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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.25
CMTL's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
85% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. CMTL: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CMTL' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 1.86 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.25
Equity-to-Asset 0.53
CMTL's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
58% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. CMTL: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CMTL' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.6 Max: 0.87
Current: 0.53
0.16
0.87
Interest Coverage 0.45
CMTL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
99% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 98.80 vs. CMTL: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CMTL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 12.81 Max: 71.14
Current: 0.45
0.45
71.14
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: 1.89
Beneish M-Score: -2.08
WACC vs ROIC
12.51%
0.48%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 1.12
CMTL's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
58% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.02 vs. CMTL: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
CMTL' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.14  Med: 12.89 Max: 20.09
Current: 1.12
-0.14
20.09
Net Margin % -1.37
CMTL's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
66% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. CMTL: -1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
CMTL' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.88  Med: 7.71 Max: 14.63
Current: -1.37
-1.88
14.63
ROE % -1.74
CMTL's ROE % is ranked lower than
66% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.49 vs. CMTL: -1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
CMTL' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.78  Med: 7.58 Max: 21.74
Current: -1.74
-1.78
21.74
ROA % -0.93
CMTL's ROA % is ranked lower than
65% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. CMTL: -0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
CMTL' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.11  Med: 5.44 Max: 12.89
Current: -0.93
-1.11
12.89
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 5.84
CMTL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
58% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.07 vs. CMTL: 5.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
CMTL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.43  Med: 59.59 Max: 125.82
Current: 5.84
-0.43
125.82
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 20.40
CMTL's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
86% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. CMTL: 20.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
CMTL' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.9  Med: 13.6 Max: 33.5
Current: 20.4
-27.9
33.5
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -14.60
CMTL's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
77% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. CMTL: -14.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
CMTL' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.1  Med: 6.7 Max: 66.3
Current: -14.6
-37.1
66.3
GuruFocus has detected 4 Warning Signs with Comtech Telecommunications Corp $CMTL.
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

CMTL Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 73,437 sh (+375.94%)
Jim Simons 396,150 sh (+20.47%)
Chuck Royce 809,893 sh (+4.38%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
First Eagle Investment 1,221,636 sh (-24.99%)
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Q2 2016

CMTL Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 229,045 sh (New)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 113,139 sh (+54.06%)
Jim Simons 584,850 sh (+47.63%)
Chuck Royce 892,408 sh (+10.19%)
First Eagle Investment 1,017,323 sh (-16.72%)
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Q3 2016

CMTL Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Chuck Royce 963,239 sh (+7.94%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 112,361 sh (-0.69%)
Jim Simons 489,000 sh (-16.39%)
First Eagle Investment 752,604 sh (-26.02%)
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Q4 2016

CMTL Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Chuck Royce 1,287,895 sh (+33.70%)
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 112,182 sh (-0.16%)
Jim Simons 249,500 sh (-48.98%)
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment    NAICS: 334220    SIC: 3663
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Traded in other countries:CC6.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Comtech Telecommunications Corp is engaged in designing, developing, producing and marketing products, systems and services for communications solutions.

Comtech Telecommunications Corporation is a Delaware corporation, founded in 1967. The Company designs, develops, produces and markets products, systems and services for communications solutions. The Company has two segments: Commercial Solutions and Government Solutions. Its Commercial Solutions segment serves commercial customers and smaller government customers, such as state and local governments, that require communications technologies to meet their needs. It also serves government customers (including the U.S. government) when the government have requirements for off-the-shelf commercial equipment. Its products include satellite earth station communications equipment such as modems and traveling wave tube amplifiers, public safety technologies including those that are utilized in next generation 911 systems and enterprise technologies such as trusted location and text-messaging platforms. The Government Solutions segment serves U.S and foreign government end-users who require mission critical technologies and systems. Its products include command and control technologies (such as remote sensing tracking systems, rugged solid state drives, land mobile products, and quick deploy satellite systems), troposcatter technologies systems (such as digital troposcatter multiplexers, digital over-the-horizon modems, troposcatter systems, and frequency converter systems), and RF power and switching technologies products (such as solid-state high-power narrow and broadband amplifiers, enhanced position location reporting system ("EPLRS") amplifier assemblies, identification friend or foe amplifiers, and amplifiers used in the counteraction of improvised explosive devices).The Company's competitors include: Advantech Wireless Inc., Datum Systems, Inc., Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., Harris Corporation, iDirect, Inc., NovelSat, Paradise Datacom LLC, Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericssonm, Aethercomm, Inc., CPI International, Inc., E2V Technologies Ltd., Empower RF Systems, Inc., Herley Industries, Inc., and Miteq, Inc., Northrop Grumman Corporation and ViaSat, Inc. The Company is subject to governmental laws and regulations.

