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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
ELON's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
97% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. ELON: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
ELON' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.66  Med: 295.16 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.74
ELON's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
73% of the 477 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. ELON: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
ELON' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 0.75 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.74
0.59
0.96
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: -9.57
Beneish M-Score: -2.84
WACC vs ROIC
2.01%
-175.70%
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 : 2/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -14.60
ELON's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
83% of the 480 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. ELON: -14.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
ELON' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.32  Med: -23.53 Max: -7.16
Current: -14.6
-39.32
-7.16
Net Margin % -12.67
ELON's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
80% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. ELON: -12.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
ELON' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -62.81  Med: -23.74 Max: -8.31
Current: -12.67
-62.81
-8.31
ROE % -15.34
ELON's ROE % is ranked lower than
80% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.64 vs. ELON: -15.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
ELON' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.18  Med: -20.83 Max: -9.37
Current: -15.34
-44.18
-9.37
ROA % -11.59
ELON's ROA % is ranked lower than
81% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. ELON: -11.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
ELON' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.37  Med: -14.29 Max: -7.24
Current: -11.59
-27.37
-7.24
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -235.89
ELON's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
94% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.51 vs. ELON: -235.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
ELON' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -453.29  Med: -51.99 Max: -24.7
Current: -235.89
-453.29
-24.7
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -11.70
ELON's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
78% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. ELON: -11.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
ELON' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.9  Med: 5.75 Max: 35.6
Current: -11.7
-37.9
35.6
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -26.60
ELON's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
88% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. ELON: -26.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
ELON' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.1  Med: -4.9 Max: 64
Current: -26.6
-43.1
64
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -35.20
ELON's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
85% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. ELON: -35.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
ELON' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -4.7 Max: 24.9
Current: -35.2
0
24.9
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Q1 2016

ELON Guru Trades in Q1 2016

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Jim Simons 177,324 sh (+1162.75%)
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ELON Guru Trades in Q2 2016

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Jim Simons 180,822 sh (+1.97%)
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Q3 2016

ELON Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 197,224 sh (+9.07%)
Chuck Royce 347,352 sh (unchged)
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ELON Guru Trades in Q4 2016

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Jim Simons 193,700 sh (-1.79%)
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment    NAICS: 541512    SIC: 3577
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Traded in other countries:EN61.Germany,
Echelon Corp develops open-standard control networking platforms, delivering all the elements necessary to design, install, monitor, and control industrial-strength communities of devices.

Echelon Corp was incorporated in California in February 1988 and reincorporated in Delaware in 1989. The Company develops open-standard control networking platforms, delivering all the elements necessary to design, install, monitor, and control industrial-strength communities of devices. Its products enable everyday devices such as air conditioners, appliances, elevators, electricity meters, light switches, thermostats, and valves - to be made smart and inter-connected, part of an emerging market known as the Industrial Internet of Things. Its segment includes the the IIoT segment. The IIoT segment sells products and services aimed at Embedded Control Platforms, such as LONWORKS and IzoT, which include components, control nodes, and development software, and which are sold typically to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) to build into their industrial application solutions. The Company operates in three main geographic areas: the Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa and Asia Pacific / Japan. Its marketing program comprises press releases, advertising, collateral, published technical and thought-leadership papers, newsletters, and customer case studies describing the benefits its customers are seeing from implementing its solutions. The Company's customers include Avnet Europe Comm VA, the distributor of its IIoT products in Europe, and Enel Distribuzione Spa, an Italian utility company. Its competitors include Cree Inc., Digi International, General Electric, LED Roadway Lighting, Maxim Integrated Products, Phillips, Siemens, Silver Springs Networks, STMicroelectronics, Texas Instruments, and Tridium. Many of its products and the markets and industries in which it is used are subject to U.S. and foreign regulation as well as local, industry-specific codes and requirements.

Ratios

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history
PB Ratio 1.15
ELON's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. ELON: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ELON' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 2.03 Max: 7.91
Current: 1.15
0.67
7.91
PS Ratio 0.86
ELON's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. ELON: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ELON' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 2.24 Max: 11.83
Current: 0.86
0.54
11.83
Current Ratio 4.06
ELON's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. ELON: 4.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ELON' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.84  Med: 5.19 Max: 24.78
Current: 4.06
2.84
24.78
Quick Ratio 3.72
ELON's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. ELON: 3.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ELON' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.57  Med: 4.59 Max: 23.95
Current: 3.72
2.57
23.95
Days Inventory 72.55
ELON's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
55% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 68.95 vs. ELON: 72.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ELON' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 41.1  Med: 67.61 Max: 184.11
Current: 72.55
41.1
184.11
Days Sales Outstanding 33.98
ELON's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
85% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 71.24 vs. ELON: 33.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ELON' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 33.98  Med: 69.93 Max: 88.8
Current: 33.98
33.98
88.8
Days Payable 43.31
ELON's Days Payable is ranked lower than
66% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 59.60 vs. ELON: 43.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ELON' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40.24  Med: 52.09 Max: 109.9
Current: 43.31
40.24
109.9

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.70
ELON's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. ELON: -0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ELON' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.1  Med: -1.15 Max: 1.1
Current: -0.7
-6.1
1.1

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Cash 1.93
ELON's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked higher than
96% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.31 vs. ELON: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
ELON' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.43  Med: 5.02 Max: 37.05
Current: 1.93
1.43
37.05
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 1.27
ELON's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 360 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.34 vs. ELON: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
ELON' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 3.04 Max: 21.45
Current: 1.27
0.94
21.45
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.19
ELON's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
77% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. ELON: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
ELON' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 2.38 Max: 19.72
Current: 1.19
0.89
19.72
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.39
ELON's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. ELON: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
ELON' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.67 Max: 7.43
Current: 0.39
0.29
7.43
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -64.98
ELON's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
96% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. ELON: -64.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
ELON' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -95.24  Med: 439.5 Max: 52839.4
Current: -64.98
-95.24
52839.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $32.39
EPS (TTM) $ -0.93
Beta-0.07
Short Percentage of Float0.52%
52-Week Range $4.17 - 6.40
Shares Outstanding (Mil)4.43
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Articles On GuruFocus.com
Echelon Corp. (ELON) Executive Chairman M Kenneth Oshman sells 1,073 Shares Mar 03 2011 
Echelon Corp. (ELON) Executive Chairman M Kenneth Oshman sells 2,062 Shares Mar 02 2011 
Echelon Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 04 2009 
Echelon Corp. (ELON) Executive VP and CFO Oliver R Stanfield sells 9,333 Shares Sep 17 2009 
Echelon Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 04 2009 
Echelon Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 08 2009 

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