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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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.14
NTLS's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
75% of the 470 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.45 vs. NTLS: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NTLS' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.14 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.14
Equity to Asset -0.06
NTLS's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
96% of the 460 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. NTLS: -0.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NTLS' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.47  Med: 0.15 Max: 0.51
Current: -0.06
-0.47
0.51
Interest Coverage 1.03
NTLS's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
90% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 6.73 vs. NTLS: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NTLS' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 2.75 Max: 4.39
Current: 1.03
1.01
4.39
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.89
M-Score: -2.16
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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Operating margin (%) 8.70
NTLS's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 466 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.39 vs. NTLS: 8.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NTLS' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.51  Med: 15.55 Max: 23.6
Current: 8.7
-10.51
23.6
Net-margin (%) -3.37
NTLS's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 468 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.45 vs. NTLS: -3.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NTLS' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.99  Med: 4.54 Max: 11.51
Current: -3.37
-10.99
11.51
ROA (%) -1.81
NTLS's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 476 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. NTLS: -1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NTLS' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.86  Med: 3.17 Max: 6.58
Current: -1.81
-7.86
6.58
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 9.19
NTLS's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 14.26 vs. NTLS: 9.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
NTLS' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -16.82  Med: 19.82 Max: 26.86
Current: 9.19
-16.82
26.86
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -7.10
NTLS's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
77% of the 413 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. NTLS: -7.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NTLS' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -6.8 Max: 12.5
Current: -7.1
0
12.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -8.30
NTLS's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
74% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. NTLS: -8.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NTLS' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -17.2 Max: 16.7
Current: -8.3
0
16.7
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Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-10-28)


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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Telecom Services
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NTELOS Holdings Corp is a provider of digital wireless communications services to consumers and businesses. It offers wireless voice and CDMA digital data PCS products and services to retail and business customers.

NTELOS Holdings Corp was incorporated on January 14, 2005. The Company is a provider of digital wireless communications services to consumers and businesses in Virginia and West Virginia, as well as parts of Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Kentucky. It offers wireless voice and CDMA digital data PCS products and services to retail and business customers under the NTELOS Wireless and FRAWG Wireless brand names. It conducts its businesses through NTELOS-branded retail operations, which sells its products and services via direct and indirect distribution channels, and provides network access to other telecommunications carriers through an arrangement with Sprint Spectrum L.P. The Company currently offers 20 devices across 13 brands, including Apple iPhone, Motorola, LG, Samsung and HTC products, and offers its customers smartphone operating systems such as Android and iOS. All devices are available for both postpay and prepay/no-contract services. Its customer service is supported by three regional call centers, 61 company-operated direct retail locations, 384 indirect retail distribution locations, and an additional 459 third-party payment centers. It also markets FRAWG Wireless, a no contract service intended to attract consumers who choose a prepay service option. In the postpay market, the Company competes with AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile and U.S. Cellular, as well as a number of reseller/affiliates of some or all of these companies. In the prepay wireless service, it competes with Boost, Straight Talk, Virgin Mobile, TracFone, Simple Mobile and Net10. The Company's communications and wireless operations are subject to various federal, state laws, and local regulation intended to protect the privacy of customers who subscribe to its services.

Ratios

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Forward P/E 1250.00
NTLS's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
100% of the 119 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.98 vs. NTLS: 1250.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/S 0.56
NTLS's P/S is ranked higher than
82% of the 457 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. NTLS: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
NTLS' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.96 Max: 1.84
Current: 0.56
0.24
1.84
POCF 65.67
NTLS's POCF is ranked lower than
98% of the 301 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.16 vs. NTLS: 65.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
NTLS' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 3.16 Max: 65.67
Current: 65.67
0.96
65.67
EV-to-EBIT 20.74
NTLS's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
61% of the 355 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.76 vs. NTLS: 20.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
NTLS' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.2  Med: 12.9 Max: 55.6
Current: 20.74
8.2
55.6
EV-to-EBITDA 7.15
NTLS's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
61% of the 394 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 8.48 vs. NTLS: 7.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
NTLS' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 6 Max: 18.8
Current: 7.15
3.9
18.8
Shiller P/E 18.71
NTLS's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
50% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 18.63 vs. NTLS: 18.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
NTLS' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.84  Med: 11.79 Max: 18.9
Current: 18.71
5.84
18.9
Current Ratio 2.52
NTLS's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.14 vs. NTLS: 2.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
NTLS' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.13  Med: 1.57 Max: 2.52
Current: 2.52
1.13
2.52
Quick Ratio 2.33
NTLS's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
83% of the 458 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. NTLS: 2.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
NTLS' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 1.45 Max: 2.36
Current: 2.33
1.05
2.36
Days Inventory 33.15
NTLS's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
74% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 16.92 vs. NTLS: 33.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
NTLS' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.42  Med: 19.32 Max: 34.3
Current: 33.15
12.42
34.3
Days Sales Outstanding 53.37
NTLS's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
58% of the 359 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 46.70 vs. NTLS: 53.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
NTLS' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.32  Med: 31.99 Max: 53.37
Current: 53.37
26.32
53.37
Days Payable 42.30
NTLS's Days Payable is ranked lower than
66% of the 295 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 63.26 vs. NTLS: 42.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
NTLS' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.47  Med: 55.92 Max: 111.61
Current: 42.3
39.47
111.61

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Dividend Growth (3y) -100.00
NTLS's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
89% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. NTLS: -100.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
NTLS' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -50 Max: 30
Current: -100
0
30
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.86
NTLS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
61% of the 703 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.63 vs. NTLS: 4.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
NTLS' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 8.75 Max: 21.48
Current: 4.86
0.75
21.48
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -1.50
NTLS's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
52% of the 278 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. NTLS: -1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
NTLS' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -81.6  Med: -0.4 Max: 0
Current: -1.5
-81.6
0

Valuation & Return

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Price/Projected FCF 1.07
NTLS's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.36 vs. NTLS: 1.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
NTLS' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.77 Max: 1.24
Current: 1.07
0.21
1.24
Price/Median PS Value 0.58
NTLS's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. NTLS: 0.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
NTLS' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.27  Med: 1.11 Max: 1.85
Current: 0.58
0.27
1.85
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 4.80
NTLS's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 463 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. NTLS: 4.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
NTLS' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.8  Med: 7.7 Max: 12.3
Current: 4.8
1.8
12.3
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 9.01
NTLS's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 7.97 vs. NTLS: 9.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
NTLS' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.4  Med: 5.7 Max: 44.9
Current: 9.01
-8.4
44.9

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $362.6
EPS (TTM) $ -0.62
Short Percentage of Float22.68%
52-Week Range $4.28 - 9.35
Shares Outstanding (Mil)22.26

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 355 356 356
EPS ($) -0.08 0.01 0.01
EPS w/o NRI ($) -0.08 0.01 0.01
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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