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NASDAQ:IRDM

Iridium Communications - IRDM Stock Forecast, Price & News

$57.80
-1.43 (-2.41%)
(As of 02/8/2023 11:13 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$57.52
$58.57
50-Day Range
$49.33
$61.64
52-Week Range
$32.76
$62.48
Volume
100,370 shs
Average Volume
624,949 shs
Market Capitalization
$7.26 billion
P/E Ratio
1,445.36
Dividend Yield
N/A
Price Target
$61.00

Iridium Communications MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
4.6% Upside
$61.00 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
N/A
Sustainability
-1.74
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.47mentions of Iridium Communications in the last 14 days
Based on 5 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$3.10 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
-12.50%
From $0.08 to $0.07 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

1.44 out of 5 stars

Computer And Technology Sector

564th out of 610 stocks

Communications Equipment, Not Elsewhere Classified Industry

10th out of 12 stocks

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About Iridium Communications (NASDAQ:IRDM) Stock

Iridium Communications, Inc. engages in the provision of global satellite communications services and products. Its products include personal communicators, messengers, and trackers, satellite phones, push-to-talk-devices, broadband, midband, and external terminals, docking stations, apps, and accessories. It offers its services to businesses, the U.S. and foreign governments, non-governmental organizations, and consumers via satellite network. The company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in McLean, VA.

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IRDM Stock News Headlines

The Humble Mineral at the Heart of the EV Revolution (Not Lithium)
You may know of graphite as what's in the tip of a No. 2 pencil, but it is the key to many forms of renewable energy. Today, this humble mineral is at the epicenter of the electric car revolution. Because what most people don't know is today's EV batteries contain more than 220 pounds of graphite – more than lithium, copper or aluminum!
Iridium Stock Falls On Unusually High Volume (IRDM)
IRDM.PH - | Stock Price & Latest News | Reuters
The Humble Mineral at the Heart of the EV Revolution (Not Lithium)
You may know of graphite as what's in the tip of a No. 2 pencil, but it is the key to many forms of renewable energy. Today, this humble mineral is at the epicenter of the electric car revolution. Because what most people don't know is today's EV batteries contain more than 220 pounds of graphite – more than lithium, copper or aluminum!
PRESS DIGEST- Wall Street Journal - Jan 6
Iridium Announces Quarterly Dividend Program
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IRDM Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/18/2021
Today
2/08/2023
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
2/16/2023
Ex-Dividend for 3/30 Dividend
3/14/2023
Dividend Payable
3/30/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Communications equipment, not elsewhere classified
Sub-Industry
Alternative Carriers
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:IRDM
CUSIP
46269C10
Employees
537
Year Founded
2000

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$61.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$75.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$45.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+5.5%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
4 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-9,320,000.00
Pretax Margin
0.75%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$614.50 million
Cash Flow
$2.21 per share
Book Value
$9.74 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
122,502,000
Market Cap
$7.26 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.14

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Key Executives

  • Matthew J. DeschMatthew J. Desch
    Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Suzanne E. McBrideSuzanne E. McBride
    Chief Operations Officer & Director
  • Thomas J. FitzpatrickThomas J. Fitzpatrick
    Chief Financial & Administrative Officer, Director
  • Gregory Pelton
    Chief Technical Officer
  • Manjula Sriram
    Chief Information Officer & Vice President













IRDM Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Iridium Communications stock right now?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Iridium Communications in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating, 2 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" IRDM shares.
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What is Iridium Communications' stock price forecast for 2023?

4 analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Iridium Communications' shares. Their IRDM share price forecasts range from $45.00 to $75.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $61.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have IRDM shares performed in 2023?

Iridium Communications' stock was trading at $51.40 on January 1st, 2023. Since then, IRDM shares have increased by 15.2% and is now trading at $59.23.
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When is Iridium Communications' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 16th 2023.
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How can I listen to Iridium Communications' earnings call?

Iridium Communications will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 16th at 8:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Iridium Communications' earnings last quarter?

Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:IRDM) announced its earnings results on Monday, October, 18th. The technology company reported ($0.02) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of ($0.02). The technology company earned $162.20 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $153.76 million. Iridium Communications had a net margin of 0.53% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 0.30%. Iridium Communications's quarterly revenue was up 7.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted ($0.03) earnings per share.

How often does Iridium Communications pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Iridium Communications?

Iridium Communications announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 8th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 15th will be given a dividend of $0.13 per share on Thursday, March 30th. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 14th.
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How will Iridium Communications' stock buyback program work?

Iridium Communications declared that its board has authorized a share repurchase plan on Tuesday, April 19th 2022, which allows the company to buyback $300,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to buy up to 6.3% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

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

48 employees have rated Iridium Communications Chief Executive Officer Matt Desch on Glassdoor.com. Matt Desch has an approval rating of 70% among the company's employees.

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), Block (SQ), Bank of America (BAC), AT&T (T), General Electric (GE) and 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 a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include ARK Investment Management LLC (1.19%), Pinnacle Associates Ltd. (0.62%), Pinnacle Associates Ltd. (0.61%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.57%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.25%) and WealthTrust Axiom LLC (0.09%). Insiders that own company stock include A B Krongard, Barry West, Bryan J Hartin, Henrik O Schliemann, Kathleen A Morgan, Leon Anthony Frazier, Matthew J Desch, Parker William Rush, Robert H Niehaus, Robert H Niehaus, Scott Scheimreif, Steven B Pfeiffer, Suzanne E Mcbride, Suzanne E Mcbride, Thomas C Canfield, Thomas D Hickey, Thomas Fitzpatrick and Timothy Kapalka.
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How do I buy shares of Iridium Communications?

Shares of IRDM stock 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 $59.23.

How much money does Iridium Communications make?

Iridium Communications (NASDAQ:IRDM) has a market capitalization of $7.44 billion and generates $614.50 million in revenue each year. The technology company earns $-9,320,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.04 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Iridium Communications have?

The company employs 537 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 Holdings LLC, Iridium Satellite LLC, Iridium Satellite SA LLC, Iridium Satellite UK Limited, Iridium Serviços de Satélites S.A., OOO Iridium Communications, OOO Iridium Services, and Syncom-Iridium Holdings Corp..
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How can I contact Iridium Communications?

Iridium Communications' mailing address is 1750 TYSONS BOULEVARD SUITE 1400, MCLEAN VA, 22102. The official website for the company is www.iridium.com. The technology company can be reached via phone at (703) 287-7400, via email at investor.relations@iridium.com, or via fax at 703-287-7450.

This page (NASDAQ:IRDM) was last updated on 2/8/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff