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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.69
PNTR's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
71% of the 533 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. PNTR: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PNTR' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.13 Max: 22.67
Current: 0.69
0.01
22.67
Equity to Asset 0.54
PNTR's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
56% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. PNTR: 0.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PNTR' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.05  Med: 0.30 Max: 0.6
Current: 0.54
-1.05
0.6
Interest Coverage 4.82
PNTR's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
77% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 24.80 vs. PNTR: 4.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PNTR' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.92  Med: 3.59 Max: 4.58
Current: 4.82
1.92
4.58
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.82
M-Score: -2.75
WACC vs ROIC
10.50%
6.28%
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 (%) 6.01
PNTR's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. PNTR: 6.01 )
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: 6.01
-3.04
12.12
Net-margin (%) 3.91
PNTR's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. PNTR: 3.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PNTR' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.92  Med: 2.16 Max: 12.78
Current: 3.91
-9.92
12.78
ROE (%) 6.93
PNTR's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 519 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.46 vs. PNTR: 6.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PNTR' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.87  Med: 5.63 Max: 28.7
Current: 6.93
-26.87
28.7
ROA (%) 3.67
PNTR's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. PNTR: 3.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PNTR' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.85  Med: 1.47 Max: 12
Current: 3.67
-8.85
12
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 55.99
PNTR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.87 vs. PNTR: 55.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
PNTR' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.93  Med: 54.03 Max: 92.82
Current: 55.99
-24.93
92.82
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -8.20
PNTR's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. PNTR: -8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PNTR' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -59.1  Med: -3.55 Max: 22.7
Current: -8.2
-59.1
22.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -15.00
PNTR's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. PNTR: -15.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PNTR' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -83.7  Med: -11.90 Max: 4.4
Current: -15
-83.7
4.4
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 5.40
PNTR's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. PNTR: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PNTR' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -75.7  Med: -47.80 Max: 68
Current: 5.4
-75.7
68
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-13)


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Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
Compare:XKRX:028080, XKRX:043220, LSE:VLK, TSE:6778, XKRX:154040, TSE:6771 » details
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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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 12.14
PNTR's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
75% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 21.76 vs. PNTR: 12.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PNTR' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.37  Med: 11.19 Max: 95.38
Current: 12.14
3.37
95.38
PE(NRI) 12.39
PNTR's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
75% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 22.00 vs. PNTR: 12.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PNTR' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.37  Med: 10.56 Max: 93
Current: 12.39
3.37
93
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 10.20
PNTR's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
74% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 17.29 vs. PNTR: 10.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
PNTR' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 8.66 Max: 190
Current: 10.2
2.4
190
P/B 0.84
PNTR's P/B is ranked higher than
80% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. PNTR: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PNTR' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 0.92 Max: 3.13
Current: 0.84
0.33
3.13
P/S 0.48
PNTR's P/S is ranked higher than
79% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. PNTR: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PNTR' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.45 Max: 1.04
Current: 0.48
0.13
1.04
PFCF 8.04
PNTR's PFCF is ranked higher than
69% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 14.70 vs. PNTR: 8.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PNTR' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.61  Med: 7.02 Max: 72.2
Current: 8.04
1.61
72.2
POCF 5.02
PNTR's POCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.70 vs. PNTR: 5.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PNTR' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 3.92 Max: 21.14
Current: 5.02
1.15
21.14
EV-to-EBIT 8.29
PNTR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
80% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.65 vs. PNTR: 8.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PNTR' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -101.2  Med: 9.30 Max: 429
Current: 8.29
-101.2
429
EV-to-EBITDA 5.02
PNTR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
86% of the 375 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.42 vs. PNTR: 5.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PNTR' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.9  Med: 5.20 Max: 1496.7
Current: 5.02
2.9
1496.7
Shiller P/E 25.03
PNTR's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
55% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 27.53 vs. PNTR: 25.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
PNTR' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.79  Med: 29.81 Max: 222
Current: 25.03
22.79
222
Current Ratio 1.15
PNTR's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. PNTR: 1.15 )
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: 1.15
0.42
2.48
Quick Ratio 0.99
PNTR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
79% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. PNTR: 0.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PNTR' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 0.56 Max: 2.2
Current: 0.99
0.36
2.2
Days Inventory 31.17
PNTR's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
82% of the 497 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 67.97 vs. PNTR: 31.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
PNTR' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19.61  Med: 26.72 Max: 31.85
Current: 31.17
19.61
31.85
Days Sales Outstanding 66.55
PNTR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
56% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 71.74 vs. PNTR: 66.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PNTR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 61.29  Med: 69.27 Max: 84.33
Current: 66.55
61.29
84.33
Days Payable 64.40
PNTR's Days Payable is ranked higher than
53% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 59.08 vs. PNTR: 64.40 )
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: 130.98
Current: 64.4
59.98
130.98

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 5.53
PNTR's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
81% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. PNTR: 5.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PNTR' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.68  Med: 10.93 Max: 44
Current: 5.53
5.68
44
Price/Projected FCF 0.60
PNTR's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. PNTR: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PNTR' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.67 Max: 32.84
Current: 0.6
0.18
32.84
Price/Median PS Value 1.06
PNTR's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
51% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. PNTR: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PNTR' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.21 Max: 19.38
Current: 1.06
0.3
19.38
Price/Graham Number 1.73
PNTR's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
56% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. PNTR: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
PNTR' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.51  Med: 1.65 Max: 1.78
Current: 1.73
1.51
1.78
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 12.10
PNTR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. PNTR: 12.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PNTR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 9.60 Max: 17.4
Current: 12.1
0.2
17.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -0.18
PNTR's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.49 vs. PNTR: -0.18 )
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: -503.8  Med: 5.70 Max: 43.2
Current: -0.18
-503.8
43.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $100.9
EPS (TTM) $ 0.50
Beta0.87
Short Percentage of Float0.04%
52-Week Range $4.97 - 8.79
Shares Outstanding (Mil)7.78

Analyst Estimate

Dec16
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 1.13
EPS without NRI ($) 1.13
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
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