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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

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.27
NPSNY's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
88% of the 366 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 12.76 vs. NPSNY: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NPSNY' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 0.69 Max: N/A
Current: 0.27
Equity to Asset 0.53
NPSNY's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
61% of the 356 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.62 vs. NPSNY: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NPSNY' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.52 Max: 0.68
Current: 0.53
0.24
0.68
Interest Coverage 0.58
NPSNY's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
98% of the 259 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 97.83 vs. NPSNY: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NPSNY' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 3.67 Max: N/A
Current: 0.58
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 8.60
M-Score: -2.06
WACC vs ROIC
16.17%
0.05%
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 : 8/10

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Operating margin (%) -0.02
NPSNY's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
65% of the 357 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.96 vs. NPSNY: -0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NPSNY' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.18  Med: 13.35 Max: 19.13
Current: -0.02
2.18
19.13
Net-margin (%) 17.09
NPSNY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 357 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.11 vs. NPSNY: 17.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NPSNY' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.33  Med: 13.97 Max: 21.58
Current: 17.09
7.33
21.58
ROE (%) 15.39
NPSNY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 336 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.71 vs. NPSNY: 15.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NPSNY' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.56  Med: 14.73 Max: 53.13
Current: 15.39
6.56
53.13
ROA (%) 7.94
NPSNY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. NPSNY: 7.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NPSNY' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.83  Med: 8.56 Max: 20.29
Current: 7.94
3.83
20.29
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 115.36
NPSNY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 363 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 38.53 vs. NPSNY: 115.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NPSNY' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 77.29  Med: 108.19 Max: 130.91
Current: 115.36
77.29
130.91
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 21.10
NPSNY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 8.60 vs. NPSNY: 21.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NPSNY' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -11  Med: 10.30 Max: 22.1
Current: 21.1
-11
22.1
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 49.50
NPSNY's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. NPSNY: 49.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NPSNY' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.7  Med: 16.50 Max: 49.5
Current: 49.5
-5.7
49.5
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 66.00
NPSNY's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. NPSNY: 66.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NPSNY' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -41.7  Med: 6.70 Max: 72.1
Current: 66
-41.7
72.1
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Business Description

Industry: Online Media » Internet Content & Information
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Traded in other countries:NNW.Germany, NPN.South Africa, NPSN.UK,
Naspers Ltd is a multinational media group engaged in operating media and internet platforms. Its operations include internet services and ecommerce including online classifieds, online retail and payments pay television and print media.

