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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.22
NAS:DTV's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
74% of the 973 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. NAS:DTV: 0.22 )
NAS:DTV' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.07   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.22

Equity to Asset -0.21
NAS:DTV's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 936 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. NAS:DTV: -0.21 )
NAS:DTV' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.3   Max: 0.67
Current: -0.21

-0.3
0.67
Interest Coverage 5.71
NAS:DTV's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
77% of the 640 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 5.89 vs. NAS:DTV: 5.71 )
NAS:DTV' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 10.58
Current: 5.71

0.48
10.58
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.50
M-Score: -3.10
WACC vs ROIC
8.83%
29.19%
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 : 7/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 15.42
NAS:DTV's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 981 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 12.21 vs. NAS:DTV: 15.42 )
NAS:DTV' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -18.66   Max: 17.1
Current: 15.42

-18.66
17.1
Net-margin (%) 8.29
NAS:DTV's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 981 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.04 vs. NAS:DTV: 8.29 )
NAS:DTV' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -17.16   Max: 16.58
Current: 8.29

-17.16
16.58
ROA (%) 12.02
NAS:DTV's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 987 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.22 vs. NAS:DTV: 12.02 )
NAS:DTV' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -11.69   Max: 15.13
Current: 12.02

-11.69
15.13
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 54.91
NAS:DTV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 986 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 20.31 vs. NAS:DTV: 54.91 )
NAS:DTV' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -43   Max: 65.58
Current: 54.91

-43
65.58
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 21.70
NAS:DTV's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 850 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. NAS:DTV: 21.70 )
NAS:DTV' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -43   Max: 33.7
Current: 21.7

-43
33.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 19.80
NAS:DTV's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 769 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. NAS:DTV: 19.80 )
NAS:DTV' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -35.8   Max: 108.8
Current: 19.8

-35.8
108.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 15.90
NAS:DTV's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 728 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. NAS:DTV: 15.90 )
NAS:DTV' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -30   Max: 83.5
Current: 15.9

-30
83.5
» NAS:DTV's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

DTV Guru Trades in Q1 2014

James Barrow 326,680 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 2,500 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 5,818 sh (New)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 194,275 sh (+90.95%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,700 sh (+42.7%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 1,011,551 sh (+40.74%)
George Soros 583,453 sh (+15.89%)
Bill Nygren 3,739,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Cibelli 15,000 sh (unchged)
Ruane Cunniff 35,149 sh (unchged)
Chuck Akre 500,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 27,473 sh (unchged)
Robert Bruce 86,500 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Mason Hawkins Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Wallace Weitz 2,032,110 sh (-0.09%)
PRIMECAP Management 14,123,090 sh (-0.68%)
Lou Simpson 1,645,514 sh (-1.14%)
David Dreman 3,174 sh (-4.88%)
John Rogers 115,280 sh (-5.38%)
Warren Buffett 34,514,700 sh (-5.48%)
Mario Gabelli 4,135,034 sh (-8.87%)
Scott Black 180,086 sh (-10.79%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 6,508,879 sh (-11.21%)
Joel Greenblatt 114,421 sh (-12.66%)
Steven Cohen 45,903 sh (-27.54%)
RS Investment Management 735,260 sh (-28.45%)
Jim Simons 1,197,400 sh (-40.26%)
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Q2 2014

