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: Communication Equipment
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:SWIR
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $853.73 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 31,915,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $26.34
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $22.03
  • 52 Week Range: $12.30 - $30.60
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 59.18
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 22.67
  • P/E Growth: 1.99
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $634.6 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.35
  • Book Value: $11.47 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.33
  • EBIDTA: $40.36 million
  • Net Margins: 2.50%
  • Return on Equity: 6.87%
  • Return on Assets: 4.40%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.09%
  • Current Ratio: 1.70%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.47%
  • Average Volume: 436,741 shs.
  • Beta: 1.9
  • Short Ratio: 0.84

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 the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.11. The firm earned $163 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $161.06 million. Sierra Wireless had a return on equity of 6.87% and a net margin of 2.50%. Sierra Wireless's revenue was up 12.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the business posted $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 second quarter earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 4th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.24-0.32 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.21. The company issued revenue guidance of $165-175 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $163.52 million.

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

9 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Sierra Wireless' shares. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $30.00. On average, they anticipate Sierra Wireless' share price to reach $23.56 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Sierra Wireless.

Who are some of Sierra Wireless' key competitors?

Who owns Sierra Wireless stock?

Sierra Wireless' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Bank of New York Mellon Corp (4.91%), Heathbridge Capital Management Ltd. (2.29%), Vanguard Group Inc. (1.94%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.51%), Morgan Stanley (1.35%) and Bogle Investment Management L P DE (1.03%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sierra Wireless.

Who sold Sierra Wireless stock? Who is selling Sierra Wireless stock?

Sierra Wireless' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Balter Liquid Alternatives LLC, Heathbridge Capital Management Ltd., Brandes Investment Partners LP, Credit Suisse AG, Shelton Capital Management, Edmond DE Rothschild Holding S.A. and Spark Investment Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sierra Wireless.

Who bought Sierra Wireless stock? Who is buying Sierra Wireless stock?

Sierra Wireless' stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bogle Investment Management L P DE, Morgan Stanley, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Hennessy Advisors Inc., Hillsdale Investment Management Inc., O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, CIBC World Markets Inc. and Vanguard Group Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sierra Wireless.

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.

How much does a share of Sierra Wireless stock cost?

One share of Sierra Wireless stock can currently be purchased for approximately $26.75.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 6 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.11)
Consensus Price Target: $23.56 (11.94% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/6/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$30.00LowView Rating Details
5/5/2017ScotiabankBoost Price TargetSector Perform$20.00 -> $30.00HighView 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 5/27/2015 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

Insider Trading History for Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR)
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Headline Trends for Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR)
Latest Headlines for Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ:SWIR)
DateHeadline logoSierra Wireless, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : SWIR-US : May 18, 2017 - May 18 at 12:52 PM logoSierra Wireless Supports the New Google Cloud IoT Core to Simplify the Adoption of IoT Solutions in the Enterprise - May 16 at 8:02 PM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Sierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $169.97 Million - May 14 at 8:46 AM logoSierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) Upgraded to Buy at Zacks Investment Research - May 13 at 10:38 PM logo$0.23 Earnings Per Share Expected for Sierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) This Quarter - May 13 at 12:04 AM logoSierra Wireless Joins Rank Of Stocks With 95-Plus Composite Rating - May 9 at 7:35 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 logoSierra Wireless, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SWIR-US : May 8, 2017 - May 8 at 10:48 AM logoSierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) Cut to "C" at TheStreet - May 7 at 11:52 PM logoSierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) Price Target Raised to $30.00 at Scotiabank - May 6 at 11:38 AM logoSierra Wireless reports 1Q loss - May 6 at 9:28 AM logoSierra Wireless to Participate in Jefferies 2017 Global Technology Conference - May 6 at 9:28 AM logoHere's Why Sierra Wireless (SWIR) Stock Is Soaring Today - May 6 at 9:28 AM logoSierra Wireless Surges On Earnings, Now Can Auto Business Thrive? - May 6 at 9:28 AM logoSierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - May 5 at 7:00 PM 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 logoInvestor Network: Sierra Wireless Inc. to Host Earnings Call - May 4 at 10:51 PM logoSierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) Updates Q2 Earnings Guidance - May 4 at 8:08 PM logoSierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) PT Raised to $25.00 at Royal Bank of Canada - May 3 at 4:02 PM logoSierra Wireless (SWIR) Earning Somewhat Critical News Coverage, Analysis Shows - May 3 at 12:37 PM logoSomewhat Negative Media Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact Sierra Wireless (SWIR) Stock Price - April 30 at 11:39 AM logoSierra Wireless (SWIR) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Finds - April 27 at 7:55 PM logo$155.1 Million in Sales Expected for Sierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) This Quarter - April 26 at 1:02 PM logoSierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) Coverage Initiated at Benchmark Co. - April 25 at 10:21 AM logoSierra Wireless (SWIR) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Finds - April 24 at 7:20 PM logo Analysts Anticipate Sierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) to Announce $0.13 Earnings Per Share - April 24 at 9:24 AM logoSomewhat Critical Press Coverage Somewhat Likely to Affect Sierra Wireless (SWIR) Share Price - April 21 at 5:53 PM logoSierra Wireless (SWIR) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Finds - April 18 at 3:26 PM logoDon't Let This Wall Street Analyst Downgrade Deter You From Considering Sierra Wireless Inc. - April 18 at 8:55 AM logoDon't Let This Wall Street Analyst Downgrade Deter You From Considering Sierra Wireless Inc. - April 18 at 8:55 AM logoSierra Wireless (SWIR) Getting Somewhat Critical News Coverage, Report Shows - April 14 at 3:24 PM logoSierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - April 13 at 11:19 AM logoSierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - April 10 at 6:07 PM logoSIERRA WIRELESS INC - April 7 at 12:52 PM logoSierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) PT Raised to $30.00 at First Analysis - April 5 at 9:49 AM logoWhy Sierra Wireless, Inc. Shareholders Have Nothing to Worry About - April 4 at 3:46 PM logoRaymond James Financial, Inc. Downgrades Sierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) to Mkt Perform - April 3 at 10:38 AM logoSierra Wireless acquires embedded module assets - Seeking Alpha - Seeking Alpha - April 3 at 8:15 AM logoSierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) Stock Rating Lowered by Raymond James Financial, Inc. - April 1 at 2:52 PM logoSierra Wireless' (SWIR) Market Perform Rating Reiterated at Raymond James Financial, Inc. - March 31 at 1:58 PM logoVetr Inc. Lowers Sierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) to Buy - March 29 at 8:41 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 logoSierra Wireless' (SWIR) "Market Perform" Rating Reaffirmed at Raymond James Financial, Inc. - March 27 at 9:20 AM logoSierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) Rating Lowered to Buy at Vetr Inc. - March 24 at 12:34 AM logoWhat Makes InterDigital (IDCC) a Strong Sell? - March 14 at 9:11 AM logoSierra Wireless, Inc. (SWIR) Lowered to “Buy” at Vetr Inc. - March 12 at 2:48 PM logoSierra Wireless Launches World's First Plug-and-Play Technology to Simplify the Complex Internet of Things - February 27 at 8:59 AM



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