Wi-Lan Company Profile (NASDAQ:WILN)

About Wi-Lan

Wi-Lan logoWi-LAN Inc is a Canada-based patent licensing company, which focuses on intellectual property, and manages and licenses the patent portfolios of a number of companies. The Company operates in a number of markets, including automotive, digital television, Internet, medical, semiconductor and wireless communication technologies. The Company develops and commercializes patented technologies, and licenses these inventions to a number of companies. It enables patent owners to sell or license patented intellectual property. Within a partnership arrangement, the Company offers a solution to owners of patents, and implements the licensing program on their behalf. The Company has over 43 partnerships.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Computer and Technology
  • Industry: Wireless Communications
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: WILN
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $1.86
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $1.72
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $1.59
  • 52-Week Range: $118,572,000.00 - $1.27
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 20.33
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 4.69
  • P/E Growth: 0.27
  • Market Cap: $216.99M
  • Outstanding Shares: 118,572,000
  • Beta: 0.57
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 11.90%
  • Return on Equity: 4.60%
  • Return on Assets: 3.92%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.05%
  • Current Ratio: 4.97%
  • Quick Ratio: 5.94%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Wi-Lan (NASDAQ:WILN) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $5.00 (173.22% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Wi-Lan (NASDAQ:WILN)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/11/2017Paradigm CapitalSet Price TargetBuy$5.00View Rating Details
11/3/2016Canaccord GenuityUpgradeBuyView Rating Details
2/4/2016CIBCUpgradeSector Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/27/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Wi-Lan (NASDAQ:WILN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/9/2017Q416$0.06$0.07$19.79 million$30.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2016Q316$0.09$0.01$21.25 million$16.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$0.10$0.06$23.46 million$16.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$0.11$0.16$27.70 million$30.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q415$0.09$0.13$21.50 million$26.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315$0.09$0.10$23.90 million$21.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q215$0.17$0.21$34.10 million$35.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115$0.05$0.06$20.30 million$20.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q414$0.09$0.10$23.00 million$22.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$0.10$0.11$22.20 million$24.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$0.10$0.14$21.53 million$25.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2014Q114$0.10$0.14$23.22 million$26.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/30/2014Q413$0.12$0.14$28.41 million$29.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2013Q213$0.01($0.01)$18.01 million$19.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2013Q113$0.01$18.42 million$1.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/6/2013Q412$0.07$0.06$21.85 million$21.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2012Q312$0.08$0.08$21.08 million$21.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Wi-Lan (NASDAQ:WILN)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.35 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.39 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Wi-Lan (NASDAQ:WILN)
Annual Dividend:$0.04
Dividend Yield:2.19%
Payout Ratio:44.45% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
11.43% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
10.26% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Wi-Lan (NASDAQ:WILN)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/16/2017quarterly$0.012%3/20/20173/22/20174/5/2017
11/3/2016quarterly$0.012.76%12/13/201612/15/20161/4/2017
7/29/2016quarterly$0.012.07%9/14/20169/16/201610/6/2016
4/27/2016quarterly$0.011.77%6/9/20166/13/20167/7/2016
2/8/2016quarterly$0.013.2%3/18/20163/22/20164/6/2016
11/5/2015quarterly$0.013.21%12/11/201512/15/20151/6/2016
7/30/2015quarterly$0.047.93%9/16/20159/18/201510/6/2015
4/29/2015quarterly$0.047%6/10/20156/12/20157/3/2015
1/30/2015quarterly$0.046.17%3/19/20153/23/20154/7/2015
10/31/2014quarterly$0.045.36%12/10/201412/12/20141/7/2015
10/29/2014quarterly$0.051/7/201512/12/2014
7/31/2014quarterly$0.055.74%9/10/20149/12/201410/3/2014
4/30/2014quarterly$0.044.69%6/11/20146/13/20147/3/2014
