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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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.33
MBT's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
72% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. MBT: 0.33 )
MBT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.04   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.33

Equity to Asset 0.28
MBT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
67% of the 829 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. MBT: 0.28 )
MBT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 0.73
Current: 0.28

0.16
0.73
Interest Coverage 6.57
MBT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
75% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.57 vs. MBT: 6.57 )
MBT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.51   Max: 48.14
Current: 6.57

3.51
48.14
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.44
M-Score: -3.32
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 : 9/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 25.54
MBT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 837 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 12.15 vs. MBT: 25.54 )
MBT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 16.05   Max: 37.42
Current: 25.54

16.05
37.42
Net-margin (%) 20.04
MBT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 837 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.43 vs. MBT: 20.04 )
MBT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 8.1   Max: 25.41
Current: 20.04

8.1
25.41
ROE (%) 52.55
MBT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 804 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 11.91 vs. MBT: 52.55 )
MBT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 11.24   Max: 52.55
Current: 52.55

11.24
52.55
ROA (%) 16.44
MBT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 841 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.83 vs. MBT: 16.44 )
MBT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 6.37   Max: 18.89
Current: 16.44

6.37
18.89
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 37.60
MBT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 837 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 21.47 vs. MBT: 37.60 )
MBT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 22.31   Max: 47.01
Current: 37.6

22.31
47.01
Revenue Growth (%) 3.60
MBT's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 732 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. MBT: 3.60 )
MBT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 3   Max: 64.4
Current: 3.6

3
64.4
EBITDA Growth (%) 6.40
MBT's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 652 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. MBT: 6.40 )
MBT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 103.2
Current: 6.4

0.4
103.2
EPS Growth (%) 20.20
MBT's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. MBT: 20.20 )
MBT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -8.7   Max: 75
Current: 20.2

-8.7
75
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Financials


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

MBT Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Caxton Associates 32,000 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 5,069,372 sh (+100.66%)
Howard Marks 72,853 sh (+28.37%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 108,971 sh (+14.91%)
Steven Cohen 31,718 sh (+5.8%)
RS Investment Management Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
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Q4 2013

MBT Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 729,550 sh (New)
David Dreman 2,192 sh (New)
Howard Marks 619,721 sh (+750.65%)
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 4,464,285 sh (-11.94%)
Steven Cohen 27,407 sh (-13.59%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 78,492 sh (-27.97%)
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Q1 2014

MBT Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 1,332,450 sh (+82.64%)
Howard Marks 819,448 sh (+32.23%)
Jeremy Grantham 4,777,565 sh (+7.02%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 80,701 sh (+2.81%)
David Dreman Sold Out
Steven Cohen 25,090 sh (-8.45%)
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Q2 2014

MBT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Charles Brandes 19,440 sh (New)
Howard Marks 1,048,648 sh (+27.97%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham 1,085,152 sh (-77.29%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with MBT

(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
Charles Brandes 2014-06-30 New Buy$15.42 - $20.03 $ 18.453%19440
David Dreman 2014-03-31 Sold Out $15.79 - $21.63 $ 18.453%0
David Dreman 2013-12-31 New Buy$19.82 - $23.92 $ 18.45-16%2192
John Hussman 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.03%$18.52 - $22.66 $ 18.45-10%0
John Hussman 2013-03-31 New Buy0.03%$18.65 - $21.58 $ 18.45-8%33000
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 9.70
MBT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
94% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 22.90 vs. MBT: 9.70 )
MBT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.26   Max: 40.92
Current: 9.7

5.26
40.92
P/B 4.86
MBT's P/B is ranked higher than
60% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.32 vs. MBT: 4.86 )
MBT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2   Max: 11.67
Current: 4.86

2
11.67
P/S 1.73
MBT's P/S is ranked higher than
67% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. MBT: 1.73 )
MBT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.86   Max: 7.07
Current: 1.73

