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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
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.40
PNTR's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
79% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. PNTR: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
PNTR' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.14 Max: 22.67
Current: 0.4
0.01
22.67
Equity-to-Asset 0.55
PNTR's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
56% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. PNTR: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
PNTR' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.05  Med: 0.31 Max: 0.6
Current: 0.55
-1.05
0.6
Interest Coverage 6.02
PNTR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
81% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 98.80 vs. PNTR: 6.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PNTR' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.93  Med: 4.02 Max: 5.97
Current: 6.02
1.93
5.97
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 1.02
Beneish M-Score: -3.39
WACC vs ROIC
2.46%
8.24%
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 % 9.00
PNTR's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
74% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.02 vs. PNTR: 9.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
PNTR' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.04  Med: 6.31 Max: 12.12
Current: 9
-3.04
12.12
Net Margin % 4.61
PNTR's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
61% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. PNTR: 4.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
PNTR' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.92  Med: 2.63 Max: 12.78
Current: 4.61
-9.92
12.78
ROE % 7.17
PNTR's ROE % is ranked higher than
59% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.49 vs. PNTR: 7.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
PNTR' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.87  Med: 6.75 Max: 28.7
Current: 7.17
-26.87
28.7
ROA % 3.99
PNTR's ROA % is ranked higher than
61% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. PNTR: 3.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PNTR' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.85  Med: 2.16 Max: 12
Current: 3.99
-8.85
12
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 68.36
PNTR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
88% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.07 vs. PNTR: 68.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
PNTR' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.93  Med: 56.46 Max: 92.74
Current: 68.36
-24.93
92.74
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -22.10
PNTR's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
88% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. PNTR: -22.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
PNTR' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -62  Med: -8.2 Max: 22.8
Current: -22.1
-62
22.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -21.80
PNTR's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
84% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. PNTR: -21.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
PNTR' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -77.2  Med: -13.7 Max: 4.4
Current: -21.8
-77.2
4.4
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -27.30
PNTR's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
82% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. PNTR: -27.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
PNTR' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -74.8  Med: -46.6 Max: 67.5
Current: -27.3
-74.8
67.5
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment    NAICS: 334290    SIC: 3669
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Traded in other countries:PNTR.Israel,
Headquarter Location:Israel
Pointer Telocation Ltd provides mobile resource management products & services for the automotive & insurance industries. It offers road-side assistance, vehicle towing, stolen vehicle retrieval services & fleet management, among others.

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.

Ratios

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history
PE Ratio 21.40
PNTR's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 24.23 vs. PNTR: 21.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PNTR' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.37  Med: 13.59 Max: 106.29
Current: 21.4
3.37
106.29
Forward PE Ratio 10.99
PNTR's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.34 vs. PNTR: 10.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 20.44
PNTR's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
61% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 24.57 vs. PNTR: 20.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
PNTR' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.39  Med: 13.27 Max: 106.29
Current: 20.44
3.39
106.29
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 15.31
PNTR's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
64% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 20.29 vs. PNTR: 15.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
PNTR' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 8.59 Max: 219.23
Current: 15.31
2.4
219.23
PB Ratio 1.69
PNTR's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. PNTR: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PNTR' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.89 Max: 3.02
Current: 1.69
0.33
3.02
PS Ratio 0.97
PNTR's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. PNTR: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PNTR' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.44 Max: 1.04
Current: 0.97
0.13
1.04
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 15.36
PNTR's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
56% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.40 vs. PNTR: 15.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
PNTR' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.61  Med: 8.03 Max: 72.2
Current: 15.36
1.61
72.2
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 8.27
PNTR's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
71% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 13.50 vs. PNTR: 8.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
PNTR' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 4.19 Max: 12.6
Current: 8.27
1.15
12.6
EV-to-EBIT 11.55
PNTR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
69% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.69 vs. PNTR: 11.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PNTR' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.6  Med: 8.9 Max: 23.7
Current: 11.55
-16.6
23.7
EV-to-EBITDA 8.10
PNTR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
73% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.68 vs. PNTR: 8.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PNTR' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 4.9 Max: 9.9
Current: 8.1
2.9
9.9
Shiller PE Ratio 37.21
PNTR's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 35.44 vs. PNTR: 37.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
PNTR' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.79  Med: 31.04 Max: 296
Current: 37.21
21.79
296
Current Ratio 1.37
PNTR's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. PNTR: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PNTR' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.71 Max: 2.48
Current: 1.37
0.42
2.48
Quick Ratio 1.07
PNTR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
75% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. PNTR: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PNTR' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.57 Max: 2.2
Current: 1.07
0.36
2.2
Days Inventory 42.75
PNTR's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
72% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 69.82 vs. PNTR: 42.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PNTR' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.89  Med: 27.39 Max: 58.53
Current: 42.75
22.89
58.53
Days Sales Outstanding 55.64
PNTR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
69% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 74.24 vs. PNTR: 55.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PNTR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 61.29  Med: 67.66 Max: 83.11
Current: 55.64
61.29
83.11
Days Payable 62.39
PNTR's Days Payable is ranked lower than
51% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 63.64 vs. PNTR: 62.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
PNTR' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 59.98  Med: 75.75 Max: 89.24
Current: 62.39
59.98
89.24

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -11.90
PNTR's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. PNTR: -11.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PNTR' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -182.5  Med: -24.2 Max: -0.8
Current: -11.9
-182.5
-0.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 30.26
PNTR's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
97% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. PNTR: 30.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
PNTR' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.68  Med: 13.33 Max: 44
Current: 30.26
5.68
44
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.00
PNTR's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. PNTR: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
PNTR' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.68 Max: 2.29
Current: 1
0.18
2.29
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.21
PNTR's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
83% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. PNTR: 2.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PNTR' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 1.36 Max: 14.44
Current: 2.21
0.31
14.44
Price-to-Graham-Number 5.41
PNTR's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
89% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.61 vs. PNTR: 5.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
PNTR' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.51  Med: 1.77 Max: 4
Current: 5.41
1.51
4
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 8.66
PNTR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
79% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. PNTR: 8.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PNTR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.2  Med: 10.7 Max: 17.4
Current: 8.66
4.2
17.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -5.91
PNTR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
74% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.22 vs. PNTR: -5.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
PNTR' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -438.7  Med: 5.2 Max: 46.3
Current: -5.91
-438.7
46.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $75.20
EPS (TTM) $ 0.43
Beta-0.03
Short Percentage of Float0.15%
52-Week Range $5.23 - 9.75
Shares Outstanding (Mil)7.81

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 73 79 84
EPS ($) 0.84 1.04 1.19
EPS without NRI ($) 0.84 1.04 1.19
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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