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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.41
BT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
55% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. BT: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 0.41
Current: 0.41

0.01
0.41
Equity to Asset 0.03
BT's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
92% of the 423 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 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.09   Max: 0.53
Current: 0.03

-0.09
0.53
Interest Coverage 3.97
BT's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
73% of the 252 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.03 vs. BT: 3.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
BT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.09   Max: 9.69
Current: 3.97

0.09
9.69
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.82
M-Score: -2.81
WACC vs ROIC
9.59%
15.95%
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 (%) 20.22
BT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.54 vs. BT: 20.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -1.64   Max: 22.21
Current: 20.22

-1.64
22.21
Net-margin (%) 11.92
BT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 450 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.35 vs. BT: 11.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -8.86   Max: 17.59
Current: 11.92

-8.86
17.59
ROE (%) 1976.85
BT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 424 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.84 vs. BT: 1976.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -12.12   Max: 1976.85
Current: 1976.85

-12.12
1976.85
ROA (%) 3.47
BT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. BT: 3.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -3.92   Max: 11.67
Current: 3.47

-3.92
11.67
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.38
BT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.00 vs. BT: 10.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1.66   Max: 40.27
Current: 10.38

-1.66
40.27
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.30
BT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. BT: -2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -11.7   Max: 8.2
Current: -2.3

-11.7
8.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 2.70
BT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 282 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. BT: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -41.5   Max: 32.6
Current: 2.7

-41.5
32.6
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

BT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 1,577,900 sh (+14.18%)
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Q3 2014

BT Guru Trades in Q3 2014

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Jim Simons 1,730,400 sh (+9.66%)
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Q4 2014

BT Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 1,677,400 sh (-3.06%)
David Dreman 424 sh (-22.34%)
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Q1 2015

BT Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 1,704,600 sh (+1.62%)
David Dreman 424 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 17.40
BT's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
52% of the 297 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.00 vs. BT: 17.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
BT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.09   Max: 18.6
Current: 17.4

4.09
18.6
Forward P/E 147.06
BT's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
52% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.66 vs. BT: 147.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 17.30
BT's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
63% of the 298 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. BT: 17.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
BT' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 4.19   Max: 18.23
Current: 17.3

4.19
18.23
P/S 2.10
BT's P/S is ranked lower than
99% of the 406 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. BT: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
BT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 2.14
Current: 2.1

0.26
2.14
PFCF 15.60
BT's PFCF is ranked lower than
68% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BT: 15.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
BT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.38   Max: 23.09
Current: 15.6

3.38
23.09
POCF 7.64
BT's POCF is ranked higher than
51% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.72 vs. BT: 7.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
BT' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.21   Max: 7.96
Current: 7.64

1.21
7.96
EV-to-EBIT 12.23
BT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
68% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.38 vs. BT: 12.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.1   Max: 79.3
Current: 12.23

7.1
79.3
Shiller P/E 20.40
BT's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
96% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.35 vs. BT: 20.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
BT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 3.38   Max: 26.82
Current: 20.4

3.38
26.82
Current Ratio 0.97
BT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. BT: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 1.23
Current: 0.97

0.46
1.23
Quick Ratio 0.96
BT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. BT: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 1.22
Current: 0.96

0.45
1.22
Days Inventory 20.42
BT's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
57% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.83 vs. BT: 20.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BT' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 2.86   Max: 23.48
Current: 20.42

2.86
23.48
Days Sales Outstanding 105.32
BT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
84% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 46.00 vs. BT: 105.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BT' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 27.34   Max: 74.74
Current: 105.32

27.34
74.74

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.60
BT's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
194% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BT: 2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
BT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.81   Max: 21.32
Current: 2.6

1.81
21.32
Dividend Payout 0.43
BT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
55% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. BT: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
BT' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 0.72
Current: 0.43

0.14
0.72
Dividend growth (3y) 10.70
BT's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
66% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. BT: 10.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
BT' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 41.8
Current: 10.7

0
41.8
Yield on cost (5-Year) 7.29
BT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
61% of the 239 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BT: 7.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
BT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 5.08   Max: 59.78
Current: 7.29

5.08
59.78

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Median PS Value 2.10
BT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
130% of the 418 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. BT: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
BT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 4.29
Current: 2.1

0.29
4.29
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.10
BT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
70% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. BT: 8.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
BT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 14.1
Current: 8.1

1.3
14.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 6.92
BT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked lower than
56% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. BT: 6.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
BT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -28.1   Max: 35.3
Current: 6.92

-28.1
35.3

Analyst Estimate

Mar16 Mar17 Mar18
Revenue(Mil) 29,532 33,878 39,432
EPS($) 0.49 0.52 0.63
EPS without NRI($) 0.49 0.52 0.63

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 public limited company registered in England and Wales incorporated on 30 March, 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 worldwide. The Company is engaged in providing Fibre broadband, networked IT services, voice & broadbad 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 worldwide, 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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