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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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.49
ETAK's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
74% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. ETAK: 0.49 )
ETAK' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.49

Equity to Asset 0.53
ETAK's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
83% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. ETAK: 0.53 )
ETAK' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -5.23   Max: 1
Current: 0.53

-5.23
1
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: -4.66
M-Score: -3.86
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 (%) -76.47
ETAK's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 810 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.14 vs. ETAK: -76.47 )
ETAK' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1553.8   Max: -23.97
Current: -76.47

-1553.8
-23.97
Net-margin (%) -96.96
ETAK's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 810 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.43 vs. ETAK: -96.96 )
ETAK' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -3056.96   Max: -25.46
Current: -96.96

-3056.96
-25.46
ROE (%) -93.82
ETAK's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 783 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.91 vs. ETAK: -93.82 )
ETAK' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -658.94   Max: -72.49
Current: -93.82

-658.94
-72.49
ROA (%) -51.09
ETAK's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 814 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.96 vs. ETAK: -51.09 )
ETAK' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -712.04   Max: -12.51
Current: -51.09

-712.04
-12.51
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -88.22
ETAK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 810 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.47 vs. ETAK: -88.22 )
ETAK' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -4766.67   Max: -88.22
Current: -88.22

-4766.67
-88.22
Revenue Growth (%) -30.20
ETAK's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 723 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. ETAK: -30.20 )
ETAK' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 244.8
Current: -30.2

0
244.8
EBITDA Growth (%) -52.10
ETAK's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 641 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. ETAK: -52.10 )
ETAK' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -54.2   Max: 22.2
Current: -52.1

-54.2
22.2
EPS Growth (%) -48.40
ETAK's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. ETAK: -48.40 )
ETAK' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -48.9   Max: 28.5
Current: -48.4

-48.9
28.5
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Ratios

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P/B 5.20
ETAK's P/B is ranked higher than
68% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. ETAK: 5.20 )
ETAK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 195
Current: 5.2

0.36
195
P/S 5.00
ETAK's P/S is ranked higher than
61% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. ETAK: 5.00 )
ETAK' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 93.75
Current: 5

0.15
93.75
EV-to-EBIT -8.56
ETAK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
54% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.06 vs. ETAK: -8.56 )
ETAK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 15.8   Max: 19.6
Current: -8.56

15.8
19.6
Current Ratio 0.96
ETAK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. ETAK: 0.96 )
ETAK' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 32.14
Current: 0.96

0.08
32.14
Quick Ratio 0.96
ETAK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
73% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. ETAK: 0.96 )
ETAK' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 32.14
Current: 0.96

0.08
32.14

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 9.30
ETAK's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
76% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.26 vs. ETAK: 9.30 )
ETAK' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 575
Current: 9.3

0.48
575
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
ETAK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. ETAK: 1.20 )
ETAK' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 17.31
Current: 1.2

0.06
17.31
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 980.40
ETAK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
100% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. ETAK: 980.40 )
ETAK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.1   Max: 1472.1
Current: 980.4

5.1
1472.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -42.86
ETAK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
62% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. ETAK: -42.86 )
ETAK' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -68.6   Max: -59
Current: -42.86

-68.6
-59

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Traded in other countries:7ET.Germany
Elephant Talk Communications Corp and its subsidiaries is a provider of mobile networking software and services. It also provides layered security services for mission critical applications in the cloud, through its wholly owned subsidiary, ValidSoft Ltd. The Company has developed mainly 'in-house', a comprehensive Mobile Enabling Platform, capable of hosting an integrated IT/BackOffice and Core Network for Mobile Network Operators (MNO's) and Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO's), Enablers (MVNE's) and Aggregators (MVNA's) on a fully outsourced basis. Its mobile enabling platform is either made available as an on premise solution or as a fully hosted service in 'the cloud', depending on the individual needs of its MNO and MVNO/MVNE/MVNA partners. The Company's mobile security services supply telecommunications-based multi-factor mutual authentication, identity and transaction verification solutions for all electronic transaction channels. This integrated suite of security services provides mission critical applications in the cloud to customers in industries such as financial services, government benefits, and insurance, as well as electronic medical record providers and mobile network operators. The company provides customers the means to effectively combat a variety of electronic fraud while at the same time protecting consumer privacy.
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