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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
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history
Cash to Debt 2.70
ELON's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
71% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. ELON: 2.70 )
ELON' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 2.66   Max: No Debt
Current: 2.7

Equity to Asset 0.60
ELON's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
70% of the 755 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. ELON: 0.60 )
ELON' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 0.96
Current: 0.6

0.59
0.96
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -4.33
M-Score: -4.06
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 (%) -43.25
ELON's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. ELON: -43.25 )
ELON' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -52.22   Max: 11.75
Current: -43.25

-52.22
11.75
Net-margin (%) -47.10
ELON's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. ELON: -47.10 )
ELON' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -62.81   Max: 13.64
Current: -47.1

-62.81
13.64
ROE (%) -44.14
ELON's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.17 vs. ELON: -44.14 )
ELON' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -44.18   Max: 9.06
Current: -44.14

-44.18
9.06
ROA (%) -26.96
ELON's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. ELON: -26.96 )
ELON' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -27.37   Max: 8.52
Current: -26.96

-27.37
8.52
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -133.34
ELON's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. ELON: -133.34 )
ELON' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -144.72   Max: 30.37
Current: -133.34

-144.72
30.37
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -37.90
ELON's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. ELON: -37.90 )
ELON' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -37.9   Max: 35.6
Current: -37.9

-37.9
35.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 24.40
ELON's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. ELON: 24.40 )
ELON' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -41.2   Max: 61.3
Current: 24.4

-41.2
61.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 5.10
ELON's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. ELON: 5.10 )
ELON' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 28.3
Current: 5.1

0
28.3
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

ELON Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 2,051,186 sh (+2.70%)
Jim Simons 677,800 sh (-10.02%)
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Q2 2014

ELON Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 2,186,186 sh (+6.58%)
Jim Simons 653,600 sh (-3.57%)
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Q3 2014

ELON Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Chuck Royce 2,285,086 sh (+4.52%)
Jim Simons 682,600 sh (+4.44%)
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Q4 2014

ELON Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 746,400 sh (+9.35%)
Chuck Royce 2,292,586 sh (+0.33%)
Chuck Royce 2,292,586 sh (+0.33%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 0.90
ELON's P/B is ranked higher than
87% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. ELON: 0.90 )
ELON' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 7.91
Current: 0.9

0.9
7.91
P/S 1.02
ELON's P/S is ranked higher than
68% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. ELON: 1.02 )
ELON' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 11.81
Current: 1.02

0.6
11.81
EV-to-EBIT -0.46
ELON's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
60% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 70.41 vs. ELON: -0.46 )
ELON' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -805.5   Max: 61.9
Current: -0.46

-805.5
61.9
Current Ratio 4.08
ELON's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. ELON: 4.08 )
ELON' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.84   Max: 24.78
Current: 4.08

2.84
24.78
Quick Ratio 3.84
ELON's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. ELON: 3.84 )
ELON' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 2.57   Max: 23.95
Current: 3.84

2.57
23.95
Days Inventory 71.69
ELON's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
71% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 73.12 vs. ELON: 71.69 )
ELON' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 41.1   Max: 111.25
Current: 71.69

41.1
111.25
Days Sales Outstanding 27.90
ELON's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
95% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 82.32 vs. ELON: 27.90 )
ELON' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 37.21   Max: 138.74
Current: 27.9

37.21
138.74

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 2.70
ELON's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
98% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ELON: 2.70 )
ELON' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 2.24   Max: 36.91
Current: 2.7

2.24
36.91
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.10
ELON's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
96% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. ELON: 2.10 )
ELON' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2   Max: 21.5
Current: 2.1

2
21.5
Price/Tangible Book 1.10
ELON's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
85% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. ELON: 1.10 )
ELON' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.41   Max: 65.5
Current: 1.1

1.41
65.5
Price/Median PS Value 0.30
ELON's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. ELON: 0.30 )
ELON' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 5.43
Current: 0.3

0.27
5.43
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -215.00
ELON's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
69% of the 776 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. ELON: -215.00 )
ELON' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -215   Max: 5.8
Current: -215

-215
5.8

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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Traded in other countries:EN6.Germany,
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 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 ("EMEA"); and Asia Pacific / Japan ("APJ"). 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 ("Avnet"), the distributor of its IIoT products in Europe, and Enel Distribuzione Spa ("Enel"), 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.
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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 Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results Jul 30 2009 
Echelon Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 08 2009 
Echelon Reports 2008 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results Feb 05 2009 
Echelon Corporation to Announce Results for the 2008 Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year on February 5, 2 Jan 23 2009 

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