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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 : 4/10

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Cash to Debt 0.04
GSAT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
62% of the 937 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. GSAT: 0.04 )
GSAT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.04

Equity to Asset -0.01
GSAT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. GSAT: -0.01 )
GSAT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.15   Max: 0.88
Current: -0.01

-0.15
0.88
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: -2.23
M-Score: -2.82
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 (%) -101.76
GSAT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.89 vs. GSAT: -101.76 )
GSAT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -440.47   Max: 17.29
Current: -101.76

-440.47
17.29
Net-margin (%) -887.63
GSAT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.41 vs. GSAT: -887.63 )
GSAT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -8986.74   Max: 17.28
Current: -887.63

-8986.74
17.28
ROE (%) -4382.47
GSAT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.21 vs. GSAT: -4382.47 )
GSAT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -193.4   Max: 33.47
Current: -4382.47

-193.4
33.47
ROA (%) -58.41
GSAT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.62 vs. GSAT: -58.41 )
GSAT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -155.52   Max: 21.1
Current: -58.41

-155.52
21.1
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -7.86
GSAT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 943 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.42 vs. GSAT: -7.86 )
GSAT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -24.05   Max: 51.85
Current: -7.86

-24.05
51.85
Revenue Growth (%) -18.50
GSAT's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 842 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 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 higher than
96% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 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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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

GSAT Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Columbia Wanger 25,500,000 sh (+15.38%)
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Q1 2014

GSAT Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Columbia Wanger 27,650,000 sh (+8.43%)
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Q2 2014

GSAT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 532,600 sh (New)
George Soros 2,571,017 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 47,605 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 300,000 sh (New)
Columbia Wanger 27,650,000 sh (unchged)
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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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with GSAT

(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
George Soros 2014-09-30 Add 25.66%0.02%$3.69 - $4.46 $ 2.9-27%3230617
George Soros 2014-06-30 New Buy0.08%$2.43 - $4.28 $ 2.9-10%2571017
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Ratios

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P/S 28.20
GSAT's P/S is ranked higher than
63% of the 1017 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. GSAT: 28.20 )
GSAT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 40.55
Current: 28.2

0.15
40.55
EV-to-EBIT -38.38
GSAT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
59% of the 1017 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.10 vs. GSAT: -38.38 )
GSAT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -139.3   Max: 65.3
Current: -38.38

-139.3
65.3
Current Ratio 0.89
GSAT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. GSAT: 0.89 )
GSAT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 3.23
Current: 0.89

0.17
3.23
Quick Ratio 0.56
GSAT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. GSAT: 0.56 )
GSAT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.12   Max: 2.11
Current: 0.56

0.12
2.11

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 8.06
GSAT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 1017 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. GSAT: 8.06 )
GSAT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 10.77
Current: 8.06

0.06
10.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -2.60
GSAT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
66% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. GSAT: -2.60 )
GSAT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 2.4
Current: -2.6

1.5
2.4

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Globalstar, Inc., is 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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