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Financial Strength : 4/10

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Profitability & Growth : 3/10

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Q3 2015

CTCM Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Jim Simons 845,100 sh (+40.50%)
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Jim Simons 2,843,000 sh (+68.01%)
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Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Broadcasting - TV  
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CTC Media Inc is a media company, which operates three Russian television networks and one Kazakh channel. Its channels includes CTC (a flagship channel), Domashny, Peretz and channel 31 (a Kazakh channel).

CTC Media Inc was incorporated in 1989 and commenced television operations in May 1994, initially broadcasting from its first owned-and-operated station in St. Petersburg to 22 cities across Russia as a superstation a single station that retransmits its signal to remote locations. In December 1996, the Company launched CTC, a national network broadcasting by satellite from its center in Moscow. The Company launched Domashny in March 2005 and acquired DTV in April 2008.Its TV channels are currently distributed by means of free-to-air terrestrial broadcasting in analog format. Its signals are broadcasted by the owned-and-operated stations and unmanned repeater transmitters according to local analog broadcast licenses and universal licenses for analog frequencies in the respective regions, as well as by its independent affiliate stations and local cable operators. In exchange for the right to broadcast its signal, the company allows its affiliates to broadcast local advertising during designated time windows, from which they derive revenues. At CTC's Domashny and DTV Networks it also pays fees to some independent affiliates of these networks for broadcasting the Domashny or DTV signal. The Company has four reportable segments: CTC Network, Domashny Network, Peretz Network, and Channel 31. The Company competes with other broadcasters and other forms of media for advertising spending, and with other broadcasters for audience share, programming rights, affiliate stations and broadcast frequencies in particular VHF frequencies in key markets. The Company has registered trademarks for the "CTC", "Domashny", "DTV" and "CTC Media" name and logo in the Russian Federation.

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Yield on cost (5-Year) 8.97
CTCM's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
85% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Broadcasting - TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.82 vs. CTCM: 8.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CTCM' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 8.97

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More Statistics

EPS (TTM) $ -3.15
Short Percentage of Float0.17%
52-Week Range $1.56 - 3.52
Shares Outstanding (Mil)156.10
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Billion-Dollar Portfolio Strives for a Comeback Oct 29 2015 
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Will The Russian Media Ownership Law Sink CTC Media? Oct 01 2014 
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Smart Investment of the Week: Fire Sale Price for This Fallen Russian Media Star Mar 31 2014 
Defy Putin by Making a 50% Return on this Russian Media Company Mar 19 2014 

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CTC MEDIA, INC. RECEIVES NASDAQ DELISTING NOTIFICATION May 18 2016
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CTC MEDIA, INC. CONFIRMS FINAL TERMS AND CLOSING DATE OF CASH-OUT MERGER May 18 2016
CTC MEDIA, INC. PROVIDES UPDATE ON PENDING CASH-OUT MERGER May 10 2016
CTC MEDIA, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events May 10 2016
CTC Media announces cash consideration May 02 2016
CTC MEDIA, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets, Other Events Apr 29 2016
CTC MEDIA, INC. ANNOUNCES FINAL TERMS OF CASH-OUT MERGER Apr 29 2016
CTC MEDIA, INC. Financials Apr 07 2016
CTC MEDIA, INC. Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report Mar 31 2016
CTC MEDIA, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets, Other Events Mar 30 2016
CTC MEDIA PROVIDES UPDATE ON ANTICIPATED TIMING OF CASH-OUT MERGER Mar 29 2016
CTC Media provides update on anticipated timing of transaction Mar 29 2016
CTC MEDIA, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Completion of Acquisition or Disposition of Assets, Other Events Feb 12 2016
CTC Media announces approval from Special Meeting of Stockholders Feb 01 2016

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