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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 0.39
ORBC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
53% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. ORBC: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ORBC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.39  Med: 61.57 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.39
Equity to Asset 0.58
ORBC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
73% of the 456 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 Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.38  Med: 0.85 Max: 0.93
Current: 0.58
-1.38
0.93
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.61
M-Score: -1.66
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 (%) -7.93
ORBC's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.58 vs. ORBC: -7.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ORBC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -56.41  Med: -6.41 Max: 14.11
Current: -7.93
-56.41
14.11
Net-margin (%) -11.74
ORBC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
83% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. ORBC: -11.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ORBC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.59  Med: -12.62 Max: 13.55
Current: -11.74
-58.59
13.55
ROE (%) -6.63
ORBC's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.28 vs. ORBC: -6.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ORBC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -68.9  Med: -2.14 Max: 4.9
Current: -6.63
-68.9
4.9
ROA (%) -3.99
ORBC's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. ORBC: -3.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ORBC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.51  Med: -2.02 Max: 4.33
Current: -3.99
-16.51
4.33
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -6.65
ORBC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.10 vs. ORBC: -6.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ORBC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -86.49  Med: -2.19 Max: 11.44
Current: -6.65
-86.49
11.44
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 17.80
ORBC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. ORBC: 17.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ORBC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
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
59% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. ORBC: -2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ORBC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -28.55 Max: 135.1
Current: -2.6
0
135.1
» ORBC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

ORBC Guru Trades in Q1 2015

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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Q2 2015

ORBC Guru Trades in Q2 2015

John Burbank 14,993 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 38,800 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 3,778,400 sh (-0.84%)
John Rogers 5,860,038 sh (-15.23%)
Jim Simons 16,200 sh (-43.94%)
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Q3 2015

ORBC Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 111,800 sh (+590.12%)
John Burbank Sold Out
John Rogers 5,797,468 sh (-1.07%)
Mario Gabelli 36,800 sh (-5.15%)
Chuck Royce 3,580,500 sh (-5.24%)
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Q4 2015

ORBC Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Mario Gabelli 50,800 sh (+38.04%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Rogers 4,833,159 sh (-16.63%)
Chuck Royce 2,851,500 sh (-20.36%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 45.66
ORBC's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
93% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.16 vs. ORBC: 45.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 1.84
ORBC's P/B is ranked higher than
52% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. ORBC: 1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ORBC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.16 Max: 4.39
Current: 1.84
0.38
4.39
P/S 3.26
ORBC's P/S is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. ORBC: 3.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ORBC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.09  Med: 3.40 Max: 11.29
Current: 3.26
2.09
11.29
POCF 64.59
ORBC's POCF is ranked lower than
98% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.68 vs. ORBC: 64.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ORBC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.03  Med: 34.09 Max: 112
Current: 64.59
11.03
112
EV-to-EBITDA 71.53
ORBC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.24 vs. ORBC: 71.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ORBC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -190.4  Med: 10.30 Max: 3439.4
Current: 71.53
-190.4
3439.4
Current Ratio 3.24
ORBC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. ORBC: 3.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ORBC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.35  Med: 6.31 Max: 10.66
Current: 3.24
2.35
10.66
Quick Ratio 2.77
ORBC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. ORBC: 2.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ORBC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.03  Med: 6.14 Max: 10.32
Current: 2.77
2.03
10.32
Days Inventory 62.26
ORBC's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
85% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.14 vs. ORBC: 62.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ORBC' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.59  Med: 46.26 Max: 68.1
Current: 62.26
1.59
68.1
Days Sales Outstanding 77.26
ORBC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
73% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.67 vs. ORBC: 77.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ORBC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45.14  Med: 65.57 Max: 87.96
Current: 77.26
45.14
87.96
Days Payable 37.85
ORBC's Days Payable is ranked lower than
69% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 64.06 vs. ORBC: 37.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ORBC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.02  Med: 57.71 Max: 256.95
Current: 37.85
28.02
256.95

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 5.27
ORBC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
65% of the 565 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. ORBC: 5.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ORBC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.33 Max: 4.86
Current: 5.27
0.42
4.86
Price/Median PS Value 0.97
ORBC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
56% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. ORBC: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ORBC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.00 Max: 3.24
Current: 0.97
0.67
3.24
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -2.39
ORBC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. ORBC: -2.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ORBC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.53  Med: 4.80 Max: 1183.9
Current: -2.39
-2.53
1183.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -4.25
ORBC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.22 vs. ORBC: -4.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ORBC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -102.6  Med: -11.50 Max: -0.2
Current: -4.25
-102.6
-0.2

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $163
EPS $ -0.29
Beta0.78
Short Percentage of Float9.73%
52-Week Range $5.27 - 7.83
Shares Outstanding(Mil)70.58

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 178 196 223
EPS($) -0.03 0.06 0.17
EPS without NRI($) -0.03 0.06 0.17

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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ORBCOMM Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 11 2009 

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