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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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Cash to Debt 33.57
ALTV's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
79% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. ALTV: 33.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ALTV' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.82 Max: N/A
Current: 33.57
Equity to Asset 0.71
ALTV's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
86% of the 419 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. ALTV: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ALTV' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.62 Max: 0.71
Current: 0.71
0.27
0.71
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 6.25
M-Score: -2.67
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 5/10

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Operating margin (%) -20.02
ALTV's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.49 vs. ALTV: -20.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ALTV' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -86.8  Med: -0.28 Max: 28.69
Current: -20.02
-86.8
28.69
Net-margin (%) 97.21
ALTV's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. ALTV: 97.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ALTV' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -38.97  Med: 23.28 Max: 97.77
Current: 97.21
-38.97
97.77
ROE (%) 81.24
ALTV's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.28 vs. ALTV: 81.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ALTV' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -57.35  Med: 19.68 Max: 110.73
Current: 81.24
-57.35
110.73
ROA (%) 50.67
ALTV's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.37 vs. ALTV: 50.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ALTV' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -21.77  Med: 11.95 Max: 62.37
Current: 50.67
-21.77
62.37
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 349.14
ALTV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.59 vs. ALTV: 349.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ALTV' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -76.7  Med: 23.59 Max: 38.35
Current: 349.14
-76.7
38.35
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.60
ALTV's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. ALTV: 2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ALTV' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -19.6  Med: 0.70 Max: 20.5
Current: 2.6
-19.6
20.5
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Guru Trades

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Q4 2014

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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 1.60
ALTV's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
99% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.70 vs. ALTV: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
ALTV' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.06  Med: 13.96 Max: 50.44
Current: 1.6
1.06
50.44
Forward P/E 277.78
ALTV's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
100% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.24 vs. ALTV: 277.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 1.50
ALTV's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
99% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.40 vs. ALTV: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
ALTV' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 1.03  Med: 13.93 Max: 49.6
Current: 1.5
1.03
49.6
P/B 1.16
ALTV's P/B is ranked higher than
77% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.25 vs. ALTV: 1.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ALTV' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.74  Med: 2.32 Max: 5.91
Current: 1.16
0.74
5.91
P/S 1.48
ALTV's P/S is ranked higher than
52% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. ALTV: 1.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ALTV' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.13  Med: 2.81 Max: 5.04
Current: 1.48
1.13
5.04
EV-to-EBIT 0.55
ALTV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
98% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.37 vs. ALTV: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ALTV' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -113.1  Med: -10.65 Max: 3712.5
Current: 0.55
-113.1
3712.5
Shiller P/E 11.80
ALTV's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.40 vs. ALTV: 11.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
ALTV' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 6.09  Med: 14.14 Max: 150.33
Current: 11.8
6.09
150.33
Current Ratio 4.29
ALTV's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. ALTV: 4.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ALTV' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.79 Max: 4.51
Current: 4.29
0.33
4.51
Quick Ratio 4.26
ALTV's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. ALTV: 4.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ALTV' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.53 Max: 4.26
Current: 4.26
0.33
4.26
Days Inventory 6.13
ALTV's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
75% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.40 vs. ALTV: 6.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
ALTV' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 6.25  Med: 56.13 Max: 182.32
Current: 6.13
6.25
182.32
Days Sales Outstanding 58.87
ALTV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
62% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.48 vs. ALTV: 58.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ALTV' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 33.18  Med: 44.66 Max: 100.78
Current: 58.87
33.18
100.78

