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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 : 5/10

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Cash to Debt 0.02
GSAT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
96% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. GSAT: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
GSAT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.05 Max: N/A
Current: 0.02
Equity to Asset 0.18
GSAT's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
83% of the 431 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. GSAT: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
GSAT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.15  Med: 0.40 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.18
-0.15
0.88
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.30
M-Score: -2.90
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 : 2/10

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Operating margin (%) -94.76
GSAT's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
94% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.29 vs. GSAT: -94.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
GSAT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -440.47  Med: -87.97 Max: 17.29
Current: -94.76
-440.47
17.29
Net-margin (%) 330.93
GSAT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.42 vs. GSAT: 330.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
GSAT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -8986.74  Med: -130.01 Max: 17.28
Current: 330.93
-8986.74
17.28
ROE (%) 3357.57
GSAT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.88 vs. GSAT: 3357.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
GSAT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -473.11  Med: -12.39 Max: 33.47
Current: 3357.57
-473.11
33.47
ROA (%) 23.04
GSAT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. GSAT: 23.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
GSAT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -155.52  Med: -7.22 Max: 21.1
Current: 23.04
-155.52
21.1
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -7.64
GSAT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.12 vs. GSAT: -7.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
GSAT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -17.4  Med: -6.75 Max: 50.69
Current: -7.64
-17.4
50.69
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -25.30
GSAT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. GSAT: -25.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GSAT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -37.90 Max: -2.9
Current: -25.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -100.00
GSAT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
98% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. GSAT: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GSAT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -50.00 Max: -23.4
Current: -100
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 40.60
GSAT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. GSAT: 40.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
GSAT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -11.25 Max: 41.3
Current: 40.6
0
41.3
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

GSAT Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 786,547 sh (+47.68%)
George Soros 3,230,617 sh (+25.66%)
Louis Moore Bacon 300,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Columbia Wanger 26,000,000 sh (-5.97%)
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Q4 2014

GSAT Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Columbia Wanger 31,000,000 sh (+19.23%)
John Burbank 61,800 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
George Soros 500,000 sh (-84.52%)
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Q1 2015

GSAT Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Columbia Wanger 35,387,157 sh (+14.15%)
George Soros 500,000 sh (unchged)
John Burbank 61,800 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2015

GSAT Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Columbia Wanger 36,756,705 sh (+3.87%)
George Soros 500,000 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 6.52
GSAT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
91% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.60 vs. GSAT: 6.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
GSAT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.52  Med: 36.97 Max: 382.07
Current: 6.52
6.52
382.07
PE(NRI) 6.90
GSAT's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
91% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.40 vs. GSAT: 6.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
GSAT' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 6.92  Med: 36.87 Max: 369.33
Current: 6.9
6.92
369.33
P/B 7.21
GSAT's P/B is ranked lower than
89% of the 419 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. GSAT: 7.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GSAT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.72 Max: 38.63
Current: 7.21
0.04
38.63
P/S 19.43
GSAT's P/S is ranked lower than
98% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. GSAT: 19.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GSAT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.15  Med: 4.50 Max: 40.55
Current: 19.43
0.15
40.55
Current Ratio 0.55
GSAT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. GSAT: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GSAT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.17  Med: 1.12 Max: 3.23
Current: 0.55
0.17
3.23
Quick Ratio 0.41
GSAT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. GSAT: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GSAT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.56 Max: 2.11
Current: 0.41
0.12
2.11
Days Inventory 124.76
GSAT's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
95% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.66 vs. GSAT: 124.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GSAT' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 28.86  Med: 342.70 Max: 453.64
Current: 124.76
28.86
453.64
Days Sales Outstanding 67.85
GSAT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
67% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 46.64 vs. GSAT: 67.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GSAT' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 40.3  Med: 60.85 Max: 73.44
Current: 67.85
40.3
73.44

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 7.57
GSAT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
82% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.67 vs. GSAT: 7.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
GSAT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.73 Max: 39.29
Current: 7.57
0.05
39.29
Price/Median PS Value 4.42
GSAT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
97% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. GSAT: 4.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GSAT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.04  Med: 1.14 Max: 8.67
Current: 4.42
0.04
8.67
Price/Graham Number 1.37
GSAT's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
59% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. GSAT: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
GSAT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.82  Med: 2.75 Max: 7.85
Current: 1.37
1.82
7.85
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -3.74
GSAT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. GSAT: -3.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GSAT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -3.74  Med: 1.65 Max: 2.3
Current: -3.74
-3.74
2.3

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 103 118
EPS($) -0.10 -0.08
EPS without NRI($) -0.10 -0.08

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Globalstar Inc was incorporated in Delaware. The Company provides Mobile Satellite Services including voice and data communications services globally via satellite. The Company offers voice and data communication services over its network of in-orbit satellites and its active ground stations (or gateways), which the Company refers to collectively as the Globalstar System. At December 31, 2013, the Company served approximately 583,000 subscribers. The Company provides the communications services via satellite which are available only with equipment designed to work on the network namely two-way voice communication and data transmissions, which it call Duplex, using mobile or fixed devices; and one-way data transmissions using a mobile or fixed device that transmits its location and other information to a central monitoring station, which includes certain SPOT and Simplex products. The Company designs its second-generation constellation to support its current lineup of Duplex, SPOT and Simplex products. Its products and services are sold through a variety of independent agents, dealers and resellers, and independent gateway operators. The Company is subject to various laws and regulations relating to the protection of the environment and human health and safety (including those governing the management, storage and disposal of hazardous materials).
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