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Also traded in: Argentina, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Switzerland, UK, USA

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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 1.01
ALU's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
64% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. ALU: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ALU' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.01 Max: N/A
Current: 1.01
Equity to Asset 0.28
ALU's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. ALU: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ALU' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.39
Current: 0.28
0.07
0.39
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.05
M-Score: -1.47
WACC vs ROIC
7.16%
44.68%
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 : 3/10

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history
Operating margin (%) -6.64
ALU's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. ALU: -6.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ALU' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.22  Med: -3.49 Max: 4.75
Current: -6.64
-31.22
4.75
Net-margin (%) 8.22
ALU's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. ALU: 8.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ALU' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.71  Med: -2.8 Max: 8.22
Current: 8.22
-30.71
8.22
ROE (%) 31.38
ALU's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 518 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.81 vs. ALU: 31.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ALU' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -69.56  Med: -10.85 Max: 31.38
Current: 31.38
-69.56
31.38
ROA (%) 4.60
ALU's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. ALU: 4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ALU' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.04  Med: -1.71 Max: 4.6
Current: 4.6
-17.04
4.6
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -133.28
ALU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.89 vs. ALU: -133.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ALU' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -335.52  Med: -15.19 Max: 47.89
Current: -133.28
-335.52
47.89
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -4.50
ALU's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. ALU: -4.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ALU' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -68.2  Med: -6.3 Max: 19.3
Current: -4.5
-68.2
19.3
» ALU's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-10-29)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

ALU Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Mario Gabelli 15,819 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
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Q3 2015

ALU Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Mario Gabelli 124,819 sh (+689.04%)
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Q4 2015

ALU Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Mario Gabelli 261,319 sh (+109.36%)
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Q1 2016

ALU Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Mario Gabelli Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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Traded in other countries:ALU.Argentina, ALU.France, CGEA.Germany, ALU.Italy, ALUN.Mexico, ALU.Switzerland, 0LBS.UK, ALALF.USA,
Alcatel-Lucent SA provides mobile and broadband networking services. Its products and services includes Carrier Ethernet access and aggregation switch, Network Intelligence portfolio, and Consulting Services.

Alcatel-Lucent SA was incorporated on June 18, 1898. The Company is engaged in designing, manufacturing, operations and sales of 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. 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. 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 and collaboration across employees, customers and partners. The Company sells all of its products and services to the world's telecommunications service providers through its direct sales force. The Company's competitors include Avaya, Cisco Systems, Ericsson, Fujitsu, Huawei, Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN), Samsung, Adtran, Calix, Ciena, Juniper, Ericsson and Huawei.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 12.46
ALU's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
76% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 21.56 vs. ALU: 12.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ALU' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.95  Med: 17.95 Max: 70
Current: 12.46
2.95
70
PE(NRI) 12.03
ALU's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
77% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 21.56 vs. ALU: 12.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ALU' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.04  Med: 21.04 Max: 72.5
Current: 12.03
5.04
72.5
P/B 1.93
ALU's P/B is ranked lower than
54% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. ALU: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ALU' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.9 Max: 5.89
Current: 1.93
0.34
5.89
P/S 1.08
ALU's P/S is ranked higher than
54% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. ALU: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ALU' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.52 Max: 1.62
Current: 1.08
0.12
1.62
Current Ratio 1.32
ALU's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
78% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. ALU: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ALU' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.36 Max: 1.99
Current: 1.32
0.73
1.99
Quick Ratio 1.11
ALU's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. ALU: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ALU' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.13 Max: 1.76
Current: 1.11
0.73
1.76
Days Inventory 43.65
ALU's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
72% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 69.60 vs. ALU: 43.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ALU' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.65  Med: 74.97 Max: 82.13
Current: 43.65
43.65
82.13
Days Sales Outstanding 81.95
ALU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
64% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 69.02 vs. ALU: 81.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ALU' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 68.99  Med: 81.32 Max: 106.42
Current: 81.95
68.99
106.42

Buy Back

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Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.80
ALU's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
63% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. ALU: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ALU' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 1.8
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -9.30
ALU's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. ALU: -9.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ALU' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.6  Med: -6.6 Max: -0.1
Current: -9.3
-21.6
-0.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 5.32
ALU's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
76% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. ALU: 5.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ALU' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.73  Med: 8.57 Max: 52.91
Current: 5.32
2.73
52.91
Price/Median PS Value 2.07
ALU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
84% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. ALU: 2.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ALU' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.2 Max: 5
Current: 2.07
0.29
5
Price/Graham Number 1.68
ALU's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
54% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. ALU: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ALU' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.67  Med: 3.53 Max: 6.7
Current: 1.68
1.67
6.7
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -8.50
ALU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. ALU: -8.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ALU' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.5  Med: 3.8 Max: 13.4
Current: -8.5
-8.5
13.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $14,427
EPS (TTM) $ 0.07
Short Percentage of Float0.07%
52-Week Range $3.06 - 4.13
Shares Outstanding (Mil)3,036.34

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 17,556 19,215
EPS ($) 0.33 0.44
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.33 0.44
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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