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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.21
BT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
62% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. BT: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BT' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.15 Max: N/A
Current: 0.21
Equity to Asset 0.23
BT's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
77% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. BT: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BT' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.13  Med: 0.11 Max: 0.55
Current: 0.23
-0.13
0.55
Interest Coverage 7.25
BT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
50% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.27 vs. BT: 7.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BT' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 3.43 Max: 7.27
Current: 7.25
0.09
7.27
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.36
WACC vs ROIC
5.99%
25.07%
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 18.82
BT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.36 vs. BT: 18.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BT' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 13.92 Max: 19.61
Current: 18.82
1.39
19.61
Net-margin (%) 13.03
BT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.38 vs. BT: 13.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BT' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.89  Med: 10.01 Max: 14.09
Current: 13.03
-0.89
14.09
ROE (%) 52.65
BT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.88 vs. BT: 52.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BT' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.95  Med: 98.42 Max: 1976.85
Current: 52.65
-6.95
1976.85
ROA (%) 8.15
BT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. BT: 8.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BT' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.66  Med: 7.41 Max: 11.67
Current: 8.15
-0.66
11.67
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 24.99
BT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.14 vs. BT: 24.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.57  Med: 22.47 Max: 34.66
Current: 24.99
13.57
34.66
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -0.30
BT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. BT: -0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BT' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.6  Med: -0.5 Max: 8.1
Current: -0.3
-11.6
8.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -0.70
BT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. BT: -0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BT' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.3  Med: -0.2 Max: 10.3
Current: -0.7
-13.3
10.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 7.70
BT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. BT: 7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BT' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.1  Med: 6.8 Max: 34.3
Current: 7.7
-42.1
34.3
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BT Guru Trades in Q4 2015

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David Dreman Sold Out
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Q2 2016

BT Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 3,991,600 sh (+3.09%)
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services    NAICS: 517110 
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BT Group PLC is a provider of telecommunications networks and services. It provides local and long-distance telephone call products and services, broadband network solutions, web hosting and related services.

BT Group PLC is a public limited company registered in England and Wales incorporated on March 30, 2001 as Newgate Telecommunications Limited. The Company is a provider of communications services companies, serving the needs of customers in the UK and serve customers across 180 countries. The Company is engaged in providing Fibre broadband, networked IT services, voice & broadband services to UK SMEs & consumers. The Company organised around six customer-facing lines of business: global services, business and public sector, consumer, EE, wholesale and ventures, and openreach. The lines of business are supported by Technology, Service & Operations, its internal service unit. It sells fixed-voice, broadband, mobile and TV products and services to consumers in the UK. It offers a variety of communications services ranging from phone and broadband through to complex managed networked IT solutions and cyber security protection. Many public services rely on our technologies.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 12.79
BT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
74% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.07 vs. BT: 12.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BT' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.28  Med: 11.77 Max: 18.54
Current: 12.79
5.28
18.54
Forward P/E 12.32
BT's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 102 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.58 vs. BT: 12.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.24
BT's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
74% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.83 vs. BT: 13.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BT' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.17  Med: 11.81 Max: 18.52
Current: 13.24
5.17
18.52
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 15.22
BT's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
56% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.31 vs. BT: 15.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
BT' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.18  Med: 14.52 Max: 257.78
Current: 15.22
5.18
257.78
P/B 3.78
BT's P/B is ranked lower than
71% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. BT: 3.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BT' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.32  Med: 9.28 Max: 55.29
Current: 3.78
2.32
55.29
P/S 1.67
BT's P/S is ranked lower than
56% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. BT: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BT' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.24 Max: 2.32
Current: 1.67
0.27
2.32
PFCF 9.15
BT's PFCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 217 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.51 vs. BT: 9.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BT' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.23  Med: 11.15 Max: 35.45
Current: 9.15
3.23
35.45
POCF 5.42
BT's POCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.73 vs. BT: 5.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BT' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.22  Med: 5.18 Max: 9.31
Current: 5.42
1.22
9.31
EV-to-EBIT 13.50
BT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
60% of the 339 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.05 vs. BT: 13.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BT' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.2  Med: 9.35 Max: 24.7
Current: 13.5
4.2
24.7
EV-to-EBITDA 7.56
BT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
56% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.61 vs. BT: 7.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2  Med: 4.4 Max: 8.4
Current: 7.56
2
8.4
PEG 45.00
BT's PEG is ranked lower than
97% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.54 vs. BT: 45.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
BT' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.09  Med: 2.69 Max: 81
Current: 45
1.09
81
Shiller P/E 16.03
BT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
54% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.38 vs. BT: 16.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BT' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.11  Med: 11.67 Max: 21.74
Current: 16.03
4.11
21.74
Current Ratio 0.75
BT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. BT: 0.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.73 Max: 1.28
Current: 0.75
0.37
1.28
Quick Ratio 0.73
BT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
69% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. BT: 0.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.72 Max: 1.27
Current: 0.73
0.35
1.27
Days Inventory 23.57
BT's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
61% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.21 vs. BT: 23.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BT' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.86  Med: 14.7 Max: 31.3
Current: 23.57
2.86
31.3
Days Sales Outstanding 78.81
BT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
74% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.51 vs. BT: 78.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.34  Med: 31.86 Max: 78.81
Current: 78.81
27.34
78.81
Days Payable 693.04
BT's Days Payable is ranked higher than
99% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 63.45 vs. BT: 693.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 81.46  Med: 646.4 Max: 941.7
Current: 693.04
81.46
941.7

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.96
BT's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
50% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. BT: 3.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BT' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.34  Med: 3.94 Max: 21.35
Current: 3.96
2.34
21.35
Dividend Payout 0.43
BT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
67% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. BT: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BT' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.41 Max: 0.72
Current: 0.43
0.26
0.72
Dividend Growth (3y) 10.00
BT's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
64% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. BT: 10.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
BT' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 6.7 Max: 41.8
Current: 10
0
41.8
Forward Dividend Yield 3.88
BT's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
54% of the 708 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.21 vs. BT: 3.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 6.79
BT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
70% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.95 vs. BT: 6.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BT' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.03  Med: 6.79 Max: 36.79
Current: 6.79
4.03
36.79
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -6.90
BT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
70% of the 263 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. BT: -6.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
BT' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.3  Med: 0 Max: 3.5
Current: -6.9
-10.3
3.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Projected FCF 1.32
BT's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
54% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. BT: 1.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BT' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.57 Max: 26.17
Current: 1.32
0.3
26.17
Price/Median PS Value 1.35
BT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
77% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. BT: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BT' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.03 Max: 4.39
Current: 1.35
0.23
4.39
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.62
BT's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
66% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. BT: 2.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
BT' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.69 Max: 3.1
Current: 2.62
0.29
3.1
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.44
BT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. BT: 7.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4  Med: 10.7 Max: 23.6
Current: 7.44
4
23.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 11.91
BT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.93 vs. BT: 11.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
BT' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.9  Med: 9.65 Max: 40.1
Current: 11.91
-2.9
40.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $29,941
EPS (TTM) $ 2.17
Beta0.86
Short Percentage of Float0.06%
52-Week Range $21.61 - 36.04
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1,992.24

Analyst Estimate

Mar17 Mar18 Mar19
Revenue (Mil $) 29,560 30,100 31,271
EPS ($) 1.87 2.01 2.23
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.87 2.01 2.23
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
4.88%
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.94 1.04 1.16
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