IRDM - Iridium Communications Inc.

NasdaqGS - NasdaqGS Real Time Price. Currency in USD
+0.24 (+1.12%)
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Previous Close21.35
Bid19.75 x 3100
Ask23.00 x 1800
Day's Range21.18 - 21.69
52 Week Range10.75 - 24.35
Avg. Volume812,001
Market Cap2.404B
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.66
PE Ratio (TTM)19.24
EPS (TTM)1.12
Earnings DateFeb 28, 2019
Forward Dividend & YieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-Dividend DateN/A
1y Target Est22.70
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  • Earnings Preview: Iridium Communications (IRDM) Q4 Earnings Expected to Decline
    Zacks2 days ago

    Earnings Preview: Iridium Communications (IRDM) Q4 Earnings Expected to Decline

    Iridium (IRDM) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

  • PR Newswire3 days ago

    Iridium Announces 2019 Analyst Day

    Company to participate in three additional March conferences MCLEAN, Va. , Feb. 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: IRDM) ("Iridium") is hosting its 2019 analyst day ...

  • GlobeNewswire11 days ago

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  • PR Newswire16 days ago

    Iridium Announces Release Date For Fourth-Quarter 2018 Financial Results

    MCLEAN, Va. , Feb. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: IRDM) ("Iridium") will host a conference call on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (ET) to ...

  • Iridium completes billions-dollar transition to new fleet of satellites
    American City Business Journals16 days ago

    Iridium completes billions-dollar transition to new fleet of satellites

    Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) has completed the upgrade of its entire satellite constellation, squashing the whispers and doubts against the McLean company. Iridium officially made the turnover from its legacy satellites on Tuesday, a decade after the company announced its Iridium Next campaign. In the months leading up to the first wave of the Iridium Next launch, only 65 satellites were in operation, as Iridium had run out of in-orbit spares.

  • Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:IRDM): How Much Money Comes Back To Investors?
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    Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:IRDM): How Much Money Comes Back To Investors?

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  • PR Newswire17 days ago

    Iridium Declares Victory; $3 Billion Satellite Constellation Upgrade Complete

    MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (IRDM) today hailed the completion of its $3 billion satellite constellation upgrade campaign known as Iridium® NEXT, during a press conference held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. During the press conference, the company also used the opportunity to introduce a new small-form-factor transceiver known as the Iridium CertusSM 9770, which will enable creation of new consumer and industrial applications that are highly portable and IoT-friendly, optimized for small size and low cost, yet with higher speeds than in the past thanks to the upgraded Iridium satellite network. The completion of the Iridium NEXT campaign comes as the final two satellites required to complete the network refresh were activated on February 5th at approximately 2:15 p.m. EST.

  • Iridium Welcomes New COO; Honors Retiring Predecessor
    PR Newswire22 days ago

    Iridium Welcomes New COO; Honors Retiring Predecessor

    MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (IRDM) announced today that COO Scott Smith has decided to retire effective March 15th.  Smith led Iridium's technology and operations, including Iridium® NEXT, which recently completed its final launch.  Smith will continue to work with Iridium in a consulting role as the handoff to his successor is completed, with the company wishing him well in his greatly earned retirement. In conjunction with this announcement, the company is welcoming back to Iridium new Chief Operations Officer Suzi McBride. McBride will assume this position effective as of February 11, 2019.

  • Markit25 days ago

    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Iridium Communications Inc.

    # Iridium Communications Inc ### NASDAQ/NGS:IRDM View full report here! ## Summary * ETFs holding this stock have seen outflows over the last one-month * Bearish sentiment is high ## Bearish sentiment Short interest | Negative Short interest is high for IRDM with between 15 and 20% of shares on loan. This means that investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices are currently targeting IRDM. However, the last change in the short interest score occurred more than 1 month ago and implies that there has been little change in sentiment. ## Money flow ETF/Index ownership | Negative ETF activity is negative. Over the last one-month, outflows of investor capital in ETFs holding IRDM totaled $640 million. Additionally, the rate of outflows appears to be accelerating. ## Economic sentiment PMI by IHS Markit | Neutral According to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data, output in the Telecommunications Services sector is rising. The rate of growth is weak relative to the trend shown over the past year, however. ## Credit worthiness Credit default swap CDS data is not available for this security. Please send all inquiries related to the report to Charts and report PDFs will only be available for 30 days after publishing. This document has been produced for information purposes only and is not to be relied upon or as construed as investment advice. To the fullest extent permitted by law, IHS Markit disclaims any responsibility or liability, whether in contract, tort (including, without limitation, negligence), equity or otherwise, for any loss or damage arising from any reliance on or the use of this material in any way. Please view the full legal disclaimer and methodology information on pages 2-3 of the full report.

