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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.50
PNTR's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
77% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. PNTR: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PNTR' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.13 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.5
Equity to Asset 0.54
PNTR's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
57% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. PNTR: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PNTR' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.05  Med: 0.32 Max: 1
Current: 0.54
-1.05
1
Interest Coverage 4.02
PNTR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
85% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 487.69 vs. PNTR: 4.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PNTR' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.25  Med: 3.22 Max: 9999.99
Current: 4.02
0.25
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 0.74
M-Score: -2.28
WACC vs ROIC
8.95%
3.52%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 5.86
PNTR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. PNTR: 5.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PNTR' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -190.46  Med: -0.23 Max: 12.12
Current: 5.86
-190.46
12.12
Net-margin (%) 13.35
PNTR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. PNTR: 13.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PNTR' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -339.82  Med: -5.31 Max: 102.29
Current: 13.35
-339.82
102.29
ROE (%) 25.24
PNTR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 510 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.58 vs. PNTR: 25.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PNTR' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -198.08  Med: 0.95 Max: 28.7
Current: 25.24
-198.08
28.7
ROA (%) 12.09
PNTR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.33 vs. PNTR: 12.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PNTR' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -187.59  Med: -2.11 Max: 57.3
Current: 12.09
-187.59
57.3
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 49.03
PNTR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.81 vs. PNTR: 49.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PNTR' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -319.4  Med: 21.43 Max: 92.74
Current: 49.03
-319.4
92.74
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -8.80
PNTR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 412 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. PNTR: -8.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PNTR' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -62  Med: 1.10 Max: 22.7
Current: -8.8
-62
22.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -14.00
PNTR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. PNTR: -14.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PNTR' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -77.1  Med: -12.85 Max: 4.4
Current: -14
-77.1
4.4
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

PNTR Guru Trades in Q3 2014

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PNTR Guru Trades in Q4 2014

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Q1 2015

PNTR Guru Trades in Q1 2015

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Q2 2015

PNTR Guru Trades in Q2 2015

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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 3.60
PNTR's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
97% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 21.20 vs. PNTR: 3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PNTR' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.37  Med: 10.51 Max: 95.38
Current: 3.6
3.37
95.38
Forward P/E 5.52
PNTR's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
96% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.10 vs. PNTR: 5.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 3.60
PNTR's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
98% of the 321 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 21.10 vs. PNTR: 3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PNTR' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.37  Med: 10.26 Max: 93
Current: 3.6
3.37
93
P/B 0.83
PNTR's P/B is ranked higher than
77% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. PNTR: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PNTR' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.95 Max: 4.53
Current: 0.83
0.33
4.53
P/S 0.48
PNTR's P/S is ranked higher than
76% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. PNTR: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PNTR' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.44 Max: 2.52
Current: 0.48
0.13
2.52
PFCF 13.57
PNTR's PFCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 19.08 vs. PNTR: 13.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PNTR' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.44  Med: 6.09 Max: 101.11
Current: 13.57
1.44
101.11
POCF 6.78
PNTR's POCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 14.85 vs. PNTR: 6.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PNTR' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.03  Med: 3.13 Max: 20.97
Current: 6.78
1.03
20.97
EV-to-EBIT 8.89
PNTR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
69% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.33 vs. PNTR: 8.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PNTR' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -118.1  Med: 9.20 Max: 9988.6
Current: 8.89
-118.1
9988.6
Shiller P/E 18.24
PNTR's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
59% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 23.46 vs. PNTR: 18.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
PNTR' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 17.32  Med: 44.10 Max: 123.2
Current: 18.24
17.32
123.2
Current Ratio 1.16
PNTR's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
86% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. PNTR: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PNTR' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.66 Max: 1.19
Current: 1.16
0.42
1.19
Quick Ratio 0.97
PNTR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 507 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. PNTR: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PNTR' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.55 Max: 0.97
Current: 0.97
0.32
0.97
Days Inventory 33.08
PNTR's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
79% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 70.24 vs. PNTR: 33.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PNTR' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 19.61  Med: 29.56 Max: 202.29
Current: 33.08
19.61
202.29
Days Sales Outstanding 70.16
PNTR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
50% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 70.78 vs. PNTR: 70.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PNTR' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 61.29  Med: 78.98 Max: 218.98
Current: 70.16
61.29
218.98

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 5.89
PNTR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
81% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. PNTR: 5.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PNTR' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.96  Med: 10.92 Max: 76.92
Current: 5.89
0.96
76.92
Price/Projected FCF 0.58
PNTR's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. PNTR: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PNTR' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.57 Max: 43.14
Current: 0.58
0.18
43.14
Price/Median PS Value 1.08
PNTR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
54% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. PNTR: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PNTR' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.32 Max: 40.55
Current: 1.08
0.31
40.55
Price/Graham Number 0.99
PNTR's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
65% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. PNTR: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
PNTR' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.38  Med: 1.53 Max: 7.01
Current: 0.99
1.38
7.01
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 11.20
PNTR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. PNTR: 11.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PNTR' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.7  Med: 10.30 Max: 22.7
Current: 11.2
1.7
22.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 3.95
PNTR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.08 vs. PNTR: 3.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
PNTR' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -774.5  Med: 6.00 Max: 45
Current: 3.95
-774.5
45

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 90 78
EPS($) 0.84 1.13
EPS without NRI($) 0.84 1.13

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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Pointer Telocation Ltd was incorporated under the laws of the State of Israel on July 17, 1991 under the name Nexus Telecommunications Systems Ltd. It changed its name to Pointer Telocation Ltd in January 2006. The company provides advanced command and control technologies for the automotive and insurance industries. It operates in two segments, its Pointer segment and its Cellocator segment. Through the Cellocator segment, the Company designs, develops and produces mobile resource management or MRM products, which include devices for asset tracking, fleet management and security products for sale to third party operators providing MRM services in Europe, Latin America and Israel, as well as to its Pointer segment. Through its Pointer segment, it acts as an operator primarily in Israel, Argentina, Mexico, Brazil and Romania by bundling its products together with a range of services including stolen vehicle retrieval services and fleet management services, and also provides roadside assistance services and emergency home repair services and garage repair for sale to insurance companies, fleets and individual customers. The Pointer Segment provides services such as Asset tracking services, SVR services, Fleet management services, Roadside assistance services, Car sharing services and Emergency home repair and other services. The Cellocator Segment develops, manufactures and distributes Asset tracking products, stolen vehicle retrieval, or SVR, products, and Fleet management application products. The Company's competitors in the GPS/Cellular based vehicle device market in Latin America include Skypatrol LLC, Digital Communications Technologies LLC (Antares GPS), Maxtrac, Continental GPS Tracking Ltd. and Portman Security System International Co. Ltd. Its competitors in Europe consist mainly of Ruptela, GPS Tracking Network Inc. (Enfora); Uab Teltonika; Falcom GmbH; Skope Solutions; and Digicore Holdings Ltd and Queclink worldwide.
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