Iridium Communications Inc (IRDM): Price and Financial Metrics

Iridium Communications Inc (IRDM): $59.99

-0.40 (-0.66%)

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IRDM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $59.99 52-week high $68.34
Prev. close $60.39 52-week low $33.88
Day low $59.83 Volume 398,300
Day high $60.94 Avg. volume 673,371
50-day MA $61.63 Dividend yield 0.86%
200-day MA $54.61 Market Cap 7.55B

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  • Quality is the dimension where IRDM ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 94.13% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for IRDM is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • IRDM's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 8.07% of US stocks).

IRDM Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 1,206.29, 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 98.13% of US stocks.
  • IRDM's current price/earnings ratio is 476.69, which is higher than 98.93% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 9.86, IRIDIUM COMMUNICATIONS INC has a higher such ratio than 89.34% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to IRIDIUM COMMUNICATIONS INC, a group of peers worth examining would be KRG, MLP, NTST, OIS, and ADT.
  • Visit IRDM's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

IRDM Valuation Summary

  • IRDM's price/earnings ratio is 482.1; this is 1761.39% higher than that of the median Communication Services stock.
  • IRDM's price/sales ratio has moved NA NA over the prior 185 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for IRDM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
IRDM 2023-05-19 10.0 7.0 482.1 115.6
IRDM 2023-05-18 9.9 6.9 476.8 114.6
IRDM 2023-05-17 10.0 7.0 485.6 116.3
IRDM 2023-05-16 10.2 7.2 495.3 118.3
IRDM 2023-05-15 10.3 7.2 496.1 118.5
IRDM 2023-05-12 10.3 7.2 498.8 119.0

IRDM Growth Metrics

    Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 11.21%.
  • Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 97.44%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -87.09%.
IRDM's revenue has moved up $148,988,000 over the prior 34 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
2022-12-31 721.034 344.729 8.722
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

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)

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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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 (IRDM) Launches Spare Satellites Using SpaceX Rocket

Iridium (IRDM) launches and deploys five spare satellites using a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket to further improve its satellite constellation.

Yahoo | May 22, 2023

Iridium Adds to Constellation Resilience with Launch of Spare Satellites

Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) announced today a key milestone in its long-term constellation resilience and redundancy planning, with the successful launch and deployment of five spare satellites. This launch brings the total number of spare Iridium® satellites on orbit to 14. In total, 81 next-generation Iridium satellites were built, and 80 of them have now been deployed. The Iridium constellation remains unique in the industry, featuring 66 operational crosslinked satellites, ena

Yahoo | May 22, 2023

Iridium Names Jacqueline Yeaney to Board of Directors

Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) today announced that Jacqueline Yeaney has been elected to the Iridium Board of Directors, effective May 4, 2023. As a director on the Iridium Board, Yeaney will contribute to the strategic direction of Iridium's business alongside her fellow Board members.

Yahoo | May 15, 2023

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IRDM Price Returns

1-mo -5.50%
3-mo -2.65%
6-mo 14.02%
1-year 62.01%
3-year 161.40%
5-year 276.94%
YTD 16.97%
2022 24.49%
2021 5.00%
2020 59.60%
2019 33.55%
2018 56.36%

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