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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
MOBAF's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
69% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. MOBAF: 0.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
MOBAF' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.06 Max: 0.5
Current: 0.18
0
0.5
Equity to Asset 0.32
MOBAF's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
62% of the 452 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. MOBAF: 0.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
MOBAF' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.51 Max: 0.59
Current: 0.32
0.29
0.59
Interest Coverage 2.34
MOBAF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
75% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.63 vs. MOBAF: 2.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MOBAF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.3  Med: 4.37 Max: N/A
Current: 2.34
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.96
WACC vs ROIC
1.41%
5.12%
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 (%) 19.76
MOBAF's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.58 vs. MOBAF: 19.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
MOBAF' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.19  Med: 15.43 Max: 22.61
Current: 19.76
13.19
22.61
Net-margin (%) -4.55
MOBAF's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.64 vs. MOBAF: -4.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
MOBAF' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.17  Med: 8.42 Max: 15.54
Current: -4.55
-5.17
15.54
ROE (%) -3.18
MOBAF's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
73% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.63 vs. MOBAF: -3.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
MOBAF' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.88  Med: 11.97 Max: 21.94
Current: -3.18
-8.88
21.94
ROA (%) -1.25
MOBAF's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.32 vs. MOBAF: -1.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
MOBAF' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.12  Med: 5.23 Max: 10.14
Current: -1.25
-3.12
10.14
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 10.01
MOBAF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.26 vs. MOBAF: 10.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
MOBAF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2.11  Med: 18.65 Max: 22.95
Current: 10.01
-2.11
22.95
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -21.00
MOBAF's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
91% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. MOBAF: -21.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MOBAF' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.1  Med: -0.2 Max: 27.8
Current: -21
-22.1
27.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -16.40
MOBAF's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
87% of the 349 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. MOBAF: -16.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MOBAF' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.3  Med: 2.2 Max: 18
Current: -16.4
-22.3
18
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -29.20
MOBAF's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
82% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.10 vs. MOBAF: -29.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
MOBAF' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.2  Med: 2.75 Max: 55.8
Current: -29.2
-29.2
55.8
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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Traded in other countries:MBT.Canada, MB9.Germany,
Manitoba Telecom Services Inc provides communication solutions. It delivers products and services to its customers in consumer markets in Manitoba and business markets across Canada.

Manitoba Telecom Services Inc was incorporated on April 28, 1933. The Company provides communication solutions in Canada. It has two reportable operating segments, MTS and Allstream. MTS is the telecommunications provider in Manitoba, delivering a full suite of wireless, high-speed internet, IP television, converged IP, unified communications, local access, as well as long distance and legacy data services under the MTS brand and security and home alarm monitoring services through a wholly owned subsidiary, AAA Alarm Systems Ltd. ('AAA Alarm'). This complete range of products is unmatched by any other provider in the province. MTS provides services to both residential and business customers in Manitoba. Allstream is a competitor in the national business and wholesale markets; offering small, medium and large businesses and government organizations a portfolio of telecommunications solutions tailored to meet the needs. Allstream's products are IP-based communications, unified communications, voice and data connectivity, and security services. Allstream operates an extensive national fiber optic network that spans almost 30,000 kilometers, and provides international connections through strategic alliances and interconnection agreements with other international telecommunications service providers.

