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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.61
ORBC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
82% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.29 vs. ORBC: 0.61 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.61   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.61

Equity to Asset 0.61
ORBC's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
90% of the 935 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. ORBC: 0.61 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.38   Max: 0.93
Current: 0.61

-1.38
0.93
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 1.76
M-Score: -2.16
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) -1.67
ORBC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 974 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.72 vs. ORBC: -1.67 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -412.81   Max: 14.11
Current: -1.67

-412.81
14.11
Net-margin (%) -4.87
ORBC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 974 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.14 vs. ORBC: -4.87 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -445.63   Max: 13.55
Current: -4.87

-445.63
13.55
ROE (%) -1.94
ORBC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.29 vs. ORBC: -1.94 )
ORBC' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -26.06   Max: 4.94
Current: -1.94

-26.06
4.94
ROA (%) -1.36
ORBC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 980 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.13 vs. ORBC: -1.36 )
ORBC' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -397.46   Max: 4.33
Current: -1.36

-397.46
4.33
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -0.85
ORBC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 980 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.09 vs. ORBC: -0.85 )
ORBC' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -453.42   Max: 10.05
Current: -0.85

-453.42
10.05
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 17.80
ORBC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. ORBC: 17.80 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 27.9
Current: 17.8

0
27.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -2.60
ORBC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. ORBC: -2.60 )
ORBC' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 135.1
Current: -2.6

0
135.1
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

ORBC Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Mario Gabelli 68,600 sh (+87.95%)
John Rogers 5,589,518 sh (+29.06%)
John Rogers 5,562,881 sh (+28.45%)
Jim Simons 316,800 sh (-9.64%)
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Q2 2014

ORBC Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Chuck Royce 24,600 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 95,300 sh (+38.92%)
John Rogers 5,639,168 sh (+0.89%)
Jim Simons 306,000 sh (-3.41%)
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Q3 2014

ORBC Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Rogers 6,467,823 sh (+14.69%)
Mario Gabelli 103,200 sh (+8.29%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jim Simons 215,300 sh (-29.64%)
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Q4 2014

ORBC Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Chuck Royce 2,747,400 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 104,200 sh (+0.97%)
John Rogers 6,511,317 sh (+0.67%)
John Rogers 6,511,317 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 183,669 sh (-14.69%)
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Ratios

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history
Forward P/E 58.48
ORBC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
75% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 26.25 vs. ORBC: 58.48 )
N/A
P/B 1.10
ORBC's P/B is ranked higher than
93% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.96 vs. ORBC: 1.10 )
ORBC' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.38   Max: 4.39
Current: 1.1

0.38
4.39
P/S 3.44
ORBC's P/S is ranked higher than
62% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. ORBC: 3.44 )
ORBC' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 2.09   Max: 11.29
Current: 3.44

2.09
11.29
POCF 98.67
ORBC's POCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.65 vs. ORBC: 98.67 )
ORBC' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 11.03   Max: 112
Current: 98.67

11.03
112
EV-to-EBIT -296.71
ORBC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
72% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.13 vs. ORBC: -296.71 )
ORBC' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -301.7   Max: 114.6
Current: -296.71

-301.7
114.6
Current Ratio 7.74
ORBC's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 961 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. ORBC: 7.74 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 2.35   Max: 10.66
Current: 7.74

2.35
10.66
Quick Ratio 7.39
ORBC's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 961 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. ORBC: 7.39 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 2.03   Max: 10.32
Current: 7.39

2.03
10.32
Days Inventory 64.63
ORBC's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
76% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 23.63 vs. ORBC: 64.63 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 1.59   Max: 68.1
Current: 64.63

1.59
68.1
Days Sales Outstanding 87.96
ORBC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
74% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 54.84 vs. ORBC: 87.96 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 45.14   Max: 160.23
Current: 87.96

45.14
160.23

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.30
ORBC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
94% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.40 vs. ORBC: 1.30 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.42   Max: 4.46
Current: 1.3

0.42
4.46
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
ORBC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 1045 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. ORBC: 1.00 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 2.56
Current: 1

0.83
2.56
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -0.30
ORBC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
68% of the 967 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. ORBC: -0.30 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: -0.3   Max: 1183.9
Current: -0.3

-0.3
1183.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -7.01
ORBC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
74% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.92 vs. ORBC: -7.01 )
ORBC' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -102.6   Max: -0.2
Current: -7.01

-102.6
-0.2

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
Compare:CHU, VOD, T, VZ, AMOV » details
Traded in other countries:O9M.Germany,
ORBCOMM Inc., were formed as a Delaware corporation in October 2003. The Company is a provider of machine-to-machine "M2M" communication solutions, including network connectivity, devices and web reporting applications. It operates in the machine-to-machine and telematics industry, which includes various types of communications systems that enable intelligent machines, devices and fixed or mobile assets to communicate information from the machine, device or fixed or mobile asset to and from back-office information systems of the businesses and government agencies that track, monitor, control and communicate with them. These solutions enables optimal business efficiencies, increased asset efficiency, utilization, and substantially reduce asset write-offs helping industry leaders realize benefits on a world-wide basis. Its M2M products and services are designed to track, monitor and enhance security for a variety of assets, such as trailers, trucks, rail cars, intermodal containers, generators, fluid tanks, marine vessels, oil and gas wells, pipeline monitoring equipment, irrigation control systems, and utility meters, in the transportation & distribution, heavy equipment, oil & gas, maritime and government industries. It also provides Automatic Identification System "AIS" data services for vessel tracking and to improve maritime safety to government and commercial customers in different regions. The Company provides these services using multiple network platforms, including its own constellation of 25 low-Earth orbit satellites, two AIS microsatellites and accompanying ground infrastructure, and also provides complementary satellite services through reseller agreements with mobile satellite providers Inmarsat and Globalstar, as well as offers terrestrial-based cellular communication services provided by cellular wireless carriers. Its satellite-based system uses small, low power, fixed or mobile satellite subscriber communicators for connectivity, and cellular wireless subscriber identity modules are connected to the cellular wireless providers' networks, with data gathered over these systems capable of being connected to other public or private networks, including the Internet. The Company markets and sells its products and services directly to OEM and government customers and end-users and indirectly through VARs, IVARs, international licensees and country representatives. Customers benefiting from its networks, products and solutions include original equipment manufacturers; such as Caterpillar, Komatsu, Doosan Infracore America, Hitachi, Hyundai Heavy Industries, The Manitowoc Company and Volvo Construction Equipment; vertical market technology integrators known as VARs and IVARs, such as I.D. Systems, Inc., inthinc Technology Solutions Inc., and American Innovations, Ltd.; refrigeration unit manufacturers such as Carrier and Thermo King, and brands such as Tropicana, Maersk Line, Prime Inc., C.R. England, FFE Transport, Inc.,
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ORBCOMM Inc. (ORBC) CEO Marc Eisenberg buys 10,000 Shares May 19 2009 
ORBCOMM Inc. (ORBC) CFO Robert G Costantini buys 10,000 Shares May 19 2009 
ORBCOMM Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 12 2009 

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