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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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Cash to Debt No Debt
EXFO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. EXFO: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
EXFO' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.34  Med: 219.08 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.76
EXFO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
77% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. EXFO: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
EXFO' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 0.88 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.76
0.64
0.94
Interest Coverage 126.41
EXFO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
51% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 103.06 vs. EXFO: 126.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
EXFO' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.22  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 126.41
F-Score: 9
Z-Score: 4.99
M-Score: -2.87
WACC vs ROIC
9.37%
5.81%
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 : 8/10

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Operating margin (%) 6.74
EXFO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 534 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. EXFO: 6.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
EXFO' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.54  Med: 3.4 Max: 10.97
Current: 6.74
-14.54
10.97
Net-margin (%) 3.88
EXFO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. EXFO: 3.88 )
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: 3.88
-10.83
27.64
ROE (%) 5.13
EXFO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.78 vs. EXFO: 5.13 )
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: 5.13
-7.22
18.48
ROA (%) 3.93
EXFO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. EXFO: 3.93 )
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: 3.93
-6.32
16.56
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 20.86
EXFO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 538 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.94 vs. EXFO: 20.86 )
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: 20.86
-33.57
27.55
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 10.30
EXFO's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. EXFO: 10.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EXFO' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.3  Med: 9.1 Max: 17.8
Current: 10.3
-29.3
17.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 23.00
EXFO's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. EXFO: 23.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EXFO' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.4  Med: 4.8 Max: 25.2
Current: 23
-27.4
25.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 115.40
EXFO's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. EXFO: 115.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
EXFO' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -84.6  Med: -38.1 Max: 115.4
Current: 115.4
-84.6
115.4
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-03-08)


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Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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Traded in other countries:EXF.Canada, EEZ.Germany,
EXFO Inc and its subsidiaries designs, manufactures and market test, service assurance and quality of experience solutions for wireless and wireline network operators and equipment manufacturers in the telecommunications industry.

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.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 27.57
EXFO's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
59% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 22.16 vs. EXFO: 27.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
EXFO' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.77  Med: 35.49 Max: 606.6
Current: 27.57
5.77
606.6
Forward P/E 16.56
EXFO's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
55% of the 62 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 15.87 vs. EXFO: 16.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 27.57
EXFO's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
58% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 22.45 vs. EXFO: 27.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
EXFO' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.11  Med: 42.37 Max: 284.16
Current: 27.57
6.11
284.16
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 19.36
EXFO's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
52% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 20.16 vs. EXFO: 19.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
EXFO' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.73  Med: 22.88 Max: 1030
Current: 19.36
2.73
1030
P/B 1.30
EXFO's P/B is ranked higher than
62% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. EXFO: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
EXFO' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.27 Max: 3.09
Current: 1.3
0.67
3.09
P/S 1.03
EXFO's P/S is ranked higher than
57% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.26 vs. EXFO: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
EXFO' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.4 Max: 4.99
Current: 1.03
0.73
4.99
PFCF 12.81
EXFO's PFCF is ranked higher than
58% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 15.32 vs. EXFO: 12.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
EXFO' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 37.4 Max: 281
Current: 12.81
0.61
281
POCF 9.60
EXFO's POCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.24 vs. EXFO: 9.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
EXFO' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.95  Med: 23.38 Max: 316.88
Current: 9.6
6.95
316.88
EV-to-EBIT 12.22
EXFO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
63% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 15.67 vs. EXFO: 12.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EXFO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -292.2  Med: 19.5 Max: 524.6
Current: 12.22
-292.2
524.6
EV-to-EBITDA 9.27
EXFO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
63% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.79 vs. EXFO: 9.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EXFO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -62  Med: 13.05 Max: 42.4
Current: 9.27
-62
42.4
Shiller P/E 34.47
EXFO's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
55% of the 98 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 31.53 vs. EXFO: 34.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
EXFO' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.31  Med: 30.28 Max: 63.38
Current: 34.47
21.31
63.38
Current Ratio 2.82
EXFO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. EXFO: 2.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
EXFO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.62  Med: 5.35 Max: 17.95
Current: 2.82
2.62
17.95
Quick Ratio 2.13
EXFO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. EXFO: 2.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
EXFO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 4.24 Max: 16.31
Current: 2.13
1.7
16.31
Days Inventory 134.02
EXFO's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
79% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 70.17 vs. EXFO: 134.02 )
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: 134.02
122.82
199.33
Days Sales Outstanding 69.48
EXFO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
52% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 71.19 vs. EXFO: 69.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
EXFO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 54.97  Med: 71.34 Max: 99.74
Current: 69.48
54.97
99.74
Days Payable 69.82
EXFO's Days Payable is ranked higher than
59% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 58.08 vs. EXFO: 69.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
EXFO' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.48  Med: 59.51 Max: 127.32
Current: 69.82
39.48
127.32

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 3.70
EXFO's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. EXFO: 3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
EXFO' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.4  Med: -0.2 Max: 4.8
Current: 3.7
-17.4
4.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.04
EXFO's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.78 vs. EXFO: 3.04 )
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: 1.46  Med: 2.58 Max: 13.56
Current: 3.04
1.46
13.56
Price/Tangible Book 1.51
EXFO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
61% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. EXFO: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
EXFO' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 1.69 Max: 12.78
Current: 1.51
1
12.78
Price/Projected FCF 1.20
EXFO's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
52% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. EXFO: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
EXFO' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 1.13 Max: 2.84
Current: 1.2
0.64
2.84
Price/Median PS Value 0.73
EXFO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. EXFO: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
EXFO' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 1.2 Max: 22.31
Current: 0.73
0.54
22.31
Price/Graham Number 1.36
EXFO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
55% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. EXFO: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
EXFO' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 2.01 Max: 11.32
Current: 1.36
1.01
11.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.20
EXFO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. EXFO: 8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
EXFO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 3.4 Max: 13.2
Current: 8.2
0.2
13.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -0.49
EXFO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.88 vs. EXFO: -0.49 )
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: 0.4 Max: 25.9
Current: -0.49
-26.8
25.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $232.6
EPS (TTM) $ 0.16
Beta0.39
Short Percentage of Float0.09%
52-Week Range $2.35 - 4.45
Shares Outstanding (Mil)54.44

Analyst Estimate

Aug17 Aug18
Revenue (Mil $) 334 349
EPS ($) 0.35 0.42
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.35 0.42
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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