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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 0.02
CNSL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
95% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 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 0.10
CNSL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
90% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. CNSL: 0.10 )
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: 0.1
-0.02
0.23
Interest Coverage 1.18
CNSL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
86% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.27 vs. CNSL: 1.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CNSL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.14 Max: 1.3
Current: 1.18
0.71
1.3
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.93
M-Score: -3.05
WACC vs ROIC
5.28%
2.36%
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 : 7/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 11.87
CNSL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 453 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.36 vs. CNSL: 11.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CNSL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.76  Med: 16.6 Max: 20.24
Current: 11.87
10.76
20.24
Net-margin (%) 2.60
CNSL's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. CNSL: 2.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CNSL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.11  Med: 3.81 Max: 8.5
Current: 2.6
-0.11
8.5
ROE (%) 8.22
CNSL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 441 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.91 vs. CNSL: 8.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CNSL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.31  Med: 9.77 Max: 48.34
Current: 8.22
-0.31
48.34
ROA (%) 0.92
CNSL's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 461 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. CNSL: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CNSL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.04  Med: 1.25 Max: 2.68
Current: 0.92
-0.04
2.68
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.59
CNSL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.14 vs. CNSL: 10.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CNSL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.33  Med: 18.64 Max: 25.33
Current: 10.59
7.33
25.33
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.90
CNSL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. CNSL: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CNSL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.35 Max: 9.6
Current: 3.9
0
9.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -3.10
CNSL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. CNSL: -3.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CNSL' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -0.65 Max: 10.8
Current: -3.1
0
10.8
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services    NAICS: 517919    SIC: 4813
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Traded in other countries:C8C.Germany,
Consolidated Communications Inc provides communication services in consumer, commercial and carrier channels in California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin.

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.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 68.95
CNSL's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
88% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.22 vs. CNSL: 68.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CNSL' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.85  Med: 29.37 Max: 98.13
Current: 68.95
15.85
98.13
PE(NRI) 68.95
CNSL's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
88% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.99 vs. CNSL: 68.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CNSL' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.85  Med: 35.54 Max: 109.25
Current: 68.95
15.85
109.25
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 13.31
CNSL's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
65% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.94 vs. CNSL: 13.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
CNSL' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.01  Med: 7.34 Max: 14.98
Current: 13.31
4.01
14.98
P/B 6.43
CNSL's P/B is ranked lower than
87% of the 435 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. CNSL: 6.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CNSL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.79  Med: 5.38 Max: 19.11
Current: 6.43
1.79
19.11
P/S 1.74
CNSL's P/S is ranked lower than
56% of the 440 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. CNSL: 1.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CNSL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.37 Max: 2.05
Current: 1.74
0.56
2.05
PFCF 13.55
CNSL's PFCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.79 vs. CNSL: 13.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CNSL' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.34  Med: 9.21 Max: 22.33
Current: 13.55
4.34
22.33
POCF 5.85
CNSL's POCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.64 vs. CNSL: 5.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CNSL' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.29  Med: 4.63 Max: 7.73
Current: 5.85
2.29
7.73
EV-to-EBIT 23.43
CNSL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
66% of the 340 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.17 vs. CNSL: 23.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CNSL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.2  Med: 16.9 Max: 26
Current: 23.43
13.2
26
EV-to-EBITDA 9.20
CNSL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
55% of the 372 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. CNSL: 9.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CNSL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.1  Med: 7.9 Max: 10.8
Current: 9.2
6.1
10.8
Shiller P/E 46.13
CNSL's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
81% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.29 vs. CNSL: 46.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CNSL' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.51  Med: 41.46 Max: 70.41
Current: 46.13
31.51
70.41
Current Ratio 0.85
CNSL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. CNSL: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CNSL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.16 Max: 4.56
Current: 0.85
0.68
4.56
Quick Ratio 0.85
CNSL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. CNSL: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CNSL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.09 Max: 4.49
Current: 0.85
0.68
4.49
Days Sales Outstanding 33.07
CNSL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
68% of the 346 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.51 vs. CNSL: 33.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CNSL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.57  Med: 39.24 Max: 48.78
Current: 33.07
31.57
48.78
Days Payable 16.85
CNSL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
84% of the 286 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 63.21 vs. CNSL: 16.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CNSL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.02  Med: 28.31 Max: 120.95
Current: 16.85
8.02
120.95

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 5.91
CNSL's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
77% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.00 vs. CNSL: 5.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CNSL' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.89  Med: 8.28 Max: 19.8
Current: 5.91
4.89
19.8
Dividend Payout 4.08
CNSL's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
98% of the 308 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.71 vs. CNSL: 4.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CNSL' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.42  Med: 3.3 Max: 12.11
Current: 4.08
1.42
12.11
Forward Dividend Yield 5.91
CNSL's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
75% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 vs. CNSL: 5.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.91
CNSL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
62% of the 793 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.01 vs. CNSL: 5.91 )
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: 4.89  Med: 8.28 Max: 19.8
Current: 5.91
4.89
19.8
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -8.20
CNSL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 263 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. CNSL: -8.20 )
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: -48.5  Med: -6.3 Max: 0
Current: -8.2
-48.5
0

Valuation & Return

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Price/Projected FCF 1.47
CNSL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
50% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. CNSL: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CNSL' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 1.02 Max: 2.23
Current: 1.47
0.68
2.23
Price/Median PS Value 1.28
CNSL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
72% of the 394 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. CNSL: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CNSL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.38
Current: 1.28
0.53
1.38
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.30
CNSL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. CNSL: 4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CNSL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.8  Med: 5.9 Max: 7.6
Current: 4.3
3.8
7.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 7.22
CNSL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.34 vs. CNSL: 7.22 )
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: 4.8  Med: 12.1 Max: 28.1
Current: 7.22
4.8
28.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $755.4
EPS (TTM) $ 0.38
Beta1.02
Short Percentage of Float8.77%
52-Week Range $17.76 - 30.23
Shares Outstanding (Mil)50.65

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 766 764
EPS ($) 0.72 0.71
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.72 0.71
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
2.00%
Dividends Per Share ($) 1.55 1.55
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Consolidated Communications: A MarketWatch Listed Stock with a Sell Recommendation by DDM Models Oct 14 2014 
The Best Yielding Domestic Telecom Services Stocks Mar 26 2012 
Income Spotlight: Consolidated Communications (CNSL) Mar 14 2012 
11 High Yield Technology Stocks With Big ROE Nov 06 2011 
11 High-Yielding Domestic Telecom Service Stocks Apr 22 2011 
Consolidated Communications Holdings Inc (CNSL) President & CEO Robert J Currey sells 10,000 Shares Oct 08 2010 
Consolidated Communications Holdings Inc (CNSL) President & CEO Robert J Currey sells 5,000 Shares Sep 29 2010 
Consolidated Communications Holdings Inc (CNSL) CFO Steven L Childers sells 5,000 Shares Sep 15 2010 
Consolidated Communications Holdings Inc (CNSL) CFO Steven L Childers sells 5,000 Shares Sep 14 2010 
Consolidated Communications Holdings Inc (CNSL) President & CEO Robert J Currey sells 4,285 Shares Sep 13 2010 

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