Iridium Communications Inc (IRDM): Price and Financial Metrics

Iridium Communications Inc (IRDM): $35.50

1.29 (+3.77%)

POWR Rating

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  • IRDM scores best on the Growth dimension, with a Growth rank ahead of 99.59% of US stocks.
  • IRDM's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving down over the last 179 days.
  • IRDM's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 11.19% 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 10.25% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • IRDM's price/sales ratio is 8.69; that's higher than the P/S ratio of 83.14% of US stocks.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Iridium Communications Inc is reporting a growth rate of 748.28%; that's higher than 97.12% 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 COLD, OR, MUR, BRY, and CEQP.
  • IRDM's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Iridium Communications Inc's official 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

    The 2 year price growth rate now stands at 73.89%.
  • Its 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at -6213.67%.
  • Its 4 year revenue growth rate is now at 36.67%.
IRDM's revenue has moved up $38,694,000 over the prior 15 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
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
2020-12-31 583.439 249.767 -56.054
2020-12-31 583.439 249.767 -56.054

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 $35.50 52-week high $48.95
Prev. close $34.21 52-week low $31.73
Day low $34.37 Volume 377,954
Day high $35.54 Avg. volume 920,983
50-day MA $38.60 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $39.70 Market Cap 4.54B

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.

Wall Street Analysts See a 32% Upside in Iridium (IRDM): Can the Stock Really Move This High?

The consensus price target hints at a 31.7% upside potential for Iridium (IRDM). While empirical research shows that this sought-after metric is hardly effective, an upward trend in earnings estimate revisions could mean that the stock will witness an upside in the near term.

Yahoo | February 23, 2022

Iridium to Present at March Investor Conferences

Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: IRDM) ("Iridium") today announced that Company executives would speak at two investor conferences in March:

Yahoo | February 22, 2022

Mid-Day Market Update: Dow Drops Over 100 Points; AMN Healthcare Services Shares Climb Following Strong Q4 Results

US stocks traded lower midway through trading, with the Dow Jones dropping more than 100 points on Friday. The Dow traded down 0.39% to 34,179.43 while the NASDAQ fell 1.07% to 13,569.88. The S&P also fell, dropping, 0.56% to 4,355.93. Check this out: Boeing And 3 Other Stocks Bought By Insiders Leading and Lagging Sectors Communication services shares climbed 0.7% on Friday. Meanwhile, top gainers in the sector included System1, Inc. (NYSE: SST ), up 9% and Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM ) up 5%. In trading on Friday, energy shares fell by 0.5%. Top Headline Deere & Company (NYSE: DE ) reported better-than-expected results for its first quarter and raised profit guidance. Deere posted quarterly earnings of $2.92 per share, beating market estimates of $2.26 per share. The com...

Benzinga | February 18, 2022

Iridium up 3% as Raymond James ups to Strong Buy, citing increased buybacks (NASDAQ:IRDM)

Iridium Communications (IRDM) has gained 3.1% and tagged its highest point in a month after an upgrade to Strong Buy at Raymond James, where the firm calls out not only solid earnings…

Seeking Alpha | February 18, 2022

Friday Afternoon’s Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Marathon Oil, Roku, Tencent Music and More

Friday afternoon''s top analyst upgrades and downgrades included Agora, Bilibili, KE, Iridium Communications, Marathon Oil, Redfin, Roku and Tencent Music Entertainment.

24/7 Wall street | February 18, 2022

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IRDM Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo -0.17%
6-mo -12.09%
1-year -3.69%
3-year 47.92%
5-year 255.00%
YTD -14.02%
2021 5.00%
2020 59.60%
2019 33.55%
2018 56.36%
2017 22.92%

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