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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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.15
BCOM's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
72% of the 419 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. BCOM: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
BCOM' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.23 Max: N/A
Current: 0.15
Equity-to-Asset 0.06
BCOM's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
90% of the 418 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. BCOM: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
BCOM' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.06 Max: 0.61
Current: 0.06
0.03
0.61
Interest Coverage 2.02
BCOM's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
80% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.07 vs. BCOM: 2.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BCOM' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.34  Med: 2.53 Max: 3.39
Current: 2.02
1.34
3.39
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 0.82
Beneish M-Score: -3.18
WACC vs ROIC
4.19%
4.70%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 6/10

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Operating Margin % 18.18
BCOM's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
82% of the 418 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.36 vs. BCOM: 18.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
BCOM' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.45  Med: 14.18 Max: 28.48
Current: 18.18
7.45
28.48
Net Margin % -1.34
BCOM's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
71% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. BCOM: -1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
BCOM' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.9  Med: 0.94 Max: 12.53
Current: -1.34
-1.9
12.53
ROE % -10.78
BCOM's ROE % is ranked lower than
78% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.82 vs. BCOM: -10.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
BCOM' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -20.11  Med: 6.18 Max: 20.94
Current: -10.78
-20.11
20.94
ROA % -0.61
BCOM's ROA % is ranked lower than
68% of the 427 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. BCOM: -0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
BCOM' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.06  Med: 0.41 Max: 7.37
Current: -0.61
-1.06
7.37
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 26.66
BCOM's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
69% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.51 vs. BCOM: 26.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
BCOM' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 19  Med: 29 Max: 94.07
Current: 26.66
19
94.07
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -1.20
BCOM's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
61% of the 392 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. BCOM: -1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
BCOM' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.3  Med: 48.5 Max: 105.9
Current: -1.2
-7.3
105.9
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -2.30
BCOM's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
61% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. BCOM: -2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
BCOM' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 56.1 Max: 146.2
Current: -2.3
0
146.2
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 66.10
BCOM's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
95% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -3.60 vs. BCOM: 66.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
BCOM' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -51.9  Med: 38.3 Max: 66.1
Current: 66.1
-51.9
66.1
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services    NAICS: 517410    SIC: 4812
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Traded in other countries:BCOM.Israel,
B Communications Ltd provides communications services in Israel. The Company's services include domestic fixed-line, cellular & international communication services, Internet services, multi-channel television.

B Communications Ltd was organized in 1999 as "Gold E Ltd". The Company is engaged in the telecommunications sector. It is a provider of communications services in Israel, providing telecommunications operations and services, including domestic fixed-line, cellular and international communication services, Internet services, multi-channel television, television and radio broadcasts, satellite broadcasts, customer call centers, maintenance and development of communications infrastructures, provision of communications services to other communications providers and the supply and maintenance of equipment on customer premises, which is referred to as network end point, or NEP services. The Company's segments include Domestic fixed-line communications; Cellular communications; International communications and Internet services; and Multi-channel television.

Ratios

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Forward PE Ratio 1.64
BCOM's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.29 vs. BCOM: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 2.41
BCOM's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
96% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.53 vs. BCOM: 2.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
BCOM' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 2.26 Max: 41.99
Current: 2.41
0.13
41.99
PB Ratio 1.78
BCOM's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. BCOM: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
BCOM' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.75 Max: 3.44
Current: 1.78
0.14
3.44
PS Ratio 0.20
BCOM's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
97% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. BCOM: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
BCOM' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.24 Max: 3.61
Current: 0.2
0.02
3.61
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 1.34
BCOM's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
98% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.85 vs. BCOM: 1.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
BCOM' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.75 Max: 41.46
Current: 1.34
0.1
41.46
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 0.80
BCOM's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
98% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.87 vs. BCOM: 0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
BCOM' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 1.01 Max: 43.15
Current: 0.8
0.07
43.15
EV-to-EBIT 8.26
BCOM's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
89% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.15 vs. BCOM: 8.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BCOM' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 7.5 Max: 17.5
Current: 8.26
1.7
17.5
EV-to-EBITDA 3.87
BCOM's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
90% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.03 vs. BCOM: 3.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BCOM' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.7  Med: 3.9 Max: 12.3
Current: 3.87
0.7
12.3
Current Ratio 0.88
BCOM's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 407 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. BCOM: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BCOM' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.16 Max: 2.1
Current: 0.88
0.23
2.1
Quick Ratio 0.86
BCOM's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 407 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. BCOM: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BCOM' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.14 Max: 2.1
Current: 0.86
0.23
2.1
Days Sales Outstanding 71.60
BCOM's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
72% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.51 vs. BCOM: 71.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BCOM' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.49  Med: 88.61 Max: 206.23
Current: 71.6
2.49
206.23

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield % 16.42
BCOM's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
100% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.85 vs. BCOM: 16.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
BCOM' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.09  Med: 5.06 Max: 19.52
Current: 16.42
3.09
19.52
Forward Dividend Yield % 19.08
BCOM's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
100% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.21 vs. BCOM: 19.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 16.42
BCOM's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
99% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. BCOM: 16.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
BCOM' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.09  Med: 5.05 Max: 19.52
Current: 16.42
3.09
19.52

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.11
BCOM's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
98% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. BCOM: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
BCOM' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.11 Max: 3.65
Current: 0.11
0.04
3.65
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.85
BCOM's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
71% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. BCOM: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
BCOM' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 1.01 Max: 14.91
Current: 0.85
0.13
14.91
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 12.11
BCOM's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
91% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.84 vs. BCOM: 12.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
BCOM' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.7  Med: 13.3 Max: 59.3
Current: 12.11
5.7
59.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 94.29
BCOM's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
99% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.29 vs. BCOM: 94.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
BCOM' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.2  Med: 94.1 Max: 228.9
Current: 94.29
-0.2
228.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $2,806
EPS (TTM) $ -1.25
Beta1.29
Short Percentage of Float0.02%
52-Week Range $17.99 - 31.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)29.89

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 10,314 10,354 10,399 10,464
EPS ($) -5.34 11.90 12.11 12.18
EPS without NRI ($) -5.34 11.90 12.11 12.18
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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