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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
CMTL's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
97% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. CMTL: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CMTL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.84 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.84
CMTL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
91% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. CMTL: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CMTL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.60 Max: 0.86
Current: 0.84
0.44
0.86
Interest Coverage 6.96
CMTL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
80% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 487.69 vs. CMTL: 6.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CMTL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.1  Med: 12.03 Max: 39.8
Current: 6.96
1.1
39.8
F-Score: 8
Z-Score: 6.08
M-Score: -1.75
WACC vs ROIC
13.71%
10.12%
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 11.92
CMTL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. CMTL: 11.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CMTL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.91  Med: 12.06 Max: 20.09
Current: 11.92
1.91
20.09
Net-margin (%) 8.07
CMTL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. CMTL: 8.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CMTL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -5.93  Med: 7.63 Max: 14.63
Current: 8.07
-5.93
14.63
ROE (%) 6.57
CMTL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.58 vs. CMTL: 6.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CMTL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -10.35  Med: 9.89 Max: 34.75
Current: 6.57
-10.35
34.75
ROA (%) 5.11
CMTL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. CMTL: 5.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CMTL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -5.06  Med: 6.01 Max: 21.41
Current: 5.11
-5.06
21.41
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 37.39
CMTL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.81 vs. CMTL: 37.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CMTL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -12.26  Med: 54.65 Max: 125.82
Current: 37.39
-12.26
125.82
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -4.00
CMTL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. CMTL: -4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CMTL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -15.3  Med: 16.40 Max: 33.5
Current: -4
-15.3
33.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -12.00
CMTL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. CMTL: -12.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CMTL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -16  Med: 14.95 Max: 66
Current: -12
-16
66
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -16.80
CMTL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.70 vs. CMTL: -16.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CMTL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -51.9  Med: 12.40 Max: 297.9
Current: -16.8
-51.9
297.9
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Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

CMTL Guru Trades in Q3 2014

First Eagle Investment 1,494,036 sh (+27.63%)
Chuck Royce 553,684 sh (+9.86%)
Jim Simons 162,050 sh (+8.94%)
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Q4 2014

CMTL Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 31,175 sh (New)
First Eagle Investment 1,708,698 sh (+14.37%)
First Eagle Investment 1,708,968 sh (+0.43%)
First Eagle Investment 1,701,570 sh (+13.89%)
First Eagle Investment 1,701,570 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 128,944 sh (-20.43%)
Chuck Royce 427,084 sh (-22.87%)
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Q1 2015

CMTL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Chuck Royce 581,900 sh (+36.25%)
Jim Simons 147,200 sh (+14.16%)
First Eagle Investment 1,701,267 sh (-0.43%)
Paul Tudor Jones 17,400 sh (-44.19%)
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Q2 2015

CMTL Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Chuck Royce 598,400 sh (+2.84%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
First Eagle Investment 1,700,603 sh (-0.04%)
Jim Simons 140,000 sh (-4.89%)
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Eveillard's First Eagle Boosts Stake in Growing Comtech Telecom
First Eagle Investment Management, of which renowned investor Jean-Marie Eveillard (Trades, Portfolio) is senior investment adviser, has boosted its stake in company Comtech Telecommunications (NASDAQ:CMTL), by 45.36%, GuruFocus Real Time Picks reported. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 16.81
CMTL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
61% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 21.20 vs. CMTL: 16.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CMTL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.33  Med: 19.96 Max: 39.29
Current: 16.81
8.33
39.29
Forward P/E 19.46
CMTL's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
59% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.10 vs. CMTL: 19.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 16.30
CMTL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
60% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 21.10 vs. CMTL: 16.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CMTL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 8.6  Med: 20.66 Max: 41.74
Current: 16.3
8.6
41.74
P/B 1.03
CMTL's P/B is ranked higher than
67% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. CMTL: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CMTL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.42 Max: 4.81
Current: 1.03
0.84
4.81
P/S 1.35
CMTL's P/S is ranked lower than
55% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. CMTL: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CMTL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.91  Med: 1.98 Max: 3.82
Current: 1.35
0.91
3.82
PFCF 15.35
CMTL's PFCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 19.08 vs. CMTL: 15.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CMTL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 6.05  Med: 17.21 Max: 178.5
Current: 15.35
6.05
178.5
POCF 13.82
CMTL's POCF is ranked higher than
54% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 14.85 vs. CMTL: 13.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CMTL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.7  Med: 14.88 Max: 55.4
Current: 13.82
5.7
55.4
EV-to-EBIT 7.31
CMTL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.33 vs. CMTL: 7.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CMTL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 2.9  Med: 10.90 Max: 20.3
Current: 7.31
2.9
20.3
Shiller P/E 16.68
CMTL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
65% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 23.46 vs. CMTL: 16.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CMTL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.1  Med: 18.98 Max: 78.25
Current: 16.68
10.1
78.25
Current Ratio 4.60
CMTL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. CMTL: 4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CMTL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.7  Med: 4.39 Max: 8.57
Current: 4.6
1.7
8.57
Quick Ratio 3.54
CMTL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. CMTL: 3.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CMTL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.01  Med: 3.52 Max: 7.53
Current: 3.54
1.01
7.53
Days Inventory 138.90
CMTL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
82% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 70.24 vs. CMTL: 138.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CMTL' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 60.82  Med: 105.62 Max: 163.85
Current: 138.9
60.82
163.85
Days Sales Outstanding 77.32
CMTL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
56% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 70.78 vs. CMTL: 77.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CMTL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 42.2  Med: 61.12 Max: 182.61
Current: 77.32
42.2
182.61

