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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 212.17
PCTI's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
73% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. PCTI: 212.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
PCTI' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 212.17
Equity-to-Asset 0.85
PCTI's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
90% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. PCTI: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
PCTI' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.87 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.85
0.33
0.94
Interest Coverage N/A
PCTI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
73% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 98.80 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
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 6.04
Beneish M-Score: -4.30
WACC vs ROIC
4.07%
-31.42%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % -9.22
PCTI's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
80% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.02 vs. PCTI: -9.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
PCTI' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.1  Med: -7.82 Max: 3.83
Current: -9.22
-18.1
3.83
Net Margin % -18.28
PCTI's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
85% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. PCTI: -18.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
PCTI' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.28  Med: -0.62 Max: 49.78
Current: -18.28
-18.28
49.78
ROE % -19.98
PCTI's ROE % is ranked lower than
83% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.49 vs. PCTI: -19.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
PCTI' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.98  Med: -0.65 Max: 30.65
Current: -19.98
-19.98
30.65
ROA % -17.60
PCTI's ROA % is ranked lower than
88% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. PCTI: -17.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PCTI' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.6  Med: -0.57 Max: 28.22
Current: -17.6
-17.6
28.22
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -23.61
PCTI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
78% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.07 vs. PCTI: -23.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
PCTI' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.24  Med: -18.77 Max: 9.76
Current: -23.61
-43.24
9.76
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 1.50
PCTI's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
51% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. PCTI: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
PCTI' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.9  Med: 5 Max: 19.3
Current: 1.5
-22.9
19.3
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Guru Trades

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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Traded in other countries:PEW.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
PCTEL Inc designs and delivers Performance Critical TELecom technology solutions to the wireless industry. It supplies wireless network antenna and testing 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
PB Ratio 1.72
PCTI's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. PCTI: 1.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PCTI' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 1.13 Max: 2.23
Current: 1.72
0.61
2.23
PS Ratio 1.31
PCTI's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. PCTI: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PCTI' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 1.53 Max: 3.18
Current: 1.31
0.76
3.18
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 14.90
PCTI's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
59% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.40 vs. PCTI: 14.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
PCTI' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.4  Med: 25.56 Max: 946.67
Current: 14.9
3.4
946.67
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 12.19
PCTI's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
57% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 13.50 vs. PCTI: 12.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
PCTI' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.63  Med: 17.32 Max: 106.57
Current: 12.19
3.63
106.57
EV-to-EBIT -10.08
PCTI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.69 vs. PCTI: -10.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PCTI' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -404  Med: -5.3 Max: 1092.9
Current: -10.08
-404
1092.9
EV-to-EBITDA -26.00
PCTI's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.68 vs. PCTI: -26.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PCTI' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1143.9  Med: 8.3 Max: 1028.1
Current: -26
-1143.9
1028.1
Shiller PE Ratio 112.03
PCTI's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 35.44 vs. PCTI: 112.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
PCTI' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 35.36  Med: 72.75 Max: 266.5
Current: 112.03
35.36
266.5
Current Ratio 5.16
PCTI's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. PCTI: 5.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PCTI' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.88  Med: 6.64 Max: 14.2
Current: 5.16
1.88
14.2
Quick Ratio 4.07
PCTI's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. PCTI: 4.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PCTI' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.75  Med: 5.6 Max: 12.84
Current: 4.07
1.75
12.84
Days Inventory 94.25
PCTI's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
66% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 69.82 vs. PCTI: 94.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PCTI' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 82.62  Med: 92.56 Max: 112.73
Current: 94.25
82.62
112.73
Days Sales Outstanding 72.09
PCTI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
53% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 74.24 vs. PCTI: 72.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PCTI' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 63.59  Med: 72 Max: 83.99
Current: 72.09
63.59
83.99
Days Payable 36.04
PCTI's Days Payable is ranked lower than
79% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 63.64 vs. PCTI: 36.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PCTI' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.22  Med: 33.5 Max: 72.66
Current: 36.04
9.22
72.66

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 2.57
PCTI's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
64% of the 390 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. PCTI: 2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
PCTI' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.93 Max: 4.5
Current: 2.57
0.4
4.5
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 12.60
PCTI's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
72% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. PCTI: 12.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
PCTI' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 74.7
Current: 12.6
0
74.7
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.51
PCTI's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
62% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. PCTI: 2.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 12.63
PCTI's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
95% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. PCTI: 12.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
PCTI' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.97  Med: 9.49 Max: 22.12
Current: 12.63
1.97
22.12
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.30
PCTI's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. PCTI: 2.30 )
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: -0.55 Max: 5.9
Current: 2.3
-16.9
5.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Cash 6.94
PCTI's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked higher than
54% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.95 vs. PCTI: 6.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
PCTI' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.43  Med: 2.79 Max: 12.07
Current: 6.94
1.43
12.07
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 2.48
PCTI's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.35 vs. PCTI: 2.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
PCTI' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.27  Med: 1.81 Max: 9.67
Current: 2.48
1.27
9.67
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.89
PCTI's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
58% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. PCTI: 1.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
PCTI' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 1.44 Max: 9.08
Current: 1.89
0.94
9.08
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.08
PCTI's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
68% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. PCTI: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
PCTI' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 1.1 Max: 5.25
Current: 1.08
0.63
5.25
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.86
PCTI's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
85% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. PCTI: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PCTI' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.29 Max: 6.03
Current: 0.86
0.5
6.03
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -9.93
PCTI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
85% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. PCTI: -9.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PCTI' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.93  Med: 2.6 Max: 14
Current: -9.93
-9.93
14

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $96.71
EPS (TTM) $ -1.09
Beta0.31
Short Percentage of Float0.20%
52-Week Range $4.36 - 8.17
Shares Outstanding (Mil)17.33
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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 

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