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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.01
CBBPRB's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
98% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. CBBPRB: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CBBPRB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.01 Max: 0.23
Current: 0.01
0
0.23
Equity to Asset -0.27
CBBPRB's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
97% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. CBBPRB: -0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CBBPRB' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.79  Med: -0.26 Max: 0.46
Current: -0.27
-1.79
0.46
Interest Coverage 0.78
CBBPRB's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
98% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.93 vs. CBBPRB: 0.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CBBPRB' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.39  Med: 1.93 Max: 7.22
Current: 0.78
0.39
7.22
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: -0.94
M-Score: -3.12
WACC vs ROIC
7.81%
4.16%
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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history
Operating margin (%) 7.42
CBBPRB's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.37 vs. CBBPRB: 7.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CBBPRB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -96.09  Med: 19.78 Max: 43.91
Current: 7.42
-96.09
43.91
Net-margin (%) 16.07
CBBPRB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.35 vs. CBBPRB: 16.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CBBPRB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -194.63  Med: 2.46 Max: 85.5
Current: 16.07
-194.63
85.5
ROA (%) 10.62
CBBPRB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. CBBPRB: 10.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CBBPRB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -109.22  Med: 1.20 Max: 75.55
Current: 10.62
-109.22
75.55
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 38.96
CBBPRB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.77 vs. CBBPRB: 38.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CBBPRB' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -110.07  Med: 21.14 Max: 73.74
Current: 38.96
-110.07
73.74
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -5.90
CBBPRB's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. CBBPRB: -5.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CBBPRB' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -44.2  Med: 2.90 Max: 17.8
Current: -5.9
-44.2
17.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 2.30
CBBPRB's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. CBBPRB: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CBBPRB' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -49.8  Med: 2.30 Max: 162.1
Current: 2.3
-49.8
162.1
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 97.90
CBBPRB's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. CBBPRB: 97.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CBBPRB' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -70.1  Med: -30.45 Max: 97.9
Current: 97.9
-70.1
97.9
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
CBBPRB49.501.73Depositary Shares Each Representing a 1/20th interest in a share of 6 3/4% Cumulative Convertible Pr

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 4.30
CBBPRB's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
95% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.90 vs. CBBPRB: 4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CBBPRB' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.16  Med: 14.72 Max: 4090
Current: 4.3
1.16
4090
Forward P/E 17.70
CBBPRB's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
54% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.31 vs. CBBPRB: 17.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 6.30
CBBPRB's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
91% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.60 vs. CBBPRB: 6.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CBBPRB' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 1.16  Med: 13.89 Max: 129.33
Current: 6.3
1.16
129.33
P/S 0.64
CBBPRB's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. CBBPRB: 0.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CBBPRB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.67 Max: 14.73
Current: 0.64
0.24
14.73
POCF 6.87
CBBPRB's POCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.72 vs. CBBPRB: 6.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CBBPRB' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.83  Med: 3.28 Max: 25.27
Current: 6.87
0.83
25.27
EV-to-EBIT 6.67
CBBPRB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
86% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.31 vs. CBBPRB: 6.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CBBPRB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -65.6  Med: 11.20 Max: 99.4
Current: 6.67
-65.6
99.4
Shiller P/E 17.53
CBBPRB's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
51% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.77 vs. CBBPRB: 17.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CBBPRB' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 1.32  Med: 15.50 Max: 49.86
Current: 17.53
1.32
49.86
Current Ratio 1.00
CBBPRB's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. CBBPRB: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CBBPRB' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.86 Max: 2.25
Current: 1
0.42
2.25
Quick Ratio 0.91
CBBPRB's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. CBBPRB: 0.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CBBPRB' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.79 Max: 2.19
Current: 0.91
0.41
2.19
Days Inventory 11.37
CBBPRB's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
59% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.60 vs. CBBPRB: 11.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CBBPRB' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 6.76  Med: 15.47 Max: 21.34
Current: 11.37
6.76
21.34
Days Sales Outstanding 46.64
CBBPRB's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
51% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.27 vs. CBBPRB: 46.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CBBPRB' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 32.92  Med: 48.16 Max: 147.44
Current: 46.64
32.92
147.44

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 1.73
CBBPRB's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
100% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. CBBPRB: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CBBPRB' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 3.41
Current: 1.73
0
3.41
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.73
CBBPRB's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
100% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.61 vs. CBBPRB: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CBBPRB' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 3.41
Current: 1.73
0
3.41
Share Buyback Rate -1.60
CBBPRB's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
57% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. CBBPRB: -1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
CBBPRB' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 7.4  Med: -0.90 Max: -16.9
Current: -1.6

Valuation & Return

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Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 15.00
CBBPRB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. CBBPRB: 15.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CBBPRB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1  Med: 8.80 Max: 15
Current: 15
1
15
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -14.41
CBBPRB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.65 vs. CBBPRB: -14.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CBBPRB' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -19.3  Med: 12.10 Max: 37.5
Current: -14.41
-19.3
37.5

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Traded in other countries:CIB.Germany,
Cincinnati Bell Inc., is an Ohio corporation incorporated in 1983. The Company completed its initial public offering on January 24, 2013. The Company is a full-service regional provider of entertainment, data and voice communications services and equipment over wireline and wireless networks, a provider of managed and professional information technology services, and a reseller of information technology and telephony equipment. The Company also provides services to business customers with outsourced data center operations including related managed services from its data center facilities. The Company operates in four segments; Wireline, Wireless, IT Services and Hardware and Data Center Colocation. The Wireline segment provides products and services such as local voice, high-speed internet, data transport, long distance, entertainment, VoIP, and other services. The Wireline segment provides long distance and VoIP services primarily through its Cincinnati Bell Any Distance Inc. and eVolve Business Solutions LLC subsidiaries. The Wireline segment provides products and services such as Voice - local service, data services, Long distance and voice over Internet protocol, Entertainment and other revenues. The Company continues the expansion of Fioptics which is designed to compete directly with the cable Multiple System Operators (MSO). Fioptics covers approximately 276,0000 customer locations. The IT Services and Hardware provides managed IT solutions, including managed infrastructure services, IT and telephony equipment sales, and professional IT staffing services. The IT Service and Hardware segment provides products and services such as managed and professional services, and Telecom and IT equipment. The Company is a certified distributor of Cisco, EMC, Avaya, and Oracle equipment. Wireless services are provided to customers in the Company's licensed service territory, which includes Greater Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio, and areas of northern Kentucky and southeastern Indiana. The Company's Wireline and Wireless segments utilize a number of distribution channels. As of December 31, 2013, the Company operated seven retail stores in its operating territory, down from ten in the prior year. The Company also offers fully-automated, end-to-end web-based sales of wireless phones, accessories and various other Company services. In addition, the Company utilizes a door-to-door sales force that targets the sale of Fioptics to residents. Within each segment the Company utilizes a business-to-business sales force and a call center organization to reach business customers in operating territory. There are approximately 130 third-party agent locations that sell Wireline and Wireless products and services at their retail locations. The Company also sells wireline and wireless capacity on a wholesale basis to independent companies, including competitors that resell these services to end-users. The Company is a certified distributor of Cisco, EMC,

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