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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 2.08
ERIXF's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
50% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. ERIXF: 2.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ERIXF' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 2.51 Max: No Debt
Current: 2.08
Equity to Asset 0.49
ERIXF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
64% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. ERIXF: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ERIXF' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.50 Max: 0.56
Current: 0.49
0.27
0.56
Interest Coverage 7.56
ERIXF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
82% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 355.16 vs. ERIXF: 7.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ERIXF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.82  Med: 9.57 Max: 25.27
Current: 7.56
3.82
25.27
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.24
M-Score: -2.35
WACC vs ROIC
9.09%
8.82%
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 : 5/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 7.05
ERIXF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 vs. ERIXF: 7.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ERIXF' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.87  Med: 7.89 Max: 21.79
Current: 7.05
2.87
21.79
Net-margin (%) 4.41
ERIXF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. ERIXF: 4.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ERIXF' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.78  Med: 5.40 Max: 16.02
Current: 4.41
1.78
16.02
ROE (%) 5.62
ERIXF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.93 vs. ERIXF: 5.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ERIXF' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.62  Med: 8.46 Max: 26.63
Current: 5.62
2.62
26.63
ROA (%) 2.81
ERIXF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. ERIXF: 2.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ERIXF' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.32  Med: 4.34 Max: 12.36
Current: 2.81
1.32
12.36
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 26.04
ERIXF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.34 vs. ERIXF: 26.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ERIXF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.55  Med: 63.45 Max: 407.64
Current: 26.04
24.55
407.64
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -100.00
ERIXF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. ERIXF: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ERIXF' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -100  Med: 3.05 Max: 19.6
Current: -100
-100
19.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -100.00
ERIXF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. ERIXF: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ERIXF' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -100  Med: -0.65 Max: 219.6
Current: -100
-100
219.6
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -2.40
ERIXF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. ERIXF: -2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ERIXF' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.2  Med: 2.15 Max: 19.7
Current: -2.4
-48.2
19.7
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 46.60
ERIXF's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
74% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 19.70 vs. ERIXF: 46.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ERIXF' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.13  Med: 18.37 Max: 86.65
Current: 46.6
9.13
86.65
Forward P/E 10.58
ERIXF's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
70% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 14.95 vs. ERIXF: 10.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 46.30
ERIXF's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
73% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. ERIXF: 46.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ERIXF' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.13  Med: 18.26 Max: 85.45
Current: 46.3
9.13
85.45
P/B 1.78
ERIXF's P/B is ranked lower than
53% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. ERIXF: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ERIXF' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 1.84 Max: 4.81
Current: 1.78
1.05
4.81
P/S 2.00
ERIXF's P/S is ranked lower than
67% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. ERIXF: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ERIXF' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.68 Max: 4.23
Current: 2
0.8
4.23
PFCF 47.21
ERIXF's PFCF is ranked lower than
83% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 15.18 vs. ERIXF: 47.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ERIXF' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.26  Med: 19.18 Max: 661.11
Current: 47.21
6.26
661.11
POCF 18.05
ERIXF's POCF is ranked lower than
66% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.59 vs. ERIXF: 18.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ERIXF' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.85  Med: 14.15 Max: 55.53
Current: 18.05
4.85
55.53
EV-to-EBIT 25.21
ERIXF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
64% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.50 vs. ERIXF: 25.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ERIXF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.2  Med: 15.60 Max: 57.6
Current: 25.21
6.2
57.6
EV-to-EBITDA 15.93
ERIXF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
58% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.29 vs. ERIXF: 15.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ERIXF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.5  Med: 11.80 Max: 19.6
Current: 15.93
4.5
19.6
Shiller P/E 15.94
ERIXF's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
70% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 25.89 vs. ERIXF: 15.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ERIXF' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.88  Med: 39.53 Max: 1232.86
Current: 15.94
13.88
1232.86
Current Ratio 2.11
ERIXF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. ERIXF: 2.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ERIXF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.54  Med: 2.05 Max: 2.9
Current: 2.11
1.54
2.9
Quick Ratio 1.74
ERIXF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. ERIXF: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ERIXF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.18  Med: 1.74 Max: 2.54
Current: 1.74
1.18
2.54
Days Inventory 92.42
ERIXF's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
63% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 70.57 vs. ERIXF: 92.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ERIXF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 62.32  Med: 70.86 Max: 78.07
Current: 92.42
62.32
78.07
Days Sales Outstanding 154.16
ERIXF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
87% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 73.90 vs. ERIXF: 154.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ERIXF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 99.15  Med: 109.72 Max: 132.58
Current: 154.16
99.15
132.58
Days Payable 67.80
ERIXF's Days Payable is ranked higher than
57% of the 441 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 59.90 vs. ERIXF: 67.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ERIXF' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 49.56  Med: 55.87 Max: 70.57
Current: 67.8
49.56
70.57

