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How to buy Iridium Communications (IRDM) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Iridium Communications stocks.

Iridium Communications is a telecom services business based in the US. Iridium Communications stocks (IRDM.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $38.41 – a decrease of 3.76% over the previous week. Iridium Communications employs 516 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $605.1 million.

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Iridium Communications stock price (NASDAQ:IRDM)

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Iridium Communications shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-24.
Latest market close$34.07
52-week range$32.85 - $54.65
50-day moving average $39.96
200-day moving average $40.26
Wall St. target price$48.60
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.09

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Is it a good time to buy Iridium Communications stock?

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Iridium Communications price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $34.07 from 2022-01-27

1 week (2022-01-21) -3.76%
1 month (2021-12-29) -19.68%
3 months (2021-10-29) -15.98%
6 months (2021-07-29) -18.40%
1 year (2021-01-29) -30.85%
2 years (2020-01-29) 32.54%
3 years (2019-01-29) 82.68%
5 years (2017-01-27) 229.18%

Is Iridium Communications under- or over-valued?

Valuing Iridium Communications stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Iridium Communications's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Iridium Communications's PEG ratio

Iridium Communications's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.42. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Iridium Communications's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Iridium Communications's EBITDA

Iridium Communications's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $345.9 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Iridium Communications's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Iridium Communications financials

Revenue TTM $605.1 million
Operating margin TTM 6.73%
Gross profit TTM $440.7 million
Return on assets TTM 0.78%
Return on equity TTM -0.83%
Profit margin -1.88%
Book value $10.00
Market capitalisation $4.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Iridium Communications share dividends

We're not expecting Iridium Communications to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Iridium Communications share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Iridium Communications's shares have ranged in value from as little as $32.85 up to $54.65. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

IRDM.US volatility(beta: 1.1)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Iridium Communications's is 1.1034. This would suggest that Iridium Communications's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Iridium Communications overview

Iridium Communications Inc. provides mobile voice and data communications services and product to businesses, the United States and foreign governments, non-governmental organizations, and consumers worldwide. The company offers postpaid mobile voice and data satellite communications; prepaid mobile voice satellite communications; push-to-talk; broadband data; and Internet of Things (IoT) services. It also provides other services, such as inbound connections from the public switched telephone network, short message, subscriber identity module, activation, customer reactivation, and other peripheral services. In addition, the company offers voice and data solutions comprising personnel tracking devices; asset tracking devices for equipment, vehicles, and aircrafts; beyond-line-of-sight aircraft communications applications; maritime communications applications; specialized communications solutions for high-value individuals; mobile communications and data devices for the military and intelligence agencies, such as secure satellite handsets, as well as netted voice, messaging, and paging services; and maintenance services for the department of defense's dedicated gateway. Further, it provides satellite handsets, personal connectivity devices, voice and data modems, broadband data devices, and IoT data devices; various accessories for its devices that include batteries, holsters, earbud headphones, portable auxiliary antennas, antenna adaptors, USB data cables, charging units, and others; and engineering and support services. Iridium Communications Inc.

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