IRDM - Iridium Communications Inc.

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Real Time Price. Currency in USD
25.54
-0.54 (-2.07%)
At close: 4:00PM EST
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Previous Close26.08
Open26.08
Bid25.40 x 900
Ask25.43 x 1000
Day's Range25.33 - 26.24
52 Week Range17.91 - 28.24
Volume462,372
Avg. Volume638,011
Market Cap3.348B
Beta (5Y Monthly)N/A
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
EPS (TTM)N/A
Earnings DateFeb 25, 2020 - Mar 01, 2020
Forward Dividend & YieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-Dividend DateN/A
1y Target Est31.00
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  • Moody's

    Iridium Communications Inc. -- Moody's assigns B1 Corporate Family Rating to Iridium; affirms B1 senior secured credit facility rating in connection with proposed term loan upsizing and repayment of unsecured notes; outlook positive

    Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") assigned a B1 Corporate Family Rating (CFR) to Iridium Satellite LLC (Iridium or the Company), as well as a B1-PD Probability of Default (PDR), and SGL-1 Speculative Grade Liquidity (SGL) in connection with the proposed term loan upsizing and expected repayment of unsecured notes. Moody's affirmed the B1 rating on the upsized $1.75 billion senior secured first lien credit facilities. Iridium's credit facility consists of a 7-year, $1.65 billion Term Loan B (due 2026) following the proposed $200 million upsize, and a 5-year, $100 million Revolving credit facility (due 2024).

  • Iridium Secures Formal Approval for Global Maritime Service
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    Iridium Secures Formal Approval for Global Maritime Service

    The maritime service capabilities will allow Iridium (IRDM) to extend critical service to the growing fleet of ships in the waters of the Arctic and Antarctica.

  • Iridium is Now Formally Authorized to Provide GMDSS Service
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    Iridium is Now Formally Authorized to Provide GMDSS Service

    Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) announced that on December 19, 2019 a Letter of Compliance was signed by the International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO), stating it has positively verified the operational and technical requirements as requested by the Maritime Safety Committee (MSC) of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for Iridium to provide Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) service. The Letter of Compliance was formally presented to Iridium CEO Matt Desch by the Director General of IMSO, Captain Moin Ahmed, during a ceremony at Iridium's headquarters on the morning of January 13, 2020. The issuance of the letter formally authorizes Iridium to now provide satellite GMDSS service, bringing truly global coverage and a choice of both network and equipment to this critical emergency service for the first time.

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  • Iridium Continues GMDSS Readiness with Announcement of Launch Partners
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    Iridium Continues GMDSS Readiness with Announcement of Launch Partners

    Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) today announced the first seven companies it has authorized to provide its Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) services, planned for commercial introduction in the first half of 2020. The seven companies, Arion Communications, AST, Marlink, Marsat, NSSLGlobal, Satcom Global and Speedcast will be the first in the industry to provide truly global satellite GMDSS service to mariners, and the first to offer a new choice in satellite network and equipment. Iridium® GMDSS will be the first to feature all three GMDSS services - safety voice, distress alerting and maritime safety information messaging, as well as being able to utilize Iridium's global voice and data services – all in one cost-effective and compact terminal.

  • Moody's

    Iridium Communications Inc. -- Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Iridium Communications Inc.

    Announcement of Periodic Review: Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Iridium Communications Inc. New York, November 22, 2019 -- Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has completed a periodic review of the ratings of Iridium Communications Inc. and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical unit. The review was conducted through a portfolio review in which Moody's reassessed the appropriateness of the ratings in the context of the relevant principal methodology(ies), recent developments, and a comparison of the financial and operating profile to similarly rated peers.

  • Iridium Communications Should Eventually Break Out to the Upside
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    Iridium Communications Should Eventually Break Out to the Upside

    Iridium Communications : "I think it's got a great business model, and I think it's a buy," said Jim Cramer to one caller during the 'Lightning Round' segment of Mad Money Monday night. In this daily bar chart of IRDM, below, we can see that prices have been stuck in a sideways trading range since March with buying interest coming out around $20 and resistance appearing around $27-$28. Trading volume has declined from the middle of September and the daily On-Balance-Volume (OBV) line has shown weakness from April suggesting that sellers have been more aggressive for several months.

