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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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.02
CMLS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
96% of the 427 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. CMLS: 0.02 )
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: 0.02
F-Score: 2
Z-Score: -0.68
M-Score: -3.66
WACC vs ROIC
4.91%
-20.05%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) -42.60
CMLS's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 8.01 vs. CMLS: -42.60 )
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: -42.6
-136.45
25.99
Net-margin (%) -48.54
CMLS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 4.48 vs. CMLS: -48.54 )
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: -48.54
-116.09
17.16
ROE (%) -473.08
CMLS's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
100% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 4.53 vs. CMLS: -473.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CMLS' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -473.08  Med: -14.87 Max: 43.56
Current: -473.08
-473.08
43.56
ROA (%) -17.72
CMLS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
88% of the 428 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. CMLS: -17.72 )
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: -17.72
-45.09
9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -126.22
CMLS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 18.17 vs. CMLS: -126.22 )
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: -126.22
-459.38
79.52
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -6.70
CMLS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. CMLS: -6.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CMLS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -13.7  Med: -1.5 Max: 19.3
Current: -6.7
-13.7
19.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 41.80
CMLS's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 243 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. CMLS: 41.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CMLS' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -65.2  Med: -1.4 Max: 52.6
Current: 41.8
-65.2
52.6
» CMLS's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-11-05)


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Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
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Guru Trades

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

Wallace Weitz Sold Out
Jim Simons 293,950 sh (-70.67%)
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Q1 2016

CMLS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q2 2016

CMLS Guru Trades in Q2 2016

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Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Broadcasting - Radio
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Traded in other countries:CUIA.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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P/B 16.84
CMLS's P/B is ranked lower than
98% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. CMLS: 16.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CMLS' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 1.74 Max: 50.91
Current: 16.84
0.13
50.91
P/S 0.06
CMLS's P/S is ranked higher than
99% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 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: 0.6 Max: 2.8
Current: 0.06
0.04
2.8
PFCF 1.33
CMLS's PFCF is ranked higher than
98% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 15.72 vs. CMLS: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CMLS' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 4.06 Max: 24.7
Current: 1.33
0.3
24.7
POCF 1.04
CMLS's POCF is ranked higher than
98% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 11.00 vs. CMLS: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CMLS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 3.7 Max: 13
Current: 1.04
0.27
13
Current Ratio 3.28
CMLS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. CMLS: 3.28 )
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: 3.28
0.64
16.68
Quick Ratio 3.28
CMLS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. CMLS: 3.28 )
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: 3.28
0.64
16.68
Days Sales Outstanding 71.74
CMLS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
52% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 74.16 vs. CMLS: 71.74 )
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: 71.74
49.88
190.14
Days Payable 4.27
CMLS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
94% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 46.90 vs. CMLS: 4.27 )
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: 27.93
Current: 4.27
1.01
27.93

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -10.30
CMLS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: -3.50 vs. CMLS: -10.30 )
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: -64.1  Med: -12.6 Max: 14.2
Current: -10.3
-64.1
14.2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Projected FCF 0.08
CMLS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
99% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. CMLS: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CMLS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.65 Max: 5.13
Current: 0.08
0.08
5.13
Price/Median PS Value 0.11
CMLS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. CMLS: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CMLS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.93 Max: 10.77
Current: 0.11
0.1
10.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -19.60
CMLS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. CMLS: -19.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CMLS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -19.6  Med: 3.9 Max: 9.7
Current: -19.6
-19.6
9.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 113.22
CMLS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 8.84 vs. CMLS: 113.22 )
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: -8.4  Med: 24.35 Max: 230.7
Current: 113.22
-8.4
230.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,154
EPS (TTM) $ -2.40
Beta3.56
Short Percentage of Float1.37%
52-Week Range $0.18 - 0.82
Shares Outstanding (Mil)234.44

Analyst Estimate

Dec16
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.69
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.69
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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