BlackBerry Limited is a Canada-based company that provides intelligent security software and services to enterprises and governments around the world. The Company operates through three segments: Cybersecurity, IoT, and Licensing and Other. The Cybersecurity segment consists of its BlackBerry Spark software platform, BlackBerry AtHoc, BlackBerry Alert and BlackBerry SecuSUITE. The IoT segment consists of BlackBerry QNX, BlackBerry Certicom, BlackBerry Radar, BlackBerry IVY and other Internet of things (IoT) applications. This segment includes software licenses, bundled with support, maintenance, and professional services. The Licensing and Other segment consists of its intellectual property arrangements and settlement awards and its service access fees (SAF) business. It leverages artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to deliver solutions in the areas of cybersecurity, safety and data privacy, endpoint security, endpoint management, encryption, and embedded systems.
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High margins render the company resilient under dire circumstances, hence able to drive competitors out or acquire them. ROE and ROA measure the average flow generated by each invested dollar. Their marginal value is a forecast of future growth, and it is considered by Buffett and Munger the most important single indicator.
The average Net Margin over the past 5 years is -32.45%.
The trend of Net Margin over the past 5 years is -26.05%.
The average ROA over the past 5 years is -11.83%.
The trend of ROA over the past 5 years is -8.84%.
The average ROE over the past 5 years is -24.1%.
The trend of ROE over the past 5 years is -16.71%.
Being debt the number one cause of investment losses and company death, the ratio Debt/FCF is of utmost importance to guarantee safety. On the other hand the Graham’s stability measures the drawdown of earnings, hence indicating the reliability of the flow generated by the company.
The Debt/FCF trailing twelve month is -.
The trend of Debt/FCF over the past 5 years is -.
Graham’s Stability measure stands at -9.57.
Growth can be dangerous when forecasting, simply projecting the current growth is in general wrong. A company passes through multiple phases, from being young and unprofitable, to the first periods of profitability and high growth, until it arrives at a period of regime with limited growth. Identifying in which phase the company is in may help forecasting.
The Revenue CAGR over the past 5 years is -6.78%.
The trend of Revenue growth rate over the past 5 years is +5.18%.
The Earnings CAGR over the past 5 years is -.
The trend of Earnings growth rate over the past 5 years is -.
The Equity CAGR over the past 5 years is -19.31%.
The trend of Equity growth rate over the past 5 years is -2.73%.
The FCF CAGR over the past 5 years is -.
The trend of FCF growth rate over the past 5 years is +70.07%.