Iridium Communications Inc (IRDM): Price and Financial Metrics

Iridium Communications Inc (IRDM): $52.73

0.07 (+0.13%)

POWR Rating

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  • IRDM scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 99.2% of US stocks.
  • IRDM's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • IRDM ranks lowest in Value; there it ranks in the 8th percentile.

IRDM Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 2,435.36, IRIDIUM COMMUNICATIONS INC is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 98.76% of US stocks.
  • IRDM's current price/earnings ratio is 1,775.4, which is higher than 99.93% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • IRDM's price/sales ratio is 9.48; that's higher than the P/S ratio of 88.63% of US stocks.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to IRIDIUM COMMUNICATIONS INC, a group of peers worth examining would be ELSE, AVAV, PODD, PRTS, and ICCC.
  • 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 9.5; this is 630.77% higher than that of the median Communication Services stock.
  • IRDM's price/sales ratio has moved NA NA over the prior 179 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for IRDM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
IRDM 2022-11-28 9.5 5.7 1775.4 115.3
IRDM 2022-11-25 9.6 5.7 1805.7 116.9
IRDM 2022-11-23 9.5 5.7 1784.0 115.8
IRDM 2022-11-22 9.5 5.7 1783.0 115.7
IRDM 2022-11-21 9.4 5.6 1760.2 114.5
IRDM 2022-11-18 9.6 5.7 1800.9 116.7

IRDM Growth Metrics

    Its 5 year price growth rate is now at 146.18%.
  • The 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at -50.5%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 22.39%.
Over the past 18 months, IRDM's revenue has gone up $98,398,000.

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
2022-09-30 683.085 344.195 3.646
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

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 $52.73 52-week high $53.61
Prev. close $52.66 52-week low $31.73
Day low $51.51 Volume 278,800
Day high $52.98 Avg. volume 691,164
50-day MA $49.30 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $42.33 Market Cap 6.63B

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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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.

Returns On Capital At Iridium Communications (NASDAQ:IRDM) Paint A Concerning Picture

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Yahoo | November 20, 2022

Iridium Communications (IRDM) Shares Outperformed as Expectations for Mobile Compatibility Increased

Baron Funds, an investment management company, released its “Baron Partners Fund” third quarter 2022 investor letter. A copy of the same can be downloaded here. The third quarter witnessed extreme volatility in the financial market. However, the fund outperformed the benchmark indexes and rose 10.00% (Institutional Shares) in the quarter. In addition, please check the fund’s […]

Yahoo | November 4, 2022

Zacks Industry Outlook Highlights Liberty SiriusXM, Iridium Communications and Maxar Technologies

Liberty SiriusXM, Iridium Communications and Maxar Technologies are part of the Zacks Industry Outlook article.

Yahoo | November 2, 2022

Iridium to Present at Fourth Quarter Investor Conferences

Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: IRDM) ("Iridium") today announced that Company executives will speak at the following investor conferences in November and December:

Yahoo | November 1, 2022

3 Stocks to Watch From the Satellite and Communication Industry

Cheaper access to space technology leads to diversification in end-market users, which bodes well for the Zacks Satellite and Communication industry. Global security threats and increasing defense budgets might aid The Liberty SiriusXM Group (LSXMK), Iridium (IRDM) and Maxar (MAXR).

Yahoo | November 1, 2022

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IRDM Price Returns

1-mo 1.74%
3-mo N/A
6-mo 38.98%
1-year 35.48%
3-year 122.40%
5-year 328.70%
YTD 27.71%
2021 5.00%
2020 59.60%
2019 33.55%
2018 56.36%
2017 22.92%

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