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Loralce & Communications

Nasdaq:LORL
Snowflake Description

Flawless balance sheet with acceptable track record.

The Snowflake is generated from 30 checks in 5 different areas, read more below.
LORL
Nasdaq
$1B
Market Cap
  1. Home
  2. US
  3. Media
Company description

Loral Space & Communications Inc., a satellite communications company, provides satellite-based communications services to broadcast, telecom, corporate, and government customers worldwide. The last earnings update was 12 days ago. More info.


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LORL Share Price and Events
7 Day Returns
-0.1%
NasdaqGS:LORL
-2.2%
US Media
-3.4%
US Market
1 Year Returns
-4.4%
NasdaqGS:LORL
4.4%
US Media
10%
US Market
LORL Shareholder Return
  7 Day 30 Day 90 Day 1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Loralce & Communications (LORL) -0.1% 0.5% 11% -4.4% 3.8% -39.9%
US Media -2.2% 3.8% 4.9% 4.4% 15.4% 28.7%
US Market -3.4% -0.6% -4.3% 10% 55.8% 96.7%
1 Year Return vs Industry and Market
  • LORL underperformed the Media industry which returned 4.4% over the past year.
  • LORL underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 10% over the past year.
Price Volatility
LORL
Industry
5yr Volatility vs Market

Value

 Is Loralce & Communications undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

Value is all about what a company is worth versus what price it is available for. If you went into a grocery store and all the bananas were on sale at half price, they could be considered undervalued.
INTRINSIC VALUE BASED ON FUTURE CASH FLOWS
  • It is not possible to calculate the future cash flow value for Loralce & Communications. This is due to cash flow or dividend data being unavailable. The share price is $44.94.
PRICE RELATIVE TO MARKET
We can also value a company based on what the stock market is willing to pay for it. This is similar to the price of fruit (e.g. Mangoes or Avocados) increasing when they are out of season, or how much your home is worth.

The amount the stock market is willing to pay for Loralce & Communications's earnings, growth and assets is considered below, and whether this is a fair price.
Price based on past earnings
Are Loralce & Communications's earnings available for a low price, and how does this compare to other companies in the same industry?
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:LORL PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Earnings Per Share * Company Filings (2018-09-30) in USD $2.97
NasdaqGS:LORL Share Price ** NasdaqGS (2018-11-16) in USD $44.94
United States of America Media Industry PE Ratio Median Figure of 40 Publicly-Listed Media Companies 13.24x
United States of America Market PE Ratio Median Figure of 2,977 Publicly-Listed Companies 17.93x

* Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual GAAP earnings per share excluding extraordinary items.

** Primary Listing of Loralce & Communications.

NasdaqGS:LORL PE (Price to Earnings) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PE Ratio

= NasdaqGS:LORL Share Price ÷ EPS (both in USD)

= 44.94 ÷ 2.97

15.15x

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Loralce & Communications is overvalued based on earnings compared to the US Media industry average.
  • Loralce & Communications is good value based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.
Price based on expected Growth
Does Loralce & Communications's expected growth come at a high price?
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:LORL PEG (Price to Earnings to Growth) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
PE Ratio See PE Ratio Section 15.15x
Net Income Annual Growth Rate See Future Growth Section.
Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 0 Analysts
8.1%per year
United States of America Media Industry PEG Ratio Median Figure of 29 Publicly-Listed Media Companies 1.02x
United States of America Market PEG Ratio Median Figure of 2,096 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.24x

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Loralce & Communications, we can't assess if its growth is good value.
Price based on value of assets
What value do investors place on Loralce & Communications's assets?
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:LORL PB (Price to Book) Ratio Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Book Value per Share Company Filings (2018-09-30) in USD $10.40
NasdaqGS:LORL Share Price * NasdaqGS (2018-11-16) in USD $44.94
United States of America Media Industry PB Ratio Median Figure of 71 Publicly-Listed Media Companies 1.6x
United States of America Market PB Ratio Median Figure of 4,980 Publicly-Listed Companies 1.85x
NasdaqGS:LORL PB (Price to Book) Ratio Calculation
Calculation Outcome
PB Ratio

= NasdaqGS:LORL Share Price ÷ Book Value per Share (both in USD)

= 44.94 ÷ 10.40

4.32x

* Primary Listing of Loralce & Communications.

