Iridium Communications Inc (IRDM): Price and Financial Metrics

Iridium Communications Inc (IRDM): $38.45

-0.44 (-1.13%)

POWR Rating

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  • IRDM scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 89.95% of US stocks.
  • IRDM's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving up over the last 52 weeks.
  • IRDM's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 14.24% of US stocks).

IRDM Stock Summary

  • Of note is the ratio of Iridium Communications Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; merely 11.18% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • IRDM's price/sales ratio is 8.5; that's higher than the P/S ratio of 80.53% of US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Iridium Communications Inc is reporting a growth rate of 641.23%; that's higher than 96.64% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Iridium Communications Inc are SKT, SUM, HPP, PBA, and EVOP.
  • Visit IRDM's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

IRDM Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Communication Services stock, IRDM's price/earnings ratio is 3101.97% lower, now standing at -456.3.
  • Over the past 164 months, IRDM's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 440695.1.
  • Over the past 164 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 2021-09-03 10.2 4.6 -456.3 195.1
IRDM 2021-09-02 10.2 4.6 -457.8 195.6
IRDM 2021-09-01 10.2 4.6 -456.3 195.1
IRDM 2021-08-31 9.9 4.5 -442.2 190.2
IRDM 2021-08-30 10.4 4.7 -465.7 198.4
IRDM 2021-08-27 9.0 4.1 -403.6 176.7

IRDM Growth Metrics

  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 36.67%.
  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at 255.95%.
  • The 5 year price growth rate now stands at 214.35%.
Over the past 52 months, IRDM's revenue has gone up $168,847,000.

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
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
2020-12-31 583.439 249.767 -56.054
2020-12-31 583.439 249.767 -56.054
2020-09-30 575.806 234.829 -155.986

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 $38.45 52-week high $54.65
Prev. close $38.89 52-week low $32.00
Day low $37.70 Volume 771,900
Day high $39.35 Avg. volume 1,015,820
50-day MA $40.55 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $40.37 Market Cap 5.08B

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 -8.10%
3-mo -16.56%
6-mo 3.28%
1-year 16.02%
3-year 61.01%
5-year 329.61%
YTD -2.23%
2020 59.60%
2019 33.55%
2018 56.36%
2017 22.92%
2016 14.15%

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