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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 : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.47
ORBC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
80% of the 802 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. ORBC: 1.47 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.47   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.47

Equity to Asset 0.74
ORBC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
92% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. ORBC: 0.74 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.38   Max: 0.93
Current: 0.74

-1.38
0.93
Interest Coverage 98.29
ORBC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
87% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.87 vs. ORBC: 98.29 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 6.01   Max: 9999.99
Current: 98.29

6.01
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 3.51
M-Score: -2.62
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 7.68
ORBC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.93 vs. ORBC: 7.68 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -412.81   Max: 14.11
Current: 7.68

-412.81
14.11
Net-margin (%) 6.20
ORBC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.37 vs. ORBC: 6.20 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -445.63   Max: 13.55
Current: 6.2

-445.63
13.55
ROE (%) 2.38
ORBC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.53 vs. ORBC: 2.38 )
ORBC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -8.71   Max: 4.78
Current: 2.38

-8.71
4.78
ROA (%) 1.76
ORBC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.13 vs. ORBC: 1.76 )
ORBC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -124.36   Max: 4.23
Current: 1.76

-124.36
4.23
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 4.10
ORBC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.84 vs. ORBC: 4.10 )
ORBC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -226.71   Max: 8.99
Current: 4.1

-226.71
8.99
Revenue Growth (%) 20.90
ORBC's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. ORBC: 20.90 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 27.9
Current: 20.9

0
27.9
EBITDA Growth (%) 52.90
ORBC's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. ORBC: 52.90 )
ORBC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 135.1
Current: 52.9

0
135.1
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

ORBC Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 263,700 sh (+37.49%)
John Rogers 937,900 sh (+36.46%)
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Q2 2013

ORBC Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Mario Gabelli 13,500 sh (New)
John Rogers 2,963,249 sh (+215.95%)
Jim Simons 315,200 sh (+19.53%)
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Q3 2013

ORBC Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Mario Gabelli 34,000 sh (+151.85%)
John Rogers 4,210,583 sh (+42.09%)
Jim Simons 307,900 sh (-2.32%)
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Q4 2013

ORBC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 350,600 sh (+13.87%)
Mario Gabelli 36,500 sh (+7.35%)
John Rogers 4,330,796 sh (+2.86%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ORBC

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Add 151.85%$4.53 - $5.16 $ 6.5736%34000
Mario Gabelli 2013-06-30 New Buy$3.45 - $4.96 $ 6.5754%13500
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 76.50
ORBC's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
53% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.50 vs. ORBC: 76.50 )
ORBC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 17.99   Max: 91.74
Current: 76.5

17.99
91.74
P/B 1.60
ORBC's P/B is ranked higher than
79% of the 735 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. ORBC: 1.60 )
ORBC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 4.39
Current: 1.6

0.38
4.39
P/S 4.32
ORBC's P/S is ranked lower than
66% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. ORBC: 4.32 )
ORBC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.09   Max: 11.29
Current: 4.32

2.09
11.29
EV-to-EBIT 58.80
ORBC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
59% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.19 vs. ORBC: 58.80 )
ORBC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 88.4
Current: 58.8

0.2
88.4
PEG 12.20
ORBC's PEG is ranked higher than
50% of the 407 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. ORBC: 12.20 )
ORBC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0   Max: 15.6
Current: 12.2

0
15.6

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 23.50
ORBC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
71% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. ORBC: 23.50 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.46   Max: 22.64
Current: 23.5

1.46
22.64
Price/Tangible Book 2.00
ORBC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
75% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. ORBC: 2.00 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.58   Max: 2.67
Current: 2

0.58
2.67
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
ORBC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. ORBC: 1.30 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 2.6
Current: 1.3

0.84
2.6
Price/Graham Number 2.40
ORBC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
57% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. ORBC: 2.40 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 2.31
Current: 2.4

1.02
2.31
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.70
ORBC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
52% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. ORBC: 1.70 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 3083.6
Current: 1.7

1.1
3083.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -11.02
ORBC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
66% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.68 vs. ORBC: -11.02 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -92.3   Max: -11
Current: -11.02

-92.3
-11

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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ORBCOMM, Inc. satellite-based data communications company that operates a two-way global wireless data messaging system optimized for narrowband data communication.

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