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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 2.64
UBLXF's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
50% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. UBLXF: 2.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
UBLXF' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.09  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 2.64
Equity-to-Asset 0.67
UBLXF's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
64% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. UBLXF: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
UBLXF' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 0.8 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.67
0.64
0.88
Interest Coverage 20.40
UBLXF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
62% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 65.52 vs. UBLXF: 20.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
UBLXF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.86  Med: 20.98 Max: 3552.27
Current: 20.4
2.86
3552.27
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 8.68
Beneish M-Score: -3.06
WACC vs ROIC
7.69%
23.38%
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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 16.38
UBLXF's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
88% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. UBLXF: 16.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
UBLXF' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.05  Med: 14.07 Max: 17
Current: 16.38
7.05
17
Net Margin % 12.83
UBLXF's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
87% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. UBLXF: 12.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
UBLXF' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.52  Med: 11.33 Max: 13.24
Current: 12.83
4.52
13.24
ROE % 17.61
UBLXF's ROE % is ranked higher than
86% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.02 vs. UBLXF: 17.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
UBLXF' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.09  Med: 12.33 Max: 17.61
Current: 17.61
3.09
17.61
ROA % 11.55
UBLXF's ROA % is ranked higher than
89% of the 499 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. UBLXF: 11.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
UBLXF' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.71  Med: 10.22 Max: 13.02
Current: 11.55
2.71
13.02
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 118.81
UBLXF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
93% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.67 vs. UBLXF: 118.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
UBLXF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 40.56  Med: 90.11 Max: 133.14
Current: 118.81
40.56
133.14
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 15.50
UBLXF's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
81% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. UBLXF: 15.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
UBLXF' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.9  Med: 22.15 Max: 116.3
Current: 15.5
5.9
116.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 20.30
UBLXF's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
74% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. UBLXF: 20.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
UBLXF' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.6  Med: 25.45 Max: 121.5
Current: 20.3
15.6
121.5
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 20.90
UBLXF's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
74% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. UBLXF: 20.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
UBLXF' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 20.9  Med: 24.95 Max: 72.1
Current: 20.9
20.9
72.1
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment  
Compare:NAS:BBOX, AMEX:BDR » details
Traded in other countries:3BG.Germany, UBXN.Switzerland, 0QNI.UK,
u-Blox Holding AG is a fabless semiconductor provider of embedded positioning and wireless communication solutions. The Company focuses on two core activities Research & development and Customer service.

