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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

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.06
CMLS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
88% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. CMLS: 0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
CMLS' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.03 Max: 0.77
Current: 0.06
0
0.77
Equity-to-Asset -0.20
CMLS's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
92% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. CMLS: -0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
CMLS' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.12  Med: 0.15 Max: 0.65
Current: -0.2
-1.12
0.65
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: -1.00
Beneish M-Score: -3.66
WACC vs ROIC
5.54%
-19.28%
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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history
Operating Margin % -35.81
CMLS's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
72% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 6.52 vs. CMLS: -35.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
CMLS' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -136.45  Med: -15.07 Max: 25.99
Current: -35.81
-136.45
25.99
Net Margin % -44.75
CMLS's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
55% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 3.48 vs. CMLS: -44.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
CMLS' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -116.09  Med: -24.01 Max: 17.16
Current: -44.75
-116.09
17.16
ROA % -17.71
CMLS's ROA % is ranked lower than
56% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. CMLS: -17.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
CMLS' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.09  Med: -8.52 Max: 9
Current: -17.71
-45.09
9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % -111.52
CMLS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
74% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 15.75 vs. CMLS: -111.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
CMLS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -459.38  Med: -46.96 Max: 79.52
Current: -111.52
-459.38
79.52
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -3.90
CMLS's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
71% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CMLS: -3.90 )
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: -2.6 Max: 19.3
Current: -3.9
-13.7
19.3
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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 is the eighth-largest terrestrial radio operator in the United States by revenue and the second-largest in terms of number of stations owned. The company operates 314 stations in 59 markets, primarily in small to midsize cities. Through its private-equity partnership, the company operates an additional 33 stations in larger cities such as Atlanta and San Francisco. Local and regional advertising accounts for 90% of company revenue.

Ratios

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PS Ratio 0.01
CMLS's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
100% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. CMLS: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CMLS' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.53 Max: 2.4
Current: 0.01
0.01
2.4
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 0.76
CMLS's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
96% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 17.25 vs. CMLS: 0.76 )
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: 3.87 Max: 14.51
Current: 0.76
0.3
14.51
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 0.27
CMLS's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
98% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 10.52 vs. CMLS: 0.27 )
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: 3.36 Max: 12.99
Current: 0.27
0.27
12.99
EV-to-EBIT -5.69
CMLS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
68% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 16.71 vs. CMLS: -5.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CMLS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2760.4  Med: 10.35 Max: 588.3
Current: -5.69
-2760.4
588.3
EV-to-EBITDA -7.28
CMLS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
70% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 10.28 vs. CMLS: -7.28 )
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: -7.28
-18.2
80
Current Ratio 4.36
CMLS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. CMLS: 4.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CMLS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.95  Med: 2.38 Max: 10.21
Current: 4.36
0.95
10.21
Quick Ratio 4.36
CMLS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
89% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. CMLS: 4.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CMLS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.95  Med: 2.38 Max: 10.21
Current: 4.36
0.95
10.21
Days Sales Outstanding 75.65
CMLS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
54% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 65.35 vs. CMLS: 75.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CMLS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 49.88  Med: 74.05 Max: 190.14
Current: 75.65
49.88
190.14
Days Payable 14.75
CMLS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
92% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 58.18 vs. CMLS: 14.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CMLS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 9.79 Max: 27.93
Current: 14.75
1.01
27.93

Buy Back

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history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 10.50
CMLS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: -2.30 vs. CMLS: 10.50 )
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: 10.5
-77.3
14.2

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.04
CMLS's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
99% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. CMLS: 0.04 )
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: 0.04  Med: 0.76 Max: 5.15
Current: 0.04
0.04
5.15
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.02
CMLS's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
100% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. CMLS: 0.02 )
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: 0.02  Med: 2.01 Max: 12.2
Current: 0.02
0.02
12.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % -17.59
CMLS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
78% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - Radio industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. CMLS: -17.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
CMLS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.59  Med: 3.9 Max: 9.7
Current: -17.59
-17.59
9.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 766.71
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: 766.71 )
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: 766.71
Current: 766.71
-4.6
766.71

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,141
EPS (TTM) $ -17.43
Beta3.51
Short Percentage of Float1.50%
52-Week Range $0.33 - 4.64
Shares Outstanding (Mil)29.31

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