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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 271.73
PCTI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
86% of the 805 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. PCTI: 271.73 )
PCTI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.53   Max: 51481
Current: 271.73

1.53
51481
Equity to Asset 0.90
PCTI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
97% of the 762 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.56 vs. PCTI: 0.90 )
PCTI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 0.95
Current: 0.9

0.35
0.95
Interest Coverage No Debt
PCTI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
82% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 110.42 vs. PCTI: No Debt )
PCTI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 7   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

7
9999.99
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 8.02
M-Score: -2.08
WACC vs ROIC
13.59%
6.08%
WACC
ROIC
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 4.03
PCTI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.91 vs. PCTI: 4.03 )
PCTI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -144.16   Max: 19.39
Current: 4.03

-144.16
19.39
Net-margin (%) 4.30
PCTI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 797 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.69 vs. PCTI: 4.30 )
PCTI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -142.1   Max: 49.78
Current: 4.3

-142.1
49.78
ROE (%) 4.17
PCTI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 784 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.15 vs. PCTI: 4.17 )
PCTI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -43.51   Max: 30.65
Current: 4.17

-43.51
30.65
ROA (%) 3.71
PCTI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 806 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. PCTI: 3.71 )
PCTI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -34.95   Max: 28.22
Current: 3.71

-34.95
28.22
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.26
PCTI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 804 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.91 vs. PCTI: 10.26 )
PCTI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -589.97   Max: 632.26
Current: 10.26

-589.97
632.26
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 10.40
PCTI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 663 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. PCTI: 10.40 )
PCTI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -22.9   Max: 19.4
Current: 10.4

-22.9
19.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 19.70
PCTI's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 503 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. PCTI: 19.70 )
PCTI' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -80.4   Max: 51.8
Current: 19.7

-80.4
51.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 192.40
PCTI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. PCTI: 192.40 )
PCTI' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -65   Max: 192.4
Current: 192.4

-65
192.4
» PCTI's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

PCTI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

George Soros 17,200 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 10,400 sh (New)
Jim Simons 944,600 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,001,318 sh (+17.80%)
Chuck Royce 50,400 sh (+14.29%)
John Rogers 3,035,656 sh (+8.25%)
» More
Q3 2014

PCTI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 37,065 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 10,400 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 50,400 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
John Rogers 3,033,786 sh (-0.06%)
Jim Simons 925,494 sh (-7.57%)
» More
Q4 2014

PCTI Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 944,600 sh (+2.06%)
John Rogers 2,986,847 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 10,400 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 50,400 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 37,065 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 2,986,847 sh (-1.55%)
» More
Q1 2015

PCTI Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 1,009,938 sh (+6.92%)
John Rogers 3,016,347 sh (+0.99%)
Paul Tudor Jones 37,065 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 50,400 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 10,400 sh (unchged)
» More
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 30.50
PCTI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
78% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 80.00 vs. PCTI: 30.50 )
PCTI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.61   Max: 948.75
Current: 30.5

1.61
948.75
Forward P/E 28.17
PCTI's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PCTI: 28.17 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 30.30
PCTI's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
78% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 97.60 vs. PCTI: 30.30 )
PCTI' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.38   Max: 759
Current: 30.3

4.38
759
P/B 1.28
PCTI's P/B is ranked higher than
80% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.41 vs. PCTI: 1.28 )
PCTI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.63   Max: 2.21
Current: 1.28

0.63
2.21
P/S 1.31
PCTI's P/S is ranked higher than
65% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. PCTI: 1.31 )
PCTI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.09   Max: 5.57
Current: 1.31

1.09
5.57
PFCF 21.86
PCTI's PFCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PCTI: 21.86 )
PCTI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.36   Max: 852
Current: 21.86

3.36
852
POCF 16.06
PCTI's POCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 35.19 vs. PCTI: 16.06 )
PCTI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.58   Max: 124.33
Current: 16.06

3.58
124.33
EV-to-EBIT 24.26
PCTI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
78% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 68.58 vs. PCTI: 24.26 )
PCTI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -408.8   Max: 1092.9
Current: 24.26

-408.8
1092.9
Current Ratio 6.71
PCTI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. PCTI: 6.71 )
PCTI' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.76   Max: 16.76
Current: 6.71

1.76
16.76
Quick Ratio 5.32
PCTI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. PCTI: 5.32 )
PCTI' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 1.55   Max: 15.23
Current: 5.32

1.55
15.23
Days Inventory 92.59
PCTI's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
64% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 73.28 vs. PCTI: 92.59 )
PCTI' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 26.12   Max: 112.73
Current: 92.59

26.12
112.73
Days Sales Outstanding 80.81
PCTI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
70% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 82.32 vs. PCTI: 80.81 )
PCTI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 25.38   Max: 142.68
Current: 80.81