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Loralce & Communications is overvalued based on assets compared to the US Media industry average.
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Value checks
We assess Loralce & Communications's value by looking at:
  1. Is the discounted cash flow value less than 20%, or 40% of the share price? (2 checks) ( Click here or on bar chart for details of DCF calculation. )
  2. Is the PE ratio less than the market average, and/ or less than the Media industry average (and greater than 0)? (2 checks)
  3. Is the PEG ratio within a reasonable range (0 to 1)? (1 check)
  4. Is the PB ratio less than the Media industry average (and greater than 0)? (1 check)
  5. Loralce & Communications has a total score of 1/6, see the detailed checks below.

    Note: We use GAAP Earnings per Share in all our calculations including PE and PEG Ratio.

    Full details on the Value part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Future Performance

 How is Loralce & Communications expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

  • No analysts cover Loralce & Communications, future earnings growth has been estimated based on fundamentals.
The future performance of a company is measured in the same way as past performance, by looking at estimated growth and how much profit it is expected to make.

Future estimates come from professional analysts. Just like forecasting the weather, they don’t always get it right!
Annual Growth Rate
8.1%
Expected annual growth in earnings.
Earnings growth vs Low Risk Savings
Is Loralce & Communications expected to grow at an attractive rate?
  • Loralce & Communications's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 3%.
Growth vs Market Checks
  • Loralce & Communications's earnings growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.
  • Unable to compare Loralce & Communications's revenue growth to the United States of America market average as no estimate data is available.
Annual Growth Rates Comparison
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:LORL Future Growth Rates Data Sources
Data Point Source Value (per year)
NasdaqGS:LORL Future Earnings Growth Rate Line of Best Fit* through Consensus Estimate Earnings of 0 Analysts 8.1%
United States of America Media Industry Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 6.7%
United States of America Media Industry Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 4.7%
United States of America Market Earnings Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 14.3%
United States of America Market Revenue Growth Rate Market Cap Weighted Average 7.3%

*Line of best fit is calculated by linear regression .

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Learn more about our growth rate calculations in Simply Wall St’s analysis model.

Analysts growth expectations
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:LORL Analysts Growth Expectations Data Sources
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (1 month ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
All numbers in USD Millions and using Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.
NasdaqGS:LORL Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Cash Flow Net Income *
2018-09-30 -10 92
2018-06-30 -12 70
2018-03-31 -22 67
2017-12-31 -25 134
2017-09-30 -26 82
2017-06-30 -28 53
2017-03-31 -20 88
2016-12-31 -21 48
2016-09-30 -19 58
2016-06-30 -23 58
2016-03-31 -27 44
2015-12-31 -29 -70

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Super high growth metrics
High Growth Checks
  • Loralce & Communications's earnings are expected to grow by 8.1% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).
  • Unable to determine if Loralce & Communications is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.
Past and Future Earnings per Share
The accuracy of the analysts who estimate the future performance data can be gauged below. We look back 3 years and see if they were any good at predicting what actually occurred. We also show the highest and lowest estimates looking forward to see if there is a wide range.
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:LORL Past and Future Earnings per Share
Data Point Source Value
Past Financials Company Filings (1 month ago) See Below
Future Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below

All data from Loralce & Communications Company Filings, last reported 1 month ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

NasdaqGS:LORL Past Financials Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) EPS *
2018-09-30 2.97
2018-06-30 2.26
2018-03-31 2.18
2017-12-31 4.35
2017-09-30 2.64
2017-06-30 1.72
2017-03-31 2.85
2016-12-31 1.54
2016-09-30 1.87
2016-06-30 1.89
2016-03-31 1.42
2015-12-31 -2.25

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance in 3 years
In the same way as past performance we look at the future estimated return (profit) compared to the available funds. We do this looking forward 3 years.
  • Unable to establish if Loralce & Communications will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.
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Future performance checks
We assess Loralce & Communications's future performance by looking at:
  1. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the low risk savings rate, plus a premium to keep pace with inflation?
  2. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in earnings of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  3. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to beat the average growth rate in revenue of the United States of America market? (1 check)
  4. Is the annual earnings growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the annual revenue growth rate expected to be above 20%? (1 check)
  6. Is the Return on Equity in 3 years expected to be over 20%? (1 check)
Some of the above checks will fail if the company is expected to be loss making in the relevant year.
Loralce & Communications has a total score of 1/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note 1: We use GAAP Net Income Excluding Exceptional Items for our Earnings in all our calculations.

