Sierra Wireless

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DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
December 6, 2019
He follows this, but does not own it. They just reported an earnings miss. He does not see their business model panning out on the financial statements. Now trading under $12, he expects more downward pressure.
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Sierra Wireless (SW-T)
December 6, 2019
He follows this, but does not own it. They just reported an earnings miss. He does not see their business model panning out on the financial statements. Now trading under $12, he expects more downward pressure.
WATCH
WATCH
May 23, 2019
The company is the maker of a lot of the end pieces of the Internet of Things. They are leading in putting sensors in communications devices. They have been under delivering in the last couple of years. They got more aggressive management in the last six months. He is looking into it. It is risky. The sector they are in moves quickly.
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The company is the maker of a lot of the end pieces of the Internet of Things. They are leading in putting sensors in communications devices. They have been under delivering in the last couple of years. They got more aggressive management in the last six months. He is looking into it. It is risky. The sector they are in moves quickly.
SPECULATIVE BUY
SPECULATIVE BUY
May 1, 2019
Very volatile. A trading stock. Interesting technology that they've rolled out to various applications, so their business can grow, but a lumpy growth. The price bounces up and down.
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Very volatile. A trading stock. Interesting technology that they've rolled out to various applications, so their business can grow, but a lumpy growth. The price bounces up and down.
SELL
SELL
February 14, 2019
They had an earnings miss. Every couple of quarters they are up or down a lot. He is short. It has poor price momentum. It is not cheap enough to buy. The business is choppy and unstable.
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Sierra Wireless (SW-T)
February 14, 2019
They had an earnings miss. Every couple of quarters they are up or down a lot. He is short. It has poor price momentum. It is not cheap enough to buy. The business is choppy and unstable.
HOLD
HOLD
July 24, 2018

They make choips for data communications, for example used in cars to talk to each other. It's a competitive business. You can hold it here, but the stock needs new excitement over the chips to get the stock going. A wait and see story.

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They make choips for data communications, for example used in cars to talk to each other. It's a competitive business. You can hold it here, but the stock needs new excitement over the chips to get the stock going. A wait and see story.

WATCH
WATCH
August 25, 2017

Overall it has done well. It has a reasonable PE to growth. Next year he expects 18 times PE. They are in a reasonable kind of sweet spot for the Internet of Things. If there is a pullback then it would be an opportunity, but just buy part of your position if it does.

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Sierra Wireless (SW-T)
August 25, 2017

Overall it has done well. It has a reasonable PE to growth. Next year he expects 18 times PE. They are in a reasonable kind of sweet spot for the Internet of Things. If there is a pullback then it would be an opportunity, but just buy part of your position if it does.

COMMENT
COMMENT
June 20, 2017

This has had some great runs in the past as well as some real difficulties. Their products sort of come into and go out of favour. He is not sure this is the one he would pick within the group, but would prefer one of the larger ones.

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This has had some great runs in the past as well as some real difficulties. Their products sort of come into and go out of favour. He is not sure this is the one he would pick within the group, but would prefer one of the larger ones.

COMMENT
COMMENT
May 24, 2017

This company reinvented itself a number of times over the years. They are a technology hardware manufacturer. This is best summed up by calling them an “Internet of things”, for all kinds of devices. From a long-term perspective, it is subject to the vagaries of the product cycle and technological obsolescence. He doesn’t care for the volatility and prefers others.

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This company reinvented itself a number of times over the years. They are a technology hardware manufacturer. This is best summed up by calling them an “Internet of things”, for all kinds of devices. From a long-term perspective, it is subject to the vagaries of the product cycle and technological obsolescence. He doesn’t care for the volatility and prefers others.

TOP PICK
TOP PICK
May 11, 2017

He likes the space “the Internet of things” that this is in. This has about 38% of the business in Canada and he thinks it is going to keep growing. It is in the right sector, between the pro-growth and the defensive. They just had a fantastic quarter and caught the street off guard. Sees this having a double from here. The next resistance is around $46, and he thinks it is taking out the $58 at some point. (Analysts’ price target is $29.50.)

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He likes the space “the Internet of things” that this is in. This has about 38% of the business in Canada and he thinks it is going to keep growing. It is in the right sector, between the pro-growth and the defensive. They just had a fantastic quarter and caught the street off guard. Sees this having a double from here. The next resistance is around $46, and he thinks it is taking out the $58 at some point. (Analysts’ price target is $29.50.)

HOLD
HOLD
May 2, 2017

This is in the “Internet of things” space, and make modules that allow cars, refrigerators, etc. to connect to the Internet. This is in the growth space which is becoming crowded. A well-run business, and has had quite a run. Could be a potential takeover candidate at some point.

