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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 1.13
OTCPK:ERIXF's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
61% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. OTCPK:ERIXF: 1.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
OTCPK:ERIXF' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 2.15 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.13
Equity-to-Asset 0.45
OTCPK:ERIXF's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
70% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. OTCPK:ERIXF: 0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
OTCPK:ERIXF' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.49 Max: 0.56
Current: 0.45
0.22
0.56
Debt-to-Equity 0.25
OTCPK:ERIXF's Debt-to-Equity is ranked higher than
55% of the 407 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.29 vs. OTCPK:ERIXF: 0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
OTCPK:ERIXF' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.22 Max: 1.4
Current: 0.25
0.03
1.4
Debt-to-EBITDA -14.77
OTCPK:ERIXF's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.96 vs. OTCPK:ERIXF: -14.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
OTCPK:ERIXF' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.77  Med: 1.09 Max: 1.87
Current: -14.77
-14.77
1.87
Piotroski F-Score: 2
Altman Z-Score: 1.52
Beneish M-Score: -2.82
WACC vs ROIC
6.44%
-10.13%
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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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % -6.36
OTCPK:ERIXF's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
78% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.53 vs. OTCPK:ERIXF: -6.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
OTCPK:ERIXF' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.36  Med: 7.82 Max: 16.32
Current: -6.36
-6.36
16.32
Net Margin % -6.46
OTCPK:ERIXF's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
77% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.66 vs. OTCPK:ERIXF: -6.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
OTCPK:ERIXF' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.46  Med: 5.33 Max: 11.63
Current: -6.46
-6.46
11.63
ROE % -10.45
OTCPK:ERIXF's ROE % is ranked lower than
79% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.75 vs. OTCPK:ERIXF: -10.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
OTCPK:ERIXF' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.45  Med: 8.16 Max: 17.19
Current: -10.45
-10.45
17.19
ROA % -4.90
OTCPK:ERIXF's ROA % is ranked lower than
75% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. OTCPK:ERIXF: -4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
OTCPK:ERIXF' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.9  Med: 4.18 Max: 9.5
Current: -4.9
-4.9
9.5
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -25.03
OTCPK:ERIXF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
81% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.80 vs. OTCPK:ERIXF: -25.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
OTCPK:ERIXF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -25.03  Med: 45.34 Max: 97.62
Current: -25.03
-25.03
97.62
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -1.20
OTCPK:ERIXF's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
60% of the 505 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. OTCPK:ERIXF: -1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
OTCPK:ERIXF' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40.2  Med: 5.2 Max: 35.3
Current: -1.2
-40.2
35.3
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -21.10
OTCPK:ERIXF's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
86% of the 390 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. OTCPK:ERIXF: -21.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
OTCPK:ERIXF' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -76.5  Med: 4 Max: 219.3
Current: -21.1
-76.5
219.3
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -48.00
OTCPK:ERIXF's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
94% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. OTCPK:ERIXF: -48.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
OTCPK:ERIXF' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -48.3  Med: 7.2 Max: 117.6
Current: -48
-48.3
117.6
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment  
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Traded in other countries:ERIC.Argentina, ERIBR.Finland, ERCB.Germany, ERIC N.Mexico, ERIC B.Sweden, ERICB.Switzerland, 0O87.UK, ERIC.USA,
Headquarter Location:Sweden
LM Ericsson Telephone Co is a telecom services provider based in Sweden. It provides wireless telecommunication solutions globally.

