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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

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.04
FRP's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
89% of the 419 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. FRP: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
FRP' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.03 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.04
Equity-to-Asset -0.04
FRP's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
94% of the 418 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. FRP: -0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
FRP' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.41  Med: -0.05 Max: 0.58
Current: -0.04
-0.41
0.58
Interest Coverage 2.77
FRP's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
73% of the 438 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.07 vs. FRP: 2.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
FRP' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.36  Med: 1.9 Max: 2.77
Current: 2.77
0.36
2.77
Piotroski F-Score: 7
Altman Z-Score: 0.82
Beneish M-Score: -2.51
WACC vs ROIC
8.22%
19.19%
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 27.82
FRP's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
94% of the 418 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.36 vs. FRP: 27.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
FRP' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -42.18  Med: -9.12 Max: 27.82
Current: 27.82
-42.18
27.82
Net Margin % 12.63
FRP's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
83% of the 420 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.27 vs. FRP: 12.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
FRP' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.08  Med: -12.54 Max: 12.63
Current: 12.63
-43.08
12.63
ROA % 8.17
FRP's ROA % is ranked higher than
83% of the 427 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. FRP: 8.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
FRP' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.73  Med: -6.52 Max: 8.17
Current: 8.17
-16.73
8.17
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 21.50
FRP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
63% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.51 vs. FRP: 21.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
FRP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.32  Med: -6.21 Max: 21.5
Current: 21.5
-22.32
21.5
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -5.40
FRP's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
71% of the 392 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. FRP: -5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
FRP' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -4.1 Max: 44.1
Current: -5.4
0
44.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 37.70
FRP's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
93% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. FRP: 37.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
FRP' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.25 Max: 61.3
Current: 37.7
0
61.3
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

FRP Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 120,798 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 33,668 sh (+90.65%)
Jim Simons 1,069,000 sh (+6.87%)
Bernard Horn 96,673 sh (-34.27%)
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Q2 2016

FRP Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jeremy Grantham 32,900 sh (New)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss 130,644 sh (+8.15%)
Jim Simons 1,077,100 sh (+0.76%)
Bernard Horn 96,673 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt 24,702 sh (-26.63%)
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Q3 2016

FRP Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Joel Greenblatt 26,076 sh (+5.56%)
Bernard Horn 96,673 sh (unchged)
Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss Sold Out
Jim Simons 1,055,600 sh (-2.00%)
Jeremy Grantham 11,690 sh (-64.47%)
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Q4 2016

FRP Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Joel Greenblatt 41,641 sh (+59.69%)
Jim Simons 1,477,800 sh (+40.00%)
Bernard Horn Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services    NAICS: 517919    SIC: 4813
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FairPoint Communications Inc provides communications services to business, wholesale and residential customers. It service offerings including; Data and Internet Services; Voice Services; Access; and Other Services.

FairPoint is the seventh-largest local telephone firm in the United States, following its acquisition of Verizon's northern New England assets. It operates in 18 states serving 1.4 million access lines, though nearly 90% of these are in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. The firm was founded in 1991 and has its headquarters in Charlotte, N.C.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 4.47
FRP's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.62 vs. FRP: 4.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
FRP' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.33  Med: 4.21 Max: 168.09
Current: 4.47
2.33
168.09
PE Ratio without NRI 4.47
FRP's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
97% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.20 vs. FRP: 4.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
FRP' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.33  Med: 4.21 Max: 168.09
Current: 4.47
2.33
168.09
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 1.99
FRP's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
96% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.53 vs. FRP: 1.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
FRP' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.39  Med: 1.89 Max: 5.63
Current: 1.99
1.39
5.63
PS Ratio 0.56
FRP's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
85% of the 544 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. FRP: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
FRP' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.41 Max: 0.66
Current: 0.56
0.1
0.66
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 26.95
FRP's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
67% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.85 vs. FRP: 26.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
FRP' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 6.48 Max: 299.15
Current: 26.95
0.61
299.15
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 3.46
FRP's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
89% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.87 vs. FRP: 3.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
FRP' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 2.51 Max: 5.54
Current: 3.46
0.53
5.54
EV-to-EBIT 5.85
FRP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
94% of the 520 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.15 vs. FRP: 5.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
FRP' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -75.1  Med: -5.6 Max: 16.9
Current: 5.85
-75.1
16.9
EV-to-EBITDA 2.93
FRP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
95% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.03 vs. FRP: 2.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
FRP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.4  Med: 5.6 Max: 10.7
Current: 2.93
-17.4
10.7
Current Ratio 1.06
FRP's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
51% of the 407 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. FRP: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
FRP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.57  Med: 1.16 Max: 3.64
Current: 1.06
0.57
3.64
Quick Ratio 1.06
FRP's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 407 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. FRP: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
FRP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.15 Max: 3.46
Current: 1.06
0.52
3.46
Days Sales Outstanding 27.62
FRP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
72% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.51 vs. FRP: 27.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
FRP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 25.54  Med: 36.35 Max: 50.26
Current: 27.62
25.54
50.26
Days Payable 25.87
FRP's Days Payable is ranked lower than
79% of the 275 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 63.61 vs. FRP: 25.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
FRP' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.88  Med: 44.95 Max: 115.46
Current: 25.87
23.88
115.46

Buy Back

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industry
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history
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.60
FRP's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. FRP: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
FRP' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 0.6
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.70
FRP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 267 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. FRP: -0.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
FRP' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -78.4  Med: -0.65 Max: 0
Current: -0.7
-78.4
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.26
FRP's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 317 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. FRP: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
FRP' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.43 Max: 1.37
Current: 1.26
0.15
1.37
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.37
FRP's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
71% of the 498 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. FRP: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
FRP' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.9 Max: 1.5
Current: 1.37
0.35
1.5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 17.14
FRP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
95% of the 655 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.84 vs. FRP: 17.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
FRP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.9  Med: 17.5 Max: 20.2
Current: 17.14
5.9
20.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -22.24
FRP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
94% of the 250 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.29 vs. FRP: -22.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
FRP' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.24  Med: -3.6 Max: 3.5
Current: -22.24
-22.24
3.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $824.4
EPS (TTM) $ 3.82
Beta0.88
Short Percentage of Float4.27%
52-Week Range $12.81 - 19.60
Shares Outstanding (Mil)27.25
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FairPoint Communications Inc. Reports Operating Results (10-Q) May 05 2009 

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