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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 0.24
CMTL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
84% of the 538 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. CMTL: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CMTL' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.93 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.24
Equity to Asset 0.51
CMTL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
60% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. CMTL: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CMTL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.6 Max: 0.87
Current: 0.51
0.42
0.87
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.62
M-Score: -1.79
WACC vs ROIC
13.95%
-0.65%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) -0.72
CMTL's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.91 vs. CMTL: -0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CMTL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.72  Med: 12.89 Max: 20.09
Current: -0.72
-0.72
20.09
Net-margin (%) -2.42
CMTL's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. CMTL: -2.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CMTL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.42  Med: 7.71 Max: 14.63
Current: -2.42
-2.42
14.63
ROE (%) -2.77
CMTL's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.78 vs. CMTL: -2.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CMTL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.77  Med: 7.58 Max: 21.74
Current: -2.77
-2.77
21.74
ROA (%) -1.60
CMTL's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. CMTL: -1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CMTL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.6  Med: 5.44 Max: 12.89
Current: -1.6
-1.6
12.89
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -3.42
CMTL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. CMTL: -3.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CMTL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.42  Med: 59.59 Max: 125.82
Current: -3.42
-3.42
125.82
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 20.40
CMTL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. CMTL: 20.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CMTL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.3  Med: 14.6 Max: 33.5
Current: 20.4
-15.3
33.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -14.60
CMTL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. CMTL: -14.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CMTL' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16  Med: 2.4 Max: 66.3
Current: -14.6
-16
66.3
GuruFocus has detected 3 Warning Signs with Comtech Telecommunications Corp $CMTL.
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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

CMTL Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 25,803 sh (New)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 15,430 sh (New)
Jim Simons 328,850 sh (+103.24%)
Chuck Royce 775,893 sh (+7.93%)
First Eagle Investment 1,628,717 sh (unchged)
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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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Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment    NAICS: 334220    SIC: 3663
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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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Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 54.44
CMTL's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
79% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 21.60 vs. CMTL: 54.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
CMTL' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.77  Med: 19.12 Max: 765
Current: 54.44
6.77
765
P/B 0.55
CMTL's P/B is ranked higher than
92% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. CMTL: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CMTL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.29 Max: 3.7
Current: 0.55
0.49
3.7
P/S 0.40
CMTL's P/S is ranked higher than
83% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. CMTL: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CMTL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.79 Max: 3.37
Current: 0.4
0.36
3.37
PFCF 20.13
CMTL's PFCF is ranked lower than
62% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.10 vs. CMTL: 20.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CMTL' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.86  Med: 17.45 Max: 177.51
Current: 20.13
5.86
177.51
POCF 11.63
CMTL's POCF is ranked lower than
51% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.13 vs. CMTL: 11.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CMTL' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.57  Med: 14.16 Max: 55.4
Current: 11.63
5.57
55.4
EV-to-EBITDA 16.68
CMTL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
59% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 13.55 vs. CMTL: 16.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CMTL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 7.5 Max: 39.7
Current: 16.68
2.4
39.7
Shiller P/E 6.50
CMTL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
91% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 31.74 vs. CMTL: 6.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CMTL' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.7  Med: 17.24 Max: 64.45
Current: 6.5
5.7
64.45
Current Ratio 1.65
CMTL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. CMTL: 1.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CMTL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.65  Med: 4.44 Max: 8.57
Current: 1.65
1.65
8.57
Quick Ratio 1.22
CMTL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. CMTL: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CMTL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 3.62 Max: 7.53
Current: 1.22
1.01
7.53
Days Inventory 87.25
CMTL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
61% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 70.29 vs. CMTL: 87.25 )
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: 87.25
60.82
140.56
Days Sales Outstanding 71.58
CMTL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
50% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 71.51 vs. CMTL: 71.58 )
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: 71.58
33.31
99.15
Days Payable 37.95
CMTL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
73% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 58.11 vs. CMTL: 37.95 )
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: 37.95
20.32
55.97

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 9.28
CMTL's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
97% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. CMTL: 9.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CMTL' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 3.82 Max: 12.61
Current: 9.28
0.79
12.61
Dividend Growth (3y) 2.90
CMTL's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
52% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CMTL: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
CMTL' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 5.5
Current: 2.9
0
5.5
Forward Dividend Yield 3.66
CMTL's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
65% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 vs. CMTL: 3.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 11.08
CMTL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
93% of the 519 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. CMTL: 11.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CMTL' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 4.56 Max: 15.05
Current: 11.08
0.94
15.05
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -12.30
CMTL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 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: -23.1  Med: -5.8 Max: 16.6
Current: -12.3
-23.1
16.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price/Projected FCF 0.34
CMTL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. CMTL: 0.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CMTL' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.88 Max: 12.38
Current: 0.34
0.3
12.38
Price/Median PS Value 0.22
CMTL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. CMTL: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CMTL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.88 Max: 1.93
Current: 0.22
0.19
1.93
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -0.83
CMTL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. CMTL: -0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CMTL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.83  Med: 10.8 Max: 34.9
Current: -0.83
-0.83
34.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -0.37
CMTL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.68 vs. CMTL: -0.37 )
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: 9.9 Max: 51.7
Current: -0.37
-4.7
51.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $482.7
EPS (TTM) $ -0.66
Beta2.13
Short Percentage of Float4.37%
52-Week Range $9.52 - 25.09
Shares Outstanding (Mil)23.53
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