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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 0.16
CRWN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
69% of the 1039 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.28 vs. CRWN: 0.16 )
CRWN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.16

Equity to Asset 0.47
CRWN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
82% of the 992 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. CRWN: 0.47 )
CRWN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.01   Max: 0.48
Current: 0.47

-1.01
0.48
Interest Coverage 4.22
CRWN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
72% of the 633 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.57 vs. CRWN: 4.22 )
CRWN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 9999.99
Current: 4.22

0.59
9999.99
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 0.59
M-Score: -2.20
WACC vs ROIC
8.80%
15.80%
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 : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 40.18
CRWN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1039 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 11.66 vs. CRWN: 40.18 )
CRWN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -206.15   Max: 40.22
Current: 40.18

-206.15
40.22
Net-margin (%) 22.74
CRWN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1043 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 5.91 vs. CRWN: 22.74 )
CRWN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -229.18   Max: 98.65
Current: 22.74

-229.18
98.65
ROE (%) 21.74
CRWN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 998 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 11.39 vs. CRWN: 21.74 )
CRWN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -172.14   Max: 689.47
Current: 21.74

-172.14
689.47
ROA (%) 9.05
CRWN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1049 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.99 vs. CRWN: 9.05 )
CRWN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -57.36   Max: 38.97
Current: 9.05

-57.36
38.97
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 112.97
CRWN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1041 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 20.31 vs. CRWN: 112.97 )
CRWN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -900.36   Max: 686.93
Current: 112.97

-900.36
686.93
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.80
CRWN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 906 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. CRWN: 8.80 )
CRWN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -30.6   Max: 21.4
Current: 8.8

-30.6
21.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 9.90
CRWN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. CRWN: 9.90 )
CRWN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -30.1   Max: 150.2
Current: 9.9

-30.1
150.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -27.80
CRWN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. CRWN: -27.80 )
CRWN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -60.4   Max: 85
Current: -27.8

-60.4
85
» CRWN's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

CRWN Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 32,655 sh (+76.64%)
Mario Gabelli 410,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 42,463 sh (-67.85%)
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Q2 2014

CRWN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Mario Gabelli 513,500 sh (+25.24%)
Joel Greenblatt 43,217 sh (+1.78%)
Jim Simons 11,608 sh (-64.45%)
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Q3 2014

CRWN Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 53,800 sh (+363.47%)
Joel Greenblatt 61,450 sh (+42.19%)
Mario Gabelli 515,500 sh (+0.39%)
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Q4 2014

CRWN Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 63,819 sh (+18.62%)
Mario Gabelli 513,500 sh (-0.39%)
Joel Greenblatt 21,037 sh (-65.77%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 15.80
CRWN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 28.00 vs. CRWN: 15.80 )
CRWN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.72   Max: 25.81
Current: 15.8

1.72
25.81
Forward P/E 17.21
CRWN's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 34.84 vs. CRWN: 17.21 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 16.00
CRWN's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 33.90 vs. CRWN: 16.00 )
CRWN' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 1.73   Max: 24.64
Current: 16

1.73
24.64
P/B 2.80
CRWN's P/B is ranked higher than
73% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. CRWN: 2.80 )
CRWN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.71   Max: 40.71
Current: 2.8

1.71
40.71
P/S 3.40
CRWN's P/S is ranked higher than
54% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. CRWN: 3.40 )
CRWN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 6.98
Current: 3.4

0.49
6.98
PFCF 21.10
CRWN's PFCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 53.40 vs. CRWN: 21.10 )
CRWN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.48   Max: 455
Current: 21.1

3.48
455
POCF 21.05
CRWN's POCF is ranked higher than
76% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 9.88 vs. CRWN: 21.05 )
CRWN' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.36   Max: 455
Current: 21.05

3.36
455
EV-to-EBIT 10.58
CRWN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
93% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 19.81 vs. CRWN: 10.58 )
CRWN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -144.9   Max: 60.5
Current: 10.58

-144.9
60.5
Shiller P/E 19.60
CRWN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
85% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 95.47 vs. CRWN: 19.60 )
CRWN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 16   Max: 335
Current: 19.6

16
335
Current Ratio 2.58
CRWN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
93% of the 1018 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. CRWN: 2.58 )
CRWN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 2.58
Current: 2.58

0.31
2.58
Quick Ratio 2.58
CRWN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 1018 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.96 vs. CRWN: 2.58 )
CRWN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 2.58
Current: 2.58

0.16
2.58
Days Sales Outstanding 103.88
CRWN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
72% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 57.32 vs. CRWN: 103.88 )
CRWN' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 82.19   Max: 323.85
Current: 103.88

82.19
323.85

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.70
CRWN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. CRWN: 1.70 )
CRWN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 1.68
Current: 1.7

0.95
1.68
Price/Median PS Value 1.70
CRWN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. CRWN: 1.70 )
CRWN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 5.79
Current: 1.7

0.26
5.79
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.40
CRWN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1033 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. CRWN: 9.40 )
CRWN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.7   Max: 60.3
Current: 9.4

1.7
60.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -7.57
CRWN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
71% of the 682 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.41 vs. CRWN: -7.57 )
CRWN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -44.9   Max: 23.8
Current: -7.57

-44.9
23.8

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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