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  • PR Newswirelast month

    Iridium Certus(SM) Goes Live; World's First Truly Global Broadband Service

    MCLEAN, Virginia, Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (IRDM) announced today the commercial launch of its Iridium Certus broadband service, the first new capability activated from the company's $3 billion Iridium® NEXT satellite replacement program. Iridium Certus is a unique platform designed for the development of specialty applications and is the world's only truly global broadband service, offering on-the-move internet and high-quality voice access. The service enables mobile office functionality for deployed teams and two-way remote communication for assets, autonomous vehicles, trains, aircraft and ships at sea. This also includes safety-of-life services, where Iridium Certus is uniquely suited for the critical communications needs of teams operating beyond the reach of cellular coverage, including first responders and search and rescue organizations.

  • Should You Worry About Iridium Communications Inc.’s (NASDAQ:IRDM) ROCE?
    Simply Wall St.last month

    Should You Worry About Iridium Communications Inc.’s (NASDAQ:IRDM) ROCE?

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  • Benzingalast month

    Raymond James Bullish On Iridium As Satellite Maker Shifts From SpaceX To Sales

    SpaceX launched ten Iridium Communications Inc (NASDAQ: IRDM) satellites successfully into orbit Jan. 11 from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Apart from the launch of the final 10 NEXT satellites, Thales Group has constructed six more that will remain as ground spares, Prentiss said in a Monday note.

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  • Bloomberglast month

    SpaceX's First 2019 Launch Completes Iridium Satellite Network

    SpaceX began releasing them into orbit about an hour later at an altitude of roughly 390 miles and completed deployment within 15 minutes. SpaceX landed the rocket’s first stage on a drone ship in the Pacific Ocean. Each satellite in the new Iridium network carries equipment for Aireon LLC, which says its space-based service will provide uninterrupted airline flight coverage globally.

  • Associated Presslast month

    The Latest: 10 new Iridium satellites delivered to orbit

    Ten new satellites for Iridium Communications' global network have been successfully deployed in orbit after launch from California. The satellites were individually released from the upper stage of a Falcon 9 rocket that blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Friday morning. Iridium now has 75 new satellites in orbit, including nine spares.

  • Iridium Completes Historic Satellite Launch Campaign
    PR Newswirelast month

    Iridium Completes Historic Satellite Launch Campaign

    MCLEAN, Va., Jan. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Communications Inc. (IRDM) announced today that at 07:31 am PST (15:31 UTC) a flight-proven SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base and delivered the final 10 Iridium® NEXT satellites to low earth orbit (LEO). All 10 satellites have successfully communicated with the Iridium Satellite Network Operations Center and are preparing to undergo initial on-orbit testing. This was the eighth and final launch for Iridium's historic launch campaign with SpaceX, seeing a total of 75 new satellites deployed over less than two years.

  • SpaceX kicks off 2019 launches with final Iridium Next mission
    American City Business Journalslast month

    SpaceX kicks off 2019 launches with final Iridium Next mission

    The Falcon 9 carried 10 Iridium Next satellites to complete the company’s $3 billion project to replace the world’s largest commercial satellite network.

  • Associated Presslast month

    SpaceX launches 10 more Iridium Communications satellites

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A SpaceX rocket delivered 10 satellites to low-Earth orbit on Friday, completing a two-year campaign by Iridium Communications Inc. to replace its original fleet with a new generation of mobile communication technology and added global aircraft tracking capability.

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  • Watch SpaceX launch and land its first mission of 2019
    CNBC Videoslast month

    Watch SpaceX launch and land its first mission of 2019

    SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket took 10 new Iridium satellites into low-earth orbit. The launch completes Iridium's "constellation" of 75 new satellites that could revolutionize international air travel.