Ratios

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industry
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Forward P/E 30.21
MOBAF's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
73% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 19.23 vs. MOBAF: 30.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 55.06
MOBAF's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
81% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.72 vs. MOBAF: 55.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
MOBAF' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.4  Med: 17.64 Max: 340.44
Current: 55.06
11.4
340.44
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 356.58
MOBAF's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
99% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.76 vs. MOBAF: 356.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
MOBAF' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.82  Med: 10.31 Max: 369.9
Current: 356.58
5.82
369.9
P/B 4.13
MOBAF's P/B is ranked lower than
75% of the 432 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.19 vs. MOBAF: 4.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
MOBAF' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.26  Med: 2.1 Max: 4.28
Current: 4.13
1.26
4.28
P/S 4.17
MOBAF's P/S is ranked lower than
86% of the 451 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. MOBAF: 4.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
MOBAF' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.91  Med: 1.35 Max: 4.34
Current: 4.17
0.91
4.34
PFCF 20.96
MOBAF's PFCF is ranked lower than
66% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.20 vs. MOBAF: 20.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
MOBAF' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.6  Med: 21.28 Max: 1497.73
Current: 20.96
6.6
1497.73
POCF 10.94
MOBAF's POCF is ranked lower than
74% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.06 vs. MOBAF: 10.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
MOBAF' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.96  Med: 5.53 Max: 25.3
Current: 10.94
3.96
25.3
EV-to-EBIT 27.48
MOBAF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
71% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.52 vs. MOBAF: 27.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MOBAF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -171.1  Med: 12.1 Max: 37.4
Current: 27.48
-171.1
37.4
EV-to-EBITDA 9.89
MOBAF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
59% of the 390 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.61 vs. MOBAF: 9.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MOBAF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.5  Med: 5.6 Max: 12
Current: 9.89
4.5
12
Shiller P/E 19.07
MOBAF's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
54% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.66 vs. MOBAF: 19.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
MOBAF' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.86  Med: 11.71 Max: 19.82
Current: 19.07
8.86
19.82
Current Ratio 0.35
MOBAF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
94% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. MOBAF: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MOBAF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.65 Max: 1.87
Current: 0.35
0.27
1.87
Quick Ratio 0.30
MOBAF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. MOBAF: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MOBAF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.65 Max: 1.87
Current: 0.3
0.25
1.87
Days Inventory 46.88
MOBAF's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
81% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.92 vs. MOBAF: 46.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MOBAF' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.64  Med: 8.25 Max: 46.88
Current: 46.88
4.64
46.88
Days Sales Outstanding 54.55
MOBAF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
59% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 47.19 vs. MOBAF: 54.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MOBAF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.05  Med: 33.58 Max: 58.53
Current: 54.55
9.05
58.53

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.36
MOBAF's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
57% of the 646 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.97 vs. MOBAF: 3.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
MOBAF' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.29  Med: 5.71 Max: 10.41
Current: 3.36
3.29
10.41
Dividend Payout 2.17
MOBAF's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
92% of the 319 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. MOBAF: 2.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
MOBAF' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.85 Max: 4.64
Current: 2.17
0.07
4.64
Dividend Growth (3y) -6.30
MOBAF's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
65% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. MOBAF: -6.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
MOBAF' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 46.9
Current: -6.3
0
46.9
Forward Dividend Yield 3.45
MOBAF's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
61% of the 600 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.05 vs. MOBAF: 3.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.48
MOBAF's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
75% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.52 vs. MOBAF: 2.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
MOBAF' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.43  Med: 4.21 Max: 7.68
Current: 2.48
2.43
7.68
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -5.80
MOBAF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. MOBAF: -5.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
MOBAF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6  Med: -1.2 Max: 6.8
Current: -5.8
-6
6.8

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 10.36
MOBAF's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
86% of the 314 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. MOBAF: 10.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
MOBAF' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 2.54 Max: 10.58
Current: 10.36
1.4
10.58
Price/Projected FCF 2.28
MOBAF's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
74% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. MOBAF: 2.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
MOBAF' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.52  Med: 1.24 Max: 4.89
Current: 2.28
0.52
4.89
Price/Median PS Value 3.09
MOBAF's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
93% of the 419 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. MOBAF: 3.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
MOBAF' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.24 Max: 3.16
Current: 3.09
0.73
3.16
Price/Graham Number 5.04
MOBAF's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
91% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. MOBAF: 5.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
MOBAF' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 1.38 Max: 6.62
Current: 5.04
0.98
6.62
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.66
MOBAF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. MOBAF: 3.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
MOBAF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.7  Med: 8.15 Max: 11.2
Current: 3.66
2.7
11.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) -11.80
MOBAF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
90% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.46 vs. MOBAF: -11.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
MOBAF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.2  Med: 5.9 Max: 20.7
Current: -11.8
-12.2
20.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $532.8
EPS (TTM) $ -0.26
Beta0.35
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $19.65 - 30.37
Shares Outstanding (Mil)74.20

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 776 782 779
EPS ($) 0.99 1.16 1.54
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.99 1.16 1.54
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)

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