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: $706.48 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 31,949,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $21.98
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $25.61
  • 52 Week Range: $12.30 - $31.95
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 34.46
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 24.94
  • P/E Growth: 1.67
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $651.88 million
  • Price / Sales: 1.08
  • Book Value: $11.95 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.84
  • 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: 382,429 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) issued its earnings results on Thursday, February, 9th. The company reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.11. The firm earned $163 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $161.06 million. Sierra Wireless had a net margin of 3.13% and a return on equity of 9.16%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 12.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.08 earnings per share. View Sierra Wireless' Earnings History.

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

Sierra Wireless updated 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 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 brokers have issued 12 month price targets for Sierra Wireless' shares. Their predictions range from $21.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect 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

Who owns Sierra Wireless stock?

Sierra Wireless' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Shell Asset Management Co. (0.02%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sierra Wireless.

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

Sierra Wireless' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Shell Asset Management Co.. 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.

What is Sierra Wireless' stock price today?

One share of Sierra Wireless stock can currently be purchased for approximately $21.95.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ SWIR)
Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  242 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  354 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  596
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 (19.73% 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 10/23/2015 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)


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