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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
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Cash to Debt No Debt
EXFO's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
90% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. EXFO: No Debt )
EXFO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.34   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.83
EXFO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
91% of the 676 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. EXFO: 0.83 )
EXFO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 0.94
Current: 0.83

0.64
0.94
Interest Coverage No Debt
EXFO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
91% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 115.57 vs. EXFO: No Debt )
EXFO' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 9999.99   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 4.60
M-Score: -2.87
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 : 6/10

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Operating margin (%) 1.41
EXFO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. EXFO: 1.41 )
EXFO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -109.44   Max: 20.58
Current: 1.41

-109.44
20.58
Net-margin (%) 0.34
EXFO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 690 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. EXFO: 0.34 )
EXFO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -451.52   Max: 27.64
Current: 0.34

-451.52
27.64
ROE (%) 0.34
EXFO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.06 vs. EXFO: 0.34 )
EXFO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -106.71   Max: 18.24
Current: 0.34

-106.71
18.24
ROA (%) 0.28
EXFO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. EXFO: 0.28 )
EXFO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -99.78   Max: 16.34
Current: 0.28

-99.78
16.34
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 3.33
EXFO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.44 vs. EXFO: 3.33 )
EXFO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -99.32   Max: 72.79
Current: 3.33

-99.32
72.79
Revenue Growth (%) -1.80
EXFO's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 574 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. EXFO: -1.80 )
EXFO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -30.1   Max: 18.6
Current: -1.8

-30.1
18.6
EBITDA Growth (%) -23.30
EXFO's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. EXFO: -23.30 )
EXFO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -23.3   Max: 24.6
Current: -23.3

-23.3
24.6
EPS Growth (%) -58.20
EXFO's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. EXFO: -58.20 )
EXFO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -85.7   Max: -13.5
Current: -58.2

-85.7
-13.5
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

EXFO Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 2,167,234 sh (+7.42%)
Jim Simons 1,118,000 sh (+0.68%)
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Q1 2014

EXFO Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 2,217,234 sh (+2.31%)
Jim Simons 1,091,730 sh (-2.35%)
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Q2 2014

EXFO Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 2,268,534 sh (+2.31%)
Jim Simons 1,096,000 sh (+0.39%)
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Q3 2014

EXFO Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 1,108,800 sh (+1.17%)
Chuck Royce 2,268,534 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 193.00
EXFO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
64% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 65.00 vs. EXFO: 193.00 )
EXFO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.87   Max: 648.66
Current: 193

5.87
648.66
P/B 0.94
EXFO's P/B is ranked higher than
86% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. EXFO: 0.94 )
EXFO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 3.1
Current: 0.94

0.7
3.1
P/S 0.97
EXFO's P/S is ranked higher than
74% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. EXFO: 0.97 )
EXFO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.93   Max: 5.86
Current: 0.97

0.93
5.86
PFCF 18.90
EXFO's PFCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. EXFO: 18.90 )
EXFO' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 99999999.99
Current: 18.9

0.6
99999999.99
EV-to-EBIT 46.16
EXFO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
71% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 50.69 vs. EXFO: 46.16 )
EXFO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1081.3   Max: 608.8
Current: 46.16

-1081.3
608.8
Shiller P/E 135.91
EXFO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. EXFO: 135.91 )
EXFO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 20.86   Max: 164.67
Current: 135.91

20.86
164.67
Current Ratio 3.74
EXFO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 692 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. EXFO: 3.74 )
EXFO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.72   Max: 17.95
Current: 3.74

2.72
17.95
Quick Ratio 2.85
EXFO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 692 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. EXFO: 2.85 )
EXFO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.7   Max: 16.31
Current: 2.85

1.7
16.31

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 16.54
EXFO's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
89% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. EXFO: 16.54 )
EXFO' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 3.45   Max: 53.33
Current: 16.54

3.45
53.33
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.25
EXFO's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. EXFO: 3.25 )
EXFO' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.21   Max: 14.82
Current: 3.25

2.21
14.82
Price/Tangible Book 1.10
EXFO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
85% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. EXFO: 1.10 )
EXFO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 12.77
Current: 1.1

0.99
12.77
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.30
EXFO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
85% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 24.95 vs. EXFO: 1.30 )
EXFO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 3.73
Current: 1.3

0.7
3.73
Price/Median PS Value 0.55
EXFO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. EXFO: 0.55 )
EXFO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.57   Max: 18.44
Current: 0.55

0.57
18.44
Price/Graham Number 3.68
EXFO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
71% of the 756 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.18 vs. EXFO: 3.68 )
EXFO' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 12.22
Current: 3.68

1.07
12.22
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.20
EXFO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
68% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. EXFO: 2.20 )
EXFO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 12.8
Current: 2.2

0.2
12.8

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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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. We offer core-to-edge solutions that enable customers to increase network capacity and optimize reliability on their wireline and wireless IP (Internet protocol) networks. The Company 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. Some of the competitors are Anritsu Corporation, Ineoquest Technologies, Inc., JDS Uniphase Corporation, NetScout Systems, Inc., Spirent Communications plc, and Tektronix, Inc.
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