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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 : 7/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt 2.97
NOK's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
72% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. NOK: 2.97 )
NOK' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 50.41
Current: 2.97

0.64
50.41
Equity to Asset 0.41
NOK's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
50% of the 755 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.55 vs. NOK: 0.41 )
NOK' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 0.63
Current: 0.41

0.26
0.63
Interest Coverage 0.43
NOK's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
63% of the 506 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 138.47 vs. NOK: 0.43 )
NOK' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 9999.99
Current: 0.43

0.43
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.64
M-Score: -1.80
WACC vs ROIC
13.18%
28.89%
WACC
ROIC
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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Operating margin (%) 1.33
NOK's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. NOK: 1.33 )
NOK' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -5.33   Max: 22.99
Current: 1.33

-5.33
22.99
Net-margin (%) 27.19
NOK's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 785 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. NOK: 27.19 )
NOK' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -20.16   Max: 27.19
Current: 27.19

-20.16
27.19
ROE (%) 47.24
NOK's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 773 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.17 vs. NOK: 47.24 )
NOK' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -31.35   Max: 53.84
Current: 47.24

-31.35
53.84
ROA (%) 15.64
NOK's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 791 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. NOK: 15.64 )
NOK' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -9.38   Max: 23.91
Current: 15.64

-9.38
23.91
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 27.56
NOK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.10 vs. NOK: 27.56 )
NOK' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -56.82   Max: 437.25
Current: 27.56

-56.82
437.25
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -33.40
NOK's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 636 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. NOK: -33.40 )
NOK' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -33.4   Max: 48.3
Current: -33.4

-33.4
48.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -5.40
NOK's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. NOK: -5.40 )
NOK' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -57.9   Max: 65.1
Current: -5.4

-57.9
65.1
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

NOK Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Lee Ainslie 4,215,343 sh (New)
Jim Simons 6,625,900 sh (+1404.86%)
Richard Perry 20,200,000 sh (+53.40%)
John Rogers 2,031,903 sh (+49.36%)
Julian Robertson 162,200 sh (+12.33%)
Francis Chou 5,000,000 sh (unchged)
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
David Einhorn Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 13,760 sh (-1.43%)
Dodge & Cox 141,935,671 sh (-2.20%)
Ken Fisher 11,877 sh (-3.26%)
George Soros 350,000 sh (-89.24%)
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Q3 2014

NOK Guru Trades in Q3 2014

David Einhorn 7,831,800 sh (New)
John Rogers 2,476,136 sh (+21.86%)
Ken Fisher 12,277 sh (+3.37%)
Julian Robertson 165,200 sh (+1.85%)
Jeff Auxier 13,760 sh (unchged)
Francis Chou 5,000,000 sh (unchged)
George Soros Sold Out
Richard Perry 16,950,000 sh (-16.09%)
Jim Simons 4,706,551 sh (-28.97%)
Dodge & Cox 72,176,891 sh (-49.15%)
Lee Ainslie 667,420 sh (-84.17%)
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Q4 2014

NOK Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 7,559,600 sh (+60.62%)
John Rogers 3,828,176 sh (+54.60%)
Richard Perry 25,508,674 sh (+50.49%)
David Einhorn 7,831,800 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 32,788,214 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 13,760 sh (unchged)
Francis Chou 5,000,000 sh (unchged)
Lee Ainslie Sold Out
Ken Fisher 12,177 sh (-0.81%)
Dodge & Cox 32,788,214 sh (-54.57%)
Julian Robertson 73,200 sh (-55.69%)
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Q1 2015

NOK Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Francis Chou 5,000,000 sh (unchged)
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Guru Investment Theses on Nokia Oyj

Daniel Loeb Comments on Nokia Corp. - Oct 23, 2013

Equity Position: Nokia Corporation ("Nokia") (NOK) We purchased Nokia late in the third quarter following the announced sale of its Devices and Services ("D&S") business to Microsoft for €5.44 billion in an all-cash transaction. Expected to close in Q1 2014, the deal provides €3.8 billion for the D&S business and €1.6 billion for a 10-year non-exclusive patent licensing agreement. Once the transaction is complete, "new" Nokia will consist of the Nokia Siemens Networks ("NSN"), the HERE maps business, and a patent portfolio known as Advanced Technologies.

At our purchase price, we seized an opportunity to create new Nokia at a substantial discount to target value. The company will have approximately €8 billion of net cash when the transaction closes, and we expect a meaningful portion of the excess will be distributed to shareholders in coming quarters. Either a buyback or a special dividend is possible, which should draw additional investors to new Nokia when the cash return scenario develops following the deal closing.

The de facto spin of the D&S business leaves Nokia with a significantly different strategic and operational profile, with 40% of today's market capitalization reflected in pro forma net cash and a portfolio of three distinct businesses each generating positive free cash flow. Each of Nokia's businesses has interesting opportunities and dynamics. In the case of NSN, years of restructuring have resulted in a more profitable business, while the market structure has improved following years of consolidation ahead of a global 4G upgrade cycle. Having acquired Siemens' 50% stake in NSN this summer at a very attractive valuation, Nokia now has greater control over the operating and strategic prospects for the business. The HERE maps business has exceptional share in the built-in automotive navigation market (estimated at 80 – 90%) along with significant potential in portable navigation, an increasingly strategic area for smartphone vendors.

The Advanced Technologies intellectual property licensing business has historically operated on a net basis in commercial agreements with other smartphone vendors. Going forward, Nokia has the opportunity to realize royalty revenues on a gross basis and focus on a broader licensing program of its 10,000 patent families, which include leadership positions in 2G/3G/4G standard essential patents, as well as a broad array of non-standard essential patents. Nokia's patent portfolio has been successfully defended in court and via settlement agreements over the years, enhancing its licensing prospects and strategic value.

