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

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$14.26 -0.74 (-4.93 %)
(As of 12/13/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$15.00
Today's Range$14.23 - $15.0301
52-Week Range$14.18 - $22.58
Volume412,489 shs
Average Volume295,491 shs
Market Capitalization$541.80 million
P/E Ratio24.59
Dividend YieldN/A
Sierra 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
Current SymbolNASDAQ:SWIR
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.09
Current Ratio1.69
Quick Ratio1.41


Trailing P/E Ratio24.59
Forward P/E Ratio22.63
P/E Growth1.97

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$692.08 million
Price / Sales0.74
Cash Flow$1.3023 per share
Price / Cash Flow10.95
Book Value$13.01 per share
Price / Book1.10


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.58
Net Income$4.13 million
Net Margins-3.13%
Return on Equity2.66%
Return on Assets1.77%


Outstanding Shares36,050,000
Market Cap$541.80 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) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 8th. The communications equipment provider reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.26 by $0.03. The communications equipment provider earned $203.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $202.20 million. Sierra Wireless had a positive return on equity of 2.66% and a negative net margin of 3.13%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 17.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.23 EPS. 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, February 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Sierra Wireless.

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

Sierra Wireless updated its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 8th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.22-$0.30 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.31. The company issued revenue guidance of $200-$208 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $208.18 million.Sierra Wireless also updated its Q4 2018 guidance to $0.22-0.30 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for SWIR?

8 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Sierra Wireless' stock. Their predictions range from $19.00 to $32.00. On average, they expect Sierra Wireless' share price to reach $23.2222 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 62.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Sierra Wireless.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Sierra Wireless?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sierra Wireless in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Sierra Wireless.

Has Sierra Wireless been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about SWIR stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Sierra Wireless earned a media sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the communications equipment provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting Sierra Wireless?

Sierra Wireless saw a increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 930,783 shares, an increase of 36.2% from the October 31st total of 683,568 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 461,266 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.0 days. View Sierra Wireless' Current Options Chain.

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, Director, 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

Who are Sierra Wireless' major shareholders?

Sierra Wireless' stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of New York Mellon Corp (6.72%), Vanguard Group Inc (2.30%), Vanguard Group Inc. (2.30%), Heathbridge Capital Management Ltd. (2.04%), Trigran Investments Inc. (1.92%) and PenderFund Capital Management Ltd. (1.55%).

Which institutional investors are selling Sierra Wireless stock?

SWIR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including PenderFund Capital Management Ltd., Horrell Capital Management Inc., Morgan Stanley, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, FMR LLC, Credit Suisse AG and Brighton Jones LLC.

Which institutional investors are buying Sierra Wireless stock?

SWIR stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Foundry Partners LLC, Putnam Investments LLC, Trigran Investments Inc., Heathbridge Capital Management Ltd., Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc. and Wells Fargo & Company MN.

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 $14.26.

How big of a company is Sierra Wireless?

Sierra Wireless has a market capitalization of $541.80 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.

What is Sierra Wireless' official website?

The official website for Sierra Wireless is

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:  343 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  462 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  805
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 12/13/2018 by Staff

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