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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.33
MTNOY's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
55% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. MTNOY: 0.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
MTNOY' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.92 Max: N/A
Current: 0.33
Equity-to-Asset 0.41
MTNOY's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
53% of the 402 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. MTNOY: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
MTNOY' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.5 Max: 0.52
Current: 0.41
0.41
0.52
Interest Coverage 8.06
MTNOY's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
53% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.64 vs. MTNOY: 8.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
MTNOY' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.58  Med: 4.97 Max: 33.35
Current: 8.06
2.58
33.35
Piotroski F-Score: 3
Altman Z-Score: 1.71
Beneish M-Score: -2.31
WACC vs ROIC
8.40%
18.09%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 13.13
MTNOY's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
68% of the 401 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.18 vs. MTNOY: 13.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
MTNOY' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.13  Med: 30.04 Max: 33.79
Current: 13.13
13.13
33.79
Net Margin % 1.79
MTNOY's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
59% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. MTNOY: 1.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
MTNOY' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.79  Med: 16.85 Max: 23.45
Current: 1.79
1.79
23.45
ROE % 2.19
MTNOY's ROE % is ranked lower than
64% of the 387 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.09 vs. MTNOY: 2.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
MTNOY' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.19  Med: 24.72 Max: 36.33
Current: 2.19
2.19
36.33
ROA % 1.00
MTNOY's ROA % is ranked lower than
61% of the 409 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. MTNOY: 1.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
MTNOY' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 11.79 Max: 17.07
Current: 1
1
17.07
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 28.18
MTNOY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
70% of the 406 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 13.00 vs. MTNOY: 28.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
MTNOY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.18  Med: 60.29 Max: 71.65
Current: 28.18
28.18
71.65
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 6.90
MTNOY's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
69% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. MTNOY: 6.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
MTNOY' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.3  Med: 16.7 Max: 49.9
Current: 6.9
3.3
49.9
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 7.80
MTNOY's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
68% of the 324 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. MTNOY: 7.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
MTNOY' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 14.3 Max: 80.3
Current: 7.8
0.6
80.3
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -0.40
MTNOY's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
56% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -3.00 vs. MTNOY: -0.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
MTNOY' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.4  Med: 16.2 Max: 113
Current: -0.4
-0.4
113
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services  
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Traded in other countries:LL6.Germany, MTN.South Africa,
Mtn Group Ltd is engaged in investing in the telecommunications industry through its subsidiary companies, joint ventures and associate companies. Its main operations are carried out in South Africa and Nigeria.

MTN Group Ltd was incorporated in the Republic of South Africa on November 23, 1994. The Company is engaged in investing in the telecommunications industry through its subsidiary companies, joint ventures and associate companies. It offers an integrated suite of communications products and services to the customers, including traditional and mobile voice and data, digital and mobile financial services as well as enterprise services to SME, public sector and corporate clients. It has operations in 22 countries across Africa and the Middle East. Its main operations are carried out in South Africa and Nigeria. The next tier of the business is housed in the large opco cluster, which comprises of operations in Ghana, Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Uganda, Syria and Sudan. The remaining 13 operations make up the third tier of the business, which is referred as the small opco cluster.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 77.08
MTNOY's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.50 vs. MTNOY: 77.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
MTNOY' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.15  Med: 14.91 Max: 78.09
Current: 77.08
8.15
78.09
Forward PE Ratio 12.76
MTNOY's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
78% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.86 vs. MTNOY: 12.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 77.08
MTNOY's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
90% of the 285 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 20.00 vs. MTNOY: 77.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
MTNOY' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.15  Med: 14.91 Max: 78.09
Current: 77.08
8.15
78.09
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 12.54
MTNOY's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
67% of the 223 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.15 vs. MTNOY: 12.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
MTNOY' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.56  Med: 12.91 Max: 19.58
Current: 12.54
6.56
19.58
PB Ratio 1.87
MTNOY's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. MTNOY: 1.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
MTNOY' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.33  Med: 3.26 Max: 6.62
Current: 1.87
1.33
6.62
PS Ratio 1.49
MTNOY's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. MTNOY: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
MTNOY' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.33  Med: 2.37 Max: 4.71
Current: 1.49
1.33
4.71
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 16.63
MTNOY's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
87% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.49 vs. MTNOY: 16.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
MTNOY' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.6  Med: 10.41 Max: 20.76
Current: 16.63
4.6
20.76
EV-to-EBIT 6.59
MTNOY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
90% of the 311 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 15.35 vs. MTNOY: 6.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MTNOY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.4  Med: 7.2 Max: 14.8
Current: 6.59
4.4
14.8
EV-to-EBITDA 4.23
MTNOY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
85% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.96 vs. MTNOY: 4.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MTNOY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.3  Med: 5 Max: 10.9
Current: 4.23
3.3
10.9
PEG Ratio 1.49
MTNOY's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 149 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. MTNOY: 1.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
MTNOY' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 0.71 Max: 4.92
Current: 1.49
0.16
4.92
Shiller PE Ratio 11.29
MTNOY's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
71% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.65 vs. MTNOY: 11.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
MTNOY' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.11  Med: 23.26 Max: 31.49
Current: 11.29
10.11
31.49
Current Ratio 1.04
MTNOY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.08 vs. MTNOY: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MTNOY' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.13 Max: 1.5
Current: 1.04
0.84
1.5
Quick Ratio 1.04
MTNOY's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 388 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. MTNOY: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MTNOY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.79  Med: 1.08 Max: 1.5
Current: 1.04
0.79
1.5
Days Inventory 8.41
MTNOY's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
74% of the 313 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.35 vs. MTNOY: 8.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MTNOY' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.19  Med: 17.85 Max: 34.72
Current: 8.41
7.19
34.72

