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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 : 2/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.03
CMLS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
93% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CMLS: 0.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CMLS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.02 Max: N/A
Current: 0.03
Equity to Asset 0.01
CMLS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
92% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. CMLS: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CMLS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.15  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.65
Current: 0.01
-1.15
0.65
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: -0.59
M-Score: -2.85
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 (%) -39.10
CMLS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 6.33 vs. CMLS: -39.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CMLS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -136.45  Med: 2.84 Max: 25.99
Current: -39.1
-136.45
25.99
Net-margin (%) -45.29
CMLS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. CMLS: -45.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CMLS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -116.09  Med: -8.25 Max: 17.16
Current: -45.29
-116.09
17.16
ROE (%) -123.61
CMLS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
97% of the 375 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. CMLS: -123.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CMLS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -98.1  Med: -14.87 Max: 43.56
Current: -123.61
-98.1
43.56
ROA (%) -14.93
CMLS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
86% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. CMLS: -14.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CMLS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.09  Med: -2.04 Max: 9
Current: -14.93
-45.09
9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -109.13
CMLS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 16.25 vs. CMLS: -109.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CMLS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -459.38  Med: 5.80 Max: 79.52
Current: -109.13
-459.38
79.52
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -9.00
CMLS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. CMLS: -9.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CMLS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
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
73% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. CMLS: -12.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CMLS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
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

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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Q3 2015

CMLS Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 1,002,100 sh (New)
Wallace Weitz 3,880,000 sh (+5.72%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
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Q4 2015

CMLS Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 293,950 sh (-70.67%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Forward P/E 0.43
CMLS's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
100% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 15.04 vs. CMLS: 0.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 3.78
CMLS's P/B is ranked lower than
68% of the 584 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 2.03 vs. CMLS: 3.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CMLS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 1.52 Max: 16.13
Current: 3.78
0.13
16.13
P/S 0.06
CMLS's P/S is ranked higher than
100% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. CMLS: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CMLS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.66 Max: 3.15
Current: 0.06
0.04
3.15
PFCF 0.68
CMLS's PFCF is ranked higher than
100% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 17.05 vs. CMLS: 0.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CMLS' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 4.84 Max: 27.55
Current: 0.68
0.3
27.55
POCF 0.56
CMLS's POCF is ranked higher than
99% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 12.08 vs. CMLS: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CMLS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 4.38 Max: 13.36
Current: 0.56
0.27
13.36
Current Ratio 2.84
CMLS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. CMLS: 2.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CMLS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 2.10 Max: 16.68
Current: 2.84
0.64
16.68
Quick Ratio 2.84
CMLS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. CMLS: 2.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CMLS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 2.10 Max: 16.68
Current: 2.84
0.64
16.68
Days Sales Outstanding 71.43
CMLS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
51% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 72.10 vs. CMLS: 71.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CMLS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 49.88  Med: 62.94 Max: 170.42
Current: 71.43
49.88
170.42
Days Payable 1.93
CMLS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
97% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 45.60 vs. CMLS: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CMLS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 4.72 Max: 47.45
Current: 1.93
1.01
47.45

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Projected FCF 0.07
CMLS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
100% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. CMLS: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CMLS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.70 Max: 5.13
Current: 0.07
0.1
5.13
Price/Median PS Value 0.09
CMLS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 531 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. CMLS: 0.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CMLS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 1.82 Max: 10.51
Current: 0.09
0.21
10.51
Price/Graham Number 0.01
CMLS's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
100% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. CMLS: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CMLS' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.42 Max: 8.07
Current: 0.01
0.02
8.07
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -18.23
CMLS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. CMLS: -18.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CMLS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.36  Med: 4.05 Max: 9.7
Current: -18.23
-18.36
9.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 138.29
CMLS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 9.94 vs. CMLS: 138.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CMLS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.9  Med: 23.30 Max: 230.7
Current: 138.29
-8.9
230.7

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $1189
EPS $ -2.31
Beta2.16
Short Percentage of Float8.12%
52-Week Range $0.18 - 4.51
Shares Outstanding(Mil)233.82

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 1,179 1,199
EPS($) 0.06 0.69
EPS without NRI($) 0.06 0.69

Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Broadcasting - Radio
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Traded in other countries:CUIA.Germany,
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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