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  • PR Newswire

    Iridium Announces Closing of $1.45 Billion Refinancing

    MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (IRDM) today announced the closing of a $1.45 billion, seven-year term loan that sets the stage for the company to complete its financial transformation. The new credit agreement formally retires Iridium's previous credit facility initiated in 2010 and guaranteed by BPI France (formerly COFACE), which enabled Iridium to finance the Iridium® NEXT program. The term loan provides Iridium added financial flexibility to consider shareholder-friendly activities, including share buybacks, dividends and opportunistic strategic investments, coincident with anticipated reductions in net leverage.

  • Thomson Reuters StreetEvents

    Edited Transcript of IRDM earnings conference call or presentation 29-Oct-19 12:30pm GMT

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  • Iridium Communications (IRDM) Reports Q3 Loss, Tops Revenue Estimates
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    Iridium Communications (IRDM) Reports Q3 Loss, Tops Revenue Estimates

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  • PR Newswire

    Iridium Announces Third-Quarter 2019 Results; Updates 2019 Outlook

    MCLEAN, Va. , Oct. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: IRDM) ("Iridium") today reported financial results for the third quarter of 2019 and updated its full-year 2019 ...

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    Iridium Adds Industry Powerhouse Intellian to Iridium Certus® Maritime Portfolio

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  • Iridium (IRDM) Catches Eye: Stock Jumps 7.4%
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    Iridium (IRDM) Catches Eye: Stock Jumps 7.4%

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  • TheStreet.com

    Iridium Rockets After Analyst Boosts Satellite Contractor

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  • PR Newswire

    Iridium Announces Release Date For Third-Quarter 2019 Financial Results

    MCLEAN, Va. , Oct. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: IRDM) ("Iridium") will host a conference call on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) to discuss ...

  • Moody's

    Iridium Communications Inc. -- Moody's assigned B1 to Iridium's new $1.55 billion Bank Credit Facility on refinancing; outlook stable

    Moody's Investors Service (Moody's) affirmed Iridium Communications Inc.'s (Iridium or the Company) B2 Corporate Family Rating (CFR), the B2-PD Probability of Default Rating (PDR) and the Caa1 Senior Unsecured rating, and assigned its wholly owned subsidiary Iridium Satellite LLC's $1.55 billion senior secured first lien credit facilities a B1 rating. The facilities are expected to include a 7-year, $1.45 billion Term Loan B (due 2026) and a 5-year, $100 million Revolving credit facility (due 2024). The $100 million revolving credit will be undrawn at close.

  • PR Newswire

    U.S. Department of Defense Awards Iridium 5-Year Gateway Evolution Contract Worth Up to $76 Million

    MCLEAN, Va., Oct. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (IRDM) today announced that it has been awarded a 5-year, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from the Defense Information Systems Agency on behalf of the United States Air Force Space Command (AFSpC) with potential revenues up to $76 million.  Known as the Gateway Evolution Contract (GEC), this contract enables ongoing innovation and critical enhancements for the U.S. Government's dedicated Iridium gateway.  It will enable adoption of the latest technology upgrades, both hardware and software, necessary to address emerging warfighter requirements and to ensure continued operations with the latest state-of-the-art satcom-based capabilities. The GEC is one of a trio of Iridium government gateway related contracts, which also includes the Gateway Maintenance and Support Service contract (GMSS), which is responsible for ensuring day-to-day peak operational performance of the facility, and the Enhanced Mobile Satellite Services Airtime Contract (EMSS), which provides unlimited voice, text and data services to the Department of Defense (DoD) and associated federal government partners through the government gateway.  The previous iteration of the GEC was known as the Gateway Modernization Efforts contract (GME) and enabled the U.S. Government to make the investments necessary to take full of advantage of Iridium's now recently completed satellite constellation upgrade campaign, known as Iridium® NEXT.