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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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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.25
BT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
70% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. BT: 0.25 )
BT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.4
Current: 0.25

0.01
0.4
Equity to Asset -0.02
BT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
58% of the 829 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. BT: -0.02 )
BT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.09   Max: 0.56
Current: -0.02

-0.09
0.56
Interest Coverage 5.35
BT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
73% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.57 vs. BT: 5.35 )
BT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 11.82
Current: 5.35

0.68
11.82
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.49
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 (%) 17.20
BT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.24 vs. BT: 17.20 )
BT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -4.3   Max: 30.35
Current: 17.2

-4.3
30.35
Net-margin (%) 11.04
BT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.47 vs. BT: 11.04 )
BT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -8.86   Max: 17.6
Current: 11.04

-8.86
17.6
ROA (%) 8.11
BT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. BT: 8.11 )
BT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.3   Max: 11.8
Current: 8.11

-3.3
11.8
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 22.72
BT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.74 vs. BT: 22.72 )
BT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -7.19   Max: 26.43
Current: 22.72

-7.19
26.43
Revenue Growth (%) -4.10
BT's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. BT: -4.10 )
BT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -11.7   Max: 8.2
Current: -4.1

-11.7
8.2
EBITDA Growth (%) -11.20
BT's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 653 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. BT: -11.20 )
BT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -14.2   Max: 10.3
Current: -11.2

-14.2
10.3
EPS Growth (%) 9.60
BT's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. BT: 9.60 )
BT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -41.5   Max: 32.6
Current: 9.6

-41.5
32.6
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

BT Guru Trades in Q3 2013

John Rogers 5,532 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,264,200 sh (+5.66%)
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Q4 2013

BT Guru Trades in Q4 2013

David Dreman 855 sh (New)
John Rogers 7,149 sh (+29.23%)
Jim Simons 1,241,300 sh (-1.81%)
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Q1 2014

BT Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 1,381,900 sh (+11.33%)
John Rogers Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
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Q2 2014

BT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 1,577,900 sh (+14.18%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with BT

(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
David Dreman 2014-03-31 Sold Out $60.99 - $69.75 $ 62.65-3%0
David Dreman 2013-12-31 New Buy$54.49 - $62.91 $ 62.655%855
John Hussman 2013-06-30 Sold Out 0.02%$40.7 - $49.86 $ 62.6538%0
John Hussman 2011-12-31 New Buy$25.69 - $31.59 $ 62.65114%10000
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 15.60
BT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
84% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.70 vs. BT: 15.60 )
BT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.38   Max: 42.87
Current: 15.6

5.38
42.87
P/S 1.70
BT's P/S is ranked higher than
58% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. BT: 1.70 )
BT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 3.25
Current: 1.7

0.27
3.25
PFCF 12.30
BT's PFCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 35.43 vs. BT: 12.30 )
BT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 26
Current: 12.3

3.3
26
EV-to-EBIT 12.12
BT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
88% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.90 vs. BT: 12.12 )
BT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.9   Max: 14.3
Current: 12.12

6.9
14.3
Shiller P/E 21.70
BT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
79% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 57.61 vs. BT: 21.70 )
BT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.52   Max: 24.31
Current: 21.7

3.52
24.31

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.80
BT's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
56% of the 608 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.36 vs. BT: 2.80 )
BT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.34   Max: 17.95
Current: 2.8

2.34
17.95
Dividend Payout 0.39
BT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
89% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. BT: 0.39 )
BT' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 1.6
Current: 0.39

0.14
1.6
Dividend growth (3y) 12.20
BT's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
90% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. BT: 12.20 )
BT' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 36.8
Current: 12.2

0
36.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 9.11
BT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
87% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. BT: 9.11 )
BT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 7.61   Max: 58.38
Current: 9.11

7.61
58.38
Share Buyback Rate -0.50
BT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
81% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. BT: -0.50 )
BT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.1   Max: -9.4
Current: -0.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 1.60
BT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
77% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. BT: 1.60 )
BT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 8.72
Current: 1.6

0.32
8.72
Price/Median PS Value 1.80
BT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. BT: 1.80 )
BT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 4.43
Current: 1.8

0.3
4.43
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.20
BT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
78% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. BT: 8.20 )
BT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 7   Max: 14.4
Current: 8.2

7
14.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 0.51
BT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
74% of the 687 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. BT: 0.51 )
BT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -15.6   Max: 29.7
Current: 0.51

-15.6
29.7

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
Compare:CHU, VOD, LSE:0OHL, T, LSE:0H6X » details
Traded in other countries:BT.A.UK, BTQ.Germany, BTGOF.USA, BTQA.Germany
BT Group PLC is a provider of communications services companies, serving the needs of customers in the UK and in more than 170 countries worldwide. Its main activities are the provision of fixed telephony lines and calls, broadband, mobile and TV products and services as well as managed networked IT services. It has four customer-facing lines of business: BT Global Services, which is a managed networked IT services business, serving customers in more than 170 countries worldwide; BT Retail, which provides communications products and services to the consumer market, and provides IT and communications services to small and medium-sized enterprises; BT Wholesale, which provides products and services to over 1,000 communications providers in the UK; and Openreach, which is responsible for the last mile of the UK access network and for the roll-out of super-fast broadband. Its geographic areas are: UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Americas and Asia Pacific.
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