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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 1.32
ERIXF's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
53% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.61 vs. ERIXF: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
ERIXF' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 2.61 Max: No Debt
Current: 1.32
Equity-to-Asset 0.43
ERIXF's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
63% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. ERIXF: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
ERIXF' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.49 Max: 0.56
Current: 0.43
0.22
0.56
Altman Z-Score: 1.64
WACC vs ROIC
6.27%
-7.74%
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 : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % -4.39
ERIXF's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
51% of the 528 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.02 vs. ERIXF: -4.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
ERIXF' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.39  Med: 7.82 Max: 16.32
Current: -4.39
-4.39
16.32
Net Margin % -5.14
ERIXF's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
58% of the 529 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.53 vs. ERIXF: -5.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
ERIXF' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.14  Med: 5.33 Max: 11.63
Current: -5.14
-5.14
11.63
ROE % -8.20
ERIXF's ROE % is ranked lower than
59% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.49 vs. ERIXF: -8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
ERIXF' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.2  Med: 8.16 Max: 17.19
Current: -8.2
-8.2
17.19
ROA % -3.96
ERIXF's ROA % is ranked lower than
59% of the 536 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. ERIXF: -3.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
ERIXF' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.96  Med: 4.18 Max: 9.5
Current: -3.96
-3.96
9.5
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -17.64
ERIXF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
52% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.07 vs. ERIXF: -17.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
ERIXF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.64  Med: 45.34 Max: 97.62
Current: -17.64
-17.64
97.62
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -1.20
ERIXF's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
60% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. ERIXF: -1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
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
ERIXF's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
82% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. ERIXF: -21.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
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
ERIXF's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
94% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. ERIXF: -48.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
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, OXERIC.Switzerland, 0O87.UK, ERIC.USA,
Headquarter Location:Sweden
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

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industry
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history
Forward PE Ratio 23.42
ERIXF's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.34 vs. ERIXF: 23.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 29.77
ERIXF's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
68% of the 225 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 20.29 vs. ERIXF: 29.77 )
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: 20.99 Max: 75.93
Current: 29.77
7.16
75.93
PB Ratio 1.58
ERIXF's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. ERIXF: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ERIXF' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 1.74 Max: 3.9
Current: 1.58
1.05
3.9
PS Ratio 0.93
ERIXF's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 525 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. ERIXF: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ERIXF' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.1 Max: 2.58
Current: 0.93
0.66
2.58
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 22.08
ERIXF's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
68% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.40 vs. ERIXF: 22.08 )
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: 18.44 Max: 664.8
Current: 22.08
6.29
664.8
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 13.61
ERIXF's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
54% of the 264 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 13.50 vs. ERIXF: 13.61 )
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: 12.77 Max: 102.5
Current: 13.61
4.87
102.5
EV-to-EBITDA 102.52
ERIXF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
98% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 12.68 vs. ERIXF: 102.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ERIXF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.8  Med: 8 Max: 103.1
Current: 102.52
3.8
103.1
Shiller PE Ratio 20.27
ERIXF's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 35.44 vs. ERIXF: 20.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
ERIXF' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.85  Med: 19.78 Max: 96.74
Current: 20.27
11.85
96.74
Current Ratio 1.67
ERIXF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. ERIXF: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ERIXF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.54  Med: 2.03 Max: 2.9
Current: 1.67
1.54
2.9
Quick Ratio 1.35
ERIXF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 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 74.78
ERIXF's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
54% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 69.82 vs. ERIXF: 74.78 )
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: 74.78
62.32
78.07
Days Sales Outstanding 110.61
ERIXF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
74% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 74.24 vs. ERIXF: 110.61 )
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: 110.61
102.01
132.58
Days Payable 58.39
ERIXF's Days Payable is ranked lower than
54% of the 437 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 63.64 vs. ERIXF: 58.39 )
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: 58.39
49.56
70.57

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 1.58
ERIXF's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
60% of the 390 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. ERIXF: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
ERIXF' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.58  Med: 3.42 Max: 8.41
Current: 1.58
1.58
8.41
Dividend Payout Ratio 7.12
ERIXF's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. ERIXF: 7.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
ERIXF' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.78 Max: 7.12
Current: 7.12
0.37
7.12
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 10.40
ERIXF's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
65% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 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 % 1.58
ERIXF's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
63% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. ERIXF: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.60
ERIXF's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
92% of the 504 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. ERIXF: 2.60 )
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: 2.6  Med: 5.63 Max: 13.86
Current: 2.6
2.6
13.86
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.80
ERIXF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.50 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

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 23.47
ERIXF's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
62% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.35 vs. ERIXF: 23.47 )
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: 5.64 Max: 46.21
Current: 23.47
3.29
46.21
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.82
ERIXF's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
52% of the 481 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. ERIXF: 2.82 )
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: 2.82
0.94
16.73
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.96
ERIXF's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. ERIXF: 0.96 )
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: 0.96
0.74
17.94
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.84
ERIXF's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
83% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. ERIXF: 0.84 )
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: 0.19  Med: 1.07 Max: 4.08
Current: 0.84
0.19
4.08
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -5.49
ERIXF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
95% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.97 vs. ERIXF: -5.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
ERIXF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.49  Med: 9.5 Max: 19.9
Current: -5.49
-5.49
19.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -6.65
ERIXF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
52% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.22 vs. ERIXF: -6.65 )
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: 2.6 Max: 26.7
Current: -6.65
-9.5
26.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $24,787
EPS (TTM) $ -0.37
Beta1.05
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $4.82 - 7.99
Shares Outstanding (Mil)3,273.00

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 22,920 22,043
EPS ($) 0.32 0.42
EPS without NRI ($) 0.32 0.42
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
19.47%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.11 0.14
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