Sierra Wireless Company Profile (NASDAQ:SWIR)

About Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR)

Sierra Wireless logoSierra Wireless, Inc. is engaged in building the Internet of Things (IoT) with wireless solutions for organizations. The Company's OEM Solution segment offers cellular embedded wireless modules for IoT connectivity, including an embedded application framework to support customer applications. The Company's Enterprise Solution segment offers intelligent routers and gateways, including management tools and applications that enable cellular connectivity. The Company's Cloud and Connectivity Services segment offers a cloud based platform for deploying and managing IoT applications, Smart SIM supported by mobile core networks, and managed wireless broadband services to enable customer IoT deployments. The Company offers a portfolio of second generation, third generation, and fourth generation cellular embedded wireless modules and gateways, integrated with its secure cloud and connectivity services. The Company offers its products to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and enterprises.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Communications & Networking
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:SWIR
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $707.67 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 31,949,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $21.93
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $25.76
  • 52 Week Range: $12.30 - $31.95
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 35.01
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.26
  • P/E Growth: 1.70
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $651.88 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.09
  • Book Value: $11.95 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.85
  • EBITDA: $42.36 million
  • Net Margins: 3.13%
  • Return on Equity: 9.16%
  • Return on Assets: 5.84%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.09%
  • Current Ratio: 1.80%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.39%
  • Average Volume: 402,736 shs.
  • Beta: 3.14
  • Short Ratio: 1.58

Frequently Asked Questions for Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR)

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 earnings results on Thursday, February, 9th. The company reported $0.27 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.16 by $0.11. The firm earned $163 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $161.06 million. Sierra Wireless had a net margin of 3.13% and a return on equity of 9.16%. Sierra Wireless's revenue was up 12.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.08 earnings per share. View Sierra Wireless' Earnings History.

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

Sierra Wireless issued an update on its third quarter earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 2nd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.17-0.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.24. The company issued revenue guidance of $167-175, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $170.56 million.Sierra Wireless also updated its Q2 guidance to $0.30 EPS.

Where is Sierra Wireless' stock going? Where will Sierra Wireless' stock price be in 2017?

10 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Sierra Wireless' stock. Their predictions range from $21.00 to $30.00. On average, they anticipate Sierra Wireless' stock price to reach $26.28 in the next twelve months. 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:

  • Kent P. Thexton, Chairman of the Board
  • Jason W. Cohenour, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • David G. McLennan, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary
  • Rene F. Link, Senior Vice President - Strategy, Chief Marketing Officer
  • Jason L. Krause, Senior Vice President, General Manager - Enterprise Solutions
  • Marc Overton, Senior Vice President, General Manager - Cloud and Connectivity Services - Business Unit
  • August Daniel Schieler, Senior Vice President, General Manager - OEM Solutions
  • Bill G. Dodson, Senior Vice President - Operations
  • Pierre Teyssier, Senior Vice President - Purchasing
  • Philippe Guillemette, Chief Technology Officer

How do I buy Sierra Wireless stock?

Shares of Sierra Wireless can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Sierra Wireless' stock price today?

One share of Sierra Wireless stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.15.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ SWIR)
Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  240 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  354 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  594
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sierra Wireless and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 8 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.20)
Consensus Price Target: $26.28 (18.65% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR)
Price Target History for Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR)
Analysts' Ratings History for Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/21/2017ScotiabankUpgradeUnderperform -> Sector Perform$28.25LowView Rating Details
9/21/2017Howard WeilUpgradeSector Perform$23.00MediumView Rating Details
8/4/2017MacquarieUpgradeUnderperform -> Neutral$12.30 -> $23.00HighView Rating Details
5/30/2017TD SecuritiesInitiated CoverageHold -> HoldHighView Rating Details
5/6/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$30.00LowView Rating Details
5/3/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$19.00 -> $25.00LowView Rating Details
4/25/2017Benchmark Co.Initiated CoverageHold -> HoldLowView Rating Details
4/5/2017First AnalysisReiterated RatingOverweight -> Overweight$27.00 -> $30.00LowView Rating Details
3/28/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Mkt PerformLowView Rating Details
2/16/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$13.50 -> $21.00N/AView Rating Details
2/10/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
9/27/2016National Bank FinancialInitiated CoverageSector Perform$16.00N/AView Rating Details
8/5/2016CIBCDowngradeSector Perform -> Sector Underperform$13.00N/AView Rating Details
1/19/2016Northland SecuritiesUpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformN/AView Rating Details
1/15/2016Paradigm CapitalUpgradeHold -> Buy$26.00 -> $25.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/18/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR)
Earnings by Quarter for Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR)
Earnings History by Quarter for Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ SWIR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/9/2017Q416$0.16$0.27$161.06 million$163.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q316$0.09$0.13$150.80 million$153.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2016Q116$0.01$0.08$139.85 million$142.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q415$0.10$0.08$149.35 million$144.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2015Q315$0.25$0.23$158.73 million$154.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2015Q215$0.23$0.26$155.18 million$157.97 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2015Q115$0.17$0.22$147.20 million$150.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q414$0.27$0.29$146.71 million$149.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314$0.13$0.24$138.80 million$143.27 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q214$0.07$0.08$129.42 million$135.01 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2014Q114$0.03$0.02$119.18 million$121.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2014Q413$0.09$0.10$115.20 million$118.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q313$0.07$0.11$113.53 million$112.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2013Q213$0.03$0.03$109.00 million$109.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q113($0.05)($0.02)$100.07 million$101.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2013Q412$0.18$0.33$162.25 million$163.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2012Q312$0.17$0.12$164.67 million$162.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2012$0.18$0.30ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2012$0.08$0.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2012$0.08$0.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2011$0.03($0.03)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2011($0.10)($0.03)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011($0.03)($0.08)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/8/2011$0.23$0.16ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.41
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.03$0.03$0.03
Q2 20171$0.10$0.10$0.10
Q3 20171$0.12$0.12$0.12
Q4 20171$0.16$0.16$0.16
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR)
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Insider Trades