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 8.04
MTNOY's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
94% of the 751 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.69 vs. MTNOY: 8.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
MTNOY' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 3.62 Max: 11.96
Current: 8.04
0.47
11.96
Dividend Payout Ratio 8.47
MTNOY's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
99% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. MTNOY: 8.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
MTNOY' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.5 Max: 8.47
Current: 8.47
0.11
8.47
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 17.10
MTNOY's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
75% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. MTNOY: 17.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
MTNOY' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 36.5 Max: 110.2
Current: 17.1
0
110.2
Forward Dividend Yield % 8.08
MTNOY's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
91% of the 734 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.17 vs. MTNOY: 8.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 26.94
MTNOY's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
96% of the 793 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. MTNOY: 26.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
MTNOY' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.57  Med: 12.05 Max: 39.83
Current: 26.94
1.57
39.83
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.10
MTNOY's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. MTNOY: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
MTNOY' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4  Med: -0.2 Max: 1.1
Current: 1.1
-4
1.1

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 3.37
MTNOY's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
55% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.87 vs. MTNOY: 3.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
MTNOY' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.68  Med: 5.1 Max: 28.03
Current: 3.37
2.68
28.03
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.70
MTNOY's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.42 vs. MTNOY: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
MTNOY' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.91 Max: 4.81
Current: 1.7
0
4.81
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 4.16
MTNOY's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
72% of the 39 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. MTNOY: 4.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.63
MTNOY's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 361 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. MTNOY: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
MTNOY' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.62
Current: 0.63
0
1.62
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.51
MTNOY's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. MTNOY: 1.51 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
MTNOY' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.92 Max: 2.95
Current: 1.51
0
2.95
Price-to-Graham-Number 3.40
MTNOY's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
78% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. MTNOY: 3.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
MTNOY' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 1.84 Max: 4.07
Current: 3.4
1.2
4.07
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 15.13
MTNOY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
92% of the 399 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 vs. MTNOY: 15.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
MTNOY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.8  Med: 13.9 Max: 22.7
Current: 15.13
6.8
22.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 7.62
MTNOY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
53% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.33 vs. MTNOY: 7.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
MTNOY' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.8  Med: 20.8 Max: 69.1
Current: 7.62
4.8
69.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $10,440
EPS (TTM) $ 0.10
Beta0.69
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $7.46 - 10.51
Shares Outstanding (Mil)1,822.71

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 10,205 10,426 10,735 12,947
EPS ($) 0.39 0.68 0.77 1.34
EPS without NRI ($) 0.39 0.68 0.77 1.34
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($) 0.52 0.55 0.57
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