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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.17
CRWN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
70% of the 903 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. CRWN: 0.17 )
CRWN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.17

Equity to Asset 0.41
CRWN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
77% of the 896 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. CRWN: 0.41 )
CRWN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -1.01   Max: 0.57
Current: 0.41

-1.01
0.57
Interest Coverage 3.57
CRWN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
71% of the 632 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 5.89 vs. CRWN: 3.57 )
CRWN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 9999.99
Current: 3.57

0.59
9999.99
F-Score: 7
M-Score: -2.42
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 37.19
CRWN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 13.27 vs. CRWN: 37.19 )
CRWN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -206.15   Max: 40.22
Current: 37.19

-206.15
40.22
Net-margin (%) 16.55
CRWN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 919 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 7.07 vs. CRWN: 16.55 )
CRWN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -229.18   Max: 98.65
Current: 16.55

-229.18
98.65
ROE (%) 16.39
CRWN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 891 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 12.52 vs. CRWN: 16.39 )
CRWN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -172.14   Max: 689.47
Current: 16.39

-172.14
689.47
ROA (%) 6.29
CRWN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. CRWN: 6.29 )
CRWN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -57.36   Max: 38.97
Current: 6.29

-57.36
38.97
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 116.91
CRWN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 923 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 21.44 vs. CRWN: 116.91 )
CRWN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -900.36   Max: 686.93
Current: 116.91

-900.36
686.93
Revenue Growth (%) -4.90
CRWN's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 811 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. CRWN: -4.90 )
CRWN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -30.6   Max: 21.4
Current: -4.9

-30.6
21.4
EBITDA Growth (%) -3.50
CRWN's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 715 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. CRWN: -3.50 )
CRWN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -30.1   Max: 150.2
Current: -3.5

-30.1
150.2
EPS Growth (%) 85.00
CRWN's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 696 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. CRWN: 85.00 )
CRWN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -60.4   Max: 85
Current: 85

-60.4
85
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

CRWN Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Joel Greenblatt 239,713 sh (+64.95%)
Mario Gabelli 354,000 sh (+27.34%)
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Q4 2013

CRWN Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 18,487 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 410,000 sh (+15.82%)
Joel Greenblatt 132,086 sh (-44.9%)
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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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with CRWN

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Mario Gabelli 2014-06-30 Add 25.24%$3.36 - $3.92 $ 3.25-10%513500
Joel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Reduce -67.85%0.01%$2.87 - $3.92 $ 3.25-2%42463
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce -44.9%0.01%$3.09 - $3.58 $ 3.25-1%132086
Joel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add 64.95%0.01%$2.44 - $3.26 $ 3.2512%239713
Mario Gabelli 2013-09-30 Add 27.34%$2.44 - $3.26 $ 3.2512%354000
Joel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 New Buy0.02%$1.9 - $2.62 $ 3.2558%145325
Mario Gabelli 2013-03-31 Add 22.42%$1.83 - $2.14 $ 3.2564%273000
Mario Gabelli 2012-12-31 Add 47.19%$1.61 - $1.93 $ 3.2586%223000
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 18.70
CRWN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
85% of the 964 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 20.40 vs. CRWN: 18.70 )
CRWN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 1.72   Max: 25.81
Current: 18.7

1.72
25.81
P/B 2.73
CRWN's P/B is ranked higher than
78% of the 964 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. CRWN: 2.73 )
CRWN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.71   Max: 40.71
Current: 2.73

1.71
40.71
P/S 2.99
CRWN's P/S is ranked higher than
70% of the 964 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. CRWN: 2.99 )
CRWN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 6.98
Current: 2.99

0.49
6.98
PFCF 17.11
CRWN's PFCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 964 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 40.80 vs. CRWN: 17.11 )
CRWN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.48   Max: 455
Current: 17.11

3.48
455
EV-to-EBIT 10.49
CRWN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
91% of the 964 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.23 vs. CRWN: 10.49 )
CRWN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 1.7   Max: 60.5
Current: 10.49

1.7
60.5
Shiller P/E 22.66
CRWN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 964 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 44.36 vs. CRWN: 22.66 )
CRWN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 22   Max: 335
Current: 22.66

22
335
Current Ratio 2.65
CRWN's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 909 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. CRWN: 2.65 )
CRWN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 2.65
Current: 2.65

0.3
2.65
Quick Ratio 2.65
CRWN's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 909 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. CRWN: 2.65 )
CRWN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 2.65
Current: 2.65

0.16
2.65

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.44
CRWN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
87% of the 964 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.85 vs. CRWN: 1.44 )
CRWN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.95   Max: 7.07
Current: 1.44

0.95
7.07
Price/Median PS Value 1.44
CRWN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
73% of the 964 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. CRWN: 1.44 )
CRWN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 7.77
Current: 1.44

0.26
7.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 9.50
CRWN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
87% of the 816 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. CRWN: 9.50 )
CRWN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.7   Max: 60.3
Current: 9.5

1.7
60.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) -12.69
CRWN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
66% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 7.61 vs. CRWN: -12.69 )
CRWN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -42.8   Max: 19.5
Current: -12.69

-42.8
19.5

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Pay TV
Compare:CMCSA, TWC, NPSNY, BSYBY, DISH » details
Traded in other countries:CVM.Germany
Crown Media Holdings was incorporated in the State of Delaware in December 1999. The Company owns and operates a pay television channel, known as the Hallmark Channel, dedicated to high-quality entertainment programming for adults and families. Hallmark Channel features popular television series such as Cheers and Frasier as well as original movies with compelling stories and internationally recognized stars. It has also offered a "lifestyle" programming block featuring The Martha Stewart Show and Emeril's Table featuring Chef Emeril Lagasse. Hallmark Movie Channel is a 24-hour cable network dedicated to 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 often ranking first among cable networks movies during the Christmas holiday season. The Company currently distributes (a) Hallmark Channel through approximately 5, 444 cable, satellite and other pay television distribution systems and (b) Hallmark Movie Channel through approximately 3, 369 such systems. Five of its distributors each accounted for more than 10%, and together accounted for a total of 86%, of its consolidated subscriber revenue for the year ended December 31, 2012. Two of its distributors each accounted for approximately 15% or more of its consolidated subscribers for the year ended December 31, 2012, and together accounted for 44% of its consolidated subscribers on that date. 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'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 similarly targeted networks.
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