Full details on the Future part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Past Performance

  How has Loralce & Communications performed over the past 5 years?

The past performance of a company can be measured by how much growth it has experienced and how much profit it makes relative to the funds and assets it has available.
Past earnings growth
Below we compare Loralce & Communications's growth in the last year to its industry (Media).
Past Earnings growth analysis
We also check if the company has grown in the past 5 years, and whether it has maintained that growth in the year.
  • Loralce & Communications has delivered over 20% year on year earnings growth in the past 5 years.
  • Loralce & Communications's 1-year earnings growth is less than its 5-year average (12.4% vs 30.1%)
  • Loralce & Communications's earnings growth has not exceeded the US Media industry average in the past year (12.4% vs 108.8%).
Earnings and Revenue History
Loralce & Communications's revenue and profit over the past 5 years is shown below, any years where they have experienced a loss will show up in red.
Raw Data

All data from Loralce & Communications Company Filings, last reported 1 month ago, and in Trailing twelve months (TTM) annual period rather than quarterly.

NasdaqGS:LORL Past Revenue, Cash Flow and Net Income Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Revenue Net Income * G+A Expenses R&D Expenses
2018-09-30 91.74 7.27
2018-06-30 70.06 7.78
2018-03-31 67.40 7.71
2017-12-31 134.47 7.94
2017-09-30 81.64 8.23
2017-06-30 53.28 7.38
2017-03-31 88.12 7.39
2016-12-31 47.57 6.73
2016-09-30 57.97 5.68
2016-06-30 58.45 5.72
2016-03-31 43.82 6.11
2015-12-31 -69.50 6.53
2015-09-30 -81.55 6.72
2015-06-30 -104.09 6.35
2015-03-31 -69.11 5.61
2014-12-31 -1.43 5.33
2014-09-30 15.17 9.44
2014-06-30 78.63 11.61
2014-03-31 20.23 13.63
2013-12-31 21.46 16.04
2013-09-30 64.24 14.14
2013-06-30 92.28 15.21
2013-03-31 87.96 16.11
2012-12-31 100.67 16.97
2012-09-30 147.00 18.89
2012-06-30 -16.24 18.45
2012-03-31 -279.90 -16.59 2.03
2011-12-31 52.11 18.35

*GAAP earnings excluding extraordinary items.

Performance last year
We want to ensure a company is making the most of what it has available. This is done by comparing the return (profit) to a company's available funds, assets and capital.
  • Loralce & Communications has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%).
  • Loralce & Communications used its assets more efficiently than the US Media industry average last year based on Return on Assets.
  • It is difficult to establish if Loralce & Communications improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.
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Past performance checks
We assess Loralce & Communications's performance over the past 5 years by checking for:
  1. Has earnings increased in past 5 years? (1 check)
  2. Has the earnings growth in the last year exceeded that of the Media industry? (1 check)
  3. Is the recent earnings growth over the last year higher than the average annual growth over the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the Return on Equity (ROE) higher than 20%? (1 check)
  5. Is the Return on Assets (ROA) above industry average? (1 check)
  6. Has the Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) increased from 3 years ago? (1 check)
The above checks will fail if the company has reported a loss in the most recent earnings report. Some checks require at least 3 or 5 years worth of data.
Loralce & Communications has a total score of 3/6, see the detailed checks below.

Note: We use GAAP Net Income excluding extraordinary items in all our calculations.

Full details on the Past part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Health

 How is Loralce & Communications's financial health and their level of debt?

A company's financial position is much like your own financial position, it includes everything you own (assets) and owe (liabilities).

The boxes below represent the relative size of what makes up Loralce & Communications's finances.

The net worth of a company is the difference between its assets and liabilities.
Net Worth
  • Loralce & Communications is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.
  • Loralce & Communications's cash and other short term assets cover its long term commitments.
Balance sheet
This treemap shows a more detailed breakdown of Loralce & Communications's finances. If any of them are yellow this indicates they may be out of proportion and red means they relate to one of the checks below.
Assets
Liabilities and shares
The 'shares' portion represents any funds contributed by the owners (shareholders) and any profits.
  • Low level of unsold assets.
  • Loralce & Communications has no debt, it does not need to be covered by short term assets.
Historical Debt
Nearly all companies have debt. Debt in itself isn’t bad, however if the debt is too high, or the company can’t afford to pay the interest on its debts this may have impacts in the future.

