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Open
C$3.22
Previous Close
C$3.23
Day High
C$3.26
Day Low
C$3.21
52 Week High
05/7/14 - C$4.44
52 Week Low
04/8/14 - C$3.17
Market Cap
389.6M
Average Volume 10 Days
662.7K
EPS TTM
C$0.13
Shares Outstanding
120.2M
EX-Date
03/19/15
P/E TM
19.2x
Dividend
C$0.21
Dividend Yield
5.57%
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wi-lan inc (WIN) Details

Wi-LAN Inc., an intellectual property licensing company, develops, acquires, and licenses various patented technologies, which are used in products in the communications and consumer electronics markets. The company licenses its patented inventions to companies that manufacture or sell a range of communication and consumer electronics products, such as 3G and 4G handsets, Wi-Fi-enabled laptops, Wi-Fi and broadband routers, xDSL infrastructure equipment, cellular base stations, and digital TV receivers. It also manages the intellectual property of third party inventors; and develops and patents related to 4G broadband wireless networks. The company operates in various markets consisting of automotive, digital television, medical, network management, online/device applications, semiconductor, video games, and wireless communication technologies. Wi-LAN Inc. licenses its intellectual property to approximately 300 companies worldwide. The company was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada.

66 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/2/15
Founded in 1992

wi-lan inc (WIN) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Chief Leg...
Total Annual Compensation: C$453.5K
Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: C$302.3K
Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: C$300.0K
Senior Vice-President of Licensing and Busine...
Total Annual Compensation: C$275.7K
Vice President of Corporate Legal and Corpora...
Total Annual Compensation: C$248.8K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

wi-lan inc (WIN) Key Developments

WiLAN and Firetide Sign License Renewal

­WiLAN and Firetide Inc. have signed a multi-year patent license renewal agreement. The running royalty license covers Firetide products sold worldwide that use certain wireless technologies. The consideration to be paid by Firetide to WiLAN and all other terms of the renewal agreement are confidential.

Wi-Lan Inc. Reaches Settlement and License Agreement with Brother Industries and Brother International Corporation

Wi-Lan Inc. announced it reached a settlement and license agreement with Brother Industries and Brother International Corporation. The agreement resolves litigation that was pending in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware.

Wi-Lan Inc. Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the First Quarter Ending March 31, 2015

Wi-Lan Inc. reported consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company's royalties were $22,102,000 against $29,175,000 a year ago. Earnings from operations were $2,255,000 against $6,371,000 a year ago. Earnings before income taxes were $2,386,000 against $6,546,000 a year ago. Net and comprehensive earnings were $518,000 against $2,432,000 a year ago. Adjusted earnings were $12,182,000 $0.10 basic and diluted per share against $17,227,000 $0.14 basic and diluted per share a year ago. Cash generated from operations was $14,788,000 against $1,494,000 a year ago. Purchase of furniture and equipment was $51,000 against $185,000 a year ago. Purchase of patents was $7,485,000 against $6,559,000 a year ago. Adjusted earnings of $12.2 million represent a decline year-over-year of approximately $5 million, which is largely attributable to lower revenues for the quarter. For the year, the company's royalties were $98,311,000 against $88,209,000 a year ago. Earnings from operations were $20,091,000 against loss of $18,900,000 a year ago. Earnings before income taxes were $20,624,000 against loss of $18,172,000 a year ago. Net and comprehensive earnings were $9,711,000 $0.08 basic and diluted per share against loss of $18,093,000 $0.15 basic and diluted per share a year ago. Adjusted earnings were $58,737,000 $0.49 basic and diluted per share against $17,555,000 $0.15 basic and diluted per share a year ago. Cash generated from operations was $58,629,000 against cash used in operations of $9,476,000 a year ago. Purchase of furniture and equipment was $422,000 against $1,795,000 a year ago. Purchase of patents was $43,062,000 against $10,261,000 a year ago. Adjusted earnings of $58.7 million or $0.49 per share represent an increase of $41.2 million or over 230% as compared to last year, reflecting strong control of expenses and revenue growth. For the first quarter 2015 ending March 31, 2015, the company expects revenue to be at least $17.5 million. This revenue guidance does not include the potential impact of any additional reports yet to be received, new agreements that may be signed during the balance of the first quarter of 2015 or the potential impact of any royalties identified in audits conducted by the Company. Operating expenses for the first quarter are expected to be in the range of $14.4 million to $15.4 million of which $6.3 million to $7.0 million is expected to be litigation expense. For the first quarter of 2015, and assuming no additional agreements are signed, adjusted earnings are expected to be in the range of $2.2 million to $3.2 million.

 

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