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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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.20
CRWN's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
69% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. CRWN: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CRWN' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.03 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.2
Equity to Asset 0.52
CRWN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
66% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. CRWN: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CRWN' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.01  Med: 0.20 Max: 0.57
Current: 0.52
-1.01
0.57
Interest Coverage 5.94
CRWN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
59% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.81 vs. CRWN: 5.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CRWN' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 2.84 Max: 4.26
Current: 5.94
0.59
4.26
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 0.97
M-Score: -2.13
WACC vs ROIC
7.15%
17.06%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 41.29
CRWN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.58 vs. CRWN: 41.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CRWN' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -143.99  Med: 29.26 Max: 40.22
Current: 41.29
-143.99
40.22
Net-margin (%) 21.76
CRWN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. CRWN: 21.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CRWN' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -193.35  Med: 0.15 Max: 98.65
Current: 21.76
-193.35
98.65
ROE (%) 19.62
CRWN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 7.28 vs. CRWN: 19.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
CRWN' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 18.54  Med: 29.26 Max: 538.22
Current: 19.62
18.54
538.22
ROA (%) 9.44
CRWN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.77 vs. CRWN: 9.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CRWN' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.1  Med: 0.18 Max: 38.97
Current: 9.44
-38.1
38.97
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 92.34
CRWN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 15.10 vs. CRWN: 92.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CRWN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -377.91  Med: 186.15 Max: 687.27
Current: 92.34
-377.91
687.27
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.80
CRWN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. CRWN: 8.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CRWN' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.6  Med: 7.95 Max: 21.4
Current: 8.8
-30.6
21.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 9.90
CRWN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. CRWN: 9.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CRWN' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.1  Med: 9.90 Max: 150.2
Current: 9.9
-30.1
150.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -27.80
CRWN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. CRWN: -27.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CRWN' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -60.4  Med: -2.90 Max: 79.2
Current: -27.8
-60.4
79.2
» CRWN's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-02-19)


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

CRWN Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 122,200 sh (+91.48%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 512,800 sh (-0.14%)
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Q2 2015

CRWN Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Joel Greenblatt 16,763 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 520,800 sh (+1.56%)
Jim Simons 116,200 sh (-4.91%)
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Q3 2015

CRWN Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 231,500 sh (+99.23%)
Mario Gabelli 511,800 sh (-1.73%)
Joel Greenblatt 15,015 sh (-10.43%)
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Q4 2015

CRWN Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 273,800 sh (+18.27%)
Mario Gabelli 505,300 sh (-1.27%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 15.60
CRWN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
60% of the 692 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 17.41 vs. CRWN: 15.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CRWN' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.67  Med: 11.00 Max: 22.52
Current: 15.6
1.67
22.52
Forward P/E 18.55
CRWN's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
69% of the 493 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 20.16 vs. CRWN: 18.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 15.60
CRWN's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
59% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 17.50 vs. CRWN: 15.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CRWN' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.65  Med: 13.08 Max: 99999999.99
Current: 15.6
1.65
99999999.99
P/B 2.81
CRWN's P/B is ranked lower than
73% of the 710 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. CRWN: 2.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
CRWN' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.71  Med: 2.73 Max: 40.71
Current: 2.81
1.71
40.71
P/S 3.34
CRWN's P/S is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. CRWN: 3.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CRWN' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.49  Med: 2.10 Max: 6.98
Current: 3.34
0.49
6.98
PFCF 16.84
CRWN's PFCF is ranked higher than
54% of the 557 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.91 vs. CRWN: 16.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CRWN' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.48  Med: 16.84 Max: 455
Current: 16.84
3.48
455
POCF 16.84
CRWN's POCF is ranked lower than
89% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.68 vs. CRWN: 16.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CRWN' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.36  Med: 16.50 Max: 455
Current: 16.84
3.36
455
EV-to-EBIT 11.64
CRWN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
70% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 13.41 vs. CRWN: 11.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CRWN' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -144.9  Med: 8.80 Max: 60.5
Current: 11.64
-144.9
60.5
EV-to-EBITDA 5.86
CRWN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
70% of the 712 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 7.24 vs. CRWN: 5.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CRWN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.6  Med: 5.20 Max: 36.2
Current: 5.86
-22.6
36.2
Current Ratio 2.70
CRWN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
84% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. CRWN: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CRWN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 1.09 Max: 3.2
Current: 2.7
0.3
3.2
Quick Ratio 2.70
CRWN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. CRWN: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CRWN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.09 Max: 3.2
Current: 2.7
0.16
3.2
Days Sales Outstanding 83.32
CRWN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
77% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 47.67 vs. CRWN: 83.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CRWN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 89.85  Med: 102.32 Max: 323.85
Current: 83.32
89.85
323.85

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 6.68
CRWN's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
75% of the 565 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. CRWN: 6.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
CRWN' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.15  Med: 7.95 Max: 184.64
Current: 6.68
1.15
184.64
Price/Projected FCF 1.57
CRWN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
70% of the 567 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. CRWN: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
CRWN' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.95  Med: 1.46 Max: 7.07
Current: 1.57
0.95
7.07
Price/Median PS Value 1.58
CRWN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
84% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. CRWN: 1.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CRWN' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 1.37 Max: 7.73
Current: 1.58
0.26
7.73
Price/Graham Number 2.15
CRWN's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
65% of the 505 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. CRWN: 2.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
CRWN' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.54 Max: 12.29
Current: 2.15
0.14
12.29
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.60
CRWN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. CRWN: 8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CRWN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.7  Med: 9.50 Max: 60.6
Current: 8.6
1.7
60.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 0.83
CRWN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 10.22 vs. CRWN: 0.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CRWN' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -44.9  Med: -11.20 Max: 23.8
Current: 0.83
-44.9
23.8

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $454
EPS $ 0.27
Beta0.76
Short Percentage of Float3.96%
52-Week Range $3.21 - 6.16
Shares Outstanding(Mil)359.68

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil)
EPS($) 0.24 0.23
EPS without NRI($) 0.24 0.23

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Pay TV
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Crown Media Holdings Inc was incorporated in the State of Delaware in December 1999. The Company through its subsidiary, Crown Media United States owns and operates a pay television channel, known as the Hallmark Channel entertainment programming for adults and families. Hallmark Channel features television series such as Golden Girls and Frasier as well as original series and movies with compelling stories and internationally recognized stars. It has also offered a "lifestyle" programming, featuring Home and Family. Hallmark Movie Channel is a 24-hour cable network offering movies appropriate for the entire family, consisting mainly of original movies, classical theatrical films, and presentations from the award-winning Hallmark Hall of Fame collection as well as other long form television programming. Consistent with the Hallmark brand, both networks are a preeminent source of holiday programming, with Hallmark Channel. The Company currently distributes, Hallmark Channel through approximately 5, 309 cable, satellite and other pay television distribution systems and Hallmark Movie Channel through approximately 3, 674 such systems. The Company licenses the trademark "Hallmark" for use on its networks pursuant to certain trademark license agreements with a subsidiary of Hallmark Cards. The Company uses four distribution platforms to transmit its programming, cable television, analog and digital satellite, telephone and Internet Protocol Television. The Company's networks compete with other general entertainment programming from broadcast networks including, TNT, TCM, USA Network, HGTV, TV Land, Lifetime, Lifetime Movie Network, OWN, ABC Family and other networks.
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