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 4.19
ALTV's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
58% of the 653 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.64 vs. ALTV: 4.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ALTV' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.99  Med: 6.65 Max: 14.81
Current: 4.19
2.99
14.81
Dividend growth (3y) -100.00
ALTV's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
86% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. ALTV: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
ALTV' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -100  Med: 9.10 Max: 42.1
Current: -100
-100
42.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.19
ALTV's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
51% of the 653 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.03 vs. ALTV: 4.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ALTV' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.99  Med: 6.62 Max: 14.81
Current: 4.19
2.99
14.81
Share Buyback Rate -2.40
ALTV's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
64% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. ALTV: -2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
ALTV' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0.8  Med: -0.20 Max: -43.4
Current: -2.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Net Cash 7.39
ALTV's Price/Net Cash is ranked lower than
51% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.02 vs. ALTV: 7.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Cash only.
ALTV' s 10-Year Price/Net Cash Range
Min: 4.47  Med: 5.28 Max: 6.96
Current: 7.39
4.47
6.96
Price/Net Current Asset Value 3.92
ALTV's Price/Net Current Asset Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.13 vs. ALTV: 3.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Net Current Asset Value only.
ALTV' s 10-Year Price/Net Current Asset Value Range
Min: 2.95  Med: 3.81 Max: 240.67
Current: 3.92
2.95
240.67
Price/Tangible Book 1.88
ALTV's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
64% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.85 vs. ALTV: 1.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
ALTV' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.43  Med: 2.95 Max: 18.05
Current: 1.88
1.43
18.05
Price/Projected FCF 2.06
ALTV's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
69% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. ALTV: 2.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ALTV' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.16 Max: 3.24
Current: 2.06
0.52
3.24
Price/Median PS Value 0.52
ALTV's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. ALTV: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ALTV' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.49  Med: 1.11 Max: 2.66
Current: 0.52
0.49
2.66
Price/Graham Number 0.36
ALTV's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
96% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.75 vs. ALTV: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
ALTV' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.39 Max: 2.56
Current: 0.36
0.29
2.56
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 181.80
ALTV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. ALTV: 181.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ALTV' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.9  Med: 1.20 Max: 775.7
Current: 181.8
0.9
775.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -2.26
ALTV's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.23 vs. ALTV: -2.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ALTV' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -29.8  Med: 6.90 Max: 20.2
Current: -2.26
-29.8
20.2

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Alteva Inc was incorporated in New York on January 16, 1902. The Company, together with its subsidiaries, is a provider of hosted Unified Communications as a Service "UCaaS" that enhances business productivity and efficiency. Its UCaaS solution integrates and optimizes cloud-based technologies and business applications to deliver a comprehensive voice, video and collaboration service for the office and mobile workforce. Its cloud-based UCaaS solutions are focused on medium, large and enterprise markets, which are defined as 20-500 users per location. The Company also operates as a regional Incumbent Local Exchange Carrier "ILEC" in southern Orange County, New York and northern New Jersey. The Company operates in two segments; Unified Communications and Telephone. Its Telephone segment provides local and toll telephone service, high-speed broadband and fiber Internet access services and satellite video services to residential and business customers. Its Unified Communications Solutions offers a comprehensive managed solution including hosted voice and hybrid Session Initiation Protocol trunks, with integrated instant messaging, presence, unified messaging and video along with local, long distance and international communications services. Its Business Productivity Application integration is fully integrated with a variety of business productivity applications including Microsoft Office, and Google Apps for Business. Its Audio Conferencing and Web Collaboration Solutions offers a range of collaboration solutions including screen sharing and group audio and web conferencing for over 3,000 participants. Its Access Solutions offers a range of access solutions for businesses ranging from T1s to fiber connections and MPLS circuits and it works closely with various providers to coordinate installation and support the connectivity. Its Wholesale Services offers a packaged solution including infrastructure and services. Its Network Design and Management develop and support the implementation of customized network and voice solutions. Its Local network services include traditional dial tone that is used to make or to receive voice, fax or analog modem calls from a residence or business. Its Network access services connect a customer's telephone or other equipment to the transmission facilities of other carriers that provides long distance and other communications services. Its directory service group publishes and sells yellow and white page advertising in both print and online. The Company competes with both premise-based voice and video providers such as Avaya and Cisco, as well as cloud-based voice and UC providers such as 8x8, Inc., Verizon and Comcast; its directory services competes with Yellow Book, Verizon, Frontier, and CenturyLink; and it broadband internet and dial-up internet services competes with Cablevision in New York and Service Electric in New Jersey.
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