0.86
7.07
PFCF 8.95
MBT's PFCF is ranked higher than
94% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 43.60 vs. MBT: 8.95 )
MBT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.14   Max: 855
Current: 8.95

4.14
855
EV-to-EBIT 7.99
MBT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
95% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.56 vs. MBT: 7.99 )
MBT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.7   Max: 22.2
Current: 7.99

3.7
22.2
PEG 1.39
MBT's PEG is ranked higher than
95% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MBT: 1.39 )
MBT' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 5.43
Current: 1.39

0.16
5.43
Shiller P/E 13.52
MBT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 46.45 vs. MBT: 13.52 )
MBT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 8.27   Max: 50.43
Current: 13.52

8.27
50.43
Current Ratio 1.15
MBT's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. MBT: 1.15 )
MBT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 1.92
Current: 1.15

0.4
1.92
Quick Ratio 1.09
MBT's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
76% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. MBT: 1.09 )
MBT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 1.81
Current: 1.09

0.3
1.81

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 4.64
MBT's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
82% of the 609 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.37 vs. MBT: 4.64 )
MBT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.5   Max: 7.4
Current: 4.64

0.5
7.4
Dividend Payout 0.55
MBT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
97% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. MBT: 0.55 )
MBT' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 2.92
Current: 0.55

0.2
2.92
Dividend growth (3y) 5.40
MBT's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
86% of the 455 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. MBT: 5.40 )
MBT' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 82.6
Current: 5.4

0
82.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.12
MBT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
63% of the 620 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. MBT: 4.12 )
MBT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 6.49
Current: 4.12

0.44
6.49
Share Buyback Rate -1.20
MBT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
78% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. MBT: -1.20 )
MBT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 1.7   Max: -6.7
Current: -1.2

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 9.96
MBT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
79% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.30 vs. MBT: 9.96 )
MBT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 4.33   Max: 286.67
Current: 9.96

4.33
286.67
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.11
MBT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
90% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. MBT: 1.11 )
MBT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 6.17
Current: 1.11

0.67
6.17
Price/Median PS Value 0.78
MBT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
92% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. MBT: 0.78 )
MBT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 3.48
Current: 0.78

0.49
3.48
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.55
MBT's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
95% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MBT: 1.55 )
MBT' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 1.84
Current: 1.55

0.32
1.84
Price/Graham Number 2.06
MBT's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
88% of the 900 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. MBT: 2.06 )
MBT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.09   Max: 19.55
Current: 2.06

1.09
19.55
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 12.50
MBT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
91% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. MBT: 12.50 )
MBT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.5   Max: 27.1
Current: 12.5

4.5
27.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 12.26
MBT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
87% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. MBT: 12.26 )
MBT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 2.6   Max: 96.6
Current: 12.26

2.6
96.6

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Mobile TeleSystems OJSC was created on March 1, 2000, through the merger of MTS CJSC and RTC CJSC, a wholly-owned subsidiary. The Company has completed its initial public offering on July 6, 2000. Its legal name is Mobile TeleSystems OJSC and it was incorporated under the laws of the Russian Federation. It is a telecommunications provider in Russia and the CIS, providing mobile and fixed line voice and data telecommunications services, including transmission, broadband, pay-TV and various value-added services, as well as selling equipment and accessories. It is a provider of mobile cellular communications services in Russia, Ukraine, Armenia and Turkmenistan. Services offered include: Network Access, Automatic Roaming, Value-Added Services, GPRS and Internet Access, 3G Technology, LTE Technology and Other Services. The Company currently has a unified system of tariff plans offered to subscribers throughout Russia. Its tariff plans are currently divided into five categories - Prepaid, Maxi, Unlimited, Data and Corporate. The Company enrolls new subscribers in an advance payment program, under which the subscriber prepays a specific amount of money to use its services. The Company competes with a number of fixed line telecommunications operators servicing Moscow, St. Petersburg and other major Russian cities. In the Russian Federation, the federal government regulates telecommunications services.
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