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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 3.38
WILN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
59% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. WILN: 3.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
WILN' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 29.66 Max: No Debt
Current: 3.38
Equity to Asset 0.82
WILN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
86% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. WILN: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
WILN' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.80 Max: 0.98
Current: 0.82
0.3
0.98
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.77
M-Score: -2.81
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 15.70
WILN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.83 vs. WILN: 15.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
WILN' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -203.46  Med: -27.17 Max: 65.42
Current: 15.7
-203.46
65.42
Net-margin (%) 9.59
WILN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 517 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. WILN: 9.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
WILN' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -100.13  Med: -3.32 Max: 669.24
Current: 9.59
-100.13
669.24
ROE (%) 5.19
WILN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 509 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.93 vs. WILN: 5.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WILN' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -107.95  Med: 0.06 Max: 52.18
Current: 5.19
-107.95
52.18
ROA (%) 4.20
WILN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. WILN: 4.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WILN' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -63.38  Med: 0.01 Max: 40.26
Current: 4.2
-63.38
40.26
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1165.50
WILN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.34 vs. WILN: 1165.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
WILN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2860.27  Med: -399.78 Max: 2368.77
Current: 1165.5
-2860.27
2368.77
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.60
WILN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. WILN: 2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WILN' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -64.2  Med: 6.70 Max: 106.1
Current: 2.6
-64.2
106.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 8.90
WILN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. WILN: 8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WILN' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -68  Med: 8.90 Max: 89.8
Current: 8.9
-68
89.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -28.90
WILN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -0.50 vs. WILN: -28.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WILN' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.6  Med: -28.90 Max: 66.6
Current: -28.9
-52.6
66.6
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 24.20
WILN's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
58% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 17.62 vs. WILN: 24.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
WILN' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.77  Med: 25.08 Max: 8753.23
Current: 24.2
3.77
8753.23
Forward P/E 3.03
WILN's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
98% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.38 vs. WILN: 3.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 24.20
WILN's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
54% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 21.00 vs. WILN: 24.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
WILN' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.49  Med: 27.08 Max: 8753.23
Current: 24.2
3.49
8753.23
P/B 0.65
WILN's P/B is ranked higher than
87% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. WILN: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WILN' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.56 Max: 6.55
Current: 0.65
0.47
6.55
P/S 1.75
WILN's P/S is ranked lower than
68% of the 641 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. WILN: 1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WILN' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 5.81 Max: 116.25
Current: 1.75
0.98
116.25
POCF 4.37
WILN's POCF is ranked higher than
93% of the 496 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.60 vs. WILN: 4.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WILN' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.41  Med: 18.26 Max: 173.25
Current: 4.37
3.41
173.25
EV-to-EBIT 6.04
WILN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
86% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 15.02 vs. WILN: 6.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WILN' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -93.3  Med: -4.30 Max: 199.6
Current: 6.04
-93.3
199.6
EV-to-EBITDA 2.18
WILN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
97% of the 571 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.24 vs. WILN: 2.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WILN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.3  Med: 9.10 Max: 292.3
Current: 2.18
-7.3
292.3
PEG 0.50
WILN's PEG is ranked higher than
81% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.34 vs. WILN: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
WILN' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.84 Max: 332.44
Current: 0.5
0.47
332.44
Shiller P/E 52.17
WILN's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
78% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 25.60 vs. WILN: 52.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
WILN' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 46.67  Med: 86.67 Max: 282
Current: 52.17
46.67
282
Current Ratio 4.06
WILN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. WILN: 4.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WILN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 4.67 Max: 37.72
Current: 4.06
0.9
37.72
Quick Ratio 4.06
WILN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 514 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. WILN: 4.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WILN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 4.04 Max: 37.72
Current: 4.06
0.53
37.72
Days Sales Outstanding 31.72
WILN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
91% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 73.90 vs. WILN: 31.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WILN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.73  Med: 32.33 Max: 81.14
Current: 31.72
4.73
81.14
Days Payable 7.21
WILN's Days Payable is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 441 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 59.90 vs. WILN: 7.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
WILN' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.57  Med: 20.83 Max: 156.46
Current: 7.21
14.57
156.46

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 10.31
WILN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
97% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. WILN: 10.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
WILN' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 2.30 Max: 14.64
Current: 10.31
0.53
14.64
Dividend Payout 1.59
WILN's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
94% of the 254 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. WILN: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
WILN' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.74 Max: 3.9
Current: 1.59
0.07
3.9
Dividend Growth (3y) 22.20
WILN's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
81% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 vs. WILN: 22.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
WILN' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 77
Current: 22.2
0
77
Forward Dividend Yield 19.96
WILN's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
99% of the 376 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. WILN: 19.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 79.08
WILN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
99% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. WILN: 79.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
WILN' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.07  Med: 17.64 Max: 112.29
Current: 79.08
4.07
112.29
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.30
WILN's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.40 vs. WILN: 1.30 )
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: -30.3  Med: -13.80 Max: 1.3
Current: 1.3
-30.3
1.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 3.44
WILN's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
84% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. WILN: 3.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
WILN' s Price/Net Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.62  Med: 5.42 Max: 210
Current: 3.44
1.62
210
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.08
WILN's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.83 vs. WILN: 3.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
WILN' s Price/Net Current Asset Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.5  Med: 5.99 Max: 308.33
Current: 3.08
1.5
308.33
Price/Tangible Book 2.16
WILN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
52% of the 642 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. WILN: 2.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
WILN' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.48  Med: 4.44 Max: 58.33
Current: 2.16
1.48
58.33
Price/Projected FCF 0.70
WILN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
78% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. WILN: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
WILN' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 1.92 Max: 19.03
Current: 0.7
0.94
19.03
Price/Median PS Value 0.30
WILN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
98% of the 641 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. WILN: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WILN' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.94 Max: 18.5
Current: 0.3
0.19
18.5
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.97
WILN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
66% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. WILN: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
WILN' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.31  Med: 2.55 Max: 312
Current: 0.97
1.31
312
Price/Graham Number 1.55
WILN's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
59% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. WILN: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
WILN' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 2.01 Max: 34.67
Current: 1.55
0.42
34.67
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 16.60
WILN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. WILN: 16.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WILN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 7.45 Max: 41.4
Current: 16.6
0.5
41.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 42.86
WILN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.44 vs. WILN: 42.86 )
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: -124.2  Med: -5.35 Max: 44.4
Current: 42.86
-124.2
44.4

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $103
EPS $ 0.08
Beta0.33
Short Percentage of Float0.87%
52-Week Range $0.93 - 2.78
Shares Outstanding(Mil)120.84

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 125 128
EPS($) 0.61 0.59
EPS without NRI($) 0.61 0.59

Business Description

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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.
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