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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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Cash to Debt 1.98
UBLXF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
53% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. UBLXF: 1.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
UBLXF' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.55  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 1.98
Equity to Asset 0.65
UBLXF's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
59% of the 518 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.59 vs. UBLXF: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
UBLXF' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 0.79 Max: 0.88
Current: 0.65
0.64
0.88
Interest Coverage 18.78
UBLXF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
64% of the 392 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 81.78 vs. UBLXF: 18.78 )
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: 18.78
2.86
3552.27
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 8.83
M-Score: -2.94
WACC vs ROIC
8.19%
21.63%
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 : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) 15.26
UBLXF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.06 vs. UBLXF: 15.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
UBLXF' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.05  Med: 13.46 Max: 17
Current: 15.26
7.05
17
Net-margin (%) 11.41
UBLXF's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. UBLXF: 11.41 )
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: 13.53
Current: 11.41
4.52
13.53
ROE (%) 16.91
UBLXF's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.17 vs. UBLXF: 16.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
UBLXF' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.09  Med: 12.33 Max: 25.88
Current: 16.91
3.09
25.88
ROA (%) 10.92
UBLXF's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 537 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. UBLXF: 10.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
UBLXF' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.71  Med: 10.22 Max: 19.77
Current: 10.92
2.71
19.77
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 82.59
UBLXF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.18 vs. UBLXF: 82.59 )
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: 130.2
Current: 82.59
40.56
130.2
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 21.10
UBLXF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. UBLXF: 21.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UBLXF' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.9  Med: 23.2 Max: 116.3
Current: 21.1
5.9
116.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 24.70
UBLXF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. UBLXF: 24.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UBLXF' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.6  Med: 26.2 Max: 121.5
Current: 24.7
15.6
121.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 25.40
UBLXF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 302 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.70 vs. UBLXF: 25.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UBLXF' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 22.3  Med: 25 Max: 72.1
Current: 25.4
22.3
72.1
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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Traded in other countries: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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P/E(ttm) 38.42
UBLXF's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
66% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 21.38 vs. UBLXF: 38.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
UBLXF' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.14  Med: 28.48 Max: 101.89
Current: 38.42
10.14
101.89
PE(NRI) 38.42
UBLXF's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
66% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 21.08 vs. UBLXF: 38.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
UBLXF' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.14  Med: 28.48 Max: 101.89
Current: 38.42
10.14
101.89
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 44.72
UBLXF's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
74% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 18.76 vs. UBLXF: 44.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
UBLXF' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.47  Med: 34.38 Max: 48.99
Current: 44.72
11.47
48.99
P/B 5.94
UBLXF's P/B is ranked lower than
84% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. UBLXF: 5.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
UBLXF' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 2.55 Max: 6.65
Current: 5.94
0.84
6.65
P/S 4.61
UBLXF's P/S is ranked lower than
80% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. UBLXF: 4.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
UBLXF' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.19  Med: 2.78 Max: 5.19
Current: 4.61
1.19
5.19
PFCF 49.22
UBLXF's PFCF is ranked lower than
83% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 13.62 vs. UBLXF: 49.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
UBLXF' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.86  Med: 35.24 Max: 193.25
Current: 49.22
9.86
193.25
POCF 20.87
UBLXF's POCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.51 vs. UBLXF: 20.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
UBLXF' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.71  Med: 16.2 Max: 74.27
Current: 20.87
6.71
74.27
EV-to-EBIT 29.96
UBLXF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
62% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 17.17 vs. UBLXF: 29.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
UBLXF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 19.1 Max: 51
Current: 29.96
0.4
51
EV-to-EBITDA 19.01
UBLXF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
63% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.94 vs. UBLXF: 19.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
UBLXF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 11.7 Max: 30.7
Current: 19.01
0.3
30.7
PEG 2.01
UBLXF's PEG is ranked lower than
54% of the 141 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. UBLXF: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
UBLXF' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.93 Max: 2.2
Current: 2.01
0.16
2.2
Current Ratio 4.64
UBLXF's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. UBLXF: 4.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
UBLXF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.16  Med: 5.25 Max: 8.73
Current: 4.64
2.16
8.73
Quick Ratio 3.77
UBLXF's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. UBLXF: 3.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
UBLXF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.69  Med: 4.15 Max: 7.5
Current: 3.77
1.69
7.5
Days Inventory 72.20
UBLXF's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
53% of the 499 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 68.54 vs. UBLXF: 72.20 )
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: 72.2
36.73
121.92
Days Sales Outstanding 43.64
UBLXF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
78% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 69.63 vs. UBLXF: 43.64 )
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: 43.64
29.1
52.5
Days Payable 38.80
UBLXF's Days Payable is ranked lower than
70% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 56.96 vs. UBLXF: 38.80 )
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: 38.8
26.53
70.91

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Dividend Growth (3y) -100.00
UBLXF's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
87% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. UBLXF: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
UBLXF' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: -100
Current: -100
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.83
UBLXF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
82% of the 478 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. UBLXF: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
UBLXF' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 0.91 Max: 2.36
Current: 0.83
0.63
2.36
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.10
UBLXF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.10 vs. UBLXF: -2.10 )
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: -1.2 Max: 0
Current: -2.1
-136.8
0

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Current Asset Value 18.92
UBLXF's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
88% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. UBLXF: 18.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
UBLXF' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.25  Med: 4.19 Max: 20.41
Current: 18.92
1.25
20.41
Price/Tangible Book 14.88
UBLXF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
93% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. UBLXF: 14.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
UBLXF' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.16  Med: 3.82 Max: 14.96
Current: 14.88
1.16
14.96
Price/Graham Number 5.04
UBLXF's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
82% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. UBLXF: 5.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
UBLXF' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.27  Med: 2.06 Max: 5.04
Current: 5.04
1.27
5.04
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.30
UBLXF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. UBLXF: 3.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
UBLXF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2  Med: 5.25 Max: 266.7
Current: 3.3
2
266.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 21.96
UBLXF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.17 vs. UBLXF: 21.96 )
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: 30.3 Max: 93.8
Current: 21.96
21.9
93.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $362.6
EPS (TTM) $ 5.93
Beta1.55
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $193.00 - 219.16
Shares Outstanding (Mil)6.73
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