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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 179.33
PCTI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
75% of the 539 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. PCTI: 179.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PCTI' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.53  Med: No Debt Max: 51481
Current: 179.33
1.53
51481
Equity to Asset 0.88
PCTI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
93% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. PCTI: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PCTI' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.88 Max: 0.95
Current: 0.88
0.35
0.95
Interest Coverage N/A
PCTI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
73% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 85.40 vs. PCTI: N/A )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PCTI' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: N/A  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: N/A
N/A
No Debt
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 5.87
M-Score: -3.80
WACC vs ROIC
4.77%
-21.42%
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -10.42
PCTI's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. PCTI: -10.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PCTI' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.1  Med: -6.24 Max: 3.83
Current: -10.42
-18.1
3.83
Net-margin (%) -13.70
PCTI's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
84% of the 534 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. PCTI: -13.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PCTI' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.7  Med: -0.62 Max: 49.78
Current: -13.7
-13.7
49.78
ROE (%) -14.07
PCTI's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. PCTI: -14.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PCTI' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.07  Med: -0.65 Max: 30.65
Current: -14.07
-14.07
30.65
ROA (%) -12.49
PCTI's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
85% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. PCTI: -12.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PCTI' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.49  Med: -0.57 Max: 28.22
Current: -12.49
-12.49
28.22
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -25.20
PCTI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.36 vs. PCTI: -25.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PCTI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.24  Med: -15.24 Max: 9.76
Current: -25.2
-43.24
9.76
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.60
PCTI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. PCTI: 5.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PCTI' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.9  Med: 5.6 Max: 19.3
Current: 5.6
-22.9
19.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -38.10
PCTI's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. PCTI: -38.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PCTI' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -65  Med: -4.15 Max: 40.6
Current: -38.1
-65
40.6
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Q1 2016

PCTI Guru Trades in Q1 2016

John Rogers 3,321,537 sh (+13.91%)
Jim Simons 1,153,400 sh (+4.51%)
Paul Tudor Jones 37,065 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 34,100 sh (unchged)
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Q2 2016

PCTI Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 1,167,800 sh (+1.25%)
Paul Tudor Jones 37,065 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 34,100 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 3,241,813 sh (-2.40%)
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Q3 2016

PCTI Guru Trades in Q3 2016

John Rogers 3,386,715 sh (+4.47%)
Jim Simons 1,206,699 sh (+3.33%)
Chuck Royce 34,100 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones 37,065 sh (unchged)
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Q4 2016

PCTI Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 1,251,299 sh (+3.70%)
Paul Tudor Jones 37,065 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 34,100 sh (unchged)
John Rogers 3,175,424 sh (-6.24%)
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment    NAICS: 334220    SIC: 3663
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PCTEL Inc provides propagation and optimization solutions for the wireless industry. It designs and develops software-based radios for wireless network optimization and develops and distributes antenna solutions.

