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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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt No Debt
SWIR's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 562 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. SWIR: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
SWIR' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.26  Med: 190.54 Max: 31286.33
Current: No Debt
2.26
31286.33
Equity-to-Asset 0.67
SWIR's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
61% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. SWIR: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
SWIR' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 0.71 Max: 0.92
Current: 0.67
0.59
0.92
Interest Coverage No Debt
SWIR's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
99% of the 413 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 67.88 vs. SWIR: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
SWIR' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 65.68  Med: 5150.34 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 3.68
Beneish M-Score: -2.19
WACC vs ROIC
14.41%
8.14%
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 : 6/10

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Operating Margin % 3.32
SWIR's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
51% of the 555 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.53 vs. SWIR: 3.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
SWIR' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.28  Med: -2.6 Max: 8.77
Current: 3.32
-16.28
8.77
Net Margin % 3.54
SWIR's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
53% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.66 vs. SWIR: 3.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
SWIR' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.8  Med: 1.03 Max: 12.46
Current: 3.54
-8.8
12.46
ROE % 6.40
SWIR's ROE % is ranked higher than
54% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.75 vs. SWIR: 6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
SWIR' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.89  Med: 1.71 Max: 20.95
Current: 6.4
-10.89
20.95
ROA % 4.12
SWIR's ROA % is ranked higher than
59% of the 563 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. SWIR: 4.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
SWIR' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.78  Med: 1.08 Max: 16.15
Current: 4.12
-7.78
16.15
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 30.28
SWIR's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
75% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 10.80 vs. SWIR: 30.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
SWIR' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -113  Med: -21.77 Max: 81.71
Current: 30.28
-113
81.71
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 18.50
SWIR's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
83% of the 505 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. SWIR: 18.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
SWIR' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.3  Med: 17.6 Max: 65.7
Current: 18.5
-21.3
65.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 54.80
SWIR's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
89% of the 390 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. SWIR: 54.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
SWIR' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -23.7  Med: 10.9 Max: 54.8
Current: 54.8
-23.7
54.8
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Guru Trades

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SWIR Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Charles Brandes 120,466 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 18,476 sh (New)
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SWIR Guru Trades in Q1 2017

Jim Simons 477,183 sh (+76.94%)
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SWIR Guru Trades in Q2 2017

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SWIR Guru Trades in Q3 2017

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Charles Brandes 2017-06-30 Sold Out 0.03%$24.7 - $31.8 $ 19.10-30%0
Charles Brandes 2017-03-31 Reduce -44.15%0.01%$15.8 - $30.05 $ 19.10-17%67,280
Joel Greenblatt 2017-03-31 Sold Out $15.8 - $30.05 $ 19.10-17%0
Charles Brandes 2016-12-31 New Buy0.03%$12.55 - $16.45 $ 19.1028%120,466
Joel Greenblatt 2016-12-31 New Buy$12.55 - $16.45 $ 19.1028%18,476
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment    NAICS: 334220    SIC: 3351
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Traded in other countries:SW.Canada, WRW.Germany, SW.Switzerland, 0QYT.UK,
Headquarter Location:Canada
Sierra Wireless Inc designs and manufactures wireless communications equipment for use in automotive, transportation, energy, healthcare, industrial, and mobile computing industries.

Sierra Wireless designs and manufactures wireless communications equipment for use in automotive, transportation, energy, healthcare, industrial, and mobile computing industries. The firm's business is organized in three segments: original-equipment manufacturer solutions, which sells second-, third-, and fourth-generation cellular embedded wireless modules and gateways; enterprise solutions, which sells intelligent gateways and management tools that enable cellular connectivity for enterprise customers; and cloud and connectivity services, which provides a cloud platform to deploy applications. Roughly half of the firm's revenue is generated in the Asia-Pacific region, with the rest coming from the Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Ratios

