Iridium Communications Inc (IRDM): Price and Financial Metrics

Iridium Communications Inc (IRDM)

Today's Latest Price: $34.29 USD

0.53 (1.57%)

Updated Dec 4 4:00pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 65 in Air/Defense Services

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IRDM Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Iridium Communications Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 11.21% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • IRDM's price/sales ratio is 7.61; that's higher than the P/S ratio of 81.27% of US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Iridium Communications Inc is reporting a growth rate of 1,346.56%; that's higher than 98.97% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Iridium Communications Inc are LOCO, EEX, OIS, NINE, and MFIN.
  • IRDM's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Iridium Communications Inc's official web site, go to

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IRDM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $34.29 52-week high $34.48
Prev. close $33.76 52-week low $16.87
Day low $33.75 Volume 803,900
Day high $34.48 Avg. volume 784,426
50-day MA $29.10 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $26.21 Market Cap 4.57B

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.

IRDM Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$34.29$9765.97 29593%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for Iridium Communications Inc. To summarize, we found that Iridium Communications Inc ranked in the 99th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Our DCF model suggests the stock is undervalued by 29738.5%; returns of such proportions should be viewed with some skepticism, though. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Iridium Communications Inc, consider:

  • The compound growth rate in the free cash flow of Iridium Communications Inc over the past 0.65 years is 2.76%; that's higher than 98.26% of free cash flow generating stocks in the Communication Services sector.
  • Iridium Communications Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than just 9.41% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • IRDM's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than just 9.41% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

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Latest IRDM News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Iridium Communications Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate IRDM as an investment opportunity.

Iridium Communications: Growth Continues Despite A Bump In The Road

One of the most unique companies on the market today is Iridium Communications (IRDM). With its satellite constellation encircling the globe, the company is a niche play on global communications. Mariners at sea, governments looking for connectivity to telecommunications assets across the globe, and even travelers who make treks into...

Daniel Jones on Seeking Alpha | August 3, 2020

Iridium Launches Online Museum to Commemorate 20th Anniversary Milestone, Educate and Preserve its Unique History

Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) is proud to unveil the Iridium Online Museum, celebrating the challenges and successes of an audacious idea that initially failed, but ultimately succeeded and achieved its vision, inspiring a resurgence in commercial interest in space. The launch of the museum is timely, coinciding with the 20th anniversary of the first legal steps taken towards Iridium's rebirth as a modern company, on July 31, 2000. As Iridium continues its legacy of innovation and enters a new chapter of its story following the success of the Iridium® NEXT launch program, continued growth, and financial transformation, the interactive website commemorates the Company's unique history and offers lessons for other current and future endeavors.

Yahoo | July 31, 2020

Analyst Estimates: Here's What Brokers Think Of Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:IRDM) After Its Second-Quarter Report

Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:IRDM) investors will be delighted, with the company turning in some strong numbers...

Yahoo | July 30, 2020

Iridium (IRDM) Q2 Loss Narrower Than Estimates, Revenues Fall

Iridium's (IRDM) second-quarter 2020 results reflect solid momentum in service revenues backed by accretive subscriber base in commercial and government segments despite COVID-19 induced crisis.

Yahoo | July 29, 2020

This Space Stock Just Grew Its Customer Base During the Worst of the Economic Lockdown

Satcom specialist Iridium Communications reported more positives than negatives in its second-quarter earnings report.

Yahoo | July 29, 2020

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IRDM Price Returns

1-mo 25.47%
3-mo 21.86%
6-mo 31.58%
1-year 44.62%
3-year 178.78%
5-year 331.32%
YTD 39.16%
2019 33.55%
2018 56.36%
2017 22.92%
2016 14.15%
2015 -13.74%

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