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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
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Cash to Debt 2.63
ELON's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
66% of the 647 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. ELON: 2.63 )
ELON' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 2.45   Max: No Debt
Current: 2.63

Equity to Asset 0.61
ELON's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
68% of the 635 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. ELON: 0.61 )
ELON' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 0.96
Current: 0.61

0.45
0.96
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: -1.72
M-Score: -3.87
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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Operating margin (%) -27.06
ELON's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.69 vs. ELON: -27.06 )
ELON' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -52.22   Max: 11.75
Current: -27.06

-52.22
11.75
Net-margin (%) -29.17
ELON's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 645 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. ELON: -29.17 )
ELON' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -42.67   Max: 13.64
Current: -29.17

-42.67
13.64
ROE (%) -30.46
ELON's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 643 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. ELON: -30.46 )
ELON' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -29.84   Max: 9.06
Current: -30.46

-29.84
9.06
ROA (%) -19.11
ELON's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.02 vs. ELON: -19.11 )
ELON' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -20.2   Max: 8.52
Current: -19.11

-20.2
8.52
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -79.42
ELON's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 649 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.02 vs. ELON: -79.42 )
ELON' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -144.72   Max: 30.37
Current: -79.42

-144.72
30.37
Revenue Growth (%) -9.30
ELON's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 548 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. ELON: -9.30 )
ELON' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -20.6   Max: 35.6
Current: -9.3

-20.6
35.6
EBITDA Growth (%) -20.20
ELON's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 407 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. ELON: -20.20 )
ELON' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -42.9   Max: 61.3
Current: -20.2

-42.9
61.3
EPS Growth (%) -18.60
ELON's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.20 vs. ELON: -18.60 )
ELON' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 28.3
Current: -18.6

0
28.3
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Q3 2013

ELON Guru Trades in Q3 2013

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ELON Guru Trades in Q4 2013

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Jim Simons 753,240 sh (+3.57%)
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ELON Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 2,051,186 sh (+2.7%)
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%)
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Ratios

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P/B 1.91
ELON's P/B is ranked higher than
73% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. ELON: 1.91 )
ELON' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.08   Max: 7.91
Current: 1.91

1.08
7.91
P/S 1.53
ELON's P/S is ranked higher than
68% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. ELON: 1.53 )
ELON' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 11.81
Current: 1.53

0.6
11.81
EV-to-EBIT -3.62
ELON's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
58% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 53.81 vs. ELON: -3.62 )
ELON' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 17.4   Max: 1278.3
Current: -3.62

17.4
1278.3
Current Ratio 3.55
ELON's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. ELON: 3.55 )
ELON' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.91   Max: 26.93
Current: 3.55

1.91
26.93
Quick Ratio 3.26
ELON's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. ELON: 3.26 )
ELON' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.39   Max: 25.87
Current: 3.26

1.39
25.87

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 11.10
ELON's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
93% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ELON: 11.10 )
ELON' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.96   Max: 137.95
Current: 11.1

1.96
137.95
Price/Net Current Asset Value 5.67
ELON's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ELON: 5.67 )
ELON' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.77   Max: 88.51
Current: 5.67

1.77
88.51
Price/Tangible Book 2.09
ELON's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
75% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.28 vs. ELON: 2.09 )
ELON' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.41   Max: 65.5
Current: 2.09

1.41
65.5
Price/Median PS Value 0.48
ELON's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. ELON: 0.48 )
ELON' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 15.94
Current: 0.48

0.25
15.94
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.60
ELON's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
58% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. ELON: 0.60 )
ELON' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 5.8
Current: 0.6

0.1
5.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -6.83
ELON's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
52% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. ELON: -6.83 )
ELON' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -2.4   Max: -0.8
Current: -6.83

-2.4
-0.8

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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Traded in other countries:EN6.Germany
Echelon Corporation was incorporated in California in February 1988 and reincorporated in Delaware in 1989. The Company develops markets and supports an open standard, multi-application energy control networking platform. Today the Company's technology platform is embedded in more than 100 million devices, 35 million homes, and 300,000 buildings. Over 300,000 buildings around the world use its technology to provide a comfortable, safe, and productive environment, all while reducing energy consumption. The Company's product portfolio includes: Smart Transceivers - Free-topology twisted pair smart transceivers that can be embedded into building automation devices such as sensors, thermostats, motion detectors, air handlers, and chillers; Smart Server Controller - A system manager and field controller that provides functionality for high-performance building networks and smart-energy applications and can serve as a standalone controller for smaller networks; LNS and OpenLNS Operating System - These development and integration tools allow building owners to change service providers as needed and leverage competitive bidding because all the necessary information about the network is maintained in the building owner's LNS database; and Third Party Software - Third party energy management or grid analytics software and apps are available for the Smart Server in hosted or server-based configurations. The Company's product portfolio includes: Smart Transceivers - Street light manufacturers can embed its Power line smart transceivers into their streetlight ballasts, drivers, generators, and/or outdoor lighting controllers; Smart Server Segment Controller - The Company's Smart Server Segment Controller is a controller and gateway for connecting streetlight segments to a city's service center; PL/RF Bridge - The Company's PL/RF Bridge can be used to connect segments (groups) of streetlights to a Smart Server; and Third Party Software - Third-party system software integrates with a city's enterprise applications and manages the street lighting network using the Smart Server for control and communication. Echelon's smart grid products consist of: Smart Meters - The Company's smart meters are part of its NES Smart Metering Solution and provide revenue-grade payment capabilities such as load profiling, time-of-use, display of energy consumption and prepaid metering as well as advanced features such as an integrated remote connect/disconnect switch, the ability to provide remote upgrades and over 50 power quality measurements; Edge Control Nodes (ECNs) or Data Concentrators - Located at the medium voltage/low voltage transformer, the ECNs or Data Concentrators connect smart meters and OSGP-based grid devices, such as load controllers or water and gas meter gateways to the wide area network (WAN); and NES System Software - NES System Software allows a utility to deploy, configure, audit, diagnose, and retrieve data from smart meters and other OSGP
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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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