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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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
EXFO's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. EXFO: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
EXFO' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 173.03 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.74
EXFO's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
75% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. EXFO: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
EXFO' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.87 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.74
0.5
0.96
Interest Coverage 137.17
EXFO's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 80.54 vs. EXFO: 137.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
EXFO' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.22  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: 137.17
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 4.07
Beneish M-Score: -2.67
WACC vs ROIC
9.04%
-0.89%
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 : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 3.29
EXFO's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
66% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. EXFO: 3.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
EXFO' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.54  Med: 3.4 Max: 10.97
Current: 3.29
-14.54
10.97
Net Margin % 0.88
EXFO's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
54% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.42 vs. EXFO: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
EXFO' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.83  Med: 2.73 Max: 27.64
Current: 0.88
-10.83
27.64
ROE % 1.17
EXFO's ROE % is ranked lower than
52% of the 522 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.55 vs. EXFO: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
EXFO' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.22  Med: 2.86 Max: 18.48
Current: 1.17
-7.22
18.48
ROA % 0.89
EXFO's ROA % is ranked higher than
56% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. EXFO: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
EXFO' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.33  Med: 2.35 Max: 16.55
Current: 0.89
-6.33
16.55
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 11.09
EXFO's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
67% of the 539 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.93 vs. EXFO: 11.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
EXFO' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.58  Med: 8.25 Max: 27.54
Current: 11.09
-33.58
27.54
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 10.30
EXFO's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
72% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. EXFO: 10.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
EXFO' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.3  Med: 9.1 Max: 17.8
Current: 10.3
-29.3
17.8
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 23.00
EXFO's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
75% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. EXFO: 23.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
EXFO' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.4  Med: 4.8 Max: 25.2
Current: 23
-27.4
25.2
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 115.40
EXFO's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
96% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. EXFO: 115.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
EXFO' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -85.5  Med: -38.15 Max: 115.4
Current: 115.4
-85.5
115.4
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Guru Trades

Q3 2016

EXFO Guru Trades in Q3 2016

George Soros 866,666 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,316,912 sh (+2.67%)
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EXFO Guru Trades in Q4 2016

George Soros 1,313,666 sh (+51.58%)
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EXFO Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Jim Simons 1,537,890 sh (+11.82%)
George Soros 1,245,074 sh (-5.22%)
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EXFO Guru Trades in Q2 2017

George Soros 1,716,666 sh (+37.88%)
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George Soros 2017-06-30 Add 37.88%0.05%$4.55 - $5.3 $ 3.95-19%1,716,666
George Soros 2017-03-31 Reduce -5.22%0.01%$4.55 - $6.05 $ 3.95-27%1,245,074
George Soros 2016-12-31 Add 51.58%0.06%$3.75 - $4.48 $ 3.95-6%1,313,666
George Soros 2016-09-30 New Buy0.12%$3.16 - $3.72 $ 3.9515%866,666
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment    NAICS: 334290    SIC: 3351
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Traded in other countries:EXF.Canada, EEZ.Germany,
Headquarter Location:Canada
EXFO Inc offers technology solutions for wireless and wireline network operators across the telecom industry. The company also provides test and service assurance solutions for 2G, 3G and 4G/long term evolution wireless networks.