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This is in the “Internet of things” space, and make modules that allow cars, refrigerators, etc. to connect to the Internet. This is in the growth space which is becoming crowded. A well-run business, and has had quite a run. Could be a potential takeover candidate at some point.

PARTIAL SELL
PARTIAL SELL
February 13, 2017

Finally had a good quarter, but he thinks it was too much. This has been a very volatile story over the past number of years. Valuation is very rich right now. If you own, he would consider taking some profits.

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Sierra Wireless (SW-T)
February 13, 2017

Finally had a good quarter, but he thinks it was too much. This has been a very volatile story over the past number of years. Valuation is very rich right now. If you own, he would consider taking some profits.

COMMENT
COMMENT
November 6, 2015

This is a past high momentum name. It spiked at the beginning of the year. Once you get a spike like that, it takes a long time to repair the damage. If you own, you might want to reduce.

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Sierra Wireless (SW-T)
November 6, 2015

This is a past high momentum name. It spiked at the beginning of the year. Once you get a spike like that, it takes a long time to repair the damage. If you own, you might want to reduce.

WATCH
WATCH
August 7, 2015

The company is happy with their current results, but the challenge is going to be the upcoming quarter. Some of the sales they were expecting in Q3 have been pulled forward into Q2, which bulks up the near term results, but means that Q3 might be more of a challenge. ROE of 10%. The PE is 22X against earnings growth forecast of 79%, as earnings are expected to go from $.83 to $1.48 in 2016. For 2017, earnings are expected to grow at 39% against a 15 PE. This gives a PE to growth rate of .5, and typically a growth rate of less than 1 is viewed as favourable. Thinks there is still pretty good long-term opportunity for them. It ranks 131, roughly the top 10% of his database. He would look at technical analysis to see when it is time to jump in.

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Sierra Wireless (SW-T)
August 7, 2015

The company is happy with their current results, but the challenge is going to be the upcoming quarter. Some of the sales they were expecting in Q3 have been pulled forward into Q2, which bulks up the near term results, but means that Q3 might be more of a challenge. ROE of 10%. The PE is 22X against earnings growth forecast of 79%, as earnings are expected to go from $.83 to $1.48 in 2016. For 2017, earnings are expected to grow at 39% against a 15 PE. This gives a PE to growth rate of .5, and typically a growth rate of less than 1 is viewed as favourable. Thinks there is still pretty good long-term opportunity for them. It ranks 131, roughly the top 10% of his database. He would look at technical analysis to see when it is time to jump in.

COMMENT
COMMENT
August 4, 2015

This is back in the decline mode again because the tech stocks associated with it have gone down. In the short term, he wouldn’t expect a whole lot from it. The balance sheet is solid, and in the whole sector of connectivity of things to the Internet they are really riding that wave. One of the only pure plays in the sector. Longer-term the sector outlook will win the day for the stock. Valuation has come down quite attractively. If you can keep this for 2 years and ignore the next 6 months, you will probably do okay.

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Sierra Wireless (SW-T)
August 4, 2015

This is back in the decline mode again because the tech stocks associated with it have gone down. In the short term, he wouldn’t expect a whole lot from it. The balance sheet is solid, and in the whole sector of connectivity of things to the Internet they are really riding that wave. One of the only pure plays in the sector. Longer-term the sector outlook will win the day for the stock. Valuation has come down quite attractively. If you can keep this for 2 years and ignore the next 6 months, you will probably do okay.

SHORT
SHORT
June 18, 2015

It is a great company and great technology, but it got crazy expensive and so he would suggest shorting it.

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It is a great company and great technology, but it got crazy expensive and so he would suggest shorting it.

SHORT
SHORT
May 25, 2015

It has had trouble holding onto gains of late last year. He has a small short on this one. Valuation is not great. It is quite a volatile stock.

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It has had trouble holding onto gains of late last year. He has a small short on this one. Valuation is not great. It is quite a volatile stock.

BUY
BUY
March 19, 2015

Earnings expected to grow. 39% earnings growth expected next year. A good opportunity for them going forward. They are free cash flow positive. The overvalue has been burned off over the last three months.

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Sierra Wireless (SW-T)
March 19, 2015

Earnings expected to grow. 39% earnings growth expected next year. A good opportunity for them going forward. They are free cash flow positive. The overvalue has been burned off over the last three months.

WATCH
WATCH
February 24, 2015

Has been a great company in the last 3 years. They stumbled and fell apart early on, only to recapture its business as it moved into machine-to-machine and the Internet of Things. They made a very tactical change in their strategy when they acquired 2 companies in Europe, and the stock has worked very well ever since. He likes the story and thinks there is room to grow. The value proposition will be clearly understood after they report on the 1st quarter. Wait to see what the company does in its 1st quarter. Every time the stock drops below $40 that is a good entry point.

