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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 0.02
NAS:CNSL's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
95% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. NAS:CNSL: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NAS:CNSL' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.05 Max: 0.16
Current: 0.02
0.01
0.16
Equity-to-Asset 0.08
NAS:CNSL's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
90% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. NAS:CNSL: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NAS:CNSL' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.02  Med: 0.08 Max: 0.74
Current: 0.08
-0.02
0.74
Interest Coverage 1.14
NAS:CNSL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
85% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.66 vs. NAS:CNSL: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:CNSL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.15 Max: 1.3
Current: 1.14
0.71
1.3
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 0.94
Beneish M-Score: -3.15
WACC vs ROIC
5.22%
1.87%
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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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 11.77
NAS:CNSL's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
64% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.39 vs. NAS:CNSL: 11.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NAS:CNSL' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.76  Med: 16.6 Max: 20.24
Current: 11.77
10.76
20.24
Net Margin % 2.01
NAS:CNSL's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
54% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.35 vs. NAS:CNSL: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NAS:CNSL' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.11  Med: 3.23 Max: 8.5
Current: 2.01
-0.11
8.5
ROE % 6.76
NAS:CNSL's ROE % is ranked higher than
56% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.91 vs. NAS:CNSL: 6.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NAS:CNSL' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.31  Med: 9.77 Max: 48.34
Current: 6.76
-0.31
48.34
ROA % 0.71
NAS:CNSL's ROA % is ranked lower than
61% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. NAS:CNSL: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NAS:CNSL' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.04  Med: 1.01 Max: 2.68
Current: 0.71
-0.04
2.68
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 9.93
NAS:CNSL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
55% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.10 vs. NAS:CNSL: 9.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NAS:CNSL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.33  Med: 17.21 Max: 25.33
Current: 9.93
7.33
25.33
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -0.80
NAS:CNSL's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
57% of the 396 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. NAS:CNSL: -0.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NAS:CNSL' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -0.1 Max: 9.6
Current: -0.8
0
9.6
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -5.70
NAS:CNSL's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
66% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. NAS:CNSL: -5.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NAS:CNSL' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -1.7 Max: 10.8
Current: -5.7
0
10.8
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -26.60
NAS:CNSL's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.90 vs. NAS:CNSL: -26.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NAS:CNSL' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -24.1 Max: 64.5
Current: -26.6
0
64.5
GuruFocus has detected 6 Warning Signs with Consolidated Communications Holdings Inc $NAS:CNSL.
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Q1 2016

CNSL Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Mario Gabelli 25,259 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 79,855 sh (-34.20%)
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CNSL Guru Trades in Q2 2016

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Jim Simons 43,894 sh (-45.03%)
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CNSL Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 44,494 sh (+1.37%)
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Jim Simons 101,394 sh (+127.88%)
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services    NAICS: 517919    SIC: 4813
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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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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 60.89
CNSL's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 362 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. CNSL: 60.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
CNSL' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.85  Med: 29.83 Max: 98.2
Current: 60.89
15.85
98.2
PE Ratio without NRI 60.89
CNSL's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
86% of the 327 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.28 vs. CNSL: 60.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
CNSL' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.85  Med: 35.65 Max: 109.25
Current: 60.89
15.85
109.25
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 13.44
CNSL's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
64% of the 234 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.08 vs. CNSL: 13.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
CNSL' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.37  Med: 7.38 Max: 14.98
Current: 13.44
4.37
14.98
PB Ratio 6.81
CNSL's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. CNSL: 6.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
CNSL' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.79  Med: 5.4 Max: 19.11
Current: 6.81
1.79
19.11
PS Ratio 1.57
CNSL's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. CNSL: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
CNSL' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.37 Max: 2.05
Current: 1.57
0.56
2.05
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 12.51
CNSL's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
62% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.06 vs. CNSL: 12.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
CNSL' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.34  Med: 9.29 Max: 22.33
Current: 12.51
4.34
22.33
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 5.33
CNSL's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
59% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.39 vs. CNSL: 5.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
CNSL' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.29  Med: 4.64 Max: 7.73
Current: 5.33
2.29
7.73
EV-to-EBIT 23.85
CNSL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
65% of the 394 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.57 vs. CNSL: 23.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CNSL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.2  Med: 16.95 Max: 26.3
Current: 23.85
13.2
26.3
EV-to-EBITDA 9.05
CNSL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
55% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.64 vs. CNSL: 9.05 )
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: 9.05
6.1
10.8
Shiller PE Ratio 40.69
CNSL's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.72 vs. CNSL: 40.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
CNSL' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 31.51  Med: 40.86 Max: 70.41
Current: 40.69
31.51
70.41
Current Ratio 0.89
CNSL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 441 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. CNSL: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CNSL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.09 Max: 1.9
Current: 0.89
0.75
1.9
Quick Ratio 0.89
CNSL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 441 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. CNSL: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CNSL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.01 Max: 1.9
Current: 0.89
0.75
1.9
Days Sales Outstanding 27.61
CNSL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
67% of the 350 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 46.91 vs. CNSL: 27.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CNSL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 27.61  Med: 38.6 Max: 48.78
Current: 27.61
27.61
48.78
Days Payable 7.65
CNSL's Days Payable is ranked lower than
85% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 64.92 vs. CNSL: 7.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CNSL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.65  Med: 24.28 Max: 120.95
Current: 7.65
7.65
120.95

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 6.70
CNSL's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
78% of the 738 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.14 vs. CNSL: 6.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
CNSL' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.89  Med: 8.27 Max: 19.8
Current: 6.7
4.89
19.8
Dividend Payout Ratio 4.08
CNSL's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
98% of the 300 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. CNSL: 4.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
CNSL' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.42  Med: 3.52 Max: 12.11
Current: 4.08
1.42
12.11
Forward Dividend Yield % 6.70
CNSL's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
77% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.07 vs. CNSL: 6.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 6.69
CNSL's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
63% of the 793 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.43 vs. CNSL: 6.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
CNSL' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.89  Med: 8.27 Max: 19.8
Current: 6.69
4.89
19.8
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -7.90
CNSL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 268 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. CNSL: -7.90 )
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: -7.9 Max: 0
Current: -7.9
-48.5
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 4.20
CNSL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
51% of the 501 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. CNSL: 4.20 )
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: 4.2
3.8
7.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 7.12
CNSL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
54% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.46 vs. CNSL: 7.12 )
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: 6.4  Med: 12.5 Max: 28.1
Current: 7.12
6.4
28.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $743.2
EPS (TTM) $ 0.38
Beta1.07
Short Percentage of Float10.48%
52-Week Range $20.50 - 30.23
Shares Outstanding (Mil)50.61

Analyst Estimate

Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.71
EPS without NRI ($) 0.71
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
2.00%
Dividends per Share ($) 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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