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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 0.07
CMLS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
88% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. CMLS: 0.07 )
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: 0.07
Equity-to-Asset 0.02
CMLS's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
92% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. CMLS: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CMLS' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.15  Med: 0.24 Max: 0.65
Current: 0.02
-1.15
0.65
Interest Coverage 1.35
CMLS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
91% of the 352 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 23.68 vs. CMLS: 1.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CMLS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 1.05 Max: 2.03
Current: 1.35
0.29
2.03
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 0.12
Beneish M-Score: -2.50
WACC vs ROIC
4.44%
3.08%
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 % 16.39
CMLS's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
72% of the 347 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 6.52 vs. CMLS: 16.39 )
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: 16.39
-136.45
25.99
Net Margin % 2.46
CMLS's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
57% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 3.71 vs. CMLS: 2.46 )
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: 2.46
-116.09
17.16
ROE % 150.48
CMLS's ROE % is ranked higher than
98% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 4.95 vs. CMLS: 150.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
CMLS' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -196.01  Med: -14.87 Max: 150.48
Current: 150.48
-196.01
150.48
ROA % 0.94
CMLS's ROA % is ranked lower than
57% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. CMLS: 0.94 )
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: 0.94
-45.09
9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 57.30
CMLS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
74% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 16.74 vs. CMLS: 57.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
CMLS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -459.38  Med: 5.8 Max: 79.52
Current: 57.3
-459.38
79.52
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -6.70
CMLS's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
71% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. CMLS: -6.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
CMLS' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.7  Med: -1.5 Max: 19.3
Current: -6.7
-13.7
19.3
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 41.80
CMLS's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
83% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. CMLS: 41.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
CMLS' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -65.2  Med: -1.4 Max: 52.6
Current: 41.8
-65.2
52.6
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Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Broadcasting - Radio    NAICS: 515112    SIC: 4832
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Traded in other countries:CUIB.Germany,
Cumulus Media Inc is a radio broadcasting company. It owns and operates commercial radio station clusters throughout the United States.

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.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 0.76
CMLS's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 19.84 vs. CMLS: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
CMLS' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 6.39 Max: 362
Current: 0.76
0.76
362
PE Ratio without NRI 0.76
CMLS's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
99% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 19.76 vs. CMLS: 0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
CMLS' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.76  Med: 9.94 Max: 117.5
Current: 0.76
0.76
117.5
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 0.21
CMLS's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
99% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 16.01 vs. CMLS: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
CMLS' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 5.5 Max: 32.73
Current: 0.21
0.21
32.73
PB Ratio 0.44
CMLS's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. CMLS: 0.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CMLS' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 2.03 Max: 53.98
Current: 0.44
0.13
53.98
PS Ratio 0.02
CMLS's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
100% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.74 vs. CMLS: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CMLS' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.53 Max: 2.4
Current: 0.02
0.02
2.4
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 3.47
CMLS's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
93% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 16.33 vs. CMLS: 3.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
CMLS' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 4.13 Max: 14.51
Current: 3.47
0.3
14.51
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 0.84
CMLS's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
97% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 10.26 vs. CMLS: 0.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
CMLS' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 3.4 Max: 12.99
Current: 0.84
0.27
12.99
EV-to-EBIT 11.07
CMLS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
67% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 16.08 vs. CMLS: 11.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CMLS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2760.4  Med: 11 Max: 588.3
Current: 11.07
-2760.4
588.3
EV-to-EBITDA 7.61
CMLS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
67% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 9.75 vs. CMLS: 7.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CMLS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.2  Med: 9 Max: 80
Current: 7.61
-18.2
80
Current Ratio 4.07
CMLS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
88% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. CMLS: 4.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CMLS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 2.19 Max: 16.68
Current: 4.07
0.64
16.68
Quick Ratio 4.07
CMLS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.38 vs. CMLS: 4.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CMLS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.64  Med: 2.19 Max: 16.68
Current: 4.07
0.64
16.68
Days Sales Outstanding 71.49
CMLS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
52% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 67.59 vs. CMLS: 71.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CMLS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 49.88  Med: 68.51 Max: 190.14
Current: 71.49
49.88
190.14
Days Payable 4.11
CMLS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
92% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 53.32 vs. CMLS: 4.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CMLS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 4.45 Max: 27.93
Current: 4.11
1.01
27.93

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 6.00
CMLS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
95% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: -2.60 vs. CMLS: 6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CMLS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -77.3  Med: -21.7 Max: 14.2
Current: 6
-77.3
14.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.02
CMLS's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
99% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. CMLS: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
CMLS' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.65 Max: 5.15
Current: 0.02
0.02
5.15
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.04
CMLS's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 294 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. CMLS: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
CMLS' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 2.1 Max: 12.2
Current: 0.04
0.04
12.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 9.00
CMLS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
76% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. CMLS: 9.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CMLS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 4 Max: 9.7
Current: 9
0.2
9.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 408.30
CMLS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
99% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 9.41 vs. CMLS: 408.30 )
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: -4.6  Med: 3.1 Max: 408.3
Current: 408.3
-4.6
408.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,151
EPS (TTM) $ 1.00
Beta3.51
Short Percentage of Float1.66%
52-Week Range $0.60 - 4.80
Shares Outstanding (Mil)29.31
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