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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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 63.75
SQNS's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
71% of the 1028 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 6.73 vs. SQNS: 63.75 )
SQNS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 1.31   Max: No Debt
Current: 63.75

Equity to Asset 0.81
SQNS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
83% of the 1011 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. SQNS: 0.81 )
SQNS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 0.87
Current: 0.81

0.42
0.87
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 1.49
M-Score: -2.59
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 : 2/10

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industry
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Operating margin (%) -258.48
SQNS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 916 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. SQNS: -258.48 )
SQNS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -258.48   Max: 1.16
Current: -258.48

-258.48
1.16
Net-margin (%) -259.52
SQNS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 916 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. SQNS: -259.52 )
SQNS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -259.52   Max: -0.44
Current: -259.52

-259.52
-0.44
ROE (%) -60.39
SQNS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
67% of the 914 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.59 vs. SQNS: -60.39 )
SQNS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -1889.36   Max: -0.49
Current: -60.39

-1889.36
-0.49
ROA (%) -48.40
SQNS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 928 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. SQNS: -48.40 )
SQNS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -58.56   Max: -0.41
Current: -48.4

-58.56
-0.41
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -208.01
SQNS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 925 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 5.64 vs. SQNS: -208.01 )
SQNS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -208.01   Max: 4.9
Current: -208.01

-208.01
4.9
Revenue Growth (%) -52.20
SQNS's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 744 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. SQNS: -52.20 )
SQNS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -52.2   Max: 42.6
Current: -52.2

-52.2
42.6
EPS Growth (%) 92.10
SQNS's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -6.10 vs. SQNS: 92.10 )
SQNS' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -69.7   Max: 92.1
Current: 92.1

-69.7
92.1
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Ratios

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P/B 1.90
SQNS's P/B is ranked higher than
61% of the 1077 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. SQNS: 1.90 )
SQNS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.75   Max: 6.89
Current: 1.9

0.75
6.89
P/S 5.20
SQNS's P/S is ranked lower than
59% of the 1077 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. SQNS: 5.20 )
SQNS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.81   Max: 9.94
Current: 5.2

0.81
9.94
EV-to-EBIT 0.20
SQNS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
100% of the 1077 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 52.58 vs. SQNS: 0.20 )
SQNS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 12.6   Max: 88.4
Current: 0.2

12.6
88.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 6.10
SQNS's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
91% of the 1077 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SQNS: 6.10 )
SQNS' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 2.28   Max: 61.25
Current: 6.1

2.28
61.25
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.30
SQNS's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 1077 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SQNS: 3.30 )
SQNS' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 8.58
Current: 3.3

1.5
8.58
Price/Tangible Book 2.10
SQNS's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
65% of the 1077 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. SQNS: 2.10 )
SQNS' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 6.09
Current: 2.1

0.96
6.09
Price/Median PS Value 1.90
SQNS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
55% of the 1077 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. SQNS: 1.90 )
SQNS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 3.24
Current: 1.9

0.36
3.24

Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors
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Traded in other countries:6SQA.Germany
Sequans Communications SA was incorporated as a société anonyme under the laws of the Republic of France, or France, on October 7, 2003. The Company is a fabless designer, developer and supplier of 4G LTE and WiMAX semiconductor solutions for wireless broadband applications. Its solutions incorporate baseband processor and radio frequency, or RF, transceiver integrated circuits, or ICs, along with its proprietary signal processing techniques, algorithms and software stacks. Its solutions serve as the core wireless broadband communications platform in these devices, including smartphones; USB dongles; portable routers; embedded wireless modems for laptops, netbooks, tablets, and other consumer multimedia and industrial devices; CPE, such as residential gateways. Since 2005 through June 30, 2012, it has shipped over 15 million semiconductor solutions, which have been deployed by wireless carriers internationally. Its WiMAX solutions are incorporated into the HTC EVO 4G, the first mass-market 4G smartphone, which was launched by Sprint in the United States in June 2010, as well as subsequent HTC EVO smartphones and tablets, launched by Sprint, Virgin Mobile and Boost Mobile in the United States, KDDI in Japan, Korea Telecom in South Korea, and Vee TIME, Global Mobile, Vmax Telecom and Tatung InfoComm in Taiwan. Its LTE solutions are currently in commercial deployments in Australia and Brazil, undergoing certification testing at wireless carriers in the United States and under evaluation or in trials with wireless carriers in China, India, Japan, the Middle East, Russia and the United States.
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