Ericsson is a top network equipment and services provider for global telecom carriers. The company reports revenue in three segments: networks, global services, and support solutions. Ericsson is headquartered in Stockholm and employs 111,000 employees globally.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
Forward PE Ratio 27.86
ERIXF's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.45 vs. ERIXF: 27.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 19.14
ERIXF's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
54% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 22.68 vs. ERIXF: 19.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
ERIXF' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.16  Med: 20.41 Max: 75.93
Current: 19.14
7.16
75.93
PB Ratio 1.32
ERIXF's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
68% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ERIXF: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ERIXF' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 1.71 Max: 3.85
Current: 1.32
1.05
3.85
PS Ratio 0.76
ERIXF's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. ERIXF: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ERIXF' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.09 Max: 2.54
Current: 0.76
0.66
2.54
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 15.49
ERIXF's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
58% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. ERIXF: 15.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
ERIXF' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.29  Med: 17.02 Max: 201.81
Current: 15.49
6.29
201.81
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 10.39
ERIXF's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
61% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 13.33 vs. ERIXF: 10.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
ERIXF' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.87  Med: 12.43 Max: 102.5
Current: 10.39
4.87
102.5
EV-to-EBIT -10.81
ERIXF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 19.58 vs. ERIXF: -10.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ERIXF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.3  Med: 10.4 Max: 43.6
Current: -10.81
-18.3
43.6
EV-to-EBITDA -75.65
ERIXF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 13.98 vs. ERIXF: -75.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ERIXF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -103.9  Med: 7.4 Max: 103.1
Current: -75.65
-103.9
103.1
EV-to-Revenue 0.72
ERIXF's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
71% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. ERIXF: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
ERIXF' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.9 Max: 2.3
Current: 0.72
0.5
2.3
Shiller PE Ratio 17.74
ERIXF's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
70% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 29.28 vs. ERIXF: 17.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
ERIXF' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.88  Med: 19.2 Max: 96.74
Current: 17.74
11.88
96.74
Current Ratio 1.73
ERIXF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. ERIXF: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ERIXF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.54  Med: 2.02 Max: 2.9
Current: 1.73
1.54
2.9
Quick Ratio 1.35
ERIXF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. ERIXF: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ERIXF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.11  Med: 1.7 Max: 2.54
Current: 1.35
1.11
2.54
Days Inventory 75.95
ERIXF's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
50% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 76.05 vs. ERIXF: 75.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ERIXF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 62.32  Med: 68.43 Max: 78.07
Current: 75.95
62.32
78.07
Days Sales Outstanding 107.29
ERIXF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
74% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 69.36 vs. ERIXF: 107.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ERIXF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 102.01  Med: 112.74 Max: 132.58
Current: 107.29
102.01
132.58
Days Payable 56.82
ERIXF's Days Payable is ranked lower than
55% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 62.71 vs. ERIXF: 56.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ERIXF' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 49.56  Med: 55.87 Max: 70.57
Current: 56.82
49.56
70.57

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.86
ERIXF's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
58% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. ERIXF: 1.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
ERIXF' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.55  Med: 3.43 Max: 8.41
Current: 1.86
1.55
8.41
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 10.40
ERIXF's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
65% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. ERIXF: 10.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
ERIXF' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -7.2 Max: 26
Current: 10.4
0
26
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.85
ERIXF's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
56% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. ERIXF: 1.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.06
ERIXF's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
77% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. ERIXF: 3.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
ERIXF' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.55  Med: 5.65 Max: 13.86
Current: 3.06
2.55
13.86
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.80
ERIXF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -3.10 vs. ERIXF: -0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ERIXF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.8  Med: -0.3 Max: 0.3
Current: -0.8
-26.8
0.3

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 27.23
ERIXF's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
96% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.27 vs. ERIXF: 27.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
ERIXF' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.29  Med: 5.72 Max: 46.21
Current: 27.23
3.29
46.21
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.30
ERIXF's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
52% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. ERIXF: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
ERIXF' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 2.94 Max: 16.73
Current: 2.3
0.94
16.73
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.83
ERIXF's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. ERIXF: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
ERIXF' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.15 Max: 17.94
Current: 0.83
0.74
17.94
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.70
ERIXF's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
87% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. ERIXF: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
ERIXF' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 1.08 Max: 4.12
Current: 0.7
0.2
4.12
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -9.25
ERIXF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
81% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. ERIXF: -9.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
ERIXF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.6  Med: 9.3 Max: 19.9
Current: -9.25
-9.6
19.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -5.26
ERIXF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
74% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.56 vs. ERIXF: -5.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
ERIXF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.5  Med: 2.8 Max: 26.7
Current: -5.26
-9.5
26.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $24,026.38
EPS (TTM) $ -0.47
Beta1.12
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $4.82 - 7.41
Shares Outstanding (Mil)3,276.00

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 24,618 23,486 23,503
EPS ($) 0.17 0.24 0.34
EPS without NRI ($) 0.17 0.24 0.34
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
19.97%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.06 0.15 0.21

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 22
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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