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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 0.15
LMOS's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
73% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. LMOS: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
LMOS' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.23
Current: 0.15
0.01
0.23
Equity-to-Asset 0.18
LMOS's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
82% of the 413 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. LMOS: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
LMOS' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.16 Max: 0.79
Current: 0.18
0.11
0.79
Interest Coverage 1.04
LMOS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
91% of the 380 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.87 vs. LMOS: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LMOS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.04  Med: 3.24 Max: 27.43
Current: 1.04
1.04
27.43
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 0.90
Beneish M-Score: -2.82
WACC vs ROIC
2.89%
2.73%
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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 14.31
LMOS's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
71% of the 413 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.55 vs. LMOS: 14.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
LMOS' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -17.54  Med: 21 Max: 31.04
Current: 14.31
-17.54
31.04
Net Margin % -0.25
LMOS's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
67% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. LMOS: -0.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
LMOS' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.18  Med: 8.24 Max: 17.89
Current: -0.25
-21.18
17.89
ROE % -0.45
LMOS's ROE % is ranked lower than
67% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.72 vs. LMOS: -0.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
LMOS' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -27.61  Med: 8.61 Max: 28.07
Current: -0.45
-27.61
28.07
ROA % -0.07
LMOS's ROA % is ranked lower than
65% of the 422 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. LMOS: -0.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
LMOS' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.45  Med: 3.2 Max: 6.73
Current: -0.07
-8.45
6.73
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 5.74
LMOS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
64% of the 418 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.31 vs. LMOS: 5.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
LMOS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.54  Med: 12.34 Max: 19.96
Current: 5.74
-12.54
19.96
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -6.20
LMOS's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
74% of the 386 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. LMOS: -6.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
LMOS' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -6.2 Max: -2.5
Current: -6.2
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -8.00
LMOS's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
76% of the 323 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. LMOS: -8.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
LMOS' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -8 Max: 137.2
Current: -8
0
137.2
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

LMOS Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 307,400 sh (+20.93%)
Columbia Wanger 1,700,944 sh (+1.26%)
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Q2 2016

LMOS Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 362,300 sh (+17.86%)
Columbia Wanger 770,000 sh (-54.73%)
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Q3 2016

LMOS Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Jim Simons 461,300 sh (+27.33%)
Columbia Wanger Sold Out
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Q4 2016

LMOS Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Jim Simons 578,500 sh (+25.41%)
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services    NAICS: 517919    SIC: 4813
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Lumos Networks Corp is a fiber-based bandwidth infrastructure and service provider in the Mid-Atlantic region. It provides services to carriers and enterprise customers.

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.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PB Ratio 3.09
LMOS's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
65% of the 439 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. LMOS: 3.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
LMOS' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.82  Med: 3.41 Max: 7.12
Current: 3.09
1.82
7.12
PS Ratio 1.94
LMOS's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. LMOS: 1.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
LMOS' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 1.52 Max: 3.5
Current: 1.94
0.8
3.5
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 6.18
LMOS's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
55% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. LMOS: 6.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
LMOS' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.1  Med: 4.28 Max: 8.09
Current: 6.18
2.1
8.09
EV-to-EBIT 27.11
LMOS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
72% of the 373 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.51 vs. LMOS: 27.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LMOS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -18.6  Med: 15.1 Max: 27.2
Current: 27.11
-18.6
27.2
EV-to-EBITDA 10.02
LMOS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
62% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.31 vs. LMOS: 10.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LMOS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -204.8  Med: 7.6 Max: 133.2
Current: 10.02
-204.8
133.2
Current Ratio 2.13
LMOS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. LMOS: 2.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LMOS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.17 Max: 2.71
Current: 2.13
0.74
2.71
Quick Ratio 2.13
LMOS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. LMOS: 2.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LMOS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 1.17 Max: 2.71
Current: 2.13
0.74
2.71
Days Sales Outstanding 39.89
LMOS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
58% of the 316 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.58 vs. LMOS: 39.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LMOS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 37.16  Med: 40.26 Max: 51.98
Current: 39.89
37.16
51.98
Days Payable 80.61
LMOS's Days Payable is ranked higher than
59% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 64.11 vs. LMOS: 80.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LMOS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 50.48  Med: 105.81 Max: 180.92
Current: 80.61
50.48
180.92

Buy Back

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industry
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history
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate -100.00
LMOS's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
98% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 5.40 vs. LMOS: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
LMOS' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -100 Max: 58.7
Current: -100
0
58.7
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.11
LMOS's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
97% of the 798 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. LMOS: 1.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
LMOS' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 1.11
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.20
LMOS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 263 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. LMOS: -2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
LMOS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.3  Med: -2.1 Max: 0
Current: -2.2
-2.3
0

Valuation & Return

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history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 15.75
LMOS's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
91% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.81 vs. LMOS: 15.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
LMOS' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.86  Med: 13.42 Max: 15.88
Current: 15.75
12.86
15.88
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 7.38
LMOS's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
93% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.44 vs. LMOS: 7.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
LMOS' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.54  Med: 6.54 Max: 7.43
Current: 7.38
6.54
7.43
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.28
LMOS's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
71% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. LMOS: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
LMOS' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.17 Max: 2.06
Current: 1.28
0.67
2.06
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 3.69
LMOS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
55% of the 474 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.64 vs. LMOS: 3.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
LMOS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.68  Med: 6.1 Max: 8.1
Current: 3.69
3.68
8.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $206.9
EPS (TTM) $ -0.04
Beta0.30
Short Percentage of Float2.83%
52-Week Range $10.67 - 17.75
Shares Outstanding (Mil)23.58

Analyst Estimate

Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.31
EPS without NRI ($) 0.31
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
3.00%
Dividends per Share ($)
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