DTV Guru Trades in Q2 2014

John Burbank 27,679 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 243,500 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 426,600 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 110,764 sh (New)
John Paulson 10,000,000 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 359,256 sh (+213.98%)
James Barrow 495,000 sh (+51.52%)
Ruane Cunniff 44,114 sh (+25.51%)
Jim Simons 1,468,992 sh (+22.68%)
David Dreman 3,701 sh (+16.6%)
Lou Simpson 1,646,368 sh (+0.05%)
Robert Bruce 86,500 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 250,000 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon 200,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Nygren Sold Out
Mario Cibelli Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
John Rogers Sold Out
Chuck Akre Sold Out
Jean-Marie Eveillard Sold Out
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc Sold Out
Ronald Muhlenkamp 193,638 sh (-0.33%)
Jeff Auxier 27,373 sh (-0.36%)
PRIMECAP Management 14,006,090 sh (-0.83%)
Mario Gabelli 3,970,372 sh (-3.98%)
Louis Moore Bacon 5,157 sh (-11.36%)
RS Investment Management 644,189 sh (-12.39%)
Wallace Weitz 1,681,100 sh (-17.27%)
Paul Tudor Jones 10,234 sh (-19.42%)
Warren Buffett 23,467,995 sh (-32.01%)
Scott Black 67,626 sh (-62.45%)
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Q3 2014

DTV Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Ken Fisher 3,911 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 2,199,000 sh (+415.47%)
Louis Moore Bacon 14,148 sh (+174.35%)
John Paulson 10,400,000 sh (+4%)
Robert Bruce 86,500 sh (unchged)
Warren Buffett 30,000,000 sh (unchged)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 193,638 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 13,974,790 sh (-0.22%)
Lou Simpson 1,641,997 sh (-0.27%)
Mario Gabelli 3,918,667 sh (-1.3%)
Scott Black 65,841 sh (-2.64%)
Ruane Cunniff 42,854 sh (-2.86%)
Wallace Weitz 1,624,412 sh (-3.37%)
James Barrow 436,706 sh (-11.78%)
Joel Greenblatt 238,550 sh (-33.6%)
Jeff Auxier 16,373 sh (-40.19%)
RS Investment Management 356,789 sh (-44.61%)
Jim Simons 88,592 sh (-93.97%)
» More
Q4 2014

DTV Guru Trades in Q4 2014

George Soros 305,470 sh (New)
David Abrams 700,000 sh (New)
John Hussman 150,000 sh (New)
David Dreman 2,917 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,200 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,712,692 sh (+1833.24%)
Joel Greenblatt 796,791 sh (+234.01%)
Louis Moore Bacon 24,036 sh (+69.89%)
Jeremy Grantham 2,500,346 sh (+13.7%)
Ruane Cunniff 47,354 sh (+10.5%)
John Paulson 11,400,000 sh (+9.62%)
Warren Buffett 31,353,468 sh (+4.51%)
Ken Fisher 4,051 sh (+3.58%)
Scott Black Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 16,309 sh (-0.39%)
PRIMECAP Management 13,914,073 sh (-0.43%)
Mario Gabelli 3,861,863 sh (-1.45%)
Robert Bruce 85,000 sh (-1.73%)
James Barrow 425,609 sh (-2.54%)
Lou Simpson 1,594,678 sh (-2.88%)
Ronald Muhlenkamp 143,343 sh (-25.97%)
RS Investment Management 243,389 sh (-31.78%)
Wallace Weitz 268,570 sh (-83.47%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NAS:DTV

