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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.02
CNSL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
96% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. CNSL: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CNSL' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.04 Max: N/A
Current: 0.02
Equity to Asset 0.12
CNSL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. CNSL: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CNSL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.02  Med: 0.08 Max: 0.23
Current: 0.12
-0.02
0.23
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.64
M-Score: -2.50
WACC vs ROIC
5.74%
3.37%
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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 10.81
CNSL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.58 vs. CNSL: 10.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CNSL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.76  Med: 16.77 Max: 20.24
Current: 10.81
10.76
20.24
Net-margin (%) -2.12
CNSL's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. CNSL: -2.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CNSL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.39  Med: 3.81 Max: 8.5
Current: -2.12
-1.39
8.5
ROE (%) -6.11
CNSL's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.28 vs. CNSL: -6.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CNSL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.32  Med: 9.77 Max: 48.34
Current: -6.11
-16.32
48.34
ROA (%) -0.76
CNSL's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. CNSL: -0.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CNSL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.46  Med: 1.25 Max: 2.68
Current: -0.76
-0.46
2.68
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.32
CNSL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.10 vs. CNSL: 9.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CNSL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.91  Med: 19.94 Max: 31.94
Current: 9.32
10.91
31.94
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 6.20
CNSL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. CNSL: 6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CNSL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -4.00 Max: 6.8
Current: 6.2
0
6.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 0.70
CNSL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. CNSL: 0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CNSL' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -1.70 Max: 10.8
Current: 0.7
0
10.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -26.80
CNSL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CNSL: -26.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CNSL' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -19.85 Max: 70.5
Current: -26.8
0
70.5
» CNSL's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-02-25)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

CNSL Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 447,655 sh (+2.52%)
Mario Gabelli 35,518 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 15,080 sh (-66.23%)
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Q2 2015

CNSL Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Mario Gabelli 35,518 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons 293,155 sh (-34.51%)
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Q3 2015

CNSL Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Mario Gabelli 25,518 sh (-28.15%)
Jim Simons 164,955 sh (-43.73%)
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Q4 2015

CNSL Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Mario Gabelli 25,259 sh (-1.01%)
Jim Simons 121,355 sh (-26.43%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 21.83
CNSL's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
74% of the 472 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.37 vs. CNSL: 21.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 3.79
CNSL's P/B is ranked lower than
86% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.92 vs. CNSL: 3.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CNSL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 5.16 Max: 19.09
Current: 3.79
1.7
19.09
P/S 1.25
CNSL's P/S is ranked lower than
57% of the 708 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. CNSL: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CNSL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.31 Max: 2.02
Current: 1.25
0.56
2.02
PFCF 10.91
CNSL's PFCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 549 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.91 vs. CNSL: 10.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CNSL' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.34  Med: 8.56 Max: 25.28
Current: 10.91
4.34
25.28
POCF 4.39
CNSL's POCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 698 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. CNSL: 4.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CNSL' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.29  Med: 4.56 Max: 7.58
Current: 4.39
2.29
7.58
EV-to-EBIT 22.85
CNSL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
74% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.12 vs. CNSL: 22.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CNSL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.2  Med: 16.40 Max: 25
Current: 22.85
13.2
25
EV-to-EBITDA 8.53
CNSL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
61% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.32 vs. CNSL: 8.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CNSL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.1  Med: 7.70 Max: 10.6
Current: 8.53
6.1
10.6
Shiller P/E 33.78
CNSL's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
79% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.31 vs. CNSL: 33.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CNSL' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 32.78  Med: 58.74 Max: 81.56
Current: 33.78
32.78
81.56
Current Ratio 1.00
CNSL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. CNSL: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CNSL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.19 Max: 4.56
Current: 1
0.68
4.56
Quick Ratio 1.00
CNSL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. CNSL: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CNSL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.11 Max: 4.49
Current: 1
0.68
4.49
Days Sales Outstanding 34.59
CNSL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
66% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.67 vs. CNSL: 34.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CNSL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.57  Med: 39.67 Max: 48.78
Current: 34.59
31.57
48.78
Days Payable 15.64
CNSL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
85% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 64.06 vs. CNSL: 15.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CNSL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.02  Med: 31.20 Max: 120.95
Current: 15.64
8.02
120.95

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 7.97
CNSL's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
86% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.53 vs. CNSL: 7.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CNSL' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.87  Med: 8.36 Max: 19.8
Current: 7.97
2.87
19.8
Dividend Payout 4.74
CNSL's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
96% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. CNSL: 4.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CNSL' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 2.09 Max: 38.7
Current: 4.74
0.97
38.7
Forward Dividend Yield 7.97
CNSL's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
85% of the 639 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. CNSL: 7.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 7.95
CNSL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
77% of the 706 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.06 vs. CNSL: 7.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CNSL' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.87  Med: 8.36 Max: 19.8
Current: 7.95
2.87
19.8
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -12.40
CNSL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. CNSL: -12.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
CNSL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.9  Med: -5.60 Max: 0
Current: -12.4
-45.9
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Projected FCF 1.08
CNSL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
53% of the 561 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. CNSL: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CNSL' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.97 Max: 1.46
Current: 1.08
0.26
1.46
Price/Median PS Value 0.95
CNSL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
59% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. CNSL: 0.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CNSL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.45  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.42
Current: 0.95
0.45
1.42
Price/Graham Number 2.17
CNSL's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
66% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. CNSL: 2.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CNSL' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 2.47 Max: 3.13
Current: 2.17
0.73
3.13
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.38
CNSL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. CNSL: 4.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CNSL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4  Med: 6.10 Max: 7.6
Current: 4.38
4
7.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 10.42
CNSL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.22 vs. CNSL: 10.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CNSL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 12.10 Max: 28.1
Current: 10.42
3.9
28.1

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $774
EPS $ -0.40
Beta0.88
Short Percentage of Float8.64%
52-Week Range $17.76 - 24.20
Shares Outstanding(Mil)50.51

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 778 780 788
EPS($) 0.81 0.75 0.89
EPS without NRI($) 0.81 0.75 0.89

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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Traded in other countries:C8C.Germany,
Consolidated Communications Inc is a Delaware Corporation incorporated in 2002. It is a telecommunications services company providing a range of services to residential and business customers in Illinois, Texas, Pennsylvania, California, Kansas and Missouri. Its services include local and long-distance service, high-speed broadband Internet access, video services, digital telephone service, custom calling features, private line services, carrier grade access services, network capacity services its regional fiber optic networks, directory publishing and competitive local exchange carrier services. The company has two reportable business segments: Telephone Operations and Other Operations. The Telephone Operations segment consists of Local calling services, Network access services, Subsidies, Long-distance services, Video, data and Internet services and other services. Local calling services include traditional wireline telephone service and other basic services. Network access services include interstate and intrastate switched access and network special access services. Subsidies consist of federal and state subsidies designed to promote widely available, quality telephone service at affordable prices in rural areas. Long-distance services include traditional domestic and international long distance which enables customers to make calls that terminate outside their local calling area. Video, data and Internet services include data connectivity services, video services, virtual hosting services, Wi-Fi and collocation services. Other services include telephone directory publishing, wholesale transport services on its fiber-optic network in Texas, billing and collection services, inside wiring service and maintenance. The Other Operations segment consists of two complementary non-core businesses: Prison Services and equipment sales. The telecommunications industry is subject to extensive federal, state, and local regulation.
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