# The Communication Equipment Space: Earnings and Valuation

By Adam RogersUpdated

## Cisco Systems

Cisco Systems’ (CSCO) current-year PE (price-to-earnings) ratio is 13.4x, and for the next year, this figure stands at 12.7x. Its price-to-sales ratio is 3.4x, and its price-to-EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) ratio is 10.7x. Cisco’s EV[1.enterprise value]-to-EBITDA ratio for the trailing 12 months is 7.4x, and its EV-to-estimated EBITDA ratio is 7.2x.

## Nokia

Nokia’s (NOK) current-year PE ratio is 21.0x, and for the next year, this figure stands at 17.1x. Its price-to-sales ratio is 1.3x, and its price-to-EBITDA ratio is 17.6x. Nokia’s EV-to-EBITDA ratio for the trailing 12 months is 8.9x, and its EV-to-estimated EBITDA ratio is 8.1x.

## Ericsson

Ericsson’s (ERIC) current-year PE ratio is 25.5x, and for the next year, this figure stands at 17.5x. Its price-to-sales ratio is 0.71x, and its price-to-EBITDA ratio is 19.1x. Ericsson’s EV-to-EBITDA ratio for the trailing 12 months is 9.7x, and its EV-to-estimated EBITDA ratio is 6.5x.

## Harris

Harris’s (HRS) current-year PE ratio is 21.5x, and for the next year, this figure stands at 18.8x. Its price-to-sales ratio is 2.6x, and its price-to-EBITDA ratio is 11.1x. Harris’s EV-to-EBITDA ratio for the trailing 12 months is 13.0x, and its EV-to-estimated EBITDA ratio is 12.0x.

## Motorola Solutions

Motorola Solutions’ (MSI) current-year PE ratio is 16.2x, and for the next year, this figure stands at 14.9x. Its price-to-sales ratio is 2.3x, and its price-to-EBITDA ratio is 9.0x. Motorola’s EV-to-EBITDA ratio for the trailing 12 months is 10.1x, and its EV-to-estimated EBITDA ratio is 9.9x.