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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.

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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.

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Business Description

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Dial Global Inc is a Delaware corporation. The Company is organized as a single business segment, which is its Radio business. It is an independent, full-service network radio company that distributes, produces, and/or syndicates programming and services to more than 8,400 radio stations nationwide. It produces and/or distributes over 200 news, sports, music, talk and entertainment radio programs, services and digital applications, as well as audio content from live events, turn-key music formats (the 24/7 Radio Formats), prep services, jingles and imaging. In addition, it is the sales representative for independent third party providers of audio content. It has no operations outside the United States, but sell to customers outside of the United States. It derives substantially all of its revenue from the sale of 30 and 60 second commercial airtime to advertisers. Its advertisers that target national audiences generally find that a cost effective way to reach their target consumers is to purchase 30 or 60 second advertisements, which are mainly broadcast in its 24/7 Radio Formats, news, talk, sports, music and entertainment related programming and content. In addition in exchange for services it receives airtime from radio stations. It produces and distributes regularly scheduled and special sporting events and sports features, news programs, exclusive live events, music and interview shows, national music countdowns, lifestyle short features and talk programs. In the markets in which it operates, it competes for advertising revenue with other radio networks and other forms of communications media, including network and cable television, digital, out-of-home, direct response, print and point-of-sale.

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