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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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.01
CMLS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
98% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CMLS: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CMLS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.02 Max: N/A
Current: 0.01
Equity to Asset 0.15
CMLS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
87% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. CMLS: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CMLS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.15  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.65
Current: 0.15
-1.15
0.65
Interest Coverage 1.11
CMLS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
96% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 156.69 vs. CMLS: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CMLS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.07  Med: 1.08 Max: 3.94
Current: 1.11
0.07
3.94
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.31
M-Score: -2.63
WACC vs ROIC
0.05%
2.25%
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 : 4/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 11.88
CMLS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 6.56 vs. CMLS: 11.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CMLS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -136.45  Med: 1.42 Max: 25.99
Current: 11.88
-136.45
25.99
Net-margin (%) 0.51
CMLS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 3.46 vs. CMLS: 0.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CMLS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -116.09  Med: -7.57 Max: 17.16
Current: 0.51
-116.09
17.16
ROE (%) 1.14
CMLS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 3.89 vs. CMLS: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CMLS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -98.1  Med: -9.19 Max: 43.56
Current: 1.14
-98.1
43.56
ROA (%) 0.17
CMLS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
62% of the 408 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. CMLS: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CMLS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -45.09  Med: -1.37 Max: 9
Current: 0.17
-45.09
9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 36.85
CMLS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 13.57 vs. CMLS: 36.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CMLS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -459.38  Med: 22.12 Max: 79.52
Current: 36.85
-459.38
79.52
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -9.00
CMLS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. CMLS: -9.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CMLS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -13.7  Med: -1.10 Max: 17.9
Current: -9
-13.7
17.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -12.50
CMLS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. CMLS: -12.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CMLS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -34  Med: -3.50 Max: 50.5
Current: -12.5
-34
50.5
» CMLS's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

CMLS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

John Burbank 29,250 sh (New)
Wallace Weitz 3,308,963 sh (+0.27%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 91,700 sh (-14.87%)
Joel Greenblatt 348,361 sh (-24.34%)
Jim Simons 75,700 sh (-87.86%)
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Q4 2014

CMLS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Wallace Weitz 3,553,400 sh (+7.39%)
John Burbank Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt 198,068 sh (-43.14%)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,031 sh (-85.79%)
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Q1 2015

CMLS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Joel Greenblatt 259,986 sh (+31.26%)
Wallace Weitz 3,553,400 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q2 2015

CMLS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Wallace Weitz 3,670,000 sh (+3.28%)
Joel Greenblatt 10,960 sh (-95.78%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 53.78
CMLS's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
82% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 21.20 vs. CMLS: 53.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CMLS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.79  Med: 7.96 Max: 98.18
Current: 53.78
1.79
98.18
Forward P/E 4.35
CMLS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
96% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 16.39 vs. CMLS: 4.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 71.00
CMLS's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
84% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 21.30 vs. CMLS: 71.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CMLS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 1.93  Med: 26.56 Max: 117.5
Current: 71
1.93
117.5
P/B 0.56
CMLS's P/B is ranked higher than
87% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. CMLS: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CMLS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 1.35 Max: 4.78
Current: 0.56
0.13
4.78
P/S 0.24
CMLS's P/S is ranked higher than
94% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.73 vs. CMLS: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CMLS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.71 Max: 3.78
Current: 0.24
0.06
3.78
PFCF 2.81
CMLS's PFCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 17.67 vs. CMLS: 2.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CMLS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.3  Med: 5.54 Max: 27.55
Current: 2.81
0.3
27.55
POCF 2.30
CMLS's POCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 242 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 11.05 vs. CMLS: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CMLS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 4.79 Max: 15.86
Current: 2.3
0.27
15.86
EV-to-EBIT 17.38
CMLS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
54% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 16.45 vs. CMLS: 17.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CMLS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -30794.2  Med: 9.90 Max: 1228.8
Current: 17.38
-30794.2
1228.8
Current Ratio 3.32
CMLS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. CMLS: 3.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CMLS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.64  Med: 2.09 Max: 16.68
Current: 3.32
0.64
16.68
Quick Ratio 3.32
CMLS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. CMLS: 3.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CMLS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.64  Med: 2.09 Max: 16.68
Current: 3.32
0.64
16.68
Days Sales Outstanding 74.21
CMLS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
55% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 66.03 vs. CMLS: 74.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CMLS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 49.88  Med: 66.30 Max: 170.42
Current: 74.21
49.88
170.42

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 0.23
CMLS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
96% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.31 vs. CMLS: 0.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CMLS' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.70 Max: 5.13
Current: 0.23
0.1
5.13
Price/Median PS Value 0.35
CMLS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. CMLS: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CMLS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.19  Med: 1.71 Max: 9.76
Current: 0.35
0.19
9.76
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.74
CMLS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 395 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. CMLS: 5.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CMLS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 4.60 Max: 10.5
Current: 5.74
0.1
10.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 43.28
CMLS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 188 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 10.21 vs. CMLS: 43.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CMLS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -10.8  Med: 21.90 Max: 230.7
Current: 43.28
-10.8
230.7

Analyst Estimate

Dec15
Revenue(Mil) 1,340
EPS($) 0.51
EPS without NRI($) 0.51

Business Description

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Cumulus Media Inc, a Delaware corporation, was organized in 2002. The Company operates under one reportable business segment which is radio broadcasting. The Company owns and operates commercial radio station clusters throughout the United States. At December 31, 2013, it owned or operated approximately 450 radio stations (including under LMAs) in 93 United States media markets and operated nationwide radio networks serving over 10,000 affiliates. At December 31, 2012, under LMAs, it provided sales and marketing services for 7 radio stations in the United States. Revenue is derived mainly from the sale of commercial airtime to local and national advertisers. The Company's stations compete for listeners and advertising revenues directly with other radio stations within their respective markets, as well as with other advertising media.
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