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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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.20
CMTL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
87% of the 534 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.27 vs. CMTL: 0.20 )
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: 0.2
Equity to Asset 0.42
CMTL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
72% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. CMTL: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CMTL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.61 Max: 0.87
Current: 0.42
0.42
0.87
Interest Coverage 0.01
CMTL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
100% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 24.29 vs. CMTL: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CMTL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.23  Med: 18.49 Max: 71.14
Current: 0.01
4.23
71.14
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.40
M-Score: -2.90
WACC vs ROIC
16.89%
-0.64%
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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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 0.01
CMTL's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. CMTL: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CMTL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.78  Med: 13.24 Max: 20.09
Current: 0.01
10.78
20.09
Net-margin (%) -1.48
CMTL's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. CMTL: -1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CMTL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.57  Med: 8.12 Max: 14.63
Current: -1.48
5.57
14.63
ROE (%) -1.25
CMTL's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 518 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. CMTL: -1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CMTL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.27  Med: 9.18 Max: 21.74
Current: -1.25
4.27
21.74
ROA (%) -0.90
CMTL's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. CMTL: -0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CMTL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.54  Med: 6.14 Max: 12.89
Current: -0.9
2.54
12.89
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 0.38
CMTL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.87 vs. CMTL: 0.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CMTL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.39  Med: 70.96 Max: 125.82
Current: 0.38
36.39
125.82
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 4.60
CMTL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. CMTL: 4.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CMTL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.3  Med: 11.20 Max: 33.5
Current: 4.6
-15.3
33.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 2.40
CMTL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. CMTL: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CMTL' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16  Med: 7.40 Max: 66.3
Current: 2.4
-16
66.3
» CMTL's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-09-29)


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

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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Q3 2015

CMTL Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Chuck Royce 718,893 sh (+20.14%)
Jim Simons 161,800 sh (+15.57%)
First Eagle Investment 1,628,717 sh (-4.23%)
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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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Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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Traded in other countries:CC6.Germany,
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 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 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 and broadband RF microwave amplifier products. Its mobile data communications segment provides customers with integrated solutions to enable satellite-based communications when mobile, real-time, secure transmission is required. 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 a variety of rules and regulations, such as the Federal Acquisition Regulations.

Ratios

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industry
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history
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 14.93
CMTL's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
58% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 17.14 vs. CMTL: 14.93 )
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: 19.16 Max: 765
Current: 14.93
6.77
765
P/B 0.54
CMTL's P/B is ranked higher than
92% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. CMTL: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CMTL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.32 Max: 4.81
Current: 0.54
0.49
4.81
P/S 0.62
CMTL's P/S is ranked higher than
74% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. CMTL: 0.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CMTL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.86 Max: 3.64
Current: 0.62
0.56
3.64
PFCF 9.11
CMTL's PFCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 15.08 vs. CMTL: 9.11 )
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: 9.11
5.86
177.51
POCF 7.83
CMTL's POCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.15 vs. CMTL: 7.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CMTL' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.57  Med: 14.85 Max: 55.4
Current: 7.83
5.57
55.4
EV-to-EBIT 1252.23
CMTL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 15.95 vs. CMTL: 1252.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CMTL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 9.30 Max: 1736.4
Current: 1252.23
2.9
1736.4
EV-to-EBITDA 28.47
CMTL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
73% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.20 vs. CMTL: 28.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CMTL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 7.50 Max: 39.5
Current: 28.47
2.4
39.5
Shiller P/E 7.22
CMTL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 27.70 vs. CMTL: 7.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CMTL' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.44  Med: 18.00 Max: 64.45
Current: 7.22
6.44
64.45
Current Ratio 1.96
CMTL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. CMTL: 1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CMTL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 4.44 Max: 8.57
Current: 1.96
1.7
8.57
Quick Ratio 1.47
CMTL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. CMTL: 1.47 )
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: 1.47
1.01
7.53
Days Inventory 123.23
CMTL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
76% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 68.62 vs. CMTL: 123.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CMTL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 60.82  Med: 93.46 Max: 140.56
Current: 123.23
60.82
140.56
Days Sales Outstanding 97.48
CMTL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
72% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 71.44 vs. CMTL: 97.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CMTL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.31  Med: 48.78 Max: 65.3
Current: 97.48
33.31
65.3
Days Payable 45.39
CMTL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
64% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 59.47 vs. CMTL: 45.39 )
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: 45.39
20.32
55.97

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 9.48
CMTL's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
97% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. CMTL: 9.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CMTL' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 3.75 Max: 10.59
Current: 9.48
0.79
10.59
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: 0.00 Max: 5.5
Current: 2.9
0
5.5
Forward Dividend Yield 9.69
CMTL's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
97% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. CMTL: 9.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 9.69
CMTL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
90% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. CMTL: 9.69 )
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: 0.79  Med: 3.75 Max: 10.59
Current: 9.69
0.79
10.59
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.40
CMTL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. CMTL: 2.40 )
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: -5.50 Max: 16.6
Current: 2.4
-23.1
16.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 0.28
CMTL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
98% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. CMTL: 0.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CMTL' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.90 Max: 12.29
Current: 0.28
0.37
12.29
Price/Median PS Value 0.32
CMTL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 500 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. CMTL: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CMTL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.85 Max: 1.83
Current: 0.32
0.16
1.83
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 0.10
CMTL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. CMTL: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CMTL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 10.70 Max: 34.9
Current: 0.1
0.1
34.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 1.56
CMTL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.56 vs. CMTL: 1.56 )
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: 10.80 Max: 56.8
Current: 1.56
-4.7
56.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $336.1
EPS (TTM) $ -0.32
Beta2.02
Short Percentage of Float2.50%
52-Week Range $11.24 - 30.93
Shares Outstanding (Mil)16.17
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