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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 0.31
CEL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
59% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. CEL: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CEL' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.26 Max: N/A
Current: 0.31
Equity to Asset 0.17
CEL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
84% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. CEL: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CEL' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.07 Max: 0.6
Current: 0.17
0.02
0.6
Interest Coverage 2.64
CEL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
82% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.93 vs. CEL: 2.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CEL' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.69  Med: 4.78 Max: 9999.99
Current: 2.64
1.69
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 1.59
M-Score: -3.19
WACC vs ROIC
3.16%
8.16%
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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Operating margin (%) 10.40
CEL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.37 vs. CEL: 10.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CEL' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 13.21  Med: 17.44 Max: 29.09
Current: 10.4
13.21
29.09
Net-margin (%) 4.45
CEL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.35 vs. CEL: 4.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CEL' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 5.83  Med: 10.21 Max: 19.38
Current: 4.45
5.83
19.38
ROE (%) 18.66
CEL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.77 vs. CEL: 18.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CEL' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 14.62  Med: 47.63 Max: 361.12
Current: 18.66
14.62
361.12
ROA (%) 2.80
CEL's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. CEL: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CEL' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 3.51  Med: 11.32 Max: 23.18
Current: 2.8
3.51
23.18
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 25.71
CEL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.77 vs. CEL: 25.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CEL' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 22.19  Med: 55.23 Max: 83.04
Current: 25.71
22.19
83.04
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -11.50
CEL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. CEL: -11.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CEL' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -11.5  Med: 2.10 Max: 4.8
Current: -11.5
-11.5
4.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -16.80
CEL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. CEL: -16.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CEL' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 4.60 Max: 36.2
Current: -16.8
0
36.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -25.00
CEL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. CEL: -25.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CEL' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -39.6  Med: 6.00 Max: 31.2
Current: -25
-39.6
31.2
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Guru Trades

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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 13.58
CEL's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
73% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.90 vs. CEL: 13.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CEL' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.78  Med: 9.04 Max: 16.61
Current: 13.58
3.78
16.61
Forward P/E 5.67
CEL's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.31 vs. CEL: 5.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 12.50
CEL's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
74% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.60 vs. CEL: 12.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CEL' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.78  Med: 9.07 Max: 17.01
Current: 12.5
3.78
17.01
P/B 2.37
CEL's P/B is ranked higher than
50% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. CEL: 2.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CEL' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.26  Med: 20.09 Max: 36.47
Current: 2.37
1.26
36.47
P/S 0.60
CEL's P/S is ranked higher than
80% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. CEL: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CEL' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.15 Max: 2.16
Current: 0.6
0.32
2.16
PFCF 4.01
CEL's PFCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.47 vs. CEL: 4.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CEL' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.74  Med: 6.11 Max: 13.67
Current: 4.01
1.74
13.67
POCF 2.44
CEL's POCF is ranked higher than
93% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.72 vs. CEL: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CEL' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 1.23  Med: 4.32 Max: 8
Current: 2.44
1.23
8
EV-to-EBIT 9.98
CEL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
76% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.31 vs. CEL: 9.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CEL' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.8  Med: 8.50 Max: 13.4
Current: 9.98
5.8
13.4
Shiller P/E 3.82
CEL's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
95% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.77 vs. CEL: 3.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CEL' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 2.01  Med: 4.88 Max: 15.73
Current: 3.82
2.01
15.73
Current Ratio 1.43
CEL's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. CEL: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CEL' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.91  Med: 1.41 Max: 2.32
Current: 1.43
0.91
2.32
Quick Ratio 1.38
CEL's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. CEL: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CEL' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.85  Med: 1.36 Max: 2.24
Current: 1.38
0.85
2.24
Days Inventory 12.06
CEL's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
57% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.60 vs. CEL: 12.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
CEL' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 5.51  Med: 14.03 Max: 20.37
Current: 12.06
5.51
20.37
Days Sales Outstanding 109.15
CEL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
86% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.27 vs. CEL: 109.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CEL' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 77.41  Med: 88.41 Max: 128.24
Current: 109.15
77.41
128.24

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.60
CEL's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
51% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.82 vs. CEL: 3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CEL' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.32  Med: 7.10 Max: 26.04
Current: 3.6
1.32
26.04
Dividend growth (3y) -100.00
CEL's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked lower than
90% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. CEL: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
CEL' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: -59.4
Current: -100
Yield on cost (5-Year) 3.60
CEL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
55% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.61 vs. CEL: 3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CEL' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.32  Med: 7.10 Max: 26.04
Current: 3.6
1.32
26.04
Share Buyback Rate -0.40
CEL's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
58% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. CEL: -0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
CEL' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0  Med: -0.30 Max: -0.8
Current: -0.4

Valuation & Return

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Price/Projected FCF 0.21
CEL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
96% of the 226 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. CEL: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CEL' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.37 Max: 1.95
Current: 0.21
0.13
1.95
Price/Median PS Value 0.44
CEL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. CEL: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CEL' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.04 Max: 1.8
Current: 0.44
0.3
1.8
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 10.01
CEL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. CEL: 10.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CEL' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 7.5  Med: 11.80 Max: 17.2
Current: 10.01
7.5
17.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 27.80
CEL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.65 vs. CEL: 27.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CEL' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 8.6  Med: 20.25 Max: 61.2
Current: 27.8
8.6
61.2

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Traded in other countries:CEL.Israel, F5U.Germany,
Cellcom Israel Ltd was incorporated in 1994 in Israel. The Company is a provider of cellular communications services. It offers a range of cellular services through its cellular networks covering all of the populated territory of Israel. These services include basic and advanced cellular telephone services, text and multimedia messaging services and advanced cellular content and data services. The Company offers its subscribers a selection of handsets from various global manufacturers, as well as extended warranty and repair and replacement services. It also offers landline transmission and data services to business customers and telecommunications operators. In addition, it offers transmission and data services to business customers and telecommunications operators. The Company offers its cellular subscribers a number of calling plans, designed to adapt to their particular characteristics and changing needs. It offers two methods of payment: pre-paid and post-paid. Pre-paid services are offered to subscribers who pay for its services prior to obtaining them, usually by purchasing its 'Talkman' pre-paid cards or 'virtual' Talkman cards. Post-paid services are offered to subscribers who are willing to pay for its services through banking and credit arrangements, such as credit cards and direct debits. The Company's main service is basic cellular telephony. In addition it offers many other services with enhancements and additional features to its basic cellular telephony service. These services include voice mail, cellular fax, call waiting, call forwarding, caller identification and conference calling. The Company also offers both an outbound roaming service to its subscribers when traveling outside of Israel and an inbound roaming to visitors to Israel who could 'roam' into its network. As of December 31, 2013, it had commercial roaming relationships with 564 operators in 179 countries based on the standard agreements of the GSM organization (an umbrella organization in which all the cellular operators operating with GSM technology are members). In addition, as of December 31, 2013, it had 3G roaming arrangements with 327 of these operators, in 113 countries, enabling its 3G roamers to use data services abroad. In addition to its cellular services, it provides landline telephony, transmission and data services, using its approximately 1,700 kilometers of inland fiber-optic infrastructure and complementary microwave links. The Israeli cellular telephone market is highly competitive. The Company competes for subscribers with nine other cellular communication operators: four MNOs (Partner, Pelephone, Hot Mobile and Golan) and five MVNOs (Rami Levy, Home Cellular, Alon Cellular, Azi and Cellact). A part of the Company's operations is subject to the Israeli Communications Law, 1982, the Israeli Wireless Telegraph Ordinance, 1972, the regulations promulgated there under and the license for the provision of cellular services that it re
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