Iridium Communications Inc (IRDM): Price and Financial Metrics

Iridium Communications Inc (IRDM): $47.12

-0.70 (-1.46%)

POWR Rating

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  • IRDM scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 99.94% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for IRDM is in Growth, which has been heading up over the past 179 days.
  • IRDM ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 7th percentile.

IRDM Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of IRIDIUM COMMUNICATIONS INC's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 10.74% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 8.52, IRIDIUM COMMUNICATIONS INC has a higher such ratio than 86.94% of stocks in our set.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, IRIDIUM COMMUNICATIONS INC is reporting a growth rate of 68.44%; that's higher than 80.37% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to IRIDIUM COMMUNICATIONS INC are CEQP, NXGN, BOOM, EWCZ, and PRTA.
  • IRDM's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit IRIDIUM COMMUNICATIONS INC's official web site, go to

IRDM Valuation Summary

  • IRDM's price/sales ratio is 8.5; this is 608.33% higher than that of the median Communication Services stock.
  • Over the past 177 months, IRDM's price/sales ratio has gone NA NA.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for IRDM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
IRDM 2022-09-30 8.5 4.8 -9581.3 108.7
IRDM 2022-09-29 8.6 4.8 -9633.2 109.2
IRDM 2022-09-28 8.7 4.9 -9784.4 110.6
IRDM 2022-09-27 8.4 4.7 -9449.7 107.5
IRDM 2022-09-26 8.4 4.7 -9408.5 107.2
IRDM 2022-09-23 8.3 4.7 -9374.0 106.9

IRDM Growth Metrics

    The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 244.8%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 22.39%.
  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at 50.14%.
IRDM's revenue has moved up $77,745,000 over the prior 18 months.

The table below shows IRDM's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-06-30 661.184 342.472 -0.588
2022-03-31 636.184 317.878 -1.312
2021-12-31 614.5 302.874 -9.319
2021-09-30 605.12 283.767 -11.36
2021-06-30 594.433 271.202 -13.28
2021-03-31 584.687 259.72 -29.535

IRDM's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • IRDM has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 89.3% of graded US stocks.
  • IRDM's asset turnover comes in at 0.186 -- ranking 181st of 208 Electronic Equipment stocks.
  • VICR, FLEX, and UI are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with IRDM.

The table below shows IRDM's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.186 0.757 0.009
2021-06-30 0.180 0.755 0.008
2021-03-31 0.175 0.753 0.007
2020-12-31 0.173 0.755 0.001
2020-12-31 0.173 0.755 0.001
2020-09-30 0.167 0.751 -0.023

IRDM Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of IRDM, see our IRDM price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $42.40 Average Broker Recommendation 1.58 (Moderate Buy)

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IRDM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $47.12 52-week high $47.93
Prev. close $47.82 52-week low $31.73
Day low $46.99 Volume 105,057
Day high $47.70 Avg. volume 723,840
50-day MA $45.08 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $39.69 Market Cap 5.98B

Iridium Communications Inc (IRDM) Company Bio

Iridium Communications provides mobile voice and data communications services through satellites which that spans 100% global coverage. The company was founded in 2000 and is based in McLean, Virginia.

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IRDM Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo 20.82%
6-mo 18.01%
1-year 21.29%
3-year 129.52%
5-year 315.15%
YTD 14.12%
2021 5.00%
2020 59.60%
2019 33.55%
2018 56.36%
2017 22.92%

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