Why Plug Power Inc's Share Jumped Today
Although we don't believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes -- just in case they're material to our investing thesis.
What: Shares of hydrogen fuel cell maker Plug Power Inc jumped 12% today after announcing a big new order.
So what: An unnamed retailer will roll out Plug Power's GenKey system in six distribution centers over the next two years. The deal will include over 1,500 GenDrive PEM fuel cell power units as well as hydrogen, infrastructure work, and other services.
Now what: What's impressive is the sheer size of the order. Only about 4,500 GenDrive fuel cells are deployed in North America, so this will greatly increase the installed base. I'm still leery of jumping in because of continued losses and no expectation of making money in 2014. This is still a high potential stock but with a $360 million market cap and just $24.5 million of revenue in the last four quarters it's not a risk I'm willing to take at this point.
Growth stock picks you can buy today
They said it couldn't be done. But David Gardner has proved them wrong time, and time, and time again with stock returns like 926%, 2,239%, and 4,371%. In fact, just recently one of his favorite stocks became a 100-bagger. And he's ready to do it again. You can uncover his scientific approach to crushing the market and his carefully chosen six picks for ultimate growth instantly, because he's making this premium report free for you today. Click here now for access.
The article Why Plug Power Inc's Share Jumped Today originally appeared on Fool.com.
Travis Hoium has no position in any stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.
Copyright © 1995 - 2014 The Motley Fool, LLC. All rights reserved. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.