The graphic below shows equity (available funds) and debt, we ideally want to see the red area (debt) decreasing.

If there is any debt we look at the companies capability to repay it, and whether the level has increased over the past 5 years.
Raw Data

All data from Loralce & Communications Company Filings, last reported 1 month ago.

NasdaqGS:LORL Past Debt and Equity Data
Date (Data in USD Millions) Total Equity Total Debt Cash & Short Term Investments
2018-09-30 321.79 0.00 248.90
2018-06-30 281.00 0.00 250.14
2018-03-31 279.93 0.00 251.74
2017-12-31 290.60 0.00 255.14
2017-09-30 253.66 0.00 259.26
2017-06-30 241.48 0.00 262.48
2017-03-31 243.47 0.00 273.80
2016-12-31 170.41 0.00 37.46
2016-09-30 179.13 0.00 42.70
2016-06-30 181.30 0.00 47.65
2016-03-31 141.42 0.00 51.67
2015-12-31 108.49 0.00 58.85
2015-09-30 110.48 0.00 62.15
2015-06-30 112.84 0.00 69.25
2015-03-31 93.23 0.00 75.75
2014-12-31 175.64 0.00 51.43
2014-09-30 218.22 0.00 44.27
2014-06-30 247.29 0.00 74.13
2014-03-31 193.85 0.00 73.62
2013-12-31 207.91 0.00 5.93
2013-09-30 195.41 0.00 24.00
2013-06-30 164.40 0.00 30.37
2013-03-31 174.63 0.00 43.97
2012-12-31 186.46 0.00 87.37
2012-09-30 604.83 0.00 53.93
2012-06-30 533.11 0.00 37.47
2012-03-31 535.80 0.00 509.28
2011-12-31 947.59 0.00 197.11
  • Loralce & Communications has no debt.
  • Loralce & Communications has not taken on any debt in the past 5 years.
  • Loralce & Communications has no debt, it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
  • Loralce & Communications has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
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Financial health checks
We assess Loralce & Communications's financial health by checking for:
  1. Are short term assets greater than short term liabilities? (1 check)
  2. Are short term assets greater than long term liabilities? (1 check)
  3. Has the debt to equity ratio increased in the past 5 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the debt to equity ratio over 40%? (1 check)
  5. Is the debt covered by operating cash flow? (1 check)
  6. Are earnings greater than 5x the interest on debt (if company pays interest at all)? (1 check)
  7. Loralce & Communications has a total score of 6/6, see the detailed checks below.
For companies that are loss making and have been so on average in the past we replace the last 2 checks with:
  1. Does cash and short term investments cover stable operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)
  2. Does cash and short term investments cover growing operating expenses (recurring G&A and R&D) for more than 3 years? (1 check)


Full details on the Health part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Dividends

 What is Loralce & Communications's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividends are regular cash payments to you from the company, similar to a bank paying you interest on a savings account.
Annual Dividend Income
Dividend payments
0%
Current annual income from Loralce & Communications dividends.
If you bought $2,000 of Loralce & Communications shares you are expected to receive $0 in your first year as a dividend.
Dividend Amount
Here we look how much dividend is being paid, if any. Is it above what you can get in a savings account? It is up there with the best dividend paying companies?
  • Unable to evaluate Loralce & Communications's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.
  • Unable to evaluate Loralce & Communications's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.
Annualized Historical and Future Dividends
It is important to see if the dividend for a company is stable, and not wildly increasing/decreasing each year. This graph shows you the historical rate to count toward your assessment of the stock.

We also check to see if the dividend has increased in the past 10 years.
Raw Data
NasdaqGS:LORL Annualized Past and Future Dividends
Data Point Source Value
Past Annualized Dividend Yield S&P Global Market Data See Below
Past Dividends per Share Company Filings/ Annualized Dividend Payments See Below
Future Dividends per Share Estimates Average of up to 0 Analyst Estimates (S&P Global) See Below
United States of America Media Industry Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 28 Stocks 2%
United States of America Market Average Dividend Yield Market Cap Weighted Average of 1977 Stocks 2.5%
United States of America Minimum Threshold Dividend Yield 10th Percentile 0.8%
United States of America Bottom 25% Dividend Yield 25th Percentile 1.4%
United States of America Top 25% Dividend Yield 75th Percentile 3.5%

Industry and Market average data is calculated daily.

