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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 1.60
ORBC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
80% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. ORBC: 1.60 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.47   Max: No Debt
Current: 1.6

Equity to Asset 0.75
ORBC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
93% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. ORBC: 0.75 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.38   Max: 0.93
Current: 0.75

-1.38
0.93
Interest Coverage 98.29
ORBC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
87% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.32 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: 4
Z-Score: 2.94
M-Score: -1.84
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
75% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.15 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
78% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 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
68% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.68 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
71% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.93 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
67% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.47 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
93% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 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 638 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 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
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

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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Q1 2014

ORBC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Mario Gabelli 68,600 sh (+87.95%)
John Rogers 5,589,518 sh (+29.06%)
Jim Simons 316,800 sh (-9.64%)
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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 2014-03-31 Add 87.95%$6.2 - $8 $ 6.37-11%68600
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Add 151.85%$4.53 - $5.16 $ 6.3731%34000
Mario Gabelli 2013-06-30 New Buy$3.45 - $4.96 $ 6.3749%13500
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 113.70
ORBC's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
71% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.80 vs. ORBC: 113.70 )
ORBC' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 17.99   Max: 140.89
Current: 113.7

17.99
140.89
P/B 1.50
ORBC's P/B is ranked higher than
87% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. ORBC: 1.50 )
ORBC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 4.39
Current: 1.5

0.38
4.39
P/S 4.20
ORBC's P/S is ranked higher than
66% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. ORBC: 4.20 )
ORBC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.09   Max: 11.29
Current: 4.2

2.09
11.29
EV-to-EBIT 76.87
ORBC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
70% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.32 vs. ORBC: 76.87 )
ORBC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 95
Current: 76.87

0.1
95
PEG 17.80
ORBC's PEG is ranked higher than
79% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 42.40 vs. ORBC: 17.80 )
ORBC' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0   Max: 19.5
Current: 17.8

0
19.5
Current Ratio 5.49
ORBC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. ORBC: 5.49 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.35   Max: 10.66
Current: 5.49

2.35
10.66
Quick Ratio 5.13
ORBC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. ORBC: 5.13 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 2.03   Max: 10.32
Current: 5.13

2.03
10.32

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Current Asset Value 35.40
ORBC's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ORBC: 35.40 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 38.06
Current: 35.4

1.1
38.06
Price/Tangible Book 2.10
ORBC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
89% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.70 vs. ORBC: 2.10 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 4.46
Current: 2.1

0.42
4.46
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
ORBC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
76% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. ORBC: 1.20 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 3.19
Current: 1.2

0.66
3.19
Price/Graham Number 3.20
ORBC's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
85% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ORBC: 3.20 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 3.48
Current: 3.2

0.53
3.48
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 1.30
ORBC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
58% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. ORBC: 1.30 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.1   Max: 937.9
Current: 1.3

1.1
937.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -6.37
ORBC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
69% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.82 vs. ORBC: -6.37 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -92.3   Max: -6.1
Current: -6.37

-92.3
-6.1

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
Compare:CHU, VOD, T, VZ, AMOV » details
Traded in other countries:O9M.Germany
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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ORBCOMM Inc. (ORBC) CEO Marc Eisenberg buys 10,000 Shares May 19 2009 
ORBCOMM Inc. (ORBC) CFO Robert G Costantini buys 10,000 Shares May 19 2009 
ORBCOMM Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 11 2009 

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