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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.

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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

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» BLC's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

BLC Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Jim Simons 272,600 sh (New)
John Keeley 2,709,430 sh (+7.2%)
Chuck Royce 3,564,180 sh (+6.45%)
Joel Greenblatt 274,477 sh (+1.12%)
Jeremy Grantham 291,277 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 385,152 sh (-0.7%)
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Q2 2013

BLC Guru Trades in Q2 2013

John Paulson 5,262,700 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 52,469 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1,000,000 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 629,952 sh (+63.56%)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Jim Simons 268,800 sh (-1.39%)
Joel Greenblatt 260,196 sh (-5.2%)
John Keeley 73,160 sh (-97.3%)
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Q3 2013

BLC Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Jeremy Grantham 514,184 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 67,463 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 28,000 sh (New)
Whitney Tilson 18,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 926,700 sh (+244.75%)
Joel Greenblatt 683,922 sh (+162.85%)
John Paulson 9,041,300 sh (+71.8%)
Mario Gabelli 963,052 sh (+52.88%)
John Keeley Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jean-Marie Eveillard 360,000 sh (-64%)
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Q4 2013

BLC Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Whitney Tilson Sold Out
Jean-Marie Eveillard Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Paulson Sold Out
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BLC

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Paulson 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.8%$13.66 - $13.75 $ 13.750%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.3%$13.66 - $13.75 $ 13.750%0
Mario Gabelli 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.08%$13.66 - $13.75 $ 13.750%0
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$13.66 - $13.75 $ 13.750%0
John Paulson 2013-09-30 Add 71.8%0.33%$13.71 - $14.36 $ 13.75-3%9041300
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 162.85%0.19%$13.71 - $14.36 $ 13.75-3%683922
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Add 52.88%0.03%$13.71 - $14.36 $ 13.75-3%963052
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-09-30 Reduce -64%0.03%$13.71 - $14.36 $ 13.75-3%360000
John Keeley 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.02%$13.71 - $14.36 $ 13.75-3%0
John Paulson 2013-06-30 New Buy0.52%$9.28 - $14.19 $ 13.7520%5262700
John Keeley 2013-06-30 Reduce -97.3%0.51%$9.28 - $14.19 $ 13.7520%73160
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-06-30 New Buy0.04%$9.28 - $14.19 $ 13.7520%1000000
Mario Gabelli 2013-06-30 Add 63.56%0.02%$9.28 - $14.19 $ 13.7520%629952
Joel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Add 37.49%0.03%$7 - $8.17 $ 13.7583%271444
Joel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Add 656.43%0.08%$5.65 - $7.22 $ 13.75118%191007
Joel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Reduce -81.68%0.08%$6.55 - $7.99 $ 13.75103%25251
John Keeley 2011-12-31 Add 21.28%0.05%$4.45 - $6.61 $ 13.75134%2327410
Joel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Add 30.8%0.02%$4.45 - $6.61 $ 13.75134%137850
Joel Greenblatt 2011-09-30 Add 134.37%0.05%$4.86 - $7.57 $ 13.75128%105389
John Keeley 2011-09-30 Add 24.01%0.04%$4.86 - $7.57 $ 13.75128%1919090
George Soros 2011-09-30 Sold Out 0.0022%$4.86 - $7.57 $ 13.75128%0
John Keeley 2011-06-30 Add 33.43%0.05%$6.93 - $9.08 $ 13.7579%1547560
Joel Greenblatt 2011-06-30 Reduce -30.39%0.05%$6.93 - $9.08 $ 13.7579%44967
George Soros 2011-06-30 New Buy$6.93 - $9.08 $ 13.7579%20900
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Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.33
BLC's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
64% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 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
85% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 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
62% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. BLC: 2.33 )
BLC' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0   Max: 0
Current: 2.33

Valuation & Return

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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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