Note all dividend per share amounts are annualized and not quarterly or other period.

Learn more about our ratios and growth rates in Simply Wall St’s analysis model >

  • Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as Loralce & Communications has not reported any payouts.
  • Unable to verify if Loralce & Communications's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.
Current Payout to shareholders
What portion of Loralce & Communications's earnings are paid to the shareholders as a dividend.
  • Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as Loralce & Communications has not reported any payouts.
Future Payout to shareholders
  • Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.
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Income/ dividend checks
We assess Loralce & Communications's dividend by checking for:
  1. Firstly is the company paying a notable dividend (greater than 0.8%) - if not then the rest of the checks are ignored.
  2. Is current dividend yield above the bottom 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  3. Is current dividend yield above the top 25% of dividend payers? (1 check)
  4. Have they paid a dividend for 10 years, and during this period has the dividend been volatile (drop of more than 25%)? (1 check)
  5. If they have paid a dividend for 10 years has it increased in this time? (1 check)
  6. How sustainable is the dividend, can Loralce & Communications afford to pay it from its earnings today and in 3 years (Payout ratio less than 90%)? (2 checks)
  7. Loralce & Communications has a total score of 0/6, see the detailed checks below.


Full details on the Dividends part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

Management

 What is the CEO of Loralce & Communications's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

Management is one of the most important areas of a company. We look at unreasonable CEO compensation, how long the team and board of directors have been around for and insider trading.
  • Loralce & Communications has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
Management Team Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Loralce & Communications management team in years:

5.8
Average Tenure
62
Average Age
  • The average tenure for the Loralce & Communications management team is over 5 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced team.
Management Team

Michael Targoff

TITLE
Vice Chairman & Consultant
COMPENSATION
$2M
AGE
74

Avi Katz

TITLE
President
COMPENSATION
$1M
AGE
59
TENURE
5.9 yrs

John Capogrossi

TITLE
VP, CFO & Treasurer
COMPENSATION
$935K
AGE
65
TENURE
5.7 yrs

Ravinder Girgla

TITLE
VP & Controller
COMPENSATION
$561K
AGE
54
TENURE
2.8 yrs

Daniel Medina

TITLE
Director of Administrative Services

Wendy Lewis

TITLE
Director of Communications

Barry Sitler

TITLE
Vice President of Tax
TENURE
37.3 yrs
Board of Directors Tenure

Average tenure and age of the Loralce & Communications board of directors in years:

12.8
Average Tenure
66.5
Average Age
  • The average tenure for the Loralce & Communications board of directors is over 10 years, this suggests they are a seasoned and experienced board.
Board of Directors

