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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 : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.07
LMOS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
87% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.44 vs. LMOS: 0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LMOS' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.15 Max: N/A
Current: 0.07
Equity to Asset 0.16
LMOS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
86% of the 431 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. LMOS: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LMOS' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.49
Current: 0.16
0.11
0.49
Interest Coverage 3.24
LMOS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
78% of the 261 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 10.93 vs. LMOS: 3.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LMOS' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.23  Med: 3.46 Max: 27.43
Current: 3.24
3.23
27.43
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.80
M-Score: -2.97
WACC vs ROIC
3.93%
6.38%
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 : 6/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 23.28
LMOS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.29 vs. LMOS: 23.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LMOS' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -17.54  Med: 23.58 Max: 31.04
Current: 23.28
-17.54
31.04
Net-margin (%) 9.72
LMOS's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 454 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.42 vs. LMOS: 9.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LMOS' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -21.18  Med: 9.63 Max: 17.89
Current: 9.72
-21.18
17.89
ROE (%) 20.22
LMOS's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.88 vs. LMOS: 20.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LMOS' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -27.61  Med: 23.64 Max: 28.07
Current: 20.22
-27.61
28.07
ROA (%) 3.13
LMOS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 462 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.29 vs. LMOS: 3.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LMOS' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -8.45  Med: 3.22 Max: 4.69
Current: 3.13
-8.45
4.69
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 11.13
LMOS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 456 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.12 vs. LMOS: 11.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LMOS' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -12.54  Med: 12.37 Max: 29.57
Current: 11.13
-12.54
29.57
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -2.90
LMOS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. LMOS: -2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LMOS' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: -2.9
Current: -2.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 136.80
LMOS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 326 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. LMOS: 136.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LMOS' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 136.8
Current: 136.8
0
136.8
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2014

LMOS Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 47,900 sh (-23.11%)
George Soros 426,471 sh (-33.75%)
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Q4 2014

LMOS Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 93,000 sh (+94.15%)
George Soros 262,926 sh (-38.35%)
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Q1 2015

LMOS Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Paul Tudor Jones 10,680 sh (New)
Jim Simons 171,100 sh (+83.98%)
George Soros Sold Out
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Q2 2015

LMOS Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Columbia Wanger 629,200 sh (New)
Jim Simons 210,000 sh (+22.74%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 13.29
LMOS's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
71% of the 307 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.60 vs. LMOS: 13.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
LMOS' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 11.74  Med: 17.80 Max: 33.64
Current: 13.29
11.74
33.64
Forward P/E 31.35
LMOS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
77% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.72 vs. LMOS: 31.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.30
LMOS's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
72% of the 305 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.40 vs. LMOS: 13.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
LMOS' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 11.77  Med: 17.55 Max: 32.82
Current: 13.3
11.77
32.82
P/B 2.57
LMOS's P/B is ranked lower than
58% of the 419 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.14 vs. LMOS: 2.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LMOS' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.6  Med: 3.65 Max: 7.12
Current: 2.57
2.6
7.12
P/S 1.25
LMOS's P/S is ranked higher than
54% of the 447 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. LMOS: 1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LMOS' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.59 Max: 3.5
Current: 1.25
0.8
3.5
POCF 3.35
LMOS's POCF is ranked higher than
85% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.48 vs. LMOS: 3.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LMOS' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.1  Med: 4.21 Max: 8.07
Current: 3.35
2.1
8.07
EV-to-EBIT 13.12
LMOS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
60% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.06 vs. LMOS: 13.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LMOS' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -18.5  Med: 13.90 Max: 20.6
Current: 13.12
-18.5
20.6
Current Ratio 1.31
LMOS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
56% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. LMOS: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LMOS' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.23 Max: 2.27
Current: 1.31
0.74
2.27
Quick Ratio 1.31
LMOS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
60% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. LMOS: 1.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LMOS' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.23 Max: 2.27
Current: 1.31
0.74
2.27
Days Sales Outstanding 38.62
LMOS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
60% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 46.64 vs. LMOS: 38.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LMOS' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 40.01  Med: 40.89 Max: 51.98
Current: 38.62
40.01
51.98

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.44
LMOS's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
70% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.44 vs. LMOS: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
LMOS' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.81  Med: 3.41 Max: 7.13
Current: 2.44
0.81
7.13
Dividend Payout 0.32
LMOS's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
77% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. LMOS: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
LMOS' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.77 Max: 1.52
Current: 0.32
0.31
1.52
Dividend growth (3y) 58.70
LMOS's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
95% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. LMOS: 58.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
LMOS' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 58.7
Current: 58.7
0
58.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.39
LMOS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
71% of the 685 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.63 vs. LMOS: 2.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
LMOS' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.81  Med: 3.41 Max: 7.13
Current: 2.39
0.81
7.13
Share Buyback Rate -2.00
LMOS's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
60% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. LMOS: -2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
LMOS' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: -2
Current: -2

Valuation & Return

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Price/Median PS Value 0.81
LMOS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
72% of the 410 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. LMOS: 0.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LMOS' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.96
Current: 0.81
0.51
1.96
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.61
LMOS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. LMOS: 7.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LMOS' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 4.8  Med: 6.90 Max: 8.2
Current: 7.61
4.8
8.2

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 203 211
EPS($) 0.43 0.38
EPS without NRI($) 0.43 0.38

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Traded in other countries:L8M.Germany,
Lumos Networks Corp became an independent, publicly traded company on October 31, 2011, as a result of its spin-off from NTELOS Holdings Corp. The Company is a fiber-based bandwidth infrastructure and service provider in the Mid-Atlantic region. It provides services to carriers and enterprise customers, including healthcare providers, local government agencies, financial institutions, educational institutions, and other enterprises over its approximately 7,400 route-mile fiber network. Its main products and services include Multiprotocol Label Switching based Ethernet, Metro Ethernet, Fiber to the Cell site wireless backhaul and data transport services, wavelength transport services and IP services. The Company conducts all of its business through its wholly-owned subsidiary Lumos Networks Operating Company and its subsidiaries. The Company has three reportable business segments; Strategic Data, Legacy Voice and Access. Its strategic data segment operations are based upon, both, its edge-out and on-net strategies that seek to expand into new markets by maximizing the use of its fiber assets while optimizing capital efficiency and profitability. Its legacy voice segment includes the following products: local lines, primary rate interface, long distance, toll and directory advertising and other voice services, excluding voice over IP services which are typically provided to enterprise customers and are included in its strategic data segment. These products are sold to enterprise and residential customers through its competitive local exchange carrier and rural local exchange carrier network. The Company's access segment provides carrier customers access to its network within its footprint and mainly includes switched access services. The Company has developed a fiber optic network of long-haul fiber, metro Ethernet and Ethernet rings located primarily in Virginia and West Virginia, and portions of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio and Kentucky. Its competitors include AT&T, Verizon, Frontier, Windstream, CenturyLink, Level 3, Zayo Time Warner Telecom, Comcast, Shentel, Cox, Time Warner Cable and Suddenlink. Its communications services are subject to various federal, state and local regulations. In addition to FCC regulation, its communications services are regulated to different degrees by state public service commissions and by local authorities.
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