(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
Wallace Weitz 2014-12-31 Reduce -83.47%3.42%$82.56 - $87.89 $ 88.63%268570
David Abrams 2014-12-31 New Buy3.1%$82.56 - $87.89 $ 88.63%700000
John Hussman 2014-12-31 New Buy1.3%$82.56 - $87.89 $ 88.63%150000
Scott Black 2014-12-31 Sold Out 0.81%$82.56 - $87.89 $ 88.63%0
Ronald Muhlenkamp 2014-12-31 Reduce -25.97%0.78%$82.56 - $87.89 $ 88.63%143343
John Paulson 2014-12-31 Add 9.62%0.45%$82.56 - $87.89 $ 88.63%11400000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-12-31 Add 234.01%0.39%$82.56 - $87.89 $ 88.63%796791
George Soros 2014-12-31 New Buy0.29%$82.56 - $87.89 $ 88.63%305470
Lou Simpson 2014-12-31 Reduce -2.88%0.16%$82.56 - $87.89 $ 88.63%1594678
Warren Buffett 2014-12-31 Add 4.51%0.11%$82.56 - $87.89 $ 88.63%31353468
David Dreman 2014-12-31 New Buy0.02%$82.56 - $87.89 $ 88.63%2917
Wallace Weitz 2014-09-30 Reduce -3.37%0.14%$83.55 - $87.72 $ 88.63%1624412
John Paulson 2014-09-30 Add 4%0.14%$83.55 - $87.72 $ 88.63%10400000
Joel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Reduce -33.6%0.13%$83.55 - $87.72 $ 88.63%238550
John Burbank 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.04%$83.55 - $87.72 $ 88.63%0
David Dreman 2014-09-30 Sold Out 0.02%$83.55 - $87.72 $ 88.63%0
Ken Fisher 2014-09-30 New Buy$83.55 - $87.72 $ 88.63%3911
John Paulson 2014-06-30 New Buy3.7%$74 - $88.25 $ 88.69%10000000
Bill Nygren 2014-06-30 Sold Out 2.3%$74 - $88.25 $ 88.69%0
Chuck Akre 2014-06-30 Sold Out 1.2%$74 - $88.25 $ 88.69%0
Scott Black 2014-06-30 Reduce -62.45%0.94%$74 - $88.25 $ 88.69%67626
Wallace Weitz 2014-06-30 Reduce -17.27%0.86%$74 - $88.25 $ 88.69%1681100
Warren Buffett 2014-06-30 Reduce -32.01%0.8%$74 - $88.25 $ 88.69%23467995
Mario Cibelli 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.52%$74 - $88.25 $ 88.69%0
George Soros 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.44%$74 - $88.25 $ 88.69%0
Joel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Add 213.98%0.26%$74 - $88.25 $ 88.69%359256
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.2%$74 - $88.25 $ 88.69%0
John Rogers 2014-06-30 Sold Out 0.11%$74 - $88.25 $ 88.69%0
John Burbank 2014-06-30 New Buy0.04%$74 - $88.25 $ 88.69%27679
James Barrow 2014-06-30 Add 51.52%0.02%$74 - $88.25 $ 88.69%495000
Ruane Cunniff 2014-06-30 Add 25.51%$74 - $88.25 $ 88.69%44114
Mason Hawkins 2014-03-31 Sold Out 7.3%$68.11 - $79.99 $ 88.621%0
John Burbank 2014-03-31 Sold Out 2%$68.11 - $79.99 $ 88.621%0
Ronald Muhlenkamp 2014-03-31 Add 90.95%1.24%$68.11 - $79.99 $ 88.621%194275
Scott Black 2014-03-31 Reduce -10.79%0.16%$68.11 - $79.99 $ 88.621%180086
Mario Gabelli 2014-03-31 Reduce -8.87%0.15%$68.11 - $79.99 $ 88.621%4135034
Warren Buffett 2014-03-31 Reduce -5.48%0.13%$68.11 - $79.99 $ 88.621%34514700
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-03-31 Add 40.74%0.06%$68.11 - $79.99 $ 88.621%1011551
James Barrow 2014-03-31 New Buy0.04%$68.11 - $79.99 $ 88.621%326680
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 16.30
NAS:DTV's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 23.00 vs. NAS:DTV: 16.30 )
NAS:DTV' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 10.26   Max: 63.48
Current: 16.3

10.26
63.48
Forward P/E 13.02
NAS:DTV's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
93% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 24.27 vs. NAS:DTV: 13.02 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 16.30
NAS:DTV's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
91% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 24.20 vs. NAS:DTV: 16.30 )
NAS:DTV' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 10.26   Max: 71.27
Current: 16.3

10.26
71.27
P/S 1.38
NAS:DTV's P/S is ranked higher than
84% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. NAS:DTV: 1.38 )
NAS:DTV' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 2.35
Current: 1.38

0.99
2.35
PFCF 13.72
NAS:DTV's PFCF is ranked higher than
91% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 32.57 vs. NAS:DTV: 13.72 )
NAS:DTV' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.92   Max: 78.4
Current: 13.72