u-Blox Holding AG was incorporated on September 21, 2007 in Thalwil, Switzerland. The Company is a fabless semiconductor provider of embedded positioning and wireless communication solutions. The Company is engaged in development, manufacturing and marketing of products and services supporting GPS/GNSS satellite positioning systems. It offers GPS/GNSS positioning products, including satellite receiver chips and chipsets, receiver modules, receiver boards, antennas and smart antennas which are in used for navigation, automatic vehicle location, security, traffic control, location based services, timing and agriculture. The Company focuses on two core activities Research & development in order to deliver the breakthrough technologies that its customers need to stay ahead of their competitors, and Customer service to stay closely in-touch with the intrinsic needs of its clients. In 2009, the Company expanded its activities by acquisition into wireless products and services. The Company's segments are Positioning and Wireless products and Wireless services. The Positioning and Wireless products segment develops and distributes GPS/GNSS positioning receivers and, since early 2009, also wireless communication modules which are mainly used in automotive, industrial and consumer applications. The Wireless services segment offers services in the wireless communication technology which forms a separate business segment as these products consist of delivery of reference designs and software.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 31.54
UBLXF's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 24.54 vs. UBLXF: 31.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
UBLXF' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.14  Med: 28.72 Max: 101.89
Current: 31.54
10.14
101.89
PE Ratio without NRI 31.54
UBLXF's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
63% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 25.19 vs. UBLXF: 31.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
UBLXF' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.14  Med: 28.72 Max: 101.89
Current: 31.54
10.14
101.89
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 26.36
UBLXF's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
58% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 20.88 vs. UBLXF: 26.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
UBLXF' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.47  Med: 31.41 Max: 45.73
Current: 26.36
11.47
45.73
PB Ratio 5.02
UBLXF's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. UBLXF: 5.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
UBLXF' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 2.6 Max: 6.65
Current: 5.02
0.84
6.65
PS Ratio 4.04
UBLXF's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 560 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.35 vs. UBLXF: 4.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
UBLXF' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.19  Med: 2.87 Max: 5.19
Current: 4.04
1.19
5.19
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 33.09
UBLXF's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
78% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 17.65 vs. UBLXF: 33.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
UBLXF' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.86  Med: 34.8 Max: 193.25
Current: 33.09
9.86
193.25
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 15.57
UBLXF's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
56% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 13.82 vs. UBLXF: 15.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
UBLXF' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.71  Med: 15.88 Max: 74.27
Current: 15.57
6.71
74.27
EV-to-EBIT 21.21
UBLXF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
58% of the 431 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 15.78 vs. UBLXF: 21.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
UBLXF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 19.5 Max: 51
Current: 21.21
0.4
51
EV-to-EBITDA 21.21
UBLXF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
70% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.91 vs. UBLXF: 21.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
UBLXF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 12.4 Max: 30.7
Current: 21.21
0.3
30.7
PEG Ratio 1.38
UBLXF's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. UBLXF: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
UBLXF' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.02 Max: 2.2
Current: 1.38
0.16
2.2
Shiller PE Ratio 63.90
UBLXF's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 35.89 vs. UBLXF: 63.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
UBLXF' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 50.37  Med: 58.3 Max: 64.71
Current: 63.9
50.37
64.71
Current Ratio 4.05
UBLXF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. UBLXF: 4.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
UBLXF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.16  Med: 4.05 Max: 8.73
Current: 4.05
2.16
8.73
Quick Ratio 3.52
UBLXF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 475 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. UBLXF: 3.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
UBLXF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.69  Med: 3.52 Max: 7.5
Current: 3.52
1.69
7.5
Days Inventory 68.59
UBLXF's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
50% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 68.49 vs. UBLXF: 68.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
UBLXF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 36.73  Med: 74.29 Max: 121.92
Current: 68.59
36.73
121.92
Days Sales Outstanding 40.32
UBLXF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 72.18 vs. UBLXF: 40.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
UBLXF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.1  Med: 44.04 Max: 52.5
Current: 40.32
29.1
52.5
Days Payable 36.73
UBLXF's Days Payable is ranked lower than
77% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 61.06 vs. UBLXF: 36.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
UBLXF' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.53  Med: 39.33 Max: 70.91
Current: 36.73
26.53
70.91

Buy Back

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history
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 23.90
UBLXF's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
82% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. UBLXF: 23.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
UBLXF' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 23.9
Current: 23.9
0
23.9
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.83
UBLXF's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
82% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. UBLXF: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
UBLXF' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 0.85 Max: 2.36
Current: 0.83
0.63
2.36
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.90
UBLXF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. UBLXF: -1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
UBLXF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -136.8  Med: -1.5 Max: 0
Current: -1.9
-136.8
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Net-Cash 84.36
UBLXF's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
90% of the 156 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.33 vs. UBLXF: 84.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
UBLXF' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.71  Med: 5.83 Max: 84.36
Current: 84.36
1.71
84.36
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 14.36
UBLXF's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
85% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.48 vs. UBLXF: 14.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
UBLXF' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.25  Med: 4.19 Max: 17.77
Current: 14.36
1.25
17.77
Price-to-Tangible-Book 12.03
UBLXF's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
91% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. UBLXF: 12.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
UBLXF' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.16  Med: 3.82 Max: 13.94
Current: 12.03
1.16
13.94
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.69
UBLXF's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
71% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. UBLXF: 2.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
UBLXF' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 2.47 Max: 3.45
Current: 2.69
0.99
3.45
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 1.11
UBLXF's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
67% of the 27 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. UBLXF: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.41
UBLXF's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
65% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. UBLXF: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
UBLXF' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.54
Current: 1.41
0.5
1.54
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.39
UBLXF's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
50% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. UBLXF: 1.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
UBLXF' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 1.03 Max: 1.93
Current: 1.39
0.58
1.93
Price-to-Graham-Number 4.11
UBLXF's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
84% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. UBLXF: 4.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
UBLXF' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 2.42 Max: 4.99
Current: 4.11
0.84
4.99
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.71
UBLXF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
62% of the 652 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.72 vs. UBLXF: 4.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
UBLXF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2  Med: 5.1 Max: 266.7
Current: 4.71
2
266.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 24.25
UBLXF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
82% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.08 vs. UBLXF: 24.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
UBLXF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.9  Med: 29.9 Max: 93.8
Current: 24.25
21.9
93.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $362.4
EPS (TTM) $ 6.63
Beta1.81
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $169.00 - 220.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)6.84
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