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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 2.49
WILN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
71% of the 705 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. WILN: 2.49 )
WILN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.5   Max: No Debt
Current: 2.49

Equity to Asset 0.77
WILN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
87% of the 677 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 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: 8
Z-Score: 3.01
M-Score: -4.08
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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history
Operating margin (%) 22.94
WILN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. WILN: 22.94 )
WILN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -203.46   Max: 65.42
Current: 22.94

-203.46
65.42
Net-margin (%) 11.02
WILN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 697 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.32 vs. WILN: 11.02 )
WILN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -398   Max: 669.24
Current: 11.02

-398
669.24
ROE (%) 4.62
WILN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 691 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.27 vs. WILN: 4.62 )
WILN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -218.04   Max: 52.18
Current: 4.62

-218.04
52.18
ROA (%) 3.48
WILN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. WILN: 3.48 )
WILN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -104.71   Max: 40.26
Current: 3.48

-104.71
40.26
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 1156.65
WILN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.30 vs. WILN: 1156.65 )
WILN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -3043.86   Max: 998.79
Current: 1156.65

-3043.86
998.79
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 16.80
WILN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 581 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. WILN: 16.80 )
WILN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -64.3   Max: 106.1
Current: 16.8

-64.3
106.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 71.00
WILN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. WILN: 71.00 )
WILN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -68   Max: 89.8
Current: 71

-68
89.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -9.00
WILN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. WILN: -9.00 )
WILN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -52.6   Max: 68
Current: -9

-52.6
68
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

WILN Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 130,800 sh (-20.49%)
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Q1 2014

WILN Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 12,600 sh (-90.37%)
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Q2 2014

WILN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 52,600 sh (+317.46%)
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Q3 2014

WILN Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 154,100 sh (+192.97%)
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 31.40
WILN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
76% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 59.50 vs. WILN: 31.40 )
WILN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.2   Max: 119.92
Current: 31.4

4.2
119.92
P/B 1.49
WILN's P/B is ranked higher than
75% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. WILN: 1.49 )
WILN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 6.55
Current: 1.49

0.47
6.55
P/S 3.56
WILN's P/S is ranked higher than
52% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. WILN: 3.56 )
WILN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.02   Max: 31
Current: 3.56

1.02
31
PFCF 171.00
WILN's PFCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 350.00 vs. WILN: 171.00 )
WILN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.27   Max: 352
Current: 171

10.27
352
EV-to-EBIT 11.62
WILN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
85% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 61.99 vs. WILN: 11.62 )
WILN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -85.4   Max: 3143.8
Current: 11.62

-85.4
3143.8
PEG 1.09
WILN's PEG is ranked higher than
94% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WILN: 1.09 )
WILN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.88   Max: 15.73
Current: 1.09

1.88
15.73
Current Ratio 3.39
WILN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 695 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. WILN: 3.39 )
WILN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 37.72
Current: 3.39

0.9
37.72
Quick Ratio 3.39
WILN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 695 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.68 vs. WILN: 3.39 )
WILN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 37.72
Current: 3.39

0.53
37.72

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 5.24
WILN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
93% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. WILN: 5.24 )
WILN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 5.06
Current: 5.24

0.53
5.06
Dividend Payout 1.61
WILN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
75% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WILN: 1.61 )
WILN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 1.9
Current: 1.61

0.08
1.9
Dividend growth (3y) 49.10
WILN's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
96% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. WILN: 49.10 )
WILN' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 77
Current: 49.1

0
77
Yield on cost (5-Year) 60.42
WILN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
99% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. WILN: 60.42 )
WILN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 6.04   Max: 57.69
Current: 60.42

6.04
57.69
Share Buyback Rate -5.40
WILN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
61% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 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 7.28
WILN's Price/Net Cash is ranked higher than
92% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WILN: 7.28 )
WILN' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 1.62   Max: 233.33
Current: 7.28

1.62
233.33
Price/Net Current Asset Value 6.70
WILN's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WILN: 6.70 )
WILN' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 1.56   Max: 164
Current: 6.7

1.56
164
Price/Tangible Book 4.44
WILN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
61% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.42 vs. WILN: 4.44 )
WILN' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.48   Max: 62.69
Current: 4.44

1.48
62.69
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.55
WILN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
83% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 18.50 vs. WILN: 1.55 )
WILN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 46
Current: 1.55

1.04
46
Price/Median PS Value 0.60
WILN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. WILN: 0.60 )
WILN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 17.65
Current: 0.6

0.17
17.65
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.91
WILN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WILN: 1.91 )
WILN' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 2.26   Max: 2.37
Current: 1.91

2.26
2.37
Price/Graham Number 2.53
WILN's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
75% of the 761 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.44 vs. WILN: 2.53 )
WILN' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 4.41
Current: 2.53

0.46
4.41
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.60
WILN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
84% of the 695 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. WILN: 8.60 )
WILN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 30.7
Current: 8.6

0.4
30.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 17.51
WILN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
84% of the 325 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 11.75 vs. WILN: 17.51 )
WILN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -127.4   Max: 21.7
Current: 17.51

-127.4
21.7

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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Traded in other countries:WIN.Canada, WJL.Germany,
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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