NASDAQ:SWIR - Sierra Wireless Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$19.30 +0.15 (+0.78 %)
(As of 08/20/2018 02:42 AM ET)
Previous Close$19.30
Today's Range$18.95 - $19.40
52-Week Range$15.10 - $23.50
Volume228,405 shs
Average Volume307,519 shs
Market Capitalization$700.24 million
P/E Ratio33.28
Dividend YieldN/A
Sierra Wireless logoSierra Wireless, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in building the Internet of Things (IoT) with intelligent wireless solutions in North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. It operates in three segments: Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Solutions, Enterprise Solutions, and Cloud and Connectivity Services. The OEM Solutions segment offers embedded cellular modules, short range wireless modules, software, and tools to integrate wireless connectivity into various products and solutions for OEM customers, including the embedded wireless modules product portfolio; and Legato, an open source, Linux-based application framework. This segment provides its products and solutions to a range of industries, including automotive, transportation, enterprise networking, energy, sales and payment, mobile computing, security, industrial monitoring, field services, residential, healthcare, and other industries. It also offers professional services to OEM customers during their product development and launch process. The Enterprise Solutions segment provides a range of second, third, and fourth generation LTE intelligent cellular routers and gateways, as well as security and device management solutions, and professional services to public safety, transportation field service, energy, industrial, retail, and financial enterprises. The Cloud and Connectivity Services segment provides secure and scalable cloud based platform for deploying and managing IoT subscriptions, devices, data, and applications; connectivity services, which include smart SIM and core network platforms; and managed broadband cellular services. Sierra Wireless, Inc. sells its products directly, as well as through various indirect channels, such as OEMs, distributors, value added resellers, and hardware vendors, as well as SIM vendors and mobile network operators. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Richmond, Canada.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Radio & t.v. communications equipment
SectorComputer and Technology


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.09
Current Ratio1.61
Quick Ratio1.33


Trailing P/E Ratio33.28
Forward P/E Ratio28.81
P/E Growth2.41

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$692.08 million
Price / Sales1.01
Cash Flow$1.3659 per share
Price / Cash14.13
Book Value$13.01 per share
Price / Book1.48


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.58
Net Income$4.13 million
Net Margins-2.96%
Return on Equity1.73%
Return on Assets1.16%


Outstanding Shares36,100,000
Market Cap$700.24 million

Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sierra Wireless' stock symbol?

Sierra Wireless trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SWIR."

How were Sierra Wireless' earnings last quarter?

Sierra Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWIR) posted its earnings results on Thursday, August, 2nd. The communications equipment provider reported $0.27 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.21 by $0.06. The communications equipment provider had revenue of $201.90 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $199.17 million. Sierra Wireless had a positive return on equity of 1.73% and a negative net margin of 2.96%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 16.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.30 earnings per share. View Sierra Wireless' Earnings History.

When is Sierra Wireless' next earnings date?

Sierra Wireless is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November, 1st 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Sierra Wireless.

What guidance has Sierra Wireless issued on next quarter's earnings?

Sierra Wireless updated its third quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.22-0.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.24. The company issued revenue guidance of $198-207 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $198.05 million.

What price target have analysts set for SWIR?

10 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Sierra Wireless' stock. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $28.00. On average, they anticipate Sierra Wireless' share price to reach $23.60 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 22.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Sierra Wireless.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Sierra Wireless?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sierra Wireless in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Sierra Wireless.

Who are some of Sierra Wireless' key competitors?

Who are Sierra Wireless' key executives?

Sierra Wireless' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Kent P. Thexton, Chairman, Interim Pres & Interim CEO (Age 55)
  • Mr. David G. McLennan, CFO & Sec. (Age 56)
  • Mr. Philippe Guillemette, Chief Technology Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. René F. Link, Chief Marketing Officer & Sr. VP of Corp. Strategy
  • Mr. August Daniel Schieler, Sr. VP & GM of OEM Solutions

Has Sierra Wireless been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about SWIR stock have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Sierra Wireless earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.20 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the communications equipment provider an impact score of 48.11 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. View Recent Headlines for Sierra Wireless.

Who are Sierra Wireless' major shareholders?

Sierra Wireless' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of New York Mellon Corp (6.75%), PenderFund Capital Management Ltd. (1.97%), Heathbridge Capital Management Ltd. (1.84%), Trigran Investments Inc. (1.52%), Millennium Management LLC (1.21%) and Engine Capital Management LP (0.91%).

Which major investors are selling Sierra Wireless stock?

SWIR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Brighton Jones LLC, TD Asset Management Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, GSA Capital Partners LLP and Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd.

Which major investors are buying Sierra Wireless stock?

SWIR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Trigran Investments Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Engine Capital Management LP, PenderFund Capital Management Ltd., Horrell Capital Management Inc., Paloma Partners Management Co and Roumell Asset Management LLC.

How do I buy shares of Sierra Wireless?

Shares of SWIR 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 Sierra Wireless' stock price today?

One share of SWIR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.30.

How big of a company is Sierra Wireless?

Sierra Wireless has a market capitalization of $700.24 million and generates $692.08 million in revenue each year. The communications equipment provider earns $4.13 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.58 on an earnings per share basis. Sierra Wireless employs 1,425 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Sierra Wireless?

Sierra Wireless' mailing address is 13811 WIRELESS WAY, RICHMOND A1, V6V 3A4. The communications equipment provider can be reached via phone at 604-231-1100 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ SWIR)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  323 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  434 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  757
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sierra Wireless and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SWIR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SWIR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/20/2018 by Staff

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