1/31/2014quarterly$0.044.8%3/19/20143/21/20144/4/2014
11/7/2013quarterly$0.044.83%12/11/201312/13/20131/6/2014
8/9/2013quarterly$0.044.5%9/11/20139/13/201310/4/2013
5/9/2013quarterly$0.044.05%6/12/20136/14/20137/5/2013
3/7/2013quarterly$0.043.51%3/20/20133/22/20134/5/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Wi-Lan (NASDAQ:WILN)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Wi-Lan (NASDAQ:WILN)
DateHeadline
News IconWiLAN Beats on Earnings and Revenue (NASDAQ:WILN)
www.guerillastocktrading.com - February 17 at 7:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWI-LAN INC. Financials (NASDAQ:WILN)
finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 7:25 AM
capitalcube.com logoWi-LAN, Inc. :WILN-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 14, 2017 (NASDAQ:WILN)
www.capitalcube.com - February 14 at 3:59 PM
News IconTrading Scope: Checking the Numbers for Wi-Lan Inc (WILN) - Davidson Register (NASDAQ:WILN)
davidsonregister.com - February 11 at 6:19 AM
News IconWi-LAN Inc – US listing (WILN) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.05 EPS - Highland Mirror (NASDAQ:WILN)
www.highlandmirror.com - February 11 at 6:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWiLAN Announces TSX Acceptance of Normal Course Issuer Bid (NASDAQ:WILN)
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 6:40 AM
streetinsider.com logoWiLAN (WILN) Says Its Subsidiary Entered Patent License Agreement with Microsemi - StreetInsider.com (NASDAQ:WILN)
www.streetinsider.com - February 2 at 6:46 AM
News IconNewsworthy Wonder Stock: Penny Stock Investors Looking at Wi-Lan Inc. (NASDAQ:WILN) - Nelson Research (NASDAQ:WILN)
nelsonobserver.com - February 1 at 7:24 AM
News IconTechnical Investor Update on Shares of Wi-Lan Inc (WILN) - Sherwood Daily (NASDAQ:WILN)
sherwooddaily.com - February 1 at 7:24 AM
capitalcube.com logoWi-LAN, Inc. : WILN-US: Dividend Analysis : December 15th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : January 31, 2017 (NASDAQ:WILN)
www.capitalcube.com - February 1 at 7:24 AM
News IconIs This Stock Capable of a Bull Run: Wi-Lan Inc. (NASDAQ:WILN) - Nelson Research (NASDAQ:WILN)
nelsonobserver.com - January 31 at 8:03 AM
News IconTraders are Taking a Closer Look at These Shares: Wi-Lan Inc (WILN) - Sherwood Daily (NASDAQ:WILN)
sherwooddaily.com - January 31 at 8:03 AM
News IconPrimed for Breakout or Bust? A look at Wi-Lan Inc. (NASDAQ:WILN) - Prospect Journal (NASDAQ:WILN)
prospectjournal.com - January 31 at 8:03 AM
News IconWhat's Ahead For This Dividend Darling: Wi-Lan Inc. (NASDAQ:WILN) - Aiken Advocate (NASDAQ:WILN)
aikenadvocate.com - January 31 at 8:03 AM
News IconADX, MA, and RSI in Focus for Wi-Lan Inc (WILN) - Sherwood Daily (NASDAQ:WILN)
sherwooddaily.com - January 27 at 9:02 PM
News IconTracking Williams %R for Wi-Lan Inc (WILN) - Sherwood Daily (NASDAQ:WILN)
sherwooddaily.com - January 27 at 6:46 AM
News IconDoes This Dividend Rockstar Have Potential Upside? Analysts Weigh in on Wi-Lan Inc. (NASDAQ:WILN) - Aiken Advocate (NASDAQ:WILN)
aikenadvocate.com - January 24 at 3:26 PM
News IconTechnical Trading: Focus on Shares of Wi-Lan Inc (WILN) - Sherwood Daily (NASDAQ:WILN)
sherwooddaily.com - January 24 at 3:26 PM
streetinsider.com logoWiLAN (WILN) Subsidiaries Enter License Deal with Nanya Technology; Terms No Disclosed - StreetInsider.com (NASDAQ:WILN)
www.streetinsider.com - January 24 at 3:26 PM
News IconCCI Focus on Shares of Wi-Lan Inc (WILN) - Sherwood Daily (NASDAQ:WILN)
sherwooddaily.com - January 24 at 3:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWiLAN Subsidiaries Enter into License Agreements with Nanya Technology (NASDAQ:WILN)
finance.yahoo.com - January 24 at 3:20 AM
News IconShares in View: Wi-Lan Inc (WILN) - Sherwood Daily (NASDAQ:WILN)
sherwooddaily.com - January 20 at 3:44 PM
News IconBargain or Bait? Stock Update on Wi-Lan Inc. (NASDAQ:WILN) - Prospect Journal (NASDAQ:WILN)
prospectjournal.com - January 20 at 3:44 PM
News IconWhat are the Levels Indicating for This Stock: Wi-Lan Inc (WILN) - Sherwood Daily (NASDAQ:WILN)
sherwooddaily.com - January 20 at 2:30 AM
News IconShould Farsighted Investors Pay Attention to Wi-Lan Inc. (NASDAQ:WILN) - Prospect Journal (NASDAQ:WILN)
prospectjournal.com - January 20 at 2:30 AM
4-traders.com logoWiLAN : Provides Litigation Update (NASDAQ:WILN)
www.4-traders.com - January 19 at 4:27 PM
News IconWiLAN Provides Litigation Update - Design and Reuse (press release) (NASDAQ:WILN)
www.design-reuse.com - January 19 at 7:59 AM
News IconTechnical Update on Shares of Wi-Lan Inc (WILN) - Sherwood Daily (NASDAQ:WILN)
sherwooddaily.com - January 19 at 7:59 AM
News IconDividend Darling With Consensus Upside? Look No Further Than Wi-Lan Inc. (NASDAQ:WILN) - Aiken Advocate (NASDAQ:WILN)
aikenadvocate.com - January 18 at 1:56 AM