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 4.56
ERIXF's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
82% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. ERIXF: 4.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ERIXF' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.58  Med: 3.33 Max: 5.68
Current: 4.56
1.58
5.68
Dividend Payout 1.04
ERIXF's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
80% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. ERIXF: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
ERIXF' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.24  Med: 4.01 Max: 7.35
Current: 1.04
1.24
7.35
Dividend Growth (3y) 10.10
ERIXF's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
67% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. ERIXF: 10.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
ERIXF' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 11.2
Current: 10.1
0
11.2
Forward Dividend Yield 5.05
ERIXF's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
84% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. ERIXF: 5.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 7.51
ERIXF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
86% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. ERIXF: 7.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ERIXF' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.6  Med: 5.49 Max: 9.36
Current: 7.51
2.6
9.36
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.70
ERIXF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. ERIXF: -0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ERIXF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26  Med: -0.35 Max: 0.3
Current: -0.7
-26
0.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 5.65
ERIXF's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 386 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.52 vs. ERIXF: 5.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
ERIXF' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.29  Med: 5.85 Max: 46.21
Current: 5.65
3.29
46.21
Price/Tangible Book 3.00
ERIXF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
64% of the 483 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. ERIXF: 3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ERIXF' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 3.09 Max: 16.73
Current: 3
0.94
16.73
Price/Projected FCF 1.00
ERIXF's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
59% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. ERIXF: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ERIXF' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.24 Max: 13.84
Current: 1
0.41
13.84
Price/Median PS Value 1.68
ERIXF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
79% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. ERIXF: 1.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ERIXF' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 1.01 Max: 3.77
Current: 1.68
0.18
3.77
Price/Graham Number 2.02
ERIXF's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
66% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. ERIXF: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ERIXF' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 1.81 Max: 6.99
Current: 2.02
1.01
6.99
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.00
ERIXF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. ERIXF: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ERIXF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 6.40 Max: 16.2
Current: 4
1.7
16.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -2.65
ERIXF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.44 vs. ERIXF: -2.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ERIXF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.3  Med: 1.60 Max: 25
Current: -2.65
-9.3
25

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $27461
EPS $ 0.38
Beta0.66
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $8.40 - 13.08
Shares Outstanding(Mil)3305.00

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 28,876 29,024 29,760
EPS($) 0.65 0.79 0.82
EPS without NRI($) 0.65 0.79 0.82

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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Traded in other countries:ERIC.Argentina, ERIBR.Finland, ERCB.Germany, ERIC N.Mexico, ERIC B.Sweden, ERICB.Switzerland, 0O87.UK, ERIC.USA,
LM Ericsson Telephone Company was incorporated on August 18, 1918. It is a provider of communications networks, telecom services and support solutions. Its segments include Networks, Global Services, Support Solutions and ST-Ericsson. The Networks segment delivers products and solutions for mobile access, IP and transport networks and core networks. It offers Radio access solutions, Switching and IMS solutions and Operations Support Systems. The Global Services segment delivers managed services, product-related services and consulting and systems integration services. Managed services offer solutions for designing, building, operating and managing the day-to-day operations of the customer's network or solution, maintenance, network sharing solutions as well as shared solutions such as hosting of platforms and applications. Product-related services offers Services to expand, upgrade, restructure networks, network-rollout services, customer support and network optimization services. Consulting and Systems Integration offers technology and operational consulting, integration of multi-vendor equipment, design and integration of new solutions and transforming programs. The Support Solutions segment provides enablers and applications for operators. It offers Operations Support Systems, Business Support Systems, TV solutions and M-Commerce solutions. The ST-Ericsson segment is a joint venture, it offers modems and ModAps (integrated modem and application processor platforms) for device manufacturers. The Company is subject to certain environmental, health and safety laws and regulations that affect its operations, facilities and products in each of the jurisdictions in which it operates.
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