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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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history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
EXFO's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 539 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 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: 0.01  Med: 171.41 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.78
EXFO's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
79% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. EXFO: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
EXFO' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.87 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.78
0.5
0.96
Interest Coverage 266.44
EXFO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
56% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 85.40 vs. EXFO: 266.44 )
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: 266.44
Piotroski F-Score: 8
Altman Z-Score: 5.65
Beneish M-Score: -2.70
WACC vs ROIC
10.05%
6.76%
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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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 7.02
EXFO's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
67% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. EXFO: 7.02 )
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: 7.02
-14.54
10.97
Net Margin % 4.42
EXFO's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
61% of the 534 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. EXFO: 4.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
EXFO' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.83  Med: 2.73 Max: 27.64
Current: 4.42
-10.83
27.64
ROE % 5.91
EXFO's ROE % is ranked higher than
58% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. EXFO: 5.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
EXFO' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.22  Med: 2.86 Max: 18.48
Current: 5.91
-7.22
18.48
ROA % 4.53
EXFO's ROA % is ranked higher than
65% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. EXFO: 4.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
EXFO' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.33  Med: 2.35 Max: 16.55
Current: 4.53
-6.33
16.55
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 22.25
EXFO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
66% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.36 vs. EXFO: 22.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
EXFO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.58  Med: 8.25 Max: 27.54
Current: 22.25
-33.58
27.54
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 10.30
EXFO's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
70% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. EXFO: 10.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
EXFO' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.3  Med: 9.1 Max: 17.8
Current: 10.3
-29.3
17.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 23.00
EXFO's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
74% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. EXFO: 23.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
EXFO' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.4  Med: 4.8 Max: 25.2
Current: 23
-27.4
25.2
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 115.40
EXFO's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
97% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. EXFO: 115.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
EXFO' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -85.5  Med: -38.15 Max: 115.4
Current: 115.4
-85.5
115.4
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment    NAICS: 334290    SIC: 3351
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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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PE Ratio 27.43
EXFO's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 24.45 vs. EXFO: 27.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
EXFO' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.77  Med: 36.57 Max: 606.41
Current: 27.43
5.77
606.41
Forward PE Ratio 19.23
EXFO's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 17.09 vs. EXFO: 19.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 27.43
EXFO's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
55% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 24.45 vs. EXFO: 27.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
EXFO' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.11  Med: 41.67 Max: 448.47
Current: 27.43
6.11
448.47
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 27.85
EXFO's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
56% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 20.77 vs. EXFO: 27.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
EXFO' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.73  Med: 23.75 Max: 1030
Current: 27.85
2.73
1030
PB Ratio 1.58
EXFO's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 538 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. EXFO: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
EXFO' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.27 Max: 3.09
Current: 1.58
0.67
3.09
PS Ratio 1.24
EXFO's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. EXFO: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
EXFO' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.39 Max: 4.99
Current: 1.24
0.73
4.99
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 17.82
EXFO's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
51% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 17.64 vs. EXFO: 17.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
EXFO' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 37.48 Max: 281
Current: 17.82
0.61
281
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 14.14
EXFO's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
56% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.54 vs. EXFO: 14.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
EXFO' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.95  Med: 22.45 Max: 316.88
Current: 14.14
6.95
316.88
EV-to-EBIT 15.05
EXFO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
60% of the 360 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 18.32 vs. EXFO: 15.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EXFO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -291.3  Med: 19.15 Max: 525.6
Current: 15.05
-291.3
525.6
EV-to-EBITDA 11.58
EXFO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
59% of the 392 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 14.29 vs. EXFO: 11.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EXFO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -62.1  Med: 12.85 Max: 42.4
Current: 11.58
-62.1
42.4
Shiller PE Ratio 42.78
EXFO's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 33.27 vs. EXFO: 42.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
EXFO' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.31  Med: 31.56 Max: 63.38
Current: 42.78
21.31
63.38
Current Ratio 2.85
EXFO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. EXFO: 2.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
EXFO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.74  Med: 5.17 Max: 17.95
Current: 2.85
1.74
17.95
Quick Ratio 2.09
EXFO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. EXFO: 2.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
EXFO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 3.97 Max: 16.31
Current: 2.09
0.99
16.31
Days Inventory 135.00
EXFO's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
80% of the 503 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 71.20 vs. EXFO: 135.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
EXFO' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 122.82  Med: 160.88 Max: 199.27
Current: 135
122.82
199.27
Days Sales Outstanding 67.14
EXFO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
57% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 72.21 vs. EXFO: 67.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
EXFO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 54.97  Med: 70.8 Max: 99.74
Current: 67.14
54.97
99.74

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 333 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-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 3.88
EXFO's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
54% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.44 vs. EXFO: 3.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
EXFO' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 2.7 Max: 13.56
Current: 3.88
1.39
13.56
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.91
EXFO's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
56% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. EXFO: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
EXFO' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 1.76 Max: 12.79
Current: 1.91
0.97
12.79
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.46
EXFO's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
51% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. EXFO: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
EXFO' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.33 Max: 3.51
Current: 1.46
0.32
3.51
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.89
EXFO's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. EXFO: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
EXFO' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.37 Max: 22.43
Current: 0.89
0.55
22.43
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 4.78
EXFO's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
87% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. EXFO: 4.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
EXFO' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.68 Max: 30
Current: 4.78
0.31
30
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.54
EXFO's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
57% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. EXFO: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
EXFO' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 2.07 Max: 11.98
Current: 1.54
0.64
11.98
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 6.65
EXFO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
74% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. EXFO: 6.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
EXFO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 3.6 Max: 13.2
Current: 6.65
0.2
13.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 7.18
EXFO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
50% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.15 vs. EXFO: 7.18 )
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: -26.7  Med: 0.5 Max: 25.9
Current: 7.18
-26.7
25.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $239.1
EPS (TTM) $ 0.19
Beta0.50
Short Percentage of Float0.12%
52-Week Range $2.85 - 6.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)54.44

Analyst Estimate

Aug17 Aug18
Revenue (Mil $) 251 264
EPS ($) 0.27 0.32
EPS without NRI ($) 0.27 0.32
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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