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 4.57
CMTL's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
83% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. CMTL: 4.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CMTL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.79  Med: 3.59 Max: 4.76
Current: 4.57
0.79
4.76
Dividend Payout 0.77
CMTL's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
71% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. CMTL: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CMTL' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.96
Current: 0.77
0.32
1.96
Dividend growth (3y) 5.50
CMTL's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
56% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. CMTL: 5.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
CMTL' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 5.5
Current: 5.5
0
5.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.57
CMTL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
74% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. CMTL: 4.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CMTL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.79  Med: 3.59 Max: 4.76
Current: 4.57
0.79
4.76
Share Buyback Rate 13.80
CMTL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
99% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. CMTL: 13.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
CMTL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 13.8  Med: -6.10 Max: -23.8
Current: 13.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 6.21
CMTL's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
53% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.92 vs. CMTL: 6.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
CMTL' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 2.52  Med: 7.50 Max: 280.47
Current: 6.21
2.52
280.47
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.89
CMTL's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
72% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.46 vs. CMTL: 1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
CMTL' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.03  Med: 2.64 Max: 7.02
Current: 1.89
1.03
7.02
Price/Tangible Book 1.75
CMTL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
54% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. CMTL: 1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CMTL' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.57  Med: 2.13 Max: 5.5
Current: 1.75
0.57
5.5
Price/Projected FCF 0.49
CMTL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
92% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. CMTL: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CMTL' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.11 Max: 12.29
Current: 0.49
0.42
12.29
Price/Median PS Value 0.69
CMTL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
80% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. CMTL: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CMTL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.77 Max: 1.82
Current: 0.69
0.13
1.82
Price/Graham Number 1.13
CMTL's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
59% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. CMTL: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CMTL' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.41 Max: 2.42
Current: 1.13
0.62
2.42
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 13.61
CMTL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. CMTL: 13.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CMTL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.9  Med: 9.20 Max: 34.5
Current: 13.61
4.9
34.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -1.67
CMTL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.08 vs. CMTL: -1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CMTL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -3.3  Med: 9.70 Max: 53.1
Current: -1.67
-3.3
53.1

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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Comtech Telecommunications Corporation is a Delaware corporation, founded in 1967. The Company designs, develops, produces and markets products, systems and services for advanced communications solutions. The Company has three operating segments: telecommunications transmission, RF microwave amplifiers and mobile data communications. The Company's telecommunications transmission segment provides sophisticated equipment and systems that are used to enhance satellite transmission efficiency and that enable wireless communications in environments where terrestrial communications are unavailable, inefficient or too expensive. Its telecommunications transmission segment also operates its high-volume technology manufacturing center which has been utilized, at one time or another, by all three of its business segments and, to a much lesser extent, by third-party commercial customers, including prime contractors to the U.S. government. The Company's RF microwave amplifiers segment designs, manufactures, and markets traveling wave tube amplifiers and solid-state amplifiers, including high-power, broadband RF microwave amplifier products. Its mobile data communications segment provides customers with integrated solutions to enable global satellite-based communications when mobile, real-time, secure transmission is required. The Company's main 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 a variety of rules and regulations, such as the Federal Acquisition Regulations.
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