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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
90% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.27 vs. EXFO: No Debt )
EXFO' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.81
EXFO's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
90% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. EXFO: 0.81 )
EXFO' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 0.96
Current: 0.81

0.5
0.96
Interest Coverage No Debt
EXFO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
89% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 130.28 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: 4.84
M-Score: -2.49
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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history
Operating margin (%) 1.16
EXFO's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. EXFO: 1.16 )
EXFO' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -109.44   Max: 20.58
Current: 1.16

-109.44
20.58
Net-margin (%) 0.55
EXFO's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 621 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. EXFO: 0.55 )
EXFO' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -451.52   Max: 27.64
Current: 0.55

-451.52
27.64
ROE (%) 0.57
EXFO's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. EXFO: 0.57 )
EXFO' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -186.53   Max: 39.61
Current: 0.57

-186.53
39.61
ROA (%) 0.48
EXFO's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 627 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. EXFO: 0.48 )
EXFO' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -173.4   Max: 25.46
Current: 0.48

-173.4
25.46
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.08
EXFO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 624 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.76 vs. EXFO: 4.08 )
EXFO' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -109.91   Max: 58.12
Current: 4.08

-109.91
58.12
Revenue Growth (%) 5.80
EXFO's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. EXFO: 5.80 )
EXFO' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -30.1   Max: 18.6
Current: 5.8

-30.1
18.6
EBITDA Growth (%) -14.80
EXFO's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. EXFO: -14.80 )
EXFO' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -14.8   Max: 24.6
Current: -14.8

-14.8
24.6
EPS Growth (%) -30.60
EXFO's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
54% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.20 vs. EXFO: -30.60 )
EXFO' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -85.7   Max: -13.5
Current: -30.6

-85.7
-13.5
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

EXFO Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Chuck Royce 2,017,500 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 1,110,500 sh (-0.07%)
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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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with EXFO

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Mario Gabelli 2012-12-31 Sold Out $4.38 - $5.5 $ 4.4-8%0
Mario Gabelli 2012-06-30 New Buy$5.15 - $7.49 $ 4.4-31%10000
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 77.00
EXFO's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
60% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 48.30 vs. EXFO: 77.00 )
EXFO' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.87   Max: 296.12
Current: 77

5.87
296.12
P/B 1.15
EXFO's P/B is ranked higher than
79% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. EXFO: 1.15 )
EXFO' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 3.1
Current: 1.15

0.7
3.1
P/S 1.16
EXFO's P/S is ranked higher than
65% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. EXFO: 1.16 )
EXFO' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 6.71
Current: 1.16

1.01
6.71
EV-to-EBIT 55.80
EXFO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
67% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 52.39 vs. EXFO: 55.80 )
EXFO' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.8   Max: 608.8
Current: 55.8

7.8
608.8
Shiller P/E 131.91
EXFO's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
72% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. EXFO: 131.91 )
EXFO' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 20.86   Max: 128.75
Current: 131.91

20.86
128.75
Current Ratio 3.30
EXFO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. EXFO: 3.30 )
EXFO' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.74   Max: 17.95
Current: 3.3

1.74
17.95
Quick Ratio 2.50
EXFO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. EXFO: 2.50 )
EXFO' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 16.31
Current: 2.5

0.99
16.31

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 4.21
EXFO's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. EXFO: 4.21 )
EXFO' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.9   Max: 17.86
Current: 4.21

1.9
17.86
Price/Tangible Book 1.34
EXFO's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
81% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. EXFO: 1.34 )
EXFO' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 12.77
Current: 1.34

0.96
12.77
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.24
EXFO's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
85% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 26.30 vs. EXFO: 1.24 )
EXFO' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 4.04
Current: 1.24

0.32
4.04
Price/Median PS Value 0.64
EXFO's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. EXFO: 0.64 )
EXFO' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 17.85
Current: 0.64

0.55
17.85
Price/Graham Number 2.23
EXFO's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
73% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.03 vs. EXFO: 2.23 )
EXFO' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 17.94
Current: 2.23

0.63
17.94
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.80
EXFO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
52% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. EXFO: 1.80 )
EXFO' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 12.8
Current: 1.8

0.2
12.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 21.96
EXFO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
92% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. EXFO: 21.96 )
EXFO' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -38.7   Max: 29.2
Current: 21.96

-38.7
29.2

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 wireless and wireline network operators and equipment manufacturers in the global telecommunications industry. It offers core-to-edge solutions that assess the performance and reliability of converged, IP fixed and mobile networks. The Company's test and service assurance solutions are used during the complete life cycle of a network: research, development, manufacturing, installation, maintenance and monitoring. Following the acquisition of Brix Networks in April 2008, it expanded its product portfolio into the service assurance business for next-generation IP networks. Through the acquisition of NetHawk Oyj in March 2010, it offers test and service assurance solutions for 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE wireless networks. Modular System Design - this system design consists of a PC-based, MS Windows-driven platform that can accommodate several test modules performing various types of measurements. The Company's test platforms, namely the AXS-200 SharpTESTER, FTB-1 Platform, FTB-200 Compact Platform, FTB-500 Platform, and IQS-600 Intelligent Test System, are at the core of its wireline product portfolio. It offers a range of field-portable test solutions that are mainly used by network operators but can also be utilized by network equipment manufacturers. It offers a family of service assurance and performance monitoring solutions, collectively known as the Brix System, to network operator labs and large enterprises. The Company's network equipment/component vendor solutions, mainly built around its IQS-600 platform, are available as test modules or stand-alone benchtop instruments. The Company offers a line of hardware modules and SolarisTM software-based telecommunications test products running on a common hardware platform range. This product line consists of the QA-604 platform and the InterWatch R14 system. 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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