For years, the investment case for Nokia has centered on the prospects for the handset business with little emphasis on NSN, the maps business or the intellectual property licensing opportunity. We think the repositioning of the "new" Nokia story will take time for the broader investment community to absorb, which allows us to initiate the position at such a significant discount. Meanwhile, the prospect of a substantial one-time capital return and possible reinstatement of a regular dividend further enhance our upside potential. Nokia's commitment to return excess capital and the attractive price paid for Siemens' 50% stake in NSN suggest Nokia's leadership will remain prudent in capital allocation decisions going forward.

Event-driven situations like the Nokia/Microsoft transaction are the bread and butter of our strategy. We have recently seen an increase in the number of these opportunities and welcome the chance to populate the portfolio with them.

From Daniel Loeb's Third Point third quarter 2013 letter to shareholders.


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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 8.60
NOK's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
96% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 94.60 vs. NOK: 8.60 )
NOK' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.13   Max: 64.73
Current: 8.6

7.13
64.73
Forward P/E 16.34
NOK's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
84% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NOK: 16.34 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 24.50
NOK's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
80% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 100.40 vs. NOK: 24.50 )
NOK' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.09   Max: 149.88
Current: 24.5

7.09
149.88
P/B 3.00
NOK's P/B is ranked higher than
55% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.35 vs. NOK: 3.00 )
NOK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 8.35
Current: 3

0.59
8.35
P/S 2.33
NOK's P/S is ranked lower than
53% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. NOK: 2.33 )
NOK' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 8.79
Current: 2.33

0.21
8.79
PFCF 33.00
NOK's PFCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NOK: 33.00 )
NOK' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.31   Max: 298.75
Current: 33

3.31
298.75
POCF 22.90
NOK's POCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 29.84 vs. NOK: 22.90 )
NOK' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.59   Max: 299.75
Current: 22.9

2.59
299.75
EV-to-EBIT 135.03
NOK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
66% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 70.41 vs. NOK: 135.03 )
NOK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -2468.4   Max: 148.1
Current: 135.03

-2468.4
148.1
Shiller P/E 83.10
NOK's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
78% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NOK: 83.10 )
NOK' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.26   Max: 85.6
Current: 83.1

2.26
85.6
Current Ratio 1.88
NOK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. NOK: 1.88 )
NOK' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 2.45
Current: 1.88

1.2
2.45
Quick Ratio 1.71
NOK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. NOK: 1.71 )
NOK' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 2.28
Current: 1.71

0.86
2.28
Days Inventory 56.77
NOK's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
79% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 73.12 vs. NOK: 56.77 )
NOK' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 21.19   Max: 108.85
Current: 56.77

21.19
108.85
Days Sales Outstanding 98.33
NOK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
63% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 82.32 vs. NOK: 98.33 )
NOK' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 52.26   Max: 131.57
Current: 98.33

52.26
131.57

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.70
NOK's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
55% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. NOK: 1.70 )
NOK' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.45   Max: 18.35
Current: 1.7

1.45
18.35
Dividend growth (3y) -35.00
NOK's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
64% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. NOK: -35.00 )
NOK' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 17.1
Current: -35

0
17.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.70
NOK's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
50% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. NOK: 1.70 )
NOK' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.45   Max: 18.35
Current: 1.7

1.45
18.35
Share Buyback Rate -3.70
NOK's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
62% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. NOK: -3.70 )
NOK' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 5.1   Max: -3.7
Current: -3.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 4.70
NOK's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
57% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. NOK: 4.70 )
NOK' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.98   Max: 41.23
Current: 4.7

1.98
41.23
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.40
NOK's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
84% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NOK: 1.40 )
NOK' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.33   Max: 19.55
Current: 1.4

0.33
19.55
Price/Median PS Value 1.40
NOK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
62% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. NOK: 1.40 )
NOK' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 4.73
Current: 1.4

0.23
4.73
Price/Graham Number 2.20
NOK's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
76% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. NOK: 2.20 )
NOK' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.71   Max: 13.23
Current: 2.2

1.71
13.23
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 0.70
NOK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
58% of the 776 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. NOK: 0.70 )
NOK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 21.7
Current: 0.7

0.7
21.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -22.89
NOK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
52% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. NOK: -22.89 )
NOK' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -17.8   Max: 48.5
Current: -22.89

-17.8
48.5

Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment
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Traded in other countries:0HAF.UK, NOKA.Netherlands, NOK1V.Italy, NOK1V.Finland, NOKI SEK.Sweden, NOKBF.USA, NOAA.Germany, NOA3.Germany, NOK1VM0114.Finland, NOK N.Mexico, NOK1V.Switzerland,
Nokia Oyj was incorporated in Helsinki. Nokia Oyj is a mobile communications company. The Company has three businesses - Networks, HERE, and Technologies and four business segments: mobile Broadband and Global Services within Networks, HERE, and Technologies. Networks also contains Networks Other, which includes net sales and related cost of sales and operating expenses of non-core businesses, as well as Optical Networks business until May 6, 2013. It also includes restructuring and associated charges for Nokia Solutions and Networks business. The Company's competitors include Ericsson, Alcatel-Lucent, Huawei, ZTE, Samsung Electronics, Cisco Systems, Oracle and NEC. It is subject to direct and indirect regulation in each of the countries in which we, the companies with which we work and our customers do business. As a result, changes in or uncertainties related to various types of regulations applicable to current or new technologies, intellectual property, products and services could affect our business adversely. Moreover, the implementation of technological or legal requirements could impact our products and services, technology and patent licensing activities, manufacturing and distribution processes, and could affect the timing of product and services introductions, the cost of our production, products and services, as well as their commercial success.
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