Mark Rachesky

TITLE
Non-Executive Chairman
COMPENSATION
$85K
AGE
59
TENURE
12.7 yrs

Michael Targoff

TITLE
Vice Chairman & Consultant
COMPENSATION
$2M
AGE
74
TENURE
13 yrs

Arthur Simon

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
$156K
AGE
86
TENURE
13 yrs

John Harkey

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
$152K
AGE
58
TENURE
13 yrs

Janet Yeung

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
$81K
AGE
53
TENURE
3.5 yrs

John Stenbit

TITLE
Director
COMPENSATION
$149K
AGE
78
TENURE
12.4 yrs
Who owns this company?
Recent Insider Trading
  • No 3 month insider trading information.
Recent Insider Transactions
Announced Type Name Entity Role Start End Shares Max Price ($) Value ($)
09. Aug 18 Buy Associated Capital Group Inc, Asset Management Arm Company 23. Jul 18 23. Jul 18 100 $37.70 $3,770
09. Aug 18 Sell Gabelli & Company Investment Advisers, Inc. Company 21. Jun 18 21. Jun 18 -200 $38.21 $-7,641
09. Aug 18 Buy Gabelli & Company Investment Advisers, Inc. Company 11. Jun 18 06. Aug 18 6,500 $41.97 $249,697
09. Aug 18 Sell GAMCO Investors, Inc. Company 12. Jun 18 08. Aug 18 -10,828 $42.10 $0
09. Aug 18 Buy GAMCO Investors, Inc. Company 11. Jun 18 08. Aug 18 84,464 $42.08 $1,049,421
09. Aug 18 Sell Mario Gabelli Individual 09. Jul 18 09. Jul 18 -500 $39.22 $-19,610
09. Aug 18 Buy Mario Gabelli Individual 30. Jul 18 30. Jul 18 5,000 $39.32 $196,582
29. Dec 17 Buy Gabelli Foundation Inc, Endowment Arm Company 22. Nov 17 12. Dec 17 1,200 $47.45 $56,001
29. Dec 17 Buy Gabelli & Company Investment Advisers, Inc. Company 28. Nov 17 05. Dec 17 1,200 $47.50 $56,005
29. Dec 17 Sell GAMCO Investors, Inc. Company 30. Oct 17 28. Dec 17 -9,647 $47.45 $0
29. Dec 17 Buy GAMCO Investors, Inc. Company 31. Oct 17 29. Dec 17 72,421 $47.99 $856,878
29. Dec 17 Buy Mario Gabelli Individual 06. Dec 17 06. Dec 17 600 $44.98 $26,990
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Management checks
We assess Loralce & Communications's management by checking for:
  1. Is the CEO's compensation unreasonable compared to market cap? (1 check)
  2. Has the CEO's compensation increased more than 20% whilst the EPS is down more then 20%? (1 check)
  3. Is the average tenure of the management team less than 2 years? (1 check)
  4. Is the average tenure of the board of directors team less than 3 years? (1 check)
  5. Loralce & Communications has a total score of 0/6, this is not included on the snowflake, see the detailed checks below.


Note: We use the top 6 management executives and board members in our calculations.

Note 2: Insider trading include any internal stakeholders and these transactions .

Full details on the Management part of the Simply Wall St company analysis model.

News

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Shareholders Should Check If Insiders Own Shares In Loral Space & Communications Inc (NASDAQ:LORL)

The big shareholder groups in Loral Space & Communications Inc (NASDAQ:LORL) have power over the company. … Institutions will often hold stock in bigger companies, and we expect to see insiders owning a noticeable percentage of the smaller ones. … With a market capitalization of US$1.26b, Loralce & Communications is a decent size, so it is probably on the radar of institutional investors.

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Is Loral Space & Communications Inc (NASDAQ:LORL) Attractive At Its Current PE Ratio?

The content of this article will benefit those of you who are starting to educate yourself about investing in the stock market. … and want to learn about the link between company’s fundamentals and stock market performance. … Although some investors may jump to the conclusion that you should avoid the stock or sell if you own it, understanding the assumptions behind the P/E ratio might change your mind.

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What Kind Of Risk Should You Expect For Loral Space & Communications Inc (NASDAQ:LORL)?

If you are a shareholder in Loral Space & Communications Inc’s (NASDAQ:LORL), or are thinking about investing in the company, knowing how it contributes to the risk and reward profile of your portfolio is important. … Broadly speaking, there are two types of risk you should consider when investing in stocks such as LORL. … The second risk is market-wide, which arises from investing in the stock market.

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What You Must Know About Loral Space & Communications Inc's (NASDAQ:LORL) ROE

and want to better understand how you can grow your money by investing in Loral Space & Communications Inc (NASDAQ:LORL). … With an ROE of 24.08%, Loral Space & Communications Inc (NASDAQ:LORL) outpaced its own industry which delivered a less exciting 14.15% over the past year. … Sustainability can be gauged by a company’s financial leverage – the more debt it has, the higher ROE is pumped up in the short term, at the expense of long term interest payment burden

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Does Loral Space & Communications Inc's (NASDAQ:LORL) Past Performance Indicate A Weaker Future?

Below, I will run you through a simple sense check to build perspective on how Loralce & Communications is doing by comparing its most recent earnings with its historical trend, in addition to the performance of its media industry peers. … For Loralce & Communications, its most recent trailing-twelve-month earnings is US$67.40M, which, relative to the prior year's level, has plunged by -23.51%. … Given that these values are fairly short-term, I’ve created an annualized five-year value for Loralce & Communications's earnings, which stands at US$66.20M This shows that even though earnings growth was negative against the prior year, over the longer term, Loralce & Communications's earnings have been growing on average.

