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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 3.31
WILN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
55% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. WILN: 3.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
WILN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 29.65 Max: No Debt
Current: 3.31
Equity to Asset 0.74
WILN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
85% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. WILN: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
WILN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.80 Max: 0.98
Current: 0.74
0.3
0.98
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.61
M-Score: -0.34
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 (%) 16.21
WILN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 518 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. WILN: 16.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
WILN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -203.46  Med: -39.11 Max: 65.42
Current: 16.21
-203.46
65.42
Net-margin (%) 6.36
WILN's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 519 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. WILN: 6.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
WILN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -398  Med: -24.86 Max: 669.24
Current: 6.36
-398
669.24
ROE (%) 2.69
WILN's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.76 vs. WILN: 2.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
WILN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -217.98  Med: -7.91 Max: 52.18
Current: 2.69
-217.98
52.18
ROA (%) 2.06
WILN's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 526 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. WILN: 2.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
WILN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -145.56  Med: -7.03 Max: 40.26
Current: 2.06
-145.56
40.26
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 890.67
WILN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 523 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.19 vs. WILN: 890.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
WILN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2860.27  Med: -307.99 Max: 2368.77
Current: 890.67
-2860.27
2368.77
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.60
WILN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. WILN: 2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WILN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
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 299 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. WILN: 8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WILN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -68  Med: 8.90 Max: 89.8
Current: 8.9
-68
89.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -28.80
WILN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.70 vs. WILN: -28.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
WILN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -52.6  Med: -28.80 Max: 68
Current: -28.8
-52.6
68
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Q2 2014

WILN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

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Q4 2014

WILN Guru Trades in Q4 2014

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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 41.90
WILN's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
96% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 23.20 vs. WILN: 41.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
WILN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.2  Med: 28.19 Max: 392.18
Current: 41.9
4.2
392.18
Forward P/E 6.08
WILN's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
95% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 15.90 vs. WILN: 6.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 41.90
WILN's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
96% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 23.20 vs. WILN: 41.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
WILN' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.79  Med: 31.75 Max: 392.18
Current: 41.9
3.79
392.18
P/B 1.10
WILN's P/B is ranked higher than
69% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. WILN: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
WILN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.61 Max: 6.55
Current: 1.1
0.47
6.55
P/S 2.48
WILN's P/S is ranked lower than
75% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. WILN: 2.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
WILN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.62  Med: 6.25 Max: 116.25
Current: 2.48
1.62
116.25
POCF 8.56
WILN's POCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 15.30 vs. WILN: 8.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
WILN' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.09  Med: 19.06 Max: 173.25
Current: 8.56
6.09
173.25
EV-to-EBIT 10.48
WILN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
59% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.34 vs. WILN: 10.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WILN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -85.3  Med: -5.60 Max: 3146.1
Current: 10.48
-85.3
3146.1
PEG 0.86
WILN's PEG is ranked lower than
76% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. WILN: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
WILN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.99  Med: 2.23 Max: 16.54
Current: 0.86
0.99
16.54
Shiller P/E 150.90
WILN's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
284% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 26.26 vs. WILN: 150.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
WILN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 34.14  Med: 59.38 Max: 789
Current: 150.9
34.14
789
Current Ratio 2.23
WILN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 503 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. WILN: 2.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WILN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.9  Med: 4.67 Max: 37.72
Current: 2.23
0.9
37.72
Quick Ratio 2.23
WILN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 503 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. WILN: 2.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WILN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.53  Med: 3.97 Max: 37.72
Current: 2.23
0.53
37.72
Days Sales Outstanding 60.94
WILN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
98% of the 473 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 70.84 vs. WILN: 60.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WILN' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 4.73  Med: 69.35 Max: 185.6
Current: 60.94
4.73
185.6

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 8.14
WILN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
96% of the 435 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. WILN: 8.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
WILN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.53  Med: 2.17 Max: 7.73
Current: 8.14
0.53
7.73
Dividend Payout 3.26
WILN's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
99% of the 233 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. WILN: 3.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
WILN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.74 Max: 10.75
Current: 3.26
0.08
10.75
Dividend growth (3y) 22.20
WILN's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
78% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. WILN: 22.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
WILN' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 77
Current: 22.2
0
77
Yield on cost (5-Year) 62.43
WILN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
99% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. WILN: 62.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
WILN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 4.07  Med: 16.64 Max: 59.29
Current: 62.43
4.07
59.29
Share Buyback Rate 1.30
WILN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
86% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. WILN: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
WILN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.3  Med: -13.80 Max: -30.3
Current: 1.3

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Net Cash 9.45
WILN's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
71% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.32 vs. WILN: 9.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
WILN' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.62  Med: 5.59 Max: 210
Current: 9.45
1.62
210
Price/Net Current Asset Value 5.71
WILN's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked lower than
52% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.79 vs. WILN: 5.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
WILN' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.5  Med: 6.02 Max: 308.33
Current: 5.71
1.5
308.33
Price/Tangible Book 4.03
WILN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
61% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. WILN: 4.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
WILN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.48  Med: 4.44 Max: 58.33
Current: 4.03
1.48
58.33
Price/Projected FCF 1.15
WILN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
54% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. WILN: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
WILN' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.97  Med: 1.93 Max: 19.03
Current: 1.15
0.97
19.03
Price/Median PS Value 0.44
WILN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. WILN: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
WILN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.96 Max: 16.8
Current: 0.44
0.31
16.8
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.67
WILN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
96% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. WILN: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
WILN' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.69  Med: 2.34 Max: 14.86
Current: 1.67
1.69
14.86
Price/Graham Number 2.77
WILN's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
95% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. WILN: 2.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
WILN' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.81  Med: 2.05 Max: 15.6
Current: 2.77
0.81
15.6
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 9.50
WILN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. WILN: 9.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
WILN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 6.65 Max: 30.7
Current: 9.5
0.4
30.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 42.69
WILN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.78 vs. WILN: 42.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
WILN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -127.3  Med: -5.35 Max: 43.2
Current: 42.69
-127.3
43.2

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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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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