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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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.13
ELNK's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
76% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. ELNK: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ELNK' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 2.65 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.13
Equity to Asset 0.04
ELNK's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
92% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. ELNK: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ELNK' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.27  Med: 0.62 Max: 0.86
Current: 0.04
-0.27
0.86
Interest Coverage 0.63
ELNK's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
95% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.21 vs. ELNK: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
ELNK' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 7.97 Max: N/A
Current: 0.63
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: -0.25
M-Score: -3.97
WACC vs ROIC
9.44%
6.16%
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 : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 2.77
ELNK's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.47 vs. ELNK: 2.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ELNK' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.36  Med: 5.43 Max: 25.99
Current: 2.77
-21.36
25.99
Net-margin (%) -2.33
ELNK's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 465 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.66 vs. ELNK: -2.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ELNK' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.43  Med: 0.47 Max: 39.67
Current: -2.33
-43.43
39.67
ROE (%) -63.57
ELNK's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
93% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.62 vs. ELNK: -63.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ELNK' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -122.32  Med: 1.02 Max: 50.7
Current: -63.57
-122.32
50.7
ROA (%) -3.25
ELNK's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.39 vs. ELNK: -3.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ELNK' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.34  Med: 0.52 Max: 29.9
Current: -3.25
-41.34
29.9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 5.43
ELNK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 469 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.34 vs. ELNK: 5.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ELNK' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -61.86  Med: 51.73 Max: 505.75
Current: 5.43
-61.86
505.75
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -5.90
ELNK's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. ELNK: -5.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ELNK' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -24.5  Med: 3.70 Max: 67.5
Current: -5.9
-24.5
67.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -7.00
ELNK's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
70% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. ELNK: -7.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ELNK' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -55.9  Med: 6.60 Max: 58.3
Current: -7
-55.9
58.3
» ELNK's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-08-08)


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

Q2 2015

ELNK Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Joel Greenblatt 217,712 sh (+497.21%)
Paul Tudor Jones 116,015 sh (+101.50%)
Jim Simons 6,148,877 sh (+37.47%)
Mario Gabelli 1,273,650 sh (-4.52%)
Chuck Royce 3,892,358 sh (-7.78%)
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Q3 2015

ELNK Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Joel Greenblatt 1,943,059 sh (+792.49%)
Jim Simons 7,394,439 sh (+20.26%)
Paul Tudor Jones 135,886 sh (+17.13%)
Mario Gabelli 1,176,699 sh (-7.61%)
Chuck Royce 3,414,120 sh (-12.29%)
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Q4 2015

ELNK Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 8,014,439 sh (+8.38%)
Paul Tudor Jones 134,688 sh (-0.88%)
Mario Gabelli 1,143,399 sh (-2.83%)
Chuck Royce 3,062,630 sh (-10.30%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,559,593 sh (-19.74%)
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Q1 2016

ELNK Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Chuck Royce 3,168,130 sh (+3.44%)
Jim Simons 8,173,139 sh (+1.98%)
Mario Gabelli 1,072,699 sh (-6.18%)
Joel Greenblatt 1,064,075 sh (-31.77%)
Paul Tudor Jones 83,297 sh (-38.16%)
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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EarthLink Holdings Corp provides managed network, security & cloud solutions for multi-location businesses. It provides data, voice & managed services to retail & wholesale business; and Internet access & value-added services to residential customers.