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history
PE Ratio 25.44
SWIR's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 25.97 vs. SWIR: 25.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
SWIR' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.88  Med: 15.88 Max: 149.9
Current: 25.44
1.88
149.9
Forward PE Ratio 16.58
SWIR's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 59 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 16.45 vs. SWIR: 16.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 25.44
SWIR's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
61% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 25.75 vs. SWIR: 25.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
SWIR' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.88  Med: 29.6 Max: 627.35
Current: 25.44
1.88
627.35
PB Ratio 1.66
SWIR's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. SWIR: 1.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SWIR' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.33 Max: 4.37
Current: 1.66
0.25
4.37
PS Ratio 0.92
SWIR's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. SWIR: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SWIR' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.95 Max: 2.91
Current: 0.92
0.17
2.91
EV-to-EBIT 25.70
SWIR's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
65% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 19.58 vs. SWIR: 25.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
SWIR' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -206.3  Med: -3.8 Max: 474.9
Current: 25.7
-206.3
474.9
EV-to-EBITDA 10.77
SWIR's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
57% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 13.98 vs. SWIR: 10.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
SWIR' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.4  Med: 15.4 Max: 261.6
Current: 10.77
-41.4
261.6
EV-to-Revenue 0.80
SWIR's EV-to-Revenue is ranked higher than
64% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. SWIR: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
SWIR' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.7 Max: 2.5
Current: 0.8
0.1
2.5
Shiller PE Ratio 85.90
SWIR's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 29.28 vs. SWIR: 85.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
SWIR' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.71  Med: 80.76 Max: 469.75
Current: 85.9
34.71
469.75
Current Ratio 1.92
SWIR's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. SWIR: 1.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SWIR' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.53  Med: 2.81 Max: 12.81
Current: 1.92
1.53
12.81
Quick Ratio 1.54
SWIR's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 543 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. SWIR: 1.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SWIR' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 2.54 Max: 12.81
Current: 1.54
1.39
12.81
Days Inventory 40.24
SWIR's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
80% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 76.05 vs. SWIR: 40.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SWIR' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.35  Med: 25.31 Max: 40.24
Current: 40.24
12.35
40.24
Days Sales Outstanding 75.67
SWIR's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
55% of the 502 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 69.36 vs. SWIR: 75.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SWIR' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.14  Med: 67.4 Max: 119.69
Current: 75.67
43.14
119.69
Days Payable 60.42
SWIR's Days Payable is ranked higher than
66% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 62.71 vs. SWIR: 60.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SWIR' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.34  Med: 74.58 Max: 100.21
Current: 60.42
34.34
100.21

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.80
SWIR'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. SWIR: -0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SWIR' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.1  Med: -1.55 Max: 1
Current: -0.8
-16.1
1

Valuation & Return

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history
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 7.00
SWIR's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked lower than
68% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.27 vs. SWIR: 7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
SWIR' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 3.49 Max: 23.79
Current: 7
0.64
23.79
Price-to-Tangible-Book 4.12
SWIR's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
68% of the 508 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. SWIR: 4.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
SWIR' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 2.71 Max: 20.9
Current: 4.12
0.58
20.9
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.50
SWIR's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
52% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. SWIR: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
SWIR' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.41 Max: 59.39
Current: 1.5
0.24
59.39
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.96
SWIR's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 489 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. SWIR: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SWIR' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 1.31 Max: 40.38
Current: 0.96
0.25
40.38
Price-to-Graham-Number 2.16
SWIR's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
63% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. SWIR: 2.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
SWIR' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 2.31 Max: 25.04
Current: 2.16
0.28
25.04
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 3.88
SWIR's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
57% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. SWIR: 3.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SWIR' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -178.8  Med: -2.2 Max: 168.1
Current: 3.88
-178.8
168.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $671.57
EPS (TTM) $ 0.72
Beta3.08
Short Percentage of Float3.67%
52-Week Range $14.75 - 31.95
Shares Outstanding (Mil)32.22

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 682 755 831
EPS ($) 1.04 1.14 1.25
EPS without NRI ($) 1.04 1.14 1.25
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 66
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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