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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.21
ELNK's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
73% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. ELNK: 0.21 )
ELNK' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.16   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.21

Equity to Asset 0.11
ELNK's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
63% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. ELNK: 0.11 )
ELNK' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.27   Max: 0.86
Current: 0.11

-0.27
0.86
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: -0.23
M-Score: -5.10
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 (%) -2.19
ELNK's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.99 vs. ELNK: -2.19 )
ELNK' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -91.27   Max: 25.99
Current: -2.19

-91.27
25.99
Net-margin (%) -27.64
ELNK's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 944 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.41 vs. ELNK: -27.64 )
ELNK' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -93.67   Max: 39.67
Current: -27.64

-93.67
39.67
ROE (%) -174.85
ELNK's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 913 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.35 vs. ELNK: -174.85 )
ELNK' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -122.32   Max: 47.75
Current: -174.85

-122.32
47.75
ROA (%) -32.01
ELNK's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 952 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.57 vs. ELNK: -32.01 )
ELNK' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -91.88   Max: 29.9
Current: -32.01

-91.88
29.9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -6.14
ELNK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 950 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.42 vs. ELNK: -6.14 )
ELNK' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -239.22   Max: 509.44
Current: -6.14

-239.22
509.44
Revenue Growth (%) 28.60
ELNK's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 843 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. ELNK: 28.60 )
ELNK' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -85.9   Max: 42.3
Current: 28.6

-85.9
42.3
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

ELNK Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Chuck Royce 2,724,552 sh (+9.68%)
Mario Gabelli 1,270,550 sh (+1.47%)
Jim Simons 4,650,100 sh (-17.7%)
Paul Tudor Jones 30,800 sh (-80.1%)
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Q1 2014

ELNK Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 3,165,388 sh (+16.18%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 1,179,350 sh (-7.18%)
Jim Simons 3,710,872 sh (-20.2%)
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Q2 2014

ELNK Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Mario Gabelli 1,483,200 sh (+25.76%)
Jim Simons 4,589,939 sh (+23.69%)
Chuck Royce 3,357,252 sh (+6.06%)
Louis Moore Bacon 500,000 sh (unchged)
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Q3 2014

ELNK Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Mario Gabelli 1,526,200 sh (+2.9%)
Chuck Royce 3,267,152 sh (-2.68%)
Jim Simons 4,095,839 sh (-10.76%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with ELNK

(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 25.76%0.01%$3.17 - $3.79 $ 4.1417%1483200
Mario Gabelli 2013-03-31 Add 30.29%0.01%$5.41 - $7.05 $ 4.14-34%1046550
Mario Gabelli 2012-09-30 Add 35.72%0.01%$6.09 - $7.54 $ 4.14-41%696900
Mario Gabelli 2012-06-30 Add 20.54%$7.21 - $8.52 $ 4.14-48%513500
Michael Price 2012-03-31 Sold Out 0.02%$6.54 - $8.17 $ 4.14-41%0
David Dreman 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.61%$5.97 - $7.22 $ 4.14-36%0
Michael Price 2011-12-31 Reduce -24.56%0.01%$5.97 - $7.22 $ 4.14-36%15359
George Soros 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.0022%$5.97 - $7.22 $ 4.14-36%0
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Ratios

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history
P/B 4.20
ELNK's P/B is ranked higher than
73% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.84 vs. ELNK: 4.20 )
ELNK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 4.49
Current: 4.2

0.84
4.49
P/S 0.40
ELNK's P/S is ranked higher than
95% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. ELNK: 0.40 )
ELNK' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.26   Max: 1.62
Current: 0.4

0.26
1.62
PFCF 12.60
ELNK's PFCF is ranked higher than
91% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 31.51 vs. ELNK: 12.60 )
ELNK' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.91   Max: 106.5
Current: 12.6

2.91
106.5
EV-to-EBIT -34.36
ELNK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
61% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.20 vs. ELNK: -34.36 )
ELNK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -74.2   Max: 151
Current: -34.36

-74.2
151
Current Ratio 1.24
ELNK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
80% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. ELNK: 1.24 )
ELNK' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 5.33
Current: 1.24

0.32
5.33
Quick Ratio 1.24
ELNK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 926 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. ELNK: 1.24 )
ELNK' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 5.33
Current: 1.24

0.32
5.33

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 4.80
ELNK's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
67% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.45 vs. ELNK: 4.80 )
ELNK' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.61   Max: 7.44
Current: 4.8

1.61
7.44
Dividend growth (3y) -31.40
ELNK's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
75% of the 540 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. ELNK: -31.40 )
ELNK' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: -10.6
Current: -31.4

Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.95
ELNK's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
73% of the 689 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. ELNK: 1.95 )
ELNK' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.65   Max: 3.02
Current: 1.95

0.65
3.02
Share Buyback Rate 2.10
ELNK's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
92% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. ELNK: 2.10 )
ELNK' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 8.3   Max: -1280.3
Current: 2.1

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 0.37
ELNK's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. ELNK: 0.37 )
ELNK' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.27   Max: 31.36
Current: 0.37

0.27
31.36
Price/Median PS Value 0.43
ELNK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
97% of the 1019 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. ELNK: 0.43 )
ELNK' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 11.67
Current: 0.43

0.36
11.67
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) -2.90
ELNK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
67% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. ELNK: -2.90 )
ELNK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.7   Max: 50.1
Current: -2.9

0.7
50.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 36.30
ELNK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
96% of the 652 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.26 vs. ELNK: 36.30 )
ELNK' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -5.8   Max: 76.2
Current: 36.3

-5.8
76.2

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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EarthLink Holdings Corp was incorporated in 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 Communication and IT services, empowering businesses with a fully-managed, end-to-end communications, IT and virtualization portfolio including cloud computing, IT security, colocation, enterprise-class hosted applications, secure network connectivity and IT support services. The Company also operates an network including approximately 28,000 route miles of fiber, 90 metro fiber rings and eight secure enterprise-class data centers that provide data and voice IP service coverage in United States. The Company operates in two segments, Business Services and Consumer Services. The Company's Business Services segment provides a broad range of data, voice and IT services to retail and wholesale business customers, and its Consumer Services segment provides nationwide Internet access and related value-added services to residential customers. Its Business segments products & services includes; Data Services offering data and Internet services to business customers, including high-speed Internet access, dedicated Internet access and MPLS services; Voice Services offering voice services to business customers, including local, domestic and international switched access; IT Services offering cloud, data center, managed security, application and IT support services; Wholesale Services offers voice and data services to other communications carriers, to larger-scale providers of network capacity and to other businesses and Other Services lease server space and provide web hosting services. The Company's Consumer Services Segment products and services includes; Internet Access Services offering narrowband and broadband Internet access; Value-Added Services offering ancillary services sold as add-on features to Internet access services, such as security products, premium email only, home networking and email storage, among others. It faces competition from companies including AT&T, Inc., CenturyLink, Inc., MegaPath, Inc., Windstream Corporation, wireless and satellite service providers, Charter Communications, Inc., Comcast Corporation, AOL, Google and Yahoo and stand-alone VoIP providers. The Company's services are subject to varying degrees of federal, state and local regulation. The Company's EarthLink, EarthLink Business, EarthLink Carrier and PeoplePC trademarks are assets to business, and are registered trademarks in the United States.
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