25.38
142.68

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.30
PCTI's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
63% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. PCTI: 2.30 )
PCTI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 2.41
Current: 2.3

0.4
2.41
Dividend Payout 0.66
PCTI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
82% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PCTI: 0.66 )
PCTI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 3.5
Current: 0.66

0.33
3.5
Dividend growth (3y) 74.70
PCTI's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
99% of the 257 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. PCTI: 74.70 )
PCTI' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 74.7
Current: 74.7

0
74.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.30
PCTI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
59% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. PCTI: 2.30 )
PCTI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 2.41
Current: 2.3

0.4
2.41
Share Buyback Rate -1.20
PCTI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -0.90 vs. PCTI: -1.20 )
PCTI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 6.7   Max: -16.1
Current: -1.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 5.75
PCTI's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
93% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PCTI: 5.75 )
PCTI' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.09   Max: 19.49
Current: 5.75

1.09
19.49
Price/Net Current Asset Value 2.04
PCTI's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PCTI: 2.04 )
PCTI' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 14.7
Current: 2.04

0.96
14.7
Price/Tangible Book 1.53
PCTI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
78% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.74 vs. PCTI: 1.53 )
PCTI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.66   Max: 13.73
Current: 1.53

0.66
13.73
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.03
PCTI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
88% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PCTI: 1.03 )
PCTI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 18.1
Current: 1.03

0.75
18.1
Price/Median PS Value 0.77
PCTI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
89% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. PCTI: 0.77 )
PCTI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 8.4
Current: 0.77

0.64
8.4
Price/Graham Number 1.46
PCTI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
83% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.20 vs. PCTI: 1.46 )
PCTI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 10.48
Current: 1.46

0.75
10.48
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 4.10
PCTI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
74% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. PCTI: 4.10 )
PCTI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 14
Current: 4.1

0.1
14

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
Compare:CRM, SQI, RHT, INTU, ADBE » details
Traded in other countries:PEW.Germany,
PCTEL, Inc., was incorporated in California in 1994. On October 19, 1999 the Company completed its initial public offering. It provides propagation and optimization solutions for the wireless industry. It develops and distributes antenna and engineered site solutions and designs and develops software-based radios and provides related RF engineering services for wireless network optimization. PCTEL operates in two segments: PCTEL's Connected Solutions segment and PCTEL's RF Solutions segment. PCTEL's Connected Solutions segment includes its antenna and engineered site solutions. PCTEL's RF Solutions segment includes its scanning receivers and related RF engineering services. On April 30, 2013, the Company divested all material assets associated with PCTEL Secure's ProsettaCore technology to Redwall Technologies, LLC. PCTEL supplies antennas for private network, public safety and government applications, and site solutions for both private and public network, data, and communications applications. PCTEL's MAXRAD, Bluewave and Wi-Sys antenna solutions include YAGI, land mobile radio, Wi-Fi, GPS, In Tunnel, Subway, and Broadband antennas. PCTEL's Connected Solutions products include specialized towers, enclosures, fiber optic panels, and fiber jumper cables that are engineered into site solutions. The markets into which the antenna and site solutions are sold include supervisory control and data acquisition health care, energy, smart grid, precision agriculture, indoor wireless, telemetry, offloading, and wireless backhaul. PCTEL's antenna and site solution products are sold through distributors, value added reseller, and original equipment manufacturer providers. The Company's competitors include Laird, Mobile Mark, Radiall/Larsen, Comtelco, Wilson, Commscope, Kathrein, among others. In RF Solutions segment, SeeGull scanning receivers, receiver-based products and CLARIFY interference management solutions are used to measure, monitor and optimize cellular networks. PCTEL's network engineering services provides value-added analysis of measured data collected during the optimization process. PCTEL develops and supports scanning receivers for LTE, EVDO, CDMA, WCDMA, GSM, TD-SCDMA, and WiMAX networks. The scanning receiver products are sold through test and measurement value added resellers and to a lesser extent directly to network operators. The engineering services are sold to network infrastructure providers and cellular carriers. Competitors for these products are OEMs such as JDS Uniphase, Rohde and Schwarz, Anritsu, and Berkley Varitronics. The Company does the final assembly of antenna products and all of the OEM receiver and interference management product lines. It also has arrangements with several contract manufacturers.
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PCTel Inc. (PCTI) CFO John W Schoen sells 15,272 Shares Feb 16 2010 
PCTel Inc. (PCTI) CFO John W Schoen sells 2,900 Shares Feb 16 2010 
PCTel Inc. (PCTI) Chairman & CEO Martin H Singer sells 4,903 Shares Feb 16 2010 
PCTel Inc. (PCTI) CFO John W Schoen sells 5,898 Shares Dec 11 2009 

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