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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
Equity to Asset 0.15
CMLS's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
54% of the 535 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. CMLS: 0.15 )
CMLS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.12   Max: 0.65
Current: 0.15

-1.12
0.65
Interest Coverage 1.11
CMLS's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
50% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 10.87 vs. CMLS: 1.11 )
CMLS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 3.94
Current: 1.11

0.07
3.94
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.36
M-Score: -2.55
WACC vs ROIC
1.65%
2.70%
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 : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 12.81
CMLS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 9.81 vs. CMLS: 12.81 )
CMLS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -136.45   Max: 25.99
Current: 12.81

-136.45
25.99
Net-margin (%) 0.93
CMLS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 551 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 5.49 vs. CMLS: 0.93 )
CMLS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -116.09   Max: 17.16
Current: 0.93

-116.09
17.16
ROE (%) 2.25
CMLS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 521 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 6.54 vs. CMLS: 2.25 )
CMLS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -98.1   Max: 46.38
Current: 2.25

-98.1
46.38
ROA (%) 0.31
CMLS's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 554 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. CMLS: 0.31 )
CMLS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -45.09   Max: 9
Current: 0.31

-45.09
9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 37.25
CMLS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 20.37 vs. CMLS: 37.25 )
CMLS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -477.32   Max: 90.96
Current: 37.25

-477.32
90.96
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -9.00
CMLS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. CMLS: -9.00 )
CMLS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -13.7   Max: 19.2
Current: -9

-13.7
19.2
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -12.50
CMLS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 406 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. CMLS: -12.50 )
CMLS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -34   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

Q1 2014

CMLS Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Steven Cohen 1,245,000 sh (+11309.50%)
Paul Tudor Jones 116,040 sh (+101.98%)
Jim Simons 1,500,100 sh (+40.43%)
John Burbank 25,257 sh (+2.23%)
Joel Greenblatt 670,868 sh (+1.39%)
Wallace Weitz 3,300,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
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Q2 2014

CMLS Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Wallace Weitz 3,300,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 715,800 sh (unchged)
John Burbank Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones 107,712 sh (-7.18%)
Joel Greenblatt 460,441 sh (-31.37%)
Jim Simons 623,800 sh (-58.42%)
» More
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%)
» More
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%)
» More
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 56.10
CMLS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
71% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 46.10 vs. CMLS: 56.10 )
CMLS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.79   Max: 98.18
Current: 56.1

1.79
98.18
Forward P/E 4.84
CMLS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
98% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 30.77 vs. CMLS: 4.84 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 64.80
CMLS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
74% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 44.20 vs. CMLS: 64.80 )
CMLS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 1.93   Max: 108
Current: 64.8

1.93
108
P/B 1.10
CMLS's P/B is ranked higher than
86% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 3.11 vs. CMLS: 1.10 )
CMLS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 4.78
Current: 1.1

0.13
4.78
P/S 0.45
CMLS's P/S is ranked higher than
93% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. CMLS: 0.45 )
CMLS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 4.13
Current: 0.45

0.06
4.13
PFCF 5.00
CMLS's PFCF is ranked higher than
97% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 50.03 vs. CMLS: 5.00 )
CMLS' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 27.55
Current: 5

0.3
27.55
POCF 4.32
CMLS's POCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 17.21 vs. CMLS: 4.32 )
CMLS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 18.86
Current: 4.32

0.27
18.86
EV-to-EBIT 19.05
CMLS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 26.33 vs. CMLS: 19.05 )
CMLS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -30794.2   Max: 1228.8
Current: 19.05

-30794.2
1228.8
Current Ratio 2.38
CMLS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
86% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. CMLS: 2.38 )
CMLS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 10.21
Current: 2.38

0.95
10.21
Quick Ratio 2.38
CMLS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 541 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. CMLS: 2.38 )
CMLS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 10.21
Current: 2.38

0.95
10.21
Days Sales Outstanding 72.44
CMLS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
76% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 79.74 vs. CMLS: 72.44 )
CMLS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 49.88   Max: 170.42
Current: 72.44

49.88
170.42

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.40
CMLS's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
96% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. CMLS: 0.40 )
CMLS' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 5.13
Current: 0.4

0.25
5.13
Price/Median PS Value 0.60
CMLS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 585 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. CMLS: 0.60 )
CMLS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.45   Max: 9.24
Current: 0.6

0.45
9.24
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.30
CMLS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
77% of the 547 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. CMLS: 5.30 )
CMLS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 10.5
Current: 5.3

0.1
10.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 5.34
CMLS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
70% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 9.78 vs. CMLS: 5.34 )
CMLS' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -12.9   Max: 230.7
Current: 5.34

-12.9
230.7

Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Broadcasting - Radio
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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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