$27.1M

EV

$776.2M

FCF

-$46.94M

Market Cap

$653M

P/E Ratio

-6.96

Debt

$150.3M

Cash

$27.1M

EV

$776.2M

FCF

-$46.94M
Charts data: {"Earnings":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":-90859000},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":-135458000},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":-13724000},{"time":"2017-12-30","value":-81391000},{"time":"2018-12-30","value":-9183000},{"time":"2019-12-30","value":13259000},{"time":"2020-12-30","value":-11529000},{"time":"2021-12-30","value":-94155000},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":-59590000}],"Sales":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":428940000},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":384320000},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":402656000},{"time":"2017-12-30","value":341599000},{"time":"2018-12-30","value":346419000},{"time":"2019-12-30","value":344065000},{"time":"2020-12-30","value":291724000},{"time":"2021-12-30","value":255646000},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":420164000}],"Net Margins":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":-0.21182216627034084},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":-0.35246149042464614},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":-0.034083684336008904},{"time":"2017-12-30","value":-0.23826474901858613},{"time":"2018-12-30","value":-0.02650836126194002},{"time":"2019-12-30","value":0.038536323078488074},{"time":"2020-12-30","value":-0.03952023145164608},{"time":"2021-12-30","value":-0.36830226172128644},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":-0.1418255728715454}],"Assets":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":1160409000},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":1005792000},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":897257000},{"time":"2017-12-30","value":791912000},{"time":"2018-12-30","value":699082000},{"time":"2019-12-30","value":777085000},{"time":"2020-12-30","value":715027000},{"time":"2021-12-30","value":957070000},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":1082357000}],"Stockholders Equity":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":465035000},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":328945000},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":493687000},{"time":"2017-12-30","value":449658000},{"time":"2018-12-30","value":525009000},{"time":"2019-12-30","value":543029000},{"time":"2020-12-30","value":522850000},{"time":"2021-12-30","value":755411000},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":727471000}],"ROE":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":-0.19538099282849677},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":-0.41179528492605144},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":-0.027798990048350472},{"time":"2017-12-30","value":-0.18100645379377214},{"time":"2018-12-30","value":-0.017491128723507596},{"time":"2019-12-30","value":0.024416743857142067},{"time":"2020-12-30","value":-0.02205030123362341},{"time":"2021-12-30","value":-0.12464075847452578},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":-0.0819139182180458}],"ROA":[{"time":"2014-12-30","value":-0.04684899893054949},{"time":"2015-12-30","value":-0.04138330788075467},{"time":"2016-12-30","value":-0.013803180136794697},{"time":"2017-12-30","value":-0.10519476911576034},{"time":"2018-12-30","value":0.005571592459825886},{"time":"2019-12-30","value":0.018166609830327442},{"time":"2020-12-30","value":-0.013767312283312379},{"time":"2021-12-30","value":-0.09825404620351698},{"time":"2022-12-30","value":-0.04777259259190821}]}

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. provides natural gas as an alternative fuel for vehicle fleets and related fueling solutions in the United States and Canada. It supplies renewable natural gas (RNG), compressed natural gas (CNG), and liquefied natural gas (LNG) for medium and heavy-duty vehicles; and offers operation and maintenance services for public and private vehicle fleet customer stations. The company also designs, builds, operates, and maintains vehicle fueling stations; and sells and services compressors and other equipment that are used in RNG production and fueling stations. In addition, it transports and sells CNG, RNG, and LNG through virtual natural gas pipelines and interconnects; sells U.S. federal, state, and local government credits, such as RNG as a vehicle fuel, including Renewable Identification Numbers and Low Carbon Fuel Standards credits; and obtains federal, state, and local credits, grants, and incentives. Further, the company focuses on developing, owning, and operating dairy and other livestock waste RNG projects. It serves heavy-duty trucking, airports, refuse, public transit, industrial, and institutional energy users, as well as government fleets. As of December 31, 2022, the company served approximately 1,000 fleet customers operating approximately 50,000 vehicles. Clean Energy Fuels Corp. was incorporated in 2001 and is headquartered in Newport Beach, California.

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Earnings Growth -9.2%
Earnings Stability -97%


Competitiveness and MOAT

High margins render the company resilient under dire circumstances, hence able to drive competitors out or acquire them. ROE and ROA measure the average flow generated by each invested dollar. Their marginal value is a forecast of future growth, and it is considered by Buffett and Munger the most important single indicator.

Years12-201412-201512-201612-201712-201812-201912-202012-202112-2022TTM
Net Margin-21%-35%-3.4%-24%-2.7%3.9%-4%-37%-14%-22%
ROA-4.7%-4.1%-1.4%-11%0.56%1.8%-1.4%-9.8%-4.8%-7.6%
ROE-20%-41%-2.8%-18%-1.7%2.4%-2.2%-12%-8.2%-14%

What is the average Net Margin?

The average Net Margin over the past 5 years is -12.93%.

What is the trend of Net Margin?

The trend of Net Margin over the past 5 years is -1.77%.

What is the average Return on Assets (ROA)?

The average ROA over the past 5 years is -4.02%.

What is the trend of Return on Assets (ROA)?

The trend of ROA over the past 5 years is -0.16%.

What is the average Return on Equity (ROE)?

The average ROE over the past 5 years is -6.71%.

What is the trend of Return on Equity (ROE)?

The trend of ROE over the past 5 years is +0.36%.


Safety & Stabiliy

Being debt the number one cause of investment losses and company death, the ratio Debt/FCF is of utmost importance to guarantee safety. On the other hand the Graham’s stability measures the drawdown of earnings, hence indicating the reliability of the flow generated by the company.

Years12-201412-201512-201612-201712-201812-201912-202012-202112-2022TTM
Debt FCF--9.0113.79-6.406.71-9.801.872.696.76-3.20
Debt Equity1.231.740.630.580.160.270.170.060.210.22
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Graham Stability----------

What is the Debt/FCF?

The Debt/FCF trailing twelve month is -3.20.

What is the trend of Debt/FCF?

The trend of Debt/FCF over the past 5 years is 1.87.

What is the Graham’s Stability?

Graham’s Stability measure stands at -.


Growth

Growth can be dangerous when forecasting, simply projecting the current growth is in general wrong. A company passes through multiple phases, from being young and unprofitable, to the first periods of profitability and high growth, until it arrives at a period of regime with limited growth. Identifying in which phase the company is in may help forecasting.

Years12-201512-201712-201912-2021Trend
Revenue1.3%4.2%6.9%64%5.2%
Net Income-----
Stockholders Equity12%10%10%-3.7%1.8%
FCF---22%84%

What is the 5 year Revenue CAGR?

The Revenue CAGR over the past 5 years is +4.23%.

What is the trend of Revenue growth?

The trend of Revenue growth rate over the past 5 years is +5.18%.

What is the 5 year Earnings CAGR?

The Earnings CAGR over the past 5 years is -6.05%.

What is the trend of Earnings growth?

The trend of Earnings growth rate over the past 5 years is -.

What is the 5 year Equity CAGR?

The Equity CAGR over the past 5 years is +10.1%.

What is the trend of Equity growth?

The trend of Equity growth rate over the past 5 years is +1.82%.

What is the 5 year FCF CAGR?

The FCF CAGR over the past 5 years is -.

What is the trend of FCF growth?

The trend of FCF growth rate over the past 5 years is +83.75%.