PCTEL Inc was incorporated in California in 1994. On October 19, 1999 the Company completed its initial public offering. 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. It operates in two segments: Connected Solutions segment and RF Solutions segment. Connected Solutions segment includes its antenna and engineered site solutions. RF Solutions segment includes its scanning receivers and related RF engineering services. It supplies antennas for private network, public safety and government applications, and site solutions for both private and public network, data, and communications applications. MAXRAD, Bluewave and Wi-Sys antenna solutions include YAGI, land mobile radio, Wi-Fi, GPS, In Tunnel, Subway, and Broadband antennas. 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. 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. Its network engineering services provides value-added analysis of measured data collected during the optimization process. It 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.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 1.17
PCTI's P/B is ranked higher than
71% of the 538 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. PCTI: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PCTI' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.13 Max: 2.23
Current: 1.17
0.61
2.23
P/S 0.97
PCTI's P/S is ranked higher than
62% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. PCTI: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PCTI' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.55 Max: 3.18
Current: 0.97
0.76
3.18
PFCF 14.93
PCTI's PFCF is ranked higher than
59% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 17.64 vs. PCTI: 14.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PCTI' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 26.05 Max: 946.67
Current: 14.93
3.4
946.67
POCF 11.05
PCTI's POCF is ranked higher than
57% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.54 vs. PCTI: 11.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PCTI' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.63  Med: 17.46 Max: 106.57
Current: 11.05
3.63
106.57
Shiller P/E 40.46
PCTI's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
60% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 33.27 vs. PCTI: 40.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
PCTI' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 35.29  Med: 60.09 Max: 266.5
Current: 40.46
35.29
266.5
Current Ratio 6.01
PCTI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. PCTI: 6.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PCTI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.76  Med: 6.78 Max: 16.76
Current: 6.01
1.76
16.76
Quick Ratio 4.65
PCTI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. PCTI: 4.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PCTI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.55  Med: 6.25 Max: 15.23
Current: 4.65
1.55
15.23
Days Inventory 97.30
PCTI's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
66% of the 503 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 71.20 vs. PCTI: 97.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PCTI' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 76.81  Med: 90.74 Max: 112.73
Current: 97.3
76.81
112.73
Days Sales Outstanding 68.33
PCTI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
56% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 72.21 vs. PCTI: 68.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PCTI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 63.59  Med: 70.01 Max: 83.99
Current: 68.33
63.59
83.99
Days Payable 31.43
PCTI's Days Payable is ranked lower than
81% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 59.15 vs. PCTI: 31.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PCTI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.09  Med: 29.16 Max: 72.66
Current: 31.43
8.09
72.66

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.51
PCTI's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
70% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. PCTI: 3.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
PCTI' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.92 Max: 4.5
Current: 3.51
0.4
4.5
Dividend Growth (3y) 18.60
PCTI's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
78% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. PCTI: 18.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
PCTI' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 74.7
Current: 18.6
0
74.7
Forward Dividend Yield 3.52
PCTI's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
73% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. PCTI: 3.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.51
PCTI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
63% of the 519 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.52 vs. PCTI: 3.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
PCTI' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.92 Max: 4.5
Current: 3.51
0.4
4.5
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.60
PCTI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. PCTI: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PCTI' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.9  Med: -0.6 Max: 5.9
Current: 1.6
-16.9
5.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Net Cash 4.95
PCTI's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
64% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.42 vs. PCTI: 4.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
PCTI' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 2.88 Max: 18.26
Current: 4.95
1.1
18.26
Price/Net Current Asset Value 1.83
PCTI's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
79% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.44 vs. PCTI: 1.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
PCTI' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 1.83 Max: 13.77
Current: 1.83
0.97
13.77
Price/Tangible Book 1.29
PCTI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
73% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. PCTI: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PCTI' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.44 Max: 12.85
Current: 1.29
0.66
12.85
Price/Projected FCF 0.78
PCTI's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. PCTI: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PCTI' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.62  Med: 1.07 Max: 18.1
Current: 0.78
0.62
18.1
Price/Median PS Value 0.63
PCTI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. PCTI: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PCTI' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.32 Max: 8.55
Current: 0.63
0.5
8.55
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -14.80
PCTI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 556 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. PCTI: -14.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PCTI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.84  Med: 2.6 Max: 14
Current: -14.8
-14.84
14

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $96.14
EPS (TTM) $ -0.82
Beta0.31
Short Percentage of Float0.24%
52-Week Range $4.36 - 6.22
Shares Outstanding (Mil)17.34
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Recent Insider Buys at PCTEL Inc. Sep 09 2015 
Harris Received a Couple of Contracts to Boost Profitability Apr 21 2014 
Guru Weekly Real Time Update Jul 12 2013 
John Rogers Makes 5 Real-Time Increases Jul 11 2013 
PCTel Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 09 2010 
PCTel Inc. (PCTI) CEO Martin H Singer buys 5,000 Shares Jul 29 2010 
PCTel Inc. (PCTI) CFO John W Schoen sells 3,289 Shares Feb 18 2010 
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 

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