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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.03
GSAT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. GSAT: 0.03 )
GSAT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.03

Equity to Asset 0.09
GSAT's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. GSAT: 0.09 )
GSAT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -70.83   Max: 0.79
Current: 0.09

-70.83
0.79
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -1.34
M-Score: -1.73
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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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -105.66
GSAT's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. GSAT: -105.66 )
GSAT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -440.47   Max: 17.29
Current: -105.66

-440.47
17.29
Net-margin (%) -714.68
GSAT's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. GSAT: -714.68 )
GSAT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -8986.74   Max: 17.28
Current: -714.68

-8986.74
17.28
ROE (%) -506.29
GSAT's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. GSAT: -506.29 )
GSAT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -506.29   Max: 26.21
Current: -506.29

-506.29
26.21
ROA (%) -43.07
GSAT's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. GSAT: -43.07 )
GSAT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -552.53   Max: 16.49
Current: -43.07

-552.53
16.49
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -7.47
GSAT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. GSAT: -7.47 )
GSAT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -12.03   Max: 39.72
Current: -7.47

-12.03
39.72
Revenue Growth (%) -18.50
GSAT's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. GSAT: -18.50 )
GSAT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: -2.9
Current: -18.5

EPS Growth (%) 41.30
GSAT's EPS Growth (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. GSAT: 41.30 )
GSAT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 41.3
Current: 41.3

0
41.3
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

GSAT Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Columbia Wanger 21,942,200 sh (-6.69%)
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Q2 2013

GSAT Guru Trades in Q2 2013

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Q3 2013

GSAT Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Columbia Wanger 22,100,000 sh (+0.72%)
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Q4 2013

GSAT Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Columbia Wanger 25,500,000 sh (+15.38%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/B 18.20
GSAT's P/B is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. GSAT: 18.20 )
GSAT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 20
Current: 18.2

0.04
20
P/S 19.10
GSAT's P/S is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. GSAT: 19.10 )
GSAT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 20
Current: 19.1

0.15
20
EV-to-EBIT 166.70
GSAT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. GSAT: 166.70 )
GSAT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 44.1   Max: 71.6
Current: 166.7

44.1
71.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 18.30
GSAT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. GSAT: 18.30 )
GSAT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 12.5
Current: 18.3

0.05
12.5
Price/Median PS Value 5.80
GSAT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. GSAT: 5.80 )
GSAT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 3.98
Current: 5.8

0.06
3.98
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.60
GSAT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. GSAT: 0.60 )
GSAT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.6   Max: 2.3
Current: 0.6

0.6
2.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -51.95
GSAT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
100% of the Companies
in the Global industry.

( Industry Median: vs. GSAT: -51.95 )
GSAT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -35.6   Max: -26
Current: -51.95

-35.6
-26

Business Description

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Globalstar, Inc., is a provider of mobile voice and data communications services via satellite. Its network was designed, built and launched in the late 1990s by a technology partnership led by Loral Space and Communications and QUALCOMM Incorporated. The company offers satellite services to commercial and recreational users in more than 120 countries around the world. Its voice and data products include mobile and fixed satellite telephones, Simplex and duplex satellite data modems and flexible service packages. Many land based and maritime industries benefit from Globalstar with increased productivity from remote areas beyond cellular and landline service. The company currently provides the following telecommunications services: two-way voice communication between mobile or fixed handsets or user terminals and other mobile and fixed devices; two-way data transmissions between mobile and fixed data modems; and one-way data transmissions between a mobile or fixed device that transmits its location or other telemetry information and a central monitoring station. Its services are available only with equipment designed to work on its network. The equipment it offers to its customers consists mainly of: SPOT satellite messenger products; mobile telephones; fixed telephones; telephone accessories, such as car kits and chargers; and data modems. The company sells its products and services through a number of retail and wholesale channels depending on the nature of the product and the targeted market. Its sales and marketing efforts are tailored to each of its geographic regions and targeted markets. The company's customers include those in the following industries: oil and gas, government, mining, forestry, commercial fishing, utilities, military, transportation, heavy construction, emergency preparedness, and business continuity, as well as individual recreational users.

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