NASDAQ:IRDM

Iridium Communications Stock Forecast, Price & News

$39.33
-1.99 (-4.82 %)
(As of 06/18/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$39.08
$41.19
50-Day Range
$35.29
$41.53
52-Week Range
$23.32
$54.65
Volume1.54 million shs
Average Volume1.34 million shs
Market Capitalization$5.25 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.1
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About Iridium Communications

Iridium Communications Inc. provides mobile voice and data communications services and product to businesses, the United States and foreign governments, non-governmental organizations, and consumers worldwide. The company offers postpaid mobile voice and data satellite communications; prepaid mobile voice satellite communications; push-to-talk; broadband data; and Internet of Things (IoT) services. It also provides other services, such as inbound connections from the public switched telephone network, short message, subscriber identity module, activation, customer reactivation, and other peripheral services. In addition, the company offers voice and data solutions comprising personnel tracking devices; asset tracking devices for equipment, vehicles, and aircrafts; beyond-line-of-sight aircraft communications applications; maritime communications applications; specialized communications solutions for high-value individuals; mobile communications and data devices for the military and intelligence agencies, such as secure satellite handsets, as well as netted voice, messaging, and paging services; and maintenance services for the department of defense's dedicated gateway. Further, it provides satellite handsets, personal connectivity devices, voice and data modems, broadband data devices, and IoT data devices; various accessories for its devices that include batteries, holsters, earbud headphones, portable auxiliary antennas, antenna adaptors, USB data cables, charging units, and others; and engineering and support services. Iridium Communications Inc. sells its products and services to commercial end users through a wholesale distribution network that include service providers, and value-added resellers and manufacturers. The company was formerly known as Iridium Holdings LLC and changed its name to Iridium Communications Inc. in September 2009. Iridium Communications Inc. was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia.

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1.25 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

576th out of 1,582 stocks

Communications Equipment, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

8th out of 38 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Iridium Communications (NASDAQ:IRDM) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Iridium Communications a buy right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Iridium Communications in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" Iridium Communications stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in IRDM, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Iridium Communications?

Wall Street analysts have given Iridium Communications a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Iridium Communications wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Iridium Communications?

Iridium Communications saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 14th, there was short interest totaling 7,290,000 shares, an increase of 39.9% from the April 29th total of 5,210,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,120,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 6.5 days. Approximately 6.2% of the shares of the stock are short sold.
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When is Iridium Communications' next earnings date?

Iridium Communications is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July 27th 2021.
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How were Iridium Communications' earnings last quarter?

Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:IRDM) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April, 19th. The technology company reported ($0.04) EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.05) by $0.01. The technology company earned $146.54 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $146.31 million. Iridium Communications had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 2.11% and a negative net margin of 5.05%. The company's quarterly revenue was up .9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned ($0.24) EPS.
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How has Iridium Communications' stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Iridium Communications' stock was trading at $23.02 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, IRDM stock has increased by 70.9% and is now trading at $39.33.
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How will Iridium Communications' stock buyback program work?

Iridium Communications announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback program on Thursday, February 11th 2021, which permits the company to repurchase $300,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy up to 4.6% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

What price target have analysts set for IRDM?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Iridium Communications' stock. Their forecasts range from $37.00 to $44.00. On average, they expect Iridium Communications' stock price to reach $39.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.9% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Iridium Communications' key executives?

Iridium Communications' management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Matthew J. Desch, CEO & Director (Age 63, Pay $1.34M)
  • Mr. Thomas J. Fitzpatrick, Chief Admin. Officer, CFO & Director (Age 63, Pay $786.58k)
  • Ms. Suzanne E. McBride, COO & Director (Age 52, Pay $608.73k)
  • Mr. Bryan J. Hartin, Exec. VP of Sales & Marketing (Age 57, Pay $501.14k)
  • Mr. Scott T. Scheimreif, Exec. VP of Gov. Programs (Age 52, Pay $483.73k)
  • Mr. Kenneth B. Levy, VP of Investor Relations
  • Mr. Thomas D. Hickey, Chief Legal Officer & Sec. (Age 61)
  • Mr. Donald L. Thoma, Pres & CEO of Aireon LLC (Age 59)
  • Mr. Joe Pizzicaroli, Exec. Director of NEXT Advanced Systems
  • Mr. Tim Last, VP & GM of IoT

What is Matt Desch's approval rating as Iridium Communications' CEO?

48 employees have rated Iridium Communications CEO Matt Desch on Glassdoor.com. Matt Desch has an approval rating of 70% among Iridium Communications' employees.

Who are some of Iridium Communications' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Iridium Communications own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Iridium Communications investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Micron Technology (MU), Verizon Communications (VZ), Square (SQ), Bank of America (BAC), AT&T (T), General Electric (GE) and The Boeing (BA).

What is Iridium Communications' stock symbol?

Iridium Communications trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "IRDM."

Who are Iridium Communications' major shareholders?

Iridium Communications' stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (10.33%), Bamco Inc. NY (9.45%), ARK Investment Management LLC (7.76%), Capital International Investors (5.19%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.09%) and Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc. (2.02%). Company insiders that own Iridium Communications stock include Barry West, Bryan J Hartin, Leon Anthony Frazier, Matthew J Desch, Robert H Niehaus, Scott Scheimreif, Steven B Pfeiffer, Thomas C Canfield, Thomas D Hickey, Thomas Fitzpatrick and Timothy Kapalka.
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Which major investors are selling Iridium Communications stock?

IRDM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Dudley & Shanley Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Ameriprise Financial Inc., Bamco Inc. NY, and Gamco Investors INC. ET AL. Company insiders that have sold Iridium Communications company stock in the last year include Barry West, Bryan J Hartin, Matthew J Desch, Scott Scheimreif, Thomas C Canfield, Thomas D Hickey, Thomas Fitzpatrick, and Timothy Kapalka.
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Which major investors are buying Iridium Communications stock?

IRDM stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including ARK Investment Management LLC, Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc., Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Geode Capital Management LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, and American International Group Inc..
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How do I buy shares of Iridium Communications?

Shares of IRDM can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Iridium Communications' stock price today?

One share of IRDM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $39.33.

How much money does Iridium Communications make?

Iridium Communications has a market capitalization of $5.25 billion and generates $583.44 million in revenue each year. The technology company earns $-56,050,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or ($0.24) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Iridium Communications have?

Iridium Communications employs 516 workers across the globe.

Does Iridium Communications have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Iridium Communications: Iridium Blocker-B Inc., Iridium Carrier Holdings LLC, Iridium Carrier Services LLC, Iridium Chile SpA, Iridium Constellation LLC, Iridium Government Services LLC, Iridium Holdings LLC, Iridium Satellite LLC, Iridium Satellite SA LLC, OOO Iridium Communications, OOO Iridium Services, and Syncom-Iridium Holdings Corp..

When was Iridium Communications founded?

Iridium Communications was founded in 2000.

What is Iridium Communications' official website?

The official website for Iridium Communications is www.iridium.com.

Where are Iridium Communications' headquarters?

Iridium Communications is headquartered at 1750 TYSONS BOULEVARD SUITE 1400, MCLEAN VA, 22102.

How can I contact Iridium Communications?

Iridium Communications' mailing address is 1750 TYSONS BOULEVARD SUITE 1400, MCLEAN VA, 22102. The technology company can be reached via phone at 703-287-7400 or via email at [email protected]


This page was last updated on 6/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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