NASDAQ:QTRH - Quarterhill Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$0.9466 -0.05 (-5.02 %)
(As of 12/11/2018 09:18 AM ET)
Previous Close$1.00
Today's Range$0.9370 - $1.00
52-Week Range$0.94 - $1.98
Volume168,206 shs
Average Volume39,667 shs
Market Capitalization$118.82 million
P/E Ratio1.82
Dividend Yield3.83%
Quarterhill Inc. focuses on acquisition and management of technology companies that provides products and services worldwide. Its Technology segment licenses patent technologies to approximately 355 companies. Its patent portfolios include patents relating to 3D television, phased loop semiconductor, semiconductor manufacturing and packaging, medical stent, intelligent personal assistant, streaming video, semiconductor clocking, LED lighting, smart meter monitoring, non-volatile flash memory and other memory, building automation, enhanced image processing, computer gaming, and various other technologies; automotive headlight assemblies, microcontrollers applicable to safety-critical aerospace, and CMOS image sensors; and medical, industrial, and automotive applications. Its Mobility segment provides automated truck weigh stations; toll road systems and equipment; traffic management and safety systems; VectorSense, a tire sensor suite; Vehicle Information-In-Motion, a traffic intelligence system; integrated traffic control systems; permanent and portable slow speed weigh-in-motion systems; portable wheel load scales; traffic data collection products; vehicle and axle detection equipment; and automated vehicle identification, and other hardware and software products. It serves intelligent transportation systems industry through salespeople, distributors, agents, other contractors, and systems integrators, as well as directly. Its Factory segment creates and licenses enterprise asset management (EAM) software solutions to asset intensive industries through its salesforce, as well as Internet. It offers WorkAlign, a product suite, which consists of integrated products, such as scheduler, IIoT, mobile for EAM, maintenance budgeting, warranty tracker, and analytics; and consulting services. The company was formerly known as Wi-LAN Inc. and changed its name to Quarterhill Inc. in June 2017. Quarterhill Inc. was incorporated in 1992 and is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Patent owners & lessors
SectorBusiness Services
Current SymbolNASDAQ:QTRH
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio3.06
Quick Ratio2.87


Trailing P/E Ratio1.82
Forward P/E Ratio-3.79
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$134.71 million
Price / Sales0.83
Cash Flow$0.6960 per share
Price / Cash Flow1.36
Book Value$2.15 per share
Price / Book0.44


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.52
Net Income$10.22 million
Net Margins-55.70%
Return on Equity-7.97%
Return on Assets-6.79%


Outstanding Shares118,820,000
Market Cap$118.82 million
OptionableNot Optionable

Quarterhill (NASDAQ:QTRH) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Quarterhill's stock symbol?

Quarterhill trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "QTRH."

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

Quarterhill declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 8th. Investors of record on Friday, December 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.01 per share on Wednesday, January 9th. This represents a $0.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.23%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 13th. This is an increase from Quarterhill's previous quarterly dividend of $0.01. View Quarterhill's Dividend History.

How were Quarterhill's earnings last quarter?

Quarterhill Inc (NASDAQ:QTRH) issued its earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The company reported ($0.08) earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.01) by $0.07. The firm earned $19.58 million during the quarter. Quarterhill had a negative net margin of 55.70% and a negative return on equity of 7.97%. View Quarterhill's Earnings History.

When is Quarterhill's next earnings date?

Quarterhill is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Quarterhill.

What price target have analysts set for QTRH?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Quarterhill's stock. Their forecasts range from $2.00 to $2.00. On average, they expect Quarterhill's share price to reach $2.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 111.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Quarterhill.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Quarterhill?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Quarterhill in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Quarterhill.

Has Quarterhill been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about QTRH stock have been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Quarterhill earned a media sentiment score of 1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Quarterhill's key competitors?

Who are Quarterhill's key executives?

Quarterhill's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. James Douglas Skippen, Exec. Chairman (Age 55)
  • Mr. Michael Shaun McEwan, Chief Financial Officer
  • Mr. Douglas M. Parker, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 47)
  • Mr. Prashant R. Watchmaker, Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel
  • Mr. John S. Varghese, Sr. Vice-Pres of Corp. Investments (Age 52)

Who are Quarterhill's major shareholders?

Quarterhill's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. (5.51%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.42%), Morgan Stanley (0.91%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.86%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.65%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.09%).

Which institutional investors are selling Quarterhill stock?

QTRH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Renaissance Technologies LLC and Russell Investments Group Ltd..

Which institutional investors are buying Quarterhill stock?

QTRH stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd. and Acadian Asset Management LLC.

How do I buy shares of Quarterhill?

Shares of QTRH can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Quarterhill's stock price today?

One share of QTRH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $0.9466.

How big of a company is Quarterhill?

Quarterhill has a market capitalization of $118.82 million and generates $134.71 million in revenue each year. The company earns $10.22 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.52 on an earnings per share basis.

What is Quarterhill's official website?

The official website for Quarterhill is

How can I contact Quarterhill?

Quarterhill's mailing address is 303 TERRY FOX DRIVE SUITE 300, OTTAWA A6, K2K 3J1. The company can be reached via phone at 613-688-4900 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Quarterhill (NASDAQ QTRH)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  133 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  122 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  255
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Quarterhill and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe QTRH will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe QTRH will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/11/2018 by Staff

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