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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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.49
SQNS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
73% of the 861 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. SQNS: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
SQNS' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 41.93 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.49
Equity-to-Asset 0.07
SQNS's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
96% of the 857 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. SQNS: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
SQNS' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.24  Med: 0.75 Max: 0.87
Current: 0.07
-0.24
0.87
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: -2.43
Beneish M-Score: -1.33
WACC vs ROIC
23.15%
-251.91%
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 : 2/10

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industry
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Operating Margin % -38.58
SQNS's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
91% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 5.18 vs. SQNS: -38.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
SQNS' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -258.48  Med: -72.66 Max: 1.16
Current: -38.58
-258.48
1.16
Net Margin % -43.43
SQNS's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
92% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.81 vs. SQNS: -43.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
SQNS' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -259.52  Med: -84.23 Max: -0.44
Current: -43.43
-259.52
-0.44
ROE % -3887.22
SQNS's ROE % is ranked lower than
100% of the 841 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 4.82 vs. SQNS: -3887.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
SQNS' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3887.22  Med: -71.71 Max: -0.79
Current: -3887.22
-3887.22
-0.79
ROA % -49.20
SQNS's ROA % is ranked lower than
96% of the 869 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.65 vs. SQNS: -49.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
SQNS' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -117.11  Med: -46.83 Max: -0.55
Current: -49.2
-117.11
-0.55
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -215.81
SQNS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
95% of the 866 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 9.53 vs. SQNS: -215.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
SQNS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -390.3  Med: -155.63 Max: 2.58
Current: -215.81
-390.3
2.58
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 33.20
SQNS's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. SQNS: 33.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
SQNS' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -52.1  Med: -6.8 Max: 42.5
Current: 33.2
-52.1
42.5
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -27.50
SQNS's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
89% of the 570 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. SQNS: -27.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
SQNS' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.5  Med: -23.4 Max: 13.1
Current: -27.5
-27.5
13.1
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -20.60
SQNS's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
79% of the 519 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. SQNS: -20.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
SQNS' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -69.7  Med: -5.7 Max: 287.1
Current: -20.6
-69.7
287.1
GuruFocus has detected 7 Warning Signs with Sequans Communications SA $SQNS.
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Business Description

Industry: Semiconductors » Semiconductors  
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Traded in other countries:6SQA.Germany,
Headquarter Location:France
Sequans Communications SA is a fabless designer, developer and supplier of 4G LTE & WiMAX semiconductor solutions for wireless mobile broadband applications, with a specific focus on the single-mode device market.

Sequans Communications SA was incorporated as a société anonyme under the laws of the French Republic on October 7, 2003. The Company is a fabless designer, developer and supplier of 4G LTE and WiMAX semiconductor solutions for wireless mobile broadband applications, with a specific focus on the single-mode device market. Its solutions incorporate baseband processor and radio frequency, or RF, transceiver integrated circuits, or ICs, along with its proprietary signal processing techniques, algorithms and software stacks. Its high performance ICs deliver high throughput, low power consumption and high reliability in a small form factor and at a competitive price. The Company has successfully brought to market five generations of 4G wireless chipsets, including two generations of LTE chipsets, and in February 2013, it announced its third generation LTE- Advanced chipset. Its solutions serve as the main wireless broadband communications platform in the devices, including smartphones; USB dongles; portable routers; embedded wireless modems for laptops, tablets, and other consumer multimedia and industrial devices; and customer-premises equipment, such as fixed wireless access modems, routers and residential gateways. More than twenty OEM or ODM customers have chosen to design products using its LTE solutions. The Company's LTE product line comprises two families: its StreamrichLTE family addresses the high-performance, feature-rich device segment, while the StreamliteLTE family is designed specifically to address the unique price/performance requirements of the 'Internet of Things' market, including connected consumer electronics and machine-to-machine devices. In 2013, it introduced the EZLinkLTE family of LTE modules, which provide all-in-one connectivity solutions designed to simplify the task, and reduce the cost, of embedding LTE into mobile computers, tablets, home networking and machine-to-machine devices. The first two EZLinkLTE modules have been certified by Verizon Wireless for use on their LTE network. Its LTE solutions are incorporated into devices sold by many OEMs and ODMs, including Huawei, Modacom, NationZ, Netcomm, Gemtek, KD Interactive and Pinyon Technologies. Its WiMAX solutions were incorporated into the HTC EVO 4G, the first mass-market 4G smartphone, as well as into data devices sold by OEMs and ODMs, including, Zyxel, Mitsumi, Alvarion, Sagemcom, Accton and others. Its main customers are Airspan Network, Arrow Asia Pac Ltd, KZ Broadband Technologies, Smith & Associates Far East Ltd, among others. At December 31, 2013, The Company had 15 issued and allowed United States patents, 13 European patents, and 46 pending United States and European patents. In the WiMAX market, it competes with suppliers such as GCT Semiconductor, Inc.

Ratios

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PB Ratio 79.06
SQNS's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. SQNS: 79.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
SQNS' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 2.41 Max: 86.04
Current: 79.06
0.75
86.04
PS Ratio 5.80
SQNS's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. SQNS: 5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
SQNS' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 3.41 Max: 9.97
Current: 5.8
0.81
9.97
Current Ratio 1.44
SQNS's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 863 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. SQNS: 1.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
SQNS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 3.09 Max: 6.72
Current: 1.44
0.84
6.72
Quick Ratio 1.18
SQNS's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. SQNS: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
SQNS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 2.49 Max: 5.72
Current: 1.18
0.73
5.72
Days Inventory 60.34
SQNS's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
65% of the 828 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 78.00 vs. SQNS: 60.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
SQNS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.15  Med: 107.71 Max: 291.57
Current: 60.34
43.15
291.57
Days Sales Outstanding 123.57
SQNS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
86% of the 783 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 60.75 vs. SQNS: 123.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
SQNS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.61  Med: 123.4 Max: 183.39
Current: 123.57
32.61
183.39
Days Payable 168.27
SQNS's Days Payable is ranked higher than
94% of the 760 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 52.14 vs. SQNS: 168.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
SQNS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 67.47  Med: 181.28 Max: 300.08
Current: 168.27
67.47
300.08

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -8.20
SQNS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 580 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: -3.30 vs. SQNS: -8.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
SQNS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.3  Med: -17.15 Max: -8.2
Current: -8.2
-33.3
-8.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.71
SQNS's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
77% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. SQNS: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
SQNS' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.05 Max: 2.59
Current: 1.71
0.29
2.59
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -7.96
SQNS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
83% of the 865 Companies
in the Global Semiconductors industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. SQNS: -7.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
SQNS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -233  Med: -32.6 Max: 6.9
Current: -7.96
-233
6.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $48.72
EPS (TTM) $ -0.31
Beta3.82
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $1.60 - 4.75
Shares Outstanding (Mil)75.12 (ADR)

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 66 119
EPS ($) -0.19 0.12
EPS without NRI ($) -0.19 0.12
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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