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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 : 5/10

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 : 2/10

» BLC's 10-Y Financials


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Guru Trades

BLC Guru Trades in

Q2 2013

BLC Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Steven Cohen 52,469 sh (New)
First Eagle Investment 1,000,000 sh (New)
John Paulson 5,262,700 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 629,952 sh (+63.56%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jim Simons 268,800 sh (-1.39%)
Joel Greenblatt 260,196 sh (-5.20%)
John Keeley 73,160 sh (-97.30%)
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Q3 2013

BLC Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 28,000 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 67,463 sh (New)
Whitney Tilson 18,000 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 514,184 sh (New)
Jim Simons 926,700 sh (+244.75%)
Joel Greenblatt 683,922 sh (+162.85%)
John Paulson 9,041,300 sh (+71.80%)
Mario Gabelli 963,052 sh (+52.88%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
John Keeley Sold Out
First Eagle Investment 360,000 sh (-64.00%)
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Q4 2013

BLC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Mario Gabelli 3,785,862 sh (+30.23%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
John Paulson Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Whitney Tilson Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
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Insider Trades

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Dividend & Buy Back

Dividend Yield 2.33
BLC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
70% of the 375 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. BLC: 2.33 )
BLC' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 2.33

Dividend Payout 0.45
BLC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
86% of the 757 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BLC: 0.45 )
BLC' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 0.45

Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.33
BLC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
66% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. BLC: 2.33 )
BLC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 2.33

Valuation & Return


Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Broadcasting - TV
Compare:TV, CBS, GTN, SKDTY, TVBCY » details
Traded in other countries:BES.Germany, BLCBB.USA,
Belo Corporation, a Delaware corporation, began as a Texas newspaper company in 1842. The company operates as a television company in the United States. It owns 20 television stations that reach more than 14 percent of U.S. television households, including ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, CW and MyNetwork TV affiliates, and their associated websites, in 15 markets across the United States. The Company also has three local and two regional news channels, Texas Cable News and NorthWest Cable News. It also operates more than 20 websites several interactive alliances and a broad range of Internet-based products. The Company derives revenues from the sale of airtime on its television stations, advertising space on the Company's Internet websites and retransmission of its programming by cable, satellite, telephone and wireless companies.
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