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Loral Space & Communications Inc (NASDAQ:LORL): A Look At Return On Capital

Therefore, looking at how efficiently Loralce & Communications is able to use capital to create earnings will help us understand your potential return. … I have calculated Loralce & Communications’s ROCE for you below: ROCE Calculation for LORL Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) = Earnings Before Tax (EBT) ÷ (Capital Employed) Capital Employed = (Total Assets - Current Liabilities) ∴ ROCE = US$207.58M ÷ (US$374.71M - US$3.85M) = 55.97% The calculation above shows that LORL’s earnings were 55.97% of capital employed. … With this, the current earnings of US$207.58M improved from -US$9.53M and capital employed also increased but to a smaller extent, which means the company has been able to improve ROCE by driving up earnings relative to the capital invested in the business.

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What Kind Of Risk Should You Expect For Loral Space & Communications Inc (NASDAQ:LORL)?

Based on this beta value, LORL will help diversify your portfolio, if it currently comprises of low-beta stocks. … A market capitalisation of US$1.24B puts LORL in the category of small-cap stocks, which tends to possess higher beta than larger companies. … An asset-heavy company tends to have a higher beta because the risk associated with running fixed assets during a downturn is highly expensive.

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Is It Time To Buy Loral Space & Communications Inc (NASDAQ:LORL) Based Off Its PE Ratio?

Formula Price-Earnings Ratio = Price per share ÷ Earnings per share P/E Calculation for LORL Price per share = $40.8 Earnings per share = $4.347 ∴ Price-Earnings Ratio = $40.8 ÷ $4.347 = 9.4x On its own, the P/E ratio doesn’t tell you much; however, it becomes extremely useful when you compare it with other similar companies. … For example, if you are inadvertently comparing lower risk firms with LORL, then LORL’s P/E would naturally be lower than its peers, since investors would value those with lower risk with a higher price. … If this assumption does not hold true, LORL’s lower P/E ratio may be because firms in our peer group are being overvalued by the market.

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Company Info

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Description

Loral Space & Communications Inc., a satellite communications company, provides satellite-based communications services to broadcast, telecom, corporate, and government customers worldwide. As of December 31, 2017, the company provided satellite services to its customers through a fleet of 15 in-orbit satellites; and owns the Canadian Ka-band payload on the ViaSat-1 satellite. It also offers video distribution and direct-to-home (DTH) video, as well as end-to-end communications services using satellite and hybrid satellite-ground networks; and broadcast services, including DTH, video distribution and contribution, and satellite transmission services for the broadcast of video news, sports, and live event coverage. In addition, the company provides telecommunication carrier and integrator services; satellite services to the Canadian Government; two-way broadband Internet services; communications services to the on and off shore oil and gas, and mining industries; maritime and aeronautical services; and satellite operator services. Further, it is involved in the installation and maintenance of the end user terminal; maintenance of the VSAT hub; and provision of satellite capacity. Additionally, the company offers consulting services related to space and earth, government studies, satellite control services, and research and development; and X-band communications services to the United States, Spanish, and allied government users. Loral Space & Communications Inc. was founded in 1996 and is based in New York, New York.

Details
Name: Loral Space & Communications Inc.
LORL
Exchange: NasdaqGS
Founded: 1996
$1,390,117,829
30,932,751
Website: http://www.loral.com
Address: Loral Space & Communications Inc.
600 Fifth Avenue,
16th Floor,
New York,
New York, 10020,
United States
Listings
Exchange Symbol Ticker Symbol Security Exchange Country Currency Listed on
NasdaqGS LORL Common Stock Nasdaq Global Select US USD 27. Jul 2005
DB 1L8 Common Stock Deutsche Boerse AG DE EUR 27. Jul 2005
Number of employees
Current staff
Staff numbers
21
Loralce & Communications employees.
Industry
Cable and Satellite
Media
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
Area Date (UTC time)
Company Analysis updated: 2018/11/19 01:27
End of day share price update: 2018/11/16 00:00
Last earnings filing: 2018/11/07
Last earnings reported: 2018/09/30
Last annual earnings reported: 2017/12/31


All dates and times in UTC. All financial data provided by Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ.

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.