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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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Cash to Debt No Debt
WILN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
92% of the 871 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. WILN: No Debt )
WILN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.5   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

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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Operating margin (%) 13.93
WILN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.42 vs. WILN: 13.93 )
WILN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -203.46   Max: 65.42
Current: 13.93

-203.46
65.42
Net-margin (%) 5.79
WILN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.99 vs. WILN: 5.79 )
WILN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -398   Max: 669.24
Current: 5.79

-398
669.24
ROE (%) 2.28
WILN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.81 vs. WILN: 2.28 )
WILN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -630.08   Max: 32.6
Current: 2.28

-630.08
32.6
ROA (%) 1.75
WILN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 894 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. WILN: 1.75 )
WILN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -189.7   Max: 31.51
Current: 1.75

-189.7
31.51
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 643.95
WILN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.68 vs. WILN: 643.95 )
WILN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -3389.79   Max: 1238.33
Current: 643.95

-3389.79
1238.33
Revenue Growth (%) 19.40
WILN's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 800 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. WILN: 19.40 )
WILN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -64.2   Max: 108
Current: 19.4

-64.2
108
EBITDA Growth (%) 71.00
WILN's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 699 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

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

-68
89.8
EPS Growth (%) -7.70
WILN's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 656 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. WILN: -7.70 )
WILN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -53.4   Max: 68.2
Current: -7.7

-53.4
68.2
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

WILN Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jim Simons 164,500 sh (+109.82%)
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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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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 71.40
WILN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
73% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.10 vs. WILN: 71.40 )
WILN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.19   Max: 124.08
Current: 71.4

4.19
124.08
P/S 4.40
WILN's P/S is ranked higher than
66% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. WILN: 4.40 )
WILN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1   Max: 116.25
Current: 4.4

1
116.25
EV-to-EBIT 19.96
WILN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
80% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.27 vs. WILN: 19.96 )
WILN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 65753.7
Current: 19.96

3.3
65753.7
PEG 2.49
WILN's PEG is ranked higher than
92% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WILN: 2.49 )
WILN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 2.3   Max: 2.92
Current: 2.49

2.3
2.92

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 4.27
WILN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
65% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.24 vs. WILN: 4.27 )
WILN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 5.03
Current: 4.27

0.52
5.03
Dividend Payout 3.26
WILN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
66% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. WILN: 3.26 )
WILN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.08   Max: 1.9
Current: 3.26

0.08
1.9
Dividend growth (3y) 51.20
WILN's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
98% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. WILN: 51.20 )
WILN' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 76.9
Current: 51.2

0
76.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 50.55
WILN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
99% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.65 vs. WILN: 50.55 )
WILN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 6.11   Max: 59.13
Current: 50.55

6.11
59.13
Share Buyback Rate -5.40
WILN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
72% of the 651 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 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/DCF (Projected) 5.95
WILN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
80% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. WILN: 5.95 )
WILN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 29.05
Current: 5.95

0.95
29.05
Price/Median PS Value 0.72
WILN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. WILN: 0.72 )
WILN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 17.21
Current: 0.72

0.2
17.21
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.86
WILN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. WILN: 2.86 )
WILN' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 2.37   Max: 2.37
Current: 2.86

Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.00
WILN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
73% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. WILN: 5.00 )
WILN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 30.4
Current: 5

0.4
30.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 26.39
WILN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
94% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.94 vs. WILN: 26.39 )
WILN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -24.8   Max: 26.9
Current: 26.39

-24.8
26.9

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
Compare:CHU, VOD, T, VZ, AMOV » details
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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