Switch to:
Also traded in: Germany

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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.36
TSYS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
86% of the 1872 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.51 vs. TSYS: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
TSYS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.59 Max: N/A
Current: 0.36
Equity to Asset 0.35
TSYS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
80% of the 1773 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. TSYS: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
TSYS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.51 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.35
0.17
0.88
Interest Coverage 1.98
TSYS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
92% of the 1194 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 61.34 vs. TSYS: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
TSYS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.69  Med: 2.86 Max: 27.32
Current: 1.98
0.69
27.32
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.42
M-Score: -1.95
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 4.42
TSYS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.85 vs. TSYS: 4.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
TSYS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.7  Med: 3.76 Max: 16.31
Current: 4.42
-21.7
16.31
Net-margin (%) 1.01
TSYS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 3.19 vs. TSYS: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
TSYS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.1  Med: -0.69 Max: 26.15
Current: 1.01
-20.1
26.15
ROE (%) 3.20
TSYS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1765 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 5.52 vs. TSYS: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
TSYS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51.55  Med: -2.41 Max: 72.76
Current: 3.2
-51.55
72.76
ROA (%) 1.10
TSYS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 1870 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. TSYS: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
TSYS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.9  Med: -1.04 Max: 43.6
Current: 1.1
-24.9
43.6
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 19.46
TSYS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1838 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 21.01 vs. TSYS: 19.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
TSYS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -99.07  Med: 13.67 Max: 73.41
Current: 19.46
-99.07
73.41
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -5.90
TSYS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 1448 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. TSYS: -5.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TSYS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.9  Med: 3.85 Max: 25.9
Current: -5.9
-5.9
25.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -16.80
TSYS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 1176 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. TSYS: -16.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
TSYS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.8  Med: 49.00 Max: 62.7
Current: -16.8
-16.8
62.7
» TSYS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

» Details

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)
» More
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%)
» More
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
» More
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
» More
» Details

Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with TSYS

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

No Entry found in the selected group of Gurus. You can
  • 1. Modify your Personalized List of Gurus, or
  • 2. Click on Premium Premium Tools above to check out all the Gurus, or
  • 3. Click on Premium Plus Premium Plus above for the stocks picks of all the institutional investment advisors (>4000)
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Business Description

Industry: Application Software » Software - Application
Compare:OTCPK:PLFX, NAS:PDVW, NAS:MGIC, NAS:BV, NAS:AMSWA, NAS:JIVE, NAS:QADB, NAS:BCOV, NAS:MTLS, OTCPK:TLCC, NYSE:NQ, NAS:MOBL, NAS:ACTA, OTCPK:IARSF, NAS:XNET, NYSE:ECOM, NAS:APIC, NYSE:MODN, OTCPK:IREHF, OTCPK:SVLQF » details
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.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 99.80
TSYS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
88% of the 1201 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 22.50 vs. TSYS: 99.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
TSYS' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.67  Med: 16.12 Max: 100
Current: 99.8
5.67
100
PE(NRI) 99.80
TSYS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
89% of the 1202 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 22.95 vs. TSYS: 99.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
TSYS' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.67  Med: 15.53 Max: 175.5
Current: 99.8
5.67
175.5
P/B 2.53
TSYS's P/B is ranked higher than
50% of the 1719 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. TSYS: 2.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
TSYS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.74 Max: 6.37
Current: 2.53
0.33
6.37
P/S 0.85
TSYS's P/S is ranked higher than
73% of the 1767 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. TSYS: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
TSYS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.76 Max: 2.32
Current: 0.85
0.16
2.32
POCF 415.83
TSYS's POCF is ranked lower than
98% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 15.68 vs. TSYS: 415.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
TSYS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.65  Med: 8.71 Max: 535
Current: 415.83
1.65
535
EV-to-EBIT 25.41
TSYS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
66% of the 1179 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 15.39 vs. TSYS: 25.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
TSYS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -68.9  Med: 12.00 Max: 153.6
Current: 25.41
-68.9
153.6
EV-to-EBITDA 11.88
TSYS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
51% of the 1278 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 11.60 vs. TSYS: 11.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
TSYS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -67.1  Med: 8.80 Max: 27.8
Current: 11.88
-67.1
27.8
Current Ratio 2.19
TSYS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 1700 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. TSYS: 2.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
TSYS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 1.96 Max: 7.43
Current: 2.19
1.01
7.43
Quick Ratio 2.08
TSYS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 1700 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. TSYS: 2.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
TSYS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 1.85 Max: 7.43
Current: 2.08
1.01
7.43
Days Inventory 13.64
TSYS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
55% of the 1067 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 17.70 vs. TSYS: 13.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
TSYS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.38  Med: 12.84 Max: 22
Current: 13.64
8.38
22
Days Sales Outstanding 72.62
TSYS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
54% of the 1498 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 68.50 vs. TSYS: 72.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
TSYS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 46.13  Med: 77.38 Max: 102.51
Current: 72.62
46.13
102.51

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.20
TSYS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
68% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. TSYS: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
TSYS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.56 Max: 6.3
Current: 1.2
0.14
6.3
Price/Median PS Value 1.12
TSYS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
55% of the 1599 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. TSYS: 1.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
TSYS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.10 Max: 4.87
Current: 1.12
0.21
4.87
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.90
TSYS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1811 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. TSYS: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
TSYS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 6.55 Max: 21.1
Current: 3.9
0.7
21.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 42.74
TSYS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 728 Companies
in the Global Software - Application industry.

