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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 0.30
BT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
51% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. BT: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BT' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.14 Max: N/A
Current: 0.3
Equity to Asset 0.03
BT's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
93% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. BT: 0.03 )
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: 0.03
-0.13
0.55
Interest Coverage 4.19
BT's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
69% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.81 vs. BT: 4.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BT' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 2.01 Max: 4.59
Current: 4.19
0.09
4.59
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.03
M-Score: -2.75
WACC vs ROIC
9.62%
42.11%
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 19.77
BT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.58 vs. BT: 19.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BT' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 12.70 Max: 19.36
Current: 19.77
1.39
19.36
Net-margin (%) 12.26
BT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. BT: 12.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BT' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.89  Med: 9.33 Max: 14.09
Current: 12.26
-0.89
14.09
ROE (%) 1563.83
BT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.28 vs. BT: 1563.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BT' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.96  Med: 123.91 Max: 1976.85
Current: 1563.83
-6.96
1976.85
ROA (%) 8.61
BT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. BT: 8.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BT' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.66  Med: 7.24 Max: 11.67
Current: 8.61
-0.66
11.67
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 26.32
BT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.10 vs. BT: 26.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.83  Med: 24.13 Max: 33.64
Current: 26.32
18.83
33.64
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.30
BT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. BT: -2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BT' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11.7  Med: -0.50 Max: 8.2
Current: -2.3
-11.7
8.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 2.30
BT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. BT: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BT' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.1  Med: 2.30 Max: 34.3
Current: 2.3
-42.1
34.3
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 16.82
BT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
51% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.87 vs. BT: 16.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BT' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.28  Med: 10.69 Max: 18.8
Current: 16.82
5.28
18.8
Forward P/E 13.23
BT's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
62% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.37 vs. BT: 13.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 16.63
BT's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
54% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.60 vs. BT: 16.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BT' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.17  Med: 10.40 Max: 18.52
Current: 16.63
5.17
18.52
P/B 44.79
BT's P/B is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. BT: 44.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BT' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.35  Med: 13.83 Max: 233
Current: 44.79
2.35
233
P/S 2.07
BT's P/S is ranked lower than
90% of the 708 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. BT: 2.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BT' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.98 Max: 2.25
Current: 2.07
0.27
2.25
PFCF 20.37
BT's PFCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.91 vs. BT: 20.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BT' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.03  Med: 8.36 Max: 29.25
Current: 20.37
3.03
29.25
POCF 8.42
BT's POCF is ranked lower than
63% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. BT: 8.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BT' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 3.74 Max: 9.43
Current: 8.42
0.87
9.43
EV-to-EBIT 12.13
BT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
64% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.12 vs. BT: 12.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BT' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 6.70 Max: 19.1
Current: 12.13
2.1
19.1
EV-to-EBITDA 7.12
BT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
57% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.32 vs. BT: 7.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
BT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 4.00 Max: 7.9
Current: 7.12
1.1
7.9
Shiller P/E 18.70
BT's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
58% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.31 vs. BT: 18.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BT' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.11  Med: 11.46 Max: 20.83
Current: 18.7
4.11
20.83
Current Ratio 0.90
BT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. BT: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.72 Max: 1.28
Current: 0.9
0.37
1.28
Quick Ratio 0.88
BT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. BT: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.71 Max: 1.27
Current: 0.88
0.35
1.27
Days Inventory 25.00
BT's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
55% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.14 vs. BT: 25.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BT' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.86  Med: 4.46 Max: 23.48
Current: 25
2.86
23.48
Days Sales Outstanding 68.66
BT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
74% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.67 vs. BT: 68.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.34  Med: 31.34 Max: 33.29
Current: 68.66
27.34
33.29
Days Payable 688.02
BT's Days Payable is ranked higher than
99% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 64.06 vs. BT: 688.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
BT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 81.46  Med: 201.34 Max: 663.99
Current: 688.02
81.46
663.99

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 2.99
BT's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
69% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.53 vs. BT: 2.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BT' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.81  Med: 4.01 Max: 21.35
Current: 2.99
1.81
21.35
Dividend Payout 0.43
BT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
71% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. BT: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BT' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.83 Max: 6.75
Current: 0.43
0.2
6.75
Dividend Growth (3y) 10.70
BT's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
68% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. BT: 10.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
BT' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 3.20 Max: 41.8
Current: 10.7
0
41.8
Forward Dividend Yield 5.83
BT's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
62% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. BT: 5.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 8.58
BT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
78% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. BT: 8.58 )
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: 5.08  Med: 11.24 Max: 59.86
Current: 8.58
5.08
59.86

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Projected FCF 1.63
BT's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
71% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. BT: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
BT' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.41 Max: 26.17
Current: 1.63
0.3
26.17
Price/Median PS Value 2.05
BT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. BT: 2.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BT' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 1.16 Max: 5.56
Current: 2.05
0.28
5.56
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.22
BT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. BT: 8.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.2  Med: 15.00 Max: 47.1
Current: 8.22
5.2
47.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 2.91
BT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.22 vs. BT: 2.91 )
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: -10.7  Med: 9.70 Max: 39.9
Current: 2.91
-10.7
39.9

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $27241
EPS $ 1.98
Beta1.18
Short Percentage of Float0.05%
52-Week Range $31.10 - 37.69
Shares Outstanding(Mil)1674.65

Analyst Estimate

Mar16 Mar17 Mar18 Mar19
Revenue(Mil) 28,140 36,701 37,213 37,780
EPS($) 2.28 2.57 2.75 2.73
EPS without NRI($) 2.28 2.57 2.75 2.73

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Traded in other countries:BT.Argentina, BTQ.Germany, BTN.Mexico, BT.A.UK, BTGOF.USA,
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 in more than 170 countries. The Company is engaged in providing Fibre broadband, networked IT services, voice & broadband services to UK SMEs & consumers. It is also a wholesaler of telecom services in Europe. The Company has five customer-facing lines of business: BT Global Services, BT business, BT Consumer, BT Wholesale and Openreach. BT Global Services is a managed networked IT services business, serving customers in approximately more than 170 countries. Its products & services include BT Connect, BT Assure, BT One, BT Advise, BT Contact, & BT Compute. Its BT Business provides services to approximately 900,000 UK SMEs and provides fixed-voice, networking and broadband services. Its BT Consumer is engaged in providing consumer Fixed-voice and broadband in the UK with a growing base of TV and BT Sport customers. Its BT Wholesale is engaged in providing wholesale telecoms services in Europe to approximately more than 1,400 CP customers. Openreach is responsible for the last mile of the UK access network and for the roll-out of super-fast broadband and products include; Fibre broadband, copper-based services and Ethernet. Its geographic areas are: UK, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Americas and Asia Pacific.
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