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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
WSTL's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
98% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. WSTL: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
WSTL' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 5346.02 Max: 14433.4
Current: No Debt
0.01
14433.4
Equity-to-Asset 0.80
WSTL's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
82% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 0.58 vs. WSTL: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
WSTL' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.78 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.8
0.29
0.94
Interest Coverage No Debt
WSTL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
98% of the 406 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 86.56 vs. WSTL: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
WSTL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1949.8  Med: No Debt Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: -2.60
Beneish M-Score: -3.32
WACC vs ROIC
12.59%
-49.41%
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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history
Operating Margin % -25.50
WSTL's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
89% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. WSTL: -25.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
WSTL' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -70.42  Med: -10.81 Max: 6.63
Current: -25.5
-70.42
6.63
Net Margin % -25.32
WSTL's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
87% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. WSTL: -25.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
WSTL' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -113.48  Med: -13.66 Max: 96.22
Current: -25.32
-113.48
96.22
ROE % -28.00
WSTL's ROE % is ranked lower than
88% of the 530 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.25 vs. WSTL: -28.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
WSTL' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.45  Med: -20.69 Max: 55.01
Current: -28
-58.45
55.01
ROA % -21.91
WSTL's ROA % is ranked lower than
90% of the 554 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. WSTL: -21.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
WSTL' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.02  Med: -15.39 Max: 42.04
Current: -21.91
-45.02
42.04
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -98.78
WSTL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
90% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 9.34 vs. WSTL: -98.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
WSTL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -252.5  Med: -71.46 Max: 47.01
Current: -98.78
-252.5
47.01
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -15.50
WSTL's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
81% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. WSTL: -15.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
WSTL' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.5  Med: -2.2 Max: 35.6
Current: -15.5
-37.5
35.6
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Equipment » Communication Equipment    NAICS: 517919    SIC: 4899
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Traded in other countries:WEU1.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Westell Technologies Inc, through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and distributes telecommunications products to telephone companies and other telecommunications service providers. It operates in two segments, IBW, ISMS segment.

Westell Technologies Inc was incorporated in Delaware on October 29, 1980 under the name R-Com, Inc. It is a provider of in-building wireless, intelligent site management, cell site optimization, and outside plant solutions focused on innovation and differentiation at the edge of telecommunication networks, where end users connect. Its three business segments, In-Building Wireless, Intelligent Site Management and Services and Communications Network Solutions, are engaged in the design, development, assembly, and marketing of its products and solutions. The IBW segment solutions include distributed antenna systems (DAS) conditioners, high-performance digital repeaters and bi-directional amplifiers (BDAs), and system components and antennas, all used by wireless service providers and neutral-party hosts to fine tune radio frequency (RF) signals that helps extend coverage to areas not served well or at all by traditional cell sites. The IBW segment includes the comprehensive suite of products and solutions acquired with the addition of CSI, as well as its internally developed DAS interface panels. The ISMS segment solutions include intelligent site management, cell site optimization, and outside plant. ISM solutions include a suite of Remote monitoring and control devices which, when combined with the Company's Optima management system, provides comprehensive machine-to-machine (M2M) communications that enable operators to remotely monitor, manage, and control site infrastructure and support systems. CSO solutions consist of tower mounted amplifiers (TMAs), small outdoor-hardened units mounted next to antennas on cell towers, enabling wireless service providers to improve the overall performance of a cell site, including increasing data throughput and reducing dropped connections. And CNS segment includes a broad range of outdoor network infrastructure offerings consisting of integrated cabinets, power distribution products, copper and fiber connectivity panels, T1 network interface units (NIUs), and tower mounted amplifiers (TMAs). OSP solutions, which are sold to wireline and wireless service providers as well as industrial network operators, consist of a broad range of offerings, including cabinets, enclosures, and mountings; synchronous optical networks/time division multiplexing (SONET/TDM) network interface units; power distribution units; copper and fiber connectivity panels; hardened Ethernet switches; and systems integration services. The Company's customer base for its products includes telecommunications service providers, systems integrators, cell tower operators, and distributors. Telecommunication service providers include wireless and wireline service providers, multiple systems operators (MSOs), and Internet service providers. Its competitors include Asentria, CCI, Charles Industries, CommScope, Corning, DPS Telecom, Emerson, Inala, Invendis Quest Controls, Purcell, Ruggedcom, TE Connectivity, and Telect. Its tradema