EarthLink Holdings Corp was incorporated on December 3, 2013 as a Delaware corporation in connection with the Holding Company Reorganization. On December 31, 2013, through the creation of a new holding company structure, EarthLink, Inc. merged with EarthLink, LLC, which became a wholly-owned subsidiary of a new publicly traded parent company, EarthLink Holdings Corp. The Company together with its subsidiaries provides managed network, security and cloud services to business and residential customers in the United States. It also offers data, voice and managed network services to retail and wholesale business customers; and provides Internet access and related value-added services to residential customers. The Company operates a network including more than 29,000 route miles of fiber and 90 metro fiber rings that provide data and voice IP service coverage across more than 90 percent of the United States. The Company operates four segments aligned around distinct customer categories including Enterprise/Mid-Market, Small Business, Carrier/Transport and Consumer. The Company's Enterprise/Mid-Market segment provides data, voice and managed network services to distributed multi-site business customers; Small Business segment provides data, voice and managed network services to small, often single-site business customers; Carrier/Transport segment provides transmission capacity and other data, voice and managed network services to telecommunications carriers and large enterprises; and Consumer Services segment provides nationwide Internet access and related value-added services to residential customers. The Company faces competition from competitors including AT&T, CenturyLink, Verizon, XO and Zayo. It also faces competition from ILECs, CLECs, cable service providers and wireless and satellite service providers. The Company's communications services are subject to varying degrees of federal, state and local regulation.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 36.45
ELNK's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
79% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.17 vs. ELNK: 36.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
ELNK' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.12  Med: 9.34 Max: 108.44
Current: 36.45
3.12
108.44
P/B 28.07
ELNK's P/B is ranked lower than
98% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.23 vs. ELNK: 28.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ELNK' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.80 Max: 39.41
Current: 28.07
0.84
39.41
P/S 0.66
ELNK's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 513 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. ELNK: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ELNK' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.73 Max: 1.63
Current: 0.66
0.26
1.63
PFCF 10.01
ELNK's PFCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.76 vs. ELNK: 10.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ELNK' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.91  Med: 10.05 Max: 115.14
Current: 10.01
2.91
115.14
POCF 4.46
ELNK's POCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 360 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.72 vs. ELNK: 4.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ELNK' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.2  Med: 4.94 Max: 12.87
Current: 4.46
2.2
12.87
EV-to-EBIT 55.67
ELNK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
86% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.73 vs. ELNK: 55.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ELNK' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -335.5  Med: 6.10 Max: 452.9
Current: 55.67
-335.5
452.9
EV-to-EBITDA 5.59
ELNK's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
75% of the 446 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.79 vs. ELNK: 5.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
ELNK' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -39.2  Med: 4.60 Max: 16
Current: 5.59
-39.2
16
Current Ratio 1.17
ELNK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. ELNK: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ELNK' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.89 Max: 5.33
Current: 1.17
0.32
5.33
Quick Ratio 1.17
ELNK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. ELNK: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ELNK' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.89 Max: 5.33
Current: 1.17
0.32
5.33
Days Sales Outstanding 26.37
ELNK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
78% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 46.51 vs. ELNK: 26.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ELNK' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.37  Med: 26.79 Max: 35.32
Current: 26.37
10.37
35.32
Days Payable 8.81
ELNK's Days Payable is ranked lower than
92% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 60.90 vs. ELNK: 8.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
ELNK' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.36  Med: 17.93 Max: 34.63
Current: 8.81
8.36
34.63

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.89
ELNK's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
61% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. ELNK: 2.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ELNK' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.61  Med: 3.77 Max: 7.44
Current: 2.89
1.61
7.44
Forward Dividend Yield 2.89
ELNK's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
65% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.07 vs. ELNK: 2.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.29
ELNK's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
93% of the 704 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.55 vs. ELNK: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ELNK' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.72  Med: 1.68 Max: 3.32
Current: 1.29
0.72
3.32
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.40
ELNK's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
67% of the 279 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. ELNK: -0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ELNK' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -152  Med: 0.70 Max: 9.4
Current: -0.4
-152
9.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 1.57
ELNK's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
54% of the 247 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. ELNK: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ELNK' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.51 Max: 73.92
Current: 1.57
0.27
73.92
Price/Median PS Value 0.92
ELNK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
60% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. ELNK: 0.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ELNK' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.27 Max: 6.72
Current: 0.92
0.4
6.72
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 6.59
ELNK's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.87 vs. ELNK: 6.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
ELNK' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.89 Max: 14.2
Current: 6.59
0.27
14.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 1.77
ELNK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 524 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.10 vs. ELNK: 1.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ELNK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 13.00 Max: 51.2
Current: 1.77
0.2
51.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 28.44
ELNK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.99 vs. ELNK: 28.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ELNK' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 23.60 Max: 76.2
Current: 28.44
3.1
76.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,069
EPS (TTM) $ -0.25
Beta1.09
Short Percentage of Float3.28%
52-Week Range $4.97 - 9.86
Shares Outstanding (Mil)105.10

Analyst Estimate


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Revenue (Mil $) 977 917
EPS ($) -0.09 0.22
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.09 0.22
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
3.00%
Dividends Per Share ($)
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