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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.97
ALU's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
61% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. ALU: 0.97 )
ALU' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.25   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.97

Equity to Asset 0.13
ALU's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
61% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. ALU: 0.13 )
ALU' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.39
Current: 0.13

0.07
0.39
Interest Coverage No Debt
ALU's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
74% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 142.00 vs. ALU: No Debt )
ALU' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

0.32
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.13
M-Score: -3.52
WACC vs ROIC
12.65%
31.03%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

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Operating margin (%) 1.33
ALU's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.34 vs. ALU: 1.33 )
ALU' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -31.22   Max: 9.78
Current: 1.33

-31.22
9.78
Net-margin (%) -0.61
ALU's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.18 vs. ALU: -0.61 )
ALU' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -30.71   Max: 11.01
Current: -0.61

-30.71
11.01
ROE (%) -3.10
ALU's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.98 vs. ALU: -3.10 )
ALU' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -69.56   Max: 28.27
Current: -3.1

-69.56
28.27
ROA (%) -0.37
ALU's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 708 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. ALU: -0.37 )
ALU' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -17.04   Max: 6.91
Current: -0.37

-17.04
6.91
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 50.43
ALU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.26 vs. ALU: 50.43 )
ALU' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -381.65   Max: 63.99
Current: 50.43

-381.65
63.99
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -100.00
ALU's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. ALU: -100.00 )
ALU' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 95.7
Current: -100

0
95.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -100.00
ALU's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. ALU: -100.00 )
ALU' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 4.2
Current: -100

0
4.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -100.00
ALU's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
56% of the 367 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -3.60 vs. ALU: -100.00 )
ALU' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 56.9
Current: -100

0
56.9
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

ALU Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Charles Brandes 65,400 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 5,088,110 sh (-40.23%)
Steven Cohen 75,000 sh (-91.62%)
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Q2 2014

ALU Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Charles Brandes Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 2,656,110 sh (-47.80%)
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Q3 2014

ALU Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 2,699,310 sh (+1.63%)
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Q4 2014

ALU Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 2,699,310 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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history
Forward P/E 16.10
ALU's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ALU: 16.10 )
N/A
P/B 6.50
ALU's P/B is ranked lower than
56% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. ALU: 6.50 )
ALU' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 6.8
Current: 6.5

0.34
6.8
P/S 0.70
ALU's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. ALU: 0.70 )
ALU' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 2.04
Current: 0.7

0.12
2.04
POCF 119.00
ALU's POCF is ranked higher than
64% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 23.55 vs. ALU: 119.00 )
ALU' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 10.7   Max: 1108
Current: 119

10.7
1108
EV-to-EBIT 46.68
ALU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
72% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 76.17 vs. ALU: 46.68 )
ALU' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -205.2   Max: 389
Current: 46.68

-205.2
389
Current Ratio 1.44
ALU's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. ALU: 1.44 )
ALU' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.13   Max: 1.99
Current: 1.44

1.13
1.99
Quick Ratio 1.44
ALU's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. ALU: 1.44 )
ALU' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.87   Max: 1.76
Current: 1.44

0.87
1.76
Days Inventory 27.77
ALU's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
91% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 74.24 vs. ALU: 27.77 )
ALU' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 67.87   Max: 130.05
Current: 27.77

67.87
130.05

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 1.30
ALU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. ALU: 1.30 )
ALU' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 5.71
Current: 1.3

0.25
5.71
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.20
ALU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
68% of the 692 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. ALU: 2.20 )
ALU' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 8.8
Current: 2.2

0.3
8.8

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
Compare:PTFRY, QCOM, CSCO, ERIC, NOK » details
Traded in other countries:ALU.France, 0LBS.UK, ALU.Italy, CGEA.Germany, CGE.Germany, ALALF.USA, ALUNV.France, ALU N.Mexico, ALU.Switzerland,
Alcatel-Lucent was incorporated on June 18, 1898. The Company is engaged in designing, manufacturing, operations and sales of all equipment, material and software related to domestic, industrial, civil, military or other applications concerning electricity, telecommunications, computers, electronics, aerospace industry, nuclear energy, metallurgy, and, in general, of all the means of production or transmission of energy or communication. The Company's core Networking segment includes three business divisions: IP Routing, IP Transport and IP Platforms. The IP ROUTING focus is on the intelligent IP router market and emerging Software Defined Networking (SDN) markets and related professional services. Its technology allows service providers to create a efficient network infrastructure that enables new services to enrich the end-user experience and create sustainable value. In IP TRANSPORT segment company designs, manufactures and markets optical networking equipment to transport information over fiber optic connections over long distances on land or under sea, as well as for short distances in metropolitan and regional areas. The portfolio also includes related professional services and microwave wireless transmission equipment. In IP PLATFORMS , the Company offers software and services to service providers that allow them to meet the market evolution needs of mobile and fixed networks. Its products and solutions are focused on the areas relevant to the customers: Advanced Communications, Network Function Virtualization (NFV), Customer Experience, Payment, Policy and Charging, Network Intelligence, Operations Support Systems, and related professional services. The Company's access segment includes four business divisions: WIRELESS are committed to a wireless access portfolio that is suited to the operators that are moving to 4G/LTE quickly and decisively. FIXED ACCESS IP-based fixed access products and related professional services provides support for both DSL and fiber, allowing service providers to extend Ultra-Broadband access to the customer's premise regardless of technology and to seamlessly combine copper and fiber access technologies and FTTx deployment models to achieve the fastest return-on-investment and time-to-market. In LICENSING the Intellectual Property Business Group works to monetize the patent portfolio through licensing and patent sales while also maintaining and prosecuting patents. The managed services portfolio includes Build-Operate-Manage-Transfer (BOMT) Solutions, Operations Transformation Solutions, and Network Operations Services. These services can be delivered across a wide array of network technologies including Network Access (FTTx), Next generation wireless (LTE, Small Cells, 4G), and IP Networks. The Company's Other segment includes Enterprise and Government businesses to provide end-to-end products, solutions and services for small, medium, large and extra-large companies to improve conversations
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