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Iridium World Communications

Executive Summary

In August 1999, Iridium World Communications Ltd. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet with weak fundamentals.

Share Price & News

How has Iridium World Communications's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: IRID.Q has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

IRID.Q

-4.5%

US Wireless Telecom

-3.1%

US Market


1 Year Return

0%

IRID.Q

29.0%

US Wireless Telecom

12.7%

US Market

Return vs Industry: IRID.Q underperformed the US Wireless Telecom industry which returned 29% over the past year.

Return vs Market: IRID.Q underperformed the US Market which returned 12.7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

IRID.QIndustryMarket
7 Day0%-4.5%-3.1%
30 Day0%-4.4%-2.9%
90 Day0%1.3%8.2%
1 Year0%0%29.6%29.0%15.3%12.7%
3 Year0%0%50.3%46.8%37.8%28.5%
5 Year0%0%124.2%113.8%90.9%69.4%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Iridium World Communications's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Iridium World Communications undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Iridium World Communications is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Iridium World Communications has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.


Next Steps

  • Examine Iridium World Communications's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
  • When valuing a company like this, investors focus more on how they perceive the size of the opportunity, the company's ability to deliver and scale, and the strength of the team. While we are not analysing this type of data at the moment, if you don't know where to start, we recommend reading through Iridium World Communications regulatory filings here.
  • Explore potentially undervalued companies in the Telecom industry.

Future Growth

How is Iridium World Communications forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

40.1%

Forecasted Telecom industry annual growth in earnings


In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Iridium World Communications has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


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Past Performance

How has Iridium World Communications performed over the past 5 years?

16.4%

Historical Telecom annual earnings growth


In this section we usually display a company’s past earnings and revenues to help investors visualise the trend through time. We also gauge the company’s performance by benchmarking its returns and growth to its industry peers and the wider market. However, Iridium World Communications has not provided sufficient past data to assess its track record.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have historical data.


Next Steps

  • Examine Iridium World Communications's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
  • While we do not consider unaudited financials to be a reliable enough to include in our analysis, you can access them on the OTC Markets Website. If you are looking for more of a qualitative research into the company, you can access Iridium World Communications's filings and announcements here.
  • Explore strong past performing companies in the Telecom industry.

Financial Health

How is Iridium World Communications's financial position?


In this section we usually analyse Iridium World Communications's finance health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial distress, in particular, its ability to manage its cash and debt levels. Iridium World Communications has not provided adequate balance sheet data, its financial health cannot be properly assessed as it.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have financial information.


Next Steps

  • Take a look at our analysis of IRID.Q’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • Investors tend to look at the financial health of a company this size in order to assess the sustainability of its current operations. While we do not consider unaudited financials to be a reliable enough to include in our analysis, you can access them on the OTC Markets Website.
  • Financial health is measured at one point in time, so the latest financial report is the best representation of the company’s current financial status. Check when Iridium World Communications's financial data was last updated here.
  • Explore more healthy companies in the Telecom industry.

Dividend

What is Iridium World Communications's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate IRID.Q's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate IRID.Q's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if IRID.Q's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if IRID.Q's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of IRID.Q's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

24.3yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Iridium World Communications has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
F. Tuttle
Vice President22.42yrsUS$357.29kno data
Mauro Sentinelli
Executive Vice President - Marketing and Distribution - Iridium LLC - the Manager23.08yrsUS$681.36kno data
O. Dale
Senior Vice President - Network Operations - Iridium LLC - the Manager25.42yrsno datano data
Mark Gercenstein
Senior Vice President of Business Operations - Iridium LLC - the Manager28.08yrsno datano data
Wayne Morgan
Secretaryno datano datano data

24.3yrs

Average Tenure

75yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: IRID.Q's management team is seasoned and experienced (24.3 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Kazuo Inamori
Directorno datano datano data
Robert Kinzie
Director and Chairman of the Board of Iridium LLC - the Manager28.92yrsUS$499.17kno data
Richard Lesher
Director and Vice Chairman of Iridium LLC - the Manager23.25yrsno datano data
Theodore Schell
Directorno datano datano data
Yoshiharu Yasuda
Director and Director of Iridium LLC - the Manager23.75yrsno datano data
Stephen Earhart
Directorno datano datano data
Enrique Finol
Deputy Chairman and Director of Iridiun LLC23.75yrsno datano data
Georg Kellinghusen
Director and Director of Iridium LLC - the Manager21.42yrsno datano data
Sribhumi Sukhanetr
Directorno datano datano data
Durrell Hillis
Directorno datano datano data

23.8yrs

Average Tenure

81.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: IRID.Q's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 23.8 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Iridium World Communications Ltd.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Iridium World Communications Ltd.
  • Ticker: IRID.Q
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded:
  • Industry: Wireless Telecommunication Services
  • Sector: Telecom
  • Market Cap: US$1.974k
  • Shares outstanding: 19.75m

Location

  • Iridium World Communications Ltd.
  • Clarendon House
  • 2 Church Street
  • Hamilton
  • HM 11
  • Bermuda

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
IRID.QOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesClass A Common StockUSUSDJun 1997

Biography

In August 1999, Iridium World Communications Ltd. filed a voluntary petition under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Court, and operated as a debtor-in-possession. Iridium World Communications, Lt ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/09/23 05:32
End of Day Share Price2020/09/17 00:00
Earnings1999/03/31
Annual Earnings1998/12/31


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.