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Sierra Wireless (SW-T)
February 24, 2015

Has been a great company in the last 3 years. They stumbled and fell apart early on, only to recapture its business as it moved into machine-to-machine and the Internet of Things. They made a very tactical change in their strategy when they acquired 2 companies in Europe, and the stock has worked very well ever since. He likes the story and thinks there is room to grow. The value proposition will be clearly understood after they report on the 1st quarter. Wait to see what the company does in its 1st quarter. Every time the stock drops below $40 that is a good entry point.

WEAK BUY
WEAK BUY
February 4, 2015

Don’t buy it for earnings. They have a tendency of messing up. To buy for a short term is not wise. The sector is hot and is growing very quickly. It is expensive (40 times forward earnings). The only thing that throws him back is their history. Own it longer term because of the sector. This will be the best pure play.

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Sierra Wireless (SW-T)
February 4, 2015

Don’t buy it for earnings. They have a tendency of messing up. To buy for a short term is not wise. The sector is hot and is growing very quickly. It is expensive (40 times forward earnings). The only thing that throws him back is their history. Own it longer term because of the sector. This will be the best pure play.

PARTIAL SELL
PARTIAL SELL
January 6, 2015

This has had a fantastic move in recent months. The technology sector is a fairly good sector to be in still, even though it has gone a long way. Chart shows it broke out from a level area of around $30 in the latter part of October. However, he is a little bit worried about the market and would suggest that you reduce your holdings if it is overweighting your portfolio.

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Sierra Wireless (SW-T)
January 6, 2015

This has had a fantastic move in recent months. The technology sector is a fairly good sector to be in still, even though it has gone a long way. Chart shows it broke out from a level area of around $30 in the latter part of October. However, he is a little bit worried about the market and would suggest that you reduce your holdings if it is overweighting your portfolio.

PARTIAL SELL
PARTIAL SELL
January 2, 2015

Have done a bunch of acquisitions over the years that have done well for them. Earnings are expected to grow at a brisk 19% for the coming 2015 year. However, it is trading at a 42X price earnings multiple, with a reasonable ROE of 11%. Going out to 2016, earnings are expected to grow at 18%. Looks like the stock is pretty fully valued. If you own, he would consider shaving part of your holdings.

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Sierra Wireless (SW-T)
January 2, 2015

Have done a bunch of acquisitions over the years that have done well for them. Earnings are expected to grow at a brisk 19% for the coming 2015 year. However, it is trading at a 42X price earnings multiple, with a reasonable ROE of 11%. Going out to 2016, earnings are expected to grow at 18%. Looks like the stock is pretty fully valued. If you own, he would consider shaving part of your holdings.

SELL
SELL
December 16, 2014

Great business, but very expensive stock. You don’t want to chase these things. Wait for a pullback here if you want to get in, otherwise take the money and run.

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Sierra Wireless (SW-T)
December 16, 2014

Great business, but very expensive stock. You don’t want to chase these things. Wait for a pullback here if you want to get in, otherwise take the money and run.

COMMENT
COMMENT
October 24, 2014

Good company but evaluation is pretty rich in his numbers. Estimated PE is 65, so as some point in time there is going to be a correction of valuation, or they have to have a massive surge in earnings to justify that valuation.

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Sierra Wireless (SW-T)
October 24, 2014

Good company but evaluation is pretty rich in his numbers. Estimated PE is 65, so as some point in time there is going to be a correction of valuation, or they have to have a massive surge in earnings to justify that valuation.

BUY WEAKNESS
BUY WEAKNESS
September 24, 2014

This has come up in the rankings in his process. He would like to see it pull back a little bit before entering it. If it were $1.50 cheaper than where it is now, that would be a good place to look at it.

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Sierra Wireless (SW-T)
September 24, 2014

This has come up in the rankings in his process. He would like to see it pull back a little bit before entering it. If it were $1.50 cheaper than where it is now, that would be a good place to look at it.

SELL
SELL
June 19, 2014

Doesn’t like this one. Trading at about 40X 2015 earnings and the ROE is quite modest. Looks really expensive.

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Doesn’t like this one. Trading at about 40X 2015 earnings and the ROE is quite modest. Looks really expensive.