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Headline Trends for Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR)
Latest Headlines for Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR)
DateHeadline logoComparing Sierra Wireless (SWIR) and Plantronics (PLT) - October 15 at 10:26 PM logoSierra Wireless, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:SWIR) : October 12, 2017 - October 12 at 3:33 PM logoSierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - October 7 at 2:08 AM logo Analysts Expect Sierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $170.33 Million - September 24 at 3:20 AM logoSierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) Upgraded to Sector Perform at Howard Weil - September 21 at 6:22 PM logoSierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) Upgraded by Scotiabank to Sector Perform - September 21 at 2:32 PM logoCould Sierra Wireless, Inc. Be a Millionaire-Maker Stock? - September 21 at 11:16 AM logoWhy Sierra Wireless, Inc. Stock Fell 24.6% in August - September 12 at 10:03 PM logoSierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - September 12 at 2:44 AM logoSWIR Sep 2017 7.500 call - September 8 at 8:55 AM logoBetter Buy: Sierra Wireless vs. Qualcomm - Motley Fool - September 4 at 7:02 AM logo Analysts Expect Sierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) Will Announce Earnings of $0.20 Per Share - September 4 at 2:10 AM logoCiena Corporation (CIEN) versus Sierra Wireless (SWIR) Head to Head Review - August 28 at 9:50 AM logoSierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) Short Interest Update - August 28 at 1:48 AM logoSierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) Downgraded by TheStreet - August 22 at 7:52 AM logoSierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $170.07 Million - August 18 at 11:16 AM logoSierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - August 18 at 2:40 AM logoSierra Wireless: Cramer's Top Takeaways - TheStreet - - August 8 at 7:15 AM logoSierra Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWIR) Stock Rating Upgraded by Macquarie - August 6 at 11:00 PM logo25 Biggest Mid-Day Losers For Thursday - Benzinga - August 4 at 8:44 AM logoWhy Sierra Wireless, Inc. Stock Is Sinking Today - Motley Fool - August 4 at 8:44 AM logoScotiabank Lowers Sierra Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWIR) to Underperform - August 3 at 3:14 PM logoIIROC Trade Halt - Sierra Wireless, Inc. - August 3 at 7:42 AM logoSierra Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWIR) Updates Q2 Earnings Guidance - August 2 at 6:22 PM logoSierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) Issues Q3 Earnings Guidance - August 2 at 6:22 PM logoSierra Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWIR) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $169.97 Million - July 31 at 8:19 AM logoSierra Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWIR) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.23 Per Share - July 29 at 8:26 AM logoSierra Wireless, Inc.: Overpriced or Huge Potential? - The Motley Fool Canada - July 26 at 8:27 AM logoSierra Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ:SWIR) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - July 24 at 11:50 AM logoWhy Investors are Paying a Premium for Sierra Wireless, Inc. - July 19 at 8:18 PM logo5 Things You Didn't Know About Sierra Wireless, Inc. - July 17 at 1:55 PM logoAnalyzing Sierra Wireless (SWIR) and Riverbed Technology (RVBD) - July 15 at 7:46 AM logo$169.97 Million in Sales Expected for Sierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) This Quarter - July 7 at 2:52 PM logoBetter Buy: Sierra Wireless, Inc. vs. Cypress Semiconductor - July 7 at 7:06 AM logoSierra Wireless, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SWIR-US : July 4, 2017 - July 4 at 3:49 PM logoSierra Wireless, Inc.: The Bear Case From a Bull - July 1 at 4:57 PM logoBuy these 5 Low Leverage Stocks to Withstand Market Downturn ... - Nasdaq - July 1 at 7:56 AM logoSierra Wireless, Inc. Soars Over 11% in a Day: Should You Jump in? - June 9 at 8:59 PM logoSierra Wireless, Inc. Shares Are Soaring as it Continues its Comeback - May 8 at 7:35 PM logoSierra Wireless Inc. (SWIR) Broke Out On Better Than Expected Q1 Earnings - May 8 at 10:48 AM logoWhy Sierra Wireless, Inc. Stock Popped Today - May 5 at 2:53 PM logoSierra Wireless Inc. (SWIR) Is Rising After Q1 Profit Topped Expectations - May 4 at 10:51 PM logoDon't Let This Wall Street Analyst Downgrade Deter You From Considering Sierra Wireless Inc. - April 18 at 8:55 AM logoSIERRA WIRELESS INC - April 7 at 12:52 PM logoWhy Sierra Wireless, Inc. Shareholders Have Nothing to Worry About - April 4 at 3:46 PM logoSierra Wireless acquires embedded module assets - Seeking Alpha - Seeking Alpha - April 3 at 8:15 AM logoTrade of the Day: Sierra Wireless, Inc. (USA) (NASDAQ:SWIR) - March 28 at 9:35 AM logoSierra Wireless downgraded by Raymond James - March 27 at 7:16 PM logoWhat Makes InterDigital (IDCC) a Strong Sell? - March 14 at 9:11 AM logoSierra Wireless Launches World's First Plug-and-Play Technology to Simplify the Complex Internet of Things - February 27 at 8:59 AM



Sierra Wireless (SWIR) Chart for Wednesday, October, 18, 2017

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