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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 4.65
WILN's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
60% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.29 vs. WILN: 4.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
WILN' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.76  Med: 26.02 Max: No Debt
Current: 4.65
Equity-to-Asset 0.86
WILN's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
91% of the 477 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. WILN: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
WILN' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.84 Max: 0.97
Current: 0.86
0.3
0.97
Interest Coverage N/A
WILN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
73% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 103.06 vs. WILN: N/A )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WILN' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: N/A Max: No Debt
Current: N/A
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 3.41
Beneish M-Score: -1.48
WACC vs ROIC
4.03%
6.45%
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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history
Operating Margin % 20.74
WILN's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
91% of the 480 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. WILN: 20.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
WILN' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.41  Med: 8.59 Max: 65.42
Current: 20.74
-40.41
65.42
Net Margin % 12.10
WILN's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
86% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. WILN: 12.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
WILN' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.89  Med: 9.82 Max: 45.07
Current: 12.1
-43.89
45.07
ROE % 4.49
WILN's ROE % is ranked higher than
53% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.64 vs. WILN: 4.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
WILN' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.93  Med: 4.17 Max: 20.05
Current: 4.49
-8.93
20.05
ROA % 3.93
WILN's ROA % is ranked higher than
63% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. WILN: 3.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
WILN' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.45  Med: 3.36 Max: 18.03
Current: 3.93
-8.45
18.03
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 813.18
WILN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
99% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.51 vs. WILN: 813.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
WILN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2860.77  Med: -53.58 Max: 2368.48
Current: 813.18
-2860.77
2368.48
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 10.20
WILN's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
70% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. WILN: 10.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
WILN' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -63.2  Med: 9 Max: 102.1
Current: 10.2
-63.2
102.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 84.90
WILN's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
95% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. WILN: 84.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
WILN' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -67  Med: 16.6 Max: 89
Current: 84.9
-67
89
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment    NAICS: 334290    SIC: 3351
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Traded in other countries:WIN.Canada, WJL.Germany,
Wi-Lan Inc develops, acquires, and licenses a range of intellectual property that drives products in communications and consumer electronics market, which includes wireless fidelity data over cable service, multi mode wireless, bluetooth and V-Chip.

Wi-Lan Inc was established on May 14, 1992. The Company is an intellectual property licensing company. It develops and commercializes technology that made low-cost, high-speed wireless networking a reality. In its early years, the Company manufactured several generations of proprietary products and the inventions were also used in other products offered by industry. The Company is a technology innovation and licensing company. The Company develops, acquires, and licenses a range of intellectual property that drives products in communications and consumer electronics markets, which include wireless fidelity data over cable service, multi-mode wireless, bluetooth and V-Chip. Through both internal research and development and acquisitions from third parties, the Company has acquired intellectual property in the form of patents and patent applications in many different countries.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 21.08
WILN's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 25.05 vs. WILN: 21.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
WILN' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.78  Med: 24.35 Max: 8753.23
Current: 21.08
3.78
8753.23
Forward PE Ratio 5.55
WILN's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.18 vs. WILN: 5.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 21.08
WILN's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
61% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 25.50 vs. WILN: 21.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
WILN' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.49  Med: 23.97 Max: 8753.23
Current: 21.08
3.49
8753.23
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 50.60
WILN's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
76% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 20.78 vs. WILN: 50.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
WILN' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.67  Med: 17.05 Max: 88.5
Current: 50.6
3.67
88.5
PB Ratio 0.92
WILN's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 490 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. WILN: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
WILN' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.46 Max: 6.53
Current: 0.92
0.47
6.53
PS Ratio 2.47
WILN's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. WILN: 2.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
WILN' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.3  Med: 5.98 Max: 105.68
Current: 2.47
1.3
105.68
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 10.37
WILN's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
78% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 18.16 vs. WILN: 10.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
WILN' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.95  Med: 22.46 Max: 1040
Current: 10.37
6.95
1040
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 8.01
WILN's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
79% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 13.25 vs. WILN: 8.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
WILN' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.86  Med: 15.96 Max: 242
Current: 8.01
2.86
242
EV-to-EBIT 7.37
WILN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
84% of the 331 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.89 vs. WILN: 7.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WILN' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -93.9  Med: -4.55 Max: 201.1
Current: 7.37
-93.9
201.1
EV-to-EBITDA 3.22
WILN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
94% of the 360 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.78 vs. WILN: 3.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WILN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.3  Med: 9.65 Max: 292.5
Current: 3.22
-7.3
292.5
PEG Ratio 0.69
WILN's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. WILN: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
WILN' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.2 Max: 328.95
Current: 0.69
0.29
328.95
Shiller PE Ratio 39.02
WILN's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 36.49 vs. WILN: 39.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
WILN' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.89  Med: 42.96 Max: 282
Current: 39.02
15.89
282
Current Ratio 4.97
WILN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. WILN: 4.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WILN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 4.88 Max: 23.19
Current: 4.97
1.08
23.19
Quick Ratio 4.97
WILN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 vs. WILN: 4.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WILN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 4.55 Max: 23.19
Current: 4.97
0.84
23.19
Days Sales Outstanding 80.94
WILN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
61% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 71.24 vs. WILN: 80.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WILN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.73  Med: 23.66 Max: 80.94
Current: 80.94
4.73
80.94
Days Payable 5.27
WILN's Days Payable is ranked lower than
98% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 59.60 vs. WILN: 5.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
WILN' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.2  Med: 14.57 Max: 49.95
Current: 5.27
5.2
49.95