COMMENT
COMMENT
June 10, 2014

Modems. Market cap of about $690 million. Not making a ton of money. A 2% trailing return on equity in the 3% forecast, but they are slightly free cash flow positive at 1%. PE for 2014 is 56 times, but when you take the cash into account, the enterprise value comes down, but is still very high at 42X. Technically the stock appears to be oversold. If they can hit the numbers forecasted for 2015, it should be a great opportunity for them. Use this as a short-term trade as he expects technology stocks to advance over the next 3 months.

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Modems. Market cap of about $690 million. Not making a ton of money. A 2% trailing return on equity in the 3% forecast, but they are slightly free cash flow positive at 1%. PE for 2014 is 56 times, but when you take the cash into account, the enterprise value comes down, but is still very high at 42X. Technically the stock appears to be oversold. If they can hit the numbers forecasted for 2015, it should be a great opportunity for them. Use this as a short-term trade as he expects technology stocks to advance over the next 3 months.

COMMENT
COMMENT
April 7, 2014

The level we are at right now, $24.50, is really significant. 200 day moving average is right around $24. This is really going to track gold. He would like to see the low of around $24 hold. If it doesn’t, it could probably go back to $22 and on the way to $18.50. Feels the risk/reward at this level is really good. He is looking at Pan American Silver (PAA-T).

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The level we are at right now, $24.50, is really significant. 200 day moving average is right around $24. This is really going to track gold. He would like to see the low of around $24 hold. If it doesn’t, it could probably go back to $22 and on the way to $18.50. Feels the risk/reward at this level is really good. He is looking at Pan American Silver (PAA-T).

HOLD
HOLD
March 25, 2014

An interesting play. There is a great M to M (machine to machine) opportunity with them, which will be a great growth business for many, many years. On a relative basis to the M to M guys they are valued quite cheaply. You have to pick your spots with this company. It is very, very volatile. Try to get at around $20 and ride it up. Wouldn’t be surprised if it was $30 over 1-1.5 years from now.

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Sierra Wireless (SW-T)
March 25, 2014

An interesting play. There is a great M to M (machine to machine) opportunity with them, which will be a great growth business for many, many years. On a relative basis to the M to M guys they are valued quite cheaply. You have to pick your spots with this company. It is very, very volatile. Try to get at around $20 and ride it up. Wouldn’t be surprised if it was $30 over 1-1.5 years from now.

BUY WEAKNESS
BUY WEAKNESS
November 11, 2013

A great play, but you are probably going to get a better entry point over the next couple of months. Had a very soft quarter and talked about another soft quarter. The machine to machine component of what they do, allowing vending machines to take credit cards or machines that talk to each other, they can make the modems and circuitry for both sides. Very hot space right now with a ton of growth to it. If it gets back to $15, it is a screaming buy. If you own, continue to Hold.

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Sierra Wireless (SW-T)
November 11, 2013

A great play, but you are probably going to get a better entry point over the next couple of months. Had a very soft quarter and talked about another soft quarter. The machine to machine component of what they do, allowing vending machines to take credit cards or machines that talk to each other, they can make the modems and circuitry for both sides. Very hot space right now with a ton of growth to it. If it gets back to $15, it is a screaming buy. If you own, continue to Hold.

DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
March 15, 2011
Challenge is the half of their business that is involved in the equivalent of the Rocket Stick, where there is a competitor that keeps coming out with one better than their latest product.
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March 15, 2011
Challenge is the half of their business that is involved in the equivalent of the Rocket Stick, where there is a competitor that keeps coming out with one better than their latest product.
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Sierra Wireless(SW-T) Rating

Ranking : 3 out of 5

Bullish - Buy Signals / Votes : 0

Neutral - Hold Signals / Votes : 0

Bearish - Sell Signals / Votes : 1

Total Signals / Votes : 1

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Sierra Wireless(SW-T) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sierra Wireless stock symbol?

Sierra Wireless is a Canadian stock, trading under the symbol SW-T on the Toronto Stock Exchange (SW-CT). It is usually referred to as TSX:SW or SW-T

Is Sierra Wireless a buy or a sell?

In the last year, 1 stock analyst published opinions about SW-T. 0 analysts recommended to BUY the stock. 1 analyst recommended to SELL the stock. The latest stock analyst recommendation is DON'T BUY. Read the latest stock experts' ratings for Sierra Wireless.

Is Sierra Wireless a good investment or a top pick?

Sierra Wireless was recommended as a Top Pick by Kim Bolton on 2019-12-06. Read the latest stock experts ratings for Sierra Wireless.

Why is Sierra Wireless stock dropping?

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Is Sierra Wireless worth watching?

1 stock analyst on Stockchase covered Sierra Wireless In the last year. It is a trending stock that is worth watching.

What is Sierra Wireless stock price?

On 2020-08-06, Sierra Wireless (SW-T) stock closed at a price of $16.4.