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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.54
ORBC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
51% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. ORBC: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ORBC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.54  Med: 63.49 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.54
Equity to Asset 0.58
ORBC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
73% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. ORBC: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ORBC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.38  Med: 0.86 Max: 0.93
Current: 0.58
-1.38
0.93
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.50
M-Score: -1.95
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -2.24
ORBC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.33 vs. ORBC: -2.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ORBC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -412.81  Med: -10.32 Max: 14.11
Current: -2.24
-412.81
14.11
Net-margin (%) -5.98
ORBC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.43 vs. ORBC: -5.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ORBC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -445.63  Med: -15.36 Max: 13.55
Current: -5.98
-445.63
13.55
ROE (%) -2.70
ORBC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 422 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.01 vs. ORBC: -2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ORBC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -26.06  Med: -2.14 Max: 4.94
Current: -2.7
-26.06
4.94
ROA (%) -1.79
ORBC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. ORBC: -1.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ORBC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -397.46  Med: -2.43 Max: 4.33
Current: -1.79
-397.46
4.33
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -2.35
ORBC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.77 vs. ORBC: -2.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ORBC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -453.42  Med: -3.28 Max: 11.44
Current: -2.35
-453.42
11.44
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 17.80
ORBC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. ORBC: 17.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ORBC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -28.20 Max: 27.9
Current: 17.8
0
27.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -2.60
ORBC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. ORBC: -2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ORBC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -28.55 Max: 135.1
Current: -2.6
0
135.1
» ORBC's 10-Y Financials

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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

ORBC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 24,600 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 95,300 sh (+38.92%)
John Rogers 5,639,168 sh (+0.89%)
Jim Simons 306,000 sh (-3.41%)
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Q3 2014

ORBC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Rogers 6,467,823 sh (+14.69%)
Mario Gabelli 103,200 sh (+8.29%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jim Simons 215,300 sh (-29.64%)
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Q4 2014

ORBC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Chuck Royce 2,747,400 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 104,200 sh (+0.97%)
John Rogers 6,511,317 sh (+0.67%)
John Rogers 6,511,317 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 183,669 sh (-14.69%)
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Q1 2015

ORBC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Chuck Royce 3,810,400 sh (+38.69%)
Chuck Royce 3,810,400 sh (+38.69%)
John Rogers 6,912,579 sh (+6.16%)
Mario Gabelli 38,800 sh (-62.76%)
Jim Simons 28,900 sh (-84.27%)
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Ratios

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Forward P/E 76.34
ORBC's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
93% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.81 vs. ORBC: 76.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.52
ORBC's P/B is ranked higher than
67% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. ORBC: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ORBC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.02 Max: 4.39
Current: 1.52
0.38
4.39
P/S 3.44
ORBC's P/S is ranked lower than
80% of the 435 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. ORBC: 3.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ORBC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.09  Med: 3.47 Max: 11.29
Current: 3.44
2.09
11.29
POCF 66.10
ORBC's POCF is ranked lower than
96% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.19 vs. ORBC: 66.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ORBC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 11.03  Med: 33.86 Max: 112
Current: 66.1
11.03
112
Shiller P/E 233.12
ORBC's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
97% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.89 vs. ORBC: 233.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ORBC' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 188.33  Med: 206.00 Max: 250
Current: 233.12
188.33
250
Current Ratio 3.34
ORBC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. ORBC: 3.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ORBC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.35  Med: 6.37 Max: 10.66
Current: 3.34
2.35
10.66
Quick Ratio 2.94
ORBC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. ORBC: 2.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ORBC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 2.03  Med: 6.15 Max: 10.32
Current: 2.94
2.03
10.32
Days Inventory 63.99
ORBC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
86% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.90 vs. ORBC: 63.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ORBC' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 1.59  Med: 43.90 Max: 68.1
Current: 63.99
1.59
68.1
Days Sales Outstanding 82.28
ORBC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
77% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.75 vs. ORBC: 82.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ORBC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 45.14  Med: 68.51 Max: 160.23
Current: 82.28
45.14
160.23

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 4.38
ORBC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
65% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. ORBC: 4.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ORBC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.25 Max: 4.46
Current: 4.38
0.42
4.46
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
ORBC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. ORBC: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ORBC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.65  Med: 1.01 Max: 3.17
Current: 1
0.65
3.17
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -0.90
ORBC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. ORBC: -0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ORBC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.9  Med: 4.10 Max: 1183.9
Current: -0.9
0.9
1183.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -0.08
ORBC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.43 vs. ORBC: -0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ORBC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -102.6  Med: -12.00 Max: 0.6
Current: -0.08
-102.6
0.6

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
Compare:CHU, VOD, T, VZ, AMOV » details
Traded in other countries:O9M.Germany,
ORBCOMM Inc., were formed as a Delaware corporation in October 2003. The Company is a provider of machine-to-machine "M2M" communication solutions, including network connectivity, devices and web reporting applications. It operates in the machine-to-machine and telematics industry, which includes various types of communications systems that enable intelligent machines, devices and fixed or mobile assets to communicate information from the machine, device or fixed or mobile asset to and from back-office information systems of the businesses and government agencies that track, monitor, control and communicate with them. These solutions enables optimal business efficiencies, increased asset efficiency, utilization, and substantially reduce asset write-offs helping industry leaders realize benefits on a world-wide basis. Its M2M products and services are designed to track, monitor and enhance security for a variety of assets, such as trailers, trucks, rail cars, intermodal containers, generators, fluid tanks, marine vessels, oil and gas wells, pipeline monitoring equipment, irrigation control systems, and utility meters, in the transportation & distribution, heavy equipment, oil & gas, maritime and government industries. It also provides Automatic Identification System "AIS" data services for vessel tracking and to improve maritime safety to government and commercial customers in different regions. The Company provides these services using multiple network platforms, including its own constellation of 25 low-Earth orbit satellites, two AIS microsatellites and accompanying ground infrastructure, and also provides complementary satellite services through reseller agreements with mobile satellite providers Inmarsat and Globalstar, as well as offers terrestrial-based cellular communication services provided by cellular wireless carriers. Its satellite-based system uses small, low power, fixed or mobile satellite subscriber communicators for connectivity, and cellular wireless subscriber identity modules are connected to the cellular wireless providers' networks, with data gathered over these systems capable of being connected to other public or private networks, including the Internet. The Company markets and sells its products and services directly to OEM and government customers and end-users and indirectly through VARs, IVARs, international licensees and country representatives. Customers benefiting from its networks, products and solutions include original equipment manufacturers; such as Caterpillar, Komatsu, Doosan Infracore America, Hitachi, Hyundai Heavy Industries, The Manitowoc Company and Volvo Construction Equipment; vertical market technology integrators known as VARs and IVARs, such as I.D. Systems, Inc., inthinc Technology Solutions Inc., and American Innovations, Ltd.; refrigeration unit manufacturers such as Carrier and Thermo King, and brands such as Tropicana, Maersk Line, Prime Inc., C.R. England, FFE Transport, Inc.,
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