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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.15
CVC's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
73% of the 488 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. CVC: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
CVC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.04 Max: 0.27
Current: 0.15
0
0.27
Equity to Asset -0.72
CVC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
98% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. CVC: -0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
CVC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.84  Med: -0.48 Max: -0.01
Current: -0.72
-0.84
-0.01
Interest Coverage 1.49
CVC's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
85% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.54 vs. CVC: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
CVC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.66  Med: 1.11 Max: 1.94
Current: 1.49
0.66
1.94
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.80
M-Score: -3.19
WACC vs ROIC
5.03%
15.32%
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 13.40
CVC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 482 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 7.78 vs. CVC: 13.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
CVC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.54  Med: 12.69 Max: 21.14
Current: 13.4
9.54
21.14
Net-margin (%) 3.45
CVC's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 484 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.91 vs. CVC: 3.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
CVC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.15  Med: 3.58 Max: 7.47
Current: 3.45
-3.15
7.47
ROA (%) 3.34
CVC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 492 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. CVC: 3.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
CVC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.46  Med: 3.15 Max: 6.73
Current: 3.34
-2.46
6.73
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 32.05
CVC's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 487 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 14.87 vs. CVC: 32.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
CVC' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.04  Med: 27.02 Max: 40.67
Current: 32.05
14.04
40.67
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.50
CVC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. CVC: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CVC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.8  Med: 5.25 Max: 23.9
Current: 0.5
-21.8
23.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -3.50
CVC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 354 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. CVC: -3.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CVC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.1  Med: -1.25 Max: 61.8
Current: -3.5
-24.1
61.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 10.70
CVC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. CVC: 10.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
CVC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50  Med: -22.00 Max: 147.3
Current: 10.7
-50
147.3
» CVC's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-07)


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

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

CVC Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Pioneer Investments 243,027 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,495,200 sh (+189.66%)
John Paulson 12,400,000 sh (+47.62%)
Ken Fisher 324,878 sh (+12.62%)
George Soros 785,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 11,483,944 sh (-2.56%)
Murray Stahl 129,933 sh (-8.33%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 6,515,400 sh (-12.14%)
Joel Greenblatt 147,740 sh (-43.72%)
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Q3 2015

CVC Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Ken Fisher 381,303 sh (+17.37%)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund 6,018,998 sh (-7.62%)
Mario Gabelli 9,940,696 sh (-13.44%)
Joel Greenblatt 101,347 sh (-31.40%)
Murray Stahl 85,567 sh (-34.15%)
John Paulson 7,800,000 sh (-37.10%)
Jim Simons 762,300 sh (-49.02%)
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Q4 2015

CVC Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Steven Cohen 501,800 sh (New)
George Soros 102,571 sh (New)
Paul Singer 251,012 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 932,770 sh (New)
Jim Simons 4,657,300 sh (+510.95%)
T Rowe Price Equity Income Fund Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 9,127,276 sh (-8.18%)
Murray Stahl 75,435 sh (-11.84%)
Joel Greenblatt 58,310 sh (-42.46%)
John Paulson 3,092,700 sh (-60.35%)
Ken Fisher 24,682 sh (-93.53%)
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Q1 2016

CVC Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Steven Cohen 830,200 sh (+65.44%)
Jeremy Grantham 1,219,815 sh (+30.77%)
Jim Simons 5,554,800 sh (+19.27%)
John Paulson 3,201,500 sh (+3.52%)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Paul Singer Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 7,638,711 sh (-16.31%)
Murray Stahl 49,130 sh (-34.87%)
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Pay TV
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Traded in other countries:CVY.Germany,
Cablevision Systems Corp, through its subsidiary, CSC Holdings is a cable operator in the United States and operates through the segments: Cable, Lightpath, and Other.

Cablevision Systems Corp is a Delaware corporation which was organized in 1997. It operates through its subsidiary, CSC Holdings. CSC Holdings is a cable operators in the United States. It also provides high-speed data and Voice over Internet Protocol services using its its television broadband network; and Ethernet-based data, Internet, voice and video transport and managed services, to the business market in the New York metropolitan area. One of its subsidiaries also operates a newspaper publishing business. It also owns a cable television advertising sales business and regional news and other local programming services businesses. The Company classifies its operations into three reportable segments: Cable, consisting principally of video, high-speed data, and VoIP services; Lightpath; and Other, consisting principally of Newsday, which includes the Newsday daily newspaper, amNew York, Star Community Publishing Group, and online websites including newsday.com and exploreLI.com, the News 12 Networks, which provide regional news programming services, Cablevision Media Sales Corporation, a cable television advertising company, and MSG Varsity, a program service dedicated to showcasing high school sports and activities and other local programming. The Company's cable television systems are operated in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut under non-exclusive franchise agreements, where required by the franchising authority, with state and/or municipal or county franchising authorities. The Company's competitors include Verizon Communications, Inc., AT&T Inc., RCN Corporation, among others. Its cable television systems are subject to extensive federal, state and local regulations.

Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 42.78
CVC's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
80% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 18.94 vs. CVC: 42.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
CVC' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.49  Med: 18.48 Max: 52.97
Current: 42.78
7.49
52.97
Forward P/E 33.44
CVC's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
80% of the 132 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 17.33 vs. CVC: 33.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 42.78
CVC's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
81% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 18.80 vs. CVC: 42.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
CVC' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.16  Med: 25.55 Max: 1795
Current: 42.78
10.16
1795
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 27.33
CVC's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
72% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 15.72 vs. CVC: 27.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
CVC' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.5  Med: 10.14 Max: 27.34
Current: 27.33
3.5
27.34
P/S 1.47
CVC's P/S is ranked lower than
52% of the 495 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. CVC: 1.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
CVC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.73 Max: 1.47
Current: 1.47
0.24
1.47
PFCF 24.25
CVC's PFCF is ranked lower than
69% of the 263 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 17.42 vs. CVC: 24.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
CVC' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.27  Med: 15.06 Max: 3166
Current: 24.25
3.27
3166
POCF 8.02
CVC's POCF is ranked lower than
59% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.79 vs. CVC: 8.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
CVC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21  Med: 3.76 Max: 8.02
Current: 8.02
1.21
8.02
EV-to-EBIT 18.48
CVC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
57% of the 370 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 15.92 vs. CVC: 18.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
CVC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.1  Med: 16.00 Max: 61.2
Current: 18.48
10.1
61.2
EV-to-EBITDA 9.75
CVC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
57% of the 422 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. CVC: 9.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
CVC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.9  Med: 7.30 Max: 9.8
Current: 9.75
5.9
9.8
Shiller P/E 43.84
CVC's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
79% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 18.55 vs. CVC: 43.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
CVC' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.19  Med: 52.35 Max: 653.67
Current: 43.84
23.19
653.67
Current Ratio 0.88
CVC's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. CVC: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
CVC' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.78 Max: 2.11
Current: 0.88
0.29
2.11
Quick Ratio 0.88
CVC's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. CVC: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
CVC' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.76 Max: 2.07
Current: 0.88
0.21
2.07
Days Sales Outstanding 14.57
CVC's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
88% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 47.54 vs. CVC: 14.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
CVC' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.68  Med: 28.01 Max: 31.96
Current: 14.57
15.68
31.96
Days Payable 51.46
CVC's Days Payable is ranked lower than
58% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 61.50 vs. CVC: 51.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
CVC' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 43.42  Med: 51.37 Max: 59.33
Current: 51.46
43.42
59.33

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.87
CVC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
92% of the 650 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.79 vs. CVC: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
CVC' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 3.04 Max: 5.47
Current: 0.87
0.57
5.47
Dividend Payout 0.37
CVC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
91% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. CVC: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
CVC' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.59 Max: 15
Current: 0.37
0.32
15
Dividend Growth (3y) 1.40
CVC's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
54% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. CVC: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
CVC' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 42.2
Current: 1.4
0
42.2
Forward Dividend Yield 1.73
CVC's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
84% of the 607 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.95 vs. CVC: 1.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.29
CVC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
92% of the 718 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.32 vs. CVC: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
CVC' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.85  Med: 4.51 Max: 8.11
Current: 1.29
0.85
8.11

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Median PS Value 2.01
CVC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
91% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. CVC: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
CVC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.04 Max: 2.54
Current: 2.01
0.36
2.54
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.40
CVC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 511 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. CVC: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
CVC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 6.30 Max: 9.9
Current: 5.4
1.6
9.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -0.66
CVC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.14 vs. CVC: -0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
CVC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -40  Med: 10.25 Max: 20.8
Current: -0.66
-40
20.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $6,536
EPS (TTM) $ 0.81
Beta0.55
Short Percentage of Float3.76%
52-Week Range $21.37 - 34.71
Shares Outstanding (Mil)276.33

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 6,597 6,652 6,734
EPS ($) 0.88 1.04 1.44
EPS without NRI ($) 0.88 1.04 1.44
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
16.50%
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