Top Ranked Articles about Comtech Telecommunications Corp

First Eagle Trims Position in Comtech Telecommunication Guru sells more than 200,000 shares
First Eagle Investment (Trades, Portfolio) trimmed its position in Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (NASDAQ:CMTL), a Huntington, New York-based provider of communications solutions, by nearly 17% with the sale of 204,313 shares for $13.83 per share on June 17. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 24.16
CMTL's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
56% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 20.29 vs. CMTL: 24.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
CMTL' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.77  Med: 18.84 Max: 105.54
Current: 24.16
6.77
105.54
PB Ratio 0.71
CMTL's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. CMTL: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CMTL' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.28 Max: 3.7
Current: 0.71
0.49
3.7
PS Ratio 0.49
CMTL's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. CMTL: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CMTL' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.73 Max: 3.37
Current: 0.49
0.36
3.37
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 112.08
CMTL's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
93% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.40 vs. CMTL: 112.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
CMTL' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.86  Med: 17.2 Max: 119.28
Current: 112.08
5.86
119.28
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 25.24
CMTL's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
76% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 13.50 vs. CMTL: 25.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
CMTL' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.57  Med: 14.11 Max: 31.75
Current: 25.24
5.57
31.75
EV-to-EBIT 83.50
CMTL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
93% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.69 vs. CMTL: 83.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CMTL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -960.9  Med: 9.1 Max: 1746.1
Current: 83.5
-960.9
1746.1
EV-to-EBITDA 11.92
CMTL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
51% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.68 vs. CMTL: 11.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CMTL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 7.4 Max: 39.7
Current: 11.92
2.4
39.7
Shiller PE Ratio 8.57
CMTL's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 35.44 vs. CMTL: 8.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
CMTL' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.63  Med: 17.42 Max: 64.45
Current: 8.57
5.63
64.45
Current Ratio 1.78
CMTL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. CMTL: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CMTL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 3.24 Max: 8.57
Current: 1.78
1.13
8.57
Quick Ratio 1.32
CMTL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. CMTL: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CMTL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 2.29 Max: 7.53
Current: 1.32
0.81
7.53
Days Inventory 77.27
CMTL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
55% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 69.82 vs. CMTL: 77.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CMTL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 60.82  Med: 98.73 Max: 140.56
Current: 77.27
60.82
140.56
Days Sales Outstanding 59.55
CMTL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
65% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 74.24 vs. CMTL: 59.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CMTL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.31  Med: 51.85 Max: 99.15
Current: 59.55
33.31
99.15
Days Payable 27.23
CMTL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
88% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 63.64 vs. CMTL: 27.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CMTL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.32  Med: 36.38 Max: 55.97
Current: 27.23
20.32
55.97

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield % 5.71
CMTL's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
95% of the 390 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. CMTL: 5.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
CMTL' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 3.88 Max: 12.61
Current: 5.71
0.79
12.61
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 2.90
CMTL's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
52% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. CMTL: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
CMTL' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 5.5
Current: 2.9
0
5.5
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.86
CMTL's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
57% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. CMTL: 2.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 6.81
CMTL's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
87% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. CMTL: 6.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
CMTL' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 4.63 Max: 15.05
Current: 6.81
0.94
15.05
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -12.30
CMTL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. CMTL: -12.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CMTL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.5  Med: -5.5 Max: 16.6
Current: -12.3
-28.5
16.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.44
CMTL's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
95% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. CMTL: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
CMTL' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.19 Max: 7.25
Current: 0.44
0.3
7.25
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.29
CMTL's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. CMTL: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CMTL' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.64 Max: 1.98
Current: 0.29
0.06
1.98
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 1.20
CMTL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
61% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. CMTL: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CMTL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 10.8 Max: 34.9
Current: 1.2
0.1
34.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -0.39
CMTL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
68% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.22 vs. CMTL: -0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
CMTL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.7  Med: 5.3 Max: 51.7
Current: -0.39
-4.7
51.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $551.4
EPS (TTM) $ -0.53
Beta2.20
Short Percentage of Float4.28%
52-Week Range $9.52 - 24.93
Shares Outstanding (Mil)23.55
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
magicJack Announces New Senior Management Team and Strategic Alternatives Process Mar 15 2017 
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Weekly CFO Buys Highlight: LNDC, PTP, CMTL Oct 31 2011 
6 Dividend Stocks Using Cash to Pay Higher Dividends Oct 03 2011 
Weekly Top Insider Buys: FMER, ANN, JOSB, HI, CMTL Apr 10 2011 

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