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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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Cash to Debt No Debt
ELON's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
97% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 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: 2.45  Med: 550.24 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.76
ELON's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
78% of the 519 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. ELON: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ELON' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 0.8 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.76
0.45
0.96
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: -9.09
M-Score: -3.51
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 : 3/10

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Operating margin (%) -24.36
ELON's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. ELON: -24.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ELON' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.22  Med: -27.06 Max: -7.16
Current: -24.36
-52.22
-7.16
Net-margin (%) -22.52
ELON's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. ELON: -22.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ELON' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -62.81  Med: -29.6 Max: -8.31
Current: -22.52
-62.81
-8.31
ROE (%) -26.62
ELON's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.07 vs. ELON: -26.62 )
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: -26.62
-44.18
-9.37
ROA (%) -20.34
ELON's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. ELON: -20.34 )
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: -20.34
-27.37
-7.24
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -443.78
ELON's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.17 vs. ELON: -443.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ELON' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -443.78  Med: -51.99 Max: -24.7
Current: -443.78
-443.78
-24.7
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -34.60
ELON's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. ELON: -34.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ELON' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.9  Med: 7.4 Max: 35.6
Current: -34.6
-37.9
35.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 31.80
ELON's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. ELON: 31.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ELON' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.1  Med: -2.8 Max: 64
Current: 31.8
-43.1
64
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-05)


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ELON Guru Trades in Q1 2016

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ELON Guru Trades in Q2 2016

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Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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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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P/B 0.87
ELON's P/B is ranked higher than
80% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. ELON: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ELON' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 2.03 Max: 7.91
Current: 0.87
0.67
7.91
P/S 0.64
ELON's P/S is ranked higher than
74% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. ELON: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ELON' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 2.49 Max: 11.83
Current: 0.64
0.54
11.83
EV-to-EBIT 0.05
ELON's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
100% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 17.13 vs. ELON: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ELON' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -49.9  Med: -9.4 Max: 0.4
Current: 0.05
-49.9
0.4
EV-to-EBITDA 0.05
ELON's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
99% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 13.05 vs. ELON: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ELON' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -245.8  Med: -12.8 Max: 117.2
Current: 0.05
-245.8
117.2
Current Ratio 4.28
ELON's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. ELON: 4.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ELON' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.91  Med: 5.29 Max: 26.93
Current: 4.28
1.91
26.93
Quick Ratio 3.91
ELON's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. ELON: 3.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ELON' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 4.72 Max: 25.87
Current: 3.91
1.39
25.87
Days Inventory 68.24
ELON's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
50% of the 499 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 68.54 vs. ELON: 68.24 )
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: 68.24
41.1
184.11
Days Sales Outstanding 36.86
ELON's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
84% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 69.65 vs. ELON: 36.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ELON' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.86  Med: 79.04 Max: 88.8
Current: 36.86
36.86
88.8
Days Payable 34.02
ELON's Days Payable is ranked lower than
76% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 57.15 vs. ELON: 34.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ELON' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.02  Med: 57.58 Max: 109.9
Current: 34.02
34.02
109.9

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.80
ELON's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. ELON: -0.80 )
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: -1.2 Max: 1.1
Current: -0.8
-6.1
1.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 1.49
ELON's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
97% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.61 vs. ELON: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
ELON' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.36  Med: 5.62 Max: 138.28
Current: 1.49
1.36
138.28
Price/Net Current Asset Value 0.95
ELON's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.99 vs. ELON: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
ELON' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 3.34 Max: 72.3
Current: 0.95
0.87
72.3
Price/Tangible Book 0.90
ELON's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
81% of the 480 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. ELON: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ELON' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.82  Med: 2.53 Max: 66.66
Current: 0.9
0.82
66.66
Price/Median PS Value 0.25
ELON's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. ELON: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ELON' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.39 Max: 21.12
Current: 0.25
0.23
21.12
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2270.17
ELON's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. ELON: 2270.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ELON' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 271.9  Med: 590.9 Max: 52839.4
Current: 2270.17
271.9
52839.4

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $36.28
EPS (TTM) $ -1.85
Beta-1.21
Short Percentage of Float0.54%
52-Week Range $4.41 - 7.50
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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