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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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.02
AMEX:GSAT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
96% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. AMEX:GSAT: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
AMEX:GSAT' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.05 Max: N/A
Current: 0.02
Equity to Asset 0.22
AMEX:GSAT's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
78% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. AMEX:GSAT: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
AMEX:GSAT' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.15  Med: 0.39 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.22
-0.15
0.88
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: -1.21
M-Score: -3.05
WACC vs ROIC
8.99%
-6.39%
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 : 3/10

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history
Operating margin (%) -65.93
AMEX:GSAT's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.32 vs. AMEX:GSAT: -65.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
AMEX:GSAT' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -124.47  Med: -85.83 Max: 11.46
Current: -65.93
-124.47
11.46
Net-margin (%) -44.36
AMEX:GSAT's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.32 vs. AMEX:GSAT: -44.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
AMEX:GSAT' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -714.68  Med: -95.99 Max: 79.92
Current: -44.36
-714.68
79.92
ROE (%) -17.20
AMEX:GSAT's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.16 vs. AMEX:GSAT: -17.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
AMEX:GSAT' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -473.11  Med: -12.39 Max: 45.77
Current: -17.2
-473.11
45.77
ROA (%) -3.54
AMEX:GSAT's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. AMEX:GSAT: -3.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
AMEX:GSAT' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.58  Med: -6.92 Max: 10.61
Current: -3.54
-42.58
10.61
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -5.88
AMEX:GSAT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
78% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.14 vs. AMEX:GSAT: -5.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
AMEX:GSAT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.49  Med: -6.47 Max: 0.66
Current: -5.88
-8.49
0.66
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -27.70
AMEX:GSAT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. AMEX:GSAT: -27.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AMEX:GSAT' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -32.6 Max: -3
Current: -27.7
» AMEX:GSAT's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-02-24)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

GSAT Guru Trades in Q4 2015

George Soros 500,000 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 39,282,306 sh (-5.17%)
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Q1 2016

GSAT Guru Trades in Q1 2016

David Einhorn 11,263,715 sh (New)
George Soros 500,000 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
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Q2 2016

GSAT Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 269,687 sh (New)
George Soros 500,000 sh (unchged)
David Einhorn Sold Out
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Q3 2016

GSAT Guru Trades in Q3 2016

George Soros 500,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 21,387 sh (-92.07%)
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Globalstar Inc is a provider of Mobile Satellite Services including voice and data communications services via satellite.

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. 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).

Ratios

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Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 270.00
GSAT's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
98% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.63 vs. GSAT: 270.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
GSAT' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.13  Med: 11.54 Max: 496.67
Current: 270
6.13
496.67
P/B 3.43
GSAT's P/B is ranked lower than
69% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. GSAT: 3.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
GSAT' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.82 Max: 39.11
Current: 3.43
0.04
39.11
P/S 9.64
GSAT's P/S is ranked lower than
95% of the 590 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. GSAT: 9.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
GSAT' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 5.04 Max: 38.59
Current: 9.64
0.15
38.59
POCF 202.50
GSAT's POCF is ranked lower than
100% of the 413 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.59 vs. GSAT: 202.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
GSAT' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.3  Med: 130.67 Max: 2360
Current: 202.5
6.3
2360
EV-to-EBIT -23.01
GSAT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.62 vs. GSAT: -23.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
GSAT' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -353.1  Med: -24.8 Max: 2289.5
Current: -23.01
-353.1
2289.5
EV-to-EBITDA 99.29
GSAT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
98% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.39 vs. GSAT: 99.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
GSAT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1526.1  Med: -12.7 Max: 1003.2
Current: 99.29
-1526.1
1003.2
Current Ratio 0.37
GSAT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. GSAT: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
GSAT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.88 Max: 3.23
Current: 0.37
0.17
3.23
Quick Ratio 0.29
GSAT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
96% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. GSAT: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
GSAT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.46 Max: 2.11
Current: 0.29
0.12
2.11
Days Inventory 96.42
GSAT's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
91% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.05 vs. GSAT: 96.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
GSAT' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 115.09  Med: 324.62 Max: 453.64
Current: 96.42
115.09
453.64
Days Sales Outstanding 63.57
GSAT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
67% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 46.71 vs. GSAT: 63.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
GSAT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.73  Med: 59.74 Max: 73.44
Current: 63.57
42.73
73.44
Days Payable 57.71
GSAT's Days Payable is ranked lower than
54% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 62.34 vs. GSAT: 57.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
GSAT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.16  Med: 91.18 Max: 595.37
Current: 57.71
38.16
595.37

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -28.50
GSAT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 272 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. GSAT: -28.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
GSAT' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.9  Med: -26.55 Max: 0
Current: -28.5
-58.9
0

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 3.65
GSAT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
58% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. GSAT: 3.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
GSAT' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.82 Max: 35.71
Current: 3.65
0.05
35.71
Price/Median PS Value 1.93
GSAT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
91% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. GSAT: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
GSAT' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 1.04 Max: 7.24
Current: 1.93
0.04
7.24
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -4.30
GSAT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 614 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. GSAT: -4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
GSAT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.98  Med: 1.65 Max: 2.3
Current: -4.3
-4.98
2.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $95.23
EPS (TTM) $ -0.05
Beta1.75
Short Percentage of Float11.24%
52-Week Range $0.63 - 3.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1,081.68
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Globalstar Inc. (GSAT) CEO James Iii Monroe buys 645,161 Shares May 14 2009 
Globalstar Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 11 2009 

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