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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 : 4/10

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Interest Coverage 1.98
TSYS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1440 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 170.42 vs. TSYS: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
TSYS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 1.98
Current: 1.98
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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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» TSYS's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-10-29)


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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

TSYS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Chuck Royce 1,130,817 sh (+77.86%)
Jim Simons 1,835,900 sh (+5.20%)
Charles Brandes 37,100 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2015

TSYS Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 1,937,400 sh (+5.53%)
Charles Brandes 37,100 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce 1,125,817 sh (-0.44%)
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Q4 2015

TSYS Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 1,402,142 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 138,250 sh (New)
Jim Simons 2,648,069 sh (+36.68%)
Charles Brandes 37,100 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
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Q1 2016

TSYS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Charles Brandes Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
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Traded in other countries:TC9.Germany,
TeleCommunication Systems Inc develops and delivers wireless communication technology, the development of which has led to ownership of 349 patents and nearly 400 patent applications.

TeleCommunication Systems Inc is a Maryland corporation, founded in 1987. The Company develops and delivers wireless communication technology, the development of which has led to ownership of 349 patents and nearly 400 patent applications. It delivers cellular network computing services that include public safety solutions for 9-1-1 call delivery, precision location platforms, and applications that include navigation, locator applications and text messaging, as well as secure wireless communications systems and professional services, including cybersecurity training and technology for defense and other government customers. Customers use its "mobile cloud" software functionality through connections to and from network operations centers, paying the Company monthly fees based on the number of subscribers, cell sites, call center circuits, or other metrics. The Company does business with the U.S. federal government as a prime contractor under major technology contract vehicles, as well as state, local and foreign government entities. The Company's segments include Government, and Commercial. Through the Government Segment, it provides professional services including field support of deployable wireless systems and cybersecurity training to the U.S. Department of Defense and other government and foreign customers. It owns and operates secure satellite teleport facilities, resell access to satellite airtime (known as space segment), and design, furnish, install and operate wireless communication systems and components, including its SwiftLink deployable communication systems which integrate high speed, satellite and internet protocol technology with secure, federal government-approved cryptologic devices. Through the Commercial segment, it enables 9-1-1 call routing via cellular, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and next generation technology. Other hosted and managed services include cellular carrier infrastructure for text messaging and location-based platforms and applications, including turn-by-turn navigation. Commercial segment customers include wireless carrier network operators, Voice over Internet Protocol service providers, wireless device manufacturers, automotive industry suppliers, and state and local governments. SwiftLink, Xypoint, AtlasBook, Gokivo, Connections that Matter, Designed for Mobility, Secure the Edge, Art of Exploitation, and Enabling Convergent Technologies are registered trademarks or service marks of the Company. The Company sells products and services through direct sales force and through indirect channels. The Company is subject to procurement and other related laws and regulations which carry significant penalties for non-compliance.

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Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $364.1
EPS (TTM) $ 0.05
Short Percentage of Float6.49%
52-Week Range $3.03 - 5.06
Shares Outstanding (Mil)61.28

Analyst Estimate


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Dec15
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) -0.50
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.50
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
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Articles On GuruFocus.com
Telecommunication Systems Inc - Full Activist Presentation From Cannell Capital Aug 20 2015 
TeleCommunication Systems Inc. (TSYS) Exec. VP & COO Richard A Young sells 25,884 Shares Mar 04 2011 
TeleCommunication Systems Inc. (TSYS) Sr. VP & CTO Drew A Morin sells 8,700 Shares Feb 25 2011 
TeleCommunication Systems Inc. (TSYS) Exec. VP & COO Richard A Young sells 24,177 Shares Dec 10 2010 
TeleCommunication Systems Inc. (TSYS) Sr. VP & CFO Thomas M Jr Brandt sells 20,000 Shares Nov 19 2010 
TeleCommunication Systems Inc. (TSYS) Sr. VP & CTO Drew A Morin sells 34,935 Shares Nov 17 2010 
TeleCommunication Systems Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Nov 08 2010 
TeleCommunication Systems Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 05 2010 
August 2, 2010 52-Week Low Wrap-Up Aug 02 2010 
TeleCommunication Systems Inc. (TSYS) Sr. VP & CTO Drew A Morin sells 15,000 Shares May 28 2010 

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