10.92
78.4
POCF 6.74
NAS:DTV's POCF is ranked higher than
87% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.67 vs. NAS:DTV: 6.74 )
NAS:DTV' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 5.23   Max: 105.29
Current: 6.74

5.23
105.29
EV-to-EBIT 11.74
NAS:DTV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
91% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 18.05 vs. NAS:DTV: 11.74 )
NAS:DTV' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -682.6   Max: 33.2
Current: 11.74

-682.6
33.2
PEG 0.58
NAS:DTV's PEG is ranked higher than
98% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NAS:DTV: 0.58 )
NAS:DTV' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 0.75
Current: 0.58

0.37
0.75
Shiller P/E 24.44
NAS:DTV's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 37.21 vs. NAS:DTV: 24.44 )
NAS:DTV' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 18.6   Max: 1339
Current: 24.44

18.6
1339
Current Ratio 1.01
NAS:DTV's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
81% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. NAS:DTV: 1.01 )
NAS:DTV' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 3.29
Current: 1.01

0.76
3.29
Quick Ratio 0.97
NAS:DTV's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
82% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. NAS:DTV: 0.97 )
NAS:DTV' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 2.96
Current: 0.97

0.68
2.96
Days Inventory 6.43
NAS:DTV's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
93% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 25.26 vs. NAS:DTV: 6.43 )
NAS:DTV' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 6.75   Max: 111.13
Current: 6.43

6.75
111.13
Days Sales Outstanding 27.54
NAS:DTV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
92% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 54.13 vs. NAS:DTV: 27.54 )
NAS:DTV' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 26.37   Max: 445.89
Current: 27.54

26.37
445.89

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.54
NAS:DTV's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
88% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. NAS:DTV: 1.54 )
NAS:DTV' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 551.67
Current: 1.54

1.3
551.67
Price/Median PS Value 0.91
NAS:DTV's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
90% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. NAS:DTV: 0.91 )
NAS:DTV' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 3.62
Current: 0.91

0.53
3.62
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 0.66
NAS:DTV's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
99% of the 1046 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. NAS:DTV: 0.66 )
NAS:DTV' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 5.63
Current: 0.66

0.44
5.63
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 8.50
NAS:DTV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
90% of the 976 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. NAS:DTV: 8.50 )
NAS:DTV' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 3   Max: 11.7
Current: 8.5

3
11.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 32.23
NAS:DTV's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
95% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 9.04 vs. NAS:DTV: 32.23 )
NAS:DTV' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -4.5   Max: 46.5
Current: 32.23

-4.5
46.5

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Pay TV
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DirecTV was incorporated in Delaware in 2009. The Company is a provider of digital television entertainment in the United States and Latin America. It operates two direct-to-home, or DTH, business units: DIRECTV U.S. and DIRECTV Latin America, which are differentiated by their geographic location and are engaged in acquiring, promoting, selling and distributing digital entertainment programming primarily via satellite to residential and commercial subscribers. In addition, they own and operate two regional sports networks, or RSNs, hold a minority ownership interest in ROOT SPORTS Northwest and own a 42% interest in Game Show Network, LLC, or GSN, a television network dedicated to game-related programming and Internet interactive game playing. The Company face substantial competition in the MVPD industry and from emerging digital media distribution providers. Its competition includes companies that offer video, audio, interactive programming, telephony, data and other entertainment services, such as cable television, other DTH companies, telcos, wireless companies and companies that are developing new technologies, including online video distributors. The Company provides services in PanAmericana and Brazil from leased transponders on two geosynchronous satellites. Sky Mexico provides its services from leased transponders on a separate satellite. In addition, they lease a backup satellite that serves Sky Brasil and Sky Mexico. The Company is subject to government regulation in the United States, primarily by the FCC and by other federal, state and local authorities. They are subject to similar regulatory agencies in Latin America. They are also subject to the rules and procedures of the International Telecommunication Union, or ITU, a agency of the United Nations, which coordinates global telecommunications networks and services.

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