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield % 1.91
WILN's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
53% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. WILN: 1.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
WILN' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 2.58 Max: 14.64
Current: 1.91
0.53
14.64
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.40
WILN's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. WILN: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
WILN' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.42 Max: 2.03
Current: 0.4
0.22
2.03
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -32.40
WILN's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
74% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. WILN: -32.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
WILN' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 77
Current: -32.4
0
77
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.99
WILN's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
50% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. WILN: 1.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.36
WILN's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
78% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. WILN: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
WILN' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 1.84 Max: 10.46
Current: 1.36
0.38
10.46
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.40
WILN's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. WILN: 0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WILN' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.7  Med: -12 Max: 0.9
Current: 0.4
-30.7
0.9

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Cash 3.28
WILN's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked higher than
82% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.31 vs. WILN: 3.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
WILN' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.62  Med: 5.8 Max: 177.94
Current: 3.28
1.62
177.94
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 2.48
WILN's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 360 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.34 vs. WILN: 2.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
WILN' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 5.4 Max: 36.01
Current: 2.48
1.5
36.01
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.08
WILN's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
54% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. WILN: 2.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
WILN' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.49  Med: 4.19 Max: 41
Current: 2.08
1.49
41
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.74
WILN's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
83% of the 306 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. WILN: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
WILN' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 1.66 Max: 4.81
Current: 0.74
0.59
4.81
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.42
WILN's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. WILN: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
WILN' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.82 Max: 10.35
Current: 0.42
0.28
10.35
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 0.84
WILN's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked higher than
74% of the 96 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. WILN: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
WILN' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 0.73 Max: 1.78
Current: 0.84
0.73
1.78
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.40
WILN's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
62% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. WILN: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
WILN' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.46 Max: 2.66
Current: 1.4
0.72
2.66
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 13.57
WILN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
90% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. WILN: 13.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
WILN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 10.45 Max: 41.4
Current: 13.57
0.5
41.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 50.29
WILN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
94% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.01 vs. WILN: 50.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
WILN' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.7  Med: -2.55 Max: 57.2
Current: 50.29
-31.7
57.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $92.88
EPS (TTM) $ 0.09
Beta0.79
Short Percentage of Float0.02%
52-Week Range $1.27 - 3.04
Shares Outstanding (Mil)118.57

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 73 73
EPS ($) 0.30 0.28
EPS without NRI ($) 0.30 0.28
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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