( Industry Median: 10.25 vs. TSYS: 42.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
TSYS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18  Med: 25.50 Max: 75.2
Current: 42.74
-18
75.2

More Statistics

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

Dec15
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) -0.50
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.50
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
» More Articles for TSYS

Headlines

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 

More From Other Websites
Comtech Unit Completes $2.2 Million Order Apr 19 2016
TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS INC /FA/ Files SEC form 8-K, Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of... Feb 23 2016
Notice to TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. Holders of 7.75% Convertible Senior Notes due June 30,... Feb 23 2016
Sale of TeleCommunication Systems expected to close next week Feb 19 2016
TeleCommunication Systems Strengthens Its North American Market Position by Providing Turnkey... Feb 18 2016
TeleCommunication Systems Strengthens Its North American Market Position by Providing Turnkey... Feb 18 2016
TeleCommunication Systems' Text-to-911 Technology on Track to Support 100 Million U.S. Population by... Feb 18 2016
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: TSYS) Pending Acquisition Feb 09 2016
Comtech extends TeleCommunication Systems tender offer for third time Feb 03 2016
TeleCommunication Systems and Intersec Partner to Expand Location-Based Service (LBS) Offerings to... Feb 02 2016
TeleCommunication Systems and Intersec Partner to Expand Location-Based Service (LBS) Offerings to... Feb 02 2016
10 things you need to know today Jan 27 2016
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Extends Tender Offer for TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. Until... Jan 19 2016
TeleCommunication Systems Expands Location Based Services in the Middle East Jan 07 2016
TeleCommunication Systems Expands Location Based Services in the Middle East Jan 07 2016
Edited Transcript of TSYS earnings conference call or presentation 29-Oct-15 9:00pm GMT Jan 06 2016
Application Software Stocks on the Move -- Castlight Health, TeleCommunication Systems, Five9, and... Jan 05 2016
Comtech extends TeleCommunication Systems tender offer Jan 05 2016
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Extends Tender Offer for TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. Until... Jan 04 2016
TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS INC /FA/ Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers,... Dec 29 2015
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2015 By the Numbers Dec 22 2015
Technical Pulse on Application Software Stocks -- Castlight Health, TeleCommunication Systems,... Dec 18 2015
TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS INC /FA/ Files SEC form 8-K, Amendments to Articles of Inc. or Bylaws;... Dec 17 2015
Technical Summary on Application Software Equities -- TeleCommunication Systems, Five9, Jive... Dec 16 2015
Equities Lead Investor Sentiment - Research Reports on TriNet Group, Xencor, Keryx... Dec 11 2015
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Commences Tender Offer for TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. Dec 07 2015
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. to Acquire TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. for $430.8 Million in a... Nov 23 2015
TeleCommunication Systems Reports Third Quarter 2015 Results Oct 29 2015
TeleCommunication Systems Adds 16 U.S. Patents Advancing Public Safety, Location-Based Services,... Oct 28 2015
TeleCommunication Systems Receives $5 Million in Incremental Funding from U.S. Army for SNAP... Oct 21 2015
TeleCommunication Systems Receives $91 Million Delivery Order from U.S. Army for SNAP Deployable... Oct 19 2015
TeleCommunication Systems Receives $223 Million Delivery Order from U.S. Army to Supply Satellite... Oct 14 2015
TeleCommunication Systems Sets Third Quarter 2015 Conference Call for Thursday, October 29, 2015 at... Sep 30 2015
TeleCommunication Systems Named as ISACA Authorized Training Organization for Cybersecurity Sep 28 2015
TeleCommunication Systems Awarded $68 Million Contract to Deliver Department of Defense... Sep 23 2015
TeleCommunication Systems CEO Elected to Fifth Term on CTIA - The Wireless Association's Board of... Sep 11 2015
TeleCommunication Systems Introduces Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) for TCS Messaging and... Sep 09 2015
TeleCommunication Systems Unveils VirtuMedix® Mobile App for Android and iOS Devices Sep 09 2015
TeleCommunication Systems Showcases Location-Based Services Leadership at CTIA-The Wireless Industry... Sep 08 2015
TeleCommunication Systems to Present at the 4th Annual Liolios Gateway Conference on September 10,... Sep 01 2015
TeleCommunication Systems' VirtuMedix® Connected Health Platform Selected by The Iowa Clinic for... Aug 25 2015
TeleCommunication Systems Awarded Contract Extension by State of Tennessee for Next Generation 9-1-1... Aug 04 2015

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)