Ratios

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PB Ratio 1.55
WSTL's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. WSTL: 1.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
WSTL' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 1.35 Max: 3.93
Current: 1.55
0.15
3.93
PS Ratio 0.76
WSTL's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. WSTL: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
WSTL' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.8 Max: 8.57
Current: 0.76
0.07
8.57
EV-to-EBIT -3.68
WSTL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 357 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 20.56 vs. WSTL: -3.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
WSTL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -63.1  Med: -0.4 Max: 90.7
Current: -3.68
-63.1
90.7
EV-to-EBITDA -5.96
WSTL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 14.19 vs. WSTL: -5.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
WSTL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.5  Med: 0.9 Max: 3147.8
Current: -5.96
-33.5
3147.8
Current Ratio 3.99
WSTL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. WSTL: 3.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
WSTL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 3.47 Max: 24.99
Current: 3.99
1.13
24.99
Quick Ratio 2.95
WSTL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 546 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. WSTL: 2.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
WSTL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 2.79 Max: 23.46
Current: 2.95
0.6
23.46
Days Inventory 121.76
WSTL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
75% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 69.94 vs. WSTL: 121.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
WSTL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 45.51  Med: 104.22 Max: 157.69
Current: 121.76
45.51
157.69
Days Sales Outstanding 70.00
WSTL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
51% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 68.97 vs. WSTL: 70.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
WSTL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 34.15  Med: 54 Max: 70
Current: 70
34.15
70
Days Payable 38.75
WSTL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
73% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 60.55 vs. WSTL: 38.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
WSTL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.3  Med: 44.64 Max: 81.26
Current: 38.75
25.3
81.26

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.70
WSTL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. WSTL: -0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
WSTL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.2  Med: -1.7 Max: 3.3
Current: -0.7
-21.2
3.3

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Net-Cash 9.72
WSTL's Price-to-Net-Cash is ranked lower than
55% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 7.34 vs. WSTL: 9.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Cash only.
WSTL' s Price-to-Net-Cash Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.99  Med: 7.69 Max: 37
Current: 9.72
1.99
37
Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value 2.34
WSTL's Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. WSTL: 2.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value only.
WSTL' s Price-to-Net-Current-Asset-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 4.03 Max: 25.96
Current: 2.34
0.35
25.96
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.21
WSTL's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
52% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. WSTL: 2.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
WSTL' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 2.58 Max: 16.44
Current: 2.21
0.27
16.44
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.94
WSTL's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 516 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. WSTL: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
WSTL' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 1.69 Max: 12.27
Current: 0.94
0.13
12.27
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -27.17
WSTL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
91% of the 553 Companies
in the Global Communication Equipment industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. WSTL: -27.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
WSTL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26638.3  Med: -4.2 Max: 450743.8
Current: -27.17
-26638.3
450743.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $62.97
EPS (TTM) $ -1.04
Beta1.74
Short Percentage of Float0.19%
52-Week Range $1.76 - 3.80
Shares Outstanding (Mil)25.99
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Articles On GuruFocus.com
Westell Technologies Issues Open Letter to Shareholders Jun 13 2017 
Westell Stockholders Approve Reverse Stock Split May 31 2017 
Westell to Host Fiscal Fourth Quarter 2017 Earnings Call on May 24, 2017 May 10 2017 
Westell Announces General Availability of NFPA-Compliant Battery Back-up Unit for Public Safety and Apr 26 2017 
Westell Technologies to Webcast Presentation at Taglich Brothers 14th Annual Investment Conference Apr 24 2017 
Westell Selected by Transit Wireless to Support 2017 New York City Subway Project Apr 19 2017 
Westell Technologies Inc. Presentation Now Available for On-Demand Viewing Apr 10 2017 
Westell Launches New Public Safety Signal Booster Apr 04 2017 
Westell Negotiates New Lease at its Aurora Headquarters Facility Apr 03 2017 
Public Company Executives to Present Online to Investors on April 6th Apr 03 2017 

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Westell Announces Authorization of a New $2 Million Stock Repurchase Program May 17 2017
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Westell Technologies to Present at Taglich Brothers 14th Annual Investment Conference Apr 27 2017
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Westell Technologies to Webcast Presentation at Taglich Brothers 14th Annual Investment Conference Apr 24 2017
Westell Selected by Transit Wireless to Support 2017 New York City Subway Project Apr 19 2017
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Westell Launches New Public Safety Signal Booster Apr 04 2017
Westell Negotiates New Lease at its Aurora Headquarters Facility Apr 03 2017

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