Naspers Ltd is a multinational media group incorporated in South Africa on May 12, 1915. The Company along with its subsidiaries is engaged in the operation of media and internet platforms. Its operations include; internet services and ecommerce including online classifieds, online retail and payments; pay television and print media. The Company operates in South Africa, sub-Saharan Africa, China, Russia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, India, Southeast Asia and the Middle East. The Company's Internet section offers ecommerce and range of internet-based services from communication and social networking, to entertainment and mobile value-added services. Its internet section operates in two segments; Ecommerce platforms and listed investments. Its Ecommerce platforms provides Consumer-to-consumer (C2C) transactions and Business-to-consumer (B2C) transactions through its etail platforms, marketplaces, online comparison shopping services (OCS), payment platforms and other online service businesses. Its listed investments segment includes; Tencent and Mail.ru. The Company's Pay television operates subscriber platforms in sub-Saharan Africa. It offers technologies for direct-to-home (DTH) satellite, digital terrestrial television (DTT), online and mobile services. It also develops content protection and access-management technologies for internet, pay-television and mobile platforms. Its operations include; MultiChoice, GOtv, M-Net, SuperSport, MWEB, and Irdeto. The Company's Print media section includes; news, magazines, newspapers, printing, distribution and book-publishing businesses in South Africa and print media investments in Brazil and China. Its operations include; Media24, 24.com, Paarl Media, Book publishing. The Company faces competition from new or traditional players, as well as new technologies and products and services.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 69.73
NPSNY's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
80% of the 273 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 32.36 vs. NPSNY: 69.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
NPSNY' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.34  Med: 34.64 Max: 120.75
Current: 69.73
9.34
120.75
Forward P/E 43.48
NPSNY's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
78% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 24.45 vs. NPSNY: 43.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 69.73
NPSNY's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
80% of the 251 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 32.94 vs. NPSNY: 69.73 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
NPSNY' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.52  Med: 37.41 Max: 120.75
Current: 69.73
12.52
120.75
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 57.71
NPSNY's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
82% of the 133 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 27.06 vs. NPSNY: 57.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
NPSNY' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.2  Med: 32.04 Max: 115.16
Current: 57.71
8.2
115.16
P/B 9.34
NPSNY's P/B is ranked lower than
87% of the 392 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. NPSNY: 9.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
NPSNY' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.57  Med: 4.13 Max: 11.74
Current: 9.34
1.57
11.74
P/S 12.08
NPSNY's P/S is ranked lower than
90% of the 411 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. NPSNY: 12.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
NPSNY' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.02  Med: 4.38 Max: 12.73
Current: 12.08
2.02
12.73
POCF 528.56
NPSNY's POCF is ranked lower than
100% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 20.32 vs. NPSNY: 528.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
NPSNY' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.85  Med: 26.72 Max: 556.74
Current: 528.56
10.85
556.74
EV-to-EBIT 47.13
NPSNY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
83% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 21.04 vs. NPSNY: 47.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NPSNY' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8  Med: 19.30 Max: 60.6
Current: 47.13
8
60.6
EV-to-EBITDA 40.81
NPSNY's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
80% of the 304 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 17.64 vs. NPSNY: 40.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NPSNY' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.6  Med: 14.30 Max: 48.9
Current: 40.81
6.6
48.9
PEG 3.54
NPSNY's PEG is ranked lower than
69% of the 78 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. NPSNY: 3.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
NPSNY' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 2.62 Max: 17.25
Current: 3.54
0.61
17.25
Shiller P/E 152.84
NPSNY's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
85% of the 26 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 45.53 vs. NPSNY: 152.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
NPSNY' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 44.98  Med: 89.42 Max: 161.01
Current: 152.84
44.98
161.01
Current Ratio 1.30
NPSNY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. NPSNY: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NPSNY' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 1.30 Max: 2.15
Current: 1.3
1
2.15
Quick Ratio 1.19
NPSNY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 353 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.95 vs. NPSNY: 1.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NPSNY' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 1.23 Max: 2.05
Current: 1.19
0.94
2.05
Days Inventory 28.43
NPSNY's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
73% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 8.17 vs. NPSNY: 28.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
NPSNY' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.6  Med: 20.10 Max: 25.89
Current: 28.43
14.6
25.89
Days Sales Outstanding 26.77
NPSNY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
75% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 52.00 vs. NPSNY: 26.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NPSNY' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 24.14  Med: 31.16 Max: 39.67
Current: 26.77
24.14
39.67
Days Payable 59.57
NPSNY's Days Payable is ranked higher than
51% of the 274 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 58.83 vs. NPSNY: 59.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
NPSNY' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.3  Med: 48.38 Max: 61
Current: 59.57
39.3
61

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 0.22
NPSNY's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
89% of the 168 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.16 vs. NPSNY: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
NPSNY' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.58 Max: 1.25
Current: 0.22
0.19
1.25
Dividend Payout 0.16
NPSNY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
78% of the 116 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. NPSNY: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
NPSNY' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.32 Max: 4.29
Current: 0.16
0.11
4.29
Dividend Growth (3y) 16.30
NPSNY's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
61% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. NPSNY: 16.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
NPSNY' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.7  Med: 17.65 Max: 60.1
Current: 16.3
7.7
60.1
Forward Dividend Yield 0.22
NPSNY's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
93% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.46 vs. NPSNY: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.47
NPSNY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
80% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. NPSNY: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
NPSNY' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.23 Max: 2.66
Current: 0.47
0.4
2.66
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -2.40
NPSNY's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 216 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. NPSNY: -2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
NPSNY' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.2  Med: -2.20 Max: -0.7
Current: -2.4
-29.2
-0.7

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 13.05
NPSNY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
81% of the 348 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. NPSNY: 13.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
NPSNY' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.29  Med: 6.92 Max: 20.06
Current: 13.05
1.29
20.06
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 4.34
NPSNY's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
100% of the 14 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. NPSNY: 4.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Graham Number 6.36
NPSNY's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
83% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. NPSNY: 6.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
NPSNY' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.4  Med: 3.20 Max: 6.97
Current: 6.36
1.4
6.97
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 2.10
NPSNY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 423 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. NPSNY: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
NPSNY' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.6  Med: 5.20 Max: 12.5
Current: 2.1
1.6
12.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 18.29
NPSNY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Internet Content & Information industry.

( Industry Median: 13.64 vs. NPSNY: 18.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
NPSNY' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.6  Med: 18.30 Max: 28
Current: 18.29
5.6
28

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $5,972
EPS (TTM) $ 0.24
Beta1.49
Short Percentage of Float0.01%
52-Week Range $10.44 - 15.97
Shares Outstanding (Mil)4,125.55

Analyst Estimate

Mar16 Mar17 Mar18
Revenue (Mil $) 6,196 7,198 8,380
EPS ($) 0.28 0.33 0.38
EPS w/o NRI ($) 0.28 0.33 0.38
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.07 0.08 0.10
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