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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
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Financial Strength : 4/10

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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 : 3/10

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Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-03-10)


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Q3 2015

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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.

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Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.86
NTLS's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
61% of the 792 Companies
in the Global Telecom Services industry.

( Industry Median: 4.95 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  Med: 0 Max: 0
Current: 4.86

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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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