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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.18
ELNK's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
73% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. ELNK: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
ELNK' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 3.00 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.18
Equity to Asset 0.07
ELNK's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
90% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. ELNK: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
ELNK' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.27  Med: 0.64 Max: 0.86
Current: 0.07
-0.27
0.86
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: -0.04
M-Score: -3.71
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 (%) -0.31
ELNK's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.26 vs. ELNK: -0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
ELNK' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -91.27  Med: -1.64 Max: 25.99
Current: -0.31
-91.27
25.99
Net-margin (%) -4.89
ELNK's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.47 vs. ELNK: -4.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
ELNK' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -93.67  Med: -6.18 Max: 39.67
Current: -4.89
-93.67
39.67
ROE (%) -60.00
ELNK's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
92% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.78 vs. ELNK: -60.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
ELNK' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -122.32  Med: -10.81 Max: 47.75
Current: -60
-122.32
47.75
ROA (%) -6.13
ELNK's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
81% of the 459 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.37 vs. ELNK: -6.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
ELNK' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -91.88  Med: -7.16 Max: 29.9
Current: -6.13
-91.88
29.9
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -1.21
ELNK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.51 vs. ELNK: -1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
ELNK' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -239.22  Med: 6.56 Max: 505.75
Current: -1.21
-239.22
505.75
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.60
ELNK's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. ELNK: -1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ELNK' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -85.9  Med: 3.75 Max: 42.3
Current: -1.6
-85.9
42.3
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -15.20
ELNK's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
80% of the 322 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.70 vs. ELNK: -15.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
ELNK' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -90.5  Med: 8.60 Max: 58.4
Current: -15.2
-90.5
58.4
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Guru Trades

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 (+2.90%)
Chuck Royce 3,267,152 sh (-2.68%)
Jim Simons 4,095,839 sh (-10.76%)
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Q4 2014

ELNK Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Joel Greenblatt 31,205 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 44,565 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 3,734,158 sh (+14.29%)
Jim Simons 4,199,317 sh (+2.53%)
Mario Gabelli 1,353,550 sh (-11.31%)
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Q1 2015

ELNK Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 57,575 sh (+29.19%)
Joel Greenblatt 36,455 sh (+16.82%)
Chuck Royce 4,220,958 sh (+13.04%)
Jim Simons 4,473,000 sh (+6.52%)
Mario Gabelli 1,333,902 sh (-1.45%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 12.52
ELNK's P/B is ranked lower than
94% of the 419 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.37 vs. ELNK: 12.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
ELNK' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.81 Max: 13.49
Current: 12.52
0.84
13.49
P/S 0.66
ELNK's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 444 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. ELNK: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
ELNK' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.26  Med: 0.77 Max: 1.62
Current: 0.66
0.26
1.62
PFCF 18.94
ELNK's PFCF is ranked higher than
50% of the 230 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.82 vs. ELNK: 18.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
ELNK' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.91  Med: 10.13 Max: 106.5
Current: 18.94
2.91
106.5
POCF 5.47
ELNK's POCF is ranked higher than
72% of the 318 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.14 vs. ELNK: 5.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
ELNK' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.19  Med: 5.31 Max: 12.58
Current: 5.47
2.19
12.58
EV-to-EBIT -248.97
ELNK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
206% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.87 vs. ELNK: -248.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
ELNK' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -364.3  Med: 6.00 Max: 151
Current: -248.97
-364.3
151
Current Ratio 1.21
ELNK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. ELNK: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
ELNK' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.91 Max: 5.33
Current: 1.21
0.32
5.33
Quick Ratio 1.21
ELNK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 442 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. ELNK: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
ELNK' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 1.91 Max: 5.33
Current: 1.21
0.32
5.33
Days Sales Outstanding 28.57
ELNK's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
76% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.77 vs. ELNK: 28.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
ELNK' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 6.84  Med: 12.45 Max: 35.32
Current: 28.57
6.84
35.32

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 2.69
ELNK's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
63% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.45 vs. ELNK: 2.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
ELNK' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.61  Med: 4.23 Max: 7.44
Current: 2.69
1.61
7.44
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.30
ELNK's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
88% of the 678 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.33 vs. ELNK: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
ELNK' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.78  Med: 2.05 Max: 3.6
Current: 1.3
0.78
3.6
Share Buyback Rate 2.10
ELNK's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
86% of the 310 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. ELNK: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
ELNK' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 8.3  Med: 1.40 Max: -1280.3
Current: 2.1

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 0.86
ELNK's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
71% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. ELNK: 0.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
ELNK' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.51 Max: 338.33
Current: 0.86
0.27
338.33
Price/Median PS Value 0.85
ELNK's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
72% of the 360 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. ELNK: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
ELNK' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 1.20 Max: 12.66
Current: 0.85
0.01
12.66
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 10.16
ELNK's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
893% of the 76 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. ELNK: 10.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
ELNK' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.87 Max: 14.2
Current: 10.16
0.23
14.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -0.40
ELNK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. ELNK: -0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
ELNK' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -0.4  Med: 14.50 Max: 50.1
Current: -0.4
-0.4
50.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 24.00
ELNK's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 238 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9.72 vs. ELNK: 24.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
ELNK' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -2.6  Med: 20.80 Max: 76.2
Current: 24
-2.6
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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