EXFO Inc provides technology solutions for wireless and wireline network operators across the telecom industry. The company serves the communications service providers (CSPs) and data center, cloud and webscale operators with a field test, service assurance and analytics solutions, maintenance, and management of mobile networks. It offers test and service assurance solutions for 2G, 3G, and 4G/long-term evolution wireless networks. EXFO operates across the Americas where it generates the majority of its revenues, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Asia-Pacific.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 100.00
EXFO's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 26.47 vs. EXFO: 100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
EXFO' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.77  Med: 36.5 Max: 606.41
Current: 100
5.77
606.41
Forward PE Ratio 14.62
EXFO's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 60 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.75 vs. EXFO: 14.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 100.00
EXFO's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
64% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 27.16 vs. EXFO: 100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
EXFO' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.11  Med: 40.73 Max: 448.47
Current: 100
6.11
448.47
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 35.46
EXFO's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
61% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 21.52 vs. EXFO: 35.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
EXFO' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.73  Med: 23.75 Max: 1030
Current: 35.46
2.73
1030
PB Ratio 1.11
EXFO's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
66% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. EXFO: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
EXFO' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.26 Max: 2.92
Current: 1.11
0.67
2.92
PS Ratio 0.85
EXFO's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 532 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. EXFO: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
EXFO' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.33 Max: 3.8
Current: 0.85
0.71
3.8
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 28.57
EXFO's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
52% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 17.98 vs. EXFO: 28.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
EXFO' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 36.07 Max: 281
Current: 28.57
0.61
281
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 15.06
EXFO's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
51% of the 265 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 13.91 vs. EXFO: 15.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
EXFO' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.95  Med: 19.85 Max: 316.88
Current: 15.06
6.95
316.88
EV-to-EBIT 20.98
EXFO's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
69% of the 357 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 20.40 vs. EXFO: 20.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EXFO' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -291.3  Med: 18.4 Max: 526
Current: 20.98
-291.3
526
EV-to-EBITDA 11.66
EXFO's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
69% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 14.67 vs. EXFO: 11.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EXFO' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -62.1  Med: 12.4 Max: 42.4
Current: 11.66
-62.1
42.4
Shiller PE Ratio 33.64
EXFO's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 29.89 vs. EXFO: 33.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
EXFO' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 21.31  Med: 32.67 Max: 63.38
Current: 33.64
21.31
63.38
Current Ratio 2.24
EXFO's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 539 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. EXFO: 2.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
EXFO' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.74  Med: 4.94 Max: 17.95
Current: 2.24
1.74
17.95
Quick Ratio 1.65
EXFO's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 539 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. EXFO: 1.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
EXFO' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 3.82 Max: 16.31
Current: 1.65
0.99
16.31
Days Inventory 128.27
EXFO's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
77% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 70.17 vs. EXFO: 128.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
EXFO' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 122.82  Med: 160.88 Max: 199.27
Current: 128.27
122.82
199.27
Days Sales Outstanding 63.59
EXFO's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
67% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 68.86 vs. EXFO: 63.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
EXFO' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 54.97  Med: 70.8 Max: 99.74
Current: 63.59
54.97
99.74

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 3.70
EXFO's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 360 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. EXFO: 3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
EXFO' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.4  Med: -0.2 Max: 4.8
Current: 3.7
-17.4
4.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 3.43
EXFO's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.37 vs. EXFO: 3.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
EXFO' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 2.75 Max: 13.56
Current: 3.43
1.39
13.56
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.47
EXFO's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
61% of the 479 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. EXFO: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
EXFO' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 1.8 Max: 12.79
Current: 1.47
0.97
12.79
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.06
EXFO's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. EXFO: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
EXFO' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.36 Max: 3.51
Current: 1.06
0.33
3.51
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.64
EXFO's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
77% of the 512 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. EXFO: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
EXFO' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.39 Max: 24.41
Current: 0.64
0.57
24.41
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 5.15
EXFO's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
75% of the 104 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. EXFO: 5.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
EXFO' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 2.09 Max: 30
Current: 5.15
0.31
30
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.56
EXFO's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
55% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. EXFO: 2.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
EXFO' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 2.06 Max: 11.98
Current: 2.56
0.64
11.98
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.77
EXFO's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
79% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. EXFO: 4.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
EXFO' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.4  Med: 3.1 Max: 13.2
Current: 4.77
-20.4
13.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 21.41
EXFO's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
68% of the 253 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.35 vs. EXFO: 21.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
EXFO' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.7  Med: 0.7 Max: 25.9
Current: 21.41
-26.7
25.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $243.18
EPS (TTM) $ 0.04
Beta0.27
Short Percentage of Float0.07%
52-Week Range $3.14 - 6.15
Shares Outstanding (Mil)54.70

Analyst Estimate

Aug17 Aug18 Aug19
Revenue (Mil $) 241 255 271
EPS ($) 0.14 0.26 0.37
EPS without NRI ($) 0.14 0.26 0.37
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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