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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 : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 97.10
EXFO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
71% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.58 vs. EXFO: 97.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
EXFO' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 168.96 Max: No Debt
Current: 97.1
Equity to Asset 0.77
EXFO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
79% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. EXFO: 0.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
EXFO' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.88 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.77
0.5
0.96
Interest Coverage 72.32
EXFO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
64% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 25.08 vs. EXFO: 72.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
EXFO' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.22  Med: 10000.00 Max: 9999.99
Current: 72.32
37.22
9999.99
F-Score: 9
Z-Score: 4.76
M-Score: -2.73
WACC vs ROIC
7.84%
4.41%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 5.23
EXFO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. EXFO: 5.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
EXFO' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.54  Med: 3.40 Max: 10.97
Current: 5.23
-14.54
10.97
Net-margin (%) 3.96
EXFO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. EXFO: 3.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
EXFO' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.83  Med: 2.83 Max: 27.64
Current: 3.96
-10.83
27.64
ROE (%) 5.12
EXFO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 518 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.07 vs. EXFO: 5.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
EXFO' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.22  Med: 2.97 Max: 18.48
Current: 5.12
-7.22
18.48
ROA (%) 3.95
EXFO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 534 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. EXFO: 3.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
EXFO' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.32  Med: 2.44 Max: 16.56
Current: 3.95
-6.32
16.56
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 15.44
EXFO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.13 vs. EXFO: 15.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
EXFO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.57  Med: 8.22 Max: 27.55
Current: 15.44
-33.57
27.55
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.40
EXFO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. EXFO: 7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EXFO' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.3  Med: 8.25 Max: 17.8
Current: 7.4
-29.3
17.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 1.40
EXFO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. EXFO: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EXFO' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.4  Med: 3.10 Max: 25.2
Current: 1.4
-27.4
25.2
» EXFO's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-06-23)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

EXFO Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 1,192,900 sh (+2.67%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Q2 2015

EXFO Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 1,180,300 sh (-1.06%)
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Q3 2015

EXFO Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 1,193,700 sh (+1.14%)
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Q4 2015

EXFO Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 1,214,900 sh (+1.78%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 22.93
EXFO's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
56% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 21.08 vs. EXFO: 22.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
EXFO' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.77  Med: 37.94 Max: 606.6
Current: 22.93
5.77
606.6
Forward P/E 15.58
EXFO's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
68% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 13.44 vs. EXFO: 15.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 24.09
EXFO's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
58% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 20.99 vs. EXFO: 24.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
EXFO' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.11  Med: 45.54 Max: 284.16
Current: 24.09
6.11
284.16
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 24.45
EXFO's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
69% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 15.81 vs. EXFO: 24.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
EXFO' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.68  Med: 23.37 Max: 971.67
Current: 24.45
2.68
971.67
P/B 1.09
EXFO's P/B is ranked higher than
66% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. EXFO: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
EXFO' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.35 Max: 3.09
Current: 1.09
0.67
3.09
P/S 0.92
EXFO's P/S is ranked higher than
54% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. EXFO: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
EXFO' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.50 Max: 4.99
Current: 0.92
0.73
4.99
PFCF 17.99
EXFO's PFCF is ranked lower than
62% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 14.41 vs. EXFO: 17.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
EXFO' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 37.22 Max: 281
Current: 17.99
0.61
281
POCF 10.97
EXFO's POCF is ranked lower than
54% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.11 vs. EXFO: 10.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
EXFO' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.44  Med: 24.55 Max: 316.88
Current: 10.97
7.44
316.88
EV-to-EBIT 13.03
EXFO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
54% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.77 vs. EXFO: 13.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EXFO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1347.7  Med: 20.40 Max: 524.6
Current: 13.03
-1347.7
524.6
EV-to-EBITDA 8.83
EXFO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
57% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.31 vs. EXFO: 8.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EXFO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -62  Med: 14.15 Max: 42.4
Current: 8.83
-62
42.4
Shiller P/E 28.35
EXFO's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
54% of the 99 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 28.59 vs. EXFO: 28.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
EXFO' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.31  Med: 31.00 Max: 63.38
Current: 28.35
21.31
63.38
Current Ratio 2.73
EXFO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. EXFO: 2.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
EXFO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.74  Med: 5.83 Max: 17.95
Current: 2.73
1.74
17.95
Quick Ratio 1.99
EXFO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. EXFO: 1.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
EXFO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 4.26 Max: 16.31
Current: 1.99
0.99
16.31
Days Inventory 135.44
EXFO's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
79% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 68.72 vs. EXFO: 135.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
EXFO' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 122.82  Med: 160.85 Max: 199.33
Current: 135.44
122.82
199.33
Days Sales Outstanding 64.30
EXFO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
58% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 72.66 vs. EXFO: 64.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
EXFO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 54.97  Med: 70.80 Max: 99.74
Current: 64.3
54.97
99.74

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.81
EXFO's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
57% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.59 vs. EXFO: 2.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
EXFO' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 2.70 Max: 13.56
Current: 2.81
1.39
13.56
Price/Tangible Book 1.34
EXFO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
64% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. EXFO: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
EXFO' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 1.81 Max: 12.78
Current: 1.34
0.97
12.78
Price/Projected FCF 1.13
EXFO's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
51% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. EXFO: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
EXFO' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.35 Max: 3.51
Current: 1.13
0.32
3.51
Price/Median PS Value 0.64
EXFO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. EXFO: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
EXFO' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.29 Max: 20.65
Current: 0.64
0.51
20.65
Price/Graham Number 1.22
EXFO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
56% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. EXFO: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
EXFO' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 2.07 Max: 11.98
Current: 1.22
0.63
11.98
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.72
EXFO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. EXFO: 7.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
EXFO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 3.20 Max: 13.2
Current: 7.72
0.2
13.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -10.62
EXFO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.47 vs. EXFO: -10.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
EXFO' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.8  Med: 0.40 Max: 25.9
Current: -10.62
-26.8
25.9

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $223
EPS $ 0.15
Beta0.45
Short Percentage of Float0.10%
52-Week Range $2.12 - 4.36
Shares Outstanding(Mil)53.95

Analyst Estimate

Aug16 Aug17 Aug18
Revenue(Mil) 292 304 340
EPS($) 0.30 0.33 0.42
EPS without NRI($) 0.30 0.33 0.42

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
Compare:ROCO:3558, NAS:CLFD, HKSE:01063, TPE:3596, OHEL:BITTI, IST:NETAS » details
Traded in other countries:EXF.Canada, EEZ.Germany,
EXFO Inc was incorporated on September 18, 1985. The Company is a provider of next-generation test and service assurance solutions for network operators and equipment manufacturers in the telecommunications industry. The Company offers core-to-edge solutions that enables its customers to increase network capacity and optimize reliability on their wireline and wireless IP (Internet protocol) networks. It expanded its product portfolio into service assurance for next-generation IP networks and into test equipment for 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE wireless networks. Its service assurance solution, called the Brix System, is a probe-based hardware and software solution that delivers end-to-end, quality of service and quality of experience visibility as well as real-time IP service monitoring and verification of next-generation IP networks.

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