News IconAre These Shares a Bargain: Update on Wi-Lan Inc. (NASDAQ:WILN) - Prospect Journal (NASDAQ:WILN)
prospectjournal.com - January 18 at 1:56 AM
News IconWi-LAN Inc Just Recorded A Sigfniciant Increase - Fair Herald (NASDAQ:WILN)
fairherald.com - January 13 at 3:20 PM
News IconNear-Term, Can This Stock Move the Needle: Wi-Lan Inc. (NASDAQ:WILN) - Prospect Journal (NASDAQ:WILN)
prospectjournal.com - January 12 at 7:40 AM
News IconUnder the Microscope We Place Shares of Wi-Lan Inc. (NASDAQ:WILN) - Prospect Journal (NASDAQ:WILN)
prospectjournal.com - January 10 at 4:13 PM
News IconBargain Hunters Should Take a Look at Wi-Lan Inc. (NASDAQ:WILN) - Prospect Journal (NASDAQ:WILN)
prospectjournal.com - January 9 at 4:04 PM
capitalcube.com logoWi-LAN, Inc. :WILN-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : January 5, 2017 (NASDAQ:WILN)
www.capitalcube.com - January 6 at 6:37 AM
News IconIs Now the Time to Capitalize on Wi-Lan Inc. (NASDAQ:WILN ... - Prospect Journal (NASDAQ:WILN)
prospectjournal.com - January 5 at 6:27 AM
News IconAt the Focal Point, Checking in on Wi-Lan Inc. (NASDAQ:WILN) - Prospect Journal (NASDAQ:WILN)
prospectjournal.com - January 4 at 7:45 AM
News IconRecent Research Analysts' Ratings Updates for Twitter (TWTR) (NASDAQ:WILN)
larampadinapoli.com - December 31 at 1:40 AM
News IconA Keen Look at These Shares: Wi-Lan Inc. (NASDAQ:WILN) - Prospect Journal (NASDAQ:WILN)
prospectjournal.com - December 30 at 3:38 PM
seekingalpha.com logoWiLAN: Under-Appreciated, And Undervalued - Seeking Alpha (NASDAQ:WILN)
seekingalpha.com - December 30 at 3:38 PM
4-traders.com logoWiLAN : and Funai Enter License Agreement (NASDAQ:WILN)
www.4-traders.com - December 30 at 3:02 AM
News IconWi-Lan Signs License Agreement With Major Japanese TV Manufacturer (NASDAQ:WILN)
www.guerillastocktrading.com - December 30 at 3:02 AM
publicnow.com logoWiLAN and Funai Enter License Agreement (NASDAQ:WILN)
www.publicnow.com - December 30 at 3:02 AM
News IconA Look at this Riveting Stock: Wi-Lan Inc. (NASDAQ:WILN) - Prospect Journal (NASDAQ:WILN)
prospectjournal.com - December 28 at 8:09 AM
News IconWhich Direction is This Stock Headed? Update on Wi-Lan Inc. (NASDAQ:WILN) - Prospect Journal (NASDAQ:WILN)
prospectjournal.com - December 21 at 3:50 PM
News IconStock Vacillating Higher Pre-Bell: Wi-Lan Inc. (NASDAQ:WILN) - Prospect Journal (NASDAQ:WILN)
prospectjournal.com - December 19 at 3:29 PM
publicnow.com logoWiLAN Subsidiary Enters into Agreement with TCL (NASDAQ:WILN)
www.publicnow.com - December 17 at 6:06 AM
kcregister.com logoWi-Lan Inc. (NASDAQ:WILN) and Tongfang Global have sign a renewal agreement covering digital television technology - KC Register (NASDAQ:WILN)
www.kcregister.com - December 14 at 2:27 AM
News IconShort Call at News Buzzer: AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T), Wi-Lan Inc. (NASDAQ:WILN) - Street Wise Report (press release) (blog) (NASDAQ:WILN)
streetwisereport.com - December 14 at 2:27 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoWiLAN Subsidiary Acquires Patent Portfolio from GLOBALFOUNDRIES (NASDAQ:WILN)
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 13 at 4:23 PM

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What is Wi-Lan's stock symbol?

Wi-Lan trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WILN."

How often does Wi-Lan pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Wi-Lan?

Wi-Lan announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 16th. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.0096 per share on Wednesday, April 5th. This represents a $0.04 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.09%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, March 20th.

Where is Wi-Lan's stock going? Where will Wi-Lan's stock price be in 2017?

2 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Wi-Lan's shares. Their predictions range from $5.00 to $5.00. On average, they anticipate Wi-Lan's stock price to reach $5.00 in the next twelve months.

Who owns Wi-Lan stock?

Wi-Lan's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC (3.05%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.11%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.52%) and Two Sigma Investments LP (0.43%).

Who sold Wi-Lan stock? Who is selling Wi-Lan stock?

Wi-Lan's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Two Sigma Investments LP.

Who bought Wi-Lan stock? Who is buying Wi-Lan stock?

Wi-Lan's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd. and Renaissance Technologies LLC.

How do I buy Wi-Lan stock?

Shares of Wi-Lan 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 Wi-Lan stock cost?

One share of Wi-Lan stock can currently be purchased for approximately $1.83.

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Last Updated on 2/27/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff