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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 2.98
WILN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
82% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. WILN: 2.98 )
WILN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.5   Max: No Debt
Current: 2.98

Equity to Asset 0.77
WILN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
94% of the 820 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. WILN: 0.77 )
WILN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 0.98
Current: 0.77

0.3
0.98
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 2.75
M-Score: -3.72
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

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -21.43
WILN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.15 vs. WILN: -21.43 )
WILN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -203.46   Max: 65.42
Current: -21.43

-203.46
65.42
Net-margin (%) -20.51
WILN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. WILN: -20.51 )
WILN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -398   Max: 669.24
Current: -20.51

-398
669.24
ROE (%) -7.15
WILN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.68 vs. WILN: -7.15 )
WILN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -630.08   Max: 32.6
Current: -7.15

-630.08
32.6
ROA (%) -5.37
WILN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.93 vs. WILN: -5.37 )
WILN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -189.7   Max: 31.51
Current: -5.37

-189.7
31.51
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -875.41
WILN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.47 vs. WILN: -875.41 )
WILN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -3389.79   Max: 1238.33
Current: -875.41

-3389.79
1238.33
Revenue Growth (%) 15.00
WILN's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. WILN: 15.00 )
WILN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -60.7   Max: 104.1
Current: 15

-60.7
104.1
EBITDA Growth (%) 71.00
WILN's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 638 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. WILN: 71.00 )
WILN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -68.3   Max: 100
Current: 71

-68.3
100
EPS Growth (%) -10.60
WILN's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 616 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. WILN: -10.60 )
WILN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -48.7   Max: 65.4
Current: -10.6

-48.7
65.4
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 1.50
WILN's P/B is ranked higher than
87% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. WILN: 1.50 )
WILN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.17   Max: 3.49
Current: 1.5

1.17
3.49
P/S 3.90
WILN's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. WILN: 3.90 )
WILN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 3.67   Max: 14.88
Current: 3.9

3.67
14.88
PFCF 156.00
WILN's PFCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 37.25 vs. WILN: 156.00 )
WILN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 13.66   Max: 402
Current: 156

13.66
402
EV-to-EBIT -53.38
WILN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
57% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.32 vs. WILN: -53.38 )
WILN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 23.4   Max: 451.2
Current: -53.38

23.4
451.2
Current Ratio 3.91
WILN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. WILN: 3.91 )
WILN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 37.72
Current: 3.91

0.9
37.72
Quick Ratio 3.91
WILN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 821 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. WILN: 3.91 )
WILN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 37.72
Current: 3.91

0.53
37.72

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 4.80
WILN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
75% of the 607 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.31 vs. WILN: 4.80 )
WILN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 5.21
Current: 4.8

0.27
5.21
Dividend Payout 1.26
WILN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
90% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WILN: 1.26 )
WILN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 1.9
Current: 1.26

0.33
1.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.80
WILN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
67% of the 603 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. WILN: 4.80 )
WILN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 5.21
Current: 4.8

0.27
5.21
Share Buyback Rate -5.40
WILN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
71% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. WILN: -5.40 )
WILN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -5.4   Max: -30.3
Current: -5.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 5.70
WILN's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
98% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WILN: 5.70 )
WILN' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 3.43   Max: 9.41
Current: 5.7

3.43
9.41
Price/Net Current Asset Value 5.50
WILN's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WILN: 5.50 )
WILN' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 3.43   Max: 7.88
Current: 5.5

3.43
7.88
Price/Tangible Book 3.80
WILN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
84% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.70 vs. WILN: 3.80 )
WILN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 3.04   Max: 4.95
Current: 3.8

3.04
4.95
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.30
WILN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
89% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. WILN: 1.30 )
WILN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 3.9
Current: 1.3

1.2
3.9
Price/Median PS Value 0.60
WILN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. WILN: 0.60 )
WILN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 1.96
Current: 0.6

0.59
1.96
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.10
WILN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
79% of the 759 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. WILN: 7.10 )
WILN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 7.1
Current: 7.1

0.2
7.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 23.75
WILN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
94% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.82 vs. WILN: 23.75 )
WILN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -22.1   Max: -1.2
Current: 23.75

-22.1
-1.2

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Traded in other countries:WIN.Canada, WJL.Germany
Wi-Lan Inc. was established in 1992 to develop and commercialize 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 that it has licensed to more than 200 companies in telecommunications markets around the world. The Company's acquisition program offers IP owners who wish to sell their patents or portfolios an avenue to be fairly compensated for their inventions. This compensation often funds further research and development. The Company's partnership program, delivered through Gladios IP, helps patent owners monetize their IP without selling it. The Company's intellectual property (IP) portfolio of more than 3,000 patents is licensed to some of the world's largest technology companies and is embedded in millions of communication and consumer electronics products sold annually around the world.
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